So I thought I would start the new year by introducing you to our pets! We have two dogs, two inside cats, and 7 silkie chickens. Brenna is our 14 year old chihuahua mix. I got her in December 2005. Awww.. puppy Brenna! She was the cutest little thing. Back then, it was just me … Continue reading Pet intro: Brenna
First, let me apologize for the long absence. Sometimes, life - and death - can get in the way of things. My close friend battled cancer for the last two years. I was blessed to be able to be with him as much as possible during his last few weeks, but, sadly, he passed away … Continue reading I’m baaack!
My perfumes of the week: Sunday: Bath and Body Works Into the Night A timeless, feminine, alluring blend of dark berries, midnight jasmine & rich amber Monday: Replica's Whispers in the Library Inspired by the scent of wax wood and paper, the combination of pepper notes with woody and warm notes of cedar and vanilla … Continue reading Scents of the Week Nov 3 – Nov 9
My perfumes for the week: Sunday: SJP Stash Top notes grapefruit zest, black pepper and aromatic sage Heart notes cedarwood atlas, patchouli, ginger lily and pistachioBase notes olibanum, massoia wood, vetiver and musk. Monday: Love Potion's Winner Soft warm musky vanilla (for success in love) blended with spicy money-drawing bayberry, smooth oakmoss and rice grass … Continue reading Scents of the week Oct 27 – Nov 2
I have psoriatic arthritis. I was diagnosed in early 2017, after a lot of really random symptoms: one episode of never-actually-diagnosed psoriasis on my elbows in April 2016, back and joint pain starting in November 2016, swollen, tingly, itchy hands in 2017. My primary doctor referred me to see a rheumatologist. I did a trial … Continue reading Back on track (I hope!)
My perfumes for the week: Sunday: BPAL's Perversion Smoky rum and black tobacco with a whisper of steamy leather with a splash of crystalline chardonnay, layered over a sensual, sweet, and deceptively magnetic base of tonka. Monday: Clinique's Cocoa & Cashmere Cocoa Absolute, Vanilla and Musk accords. Tuesday: Love Potion Perfume's Sharp Dressed HuMan A … Continue reading Scents of the week Oct 14 – 26
As a forty-something woman, I find that my skincare routine is more important now than ever. My skin is much drier than it has ever been, so all of the products I use are different from what I used when I was younger. I have melasma (hyperpigmentation) on my face, and my skin is fairly … Continue reading My current skin care faves