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    Re: SotD - Tuesday the 4th of May

    Quarry I am right there with you. Just did the doggie dental work about a week or so back. Not cheap. Hugs to all. Wore Chloe today.
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    Re: SotD Friday 30 April

    Happy Friday everyone! Today is Acca Kappa Wisteria (Glicine). Very light and wonderful....I hope the day is the same. Hugs to all and sorry I'm not on here consistently anymore. I'm working on...
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    Re: SotD - Saturday, April 24th

    Today was very busy...I am exhausted but I am trying to gravitate back on here. Today was Chloe Eau de Fleurs Neroli...there was a local fragrance event and I was weak.
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    Re: SotD 23 April-10

    A layering of JM Orange Blossom and Grapefruit.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 22 April

    Today was Creed Fleurs de Bulgarie. Happy Earth Day to all!
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    Re: SotD Sunday 11 April

    Happy Birthday RainDropSparkle! My dear 30Roses you smell wonderful! Today is SL Nuit du Cellophane
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    Re: SotD Saturday 10 April

    Happy Birthday to all my Aries friends! Today I am wearing Chanel Beige as I am off to a perfume show-and-tell of my New York trip. Have a lovely Saturday...I wish I was back in Central Park with...
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    Re: Today I bought.........April 2010

    As part of my NYC trip I surprised myself...I was poised to fulfill my Penhaligon's needs but alas...no Penhaligon's to tempt me...loved them but just couldn't commit. Holding out for Orange Blossom...
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    Re: SOTD - Friday - 9 April, 2010

    Happy Birthday my fellow Aries arwen_elf! I am wearing Nymphea from Memoire Liquide. Have fun at Sniffapalooza SMM, I missed it by days. Just returned from NYC Tuesday night.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 8 April

    Today was Chanel Beige. New purchase from my NYC trip.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 17th of February

    Nuit de Cellophane today....what to wear tonight?
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    Re: SotD Sunday 14 February St. Valentine's Day

    Been gone for a while but I'm back. Today was Scent of Peace but this evening is Angel Liqueur. It is very different on me than Angel....much more rich without being overbearing. Hugs to all on...
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    New York City

    Going to NYC in a couple of months. Does anyone know a place that sells Czech & Speake? Would also love any other pointers for places besides Aedes, Saks, and Barneys...they are already on the list.
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    Re: S o t D Tuesday 05 January 2010

    Felt like being sweet today. (Very out of character) Unconditional Love from Philosophy.
  15. Thread: Austin, TX

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    Re: Austin, TX

    Hola. Have to say that to my knowledge there are no places dealing in vintage fragrances. There are some little places scattered about that carry niche stuff, but unfortunately I know of no vintage...
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    Re: SotD Friday 1st January 2010: New Year's Day

    Happy New Year to all! Hard to decide how to begin 2010 from a fragrance standpoint. I think I will go with Elenesia from Penhaligons.
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    This is very sad. I was always amazed at how...

    This is very sad. I was always amazed at how wonderful his products were, while still being so affordable.
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    Re: December Purchases 2009 ~~~

    Lady Vengeance, Mademoiselle Coco, and Inner Grace. I've been really bad this month. Didn't post last month, but also bought Chloe at the very end of November.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 19 December

    Today is Lady Vengeance by Juliette Has a Gun. Loving it. Miss you guys. I have been so busy with the holidays but I plan to be back strong in the new year. Hugs and love!
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 15 December

    Cold day...wanted a warm smell. Cannabis Santal by Fresh. Now there's longevity for you! Still catch a whiff.. slightly...even now...nice though. Hugs to all !!!
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    Re: SotD Monday 14 December

    I was Truly Pink today.
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    Re: Tom Ford interviewed ...

    Heard that interview too! Very cool that he's trying his hand at directing and writing. I bet the costumes for his movies will be spot on!
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 2 December

    Happy Birthday to Mysticknot and Outlandish! Put on my new Chloe as a graduation present today! I am finished with school!
  24. Thread: 99Perfume?

    by laral28
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    Re: Abusive response from 99perfume .com!

    Okay...why don't we teach these @$$holes a lesson. Don't just delete them...let them know that there is a whole perfume community out there that does share information...and that as far as the...
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    Re: SotD Monday 30 November

    Went back to my childhood with some Halston today. Not the new one...still not sure about it.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 17 November

    Angel Liqueur de Parfum
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    Re: SotD Monday 16 November

    Chloe this morning...still getting a whiff even now. Glad to be able to smell again.
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    Re: S O T D Monday 09 November 2009

    Mure et Musc from L'Artisan.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 3 November

    Happy Birthday Mo!

    Today was RL Romance
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    Re: SotD Monday 2 November

    D & G La Luna
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 27 October

    Miss everyone. I've been too busy lately. Billet Doux by Fragonard.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 21 October

    SL Fleurs de Citronnier though I am sick and may not be able to smell it myself. Haven't worn much in days but it is time.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 15 October

    Stopped to smell the roses this morning with JM Red Roses, thanks Taolady. I'm still playing too! This is fun.
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    Re: S O T D Wednesday 14 October 2009

    This is my first SOTD post in a few days...been too busy...that's awful isn't it? This morning was Debut by Delrae, this afternoon is the fabulous Geranium Bourbon with special thanks to the...
  35. Thread: Lutens Arabie.

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    Re: Lutens Arabie.

    I have heard it described as figs, fruitcake and for myself curry. I love it either way, but it made me hungry. If you like it I think you should go for it. I agree it would play better on a man. ...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 10 October

    Oh tang..I will gladly take your snowfall and with it perhaps some stress will go too! Wishing you some sleep and relaxation. SOTD Jovoy Chypre and Oriental as I send them off to a good new home!...
  37. Re: Why don't retail bottle purchases come with samples?

    I am a firm believer in the "ask and you shall receive" way of things. I also tend to build relationships with each SA in places I frequent. I even bring them things to try...hee..hee. It's like...
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    Re: S o t D Thrusday 08 October 2009

    Happy Birthday Rogalal !!! Brielle glad to see you are taking a break. This morning was Coco Mademoiselle and this afternoon was Jovoy Oriental which oddly reminded me of Chance. Hugs!
  39. Re: Today’s GUARANTEED 1:42 minutes of HAPPINESS (VIDEO)

    All those houses in one place....I'm hot and bothered just looking at it:D
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 7 October

    Happy Birthday to everyone! Very late checking in ...Eau d'Orlane today. Went out after work and applied some Pompon Gardenia to refresh. Hugs...and goodnight.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 6 October

    Had to work at the hospital today and while I was on one of the floors I smelled lillies that someone had in their room. Powerful little flowers...prompted me to commit to my SOTE...SL Un Lys. Big...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 6 October

    Shiseido Energizing today, because I needed the energy! Must have worked because I made it through the day. Congrats to all with new homes!:D
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    Re: SotD Monday 5 October

    Hugs to all! Congrats to Brielle! Nursing a hurt back today so I haven't been very much fun. SOTD was Chanel Chance Eau Fraiche.
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    Re: What are your most nostalgic scents and why?

    Prescriptives Calyx reminds me of a wonderful roadtrip to Florida when I was in college. Chanel No 5 and EL Youthdew remind me of my grandmother.
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    I cannot stop laughing...Hey I live in central Texas...I can get "Mexican stuff." This is too funny.
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    Re: S O T D Sunday 04 October 2009

    Hey everyone, alba we are twins today. Sampled the other day and had to give Jovoy Chypre a full SOTD. Funny thing is that the floral lasts forever on me with this one. Big hugs to all for this...
  47. Re: Here I am after selling off all my frags 9 months ago...pics!

    Beautiful! Love me some Penhaligons too. You make me want to streamline my wardrobe.
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    Re: Which fragrance is it...?

    Okay...time to get CSI on this...does your friend remember exactly what store he was in? If we narrow that down, we can figure out what they carry. In fact, with this wonderful international...
  49. Re: U.S. perfume buyers: Anyone know of this store? Online and storefront, Austin, T

    Yes they do! I was just there today. My understanding is that once they are gone they're gone though...sad. I would call the 800 number and just inquire if there is a specific one that you're...
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    Re: Today I Bought... October '09 Puchases!

    Today I bought MPG George Sand just in time for Autumn!
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    Re: SotD Saturday 3 October

    L'Artisan L'Eau d'Ambre was my choice for today, but I sniffed some other fun things while I was out picking my amber. Hugs to everyone today.
  52. Re: All Invited! ♥ ♥ ♥ Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, Oct 3, 2009 ★★★ AMBER

    Sorry I'm late..busy day but I didn't forget....L'Artisan L'Eau d'Ambre was my choice. Enjoyed it...not sure I would own it but I was impressed with the longevity.
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    Re: Today I sampled.....

    I thought that smelled familiar...that was one that I tested in Houston. It is nice though. Today I tested George Sand from MPG and Jovoy Chypre I am smelling wonderful..I have a crush on both of...
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    Re: SotD Friday 2 October

    Okay Mysticknot is right we do need a group hug. I hope the weekend brings something better for everyone. Today I am blown away and kicking myself for not trying this sooner..went out and...
  55. Re: All Invited! ♥ ♥ ♥ Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, Oct 3, 2009 ★★★ AMBER

    Oh goodie..I'm planning a fragrance field trip that day too! I can try something new.
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    Re: Today I sampled.....

    Having been up since 5 am my morning scent had long faded by noon. I remembered a sample of Angel Liquer de Parfum I had and gave it a go. I do not care for Angel on me but this was slightly...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 1 October

    Happy Birthday Mario!
    soirdelune I hope your woes are comforted some by the Basenotes family that is here and loves you.

    As for SOTE decided to play a little layering trick...inspired by EL...
  58. Thread: Deodorant

    by laral28
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    Re: Best Deodorant

    The Kiehls doesn't leave white streaks or flake off. I was really surprised at how well it works despite is almost non-existent presence on my skin.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 1 October

    This morning I am wearing Creed Tubereuse Indiana from a sample I obtained yesterday..thanks NM. Have a wonderful day.
  60. Thread: Deodorant

    by laral28
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    Deodorant

    So seriously..just got Kiehls Superbly Efficient Anti-Perspirant & Deodorant and it is appropriately named. It is as if it somehow magically digs down into your sweat glands and says: "Oh no....not...
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    Re: S o T D Wednesday Sept. 30, 2009

    This morning it was Eau d'Orlane. This afternoon I'm having trouble deciding....okay..Un Lys it is. Hugs to all!
  62. Does anyone remember Nature Millénaire for women?

    When I first discovered Yves Rocher I ordered several of their fragrances. The one that always stands out to me is Nature Millénaire. It is discontinued now but some years ago before I knew it was...
  63. Re: but what if cologne/perfume is only ONE of your many addictions??

    I agree...I find that when I'm testing fragrances or shopping for them...I forget to eat...I actually forget to eat. It is an appetite suppressant for me.
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    Re: Why do I dislike Shalimar?

    I can only tell you that I totally understand how you feel. I laughed and cheered a little when I read the title of this thread because I thought I was the only one. I have been on Basenotes for a...
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    Re: new and wanting advice

    I enjoy Cannabis Santal from Fresh, but I must agree that if you are looking for something to mimic a "punky" guy, I'm inclined to agree that you should start with the oils YouCanCallMeMo suggested.
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    Re: S o t D Tuesday 29 September 2009

    SOTD was Pompon Gardenia by Crazylibellue and The Poppies. Left the house without a frag and went oops...looked in the purse and voila! Handy little scent stick. Hugs to all and hope you had a...
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    Re: So t d Monday 28 Setpember 2009

    Hugs to all...Ubu I hope you get some rest and your little one feels better. Inspired by Brielle for my SOTE...Emilie by Fragonard.
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    Re: So t d Monday 28 Setpember 2009

    Good morning to all! veuve amiot I hope you feel better soon. Fleurs de Bulgarie this morning.
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    Re: S O T D September 27, Sunday

    Thanks rogalal..and cry I did. But double thanks because you just made me roll with laughter!
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    I sure can...what do you want to know. I actually go there pretty frequently...even blogged about it when I first joined Basenotes. They have a very nice selection. If you want eyes and nose on...
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    Re: S O T D September 27, Sunday

    thanks to everyone for your kind thoughts today. Hope all the paws and jaws are healing. I think Shiseido Relaxing Fragrance will be a great scent for the evening.
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    Re: S O T D September 27, Sunday

    Today I'm wearing Chanel No 5. This was hard for me because it was my grandmother's and she passed away six months ago. I haven't been able to bring myself to wear it yet because I would cry. So...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 26 September -09

    Couldn't agree more! It's more for myself than anyone else.

    Just had show-and-tell at Nordstrom..it was fun. I sometimes bring them samples...my husband laughs at me. I'm wearing Coco...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 26 September -09

    Happy weekend everyone! This morning is Pink Jasmine by Fresh. Reminds me of my wedding:)
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    Re: Perfume to appeal to one's inner tomboy...

    A follow-up..I stand corrected...Sephora carries the sticks but not the Les Garconnes. However, while I was in Houston last week I bought the Pompon Gardenia...loves it!
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    Re: Lys , Lily and Stargazer

    The stargazer lily is my favorite flower and I just purchased SL Un Lys and it reminds me so much of stargazer without the heady overbearing punch that a stargazer can have after a long period of...
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    Re: S O T D Friday 25 September 2009

    Un Lys this morning...celebrating last weekend's purchase and tonight it is Nuit de Cellophane...I needed something light and fun to cheer me up. Not a great week. Hugs to everyone!
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    Re: Medicinal Scent...

    I just want to clarify that the reason cloves give a "medicinal" smell is that they are medicinal. Clove oil is used as an anesthetic in dentist's offices. When someone has a dry socket after a...
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    Re: Keiko Mecheri Samples

    I enjoyed Damascena myself. May have to try the entire collection for $48...that's a pretty fair deal.
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    Re: S o t D Thursday 24 September 2009

    This afternoon was Tabac Blond by Caron. Thanks again Mysticknot...I smelled downright aristocratic all afternoon. This evening is God only knows what...Saks had an event...filled me with snacks...
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    Re: S o t D Thursday 24 September 2009

    Hugs to An Oud Girl...stealing another person's swimsuit is like stealing underwear...that person must be icky. I hope your week turns back around.

    Today I think it will be Penhaligon's...
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    Re: Recommend a nice clean fresh soapy....

    Clean to me is Acqua Di Parma Blu Mediterraneo Cipresso Di Toscana
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    Re: S O T D Wednesday 23 September 2009

    The air is brisk this morning....Tom Ford Velvet Gardenia should do the trick for now. Have a great day everyone! You all smell fantastic.
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    Re: Serge suggestions please

    Where to begin...first thanks to all of you and your wonderful suggestions. I am so glad I had some guidance because Kuhl-Linscomb was filled with things to try. My nose reached complete olfactory...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday 22nd September 2009

    Today I wore En Avion thanks to one special Mysticknot! Thanks again.
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    Re: Serge suggestions please

    Thanks everyone I'm about to hit the road. I'll give a report on Monday.
    3xasif, I'll be sure do duck when I spritz the Serge Noir. :)

    Have a great weekend everyone! And again Thanks!!!
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    Re: S o t D Friday 18 September

    Hugs to jillsy and your new found freedom...you wear whatever you want...you smell fab!

    SMM I will be thinking of you today as I am off to sniff some Serge in Houston. I am fragrance-free this...
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    Re: Serge suggestions please

    Okay now I'm really stumped...they also have Miller Harris. The last time and the only time I got to sample Miller Harris I was overwhelmed too. If you have any suggestions for that house please...
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    Re: S o t D Thursday 17 September 2009

    I also wore Bluebell this morning in honor of a certain basenoter. :) Big hugs to RainDropSparkle. Bullies are the worst.
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    Re: Serge suggestions please

    I agree and it also happens to be the only one I have. I wore it two days ago and it got on my seatbelt. The next day I was driving home and thinking "Wow...my car smells fabulous!"
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    Re: Serge suggestions please

    I will be at the mercy of what Kuhl-Linscomb in Houston carries, but I've heard good things. I appreciate the suggestions as I will be writing them down and taking them with me. I am learning that...
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    Serge suggestions please

    I am going to have the opportunity to sniff some Serge Lutens this weekend and I don't want to be overwhelmed again, the way I was the first time. I love florals, cleans scents, sometimes green, and...
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    Re: S o t D Wednesday 16 September 2006

    Wanted something clean and masculine for bedtime. AdP Blu Mediterrananeo Cipresso di Toscana...hit the spot.
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    Re: Such a problem.

    Okay...most mornings I can decide, but on those mornings that I'm having difficulties I take a couple of them with me to work and make my decision later. I will tell you now that I change fragrances...
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    Re: S o t D Wednesday 16 September 2006

    Happy Birthday Kewart and TheAttorney! I must have known it was going to be your birthday today...that's why I smelled like cake. No wait...I wore Vanille Gourmande by Laura Mercier...I won it from...
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    Re: Perfume to appeal to one's inner tomboy...

    Sephora carries these..some of them at least. I remember thinking that I needed to go back for the Gardenia...now I think I definitely will! Very nice, thanks.
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    Re: S o t d Tuesday 15 September 2009

    I'm glad you like it...I lurve Lily of the Valley.

    This evening I spritzed Love in White while I was at NM picking up my prize!!!! I won a big gift of Laura Mercier cream, scrub, and spray! Who...
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    Re: S o t d Tuesday 15 September 2009

    Good morning to all. Today I wanted more flowers so I am turning to Creed Fleurs de Bulgarie. Everyone smells great, have a wonderful day!
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    Re: Favorite fragranced bath soaps?

    Fresh made a soap for Pink Jasmine that smelled even better than the fragrance. What I loved about it was the scent was consistent down to the last sliver of soap. Of course they quit making...
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    Re: S o t D Monday 14 September 2009

    Nuit du Cellophane...it makes me smile:)
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