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  1. Re: Can anyone identify the perfume that came in this bottle?

    The second bottle looks like one that the owner would have had FILLED themselves - typically, these came with a tiny funnel. I have a lot of these, as I collect old perfume bottles. Some are very...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I really REALLY wish Josh would sell the 15 ml bottles of all his scents! That would seriously make me waaaaaaaaaaay happy!

    Carry on :)
  3. Re: Tom Ford Private Blend Reserve Collection - 8 re-released Private Blends

    hmmm....not particularly. I really tried to find a difference - I wanted to believe what I had from 2007 was really better...but truly, comparing them both side by side month after month, I could not...
  4. Re: Tom Ford Private Blend Reserve Collection - 8 re-released Private Blends

    The 2015 re-release - I used to have the 2007 - and it was THE 2007 - in a giant decanter - then I realized I'd have to be buried with the stuff - and so I did some pretty big splits, financed a...
  5. Re: Tom Ford Private Blend Reserve Collection - 8 re-released Private Blends

    Rive d'Ambre - I recall this one as boring - can't recall much else
    Amber Absolute - if anyone is interested, I have a partial 50 ml w/box I can sell/trade - I'll never get thru the 25 ml I decanted...
  6. Re: I just now opened my combined Birthday and Christmas gift from Husband...

    And yes, my beloved and son are incredibly rare gems ;)

    I am indeed, a blessed woman!
  7. Re: I just now opened my combined Birthday and Christmas gift from Husband...

    Thank you! I am so excited to see you here!! Receiving your samples from our mutual friend, Linda, was the beginning of a beautiful journey!
  8. Re: I just now opened my combined Birthday and Christmas gift from Husband...

    Ken, I agree - maybe I can get the nose to offer some samples for a sample pass?
    She has three current offerings, and they are all three so different from one another. Her initial career was as a...
  9. Re: I just now opened my combined Birthday and Christmas gift from Husband...

    Aww! Thanks, guys!

    My birthday was actually in December LOL! Since it's on the 10th and Christmas is 15 days later, I often ask for my birthday and Christmas gifts just be combined - husband and...
  10. Re: I just now opened my combined Birthday and Christmas gift from Husband...

    It's primarily an iris/orris scent - here is the copy:

    "Inspired by the velvety aroma of garden flowers wafting through the kitchen window whilst leisurely enjoying a decadent tasting of dulces....
  11. I just now opened my combined Birthday and Christmas gift from Husband...

    I am so overwhelmed, as we are on a tight budget right now, and he knew how taken I was with the sample a friend had sent (I have never finished an entire sample before). I cannot find it in the...
  12. Re: did you ever suddenly lose interest in fragrances when you got sick?

    This is normal.

    I hope you recover quickly!
  13. Re: are there notes you find smell "cheap" or "synthetic"?

    I think it all depends on the hand and the knowledge behind the hand.

    So many of the AC's mentioned are overly done as a result of a lack of skill and understanding, thus leading to a terribly...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I have not. I emailed him as soon as he suggested we do-so, and never heard anything back. I hope he has me on a list somewhere :undecided:
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    Re: Mysore Sandalwood Oil Recommendations?

    I will always go back to Ensar Oud's Mysore 1984 - goodness!! that was like heaven in a 3 gram bottle!
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    Re: Favorites from Ava Luxe?

    I LOVED my bottle of Madame X, which was very elegant in presentation as well as scent. The newer bottles are not very attractive IMO. I picked mine up from a collector on eBay and had I known I...
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    Re: Fake fragrance in legit bottle?

    I'm not sure that an original box is necessarily a "cure" for catching out a scammer - even having a Killian bottle with the original coffin doesn't prevent someone from refilling it with fake juice.
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    Re: Fake fragrance in legit bottle?

    Username?
  19. Re: Anyone know when Coty L'Aimant was packaged in the tiny brass bottles?

    I think it's a parfum mini - honestly, it doesn't say, and I am so unfamiliar with the scent, I don't know what I'm supposed to be smelling. Definitely lots of aldehydes! I *think* I like it, but...
  20. Anyone know when Coty L'Aimant was packaged in the tiny brass bottles?

    Hello!

    I'm usually not over here - not because I do not love and value the vintages, but because I can rarely wear them.

    I recently picked up a brand new (I only know this as it is "plugged"...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Discovered him here, after asking about the corked bottle with the "A" on it. ;)

    Instagram is not how I discover anything - I force myself to look at it to find out what Josh is doing. Same with...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Umm...it was part of the stuff I bought, so no.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I first learned about it when I was a fragrance "newbie" in terms of the Niche experience - I had purchased a large lot of various niche decants from someone moving across the country. There was a...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I sent him an email, but never got a response (which is typical) but I hope it means I am still on said list.
  25. Re: Heaven SCENT! Holy Elixir of Shalimar, Batman!

    I'm just getting home from seeing clients, so I will work on getting pics tomorrow - but YES! I love great ebay finds like this! I also buy (gasp!) art on ebay - and I have found some amazing stuff -...
  26. Heaven SCENT! Holy Elixir of Shalimar, Batman!

    So, I was cruising eBay the other week, just seeing how outrageous pricing has become for vintage Shalimar, and happened to be around when a nice person clearly unacquainted with what she had, posted...
  27. Re: BEWARE: Possible fake Roja Dove frags from FragranceX, FineScents, etc.

    That was pretty much my point :)

    Alan is the only person I have actually PURCHASED Roja bottles from - because he is an authorized seller - and I have only swapped with people (or purchased...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Glad I could entice you, my dear!
  29. Re: BEWARE: Possible fake Roja Dove frags from FragranceX, FineScents, etc.

    I had been wondering why so many bottles were suddenly showing up in the groups.

    The only Rojas I have ever purchased came from Alan. I have (in the past) traded for some older ones from the...
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    Re: Looking for a big red natural rose

    Perhaps explore some of Mandy Aftel's stuff? She has a nice line of naturals and knows how to do a good rose.

    I would say JM's Red Roses is really a great one - very true.

    Same with The Annick...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Slumberhouse-Sixes-and-Sevens/273606080801?hash=item3fb4317921:g:3p0AAOSwEp5cECXV:rk:2:pf:0

    Josh, please come back soon. People are making worse asshats out of...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I am always overwhelmed with the beauty of Sixes & Sevens when I wear it - I am tongue tied and twisted - truly! So exquisite and yet there is confusion and something even repelling - it's magical!
  33. Re: Do you add a fragrance to your wardrobe if you just own a decant?

    If I have 15 ml + I do.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Referring to iverthps...I think he takes a hardline view of what Josh does in his private life or how he creates his art. I actually enjoy reading what Josh has to say, as it is what he actually...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I honestly don't get your offense at any of those posts, but to each their own.
  36. [CONUS] Re: Fall 2018 Sales List - Diptyque, Penhaligon's Bottega V., Lush, Hermes, TDC

    bump
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Now THAT's an interesting perspective you have, there. ^

    I'm gonna just have a seat and see what happens...
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    Re: Disappointed In Alexandra Fragrances

    Wow! He named one Arabian Horse? That's the name of a REAL PG Fragrance! Gorgeous leather!
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I'm laughing so hard :grin:
  40. [CONUS] Fall 2018 Sales List - Diptyque, Penhaligon's Bottega V., Lush, Hermes, TDC

    Fall 2018 Sales List


    CONUS only, PayPal friends and family, or add 5% for Goods and Services. Pricing is only for the fragrances and does not include shipping. Prices are firm. Pictures...
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    Re: Sixes & Sevens

    I have to restrain myself when my beloved wears this - I just want to start taking off pieces of clothing - his and mine. This is such a sensual scent.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    That's what I thought - and they mixed it themselves, right?

    :huh:
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Since this is THE Slumberhouse thread, I'm posting this here - Mods, if this is the wrong place, please move it.

    So, I'm browsing eBay looking at how silly some of the asking prices are, and I see...
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    Re: Beware of Luckyscent.com

    Also, remember there are some major issues in some areas right now with flooding and whatnot. I'm not sure where you live, but depending on that and how the mail/where the mail is routed, that can be...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Are you unable to find the line on Luckyscent or Twisted Lily?

    Up until fairly recently, you could buy several of the scents from them or even Josh's site directly. This is an unusual time.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I wore mine last night, and am having husband wear it today...just fantastic!
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    It doesn't say "backordered"?

    I just received mine and am wearing it and I smell like fall, winter and Christmas all wrapped into one lovely comforting scent :)
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Guys, order from Luckyscent! Norne IS in production - unless they are lying to me, it's in the mail, and on its way to me as I type!
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Sova and Sana are two VERY different scents! I have had and enjoyed both - wish I still had them.

    And yes, current cask of Brosse is MUCH more sweet/thick than original - no idea if you have tried...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Please do not feel bad!

    The original Brosse was less sweet - more...hmm...trying to recall...I didn't have it for long, and I think it was just not my thing - it may have been along the lines of...
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    Re: Excuse me. Yet sahara noir.

    I highly recommend it - sadly, its been discontinued, so if you fall in love, just know it will be harder and harder to obtain.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I don't believe so - I ordered mine from Luckyscent last week even though it was backordered, and just got an email saying it was on its way, so I'm guessing Josh must have needed time to either...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Thank you :D
    It's nice to have a place to share the sadness and know that people actually get the pain!
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Well. Ok then.

    So, as far as which bottles gave me the best return:

    Sova (both older and newer - really miss)
    Grev (both older and newer - before this most recent)
    Rume (both older and newer)...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I dunno...I mean...I pretty much paid in full for our replacement HVAC 2 years ago by selling off my Slumberhouse bottles and a few others - it came to around $5.5k so...

    But, I'd never have done...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Twisted Lily still has (or at least had) some New Sibet as of last night.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Cool!

    And I got mine too :D
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    What concert, Mitch?
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Just buy what you like and don't worry about what Josh has or doesn't have - he is a one man operation and sometimes can get materials and sometimes can't. If you base your purchases on whether or...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    If our last year is any indication, "summer" could mean October...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    That is my thought as well. Josh loses money on Norne, so it would only make sense that he would re-cask favorites to begin funding new projects.

    I'm really looking forward to his next new...
  62. Re: What does a "textbook" "typical" chypre smell like?

    yep -find one on eBay or Etsy - best way to learn is at the beginning :)
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    Re: What's Up with Rozy?

    Keep checking DAILY! It's really popular, and people are always trying to find it cheaper than they can get it from Luckyscent, since that is our ONLY retailer!

    If I see the Voile anywhere, I'll...
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    Re: What's Up with Rozy?

    Your best bet is to either cruise Ebay or try the marketplace here, the swap threads on Fragrantica, or the FB groups.
  65. Re: Le Labo City Exclusives - ANOTHER Price Increase

    Good grief.

    They really think that will boost sales?

    I've owned several of their offerings, and while I've enjoyed some, none are worth the kind of bank they are asking. The price for the...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    54 bottles remaining
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    Re: H&M Launches A Collection Of 25 Scents

    Huh...I never shop there (the weird concept of a 2-week fashion cycle just boggles the mind), but perhaps I'll drop in and see what is up with these molecular wonders...
  68. Re: Has By Killian Discontinued some Bottles?

    Very interesting!

    I'll give the NY store a call tomorrow and see what they have to say.
  69. Has By Killian Discontinued some Bottles?

    So, I ended up with a bottle of a By Killian in a swap, and decided I would sell it. I went to the By Killian website to search out the price for the bottle, and noticed you can only purchase the...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I very seriously doubt that.
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    Re: Is Chanel Discontinuing Staples?

    I've always bought straight from Chanel.com as they give their customers GREAT customer service, plus, at Christmas, they send really nice gifts! They are really all about the customer, and very easy...
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    Re: Biggest surprises in Perfumes The Guide 2018?

    Fragrantica definitely censors much more than BN - I started posting over there so I could swap - much more "active" there than here - and it is much more of a "let's all be nice" over there - it's...
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    Re: Biggest surprises in Perfumes The Guide 2018?

    My goodness, ClaireV, I think I love you even MORE, if that's possible!

    Luca, I have been mesmerized by the reactions to your Guide 2018. It is a curious study of people and how their ego is...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I was really excited to have the 15 ml of the Brosse - it is the closest to an amber that Josh has done. Still, its weird enough to be a Slumberhouse, and that pleases me. :D

    I look forward to...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Yes, IsoESuperman, I definitely enjoy P+O much more than Lanz! LOL! Granted, I knew what to expect the I ordered the P+O, so no surprises (of course there can always be nuanced differences in casks)....
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    Re: New Perfume Guide

    I'm not buying a damn electronic copy of this or any other book.

    I like actual, physical books. I want them in my hands, where I can read them and when our power goes out, I can still read them,...
  77. Re: Dusita/Malle/Roja Dove/Mare//Bortnikoff/Amouage/vtg classics/Papillon/Zoologist/Pear + Olive/Tau

    Just received my package - Thank you, strifeknot!
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    cool :)

    Josh is very nice and very responsive (at least in my experience) :)
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    Re: New Perfume Guide

    I'm quite in agreement. Never will I give up my books. I hate not having the feeling of a real book in my hands. Call me an old fart all you like.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    oh wow!

    I've had it happen multiple times - I never really thought much of it at the time.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    A lot of the bottles (at least that I have owned) from slumberhouse do that - anyone else want to chime in?
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    I got my P+O!!!!

    I am overjoyed! Sprayed it on and the happiness is upon me!

    Over on the FB boards, there is a rather heated "discussion" regarding the bottle; P+O is in an unmarked (save for...
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    Re: New Perfume Guide

    We're not all horrible - I'm as crazy as everyone else...and I openly admit it - sorta helps clients feel better ;)

    If you ever happen to be in the Baltimore area, feel free to come see me -...
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    Re: New Perfume Guide

    Late to the party - may need to sell a bottle to buy the book! NEED the book!!
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 29th June, 2018

    OH NO! I am so sorry! Please take care of yourself! I hope you will be fit as a fiddle soon!

    Wearing Ostara for synchronized Fridays ~ "Air" :)
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2018

    LOL!
    As I do not own a single "aromatic", I'm going with a loose interpretation of "air" and wearing something with aldehydes and florals -

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    Ostara!
  87. Re: Wanting to xfer spray frags into splash bottles

    I'm not a fan of rollerballs - feels weird on my wrist.

    You don't have to use a funnel (though they can easily be found on ebay), you can use a pipette to transfer your fragrances. :)
  88. Re: CONUS Ostara sample group, a daffodiil soliflore

    LOL!

    I still have my back-up bottle in its cellophane and stored safely in the dark and I'm "nursing" my original bottle (100 ml) :D I soooo love this scent!
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    Re: Thameen niche perfume- worth it?

    I also enjoyed Peacock Throne, but for whatever reason, never pulled the trigger on a FB. I wish I could recall my reasoning now.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I got the same as well - not worried :)
  91. Re: Wanting to xfer spray frags into splash bottles

    I purchase a lot of my bottles off of either etsy or ebay as I enjoy having vintage or even antique perfume bottles.

    I agree with you about the change in scent as well as just enjoying (for me...
  92. Re: Dusita/Malle/Roja Dove/Mare//Bortnikoff/Amouage/vtg classics/Papillon/Zoologist/Pear + Olive/Tau

    Check your PM's :)
    Interested in remainder of Indolis
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    The version with the beads/marbles was too...something for me, but I adored his EDP - and that's what he has offered in this limited run. I love it, so I purchased it. Excited to get to finally try...
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    Re: Help Basenotes become awesomer

    Donated! Well worth it! Love this place!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Of course you are, my dear...it wouldn't be you any other way! :D
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

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    My last few drops from the exquisite sample YOU sent me eons ago, Steve! You totally rock!

    I hope your Birthday is a grand occasion and all your wishes come true!

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    You are a man...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 8th May, 2018

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    Happy Birthday to my favorite Caramel Camel!

    Sloppy Camel Kisses from that weird country to the south :D

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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 8th May, 2018

    In honor of my wonderful and FANTASTIC friend Purecaramel (or pureCAMEL), I am wearing the remains of the lovely sample he sent me eons ago of

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    Happy Birthday!!!!!!

    Sloppy Camel Kisses!
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    Re: Chasing Magnolias

    Yea, neither Gucci Envy or Mito even get close - and I love both of those but never even thought "magnolia" with either - I'm thinking of the big trees you can climb under and up into (branches are...
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    Re: Chasing Magnolias

    Yea...it got close, but I wanted the whole blossom up my nose LOL!
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