Thursday’s Fab Five

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching & I love being at home on the weeknights cooking dinner and catching up on my favorite shows.  Don’t you?!

The weather has been so weird here in D.C., first it was warm and gross, now it’s cold and clammy.  I honestly can’t keep up with it, and neither can my sinuses!!  The beginning of the week was chilly & rainy, it legit felt like January and gave me the worst sinus headache.  So annoying.

I can’t wait to have off from work tomorrow and drive up to NJ for a wedding!  My good friend Mike…we’ve been friends since pre-k 4, can you believe that…is getting married!!!  It’s going to be such an epic celebration, so make sure you’re following along on both Snapchat (@elizabethmayce) and Instagram stories, @elizabethmayce!

Here are some things I’ve been loving recently, some classic favorites and some new goodies too.  Tweet me some favorites of yours @elizabethmayce!

Thursday's Fab Five


Bath & Body Works Candle in Sweater Weather, $12.50
Right now all B&BW candles are $12.50, which gives you a perfect excuse to go out and buy tons of fall and winter scents.  My favorite for this time of year is def Sweater Weather- it always sells out, so make sure to buy some quickly!  Sweater Weather is the perfect fall scent with notes of woods, eucalyptus, juniper berry, and sage.  The apartment smells incredible within 5 minutes of lighting this, & as I said, it’s everyone’s favorite, so buy it now!!  PS: Ebates gives 1% cash back on Bath & Body Works purchases, if you aren’t an Ebates member, join here!

The Body Shop’s Vitamin C Skin Boost, $29
I wrote about this product back 2012…yes, 2012. Shocking.
It just recently reentered my life, and o.m.g. why did I ever stop using this?!  This skin boost is an incredible morning serum to use, it instantly brightens up my complexion, which has been much needed with this week’s weather.  You can read my original thoughts here, keep in mind, this post was from 2012- but my thoughts on how great the product is, are still the same!
Right now The Body Shop’s having a buy 3, get 3 free promotion.  & Ebates gives you 3% cash-back on your purchase!

Essie Kimono Over Polish, $9
My polish this week is this gorgeous deep purple from Essie’s fall collection last year.  It goes with everything, is the right degree of vampy, and will coordinate perfectly with my cobalt color dress for a wedding this weekend!  This was def one of my favorite colors from last year’s collection, and I’m so happy to be bringing it back into my life this season!  Shop through the link above, and save 2% cash-back through Ebates on HSN!

Gap’s High Rise Ankle Jeggings in Rich Wine, $30 
YOU. MUST. GET. THESE. Originally $60, these pants are so comfortable and the rich wine color is amazing with any boot you might have.  I love the rips, they’re subtle enough where people don’t give you a side eye, but just enough to be edgy.  Did that make sense?  I bought these about 2 weeks ago (for 40% off, not 50%!!), and I love, love, love, they way they fit and feel.  I bought the tall size, so they are full length and also look great with heels and flats.   I’m thinking about buying the black moss color as well…for this price, it’s a serious steal.  Use code CHEERS to save an additional 20% off, and use Ebates for 2% cash-back on your purchase!

Dog Mother, Wine Lover Muscle Tee, $30
I love the CoffeeInTheShower Instagram page, so when I saw they had a coupon code, I finally purchased this cute, and incredibly truthful, tee in black.  I love these graphic tees, and I’ve ordered from this company a few times.  It’s decent quality, comfortable fits, and I just love how this tee can perfectly describe me as a human being.

Have a fabulous weekend!! 



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Bath & Body Works Candle Haul

Confession: I honestly didn’t do any shopping this holiday weekend except for a candle purchase from Bath & Body Works.  I really wanted to do some more shopping but, I’m trying so hard to #budget.

I know it’s only February, but I wanted to start stocking up on some spring scents.  I still have a fair amount of winter candles, but I figured that with the sale price, and my coupon code, now was the time to buy.  Bath & Body Works candles are my favorite, the scent is strong, so I only need one burning in the apartment to have my entire home smell incredible.

Have you purchased any candles recently?  I’d love to know some favorites!!

Bath & Body Works Candle Haul

Mahogany Teakwood | Lemon Mint Tea | Seaside Citrus 

French Lavender  | White Gardenia | Fresh Cut Lilacs

Bath & Body Works currently has all of their candles for $12.50, and I have some coupon codes for you to use as well!  
For $10 off a $30 purchase use code SP168993
& for 20% off your purchase use code F152193

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Bath & Body Works Spring Candles

Candle obsessed is a perfect way to describe me, & my favorites are the 3-wick candles from Bath & Body Works.  
As soon as the Hawaiian Five Spring 2015 Collection came out in March I picked up the Oahu Coconut Sunset and Guava Colada candles.  I am ridiculously in love with the jars, I think the bright ombre colors are beautiful & it’s such a great addition to my dark coffee table for spring.
The Easter Bunny left me the Hawaiian Hibiscus candle, which is an amazing flowery coconut-jasmine blend- very light and luxurious.  I think it’s the perfect powder room candle for this time of year.
The last candle I’m currently burning is Island Waters, an oldie but goodie from Bath & Body Works.  I have this in my bedroom and it’s a very fresh scent of bamboo and greens.  I love water scents, so for me it’s nice & relaxing, just what I need right before bed.
Head over to Bath & Body Works and pick up a few spring candles during their next 2 for $22 (or did it change to $24, I can’t remember).  They always last me a fair amount of time and the scents are so strong in a great way!


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True Blue Spa: Heel of Approval

It’s sandal weather which only means one thing…make sure you get a pedicure, and take care of your feet if you’re going to be showing them to the public.  One way to start preparing is by slathering Bath and Body Works’ True Blue Spa’s Heel of Approval Cracked Heel Treatment.  It’s a fabuloussssss moisturizer, that when put on at night, will make your feet soft and fabulous by the next morning.

I love the True Blue Spa line for all my foot care needs.  I’ve been using their Shea butter foot cream for a couple of years, and then I randomly decided to try this and compare the two.  Even though I just started using Cracked Heel Treatment I love it way better than the Shea butter cream…but that was great too!!

The main ingredient in Cracked Heel Treatment is glycolic acid, which helps to break down any dead skin (it’s also used a lot in facial products).  If you’re like me and spend 100% of your time in sandals, heels, and the beach over the summer…then this is super important!  It feels great, and is super buttery and soft when applying– the smell is average, I never really care about the smell as long as the product does its job.  Alsoooooooo, I have to wear socks to bed, it’s a personal issue I have, but it helps immensely in locking in the moisturizer, and maximizing the effect of the product.

This product may be a little pricey, but since it’s the summer, and I have a foot phobia, it’s extremely important to me to look on point at all times.