The Winners Are…

And-the-Winner-Is-CP-Confetti has spoken, and the winners of The Alembicated Genie’s giveaway draw are…

10 ml of Mohur extrait and a ceramic perfume disk:


Samples of Mohur Extrait:

Gisela & Silverlily

Please email me before May 28th at with your contact information and address, so I can pass it on to Neela.

Thanks to everyone who participated in the draw for your comments and for enjoying this story/review!

The winners of the Neela Vermeire Creations Giveaway Contest!


We’ve found two winners of my Neela Vermeire Creations giveaway contest!

The winner of the Discover Your India set of 3 x 10 ml of Trayee, Mohur and Bombay Bling is … DKChocoman!

The winner of the Try Your India set of 3 x 2 ml spray samples is … Gail!

Please email your shipping address to thealembicatedgenie(at)gmail(dot)com by midnight Wednesday, February 27th, CET, so I can pass it on to Neela Vermeire.

Thanks to absolutely everyone who entered! That was so much fun, we really should do that again…;)

Stay tuned this coming week for two great new discoveries and a Hotly Anticipated Item…




The Winners Were…

First things first…My sincere and most profound apologies for being so late to post the winners of my two recent giveaways. I have been buried in job hunting, novel writing, motherhood, the impending return of the School Year and querying literary agents, which explains my delay in posting. has spoken, and determined…

The winner of the Edible Dev giveaway is: Sharon.

The winner of the Blogoversary Giveaway is: RVB

For both of you – please email me at tarleisio [at]gmail[dot]com with your addresses so I can send these on their merry way!

To all of you who participated in both draws – Thank you all from the bottom of my heart!!! Stay tuned – more wonders are yet ahead!

The Winner of the Aftelier Haute Claire Giveaway! has determined that the winner of the Aftelier Haute Claire giveaway is…

Laura Matheson!

Congratulations, Laura! Please email your contact details and address as soon as you can to tarleisio at gmail dot com, so I can pass them on to Mandy Aftel.

Last but not least…a great, big thank you to each and every one of you who participated in the draw and commented on my blog post! I was completely overwhelmed by all the responses it received!

There will be more wonders to come!

Original image: Scientific American

Zeta Winners!

I’m beginning to see the appeal of! Choosing a winner was agonizing, since all of your replies were so compelling, so creative and so…darned good, it was nearly impossible to make a decision! If I could have had my way, I would have had samples for each and every one of you, and alas and alack…I have only two!

So before I incriminate myself further, let me say this:

Thank you, each and every one of you, for all of your creative, inspiring odes to Spring and your comments on my review. I had to choose two, but if I could have…

The winners are:

Undina and a.k.a Warum

Congratulations to both of you! Please contact me with your address information at tarleisio at gmail dot com.