September was such a busy month for us. It was like busy-good vs. busy-bad. But, it was really busy.
I spent about 2 weeks in Mérida, Mexico so you’re going to see this trip heavily influence my September/October favorites. This was a much needed vacation and we had a great time. It’s a lovely city with amazing people. We liked it so much that we’ll visit again. Also, how weird is this? Fellow perfume blogger, The Scented Hound, was there when I was down… Continue reading | 8 Comments
In comparison to June 2016, July was a less busy month; it’s the height of “lazy summertime”. I started feeling better and there was no traveling. It was a lazy month but that’s what I wanted. No regrets.
The heat was oppressive and I found myself staying indoors more than I would have liked. But, honestly I just did not feel like being out in 100º heat in a stinky city filled with clueless summer vacation tourists. We went to the Jersey Shore… Continue reading | 10 Comments
June was an absolutely crazy month. Looking back at my Smell Diary and Favorites, this seems to be a common theme with summers for me. June is one of those months where everything seems to happen.
The month started with me so sick with food poisoning (salmonella) that I was knocked out for a week severely dehydrated and malnourished. This resulted in a hospital visit which did help me recover. Unfortunately with my health stuff, I’m told I… Continue reading | 1 Comment
How is already June? This was compounded by my birthday. The older we get, the more time disorients us. I spent the first part of the month overly conscious of mortality and frankly, indulging in a pity party…more like a pity gala being more emo than 13 year old shopping at Hot Topic. We spent a weekend up in the Catskills (David’s birthday follows mine by ten days). This isolation, babbling brook and hot tub crashed my pity party. This was much needed.