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How do y'all feel about honey and maple? And different flavored honey, not just the standard kind?I'm all for that! I do enjoy honey, we don't have it much though


What is your favorite thing to do on a cool fall day? Sit outside. Sit or walk around outside at a park or near the woods and read, or maybe latch hook or cross stitch, both of which I'm trying to get back into, or play ds or just nap or write.


If you have pets, is there a SPECIFIC toy they like to play with; brand and size? Is there a treat/cookie they eat? What brand and size?Lilith enjoys things with feathers and sparklies that she can bat around, and Franny enjoys taking her toys and running around with them himself. No catnip though... they say it makes cats crazy, and Lilith is already cracked up enough as it is!


What's your ringtone?I have several ringtones for different people :) Say This Sooner by The Almost is my general one though


Just to throw a silly question out there...Munsters or Addams Family, y'all?Addams family


What think you about receiving tea accessories and/or miscellany (like mugs, cups, saucers, strainers/filters, honey, natural sweeteners [like stevia])? I'm not a tea fan so I don't really have much use for tea accessories...


How do you feel about copies of music or dvd's that your witch might have that you might enjoy? Not just mixes, but whole copies? I'm completely fine with that!


Say, witches, I have a question about birthdays. do you expect/rely on other people to plans birthday outings and activities?We don't really do a whole lot for birthdays... a simple day out with my guy and dinner with friends, nothing big


Tarts? Yes/no? I don't have a burner for them....


I'm wondering if my witchee would like to try these types of things (like the caramel with sea salts or chocolates with chilis/bacon/salt etc.)? I actually don't like caramel at all... Just not pleasing to my taste buds.. no bacon chocolate though :)


What's your favorite animal? any big cat and dragons and foxes


What one (or two, if you really must) BPAL bottles are you most longing for? I'm actually not dying for anything right now... I would like a back up bottle of Pumpkin IV 08, it's just so delicious, same with Blade of Grass


If you could have dinner/drinks/coffee with any 3 living people that are not your family/friends already, who would they be-?hmmm...that is indeed a toughie... I think I would like to meet Selina Fenech, as I love love love her art... other people... I'm kind of blanking at the moment


If you could bring back any TV show from cancellation what would it be? I'm really not sure... Oh! Sailor Moon! I love that show! :rantrave:


I wonder if my witchee would like a blanket type thing. Would you? I love blankets! There is little better than snuggling up under a nice blanket! I don't like blankets that are too heavy though as I'm one of those that gets hot at the drop of a hat.


What's your favorite "I know it's bad for me but I can't help myself" treat?potato chips! oh gosh I love them! Ranch, Sour Cream and Cheddar! So tasty! But oh so bad for me *sobs*


Very important question: Are you planning on buying anything off your BPAL and/or other wishlists during the round? It's going to be very hard, but no. Everything on my wishlists are safe from me


Do you wear a watch? If so, what kind/style? I used to, many years ago, but the battery died and I never got around to replacing it... I would wear one again.. I don't like the big bulky ones, so it would have to be a slim feminine looking one


What is your favorite art movement and/or style? ie impressionist, surrealist, art nouveau, etc um... I'm pretty sure it's not a movement, but I love photos/paintings/drawings/whatever of nature. And fairy-type creatures of course.


Do you have a case for your mp3 player/digital camera? If you would want one, what size is your digital device? I have cases for both


For tea drinkers, do you bag it or prefer loose Not a tea drinker


Does the weather change where you are, as in, does it get cold in the winter? Anyone need homegrown scarves, hats, mittens, etc?

Who are your forum buddies? People you know well enough online or IRL to help your Witch pick out stuff for you? I'm in Texas, so unfortunately it does not get as cold as I would like. However it does get kinda cold. I love homegrown scarves and what not! I hoard them for the day that we will like somewhere where it gets pretty cold! But I do use them here as well. I like all colors!


My questionnaire is chock-a-block with ideas for Witching me on the cheap, and without sending "stuff for stuff's sake". And I just came up with another one--make me a Pandora, Finetune, or Last.fm station you think I might like! What manner of affordable Witchery might you

covet? I have a zune and with that comes free unlimited downloads, so I don't use online radio stations too much.. but home made crafts like scarves and what not! I love scarves!


Does your cell phone have a place to attach charms? no, but my phone is old and is on its last leg. Not sure if whatever new phone I'll get will have one though.


If you drink coffee (and make it yourself) do you use a French Press, regular filter basket coffee maker, Espresso Machine, Percolator? not a coffee person, so nope


What movie soundtracks (or scores) do you love? I've never really thought about it..I like a lot of instrumental music, violins and piano especially


How do you scent yourself? Do you layer soaps, moisturizers, etc. or do you go straight to slathering your bod with BPAL? A little bit of everything! It usually depends on where I'm going and how much time I have to get ready.


Do you/how do you scent your world? Candles, incense, diffusers, potpourri? None of the above? Candles are my favorites! I love those black wrought iron gothic looking candle holders! Any kinds! Candles are just so much fun!


BPAL is such a scent-ual experience. What are your other tactile, aural, or olfactory pleasures? Scent is a big one of course. I also love water. I love the sound of water, running streams, brooks, waves crashing... and the scent of water...the salty ocean and just the fresh scent of a lake, and of course rain! I love the smell of the air right before and after a thunderstorm. I also love the the feel of satin. It's so smooth! And also soft fuzzy sweaters! I love cuddling with a nice warm sweater or a scarf!


How do people feel about receiving baked goods/kits to make said goods? Or other cooking items? Would you enjoy oil or vinegar flavored with herbs grown at home? Strange and exotic spices with recipes to try? Cookies made with carnation petals? I love baked goods and kits to make said baked goods! However I am on a diet, so it would have to be rather low fat or healthy. I am dying to try some baked goods with lavender! I've heard some good things and it sounds like something I would like. I'm all for trying something new and yummy!


What are your pet's names, and what are they named for?Our bunny is Franny-Mae. He is so named because at first we thought it was a girl... and then he matured into a strapping young lad and we realized he had balls... the name just kinda stuck though, we just call him Fran for short. Or Mr. Pudgy Bunny. My cat is Lilith. It took me a while to come up with the name for her. I wanted something pretty just like her, but also slightly mischievous and simple. Lilith just seemed to fit. We call her Lilla or Lilla-kitten for short


Who here is a complete, over the top, Alice In Wonderland fanatic? I am actually not an Alice in Wonderland fan... I don't hate it, I just don't love it... *waits to be mobbed*


Are you a Trekkie? If so, which series do you prefer? Do you have a favorite character? Alas, I am not


Do you have phobias? Yes, but nothing I'm anticipating being sent! I'm phobic of needles and to a lesser degree, heights. I also intensely hate worms. No worms please. They make me sick to my stomach.


How do you like your mix CDs? Random? Stuff you know you'll like? Sometimes I like to have cd's of good old favorites, but I also have some random stuff that I'm interested in trying.


Would you rather get food or jewellery?hmm...probably hot chocolate mix :) I don't wear too much jewelry


Do you like children's toys, such as jacks, those little things you tilt around to get the ball in the right hold (wtf are those called?), the aforementioned caplet dinosaurs, cap guns, etc?: I do find them amusing! Any cap guns or things of that ilk would quickly be taken by my guy though


English candy/tea/marmite or other stuff that you love and can't easily get outside of England? Not really... not that I know of. I'm not a tea fan at all so that's completely out


Fanfic as a gift* - yay or nay? Your fandom? Slash preferences?*well, a virtual gift obviously. You know what I mean. I'm not opposed to fanfic or any other written things such as poems or short stories or anything like that.


Any beaders here? Need beading supplies? Nope,not a beader


Do you like making up your SW packages around a theme, or prefer to mix it all up? I'm not sure... I've never participated before. I'd probably start out with a theme and then throw in a few more things that wouldn't quite match just because!


Band-aids: do you like the fun and funky ones? hells yeah!


What's the scariest thing that's ever happened to you? When my step dad was in the hospital with his heart attacks, and the two car accidents my younger sister was in.


What is everyone's favorite Halloween song?!I have to go with the Monster Mash!


How many of mah fellow witchies play video games? Platform? Do you like used games? I do! I totally love PuzzleQuest for the DS, and hack n slash games such as Baldur's Gate, Devil May Cry, things like that.


What kind of music (genres, please) do you like? Emo, international, nature soundtracks I've always found particularly soothing, stuff I can dance and groove to


Have any of you ever received a book from a Witchy and loved it so much you ended up buying a copy for a later Witchee? No, this is my first time


What kinds of eye shadows do we all like? I use just about every color, but I prefer them sparkly!!


Do you like lip balm? If so, do you like tinted, glossy, sparkly, pearly or just plain lip balm? I do love lip balm! I prefer slightly tinted lip balm, since I don't wear much lip stick. I like the whole "your lips but better" thing


Do you knit/crochet? Do you need any supplies? no.. sadly I don't know how


Who here has an etsy shop? not me


What are your two favorite etsy shops? honestly I'm kind of behind on the etsy train... I love the idea of it, but I'm still kind of exploring, so no favorite stores yet


Are you active on any other boards/forums? If so please specify where and your username there. Nope not really, this is it!


What would you tell yourself 6 months in the past about 2008 so far? Start working out sooner! And be careful with monies!


If you had one minute of fame, what would you do/say in the spotlight? That's a good question. I'd probably try to earn as much money as I could to pay off my bills and my parents bills.


Robots versus zombies: who wins? While I love zombies, I'd have to go with robots. Neither feel pain, but robots could tear a zombie to pieces.


What would zombie say? Well now that depends on several factors! How they died, such as heart attack, head blown off, things like that. What state of decay they are in, how long they have been a zombie... these are all factors that must be considered!


Where are a few of your favorite places? I like the lake up by my grandparents old place in New Hampshire, anywhere that I can chill and relax and watch people


Out of curiosity, all the fall babies who are celebrating their birthdays during the round - who are you, and when is your bday? Unfortunately, I'm not a fall baby, I'm a winter baby!


What is one (only one) object that you collect, that totally goes against your personality or beliefs? I like Hello Kitty and Penguins :) I don't really collect them though.


Are you a soap addict? Anything you like to avoid in soaps (goat's milk, lye, dyes, etc...) or any particular scents you like or brands you want to try? I do so enjoy soap and bath products in general! I'm interested in trying anything as I've tried very little. I'm not a fan of plain vanilla scents though.


Do you like kilts and would you wear one? I do like kilts, but I doubt I would wear one until I lost some more weight


What's your favorite book? it would be impossible for me to chose just one! I love The Mists of Avalon, and just about anything by Tamora Pierce


What size socks do you wear? How about hat size? 9-10 womens on socks, and hats I don't wear often enough to know


Do you read comics? Which ones do you love and which can't you stand? not really


Symbols that are meaningful to me? Crows, just about anything in nature. I'm a big nature spirit girl


By nature are you a morning lark or a night owl? definitely not a morning person! I get up early when I need to but I actually prefer the evening time


What's your favorite type of music to hear live, rather than recorded? instrumental


What is your favorite autumnal-seasonal drink? I haven't tried too many traditional autumn drinks... I'm not a cider fan though


Crossword puzzles? Other pencil puzzles? Yes please! I love crosswords and word searches


Favorite artist? It changes, right now I'm really loving Selina Fenech


Favorite poet? I don't think I could chose just one!


Halloween. Do you like it kooky or creepy? creepy like original fairy tale creepy! putting jack-o-lanterns out to scare away goblins creepy :)


Reserved or Raunchy? raunchy


Earth, Wind, Fire or Water? earth


Tea or Coffee in the morning? neither thanks


Fruity snacks or chocolate? oh gosh, while I love me some chocolate I'm really working hard on the lose weight and get healthy kick, so fruity!


Would you accept art? why would I not?


Antiques or Brand New? doesn't matter as long as it's nifty


What keywords do you use when searching for items for yourself on Etsy? I'm not too familiar with etsy... But probably stationary, fairies, things like that


Are there any of y'all who are allergic/sensitive to having natural fibers on your skin? nope, in fact I prefer it


What was your favorite ghost/scary/campfire story growing up? hmm...I'm not really sure...


Bugs? Do you like 'em or not? I am not a buggy person.


i haz no imp storage. do you? Nope :( But I make do!


If you have a garden/planter box, what do you grow? I don't have one.. it's hard to grow things in an apartment


What incense scents do you prefer? I'm more of a candle person. I like fall scents, leaves, pumpkin pies, baked goodies, evergreens, honeysuckle, berries


Do you decorate for Halloween? What sort of decorations? Dress up for Halloween? We don't decorate a whole lot at all, but I dress up every year!


Bats, cats, skeletons, monsters, vampires, witches or what other ghoulies do you prefer? witches and vampires and all the other unseelie fantastical fey :D


Do you like horror flicks? I do, however I don't like horror movies that have tons of gore just for the sake of gore.


Who here prefers stylus and ink to ballpoint? Anyone invested time and effort into calligraphy or proper Victorian writing? Oh I love stylus and ink! I'm trying to learn calligraphy!


What about stationery? Need some? What styles do you like? I love stationary! Any kind!


What is one item that you've wanted forever, could have afforded, but have never gotten and why (haven't you gotten it!)? Two things. The Carnaval Diabolique scent locked from the Trading Post, and a cameo locked from here, in either: Once was Innocent, Queen Mab, or Shimmer. And because while I could afford them, the money was just always better spent else where.


What Halloween scent are you most looking forward to? I'm looking forward to trying the Pumpkin Patch, Samhain, Chant d'Automme, Blade of Grass


Tattoos! Do you have em? Do you want em? Whatcha got or getting? I have two, a butterfly with two flowers on my shoulder, and a crescent moon with purple and black stars and accents. I have plans to get more as soon as I have the money.


Reduce - REUSE - recycle. Do others feel the same?


What is your favorite crafting supply? I like to write, so writing supplies


Weigh in...Are you right or left-handed? I'm a righty!


Any period of time that you love? Medieval


What's your favorite part about Fall? Everything! Fall is my all time favorite! I love the colors, the weather, that cool crispness in the air telling you that winter is not far behind, the clothes, the warm sweaters, the pumpkins, the scents of leaves and approaching coldness, just absolutely everything.


Do you like office/school supplies? If so, what is your favorites? I like pens! and journals! And sticky note pads!


What's your favorite Halloween candy? jaw breakers!


Will you be participating NaNoWriMo? If so, is there anything you'd like to have for that? no, not this month


Where does everyone like shop for witching goodness? Where ever I find something nifty!!


What is your favorite pumpkin goodness? I love pumpkin pie, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin bread! Also the scent! It's so delicious

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