Do you like that classic Christmas song? I love “O Little Town of Bethlehem”, it’s so soulful and low and sweet. When I hear this song, I can smell that little town as well as see it. It’s an image in my mind that is no more real than any image of a town painted . . . → Read More: O little town: The Scent of Music joint blogging event
As regular readers know, I’ve been without a kitty for most of the year. I did not take my kittyless situation lightly, but I didn’t want to rush into a new kitty relationship. Except for dorms in college, I’ve never lived in a home without a cat. A home without a cat seems empty, unfinished. . . . → Read More: New kitty chez Unseen Censer!
Fun! I finally got around to doing the draw from my Giving post – thanks to everyone who dropped by and commented.
I used Random.org and of the seven folks, The Scented Hound came up top!
So I’ll be contacting you, Mr. Scented Hound, to arrange mailing!
— Image is “Party [Re]Mix Cupcakes” . . . → Read More: Giveaway!
It’s giving Tuesday, and uncharacteristically, I have a giveaway!
Before I get to the stuff to give to you, let me share some other ideas for giving. I read that perfume is the #4 most common holiday gift, and if you look at the blogrolls on this site you’ll find a ton of gift-giving ideas; . . . → Read More: Giving!
Next to storage porn, there’s nothing that interests me more about other people’s perfume habits than picking something to wear. I love seeing other people’s Scent of the Day on Twitter or Facebook partly just because it gives me ideas about what to wear when, their associations with it or reasons for picking it, the . . . → Read More: Choosing is hard
Dita von Teese promo image for original Dita von Teese Eau de Parfum
Due to an alert Facebook aficionado, I found out that HSN now sells all the Dita von Teese perfumes in the U.S. And so now I have them!
Here’s a first report, for those of you who’ve been hearing about DvT’s . . . → Read More: I got my paws on Dita von Teese!
One of the gifts in the goody bag at Sniffapalooza’s Fall Ball last year was a lovely mini of Nest’s new fine perfume line. The packaging for these was so gorgeous that one could well covet a bottle even if one didn’t like the juice – and the juice is lovely too. (Ca Fleure Bon . . . → Read More: Why you need friends: NEST body products and perfume
Adorable wee sample bottles.
I’ve been so digging my perfume sample box from Profumo.it, I had to squee about it with you all. What what brand, I hear you say? Well, exactly.
One of the reasons we don’t talk more about Profumo perfumes is that it’s not particularly well branded. The company actually appears to . . . → Read More: Samples. Italy’s doing it right, akshully.
Ruth Chatterton in “Female”.
I love movies from before the Hays Code. They make you realize how insane the fifties really were. Women in these movies aren’t so different from women of today: they have unsuccessful love affairs, they have careers, they make mistakes, and they have sex lives. Bravo.
My beloved will usually watch . . . → Read More: Do you watch pre-code movies too?