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Much site maintenance was done yesterday, including a bunch of CSS fiddling, and now I am happy with the links you can use to subscribe via RSS or email. So please do! Also I will only post weekly summaries of the Twitter updates (more bearable – I mostly want them for archiving purposes). If anyone . . . → Read More: Maintenance

Yay! My Sweet Anthem bottle of Mary is here!

I was starting to think maybe she’d died or something. She does not rush. To her credit, she says right on her site that if you order something she doesn’t have made up (and Mary’s on the “backlist” of products) then it may be a while before it’s done. For a handmade, vegan, and really . . . → Read More: Yay! My Sweet Anthem bottle of Mary is here!

2nd Cumming review at Ca Fleure Bon

I love Alan Cumming so much, and the name of this perfume is so funny, I have to link to Ca Fleure Bon’s review.

C’est tout!

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is such a sensual holiday and one in which smell is paramount. From the smell of the giblets simmering on the stove to the smell of baking (buttermilk biscuits, today!) to the orange in the sweet potatoes and the cinnamon in the applesauce, there’s nothing about Thanksgiving that doesn’t smell good. I hope you . . . → Read More: Happy Thanksgiving!

I wanted light; got more than I bargained for

Last night I stopped in at the local L’Occitane and sniffed their Peony EDT. It was light, uncomplicated, linear, and definitely peony. Sometimes that’s all you want, isn’t it? I didn’t buy it – I need another bottle to deal with right now like that proverbial fish needs a bicycle and besides, I’m trying not . . . → Read More: I wanted light; got more than I bargained for

Stop the madness

Over on Perfume Posse they’re talking about picking a perfume to wear for an entire week.

That might not seem like nothing to you, but I decided I can’t even try this one.

Patty on the Posse compared this to wearing the same pair of underwear for a week, but that’s not it at all. . . . → Read More: Stop the madness