o.k. finally some ketchup (and mustard, and relish )
Do you like s'mores and s'mores-flavored things? hershey bars, burned marsh mellows and graham crackers.
What's the neatest freebie you've gotten? It can be cool or thoughtful or just totally unexpected, and not limited to BPALdom. i like the notes puddin sends; i'm a sucker for little notes (i answered the first couple of questions in thread, but am doing so again so you can find em)
Would you enjoy receiving cute but useful items like colorful kitchen utensils/gadgets, or bento supplies? (boxes, chopsticks, accessories, etc?) What about things like spice mixes (homemade, or Penzey's for example) i am also a sucker for cute things. notice a trend starting ??? if you send bento things, could you includ a book (i no just a teensy bit about it). i need to restock my spices so any sort of mix would be appreciated. esp. if it included a recipe (your favorite ?)
Do you like cute, seasonal or fluffy PJ bottoms? Like they sell at Target, Old Navy (they have had cute Halloween ones!) If so, what size do you wear? YES!!! i think medium should work.
What kind of chocolate do you like? Nuts, no nuts, white,dark, etc? no nuts; milk chocolate or mild dark (think see's - by the way i love their dark chocolate caramel patties )
I live near a Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, and Penzeys! What does your little heart desire from any or all of these places? i have ato make a penzy's list - i just got their catalog. i love trader joe's candies, and holiday things (pumpkin pancake mix, etc.)
Are home made foods acceptable or does the idea of eating strange mailed food disturb you?
i LOVE the idea of homemade treats ! and, apologies in advance if your one of the people it squicks out, i think that's silly.
I just gave you $20 and sent you into a "has everything" store ala Walmart and told you that you have to come out having spent it all, and none of it on anything you need. What would you buy? Be as specific as possible! i'll try and get the brand name, but there's a magnetic nail polish that has a dealie in the lid; when you use it it makes your polish look striped. it's sally hansen
What kind of cuisines do you like? (I mentioned this in my ?aire but curious what my witch may like)And, what are your favorite restaurants? american; chinese; french. as for resteraunts, sounds silly, but, Bob's Big Boy for breakfast; and a local place Tam O" Shanter for special dinners (their speciality is prime rib)
I'm from Canada - is there anything specifically a witchee might like that is only available here? don't know
what are your "fandoms" and would you like a t-shirt from TeeFury if an appropriate one came up? none i can think of right now.
Do you have an eReader and if so which one? no, i'm old fashioned. i like real books.
Do you like candles, or tart burners, or something? If so, what's your favorite scent to burn? yes please (i'd need a tart burner , though) greens- spring or winter type; pumkin; spice; apples
Would you be interested in washable/reusable muslin “paper” towels (basically muslin squares hemmed around the edge)? Maybe in some sort of box to put on your kitchen or bathroom counter? o.k.
Do you drink alcohol and if so, would you be OK with your witch sending you homemade infused vodka? i'd love to try infused vodka.
If you get me (or a fellow Aussie, if there are any playing this round) as a witch or witch's minion, would you like to try some Australian specialties, such as TimTams (delicious chocolately cookies), Caramello Koalas (koala shaped chocolates filled with gloopy caramel), Australian native spices or anything like that? i'd love all things australian , , that sounded weird.
If your witch is a knitter, crocheter or sewer, is there a particular type of garment you would love to receive (hat, scarf, wrap, cowl, socks, fingerless gloves, arm warmers etc)? gloves, or arm warmers, but wool makes me ITCH!!
Is there anyone else in your house (kids, pets, partner) that would really appreciate a small gift being included for them in the switchwitchy haul so they don't feel left out? i think it would tickle my dad to be included (just a dark chocolate bar, or something small.) my dogs eat anything - twigs, leaves- sometimes even food
Since it's been mentioned several times, and I've also offered to nacho witch some, would you you like to receive wild rice and or maple syrup? I promise to include recipe ideas with the wild rice. yes please.
I have 5 bushels of tomatoes sitting in the kitchen right now that are supposed to turn into red sauce tomorrow, so would anyone like a basic red sauce (spaghetti sauce) to make its way to them? yes, please.
Would you be interested in having a bat adopted in your name? yes, with pictures, too.
How would you feel about a taste of (insert witch location here) box? yes,please (sorry, i'm getting redundant.
Some of your favorite artists? Classic and modern? klimt, manet
brian froud, olivia, some sorayama; and photographers : ansel adams, eliot porter, steiglitz, man ray.... more on request
If you could have an image or certain subject painted for you on any type of "canvas" (on a box, on paper, on a canvas, and so on) - could you point your witch to some of these images?
anything like the e-card you sent is perfect
Is there a GC scent that's been on your list for ages but keeps falling off the bottom of your order because of the LEs? bruised violet compound; knave of hearts
I've been getting into indie nail polish brands recently. What's your favorite indie brand of nail polish? Or what's your favorite mainstream brand of nail polish? Or are you not big on polish? revlon; urban decay; bptp - of course; and, i don't remember the brand but the one with the muppet nail polish.
Stuffed things: yea or nay? YAY!!!!!
New Question: mix-in-a-jar? How to you feel about cookie or cake or soup mixes that come in jars and you just add, like, an egg or water or what have you? i think they're cool.
Would you be interested in beer, wine, or other specialty beverages from your Witch's area?
just wine with clever labels ( i'm a sucker for cute/silly labels)
Are there any crafts/skills you've wanted to learn but haven't gotten around to? And if so, would you be interested in supplies and tutorials? yes; making books with leather covers; knitting...
Who here would be happy to get a lil' sumthin sumthin from Adagio Teas? of course
Do you Ravelry? And if so, what's your handle over there? Would you be interested in gift patterns from your queue? wow! something i don't do.
I live near this very cool Retro store (retrodrygoods.com) (you can order online too) - are there things from it that would make you squee if your witch sent them? pillows; decor stuff; almost any mid century tchotchkes
Who likes Pumpkin Spice Hershey Kisses? me, me, me !
What does your kitchen look like? Colors/style? a mess. i want to redecorate and never have had a style other than ecclectic.
Witchee, what are your favorite quotes? i have a bunch, and can never think of them when someone asks. i'll try and find em in the next coupla days.
Put your iPod/MP3 player/what-have-you on random and list the first 10 songs it plays!
no ipod or mp3, but 10 random songs that would be there:
tori amos- cornflake girl
bach- bradenburg concerto ( any, but for sake of arguement #2)
gershwin- rhapsody in blue ( conducted by mitch miller)
poozies- the widow ( you should try to track this down - i bet it would make you smile)
james gallway & the chieftans- tristan and isolde
peter gabriel - in your eyes
medieval babes-desert rose
boozoo chavais- lulu
beausoliel- aligator purse
and because it's halloween - tubular bells (exorcist theme; hated the movie- love the music. )
What's one random thing you really like and one random thing you really dislike? like- animals; dislike- being ignored (or dismissed, way to common for me )
Are there any herbs that you haven't been able to lay hands on that I could send you? There's an herbal shop I really like here in NYC called Flower Power (flowerpower.net) that has quite a wide selection. i don't know; let me think on it.
If there are no "witchy" shops near you, is there anything I can pick up for you from Enchantments? something for self esteem/ self love. something to help me move forward - and stop getting in my own damn way !
Hey Witchee! I want to send you a delivery. It could be cupcakes from a local bakery, it could be a singing hugging bear-a-gram, it could be a bouquet of flowers. But it will be something that you need to be there to receive.
a) Are you OK with "special deliveries"? *waggles eyebrows*
B..) Is the address in your questionnaire the best place to reach you for said deliveries?
c) If the delivery requires a phone number (as say, some florists do) would you be OK with that information being tracked down by your Witch or asked of you anonymously? a: yes ; b: yes; c: yes
What are some things you are OK with receiving gently used or homemade, and some things you absolutely do not want if they are gently used or homemade? i think i'm o.k. with most things.
And now a new question: I live near a Mast General Store (mastgeneralstore.com). It has lots of vintage-y toys, southern foods (jams, jellies, spices) and vintage candy. Is there anything I can get for you?
o.k. i just peeked -way too much cool stuff !!! - i haven't seen chicklets in forever.
Do you have any Fall or Halloween traditions? we have a lot of kids in the neighborhood, so i always decorate the front yard (not to scarry) and my dining room, which has a big picture window facing the yard. i throw open the drapes, give out candy and have fun. all the kids love it (sometimes they'll wonder in, looking at some decoration and the parents literally have to drag them out ).
Ninjas or Pirates? pirates
I have an extra room spray and 2 extra bath oils (one Cephalopod, one Exhibit Hall Fatigue) from Dragon*Con - would anybody like a decant?
Witchee, would you like it if I made you a "mix tape" of songs that I think you might like? And if so, would you prefer mp3 or CD format? a cd would be cool.
I know it is totally the wrong season (for most of us), but do you like/have space to garden? If so, what do you like to grow? i LOVE to garden. i grow anything birds/ butterflies would like.
I'm about to be near a Lush store next week, is there anything you might like from there? yes; just not sure what.
Songs that you keep meaning to buy but never get round to it?
sting- king of pain
Movies that you love but forgot to put in your questionaire? gentelmen prefer blonds; and i can't remember if i put -to have and have not
Any favorite Bath & Body Works scents/products? i haven't been in ages.
Haus of Gloi is offering custom perfumes - would you like one? What would your ideal blend be? sure; peaches and cinnamon
Any Bath, Body or nutritional type items you would love to try from a Natural and Organic food store (similar to Whole Foods) that you don't buy because they are a bit too pricey? not really
OK, so those of you who said you wouldn't mind receiving (sneakily packaged!) beer or wine: Tell me of your taste preferences. Dry/sweet? Red/white? Lager/ale/porter/stout? Fruit? Spice? Hops? Sour (brettanomyces, etc)? white on the sweeter side.
Witchee, will you be gone from your normal mailing address at any point during the round? just 4 days in early oct., and my dad will still be there to accept packages.
Are you a Disney fan or does even thinking about Disney make your head hurt? If you're into Disney, would you like something from the Happiest Place on Earth ? dorky as it sounds I LOVE DISNEY!!!
dear witchee, would you, could you use an electric candle warmer? i've never tried one, but like a lot of other things, am more than willing to start.
Do you lust after some new socks/tights? yes; something fun.
are there any of MeiLin's books (e-book or print) you'd be interested in? why not ?
Are you a gamer (of any sort - video, casual, tabletop) and are there any games you want? no. (after saying yes so often, that poor little "no" looks rude - he really isn't though.)
Would you be interested in BPTP CANDY? of course. i'm interested in anything bptp
Do you like coffee? If so, what kinds? Flavored, fancy, basic? Beans or ground? yes, ground, most flavors. i had a cinnamon one years ago, and have never been able to find a good one since.
Would a Starbucks gift card make you happy or do you prefer your local place? yes.
CUSTOM-Made Pottery?? yea or nay? coffee mugs, rustic or more elegant? a set of bowls? soap dish? bird feeder? something alltogether different? and lastly, good colors for glazes...? any sort of thing. greens, blues, forest colors.
Do you have a forum buddy? Someone who knows you and/or your tastes well enough to answer questions on your behalf? my sister- vicki; and also skyelyric (just ask her if she'd like it, we seem to think alot alike.)
If you are on Livejournal, would you appreciate LJ stuff like paid time, custom userheads, stuff like that? If you are NOT on LJ but are on other sites that have similar paid-for services (Flickr, for example?) would you, and what are those sites/etc? i iz too compuder illiturat for theese new fangeldy thingz.
A question, witchees: if you are into tarot, what is your favorite card? i love tarot; high priestess is the one i'm always drawn to, no matter what deck.
And another question: would you like your own set of handmade rune stones or worry stones?
Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, cider, or none of the above? yes, please
Gum, hard candy, soft candy, or none of the above? yes, please
Loose tea or tea bags? Do you need anything for your loose tea? (Filters, presses, etc.) yes, please (here we go again). i also could use a good tea strainer.
If you like tea, what kinds? all, but especially fruit ones (caffinated or not - it doesn't matter.)
Do you do Goodreads or LibraryThing or a site like that? If so, can I see your to-read list, please? goodreads, and if it isn't linked to my signature i will take care of it asap.
Zombies; Yay or Nay? too scarry
If you have cats, do they like catnip toys? If you have doggies, would they like a super-reinforced canvas toy with a squeaker in it? yay doggies !!! i have one dog that loves toys; the other loves food.
If you have kids, what are they into? yay!! no kids (sorry, i always knew i'd be a horrible mother)
How do you feel about wearable knitted lace? Shawls, wraps, and the like? sounds cool.
Looking at the warehouse, I notice that our lovely Greenwoodtree is able to do chart readings and/or forecasts at a very reasonable rate. Is this something you would want? yes, yes and YES ( and did i say yes???)
I live in Japan. Anything you would be interested in from there? yes
Candy Corn: yes, no? yes.
WHAT MAKES YOU LAUGH YOUR ASS OFF!!! movies, comedians, black humor, your partner, a comic strip? what?
You are meeting up with someone on a casual lunch/early afternoon thing. This person is someone you want to impress/look good for (for whatever reason, not necessarily romantic, and not necessarily for business either). What would you look like, given the contents of your wardrobe/etc?
You are to be let loose in a clothing store of your choice, to pick a full outfit, down to the shoes, the accessories, etc. and things would be altered to fit you if needed. What store would that be, and what would you look like?
You open a box from the post office to reveal the 3 things you want most right now. What are they? (caveats: size doesn't matter, but they have to be tangible/buyable).
The end of this month I'm going to Scarefest, the big horror and paranormal con in Kentucky. (www.scarefest.com) If I were your witch, is there anything you would like from there (skull jewelry, art prints from an artist that catch your eye, etc), or anyone whose autograph or photo or such you would dig?
What is your holy grail "I'd kill to just have one drop in an imp" bpal scent?
Are there any existing Weenies that you have your eye on, but haven't gotten around to getting?
if you wear earrings, do you have pierced ears?