Reinvigorating Your Creative Passion with Glade® Blue Odyssey™ Large Candle

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Glade Blue Oddyssey Candle

Good stuff’s happening, guys. Amazing stuff, actually.

The kind of stuff I used to think was never actually possible.

I’m finding these days that the more I put myself out there, the more the universe seems to be giving back to me.

And I love it.

I wake up every day filled with positive feelings of possibility. (Finish reading this before you close out my page because you think I’m so cheesy!)

So yes, tons of possibility!

I’ve been going about my life the past few months knowing that good things are coming. They’re right around the corner. I can feel it.

And you know what?

It happened.

It really, really happened.

I just landed my first book deal.


Please excuse me while I go run around my house like a crazy person!!!!

Okay, I’m back!

Yes! Good things are happening, and I’m feeling like I can take on the world.

Now, the timing’s not all that ideal with us moving into our new house at the end of October, the wedding in November, and my editor wanting my draft by the first week of December.

No, not ideal.

But I can do it. I have no choice.

A fire’s been lit inside me and there’s no better feeling.

As if absolute perfect timing, Walmart’s released their Glade® Blue Odyssey™ Large Candle and its scent was specifically created to make you feel invigorated, and help fuel your passion and creativity.

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The new Glade® Large Candle burns up to 60 hours, and that’s great, since I plan on spending many late nights here on my couch, coffee in hand, typing away.

And every time I light this candle, I’ll be reminded of all the great things that lie ahead.

Because there’s so much adventure still waiting to happen, and I can’t wait to experience it.

I know I’ve got a lot on my plate, but I’m excited to tackle it all.

Now it’s time to take chances.

It’s time to take some risks.

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It’s time to play with different ideas and really get creative.

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Because this blog is going to be my business, and I have so many projects and goals that I want to accomplish.

So I challenge all of you, head over to Walmart and pick up the new Glade® Blue Odyssey™ Large Candle.

Then, go home, light it, and take a minute to reflect on your life.

What do you want most from life?

What have you been too afraid to go after?

What project’s been sitting on the back burner way too long?

Decide what matters to you, and let the scent of Glade® Blue Odyssey™ Large Candle reinvigorate your passion.

Allow yourself to be creative, and take action.

Right now, Walmart’s got a promotion going on where you buy 2 Large Candles by Glade® (9.2 oz. size) and you’ll receive a $5 virtual gift card! So why not?!

Do it for you. Not for anyone else.

You deserve to have everything you’ve ever dreamed of, as long as you make the effort to go after it.

Now tell me!!! What projects will you be working on?? Let me know, and let’s support each other in the comments!

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  1. Alexandra @ My Urban Family

    August 26, 2015 at 3:40 am

    Congrats on the book deal! That is amazing 🙂

    1. Kayla Cruz

      August 26, 2015 at 3:45 pm

      Thanks, lady!!! 🙂 🙂 🙂

  2. Jaelan @ Making Mrs. M

    August 26, 2015 at 7:48 am

    Many many many congratulations on your book deal!

    I really want to make my dreams come true. Sometimes it’s easy to feel down about it, but I should just get up and get after them!

  3. Amanda

    August 26, 2015 at 7:59 am

    That’s awesome! Congratulations on the book deal!

  4. Angie

    August 26, 2015 at 9:18 am

    Oh my goodness, a book deal? Amazing! Also, I love candles.

  5. Emilie Talks

    August 26, 2015 at 9:58 am

    Congrats on your book deal! You will have a busy Fall season lady 😉

  6. Cynthia @craftoflaughter

    August 26, 2015 at 10:09 am

    I can’t wait to hear about your book deal!

  7. Jaclyn Kent

    August 26, 2015 at 10:23 am

    Omgsh, I am SO excited for you!!! I cannot wait to see what you write!!! 😀 CONGRATS! I am working on monetizing my blog and also transition into a different role at work (more local events and marketing)!

  8. Nichole aka CuppaGeek

    August 26, 2015 at 10:30 am

    Congrats-Congrats-Congrats! So exciting!

  9. Liz Jo

    August 26, 2015 at 10:50 am

    Congratulations on the book deal!!!! We love the glade sprays, we don’t use candles because of Sophie, but I love glade, I’m all about glade. Remember the commericals? Plug it in, plug it in, just for 60 days…

    liz jo @ sundays with sophie

  10. Trisha

    August 26, 2015 at 11:16 am

    I am so excited for you! A book deal! This has got to be the most exciting thing in career right now. I know your family is beyond proud of you. Thank you for sharing your amazing news with us on the Blog Passion Project today.

    1. Kayla Cruz

      August 26, 2015 at 3:44 pm

      Yaaaay!! Thanks so much, Trisha! Super excited about it! (Understatement of the year!) I’ve got a great support system, so they’re totally stoked! Thanks for reading, and I look forward to sharing more of my adventure with you guys! Have a great week! xxoxox, Kayla

  11. Liz

    August 26, 2015 at 11:40 am

    Oooh Blue Odyssey.. sounds intriguing! Congrats on the book deal – that is amazing!!

    1. Kayla Cruz

      August 26, 2015 at 3:43 pm

      Thanks, Liz!! Yea, the candle smells delicious, so I’ll be doing a lot of my writing with it lit! Thanks for reading!! xoxox, Kayla

  12. Megan @ Wit & Wander

    August 26, 2015 at 12:42 pm

    Congratulations!!!!!! That is SO STINKING EXCITING! And can I just say thank you so much for that list of resources!? I now have a bazillion (yes, that’s a word) tabs open on my computer and I can’t wait to dive in!

    1. Kayla Cruz

      August 26, 2015 at 3:42 pm

      So stinking exciting indeeeeeed!!! LOL! I’ll be a crazy person for a few months, but that’s totally cool! Anytime! Glad you found them useful!! Happy browsing! xoxxoxo, Kayla

    1. Kayla Cruz

      August 26, 2015 at 3:41 pm

      Thanks, Rachel!! Means a lot!!! 🙂

  13. Gabby | The Globe Wanderers

    August 26, 2015 at 2:43 pm

    Wow – HUGE congratulations on the book deal girl – that’s so fantastic, such an achievement – you must be over the moon! Unfortunately i’m in the UK with no easy access to a Walmart but i’m feeling creative anyways :). We’re in the process of trying to get our travel blog off the ground. It’s early days but we’ve fallen in love with it. Here’s to progress and creativity! Congratulations again :).


    1. Kayla Cruz

      August 26, 2015 at 3:41 pm

      Thanks so much, Gabby!! Yea, I’m super-excited about it! Bookmarking your travel blog, so I can check it out later! If I can ever help you out, please feel free to reach out to me!! Thanks for stopping by, and have an awesome rest of the week!! xoxox, Kayla

  14. Erica Musyt

    August 26, 2015 at 3:58 pm

    congrats on your book deal! that is so exciting! keep us posted 🙂

  15. Jazmine

    August 26, 2015 at 5:28 pm

    Congratulations!!! I love lighting candles when I’m reading or doing work. There’s just something about the smell & ambience that really motivate me. I will have to check this up when I go shopping.

  16. Megan Gonzalez

    August 26, 2015 at 5:36 pm

    Congratulations on your book deal!!!! I know how crazy awesome that is! I’ve just sent out 10 proposals to agents. 4 rejection letters so far… But I’m trying not to let it get me down. I’m focusing on my my blog and I’m writing the outline for my next book 🙂

  17. Ashlee

    August 26, 2015 at 6:18 pm

    Wow! That’s awesome 🙂 Congrats! I love all your links and tips for bloggers!! Thank you!

  18. Mandi

    August 26, 2015 at 8:20 pm

    Congrats on the book deal! Thats wonderful! I’ve been making moves lately as well. Trusting God to take the reigns and going for what sets my heart on fire!!

    Thanks for sharing!

  19. Kayla daughetee

    August 26, 2015 at 8:31 pm

    That is so awesome on getting a book deal! Wish you the best!

  20. Crazy shenanigans

    August 26, 2015 at 8:46 pm

    Congrats!!! Did you get a book agent first?

  21. Autumn

    August 26, 2015 at 11:26 pm

    I am always on the look out for another candle :)! I think it is so soothing to have something that smells so good in the house when I am studying.

  22. Jessica

    August 27, 2015 at 8:20 pm

    congrats on the Book Deal! I love glade too!

  23. Chocolate Mama Loves Vanilla

    August 29, 2015 at 1:06 am

    YAY!! Congrats on book deal! Love the way you capture blues so well!! Awesome site! Thanks for sharing! 😀

  24. Leslie

    August 29, 2015 at 9:14 am

    Congratulations on your book deal, that’s so exciting! I also love a good candle, I use to burn them while I slept but would wake up with wicked headaches. I hope your having a great weekend.

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