Tag Archives: Beauty

Norwegian Lights – A Travellogue

Editor’s Note: Today Sandra shows us amazing photos of her recent trip to Norway, her husband’s country of origin. Thank you for sharing your impressions and beautiful pictures here, Sandra! I think I might be falling a bit in love … Continue reading

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Monday Question – What Is Your Go-To Perfume For Special Occasions?

Which perfume do you choose for a day you want to remember? What is the one scent you reach for on days when something special happens? What do you wear when you need some comforting and confidence-boosting? What perfume do … Continue reading

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People In Perfumeland – Maria McElroy Of Aroma M

Maria McElroy is the creator of Aroma M, a line of perfumes inspired by the art and culture of Japan. Maria is an artist (she studied painting) and lived in Japan for seven years, where she not only met her … Continue reading

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People In Perfumeland – Lianne Tio Of Lianne Tio Parfums

Today we welcome Lianne Tio, founder and owner of Lianne Tio Parfums in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Lianne is one of the lucky few who succeeded in making her dream a reality and turning her passion for perfume into a career. … Continue reading

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A Tuscan Retreat Part I – Sandra’s Italian Vacation

By Sandra We took our first vacation in over 8 years that did not include a conference of some sort. Vacation this year included my entire immediate family and a cousin with her husband. To be honest, I worried that … Continue reading

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In Search Of Hidden Beauty – Summer Snapshots

I’m only checking in quickly again today. I’m happily rediscovering my perfume collection, wafting copious amounts of musky fumes these days and sweltering in the heat. Here are just a few pictures I took recently… How are you doing? What … Continue reading

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My Favorite Things – Summer Edition

Quick and to the point, here are my favorite things of the summer season. Skin care: Paula’s Choice Resist line, La Roche-Posay Anthelios SPF 50 Melt-In Cream For Face. Body: Kiehl’s Creme de Corps, Yves Rocher Noix de Coco body … Continue reading

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People In Perfumeland – Georg Wuchsa Of Aus Liebe Zum Duft (First In Fragrance)

Today I am happy to welcome Georg Wuchsa, the man behind Europe’s biggest online niche perfume store Aus Liebe zum Duft, called First in Fragrance in English. Aus Liebe zum Duft literally means for the love of scent, and that … Continue reading

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In Search Of Hidden Beauty – Nature Always Provides Beauty

I’m not having a good day, so without many words, here are a few beautiful photos from lovely reader Poodle that she took in her backyard. Thank you for sharing these, Poodle! What a beautiful place to live… I’m wafting … Continue reading

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In Search Of Hidden Beauty – The Castle Beckons

For my birthday this past weekend we took a trip to a renaissance castle in Lower Austria, about an hour’s drive north of Vienna, the Rosenburg (Castle of Roses). The boys were excited to watch a bird show, as this … Continue reading

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