Our story has changed since I posted this page so many months ago. Joe is now gone, and I’m trying to find my way in this new world without him. Death by suicide is incredibly difficult, and I’m having a helluva time wrapping my brain around it. I lost my dad in 2017, which was very hard, but this has rocked me to the core. This is only where our ‘candle’ story began. This is not where it will end. I will not give death that satisfaction. I’ve been writing about Joe’s death and my processing of it on the blog. Please do stay in touch. All of the emails and messages I’ve received have lifted me in unimaginable ways. We have amazing customers, and I thank you!
Our Candle Story
It was an honor to be featured on Ecwid’s blog in September 2019 as they celebrated their tenth year in business. They took the time to call attention to some of the businesses that had been with them since the beginning. Thanks, Ecwid for paying attention! And it just so happened that we were celebrating our twentieth! This was fun! I hope you enjoy it.
This week, we introduce you to Marie Beckley, owner of homemade soy candle shop Beckley’s Best Blends. Find out how Marie and her husband Joe have been using Ecwid for the last 10 years to run their family business remotely while living life on the road.
Marie Beckley, Beckley’s Best Blends:
“Our business was born entirely on accident. It was 1999. My husband, Joe, and I have six kids between the two of us. Extra money wasn’t easy to come by – especially for a family on a budget (and when I say budget, I’m using that term continue reading…