KFC recently delivered something we’ve all been waiting for– a fried chicken candle. Under their “Scents of the Commonwealth” portion of their website, KFC wants our homes to smell like Paula Deen’s–deep friend goodness. These candles sold out in under a minute! And now they’re cooking up a new batch that will begin pre-selling on Tuesday November 26th. But if you want it, you’d best act quickly because they’re only 100 of the extra crispy candles being made.
To make these candles, chicken is fried in all-natural soy wax and added to an infusion of KFC family secrets. My mouth is watering, even though I’m none too sure I’d want my house smelling of deep fried anything. Foodie candles are amazing and I typically learn towards the more dessert-inspired scents, especially over the holidays. If more foodie candles pop up, these are the savory scents I’d want to smell:
From <a href="http://hellobeautiful.com/2015/12/22/sandra-bland-family-non-indictment/" target="_blank"><strong>Sandra Bland</strong></a> to the shootings in <a href="http://hellobeautiful.com/2015/06/20/why-is-south-carolina-using-a-judge-in-the-charleston-church-massacre-who-has-used-the-n-word-before/" target="_blank">Charleston, South Carolina</a>, African Americans were sadly reminded that being <a href="http://hellobeautiful.com/2015/12/13/police-brutality-2015/" target="_blank">Black in America</a> is much harder than it ought to be. And yet in the same breath, 2015 was a year of Black joy during which our culture dominated not only in our lives, but in the mainstream consciousness. From <a href="http://hellobeautiful.com/2015/07/16/lee-daniels-and-taraji-p-henson-emmy-empire/" target="_blank">Cookie Lyons</a> to the <a href="http://hellobeautiful.com/2015/10/17/ebony-editor-comments-cosby-cover/" target="_blank">Cosby <em>Ebony </em>cover</a>, our brilliance helped to push the conversation, affirm our greatness, make history and most important, make us laugh.
So to celebrate that greatness, we put together this list of the most defining Black pop culture moments of 2015. And don’t worry: <a href="http://hellobeautiful.com/2015/12/08/rachel-dolezal-interview/" target="_blank">Rachel Dolezal </a>is nowhere to be seen.