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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 17th October, 2019

    I'm sorry for your loss Trilby. I agree that there is often something reassuring in knowing that someone is still out in the world, even if you don't see them. And their loss leaves a gap.

    I'm...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 16th October, 2019

    Good morning all, and happy birthday Redneck Perfumisto:birthdays::birthdays:!!
    Pre-shower and workout I'm in MFK Aqua Vitae.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 14th October, 2019

    Hope everyone has a good week ahead. In L'Artisan Noir Exquise today. A generous sample from a fellow BNer.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 13th October, 2019

    Hello all. And happy birthday Diamondflame! :birthdays:

    A dear older friend just lost her sister to congestive heart and multi-organ failure. Her last surviving sibling and they were very...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Thanks ClockworkAlice for the great post. I don't have any full bottles of German (let alone Cologne) based fragrances but I believe I have samples of Escentric Molecules and Biehl Parfumkunstwerke....
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 10th October, 2019

    Congratulations on 40K NCal!

    Today I'm in Cadjméré 18. Purchased from a fellow BNer. Have a great Thursday, all.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 8th October, 2019

    Curious about this one! Thoughts?

    Congratulations teardrop! (I just read yesterdays SOTD posts) What a lovely way to land back at work. Recognition and support!!

    Happy belated birthday...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 5th October, 2019

    Happy Birthday Knit at Nite! :birthdays:

    Recovering from a very strenuous hike yesterday. 8 hours, hot (80s), lots of climbing. We went through over two gallons of water. And it was...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 4th October, 2019

    Welcome back teardrop!

    Happy Friday, all.

    Hiking today at a spot called "The Walls of Jericho". Sounds intriguing and a little difficult. Over the "odorless" (but not entirely) sunscreen I've...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 2nd October, 2019

    Happy Wednesday all. And a Happy New Year to those observing. I'm in L'Eau Magnetic by Miller Harris today.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 1st October, 2019

    Happy Birthday Mrs. Dalloway!

    Today I'm in Acqua e Zucchero by Profumum.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 29th September, 2019

    Good morning all! Here's to a spam-free Sunday.
    It's still pretty warm here but the light and breeze feel like Fall. I'm in Ummagumma today.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 28th September, 2019

    Vanille Bourbon Il Profumo.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 26th September, 2019

    Good morning all! I'm back to feeling like myself. 100%
    HofP I'm glad you're feeling better...at least a little.
    foxbins these houseguests sound very difficult. Early arrival! No no no that...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 25th September, 2019

    My late entry. And thanks for the good wishes NCal, tdem and Quarry. Feeling all better. Wore Cristalle EdT today and it smelled lovely, fresh and green.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 24th September, 2019

    I too like the video Roberto posted. Very thoughtful and interesting. I've added this fragrance to my test list.

    I've been scentless for several days with a stomach virus. A consequence of...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 20th September, 2019

    In synch today with October by Neil Morris.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I love fall and winter fragrances. I'll wear October by Neil Morris.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 19th September, 2019

    How does an accidental ban happen? Revisions to the website?
    Slowdive by Hiram Green today.
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    Re: Anyone Tried Kyse Perfumes??

    I'm reviving this thread. I own several Kyse fragrances. Most of them are not in the directory yet. She seems to specialize in gourmands with a twist. I own Douceur Brulee, Frollino Lavande, Oui...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 18th September, 2019

    Good afternoon, evening, all.
    Today I was in Kyse Pêche Vanille.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 17th September, 2019

    Quarry I must review your photos from yesterday. Sounds like quite a project!
    Happy birthday mumsy! :birthdays:
    (I don't know why but my son has taken to calling me "mumsy". Or "mum". It sounds...
  23. Re: Still making Basenotes Awesomer / more info / cake sale / new BN Plus

    Cake sale! Thanks Grant for all of the hard work! And I'm so sorry your child has been having health issues.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 15th September, 2019

    Happy Birthday freewheelingvagabond and Zealot Crusader. I hope you both have a wonderfully scented year ahead! :birthdays:

    I'm in the refreshing Tea Tonique today, by Miller Harris. It's...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 13th September, 2019

    Synching in Elephant, by Zoologist.
    Have a great Friday the 13th, all!
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I like the idea of a jungle fragrance for this morning. So I'm wearing the very tropical Elephant by Zoologist.

    Top Notes
    Tree leaves, Darjeeling tea, Magnolia
    Heart Notes
    Cocoa, Coconut...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 10th September, 2019

    Sampling Mancera's Vanille Exclusive today. Have a wonderful Tuesday, all.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 9th September, 2019

    Hossegor by A Lab On Fire.
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    Re: What perfume lifts your spirits?

    I find early favorites uplifting., such as Fresh Lemon Sugar and Tihota.
    I also find a wishlist fragrance quite mood enhancing. Jalaine Silk. A marine-ish vanilla.
    On the other end of the...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 8th September, 2019

    Happy 39K NCal! 40K is just around the corner!

    I'm in Aura perfume oil by Essential Faith today. From a sample. It's not in the directory. A lovely musky skin scent.

    I'm visiting...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 7th September, 2019

    SOTE Fresh Sake.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 7th September, 2019

    Happy Saturday all! And happy birthday sjg! :birthdays:

    I'm at the beach and wearing Néonatura Souffle today.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th September, 2019

    I'm in Florida for a few days and didn't bring any of my DSH samples, so no synching. I'm in Fresh Sake, still lingering from yesterday. After I shower I'll wear Néonatura Soufflé by Yves Rocher....
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 4th September, 2019

    Good morning and happy bn anniversaries to foxbins and knit!

    Inspired by our recent Avon synch, I purchased a vintage bottle of Sweet Honesty. I'm wearing it today, and I really like it!. ...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 3rd September, 2019

    Fresh Lemon Sugar today. Have a great day, all. :)
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 1st September, 2019

    Happy BN anniversary Teardrop!

    I'm in Nùvol di Llimona today. It's a very nostalgic scent. Something about it reminds me of childhood, but the actual memory is not accessible. Just the feeling....
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 30th August, 2019

    Happy Friday, all. Synching in Yves Rocher Néonatura Cocoon, which would qualify for the ZC approved expanded synch. AND I was inspired to go to eBay and purchased a small bottle of Sweet Honesty...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Thanks for the leeway ZC. Now I can participate! :) Yves Rocher Néonatura Cocoon for me today.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 28th August, 2019

    SOTA is Silk, Lace and Chocolate by 4160 Tuesdays. From a sample. I'm not as enthralled by this as I once was. I love chocolate but have yet to find a chocolate fragrance that I really love.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 27th August, 2019

    Kiehl's Original Musk for me. Today I'm shopping for a cabinet in which to store my perfumes! It's time.
    Have a good day, all.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 25th August, 2019

    I'm in Jo Malone today. This morning Wood Sage and Sea Salt. Now Lime, Basil and Madarin.
    I won't weigh in on the weather. I've gone from SF to Tennessee and the transition has been a little...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 24th August, 2019

    Sorry for your loss, Shycat, Mr. Shycat. And grateful your mother-in-law got hospice care at the end. Quality over quantity of life. I’m all for it.
    Today I’m in one of my favorite vetivers—...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 23rd August, 2019

    I'm in my newish purchase, Chanel no. 5 l'Eau. Have a great Friday, all!
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Ha! Agree.
    My brain hurts trying to figure some of these out, but in a good way! I may not be sharp enough to come up with something for today's "synch" but I'm sure happy to be watching from the...
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    Re: Today I bought August 2019

    This month I've purchased a backup Organza Indécence, Yves Rocher Bourbon Vanille, Henri Bendel Bourbon Vanilla, and Antica Farmacista Vanilla Bourbon and Mandarin. (I think there's a theme...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 22nd August, 2019

    Overcast and very humid this morning. I'm in Henri Bendel Bourbon Vanilla. Hope y'all have a great day!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 21st August, 2019

    Back on the grid today after a week of camping in Yellowstone and near Rushmore. Such beautiful areas of the country! I can't wait to go back. The hiking was amazing.
    Today I'm enjoying my new...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 10th August, 2019

    Happy Saturday, all. I'm sampling Kiss Me Intense again today. At one point I thought this might be a buy, but I think not. It's got a plasticky vibe I can't get past.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 9th August, 2019

    july54 my condolences for your loss. I think your memorialization here was lovely.

    Synching today in Vanille Absolument/Havana Vanille by L'Artisan.
    Have a great Friday, all!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 8th August, 2019

    SOTD is Peony and Blush Suede by Jo Malone.
    SOTE is Hossegor by A Lab On Fire. A wonderful mineral/aquatic.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 7th August, 2019

    Greetings all.
    Welcome audrikee!
    It's cooler and overcast the morning and I'm in Theorema. I usually reserve this for Fall/Winter, but it was right at hand and spoke to me. I just love this. ...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 6th August, 2019

    SOTE is Mancera Vanille Exclusive. A nice floral vanilla with fruity (peach) underpinnings.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 6th August, 2019

    Good morning all.
    Following what appears to be a mini Guerlain trend today in Shalimar Eau Légére.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 4th August, 2019

    I'm so disheartened by these horrific mass shootings--can't even comment further.

    Avatar by Hilde Soliani. She does have a way with gourmands.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Bohemian Spice for me today, from April Aromatics. My notes say "a lively spicy patchouli" and that's certainly an apt description. I'd opt for a full bottle but it is very expensive and I really...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 2nd August, 2019

    Happiest of birthdays to ClaireV. What a treasure you are! :birthdays:

    Happy anniversary to Jon's parents. And get well CK!

    I'm synching today in April Aromatics Bohemian Spice. From a...
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    Re: Looking for lilac

    Wit by Delrae. A lovely impressionistic lilac.

    Oh and Elizabeth W does a lovely lilac line. More soliflore-ish.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 29th July, 2019

    What do you think?

    Today I'm in Isvaraya from my brand new bottle. Probably a little heavy for a day that promises to be warm....but I'm enjoying it nonetheless.

    Jon I love the Bellbird...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 28th July, 2019

    Congratulations hednic. Wow. That's the diamond anniversary, yes? My parents hit the 'ol 59 this week.

    SOTD is Eau Parfumée au Thé Vert Extrême.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 26th July, 2019

    Quarry what beautiful photos!

    Couldn't find any 4160 Tuesdays samples, so I'm semi-synching in No. 5 L'Eau.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I'll have to dig around in my boxes but I'm to sure I have any 4160 Tuesdays samples handy. Maybe I'll wear something I purchased or have worn on a Tuesday!
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    Re: Vintage Gengis Khan sample pass

    So many great reviews. I'll add my two cents. And thanks so much Bavard for the speedy post. It seems like I got my sample a day after supplying my address!

    I've enjoyed two days of GK, despite...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 25th July, 2019

    Envious of new furry friends. I've been jonesing for another dog. A smallish senior rescue would do just fine!
    I'm in the Seattle area for another few weeks, and "hot" up here seems to be 80s. ...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 23rd July, 2019

    Vintage Gengis Khan EdT today, thanks to Bavard. Actually, I sprayed it on last night and it is still on board 12 hours later. Potent stuff. The opening salvo was pretty harsh, but it settled down...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 22nd July, 2019

    Great photo! Pansies are among my favorite flowers. It's a nostalgia thing....they remind me of a beloved grandmother. We called these smaller ones Johnny Jump Ups.

    SOTD is Feu Secret by...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I'm in Indult's Manakara. Rose heavy scents and I don't get along. And I want so much to LOVE rose. But this one somehow works for me. Rose and lychee. Sweet but not too.
    I could have worn...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 19th July, 2019

    In synch with Indult's Manakara. Lychee and rose. I don't get along with rose heavy scents but this one works for me. I used to own it, now have a sample. (And like so many of y'all I'm also not...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 17th July, 2019

    Several friends in recovery. And I've even heard a psychiatrist pal use it. :)
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 18th July, 2019

    Mancera Vanilla Exclusive for me today. From a luckyscent sample.
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    Re: Vintage Gengis Khan sample pass

    I'd love to try it, especially since it often heads up our SOTD thread!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 17th July, 2019

    Sending get well wishes to those in need!

    ExtremeK, ah those uncomfortable, occasionally unbearable places of growth. I've heard "I'm in A FOG." Another F****g Opportunity for Growth. Ain't it...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Why thank you!
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Will do!
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Thanks! I used to own Manakara and the musk, C16. No longer. :) But I have my three faves now.
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    I got a gently used bottle of Lost Cherry. I love a cherry note, but this may have been a mistake. Might be too syrupy, though it may work better in the cooler months (I think I originally tried it...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    What do you think? I have a bottle. I've been playing around with how to use it. Layered. As a skin scent. As a moisturizer. All seem to work.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 16th July, 2019

    Congratulations freewheeling on your 20K. Wow!

    I'm dogsitting 2 dogs for my brother, plus my own, and they all insist on sleeping on the lovely guest bed with me. My brother's dogs are out of...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 15th July, 2019

    cook.bot you have my weather/climate change sympathies. I really have a hard time in heat--I wilt! And both dislike and am grateful for air conditioning. And I'm moving to Tennessee next month. ...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 14th July, 2019

    Sampling, again, Mon Musc à Moi by A Lab on Fire.
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Isvaraya EdP by Indult. Plummy patchouli. It's been on my wishlist for ages.
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Isvaraya EdP by Indult. Plummy patchouli. It's been on my FB wishlist for ages.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 13th July, 2019

    Late to the party today. I'm in Bogue's MEM. I love ClaireV's description:

    "...dirty lavender marmalade: Jicky dragged through the quinoa section of the health food store, covered in earth,...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 10th July, 2019

    Happy birthday socalwoman! :birthdays:

    On this rainy Seattle day I'm in Panthea by Stéphane Humbert Lucas 777.
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    I pulled the trigger on Indult's lovely patchouli plum Isvaraya.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 9th July, 2019

    Thanks all for the lovely birthday wishes! My children took me to a movie then dinner -- and I can't think of a better way to spend my birthday. We saw Midsommar. Woah!! Not for everyone, but we...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 9th July, 2019

    Today I'm in Promesse de l'Aube/FK1 by Parfums MDCI. Have a great day, all.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 8th July, 2019

    SOTE is Il Profvmo Aria di Mare. I don't have many aquatics in my collection and I'm considering purchasing this.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 8th July, 2019

    Congratulations HoP on 4K!
    I'm in Melt My Heart by Strangelove NYC. A Christophe Laudamiel creation. From a Luckyscent sample.
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    My 111 fragrances are represented by 63 houses, so almost 2:1. If I own more than one fragrance from a house I tend to own 4 or more from that house. A distribution graph may be in order.....
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 7th July, 2019

    Essential Fath Aura today. Not in the directory. A clean musk - vanilla skin scent.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 6th July, 2019

    Thanks! Good to be back HERE!

    SOTA/E is Un Air de Samsara.
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    I finally purchased a bottle of Rêve en Cuir by Indult. I used to own this and it is my favorite leather.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 6th July, 2019

    Hope everyone is enjoying their Saturday. I have been quite off the grid for the past week spending time on Guemas Island in Washington State. It was marvelous AND I am glad to be back. Today I'm...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 5th July, 2019

    A late post, but for Bertrand Duchaufour day I wore L'Artisan's Vanille Absolument/Havana Vanille.
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    Posting late, but I enjoyed synching in Vanille Absolument yesterday. I still have remnants this morning. Yummy boozy vanilla. Perfect for the cool grey day we had on Guemas Island.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 1st July, 2019

    Happy Anniversary NCal!

    And congratulations on the posting milestones Jon and cook.bot!

    Today I'm sampling Auphorie's Miyako. A rather heavy fruity floral with a leather underpinning. I...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 29th June, 2019

    Kiehl's Original Musk EdT today. Have a great weekend, all.
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    Synching in Profumum's Aqua Viva. Lemon and woods. Marvelous.

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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 28th June, 2019

    In synch with Profumum's Aqua Viva. I hope all have had a great Friday.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 26th June, 2019

    Today I'm reveling in Angelique Noire. From a sample.
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