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A Absolute Bath & Body Works fan who writes a blog for both men and women covering various topics including photography, gardening, cooking, arts and crafts .

HomeWorx Candles by Harry Slatkin | Review | Autumn Pumpkin

HomeWorx Candles by Harry Slatkin | Review | Autumn Pumpkin

First on my "must have" list of candles...Autumn Pumpkin should be on yours too!  Continue reading for my thoughts on this HomeWorx by Harry Slatkin Candle. ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ HomeWorx by Harry Slatkin Candle Collection: Autumn Pumpkin Size: This glass jar candle measures approx.: 3.5" tall 5.5" wide at its base 4.75" wide at the top of the jar ...
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Bath & Body Works | August Floor Set

Fall is in the air and there are still more new fall products yet to come at Bath and Body Works.  With sneak peeks of new coming out every day, I will continue to update this post to have a one-stop place to see what is New and what's for You!
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Bath & Body Works | New Signature Fall Fragrances

On July 25th, Bath and Body Works had a FaceBook Live video that shared a few sneak peeks into some of the items we can look forward to seeing in these next few months. During that presentation, a new fragrance was revealed - Sweater Weather - and we had a first quick, albeit blurry look at the Sweater Weather Body Cream packaging.  There were no scent notes shared then, which left us all speculating what this scent would end up being.

Fast forward to this week when two Instagram girls (@toribathandbody and @agirlwithstufftopost)  shared their store finds of more matching that collection scents. 

When will we see these scents release?  If I had to guess I think this next floorset August 26th with the rest of the newly found items including a few more candle collections.When I find out more, including what forms this collection will come in, I will update this posting.

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Bath & Body Works | Halloween First Look Email

Today, Bath and Body Works launched its Halloween Collection and tonight they released this First Look email.  There was one table in the store dedicated to Halloween with a few key pieces I planned on getting missing but hopefully, I will find them on my next visit. Here are the Halloween items I grabbed.

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Bath & Body Works | Halloween

Tomorrow, August 13th, Bath and Body Works stores will have their Halloween Collection out and ready for sale!  This week a handful of Halloween products were available online so I thought we would see an earlier set than the previously stated August 27th date.  On Friday I ordered one of each of the new Halloween candles and the new handsoaps and received them yesterday!!

This is a compilation of products I have found on social media to make your Halloween shopping a little bit easier. Of course, selection may vary from store to store and White Barn stores but I wanted to give a general idea of what is out there.

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Bath & Body Works | Candle Inventory List | August 2018

My current list of Bath and Body Works three wick candles. 

I haven't taken inventory of the single wicks, four ounce and minis yet, but I wanted to get an idea of what the three wick candle cabinet actually had in it.

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Bath & Body Works | Sugared Cranberry Cider Body Care | Coming Soon

While it is currently testing out now in select markets, we could possibly see this brand new fragrance out in all stores by August 27th.

Thank Goodness It's Fall!

Crisp sun-shiny days, apple orchards open across the land. Leaves all bright and everything's all right because it's that time of year when all of your favorite ingredients are here!

Sugared Cranberry Cider: wild cranberries, juicy mulberries, plum blossoms, velvet musk

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Bath & Body Works | Sweet Cinnamon Pumpkin | Body Care Coming Soon

​Bath and Body Works Sweet Cinnamon Pumpkin Body Care will be in stores August 27th.  When it launches I will get the complete list of forms available posted.

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Bath & Body Works | Halloween Haunted House Candle Luminary | First Look

With Halloween still a few months away, everyone is still focused on and enjoying their summer...but if you love Bath and Body Works Holiday themed items, now is the time to pay attention to what is starting to come into the stores.

While I have not heard when the Halloween items will officially begin hitting the stores on a display to purchase, and some stores have begun putting out the smaller items like the hand sanitizers for sale.

I suspect we should see everything launched on August 27th after the floor set on the 26th.  I am going to make a posting of what I know is coming so far but I had to get this " Dead and Breakfast " Halloween Haunted House Candle Luminary photo posted for those die-hard collectors to see.  But get your wallet ready for a $98.50 price tag!  I know I know you think that is way too much -  I do too -  but every year they sell out!

There was a time I collected them, the ceramic houses,  but that was way back when they first came out and were priced at $25.00.  When they started going over the $50 price point I made the decision to stop collecting them and started to sell off my ( never displayed) houses. Part of the reason I was getting rid of them, I never put them out!

Then they launched a metal version haunted house a few years ago and I grabbed a few of those because they seemed easier to display than the ceramic counterpart. Less of a chance for breakage while still offering the charm.  I have not seen a metal Haunted House as of yet. 

I will get the Halloween items list posted next and I will add the link to it here as well.

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Bath & Body Works | Aromatherapy Test Scents

Beginning August 8th, select Bath and Body Works stores began testing these four new Aromatherapy Essential Oil Fragrances in both Lotion and Fragrance Mist forms.  Should these pass the test phase, we will see them available nationwide soon.  The next scheduled floor set for fall products is August 26th so there is a good possibility we will see these launch then.

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Bath & Body Works | Face Book Live Fall - Halloween - Holiday Sneak Peeks

Today at 3 pm Bath and Body Works had a live Video Chat on their Facebook Page and here are the two links to that chat. It was in two parts because the camera stopped right when the Holiday Sneak Peek talk began.
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Bath & Body Works | New BLOOM Fragrances

Pick your favorite BLOOM New Fragrances...

Coming Soon!  I think we will see this out on the floor for purchase July 30th.

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Bath & Body Works | July 23, 2018 Release

Here is where we are at so far with Bath and Body Works floor sets of new merchandise coming:

Fall preview July 23 - Fall Candles, Fall Soaps, and Fall Wallflowers

Fall 1 July 30

Fall August 3 - Walls

I am not sure when we will see a Halloween display, but it may be soon since stores are getting many items in now.

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Life Writing | Sticks and Stones

When stones attack...film at eleven!
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HomeWorx Candles by Harry Slatkin | Review | All Through the House Collection | Mistletoe Magic

There's No Place Like Home For The Holidays... and every home needs this HomeWorx by Harry Slatkin Mistletoe Magic candle in it!

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HomeWorx Candles by Harry Slatkin | Review | All Through the House Collection | Autumn Pinecone

I don't know what the inspiration was for this fragrance...but I am lost in thoughts of my walks in the forest among the trees.
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HomeWorx by Harry Slatkin | Christmas in July on QVC | July 15th, 2018 Items

 QVC Christmas in July HomeWorx by Harry Slatkin Collection: Products found online and from video clips prior to launch of products, links to purchase added.

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HomeWorx Candles by Harry Slatkin | Review | All Through the House Collection | Harvest Leaves

My second burn of the day, this HomeWorx by Harry Slatkin Harvest Leaves candle is one to hoard.  Here is why...
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Bath & Body Works | Halloween Candles Found!

Oh, what Fun!

The New Bath and Body Works Halloween Candle Collection is starting to make its way into back rooms and of course social media this week. These quirky labels on fan-favorite scents put a smile on my face when I saw them yesterday and today.

Even though it is only July and Halloween is months away, I love knowing what fun to expect when these new Halloween things launch. 

My thanks to those who shared their finds with me so I may always keep you in the know.

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Bath & Body Works | New Gilded Garden Candle Collection

While I am unsure why this collection would come out now when all of the other fall-related candle collections seem to be hitting the stores, I guess anytime is good for a garden themed collection.

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17 August 2018
Life Writing
First on my "must have" list of candles...Autumn Pumpkin should be on yours too!  Continue reading for my thoughts on this HomeWorx by Harry Slatkin Candle. ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ HomeWorx by Harry Slatkin Candle Collection: A...
15 August 2018
Bath & Body
Fall is in the air and there are still more new fall products yet to come at Bath and Body Works.  With sneak peeks of new coming out every day, I will continue to update this post to have a one-stop place to see what is New ...
14 August 2018
Bath & Body
On July 25th, Bath and Body Works had a FaceBook Live video that shared a few sneak peeks into some of the items we can look forward to seeing in these next few months. During that presentation, a new fragrance was revealed - Swea...