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    Re: SOTD Sunday 5th July 2015

    Good afternoon, all.

    Mure et Musc Extreme for today.

    On sundays we usually just have one big midday meal, today was awesome with potatoes, crepes, eggs, fresh pineapple and a little salad of...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 3rd July 2015

    Good afternoon, good smelling people. i am synchronized in some cucumber/melon deodorant, LOL. it was too smelly to wear anything else, and definitely smells blue to me!

    I had a haircut, from...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 2nd July 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. Today is my Friday, we have tomorrow off work in observation of our independence day, though the actual holiday is Saturday.


    Sonoma Scent Studio To Dream. ...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 1st July 2015

    Yes, that is hot even for FL, Jon Rogers. And I know that it's humid where you are too, like here.

    I still smell like patchouli, but my family and our pack of dogs are acceptable to the...
  5. Re: hot summer! Your favorite smoldering fragrances for the summer

    I do like scents that celebrate the summer rather than fighting it. Neil Morris City Rain does a good job of this, it's like rain evaporating off of concrete and flowers drying in the heat after a...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 1st July 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. I am sorry to report that I am not among you today, I do not smell good - my combination of scents accidentally turned out most unfortunate. I got a C.Booth body...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 30th June 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people!

    ExtremeK, it is great to have a good man, isn't it? Separate vacations are funny, that's really cool. We feel lucky if we can get a vacation separate from the...
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    Re: Which shampoo is best

    Yes, depends on the cause.

    Only drug-based creams can help with baldness, Minoxidil. Has side effects though.

    Protein-based thickeners can help your hair look better if it's each hair getting...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 29th June 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. Mure et Musc Extreme for a long workday today :)

    We are advised we will hear back by Wednesday regarding the rental, then we can know if we can relax or...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 26th June 2015

    What a beautiful family, TDem! My kids are widely spaced as well, two sets of two, in what my friend called "the auspicious twelve year cycle". So oldest is 23 now and youngest is 8. The Boyfriend...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 25th June 2015

    Congratulations!
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 25th June 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people, and many congratulations to Andrew bin TDem, on his HS Graduation!

    Neil Morris Prowl today.

    We are going to look at a rental house today. It's at the...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 24th June 2015

    Viffer! So many congratulations to your very accomplished daughter!

    Fracas today. I am floral.

    Still icky. Not feeling so SICK but still gunky and headachey.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 23rd June 2015

    Good afternoon, good smelling people.

    Thank you for the wishes, yes not well but definitely better and getting there.

    Un Jardin Sur La Toit for today.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 22nd June 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. Samsara for today.

    Had an icky cold all weekend, it's getting better now but still kinda coughy and yucky. I am terrible at being sick, very whiny. It's...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 19th June 2015

    I love music!

    I thought I was out of synch today in Datura Blanche, but daughter #2 said "you smell good" when I walked out of my room, so now I am in synch.

    Juneteenth today, 19th of June...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 18th June 2015

    Yes, it is Very Very Short but not shaved, and yep, a tight fade on straight hair like he has is beyond my at home haircutting abilities. I don't think it looks very funny at two weeks, he just...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 18th June 2015

    Good morning good smelling people of the world. I join your ranks in Mure Et Musc Extreme. Yum yum yum.


    On the long-vs-short hair debate I fall firmly on the side of long hair, both because...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 17th June 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. Rygene, I hope your training goes well for the 100, that's exciting. Though personally I hate riding a bike....

    Datura Blanche for today. I thought it had...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 16th June 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people.

    Ine, you are in my thoughts, and I hope for you an end to troubles and hope that in the end they are just a door to a better life.

    Neil Morris Prowl for...
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    Re: SotD: Sunday 14th June 2015

    Good morning, all. Samsara for today.

    Good news, ex signed the papers to sell the house (after a bit of extortion, unfortunately, but the money doesn't matter as much as the moving) so we are on...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 12th June 2015

    Well, I guess the logical synchronization for me woulda been that ylang-ylang/calendula deodorant, but I am in my happy Friday scent of Jailia.
  23. Re: What's the fastest way to lose belly fat?

    You can't outrun a bad diet. I agree with master-classer.

    Lower calories and less carbs (beer!) first, you have to be keeping a caloric deficit for anything to work. Eat lean, yes, but worry...
  24. Re: Watches, aftershave, shoes, sunglasses... what else?

    From a woman's point of view:

    Fitness! Do not skimp on fitness, don't let your job take over, do not neglect your body. As I get older, the divide between well-maintained and not becomes a...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 11th June 2015

    That's good news, knit-at-night! He is sure lucky to have you as a daughter.

    Sonoma Scent Studio To Dream for today. Bracing. I was more careful and restrained in the application so it smells...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 10th June 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people.

    Datura Blanche today, a much, much better coordination with the ylang-ylang calendula deodorant stuff, which I think smells lovely but to the point of being...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 9th June 2015

    Oh, ComDiva, how sad. I am glad he lived to see his son become a man.

    Teardrop, that is good news all round. I had a brother who used to study economically, to do well but not too well, if he...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 8th June 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people, and happy happy joy joy to Tdem1961 on her birthday!

    Dawn Spencer Hurwitz Sweet Gardenia today, perfume oil. Pretty straightforwardly what it says. It reminds...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 7th June 2015

    Good evening, good smelling people of Basenotes.

    Today wore Boucheron feminine perfume. For whatever reason, I think of this as a church-lady smell, it's beautiful and sort of...not uptight,...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 5th June 2015

    I am unsynchronized in Calvin Klein Reveal, though I do quite like many italian perfumes, as it's the Boyfriend's 50th birthday and he likes this one a lot.

    The senior graduated successfully, 7th...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 3rd June 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. Mure et Musc Extreme, la mejor de mis fragrancias. It would bankrupt me to wear it everyday, but if I had to settle down this would probably be it, smell-wise,...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 2nd June 2015

    Thank you to everyone, daughter got through the surgery fine and sent a picture of a swollen and smiling face, probably drugged to the gills. Bank account and HSA account are both wiped out now (ah...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 2nd June 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. Samsara for today.

    House drama continues but at a less intense level, daughter #3 is going to a theme park for her 5th grade field trip (field trips have...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 1st June 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people of Basenotes.

    Jailia for today. Liquid sunshine.
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    Re: What are your favourite body lotion ?

    + 1 for CeraVe. Absolute wonder stuff. The lotion all summer, the cream in the winter.

    For scented lotion, the body shop mango body lotion and body butter.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 29th May 2015

    Wow, I guess by chance I am double-synchronized in CK Reveal, which I bought in the mystery perfume series Luckyscent does, as "S02E04". This one is favored by the Boyfriend, and it is pretty,...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 28th May 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. Neil Morris Prowl for today.

    Whew, lots going on here, good and bad. As the Boyfriend and I have made it past my two year waiting period and everyone is happy...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 27th May 2015

    ooh! I like it! Are the gentle waves natural?
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 27th May 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people.

    Samsara for today. Another gorgeous day on the best planet in our solar system ;) When I look up, I always think that if there were alien tourists, they would...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 26th May 2015

    Happy Birthday to Madame Quarry of Basenotes.

    Boucheron feminine EDP today.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 22nd May 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. I am not synchronized, but am in Sonoma Scent Studio To Dream. This holds the distinction of being a rose-centric fragrance that does not turn to soapy vomit on...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 21st May 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. Neil Morris Prowl for today.


    Cello, I am so very sorry to hear that your cat is MIA. That is sad, I hope he is found or had a peaceful end.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 20th May 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. Samsara today. We will be without shower for a couple of days as the big girls are re-caulking and maybe re-grouting for me (yes, four daughters, one bathroom.) ...
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    Re: Steamy South

    I like Neil Morris City Rain in the steamy summer here. It is not exactly refreshing, it just smells so good in the hot humid weather. It celebrates it rather than fighting it.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 19th May 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people.

    Knit A-N, I am afraid I am going to be like your dad, 90 years old and whining at my kids if I can't go take some exercise. One of my daughters wants to be a...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 18th May 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people.

    Wearing the ZOMG perfume oil Wrestling Tigers While Calling Your Mum Long Distance. Because I am going to need that kind of strength this week. It starts...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 17th May 2015

    Good evening, good smelling people.

    Today was a coconut day in Sara Horowitz Perfect Coconut Milk perfume oil.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 15th May 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. Today in Sara Horowitz Perfect Coconut Milk perfume oil.

    30Roses, what an accomplishment that is!! I am so happy for your daughter.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 14th May 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people.

    Caron Tubereuse Parfum today, dabbed from sample vial. I really do like this, am not always a floral lady, oftentimes the flower scents seem to sit on top of...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 13th May 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. After a night of sideways rain and lightning so close it almost singed my hair, and rolling thunder that was continuous for over a minute (how does that even...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 12th May 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people of the world. We are in Summer here, 75F at night and 95F (that's about 35C) in the day, then the afternoon rain to cool us off.

    CK Reveal for a workday, it...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 11th May 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people of the world.

    Samsara for this workday.

    I met a baby this weekend! The Boyfriend's only daughter had her first a very few weeks ago - she's had a rough...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 8th May 2015

    I am synchronized today, in DSH Spring Moss perfume oil, borrowed from my 8-year old.

    Happy, I recommended the brother-of-my-ex for a job at my work and today he comes in for a 2nd interview. He...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 7th May 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people of the world.

    Congratulations to Sophie bint RHM on her high school graduation, how exciting!

    Fracas today, oily cool floral is the best way I can think of...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 6th May 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people.

    Neil Morris Prowl for today. It's the beautiful Florida spring weather. Like crazy beautiful. 80something F and clear and bright and everything growing, the...
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    Re: The 30 Roses Appreciation Thread

    30Roses, I appreciate your generosity on Basenotes and your gentle spirit, and also your hard work taking care of both your mom and your daughter for so many years. I am so glad your daughter is in...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 5th May 2015

    Good Morning, good smelling people of the world. SSS To Dream today. Very, very, very, very lightly applied because I overdid it last time.

    ExtremeK, Body Shop makes fragrance diffusers, and...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 4th May 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. Neil Morris Prowl today. I had applied a very sweet smelling body oil earlier, and the combination is giving a very powdery effect, which is not a positive...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 1st May 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people!

    Samsara for today.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 30th April 2015

    Good afternoon. Samsara today.

    Beautiful people indeed, Mike P!
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 29th April 2015

    kbe, it's raining on this side too...

    CK Reveal today.
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    Re: One piece suit Vs two piece

    A question from swimsuitsdirect, LOL.

    I usually do two piece, as I am tallish and one piece suits not long enough, they go up my, well... and I don't have enough curves to rock the one piece,...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 28th April 2015

    Sarah Horowitz Perfect Coconut Milk. About halfway through my mini and seriously considering the 1 oz of pure oil,
    http://sarahhorowitz.com/coconutmilk.html, it's so good. Never tried anything...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 27th April 2015

    Hi Mike, if you remember please tell Joe P that I remember him and think of him sometimes when I am on Basenotes. He was very nice when I first signed on!
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    Re: SOTD Monday 27th April 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people.

    It really felt like MONDAY this morning, oof dragging myself through a run, and now at work, hopefully the very large coffee latte and Samsara will perk this...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 24th April 2015

    Good morning. Wow, Hednic!

    Jailia for today, such a nice friday smell.
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    Re: Recommendation for daughter #2

    Thank you so much, everyone!
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 23rd April 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people of the world.

    Barbara Bui EDP today. The sun, presumably, has risen over the new world but it's very cloudy here so it's hidden. It's beautiful, muted but...
  69. Re: Which of your fragrances do you wish your man (or the men around you) would wear?

    Not a perfume, but the Boyfriend likes aquatics and uses the Old Spice Sport deodorant. I don't love the smell. I'd love to smell him in the Cedarwood & Juniper natural deodorant I have. It's...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 22nd April 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people.

    Fracas for today, over the mango body lotion. I had a moment of panic thinking it was a big mistake but yummy nice now, the perfume has bloomed and the mango...
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    Re: Recommendation for daughter #2

    And will get her some vetivers to try, for sure.
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    Re: Recommendation for daughter #2

    Thank you, yes she likes the L'Artisan Premier Figuer so this may be a slam dunk. I will definitely include it in the samples.
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    Re: Recommendation for daughter #2

    Yes, when they were small my mom brought back a lavender migraine stick from a trip to England, some sort of lavender chapstick thing that you can apply to your temples to ease migraine, and they...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 21st April 2015

    Ineespenes, good luck to you on the job interview, that is exciting!

    Mure et Musc Extreme today.
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    Re: Recommendation for daughter #2

    Thank you, I will check these out!

    The Sisely cologne, that might be right up her alley, she is attracted to what I'd call transparent scents, she likes my Reglisse Noire, even though it's not...
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    Recommendation for daughter #2

    Maybe we should have a sticky "Recommendations" thread....

    My second daughter has different taste from most of us and I would like to get her a great alternative "fancy" sort of perfume that would...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 20th April 2015

    Samsara for today. Lovely.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 17th April 2015

    ErinK, Melancholily would be a great perfume name.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 17th April 2015

    Synchronized today in DSH Nouveau Gardenia. It's very subtle, dabbed like this. Just the barest hint of a warm floral, it was sweet earlier but that's faded, mostly skin now. Definitely...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 16th April 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. Neil Morris Rumi for today :)

    From a sample, this one I will buy when we get back to having some discretionary income, and I was thinking this morning that...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 15th April 2015

    Oh no Kiliwia! I hope it gets contained. Is it really on an island, or is that just a name?
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 15th April 2015

    Good morning, y'all.

    Mure et Musc Extreme for a long workday today. La mejor. The A/C has died at my house, sadly, the compressor has blown. We have just been leaving the windows open at night...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 14th April 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people!

    Samsara for today.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 13th April 2015

    This claims to have "Egyptian Musk" at the base, but it's certainly not that clean musk/baby powder smell (I can't handle that, or most things called "amber") and this is more...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 13th April 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people.

    Uncharacteristically Rosey today in Tauer Noontide Petals, dabbed from a sample.

    Yesterday didn't post - ran a 5k with my little daughters, took it easy and...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 10th April 2015

    Yikes, tornadoes! Glad to hear you are safe.

    I am synchronized in Karmala from Avon's Mark line. This is beautiful, I have about 1/4 of a bottle left - bought one for me and one for each of my...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 9th April 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. I am in Tom Ford too, Santal Blush, just a smidge.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 8th April 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. Today in sunny Jailia on a cloudy but beautiful day.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 7th April 2015

    ErinK, your talk about a graceful exit made me think of this song:


    https://youtu.be/TlP7vGKnyH8
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 7th April 2015

    Good morning, I am in Caron Tubereuse EDP.

    A couple of months of birthdays, travels, restaurant food has made my clothes a little tight! It is time to return to moderation and good habits, to...
  91. Re: Silly question, anyone spend a lot of money on shoes??

    I keep no more than 12 pair of shoes, ever (not counting workout shoes and a pair of flip flops) It is my limit. Even with this restriction, the shoes in my closet (about 10 pair at the moment)...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 6th April 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people of the world.

    Samsara today. In the U.S. so I am at work, we don't get Easter days off here....But happy Easter Monday to those who do!
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    Re: SOTD Friday 3nd April 2015

    Good morning on Good Friday to all of the good smelling people of basenotes. I am accidentally at least somewhat synchronized in Smell Bent's Prairie Nymph.

    This is nuclear strength. I have...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 2nd April 2015

    mmm, zeniba, orange curd sounds lovely.

    Fracas today, oily is the word that always pops into my head when I wear this. It smells oily. Not rancid, more like flowers in cooking oil.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 1st April 2015

    Today (not even going to attempt a gag) I'm wearing Neil Morris Swoon. It's OK but not so much for me.

    Erin, I am sorry to hear about the breakup, but YAY on the job! That is a lot to process...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 1st April 2015

    OK, you win, KBE.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 31st March 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people of Basenotes.

    Samsara for today.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 30th March 2015

    Good morning, I smell like sugar frosting today, from a body oil (Alba Botanica deep moisturizing kukui nut hawaiian body oil, it has a lovely texture and is moisturizing), and waiting for it to fade...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 26th March 2015

    Kiliwa, how exciting! Congratulations to the new parents!
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 26th March 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people of the world. Sonoma Scent Studio To Dream this morning. I think this one is named funny, it's rose and violet and smells fresh and clean and bracing to me, not...
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