Monthly Archives: May 2011

Tea Time, Or Rather Milk Time – Review: Jo Malone Sweet Milk Cologne

Sweet Milk was an impulse purchase (luckily I was with my husband who wanted me to select one bottle of my choice for my birthday). I took one whiff and I knew I had to have this. HAD to. Part … Continue reading

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Kick Start – Review: Anya’s Garden Light

Citrus scents are fleeting by nature. That is why citrus notes are usually top notes, opening a fragrance with its light and effervescent brightness and then evaporating into thin air, leaving only a beautiful memory. Anya McCoy, founder of Anya’s Garden, head … Continue reading

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Monday Question – What Perfume Spells Summer For You?

What are your favorite summer scents? The ones that you would take on a vacation? The ones that help you through the worst heat? The ones that contain your memories of summers past? My Answer: My favorite summer scents are … Continue reading

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Last Week In Perfume Land – Weekend Link Love

Summer has come this past week, and with a vengeance. It was very hot and sticky and sweaty and sunny. Can you tell I am not majorly into summer? I would love to have normal temperature for once, going from … Continue reading

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Olfactoria On Perfume Smellin’ Things

I am on PST again today, talking about Duchaufour – again. :) I hope to see you over there!

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Magic Cloak – Review: Chanel N°19

One of the timeless classics in my perfume closet is N°19. Sadly, it is neglected in favor of many, many others that shout for attention . Annemarie’s story of the importance of N°19 throughout her life on Beauty on the … Continue reading

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Wooden, But Elegant – Review: Parfumerie Générale Cadjmeré

For the longest time I owned only one PG perfume, Felanilla, and was perfectly happy with that status. But all of a sudden – that is how it is with us Perfumistas -I got a craving for all things PG … Continue reading

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Changeling – Review: Ormonde Jayne Tiare

Tiare is the last of the Ormonde Jayne florals up for review. I needed a long time and many wearings to get my bearings with Tiare – for it surprised me. Tiare flower, the Tahitian Gardenia, is a tropical flower … Continue reading

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My Kingdom For This Horse! – Review: Parfum d’Empire Equistrius

I wish I had tried Equistrius sooner. Like when I had my major iris phase, but on the other hand, I would have missed many good irises then, because Equistrius would have stopped me in my tracks, I would have … Continue reading

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Out Of The Box – Mainstream Sample Sniffathon Part 1

The other day I was lucky enough to have the morning to myself, totally child free, thanks to my Mother in law. That was a perfect moment to go through my mainstream sample box for once. This box is a separate entity from my … Continue reading

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