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Patty White launched Perfume Posse in 2005, and we've been yapping on and on about perfume endlessly since.

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Femme by Sabon

Femme by Sabon

  By March Our mid-Atlantic summer has finally arrived with a vengeance.  It’s 98 degrees and humid, and I … could not be happier, really.  I’m a summer soul.  I don’t want to go run a marathon or anything, but sitting on the screened porch at night with some lemonade, The rest, please…

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

              Memorial Day   Have a wonderful weekend.  Take a moment to reflect.  Say ‘thank you’ to a veteran.   Theirs is a tremendous service.   Now a FUN perfume question:   What’s your perfume for the weekend? Mine is that intoxicating concoction of  Eau The rest, please…

Like a Virgin

Like a Virgin

  by Musette The notion of degrees of virginity has always mystified me – imo,  you either are or you aren’t although apparently I am Jurassic  on that one.  I get a giggle with olive oil descriptors, too, imagining that the olives in extra virgin olive oil aren’t even touched The rest, please…

Mooo

Mooo

by Moosette Aiiyy!  We are having That Midwest Weather Thing again.  Hummingbirds and margaritas one minute, Dorothy Gale and heavy socks the next.  (at this rate we will have sweet corn in September).  Dang (stomping back up the attic stairs to pull the hoodies back out).  I was all set The rest, please…

May Candy

May Candy

By March I rooted around in the collection of vials and decants sitting near my computer, I haven’t done a random candy samples review in forever! Also:  I’m thinking we should do another Swapmania, in June, maybe?  I promise not to do it on a holiday weekend this time.  Would The rest, please…

Winning (Musette)

Winning (Musette)

  Have y’all ever sat down to write something relatively simple, only to find yourself flailing around, with thoughts of lilacs (blooming!  Finally!) , sinus infections (OW!) and Very Fat Cardinals swirling around in your addled mind?  No?  Me neither (snort!).  Yah, sure… Anyhoo, while I was hoeing the vegetable The rest, please…

Perfume Sample Swap - Perfumista Etiquette

Perfume Sample Swap – Perfumista Etiquette

March the Maleficent decrees… Today let’s talk about perfumista etiquette.  By this, I do not mean “perfume etiquette” – e.g., whether it’s polite to offgas Dior Poison at the opera, although frankly I find people slowly unwrapping cough drops and hard candies far more annoying in that situation (crinkle crinkle criiinklle).  The rest, please…

Pretty

Pretty

Jennifer by Jennifer Aniston Review by  that  Heartless Man-Trap,  Tom Celebrity scents are for the most part, not to put too fine a point on it, crap.  Oh, there are ones that are wonderful: Miller Harris l’Air de Rien and Etat Libre Like This are exceptions but for every one The rest, please…

Stargazer

Stargazer

a big, smoochy HELLO! to our guest poster, Ann!   I live a pretty quiet life these days; there’s not much of a glamour quotient for this unemployed suburban mom. Nothing too exciting happens to me and my celeb sightings are practically nonexistent. (Except for that one time back in the early The rest, please…