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O’ Tannenbaum Holiday 2011 Perfume Blogging Event

O' Tannenbaum record cover

O’Tannenbaum Holiday 2011 Perfume Blogging Event

When I was a kid, I thought O’Tannenbaum was “old tanning balm” and I had no idea what this had to do with Christmastime but I did have grandparents that would run away to Florida every winter…My family isn’t German and we never got those nifty marzipan pigs or chocolate filled advent calenders. (I’m still a bit jealous of German-American Christmas traditions.) I still don’t know the words to the O’Tannenbaum song but I know it has to do… Continue reading | 25 Comments

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Esscentual Alchemy Ophelia Perfume Oil Review

Esscentual Alchemy by Absinthe Dragonfly describes Ophelia perfume as such:
This is a forest and field scent. A scent in which all aspects of a spring born day are represented ~ icy water melting from snow in rivulets that wash over moss covered rocks just come to life through warmer days, fields of wildflowers awakening and scenting the air with their myriad butterfly enticing aromas. A scent in which the danger of a sudden late spring frost looms darkly.
Inspired by a fair maiden, I think of Ophelia as… Continue reading | 16 Comments