Our story began in August 2006 when our founder and candle guru, Kristi M. Shanks, lost her father to kidney disease, a battle he fought for 26 years. After his passing, a lifelong dream was reignited in her to pursue her passion of helping people understand how to prevent kidney failure. She combined this effort with her love of candles. After several years of research and testing, Kristi found a candle company to partner with who shared the same vision, ethics and quality craftsmanship she was looking for. She continued on her quest to provide boutique worthy products and began searching for a reputable, eco friendly packaging company.
Her keen attention to detail will ensure that she is honoring her father in a way that will make him proud. "As long as we continue to strive for excellence, we believe his gentle spirit will “kiss” each candle as they are prepared for shipping."
Kristi is a fun loving, free spirited, married mother of three. She formerly worked in corporate America for Fortune 100 companies and universities providing support to a Former Ambassador, Attorneys, and Directors. Her career was successful and lasted for more than thirteen years.
Kristi left the beaten path and decided to pour her heart and soul into spreading angel kisses across the world, one candle at a time.
"Burning candles centered me and pulled me out of a dark place when my father passed away. I developed this line of candles to add light, love, and kisses to all."