Scent of the day ~ 5/13, 5/20, 5/27

So I have been bad about updating again, and this weekend, coming up, is a massive update for the boys. For now, catching up on scent Fridays.

Although I didn’t manage the post this month, I have been keeping up with scent Fridays — here is today and the past 2 Fridays.

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No-Buy naughties: Burberry

Burberry has become one of my favorite cosmetic brands, right up there next to theBalm and NARS. So when they released their beautiful summer highlighters, I jumped.

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No-Buy naughties: bittersweet

So I have been on a kind of a beauty no-buy since the beginning of the year. However, there were a few slip-ups here and there. But it is like dieting or something — I allow some slip-ups as long as generally I am sticking to the spirit of a “no-buy.”

It is exciting that Urban Decay now directly sell in Germany. They tend to surprise me with colors, which is bad bad bad for a no buy!

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Scent of the day ~ 5/6

“5/6 Wear a fragrance from Tom Ford, if you have one.”

I only have one Tom Ford fragrance: Black Orchid. And I didn’t really feel like wearing it today. So spritzed a bit from my sample of Cafe Rose to test for the day.

As far as rose fragrances go, this just doesn’t butter my muffin. It’s nice enough, with the woods and incense. But for some reason, I’m just not lusting after a full bottle.

 

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General update, and Scent of the day ~ 4/29

I haven”t posted in a bit! April has been a busy month since M was away a LOT for rehearsals for the German Music competition. That means a lot of single parenting with the boys. Along with a lot of busy at work, the hobbies and blog has been neglected.

Upcoming, hopefully, will be a long overdue post about the boys, maybe some beauty stuff, definitely scent stuff, and as I am way WAY behind on knitting design projects, perhaps nothing there for a little longer (alas).

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Scent of the day ~ 3/25

3/25 Picture challenge, edition 1. Wear a perfume that matches the picture. We’re staring off with Max Ernst, The Nymph Echo, 1936. (you can find larger versions here and here, and you can read the story from Greek mythology about Echo on Wikipedia.)

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Scent of the day ~ 3/18

I have a very exciting kid update post to put up (soon), but today, scent of the day.

“I Hate…Oh Wait. Wear a perfume you love that features a note or style you always thought you hated. (suggested by pixel)”

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Scent of the day ~ Friday Mar. 4

“3/4 Wear a fragrance from Estee Lauder, if you have one.”

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Scent of the day ~ Friday Feb. 26

“2/26 Crack that whip! We’re wearing leather today.”

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Little E 12 months, Little M 35 months update

A much belated post (again) about the boys.

Little E turned 1 year old two weeks ago, and we had a great (shared) birthday party! He and Little A, who were born just 2 days apart and were hospital buddies, had their party together with, of course, friends of the parents.

Little E had his 1 year check up (all looks excellent) and his 1 yr vaccines (no complications or fever or anything, woot!). Little M had his 3 year check up, and again, everything looks good. He funnily said “my organs” every time the doctor listened to him with the stethoscope, which confused the doc, and was pretty funny to me, cause I know why! I gave this toy to Little E for his birthday:

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Which was quickly taken by Little M, and he is now obsessed with organs and muscles and bones.

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