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    Smile SOTD Tuesday 2nd April 2013

    Good morning ladies, gents and visiting aliens!

    Allow me to kick off on this bright and beautiful day.

    I am sampling Castana by Cloon Keen Atelier. A nutty light vetiver, some florals underneath. Quite nice actually!

    Have a wonderful and productive day everyone x

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    Default SOTD Tuesday 2nd April 2013

    IVOIRE de BALMAIN!

    If Spring won't come to me (it's trying
    to snow here again) then I shall give
    it a massive hint by wearing this green, soapy,
    creamy scent, that always puts a smile on my face.

    Enjoy your day everyone.
    A woman without perfume is like a flower without a scent.

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    Do happy

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    Dior Hypnotic Poison for me on this chilly morning. Best to all.
    "I felt something so intense, I could only express it in a perfume." - Jacques Guerlain
    Currently wearing: No. 5 by Chanel

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    Annick Goutal Myrrhe Ardente.
    I don't know much about medicine, but I know what I like. -- S.J. Perelman

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    Hello Everyone,

    M.Micallef's Yellow Sea.

    Have a lovely Tuesday, all.

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    In Prada Amber Pour Homme today. Also sampling Prada Candy L'Eau on my right hand.


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    Good morning all !. Himalaya seems appropriate for the bright and chilly conditions here today.







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    Creed Aventus


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    I'm chillin' at home today, trying to keep my scratchy throat from developing into a full-blown cold. Daughter is finally able to resume taking the school bus, is managing better with her knee brace.

    SotD is Creed Fleur de Thé Rose Bulgare.
    Babies have begun hatching on the Estonian osprey nests.
    All 3 eggs have hatched at Irma and Joosep's nest. Live webcam: http://pontu.eenet.ee/player/kalakotkas2.html

    There are now 2 babies at Mai and Mikk's nest! Live webcam: http://pontu.eenet.ee/player/kalakotkas.html
    Osprey discussion forums: http://www.looduskalender.ee/forum/viewforum.php?f=56

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    Hello all. Donna Karan Black Cashmere.
    DONNA
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    Good morning, looks like everyone is still hit with the chill. 30R, hope you feel better soon!

    I'm testing Al Oudh by L'Artisan Parfumeur, but after yesterdays Mona di Orio's Oud, this just seems very thin and sour. It's gotten better as the middle notes have emerged, but it's not wowing me. I wish I didn't like Mona's so much, but the drydown just enchanted me. So sad the price makes it so out of reach.

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    Good morning, everyone -

    I'm in a gorgeous cloud of Pivoine Rose by Ava Luxe.

    Y'all have a fantastic day!


    Science is not only compatible with spirituality, it is a profound source of spirituality. When we recognize our place in an immensity of light-years and in the passage of ages, when we grasp the intricacy, beauty, and subtlety of life, then that soaring feeling, that sense of elation and humility combined, is surely spiritual. ..Carl Sagan

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    Good morning, goodsmellingpersons.

    Sonoma Scent Studio's Tabac Aurea. This to me is a very American smell, in a very nice way. And brown, with the tobacco. I always think to wear this when I am wearing brown, neutral tones.

    I won't talk about the weather here, so as not to jinx it. But I hope everyone who is too cold warms up soon.

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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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    Sous Le Toit De Paris by Atelier Cologne

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    YSL Parisienne this morning for me (even though I am a Virginienne!).

    What a beautiful peony photo, Evangeline!

    Spring is dragging its feet here, too. It's still very chilly!

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    Miss Dior le parfum

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    Cold again this morning, but I have a feeling I better get used to it. They
    showed the April forecast and we're to be "much colder" than average this
    month.

    Hope you feel better soon, 30 Roses!

    Wearing By Kilian Love and Tears from a sample I received from a sweet Bner.
    It's a very nice jasmine scent, not all jasmines work for me, but this one is
    just beautiful this morning.





    Have a great day!
    Currently wearing: Miss Jaguar by Jaguar

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    Yeah, it got fixed and everything I own is back "In Production" again. With the exception of my SotD, perhaps? Guerlain Plus Que Jamais, thanks to a fellow fragrance traveler who sent me a generous decant.

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    Warm & hot here. Had to get up EARLY to go to the car dealer & get one of my headlights replaced. But it was worth it because I avoided a lot of South Miami traffic and got to work a bit early. Wow. It's going to be one of those Tough Days today. I'm bracing myself for it - I should be getting home probably after 10 pm.

    Reached for this one, even though I don't really wear it that often (no reason):

    Declaration Eau Genereuse by Cartier



    I also spritzed on a tiny amount of Terre de Hermes from a sample I had, on my left arm. These two share the same DNA, for sure.
    "All problems are illusions of the mind."

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    Bois des Iles from my new decant.

    Hang tough, Mike.

    Now to proofread an article about sweaty toilets.

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    Hey everyone. It is a beautiful spring day here, to hit 70s later. Ashame to be in the office today. But sampling Ramon Monegal Lovely Day, which is not turning out to be a fav for me.

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    Kiliwia, love the pics you've been posting.

    Sampling Pure Mariposa by Monegal. It's kinda nice. It has tuberose and gardenia but they don't bother me in this scent! At least I think there is a tinge of gardenia. It's not listed but it was a note I thought I got. Slight but there I think. I don't really get much at all on the tuberose. It's really a clean, soapy orange on top. I get mostly soapy orange overall in this scent..a slight tinge of gardenia..but just a hint. Branch-y greens and black currant also a strong notes in this for me. It's like O de L`Orangerie by Lancome meets a diluted Enchanted Forest by Vagabond Prince. No spices though. Gets a bit musky..that's where I start to lose interest, like a white-ish musk. I don't see musk listed for the Monegal but I get a white musk in there I think. The middles notes are complex as I got flower after flower. I don't get a lot of patchouli if at all, I get more black currant. White, clean orange, green-woody with bit of sweetness is what I would describe this as. I don't smell a few notes listed. Light but a bit complex scent. Fresh, like I said. So as a summary I get the following:

    Top Notes: A soapy, clean orange..followed by a branchy, black currant
    Middle: Clean white florals, green, fresh/ozonic
    Base: A bit of amber, tonka and white musk..I do get that white musk for some reason. Some smooth woods, a bit of sweetness on the base.

    Overall nice but the soapiness of the orange and white musk don't do it for me. Though, I do like some elements to it..the orange blossom and floral notes are nice. Just soapy, imo. I don't like too soapy.

    Cello, I didn't like Lovely Day either, not really at all. Was looking forward to the notes too.
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    Bonjour Mesdames!
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    Currently wearing: Black Aoud by Montale

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    30Roses, I hope you feel better -- no more cold and flu season, darn it! ::: shakes fist at sky :::

    I'm sending strength and patience your way, Mike.

    Sweaty toilets? Condensation? Loose-fitting base seal? Oh, do tell, Quarry!

    Evangeline, how pronounced is the musk in Pivoine Rose? I find it varies quite a bit with Serena's fragrances. For example, I'm fine with the level of musk in No. 23, but it overpowers Madeline for me, making it nearly unwearable.

    Sporting stinky flower garden again today in Une Fleur de Cassie.

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    R de Capucci this typical SE Florida Spring morning
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    Quarry, sweaty toilets? Lol.
    Currently wearing: Sahara Noir by Tom Ford

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    Default Re: SOTD Tuesday 2nd April 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by kalli View Post
    Quarry, sweaty toilets? Lol.
    +1.

    Hello all, house twin with donna today in DK Gold. lt's cold here too but beautifully sunny right now.

    Planning to revisit my sample of Tabac Blond this evening, from the back of the wardrobe.

    Feel better soon Roses, & hang in there mike!
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    I slept until 11, am drinking hot tomato soup and tea, and hanging around reading/being an utter blob today.
    That should do it.
    Babies have begun hatching on the Estonian osprey nests.
    All 3 eggs have hatched at Irma and Joosep's nest. Live webcam: http://pontu.eenet.ee/player/kalakotkas2.html

    There are now 2 babies at Mai and Mikk's nest! Live webcam: http://pontu.eenet.ee/player/kalakotkas.html
    Osprey discussion forums: http://www.looduskalender.ee/forum/viewforum.php?f=56

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