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??