Employee Spotlight: Sarah

Tell us a little about yourself.

My name is Sarah Arts.  I have lived in Lafayette for 20 years now.  I've been married for 15 years and have four kids, two dogs, and two leopard geckos.  In addition to working at Antique Candle Works, I also teach preschool.

 

What is your job at Antique Candle Works?

My position is a Candle Maker.  I work with production and anything else that Brittany has lined up for me.

 

What do you like to do if you have spare time?

See question one!  I like to cook and bake, and really love to take my kids to the pool.

 

What is your favorite place to grab some grub?

I like Moe's.

 

What is your favorite Bible verse?

Ephesians 3:20 - Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us.

 

What is your favorite TV show/movie?

I love Netflix, so I'm really excited for the new season of Stranger Things.  I also love Star Wars.

 

What is something most people don't know about you?

My middle name is Altair.  It's after a star in a constellation that is also called Altair.

 

You are happiest when...?

...I'm sitting at the pool with my kids.  I very much enjoy going to the pool.

 

What part of working at Antique Candles Works do you enjoy most?

I like that when you are making the candles, you are seeing them from the very beginning to the very end.  You get to see the whole process and there's a sense of satisfaction in doing a job start to finish.

 

Do you have any life goals?

At this stage, I'm kind of where I am with my life goals.  I'm married, love my kids, and enjoy my jobs at the preschool and here.   I want to continue to raise my kids to have a passion for Christ and a love for Him.  That's just where I am in life right now.

 

Have you learned anything from working at Antique Candle Works?

I like seeing the small business world and how all the aspects of a small business come together.  A small number of employees is nice because we all kind of share the passion of wanting to see the business and Brittany succeed.

 

What is your favorite fragrance at Antique Candle Works?

Probably Momma's Kitchen and Pumpkin Spice.  I've always liked the home cooking and fall fragrances.

 

What is your favorite thing about Lafayette, Indiana?

There's a lot of fun things to do with my kids here.  We can go to the zoo, parks, the movies...There's so many fun things to do.