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Buh-bye, 2012! In perfumes et al.

Holy crap, the year is over.

This year often sucked, and I will be glad to see the back of it (don’t let the door hit you in the ass on the way out, 2012). Nonetheless it has seen the acquisition of a hellacious amount of perfume in this house, and I feel I should . . . → Read More: Buh-bye, 2012! In perfumes et al.

Just some notes to myself

Looking at my “Damage this year” spreadsheet, I’m really calmly happy with my acquisitions, for the most part.

I’ve learned that blind buys of more than a few dollars don’t pay, and I’m mostly putting that knowledge into action. More planned purchases, less thrill rides. Even today, when I blew my fourth quarter budget up . . . → Read More: Just some notes to myself

Rumble in the well-appointed drawing room

Interestingly, someone arrived at my blog by searching for “la petite robe noire vs rose anonyme”. (Oh yes, people. Website owners can see this stuff. WE CAN SEE YOU THROUGH THE TUBES.)

I thought this search was weird but also awesome. Because there are really no points of comparison between La Petite Robe Noire, by . . . → Read More: Rumble in the well-appointed drawing room

I suspect you, Vanille Insensée

I’m finally filing a bunch of samples I got at Sniffapalooza in the spring – ok, I’m not even filing them yet, I’m just entering them in my spreadsheet so I don’t buy them again – and something leaked on my hand and then smelled nasty. I’m suspecting Vanille Insensée because it was the only . . . → Read More: I suspect you, Vanille Insensée