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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 .

Bath & Body Works | Camp Trailside Candle Collection

Coming this April, Bath and Body Works Camp Trail Side Candle Collection. Holiday 2017 brought us the Camp Winter Candle Collection.  I am curious to see what other scents will be in this Camp Trail Side Collection. We may see this out on the April 16th new floor set.

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Beauty | Target Beauty Box April 2018

I saw these Beauty Boxes on the Target site today when I went looking for the April Beauty Box. What a nice selection of products to try in each.

Click here to see each box and its contents.

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HomeWorx Candles by Harry Slatkin | Review | Creamy Dreamy Vanilla Candle

My first burn of this last night for over five hours left me wondering just what was this fragrance.  I knew I knew it, but the hour was late and I was tired so I extinguished it for the night with the promise of a second burn today.  And as soon as I lit it this morning...I knew. 

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HomeWorx Candles by Harry Slatkin | Review | Fantastic Fudge Candle

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Today I wanted to share a new candle I am burning.

A friend had sent me a few of the new HomeWorx by Harry Slatkin Candles to try and I am excited to share some of my thoughts on the scents and burn of these three wick candles.  Please check back often to all of my review posts for updates on all of the burns I talk about as I will be burning them to the bottom of the jar and letting you know what I found out about each. 

I started with the Fantastic Fudge Candle first, of course I mean it is chocolate, and here is what I found...

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Bath & Body Works | New Candle Collection Coming out on April 16th, 2018 | Mother's Day Inspired?

More New Candles found on social media...
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Garden of Eatin' | Aunt Honey's Homemade Easter Pie

One of my most favorite foods to enjoy at this time of year is Easter Pie.  A mixture of meats and cheeses baked into a delicious homemade crust, this pie brings back memories of family togetherness during Holy Week cutting everything up and putting it together.  While our family is now scattered, I am blessed that my seventy-eight, almost seventy-nine-year-old aunt still continues this family tradition and shares it with me.  Here is her recipe...

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Bath & Body Works | New Summer Test Candles | March 26, 2018

The long-awaited release of some summer themed, tropical scents Test Candles has finally happened.  After speaking to a test store that I know usually carries new test candles I found a few photos on Instagram by user @_scentsgalore confirming this and I had to share this newness right away. My thanks to her.

I was told that we will see these candles "test" in stores beginning Monday, March 26th only in stores that usually offer test scents.  I know White Barn stores that have test candles will have these but you can ask at the stores in your area to see if they will have them too. 

Also please note, the current candle sale will end tomorrow night, Sunday and candles will not be on sale for Monday's release. 

Here is what I know so far...

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Michaels Craft Store | Lowest Prices of the Season Sale | Washi Tape, Fairy Garden Miniatures and Scrapbook Paper ( and more )

If you love Michael's Craft Stores, now is the time to check out their latest sale flyer because the prices are dropping and you don't want to miss these sales.

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Saturday Supper | Country Style Baked Pork Chops

I found a recipe on Pinterest that I was curious about and today I gave it a try. It was so delicious, you can try it too!

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Thursday Things to Eat | Garlic Parmesan And Buffalo Chicken Wings

​One of my favorite quick to make meals, Chicken Wings! Sweet Baby Ray's Buffalo Sauce and Parmesan Cheese and Garlic Coated....

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Life Talk | Winter Storm ( nor' easter ) Skylar - March 13, 2018

Life Talk | Winter Storm ( nor' easter ) Skylar - March 13, 2018

Dear Old Man Winter. Thank you so much for the blessings of white we have had so far this season. There is nothing like a sparkling coating of fresh snow to bring about the inspiration of a winter wonderland.  Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without you. But this is what I was thinking... There are so many other places in the world that w...
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Bath & Body Works | My Monday Purchases

When the new Tropical Body Butters and Body Scrubs went on sale for $7.00 each, I had to check out each of the new offerings and make a purchase.  Here is what I grabbed:

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Bath & Body Works | New Full Sized Hand Sanitizer Pump Bottles

Coming soon to stores, New Bath and Body Works full sized hand sanitizers. Here are some of the scents/names we will see available:

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Bath & Body Works | Tropical Body Scrubs, Body Oils and Body Butters

In stores and now online, Bath and Body Works has launched a new collection of Body Butters, Body Scrubs and Body Oils. Check them out...

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Bath & Body Works | New Test Lab Candles | Online Today

The New Bath and Body Works Test Lab Candles arrived online today. Interesting choices of scents, to say the least.  What do you think?

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Thursday Things to Eat | Simple Chili and Baked Bread

Super Simple and perfect for a cold, snowy day... Chili and Fresh Baked Bread...

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Life Talk | Winter Storm Quinn | March 7, 2018

Winter Storm Quinn battered Northeast Pa. and along with the hours of heavy, wet snow blanketing the area, many places were without power during this storm.  Quinn turned the interstates into parking lots with the National Guard being activated to do wellness checks up and down the roadways.

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Beauty | Target Beauty Box March 2018

Available Monday, March 5th, Here is the new Target Beauty Box for March.

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Bath & Body Works | New Body Scrubs, Oils and Body Butter Collection

This new Coconut Milk Body Butter showed up online today, just in time for newness coming out tomorrow.  Here are a few other items that are coming in this collection:

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Life Talk | Winter Storm Riley | March 2-3, 2018

Winter Storm Riley became a Bomb Cyclone Storm here in Pennsylvania beginning with torrential rains that turned into heavy, wet snow and pounding winds making this a Nor'easter that won't be soon forgotten. 

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