JDandKateIndustries

Candles for the discerning candle consumer

St Louis, Missouri On Etsy since 2015

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JDandKateIndustries

Candles for the discerning candle consumer

St Louis, Missouri | 10,627 Sales

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Last updated on Jun 26, 2020

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About JDandKateIndustries

Sales 10,627
On Etsy since 2015

Hi.

As you might have guessed, our names are J.D. and Kate. We are married (to each other) and live in St. Louis, Missouri, where we moved to pursue the American dream of finding excitement, adventure and opportunity in the untamed west, like Daniel Boone, or Alfred Packer.

When I first had the idea for a Vladimir Putin-scented candle, I knew it was such a SOLID GOLD idea that I had to start making it myself, before someone else did. So we taught ourselves to make candles, and we built a candle workshop in our basement by clearing out J.D.’s earnestly bought but long-idle exercise equipment. These days, J.D. pours the candles, I package and ship them, and we both design the labels. We also make funny cookie cutters, which we sell in our separate Etsy shop "Poison Cookie."

When we’re not making candles or cookie cutters, we're humor writers. You can subject yourself to our work by visiting www.hottestheadsofstate.com, or by buying our book, Hottest Heads of State, published by Henry Holt & Co.

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  • Kate

    Owner, Managing Pardner

    Kate is a former assistant comics editor for a national newspaper syndicate. Previously, she was head writer for the humor magazine at Brown University, which is a private liberal arts college in New England.

  • JD

    Owner, Chief Morale Officer

    J.D. has worked as a congressional staffer, federal lobbyist, and PR flack. So basically, he's gradually working his way through all of America's most admired professions. Along with Kate, he is the co-author of Hottest Heads of State.

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  • Henry Holt & Co

    NY, United States

    Henry Holt is our publisher. Among other things, this means they actually print the book. We wrote it, they print it.

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