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Life Writings

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 .

Bath & Body Works | Single Wick Candles - December 2018

Some new scents online just in time for Semi Annual Sale time.

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Bath and Body Works 2019 Spring Test Candle Preview - Black and White Collection

One of the New Spring Candle Collections, coming soon to Bath and Body Works.

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Bath and Body Works 2019 Spring Test Candle Preview - Peach Bellini Brunch Collection

 One of the New Spring Candle Collections, coming soon to Bath and Body Works.

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Bath and Body Works 2019 Spring Test Candle Preview - Crystal Cove Collection

One of the New Spring Candle Collections, coming soon to Bath and Body Works.

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Bath and Body Works 2019 Spring Test Candle Preview - Blue Bungalow Collection

One of the New Spring Candle Collections, coming soon to Bath and Body Works.
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Bath & Body Works | Spring 2019 Test Candles Found

New Bath and Body Works Spring 2019 Test Candles have been found in stores today with a floor-set of the new for select stores happening Wednesday night for release on Thursday.

My thanks to @iambored24 on Instagram for sharing this info and a few new photos. And thanks to @_scentsgalore for sharing her photos.


I will continue to update this list as more candles are found and shared.

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Bath & Body Works | New Spring Candles - Online and In Stores

Bath and Body Works new Spring scent White Barn Candles are currently online and in stores.

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Bath & Body Works | Semi Annual Sale - Sneak Peek Information

There will be so much clearance at the Bath and Body Works Semi Annual Sale, and stores inventory will vary. These are just a few notes of what was mentioned as coming and going. I share the information as a guide so you can plan your shopping when the sale starts. As I hear more, I will continue to update this posting.
Where possible, collections that are highlighted have links to item photos.

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Bath & Body Works | 2-in-1 Bubble Bath Body Wash Holiday 2018

Wash your way into the Christmas spirit with our remarkably rich 2-in-1 Bubble Bath & Body Wash. Great for showers or baths, this extra-bubbly lather with vitamin E, shea butter & aloe leaves you feeling fresh & clean. The perfect present for everyone on your list!  

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Bath & Body Works | Month of Sales - December 2018

A comprehensive list of the sales we have seen so far and what is upcoming. I see many people asking about items that were already on sale so I thought this would be helpful.  

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Bath & Body Works | New Year's Body Care | Winter White Jasmine, Pink Mango Spritzer, and Champagne Toast

Three scents perfect for the New Year!

Fragrance Notes:

Champagne Toast - Pop, Clink, Fizz - A cheers-worthy spritzer of pink champagne, black currant chambord, sparkling nectarine & sugared musk 

Pink Mango Spritzer -  Sip, Sip, Hooray -  Iced Pink Mango, White Cranberry, Fresh Pomegranate, Fir Balsam

Winter White Jasmine - Life of the Party - Jasmine, Freesia, White Amber, Vanilla Musk

Available in these Forms:

  • Fine Fragrance Mist
  • Body Lotion
  • Body Cream
  • Shower Gel
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Life Writing's | On Being Connected

I have been watching my insights this week on my Face Book postings and there have been two that were making me shake my head at the numbers they are showing. Now I don't base my postings on what the numbers will show. The numbers have no part in what I share, and I have posted for years without noticing there even were numbers to look at. Go figure. 

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Bath & Body Works | Candle Day ( December 1, 2018 ) Candle Collection List

Candle Day is this Saturday, December 1st so it is time to get your list ready! 


If you are shopping in stores this year, be sure to get your coupons ready as well too.  Online purchases will most likely require a code so no additional coupon codes can apply.


Make a game plan of how many candles you are looking to get and how you will break up your purchases for coupons to get the best bang for your buck. It is important to do it now, with a clear head because once that gate goes up... impulse shopping takes over!


I know there was a mailer coupon that offered $5 off of a $20 - $10 off of a $30 - $15 off of a $40 purchase and there is a 20% off email coupon that expires today, November 30th.  I still have survey coupons remaining so I could use those too if need be.

Please Note: the thing about the email coupon is this -  the customer service line will confirm that there is a 3 day grace period to allow you to use the coupon for Candle Day. And many stores will want those Candle Day dollars and let you use it.  

But know there are those stores that reserve the right to NOT take it...and they won't.  I know my stores refuse to take a coupon, any coupons, past the expiration date.  Looking for a bigger bottom line to meet their sales goals?  I don't know the reasoning behind it.  

I shop when I can get there and if the coupon is expired, then I spend much less.

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Bath & Body Works | Merry Cherry Cheer Collection

Bath & Body Works | Merry Cherry Cheer Collection

A festive holiday treat of maraschino cherry, pomegranate cider, raspberry blossom, sugared musk & black cherry amaretto ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Available Forms: Shower Gel Fine Fragrance Mist Body Lotion Body Cream Travel Fun Size Fragrance Mist
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Bath & Body Works | Frosted Coconut Snowball Collection

Christmas smells like an island-meets-igloo blend of frosted coconut, North Pole vanilla, winter freesia, snow-kissed woods & spun sugar 

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Bath & Body Works | Gingerbread Collection

Christmas smells like a freshly baked cookie of warm gingersnap, fresh nutmeg, orange zest, spiced brown sugar & roasted tonka  

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Bath & Body Works | Hot Cocoa and Cream Collection

A warm, indulgent mug of creamy cocoa, mini marshmallows & vanilla musk  

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Bath & Body Works | Vanilla Bean Noel Collection

  Christmas smells like a wintry sweet treat of fresh vanilla bean, sugar cookies, warm caramel, whipped cream & snow-kissed musk

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Bath & Body Works | Twisted Peppermint Collection

Christmas smells like a winter-fresh blend of cool peppermint, sugared snow, vanilla buttercream & fresh balsam  

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Bath & Body Works | Winter Candy Apple Collection

 Christmas smells like a merry-berry blend of red apple, winter rose petals, candied orange, maple leaf & fresh cinnamon

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