Category Archives: Ramblings

Inside The Snowglobe

In the country… It has been snowing for hours. Soft, glittering snowflakes. It feels like being inside a snowglobe. Beauty is everywhere tonight.

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Sunrise Over Vienna

Just a short note today – I wanted to share the amazing light we saw on our way to school this morning. Have a great day!

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Happy New Year 2015!

Another year is about to begin and it will be a significant one for me: the year I will turn forty. Aside from me getting on in years, what will it bring in terms of the blog? I am not … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Thank you for sticking with me and my contributing friends here on OT over the past year. I appreciate you all so much more than you could ever know. Have a wonderful time with friends and family! See you soon! … Continue reading

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Updates, Christmas-y And Otherwise

I’m sitting in a hospital bed right now, typing this on my phone. My older son had his tonsils removed today and thankfully by now we are both okay and smiling again. We are stuck here for another couple of … Continue reading

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Summer In Italy – Scented Travels

We started our yearly trek to Italy once more in the city of Udine. It is very convenient to spend the night there, before venturing further south, since five hours of car travel are plenty for two young children. We … Continue reading

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Summer On The Balcony – Checking In

I have to apologize to you all, dear readers, because I have been very quiet these past weeks, not because I don’t want to talk to you, but because I feel I don’t have a lot to say. About perfume … Continue reading

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My Favorite Things – Summer 2014 Edition

I haven’t done a Favorite Things post for a while, so today I want to compile a list of things that I do, see, crave, use or love at the moment and hope you will share yours in the comments. … Continue reading

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Sandra’s Perfume Sale – Happy Shopping!

OT contributor Sandra has gone through her perfume cabinet and her rejects are your gain. Take a look around, maybe you find a perfume you always wanted at a bargain price! Please contact Sandra directly under Sandra dot Glittenberg at … Continue reading

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In Search For Hidden Beauty – The Smythson, Tom Ford And French Boys Edition

Today I want to share a few things with you that are beautiful and just looking at them makes my day better. Tom Ford Foundation Stick in Alabaster: I bought this at Selfridges at the recommendation of my good friend … Continue reading

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