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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 .

Hey, Where did that photo...go?

Hey, Where did that photo...go?

I am not sure what is going on, but some of the blog posts photos have lost their link and have disappeared...and I will need to re-post all of the photos for each posting.  I am sorry for any inconvenience but I also post HERE should you need to reference something before I get it all fixed.  Ah, modern technology and me... Fun! ​ ​ ​ ​ ...
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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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Homeworx By Harry Slatkin | New Mountain Woodland Candle Collection

Tomorrow, July 25th at Noon on QVC, HomeWorx by Harry Slatkin new Candle Collection will be offered. Details on these beautiful hobnail glass candle jars below.

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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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HomeWorx Candles by Harry Slatkin | Review | All Through the House Collection - Pumpkin Caramel Corn

On a warm July evening I surrounded myself with the gourmand richness of caramel covered popcorn.  Fall cannot arrive soon enough.

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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 | July VIP Fall Favorites Preview Tote Bag

​Bath and Body Works New July VIP Fall Favorites Preview Tote is available for sale!

The B&BW app users will have access to get it on Thursday, July 12th.  Then on Friday, July 13th, the tote will be offered both online and in stores for the price of $30 with any $30 purchase.

Click Here to purchase yours online.

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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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Bath & Body Works | Rose Collection

Thanks to a Canadian friend sharing the back side of their bounce back coupon, I get to share a new Rose Collection of items coming soon to Bath and Body Works. Here is what I know so far:
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Bath & Body Works | Fall Hand Soap Collections | July 2018

Bath and Body Works has begun shipping new fall hand soap collections to stores, with a handful of stores putting them out already. These are some of what has been found on social media.

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Bath & Body Works | New Fall Signature Fragrances 2018

Here is the first look at some of the Fall Traditions Signature Fragrances coming this season. I did add the fragrance Sweet Cinnamon Pumpkin because I expect it to be part of the collection....but you never know. When I get the scent notes for each fragrance I will add them.

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Bath & Body Works | Halloween 2018 - First Look

Bath and Body Works is beginning to ship Halloween merchandise to its stores and here is a look at one of the first items found.  A three wick candle called Hot Cocoa and Scream.  ( Hot Cocoa and Cream Fragrance).

I am not sure when we will be seeing the Halloween Collection launch but their online site is set up with a tease to get us all in the mood.

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Bath & Body Works | Fall Preview Tote Bag

Here is your First Look at the Bath and Body Works Fall Preview Tote Bag.

The exact release date and pricing has not yet been said.  I will update this post when it is confirmed.

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