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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 .

How does Santa do it all?

How does Santa do it all?

Days are beyond busy during this time of year. Between work and home things pulling you in different directions you really need to find some me time when all is said and done at the end of the day.  My me time is usually spent catching up on making lists and wrapping presents.  How on earth does Santa do it all? Oh yes, I forgot........
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Gift Tower ~ better pics

Gift Tower ~ better pics

While I was somewhat happy with the outcome of last nights gift tower, I knew of a few things that needed changing, so I adjusted it this morning and I am much happier with this tower.  I replaced the polar bear antibac large bottle with pink sugarplum TMC and I replaced the pocket bac holder from a plain one to a penguin with two refills.&nbs...
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Stacked Tower gift option by me

Stacked Tower gift option by me

I saw the $250.00 stacked gift set in the store and thought I would try to make a smaller version for a few kids gifts.  It is a trial and error process when you don't have the exact items but I did enjoy putting it together and look forward to doing more of them.   I needed the base, and short of stopping at a cake shoppe to get a c...
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New Pocketbacs, Special delivery Boxes and more

New Pocketbacs, Special delivery Boxes and more

I am just in from another wonderful day out shopping among alot of other Bath and Body Works enthusiasts. The stores in the malls are jampacked full of crazy shoppers each one out to outdo the next person and grab all of the things they think they need for their Christmas gift giving and if a little pushing is involved, haha, so be it. I stood on t...
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Holiday Bling Pocketbacs (new) 11/13/12

Holiday Bling Pocketbacs (new)   11/13/12
Bling, How do I love thee, Let me count the ways. One, Two, Three.
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Frosty the Snowman times two candle holders 11/13/12

Frosty the Snowman times two candle holders  11/13/12
Ceramic Snowman With Silver Scarf 1.3 oz. Mini Candle Luminary - Slatkin & Co. - Bath & Body Works
Welcome our favorite frosted friend and invite the holidays home. White ceramic luminary brightens the season while radiating festive fragrance through his snowflake-filled belly. Exclusively designed and developed by our team of Home Fragrance experts Use to dress up any of our 1.3 oz. mini candles Measures 5 3/4″h X 5″w 1.3 oz. mini candles sold ...
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Twisted Peppermint in store beginning 11/19/12

Twisted Peppermint in store beginning 11/19/12
11/13/12 Next week, you will notice the return for a limited time a seasonal favorite Holiday Traditions Product, Twisted Peppermint. It is suppose to be available for at least three weeks but anyone who knows and loves this product knows, it never lasts that long. If you haven’t ordered your yearly supply from Bath and Body Works online as of yet,...
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Sale - Hand soap sale coming 11/13/12

Sale - Hand soap sale coming   11/13/12
Finally, our favorite hand soaps are going on sale….so keep a watchful eye out for them instore soon, most likely for Black Friday, and online line- quite possibly sooner. I enjoy having a large selection of the hand soaps not only for my own treats throughout the year but for quick hostess gifts. I buy at least ten bottles and use a survey to brin...
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Trademarks added for some new products 11/14/12

I noticed this morning that Bath & Body Works has added a few more item names to their most recent trademark list. Beautiful Day Sweather Weather I know that the Sweater Weather was a candle offered for test a month or so ago and was pretty popular so that comes as no suprise. Beautiful Day sounds like a wonderful springtime fragrance they migh...
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Sparkling Blackberry Woods 11/14/12

Sparkling Blackberry Woods  11/14/12
Something that I have been writing about for sometime after I discovered it on the trademark page, I finally have a bottle of it in hand. It is not set to release for a few weeks yet so watch for it sometime after Thanksgiving maybe or next month for sure. I heard that there will be a weekend sale of this lotion at a great price but only the lotion...
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Black Friday Alerts 11/14/12

Black Friday Alerts  11/14/12

Keep a watch in your email for Bath and Body Works newest way for you to get the scoop on this years Black Friday Sales. Those of us who shop here often know about the fabulous VIP tote that is offered and this years tote is no different. The Vip Tote is priced at $20.00 with a $40.00 purchase. This year the Sparkling Pink Champagne soap is new as ...
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Apple Spruce and White Barn Christmas candle (black friday) 11/14/12

Apple Spruce and White Barn Christmas candle (black friday)   11/14/12
Last weekend while shopping at Bath and Body I found these adorable scentportables and the Sales Associate told me about a new scent of refill they just got in - Apple Spruce. The scent is wonderful, almost reminding me of Farmstand Apple from the fall line. I smell the apple first, then it’s followed up with a pine like, tree scent. I have a color...
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2012 Ceramic Gingerbread House Luminary and previous years 11/14/12

2012 Ceramic Gingerbread House Luminary and previous years  11/14/12
Gingerbread House 14.5 oz. 3-Wick Candle Luminary - Slatkin & Co. - Bath & Body Works
This years 2012 Ceramic candle luminary from Bath and Body works Welcome home your favorite 3-wick candle in the season’s greatest, most iconic treasure! Festive and colorful ceramic Gingerbread house extends an elegant welcome to the holidays at home. Exclusively designed and developed by our team of Home Fragrance experts Use to dress up any of o...
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Sleeves, and not the kind on shirts. :) 11/14/12

Sleeves, and not the kind on shirts.   :)   11/14/12
Silver Winter Tree 14.5 oz. 3-Wick Candle Sleeve - Slatkin & Co. - Bath & Body Works
I must say Bath and Body Works has upped their game on the holiday items flooding the stores currently. For a good part of the year I go in and check things out weekly, make a few purchases and enjoy the scents but my spending habits seem more geared towards the fall, Halloween, winter, and Christmas times. But for gift giving and me giving, I love...
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Morning suprises on sales predictions…. 11/14/12

What a nice suprise to see this morning that my blog note yesterday regarding the soap going on sale was actually happening today, both online and in store. I also got the email, finally as I have known about it for some time and wrote about it too…..about the black friday alerts….. Now if I could only pick winning lottery numbers
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Aromatherapy – Eucalyptus Basil and Eucalyptus Tangerine new scents 11/14/12

Aromatherapy – Eucalyptus Basil and Eucalyptus Tangerine new scents  11/14/12

Two new beautiful scents in Aromatherapys stress relief line. Eucalyptus Basil and Eucalyptus Tangerine
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Paris for men 11/15/12

Paris for men 11/15/12
White woods, orange zest, and a hint of musk combine with our exclusive formula to deliver fast-rinsing and rich lather, for an all-over fresh fragrance experience. Just lather, rinse and go with our most convenient way to clean! This convenient 2-in-1 Hair & Body Wash has a high-lather and fast-rinsing formula to give you a deep, all-over clea...
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White Barn Christmas 2012 candle new! 11/16/12

White Barn Christmas 2012 candle new!  11/16/12

am just in from seeing and smelling the new White Barn Christmas 2012 holiday candle set to release on black friday for $10.00 special event price. This candle looks much different than the previously released to canada version as this color is a pale green. The scent smelling it cold is faint. Hopefully burning it has a much greater throw and rele...
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