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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 | New Holiday Products Online Today - Wallflowers, Body Care and More

Online today and in stores on Monday...here are some of the New for Holiday 2018.

Sparkling Wonderland Collection:
The magic of winter is in the air...A cozy cabin with a crackling fire as a gentle snowfall blankets the earth. Immerse yourself in our Sparkling Wonderland.

❣Snowflakes and Cashmere - cashmere cream, shimmering vanilla, frosted clementine, amber, caramel woods

❣Snowy Morning - frosted bergamot, mistletoe berry, fresh balsam, snow-kissed lavender, frozen juniper

❣Sparkling Nights - iced pear, sheer freesia, sugared coconut, sandalwood, white musk

❣Winterberry Wonder - fruity blend of red winterberry, ruby apple, sparkling cranberry, camellia blossom & crystal vanilla

Available Forms:

  • Fine Fragrance Mist
  • Shea and Vitamin E Shower Gel
  • Super Smooth Body Lotion 24 Hr. Moisture
  • 24 Hr. Moisture Ultra Shea Body Cream
  • Glow Dust Scrub ( dry scrub)
  • Mousse to Oil Lotion

Hand Creams:

  • Fresh Sparkling Snow
  • Snow Kissed Citrus
  • Snowy Morning

New Signature Body Care Body Lotion Labels:

  • A Thousand Wishes
  • Beautiful Day
  • Hello Beautiful
  • Japanese Cherry Blossom
  • Love and Sunshine
  • Magic In The Air
  • Moonlight Path
  • Pretty As A Peach
  • Sea Island Cotton
  • Sweet Pea
  • Warm Vanilla Sugar
  • White Citrus

New Face Masks:

  • Nourishing Sheet Mask with JoJoba and Shea
  • Revitalizing Sheet Mask with Cranberry Extract
  • Refreshing Sheet Mask with Aloe and Botanical Extracts
  • Soothing Sheet Mask with Tea Tree Oil

Bath Fizzies:

  • Sparkling Nights
  • Unicorn


  • Mermaid Visor
  • Penguin Visor
  • Bauble Visor
  • Glittery Pink Bow Vent
  • Gemstone Vent

Wallflower Units:

  • Snowy Tree Nightlight
  • Snowy Lantern Scene Nightlight
  • Winter Lantern Scene Nightlight
  • Vintage Lantern Nightlight 
  • Sparkling Winter Woods Nightlight
  • French Sconce Nightlight
  • Unicorn Nightlight
  • Silver and Blue Nightlight
  • Owl
  • Gemstone Snowflake
  •  Bulldog
  • Dachshund
  • Poinsettia
  • Brown Leather Dual Nightlight
  • Quilted Rose Gold Dual Nightlight
  • Tossed Rhinestones Dual Nightlight
  • Satin Nickel Dual Nightlight

Wallflower Bulbs:

  • Apple Garland
  • Flannel
  • Fresh Balsam
  • Frosted Cranberry
  • Frozen Lake
  • Spiced Apple Toddy
  • Tis the Season
  • Winter


  • Winter Critters Pedestal
  • Glittery Gemstones Pedestal
  • Glittery Fairisle
  • Resin Forest
  • Glittery Pinecone FLoral
  • Fall Berry Floral
  • Unicorn Sponges
  • Unicorn Pumice Stone
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Bath & Body Works | Holiday Christmas Fragrances List

Bath & Body Works | Holiday Christmas Fragrances List

FRESH Scents Available: * Fresh Balsam - available in 2 in 1 and Bubble Bath Only Pink Mango Spritzer Sparkling Nights Twisted Peppermint Characteristics: Clean, Bright, Refreshing Ingredients: Has a lighter fragrance intensity driven by top notes like cotton, citruses, and watery notes. FLORAL Scents Available: Winter Winter Jasmine Characteristic...
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Bath & Body Works | In The Stars - New October Fragrance Release | A few items found Online Now!!

Bath & Body Works | In The Stars - New October Fragrance Release | A few items found Online Now!!

Bath and Body Works newest Fragrance Collection for Holiday 2018 - In The Stars - will be coming out soon as a limited release on October 1st with the full collection becoming available October 29th...(according to B&BW). I did order the Mini Perfume Spray when it became available online on September 24th but goodness it is taking forever to ge...
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Life Writing | A Day in the Pumpkin Patch

Perhaps silly of me to say, I know...I understand, but this is a hard week for us with Friday marking another years anniversary of losing our Angeline and this visit to our favorite farm's pumpkin patch and being out and around all of this it ...renewed my soul....just a smidge.   It does not get easier - Look at that face, so full of life... But I try to still do those things we all did together as a family. ( The photo above was her last pumpkin patch visit ).

I walked beneath the bluest sky dappled with puffy, white clouds feeling the suns warmth on my face...through rows and rows of orange wonder with a fall chill in the air. 

It was wonderful. It was a good day.

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Bath & Body Works | FaceBook Live | Holiday Sneak Peek

Bath & Body Works | FaceBook Live | Holiday Sneak Peek

At 4pm today, September 25th, Bath and Body Works will host a Face Book Live Video Chat where they will share some New Holiday information. I will add the link to this post afterward in case you miss it. Click Here! They announced we will see Holiday Body Care launch October 29th and the two new scents: Hot Cocoa and Cream  - Merry Cherry Chee...
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Bath & Body Works | Holiday Traditions 2018 | Online Pop Up Shop

Today, Bath and Body Works launched a Pop-Up Shop to share a sneak peek of the new Holiday Traditions Collection. Here is what they have revealed so far:

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Bath & Body Works | Holiday Body Care Collections | 2018

Bath & Body Works | Holiday Body Care Collections | 2018

Everyone is asking if I know when we will see this new Holiday Body Care in stores and I can't say an exact date we will see these launch in (all) stores since things change daily depending on current sales. While this group of fragrances is testing in a few stores currently, we should see Holiday Traditions release sometime in October, possibly at...
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Bath & Body Works | Fall Candle Collections - 2018

Bath & Body Works | Fall Candle Collections - 2018

Bath and Body Works Fall Candle Collections: Fall Bucket List Collection: Apple Cinnamon Cider - Cinnamon Dusted Apples, Warm Cider, Fresh Ground Nutmeg, Clove Autumn - bright red gala apple, juicy fig, eucalyptus leaf, fir balsam Autumn Day - Crisp Red Apple, Green Fig, White Birch, Cedar Autumn Woods - dark walnut, English lavender, white amber C...
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Bath & Body Works | In The Stars - New Fragrance Mini Perfume Spray

Bath & Body Works | In The Stars - New Fragrance Mini Perfume Spray

In The Stars Fragrance Make every moment glow with an addictive fragrance that radiates from start to finish like the stars above. In The Stars is a warm, sparkling blend of starflower, sandalwood musk, sugared tangelo, white agarwood & radiant amber. Add sparkle to any day with our warm & captivating In The Stars Mini Perfume Spray! With a...
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Bath & Body Works | New and Coming Soon

Bath & Body Works | New and Coming Soon

A posting of a few new things coming that I wanted to make note of. Things to watch out for: If you are a Bath and Body Works Rewards Member - Check your email today because there is an offer for you to try the NEW IN THE STARS Fragrance in a Mini Perfume Spray for free with any purchase | a $12.50 value  - Offer - Get your hands on our bigges...
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Bath & Body Works | Winter Woodland Holiday Collection

Bath & Body Works | Winter Woodland Holiday Collection

New Bath and Body Works Holiday items are beginning to become available online, in stores, and stores back rooms ready for the next floor set. I am not sure if this is a Camp Winter or a Woodland theme but it is cute enough to be either one. Candles: Three Wick- Woodland Labels Apple Garland Blue Winter Sky Campsite Coffee Evergreen Flannel Hot Coc...
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Dollar Tree | Halloween Books/Storage Boxes

Dollar Tree | Halloween Books/Storage Boxes

While I am not big on the macabre style of Halloween decorating I wanted something cute for the coffee bar that was still spooky.  I saw these storage boxes in the Dollar Tree when I went to buy penny wrappers and thought they would be great because not only do they look like books they open up to hide your other junk in them. I think there we...
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Life Writings | I am reminded

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Beauty | Target Beauty Box September

September Fall Beauty Box


Summer, we'll miss you. But it's time to reboot our beauty routine so we're primed just in time for autumn! Inside this box, you'll find a few of our faves that'll give your regimen fall-perfect polish. Try 'em out, and if you love them as much as we do, find the fullsize versions at Target.com/BeautyBox. Like what you tried? We want to see what you got, what you loved and how you styled it. Tag us with #TargetBeauty or #TargetBeautyBox.

Weleda Wild Rose Body Wash

Creamy, moisture-rich body wash formulated with essential oils leaves skin feeling silky smooth and smelling yummy.

Olay Facial Cleansing Infusion, Crushed Ginger and Citrus

Biorenewing hydrators draw out impurities and renew skin's surface from within so it reflects light for a naturally gorgeous glow.

Garnier Rose Mist Spray

Vegan face mist infused with rose water lightly hydrates and rejuvenates so skin feels soothed & refreshed.

NIVEA Smooth Daily Moisture Body Lotion

Shea butter and exclusive hydra IQ technology provides triple action moisturization that lasts more than 24 hours, leaving skin touchably soft and smooth.

Schmidt's Naturals Charcoal Magnesium Deodorant

Award-winning formula helps absorb wetness and neutralize odor so you smell fresh and never feel sticky.

OGX Coconut Miracle Oil Dry Shampoo

Blend of coconut oil, essence of tiare and vanilla bean extract helps to repair, soften and revive strands, for silky, soft island-girl hair.

L'Oreal Paris Voluminous Primer Base

Lightweight eyelash primer instantly conditions and coats lashes, building dramatic volume and length for a cat-eye effect.

Number of Pieces: 7

TCIN: 53944548

UPC: 490370701179

Item Number (DPCI): 037-07-0117

Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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Target | Bullseyes Playground - August 31, 2018

Target | Bullseyes  Playground - August 31, 2018

Here are my purchases from Target Bullseye's Playground today. A set of two mini ramekins mini batty sign black and white straws two spools of twine Targets Playground August 31, 2018 ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
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Target | Bullseye's Playground - August 27, 2018

Anyone who shops Target knows you need to visit Bullseye's Playground often if you want to grab the new stuff before it's gone.  Here are a few sneak peeks at what was out when I visited today.

I grabbed:

  • the cream-colored sweater cup
  • a few of the light up white houses ( LOVE these)
  • Halloween Pencils
  • Bat, Cauldron, and witches hat $1.00 mini
  • Three of the Ceramic Pick Up Trucks
  • Mini Orange Pumpkins in a bag
  • Witches Hat Washi Tape
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Bath & Body Works | Holiday 2018 Signature Body Care Fragrances List

What's that you say? Christmas 2018 Signature Body Care information already? You betcha. 

Of course, there may be a few more scents added...but here is a preliminary list of what we will see.

And wait until you see how beautiful the packaging is. Soon my friends, really soon.

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Bath & Body Works | Hand Soap Collections - August 2018

Bath & Body Works | Hand Soap Collections - August 2018

An archive list of the current Bath and Body Works Hand Soap Collections to date. ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Bath and Body Works Hand Soap Collections Gather Gentle Foaming Black Cherry Merlot Flannel Frosted Cranberry Kitchen Lemon Pumpkin Cupcake Vanilla Sage Fall Bucket List Nourishing Afternoon Apple Picking Autumn Sunshine Crisp Morning Air Jumping in L...
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Nature's Daily Canvas | Sunflower Joy

Beneath a cloudy blue sky, nestled in between miles of corn fields...a vision of yellow joy came to view.  As far as the eye can see these little sun worshipers stood at attention while butterflies and bees happily gathered their nectar one flower at a time. I stood there in awe of it all, taking in the serenity of this place...this part of Nature's Daily Canvas.
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Life Home and Backyard | August Hummingbirds

 While visiting my Aunt bringing her dinner after her surgery I couldn't help noticing the little flashes of something outside of her window.


These little ones are super fast eaters and it took some time to finally capture these two beauties (with my cell phone) but I got them.

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