This post contains affiliate links - see full disclaimer Like many other people, I imagine, I thought that the turmoil surrounding COVID-19 wouldn't really touch me. I'm fairly healthy, I don't work outside the home, and we only have the boys on the weekends. Boy, was I wrong! LOL The first inkling that this would … Continue reading Coping with the COVID-19 chaos
Sunday: Blonde Rose by Clean ReserveTop Notes: Aldehydes, Water AccordMiddle Notes: Rose, Peony, JasmineBase Notes: Cedarwood, Sandalwood, MuskThis is such a pretty fresh rose scent. It doesn't last super long, but it's worth reapplying. Monday: Confession time - I didn't write down what I wore, and I can't remember for the life of me! Tuesday: … Continue reading Scents of the week Mar 8 – Mar 14
I recently bought a sampler from Be Layered perfumes, so I tried them out this week. Sunday: Ancient Amber This is a single note fragrance based on AmberI really love this one. It's smells like the amber resin I used to get at the new age store, which I would rub on my wrists to … Continue reading Scents of the week Mar 1 – Mar 7 (and Be Layered review)
My perfumes for the week: Sunday: Sneaky Clean by Love Potion Magickal Perfumeriea heart of elegant white lilac and magnolia is blended with a fuzzy soap accord and a sheer base of vanilla musk with a sweet touch of cactus flower honey. Mine is an older bottle with the pheromone Super Sexy for Women, but … Continue reading Scents of the week Feb 23 – Feb 29
My perfumes for the week: (my third #RosesWeek for February) Sunday: Parfait de Rôses by LancômeRose Centifolia, heady incense, pink pepper, Liqueur of Rose, ciste labdanum, vanilla absolute and Tolu BalsamI have a decant of this, and that's probably enough. It's pretty and sweet, like a candied rose. Monday: Oil Perfumery's impression of Portrait of … Continue reading Scents of the week Feb 16 – Feb 22
I have always wanted to color my hair purple, but working in a fairly conservative healthcare foundation kept me away from my dream. Late last year - my first year of being a homemaker - I finally bought some temporary hair color. I was careful about what kind of color to use, because I have … Continue reading Purple hair, don’t care!
My perfumes for the week:(my second #RosesWeek for February) Sunday: Love Potion Perfume's Chakra: HeartPink rose and red rose attar over thick vanilla and vanilla bean oils.This is one of my favorite rose perfumes. Sweet vanilla rose! Monday: Tocca GiaPink Peppercorn, Tangerine, Turkish Rose, Amber, Vanilla.This is really gorgeous - however, it has zero lasting … Continue reading Scents of the week Feb 9 – Feb 15
My perfumes for the week: Monday: Oil Perfumery's Fève DélicieuseNotes: Venezuelan tonka bean, Madagascan vanilla, Caramel, Cocoa, Praline, WoodsI haven't decided whether or not to keep this. It's nice, but I only want to keep scents that I really love. Tuesday: Oil Perfumery's Chloé EDPTop Notes: Peony, Lychee, FreesiaHeart Notes: Rose, Magnolia, MuguetBase Notes: Amber, CedarChloé could easily be … Continue reading Scents of the week Feb 3- Feb 8
Next month, our grandson is going to be here! We're so excited! My daughter and son-in-law told us the happy (and surprising) news in July 2019. Surprise!! So, what's the first thing a new Grandma has to do? Pick her Grandma name, of course! https://youtu.be/FEnw-TDuwn0 I was born in Alaska, and I'm half Inupiat. The … Continue reading Soon-to-be Grandma!
We had almost two years with a very difficult rescue dog, and then several months with Brenna as our only dog. Since Brenna is deaf, she couldn't alert me to sounds or strangers around the house, and I kept thinking about how I'd like to have another dog. I really wanted a puppy, if possible, … Continue reading Pet intro: Jasper