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A compilation of Semi-Annual items coming to the sale, and leaving the shelves.Also included are new items being added to the store daily. This post will be updated as new items are found so check back often!EXITING:Aromatherapy:Love Rose Vanilla Scent - Body Scrub, Moisturizing Body Oil, 50% offLove Jasmine Sandalwood - Body Scrub, Cleansing Body Cream, Cleansing Body Gel, Mist, Moisturizing Body Cream, Moisturizing Body Lotion, Moisturizing Body Oil 50% offStress Relief Sage Cedarwood - Body Scrub, Cleansing Body Gel, Mist, Moisturizing Body Cream, Moisturizing Body lotion, Moisturizing Body Oil - 50% offStress Relief Eucalyptus - Body Scrub 50% offStress Relief Eucalyptus - Moisturizing Body Oil 75% offStress Relief Vanilla Lavender - Moisturizing Body Lotion - 75% offSensual Black Currant - Cleansing Body Gel, Moisturizing Body Cream, Moisturizing Body Lotion 75% offSleep Lavender Cedarwood - Body Scrub 50% offSleep Lavender Cedarwood - Cleansing Body Gel, Moisturizing Body Cream, Moisturizing Body Lotion, Moisturizing Body Oil - 75% offSleep Black Chamomile - Body Scrub 50% offTesting- 2-in-1 Body Wash - 75% off - cannabis, cardamom coffee, neroli basilIsland Collection: 50% and 75% off Cleansing Body Gel, Moisturizing Body Cream, Moisturizing Body Lotion, Body Scrub, Mist Plumeria MandarinHibiscusSandalwood EucalyptusAromatherapy Pures: 75% off Cleansing Body GelBergamotPatchouliPeppermintAromatherapy Reflections: 50% off Body Scrub, Cleansing Body Gel, Mist, Moisturizing Body Cream, Moisturizing Body LotionThankful Frankincense and MyrrhPeaceful Tea Tree and PeppermintEXITING:All That Glitters Body Care - 50% offBlack Cherry Merlot - Christmas smells like a rich, fruity blend of dark cherry, black raspberry, and sumptuous merlot Fresh Sparkling Snow -Christmas smells like a cool, fruity blend of iced pear, frozen melon, winter apple, snowdrop blossom, and frosted muskLittle Black Party Dress - Christmas smells like a party-perfect floral blend of frosted nectarine, black peony, and white patchouli Twinkling Nights - Christmas smells like a sparkling bouquet of frosted jasmine petals, whipped vanilla, and mandarin blossom Champagne Toast Remains - Buy 3 get 2 Free - Christmas smells like a cheers-worthy spritzer of pink champagne, black currant Chambord, sparkling nectarine and sugared musk- Leaving Shimmer Mist and Novelty MoisturizerAutumn Adventure Body Care - 50% offFrosted Holly - A crisp, lush blend of fresh magnolia, zesty grapefruit & sycamore wood Pink Velvet Cupcake - Snowflakes and Cashmere - A cozy blend of cashmere cream, caramel woods & frosted clementine Sweater Weather - A cool, fall-perfect blend of sun crisp apple, autumn leaves & orchard woods Twilight Woods - An enticing blend of apricot nectar, mimosa petals & Tuscan cypress Winterberry Wonder - A sweet snowfall of red frosted winterberry, sparkling cranberry & crystal vanilla Forever Red Body Care- 50% offKaleidoscope 75% offHoliday Traditions - 75% offLand Of Sweets - 75% offLove and Sunshine: 75% offLovely Dreamer: 75% offOn The Waves: 75% offRose Body Milk - 50% offRose Quartz: Fine Fragrance Mist, Body Wash - 75% offRumors that the Japanese Cherry Blossom Re-Design may leave-New Packaging Seen!!!Warm Vanilla Sugar, Hello Beautiful and Magic in the Air Shimmer Mists and Scrubs 50% off Seasonal Rotation: 75% offButterfly FlowerCherry BlossomDark KissPomegranatePink CashmereComing Up Roses Failed Test Candles - 50% offArriving for Sale:New! Pretty Petals Body Care Collection: Fine Fragrance Mist, Body Lotion, Shower Gel 50% offRaspberry and Pink Lily - A bright, floral blend of sun-ripened raspberry, soft pink lily, and cashmere musk Rose Water and Ivy - A fresh-cut bouquet of soft rose petals, rain-kissed ivy, and soft musk Violet Leaf and Blackberry - A fruity, floral blend of fresh, green violet petals, succulent, sugared blackberries, and powdery vanilla bean Wild Lime and Gardenia - A sunny blend of bright, citrusy bergamot, fresh gardenia blooms, and musk New! Coming Up Roses Body Care Collection: Fine Fragrance Mist, Body Cream, Shower Gel 50% offChampagne Rose - sparkling prosecco and wild rose petals with a kiss of warm amberRose Water Meringue - winter rose, fresh ivy, sweet sugar creamNew! Sweet on You Body Care Collection: Body Scrub, Cleansing Body Gel, Fine Fragrance Mist, Moisturizing Body Cream, Moisturizing Body Lotion, 5.3 oz. Whipped Mousse Novelty MoisturizerStrawberry PoundcakeConfetti Cake PopMargarita CupcakeNew! Saltwater Breeze Signature Body Care: A clean blend of fresh linen, water blossom, and white musk. - Coming January 20, 2020Available in:Fine Fragrance MistBody CreamBody LotionShower GelEDPMini EDPBody ScrubMoisturizing Body WashShimmer MistTravel SizeThree-Wick CandleNew! Men's Atlantic Signature Body Care: A refreshing blend of coastal citrus, sea mist, and clean woods. - Coming January 20, 2020Available In:2-in-1 Body WashBody CreamCologneDeodorizing Body SprayBody LotionNew! Rainbow Body Care Collection: Fine Fragrance Mist, Shower Gel, Body Cream, 6.3 oz. Novelty Moisture Body OilSoak In The SunDance In The RainDaydream Dream In The SkyAdventure Awaits: 75% offBlack Coconut SandsPassion Banana FlowerPink Lilu BambooTropical Vanilla CherimoyaWaikiki BeachBest Summer: 75% offSeaside CitrusToasted MarshmallowBlack and White: 75 and 50% offBlack Cherry Merlot 50%Pink Honeysuckle75%Sweet Almond 75%Wild Blueberry 75%Celebrate: 75% offCocktail DressWrapped in SugarCrystal Cove: 50% offPapaya ParadisePink Coconut CalypsoUnderwater OasisDFS Garden: 50% offApple BlossomLavender CottonSweet Clementine MintWild StrawberryEffervescence: 75% offChampagne ToastPink Mando SpritzerFall Florals: 75% offAlmond BlossomFall Traditions: 50% offChampagne AppleMarshmallow PumpkinSweet Cinnamon PumpkinSugared CranberryToasted PralineWild Blackberry VanillaFresh Greens: 50% offFresh GardeniaLily Green TeaMidnight PeonyRose Water and IvyHawaii: 75% offOahu CoconutHonolulu SunIn the Sun: 75% offIsland Harvest: 75%Island White SandsFresh Sea SaltSummer Cool: 75% offBeach Wave CoconutSunset Guava ColadaWild Wonder: 75% offAlmond BlossomCactus Blossom Scrub. All other forms stayDesert WildflowerFiesta Body Care: Body Lotion, Fine Fragrance Mist, 50% offAgave Papaya Sunset - Sugared Agave, Golden Papaya, Dulce de Leche, Coconut Sands, and Exotic MuskHibiscus Guava Fresca - Acapulco Hibiscus, Fresh Guava, Grapefruit Agua Fresca, Beach Iris, Sea Salt DriftwoodIced Pear Margarita -Fiesta Pear, Baja Limon Mango Flower, Mayan Sugarcane, and Mexican SandalwoodMen's Body Care: Body Cream, Body Lotion, Shower GelAmber - orange bitters, sandalwood, amber muskMineral - wet stone, blue citrus, sea mossMahogany Woods - fresh mahogany, bourbon vanilla, golden amberParis - cedarwood, orange zest, hints of muskWhite Water Rush - fresh whitewater, aromatic, bergamot, white cedarMediterranean Market Body Care Collection: Fine Fragrance Mist, Shower Gel, Body Cream, Body Lotion 50% offCapri Coastal Citrus - fresh Italian lemon, iced bergamot, creamy vanilla orchid, warm beachy coconut, white sandsPortofino Pink Prosecco - wild pomegranate, sparkling pink prosecco soft jasmine, juicy nectarine, white woods Mediterranean Blue Waters - sparkling passionfruit, Mediterranean fig, coconut water, drenched woods, ocean muskTrue Blue Spa Face ScrubRetired Scents Returning: 50% off Shower Gel, Fine Fragrance Mist, Body Cream, Body Lotion, Black AmethystBlack Raspberry VanillaCashmere GlowCountry Chic Cucumber Melon Desert Wildflower Mad About YouJasmine Night BloomPink Chiffon New In Stores For Sale:Pocket-bacs:Refills:Please Adopt Me, Peach Bellini,I'm Really a Mermaid Perfect Beach DayMer.maid To Be Citrus SandsSweet Baby Girl Sweet AppleIt's A Boy Sweet AppleBride Squad Sparkling Pink ChampagneHappy Birthday Vanilla CupcakeGet Whale Soon Coconut WaterRainbow Unicorn Coconut CandyBest of Luck Lemon ZestTotally Jawsome Wave BreakStrawberry LemonCoconut ColadaHonolulu SunIsland MargaritaHawaiian Pink HibiscusPineapple MangoTeam Scrubs OriginalNurse Life Lemon and MintAt The BeachCucumber MelonWatermelon LemonadeSweet as Strawberries Pocketbac Holders:Swan Narwhal Cute Companion SetMermaid Tail Cute Companion SetSnow MonsterRainbow Hard PlasticGingham Hard PlasticLight Up Mermaid Tail Hard PlasticStanding UnicornMedical Field Pal Pocketbac Holder with Badge ClipAvocadoCat MermaidRainbow on CloudsTurtle PomPomBlue Dino Hand Soaps: Creamy Luxe and Gentle FoamingFrench LavenderJapanese Cherry BlossomKitchen LemonPeach BelliniRaspberry TangerineWarm Vanilla SugarRoom Sprays:Sunshine and LemonsVanilla Chai LatteSpring Day LilyFresh Cut Lilacs Pink Apple PunchCandles:Seas The Day Candle CollectionWallflower Units:Crescent Moon TerrariumSucculent TerrariumElephant NightlightPotted SucculentRainbow BarrelEdison Lantern Accessories:Large Mermaid Candle PedestalGeometric Gold Candle Pedestal with White InteriorGeometric Gold Hand Soap Sleeve with White InteriorGeo Metal Frame on Marble Candle HolderRound White Metal Floral Candle Holder $14.50Butterflies Candle Pedestal
Here is today's "scoop" on Bath and Body Works. Check it out!Annual Body Care Day was a HUGE success...record-breaking even. And with ten more days until Christmas, you may see in stores some additional Body Care being added to the shelves.Their " January Bought For Sale" Body Care...(those items we would have seen fill the red bins that are add-ons to the other merchandise they mark down from in-store), is now included in the Buy 3 Get 3 Free or Buy 2 Get 1 Free promo beginning today, Sunday, December 15th!Don't look for it in the seasonal red bins or with semi-annual sale marketing. It will be mixed in with other body care items so look around the shelves for it.And only the Bought For Sale Body Care is added. Bought For Sale Home is not yet released or ringing on sale. We should see those items added for Semi-Annual Sale beginning December 26th.Congratulations to the company for a great body care sale day! We, your loyal customers, appreciate all that you do in helping us get the most for our money.
After a night with no sleep to be had, and feeling exactly like that while walking into the mall, I was the first at my local Bath and Body Works Store on this early Saturday morning.I couldn't believe it! Where is everyone? Most of the mall stores were still closed. All of the gates were down with nighttime lighting illuminating the stores. It was quiet there, spooky quiet with a gentle hum of the lights above and some distant chatter of people in the other wings.As the morning Mall Walkers walked their laps making their way over to us, only two women came up to me to ask what time the store opened. Both left and returned later while I was shopping.I paced in front of the darkened Bath and Body Works store while my husband sat wearily in a mall chair. When I don't rest well, he doesn't either. He kept asking me to join him in the chairs to wait out the forty or so minutes left until opening but I knew if I stopped moving I would be done for...so I paced.Twenty minutes in of pacing ( and peeking inside the store ) a sales associate came out from the backroom and the store lights came on. She saw me standing there and ready for her day, she raised the gate and let me in.This is what awaited me! Just look at all of these lovelies.The store looked beautiful, well-stocked, and organized for this First Time Ever! Body Care Day.Today Only, All Body Care from every collection available was on sale for $4.95. $4.95!!I think that is part of what kept me up all night. That awesome pricing and the flashbacks of the Candle Day crowds.It's not that I wanted tons (and with this kind of sale you could get tons) of body care. I needed only a few things for now...to round out my gifting and personal needs, but I didn't want to fight the crowds to get them.With access to everything at the opening, I was able to grab what I wanted and was back home in bed for a few hours of a cat nap.We saw the fragrance Pink Velvet Cupcake on the Bath and Body Works Live Facebook page posting yesterday as a returning favorite for this one day only sale but my store didn't have any. The other returning favorite Black Amethyst was out at the cash wrap waiting to be grabbed up. I gave it a quick sniff, got distracted and forgot to toss one into my blue mesh bag.I did add things to the bag a few times over and then remove them and grab other things. So many choices!!What I did grab was:2 Christmas Cocoa and Mint Body Creams2 Christmas Cocoa and Mint Shower Gels1 Christmas Cocoa and Mint Fine Fragrance Mist1 Champagne Toast Diamond Shimmer Mist1 Bright Lemon Snow Drop Body Cream1 Santa's Blueberry Shortbread Body Cream1 Santa's Blueberry Shortbread Shower Gel1 Vanilla Bean Noel Body ButterI used my $15 off of $40 mailer coupon on this purchase and my Free $13.50 Item with any $10 purchase mailer coupon and got the elephant wallflower unit. The timing of this sale was perfect as the $15 off of $40 coupon expires on Sunday, December 15th.Later this afternoon, I did place a small online order as well. I know! I couldn't help myself.Because a code was needed to get the sale pricing no other coupons could be used, so I only grabbed five items. I was able to grab ten items in store, plus a free gift for two dollars more than online cost me for only five items.1 Eucalyptus Spearmint Moisturizing Body Wash2 Christmas Cookies Body Creams1 Hot Cocoa and Cream Body Cream1 Vanilla Bean Noel Diamond Shimmer MistTo get your gifts under the tree by Christmas, purchases needed to be made by today. Fingers crossed that these make it here quickly.Finally sitting down for the day, I just started to check out so many of the hauls of the day on social media and you all looked like you were having fun and "sleighing" that sale. I will check out the rest of your posts tomorrow...this girl needs more sleep.Until tomorrow...I am off to bed now. Fingers crossed that the sandman does his job tonight!
For the last time this holiday season, Bath and Body Works have taken to Facebook to inform us of this Saturday's HUGE sale...Annual Body Care Sale that will include ALL body care, in-store and online. The pricing for the sale is $4.95.Online sale pricing is set to begin at 6 am and run through the day until 6 pm.For in-store sales, we are urged to visit their website and check out your store opening times.Personally, this sale looks like it could be bigger than Candle Day was so if you are interested in any specific fragrances I suggest you get there as soon as possible.Christmas Cocoa and Mint is set to release tomorrow and they are bringing back the Pink Velvet Cupcake Fragrance Collection too.Included in the sale are Water Collections, Coco Shea, Aromatherapy, Men's Favorites, Year-Round Favs, Holiday Favorites, Christmas Exclusives...ALL OF IT! In all forms.The only exclusions are Women's Perfumes, Men's Cologne and Gift Sets.
My fortune cookie today at Hubby's Birthday Lunch. I guess they do go hand in hand.
Yesterday, a friend sent me this email photo and asked if I could help her figure out what this was.Having not received it myself, I wasn't sure about it. To me, at that time, it looked like it could have been a VIP Tote promo.She shared the bottom part of the email that showed what states were participating in this promo. Pennsylvania and Georgia, and only a select few stores in those states. I asked her if I could post the photo and maybe get a response from others who could have seen it in-store. A few others responded back to me with what they saw.Apparently, there are three boxes available.These square boxes are light brown cardboard in color with colored name labels and cutout "VIP" on the side. I am sharing some of the information that was conveyed to me. If I find it's inaccurate I will edit the posting. When I get photos of the boxes I will share them.These boxes are filled in the same manner the VIP TOTE boxes were, with eight items included, just no tote is included. A Large 3-wick candle, single wick candle, hand soap in a gentle foaming formula, a hand sanitizer, hand cream, fine fragrance mist, body lotion, and a shower gel.Be Merry Box: Red Label3-wick Candle -Twisted PeppermintSingle Wick Candle - Twisted PeppermintHand Soap - Winter Candy AppleHand Cream - Twisted PeppermintHand Sanitizer - Twisted PeppermintFine Fragrance Mist - Vanilla Bean NoelBody Lotion - Vanilla Bean NoelShower Gel - Vanilla Bean NoelLet's Celebrate! Box: Pink Label3-wick Candle - WinterSingle Wick Candle - Champagne ToastHand Soap - WinterHand Cream - Champagne ToastHand Sanitizer - Champagne ToastFine Fragrance Mist - Black Cherry MerlotBody Lotion - Black Cherry MerlotShower Gel - Black Cherry MerlotJust For You Box: Blue and White Label3-wick Candle - GinghamSingle Wick Candle - RoseHand Soap - GinghamHand Cream - Cactus BlossomHand Sanitizer - GinghamFine Fragrance Mist - Cactus BlossomBody Lotion - Cactus BlossomShower Gel - Cactus Blossom
There have been a few New Candle Collections found out in "test" stores and IG user @_scentsgalore has shared some of the new with us.Here are some of the candles found:When I know each of the names of the collections, I will add them.Please Note: As of today, December15th, I am hearing that the OH SUGAR Candle Collection is arriving this week - now I am not sure if it will release during Semi-Annual Sale or if we will see it in stores right before. I will post more as I hear.Oh, Sugar! Candle Collection:Banana Bundt Cake - sweet banana. toasted walnut, fresh cinnamonBlack Cherry Merlot -Chocolate Marshmallow Cloud - whipped chocolate, marshmallow fluff, a pinch of sea saltGlazed Cinnamon Bun - cinnamon sugar bun, orange zest, vanilla glazeLavender Marshmallow - fluffy marshmallow, a touch of lavender, fresh vanilla beanPeach Sugar Cone - juicy peach, whipped praline, crunchy sugared conePassionfruit Vanilla Cupcake - fresh passionfruit, fluffy vanilla cake, white chocolate truffleRose Water Meringue - fresh rose water, spun pink sugar, creamy vanilla beanStrawberry Poundcake - fresh strawberries, golden shortcake, whipped creamUnicorn Sprinkles - fluffy cotton candy, rainbow candy drops, sugared lemon White Barn Collection:Aloha Kiwi Passionfruit - tropical passionfruit, radiant kiwi, juicy pineappleCactus Blossom -Coastal Sea Spray - salty ocean air, costal cedarwood, freshly squeezed limeEucalyptus Mint -Rainforest Gardenia -Sugared Lemon Zest - Sorrento lemons, cane sugar, lemon zestTiki Beach -Tropical Banana - fresh banana, creamy vanilla, a hint of tropical coconutWatermelon Lemonade - White Tea and Sage - sparkling bergamot, white tea, fresh sage White Barn Collection:Aloha Kiwi Passionfruit -Blue Orchard Skies - pink lady apple, soft white woods, fresh orchard airCaribean Escape -Eucalyptus Rain -Fiji White Sands -Georgia Peach -Lemon Mint Leaf -Sea Island Blossom - Moroccan jasmine, creamy coconut, orange flower blossomVanilla Birch - white birch bark, Madagascar vanilla, warm sandalwood White Barn Collection:Mahogany Coconut -Paradise Sunset - freshly squeezed lemon, sunny citrus, coconut waters, creme de muskPineapple Mango -Pacific Ocean Air - salted ocean air, crisp coastal waves, oceanside balsamTurquoise Waters - coastal waves, sparkling bergamot, sun-drenched musk White Barn Collection:Citrus Crystals - sugared orange slices, tangy lemon drops, fizzy guava Cucumber and Lily - mimosa blossom, cucumber water, lily of the valleyHoneysuckle - sweet honeysuckle nectar, peony petals, soft creamy vanillaPink Apple Punch - crisp apples, sun-kissed melon, sugar crystals White Barn Collection:Champagne Toast -Freesia Garden - blooming freesia, rose water, bright leafy greensMidnight Orchid - moonlit orchid petals, luminous sandalwood, sugar crystalsPalo Santo - Palo Santo wood, warm amber, soft muskSun-Washed Citrus - Sorrento lemons, citron, agave nectarCandle Collection:Cactus Blossom -Fresh Cut Lilacs -Peach Bellini -Rose Water and Ivy -Spring Daylily - blooming daylily, bergamot zest, warm spring sunshine White Barn Collection:Cinnamon Sugared Donut -Frosted Sugar Cookie - Marshmallow Fireside -Vanilla Chai Latte - steamed coconut milk, chai spices, vanilla bean, black teaWhite Caramel Cold Brew - cold brew coffee, vanilla sweet cream, warm caramel drizzle White Barn Collection:Crystal Waters - sparkling saltwater, jasmine blossom, blue seagrassFresh Orange - freshly grated orange zest, sparkling citrus, white jasmineHibiscus Waterfalls - tropical hibiscus, sweet peach nectar, fresh waterfall mintIsland Margarita -Pink Lilac and Vanilla - fresh lilac bouquets, dewey greens, vanilla blossomStrawberry Pound Cake - fresh strawberries, golden shortcake, whipped creamSunshine and Daffodils - sunny daffodils, bright citrus, luscious greens
Happy Candle Day!Yes! It is finally here!That one day a year where people stay up late, or get up early and wait in LONG lines to grab their favorite Bath and Body Works candles at sale pricing.This year the cost was $9.50 and while that fifty five-cent increase from last year's pricing put a frown on many faces, you wouldn't know it from the lines and crowds that filled sidewalks, malls, and stores everywhere.The lines here were long...I never knew we had that many people in town.I crossed the store's threshold and tried to make my way through the crush of people and body care stocked tables to find the round and small square tables with candles on them. They were scattered throughout the store and with small gaps between the tables and tower shelves, we shoppers had to maneuver carefully.Previous years the tables were in the front of the store and it was so much easier to grab what you want and get out of there. Years ago, I was the first through the door at 7 or 8am. Was it a lack of interest then? I am not sure. If you saw the number of people pushing to get in this small store today...well, I know you get what I mean because I have been looking at some social media posts and you too have had the same circumstances in some areas.In a matter of moments, before you could make your way to the tables, the most wanted candles were gone. I expected as much. I had candles in my cart last night and with a few site issues in trying to get them checked out, I gave up and decided to grab them in-store to use my coupon. Candles sold out online around 1 pm I heard.I grabbed a Sweater Weather candle from the wall and carefully put it into my bag. I couldn't get to the crates because another group of shoppers came in from the front and were pushing us all to the cash wrap area. In the area by a shelf tower, I asked the woman with numerous filled crates if I could pass ( I said Excuse me ) to get to the other side of her to make my way to the other tables. She looked at me and said, No. Now she wasn't in line, she was taking a headcount on crates of candles. I didn't ask for a candle, her firstborn or a pint of blood. Just excuse me, may I pass. No? Um, Okay. I mean, I am not a small woman if I move past you I will move you. With the women pushing me from behind because they were being pushed and the rude person with her pile of crates not letting us through, I took my lonely candle out of the bag, hung up the bag and made my way out.I walked through the mall and went back to TJMaxx while I waited for my brother to join us.After some time we tried once more to get into the store and look for candles but the lines were still long so we gave up.We left the mall and decided to go see the reindeer that visits our area every year during Birthday week and the sweet little eight-month-old deer they brought this year put a smile on my face. Then it was off to our birthday dinner celebration and more shopping.The stores out of town were crazy too. Filled to the rafters with shoppers holding crates of candles standing in long lines with long faces. One sales associate in this store held a sign that read, " Line Forms Here." I smiled at her and she said she had the easiest job in the store.I found a crate here and looked for a few candles to grab. These shoppers were kind and moved as you tried to pass them but the candle selection was gone. These round tables and walls were getting bare and the sales associates and manager frantically moved things around to fill in.A couple asked me which candles I had found and if I had any holiday scents I preferred and we got to talking about candles versus melts. I finished grabbing five random candles and got in line. I saw my husband pacing outside of the store along with the other " my wife drug me out into candle day" husbands. This store had the center area designated as the checkout line and the manager came and directed people on the other side of the round body care table that broke up the flow to keep the lines in order to the four registers and two portable handheld cashiers.I was directed to the left side and there was a woman in front of me as we all took half baby steps inching our way closer to salvation. A sales associate was at the cash wrap directing us all like a policeman in an intersection. The woman in front of me moved up two-steps and the associate said to her, "Where are you going, you aren't in line." I thought...oh no here we go. She told her she was where she was told to be and the associate told her to get to the end of the line.I nearly dropped my crate when I saw her face and she turned to the associate and said, "No I am not going to the end of no line."The associate looked at me and I whispered to her the manager sent us here...because she did... and she told the lady to proceed to the register. A portable cashier then asked if I was paying with a card and took care of me. There were no coupons given today and I was told the reusable totes were gone early in the morning. Just as she said it a person walked out of the backroom with a few totes and when we both looked at her, the associate told me that they were for her, shes a worker there.I cut my losses on this Candle Day and wanted out of the chaos. Easier said than done trying to get a large shopper bag through shopping customers holding crates of candles. I must say...the sales associates were incredible today and worked so hard in keeping the shelves stocked with product and the customers as happy as they could be. Every worker I saw didn't stop running around or answering questions the entire time I was there. Today was much worse than Black Friday was for sure. When we got back into town my husband asked if I wanted to check the store here one more time. I did and it was still crowded but the tables that were filled were completely empty. The walls were picked through and a few older candles were filling in here and there.I saw the associate who was by herself in the morning to open and she told me she was concerned to open the gate with so many outside of it. And the minute she did, the store was flooded with shoppers.Hopefully, tomorrow when the other candle collections ( $10 off candles tomorrow ) come out I will be able to grab a few that I wanted. Either on sale or not I wanted the pretty glass Rose Water and Ivy candle for my aunt as a gift to go with the Winter Florals Ballerina Rose Candle I grabbed today.And I may trade in my Sweater Weather for a different scent. That grey wax is not really to my liking but I have to think about it.So many years ago when I began this journey into Bath and Body Works I found that I wanted to collect their candles as well as burn them. Over time I have been thinning out my collections while grabbing only a few here and there that I want to burn and enjoy now.On a day like today, I would buy bunches of candles filling bunches of paper tote bags...when today I grabbed only five candles.I think disappointment had a little to do with it ( DANG IT I wanted that store bag)...HAHA...and when I say that by no means do I think any of this craziness it is life-altering sadness...HAHA. I am fineeeee. Just sharing my perspective on my trip.I shared this morning a little about how crazy busy the store was and that I left with nothing and a reader on Facebook responded that I always have something rude to say and asked am I ever happy. HAHA.Trolls leaving me negative comments asking am I ever happy. Now that is funny. I will get my photos from today including the reindeer added later, I want to check out some of your social media posts of your hauls first and it is already late.Thank you so much for sharing some of your thoughts and your shopping experiences with me. I really appreciate it...Have a great night...
Home for the Holidays Collection:Red Velvet Cupcake - lush red velvet cake, cream cheese frosting, sweet vanillaHot Buttered Rum - dark buttered rum, warm caramel, mulling spice, vanilla bourbonSpice - red cinnamon stick, Christmas clove buds, ground nutmegMint Chocolate - sweet peppermint, creamy vanilla bean, decadent chocolate, handmade marshmallowCranberry Pear Bellini - fizzy pear nectar, sparkling red cranberries, lush apricot, tart blackcurrantMerry Mistletoe - frozen cranberries, sparkling pear, icy peppermint, balsam branchesCreamy Nutmeg - spiced nutmeg, sugared cinnamon, vanilla chestnutChestnut and Clove - warm roasted chestnut, fresh ground clove, cedarwoodPop Up CollectionStrawberry Pound Cake - fresh strawberries, golden shortcake, whipped creamSugared Blueberry Donut - fresh-picked blueberries, glazed donut, sugarcane crystalsCereal Marshmallow Bar - fruity rainbow cereal, sticky marshmallow fluff, confetti sprinklesUnicorn Sprinkles - fluffy cotton candy, rainbow candy drops, sugared lemonCore Collection:Japanese Cherry Blossom - pear, Japanese cherry blossom, sandalwoodA Thousand Wishes - sparkling champagne, crystal peonies, almond cremeAromatherapy Collection:Relax - Black ChamomilePeaceful - Tea Tree and PeppermintChristmas Vault Collection:Spiced Apple Toddy - Warm Apple Brandy, Spiced Plum, Tart Cranberry, Cinnamon StickWinter - White Woods, Pine Needles, Sparkling Clementine, Spiced CloveSnow Mountain Lodge - smoked embers, silver pine, sandalwoodSweater Weather - Fresh Sage, Juniper Berry, Aromatic Eucalyptus, Fresh Woods Fresh Balsam - Woodland Balsam, Crisp Eucalyptus, Fir Branches, CedarwoodTwisted Peppermint - Cool Peppermint, Sugared Snow, Vanilla Buttercream, Fresh Balsam, Hint of MuskSweet Cinnamon Pumpkin - Warm Cinnamon, Fresh Ground Clove, Vanilla Cream, Brown SugarPumpkin Pecan Waffles - Maple Syrup, Golden Waffles, Pumpkin Spice, Brown SugarWhite Barn Concrete Decor Collection:Watermelon Lemonade - Watermelon Ice, Sparkling Water, Meyer Lemon Pineapple Mango - Fresh Pineapple, Juicy Mango, Vine-Ripened RaspberryMahogany Coconut - Creamy Coconut, Mahogany Woods, English Lavender Georgia Peach - Juicy Peaches, Dew-Covered Leaves, Hint of Vanilla Black Teakwood - Rich Mahogany, Black Teakwood, Dark Oak, Frosted LavenderIsland Margarita - Sweet Mandarin, Island Mango, Sea SaltEucalyptus Mint - Fresh Eucalyptus, Sweet Spearmint, Lemon Peel, Clary SageMidnight Blue Citrus - Juicy Citrus, Fresh Spring Water, Sweet MangoWinter Florals Collection:White Gardenia - Classic White Gardenia, Sweet Apple Water, Bamboo, White WoodsBallerina Rose - Ballerina Rose Petals, Soft Peony Blossoms, Summer Greenery Fresh Cut Lilacs - Lilac Bouquets, Dewy Greens, Soft Spring Air Cactus Blossom - Cactus Flower Pera, Sun-Kissed Coconut, Vanilla, Fresh Sparkling LemonHoneysuckle - sweet honeysuckle nectar, peony petals, soft creamy vanillaWinter Daisy - white petals, sweet lemon, creamy sandalwoodSeason's Greetings: launches after candle dayCinnamon Caramel Swirl -Spiced Apple Toddy -Fireside -Fresh Balsam -Flannel -Winter Snowfall -All That Glitters Collection: launches after candle daySmoked Vanilla -Black Tie -Peach Bellini -Rose Water and Ivy -White Barn Refresh Collection: launches after candle dayAlmond -Island Papaya -Lavender Rose -Boardwalk - caramel glazed popcorn, warm taffy apples, salty-sweet creamLemon Mint Leaf -Flower Shop - sweet lilac, pink freesia, hyacinthTiki Beach - warm vanilla musk, orchids, toasted coconutTurquoise Waters -Beachscape -White Barn Spring Ombre Collection: launches after candle dayMahogany Coconut -Watermelon Lemonade -Peach Bellini -White Gardenia -The Perfect Spring - spring air, fresh grass, apple blossomSun-drenched Linen -Endless Weekend -Fresh Cut Lilacs -Renew and Refresh - jasmine petals, fresh air, crisp mint leafBlueberry Pie -