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    Re: Iris Sample Pass

    May I weigh in, as someone who initiated and supervised many sample passes?

    I found that the passes that worked best were the ones that did not have a huge number of samples. Specifically, the...
  2. Thread: Posting help

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    Re: Posting help

    Also FYI, BN membership is just $30/year.
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    Re: How many sprays in a 5ML Atomizer?

    About 10 sprays per ml is my experience.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 10th June, 2017

    I gave up and turned on the central AC an hour ago myself. We've been delaying turning it on for the season because it hasn't been overly hot yet, and we miss the breeze and sounds of summer coming...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 10th June, 2017

    Happy Birthday Trilby Lark!!

    I'm enjoying Pomelo Paradis for the 3rd time this week.

    What is it with the pollen levels this year?! Anyone else finding it much worse than previous years?
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    Re: How long do you get out of Tam Dao EDP?

    When my H wears it to work, I can tell what he's wearing when he comes home-- without getting up close for a whiff. I can tell as soon as he comes in the door.
    He works 10 hour days.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 5th June, 2017

    Greetings, all!

    Rainy yesterday, cool and overcast today, and more of the same expected this week. It's good for the roses, I suppose. :rolleyesold:

    I've been wearing a limited edition from...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 26th May, 2017

    ((shadesofbleu))...I can only imagine how scary this condition has been for you and your son. It's good that you got a diagnosis; now you and the doctors can work out how to move forward.
    ...
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    Re: Favourite Rose Scent

    Yes, Fleur de Thé Rose Bulgare-- excellent! (But it would be a very expensive blind buy, if you can't test first.)
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    Re: Favourite Rose Scent

    Annick Goutal Rose Absolue in the eau de parfum (not the much weaker "eau parfumée", if it is still being sold.) This is realistic and lovely.

    I do not find Eau Rose rosey enough for me, but many...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 16th May, 2017

    Our lilies of the valley are in bloom. I'm wearing vintage Coty Muguet des Bois.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 13th May, 2017

    SotD is Annick Goutal Des Lys.

    I wish Mr. Q good luck on his upcoming surgery and echo Quarry's sentiments!
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    Re: Found: Excellent samples/decants organizer

    Marshall's and TJ Maxx have these in various configurations. My H and I use them.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 10th May, 2017

    Eau d'Hadrien today....

    Congrats thediamondsea!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 9th May, 2017

    Today I'm enjoying L'Artisan Fleur d'Oranger 2007.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 7th May, 2017

    Congrats, jujy! 4000 posts is nothing to sneeze at.

    I'm wearing Jour de Fête today. NOAA said we would have a warmer than normal spring, but it has not proved to be true so far. We still have...
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    Re: Good Rose'y, Cirtrus'y female frags?

    Diabolo Rose by Les Parfums de Rosine. Rose, citrus, and mint.
    Rose Ikebana is also very nice. Less rosy, and very wearable.
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    Re: Shipping an opened Creed flacon

    Plumber's tape/Teflon tape is good to place over the threads of the jar or bottle before tightening it. It enhances the seal.
    Parafilm goes over the outside of the lid where it seals.
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    Re: Shipping an opened Creed flacon

    You are responsible for its safe arrival. So you get to decide how to ship it. :wink:

    I say decant into a clean, safe glass bottle or jar first. You could use a canning jar, for example. ...
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    Re: Fou D´Absinthe

    When my H and I first smelled it I told him if he didn't buy a bottle to wear, I would. He bought it, but hasn't worn it in a few years. I think he just moved on to other fragrances he liked...
  21. Re: Suggestion for youthful, fresh fragrance for my GF

    Try Hermès Hermessence Rose Ikebana (despite the name it isn't particularly rosy).
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    Re: Mother's Day Perfume Advice--Please Help!

    I second Fico d'Amalfi. The bright citrusy opening is cheery, the soft fig afterward is easy to wear-- plus, it's a cologne, so it's not strong or overwhelming.
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    Poll: Re: How do you access Basenotes?

    I voted PC but it's a Mac! :wink:
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 2nd May, 2017

    It's still Tuesday for 5 more minutes here....

    I've been wearing Gal Trébol (clover) today. This is a grassy/floral scent which I love wearing in the spring. Sadly discontinued.
  25. Re: Tauer Hyacinth and A Mechanic, + Bluebell, Indigo, & Blue Hyacinth Mini Sample Pass!

    Add me to the list of people who smell hyacinths in stores whenever I see them. Not just a dainty little sniff, either. :wink:
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 1st May, 2017

    I took this photo some years ago in our yard:

    http://www.basenotes.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=5995&d=1275447103


    Happy Birthday to N. Cal.!! Thanks for all your contributions here.
    ...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 30th April, 2017

    Good afternoon, everyone!

    Lilacs are in bloom locally and I decided to wear some as well: Jo Malone White Lilac & Rhubarb.
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    Re: Basenote Members who've come and and gone -

    deadidol is a mod!
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    Re: NEW: Demeter - Petrichor!

    Do post a review, HayleyComments. My H and I are curious too.
  30. Re: Tauer Hyacinth and A Mechanic, + Bluebell, Indigo, & Blue Hyacinth Mini Sample Pass!

    cestrum nocturnum kindly sent me samples of the Tauer and Penhaligon's. :kiss:

    I have to admit that I'm shocked-- I really like Hyacinth & A Mechanic! (Shocked because I have not liked any Tauer...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 20th April, 2017

    Having a hyacinth blooming in a pot in our living room (and more in our flower bed) has reminded me how much I love this flower.

    I'm wearing CBIHP absolute of English Bluebell accord, which I...
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    Re: What fragrance did your mother wear??

    Earlier: Mary Chess White Lilac.

    During my teens/20s: Charlie, Halston, Jungle Gardenia

    Later in life: a simple bergamot based perfume oil.
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    Re: Prominent galbanum scents...?

    Maison Martin Margiela Untitled +1
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    Re: Regarding Demeter...

    My H likes to wear Grass and Fraser Fir.

    I like Gingerale, Lavender (cologne, not their edt) and Blackberry Pie (not sweet.)
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    Re: Demeter Loose Sprayers

    If they still leak after being tightened, try wrapping the base of the sprayer with Parafilm. I've done this with success.
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    Re: Atelier samples reviewed

    We ordered the large sample set last fall and tried them all, but ultimately decided we only really cared to wear the two we already own: Orange Sanguine and Pomelo Paradis.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 13th April, 2017

    Fleurine, which year is that Guerlain Muguet bottle from? Wait...I think I remember that one from 2011, am I right?
    Do you have a favorite year's bottle, or formulation?

    Today's scent was 011...
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    Re: Looking for a cola or root beer smell

    AdP Mandorlo di Sicilia smells of "root beer float" to me.
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    Re: Amber makes me feel nauseous

    Amber makes me queasy also; the only one I can wear is Ambre Soie. The anise note somehow cuts the sweetness.

    Saffron is another problematic note. I love saffron rice but cannot bear the note...
  40. Re: I think my wife is mad (AKA.......how much cologne is enough?).

    garliclover101,

    You have been married as long as my husband and I have been married. After 24 years couples are well acquainted with each other's quirks, and hopefully have come to accept them. ...
  41. Re: I think my wife is mad (AKA.......how much cologne is enough?).

    Thank you in advance also! :smiley:

    It was really hard to find gifts for our elderly parents also. They have all passed on, now.

    For our daughter in college, we pay for her car insurance and...
  42. Re: I think my wife is mad (AKA.......how much cologne is enough?).

    Beck, it helps that my H and I no longer exchange gifts for birthdays, Valentine's Day, Mother's/ Father's day, or Christmas. Anniversaries we generally come up with something we both want, or just...
  43. Re: I think my wife is mad (AKA.......how much cologne is enough?).

    More expensive, yes, but my two hobbies force me to be moderate with both. Money spent on the one can't be spent on the other. :grin:
  44. Re: I think my wife is mad (AKA.......how much cologne is enough?).

    Beck, ha! I hear you.

    I don't wear makeup, don't need (and have never needed, even as a teen) special skin care products, and have really easy to care for hair which I don't color, and cut...
  45. Re: I think my wife is mad (AKA.......how much cologne is enough?).

    What does her hair care cost, compared to yours? I think the majority of women spend considerably more on their hair than men do.
    How about makeup?
    Pricey skin care?
    Expensive lingerie, handbags,...
  46. Re: I think my wife is mad (AKA.......how much cologne is enough?).

    If she can reframe it as something that gives you innocent pleasure and that you can afford, maybe she will stop being bothered by it.

    My H collects folding vintage and antique pocket knives. ...
  47. Re: I think my wife is mad (AKA.......how much cologne is enough?).

    I think we all have to make room for our spouses to enjoy the fruits of their labor in a way that matters to them, within the limits of our budgets. In all likelihood she spends on things you don't....
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 1st April, 2017

    I seem to be wearing a bit of everything, having made up a number of decants. :shocked: :wink:
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 31st March, 2017

    Good afternoon, all!

    Having suggested to someone else Provence Santé Linden on another thread, I had to go and spray some on myself.

    I really love this... I imagine honeybees buzzing around...
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    Re: Looking for wife.

    "More budget"-- I'm reading this as "more budget-friendly".

    A really nice summery floral fragrance that is highly affordable and for which there are matching body products is Provence Santé...
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    Re: Sample Pass (CONUS only) Retro Roses!

    cestrum, check your messages! :smiley:
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    Re: Issues with Seller

    Vernona, you should file a claim with PayPal even if 4+ months have gone by. The fact that several other buyers have filed a claim against her recently may work in your favor.

    On eBay PayPal...
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    Re: Issues with Seller

    I see that she is now banned.
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    Re: Issues with Seller

    The OP has left negative feedback. And there are 2 others who have left less than positive feedback for her also.

    Hopefully people will check her feedback before buying from her. That is the...
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    Re: Issues with Seller

    That is very good news! :thumbup:
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    Re: Have anyone tried Galimard fragrances?

    Thanks for that information, hednic.
  57. Re: I received some extremely bad news that I'd like to share with my Basenotes family.

    I just wanted to say I'm thinking of you and praying, Rich.
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    Re: Issues with Seller

    Do let us know if PayPal refunds you, ok? Good luck!
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    Re: Issues with Seller

    Also if the member does not live in the USA there may be problems with Customs or the postal system on his end. UK xrays packages and confiscates perfumes, and Canada Post can also be problematic. ...
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    Re: Hermes Vetiver Tonka vs TDH

    They aren't alike at all. I love Vetiver Tonka!
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    Re: Issues with Seller

    If you have the seller's email from previous transactions, try reaching him that way. It's possible he hasn't been on BN lately (don't forget it was offline for a while recently) and has not seen...
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    Re: Issues with Seller

    More specifically, if you used PayPal, did you use the "Pay for goods or services" option?
    This is what buyers are supposed to use. This generates a tracking number, and if the seller can't show...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 22nd March, 2017

    I'm appalled at the events in London and am thinking of my fellow BNers in the UK.

    It seems trivial to write of perfume at such a time but I am wearing L'Artisan Fleur d'Oranger 2007 today.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 21st March, 2017

    ((Quarry)) I wish you the best as you make a creative transition to the next thing!

    I am in JM Red Roses today, just a sample. I don't see a full bottle purchase in my future.
  65. Re: Does anyone want to sell me their 2014 batch of Encre Noire?

    It is against Basenotes rules of conduct to post selling, swapping or wanted offers in the main forums. These can only be done in the Basenotes Marketplace.
    Code of Conduct 2.4:...
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    Re: Ebay shopping issue

    I agree that you should not leave any sort of negative feedback.

    I do not recommend putting any sort of warning about the seller being inflexible, though. Here is why: Since 2008, sellers have...
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    Re: NEW: Jo Malone - Star Magnolia For Women!

    Yay, a floral without musk. I look forward to trying this. :smiley:
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    Re: The Reviews or the Forums

    Forums primarily, reviews a distant second.
  69. Re: I received some extremely bad news that I'd like to share with my Basenotes family.

    I am truly sorry to read this, Richard. I'll be praying right along with so many others here.
  70. Thread: Sorry

    by 30 Roses
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    Re: Sorry

    ((Grant))

    I'm not on here nearly as much as I used to be but I just restored my lapsed membership.

    Please take care of yourself. When you need a break, take a break. You, your health, and...
  71. Re: Should i remove my fragrances from my fridge?

    This thread is hilarious!

    Do as you please, OP. I've kept my perfumes in the fridge for years and they are fine. Others don't and they say theirs are fine.
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    Re: Sample Pass (CONUS only) Retro Roses!

    That is fascinating, PerfumedLady! Thanks for your detailed description of the 2 batches. I've been puzzled when reading some seriously negative reviews on Fragrantica and have wondered whether...
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    Re: Sample Pass (CONUS only) Retro Roses!

    Now I’m curious about the differences you smell between the batches! Yours, as I recall, came from the 1000ml green-glass flacon I bought in January 2011 from the Creed boutique in NYC. The empty...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 15th February, 2017

    Good morning everyone!
    Today I'm wearing Jour de Fête. To celebrate finally being done removing all the ice from our driveway. :lolk:
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    Re: How Many Colognes Are Enough?

    Q: How Many Colognes Are Enough?

    A: One more. :wink:
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 9th February, 2017

    We're expecting 10-16" of snow today...thankfully, we don't have to go anywhere. And we'll have all day tomorrow to clear it away.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 7th February, 2017

    Love to all! :kiss:
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 7th February, 2017

    Thanks to all of you!! You are giving me a big smile today!

    I'm wearing Jo Malone Orange Blossom.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 7th February, 2017

    You wonderful people, you remembered! It warms my heart. :dankk2:

    We're doing okay here. My husband is now 4 weeks post hip replacement and able to walk long distances, but not driving yet. ...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 5th February, 2017

    A very Happy Birthday, foxbins!
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 4th February, 2017

    Greetings, all!

    I bought a new fragrance while at the mall today. I have to drive my H to malls to walk as he needs longer and longer walks to build endurance since his hip replacement a month...
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    Re: Best from DIPTYQUE PERFUMES?

    My H wears Tam Dao; I love L'Ombre Dans L'Eau.
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    Re: L ' Erbolario Fragrances

    Neroli Neroli is quite pleasant.
  84. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Sticky: Re: Off-Topic

    A friend sent me this today:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrH71cbWABM&feature=youtu.be
  85. Re: A True Lily Fragrance (not Lily-of-the-Valley/Muguet)

    AG Des Lys is the only lily perfume I like, but it is discontinued and HTF. Sometimes it shows up on eBay.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 12th January, 2017

    Thanks, all, for the good wishes -- I have passed them along to my husband! He's getting more perky by the day. (While I, who am having my sleep interrupted to accompany him on his bathroom visits...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 11th January, 2017

    ExtremeK, What fantastic news! Congratulations to you and David! May you have many happy years together!

    CapriDog, belated happy birthday!

    My husband had his hip replacement last Thursday...
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    Re: Post eBay Fragrance Seller Feedback here!

    You're welcome! :smiley:
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    Re: Women's fragance that smells like lemon zest

    Try I Profumi di Firenze Limone di Sicilia.
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    Re: Post eBay Fragrance Seller Feedback here!

    Actually, it is against eBay's seller rules to leave a negative sounding comment with a positive feedback.

    If you report it, eBay will remove the remarks but leave the positive.

    Congrats on...
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    Re: Post eBay Fragrance Seller Feedback here!

    rador, I'm not sure you know this but since 2008 eBay sellers have not been able to leave neutral or negative feedback for buyers. The system doesn't let them. Since all buyers have 100% positive...
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    Re: Post eBay Fragrance Seller Feedback here!

    I'm sure this was disappointing and frustrating, and I agree that it is important to open items promptly to ensure that they have arrived in "as described" condition" so that one may open a claim in...
  93. Re: Diptyque - Eau Dominotée Multiuse Fragrance (2017)

    It sounds like something I will want to try!
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    Re: HERMESSENCE - help put together a gift set?

    My personal favorites are Vetiver Tonka, Brin de Réglisse and Rose Ikebana. I have Muguet Porcelaine but find I don't reach for it much; the melon note has been putting me off.

    • Vetiver Tonka is...
  95. Re: If Paul the Apostle where to have worn a fragrance, what would it be?

    Montale Aoud Damascus perhaps?
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 15th December, 2016

    SotD is Guerlain Météorites. Cozy violets on a cold, windy day.

    Mike, it's as Quarry said-- old parts wear out. My H is 70. He has osteoarthritis in the R hip joint (and less severe OA in the...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 14th December, 2016

    ((teardrop)) and ((Whitefluffy)) :vrolijk_26:
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 14th December, 2016

    Good afternoon, everyone! I'm wearing JM Orange Blossom today.

    Daughter is home from college (yay!) and is getting her wisdom teeth taken out right after Christmas, and hubby is getting his hip...
  99. Re: Wine cooler for fragrances - Important question

    I recall reading that 53º (12º Celsius) is what the Osmothèque keeps their non-citrus perfumes at, and the citrus perfumes about 10 degrees lower (10 degrees less Fahrenheit, that is.)
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 4th December, 2016

    Happy 20th Anniversary RHM!

    I'm in Fleur de Thé Rose Bulgare today. Laying low and trying to get my plantar fasciitis to ease up.
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