Portia Best Of 2021, Xmas and New Year Resolution

Hey Posse. Of the billions of new releases and flankers of old releases I only got my sniff on a very few this year. Some of the things that were new to me were not even released in 2021 but… Continue Reading

Decants: Portia Gets Sniffing

Hey Posse. DECANTS! The excitement and bane of my existence. Obviously, I want to get my sniff on as much as possible. That also leaves the conundrum: wear samples/decants or wear favourites? So it’s been a conscious decision to wear… Continue Reading

Old Favourites

Hey Posse. BLOODY HELL! It’s Thursday and I got nothing. There are two half finished drafts. One for the new Aftelier fragrance and something else. SORRY! So I’ve been wearing a bunch of old favourites lately. My sampling mojo has… Continue Reading

Memory Lane Monday: Mother’s Day and Carven’s Ma Griffe

First off, happy Mother’s Day to all of you who are celebrating it today (I know some of you in other countries celebrate it at other times). As for me, I went to visit my wonderful mother-in-law for the day… Continue Reading

Springtime in Fragrancetown

Over the past six months or so, I´ve been completely enthralled with watching cooking shows, particularly those on the Food Network. Some of my favorites include those starring Giada DeLaurentiis, Paula Deen and the Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten. I particularly… Continue Reading