How I Met Your Uncle Karl

Funny how things come about on this blog.  Today we’re going to discuss Your Uncle Karl – and how I met him.  This is happening because of the Comfort Zone posts of the past few days, at least tangentially.  Also… Continue Reading

Mad for minis

I’m fairly certain that most perfumistas have the “collecting” gene. One look into our cabinets, closets, dressers, etc., would confirm that pretty easily, I think. And I’m guessing that some of us have collections of other things as well. For… Continue Reading


Let’s cruise some of the mainstream releases that I just haven’t gotten around to, since it seems like I’ve done mostly the niche releases recently. Yves Saint Laurent Elle has notes of cedar, litchi, peony, rose, freesia, vetiver, patchouli and pepper.  I… Continue Reading