Tag Archives: Holidays

A Very Merry Christmas! – Impressions Of Vienna In Winter

Have a wonderful time, all my dear readers and friends! I hope you all get the chance to spend time with the people you love, eat plenty of good food and find peace and rest and relaxation in the coming … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays!

I want to wish all my readers, commenters and friends a wonderful, peaceful and happy Christmas! I hope you get the chance to be with the people you love, eat good food, laugh, sing, dance and of course, smell ravishing all the … 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 – Which Perfumes Are On Your Holiday Wishlist?

Do you have fragrances on your Holiday wish list? Are you comfortable asking your loved ones for particular scents for Christmas, birthdays etc.? Or do you prefer to buy them for yourself? What particular scent are you hoping for this year? Do … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving! – Olfactoria Travels To NYC

To all Americans, I wish a very happy Thanksgiving! I get to spend this Thanksgiving in the US as well, yippie! I’ll be gone for a few days, but some posts are scheduled and I hope to be able to … Continue reading

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Monday Question: What Perfume Are You Wearing For The Holidays?

What are you planning on wearing in the upcoming days? Do you have any favorites for the Holidays? What fragrance is especially festive in your eyes? What scent do you think is most appropriate for office parties? Which ones for … Continue reading

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Last Week In Perfumeland – Weekend Link Love

Another week galopped past me, as the Holidays come nearer time is going by faster and faster, as if it knew how much I still have to do. If it were not for my children (and, truth be told, my parents … Continue reading

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The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year – The Goodwill Continues

Since I write my blog, people I know in real life have reacted overwhelmingly positive to it. And it looks like many of them have secret stashes of great samples they don’t need, which they send me to find a … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

To all Americans, I wish a very happy Thanksgiving! I used to spend many Thanksgivings in the US (in the pre-motherhood era), and I wish I could be there this year too. Especially for Black Friday 😉 But the spirit … Continue reading

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A Somewhat Different Holiday Gift Guide

It is hard to gift somebody else with a perfume. Even if you think you know best, even if you are convinced your impeccable taste and extensive knowledge enables you to give your nearest and dearest what they secretly wish … Continue reading

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