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Cologne Sologne – old and new and perfect for summer – August 4, 2017

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Eau de rhubarbe écarlate - Tangy and tart, smooth as custard - July 29, 2017

Eau de rhubarbe écarlate bottle - usa.hermes.com

I like uncomplicated simple meals in the summer, fresh veggies and herbs in salads, lots of crunch and tang added to the mix from nuts and or a bit of cheese.  Berries or stone fruits with ice cream for dessert. Easy-peasy to make, delicious to eat. Light and simple.

Harmattan – woody and resinous and Goldilocks approved – July 22, 2017

Wikimedia Commons - Harmattan wind colours the sky yellow

Seb Esteban, March 6, 2005

 

Vetiver Velours – A smooth , smooth vetiver – July 16, 2017

image - cafleurebon - Keiko Mecheri

Hot humid and sunny makes me want cool green and mossy. It’s just what happens every summer. It’s vetiver season.

Essences Insensées eau de parfum 2015 – lush and fruity and share-worthy – July 8, 2017

Essences Insensées eau de parfum 2015 bottle - diptyqueparfums.com

When Kay and I started this blog seven (yes, seven!) years ago, we had very clear ideas about what we liked and what we didn’t like in fragrances.

Vanille Galante – Experience vanilla like you’ve never imagined – July 2, 2017

Vanila planifolia - Wikimedia Commons - US National Park Service

July 1 was my country’s 150th birthday. Canada Day.

Nirmal EDP – Fresh and a little powdery and just exceptional – June 24, 2017

Laboratorio Olfattivo, Turin, Italy - www.laboratorioolfattivo.com

D.S. & Durga Coriander – Peppery and green and summer-fresh – June 18, 2017

Coriander bottle - dsanddurga.com

L'Eau Neuve Figaro - fruity and resinous and intriguing – June 10, 2017

Costume design by Joly for Figaro in "Le mariage de Figaro," comédie de Beaumarchais , 1807  - Wikipedia

 

Stash SJP – Woody and warm and magnetic – June 3, 2017

 

Stash SJP - perfumeniche.com

I love a success story, especially when it comes to perfumes.

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