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    Re: SotD - Saturday the 5th of June

    I've been such a bad Basenoter, neglecting the forum and sniffing to a certain extend (been sticking to very few select fragrances). Today however, I'm sampling Hermes Voyage. Woods, musk and citrus...
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    Re: SotD - Saturday the 22nd of May

    Après l'Ondee (merci, Brielle) on what seems to be the first day of spring. It seemed to be very fitting to wear something called "After the rain".
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    Re: SotD Saturday 8 May

    Ava Luxe No. 23. I see a full bottle of this comming up - in extrait (the extraits are being sold again). :)
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    Re: SotD Saturday 1 May

    SotD is a drop of Amouage Homage
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    Re: SotD 23 April-10

    I've been a boring perfumista wearing mainly one scent for many days in a row. SotD is - and has been for a while now - Ava Luxe No. 23. Perfect. Thank you, Wordie for introducing me to this gem. :)
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 6 April

    Brielle, so good to see you posting! :vrolijk_26:

    SotD: Keiko Mecheri Peau de Peche
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    Re: SOTD - Thursday - 1 April, 2010

    apparently only some of the members are seeing the muppets avatars (me included). There's two threads about that (one of them on the off topic section). Most of the people posting there are seemingly...
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    Re: SOTD - Thursday - 1 April, 2010

    Hi everybody,

    I've had a very buisy but fun week. Met VM I hate civet for dinner in Basel on tuesday. She baffled me with her near perfect German. We spoke German all evening long, laughed a lot...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 24 March

    Happy Birtday, Sunnyfunny! Healing thougths to all those in need of positive vibes.

    SotD was CdG Kyto for the meeting with VM I hate civet, Alica and Wordbird. Brilliant ladies, all three of them....
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    Re: SotD Saturday 20 March

    Guerlain Après l'Ondéee (merci, Brielle! Missing you!).

    Enjoy your weekend, everyone!
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    Re: SotD Friday 19 March

    SotD: CdG Kyoto
    SotE: Guerlain Vetiver
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 16 March

    Happy Birthday Wordie!!

    Had a "date" today with Yaacov Trope - one of the most influencial contemporary social psycholgists (the man's got 110 publications and has edited 3 books... I've got a...
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    Re: SotD Monday 15 March

    SotD was Mugler Cologne
    SotE is CdG Kyoto
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    Re: SotD Sunday 14 March

    Happy birthday, Badulfita and happy belated birthday, Tigrushka!

    Eva Pasco, so great to see Cialdini quoted here. :D

    Today I tested:
    Kristiansand NYC
    Herméssence Vanille Galante (thank you...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 9 March

    SotD was CdG Kyoto. Perfect in this freezing cold weather.
    In the evening I sampled SL La Myrrhe (than you lovethescents). Sadly, this one is not for me.
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    Re: SotD Monday 8 March

    Hugs to Chaya and Ine! And 30 Roses of course, so good to hear from you. We'll keep thinking of you.

    SotD was PG 18 Cadjemere
    Sampled Chanel No 5 EdC (very soft and easy-to-wear-version of No 5)...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 7 March-10

    SotE: PG 10 Aomassai
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 7 March-10

    Did my taxes earlier; my, was I grumpy (bashing-around-objects-grumpy). :p
    Needed something to calm me down so I went with CdG Hinoki. Feeling much better now.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 6 March

    SotE: CdG Kyoto
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    Re: SotD Saturday 6 March

    Forgot about the SnS...
    I'm wearing Guerlain's Djedi in extrait (thank you so much my dear Brielle!)
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    Re: S O T D Friday 5 March 2010

    NeedCoffee and Petra:vrolijk_26:

    Happy Birthday ECaruthers!

    Today I analysed data of a study we conducted - and the data seem to be good enough for publication. Yay! :D Additionally to filling...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 4 March

    Happy Birthday, rtamara! Welcome NLS and Reine! Trikkirikki, hope you'll feel better soon (((hugs))).

    PG 18 Cadjmere
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 3 March

    Sending hugs to all those in need of a good cuddle (especially, 30 Roses, Kewart, Chaya and RHM).

    I spritzed some CdG Kyoto (again). I'm teaching a class (attitudes and attitude change) starting...
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    Re: Bond No. 9 - suggestions?

    Chinatown is the one that seems to get the most love (I tried it once and it didn't work for me; need to revisit though)

    Silver Factory also seems to be rated highly (somewhat fruity incense)
    ...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 2 March

    (((30 Roses))) thinking of you.

    CdG Kyto
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    Re: SotD Monday 1st of March

    Prada Infusion d'Iris. Fourth day of having a sore throat - I feel reminded of Johnny Cash: "It burns, burns, burns, the ring of fire, the ring of fire."

    Hugs to all you wonderful Ladies out...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 27 Februrary-10

    30 Roses, I admire how clear and composed you can write about this difficult time. You seem to be a very strong woman. I'm sending my thoughts and best wishes for you and your family.

    SotD is CdG...
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    Re: SotD Friday 26 February

    LOL! But before that you have to expose your boobies, silently praying that the cold hands wont make your nipples stiffen.

    SotE: Bond No 9 Silver Factory
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    Re: SotD Friday 26 February

    SotD is CdG Hinoki from decant received from a fabulous fellow BNer. It's extremely woody, pretty masculine (not that I care) and relaxing. Got to wear it now before it gets too warm as this is...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 25 February

    ((((30 Roses)))) sending you my best wishes.

    Hugs to RHM and Chaya as well.

    SotD: The fabulous Chanel No. 22
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 24 February

    06130 Lentisque.

    Chaya, hope you're feeling better. Hugs to you and everyone feeling under the weather.
    Happy 4th Basenotes Anniversary, Ubu!
    Happy Birthday, Jasper!
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 23 February

    It feels like springtime today. Just the perfect weather for one of my summer time favourites Prada Infusion d'Iris.

    Congratulations Exquisitely Me and Bluesoul!:D
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    Re: SotD Monday 22 February

    Because I enjoyed it so much yesterday I'm wearing Chanel 31 Rue Cambon again.
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    Re: SotD Sunday 21 February

    'Tis. Longing for a decant of this woooooonderful stuff.

    SotE: Amouage Homage - another gorgeous scent.
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    Re: SotD Sunday 21 February

    Chanel 31 Rue Cambon. I'll have to get myself a decant of this.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 20 February

    SotD: Kilian Cruel Intentions from a sample

    Tigs, feel better soon!
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    Re: SotD Friday 19 February

    Sounds like the perfect choice! But I've yet to try Bulgari Black; really need to change that as soon as possible.
    I've went with Amoauge XXV. Dry, somewhat dark incense and a little on the...
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    Re: SotD Friday 19 February

    Oh yes, Wordie, let's do that some day. Basler Fasnacht is always a week later all the other Fasnachts (my boss asked me a few days ago why we celebrate later, "there must be a reason," she said. I...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 18 February

    So sorry, 30 Roses. We're thinking of you.

    SotD: Tam Dao
    SotE: Amouage Homage
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 17th of February

    I cannot say it any better. Take care, Veuve.

    SotD: SL Daim Blonde (thank you, Lovethescents, for the sample - I'm treasuring it)
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 16 February - Shrove Tuesday

    PG 10 Aomassai. I've discovered I like this one even better when applied to the wrists (instead of the crook of the arm or chest). It seems to have more of the woody/nutty bitterness rather than the...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 13 February

    PG's 10 Aomassai
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    Re: SotD Friday 12 February

    Guerlain Après l'Ondee from my dear Brielle.:kiss:
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    Re: SotD Thursday 11 February

    SotD: PG 18 Cadjmere
    SotE: Amouage Homage
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 10 February

    Hugs to all Basenoters going through a rough time.

    SotD: PG's 10 Aomassai
    I might be a little crazy but in the drydown it reminds me of Apès l'Ondéee, which is a good thing.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 9th of February

    Wore PG's 18 Cadjmere during the day and Amouage Homage in the evening.
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    Re: SotD Friday 5th of February

    I'm in nut's ... ehhh... nuts heaven with PG 10 Aomassai. :p

    Enjoy your weekend, everyone!
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    Re: SotD Thursday 4 February

    Wore 06130 Lentisque during a busy day and Après l'Ondée (my Brielle scent) to relax in the evening.

    Wordie, feel better soon!
    Lovethescents, sending my best wishes for the huge and scary day!
    ...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 28 January

    Vintage Apres l'Ondee for me today. (Brielle, I will love you forever for introducing me to this!)
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    Re: Discontinued Lutens!!

    In response to 3xasif's post: I'm not sure Serge Lutens and other niche companies would benefit from lowering their prices. I think we who consider us truly dedicated to perfume and view perfumery as...
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    Re: SotD Monday 25 January

    I am so sorry, Kewart. I wish you all the strength and support you need. My sincere condolences.

    I wore Boadicea the Victorious Pure during the day and Amouage Jubilation XXV for the evening.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 23 January

    PG 18 Cadjmere today. Ready for another Fondue feast with my friends. :)

    Enjoy your weekend, everyone!
  53. Sounds interesting and pretty potent. I've been...

    Sounds interesting and pretty potent. I've been on an incense trip for some time now and this sounds like a must-try.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 19 January

    I'm in PG Aomessai which is perfect for dreary day like this; nice soft uplifting sweetness.

    Brielle, so glad your friend's family is all right. I'm hoping for good news on the well being of the...
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    Re: SotD Monday 18 January

    Keward, so sorry. Sending out my thoughts. I'm hoping for a fast recovery.

    Lovethescents, glad you survived the brunch. And you smell lovely.

    Happy Birthday Ody and Mr. RHM!

    Brielle, I'm...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 17 January

    Welcome back, Wordie! We've missed you. So glad Small is enjoying school now, it is such a formative time of ones life. :)

    Lovethescents, hope your brunch went well.

    My SotD has been Amouage...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 16 January

    Happy Birthday ineespenes!

    Fleur Oriental from a sample. This may be at least decant worthy. It is very sublte on my and has a salty quality (that reminds me of vetiver) which I have not seen...
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    Re: Today I bought ... January 2010 purchases

    I had received a generous coupon for Christmas and bought PG Cadjméré and Aomessaï (yesterday).

    And then today my bottle of Amouage Homage arrived.

    I'm in fragrance heaven! :)
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    Re: SotD Friday 15 January

    Joining the Bring-back-Wordbird petition. I'm missing the Small stories too.

    SotD: Amouage Homage - devine! I'm normally not a rose girl, but this one is heavenly.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 14 January

    Happy Birthday, Leesee!

    SotD: PG 18 Cadjméré
    SotE: PG 10 Aomessaï
    A day spent surrounded by a semi sweet cloud of cuddly coziness.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 13 January

    Got stood up today... Worry not! It was not a date but a student that had asked for an appointment to speak to me about his bachelor's thesis. So my self esteem is still intact. :p

    SotD is Bond...
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    Re: SotD Friday 8 January

    I too am keep M. in my thoughts. One of my best friend was anorexic. Anorexia is a monster which never really leaves you. You can learn to control it and keep it at bay but it keeps lingering in the...
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    Re: S o t D Wednesday 06 January 2010

    Testing PG Cadjmere 18 again. Wore it to work which is always the ultimate test. Everything smells different to me at work. No idea why. Perhaps the office is not "contaminated" with my natrural...
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    Re: S o t D Tuesday 05 January 2010

    I'm joining Quarry in PG Cadjmere. Can't stop sniffing myself (did that sound as weird to you as it did to me? :p). That one might be FB worthy. We'll see; I'm too intoxicated at the moment (be the...
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    Poll: Re: Quick Please Persuade Me!

    Congratulations! Great choice (though I haven't had the pleasure of trying the parfum, but I can't imagine it being anything other than beautiful)! So glad, you found something you love.
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    Re: Lessons Learned in 2009

    Wow Brielle, that was almost poetic (despite the poop part :p). Like worrior who has fought but lost; resignated and weary (I'm only half-joking here). No seriously, great post.

    My most important...
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    Re: S O T D Monday 04 January 2010

    Feel better soon, Tao!

    Bond No 9 Andy Warhole Lexington Avenue for the first day of work. I've been sampling Lexington Avenue for the last few days, deciding if it's FB worthy. Today it behaves...
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    Re: SotD Friday 1st January 2010: New Year's Day

    Awww, Brielle sweetie, you're all things warm, comforting and healing to me too! Oh wait, you meant the Serge, didn't you? Eh, right. :p

    Anyway, I'm in your Après l'Ondée; so we're both wearing...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 29 December

    Tested By Kilian Cruel Intentions, Rancé Laetitia, Czech and Speake 88 and Bond No 9 Lexington Avenue. Kilian and Rancé were alright, quite nice but nothing I would splurge on, I think. 88 sadly was...
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    Re: SotD Monday 28 December

    I went scentless today due to a little sniffing excursion. Tried the Kilian line, snagged a sample of Cruel Intensions which and Czech and Speake 88. Plus the SA threw in a samble of Rancé Leatitia...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 22 December

    All the snow has melted here; it went from -16°C to +12°C within three days - not exactly easy on the organism either. Well, so much for a the white Christmas I had so been hoping for. Ah well,...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 19 December

    06130 Lentisque

    Enjoy your weekend, everyone!
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 16 December

    SotD: Boadicea the Victorious Pure (yes I know: again! But I'm so very fond of it, I can't resist it..)
    SotE: Annayake Miyako (nice and cozy)

    First day of snow in this part of Switzerland (Wordie...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 15 December

    Spend the day working at a chapter in 06130 Lentisque. This evening I had a DVD evening with my parents; we watched The Wizard of Oz - one of my favourite childhood movies (though I always fled to my...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 13 December

    Feel better soon, lovethescents and everyone else feeling under the weather.

    SotD: Boadicea the Victorious Pure
    SotE: Chanel No. 22
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    Re: Coco

    I bought the EdP for my mother last Christmas. She adores it, and I adore it when she wears it. :D It does smell devine on her.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 12 December

    Amouage Dia for the moment.

    Have a great weekend!
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    Re: So t D Tuesday, December 8

    Indeed! And we're scent twins. :D

    Wore 06130 Lentisque earlier today.

    Sending out many hugs!
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    Re: ladies, need your help for my fiancee...

    I would add Kenzo Amour to the list (the original or the EdP are both nice). And if you like LiveJazz's idea of Shalimar EdC but don't want to order over ebay you could check out Shalimar Eau Legere.
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    Re: SotD Monday 7 December

    Riannon, I resisted the Schoggistängeli and went for the peanut flips instead. Hey, that was allowed, right? Because technically those are not sweets. :D

    SotD: Boadicea the Victorious Pure.
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    Poll: Re: Quick Please Persuade Me!

    I've just retried CdR and find it stunning. I like them both but at the moment I think I'd choose CdR over 31RC.
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    Re: SotD Sunday 6 December

    That made me laugh, Riannon. Because just as I was reading your post I was thinking to myself "hmm I think I need another "Schoggistängeli" (sort of a long praliné)". But now I'll recondsider. :D...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 6 December

    Starting the day in Amouage Jubilation XXV. We celebrate Sinterklaas today - a day later than the Dutch. Except in Switzerland we call it Samichlaus or (where I come from) Santiglaus.

    So it's a...
  84. Re: Pralines vs. Pralines — different for Europeans and Americans

    That is quite interesting. I didn't know the understanding of "pralines" was different for US and Europe. When Swiss speak of pralines they mean small, creamy chocolates mostly with some kind of...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 2 December

    Happy Birthday, Mysticknot and Outlandish!

    SotD was Boadicea the Victorious Pure. SotE is Amouage Jubilation XXV.

    Wordie, where art though? I'm on Small withdrawl - I miss your stories. Hope...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 1 December

    Joining the group hug in Parfum Sacré (needed something snuggly for the huggage ;)).

    During the day I wore CdG Ouarzazate.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 28 November

    Happy Birthday, Kumquat!

    Roberto, I was swooning over the Florence pic. I have very fond memories of the city. :)

    I'm wearing Boadicea the Victorious Pure.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 25 November

    Thank goodness Small will soon be free of that wicked witch! We all share your pride in Small, Wordie.

    I was scent twin with Chaya today in 06130 Lentisque.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 24 November

    Good day lovelies,

    sending many healing thoughts too all the sickies and the standart hugs to everyone else.
    Good luck, Ine on your project!

    SotD: Serge Lutens Daim Blonde - so lovely and...
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    Re: Chance: a skeleton in the closet

    Chance was a scrubber for me. Tried it at the airport in Amsterdam on the back of my hand. I had to go scrub it off at the public bathroom. I received a strange look from a lady who must have thought...
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    Re: SotD Monday 23 November

    SotD: Amouage Dia
    SotE: Armani Prive Bois d'Encense (thank you lovethescents:kiss:). Peppery incense and cedar. Dusty dry if it were not for the dash of moist vetiver. Quite simple, but very nice,...
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    Re: SotD Friday 20 November

    Reading this SotD thread has made me crave some cuddles... Group hug everyone? ((hug))

    SotD was Boadicea the Victorious Pure.

    SotE is Caron Parfum Sacré kindly provided by lovely lovethescents....
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    Re: SotD Monday 16 November

    Boadicea the Victorious Pure again. I'm loving it more each day. So much so that I have made it my SotD and SotE for three days (and evenings) in a row... (poor Lentisque, I think she's a little...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 14 November

    Happy Birthday, Mostapha!

    Brielle, how's the hand doing? Thinking of you; you smell so lovely today! :)

    Get well soon, lovethescents! Sending hugs and best wishes.

    I'm in Boadicea the...
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    Re: S o t D Wednesday 11 November

    Happy belated birthday, Darkdreams! Hope you had a wonderful day!

    I'm in Boadicea the Victorious Pure which I brought home from London.

    Ah, I almost forgot: Take care of your hand, Brielle....
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    Re: S O T D Tuesday 10 November 2009

    Today, right after work I went to see Diana Krall and band in concert. Great musicians, I must say, including Miss Krall herself. Lots of improvisation, many soli, some jokes and laughs and lots of...
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    Re: S O T D Monday 09 November 2009

    (Giggle) What a great pun, Nuki: pigheaded in the context of swine flu. Sorry for being inapropriate - I do hope your hubby gets better really soon and sending best wishes. But I am silly like that....
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    Re: SotD Sunday 1 November -09

    Annayake - Miyako for me at the moment; one of my favourite snuggly, cozy scents.

    An update on my friend and our planned London trip: She wont be able to make it due to intensive physiotherapy...
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    Re: Chanel N°5 Eau Première

    I can second that. Had a bath with the bath soap today - heavenly! :D
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    Re: Today I Bought... October '09 Puchases!

    My bottle of Amouage Dia arrived today! Cannot wait to get home to my darling Dia. :D
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