Monthly Archives: March 2013

Happy Easter!

Have a wonderful Easter Holiday weekend with gorgeous weather and lots of chocolate eggs and candy ducks! We are spending the weekend with family here and there and trying to teach little Niki to ride his brand new bike. See … Continue reading

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Originally posted on All I am – a redhead:
The new perfume collaboration by Neela Vermeire and Bertrand Duchafour – Ashoka (eau de parfum). The only problem I see here –  it’s going to be available in early autumn 2013.…

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Hearts And Crafts – Les Mains d’Hermès, A Documentary

I couldn’t resist to share this wonderful movie with you. In this documentary, we get to take a peek into the world of Hermès craftsmen and their work. I find it very touching how they talk about their love for … Continue reading

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Checking In – And Checking Out

I wanted to quickly pop in and let you know that this week will be a bit low on posts unfortunately. I have two half-baked reviews in the making that are not quite done yet and this week is spring … Continue reading

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Monday Question – What Is Your Perfume Shopping Style?

Are you an impulsive shopper? Do you plan your next purchase with the precision of a brain surgeon? Are you dedicated to extensive research and comparison shopping? Or are you more of a sniff, grab and go person? Do you … Continue reading

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My Little List Of Happiness – Things That Make Me Smile

I want to post a list of things that make me happy once a month and I hope you join me in the comments with your happiness inducing little things. Frivolity is the key to eternal youth. – Ines de … Continue reading

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This And That – Little Moments Of Beauty In Everyday Life

This week I want to show you little glimpses of everyday sights in my life. I went for a walk through our apartment with my iPhone and snapped away at the many unexpected things of beauty that I found. First, … Continue reading

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John Oehler Aphrodesia Book Giveaway Winners Announced

Thank you all for participating in the draw for three copies of John Oehler’s novel Aphrodesia. I’m currently reading it and so far I’m impressed with the detailed research about the art and the business of perfumemaking. This is really … Continue reading

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Tara’s London Perfume Crawl Giveaway Winner Announced

Thank you all for entering Tara’s generous giveaway of rare and hard-to-find perfume samples. The giveaway is over, but should you have missed the post, it is still worth a look, as London is full of unexplored perfumed wonders and … Continue reading

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Monday Question – Which Perfume Goes Best With…?

The last Monday Question about your passions revealed lots of book lovers, but also a good deal of foodies. Perfume and food have lots in common and especially wine connoisseurs share lots of vocabulary with us Perfumistas. It is from them … Continue reading

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