After weeks of being cooped up because of the cold weather I took a long walk this past Sunday. It was a day where hints of Spring were everywhere in Bay Ridge. I saw bees flying in one garden where a few flowers had begun to bloom. The tips of the trees are looking fuller, a sign of the green buds that are forthcoming.
I longed very much for a light floral fragrance to fill the air but it’s still too cold for the earth to send forth the fragrances of grass and flowers. I was in the mood to buy a fragrance but without the money for any kind of a name brand, pricey purchase.
I ended up at one of my favorite 99 cents and up stores where they are selling copies of designer fragrances at $4.99 a bottle. My late Mom loved Anais Anais, a fragrance that not only evokes Springtime for me but a feeling of well being since memories of my Mom always lift my spirits. When I saw the tester bottle of Ana Ana I was very skeptical. I decided to try it. To my surprise Ana Ana was very light, reminding me mostly of lily of the valley. I went outside the store and waited a few minutes to see what the fragrance was like after a few minutes. It was still light but growing faint.
I decided to buy the bottle anyway. The fragrance remained faint but that is fine with me because I do not like a fragrance that is very noticeable. I decided to use Ana Ana as a tool for aromatherapy. In the evening I will spray my bed with it before going to sleep or spray my lingerie before getting dressed. Having this fragrance around me even for a short time is very pleasing and worth the $4.99. So many happy memories arise and you really can’t put a price on that.
I bought Ana Ana at New Wang Fa Trading at 6926 4th Avenue in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, NY.
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