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    GOOD MORNING! Happy anniversary to me My husband and I are celebrating our 2?th anniversary today. I'm in Lipstick Rose... might change to something else later... marilyn-monroe-lipstick.jpg
    Do happy

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    Congratulations ladymurasaki.

    En Passant for me this morning.

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    Good morning all. Some fine fumes eminating from north of the border today .

    Happy Anniversary ladymurasaki - hope you have a great day together.


    In synch with SMN Ginestra.






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    Eau de Fier by Annick Goutal

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    Default Re: Sotd friday 22 march 2013

    Happy Anniversary, ladymurasaki!

    SotD is the older A. A. Flora Nerolia-- I figured I'd have it on my hands anyway since I was decanting, so thought I might as well wear it!

    Note that we are doing a drawing for the new A. A. Nerolia Bianca-- see my siggy. Three winners will each get 2 samples.


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    Congratulations, ladymurasaki!

    Mure Et Musc Extreme today and plenty of it.

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    Congrats, LadyM!

    Krigler Lovely Patchouli for me.

    TGIF and best to all.
    "I felt something so intense, I could only express it in a perfume." - Jacques Guerlain

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    Default Re: Sotd friday 22 march 2013

    Hello all & happy anniversary to the murasakis!

    Was tickled to see that l was scent triplets with the lovely Evangeline & misscasey last night!

    A lazy start to my day off today, planning to finally sample Seville a l'Aube in a bit.
    "What is this secret connection between the soul, and sea, clouds and perfumes? The soul itself appears to be sea, cloud and perfume..." - from Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis.

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    Good morning, everyone!

    I started my day with a run in Chanel Cristalle Eau Verte, which is great for a workout but really doesn't last very long, even without a shower. But now I'm fresh and clean and newly perfumed with gorgeous vintage Gucci No1 ...this one will last all day if I let it.




    Happy Anniversary ladymurasaki - enjoy your special day!

    Hey teardrop! We sure did smell wonderful together, didn't we?
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    Ooops, got distracted by a question at work and posted on the Thursday thread!

    I love that you're doing a drawing 30R! I beat a path to that thread and posted!

    Today it's dark and snowy AGAIN. There was literally a line of dark clouds across the sky with Blue sky behind me and black ahead. I felt like I was driving into Mordor. Stupid, unending winter!

    I'm trying Nahéma by Guerlain today. Going through my samples and testing stuff I haven't tried before. This one is going to take a few wearings for me to unravel, but that seems to be how I am anyway. All I can say at the start is.... pretttty.

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    ((elizrj))

    My daughter is on a field trip at UConn and will be hobbling around in the brisk air with her knee immobilizer and a cane. She has to keep it on until she sees the orthopedic doctor on Wednesday, but she is really sick of wearing it!


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    Bonjour Mesdames! Congrats, LadyM!
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    Congratulations on your anniversary.

    I am wearing Jo Malone White Lilac and Rhubarb.
    DONNA

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    A BIG THANK YOU to everyone <3
    Do happy

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    Congratulations to Lady and Lordmurasaki



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    Have I told you about the scent of jasmine? Have I spoken about the smell of the sea? The earth is scented. And I perfume myself to enhance what I am. That's why I can not wear a perfume that bothers me. Perfuming is an instinctive wisdom. And like all art, it requires some knowledge of yourself..."
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    Wearing Bruno Acampora Musc Oil today. I think I'm going to need a big bottle of the EDP!

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    back to my staple Escada Magnetism, fresh and fruity!
    "While the king is at his table, my perfume fills the air with its fragrance." SoS 1:12

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    Good morning everyone I've been wearing #19 the last few days and yesterday it seemed like the perfect scent for a jobinterview I almost wore #19 again for the synch ( A spring scent), but then I decided on L'ombre dans l'eau instead. Happy anniversary Lady Murasaki Hope you have a great day!

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    In Sync (Spring, Spring Spring is in the air!!) in:

    Kiss Me Tender by Parfums de Nicolai (from a sample)



    When I first tested this I didn't like it, but it's grown on me. Sort of a more strident and spiky Apres l'Ondee. Very Spring!
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    Default Re: Sotd friday 22 march 2013

    Happy Anniversary, LadyM, I hope you will have a great day together!

    Good morning, everyone! Very cold out this morning, it's -5F, but there's no snow in
    the forecast so that's good.

    In sync this morning with Diorissimo. This is a spring scent that just makes me happy.





    Have a great day!
    Last edited by Kiliwia; 22nd March 2013 at 03:03 PM.
    Let us share each precious moment and enjoy the ones we love for each day is a new beginning and a blessing from above.

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    Hi,

    Ambre Précieux

    Bye.

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    Happy anniversary LadyM

    I'm in Fidji today.


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    Today I smell of Sonoma Scent Studio Spiced Citrus Vetiver


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    In sync with Osmanthe Yunnan from the hermessence line.

    Congrats to the Lady!

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    Quote Originally Posted by gandhajala View Post
    Hi,

    Ambre Précieux

    Bye.
    That was quick!

    I am in synch with a sample of TDC Sublime Balkiss - sweet with berries in the opening, but I like it so far. Waiting to check out the rose note, which can be hit or miss with me.

    Wine o'clock will get here soon guys. Hang in there!

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    Congratulations and Happy Anniversary, LadyMurasaki

    Good luck with the job interview, inneespenes!

    Donna, I'm intrigued by the Jo Malone you're wearing -- what's it like?

    I'm double-synched today and redolent of orange blossom, re-sampling HdP 1873 (Colette) on the left wrist and Ramon Monegal Entre Naranjos on the right wrist.

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    Abercrombie & Fitch ~ Colden.

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    Happy Anniversary to Lord & LadyMurasaki!

    Good luck to ine!

    Kiliwia, belated congrats on your very happy news! You were due for a turnaround, so glad it finally came. Feeling very grateful that this load has been lifted off of you!

    Springy and in sync in Cote Bastide Lilas today. Hugs to all!
    The nose wants what it wants!

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    How would I get through today without Safran Troublant?

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    Sorry, I'm not in synch today ... I'm wearing Fumerie Turque. It's cold and dreary here with possible snow later. I'm not feeling a Spring-like frag today. I'm home again today with lots of basketball games to watch! Go Jayhawks!

    Happy Anniversary to Mr. and Mrs. ladymurasaki!
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    Good afternoon.

    La Traversée du Bosphore for me today.
    "Your fragrance with a fume of iodine" L. Cohen

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    Happy Anniversary to M'Lord and M'Lady.

    30Roses, you darn sweet soul, sharing samples, taking care of your family, you are a giver. I hope you reap rewards in whatever way is meaningful to you.

    - - - - - - -

    DAY ONE: HOME-ALONE STAYCATION

    Husband (Dan Savin) and daughter (Mandy Savin) are in Connecticut for the Savin Rock Half Marathon & 5K. Guess why they chose this event.

    Staycation supplies laid in: Pre de Provence peony soap, Surrender to Chance samples, Netflix movies and series queued, my first-ever issue of Vogue(picked up at Half-Price Books for $1.57) on hand. Lastly, I have audio CDs recently sent from a cousin who interviewed my mom in 2001, a couple months before Mom passed away. I think this is the weekend to hear her voice again. We'll see.



    Billie Holiday: "Ain't nobody's bizness if I do"
    I'll shower when I'm damn well ready, eat what and when I please, nap like the cat if I feel like it. WHEN I feel like applying scent, it will be one of the following new experiences -- or all of them at once. My prerogative.


    • FM Dries Van Noten
    • Guerlain Voyages Olfactifs Tokyo
    • Tom Ford Jasmin Rouge
    • I Profumi di Firenze Violetta Di Bosco
    • Laurence Dumont Vanille Violette
    • Lucy B Royal Green Fig & Vanilla Woods
    • Ramon Monegal Impossible Iris
    • And Jo Malones: Earl Grey & Cucumber, Redcurrant & Cream, Elderflower & Gooseberry


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    The weather will be warming up for their run, Quarry. 40s tomorrow and sunny; Sunday will also be nice-- high of 45.

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    Nothing smells like spring more than lilacs in my mind, so I am in sync with Pur Desir de Lilas.

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    Best of luck, Ine


    Staying in synch for the evening with Lorenzo Villoresi Yerbamate.








    Looks like our planned sniffathon for tomorrow will be put on hold until next weekend as the snow is starting to fall heavily here and is forecast to do so for most of the night. Attempting public transport is likely to be more trouble than it's worth. Battening down the hatches instead and opening a bottle or two (chianti )


    Stay safe and warm, everyone.


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    Default Re: Sotd friday 22 march 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by cello View Post
    That was quick! ..
    That's what she said !
    Enjoy your staycation, Quarry.
    Well, thank heavens it is Friday night. Jicky extrait, and plenty of it.
    Chianti for me too, Jon.
    Best to all.

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    Just showered and decided to stay with the lilacs in a sample of Ineke After my own Heart. I've enjoyed the lilacs today.

    Have a lovely weekend everyone, especially you Quarry.

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    Default Re: Sotd friday 22 march 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by Kiliwia View Post
    Diorissimo. This is a spring scent that just makes me happy.


    This afternoon I'm in this too. Does it get any more Spring-y than this?
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    Ah, Quarry, it sounds like you are set to take full advantage of your stay-cation. Good for you! Know that I'm sending hugs and thoughts of peace your way as you contemplate those audio CDs. If you're ready, you'll know it. I'm looking forward to hearing your thoughts on your samples

    G, you're cracking me up today!

    I think I need to explore Entre Naranjos more fully with a decant. 1873 just isn't doing it for me.

    In other news, I've found another iris that I really like!! Will wonders never cease?!

    I'm sampling Parfums DelRae Mythique this afternoon, and I'm LOVING it!! Notes are mandarin, Italian bergamot, ivy, peony, jasmin concrete, Florentine orris butter, sandalwood, patchouli, and ambrette musk. The orris butter is full and fleshy and wears almost like suede -- in fact, I recognize that same iris/suede combination from Daim Blond, but Mythique is much less sweet and more iris-y. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!
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    Sampling Eau des Merveilles by Hermes for the first time. Just received my first batch of samples from the Perfumed Court!!!! So excited!!!!
    I send thee this sweet perfume a fragrance to the fragrant, as one would offer wine to the god of wine.

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    Pssst. Off to bed disgracefully early with a good book and now a little Armani Prive Cuir Amethyst to snuggle up with.

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    Wearing my sample of Serge Lutens Chergui.

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    Default Re: Sotd friday 22 march 2013

    Chanel No. 19 is my scent of the day, but I'm wearing a spritz of Aventus on my arm. Holy god, it's strong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nefret View Post
    Chanel No. 19 is my scent of the day, but I'm wearing a spritz of Aventus on my arm. Holy god, it's strong.
    Wait, wait, wait!!! THIS IS CRITICAL!!! Which BATCH number did you spritz? OMG IT MAKES ALL DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD!

    (snort, chortle, guffaw)

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    Nefret, are you, by any chance, an Elizabeth Peters fan?

    SOTD is Hermes Eau des Merveilles.

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    Hey again -

    I'm in Noir de Noir for the evening, and I'm very excited to be joining friends I haven't seen since college for a typical NOLA night out: crawfish, cocktails and live jazz. Excellent.

    Good evening to all!


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    Quote Originally Posted by ExtremeK View Post
    Wait, wait, wait!!! THIS IS CRITICAL!!! Which BATCH number did you spritz? OMG IT MAKES ALL DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD!


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    Default Re: Sotd friday 22 march 2013

    Lady Grinning Soul, yes. Nefret is not the usual moniker I use for things, but it was the first one that came to mind that wasn't taken, and I don't find it objectionable. Haven't read the latest however many books, though.

    ExtremeK, if I tell you my decant smells like pineapple and fairy magic, can you narrow it down for me?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nefret View Post
    ExtremeK, if I tell you my decant smells like pineapple and fairy magic, can you narrow it down for me?
    Gimme a minute while I consult the 30-page thread on the men's side. The answer's bound to be there somewhere.

    Excellent work, Jon Rodgers

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    Nefret, I'm very fond of (the character) Nefret. Ramses too. So much so that I named a pair of my alpacas after them. I haven't read the last few books in the series, either, but I've reread most of the earlier ones several times.

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    Creed Orange Spice
    Are you not entertained??? Is this not why you are here??

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    Ramon Monegal -- in the AM it was Cherry Musk, in the PM it is Kiss My Name.

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