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  1. August and Everything After...

    by , 11th August 2012 at 05:57 PM (Fleurine's Non-Blog)

    The end of the summer drenches me with longing and nostalgia every year. The saying goodbye to a summer crush when you both have to go back to different schools in September. Packing up the summer clothes, and pulling out the warm ones. The days growing shorter with school pressures and anxieties mounting. The first cold breeze in late August.
    My summer scents for this time of year, are, this year:
  2. SotD Saturday 8 May

    Quote Originally Posted by Warum View Post
    What a gorgeous day it was, I tried some lilac samples (Floraison Mauve from DSH and -- finally, ta-da! -- my Highland Lilac arrived, and it's truly lovely. I'll have to wear it side by side with Pacifica because I hate to admit that but it's still in the running!
    And for a party with friends I was craving Miracle, so that's what in the cards for the next three days due to my FB challenge!
  3. SotD Saturday 8 May

    When I was 6 years old, I wrote "The Best Friends" on the back of a photograph of me and my grandfather.
    When I was 7, he died of cancer and the part of the photograph that had him went on his grave. You could see my sleeve on his shoulder, especially if you knew it was there. I did.
    My grandfather was a joyful man, and he loved his birthday, and he loved lilacs blooming all around on this day. I'll be going out for breakfast today and will be wearing some lilacs to celebrate ...
  4. Lilac Fest

    Sooooo, between today and yesterday I'm though the first run of each 5-item lilac sampler from TPC, and how funny. It reminds me how I was shopping for my wedding dress. I came back to the one I tried first after trying on many. The first one I tried on was the one I went with, and it was a gorgeous dress!

    But, back to the lilac, French Lilac by Pacifica is a lilac winner as of now. It is truer than Ineke (second place) and it is certainly more lilac than Aqua Allegoria, which ...
  5. SotD - Saturday, April 24th

    Quote Originally Posted by Warum View Post
    My arm still smells of lilac from yesterday. Given the fact that I applied it at 9 a.m. and didn't reapply, it is less than 15 minutes short of hitting the full 24 hours of longevity with just a little dab! Time for me to get a wet chore (there's plenty of opportunity for that, and we're having company tonight) and then apply something different.
    I did reapply White Lilac by DSH, but alas, it smells beautifully the first ten minutes or so and then it goes into undetectable waxy/soapy ...

    Updated 24th April 2010 at 05:02 PM by Warum

    Tags: dsh, lilac, pacifica
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