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Roxana Villa
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Conscious creative.
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Samhain: The Fire at Tlachtga
Happy Samhain dear readers. Now that I live in an area where the four seasons are prominent, I find it easier to experience the depth of each turn of the great wheel. Here is an excerpt from Tlachtga: Celtic Fire Festival by John Gilroy that tells the histo...
Samhain: The Fire at Tlachtga
Samhain: The Fire at Tlachtga
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✨GARDENIA✨
I did it, and feeling extremely proud and grateful, a true to flower gardenia extraction! This elixir is like no other I have ever smelled, from the Tiara of Tahiti to Columbia. The extract is so pure and true, nothing compares but the white floral soul of ...
✨GARDENIA✨
✨GARDENIA✨
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Full Moon Illumination
Wafting illuminated blessings as we sail through this full M❍❍N in Taurus. Inhale deeply and connect with your feminine and sensuality. This very yummy, fixed, Earth sign has an affinity with the planet Venus, vibrating in harmony and the realm of beauty. W...
Full Moon Illumination
Full Moon Illumination
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The Essential Oils & Aromatherapy Summit
I just completed the pre-recorded call with David Crow, a long time teacher, friend and mentor who invited me as a guest in The Essential Oils & Aromatherapy Summit . My session title is: Through the Looking Glass: Botanical Perfume for Shifting Consciousne...
The Essential Oils & Aromatherapy Summit
The Essential Oils & Aromatherapy Summit
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Allegory of the Four Elements
At the new perfumery in Santa Fe, New Mexico I recreated the sprawling boards I had in Agoura onto two boards, one vertical and one horizontal. The arrival of my new glass distillation unit that I brought down from Kymia Arts in Taos had me moving things ar...
Allegory of the Four Elements
Allegory of the Four Elements
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Word Rant Wednesday: Alchemy
While attending a lecture about honey bees in February 2016, the presenter, Benjamin Pixie, mentioned an "alchemist" that lived in Taos. The equation of the words alchemist + Taos sparked my curiosity immediately. The word "alchemist” currently is an amorph...
Word Rant Wednesday: Alchemy
Word Rant Wednesday: Alchemy
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Hallelujah!
After my last blog post rant about the mañana quality of Santa Fe, I am thrilled to share that the chandeliers and bookshelves went up last Tuesday—Hallelujah! Since then Greg and I have been classifying all the books, first by putting them into different s...
Hallelujah!
Hallelujah!
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Magnify, Sanctify
Everyday I work on the new perfumery space tirelessly, sometimes obsessively, sandwiched between other pressing responsibilities and distractions. We're ebbing toward an opening on the Autumnal Equinox, September 22nd. Santa Fe has a mañana quality which ca...
Magnify, Sanctify
Magnify, Sanctify
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Burning
Mid morning, one year ago on September 1st we continued on our trajectory toward Santa Fe from Tucson in my sea green Prius packed to the gills with suitcases and boxes. The trip originated from Los Angeles with a stop at the University of Arizona where Gre...
Burning
Burning
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A Visit From John Steele
I had some real quality time with one of my favorite peeps visiting from California today, Mr. John Steele, the man who introduced me to the realm of perfume back in the mid 90’s. We started the day with a tour of the perfumery, lab & school and a taste of ...
A Visit From John Steele
A Visit From John Steele
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