And the Jamaica 2011 scent is…

Marc Jacobs' Daisy - Eau So Fresh! Every time we go on vacation I allow myself to make one completely selfish purchase: New perfume. I do this because I want to be able to close my eyes, take a deep breath, and remember my vacation with my heart and soul. I purposefully create scent association. In the movie The Parent Trap with Haley Mills, she smells her Grandfather and says she's "making an imprint" by remembering his smell of cigars and peppermint. When I'm on vacation, I do the same Continue Reading

I’m only happy when it rains….

As a Floridian, born and raised and still here, I have to say that I absolutely LOVE sunshine.I'm addicted to it. I pretty much require the sun to function. If I can't get to the beach at least one weekend a month between March and July, I feel empty and bored and unhappy. But I can't think of one time in 2011 when it's started pouring and I've been bummed. In fact, this year I have welcomed the rain.   I don't know what that says about my mental state this year. If I were being Continue Reading