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In The Circle Of Trust – My Top Five Perfumes (For Now)

The original title of this post was: “What remains when the wild frenzy ends.” But then I thought about Robert DeNiro’s character in Meet the Parents, who maintained a Circle of Trust, wherein only a very select few trusted individuals … Continue reading

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My Favorite Things – End Of 2012 Edition

It’s been a while since I have posted about my favorite things, the end of the year lends itself perfectly to such endeavors, and don’t we all love lists? The year 2012 has been an interesting one. I mostly stuck … Continue reading

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A Perfumed Christmas Carol – The Ghosts Of Christmas Past, Christmas Present And Christmas Yet To Come

I just watched Charles Dicken’s classic tale of transformation in the form my children prefer it – A Muppet’s Christmas Carol. And while Miss Piggy and Co. are doubtlessly entertaining, I still prefer the original text with its acerbic wit … Continue reading

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Monday Question – What Is Your Most Festive Perfume?

Which perfume in your collection is reserved for special occasions, like the upcoming Holidays? What is a very festive scent in your opinion? Do you choose your perfumes for such occasions well in advance or do you tend to go … Continue reading

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Puredistance Opardu Winners Announced!

Puredistance was generous enough to offer a giveaway for 10 samples of the lovely upcoming Opardu. The many entries on things we all miss from the past, are wonderful to read and I’m very happy all of you shared your … Continue reading

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When Every Leaf Is A Flower – My Top Perfume Picks For Fall

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” -Albert Camus I love the fall season. That is a relatively recent development though. In previous, unenlightened (read: pre-perfumania) times, I didn’t particularly care for the sadness of nature’s involution, … Continue reading

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Win One Of Ten Samples Of Puredistance Opardu! – Giveaway

The lovely people of Puredistance offered a wonderful giveaway for you, my dear readers! Ten (10) sample boxes of their new perfume Opardu, to be released in November of this year, will be given away to ten lucky winners. To … Continue reading

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À La Recherche Du Temps Perdu – Review: Puredistance Opardu

Puredistance is a house very dear to my heart. Puredistance I, Antonia and M are all in my collection, I admire the style of this house and the way its founder Jan Ewoud Vos implements his philosophy and taste to … Continue reading

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Monday Question – What Are Your Quintessential Seasonal Perfumes?

By Tara Which perfumes do you most associate with spring, summer, autumn/fall and winter? These aren’t necessarily your favourites, but the ones you think evoke each season the best. My Answer: Spring –  Cartier L’Heure Fougueuse This perfume makes me so … Continue reading

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What The Husband Wears – The Masculine Side Of Life

My husband has come far. Being dragged unwillingly into the forecourt of Perfumeland by me, he has evolved from wearing Ralph Lauren Polo Blue for years to having a small, but distinguished little stash of high quality fragrances (appointed by … Continue reading

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