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A Secret Chord

Perfume PosseA Secret Chord I heard there was a Secret Chord that David played, and it pleased the Lord – Leonard Cohen I’m falling in love with Bill Evans. And Bill Evans is trying to kill me. A casual listener of Mr Evans in… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseA Secret Chord
Tags: David, Beauty, Jazz, Piano, Leonard Cohen, Bergdorf Goodman, Bill Evans, Ahmad Jamal, Perfume Reviews, Clary Sage, Hallelujah, Amouage, Christopher Chong, Amouage Beloved, Musette's Musings, Chiaroscuro


Bond No 9 Chinatown

Perfume PosseBond No 9 Chinatown I don’t recall why Chinatown popped into my head recently. I don’t own it and my treasured sample is long gone. But it did. So, we’ll go down that rabbit hole today. Bond No 9 as a perfume house had… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseBond No 9 Chinatown
Tags: Beauty, Chinatown, Perfume Reviews


Amsterdam by Gallivant

Perfume PosseAmsterdam by Gallivant Hey Posse. Did the Gallivant house pass you by? The brand lunched in 2017. I had read quite a bit about them but they never triggered any craving, or even response from me. That’s weird because I love the idea of… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseAmsterdam by Gallivant
Tags: Reviews, Style, Shopping, Review, Beauty, Amsterdam, Perfume, Fragrance, Portia, Perfume Reviews, Perfume review, Amazing Perfume Bloggers, Niche Perfume, Gallivant


Still out from typing

Perfume PosseStill out from typing So it’s better!  But mousing and typing are really aggravating, but less so. I switched to a left-handed mouse.  It’s slow and clunky, but getting better. Hope all of you are well!  I’m still wearing the BDK things, Gris Charnel… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseStill out from typing
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews


All The Little Things

Perfume PosseAll The Little Things I had tea the other day with my English neighbor, who I’ll call Jane.  This being COVID Time, we sat outside on her open porch wrapped in quilts, wearing coats and hats and mittens, with lots of distance and a… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseAll The Little Things
Tags: Beauty, Jane, Perfume Reviews


Baking?

Perfume PosseBaking? I stopped watching The Great British Bake Off when it moved from the BBC and Mary Berry et al left. I realise that is probably silly, but I feel like Paul Hollywood was the least of the programme. I do… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseBaking?
Tags: Bbc, Beauty, Paul Hollywood, Perfume Reviews, Mary Berry et al


Cher: Eau de Couture

Perfume PosseCher: Eau de Couture Hey Posse! Cher! One of the queens of style. An icon who has managed to stay relevant and popular through highs, lows and a fair smattering of mediocrity. Her original 1987 fragrance Uninhibited was a direct CHANEL No 5 descendant,… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseCher: Eau de Couture
Tags: Reviews, Style, Shopping, Review, Beauty, Perfume, Cher, Fragrance, Portia, Perfume Reviews, Perfume review, Amazing Perfume Bloggers, Celebrity Perfume, Cher: Eau de Couture


Another miss

Perfume PosseAnother miss I am so sorry, but typing and mousing is still the most aggravating things I can do.  It is BETTER, but doing any kind of mousing especially is like pain needles.  Two more appointments this week.  I’ll give you a… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseAnother miss
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews


Ya Gotta Eat!

Perfume PosseYa Gotta Eat! 2020 was hellish in so very many ways but for a lot of people, it boiled (heh) down to ‘ya gotta eat!’  – but What!?  For those (like my ex-DH who doesn’t know the difference between broccoli & asparagus), living… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseYa Gotta Eat!
Tags: Food, Beauty, Instacart, Dog Food, Yuzu, Green Curry, Dumplings, Perfume Reviews, Pandemic, Sam Sifton, Quarantine, Collard Greens, Gummies, Pinto Beans, Quarantine Baking, Survival Gardening


Five things

Perfume PosseFive things We’re in our third lockdown and only allowed out for exercise, dog walking, and things like food shops (and all must be very local – I do get grocery deliveries once every two weeks, but everything else comes from local,… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseFive things
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews


Getting Old

Perfume PosseGetting Old This is going to be short. My typing time is severely limited.  I had a really tweaked back/neck, finally got in today to get it all adjusted, and now everything hurts, but in a good way and not the why… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseGetting Old
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews


It’s Blursday in Novembruary

Perfume PosseIt’s Blursday in Novembruary Folks, it’s been a bit of a rough start to 2021, hence this lame post.  I still can’t smell much and it definitely got worse this summer; COVID antibody tests are negative so who knows.  Good news is, as a… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseIt’s Blursday in Novembruary
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews, Novembruary


Farewell … and … we’ll see

Perfume PosseFarewell … and … we’ll see We saw out the last few days of 2020 in a mostly relaxed mode. My wonderful yoga teacher offered a class early morning on the 30th, which was very well attended. All kinds of twists and balances to ready us… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseFarewell … and … we’ll see
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews


NEW! Violet Ambrosia by Aftelier Perfumes

Perfume PosseNEW! Violet Ambrosia by Aftelier Perfumes Heya Posse! I accidentally uploaded a half finished version of this a couple of weeks ago. This is the finished product. Violet Ambrosia is the latest release from Mandy Aftel. It’s always so exciting to hear that she has a… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseNEW! Violet Ambrosia by Aftelier Perfumes
Tags: Reviews, Style, Shopping, Review, Beauty, Perfume, Fragrance, Samples, Portia, Perfume Reviews, Perfume review, Sample, Mandy Aftel, Amazing Perfume Bloggers, Natural Perfumery, Aftelier


Happy New Year!

Perfume PosseHappy New Year! Almost at an end of 2020, and I don’t think I’ve ever been so elated to wave goodbye to a year. It hasn’t been all bad, but it seems like there was so much bad, I can’t remember as much… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseHappy New Year!
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews


Musette’s Musings – The Last 2020

Perfume PosseMusette’s Musings – The Last 2020 Happy Almost 2021!!   I try not to do Musette’s Musings too often, lest I get lazy, but I’m lazy right now – so Musings it is.  Here we go!  (and this post is an early write, so ignore the future… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseMusette’s Musings – The Last 2020
Tags: Beauty, Giveaway, Perfume Reviews, Surrender to Chance, Musette, Liz Zorn, Surrendertochance.com, Violets And Rainwater, Musette's Musings, Trappfragrances.com, Soivohle.net, Trapp Golden Cypress wax melts


The year that was. The year that will be?

Perfume PosseThe year that was. The year that will be? I hope everyone celebrating/marking Christmas had an enjoyable day. I didn’t grow up with the holiday – I think I got my first tree around age 28 at my then-husband’s suggestion – and I think I see it more from… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseThe year that was. The year that will be?
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews


SOTD 25.12.2020

Perfume PosseSOTD 25.12.2020 A SOTD (Scent Of The Day) thread is a really good conversation generator. The idea is you’ll chime in through the week with whatever scent you are wearing. You don’t need to be super knowledgable, have high faluting tastes or… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseSOTD 25.12.2020
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Art, Family, Shopping, Review, Beauty, Perfume, Food And Drink, Fragrance, Ramblings, Gardens, Portia, Perfume Reviews, Perfume review, Vanity and Beauty


Christmas Perfume: What Are You Wearing?

Perfume PosseChristmas Perfume: What Are You Wearing? Hey Posse! Christmas Perfume! I reckon anyone who lives in most of the western world and quite a bit of the east you’ll have noticed the world’s greatest retail event is happening tomorrow. For all the Christians, practicing and non,… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseChristmas Perfume: What Are You Wearing?
Tags: Reviews, Style, Shopping, Review, Beauty, Perfume, Fragrance, Samples, Guerlain, Portia, Perfume Reviews, Perfume review, Surrender to Chance, Sample, Amazing Perfume Bloggers, Amouage


Happy Holidays!

Perfume PosseHappy Holidays! Happy Holidays to all of you!  I wish we could all have some variation of that scene on the left, and some have more of it than others this year. I’m so happy, my mom is here with me at… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseHappy Holidays!
Tags: Beauty, Happy Holidays, Perfume Reviews, PosseHappy Holidays Happy Holidays


Cozier than a Nightgown? As If.

Perfume PosseCozier than a Nightgown? As If. Blessed solstice, everyone.  Here’s a silly post, inspired by this equally silly but fun article in the Washington Post stating that nightgowns are over and pajamas are Having a Moment: Some years ago, no one is sure of the date,… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseCozier than a Nightgown? As If.
Tags: Washington Post, Beauty, Perfume Reviews


Etat Libre d’Orange Spice Must Flow … and Mon Tableau

Perfume PosseEtat Libre d’Orange Spice Must Flow … and Mon Tableau The 21st is winter solstice. It gets lighter from here … hopefully, in all kinds of ways. I said last Monday I would be more cheerful in today’s post and that just happens to have come true. Thankfully. But first… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseEtat Libre d’Orange Spice Must Flow … and Mon Tableau
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews, Etat Libre d'Orange Spice Must


SOTD 18.12.2020

Perfume PosseSOTD 18.12.2020 A SOTD (Scent Of The Day) thread is a really good conversation generator. The idea is you’ll chime in through the week with whatever scent you are wearing. You don’t need to be super knowledgable, have high faluting tastes or… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseSOTD 18.12.2020
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Art, Family, Shopping, Review, Beauty, Perfume, Food And Drink, Fragrance, Ramblings, Gardens, Portia, Perfume Reviews, Perfume review, Vanity and Beauty


NEW! Violet Ambrosia by Aftelier Perfumes

Perfume PosseNEW! Violet Ambrosia by Aftelier Perfumes Heya Posse! Violet Ambrosia is the latest release from Mandy Aftel. It’s always so exciting to hear that she has a new scent coming and I anticipate her package with samples so much. She’s so lovely and always emails making… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseNEW! Violet Ambrosia by Aftelier Perfumes
Tags: Reviews, Style, Shopping, Review, Beauty, Perfume, Fragrance, Samples, Portia, Perfume Reviews, Perfume review, Sample, Mandy Aftel, Amazing Perfume Bloggers, Natural Perfumery, aftelier Perfumes


Time to Make the Lemonade

Perfume PosseTime to Make the Lemonade There are just those times in your life when it feels like everything wants to suck the joy out of every breath you breathe. The unimportant parts – sewer problems, and the estimate on a relining that really needs to… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseTime to Make the Lemonade
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews


When Life Hands You..

Perfume PosseWhen Life Hands You.. Yesterday it was 54F, sun BLAZING!  The Girl and I spent the bulk of the day in the garden doing garden-y things (cutting back peonies and weird suckers, etc, sitting there staring at each other and the light)..  in between… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseWhen Life Hands You..
Tags: Beauty, Hermès, Rage, Citrus, Perfume Reviews, Arpege, Chanel No. 5, Surrendertochance.com, Donna Karan Gold, Pamplemousse Rose


Strangers Parfumerie Comme Un Carrousel

Perfume PosseStrangers Parfumerie Comme Un Carrousel Sigh. This weekend has been nothing but paperwork and I’m a grump (see below). Apologies. I’ll try to come up with something cheery next week. I did say I picked the most recent samples because of the names … I’d… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseStrangers Parfumerie Comme Un Carrousel
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews


SOTD 11.12.2020

Perfume PosseSOTD 11.12.2020 A SOTD (Scent Of The Day) thread is a really good conversation generator. The idea is you’ll chime in through the week with whatever scent you are wearing. You don’t need to be super knowledgable, have high faluting tastes or… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseSOTD 11.12.2020
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Art, Family, Shopping, Review, Beauty, Perfume, Food And Drink, Fragrance, Ramblings, Gardens, Portia, Perfume Reviews, Perfume review, Vanity and Beauty


BDKs and a Birthday Fail

Perfume PosseBDKs and a Birthday Fail I swear – why do I feel like I am perpetually the kid that cries about the dog eating their blog post. It’s just been a crazy busy time, and this is the last week of it before we get… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseBDKs and a Birthday Fail
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews


Happy Birthday, Patty!

Perfume PosseHappy Birthday, Patty! Hi everybody.  Let’s wish Patty a happy birthday!  I love Patty, she’s my first perfume friend.  I know some of you longtime readers already know this story, but the one of the very first decants I ever bought when I… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseHappy Birthday, Patty!
Tags: Beauty, Patty, Perfume Reviews



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