Monthly Archives: May 2013

Giveaway: Mona Di Orio Les Nombres d’Or Vanille 5 ml Rollerball RESULTS

Originally posted on Make Perfume, Not War:
It’s hard to write or sample perfume with asthmatic bronchitis, which is why I’ve been quiet this week, but when I woke up this morning to a delightful post from Kafkaesque announcing she’d been…

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A Song Remembered (Sweet Anthem Edith Review)

Summer movies tick me off at times.  Sometimes it’s because they’re disgustingly popular and I really don’t like much that’s popular at all, and get very annoyed when forced to notice it enough to be able to make conversation about … Continue reading

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Giveaway: Mona Di Orio Les Nombres d’Or Vanille 5 ml Rollerball RESULTS

It’s hard to write or sample perfume with asthmatic bronchitis, which is why I’ve been quiet this week, but when I woke up this morning to a delightful post from Kafkaesque announcing she’d been nominated for a Versatile Blogger award and … Continue reading

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Roses and…Relish? (Maria Candida Gentile Cinabre Review)

If you want to woo me, don’t bring roses. Nothing intended to please most women pleases me, and while it’s true that it is the thought that counts, when you can buy “a dozen exotic roses for $9.99” while you’re … Continue reading

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Good Things in Small Packages? (Olfactif Subscription Review)

My first Olfactif subscription box came in the mail yesterday. It’s always nice to get surprises in the mail that don’t involve subpoenas, but my experiences with such monthly subscription services have been mediocre at best. I started out writing … Continue reading

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