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EauMG’s Winter 2014/2015 Perfume Picks

It’s December 1st and I realize that many folks have the holidays on their mind. Or semesters ending on their mind and other important stuff. But, I’m a perfume person and this snow and freezing temps has me thinking about something delightfully frivolous – perfumes for winter. Here’s my perfume suggestions for Winter 14/15 that pair well with some of my favorite winter activities.

 winter perfume picks

Snow Days

These are scents that either remind me of snow or I think “blend” well with snow.

Serge Lutens Fille en Aiguilles

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Sonoma Scent Studio Champagne de Bois EDP Perfume Review

Sonoma Scent Studio Champage de Bois

I have many favorite things. In fact, I make lists of my favorite things. It’s one of my favorite things to do, but it drives my husband crazy since it is a written record that I often refer to. The wrong brand of dijon mustard gets brought into the house and I say, “You didn’t pay attention to my list of favorite things – condiments – on page 10. If you did, you would have noticed that this brand did not make the… Continue reading | 7 Comments

fragrance, fragrance and food

Opus Oils Champagne Roses Tea Review

Opus Oils Champagne Roses Tea

Rose Week 2012

Opus Oils creates more than perfumes! They also have a great range of perfumed tea. I couldn’t think of a better one to talk about for Valentine’s Day than Champagne Roses.

“Roses with absolutes of rose and tuberose.”

What does it look like? Dried rose petals.

What does it smell like? Dried rose petals.

I’ve brewed the rose petals for 4 minutes in boiling water to drink as a tea. It has a citrusy… Continue reading

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Happy New Year’s Eve! Aura Bubbly Candle Review

Aura Candles Bubbly

I hope you all are having a safe and fun New Year’s Eve! I’m boring and staying in for my own pani puri party, champagne and 1940’s comedies. My candle of the evening is perfect. It’s Aura Bubbly.

Bubbly smells like bubbly. It’s dry,tart and slightly fruity sweet like wine grapes and freshly sliced apples. As the candle burns, it keeps that dry champagne and table grape aroma but also gains a warm, fresh “out of the dryer” towel scent because it is warm… Continue reading | 4 Comments

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Celebrate with EauMG’s Champagne Perfume Guide

 Lil Dagover toasting

Champagne for my real friends, real pain for my sham friends.” – Francis Bacon

Harsh. My toasts are not curses, but I’ve always enjoyed the quote. And I do want champagne for my friends (and myself) and this includes perfumes inspired by festive, bubbly champagne. Let’s celebrate the new year with champagne fragrances.

Champagne perfume guide

A. YSL Yvresse EDT – Originally named Champagne, Yvresse will always be champagne. This is the matriarch… Continue reading | 13 Comments