Every few weeks or so, I like to pretend that I am not addicted to caffeine. I attempt to prove to myself that I do not need caffeine by switching my Starbucks order to the coffee-free vanilla bean frappachino. This delicious concoction is the only good thing about those foolish uncaffeinated days. Bath and Body Works Vanilla Bean Noel comes very close to the smell of my beloved vanilla bean frappachino. Curiously, Vanilla Bean Noel does not actually smell much like vanilla, which has a somewhat darker fragrance. Instead, Vanilla Bean Noel smells like white chocolate. I know that you’re supposed to outgrow the unsophisticated white chocolate in favor of dark chocolate with at least 70% cacao, but I must confess that I never did. I still enjoy the ultra-sweet, trashy charm of white chocolate (although my teeth do not). Besides, Vanilla Bean Noel is a Christmas limited edition, and aren’t the holidays supposed to bring out your inner child? So I’m told, anyway. For better or for worse, my inner child is not particularly inner.