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Buy 3 get 3 free is going on now!  Great deal no matter what time of year!  Use those coupons and get more bang for your buck!   I just received my newest delivery from B&BW and I’m so excited!  I picked up some candles: Vanilla Bean Noel, Kitchen Spice and Sticky Toffee Pudding.

Sticky Toffee Pudding was a winner of the recipe contest and I think it smells the best out of the three.  We shall see!  I am going burn my in the candle room since it has maple in it (the hubs can’t stand that smell…too bad because I love it). 

Stay tuned for a review =)

Tia~
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Buy 3 get 3 free is going on now!  Great deal no matter what time of year!  Use those coupons and get more bang for your buck!   I just received my newest delivery from B&BW and I’m so excited!  I picked up some candles: Vanilla Bean Noel, Kitchen Spice and Sticky Toffee Pudding.

Sticky Toffee Pudding was a winner of the recipe contest and I think it smells the best out of the three.  We shall see!  I am going burn my in the candle room since it has maple in it (the hubs can’t stand that smell…too bad because I love it). 

Stay tuned for a review =)

Tia~
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Sunday, December 4, 2011
drink scents

I picked up the three drink scents: Vanilla Tini, Strawberry Sparkler, and Jingle Bellini the other day.  I think these are supposed to be like celebrating the new year or perhaps partying during the holidays?  I don’t know.

I’ll start with the one I like least:

Vanilla tini =\=

vanillatini

The B&BW website says “Our exclusive Vanillatini is an addictive cocktail of fresh vanilla, creamy coconut, and lemon zest.”  

If you liked signature vanillas coconut then I guess you might like this one.  I don’t care for it BUT I didn’t like Signature Vanillas Coconut either.  When this dries down there isn’t much of a scent, it’s very soft, to the point where you can’t really smell it, which can be good if you don’t like to have super strong lingering coconut.  Okay, to be honest this was a hard one for me to review.  I could hardly stand it being on a small portion of my forearm.  Something about the way this smells just isn’t my taste but I wanted to be able to say what it was similar to so if you like that, you can get it! =)

Jingle Bellini =\=

jingle bellini

The B&BW website says “Our exclusive Jingle Bellini is a festive cocktail of peach champagne, apricot nectar, and powdered sugar.” 

When I open the cap, I actually like this one.  I enjoy getting a Peach Bellini when I go out to Brio or Cheesecake Factory.  They are tasty and this scent pretty much matches the beverage.  A true peach Bellini has white peach puree and a dry sparkling wine.  However, the ones I have had also added Peach liqueur, like schnapps, to the mix.  I really don’t mind the fact it doesn’t smell like a fresh piece of fruit.  The dry down is nice, fruity sweet, not perfume-y.  Sometimes I want a scent that is basic/fruity and not having to break into my stash of classics to satisfy my needs.  I would consider buying this in a larger bottle when it goes on sale. 

Strawberry Sparkler =\=

strawberry sparkler

B&BW website says “Our exclusive Strawberry Sparkler is a flirty cocktail of wild strawberries, sparkling mandarin and pink jasmine.”

Sweet and fruity what more could this girl ask for (except to bring Country Apple and other classics back to the stores)!  I think once you get over this tingling/tangy smell that they use to make things smell bubbly and carbonated it dries down and is a simple scent.  I get the strawberry which in my opinion smells like strawberry lip balm.  I don’t mind using strawberry scents that remind me of how strawberries taste after they have been cleaned, sliced and sprinkled with sugar.  If you let them sit for a bit in the fridge the sugars mix with the strawberry juice and makes like a syrup.  That’s how this smells to me.  Nothing out of this world, just ordinary.  I wouldn’t mind having this at work for when I’m needing a little lotion and since it dry down is light and would bother anyone that might pass by. 

Over all I like two of the three, which I’m pretty surprised!  I feel that B&BW has been hit or miss for me.  Some fragrances I really really want to like…but it doesn’t mix well with my chemistry.  I will more than likely look for these when they go on sale.  I would imagine it would be at the SAS which I’m not sure just yet when that is going to start, but I’ll post it once I know.  I have heard right after Christmas and then I have heard January.  As soon as I find out I’ll post it on here and on all my other sites as well.

Enjoy your day!

 

Tia~
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twistedpeppermint bottles

Good Ol’ Twisted Peppermint.  I get so many compliments about this scent when I wear it.  The bottle says “A tempting blend of cool, refreshing mint, white sugar, and just a hint of rich vanilla”.

  It may seem a bit strong when you open it to smell it but once it’s on your skin you get two surprises!  1. it’s soothing.  I can feel it tingling on my skin after about 30 seconds to a minute.  It’s so nice to use in the morning to pep me up for work and if I use it in the evening to relax my tired muscles.  2. At least for me, when it dries down you get a soft minty and vanilla scent that lasts for hours!  During the day, I get hints of peppermint/vanilla and I literately will think what is that wonderful smell.  Takes me just a second to realize, it’s ME!twistedpeppermint showergel

One of my friends (also a B&BW user) asked if I had a little bottle that I had used to reapply, when I told her no she was impressed! She uses Vanilla Bean Noel during the holidays and never tired Twisted Peppermint probably because it smells so strong in the bottle. 

 

twistedpeppermint bodylotionIt’s not over powering, or sickening sweet like other Holiday Traditions scents.  If you are lover of vanilla and want a take it up a notch for the holidays or winter season, you may want to try this one out if you haven’t already!  Even if you don’t like vanilla (I’m not a super fan of vanilla scents, if I’m in the mood for it, I’ll wear VBN or WVS) you might like this one, it’s subtle so you want smell like a bottle of vanilla extract.

  This year, Twisted Peppermint was out for a limited time.  I think they had it on the website for a bit longer than they carried it in the stores, which is a shame.  I can’t believe they would take a way such a wonderful fragrance so quickly.  Especially since it could be used all winter, not just in December.  Perhaps I will be able to get some during the semi annual sale.  

Tia~
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drink scents

I picked up the three drink scents: Vanilla Tini, Strawberry Sparkler, and Jingle Bellini the other day.  I think these are supposed to be like celebrating the new year or perhaps partying during the holidays?  I don’t know.

I’ll start with the one I like least:

Vanilla tini =\=

vanillatini

The B&BW website says “Our exclusive Vanillatini is an addictive cocktail of fresh vanilla, creamy coconut, and lemon zest.”  

If you liked signature vanillas coconut then I guess you might like this one.  I don’t care for it BUT I didn’t like Signature Vanillas Coconut either.  When this dries down there isn’t much of a scent, it’s very soft, to the point where you can’t really smell it, which can be good if you don’t like to have super strong lingering coconut.  Okay, to be honest this was a hard one for me to review.  I could hardly stand it being on a small portion of my forearm.  Something about the way this smells just isn’t my taste but I wanted to be able to say what it was similar to so if you like that, you can get it! =)

Jingle Bellini =\=

jingle bellini

The B&BW website says “Our exclusive Jingle Bellini is a festive cocktail of peach champagne, apricot nectar, and powdered sugar.” 

When I open the cap, I actually like this one.  I enjoy getting a Peach Bellini when I go out to Brio or Cheesecake Factory.  They are tasty and this scent pretty much matches the beverage.  A true peach Bellini has white peach puree and a dry sparkling wine.  However, the ones I have had also added Peach liqueur, like schnapps, to the mix.  I really don’t mind the fact it doesn’t smell like a fresh piece of fruit.  The dry down is nice, fruity sweet, not perfume-y.  Sometimes I want a scent that is basic/fruity and not having to break into my stash of classics to satisfy my needs.  I would consider buying this in a larger bottle when it goes on sale. 

Strawberry Sparkler =\=

strawberry sparkler

B&BW website says “Our exclusive Strawberry Sparkler is a flirty cocktail of wild strawberries, sparkling mandarin and pink jasmine.”

Sweet and fruity what more could this girl ask for (except to bring Country Apple and other classics back to the stores)!  I think once you get over this tingling/tangy smell that they use to make things smell bubbly and carbonated it dries down and is a simple scent.  I get the strawberry which in my opinion smells like strawberry lip balm.  I don’t mind using strawberry scents that remind me of how strawberries taste after they have been cleaned, sliced and sprinkled with sugar.  If you let them sit for a bit in the fridge the sugars mix with the strawberry juice and makes like a syrup.  That’s how this smells to me.  Nothing out of this world, just ordinary.  I wouldn’t mind having this at work for when I’m needing a little lotion and since it dry down is light and would bother anyone that might pass by. 

Over all I like two of the three, which I’m pretty surprised!  I feel that B&BW has been hit or miss for me.  Some fragrances I really really want to like…but it doesn’t mix well with my chemistry.  I will more than likely look for these when they go on sale.  I would imagine it would be at the SAS which I’m not sure just yet when that is going to start, but I’ll post it once I know.  I have heard right after Christmas and then I have heard January.  As soon as I find out I’ll post it on here and on all my other sites as well.

Enjoy your day!

 

Tia~
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twistedpeppermint bottles

Good Ol’ Twisted Peppermint.  I get so many compliments about this scent when I wear it.  The bottle says “A tempting blend of cool, refreshing mint, white sugar, and just a hint of rich vanilla”.

  It may seem a bit strong when you open it to smell it but once it’s on your skin you get two surprises!  1. it’s soothing.  I can feel it tingling on my skin after about 30 seconds to a minute.  It’s so nice to use in the morning to pep me up for work and if I use it in the evening to relax my tired muscles.  2. At least for me, when it dries down you get a soft minty and vanilla scent that lasts for hours!  During the day, I get hints of peppermint/vanilla and I literately will think what is that wonderful smell.  Takes me just a second to realize, it’s ME!twistedpeppermint showergel

One of my friends (also a B&BW user) asked if I had a little bottle that I had used to reapply, when I told her no she was impressed! She uses Vanilla Bean Noel during the holidays and never tired Twisted Peppermint probably because it smells so strong in the bottle. 

 

twistedpeppermint bodylotionIt’s not over powering, or sickening sweet like other Holiday Traditions scents.  If you are lover of vanilla and want a take it up a notch for the holidays or winter season, you may want to try this one out if you haven’t already!  Even if you don’t like vanilla (I’m not a super fan of vanilla scents, if I’m in the mood for it, I’ll wear VBN or WVS) you might like this one, it’s subtle so you want smell like a bottle of vanilla extract.

  This year, Twisted Peppermint was out for a limited time.  I think they had it on the website for a bit longer than they carried it in the stores, which is a shame.  I can’t believe they would take a way such a wonderful fragrance so quickly.  Especially since it could be used all winter, not just in December.  Perhaps I will be able to get some during the semi annual sale.  

Tia~
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