A Weekend in Melbourne

May 09, 2012

I am so blessed to live in Australia; they don’t call it the lucky country for nothing! From the beautiful beaches of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland to the wine trails of Margaret River in the West, there is just … Continue reading
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Been away too long

April 03, 2012

Seems like forever since I posted (actually, it’s been over 3 months, which is waaaay too long, I know). For those of you who think I may have got lost somewhere, I thought it was only fair to give you … Continue reading
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Winners of Joy in January giveaways

January 20, 2012

Thanks so much to everyone who participated an commented during the Natural Perfumers Guild Joy in January blogging event. The winners of One Seed’s Freedom and Frangipani ml perfumes (chosen randomly from daily contributors) are: Hemla Einsof Sandi L We … Continue reading
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Final Thought, Joy in January Project

January 18, 2012

It’s been so lovely hearing all of your thoughts and stories about how you improve your mood during the winter season. For my final Joy in January post, ill leave you with a quote I read this week that has … Continue reading
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Smells Like Sunshine! (Joy in January Project)

January 17, 2012

There’s no denying that each season has its own distinct smell. In winter, the defining aromas may be of smoke from wood fires, hot cocoa, cold air and, in my neighbourhood, jonquils. In summer, the scents are more lively – … Continue reading
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Finding Joy in Simple Things (Joy in January Project)

January 16, 2012

A few years ago, I heard about Seasonal Affective Disorder (commonly known as SAD) during a time when I myself, seemed to be experiencing symptoms of mild depression with no known cause. My search for answers and a possible solution … Continue reading
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Don’t worry, I’ll be back soon…

January 15, 2012

Apologies for my extended absence from the blogging stratosphere. It’s not that I haven’t had anything to write about -more that there is so much going on I haven’t made the time to sit and write about it! But if … Continue reading
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Perfume Profile – Devotion by One Seed

December 09, 2011

If you could bottle your most precious memories, what would that fragrance smell like? For each of us, it would be so different, yet many of those individual aromas would be the same. Like the smell of cookies baking in the … Continue reading
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10 Ways You Can Change the World by Shopping

November 25, 2011

Sorry to all of you who clicked this link because you thought it was a satire, or a humorous send-up of those of us who love to shop. It’s not. I’m serious. About shopping. And about life. And about how … Continue reading
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Frangipani…a love affair

November 19, 2011

I’ve never met anyone who doesn’t love the scent of frangipani, have you? One of my all-time favourite flowers, frangipani never disappoints with its delicate, etherial aroma, capturing hints of apricot and citrus notes among the clear floral scent. Ahhhhh…it … Continue reading
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What Am I Working On…?

November 02, 2011

It’s a question I get asked all the time…”What are you working on at the moment?” What better way to let you in to the inner workings of One Seed than to answer this question every now and then….So step … Continue reading
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My Left-Brain, Right-Brain Crisis

October 26, 2011

You would assume a perfumer might be right brain dominant, yes? Well I have news for you…But first lets start at the beginning…. I have always wanted to learn to draw well. I’ve dabbled over the years in a bit of painting … Continue reading
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