Perfume Review: Jo Malone Tuberose Angelica Cologne Intense

Jo Malone Tuberose Angelica Cologne Intense Launched in 2014 For my readers who follow on a regular basis, you know that white florals are my weakness. I fall for them every time and if there is musk in there somewhere then I fall real hard. Well, Tuberose Angelica (on my skin) is a small, musky…

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with Gardenias

I went to sleep last night knowing that I would honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  today, in my own tiny way, by wearing gardenia. The south’s shining star. Dr. King was born in the middle of winter in Atlanta, Georgia on January 15, 1929 and how apropos to commemorate his memory and good works,…

Unisex Wednesday Evening Scent -Quick Review

L’Occitane Eau des Baux To celebrate the rising tide of unisex or genderless perfumes, I am wearing Eau des Baux by L’Occitane en Provence to work tonight. I bought this fragrance for me just as much as for my husband for Christmastime last year. It is frigid outside and the warm spiciness of Eau de…

Morn’ of the Eve – Quick Scent Review

Hippie Rose by James Heeley Perfume Hippie Rose is a Chypre Floral fragrance for women and men. Hippie Rose was launched in 2011. The first time I wore Hippie Rose, I did not fall in love. I was expecting a Grateful Dead, tie-dye, flowers tied into my hair experience and I got rose-dirt. THEN, I returned a second…

Shay & Blue Salt Caramel and Holograms

Shay & Blue Salt Caramel photo thieved from Fragrantica Shay & Blue London has breathtaking packaging and such attractive bottles, it is hard to not be excited about this brand. The color schemes are voluptuous and very carefully crafted to appeal to your luxurious side. The packaging is titillating and calls out to you with…

Burning Leaves and Calling All Angels by April Aromatics

Yesterday, we had a huge smoky inferno in the backyard. Who doesn’t love to burn some leaves. There was inherent danger involved and I admit I was a little jazzed to stoke the fire. Yes, we do have rules here in NC, but nobody pays any damn attention, so backyard fires pose no real law-breaking…