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I hear on Twitter that a couple of folks would like to comment, and can’t. I’m still trying to figure out how to allow people to use their IDs to log in and make comments. I thought my OpenID plug-in was interfering with; but it doesn’t seem to make a difference, so I’m . . . → Read More: Housekeeping

Scent for an apocalypse

I haven’t had much to write lately, because for me perfume is fun and pretty much everything in my life is the opposite of fun right now.

As I hang on to my lifelines (my beloved, good friends, the best brother in the world), I don’t have a lot of brain time for perfume. I . . . → Read More: Scent for an apocalypse

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-08-19

I'll never again create an account just to shop a site. Shoemint: 4 minutes, yawn. # I think my fashion strategy for the fall is going to be "wear all the things". # Squeeing over food inspired by perfume! # Read my full review of the dinner inspired by MCMC Fragrances, and their . . . → Read More: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-08-19


I was so irritated recently by Miller Harris Fleurs de Sel that I’m looking for other salt perfumes to wear. For some reason on the particular day that I wore it, it was only dune grass (vetiver) and perhaps lavender; no fleurs, and not really any sel, either.

I was annoyed enough that I tried . . . → Read More: Salt

Smelling good eats, eating good smells

I was lucky enough to get to attend a “Methods & Madness” dinner by Chef Tessa Liebman in which she interpreted the original perfumes of Anne McClain, of MCMC Fragrances, into delicious food.

My full article on this gloriousness is up now at Ca Fleure Bon – please visit and enjoy!

Thanks to editor . . . → Read More: Smelling good eats, eating good smells

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-08-12

Yet another post on the Anthropologie/Le Labo perfume Belle du Soir, old lady perfumes, and my great-grandma! # I finally get my mitts on some Alexander McQueen Kingdom. Makes me think about bellydancing. #fragrance #perfume # @candyperfumeb0y ME TOO! I know, I'm linking to your review. Sad about the parfum bottle. in . . . → Read More: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-08-12