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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 reading | 10 Comments

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Announcing the Tauer Advent Calender Winner!

vintage advent calender

I want to thank everyone that entered into the Tauer Advent Calender draw hosted by EauMG. There were many entries and I’m happy how the perfume community was brought together by Tauer’s generous giveaway. Reading through all of your December scent memory comments brought me so much joy! It was great to reminiscence with all of you. I actually learned many things too:

  • I learned so much about different holiday traditions around the
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EauMG’s November 2014 Favorites

Paramount Seattle
The ceiling of the Paramount in Seattle. I went to a Penn & Teller show.

November felt like one of those freakishly long (and not in a good way) months. I spent three out of the four weeks sick (and I’m sick again with some straight-from-hell cold). So, I spent most of the month looking crusty and unable to smell things. I think if someone tallied up how many hours I slept during November, I’d be depressed. Because, it seemed like I spent half the month… Continue reading | 6 Comments

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Arquiste Aleksandr EDP Perfume Review

Arquiste Aleksandr

If you’re talking to Carlos Huber, creator of the luxury perfume line, Arquiste, and he sprays you with one of the brand’s perfumes, Aleksandr, while you’re standing in front of Yann Vasnier, the rockstar perfumer of the perfume you’re being sprayed with, you find yourself hoping that you’ll like it. You also hope that your face doesn’t do some involuntary weird thing in front of the brand’s creator and the perfumer…A mist of perfume, my nose to my wrist, I smelled a blast of cold violets and rich citrus. This was… Continue reading | 5 Comments

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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.

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