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Many of my earliest scent memories take me back to some of my favorite moments with my mothers. I remember admiring my moms as I watched them get ready and always got excited to try their makeup and perfume. Now I’m excited to share those moments with my own kids. Mara always asks for a spritz of perfume after I fix her hair for the day. Even the boys seem to enjoy hanging around a little bit longer. I think Wes brushes his hair more than I do 🙂
I think my love of perfume has been passed down through my mothers and I love that something as simple as a scent can be so memorable. Typically I am super picky about perfumes, but I really loved both this new fragrance , by Elizabeth Arden ( is really good too). I can’t help but wonder what specific memories my kids will think of one day years from now when they smell certain perfumes that remind them of their childhood and our memories together.
Below is a short video reflecting on some of my memories of my mothers’ getting ready as I share the same experience with my own kids. Also be sure to check out Elizabeth Arden’s Instagram for details on a chance to win a fragrance prize package from .
To enter the Elizabeth Arden Mother’s Day Sweepstakes, follow these easy steps:
STEP 1: Follow on Instagram
STEP 2: Post a comment answering the question “What is your favorite memory of your mom?” on the Elizabeth Arden Mother’s Day Sweepstakes Post
The contest will end on May 10 and the winner will be announced on the following day. Good luck! 
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