My perfumes for the week: (my third #RosesWeek for February) Sunday: Parfait de Rôses by LancômeRose Centifolia, heady incense, pink pepper, Liqueur of Rose, ciste labdanum, vanilla absolute and Tolu BalsamI have a decant of this, and that's probably enough. It's pretty and sweet, like a candied rose. Monday: Oil Perfumery's impression of Portrait of … Continue reading Scents of the week Feb 16 – Feb 22
I have always wanted to color my hair purple, but working in a fairly conservative healthcare foundation kept me away from my dream. Late last year - my first year of being a homemaker - I finally bought some temporary hair color. I was careful about what kind of color to use, because I have … Continue reading Purple hair, don't care!
My perfumes for the week:(my second #RosesWeek for February) Sunday: Love Potion Perfume's Chakra: HeartPink rose and red rose attar over thick vanilla and vanilla bean oils.This is one of my favorite rose perfumes. Sweet vanilla rose! Monday: Tocca GiaPink Peppercorn, Tangerine, Turkish Rose, Amber, Vanilla.This is really gorgeous - however, it has zero lasting … Continue reading Scents of the week Feb 9 – Feb 15
My perfumes for the week: Monday: Oil Perfumery's Fève DélicieuseNotes: Venezuelan tonka bean, Madagascan vanilla, Caramel, Cocoa, Praline, WoodsI haven't decided whether or not to keep this. It's nice, but I only want to keep scents that I really love. Tuesday: Oil Perfumery's Chloé EDPTop Notes: Peony, Lychee, FreesiaHeart Notes: Rose, Magnolia, MuguetBase Notes: Amber, CedarChloé could easily be … Continue reading Scents of the week Feb 3- Feb 8
Next month, our grandson is going to be here! We're so excited! My daughter and son-in-law told us the happy (and surprising) news in July 2019. Surprise!! So, what's the first thing a new Grandma has to do? Pick her Grandma name, of course! https://youtu.be/FEnw-TDuwn0 I was born in Alaska, and I'm half Inupiat. The … Continue reading Soon-to-be Grandma!
We had almost two years with a very difficult rescue dog, and then several months with Brenna as our only dog. Since Brenna is deaf, she couldn't alert me to sounds or strangers around the house, and I kept thinking about how I'd like to have another dog. I really wanted a puppy, if possible, … Continue reading Pet intro: Jasper
I've wanted to keep chickens for years. We got our first chickens in February of 2017. We had 3 Rhode Island Red hens. Unfortunately, we lost them to a dog with a high prey drive. William built a fence for our side yard, and we started over with Silkies, chickens with fluffy feathers instead of … Continue reading Pet intro: Chickens