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  1. Thread: Off-Topic

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    My dog walks backwards out of the kitchen because she is afraid of sliding on the wood floors. It's so funny.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, November 7, 2014

    I'm wearing Chanel no5 today.
  3. Re: Fragrances for mom in 60's, advice appreciated

    Exactly what I was going to say!
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    Re: SOTD Friday 7th November 2014

    I'm in synch today wearing Chanel no5. It is tied with Habanita as the oldest launch date (1921) in my collection.

    SO happy it's Friday! It's been a really long week and I'm not on call this...
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    I decided to go with release dates and I have two fragrances that were released in 1921: Habanita and Chanel no5. I picked no5 but I sort of wish I had gone with Habanita. Oh well ...

    I think...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, November 6, 2014

    I'm wearing Kerosene Unknown Pleasures today.
  7. Re: Fragrances that exude a "calming" effect.

    Tam Dao ... so Zen-like.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 6th November 2014

    I'm wearing Kerosene Unknown Pleasures today ... perfect for a cool-ish Fall day!

    Thank you Jon! :beer:

    hugs to all ...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, November 5, 2014

    I'm wearing Havana Vanille today.
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    Re: Cuddly, Cozy Scent for Cold Weather

    When I think cuddly and cozy, I think SL Un Bois Vanille. Something about vanilla notes make a scent super comforting, IMO. I know you said no sweet scents, but try UBV anyway ... I don't think...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 5th November 2014

    I'm wearing Havana Vanille today.

    ExtremeK, I'm with you on the early retirement ... I don't really think I can last 10 more years. I want it now, but I want/need money too. <big sigh>

    Jon,...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, November 4, 2014

    I'm wearing SL Fumerie Turque today.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 4th November 2014

    It's an unoffical Serge Lutens Day! Funny how that works sometimes ... I'm also wearing a Serge: Fumerie Turque.

    30 Roses, election day will be happy when it's OVER ... I'm so sick of these damn...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 2nd November 2014

    What is with all the ridiculously high prices lately? They are pricing me right out of the perfume buying market. I can't afford to purchase scents like this.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, November 2, 2014

    Glad to see you broke this out to help ensure the Chiefs victory today. Fans gotta do what they gotta do! :wink:

    I'm wearing Atelier Gold Leather today.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 2nd November 2014

    I'm wearing Atelier Gold Leather today. Totally loving this on a cool Fall day full of football ... I'm on call for the hospital today, so crossing my fingers and toes I do not get called in during...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, October 31, 2014

    I'm wearing Back To Black today.

    Happy Halloween to everyone!
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, October 31, 2014

    In synch today and scent twins with kingfofsuede with By Kilian Back To Black.It's been a really long week at work ... I was asked to work today on my day off, so I actually worked about 60 hours...
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    I went with By Kilian Back To Black for today's synch. I love the tobacco + honey note in this, slightly boozy and a little smoky.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 29th October 2014

    Hi all, just a super quick posting cuz the Royals are on in 6 minutes! I'm wearing Blue Amber for the occasion.


    GO ROYALS!
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    Re: SOTD, Sunday October 26, 2014

    I'm wearing Tocca Stella ... it is one of those multipurpose scents that are appropriate for any place, any time and since I had to work this morning it was a good choice.

    I watched the Chiefs...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, October 25, 2014

    I'm wearing Paul & Joe Bleu today.

    go Royals!
  23. Re: Need some recommendation from the ladies!

    My vote is for Jasmin Noir.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Saturday, 25 October, 2014.

    I'm continuing the oriental vibe today with Paul & Joe Bleu. Bleu is a warm, fuzzy, cozy oriental in the classical sense of the genre. It reminds me a bit of Shalimar ... tone down the vanilla, and...
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    I love Orientals!

    I was in synch yesterday with Cinnabar, a classic spicy oriental for sure. I went through so many bottles of the stuff back in the day ... I wore it pretty much exclusively...
  26. Sticky: Re: New Free to a Good Home (no requests please) - October-December 2014

    Thank you, darkdreams! PM sent.
  27. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Love the picture, kumquat! I kind of miss Nebraska being in the Big12 and playing Kansas every year ... but just kind of. :wink:
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Friday, 24 October, 2014.

    Late posting because I've been watching the Royals game! So jazzed! Anyway, I'm in synch today with Cinnabar. Totally love this one still ... even though I do not wear it as much as I used to back...
  29. Sticky: Re: New Free to a Good Home (no requests please) - October-December 2014

    OH! Darkdreams, I would love to read that!
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 21th October 2014

    Scent twins with E in Oscar today. Mine is EDT from the 90's ... and I totally agree with you on the similarities between Oscar and LHB. And I love that painting you posted! Must look into that...
  31. Re: Tell me the notes that just don't work for you

    yep ... There are always exceptions to everything ... but that being said there are a few notes that are tricky for me: vetiver, anise (and licorice), grapefruit, galbanum, and grass notes.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 20th October 2014

    Hi everyone ... I've been MIA for a little over a week I think. I've had another flare up of my Rheumatoid Arthritis and haven't been up to posting. Actually several days that I didn't wear scent...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, October 12, 2014

    I'm wearing Black Cashmere today.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I wore Habanita (1921) for the synch on Friday. Habanita is a frag that I seldom wear to work. it's too big or too bad-girl or too something ... but Friday was a day when I was feeling a bit...
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    Re: SotD: Sunday 12th October 2014

    I'm loving the little bit cooler weather here and bringing out some of my heavier frags ... today it is Black Cashmere, yesterday it was Ambre Sultan. I went to Lawrence, KS yesterday for the...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Friday, 10 October, 2014.

    Drive-by posting tonight with one eye on the Royals baseball game ... I'm in synch and scent twins with teardrop in Habanita from 1921.

    have a great Friday everyone ... more later.

    GO ROYALS!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, October 9, 2014

    I'm wearing Traversee du Bosphore today.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Thursday, 9 October, 2014.

    I'm wearing Traversee du Bosphore today. I've mentioned before how the different notes will take turns being the star. Well, today, I got a nutty sweetness that I had not noticed before. Of...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, October 8, 2014

    I'm wearing By Kilian Sweet Redemption today.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 8th October 2014

    I'm wearing Sweet Redemption today. Another busy day taking my mom to the eye doctor and filling another box full of unwanted clothing from the closet.

    Sending belated birthday wishes to...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Tuesday, 7 October, 2014.

    I'm wearing Le Baiser du Dragon today. I think this is a gorgeous one for Fall and even though the temperatures are still a little warm, it feels like Fall around here. Or maybe I'm just ready for...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I just took a look at the directory scents ... too bad that so many are discontinued. There were some very interesting and very pretty names!
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 4th October 2014

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    *it's actually a gentle bear hug!

    I'm wearing just a smidge of Oxford & Cambridge tonight ... I'm a little nauseated and O&C is very soothing. No worries, my RA medicine frequently...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 3rd October 2014

    I'm in synch today and also scent twins with kiliwia ... I'm wearing Lancome Hypnose too.

    Welcome Chris (kingofsuede)! :vrolijk_26:

    I love caipirinhas! We had them while in Punta Cana, DR and...
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    I'm scent twins with Kiliwia today ... I'm also wearing Hypnose. I usually get tons of compliments on Hypnose and today was no different. One of the Xray girls complimented me as I was walking by...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, September 29, 2014

    I'm wearing Gucci Eau de Parfum (the brown juice) today.

    Go Chiefs!
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    Re: SOTD, Monday 29th September, 2014

    I'm wearing Gucci Eau de Parfum (the brown juice) today and enjoying a day off. Cheese-y Chicken Chili in the crockpot, friends coming over to watch the game tonight ... Go Chiefs!

    hugs to...
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    Re: SOTD: Fridayy, September 26, 2014

    Several of us in Serge Lutens today ... mine is Boxeuses.

    Happy Friday everyone!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Friday, 26 September, 2014.

    I'm in synch and wearing SL Boxeuses today. It's hard to pick a favorite perfumer ... sort of like picking a favorite child; some days you may like one more than the others. I do have several of...
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    I see I'm not the only one who had trouble deciding on a favorite perfumer! I ended up wearing Christopher Sheldrake's Boxeuses today. I own many of his creations and several more listed on my wish...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Thursday, 25 September, 2014.

    I'm wearing Cuir de Lancome today. I'm late getting home tonight ... it's after 10:00 PM here and it was almost midnight last night. I do have a day off tomorrow, will need it to recoup and...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, September 23, 2014

    I'm wearing Copper Skies today.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Tuesday, 23 September, 2014.

    I'm wearing Copper Skies today ... and so ready to wear my amber frags with some consistency. I've not been wanting to wear them in the heat, but with a little chill in the air in the mornings they...
  54. Sticky: Re: BN Meet-Up San Francisco, CA 9/19-9/21 2014

    Sounds like a great time! Well, except for poor kswer having his backpack jacked like that. (ratbastards!)

    Thanks for sharing!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Monday, 22 September, 2014.

    I'm wearing SL Tubereuse Criminelle today. Not feeling quite up to par ... not really sick, but not totally well either. Off to bed ...

    Congrats to Miss Q and landing the perfect condo!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Friday, 19 September, 2014.

    Not in synch today ... I was pretty stumped by today's synch, and I was running late this morning, and I stood in front of the perfume cabinet and couldn't think ... in a half panic, I ended up...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Thursday, 18 September, 2014.

    I'm wearing Hypnose today. I'm so tired ... can't believe I'm heading to bed by 8:45.

    Happy anniversary, Mr and Mrs Mocha :beer:

    Have a great time, Mike, and safe travels to all who are going...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    I'm wearing Dioressence today.
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    Re: Bee bottle Derby vs Wood frame Derby

    The bee bottle wasn't vintage though, same juice just repackaged (or so they say :smiley:).
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 17th September 2014

    I'm wearing Dioressence today ... I've been pretty busy for a day off with nothing planned!

    Take care, Erin ... hope you are feeling better very soon! (I love watching HGTV!)
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    I'm wearing Chanel no5 today.
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 16 September, 2014

    I'm wearing Chanel no5 today. I asked the random button on my wardrobe to pick me out something and it chose no5. I wasn't sure about that so I asked a second time ... again no5. Not going to ask...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, September 15, 2014

    I'm wearing Traversee du Bosphore today.
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    Re: SOTD, Monday 15 September, 2014

    I'm wearing Traversee du Bosphore today.

    hugs to all ...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, September 14, 2014

    I'm wearing SL Santal Majuscule today.
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    Re: SotD: Sunday 14th September 2014

    I'm wearing SL Santal Majuscule today. I got called in for a few procedures this afternoon ... missed a beauty of a day.
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    I'm not having any luck with the link or connecting through Google. I hope BN didn't kill the site! I look forward to checking it out and seeing what is available.
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - September 2014

    I'm burning Mulberry Bush in my Scentsy burner.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, September 13, 2014

    I'm wearing Cuir Mauresque today.

    go Jayhawks!
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    Re: SOTD, Saturday, 13 September 2014

    I'm wearing Cuir Mauresque today ... enjoying the cooler temperatures here and a day of football. (hoping I don't get called in during the KU game <fingers crossed>)

    Thank you E for the hugs...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 12th September 2014

    Just squeaking in ... I've been at work since 7:00 this morning and just now getting home. :( I'm wearing Dior Addict.

    hugs to knit and Betsy ...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, September 11, 2014

    I'm wearing Un Bois Vanille today.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 11th September 2014

    Just getting home from my great nephew's football game. He is the son of my late nephew who I have talked about ... I'm really feeling the passing of time tonight. My nephew and my son were only a...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, September 10, 2014

    I'm wearing Angel today.
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    Re: SotD: Wednesday 10th September 2014

    Oh gosh, everyone ... thank you SO much for the birthday greetings, hugs, songs, cakes, and Chimay! I am honored to share my birthday with Erin! Happy 30th birthday! :birthdays:

    SOMB (scent...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, September 9, 2014

    I'm wearing Helmut Lang EDP today.
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 9 September, 2014

    Super busy day for a day off ... I'm wearing Helmut Lang EDP today.

    Robin, hope the water problems are fixed soon!

    PSA for anyone looking for mercury glass pumpkins ... go to Gordman's if you...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, September 8, 2014

    I'm wearing Jaipur Saphir today.
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    Re: SotD - Monday, 8 September, 2014

    I'm wearing Jaipur Saphir today ... received a compliment from one of the nurses at work.

    Sending belated birthday greetings to sjg3839 :birthdays:
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    Re: Ta Ta For Now

    I totally understand. It is hard to watch everyone buying such lovely bottles and not being able to partake. Take care and do stop in from time to time ...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, September 7, 2014

    I'm wearing SL Five O'Clock Au Gingembre today.
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    Re: SotD: Sunday 7th September 2014

    Back from a trip to Lawrence to see my sister and watch the Jayhawks football game ... I'm wearing SL Five O'Clock Au Gingembre today and I was wearing Bandit yesterday.
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    It was hard to choose, I have several scents that have either honey or saffron, but decided to go with By Kilian Back To Black today. Honey is not always listed as a note in the different pyramids,...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, September 5, 2014

    I'm wearing Back To Black today.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, September 3, 2014

    I'm wearing Etro Heliotrope today.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Wednesday, 3 September, 2014.

    I'm wearing Etro Heliotrope today.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, August 25, 2014

    I'm wearing Cuir de Lancome today.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 25th August 2014

    It's been a typical Monday ... at least I smell good. I'm wearing Cuir de Lancome today.

    Kiliwia, I must have missed your dishwasher story ... I'm so happy my dishwasher saga is finally over (and...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 22, 2014

    I'm wearing Angel today.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 22nd August, 2014

    Not in synch today ... sorry. I had strong craving for Angel today, full-assault Angel at that. I have a few drops of body oil on my legs, the shimmer body powder on chest, and a spritz of EDP on...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    I'm wearing Morgane Le Fay Blue today.
  92. Re: Guess which Basenotes legend is thinking about starting a niche fragrance shop...

    Best of luck! Sounds like a dream job ...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday, August 21, 2014

    I'm wearing Morgane Le Fay Blue today.

    Erin, I love Dzing! Concord, who used to post here (and who I miss!), called it "hot,sugared leather" and I knew I had to try it! It doesn't go all...
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - August 2014

    I'm burning Skinny Dippin' in the Scentsy burner. Notes of tart green apple, melon, and pear ... it's fresh and very summery.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    I'm wearing Ombre Indigo ​today.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday, August 19th

    I'm wearing Ombre Indigo today to soothe my incense crave. I'm home waiting for the service technician to come and look at the dishwasher. Evidently, the policy is to have it checked by a...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, August 17, 2014

    I'm wearing Max Mara today ... light and airy magnolia.
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    Re: SOTD, Sunday August 17, 2014

    Happy birthday to Evangeline :birthdays: In her honor, I'm wearing a magnolia fragrance ... Max Mara. The magnolia is light and airy here, nice for a hot summer day.

    Happy Sunday everyone and...
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    Re: SOTD:: Saturdayy, August 16, 2014

    I'm wearing Tam Dao today.

    Happy anniversary to Mr and Mrs Viffer :beer:
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    Re: SOTD, Suturday August 17, 2014

    Another very HOT day here. After a cool shower, I'm wearing Tam Dao ... so chill, so Zen-like.

    hugs to all ...
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