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    Re: What perfume do you wear most often?

    Right off the bat, I would have to say Samsara, Coco Mademoiselle and probably Lolita (by the way, won't be wearing this one so much anymore because after being almost on my 2nd or 3rd bottle, my...
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    Re: What is the perfume of your parents?

    My Dad, who passed away 25 years ago, always wore Guerlain Imperial. His handkerchiefs and clothes always smelled like it. It was his signature fragrance.

    My mother wore Femme when I was young. ...
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    Re: SotD Monday 13 December 2010

    Wearing Insolence today.
  4. Re: Searching for a simple gorgeous fruity perfume....

    Oh, my goodness, no matter what the scent is like, the bottle just blows me away. It is beautiful.
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    Re: Unsung Treasures

    Orazuli by Dupont - won in a contest here at Basenotes, bought another bottle at TJ Maxx. Actually wearing it today, soft creamy vanilla with a distant citrus by this time of the day.

    Adrienne...
  6. Re: What's the worst female fragrance you've ever smelled?

    Definitely Giorgio. Back in the '70's, I think, you could not go anywhere without being assaulted by clouds of stinky Giorgio. I remember sitting at a theatre surrounded by it and wanting to gag...
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    Re: SotD - Monday the 16th of August

    Wearing Love's True Bluish Light on this Monday.

    TaoLady - congratulations, Grandma!
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday the 10th of August

    Diorella by Christian Dior. Lovely on this rainy, yucky morning. This was from a sample from a kind Basenoter ages ago.
  9. Which frags have you purchased more than twice...

    A lot mentioned already, but wearing perfume since very young so these are the ones I remember buying multiple times:

    Lolita Lempicka
    Coco Mademoiselle
    Samsara
    Kenzo Flower
    Obsession
    Anais...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 20 July 2010

    Sometimes what I wear affects what I choose for the day. I have red accents today in my clothes, so I opted to wear Delices de Cartier.
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    Re: S O T D Tuesday 06 July 2010

    Wearing EL's Sensous on this back to work day.
  12. Re: Fragrances I'm ashamed to admit I like (guilty pleasures)

    Tea Rose by Perfumer's Workshop.
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    Re: S o t d Monday 28 June 2010

    O de Lancome in this sunny, hot day.
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    Re: Today I Bought ... June 2010

    Tracy by Ellen Tracy
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    Re: Highly evaluated here - total crap on you?

    Long time no post, but here goes my unwanted/scrubber list:

    1. Angel - too much of everything on me
    2. Opium - scrubber
    3. Fracas - smells like old socks on me
    4. Michael - the tuberose is...
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    Re: Today I bought ... January 2010 purchases

    Arrived this week:

    Fifth Avenue by Elizabeth Arden - blind buy because I smelled it on my sister in law and like it. It's a good day fragrance for work.

    Flower by Kenzo - had run out a couple...
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    Re: SotD Monday 11 January

    Shalimar on this chilly day.
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game

    X is for Xeryus by Gyvenchy
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 22 December

    Aqua Allegoria Pamplelune. I do understand that it's a love it or hate it fragrance for many BN's. At first applying this, I always get the sharp grafefruit first, then it smells like mosquito...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 15 December

    Delice de Cartier.
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    Re: S O T D Wednesday, December 9

    Wearing EL's Sensous.
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    Re: The Ultimate Oriental Fragrance is?

    Some of my favorites: Samsara, Obsession, and Shalimar.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 3 December

    Moon & Stars on this day.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 24 November

    Reached for Lolita this morning. Haven't posted in a while, life caught up with me, hello to everybody!

    Like so many, really looking forward to a nice long weekend. Decided to totally bypass...
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    Re: S o t D Thursday 24 September 2009

    Champs Elysee on this still hot South Florida day.
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    Re: S o t D Monday 14 September 2009

    L'Instant by Guerlain.
  27. Thread: Lola

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    Re: Lola

    The bottle is a bit too much, like someone else said where do you put it so it fits in somewhat with all your other bottles without wasting space?

    The scent, however, I tried in Vancouver (Holt...
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    Re: Talk about lasting power.

    They had such pretty bottles, that I do remember.
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    Re: S o t D Thursday 20 August

    Ubu, glad to see you were spared. Twolf, sorry about your doggie.

    Wearing L'Heure Exquise by AG.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday 14th August 2009

    Wearing Sensous today.

    Did not get a chance to post yesterday but I wore Miss Dior Cherie from a sample I got last Saturday at Macy's. Upon first applying, I found it to be an explosion of...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 12 August-09

    Running a tad late this morning so I grabbed Orazuli which I love and get compliments on.
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    Re: Winners Announced! Contest #10, White Magic

    Congratulations to all the winners and admiration for Tang and her beautiful compositions....
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    Re: What Perfume Does Your Mom or Dad wear ?

    My father, who passed away more than 22 years ago, only wore 2 perfumes all his life: Guerlain's Imperial Cologne and No. 4711.

    My mother on the other hand wore many different scents through her...
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    Re: SotD Monday 10 August

    Wearing Maria Amalia from a sample by a very generous B'ner (just a little bit remaining now...). This is a very pretty perfume which reminds you of a walk through the woods after it has rained but...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 9 August

    Hugs to Ubu and Musse. Congratulations to the Outlandishes!

    I am wearing Un Jardin sur Le Nil from a sample I scored at Sephora on Saturday. I think I may have to buy a full bottle. I'm loving.
  36. Re: All Invited! ♥ ♥ ♥ Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, August 1, 2009 ★★★ Fresh Frags

    Totally busy this past weekend but did go with fresh on Saturday, wearing O de Lancome.
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    Re: SotD Friday 31 July

    Wearing Orazuli, a prize from one of our lovely Tang's contests. A delightful and much under-appreciated scent. Too bad it's been discontinued but if you see it at Marshall's or TJ Maxx worth...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 30 July

    Lolita Lempicka is my choice today.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 29 July

    Today, I'm in L'Instant by Guerlain and loving it.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday 28th July 2009

    Ava Luxe The Blanc.
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    Re: SotD Monday 27 July

    Adrienne Vittadini for this Monday.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 26 July

    AG's L'Eau de Hadrien.
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    Re: SotD Friday 24 July

    Sensuous by EL, a gift from my husband.
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    Re: S o t D Thursday 23 July

    Wearing Daisy this morning.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 22 July

    I am wearing Violette de Toulouse by Berdoues from a sample I received last year from the lovely Twolf. It reminded me a lot of the scents from Spain for children. I loved it, sadly though as I...
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    Re: What are your most feared scrubbers?

    Some of my scrubbers have been mentioned thus far, while some of my favorites have also been mentioned. Heck, that's why we are all different.

    Here are my scrubbers:

    Angel (really wanted to...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 21 July

    I'm in a Champs Elysee mood today so that is what I'm wearing.

    SMM, loved your post. I have always adored the scent of Bain de Soleil. As a young Cuban teenager, I always craved that glorious...
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    Re: SotD Monday 20 July

    Habanita by Molinard from a sample from a generous BN'er. Love the vintage feel to this scent.
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    Re: SotD Sunday 19 July

    Aqua Allegoria Rosa Magnifica today. Yesterday I wore White Linen to go with my linen outfit!
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    Re: Fragrance Bottle Critique

    OMG, you are so right, the first time I went to use my bottle of Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Pamplemousse, I almost broke the top trying to take it off. Now I know better and have a second Aqua...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game

    N is for Noa by Cacharel.
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    Re: Name up to FIVE bottles: Contest #10, White Magic

    I keep trying for that bottle in row 6/9: In Heart Honey White by Estelle de Valrose.

    I have tried looking for the one in Row 4 to no avail, dang!
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    Re: Name up to FIVE bottles: Contest #10, White Magic

    I take my previous answer back and want to now go with Angel Heart Snow White by APY for Row 6/9.

    By the way, Tang, as usual, you excel!

    Glad to be beack, will post an update later.
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    Re: Name up to FIVE bottles: Contest #10, White Magic

    Having been on for so long and having a slow day decided to check what was going on and I find my favorite is going on.

    With all of your clues, Tang, I'm going to guess that Row 6/9 is White Witch...
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    Re: SotD Monday 16 February

    Congrats, Mike, what a great milestone. I enjoy reading your posts.

    Wearing Shalimar today.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 29 January

    I'm wearing Le Baiser du Dragon.
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    Re: What's your bag?

    I guess I am a bag whore, as someone said earlier. I own over 20 bags (not counting evening bags) ranging from LV and Isabella Fiore to no name. Bags for me have to be visually attractive and I...
  58. Re: Really classy fragrance for a 40 something conservative woman?

    I'm way over 40 and see a lot of recommendations for fragrances that I have and wear:

    O de Lancome
    Shalimar
    Samsara
    White Linen
    L'Instant
    Obsession (did not see this one recommended but I do...
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    Re: Favourite perfume store

    I love Barney's and Bloomie's in NYC
    In Miami, I have to say Nordstrom, Saks and Sephora
    In Spain, El Corte Ingles (always good for finding obscure fragrances made in Spain)
    In Paris, any of the...
  60. Re: A poll of sorts: your rarely mentioned favorites

    I never see much mention of the following:

    Adrienne Vittadini - as Jacona said a very comforting scent
    Je Reviens - timeless
    O de Lancome - such a great summer fragrance
    Dune - which I no...
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    Re: SotD Monday 26 January

    Happy Holiday to those celebrating today.

    Wearing Obsession for this pretty Monday. Twin sister with Nostalgie.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 22 January

    Congrats, Haunani and Chaya, may you feel lots better today!

    Running late this morning, I ran out the door without applying perfume. Realized it when I got to the office so I hit my stash of...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 21 January

    Good thoughts and wishes for good health to everyone!

    Wearing CK Obsession today.
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    Re: OMG!!! Did Somebody Say Free!

    I went yesterday afternoon to my closest Nordstrom and they were wiped out. I then walked over to Macy's and the line was soooo long I decided it was not worth it for me.

    Don't know whether I...
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    Re: I smelled Joy today

    I love Joy! It portrays mature elegance to me and it has such wonderful longevity. I do not wear it in the summer in Miami, though.
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday 20 january 2009

    Back from a long weekend (was off since Friday), I'm wearing my beloved Coco Mademoiselle.

    Happy Birthday, Jillsy!!
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    Re: SotD Thursday 15 January

    AL's Firewood. I love this fragrance that reminds of Midnight Mass and Christmas wrapped in one.
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    Re: Burr gives Angel five stars

    Sadly, love it on others but hate it on me.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 14 January

    Happy Birthday, Leese!

    Congratulations, Tigrushka ! I'm awed.

    Wearing Insolence today.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 13 January

    Wanted something that I have worn forever today, so I chose Obsession. I do like it a lot on me.

    Warm hugs to Lian and Veuve as you work through your feelings.
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    Re: SotD Monday 12 January

    And a good Monday to everyone! Lian, I can't add much more than what everyone has already told you. Most of us have been there at one time or another in our lives and, truth is, it does pass.
    ...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 11 January 2009

    OH MY GOSH! I'm so excited I did not even realize that my previous post was my 500th!!!
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    Re: SotD Sunday 11 January 2009

    Welcome to new posters and good wishes to all those not feeling so good.

    I'm wearing Love's True Bluish LIght tonight. Earlier I had worn Vanilla Peach.
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    Re: SotD Friday 9 January

    Looks like a bummer day but I am very hopeful that we will start to see things turning around in the next few months. By the way, my husband has been looking for work now for about 4 months and...
  75. Re: Which fragrances in your wardrobe will you definitely repurchase?

    Getting to the last 1/4 of the following bottles and I would replace:

    Shalimar
    AG L'Eau de Hadrien and Folavril
    O de Lancome
    Obsession
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    Re: SotD Thursday 8 January-09

    Pretty, cool, dry and sunny day so I am wearing Daisy by Marc Jacobs.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 7 January

    AG's Heure Exquise today.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 3 January 2009

    Joining all my buds who are wearing Shalimar today.
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    Re: Boozy scent recommendations?

    Such a neat thread. Definitely putting Navegar by L'Artisan on my list to try after reading that lovely description by JanAlways. Will also spray some Le Baiser du Dragon to see if I detect the...
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    Re: What are your favorite notes?

    Love: vanilla, amber, vetiver, rose, patchouli, sandalwood, orange, pinewood

    Getting around to: tuberose (only L'Artisan's I can bear), tea, smoke.

    Hate: carnations and most tuberose.
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    Re: "Unwearable" scents you love to wear?

    I would have to go with Pamplelune which I've been told does smell a bit like bug spray at first but then develops beautifully on me.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 30 December

    I layered today with Champs Elysee body cream and then spritzed Daisy on top. Somehow they complement each other.
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    Re: It's just not "me" perfumes

    So many, I can't remember them all but a few I do are:

    Angel
    Opium
    Fendi Palazzo
    Michael Kors
  84. Re: As the close of 2008 approaches, what are your top ten favorites?

    Kind of hard to come up with this since I've discovered so many wonderful scents this year, but here are my current 10 favorites, in no particular order:

    Joy (from forever, wore it for my...
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    Re: SotD Friday 26 December

    Working today but sooo slow. I'm wearing EL's Sensous, a Christmas gift from my hubby.
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    Re: Suggestions for an Opium/Samsara lover!

    I love my Samsara, as well. Someone recommended Le Baiser du Dragon and I have that and like it a lot too, as well as Shalimar.
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    Re: What smells do you hate?

    Wow, this is a great thread. I can relate to so many smells already listed..I am the type that certain smells give me the dry heaves immediately. I can add some others:

    1. the smell of burnt...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 16 December

    Wearing Guerlain's L'Instant today, a birthday present. This scent has been described as girlie and young, but I find that after the drydown, the citrus disappears to leave you with a creamy...
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    Re: QUICK...What would you choose?

    I would go on a L'Artisan binge, picking at least the following:

    Dzing
    Fleur de Liane
    La Chasse aux Papillons
    Ananas Fizz
    Mur et Musc or maybe one of the rose ones....
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    Re: I Just Had A Beautifully Scented Epiphany....

    What a great idea, Diva! Since I turned the big 60 last month, I did a search and found Fracas and L'Air du Temp and Caron Tabac Noir as making their debut that year.

    Fracas I have tried to love...
  91. Re: Agustin Reyes Royal Violets and Florida Water by Murray & Lanman

    Oh, so glad, to see some compatriots remembering this scent as the "de rigueur" cologne for Cuban babies. I used it when I was little and then used it in both my kids (they are adults today). As...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 9 December

    Scent sister with Tavorna today. Wearing Marc Jacobs Daisy.

    Hope everyone in Greece is safe and that things return to normal soon. Lian, I have very convoluted dreams very often and sometimes...
  93. Re: Winners Announced! Bottle Contest #8: Green without Envy

    Congratulations to all the winners! What a beautiful collection this was, Tang. Loved it.
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    Re: SotD Monday 24 November

    Kind of tired this morning of what will be a very slow week at work. I am wearing Daisy by Marc Jacobs which is safe enough for my mood.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 20 November

    Happy Birthday wishes to all celebrating today!

    I am wearing Daisy by Marc Jacobs today. Just got it and I have to say that it's a safe scent for days where you want to feel fresh and light but...
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    Re: Prettiest bottle in your wardrobe/ever?

    What a nice thread. So many beautiful bottles out there, some are true works of art to be treasured even after the juice is all gone.

    From my collection, my faves are: Delices de Cartier, Lolita...
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    Re: SotD Friday 14 November 2008

    Happy Birthday to Mostapha and Denise! Watch out for all that cake...I have probably gained 3 lbs (1 per day since Tuesday)from all the cake wishes here at Basenotes and the actual party is still...
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    Re: SotD tuesday 11 November-08

    Thanks for the great birthday wishes. It is a milestone birthday (60) but, honestly, I feel very young and smell wonderful!

    Congrats to our newest citizen, Twolf. I remember my swearing in...
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    Re: Sotd Monday 10 November-08

    Today I wore Delices de Cartier because it felt nice and cool when I stepped outside this morning.
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    Re: Nuit de NoŽl - Caron

    It's been so long since I've smelled this. In my mind, it's the late 60's in New York City in winter and I'm wearing this lovely scent. It conveys the warmth of Christmas to come in a warm...
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