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EauMG’s December 2014 Favorites

December Pike Place
Pike Place Market with Christmas lights.

December was a good month but I’m happy it’s over. It’s always an exhausting month. I enjoy it but I’m always happy for it to end too. December is just *too much* – too much food, too much socializing, too much drinking, too much spending and too cold.

All in all, the holidays were good. It was nice to share the holidays with friends and cool people. David bought me a Chanel Coco parfum (which is awesome) and… Continue┬áreading | 10 Comments

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OLO Portland Violet/Leather Perfume Review

Olo Portland Violet/Leather Perfume Oil Review

A couple weeks ago, I visited Knows Perfume in West Seattle. It was awesome, but I’ll save my post for them another day… I was familiar with all of the luxury and niche lines carried there…so I thought. On a shelf, glimmering back at me, I saw plain and simple bottles of oil labeled “ORO Portland”. Hmmm…never heard of this one before. Actually, I thought that Portland General Store changed their label to something more Deco. Nope. After asking… Continue┬áreading | 19 Comments

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Smell Bent Anniversary 2010 One EDT Fragrance Review

Smell Bent One EDT review

Smell Bent has launched a limited edition fragrance for their 1 year anniversary called One. Can you believe how fast indie perfume houses grow! ­čÖé One is a sweet, spicy fragrance that is unusual with notes of paperbacks. I love One. It reminds me of sipping hot chai in Powell’s City of Books bookstore in Portland on a rainy Saturday afternoon. This is an awesome fall fragrance because it is spicy and cozy. And seriously, who doesn’t love the smell of a hot chai… Continue┬áreading | 3 Comments