Mainstream Monday – Sniffing a Popular Perfume
Of course, Marc Jacobs would take advantage of the massive success of Daisy and make as many flankers as they can. This is the designer way!
Daisy Dream opens with pear. Lots of pear with blackberries. Unfortunately, living through the 90’s, this pear reminds me too much of cheap body sprays. And then the Daisy-ness of it all kicks in. It’s a non-descript fruity-floral. And honestly, from my memory, I can’t tell the difference between this… Continue reading | 2 Comments
HUG your Auntie! This year, this Auntie Mame now has four nephews and one niece.¹ They’re all still really little so I’m not going to be buying them perfume or nail polish. Not yet. Here’s my 2014 Holiday Gift Guide for nieces, teens and even tweens that would like glittery versions of Auntie Mame’s “pretty things”.
1. Clarisonic Mia Skin Cleansing System – I truly believe that a teen can respect the wonders of a Clarisonic… Continue reading | 6 Comments
HUG your auntie! Auntie Mame is back with this 2013 Holiday Gift Guide for Sweet Nieces and Teens. This is my fun glitter-heavy gift guide for those kiddos and teens in our lives that love a little bit of glamour…I hear they inherited that love from their auntie 😉
1. Blue Avocado (eco) Hot Iron Cover – This is a storage cover for hot irons and curling irons created by Lauren Conrad. This brand uses… Continue reading | 12 Comments
I have a niece; she’s a baby. I can’t wait for her to get to the age where I can send adorable Christmas and birthday gifts that are glittery, glittery and more glittery. The response to sending the nephews glittery, glittery and more glittery hasn’t been well received in Middle America. Oh, you just wait. When those boys are 7, they will both get gifts of perfume from me…and bow ties. Every year I like to put together a “niece” holiday gift guide. This is my guide for… Continue reading | 9 Comments
Not too long ago my husband asked if I wanted to join a country club. The thought amused me. I didn’t realize that people still joined country clubs! I thought they all brunched and had their mimosas at cute little cafés on the water. I thought that everyone did bikrim yoga now. So, my answer to his question was “no”. I’d rather spend my money on perfume and drink my champagne cocktails at home. And I don’t need a country club, I… Continue reading