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Daily Inspiration: Meet Trish Pheal

Today we’d like to introduce you to Trish Pheal.

Hi Trish, it’s an honor to have you on the platform. Thanks for taking the time to share your story with us – to start maybe you can share some of your backstory with our readers?
I knew very early in life that I wanted to be an entrepreneur. My mother was the inspiration behind this decision. I watched her run several small businesses during my childhood.

Being a single mom and working full time made it hard to explore my creativity. Then the Pandemic hit and everything changed. I began working from home, my kids were homeschooled and I was concerned about how I would continue to provide for my children if I were laid off. I needed a side hustle.

I began to research small business ideas and came across an article on candles. I was shocked to learn how lucrative the candle industry is. That’s when I knew that I wanted to make candles.

After researching online, watching YouTube videos I came across a woman that had been in the candle business for a while. She was kind enough to help me with information on how to get started. I originally started with the custom candles. After receiving multiple requests for scented candles I decided to add them to my collection. I currently offer ten different fragrances in both candles and wax melts. In addition to scented air freshener for your home/car.

My candles are all-natural and hand-made with love. My daughter’s assists me with ideas and they are a big help. Now they want to run their own business some day. I’m so glad to be there inspiration as my mother was mine.

Would you say it’s been a smooth road, and if not what are some of the biggest challenges you’ve faced along the way?
The struggles that I have endured has been trying to run a business in this pandemic. A lot of things are on back stock and it makes it hard for business owners to keep up with their inventory.

Thanks – so what else should our readers know about your work and what you’re currently focused on?
I specialize in candle making. I make candles, wax melts, room sprays and car fresheners, etc. I’m most proud of being able to push myself. Coming up with different ideas and just being able to run a successful business. What sets me apart is my products are made from 100% of natural wax and that’s something to be very proud of. This is my baby, my life and my joy!!!

What sort of changes are you expecting over the next 5-10 years?
I see my company going big places. I see myself in my very own building and hiring employees. I think that I have a great brand and I will be known around the world. The sky is the limit for Royalty Candle Co.


  • 8.5oz Candles $15.00
  • 4oz Room Spray $8.50
  • Wax Melts $6.50
  • Car Freshener $8.00

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