Monthly Archives: December 2013

Some New Year Thoughts, Appreciation, and Plans

I want to wish everyone a happy new year! I hope 2014 brings good things for all of us. Many thanks to the blogs that included my scents on their Best of 2013 lists! It was especially encouraging to see … Continue reading

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Happy Holiday Wishes!

Happy holidays! Wishing those who celebrate a happy holiday with family and friends! I’m very grateful to be able to share with you here on the blog and to have this opportunity to meet so many wonderful people. 🙂

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Pre-Christmas check-in, and a few links

Christmas orders are all mailed out and I’m wrapping presents for my own family. I’m also putting together a wholesale order and starting the end-of-year paperwork. We’ve had record-breaking lack of rain in CA, and the hills are still brown … Continue reading

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Interview with Dabney Rose: artisan perfumer, expert distiller and plantswoman

Today I’m talking with Dabney Rose, a fellow perfumer, a gardener/distiller extraordinaire, and a wonderful example of an indie artisan staying true to her vision and ideals. She is a life-long plant lover and currently has a custom greenhouse at … Continue reading

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Study Finds 30% Difference in People’s Scent Receptors

I’ve been talking about this for years on my blog based on my experiences with testers during the process of creating scents, and the studies keep coming in to support what we perfumistas have suspected for ages: our different sets … Continue reading

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I put the cart up a week ago (late Thanksgiving night) and I’ve had a good amount of orders coming through. Plenty to keep me busy but so far I’m keeping up. I’ll post if turnaround time gets bogged down, … Continue reading

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