There are some really awesome spice shops in NYC. Would you like/need any herbs or spices?
Anything from this curiosity shop the type of thing that interests you? Dreadful Curiosities: https://www.facebook.com/pg/dreadfulcuriosities/photos/
For those of us Switch Witches who ARE witches....if you have a Book of Spells would you like a page for it from your witch?
What house were you sorted into?
Practical Magic or Hocus Pocus?
Does anything from either of these shops interest you? The Stitchety Witch stitch creations and patterns Black Abbey Studios art w/ a gothic tendency
Is there something (either a specific item, or type of item, like bath/body, perfume, candy etc) you're really looking forward to or hoping to get?
What's something you want or look at, but always talk yourself out of buying (or for whatever reason never purchase)?
Are there any subscription/subscription style boxes you have an interest in? (This could be a very specific sub like sihaya or lootcrate or an idea/concept you're interested in without a specific company in mind, like "book related candles").
Coffee or Tea? Anything from David's Tea(esp the new Halloween) that catches your eye?
Is there anything from the Lush christmas line that was just released that you're interested in?
Is there any scents from the more current releases you have been wanting to try (Weenies, Motherhood/Fatherhood)?
How do you feel about buttons, pins, and badges?
Can you link to your non forum wishlists/goodreads if you haven't already done so?
If you're a yarn user, what kinds of yarn do you like best?
Are you witchy or like witchy things like incense, sage, palo santo, crystals, tarot, altar supplies, candles, etc.? Whatcha like/need? So I do tarot and I am sort of reexpirementing with wiccan stuff but I am going slow and really kind of newbish right now.
Do you need decanting supplies? Sample vials? Pipettes? Standard labels? Ah, vials maybe as I cannot find mine. But not a ton.
Let's get specific about this knitting thing! Do any of these items/styles appeal? I've numbered these so you can just reference numbers if you like! 4
If your witch was able to obtain digital media that you could not access (TV, movies, books, etc.), is there anything you have been in search of for quite a while? If yes, what devices do you use to play such (i.e. Windows, Mac, etc.)? Books, epub.
Is there anything you want from Japan? Some kind of food, cute stationary, fandom merch, maybe you collect lucky cats, anything! Yes. Just yes. Despite no longer being a sort of anime Otaku fangirl of the worst kind, I still hold a super specila place in my heart for all things Japan. Both traditional and modern, and I sort of love Jrock and Jpop.
Are you interested in anything from Nerdlacquer? http://www.nerdlacquer.com/ So I like a fee but caveat I never do my nails because I suck at it bad =/ White Hole, Shut Up Wesley, smuggler and gambler, Carrie!, Dax Balmshell
Speaking of OOS/Discontinued - Are there any old favorites from no longer operating companies that you would like if either anyone had a stash OR could find a reasonable dupe? I do not think so.
Booze, yea or nay? Favorite kinds? Uh if it is unusual or homemade, yes. Otherwise no as I rarely indulge. Anything but anise/licorice.
Knitted stuff? Need/want anything specific? Colors? Fingerless gloves, other non wearables. Jewel tones, monochrome.
Feelings re: Lewis Carroll/Alice in Wonderland? Love it, hate it, meh it? Enjoy it. As well as other authors or things that base off that universe mythos.
Are you thinking of participating in NaNoWriMo this year? Any merch or pre-Nano supplies you might want? I am not, and no thank you.
I just recently discovered MoonMagic -jewelry with a focus on moonstones but also opals and labradorite. They currently have a sale. Anything that stands out to you? (moonmagic.com) All in silve and moonstone or opalr: To the moon and back necklace, spiraled full moon ring (no idea on size though)
Do you like quirky socks? Any preferred styles (ankle, thigh-high..)? I mean, sort of. Texture is most important to my feet so decorative socks are usually too rough or textured. But if you find very soft ones, ankle high.
Would you like a postcard from the fancy schmantsy St Pancras Renaissance hotel that I'm about to stay in several times over the next month? (Witches, I'll happily send one to your witchee if they would like it) Sure, who hates mail? Idk where I wojld put it afterward though. Kiddo will prolly steal it.
Does anything catch your eye from Future Primitive, including oos things? It seems like everything here has sulfates in spades so lal probably too harsh for my sensitive skin.
Favorite gemstones? I think this is asked on the ?are but, opal, moonstone, alexandrite, rose quartz. Honestly I am pretty keen on most gemstones, fine and not.
If you enjoy jewelry do you like discrete and elegant, flashy and gaudy, small and light, or large and chunky? Discrete and elegant, small and light.
Any love of pirates or SCA? I do like pirates, I do not do SCA
Is there anything you would like from Disney World? Caramel apples >_>
Are you a Potterhead? If so, to which house do you belong? I am. I am a Ravenpuff (mostle Ravenclaw with a large dose of Hufflepuff)
How do you feel about chokers? Not too keen on tight neck stuff.
Here's a few questions from me: Would you like some Halloween or other themed decor in the form of a banner, something like this http://www.etsy.com/...n-decor-vintage?If so, would you prefer a traditional style or a vertical door type? Oh that is very cute, but I am terrible at decor, so probably not so much.
Do you live near a Trader Joe's? If not, are you interested in trying any of the numerous Pumpkin goodies they come out with this time every year? I live nearish to a Trader Joes.
Do you like to cook and/or bake? Could you use any specific ingredients (spices, oils, salts, extracts, etc.) or kitchen utensils/gadgets? I love cooking and baking. I use Penzeys spices but would love to try some local to you spices or blends. I am always needing extracts!
I'm at Ocean City MD for bike week......would a witches want anything from here? Bike or beach related?? I do not think so?
What is 1 thing you would love to see in your final box? Can be ANYTHING - your choice. Something hand crafted from my witch, I really really love hand crafted stuff. If you are not crafty witch, I would love if you picked something special for me, like, something you thought long and hard about and decided it spoke to you! A handmade blanket (sewn, crocket/knit) whatever would be especially welcome.
Who would love some USPS eclipse stamps? No thanks.
Do any of you potential Witchees have any kitties, puppers, or youngling humans you want spoiled in your packages? What treats or toys do they like? I do have young humans, the three year old would love something. She has wide interests, but adores stickers so she would probably like a sheet of stickers stuck in.
Is there any interest in any of the fragrance oils from the Nocturne Alchemy Weenies update? Boogieman? Vampire Vanilla Bat, kinda curious about the wines and champagnes. I am super keen on all the Summer Ice creams though.
Is there anything you want from the trading post (or trading post etsy) that is available to order right now? (Fatherhood, Puppers, normal GC things) I will be doing a large order from there soon, will update after I do.
Are you a gamer? If so, what games are you currently playing and is there any merch for that game you'd love to have?- I am. I am always after plushes from the games I play/ed. Also zip up hoodies from them welcome too. I play World of Warcraft, Overwatch, Hearthstone, Left4Dead, Borderlands (all), Plants versus Zombies, The Division, Mech Warrior, and honestly lots more.
If you are a gamer do you have a steam/gamestop/amazon wishlist? I do not have on currently, I will work on this though.
How do you feel about the following scarf options (assuming you're into scarves)? Simple eyelet scarf - super yes Chevron scarf - yes Lacy and fuzzy - not my taste Skinny rib knit (extra long for lots of wrapping) - yes Leafy! - super yes
Like beer? What styles most appeal to you? Not really, but I like hard ciders
Like booze? What kinds? Meads, cordials
Like Wine? What kinds? I love sweet wines, and medium dry. I prefer reds but I do not mind a good Gerwurzchemener (spelling) or late harvest white. I also like wines from other fruits than just grapes (mead, plum wine, etc)
Would you be interested in a set of hand-made hair falls? It's something I do for fun and I can make any length and do an array of colors! No thank you, my hair is not my fave and adding stuff is not my thing.
For those who watch certain movies every year for Halloween, what are those movies, whether horror or not? Any favorite horror movies that aren't necessarily on the annual-viewing list? How do you feel about fan-made merch for these movies? Hocus Pocus of course! Love anything related.
Here's a great local soapmaker I love--y'all see anything you would like? https://littleseedfarm.com/ Very cool, deodorant cream, (maybe activated charcoal), hand balm, lip salve, liquid soap. Looks great in general!
What are your favorite/preferred Halloween/autumn icons/images? Any to specifically stay away from? I prefer, pumpkins, bats, cute ghosts, cats. Dislike stereotyping witches, spiders.
Do you eat candy, and if so would Halloween candy be welcome? Specialty candy from local or unusual sources? Chocolate? I love candy. Being dairy soy free currently makes it hard tho. Been wanting to try No Whey! Brand candies as I could eat them.
Do you want Fidget spinners, desk toys, or other frivolous things that you look at and decide you don't need enough to spend $ on but would make you happy to have? I dont think so.
Any zentangle lovers, people who would like to try it, or would you want a piece of someone else's zentangle art? Never tried it, looks cool though.
Any love of hair toys, clips, ribbons, fascinators, mini hats, etc? Clips maybe, cannot do much else.
What local goodies may be of interest? Local Honey, jams,candy? Yes yes yes. A hundred yeses. These are some of my absolute fav things.
Are you interested in any prescription services like serial magazines, Birch box, ipsy? I used to have birch box and did like it.
Would you like funky Halloweenie costume makeup like Gothic eyelashes, nail effects, black lipstick, etc.? No thank you.
How do you like to listen to music? CD, 8 track tape, mix tape, Pandora or Spotify, I-tunes? I listen to music on iphone or cds.
Do you prefer reading on Kindle or actual book? What kind of books do you like? Would you like to be surprised with a scary, classic, horror book? I like actual books and kobo books (epub files) but not sure about classic horror
Candles, Incense, or wax tarts? Do you have favorite brands or Weenies scents for the home? Would you like to receive a wax tarts burner, incense burner, essential oils diffuser, or Halloweenie themed candle holders? I currently use none but would be interested in an oils diffuser I could use with bpal?
Witchee: are you interested in crafting materials? Fancy yarns always welcome, sewing starter stuff.
I'm in Japan, is there anything specific from here you would want? I am kinda into silly Toki doki stuff, so I would not mind that, also I used to rrally love Jrock/Jmetal and be an anime junkie. Let me know if you want more info on my anime preferences.
How do you feel about nail wraps? I love them but my nails do not, they get torn up. If you know a way to keep nails whole then yes!
if you were to receive something hand knit, what type of item would you like? hat, cowl, handwarmers, etc. and what color(s)? Hand warmers/fingerless gloves would be okay, a lap blanket would be great though.
- would you use knitted washcloths? a scarf? Are you allergic or sensitive to any fibers? I probably would use both. I cannot do wool stuffs or hemp, itchy fibers make my skin red.
If you could be ANY character from a film, TV show or book, who would it be and why? This is such a hard question! I would be Jadzia Dax from Star Trek DS9, she was symbiotically fused with a Trill so even when she dies she will love on in Dax. Also, she is one badass mofo.
If you could hop into a time machine and travel anywhere/anytime, where would it be and why? The future, like where we are doing space travel and exploration. I want to live in the beautiful far future with peace and no money and replicators and instantaneous short travel.
If you could invite 3 famous people to a BPAL meet and sniff, who would invite? Felicia Day, Anne Bishop, Neil DeGrasse Tyson. I think it would be fun
Do you like and/or want anything from Elements and Artifacts? You can be vague like "yes" or "no" or name specific past pieces you coveted or current ones you love, whatever works best. They are beautiful but with the little kiddos would not get much wear currently.
Would you like something hand sewn by your Witch? A dress, shirt, skirt, infinity scarf, something else? Oh yes! Nursing shirt? Nerdy fabric maybe? Leggings maybe? A skirt? I would need to do measurements bc my body is all weird proportions currently.
Anyone want any kind of costuming accessories or makeup or odds and ends? Not currently, no.
Are there any hobbies or crafts you've been thinking of trying, but haven't had the chance yet? Want to start sewing, I even have a machine, but nothing to use it on, no notations, etc.
Would you want to receive a custom spell kit or magical tea? If so, what purpose would you want it to be for? Sure. Needs to be breastfeeding safe if tea. Help finding myself, confidence, anti anxiety, making friends are all good ones.
Do you like poetry? Honestly not really, no.
Anyone like handmade critters, stuffed animals, or custom repaints? Yes, yes yes yes.
Would you enjoy any designer/specialty yarn for your own craftyness? Oh sure! Unique fibers or colors super welcome as long as not itchy.
Would anyone like a donation made in their name to a cause or charity? I will have to mull this more. I only donate to places I research heavily.
Please provide wishes from the last two updates?
Would you be interested in things from Future Primitive? (http://futureprimitivesoap.co.uk/) Pass.
Are there any UK things you'd like to get? Flapjacks, so good, other nummie things.
Are you into podcasts? If so, what are your favorites? Would you like any merch related to any of them? I am not.
Would you like something from Nui Cobalt Designs (https://nuicobaltdesigns.com/)? I love her stuff but with kiddos all of the ones I already have are shelved until they are older.
Or maybe some of Christina's lovely Halloween candles at Sihaya & Co. (https://www.sihayaan...lection-candles)? Not really a candle person right now.
ILNP? Who would love one of their awesome holos like MEGA or one of their amazing chromes? http://www.ilnp.com/ Wow those are amazing. I would love any! I am horrible at doing my own nails though, never really was taught.
Do you enjoy stationery? I'm thinking cute/quality notebooks, washi tape, stickers, fun pens etc. Yes, to all of these.
Are you interested in anything from Cocoa Pink? Conditioning shampoo and Shine Sweetie conditioner, in Sweet Dreams scent (also open to Nature's paintbrush scent, crimson pear tart scent, - Or Haus of Gloi? The fall bathing dust actually sounds nice
Would you be interested in a Halloween wreath? Maybe if it included a way to hang it? Would prefer autumn theme rather than just Halloween
Have you seen this: https://www.bustle.c...llection-80733?(Lush Halloween collection.) And what would you like? All the black rose lip stuff, magic wand soap
Are you interested in anything from the Moonalisa Halloween update? Looks like the only thing I might've been interested in are the witch mystery thingies and I think those are done. The kitchen Witch stuff looks nice.
What are your coffee and/or tea preferences? - Coffee: whole beans or ground? I do not drink coffee but once in a blue moon and always decaf - Flavor and roast preferences? No - Tea: black, green, herbal, flavors? Herbal - Loose leaf or tea bags? Either is okay - Anything specific you don't like? Anise/licorice - Are you in need of any gadgetry? I do not think I have any gadgetry at all, including a tea ball any more (lost in recent move)
9/6/ What are some NEW things you've gotten interested in this year? Could be anything, from a new hobby, new genre of book, new healthy way of living, new fav brand of whatever... I am interested in starting to make my own liquid soap, for cost and sensitivity (like body washes, hand soaps). I have started baking bread this year, and I am totally in to it.
Hibiscus seeds? No thank you- currently in a condo and alas no where to plant despite really adoring hibiscus.
Off-color needlepoint? Sure! I love things that can be useful but decorations or a book mark wouldn't go amiss.
What interests you from the latest (pre-Halloween) update? Crap almost everything. I'll likely order decants but if I don't or decide I need a bottle I'll update.
Like beer? What kind? Booze? Same question! As I am pregnant currently, ai, no thank you.
Knitted items? Type? Yes! I really could use some gloves or mittens in particular. Also would really adore any sort of blankety thing. Maybe a shawl or caplet or mantle sort of doodle. I like fancy but also do not hold against unfancy.
Caramel? Yessss mmmmmm. Salted or unsalted, I just love caramel.
Would you be interested in home made food items? - garlic dill pickles - no, I am not a pickle person - blackberry jam - gods yes, I love jam and blackberry especially and loooove homemade jams really really - dried honey crisp apples - yes this sounds delicious - applesauce (with or without red hots) - yes but without red hots as my little will want some - elderberry syrup (with honey and apple cider vinegar - great for immune boosting) - never tried it but open to it - honey from our bees - YES honey is my most favorite thing and I basically collect it - rose petal liquor (made with our own rose petals and everclear but diluted down a bit so it doesn't knock you over) - since I'm pregnant currently I'll forego liquors please - baked goods of your choice, what do you like or dislike? - there aren't a lot of baked goods I don't like but I prefer chewy baked goods to crunchy typically, and I don't like anise. I adore almond in baked goods especially.
Would you be interested in project bags/pouches? I usually make flat bottom round pouches with a pocket inside and a drawstring. Possibility of embroidery if we still have the huge commercial machine. yes this sounds very nice
Are you allergic to any fiber or do you know what kind of yarn you prefer? (merino, merino cashmere, merino cashmere silk, 100% silk, 100% cashmere, merino nylon, BFL, BFL silk, etc. Or do you like acrylic?) I am sensitive to all sorts of wool, but typically fine with pretty much everything else
Would you want a quilted pot holder? (for me no because i make them) Yes please I've currently only got one pot holder!
Do you have any prefered flavour of shortbread? No but I am open to trying new flavors and my husband is quite a shortbread lover
Is there anything you'd particularly like to get from the UK? I do love uk candies but I'd love some sort of thing special to where you live (a local sort of item)
Monday June 17/13
No thanks. Never really got into any of it.
How much do you like lipbalm? Flavored or unflavored? What are your favorite brands and flavors?
I basically live and die by lipbalm. I don’t mind flavored or unflavored. I am open to basically any brand ever. Any flavor except bubblegum or liquorice.
Do you like and wear lipgloss? If yes, what colours?
Sure. As long as it is not sticky/tacky on the lips. I like pale pinks, neutral colors, bold berry colors, dark maroon/berry colors and peachish colors.
For those of you whose wishlists contain only BPALs, are there any other perfume companies you like or would like to try out?
I’m open to any non-alcohol perfumes. I’d love to try some Nocturne Alchemy.
Your feelings on Adagio teas: If you've never had anything from them, would you be open to trying them? If you HAVE had them and like them, name some favorites blends. And if you had them and dislike them, can you name a few *other* tea companies you're into?
Never tried Adagio tea. I love tea, but it has to not have caffeine, please. I think I forgot to mention that in my questionnaire like a dope .
What about coffee? Would you like to get coffee send to you? Whole bean or ground? What are some varieties and/or flavors you enjoy
No coffee please. Unless decaffeinated I guess. But honestly probably just better to not.
Who is your favourite female of all time? Historical, literary, ANYTHING, and why?
If you were a Disney princess you would be?: Mulan.
Would you like a seashell from Florida? Sure! Just be sure to wrap them real careful like so they don’t break.
What craft project do you currently have on your docket or that you want to start? And that craft goodies would be welcome? I welcome all craft goodies. I’m not currently working on anything, but I am a jack of many trades. I would love to try my hand at card making.
1. So... someone has gifted you a $20 gift card from Walgreen's to ONLY use on things for yourself. No necessities here. What do you buy?
I think I answered this in SW.
2. I live near a brick and morter location for a really, really good spice store. Would you use cooking spices and if you would, what would you need? (It's Penzey's if you want to Google it.)
Yessssss. I cook a great deal and it is a particular passion of mine. I can use more of almost anything! I especially like spice mixes… that would be so nice.
3. Do you like knitted goods? If so, what would you like, what colors, and do you have any sensitivites or preference when it comes to type of yarn (ex: wool: yay or nay? Do you prefer machine washable materials? Do you not care?)?
I love knitted goods. I like dark, rich jewel tones, or dark shades of gray. Or really any fun stuff that isn’t neon or pastel. I am a little sensitive to hemp and roughspun wool. I do MUCH better the softer the yarn is. I have a penchant for mohair myself :3. I do prefer machine washables BUT if it isn’t, just let me know. I would love a scarf, a hat or gloves/mittens. I don’t have any of those right now and it gets quite cold come winter.
4. Hey swap partner... could you use a new mug?
5. Is there any sort of regional food/drink/treat you miss or have always wanted to try?
I would kill for stroopwaffles. I think they’re european. So delicious ><
6. Do you do a Christmas tree? If yes is it themed or specially colored or do you just have all different ornaments and such?
We don’t have a tree… yet? I think we’re afraid the cats will kills it.
7. Would you like a special ornament?
Oh Sure! I have a bare collection atm.
8. Tim Tams. Yay or nay?
Sure. They are tasty.
9. Now, a question of my own: I know some people are squicked out at the idea of eating things that other people make, or the thought of deep fried cookies sends them into cardiac arrest. If you were my fox, would you like to receive some homemade goodies, or would you prefer that your goodies came from the store?
I love home made goodies .
10. Would any Bunny like to receive Holiday serving bowls, trays, platters etc...? Winter/Christmas or Thanksgiving/Fall themed?
Hm. Probably… not yet. We’re still building out home stuffs. Well. Maybe. Not sure where we’d put them!
11. My lovely fluffy Snow Bunny, would you like a body scrub made by me? If so, what scent(s) would you like, if you had to think along the lines of essential oils? And would you prefer sugar or salt? A dryer scrub or one that's more oily/moist?
Of course! I’d prefer medium oily-ness. Sugar is probably preferred, as I have a skin condition that salt might anger. Scent wise, anything nice and calming is good, as long as it doesn’t have the scent of liquorice/anise, grapefruit, white florals, vetiver.
12. Dear snow bunny, do you like candles? If yes, then what kind? Scented (what scents), unscented, what colors, do you like them plain/painted on the outside/with decorations attached to the surface/sculpted?
I like beeswax candles, though technically I’m not “supposed” to have them in my apt
13. Also what do you think of little soaps? I know most people don't use soaps nowadays but I love the chocolate/vanilla/cocoa/butter/sugar combo scents that I see at beauty stores....
14. Socks! Slippers! Do you love them or not really wear them? If you love them, do you also love Sock Dreams?
Yes, though I love slippers more. I could use a good pair.
15. Would you wear something like this if your Fox were to knit you one? If so, what color?
Of course for a cowl I’d prefer nice, lighter colors that are not pastels.
16. New question: talk to me of coffee. Whole bean? Ground? Flavored, not flavored? Decaf, whole caff? Favorite roasters? Drip, french press, keurig? BRING ON THE TEA?
I cannot do anything caffeinated, but I love herbal teas .
17. Who else here loves or would like to try Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics? If so, what would you like?
Huh. I’ve never seen these but I am very open to enabling
18. Have you tried anything from Cocoa Pink and if so, what products and scents do you like or would like to try?
I have never tried cocoa pink. I am really interested in their hair care stuff for curly folk (I think soulmate?) Scent preferences are nommy things.
19. Anybody into nail polish? Any color or formula preferences?
I am not a nail polish user.
20. If you found a $50 bill on the ground and were to place a Lab order, what would be in it? (And shipping is free through the magical BPAL unicorn!)
I have no idea at this point... I’ll come back to this.
21. Is there any particular holiday DVD that you don't have that you would like to own?
Princess Bride, Sweeney Todd (new one), 40 year old virgin…
22. How do you feel about superheros? Are you a Marvel or DC fan? Do you have a favorite hero?
I prefer anti-heros or vigilantes tbh. I prefer independent comic stuff.
23. Would my bunny like anything in particular from Lush? I do have access to an actual Lush store, and also wouldn't mind ordering retro items online.
I’ve never owned any lush… But I don’t take a lot of baths, mostly showers. Always looking for soap/scrub/body lotion/lip balm/Shampoo conditioner.
24. Would you like a Paintbox from Paintbox Soapworks? If so, which scents?
For a sampler:
*The Man in the Moon - Twinkling blue musk, Hungarian lavender & cuddly vanilla bean
*Lavender Truffle - Dutch-process cocoa, bittersweet chocolate, Hungarian lavender & a touch of vanilla
*White Cotton Sheets - Sometimes the simplest things are the best. Breezy white florals, dry musk, hawthorn & a touch of ozone
*Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh - A shimmering, decadent bar, smoky, silky & deliciously unisex
*Big in Japan - A translucent green blend of matcha tea, crisp yuzu & serene sandalwood
*Beet It - A nod to that most maligned of roots, the Noble Beet. Earthy, musky, bitter-sweet & surprisingly naughty
For my favorite scent: Gingermilk <3 would love a slip in this.
25. NEW QUESTION! - Do you have kids (or kid-like pets) who your fox may want to take into account, either in terms of a little extra goody or simple safety?
I have three kitties. String/string like stuff is a no-no. They will eat it. It will be bad
26. How do you feel about honey/beeswax? Would you like any?
Yes to all of the above!
27. NEW QUESTION: Are you a Trader Joe's fan, who either doesn't have a store nearby or just loves their stuff and has a wishlist?
I do love TJs but I do have one close. But if you wanna know what I like they have these delicious chocolate truffles during the holidays. Best. Ever.
28. The Paintbox Soapworks Yules are up, or at least round one is (updates coming throughout the week). Interested in anything?
The chocolate coin soaps seem neat. Avast sounds awesome Comfort and joy.
29. If I were to place ONE LAST Weenie order, (uh, which I will) what would you want me to include for you? (presuming that is that the order can get here in time, bites nails)
I must has Apple Cider. Maybe Gorroble.
30. Will you be away for any part of the round?
Nope. But if you send a bigger box, PLEASE let me know. The mailman eats them.
31. Anyone else with an Etsy store and a member of Tradeaholics (or you could join) and interested in bartering for gifts for their bunny? Everything in my shop is up for trade.
Sadly, I am not cool enough to MAKE stuff.
32. What type of books do you like? Dying to read anything?
Dying for last three books in the Kushiel series (the Naamah’s books). Also for Year of the Black Rainbow.
33. If you like Christmas music (or any other holiday music, for that matter), what kind of style do you like? Traditional? Modern and poppy? Indie?
./shrug. Whatever is fine.
34. Do you enjoy things that taste like roses? For example chewing gum, turkish delight, delicious goo that you eat by the spoonful out of a glass jar (and they all taste of rose. Yes, we have all these in Greece.)
Er. Maybe? I know I can only eat a small amount of turkish delight at a time.
35. Also, same question about mastic. Would you be interested in trying it out? (If yes, any preferences? for example you wold prefer to try the chewing gum, the turkish delight, an Easter bun (I can go hunting, some companies make them all year round although it's not the same as the bakery Easter ones ), the raw resin itself, anything?)
What is… what?
36. I live in the city of the chicken wing. If I were to send you something savory, what's your heat tolerance (or sweet and heat for that matter)?
Uhm. I’m much more of a pansy than I used to be. Mild/medium tolerance.
37. If your fox/bunny were to gift you with a gift card from anywhere, as in any store food-wise, music wise etc., what gift card would you like?
Hmmm. Villainess? I’m dying for a ton of stuff there that my SW opened me up to. Anywhere with books. I live and breath books. Books.
38. If I were to send you chocolate is there anything I should avoid as in nuts, cherries etc.? Also, what are some of your favorite holiday candies?
I love almost anything chocolate wise as long as it is NOT dark chocolate and the quality is good
39. Does anything from Fusion Sweets interest you?
Omg the caramels. The apple cider caramels. The apple caramels. Any that are NOT the anise. No anise.
40. Interested in anything from the Elements and Artifacts Yule update?
I’ll have to look.. http://www.etsy.com/listing/84799294/yule-frost-orb-peppermint-swirl is gorgeous.
http://www.etsy.com/listing/78692652/herald-of-autumn-ii-gilded-pressed-leaf is nice too, if it is sterling silver.
http://www.etsy.com/listing/69102607/kaikias-wire-wrapped-pendant-with very nice!
http://www.etsy.com/listing/84898046/snowberry-leaf-necklace-wire-wrapped so gorgeous, really. The leaf is stunning.
http://www.etsy.com/listing/84898535/solstice-night-necklace-wire-wrapped is vurry pretty.
41. What was the best holiday present you ever got?
My fiance (now husband) taking me to see my mom last year for xmas I hadn’t seen her in a looong time and my stepfather was leaving… so I was glad to be there to support them.
42. Bunny, what scent are you desperately wanting to be resurrected this year with the Anniversary update?
Ohhh… hmm. I don’t know…
43. Groupon for Moxie Nouveau!
Dear Bunneh, is this something that would interest you?
Maybe for the coffee house create your own
44. Bun-bun, what's your favourite colour? Your favourite gemstone? Your favourite animal (real or imaginary)? And do you have any intense phobias?
I love dark intense jewel tones. My favorite gems are alexandrite, moonstone, amethyst, opal and rose quartz. My favorite animal is american panther, lynx, various kitties. I am intensely afraid of spiders, drowning and… well mostly that.
48. Are you Nano-ing this month, bunny? If so, how would you feel about merch/donations to the cause?
I cannot and probably will not ever convince myself to ACTUALLY dot his no matter how much I want to.
49. Do you like/need boxes for perfume/knicknacks?
I love boxes :3
50. Coffee or tea? With caffine or without? Flavors (if so, what?) or no? Whole bean/ground/loose leaf/bags?
Anything non caffeinated.
51. Do you have a strong preference for any sort of bath and body product brands (i.e. etailer/etsy type cos, department store/specialty brands like Lush) or are you cool with anything that doesn't smell like Bunnybane?
I’m open to anything for sensitive skin and with ultra moisturizing ingredients
52. A question: reveal, yes or no?
Up to mah fox. I prefer yes so I can dote
53. Any favorite cuddly characters?
I love all things cuddly.
54. Charity gifts? Either fair-trade type stuff, or virtual type gifts, like vaccinations or school supplies being bought on your behalf, or something along those lines?
55. Bunny, are you interested in tarts from Two Timing Tart? What scents, if any, are you interested in?
>_> I’m a novice at this stuff.
56. Do you need any holiday recipes? Is there something in particular that you'd like baked or made for you? And for those of you doing the no sugar/low sugar, etc. thing these days, how about savory things?
Yes. Yes. All yes. If it is cooking, I do it/want to do it/eat it.
57. Speaking about candles, how much do you look forward to the BPTP candles that will be launched on Etsy? I don't know if there will be other scents than the Samhain and Pumpkin Cookie one, but is there a specific one you are longing for?
I snagged a Pumpkin Cookie >_>
58. Does anyone have issues with gently used things like books, etc.?
59. Are you a big ol' nerd for any particular subject? Science, math, linguistics, etc? Or particular authors/fandoms?
Yes… Star Wars, Joss Whedon (firefly especially) WoW, The Guild, Video Games in general, English/Grammar, Biology, Genetics, Psychology. Zombies/Horror. Role Playing. Card Games. Painting figurines. Comic books. Scifi/Fantasy novels.
Where does it end
60. Bunnies, how do you feel about lemon-flavored items, like lemon marmalade, lemon curd, lemon pound cake, or lemon cookies?
61. Fingerless mittens or full mitts?
62. What are your opinions on traditional holiday cookie flavorings? I'm thinking anise and cardamom in particular.
No anise please fox, it makes me quite sick.
63. Do you like artisan oils and vinegars?
Mmmm. Yes. Yum.
64. Any crafty pursuits you’ve been dying to experiment with? Would you like a little kit of something you’ve never tried? Do you need any particular items for your new or existing stash?
Card making /blush.
65. Bunny, could you use a 2012 calendar, and, if so, do you like big monthly ones or the page-a-day type?
Do you need any winter wear, witchee?
Scarves and mittens/gloves, and hats always welcome
I've read something about a Event Exclusive called Pumpkin Hard Candy (if someone knows the details, shout it out because I am still searching). Are you interested in this scent? How desperate are you for it?
Yessss. I wish. >< /sigh
Going back to the question about winter wear, are there any colors you would prefer not to have?
No black or white, neon or pastels.
Do you like scary books? What's the best/scariest thing you've ever read?
Sometimes. I absolutely loved things like the fear street and christopher pike books as well as the “scary stories to tell in the dark” as a child. Now-a-days I lean more towards supernatural horror, or mystery suspense than pure horror.
Are you interested in anything in the latest round of Lab auctions on eBay?
Not I said the cat. Cool, good cause, but not for me. I have way more black lace than I need haha.
What favorite song(s) would you think would translate into a cool or unique scent?
Ah, my mind is not creative in this way. …Dunno.
Anyone interested in VApothecary's Halloween update?
Zombie sounds kinda cool… Widow maybe, even though I hate spideys. Pumpkin bear sounds kinda nice. I’m not *drawn* to anything, but those are neat.
Interested in anything from the Beaver Moon Lunacy update?
I’d really love to try the beaver moon this round.
I sent you with $20 into a drugstore/Walmart (nothing too fancy/imported/expensive, just your average selection), and you are restricted only to the candy aisle. What would you blow it on?
Candy apple lolipops. Mike and Ike’s. Rittersport. Toblerone. Swedish fish.
What is your favorite kind of cookie?
Mmm. I love all kinds of cookies. I REALLY love the oatmeal chocolate chip cookies at Potbelly’s. My husband luffs white chocolate macadamia nut.
How many boxes are you hoping for?
As many as my witch deems needed I care more about my witch’s care for me than stuff amounts.
How do you feel about loose leaf tea in baggies? I mean, I have a TON of loose leaf, would it be okay if I send you samples in some zip lock baggies? Or is that something that would squick you out?
I don’t have a tea ball, is my only drawback. Otherwise, sure, as long as handled cleanly.
How would you feel about getting a custom poster with your favorite quote on it and some cool graphics? I'm an architecture student and can print posters (provided I make them) at pretty much any size using Adobe Illustrator at a low price. Also if you would be interested in this, what quotes would you like?
This is neat… though I’m not really a ‘quote’ person. /shrug.
Is there anything you would want from NYCC, something you'd like your witch to ask me to pick up?
Alas, NYCC has passed.
The best thing I ever ate...:
Oh. Hard pressed. There are many things. Way too many things. But I really loved the roast beef and yorkshire pudding my stepfather used to make. Oh and mac’n’cheese of course. Any really (non velveeta) mac’n’cheese.
Do you like liquorice? If so, hard or soft? Sweet or salt? Normally salted or so salt it pulls your face into a fishy shape? And which shapes do you like?
No. Please, goodness, no. At least not anything related to black liquorice.
Mac using witchees, what computers do you use? What peripherals/accessories do you have and what would you LIKE to have? What do you use your computer for?
Do you like listening to audiobooks? Would you like to receive one, and if you would, what sort of audiobook would you like--or is there a particular audiobook you've been meaning to get?
Oh sure :3. I’m open!
Are there any DIY / Crafty / Free / Budget items you'd love to get but haven't noted yet? (Or, maybe you'd just like to emphasize something you may have only noted in passing?)
Hrm. Not that I can think… of?
Do you own a DSLR camera? Are you interested in a minky camera strap like these? What about anything from Photojojo?
No DSLR here.
Is anybody else into film photography? Interested in receiving film, supplies, etc from Lomography?
Are you musically inclined? Do you play an instrument or sing? If so, what?
I sing in my church’s choir and used to play flute (but no longer do the latter.)
Does anyone else like collector Barbies?
What small everyday items would you like, that you keep forgetting to get?
Thow/light blanket for the house, hand towels, salt and pepper shaker…
I’d like to have a reading done… but I can’t/don’t know how to do it, if that’s what the question is.
Tell me about something you like, and why you like it.
Doing horror/special effects makeup. It is the only form of creativity besides writing that I actually do okay at. It allows me to take something and make it into something else. It is like magic.
If you're the MMU type of Witchee, what Geek Chic Cosmetics tickle your fancy?
Ehhh? What is MMU? However, from the vendor, the portals eyeshadow is awesome… and the 10 man raid! I’d love that… Actually is all pretty legit.
Would any witchees be interested inQuinn Popcorn?
Oh yeah that’s neat—and the flavors look fun.
Who likes silly items from Archie McPhee???
Cute. Maybe some of the geekier stuffs.
Nocturne Alchemy's NAlloween Pt. 2 update is live here! (And for a few days, last month's update too.) What do you want?
What are you drooling over from the Sock Dreams Halloween stuff?
Wicked and Zombie knee highs nom.
I have none, but I could always use luck.
Does anyone want anything from... here...?
For those of you that like candles, do you like stuff from Yankee Candle? And if you had to choose, tarts or candles?
Can’t use candles or incense or tarts.
Would you be interested in getting a custom necklace fromhere?
As long as there isn’t nickle involved, ya! Is quite prettyful.
Is there a movie you want so badly that you don’t own now?
Pan’s Labyrinth. New Sweeny Todd. Lots of other stuff x_x.
Is there a song on Itunes that you haven’t downloaded yet?
Maroon 5’s “misery”.
Is there a rare book you’ve always wanted?
Rare? Hm. No. I don’t think so.
Is there anything you want to buy yourself but have been too embarrassed (R rated or pg)?
Have you seen the Lush holiday update? Do you like the look of anything from there?
I have never tried lush. Maybe something lotiony.
if you were my witchee, would you want some candied walnuts?
I prefer candied almonds or pecans, but I have never tried them—so yes.
Is there anything you either didn't like or had never heard of that you're now curious to try thanks to the discussion in this thread?
Hrm. I have only been skimming the thread.
Would you be interested in the #occupywallstreet scent?
Definitely interested in trying it.
Do Paintbox Soapworks' Goat's Milk Hand and Body Creams sound like something you'd like to try?
Witchee, would you like anything from this particular Haunt update?
I think I missed this?
Who's interested in Halloween: Montreal?
You get a package in the mail containing 3 things you have really wanted more than anything else you've mentioned so far in this thread. (they are all reasonably priced of course! ~$20 or less apiece). What are they?
Light throw, lip balm, recipes.
how do you feel about hemp? jewelry, soap, etc?
Unwaxed hemp gives me a rash, but waxed is okay.
Is there a magazine that you DON'T read because you can't find it near you, but wish you could?
Woman’s Day >_>
Describe your sense of humour.
Dark, sometimes violent, misunderstood, sardonic, sarcastic, almost bitter. Occasionally little blips of cheerful.
Do you like reusable grocery bags? If so, do you like the kind that fold up (ie Chico Bags?)
Alas, I need the real grocery bags to scoop cat poo.
I'm about to make an order from Sephora (nothing off of my wishlist, witch, so don't worry about that). Is there anything for you that you would like to accompany my order, if you're my witchee?
Bee stung lip stuff. Makes lips fuller.
What kind of purse do you prefer? Leather, cloth? over the shoulder or crossbody, or something that can do either? Do you like bold bright prints with fun things, or monochrome, solid colours?
Cross body, bright and bold. Any cloth/material that is nonitchy.
julep maven monthly boxes:
Your favorite restaurant or type of food to eat out. Would you use a restaurant.com voucher? Groupon?
Yes of course.
Like commercial socks?
What kind of bear is best?
Is anyone interested in reading The Night Circus?
Yes! Seems very popular hereabouts.
Hershey's Pumpkin Spice kisses?
Never tried o_O
I have a not-so-secret love for The Broship of the Rings. Are there any prints from her store you'd like?
Who here likes Stephanie Pui-Min Law's artwork?
Do you drink wine?
Is it just me who is nervous at revealing herself to her witchee, and finding out who her witch is?!
Maybe my revealing. I’m awful shy.
Witches, did you lament NOT getting one of the condom case/imp cases that got released with the courtesan series???
They were nice, but nothing I *had* to have.
I recently saw candy corn in non-candy corn flavors like CHOCOLATE and CARAMEL APPLE. It's not a fancy brand, I just saw it in the drugstore, but who here would like something like that?
Ohhh. Maybe caramel apple.
JONES SODA CO has LE soda packs for The Guild, Buffy, D&D, So Cute, etc. Would you be interested in these, Witchee?
Yesssss. The Guild, Buffy and D&D. Many. All. Many.
It'sBanned Books Week! Are there any books on the list you'd be interested in checking out?
I have just been enlightened to THESE. Are these flavors relevant to your interests?
Clove cigarette, Salted caramel.
What is something people are always surprised to learn about you?
I used to be an EMT. I must not look like it. /shrug. Or maybe it was because I started when I was 16.
So who else watched Babylon 5?
My fiance did. I did not.
If you had to decide what your stripper name was, what would it be?
Sooooo Witchees, have you ever taken that particular personality test? If so, are you an Analytical, a Driver, an Expressive or an Amiable?
It said Amiable. I’m not sure I’m completely on board.
Is anyone else afraid of or creepy out by dummies/puppets/Muppets/etc? Other things you're squicked/freaked by that's best left by the wayside?
^^^^^ Yes. Specifically dolls, dummies, marrionettes, puppets. Not muppets though. I’m okay with that kind of puppetry.
what level of contact were you hoping for?
High to medium. I like chatty cathys.
Your favorite restaurant or type of food to eat out. Would you use a restaurant.com voucher? Groupon?
Sure. And I love almost any kind of food, seriously. Except Ethopian… doesn’t quite work for me. But I LOVE trying new places, and I honestly love all kinds of food, every different origin.
Are there any local museums/attractions you keep never getting around to going to?
Hmmm. I keep thinking I’ll go to Six Flags America (it is quite close!) but never quite do…
Is there any kind of international candy you love or would like to try?
I love ALL kinds. I would kill for stroopwaffles (esp the chocolate covered ones), and delicious stuffs like that.
What is something totally random (yes, that thing that just popped into your head) that hasn't been covered by any previous questions?
Gloves and earmuffs for this upcoming winter. Soft is nice :3 Warm is better!
Is there any cheesy/non-cheesy Canadian stuff you'd be interested in?
Warm accessories from Canada. Maple stuff? (Is that popular up there?)
If you were to go here and create your very own chocolate bar, what might it have in it?
Hazelnuts, Macadamia Nuts, maybe caramel pieces. And it’d be milk chocolate. Or maybe white chocolate macadamia nut caramel for the boy.
Stuff you've been meaning to do.
Uhhhh. I think I answered this already.
Clean, finishing wedding crap. Clean more. Cook some.
Would you be interested in regional jams, jellies, or other preserves?
Do you have any bedtime rituals? Is there any particular product you have to apply or a certain shirt you wear or an act you perform to get you in the "bedtime" mood?
No, not really. Kinda wish there was, but I’m not sure how that’d work.
Are you interested in today's/any recent Tee Fury shirts?
The Cthulhu one RIGHT NOW. (Cthulhu love?). The Dr. Horrible Sing Along shirt. Actually any of the dr. horrible shirts. Mudder’s Milk shirt. Zombie Warning! Too Late.
Princess Bride? Yay or nay?
Yesh. Oh childhoodishness.
What's your favorite classic fairytale, witches.
12 Dancing Princesses. Or the original Swan Princess. Neither ends very well…
how do you feel about ethical animal fiber, i.e. wool and the like?
Sure! Though the wool has to be non-itchy, I have terribly sensitive skin.
What about little wee creatures for your desk or mantel?
Sure. Well maybe. It’d have to be real cute to justify the clutter.
Look down. What are you wearing, right now?
Blue blouse with rosettes. Black slacks. Black flats.
It's the weekend, and you find yourself without a single chore or responsibility for a few hours. Right this very moment, what's the one thing you would do if you could do anything?
Read. Read and drink caramel cider. Or tea. Or wine (I love this new wine infused w/ chocolate I picked up.)
Is there anything you'd like from the Mütter Museum Store?
>_> Maybe the plush microbes. Honestly I didn’t look much but it looks like it might squick me out.
I just noticed that Cocoa Pink has 5 ml Perfume Atomizers. Yay or nay? Scents you would like? Scents you would NOT like?
I have never tried cocoa pink. I’m much more interested in their hair stuff than their perfume.
what's your favorite kind of pizza?
Ny style cheese, or other crap with pepperoni and pineapple.
who are your style/fashion icons? post pics if you want!
I have neither style nor fashion.
Are there any food items you're craving/aren't able to find around your area?
In and Out Burger
If you're interested in a handmade pouch/cover for an item you have (phones, tablets, books, keys, kettles...), what would your ideal pouch/cover have? Design, material, additional functionality/features like pockets or lights or secret hidey-holes?
Soft fabric, non-irritating to sensitive skin. I like things with all of the above!
Would you like a photo collage based around your interests/favorite colors/favorite themes?
That could be neat, sure.
If you're crafty, are you interested in spoonfeather? And if so, what things there delight your eyes?
Colors! What are your favorite colors and what colors do you not like? Pictures and links, people!
I love: Bright, brilliant jewel tones or dark rich colors. Wine/Burgundy, Royal Purple, Emerald Green, Navy or Cerulean Blue, Ruby/Garnet Red, Turquoise, etc. I despise pastels and neon colors.
What is your favorite word?
No favorite word, just phrase. “Just sayin’”
What are the feelings on arm warmers? Color, style, texture, length?
Sure. Warm. Soft. Dark/deep colors. Any length.
Do you like tarts? tealights? jar candles? votives?
Can’t have them in my apartment
What's your favorite flavor? Sour, sweet, bitter, salty?
Sweet, then salty.
So, are there any online gaming witchees who covet purchasable in-game items or other gamer-y stuff? (yup, geek question)
>_> I still need a number of WoW pets. I think I have the cenarion hippogryph and the little lich king and that’s it. I really covet the little grphyon and wingrider.
Anyone doing anything cool for Mabon (or the start of fall, if you aren't pagan?
What is your favorite coffee blend at Starbucks? If you don't have one, what is your favorite roast of coffee?
No coffee, I love the smell and even the taste, but the caffeine makes me quite sick.
Do you wear t-shirts? Are there particular things you like on them? Would you like one designed by your Witch? And, if you don't mind saying, what size t-shirt do you wear?
I do wear t-shirts, but rarely. I’m more of a blouse person (lately, mostly because of my unweildy upper body size.) Size wise, I can never really tell. Large at least, sometimes x-large. My bra size runs at 38 G, and I’m not really used to it or how to size it.
I would LOVE sometime designed or created by my witch though
How do you feel about pumpkin scented things? Not perfume related, but soap, candles, etc....
I lurve pumpkin. I can’t burn candles in my apartment technically, but everything non-burny is good.
Has anyone else heard of or does anyone else love Glamourkin?
Never heard of it before. Upon googling, I find it intruiging. I’m not sure it is exactly my style but I’m sure I could find something there.
If you had an international witch, is there anything you would like from the UK? (Or Australia, Belgium, France any other country we have witches from.
Stroopwaffles. A million times. Forever and ever. Actually I just love international candies and sweets. I’m a big sucker. But like anything funsies that is representative, or fun from your area is wonderful!
Dear witchee, if you answered 'Mac' to the Mac/PC question previously issued by another participant, please tell me what kind of computer you have, what peripherals you own (like the wireless trackpad, wireless vs/wired keyboard and mouse), and whether you're interested in Apple-related items (stickers, keychains, other things with the logo, etc).
Not a mac userrrrr.
Ankle, midcalf (trouser) or knee high. I like soft and sweet. Colors vary.
Would you like/wear a pair of these? http://www.ravelry.c...rary/yoga-socks If so, what color?
Huh can’t access the link :/
Is there anyone here who likes toe socks? You know, those socks with a place for each toe?
Never, uh, tried it?
Are you looking for a certain kind of DVDs to spruce up your collection right now?
All kinds would be wonderful. I’ve been dying to get Sweeny Todd (the new one, I have the original musical), Pan’s Labyrinth, and a dozen other varieties of movies. I love horror, fantasy, scifi, romance, comedy, action, suspense/thriller.
Does anyone like postcards? Is anyone willing to be a Nacho witch for postcards?
I do love post cards! I could probably Nacho witch DC post cards… I think.
Anyone going to see any good concerts this fall?
Unfortunately I rarely get out to see concerts any more. But I do see musicals sometimes. Hopefully some of those this year
Do you like Star Trek? Original TV series, films, spinoff series, etc? Favorite characters?
Yes, TNG was my fav. Is all good. My fiance likes Deep Space Nine (that was one of the ST right?)
Witchee, would you like a framed photograph and of what?
Sure! Nature. Landscapes, forests, rivers, streams, waterfalls, flowers, meadows, etc.
Are you more prone to order out or cook at home? Would you be interested in cookbooks, kitchen utensils, and the like? If so, anything specific?
I used to cook a ton, my new work schedule has been hurting me.
I would LIKE all kinds of cooking things! Especially cook books. Especially YOUR recipes! I am looking a lot for things that are quick/prepared ahead of time since my schedule allows little time in the evenings. I am currently mostly gluten/soy/dairy free so that would be fun too (but don’t be afraid to send me foods with these things. This is lifestyle, not allergy.)
I would kill for a microplane zester, a mandolin (I dunno how spendy those are), silicon baking stuff Probably other goodies tbh.
New question: How do you feel about maple syrup?
I love real maple syrup and all its derivatives.
How do people feel about little pocket shrines, maybe something inspirational/motivational to keep in their purses/backpacks/whatever? (Like these: http://www.art-shrin...cketshrines.htm)
That is actually very neat. I think one that could help me “get in touch with myself” (recurring theme in my life, getting in touch with myself, accepting myself, viewing different sides of myself, merging parts of myself, etc.)
Do you like Star Wars? Original Trilogy? Prequels? Spin-offs? Favorite characters?
Original, definitely. Prequels, I can stand. I LOVE the books. Exar Kun is my favorite evarrrrr. I’m DYING for the Star Wars MMO. Eeeeeeeeeee.
Do you like beef jerkey, I know some may be vegatarian, but where I live beef is a staple and beef jerkey abounds. If so do you it really thin, hard and crunchy or thicker and softer. (OK that borders on obscene)-
I do like beef jerky. I like them thicker and softer, but not uh, too soft., Kinda medium I guess.
Also do you like or racier ecards from time to time and do you need to be warned if something may be not safe to open at work.
I do need to be warned, yes
Doctor Who? Yay or nay? (please don't make me cry by saying nay)
Nay. Well, I really never got into it, and when I did try… I just didn’t really jive.
I have a couple spare Doctor Who stickers. If my witchee is a fan, would they like a couple Doctor Who stickers in their package?
No thank ye.
Anyone love Buffy/Angel?
Yus preese. And anything else Joss Whedon.
How would you feel about gummies? Like, gummy bears? Gummy werewolves? Gummy vampires?
^ all of the above.
How would you feel about a totally original Gela-skin for your laptop/iPod/phone? Stickers? Decals?
Iphone, and that sounds fun!
Since this is a Halloween round, what's your Creepy threshold? Are you a cartoon bats and smily pumpkins person or a skulls-and-bones the-dead-are-rising kind of person? Are your fairytales dark or Disney?
My fairytales are dark brothers Grimm. No spiders though, please.
Are your ears pierced, Witchee? Do you have any other piercings? Would you like to receive any items of jewelry for these piercings?
Yes to ears, no to other. And sure, if it is sterling silver or higher level gold. Nickle allergies suck.
How do you all feel about Whoopie Pies?
interested in anything from Lush?
I’ve never tried Lush /bashful.
Do you blog? Would you like a header for your blog, a layout, etc?
I wish I had a nice blog. But I’m awful at updating /shrug.
Would you be interested in a handmade bookmark?
Yes! Yes yes yes.
do you like chex puppy chow or muddie buddies (ingredients: semi-sweet chocolate chips, PB, vanilla extract, powdered sugar, chex cereal)? would you want to get some from your witch / nacho witch?
How would you feel about receiving a Groupon deal for something in your local area? If there is anything you WOULDN'T like, mention that also.
Yes! Nothing sports related please. Spa, Salon, Restaurants, shows, are all awesome. Home services are not.
do you like real sugar skulls? Things with sugar skull designs?
I’ve never seen one but I hear they are lovely.
Who here adores meringue?
What constitutes ultimate luxury to you? (go crazy!)
I’m kinda simple. A night/weekend/week whatever in a nice hotel, eating out at nice restaurants for every meal and maybe seeing a show or a local venue or historical place or wine tasting or summat. Being able to take my time, be luxurious, a hot tub or BIG bathub. So nice.
What do you really NOT want?
Kitschy things are not my fave, or small plastic things or knick knacks without a purpose. I already have a ton of clutter.
I would also prefer nothing with spiders, parasitic creatures, licorice, grapefruit, or cannibalism.
Team beets: Maybe. Haven't really tried them.
Team brussel sprouts: NO. NO FOREVER NO.
Team goat cheese: Ye gods yes.
Team red licorice: Sure
Team black licorice: No. I'd rather die.
Team mushroom: Sure.
Team marzipan, toffee, and pink cupcakes: marzipan- Yes to all thee above. But light on the marzipan.
Team asparagus: Yus. Delicious.
Team Sugar Skull: ...Maybe? *squeek*
Team Ginger: Yus.
Team Boobies: If I say yes, my fiance may kill me.
Team Mango: Yus!
Team Garlic: More garlic = best.
Team Dairy: I love it, but it doesn't love me, if you know what I mean.
Team Chicken: ...yes?
Team Raisins: Sometimes. Not my most fav.
Team Pie: Abso-freaking-lutely.
Team Pumpkin: Yesh pwease!
Team Avocado: Yus.
Team Olives: No, not really.
Team Tofu: Allergic. So. Now.
Team Mead: YES 10000X.
Team SeaSalt Caramels: Yes.
Team Coffee: Only decaffeinated.
Team Tea: Absolutely- decaffeinated or herbal.
Team Cake: Yes
Team Candy: Yes
Team Food: ... is this a serious team?
Team Sugar: Yay!
Team Cheesecake: Om nom nom.
Team Peanut Butter:IN things, yes.
Team Honey: Any honey is good honey.
Team Gummies: Ooo. Yeah.
Team Ice Cream: This would make me happy and then kill my stomach with fire.
Team Waffle: Always and forever.
Team Donut: Yummie.
Team Bacon: Yes. Sometimes.
Team Cilantro: No thanks.
Team Basil, dill and oregano: Yar.
Team Mac n Cheese: Yes, even if it hurts.
Can you sum yourself (whether it be personality, life's goals, ethics, whatever) in 10 words or less?
Confused empathetic lump seeking to find happiness however she can.
How about little bottles of booze? Ya wanna? What kind?
I love boooooze. Anything that isn’t liquorice, or grapefruit really.
What are your views on fudge and brownies? (Also, if you live in a warm place, where the fudge might melt, that'd be helpful to know. Or, if you're diabetic and fudge is death, that'd be useful to know, too.) It is warm here NOW but soon will be cool enough that this is not an issue.
Also, who doesn’t love all kinds of brownies?
My fiance and I both looove homemade fudge. It is lifeblood! I love all flavors and stuffs. Recently we tried rocky road fudge. Best. Thing. Ever.
Also, what about mochi? Love it, hate it, baffled by it?
Mostly baffled. The red bean is okay. Not sure it’d travel well.
Anything from the update ya'll are liking? BPTP UPDATE
Omg. Everything. Literally. I got decants of about half of it but I want to try ALL THE HAIR GLOSSES and ALL THE BUBBLE BATHS. And EVERYTHING SOAP.
Does anyone like kimchi?
It is nice for clearing out sinuses. Not bad and pretty good for you.
Would you be interested in a sample box(from somewhere like Birchbox or loosebutton)?
I have no idea what either of those things are. But if they are funsies, sure!
You have to place a Lab and Trading Post order. Right fuckin' now. No spending limits. What do you buy?
Lab: BLOOD MOON 2011, ARAW NG MGA PATAY, *AUTUMN CIDER*, BOO 2011, DEVIL'S NIGHT 2011, ELEGY IX: THE AUTUMNAL, *LA CALAVERA CATRINA*, OCTOBER 2011, PUMPKIN PRINCESS, SAMHAIN 2011, SONNET D'AUTOMNE, REGINA EREBI, THE SILVER APPLE OF THE MOON, THE GOLDEN APPLE OF THE SUN, THE BLACK APPLE OF SATURN, *THE GREEN APPLE OF VENUS*, *SPRINKLECAKE*, *HALLOWEEN: LAS VEGAS*, *THE CHANGELING*, AN INCUBUS LEAVING TWO SLEEPING, *THE NIGHT HAG VISITING THE LAPLAND WITCHES*, POST-MORTEM LAUREATUS, *THE GOROBBLE*, THE WILEY GRASSER
BPTP: All the Soaps, All the Bath Oils, All the Hair Glosses, Both Atmosphere sprays, The Perfume oil (Wish I’d gotten Crypt King Just missed it), and the Tissue scoop next tshit.
Paintbox Soapworks – Getting wedding favors from this lovely bpalista. I would love to try anything not licorice. She makes awesome stuff. REALLY want to try her sorbettos.
Do you guys have any sports that you follow obsessively? How about favorite teams and/or athletes
No. No No. No. NO.
How do you feel about notebooks/journals/stationery? Anything you need or particularly like?
Yes. I LOVE Journals/Notebooks. I basically collect them. Anything.
Does confetti/glitter make you angry or fill you with glee?
Angry usually. Gets everywhere.
Fabulous witches and witchees, perhaps you all could note of you've received MeiLin's goodies? Or if you want?
I have! Thank you again MeiLin
How do you feel about stuffed animals/plushies/general soft, cuddly things? If you like them, what kind of animals would you be interested in?
Oh please please please. I love all kinds. Birds, cats, and old fashioned teddy bears are best. But I love all kinds of wildlife… except arachnids. Avoid those please.
how interested would you be on somewhat personalized bottle cap labels? Like these that I did?
Oh that would be fun I would submit my stash no problem.
Do you enjoy puzzles/riddles? (Cryptograms, Sudoku, Crossword, Jigsaw, etc)
I love logic puzzles specifically.
How would you feel about kitchen towels and other similar household objects, if they are pretty or a souvenir?
These would be fine! I’m just starting to “put my house together” so now is the perfect time to get these things. I don’t have anything like kitchen towels, counter containers, a paper towel holder, etc.
How did you dress up for your last party or compulsory-formal-dress occasion?
Oh. Hm. A semi casual dress in lime green/black/ white big floral pattern.
Would you like to receive e-books? And if so, in what format?
Sure! PDF is best.
If you have kids, would you be interested in getting things for them? And if so, what are they interested and what sizes are the wearing now?
No kids yet.
Would you be interested in a felted handbag? Do any of these styles appeal to you? http://tinyurl.com/3o2epzl (there's at least one guy-friendly style, too!)
Yes they are so cute. 3, 6, 8, 9, 10 especially 10, 14 are all awesome.
Are there are patterns, motifs, etc that you especially like?
Hrm. Not particularly. Simple, clean, elegant is my taste. Like mostly solid with one or two accent colors, I like lots of patterns but I guess I do particularly like paisley.
Witchee, would you be interested in having a special tea cup/coffee mug/glass to drink out of?
Of course! I drink much tea and wine
If you're a tea drinker, is there any specific tea you would like to receive, not just the kind/flavor but also the type/packing--i.e., tea bags, loose tea, compressed, etc?
I have never heard of compressed… but I don’t have a tea ball, so loose only if I had a tea ball. Bags I guess is best, though I prefer loose.
I am fond of the thrift. Do you mind lightly used goods? Please be specific! For instance, I'm a little squicked by used clothing, but I don't mind any other used goods (i.e. books, glassware, games, DVDs, whatever.)
I’m okay with almost anything used as long as it is clean and bed bug free (I am very paranoid about bedbugs >_>) I’d prefer no under garments, and if it is shoes, VERY gently used.
Do you have an Etsy shop? Do you know of any Etsy shops that are Switch Witch friendly?
I do not have an etsy shop… I know there are a ton of SW friendly shops but I can’t think of them atm ><
Would a gift or a postcard from Disneyland make you squee with delight or puke into your mail box?
If it was Lady and the Tramp… squee
what are your favorite types of Halloween candy?
Oh Geez. Uh, I love all kinds, including maple candy. I do not like liquorice and thus not good and plenties, but almost anything else. … I’ll try to think about being more specific.
Do you prefer soap or shower gel? Please give examples of your favorite scents or brands.
Er… shower gel, but I’m not opposed to soap. I don’t really have any favorite scents or brands… I’m VERY b&b uninitiated. So I’m open to enabling? The one thing I will say is that I have very sensitive skin and it dries out easy, so it should be gentle and moisturizing!
How do you like your chocolate? For example with nuts, mint, peanut butter, caramel?
Caramel, hazelnut, almonds, peanut butter are all good!
Beads! Do you use them? Would you want some? What sorts of beads do you like?
I don’t really.
Anyone here like caramels? Sea salted caramels?!?!
Would you like a hand dyed or hand painted scarf or wrap or other item? If so, what colors/designs/fabrics do you like?
Oh yes, that sounds lovely! I like soft, cozy fabrics. I like bold, jewel tone colors patterns are irrelevant unless it were themes, in which case nature landscapes, especially soothing ones are best!
This was a question before, but does anyone here like stones? Just pretty polished stones for use in whatever purposes?
I like them, but I’m not sure what I’d use them for.
And another question; anyone like anything in particular from Think Geek?
Oh gods. I’ll have to come back to this one.
Pinterest, do you have boards you want to share or are you following anyone with great boards you want to share?
What #1 actor, director, author and/or musician are you obsessed with?
Oh uh. I love musicals, so I <3 Sondheim. I don’t really get obsessed really. I love way too many authors to pin down.
are you interested in anything from the Villainness Bad Apples update?
Just Right sounds nice. Proscription too. And Twistappel. I’ve never tried anything from the company though.
If you have a pet, would he/she/they like to receive a treat or a toy as a gift? Does your pet have any dietary restrictions or other preferences w.r.t. said treat?
I have three kitties and they would LOVE stuff. Only thing is one will eat any loose strings/yawn/dangly stuff, so it has to be loose bits free.
What are your top three "I want to try them but I think I'll never get to try them" (or, "I've tried them and I want moar moar moar, but I don't think I'll ever get any") scents/bath oils/sprays?
Bpal or not? For BPAL I’m never going to get to try Jingo Kogo but I wish I could, and I wish I could wrangle a bottle of Queen of Spades… it is sentimental to me. Bath oils… hm. I’d love to try almost any bath oil . I’m not one much for sprays unless it is hair gloss maybe?
Oh and I’d kill for some Possets Easter Grass.
Is there a particular artist and piece that you would like a print of? If so, what is your max size that you could spare on your walls?
I’m not really up to date on artists /shrug.
If you are in to beauty and makeup related stuff, what kind of stuff do you like? What is your skintone and hair color? Are there any beauty products you've wanted to try but just never purchase?
I prefer mineral stuff, but I’m really low maintenance for makeup. I love other beauty stuff (lotions/cleansers/etc) and haven’t tried much of anything. I’m very open to enabling.
My hair is dark brown and my skin is a pretty fair beige-ish color.
Do you like coffee or tea? Would you be interested in trying some different types?
Teaaa! But it must be decaffeinated. And yes, yes yes.
Are there any CDs/Albums you've been wanting but haven't bought yet? What format do you prefer? (i.e. mp3, actual cd, record, etc)
Musicals. Seriously. Yes. Seriously. CDs/MP3 I suppose.
Are you going away for any part of this round?
Yes! My wedding/honeymoon is Oct 8th-Oct 16th.
Would you like to receive a mix-CD from your Witch?
Sure, I’m open to exploring new stuff.
If your witch were going somewhere on a vacation during the round, would you want a little souvenir?
Oh yes! Especially if I could wear/use it.
Do you enjoy any outdoor activities? Do you have a favorite form of "exercise"?
Hiking is nice. I’ve been trying to pick up jogging but it hasn’t happened.. I do weight lift though. And I really like yogo I just haven’t been able to lately.
Any witchee's with a ravelry account have any favourited patterns that cost money that would be a welcome gift?
I have a ravelry, but I am helpless with knitting and barely not helpless with crochet.
Do you work/study at a desk and enjoy interesting or cute office supplies?
Witchee, are you a fan of musicals? If so, which ones?
OMG I THOUGHT YOU WOULD NEVER ASK.
Sondheim – West Side Story, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods, etc. Wicked. My Fair Lady. Cinderella. Little Shop of Horrors. Chicago. Avenue Q. And so many more.
Do you like to burn incense? If so, what are your favorite kinds...sticks? cones? resins? What are your favorite scents?
I am not allowed incense in my apartment
- Harry Potter - a fan? If so, what house are you?
Yes. Hufflepuff. By sheer loyalty
- If you were to receive a gift card, what places would you like to get one from?
Oh. Hmm. Amazon can’t really miss. Or other multi use places.
Is there a particular myth/folktale/legend/fairytale/godstory that you're drawn to?
Brothers Grimm I lived by as a child. But there were two in particular that I used to have books to but they have been lost. The 12 Dancing Princesses and the old Swan Princess (the dark scary one). I love most/all mythology.
If you RP, tabletop, forum, or otherwise... Do you have any original characters you'd like to see art of? If so, please give information! Even if it's a link to a web page or a profile or picture!
Ah, yes. I’ll have to come back to this one.
If you could see anything, what would it be? Can be a person, an event, a landmark or monument, an object, etc. And it doesn't have to be on this planet, or in this time period, or in this reality!
Dragons probably. I dunno. What a vast question.
When you are having a really rough day, what do you like to do/have to make it a little brighter?
Read. Cook. Cuddle.
What are your thoughts on comics? Any you like? Any you have been wanting to try? Favorite characters?
I love indie comics, especially ones with zombies I’m more into anti-heros or vigilantes than super heros.
Are you musical? Do you play an instrument, and if so, what? If not, what do you wish you could play or do?
Used to play flute. Sometimes sing. Not really my core interest.
Does anyone garden? And if you do, what do you grow? If not, would a starter garden kit be something you'd be interested in?
I used to garden. I would love an herb starter kit. I <3 gardening but live in an apartment now, so something made for that kind of environment would be ideal.
Do you decorate for Halloween? Is your decorating taste elegant, kitschy and fun, or scary?
Not really, but if I did it would be all of the above.
Witchee, do you have any symbols or totems that have special meaning for you?
Sadly, not really. I’m not quite in touch with myself that way.
Is anyone fond of programs like Adopt a Tree/Highway/Library/Manatee/Acre of Rainforest/etc?:
Adopt a library maybe? I didn’t know they had that. I am adamant about preserving paper books for all though!
From the Weenie Update....what are you most wanting to try?
Changeling, Halloween Las Vegas, Autumnal Cider, Gorobble. Any many many more. It burns there are so many.
Who's into nail polish? What colors/brands?
I can’t ever remember to paint my nails or remove the polish after.
Is there a quote (or lyric or part of a poem) that really resonates with you or is your favorite?
I like many lyrics but none really resonate with me specifically.
Dream candle? Scent, color, type (tealight, votive, pillar, jar, etc.), throw...
Don’t know much about candles.
Do you like knitted goodies? If so, what would you like and what colors?
Yes yes! A throw/afghan would be so perfect. But I’m also a sucker for scarves, and other things for keeping me warm.
Would you be interested in homemade edibles that are NOT sweets? Any specifics?
Oh sure! Snacky things or savory foods are always just fine (chips, savory breads, what have you.)
What GC do you live in mortal terror of the lab discontinuing, but never get around to buying?
None that I know of.
Yo, yarnies! Do you Ravelry? If so, who are you over thar?
I do but I don’t.
Do you have wishlists for non-BPAL e-tailers? And if so, could you provide a link or a list?
I think I provided this in the survey
Witchee, do you use a PC or a Mac?
What is your favorite animal?
American Cougar. Or lynx.
What are you going to be for Halloween?
No idea yet.
If you could have a piece of oil painting jewelry (pendant, pair of earrings, or ring) with absolutely anything painted on it, what would it be?
(If you prefer wall art instead, same question as above.)
Pendant with a nature scene (river, forest, meadow, etc) preferred. Or a wall art with the same.
How do you feel about nick-knacks?
I prefer things with a use. Otherwise is mostly clutter.
What traditions (family, holiday, or otherwise) are important to you?
I don’t have traditions really. But my fiance’s family does, and they mostly revolve around family and food.
Do you like going to the movies?
Yes! Horror, romantic comedy, sci-fi. Whee.
What are your favorite restaurants?
Can’t pin down favorites. Love food. Period.
Do you play any video games?
Yes, yes yes, console and pc, but mostly pc. MMOs (yes, wow and soon to be star wars) but also fps like Left4dead, and games like Portal!
Do you like any anime?
Used to, but quite out of the loop now.
Do you have an E-reader/iPad/something similar that you need a cover/case for?
how much do you like jewelry? like, if you were to get a shit ton of it during the round, how excited would you be?
I love jewelry but I do have a metal allergy to nickle, so it can’t be nickle-y.
How would you like to receive some of your Witch's favorite recipes, tailored to your likes/dietary restrictions? And specific wants?
YES. GODS YES. Currently I’m gluten/soy/dairy free (by most part, I WILL accept things that have these in them cause this isn’t an allergy issue, just a trying-for-now-thing.) But I would love family recipes, favorite recipes, etc of ANY kind.
Do you need any boxes to store your smellies in? What would you store in said hypothetical box--imps, bottles, supplies, all of the above?
Yes please. All of the above.
Muppets: yea or nay?
Do you have an affinity for Calvin and Hobbes, Peanuts, The Far Side, and other comic strips? If so, which is your favorite?
Sure. All of the above.
Favorite Mythological Creature?:
Pegasus or Dragon.
Do you like hair things barrettes, headbands, flowers
Not particularly. Hurt mah head.
Expanding on the hair question - does anyone like those flower clips for the hair that are big right now??
Absinthe & Lace [Neck]
Antique Lace [Full to top of Lettering on Label – Over 2/3 full]
Atlas (Moth) [shoulder]
Autumn Cider [2- Shoulder, 1/3 full]
Banded Sea Snake (Aged) [A bit over ½ full0
Banshee Beat [shoulder]
Bat of Good Death [shoulder]
Beaver Moon 2005 (Cobalt) [shoulder]
Benevolent Triple Conjunction [TOL]
Berry Moon 2009 [shoulder]
Berry Moon 2011 [shoulder]
Blackberry Jam & Scones (2,- Taped Label TOL, Just below TOL]
Black Lace (Apple) [Neck]
Black Lace (Original) [shoulder]
Black Lace (Res) [shoulder]
Blood Pearl [Just under TOL]
Blue Phoenix v2 [shoulder]
Blue Pumpkin Floss [2- Shoulder]
Boomslang [2- Aged Top of Lettering, Shoulder]
Bonfire Night [shoulder]
Buck Moon 2005 (Cobalt [Neck]
Butterscotch Balls and Black Beetles [shoulder]
Cake Smash v6 [shoulder]
Champagne & Party Hats [TOL]
Cleric v2 [shoulder]
Crypt King [shoulder]
Edge of Chaos: Chaos Theory IV – DCCXXXIV (Sour Apple) [shoulder]
Epomorphorus Monstrosus [shoulder]
Fetish.Goth [bottom of Label]
Fledgling Raptor Moon [2- Shoulder, TOL]
Halloween in Las Vegas [shoulder]
Hamadryad (No idea which version smells neither cinnamon nor minty) [shoulder]
Harlequin & Columbine [shoulder]
Ho Ho Ho [shoulder]
Honey Moon 2005 [Neck]
IXHV4 (Coffee) [Neck]
Jacob’s Ladder 2005 [Just over ½]
Joulumuori 2009 [shoulder]
Lambs-wool 2010 [2/3 full]
Love’s Philosphy [Just below Shoulder]
Luna Negra [Neck]
Mary Celeste v4 [shoulder]
Midway (Original) [2- Neck]
Midway (Res) [A little under ½]
Miskatonic University [2- 2/3 full]
Monsterbait: Bones Trombone [2- Shoulder, Just under ½]
Mother Ginger [shoulder]
Mourning Lace [shoulder]
MVJBA Pancake Breakfast [Just under TOL]
MVJHL Bake Sale V III [TOL]
Old Glasgow (Colbalt) [shoulder]
Old Moon 2012 [shoulder]
October 2011 [2/3 full]
Pais de la Canela [2- Shoulder, Neck]
Peach Champagne [shoulder]
Pinched with Four Aces [4/5s Full]
Pink Champagne [shoulder]
Pink Lace [shoulder]
PL176 (Candied Orange) [A little over ½]
Pomegranate III (Wandcapped) [Neck]
Pumpkin Cheesecake [Neck]
Pumpkin Princess [A little over ½]
Pussy (Moth) [1/3 full]
Red Lace [Neck]
Ruddy Daggerwing (Butterfly) [TOL]
Sangria Champagne [shoulder]
Senelion (BPAL) [Neck VERY full]
Schwarzer Mond 2006 (Wandcapped) [Just under TOL]
Single Note: Annurca Apple Blossom July 2012 [2- Shoulder, Neck]
Single Note: Eight-Petaled Lotus [Neck]
Single Note: India Ink July 2012 [2- Neck]
Single Note: Siberian Musk [Neck]
Single Note: Spanish Red Carnation July 2012 [2- Shoulder]
Single Note: Vanilla Bean 2005 [2/3 Full]
Sleep [1/2 Full]
Snowblind (Orig/Cobalt) [Just below shoulder]
Spanked 2011 [Neck]
Sparkling Apple Cider [4/5 Full]
Sprinkle Cake (Boozy Vanilla?) [Just over 2/3 Full]
Sprinkle Cake (Chocolatey) [shoulder]
Tattered Lace [shoulder]
The Arabian Dance [shoulder]
The Black Temple Burlesque Troupe (Fresh) [Neck]
The Changeling [shoulder]
The Girl [1 decant about]
The Malignant Dreams of Cthulhu in Love [Neck]
The Living Flame (Cobalt) [2- Neck, TOL]
The Queen of Hearts [shoulder]
The Perilous Parlor [shoulder]
The Second of the Three Spirits [shoulder]
The Wiley Grasser [About a decant and a half]
The World (Tarot- 10 ml) [5ml]
Velvet Unicorn (Wandcapped) [shoulder]
Vespertilio Proterus Kuhl [Neck]
Wake [2/3 Full]
WILF (Male Label) [Neck]
Zombie Apocalypse [shoulder]
-Are you interested in trying Super Villainess (from Villainess - the birthday scent that was just released tonight!) and if so, which item do you like the most? (Soap, Whipped, Smooch, Extrait, Smack...)
Super Villainess actually sounds awesome—coffee is one of my faves! I’ve never tried anything from Villainess, so I don’t rightly know, but I think Whipped, Smooch or Smack would be best.
-If I were to order you a Smack, which four notes would you like?
Vanilla bean, Spice Trade, Red Woods, Espresso
-Would you enjoy receiving a knitted gift from your witch? If so what would you be interested in (scarf, hat, wrist / handwarmers, socks, etc.) and in what colors?
Omigosh. I’d love any of these things, minus socks—because I am very foot peculiar. Scarf or handwarmers are preferred. Colors... oh, I like almost any jewel tone color, with preference on blue, red, green. And I love soft yarn. Esp fleeces like mohair or cashmere. I could snuggle them forever...
-Easter Candy - do you like it? If so, what types?
I love. Love. LOVE Starburst jellybeans. Soooo much. I know I like other Easter Candy... just not thinking of it. I do not really like peeps/etc. Nor do I like your average chocolate bunny (the shell chocolate tastes funny to me) or cadbury things... hm. Ok. Maybe just jelly beans
-What scent(s) are you petrified of getting DC'd?
Miskatonic University. I keep meaning to buy a back up but can’t get around to it.
-Violette Market Update is up. Do you covet anything from it?
I am not really into VM. I find their scents to be so strong they nauseate me after a bit :/ I could look I suppose... Lost Woods of Killarney, Morrigan, maybe... I don’t know if they’re still up, but I do covet some Conjure Oils, no lie. I’ll update my wishlist.
-What is your favorite type of wine? Would you be interested in trying something new? In that case, is there anything you really DONT like? Ooooo how about dessert wines?
I love wine. I ESPECIALLY love dessert wines. I’m open for trying anything. I love a good gewurztraminer or late harvest, as well as many reds. Reds *are* typically preferred... but like I said. I’ll try anything!
-What three things are you craving right now?
Cheese (since I’m vegan for lent, amg I would kill for cheese!), cuddles, a soft wrap/blanket/afghan to snuggle into.
-paper goods, anyone need? including resume paper, and formal stationery as well as casual cards.
I will ALWAYS accept with open arms cards (especially blank note cards, thank you cards/etc). I don’t have a printer so I don’t really use much other paper goods.
-What is a scent that you've been trying to find even a sample of for a very long time to no avail? (What bottle would you die to get your hands on - even a partial?)
I’ve been dying to try Cake Smash, Underpants (lol), and Candy Butcher. Of course But most of all I have wanted to try the Cinnamon version of Hamadryad. It keeps escaping me! As for a bottle/partial bottle that I would love... Midway. Res’d or original. I have an imp and it is such awesome carnival win on me, that I wish I had more so I wouldn’t be scared to use it. I know it is a pipe dream
-Is there anything in your life that you'd like advice or a "selfhelp" book for?: (ie finances, eating healthier, meal planning)
The one selfhelp book type that I really really need is: What do I want to do with my life? Career assistance. I am so lost that anything that could help me figure out what I want to do would be awesome. Otherwise, finance, eating healthier, self esteem, etc is all great. I have on my amazon wishlist some bits for a book called Boundaries (which looks amazing), as well as the 5 types of love
-If your Witch lived near you, would you be happy or creeped out to get a "coupon" for a service like cleaning help or babysitting or dogwalking or coffee out with your Witch or something like that? Would you be creeped out if a local minion personally delivered a package to your house from a far-away Witch?
I would love to meet my witch/witch’s minion. I’m a bit shy and sometimes hard to track down though.
-Let's say I have a pair of something you collect, would you like one of them and we have matching things?
Sure! I don’t really collect anything though.
-Do you like poetry?
-What types of scents do you like to scent your home? Which do you totally avoid?
I like gourmandy or woody scents. I avoid florals. However they cannot be dispersed by fire! I am not allowed the eternal flame in my apt.
-What are your thoughts on comics? Any you like? Any you have been wanting to try? Favorite characters?
I love comics. My faves are gritty illustrations like Proof, The Living Dead, XXX Zombies, Locke and Key, The Darkness.
-How do you feel about nail polish? What colors do you like? Sparkles?
I can’t wear nail polish, as my nails are too brittle and thin.
Oh Gosh. A flour sifter. Dish towels. Double broiler (haha ya right.) Dutch over (again, yeah right but oh gosh could I use one!), silicone bakewear! A good colander/strainer. Tea infuser. Speciality items. Everything. Oh. A Frosting... pipebag... thingie. You know what I mean.
-Ok geek check - what sort of geeky things do you do? Do you read comics/graphic novels? Are you obsessed with something (a TV show maybe?) Do you work in a geeky field? Do you play rpgs like Dungeons and Dragons? Would you like gifts related to any of these?
I read comics/graphic novels, but rarely nowadays. I loved a lot of geeky shows (Star Trek, Firefly, Carnivale <- fav ever), I used to roleplay white-wolf and in fact have a Lasombra tattoo. I currently play lots of videogames, from fps to WoW. I’m kind of a huge nerd. I also love Collectable Card Games (though I don’t actively collect them any more), Board games like The Betrayal in the House on the Hill (I’d kill to have this, best game ever), cardish games like Munchkin/Lunch Money/Cthulhu 500. I am a special effects nerd, and do horror makeup as a hobby. I would love gifts pertaining to any/all/whatever.
-Do you have a favorite fabric? If someone were to make you a fabric item, would you prefer it be out of any fabric? e.g. velvet, satin, silk, cotton, bamboo??? Would this change if it were an article of clothing vs. a bag/pillow/blanket/somethingelse
I love all “rich” fabrics. I love the way they feel. My favorite feeling in the world is mohair. It makes me squiggle with joy! It doesn’t matter what it is I do also love chennelle (sp?) in blankets, etc.
-Anything with the Worm Moon update that you're already lusting after?
Minamoto No Yorimitsu Cuts at the Earth Spider. Oh please oh please. Om nom. Schmendrick. Molly Grue.
My dear witch. Sorry for the lack of posting. Have a happy Friday!
Would you want an invite to a site that is invite-only ex. Diaspora, Demonoid, etc. If so, what?
I have no idea what these sites are...
Pillows? What size/designs/colors would most interest you?
Ooo. I love super bright colored pillows, especially collage style or with lots of different fabrics/designs/patchwork style. And I do mean *bright*!
purses? bags? What style/colors?
I have pretty much worn out my purse, I like them big with lots of pockets, because I carry many things. Something that helped me get organized in my purse would be nice... it is a mess!
Decorative scarves for hair and/or creative accessorizing? What colors?
Yes! I love scarves of all kinds. Again, bright colors, (primary or jewel tones) and patterns are lovely, especially fractalesque designs.
Would you like anything from Starring Fragrances. They make awesome hair stuff, natural deoderant, and home fragrance (and a ton of other stuff, those are just my favs)?
I’ve never tried Starring Fragrances, but I do love foody scents Milk things tend to seem sour on me though /cry I’m down with cool products.
Are there any fancy/gourmet/special herbs or spices that you'd love to receive? ie: good quality vanilla or other extracts, vanilla beans, saffron, lavender, etc.
Ooo. I would love all of the above. I’ve never been able to try any of these fancy things !
DVDs, Blu-Ray, both, neither?
DVD right now. But I think my dvd player is broken
Sock Dreams? What kind? (anklets, footies, etc.?)
I love socks! All kinds, from ankle to knee high. All colors! Whee!
Since this is a price capped round, would you rather get one "big" thing or lots of "little" things or don't care?
I don’t care. The most important thing (it sounds corny but it is true) is that the witch has me in mind! I love the idea of someone taking time to think about me!
Do you like pirate-related things?
Yarrr... they’re pretty cool
Soaps? Be specific: if there are BPAL soaps you want to try or are dying for more of, tell all here! Also, any other companies people like or love? Villainess, maybe? Or Lush? What flavors???
I’ve never tried any of these brands, but my perfume scent preferences would probably apply to soaps. I’ve always wanted to sample some of the soaps I’ve seen on the forums, from bptp, paintbox soapworks, and all kinds! Maybe from bptp trying snake oil soap or shub-niggurath.
What periods of art do you love most? Like, if someone was going to get you a tapestry or a box or some other item, what period would you want it to most resonate with? the pinks and golds of Rococo? the clean geometry of Art Deco? The romanticism of Art Nouveux? The strange lines of Cubism?
Art deco is georgeous... probably my fav.
Would you like caffeinated lollipops?: http://www.lollyphil...cks-caffeinated
I can’t do caffeine... so no
Copied CD's or DVD's?
I don’t see why not.
I'm going to Disneyland in a couple of weeks, is there anything I can get you?
I love Lady and the Tramp. It is my fav disney movie and always makes me melt.
Since this is my first Switch Witch, I ran through and started a master list of Minion Offerings.
If this is allowed I'm going to plunk it here. Hopefully it is readable. If I missed you, I apologize, just let me know.
-Carwoman – glass pendants/kilnwork/jewelry joystreet on etsy (SWITCHWITCH 10% OFF COUPON)
-Dixiehellcat – “ruckuses” little stuffed animal things hellcatblue on etsy (BPALSW coupon for 10%off)
-MeiLin – FREE Ebooks: "I Love Garlic" ebook package--actually 3 cookbooks in one package, "TNH Big Book of Crockpot Cookery" ebook package--3 cookbooks in one package
"Accounts: IHGK Stories" "Scryer's Gulch 1-10" "Scryer's Gulch 11-30"
The cookbooks are G, obviously; the rest are PG-13, though "Accounts" may be triggering for people with child sex abuse issues (it's not graphic, though).
HALF-OFF Ebooks: "Lovers and Beloveds: An Intimate History of the Greater Kingdom Book One" described here and here--with discount, $1.50 "The Gratification Engine: An IHGK Story" described here and here--with discount 50 cents "A Craft Fair Goldmine" with 3 extra ebooks filled with craft recipes and patterns described here--with discount $4
-Greenwoodtree – Astrological charts/interpretation (big discount, prices? Where to get?) (yes! I do need your witchees b-day, time (a.m. or p.m. and as close to actual time as possible), location of birth.) and makes fudge – hollysrainbow on etsy
-GirlInDenial – Small paintings – girlindenial on deviantart
-Nekogrrl – near cigarshop for pickup of boxes for decorating
-Clover01 – Hawaiin products, like macadamia nuts, teas, honeys, lush Hawaii only products
-Catseyes – Wire jewelry (SWITCHWITCH15 FOR 15% OFF) craftywillows on etsy and tim-tams
-Twilighteyes – bpal pickup from knows perfume in seattle, as well as legit starbucks
-Lioness – imps
-Skyelyric – handmade cards, calligraphy, baked goods
-OlfactoryMaven – Pickups from LUSH, Teavana, Sephora, Trader Joes, Yankee candle
-Werekitten – discount on bpal sales (hers)
-Syrenmyst – paints/decorates pretty boxes also jewelry on etsy cyrenmyst (SWBPAL for 15% off) syrenmyst.com/boxes for boxes.
-Tielan – Cards/cardmaking equipment or fabric pack for quilting or tim-tams
-Deceitfuldescender – Vegan baked goods or regular if you wanted, but I’d have to go get the eggs, etc.
-Trisj is offering her first book free "Thieves At Heart". For more info, contact her.
Thank you for the card my dear Witch, my rather gloomy day has been brightened!
Sorry for not getting you my questions sooner dear Witch. Here they are
Here are the answers to questions asked in the Switch Witch Thread!
Re: baked goods. I Looove them but I'm vegan for lent so depending on when they come, they would have to be vegan and soy free (allergies crrry). I do love all things cooked and related to cooking though!
I adore recipes. I collect cook books and websites and blogs and love them all. I think it would be SO COOL to have like a handwritten recipe collection from someone, like their favorite recipes or family recipes or something. I’ve always wanted one from my family, but alas . Either way, anything cooking is definitely a home run for me.
If you were to make an order RIGHT NOW. What would you order?
Hm, well, I’ve found the Lupers this year are actually all huge fail on me So from the lab… uh, well I need another bottle of Miskatonic University… I spilled mine otherwise I kind of lust after Sachs, so I’d definitely consider that as well. From the Trading Post, I’m dying to try Celeste perfume and bath salts, Kitty Perfume (french vanilla is huge win on me!), and Virginia Bath salts. I’ve never tried anything from the trading post, so I’d love to experience something fun.
What level of nudity are you fine with on items?
Pretty flexible on this. I prefer “tasteful” to, you know, distasteful.
Would you like other kinds of gently used items that may have come from a garage sale?
I love yard/garage sales, so I’m perfectly fine with them. I am however super paranoid about bedbugs (specifically D:!) so just make sure it is on the level that-a-way Also, I must say I prefer USEFUL things. I am not a “knick-knacks” person. I would love a box, a pretty piece of clothing, a small piece of art, etc.
Do you like cooking seasonings, like the kind you can get in ounce sizes? If so, things you'd love to try out?
I LOVE cooking seasonings. I have most of the basics, but I’d love to try some exotic or unusual spices or spice blends. I lust heartily after a lot of the fun things on the Arthur flour website http://www.kingarthu...et-ingredients/ as well as various sites that offer special rubs, seasoning blends, etc.
Do you like any particular kinds of green or black teas or coffees that could also be gotten in bulk?
I cannot drink caffeinated beverage (ACK I SHOULD HAVE PUT THIS IN THE QUESTIONNAIRE. So sorry Witch!!!) so I drink lots of herbal teas. No green tea, black tea or coffee for me.
Favorite snack foods (and can they be from bulk section as well?)
Snacks? Hmmm. I love white cheddar popcorn. I have no idea about bulk ‘n’ stuff though. I love to snack on almost anything Also, gummy things, like fruit slices, all things chocolate, chocolate covered macadamia nuts are a favorite of mine. I LOVE Jelly beans – jellybelly and starburst jelly beans are my favs, Ritersport is muh favorite chocolate, then Ferrero Rochet.
For my Witchee! Would you rather have HUGE list of things to try (as in my repressed imp orders) or just a highlight list?
Huge list please. Maybe I’ll have something on it that you’ll love!
I don’t mind mix CDs, but I don’t love them either. I rarely listen to CDs in general.
How do folks feel about little e-goodies? (articles online, pix, fic, etc)
This seems really neat. If my Witch is making it, it is an A++++. My favorite thing is if someone cares enough to spend some time regarding me. I definitely receive “love” through time .
Tim Tams? Yes or no? Chocolate Creme, Caramel, or Dark Chocolate?
Anything but Dark Chocolate. I can’t eat it until after Lent, but I think it’ll keep!
Is there any "classic" literature (Hemingway, Dickens, Elliot, Bronte, Hugo, Wilde, etc.) that you would like to add to your collection?
I already have most of the classics, so not really.
So how does everyone feel about receiving ebooks?
I don’t have a reader right now, but I’m not super opposed. Audiobooks (e-audiobooks) would be super cool… but they are really expensive
candles and/or aroma melts: yay or nay?
I can’t have open flame in my apartment, so Nay.
Get your music player, what are the first 13 songs on Random?
Will do this when I can!
Do you need another bpal box? If so what would your fantasy one look like?
I am running out of room for bottles and imps. I would love one with nature scenes, like a forest. My “happy” place is a forest with a stream running through it. Maybe with some flowers on the bank of the stream. It is where I go to when I need to pick up my spirits.
Do you have any blogs you regularly read?
-The Pioneer Woman Cooks (http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/)
-Smitten Kitchen (http://smittenkitchen.com)
-Dianasaur Dishes (http://dianasaurdishes.com)
-Budget Bytes (http://budgetbytes.blogspot.com/)
Surprise! the world has given you the day off. You hear that, no chores, responsibilities, or budget you have to follow. What would you do in those 24 hours?
Oh gosh. I may have to wait to answer this one. …I’ll come back to this!
Do you enjoy gardening? If so, what kind of stuff do you grow? Vegetables, flowers?
I love gardening, but as I am in an apartment, I do not right now. I would love to grow fresh herbs, some veggies and maybe a flower or two. I wish I had indoor stuff to do that with… I used to be quite the little herbalist.
Favorite artists or specific paintings?
Oh my. I’ll have to come back to this two. I don’t have any favorite artists/paintings, but I do like specific styles, and I’m kind of picky about it.
Booze? Yay or Nay? what kinds?
I like rums, cordials and flavored nummies. Also, I love wine. I am not a connoisseur but do like many types.
Steampunk inspired items? Yay or nay?
Steampunk is super cool, I can definitely appreciate how it looks!
Pirates vs Ninjas vs Zombies - who wins? Which do you love most?
Zombies. Zombies. And more Zombies. I love zombies. I usually dress up as a zombie for halloween, and I will probably be participating in “run for your lives” a 5k running from zombies! Then maybe Pirates. Probably not ninjas. Except maybe Askaninja.
Do you like those little crocheted amurigami? If so, who needs to be emulated as one?
I loooove these things. Sooo cute. I like animals a lot but if it had to be a person/thing I’d love my wow character (a belf, I could provide screenies if this was possible, or my goblin and my fiance’s undead or goblin. I doubt it is even possible though. But it’d be so cool!)
Do you like wearing things in your hair? If so, what kind (snap clips, scrunchie, headband, etc), how big & crazy (lowkey, bigger the better), and colors.
I can’t wear traditional headbands or clips as pulling my hair tight gives me tension headaches. I do love loose/cloth headbands in subtle colors, but I could use a little flavor in my life I guess. Little little clippies are nice too. But not my fav.
Piercings? - ears?? - elsewhere?
I have my ears pierced, once. And as long as the earrings have no nickle, I like studs/posts or french hooks maybe.
Chocolate. With stuff in it? Are you more a plain chocolate lover, a chocolate and normal items lover (normal items being nuts, fruit, caramel) or do you like weird stuff in your chocolate? (weird stuff being curry, chilis, balsamic vinegar, floraly things)
I love hazelnuts and almonds in my chocolate. I do not like fruit in it. I would like to try some “weird stuff”. I love caramel, Ommmg. I prefer milk or white chocolate, and rather dislike dark.
Minion Things I would want...
I don’t know who does what, but I have seen tons of little things people here have made and they are amazing! Having something that someone made just for me would make my little heart explode! I like all the minion things I’ve seen so far, But I am really fond of Carwoman’s stuff, and maybe Catseyes stuff… if it is nickle free?
Minion Alert! On that note, I am currently making vegan cooking, and if anyone wants it, I’d be happy to trade/oblige for free. I bake and might even do some vegan candy if I can muster it up. I make some AWESOME vegan chocolate cupcakes.
For those who like lipgloss, lipstick, tinted balms, etc, what colors do you wear (and warm? cool?) and do you prefer something sheer or more opaque? I prefer more sheer. I love lipgloss/balm a LOT. I love when it smells nummy and feels silky and good. I like subtle colors, or colorless. It must be NON STICKY. Makes me crazy.
What's your favorite animal? Or is there one that's particularly significant to you?
My favorite animal is the north american panther/ cougar or the ocelot or lynx. I’ve always identified with it. I like all cats, big and little. I love parrots! All things fuzzy and cute have a place for me. I also like snakes.
If you were able to get a vintage or prototype bottle from the upcoming West Coast Will Call, which one would you want?
Oh my! Anything foodie would be really nice. Other than that, I couldn’t say. Maybe Cake Smash as a pot dream… Paladin would be cool since I have one in WoW Elf? Or did that sell out. I’d love elf.
Do you have a preference for a poem or romance novel and what type of Romance novel?
I don't have a particular preference. I do admit that I read a fair amount of romance novels. I love alls kinds, but I ESPECIALLY love historical romance novels. I also dabble through supernatural, fantasy and modern. I'm really into "fiction" novels right now which are kind of like romance novels. ... I like a high component of romance, smuttiness is optional.
As for poems, I can take them or leave them, the most important thing to me is the flow of the poem, how smoothly it reads.
How do you feel about burned mix cds (good time for mood music *giggle*)?
Ehhhh... my issue here is that I don't have a good way to PLAY them. The disk drive on my computer broked :/ and my car doesn't have an ability atm (but will at some point, so maybe?)
Do you have metal/ jewelry allergies?
Yes. Nickle. Nickle. Nickle. No nickle. It gives me a terrible rash. Nothing with nickle. No costume jewelery or white gold. Just sterling silver, yellow gold or other non-metal materials please.
Do you bake/would you be interested in baked goods or related mixes?
I bake a loooooooooooooooot. I also love baked goods. I'm especially interested in anything that might help me learn how to frost a bloody cake? Definitely my weakest link...
Do you like cute stationery, stickers, note cards, stuff like that?
I like it, but rarely use it. Though I did just pick up some pen pals, so I may be more open to this than before <3.
Do you like tea? If so, do you prefer your tea loose or in tea bags?
I love tea! I currently do not have a tea... steeper? strainer? whatever it is called, so I only use bagged right now, but I do like loose tea. One note though, I forgot to include in my questions. I cannot have caffeinated beverages. Chocolate is okay, because the dose is very small, but caffeinated tea or coffee is a no-no. I do sooo love herbal teas though.
What is your favorite Valentine candy?
Hmmm. Chocolate? I'm not a fan of hard candy, is pretty much it.
How would you feel about receiving a knitted / crocheted gift? What kinds of yarny things would you enjoy (scarf, hat, mitts, cowl, socks, etc)?
Oooo. I would love knitted/crocheted stuff. Scarf, hat, mitts, cowl would all be nice. Socks might be a bit odd though, unless for around the house? My shoes fit quite snug
What are your favorite colors for wearable accessories?
Bright jewel tones! Red, green, blue especially.
Would you enjoy some loose beads for your own crafts, or any other crafty bits?
I'd like to learn to make handmade cards, but otherwise have not been crafty lately.
Would you rather get things all together or in a couple of doses?
Hm. I just want my cupid to feel comfy. I don't mind getting things all at once or parceled out.
Kid/Parent/church lady safe or not?
Does not need to be "sensitives" safe. Can be as... anything as you want.
Length of necklace, size of bracelet, post or dangle earrings preferred?
Any length of necklace. Bracelet is pretty... small. 7ish inches long should be okay? I rarely wear earrings, so I have no preference I suppose?
Stuffed critters or other things of the cuddly variety?
Aieeee yes. I love cuddly things. Mmmm soft and cuddly.