“Won’t you come into the garden?I would like my roses to see you”~ Richard Brinsley Sheridan The lovely and gracious editor of Sniffapalooza Magazine, Raphaella Brescia Barkley, has included our Rosa in her favorite Rose perfumes. Read about it in the latest issue of Sniffapalooza, in Part Three of Raphaella’s Roses. “I’d rather have roses… Continue reading Won’t you come into the garden?
Heartfelt congratulations to Sniffapalooza Magazine for scoring two of the five finalist spots in the online/blog publication category at this mornings FiFi (Fragrance) Awards!! There were among eighteen nominations. Read more here, with links to the winner and finalists Wafting my very best to Raphaella, the editor of Sniffapalooza Magazine, Team Karen of Sniffapalooza, Elena… Continue reading Congratulations Sniffapalooza!
Trish Vawter of the blog Scent Hive has written a very lovely, poetic review of our Vespertina Botanical perfume for the April 15th issue of the prestigious Sniffapalooza Magazine. Scent Hive is also hosting a giveaway for a 1 gram vial of Vespertina and a special sneak peak sample of the upcoming Vespertina solid perfume.… Continue reading Vespertina Perfume Review
The Scent of the Day is GreenWitch in honor of the latest issue of Sniffapalooza Magazine. Raphaella, the editor in chief, has published my write up about creating the botanical perfume GreenWitch. Take a journey on over by following this link. Raphaella Brescia Barkley currently publishes the online magazine twice a month. A true labor… Continue reading Scent of the Day: Sniffa
“To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat.” ~Beverly Nichols The term “aromatherapie” was coined by the French cosmetic chemist Rene Gattefoose. In aromatherapy circles we refer to him as the Grandfather of Aromatherapy. He is best known for his book, Gattefosse’s Aromatherapy, which documents clinical trials establishing essential… Continue reading Flower Power
The Sniffa Sunday event transpired in downtown Manhattan, much to my delight, being more of a downtown girl. The festivities began at BOND NO. 9, on Bond St. between Broadway & Lafayette Street. Wasn’t Basquiats studio right around here? Hmmm, I’ll ask Kelle. Raphaella greeted me as I walked in the door. We wondered around… Continue reading NY Sniffa 2008: Two
In the e-mail that the NY Sniffa 2008 attendees received the Karens stated: We feel it’s our duty to warn you that you will have such a glorious time at this event, you’ll meet so many fascinating friends, and you will feel so loved and pampered that you will want to do it again next… Continue reading NY Sniffa 2008: One
“One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years.” ~ Thomas Wolfe I am back from the big apple with lots of stories and pictures to share. The trip was especially rich with heartfelt connections. We arrived last Wednesday afternoon, after a four hour stint… Continue reading The Big Apple
I’ve turned into what Wendy so lovingly deems “the sloughful blogger”. My apologies, life is rather full at the moment, as we get ready for NYC and the Sniffa Fall Ball. There will be over 150 attendees at the Saturday lunch I am presenting at. This translates into 150+ sample packages to get ready and… Continue reading Sloughful
The LA Sniffapalooza took place this past Saturday, a very full day fragrance adventure. Attendees began arriving early in the morning to get prime seating, schmooze and fortify themselves with coffee from Mauro’s Cafe. The festivities began at 8am with breakfast, introductions and a presentation by Kate Greene and Stephen Nilsen of Givaudan. This was… Continue reading LA Sniffa 2008