Spring has Sprung

Well, I hope everyone had a very pleasant Mother’s Day. I sent out greetings to my friends who are moms and enjoyed seeing pictures of the Northern Lights, which apparently could be seen as far south as southern California. Unfortunately… Continue Reading

Spring Into Fall: Aerin Tuberose, Lilac, and Gardenia

Well, the other day I was reviewing Neil Morris’ Flowers for Men series and was seriously kvelling over the lilac one. Our friend alityke (who is full of great ideas) mentioned Aerin and Lilac Path as being a lovely, true… Continue Reading

Violets for Remembrance: Knize Two, Caron Aimez Moi and Guerlain Apres L’Ondee

Well we had quite a surge of stuff hit the mailbox this week- looks like I will be having posts made ahead for a few weeks. Unless I get lazy, and what are the chances of that happening? Shut up,… Continue Reading

Summer Reading, Eris Belle de Jour and Parfums Mx

First- books. My summer reading partly was taken up by the slelection for this summers Beverly Hills Reads. “Lessons in Chemistry.” It’s a good book with some laugh-out-loud moments and some that will make you want to throw the book… Continue Reading

Lazy, Lazy: TIGER POWERS’ STAR FU$%ER (a rerun, kinda)

Well, for those of you who have been hanging on with bated breath about my every report on the weather in Los Angeles and it’s environs, this weekend was finally gorgeous. We had rain (and a tornado!?!) earlier in the… Continue Reading

Orange You Glad? Serge Lutens Mandarine Mandarin, Demeter Sweet Orange, and Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Sweet Basil Mandarine

First, some news: smell bent, the fun, cheeky company specializing in fun, cheeky, and inexpensive scents is shuttering it’s store after 12 years. I believe that nose and proprietor Brent Leonesio is moving on career-wise to a different direction and… Continue Reading