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About SadariEvenstar

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  1. SadariEvenstar

    Switch Witch 2020

    8/29/20 Does anything from Paintbox Soapworks catch your eye (http://paintboxsoapworks.com/)? I love paintbox and am always glad to get her hot process soaps and lotions. Does anything from the Trading Post's etsy page catch your eye (https://www.etsy.com/shop/bptradingpost)? 8/30/20 Is there anything you want from Japan? Current kit kat flavors are... Salty Lemon, Salty Lychee, Sweet Potato, Chestnut and possibly still some Cookies and Cream Ice Cream or Strawberry Ice Cream from summer. Other than that, anime goods, cute stationery, other Japanese snacks, lay it on me! I love trying new and odd flavors of candy. Stationary is good. I'm a sucker for cute things. I've fallen hopelessly in love with Fruit's Basket all over again watching the reboot of the anime. What are your favorite self-care items or activities? I'm especially curious about things that you hesitate to do/get because they feel like frivolous luxuries. I don't actually know. I'm really bad at self care. Probably gardening stuff. I'm getting ready to out more bulbs in soon and I always want more. Tulips, daffodils, hyacinth...... anything that will grow in zone 5 b. I know they sell drill bits for planting bulbs and that would be amazing to have. 9/1/20 are you familiar with https://www.a-natural-alternative.com/ ? Take a peak & let me know if you might like to try something. The lip balms all look awesome! 9/2/20 Would you like a face mask from one of my favorite artists? https://akumuink.com/collections/facemasks I like the plague seeker and glimmer of light masks one of our fellow BPAL friends makes custom masks, Hakutaku Custom Masks on facebook (https://www.facebook.com/HakutakuMasks/ ). Would anyone be interested in one of her masks? The silver cranes is gorgeous. 9/3/20 Would you like anything from here? https://www.etsy.com/shop/TaterRoundsBeauty I don't really wear much makeup 9/5/20 what are your feelings on home made/ home canned jams & pickles or syrups? I even make things with berries I grow in my garden. I make both brandied & bourbon cherries. Syrups good for cocktails, in lemonade or tea, flavors include Lavender, Lavender + Lemon, & Lavender + Vanilla. Interested? All of that sound delicious. Is there something that you're especially hoping to receive for this round? For example, a brand you've heard of that you're especially wanting to try, or a certain "thing" that you really want but just cant bring yourself to buy for yourself?? Would you rather receive supplies/tools for your own craft/hobby or receive something you can't make yourself? I love homemade things Is there anything you'd like from Penzeys (https://www.penzeys.com/)? I use a ton of their Vietnamese Cinnamon. Ginger and vanilla are pretty heavily used here too. 9/8/20 Art and artists - anyone dig any of this? https://www.studiodesade.com/ (They also do masks, see here.) If you knit/crochet/weave, would you like custom dyed yarn? And if so do you have preference on weight, fiber, colors? what is one fun/frivolous thing for $20 or less that you’d enjoy? If I sent you to a dollar store with $20, what would you walk out with? Probably a lot of candy, tbh 9/9/20 would anybody like a small cross stitch thing, like a patch or pin? or cross stitching notions like handmade needle minders? 9/11/20 Is there anything you'd like from the UK? Yes Do you have a particular fandom you'd like stuff from? How do you feel about tea? Preferences? Would you want anything from David's Tea (https://www.davidstea.com/us_en/home/), Steepologie (https://www.steepologie.com/), Bird & Blend (https://birdandblendtea.com/us_en/), or do you have a favorite tea maker to suggest? What about tea tools or cups? I adore tea. I drink more tea then any one person should drink. I tend to prefer black teas How do you feel about fragrant things for the home like incense, candles, atmosphere spray? No incense of candles please, my allergies mean I very rarely or never use them. I do use atmos. Do you share your home with any loved ones (human, feline, canine, etc.) who might enjoy a tiny treat too? I have so many being in the house that all like to be loved on. My kids are 10, 7, and 4. And I have 3 dogs and 3 cats that appreciate treats. 9/12/20 Does anyone like the prints or items from www.ElissaMarieCreative.com ? I have a few of her prints and the notebooks and they are quality! The Cuddle fish one is super cute. What about www.drawingsbynicole.com? Anything specific? Does anything from www.vapidlacquer.com stick out to you? I do pour painting/acrylic fluid art (with varying degrees of success, haha). Would you like a custom piece in colors of your choice (takes 3-4 weeks with curing, longer if you want it sealed, so it would arrive post-round if custom) or a piece already finished in my collection? I have mostly 12 x 12 and 10 x 10s right now. Pics available upon request! After enjoying looking at the links several others have put in the questions, I decided to add some of my own favorite independent artists who I enjoy supporting - so, what do you think of the goodies from these people? And specific items you love? Enjoy! 1) https://www.catcoven.com/ 2) https://www.mineralgypsy.com 3) https://www.redbubble.com/people/thelatestkate/shop 4) https://www.marikapaz.com/shop/ 5) https://www.faunwood.com 6) https://www.shannatrumbly.com/ 7) https://fiddlersgreenzine.com 8 ) https://www.hedgespokenpress.com One of the things I do is make nifty things from sweaters that I cut up & upcycle into things like super warm mittens, arm warmers, striped arm warmers, cowls, teapot cozies, & French press cozies. I don't have a slipper I love yet, but I'm working on it. So, which of these things might you like? Give me some thoughts on colors you like & if for a teapot or press, I need to know a size. I enjoy historical reproductions and am a fan of LBCC Historical Apothecary. Is there something in her store you might be interested in? 9/13/20 Do you have a favorite art style/movement/artist? I really like art noveau Who is your fashion icon(s)? I don't have one What is your favorite mythological creature? Dragon is there anything you want from Lush? Do you need any astrological work done, since thats one of my professions? Any particular areas you could utilize a consultation? How do you feel about the homemade fudge I sell in my etsy shop? https://www.etsy.com/shop/HollysRainbow -particular preferences, flavors (consider I take special flavor requests all the time!)? How do you feel about keto or sugar-free, low carb baked goods or treats?? They are okay. I really don't like sugar alternatives though, like stevia. It tastes bitter rather than sweet to me. 9/14/20 Anything you'd like from Future Primitive: https://futureprimitivesoap.co.uk Do you have an Etsy wishlist? Yes, but I haven't looked through it in a while. I'll try to do it soon I wanted to share this link to a soapmaker I love and ask if y'all see anything you would like from them! https://www.herbneden.com/ Nui Cobalt Designs perfumes...(just got her latest email): How about the scents being discontinued? The Critters? https://nuicobaltdesigns.com/collections/critters-2020?page=1 or other ones? I answered too late 9/15/20 I have a friend who does pet caricatures. He's done ones for all of my pets. Is this something you would be interested of for your pet(s)? That sounds like fun! Do you decorate seasonally/for holidays? Is there anything in particular you would like to that end? I love decorations. Would you like anything from House of Gloi, especially from their Autumn Update? (https://www.hausofgloi.com/collections/fall-1) Ghost puffs or Olde Cider Haus perfume or any of the body powders I know the tea question has been asked, but what, specifically, about Adagio teas? I love Adagio I go through a boat load of their strawberry black and I want to try the Kentucky Bourbon What about anything tempting from Dandelion Chocolate? (https://store.dandelionchocolate.com/pages/home) Oh lord, yes. I don't like white chocolate other than that have at it. 9/16/20 Would you, my dear Witchee, like anything from April Gloom? https://www.etsy.com/shop/AprilGloom (this is our @spookygrrrly - switch witch code coming soon to a spreadsheet near you.) The tea ghosts! I adore them! How about from https://twinklentwilight.etsy.com ? (This shop belongs to @twilighteyes - we can maybe crochet some of the unicorns that are sold out...) The fairy tale bookshelf bag is super cute! Would you enjoy anything from my friend Brian's Etsy shop? https://www.etsy.com/shop/BrianSerwayArt? I love the Nightbringer print Are you a sock person? If so what are your favourite kinds to wear? Do you have a sockdreams wishlist? I do love socks especially fun colors or prints. I don't have a sock dream wish list, but as long as it's plus size it's super. If you're not near one, is there anything from Trader Joe's you'd like? I've only been to one a couple times so I'm not sure what they have. How do you feel about local items from my city, like spicy (think chili) things or local coffee? The coffee is not spicy lol. Chili is good. Coffee is not my thing. do you have good feelings about Funko Pop? I have a few on my Amazon list I would like Candles! Anything from these places catch your fancy? https://cantripcandles.com/collections (restocks Friday 9/18 at 9:00 PST) https://miruscandles.com/collections https://briarwickcandles.com/collections No candles please 9/17/20 Is there something from your fandom that popped up in another country you'd be particularly interested in? What, and what store? Would you be interested in some boozy chocolates (or anything else) from https://www.chocolatemoonshine.com/ ? 9/18/20 Witchee, assuming you like home made/home canned condiment goodies, what is your spice level preference? Medium Would you be interested in anything from Cellar Door Bath Supply Co.? 9/19/20 Lilith are up! Is there anything from the release that you want? Decant or full bottles? Loooots of the foody ones. I haven't broken it down yet though. How would you feel about recipes? I like them! Would anyone be interested in anything from Bucees?! It’s a magical giant beaver gas station/shop! It has spices, fudge, Knick knacks, all things Texas, candy, beef jerky, roasted nuts, and of course beavers! Most things like the fudge and nuts are made in house. 9/20/20 How do you guys store your decants so they are not a confused mess? If you've got a system, please share it. They are just a confused mess. 9/21/20 I'm a knitter. I have some knitted washcloths done, and can knit up more. Would you like some? Also, if answered soon enough, I can maybe get a scarf done. Would you like one? What colors would you like? Thin or thick? With or without fringe? Are you allergic to any fibers - wool, cashmere, angora, alpaca? No allergies, but I have fibromyalgia and I like soft things. I like 'autumn' colors. Rich reds, browns, oranges, yellow, green. Witchee, darling, there's a *slight* chance I might be going on a trip next week and *might*, in the course of this trip, have access to Disneyworld goodies from Epcot and Magic Kingdom - any stuff you might desire? I love Moana 9/22/20 Would you like any of Snag Tights’ Halloween offerings and if so, what size? Yes! I'm the biggest size, which I can't remember off the top of my head. Any of the non fishnets would be awesome! Do you prefer getting one or two really nice/more expensive things or several smaller/less expensive little things? Or do you have no preferance? Either Witchee, do you like tea? If so, what kind? I drink my body weight in tea every day. I prefer black teas. I don't like rooibos or herbal teas. Witchee, do you want anything? Shirts, mugs, postcards from Anarchist Seattle, Portland, or New York.... https://www.redbubble.com/people/litlnemo/shop?artistUserName=litlnemo Would you be interested in a gently-used tarot deck (or other oracle)? If so, toss out some styles you gravitate towards, cause I have SO MANY DECKS and I'd love to send one or more along! Are you interested in receiving a burned CD of music? If so, name of genres, artists, styles that you are into or would like more of to explore. Do you have an Amazon wishlist? If you do and you're ok with getting stuff from it, please share the link! https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2IRNSZ9E8V6O8?ref_=wl_share Pumpkin/pumpkin spice – yay or nay? Yay in food/drinks but nay in other products (soaps, perfumes, etc.) or vice versa? What are your thoughts? yay Candy corn – love it or loathe it? Or just don’t care much one way or another? Not my thing 9/23/20 https://www.poesieperfume.com/loose-leaf-tea <---- would you be interested in receiving tea and / or scents from Poesie? The teas look wonderful. My internet is being slow and aggravating and won't open the perfume section. I have been remiss--witchee (or anyone needing a minion), I am notorious for homemade caramels, shortbreads both savory and sweet, and catnip/catnip laced toys. I've also started playing with homemade marshmallows and fruit candies. Any interest? Oh yes. 9/25/20 I happen to live near this amazing place. Do you have any interest is anything that I could pick up there? The have hand made pottery, cookie molds, cookbooks with historical recipes all sorts of good stuff. https://www.gcv.org/shop/ This is my question! 10/1/20 Would you be interested in anything from KBShimmer's new Fall nail polish collection or their Falloween collection? Quantum Leaf! 10/3/20 Witchee, darlin', anything appeal from this goth-metal-Satanic Tea company, Pitch Black North? https://www.pitchblacknorth.com/category/all-tea How cool! The Black Lavender and the Pumpkin Spice look good! WITCHEE, WOULD YOU LIKE ANY OF THESE? Don't just say "yes" -- please be specific about which ones you want the most! Brown Sugar Plum Butter Pflaumenmus (also Plum Butter) Cardamom Plum Jam This sound amazing Star Anise Plum Jam Ginger Peach Butter Vanilla Peach Jam This one too! Sweet Green Tomato Relish Dill Green Tomato Relish I love Dill so much Huckleberry Jam I never had huckleberries and I would love to try it Apple Butter Catnip (well, it grew and we dried it...) My kitties love the nip Candied Jalapenos (delicious with cream cheese on burgers or crackers) Yes! I would love this! Lavender Vanilla Bean liqueur This sounds really nice. Rose Petal liqueur I've had this from Twi before and it's lovely.
  2. SadariEvenstar

    Switch Witch 2019 Help

    Amazon Wish list: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2IRNSZ9E8V6O8?ref_=wl_share Burpee Wish List: https://www.burpee.com/showotherwishlist?WishListID=c39d8b5287aac34e1d7325d9af 9/18/19 Would you like anything from Future Primitive? (It's fine to mention OOS things) https://futureprimitivesoap.co.uk/ I'm not seeing anything jumping out at me, but I'll try to come back for a deeper look. Does anyone have a favorite horror movie that they love? Need a copy/DVD of? I don't actually like horror movies or books actually. Do you like smallish knitted stuff (hats, fingerless mittens, scarves, toys, etc. -- be specific!)? Yes, and I can always use mittens. I'm terrible at keeping pairs together. haha Do any of these knitted items appeal to you? Easy Fingerless Mittens Pfeilraupe Asymmetrical Scarf Odyssey Shawl Close to You scarf Rikke Slouch Hat Simple Yet Effective Cowl Knitted Pumpkins Little Bear Stuffy totally in love with the Odyssey Shawl and The knitted pumpkins! How do you feel about thrift store finds (assuming they're in good condition and have been thoroughly cleaned before shipping)? Totally fine. 9/20/19 I may have bought several full size Rituel de Fille makeup items in a frenzy over their whole vibe. If I tested something once or twice (and it can be sanitized), would you be interested? I never wear makeup, but on the occasion I do Rituel de Fille is the only company I wear so very yes. Are you interested in trying different skincare products from higher end, clean brands? Eh, my skin is pretty dodgy and a lot of things end of giving me hives. I thought I once found my dream facial moisturizer at Whole Foods, but by the time I came home my the hand I test it on was covered in hives. Any interest in anything from Torrid, noting their "fangirl" and Halloween collections are updated? Hufflepuff shirt in 3X would be amazing. As would Nightmare before Christmas stuff! What on the following list would you like to receive something related to (or have something donated to in your and Joni's honor?) · animal rescue · pie · dogs · bears · turtles · inappropriate candies (either in shape or in contents—ex., boozy candies, creatively shaped peanut brittle…) Any really, but I do have a special love for dogs and turtles. I'll be going to Seattle, London and Paris during this round- anything you'd love to have from any of these locations? Everything. Is there anything you would particularly like from Japan? Stationary, bento supplies, a particular snack, etc. The fall flavors for kitkats this year are Chestnut, Sweet Potato and Apple Pie. Yes. I love japanese things and I have a special love for their snacks, kitkats, whatever. 9/22/19 Thinking about really good natural food stores like Natural Grocers or Whole Foods, if you could have ANY bath and beauty or body care items, what would you love? Again, the hives thing. I'm pretty limited lately in what I can use. Also what kind of treats, snacks, foods, condiments, bulk items, teas, housewares from the same natural food stores would you love? Black teas, chocolate stuff, cheesy things. Interesting things. I frequently buy things that sound weird but good. I've only been to Whole Foods once so I don't really have good knowledge of what they have. Also, are there any particular sustainable kitchen or household items you would love to receive? Um, probably but I'm blanking at the moment. 9/23/19 Did anything catch your eye from the Liliths? impromptu goat yoga lazy daisy little atalanta Would you like anything from Lush? No 9/26/19 Is there anything kind of weird and niche about which you feel this way, fellow witchees? I've been going nuts with flower bulbs lately. So like you know how every place has like those 5 dollar bags of tulips or crocuses or whatever? I'd love them and find a place for them somewhere. Especially if they are interesting looking. The only thing is that I'm in zone 5b so they have to be cold hardy to that temp. Kickstarter (and similar): Any thoughts, witches? I haven't used it much, but what I have done has been great. 9/28/19 Do you have an Etsy/Goodreads/Amazon or anything else wishlist you’d like to share? Up above. 😃 And what’s your preferred wrist/necklace size? Does anything from Bird & Blend take your fancy? Basically any of the Black teas. Knitting questions have have been asked, but how about wash cloths, anyone need any? What colors?? Nope, I'm good. is there anything from World Market that tickles your fancy? I have never been. 9/29/19 There's a special thing happening over at Rituel de Fille this weekend, where some gorgeous makeup items are coming back for just a couple of days. I'll be placing an order Sunday or Monday- anything that might strike your fancy, either from the special sale or from the site in general? (https://ritueldefille.com) Hydra, Andromeda, Cassopiea, Moon Pillar, Love in Madness lip How do you feel about tarot or oracle decks? Would you be interested in any (for artwork or for mystical purposes)? New or used? I always like tarot and oracle decks. I really love pretty cards. Would pigment samples from companies like M.A.C. or Notoriously Morbid tickle your fancy? If so, what colors catch you eye? No thanks! 9/30/19 do you have a favourite saying or quote? How do you feel about spicy foods, and where on the Scoville scale do you hit your limit? I like spicy probably to about Cayenne level of spicy. How do you feel about coloring books, especially those pertaining to a personal interest or fandom? I think they are fun. 10/1/19 A few questions have been asked about knitted items--are crocheted equivalents acceptable? (crocheted fingerless gloves, shawls, etc.) Any fiber issues? Totally fine. About the Weenies: please list what you've bought or are definitely purchasing for yourself *as well as* what you would like to possibly receive from someone else! I'm probably not going to buy myself anything until maybe right before they go down. Maybe. Money for bpals has been sparse this year. Apple Sugar Carotene Are you digging on my grave. Pumpkin Seed and Terebinth Pine hair gloss All the meaner things That 'ere wolf The Country gets Wilder as we Go Dead Leaves and Chai Dead Leaves Cacao, and Sandalwood Dead Leaves and Smores hair gloss Dear Witchee, are you at all boozy? Anywhere between hard cider to straight whisk(e)y? And any interest in the "unusual" stuff? (unusual as in non-mainstream, local craft ciders or meads, regional fruit wines, experiments from local distilleries, etc) I don't often drink but I enjoy trying unusual stuff when I do. 10/2/19 Nail Polish: Do you need or want some? If so, what colors and brands are you interested in? Not really. Does anyone else do nail wraps? No What about postcards? Postcards are always fun. Is anyone interested in anything from the Nocturne Alchemy Halloween release (or, presumably, anything else from the site)? How do you feel about salt? I don’t mean, like, salted nuts or potato chips. I mean straight-up salt, like alder-smoked finishing salt or Hana Flake sea salt. Sounds neat! 10/3/19 I am infamous for baking (shortbreads savory and sweet, poundcake, various cookies and bars), butter caramels (flavored or plain), and catnip. Are any of these relevant to you or your household? Yes, any of it! Do you like to cook and do you need/want any spices for such pursuits? I love to cook! I can always use more good vanilla/vanilla beans, aleppo pepper, whole spices would be nice to have. Would you wear any of these? Fern , Nuada, Manannan, Duleek Abbey or an infinity scarf or tube cowl tall enough for a hood (like this scarf or this cowl for shape example)? The first three are really neat! Do you have any utilitarian needs for everyday life? Things that would help or that you've been needing or wanting for work or whatever? Kitchen towels. Mine are getting pretty ragged and I never remember to get new ones, lol. What kind of vegan snacks do you like? And vegan chocolate...favorites? I'm not vegan so I don't really remember when things are vegan. 10/4/19 How would you describe your crafting style? Whimsical & Cute? Elegantly modern? Totally Traditional? Whimsical, a little rustic, a little elegant, a little you are a strange, strange lady. 10/6/19 So....we are about to process a metric f*ton of green tomato relish, which is basically bread and butter pickles but with sliced green cherry tomatoes. Is this relevant to any witchees? No thanks, I'm not fond of sweet pickles. How do you celebrate Halloween/Samhain? Do you dress up? Would you like something for your costume? And am I the only person left on the planet who wears socks? I usually take the kids trick or treating. I don't usually have a costume because by the time I buy costumes for 3 kids I feel broke and aggrivated. lol 10/7/19 Are you interested in anything from Art Of Tea or Adagio Teas? Black teas are always good. I drink roughly a million gallons for Adagio's Strawberry black tea so that is always a good bet. I make light-weight hairfalls, doll-style, using a variety of fun stuff, like ribbons, lace and soft batting. Would you be interested in receiving a set in the colors of your choosing? No thanks. And a quick question here--I'm going to this amazing looking event on Saturday--does my witchee see anything they might be interested in? https://www.facebook.com/events/903999316607440/ (the Oddities Market) Too late for this one! 10/8/19 How do you feel about enamel pins? Love them, hate them, slightly interested, totally indifferent? I think they are fun.
  3. SadariEvenstar

    Virgo Snowball Fight

    Brian: “Our first morning in Salzburg, I wake up to the sound of something thudding against the window. I look outside, and Lilith is out in the snow throwing snowballs at our door. So, I put on all my snow gear – mittens, hat, boots, overcoat, the whole pile of stuff – as fast as I can, and I go outside and I realize this kid is in her just in her long johns and her mom’s snow boots, standing in the snow laughing. Beth comes out yelling for her to put her snow clothes on and to get out of Beth’s boots because she was getting snow in them. She gets changed, and we run around snowball fighting. “There’s another story – an inside joke – that if my feet get cold wherever we are, we have to go home. But I’ll save that for another time.” Lilith: “You can’t tell in the picture, but I’m in my jammies here under my coat and stuff. Me and Unkie had a snowball fight. We tried to build a snowman, but it very much failed. Unkie got me a lot with the snow, but I got him back!” A scent the color of the sun rising over Lake Fuschl: a joyful lemon ginger cologne with a touch of bay leaf and white tea.  This is so bright and refreshing! It really feels like watching my girls pelt each other with snowballs and way to fucking early to be up o'clock in the morning. Bottled youthful energy. It's going to be fabulous to wear in the summer.
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    Lilith De Milo

    A lesser-known work of art in vibrant 21st century polychrome: vanilla cream, coconut, fossilized amber, and white sandalwood.  This is absolutely stunning. It reminds me a bit of Obatala, but *fancy*. I wouldn't call this a foodie perfume at all. It's classy and mature.
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    Fuck This Heat

    What global warming? Slivers of ice to cool things down, lavender and hops flower to soothe the nerves. Proceeds benefit getting the goddamn AC fixed in the front parlor at BPAL so Teddy and Claire dont sweat to death and we dont roast people alive at Lunacy. Literally everything I never knew I needed in a hot weather perfume. Cold, minty ice, herbal lavender that doesn't go to soap, and a gentle hoppiness. I love it and I'm going to need backups.
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    Luke 10:25-37

    On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he asked, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” “What is written in the Law?” he replied. “How do you read it?” He answered, “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’[c]; and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” “You have answered correctly,” Jesus replied. “Do this and you will live.” But he wanted to justify himself, so he asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?” In reply Jesus said: “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he was attacked by robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him and went away, leaving him half dead. A priest happened to be going down the same road, and when he saw the man, he passed by on the other side. So too, a Levite, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side. But a Samaritan, as he traveled, came where the man was; and when he saw him, he took pity on him. He went to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. Then he put the man on his own donkey, brought him to an inn and took care of him. The next day he took out two denarii[e] and gave them to the innkeeper. ‘Look after him,’ he said, ‘and when I return, I will reimburse you for any extra expense you may have.’ “Which of these three do you think was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of robbers?” The expert in the law replied, “The one who had mercy on him.” Jesus told him, “Go and do likewise.” Go and do likewise: golden amber and saffron, white sandalwood, and clove. This is gorgeous, warm and spicy, the clove and amber take center stage here. There's something in there that reminds me of Dr. Pepper without it actually smelling like Dr. Pepper, if that makes any sense. It's long lasting and just so wonderful.
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    Drag is for Everyone

    I can see why this is meant to be a layering scent. It feels unfinished on its own. It's musky and a bit sharper than I wanted it to be. As with most people, I think some age and some experimentation will be good for this one.
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    Blue Unicorn Moon

    I love this! It's the first blueberry bpal that hasn't gone sour on my skin! High five, Lady Lilith!
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    Frostbitten Bliss

    Sneezy. Whatever makes me sneeze in Snow White, is present in this too. I'm glad I got to try it, it's pretty, but my allergies can't stand it.
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    Blueberry Pumpkin Muffins Hair Gloss

    This is so good. On my skin both pumpkin and blueberry can go wonky on my skin, but not so with it in my hair! Everyone who smelled it yesterday loved it.
  11. SadariEvenstar

    Dead Leaves and Burnt Marshmallows Hair Gloss

    This is Dead Leaves and...... dead leaves to my nose. I don't smell any marshmallow, burnt or not. The leaf note is lovely, but I was really hoping for the burnt marshmallow to shine.
  12. SadariEvenstar

    Canis Major

    Embracing the brightest fire burning in the canopy of night, Canis Major hunts Lepis eternally as he dances with galactic clusters of his sister stars. Star-speckled brown fur and hay. This smells so good. So freaking good. Minty, musky, super wearable. I love it. Oudh? I think that's oudh, and some pine maybe? There's vanilla in there. I can smell it really well on the dry down. Though some of that might be coming from my hair. I don't know there's a lot going on here, but it comes together to perfection.
  13. SadariEvenstar

    Pumpkin Brownies

    Swirled with caramel and topped with sour cream frosting. A pumpkin I can wear! This is so delicious and not a drop of spices to make it smell like a candle. eta: There is a little bit of something that smells a little spicy as it dries down, but it doesn't really smell like cinnamon. Anyway, I decided to take one for the team and slathered it on my inner elbows directly after a bath. No reaction! I get massive painful welts from cinnamon, especially when I'm fresh from the shower, so I don't think this is cinnamon I'm detecting. I have no idea what it is though.
  14. As far as mint, I really love Anesthesia from the Gaiman section, A scent that slips through the cracks: peppermint, lavender, bergamot, and mandrake. It's gentle and minty and really calming.
  15. SadariEvenstar

    Fall 2017 Switch Witch Help

    Amazon wishlist: http://a.co/7W8RSXx 10/3/17 Witchee, would you like anything from the Trading Post Halloween update? https://blackphoenix...y/weenies-2017/ Ummmm, I'm probably going to get a bunch of decants of hair glosses. I'd love to try Desolate Farm House and Forgotten Churchyard. 10/1/17 Awesome farmer's market by my house. They have a local honey stand (which also sells things made from local honey like Propolis tincture!); there's a small apothecary and she additionally makes soaps and hand-made, hand-poured scented candles; plus a guy that makes an array of BBQ and Hot Sauces. Does ny of this appeal? Would you like anything from my local farmer's market? Honey all the things! Smolder Cosmetics. Do any of their products (glitter, eye dusts etc) appeal to you? https://smoldercosmetics.com Anything from Strobe Cosmetics (http://strobecosmetics.com)? How would you feel about getting Hello Kitty stuff? Hello Kitty is cool. Would you like to get some favorite recipes? Recipes are awesome. Would you like anything from my shop? https://www.etsy.com/shop/LisaNut? 9/30/17 Would you like anything from the Haus of Gloi Fall Part II update? https://www.hausofgl...ween-scent-list Apple Milk! Scarecrow! 9/27/17 How do you feel about these little guys? I think they're adorable and kind of want them all, but especially the ghost and pirate ones. https://lovemomiji.c...imited-editions 9/26/17 Witchees, do you want anything specifically from this page? Mitts, hat, shawls, unicorn... http://iceweasel.net/switchwitch/ What are your top three most wanted DC'd or previous LE BPALs? Yvaine, The Macabray, SN Honeysuckle What are some things you do NOT want to receive? Coffee. Live spiders. Ebola. is there anything from here that you might be interested in getting a print (or pillow/make-up case/etc) of? http://www.blackabbeystudios.com/store The Reader Claire's has some super cute Halloween stuff. In the style of Haunted Mansion - black lace collars, lace and sparkle masques and the like. A few items in Dias de los Muertos style. Would you be interested in such things? Would you be interested in anything from Orange Thyme? https://shoporangethyme.com/If so, which products/scents/flavors? 9/25/17 Anyone like/want calendars or dayplanners? I have a 2018 corgi calendar on my amazon wishlist that I need! If you like stationery, do you like plain, colors, images, or specific DON'T LIKES? What about general desk stuff like cool colored paperclips and post it pads? Would anyone be interested in having any of Abigail Larson's artwork (either as a print or on something, like a pillow, blanket, or t-shirt)? https://society6.com/abigaillarson Yes! I love her art work! I mentioned a specific print in my questionnaire (Summer) but it's hard to go wrong. I have the All Hallows Read print. Monster in the Closet is adorable. 9/24/17 do you collect the art cards that BPAL sends out? Any in particular that you are looking for or definitely don't need? Do you like this beautiful art, and she makes stickers and prints...SOOOO gorgeous: https://www.shannatr...om/paperprints/ Favorite animals or wild creatures or mythological creatures? Corgis, capyberas, dragons, horses, foxes, turtles would you like any swag from the Depeche Mode concert? (pins, posters, shirts, program, dunno what they'll have!) No Is anyone interested in the new Resistance scents that the Lab just released (Take a Knee and SN: Flor de Maga)? Take a Knee is right u my alley. Is anyone here into zero waste, plastic free living, urban homesteading, or any simplicity/minimalism-esque lifestyles? If so, could you use any tools or equipment? 9/23/17 Are you interested in anything from Bath & Bodyworks? Which products and scents do you like? www.bathandbodyworks.com/ No, thank you. I am possibly going to a crystal / gem show tomorrow. I can't afford expensive gem stones, but... What kind of crystals would you like? Colorful! Pumpkin or Zucchini bread? Yes What kind of homemade cookies are your favorite? Could you use a muscle rub? (We make ours on the lunar cycle and it has menthol, wintergreen, habanero, cayenne, olive oil, st. john's wort, arnica, beeswax, calendula, and ginger. It tingles. We call it "Thunder Butter". If you have really really super sensitive skin, I would recommend against it. And don't take a hot shower or open all of your pores before using it.) I have super sensitive skin so that's a no. Interested in trying some of our rose petal (rose petals, sugar, everclear) or lavender vanilla bean (lavender, vanilla bean, vodka) liqueur? ooo, yes Want some honey from the bees on our property? Yes Would you like some homemade jam? I have blackberry, rose petal, strawberry rhubarb, peach, and cherry. Rose petal or blackberry would be lovely. How about some homemade candied jalapenos with garlic cloves? I have regular and with habanero. Regular sounds yummy. I didn't dry any apples this year but I was thinking of heading over to Green Bluff and seeing if any honeycrisps are left. I have a commercial dehydrator so let me know if you are interested in any "Apple Crips" (as voodoocatwoman calls them!) I wash, peel, core, and slice before dehydrating. My kids would love those. Do you need any kind of dice bag, tote, project bag, cosmetic bag, pencil bag, or whatever? I have lots of bag patterns and fabric. We make bags under the name Twinkle N Twilight. Or how about a couple of pillowcases? Pillowcases would be super fun! 9/22/17 Would my witchee like this to warm up the fall coffee cup?? https://www.truelemo...gory-s/1871.htm do you like to take baths? if so, do you like oils, salts, things that fizz, all of the above, none of the above? What style/make/etc of phone do you have? What about size of tablet? Laptop? Would you like decals, skins, or cases for any of these? I have an ipad that would use some kind of protective covering. 9/21/17 See's Candy. My absolute favorite. They have special Halloween candy..any of these pique your interest?? Cinnamon Apple Scotch Mallows, Pumpkin spice truffles, pumpkinspice lollypops, caramel apple lollypops, or any other of their chocolates, etc? Cinnamon Apple Scotch Mallows sound amazing as do the caramel apple lollypops. I haven't gotten a chance to looking them up, but I love chocolate so it's hard to go wrong there. 9/20/17 Do you like Broadway shows/music? If so what are some of your favorites and/or ones that you hope to see or listen to eventually? Would you like merch from your favorite shows or CDs from shows you want to listen to? I've been loving Hamilton for quite a while now. I'm heading to NYCC in October! Is there anything I can get my Witchee while I'm there? bpal wise, Apples, 3,6,and 7 all caught my eye. I super want to try the apple marshmallow HG. I'm going to Edmonton Expo this weekend (It's Edmonton's version of comic con). Would a witchee like anything from there? Anything catch your eye from this site (globalgirlfriend.com)? Do you have any favorite, lesser-known stores? Especially ones that sell hand-crafted or independently made items. Ten Thousand Villages Imagine you're going to the most gigantic art & craft show imaginable, and money is no object - what kind of things would you gravitate towards and probably spend money on? Include as specific as you want to get! 9/19/17 Are you interested in anything from Think Geek? http://www.thinkgeek.com I really want this wallet: https://www.thinkgeek.com/product/jmko/ Do you have something you wish you put on your original questionnaire/forgot to put/would like to add on to? Any additional misc. information about yourself you want your Witch to know? (I think this was on the survey, but again if there's something that you forgot...) If you could decorate your house (or one room) in any one theme, what would it be? Your answer can be as simple ("Star Wars" or "Baroque" or "Modern"), or complicated or a combination (e.g. Victorian Gothic) as you feel best fits. Clean? Naturey? Aprons: Do you wear them, do you want one? Utility, decorative, cooking or crafting? That could be fun! BTW, would my witchee be interested in something like this? (photo of black and white striped knitted doll) 9/18/17 It seems like there's a question about socks on the questionnaire, but I don't think it got down to this level: Do you wear them? Any particular style (crew length, knee high, anklet, boot, etc.) or fiber (wool, cotton, bamboo anything but wool, etc.) preference? I like socks! I especially love silly or colorful socks. I tend to wear anklet of crew length. Nothing too rough of uncomfortable. Would you be open to previously-loved books? Always fine. What about partial-full bottles of BPAL or BPTP? Totally fine! So what are your favorite fandoms? Doctor Who, Harry Potter, Yuri on Ice, Rupaul's Drag Race... 9/17/17 I'm in France at the moment, is there anything here you might like? I'm in Provence, the land of lavender, so if you like that flower in particular just say so! Sometimes my allergies hate lavender, but more herbally lavender is usually okay. are you into divination? What kind(s) do you currently do? Do you want more books and/or tools for that type (e.g. new tarot cards, new runes)? Is there a new type of #divination you've been meaning to try, and if so, are you looking for the tool, a book on the subject, or both? I like Tarot cards. World my Witchee be interested in a Tarot or Astrology reading done personally? Yes, that would be neat! Does my Witchee need any magical supplies? Would you be interested in any of the seasonal (or regular) soaps from Cellar Door Soap (https://cellardoorbathsupply.com)? 9/16/17 Favorite gemstones? If you enjoy jewelry do you like discrete and elegant, flashy and gaudy, small and light, or large and chunky? Any love of pirates or SCA? Is there anything you would like from Disney World? Are you a Potterhead? If so, to which house do you belong? Oh yes. I'm a Hufflepuff! How do you feel about chokers? No thanks. 9/15/17 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? 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? There's one like 40 minutes away, but I never make it there, so sure! Do you like to cook and/or bake? Could you use any specific ingredients (spices, oils, salts, extracts, etc.) or kitchen utensils/gadgets? I do like to cook and bake! I'm always up for interesting spices and things. I always need good vanilla as well. I'm at Ocean City MD for bike week......would a witches want anything from here? Bike or beach related?? What is 1 thing you would love to see in your final box? Can be ANYTHING - your choice. Who would love some USPS eclipse stamps? Me! 9/14/17 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? My terrier likes balls, my corgi likes eating, and my GSD/Golden likes being an old man. My daughters like sugar, sensory toys, monsters (they have a stuffed cthulhu that they love), and chaos. Is there any interest in any of the fragrance oils from the Nocturne Alchemy Weenies update? 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) My Little Thy....and I can't look up how to spell it right now.... Princess. Probably some puppers once I try my decants. 9/13/17 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?- If you are a gamer do you have a steam/gamestop/amazon wishlist? I am, in theory. Having special needs kids means that I don't get a lot of time for hobbies anymore. I do have an Amazon wishlist that does have some game related stuff on it up above. How do you feel about the following scarf options (assuming you're into scarves)? Simple eyelet scarf Chevron scarf Lacy and fuzzy Skinny rib knit (extra long for lots of wrapping) Leafy! Love the Leafy and I like the eyelet one too! Like beer? What styles most appeal to you? I like dark beer. I do not like IPAs. My favorite beer is Southern Tier's Warlock. Like booze? What kinds? I'm not really a big drinker. Like Wine? What kinds? I don't really care for wine but I do love plum wine and it's been years since I've had any. 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! Not for me. 9/12/17 Here's a great local soapmaker I love--y'all see anything you would like? https://littleseedfarm.com/ What are your favorite/preferred Halloween/autumn icons/images? Any to specifically stay away from? I like leaves and harvesty things. Nothing too scary/gross. Target has birds dressed up for Dia de los Muertos that I'm dying to get. Do you eat candy, and if so would Halloween candy be welcome? Specialty candy from local or unusual sources? Chocolate? Yes. Yes to all. I don't like candy corn though. 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? We are an autism family. These kinds of things are actually quite appreciated. Any zentangle lovers, people who would like to try it, or would you want a piece of someone else's zentangle art? Any love of hair toys, clips, ribbons, fascinators, mini hats, etc? No What local goodies may be of interest? Local Honey, jams,candy? Honey is always a yes. Jam, I'm less into but I do like trying interesting flavors. Candy is a yes. Are you interested in any prescription services like serial magazines, Birch box, ipsy? I just saw this one today and it sounds fun: https://tokyotreat.com/subscribe/ Would you like funky Halloweenie costume makeup like Gothic eyelashes, nail effects, black lipstick, etc.? No How do you like to listen to music? CD, 8 track tape, mix tape, Pandora or Spotify, I-tunes? 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 don't mind either format of book. I do not like horror at all, in any form. I mostly read fantasy type stuff. Humor is good too. 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'm going to go with no. I have so many candles I never burn and I can't handle incense. Witchee: are you interested in crafting materials? 9/11/17 I'm in Japan, is there anything specific from here you would want? Candy and snacks, hello kitty, studio ghibli related things. How do you feel about nail wraps? Nah, I have tiny barely there nails and I bite them to boot. if you were to receive something hand knit, what type of item would you like? hat, cowl, handwarmers, etc. and what color(s)? - would you use knitted washcloths? a scarf? Are you allergic or sensitive to any fibers? I prefer soft. If you could be ANY character from a film, TV show or book, who would it be and why? If you could hop into a time machine and travel anywhere/anytime, where would it be and why? If you could invite 3 famous people to a BPAL meet and sniff, who would invite? 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. Yes. I can elaborate if you want me to. Would you like something hand sewn by your Witch? A dress, shirt, skirt, infinity scarf, something else? Anyone want any kind of costuming accessories or makeup or odds and ends? 9/10/17 Are there any hobbies or crafts you've been thinking of trying, but haven't had the chance yet? Would you want to receive a custom spell kit or magical tea? If so, what purpose would you want it to be for? Do you like poetry? Yes Anyone like handmade critters, stuffed animals, or custom repaints? Yes Would you enjoy any designer/specialty yarn for your own craftyness? I'm not crafty, sadly. Would anyone like a donation made in their name to a cause or charity? Please provide wishes from the last two updates? 9/9/17 Would you be interested in things from Future Primitive? (http://futureprimitivesoap.co.uk/) Are there any UK things you'd like to get? Are you into podcasts? If so, what are your favorites? Would you like any merch related to any of them? Would you like something from Nui Cobalt Designs (https://nuicobaltdesigns.com/)? Or maybe some of Christina's lovely Halloween candles at Sihaya & Co. (https://www.sihayaan...lection-candles)? ILNP? Who would love one of their awesome holos like MEGA or one of their amazing chromes? http://www.ilnp.com/ 9/8/17 Do you enjoy stationery? I'm thinking cute/quality notebooks, washi tape, stickers, fun pens etc. Are you interested in anything from Cocoa Pink? - Or Haus of Gloi? Would you be interested in a Halloween wreath? Have you seen this: https://www.bustle.c...llection-80733?(Lush Halloween collection.) And what would you like? 9/7/17 Are you interested in anything from the Moonalisa Halloween update? What are your coffee and/or tea preferences? - Coffee: whole beans or ground? - Flavor and roast preferences? - Tea: black, green, herbal, flavors? - Loose leaf or tea bags? - Anything specific you don't like? - Are you in need of any gadgetry? I do not like coffee. I drink a lot of tea. I like black, green, and white. I do not like rooibos or herbal teas. I prefer loose leaf. I am very much in need of more of Adagio's Autumn Mist tea. 9/6/17 How would you feel about receiving a hand-painted container for your bpal and/or other treasures? - would you want a big wood box (~50 bottles), a small wood box (~20 bottles) or a tin for carrying imps around? A big or small box would be great. Who is into K-Beauty (Korean beauty products like sheet masks) - What are your faves if you are? - If you aren't would you like to try something? Not really my thing. 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... Yuri on Ice 9/5/17 What are your feelings about Scooby Doo? Not really my thing. I mean, I don't hate him, but he's not something that I'm particularly interested in either. How do you feel about indie makeup (read: loose eyeshadow, blush, highlighter)? I don't wear makeup. 9/4/17 Would you like one of the Halloween Teeturtle shirts? https://www.teeturtl...alloween?page=1 Yes! I think women's relaxed fit in 2X would work. I especially like Dia de los Foxes.