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    Lanvinelle, I too have a problem with next week's synch. My very first perfume was Little Lady Toilet Water from back in the fifties. Little Lady Toiletries were made by Helene Pessl and could be...
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    Re: How shallow are you?

    What scent is this one?
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    Re: SOTD Friday 23rd January 2015

    I'm in synch today with Hanae Mori Hanae Mori (Butterfly/New). I always thought I liked this because of the vanilla. As it turns out there's no vanilla in it. I use to love this back in the...
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    I really thought I was going to have to join Donna and sit this one out but I discovered I own a lot of perfumes with fruit. It is mostly bergamot and lemon. However, after doing a little research...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 22nd January 2015

    Hi all! Scent for the day is Guerlain Shalimar EDT.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 20th January 2015

    Annick Goutal Gardenia Passion (Wishing for warmer weather.)

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.1188.jpg
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    Re: How shallow are you?

    Primrose, you are not shallow. You have just bought your first bottle for your perfume bottle collection. So you have your perfume collection and your bottle collection. I too have started my...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 19th January 2015

    Good afternoon all! A quiet uneventful day here. I am feeling quite glamourous in Guerlain Vol de Nuit.

    http://yesterdaysperfume.typepad.com/.a/6a010535dc5a78970b0147e0c0ea36970b-320wi
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 18th January 2015

    Hi All!

    Happy Birthday Whitefluffy.

    Roberto you smell so good in Jicky. That is going to be my next purchase. Right now I just have a miniature so must be stingy.

    Hednic you smell good...
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    Re: How shallow are you?

    Mumsy, I wouldn't call the bottle ugly -- just interesting and made for a 13 year old. I would just assume this wasn't an adult perfume and probably pass over it in my ignorance. For me this...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 17th January 2015

    Gosh! It's 8:19 pm and I'm just getting around to posting and tomorrow's SOTD has been started already.

    Ineespenes, Happy Birthday! Hope it was a great day.

    I'm scent twins today with...
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    Hi Evangeline,

    It could very well be YSL. I just did a search on Chanel 1984 and this popped up listed as "
    Tina Chow wearing Chanel, 1984". Who knows! Anyway, I chose it for the floppy bow,...
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    Re: How shallow are you?

    I hate to say it but I too am a little snobby about celebrity scents. I have never picked one up to try. I believe, right or wrong, the celebrity had very little to do with the scent other then to...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Friday, 16 January, 2015.

    Quarry - what a stunner. My sympathies to your friend.

    In synch with my favorite Chanel which is Coco created in 1984. Pictures below are from the Spring 1984 collection.
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    My choices for today were Beverly Hills Camp, Chanel Coco, Laura Ashley No. 1 (original), Eternity, Guerlain Samsara, Royal Copenhagen Flora Danica, Victoria's Secret Victoria (original), and Annick...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Thursday, 15 January, 2015.

    Chanel No. 5 Voile

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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 14th January 2015

    勝美! - Love that picture. I'm a total sucker for anything Hello Kitty. You smell good too.

    Kiliwia - You have really peaked my curiosity about Tom Ford Shanghai Lilly. It really sounds like...
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    Thank you, thank you, thank you for posting this. I really enjoyed reading this article and watching the videos.

    I do have a question. I thought Opium was from the 1980's but Fragrantica has it...
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    I too thought I had many from the 1980's but as it turns out I only have 3 or 4. I'm going to select something I don't wear very often.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 13th January 2015

    illuminum Rose Oud, for me today. It is great on a cold day. It's almost a "comfort perfume".

    Erin, you smell good in what was my first serious perfume. I'm still in love with it.
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    Great choice! I
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    Re: How shallow are you?

    Mine is in the right direction. Although it is pretty both ways.

    Betsy
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    That's a good question. I would say 20% of my wardrobe stays on the shelf. Some of those I never wear because I don't like them and some of them I don't wear often because I'm hoarding. Then...
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    Re: How shallow are you?

    RHM said "There have been times in my life as a fragrance lover that the packaging just destroyed the experience, if not the juice. It's heartbreaking when an atomizer doesn't work properly & either...
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    Re: To my good friend Mike Perez!

    A really great Basenoter.
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    Re: How shallow are you?

    I only buy for the juice. The bottle is incidental. Although I have to say I am very taken with the Guerlain Little Black Dress bottles and would buy them all if I had the funds although I have...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 9th January 2015

    In synch with Guerlain Shalimar Ode a la Vanille.

    http://i536.photobucket.com/albums/ff324/saffyre9/orchid-vanilla.jpg
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    Shalimar Ode la Vanille by Guerlain

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/o.10251.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 8th January 2015

    Not wearing anything yet.

    FrouFrou, thanks for making my day with Monty Python.
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    Well I've learned a lot today. Trying not to wear Shalimar this Friday as I wear it so much. Thought Burberry for Women had a ton of vanilla. It most certainly doesn't. Thought the overly sweet...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 7th January 2015

    I too live vicariously through you Evangeline. You have the most glamourous life of anyone I know.

    Teardrop I know you will be fine today. Expect a full report tomorrow or at least a one...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 6th January 2015

    Oops - almost forgot! Mike best of luck on the part time job. Brazil sounds great to me right now.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 6th January 2015

    Jon, may you have the happiest of birthdays. I shall drink a glass of wine in your honor this evening.

    FrouFrou, so sorry about EL Knowing. The story of our scent lives isn't it?

    If you...
  34. Re: Jo Malone - five scents, Rock the Ages

    Mike, thanks so much for letting us know. I can't wait to try them.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 5th January 2015

    Ineespenes, at least you smell good. Surely they will understand your illness I hope. Please feel better soon.

    I'm wearing Michael Kors Michael original formulation. A nice boozey creamy floral...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 3rd January 2015

    Amen!
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 3rd January 2015

    (Sorry for the double post. Can't figure out how to delete this one.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 3rd January 2015

    OMIGOSH! My biggest pet peeve and I thought I was the only one.

    I don't allow anyone to bring anything anymore. When they ask I just say if there is something your family has as a...
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    December

    3X MFK Aqua Universalis Forte
    2X Lancome Tresor
    2X Guerlain Shalimar
    Various other things, including samples, 1X

    4th Quarter

    11X Guerlain Shalimar (vintage)
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 3rd January 2015

    Have gone back to my sample Saturdays. I have so many samples I haven't tried. Today I stuck my hand in my sample bag and came out with Illuminum Black Rose. It smells like bath soap. Will not be...
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    Re: Is fragrance.net reliable?

    That sounds like a post office problem to me. I see you had no problem getting your money back from Fragrance Net.
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    " I'm a fellow oakmoss addict and there are times I'm glad of scents being disco'd rather than reformulated because at least I know I'm getting the moss when I find a bottle of it somewhere."
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    Re: SOTD Friday 2nd January 2015

    I'm in synch with Guerlain Nahema. Mike, I almost wore Jicky which may be my next purchase if I can find a vintage bottle. Glad you had a nice day with the new guy.

    I'll be taking care of hubby...
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    This year I discovered several new things that are old standby classics. Today I'm wearing Guerlain Nahema. I love its spiciness

    FrouFrou, I too have fallen in love with a sample only to be...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Could someone sticky this thread and unstick 2014? Please please!

    LPP are you still out there?
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Could someone sticky this thread and unstick 2014? Please please!
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 28th December 2014

    I'm wearing Thierry Mugler Alien from my samples. I like it but not enough to buy.

    Kiliwia ​you are wearing one of my favorites.
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    Thanks for your suggestions ErinK. If the group feels strongly there is nothing that can't be changed. If I"m still doing this in 2016 I'll put those in there for sure if we don't get them in this...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I read it was a Mitsouko copy. Is this correct?

    Also found it for sale on their web site -- of course you have to be in GB. It was really pricey when you do the conversion to US dollars. Still...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Friday, 26 December, 2014

    Shalimar ​for me today. Definitely in synch.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    FrouFrou and Kumquat I am with you. Love the picture! It really puts it in perspective.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Kumquat, I never heard of Party in Manhattan before but if I ever buy a perfume for it's name this will be the one.

    I'm in synch with vintage Shalimar. It really is my special occasion perfume. ...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 24th December 2014

    Erin - great post.

    FrouFrou - great picture

    30Roses - Thinking of you and your Mom.

    We went to a traditional Christmas Eve Italian Feast of the Seven Fishes tonight. Guess who we saw there?...
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    At BRM85262's suggestion I have made 25/12/2015 "A Special Occasion Fragrance". I think the rational was sound and it was a very good suggestion.

    The list is now complete so please review and...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 23rd December 2014

    Jon, I think your weather sounds divine. After a few years decades ago in upstate New York I really don't care if I never see another large snow storm.

    Glad to hear Mr. K. is doing well.

    I'm...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 22nd December 2014

    Trying something new from my samples today ---Carthusia Capri Forget Me Not.
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    I too would like to find a bottle of "Grand Budapest Hotel".
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    Re: Sotd Sat.20 Dec-14.

    Guerlain Nahema for me today. Using a tester that was given to me at Neiman Marcus because they no longer carry it. I was told it was continued but it is not. For some reason the only place you...
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    Mike,

    I added the lavender in August. Is time of year okay for this?

    I matched Jean Claude Ellena with Harry Fremont and Rodrigo Flores-Roux to get the most participation. Was this okay or is...
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    It really surprised me that it was not too popular. I have changed my mind over time about different perfumes. There are some I thought everyone would jump on and they didn't and then again there...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I just want to say thank you to alll of you for participating in Synchronized Fridays. And thank you too for showing your appreciation. When I first joined Basenotes I didn't know very much (and...
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    Done, done, and done. Added the last two in with other things. Hope you don't mind. We only have 3 dates open and they are special.

    One is around Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and waiting to...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 19th December 2014

    Mocha, so sorry for your loss.

    I have been missing in action lately as my life has been very busy with traveling, relatives, and getting ready for Christmas. We must get ready early as almost...
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    Vetiver and leather have been added. Patchouli was changed.

    I added coffee, tea or other spice. There's lots of coffee for the gentlemen but not much for the ladies so I added spice. ...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Today's synch was very very hard for me. I have no grass scents and the only herbal scent I could find in my wardrobe was Ralph Lauren Romance. It has a marigold note and marigold is a herb.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    You make a good point Trilby. I'm a proud member of that group.
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    Vetiver has been added in August.

    We did the 180 in 2014. Do you want to do it again? It wasn't the most successful for some reason.
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    We did that one last year just not on Sadie Hawkins Day.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Okay, Draft Two is up. I think we have enough to get going. If you have suggestions please post over on the 2015 list. We don't have to fill every space right now and probably should leave a few...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Definitely aldehydes! Thanks for the reminder. I had suggested that to myself and then forgot it. Will have revised list up tomorrow. Found several suggestions that were overlooked.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Well, Kumquat! I admire your campaign and will try to support although I don't think it will be too successful. I see it all the time on Basenotes. I don't even know what it means. What exactly...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 18th December 2014

    The Synchronized Fridays 2015 list is up under a thread of the same name. This is a first draft.

    Suggestions are still being taken. I included every suggestion I have already received. If one...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    No Mike I have been a little delayed and have just now put up the draft.

    Everyone the first draft is up and is under the thread Synchronized Fridays 2015. It goes through the end of July so there...
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    Sticky: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Next Synchronized Friday

    30/01/15 Re-Wear Your First Perfume Ever

    Upcoming Synchronized Fridays

    06/02/15 A Clone or Smells Similar to Something Else
    13/02/15 A Jeweler's Fragrance...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 15th December 2014

    Today's scent is Estee Lauder Private Collection Tuberose Gardenia.

    The first draft of the Synchronized Friday List for 2015 will be up in the next couple of days. Suggestions always welcome.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 12th December 2014

    I'm in synch with Lancome Tresor 1990 by Sophia Grojsman.

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/373568-Synchronized-Fridays-2014
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    Re: SOTD Friday 12th December 2014

    You may not understand but you are definitely in synch. Go to the Female Fragrance Discussion forum Synchronized Fridays 2014. Every Friday there is a new theme.
    ...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Well I had to do some research for this one. The Friday Synch made me think. Was much surprised that a lot of Serge Lutens was done by Christopher Sheldrake. I only own one SL at this time. I do...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 11th December 2014

    30 Roses you are in my thoughts. Hope tomorrow will be a better day for your mom.

    We've been traveling the East Coast from Virginia to New York and finally back home in Pennsylvania where we...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Tomorrow's synch is going to require some work on my part. It is "Perfumers Sophia Grojsman or Christopher Sheldrake". Must go study my wardrobe carefully.

    So sorry I have been MIA. We...
  81. Re: NEW: Guerlain Shalimar Souffle de Parfum

    I really wish LVMH would stop with the Guerlaih Shalimar flankers. If the perfume is really good stop trying to market it as Shalimar and give it a name of its own.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 5th December 2014

    I'm in synch with Diorissimo. It was the first perfume I bought for myself after getting my first real job out of college. Went down to the local department store and picked it out myself. Had...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Donna255 what a great story. Love it! Shalimar is my favorite too.

    Darjeeling so glad you feel better. You smell great.

    I chose Diorissimo today. This was my first really grown-up perfume...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 4th December 2014

    Sorry to be posting so late and being so ditzy for the last week or so. I think I have a lot on my mind right now as we are in the midst of estate planning and getting deeds changed to reflect both...
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    Re: Most worn in November 2014

    4X - Maison Francis Kurkdijan Aqua Universalis Forte

    3X - Vintage Guerlain Shalimar EDP

    3X - Guerlain Vol de Nuit

    2X - Dior Dune (Original Formula)

    2x - Gucci Envy
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    Re: SOTD : Wednesday, December 3, 2014

    MFK Aqua Universalis Forte for me again today. My husband loves this and so do I.

    Robin-in-FL you have a very perceptive daughter for 12 years old. Very impressive!

    Don't forget tomorrow's...
  87. Re: NEW: Guerlain Shalimar Souffle de Parfum

    Mike, when i was at Sniffapaloosa Fall Ball the Guerlain presenter said they would be introducing a new version (flanker) of Shalimar every year. There was no applause.
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    All the more reason to give it a name of it's own.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 1st December 2014

    MFK Aqua Universalis Forte for me today.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Oh, Darjeeling, so sorry about the horrid chicken pox. Please hurry and get over them. All good wishes coming your way for a fast recovery.
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    Re: SOTD : Friday, 28.November.2014

    I'm in synch today with vintage Shalimar. The synch is definitely ot making me think today as this was a no brainer for my favorite. Who wants to think on a holiday weekend?

    We're having a...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    The Friday synch is here and it is not going to make me think as my favorite is vintage Shalimar and I've already worn i t a lot the past week or so. But to be true to the synch I am wearing it...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 26th November 2014

    Happy Birthday MIke. May you have a great day today and many many more.

    30Roses so sorry for your loss.

    It is cold and rainy here in Virginia. I hear it is snowing back in Philadelphia so I'm...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 25th November 2014

    Teardrop, you are so right! Where was my mind last night? What can I say except I must have had too much work preparing for tomorrow and too much wine. Me bad!
    Anyway, I'm sure the By Killian...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 25th November 2014

    Jon, what a fantastic picture of the iris in the sand. Did you take that? Do iris really grow in the sand?
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 25th November 2014

    Mike you most certainly deserve a massage. Love your scent today.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 25th November 2014

    FrouFrou, my sweet husband gave me one for my birthday. It really is beautiful. It contains my favorite Killian Aqua Universalis Forte. Santa simply must put you on the good list and bring you one...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 21st November 2014

    That's a really great synch, teardrop.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 21st November 2014

    Posting late today. Hope somebody out there is still reading this.

    Layering Jo Malone Vintage Gardenia over Jo Malone French Lime Blossom for today's synch. These are two of my favorites and...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Checking in late today as we traveled yesterday to our house in Virginia and this morning was spent getting rid of cobwebs that appear when we're not here for awhile.

    Doing my favorite Jo Malone...
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