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  1. syrenemyst

    SW2020 No Cooties

    Does anything from Paintbox Soapworks catch your eye Journey in Satchidanan Lotion , Clean Slate Scrub, Nightwalker candle Does anything from the Trading Post's etsy page catch your eye. Phoenix Steamworks ID / Credit card Case Is there anything you want from Japan? No 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. Spa masks, hair masks, conditioning treatments Would you like a face mask from one of my favorite artists? Iove plague seeker, stitches and antisocial masks 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? That sounds yummy! Syrups for teas and lemonades and brandied cherrys. You probably arent even my witch but it sounds awesome 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?? No, just something that lets me know that my witch actually thought about me. It's not about just throwing stuff in a box. I've had so many swaps like that and only a few thoughful ones. Would you rather receive supplies/tools for your own craft/hobby or receive something you can't make yourself? Receive something i can't or wouldn't make, especially if my witch could Is there anything you'd like from Penzeys . I love their Season salt, used to be there 4S i think. I havent been alble to.get it for a few months. Its yummy. If I sent you to a dollar store with $20, what would you walk out with? $20 Is there anything you'd like from the UK? Any kind of souvenirs from your home town. That would be cool! Do you have a particular fandom you'd like stuff from? BTS -all7 or Jimin or Yoongi, BT21 the character of chimmy or shooky How do you feel about tea? Preferences? I like light teas, whits teas, i like green teas, i like honeybush tea How do you feel about fragrant things for the home like incense, candles, atmosphere spray? I like candle and atmos. Most Halloween scenes are great. Do you share your home with any loved ones (human, feline, canine, etc.) who might enjoy a tiny treat too? 2 german shepherd dogs. 2 mutt cats What is your favorite mythological creature? Gryffins, werewolves, vampires and gargoyles How do you feel about keto or sugar-free, low carb baked goods or treats?? Not at this tim Anything you'd like from Future Primitive no thanks Do you have an Etsy wishlist? not right now Nui Cobalt Designs perfumes...(just got her latest email): How about the scents being discontinued? The Critters?or other ones? No thanks 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)? No thanks Do you decorate seasonally/for holidays? Is there anything in particular you would like to that end? No, i dont Would you like anything from House of Gloi. No thank Would you enjoy anything from my friend Brian's Etsy shop? https://www.etsy.com/shop/BrianSerwayArt? I love the prints Shroud Me In Your Obsidian and Ra Are you a sock person? Not anymore If you're not near one, is there anything from Trader Joe's you'd like? I wouldn't even know what to get How do you feel about local items from my city, like spicy (think chili) things or local coffee? The coffee is not spicy lol. Sure, sound good do you have good feelings about Funko Pop? Yes but i only want one right now https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07N14RG3W/?coliid=I12KJ9KVNIHMEZ&colid=5X0SRGMULAJN&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it Candles! Yes any choice would be nice Is there something from your fandom that popped up in another country you'd be particularly interested in? What, and what store? Yes , but its much too expensive. Would you be interested in some boozy chocolates? Sure, why not? what is your spice level preference? Very very low spice. Would you be interested in anything from Cellar Door Bath Supply Co.? No thank Lilith are up! Is there anything from the release that you want? Decant or full bottles? None really stand out. Decants would be fun to try How would you feel about recipes? Sure Would anyone be interested in anything from Bucees?! No thanks I'm a knitter. I have some knitted washcloths done, and can knit up more. Would you like some? No thanks Would you like any of Snag Tights’ Halloween offerings and if so, what size? No thanks 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 however .my witch chooses to do in is fine with me Witchee, do you want anything? Shirts, mugs, postcards from Anarchist Seattle, Portland, or New York No thanks Would you be interested in a gently-used tarot deck (or other oracle)? No thanks Are you interested in receiving a burned CD of music? No thanks 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/5X0SRGMULAJN/?ref_=lol_ov_le&filter=default&sort=default&viewType=list 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?no pu.pkin spice food or drinks for me. Cadles would be ik. Candy corn – love it or loathe it? Love it
  2. syrenemyst

    SW Halloween 2017

    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? no thanks Would you be open to previously-loved books? due to eye issues and hand issues, kindle is the best option for me right now What about partial-full bottles of BPAL or BPTP? So what are your favorite fandoms? a ton, I love a lot of different things, but right now I am into a lot of the superhero shows and movies. I do love Supernatural a lot. What is 1 thing you would love to see in your final box? Can be ANYTHING - your choice. Do any of you potential Witchees have any kitties, puppers, or youngling humans you want spoiled in your packages? What treats or toys do they like? i have two kitties and two puppies , no rawhides, and one 15 yr old who likes gaming and anime 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) How do you feel about the following scarf options (assuming you're into scarves)?no thanks What are your favorite/preferred Halloween/autumn icons/images? bats and ravens Do you eat candy, and if so would Halloween candy be welcome? not really. I am diabetic and can't stand sugar free stuff. But, if you have something interesting in mind, i would be willing to try and would definitely share with my family (no real bug canies, lol) How do you like to listen to music? iTunes Do you prefer reading on Kindle or actual book? kindle and I like sweet romance novels and cozy mysteries right now Candles, Incense, or wax tarts? candles with foodie smells or halloweenie types. I have no brand prefernce. Witchee: are you interested in crafting materials? I am into scrpbooking and jewelry making, so anything in like with vintage or steampunk ideas would be great I'm in Japan, is there anything specific from here you would want? not that I can think of, but again, surprises can be fun! How do you feel about nail wraps?no thanks if you were to receive something hand knit, what type of item would you like? no thanks 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. sure! halloweenie stuff is cool Would you like something hand sewn by your Witch? A dress, shirt, skirt, infinity scarf, something else? I can't think of anything right now Anyone want any kind of costuming accessories or makeup or odds and ends? no thanks Are there any hobbies or crafts you've been thinking of trying, but haven't had the chance yet? not really Would you want to receive a custom spell kit or magical tea? no thanks Do you like poetry? some Anyone like handmade critters, stuffed animals, or custom repaints? stuffed or handmade critters would be fun Would you enjoy any designer/specialty yarn for your own craftyness? I don't knit or crochet. sorry Would anyone like a donation made in their name to a cause or charity?no thanks Please provide wishes from the last two updates? i have them in my blog posts Are there any UK things you'd like to get? not that I can think of, but surprises can be fun Are you into podcasts? none Would you like something from Nui Cobalt Designs (https://nuicobaltdesigns.com/)? sure Or maybe some of Christina's lovely Halloween candles at Sihaya & Co. (https://www.sihayaan...lection-candles)? sure Do you enjoy stationery? I'm thinking cute/quality notebooks, washi tape, stickers, fun pens etc. no thanks Are you interested in anything from Cocoa Pink? no thanks - Or Haus of Gloi? no thanks Would you be interested in a Halloween wreath? sure, why not. Have you seen this:(Lush Halloween collection.) And what would you like? none thanks! Are you interested in anything from the Moonalisa Halloween update? I've never tried any Moonalisa before. I'd be open to things with baked goods or foodie scents, nothing floral What are your coffee and/or tea preferences? I prefer hot cocoas How would you feel about receiving a hand-painted container for your bpal and/or other treasures? I create and sell my own boxes, so none for me, thanks. What are your feelings about Scooby Doo? i love him when i was a kid!
  3. syrenemyst

    12 Days of Christmas 2016

    Can I make you a scarf/cowl/sweater/lap blanket to keep you wintery-warm!? I would adore a cowl or lap blanket!! Do you like to receive plants or gardening stuff? Do you grow plants? What's your favourite flower, if you have one? no, I am not into planting or gardening at all. I kill anything I have, no matter how hard I try not too. But, I love Tiger Lilies, they are my favorite flowers. How do you feel about knit socks? (Plain stockinette, lacework, cables, etc). Are there any other hand knit items you'd especially like? (Mittens, fingerless gloves, hats, etc). not for me, thanks. What kind of snacks do you like? I am willing to try new things, just nothing with bugs. What sort of dollar store items do you always get a kick out of? I can't think of anything, really. If there's one place you could go in the world, where and why? Scotland. I've just always felt drawn there, ever since I was a kid. If you had a custom perfume/beauty/bath product made for you, what would it be and what would the scent description look like? I have absolutely no idea. Something foodie, with cinnamon and vanilla, maybe If you could commission an art piece, would you choose traditional or digital artwork- and what would it be of? probably something traditional, maybe something with my dogs or my kid When it comes to makeup, what is your coloring? Fair, dark? Sensitive skin? Eye color? Hair color? Style....funky, natural? Any additional makeup info I am not a big makeup wearer. Usually just mascara and a red lip or gloss Christmas decor this year: we are continuing Halloween at Christmas time. Is there any craft or hobby that you are interested in trying? not right now. I have about 6 I work on at any given time, my husband would probably kill me if I try anything new at this point lol
  4. syrenemyst

    SW Halloween 2016

    The second part of the Haus of Gloi update is live tomorrow (the 25th)- is there anything you're interested in?no thanks I'm going to the NY Renaissance Faire tomorrow- anything you'd like me to look for?no thanks Do you celebrate Mabon? Would you like "witchy" or pagan decorations and objects? For example, pentacle wall hangings, mabon poppets, corn dollies, ritual candles, etc? I don't, but I would be open to any appropriate decorations Anyone hankering for Craftsy (http://www.craftsy.com) classes? Through tomorrow all classes are $20 or under.https://www.etsy.com/listing/281750646/iulius-necklace-sterling-and-fine-silver?ref=shop_home_active_56 Would you be interested in any of the following: jigsaw puzzles; puzzle books (like word searches or crossword puzzles or suduko); coloring books; card games; board games? Feel free to elaborate on preferences for any of the above!https://www.etsy.com/listing/281750646/iulius-necklace-sterling-and-fine-silver?ref=shop_home_active_56 Would you be interested in Kings Game by Lisa Millraney? sure Would you like any brown paper bags of "seconds" from Seattle Chocolates? i've never heard of them, but sure Elements & Artifacts has a fall/halloween collection up? Anything catch your eye? https://www.etsy.com/listing/281750646/iulius-necklace-sterling-and-fine-silver?ref=shop_home_active_56 Would you like some hair falls?no thanks Do you have an Etsy wish list, yes, its under cyrenemyst Tokyo Milk? Yea or Nay? not familiar with them would you like notebooks or journals? Utilitarian or fancy? Lined or blank? Tell me of your stationery lustings. no thanks as i make my own Are you interested in fabric? no thanks What are your tea and/or coffee preferences?no thanks? If you could receive one handmade item - everything from knitted or crocheted gloves and scarves to sewn bags to fanart or original art, what would you prefer? i am not sure What are your favorite fandoms, if any? i listed some on my questinnaire. I like so many things, there are just too many to list BPTP products? Pre-owned okay? sure Essential oils and aromatherapy oils- no thanks Favorite animal?groundhogs, dogs, cats, llamas Twilight Alchemy Lab oils?no thanks Authors - Jennifer Estep, Faith Hunter. Heard of them? Love them, hate them, or eh?no thanks Knitted things. no thanks Candles or wax melts/wax tarts? candles Indoor/outdoor Halloween decorations? What do you do, and what would you prefer to receive? we don't decorate, but anything my witch ould like to include is awesome What's your preferred Halloween decor style: anything not gory What's your candy preference? I like salted caraml, peanut butter cups, candy corn Does anyone like fleece character hats? Like these? no thanks Do you like things with Pumpkin (or Pumpkin Spice?) no thanks Is there anything you would like to get from Japan? no thanks Would you object to re-using of clean mailing materials? no 9/16/16 Is there anything you'd particularly like to get from the UK? this will sound funny but Collall All purpose glue Socks/sockdreams/etc: sure, I don't have a wishlist so a GC would be awesome Anyone a nail polish fan? What colored interest you? no thanks 9/15/16 How do you feel about knitted stuff? no thanks Fancy? Plain? What types of things do you like to wear? I'm into beer. How 'bout you? no How do you feel about caramel? yes Salt or no? yes With chocolate or without? either 9/14/16: What are you interested in from the recent BPAL and BPTP updates? (Lilith, Lunacy, etc.) no thanks Would you like hibiscus seeds? no thanks Off-color needlepoint? no thanks
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    SW Spring Fool's 2016

    Would you be interested in any handmade critters? Stuffed animals, knit or crochet beasties, or anything remotely similar? If so, please give an example or five sure. i love dogs, cats, groundhogs, hedgehogs, sloths, dragons, gargoyles Since this is the Spring Fools' round, is there anything that goes with the theme of April Fool's Day or spring that might be fun to add to your package? Flowers (seeds, real, or handmade) prank-related items, a court jester's cap? Something spring related. A stuffed bunny. I have no idea. lol Pet owners - would you like any kind of toy or supply for your pet? no thanks Geek paraphernalia! Almost everyone here has SOME sort of geek-love, whether it is Harry potter, Horror movies, graphic novels, science, etc. So would you be interested in any kind of items related to your geek-ish interests? i love steampunk, creating jewelry or books/albums, boxes and things in the steampunk/victorian style. I like a lot of geeky things but not any one specific thing. And I always blank out when I have to ask questions. Feel free to drop me a note Any yarn, plastic, metal, or fabric sensitivities? none would you like pretty stationery/note cards, etc, for writing snail mail? no thanks If you could have any BPALs right now (GC, LE, HTF) what would they be? none at this time Any places you would like gift cards from?Amazon, sock dreams, BPAl, LUSH, any craft store Do you wear make-up? Any brands you like? Color preferences? not really. thanks. Junk food and candy? not really. As a diabetic, I need to stay away Witchee, regarding your fave TV shows, would you be interested in the associated DVDs? Fan books? sure. that could be fun! Do you need any items for your kitchen (linens, gadgets, cooking supplies, etc.)? not now Gardens/plants: I am dreaming of spring, dear witch: Do you like plants? Do you have any? Indoor potted plants? A balcony bed? A yard? Do you want/need anything? i have a black thumb, so plants would be lost to me
  6. syrenemyst

    SW 2015

    9/17/15 Pumpkin? no thanks Booze? no thanks Want anything from Yellowstone? Be it postcards, key chains, shot glasses, pint glasses, or huckleberry what have you? any kind of souveniur would be cool Are you a fan of the TV show Penny Dreadful? I haven't seen it yet, but I know I love the aesthetic What are your coffee and tea preferences? I prefer hot cocoa What's your sense of humor like? Do you enjoy puns? Play on words? Dirty humor? Dry humor? Who are some of your favorite comedians? Yes to all of the above. My favorite comedian was Robin Williams Do you like board games? not really, Scrabble mostly Is there anything that you specifically do NOT want to receive? Plain or fun socks?plain Name one (or as many as you would like) thing you would like to learn more about? What one thing you would like to do more of? What are some things that fascinate you? Or, What would you like to know more about? 9/20/15 Would you like any cookie butter? I've never had it, so sure Is there any particular piece (or pieces) of art (painting, photograph, etc) that speaks to you in some way? not right now. What kinds of things would you like from the Lilith BPAL or BPTP update (or are you joining a decant circle?) I grabbed a few things, but anything my witch might want to get or share would be cool. Do you want to received knit or crocheted items? If so, could you describe or even link to a couple of items similar to what you would like to receive? only if my witch knits and feels like making a project. I would love gloves or a caplet What thing do you want to do (or get) but you keep putting off for one reason or another? 9/21/15 Would you like anything from Lush? I love their Dream Cream, Waving not drowning, but there are more in my wishlist blog. Do you prefer hand-made or store-bought?both SPICY! Scale of 1 to 10, no spice for me What is your BPAL "Holy Grail"? OLLA EVE Analog or Digital? Or Both? both What scents from other perfume companies are you really wanting to have in your collection and or are just really wanting to test? Companies like NAVA, Arcana, Solstice Scents, Possets, Haus of Gloi etc.....? none 9/22/15 Do you have an affinity for any specific animals? dogs, groundhogs Kitchen Needs or Wants? none Makeup! matte eyeshadow, neutral shades mostly Chocolate fiends ahoy! What kind of chocolate do you like? Do you like any other things in it or just plain good ole chocolate? mostly plain chocolate Would you be opposed to receiving a ton of Halloween themed items? nope everyday should be Halloween. 9/23/15 Would you be interested in any special little thing I might be able to pick up from the Great Lakes Bat Festival? Sure What items from the Weenie update interest you, should you have to option of getting anything as a gift from your Witch??? Would you be ok with decants, or bottles? either What's your favorite scary movie? Blu-ray or DVD? dvd Game systems - console or computer? Mac/PC? Which console? pc, xbox, wii Are you dressing up for Halloween and if so do you need any accessories for if? no Talk to me about bags, what kinds do you like? Sizes and styles? no thanks What are your favorite fandoms and do you want to receive anything related to such? sure. I love buffy/angel/firefly, Supernatural, Marvel, I can't think of more right now What are you planning to order from the Weenies update? nothing right now The Last Huzzah of the NY Renaissance Faire happens this weekend and I'm going! Is there anything you might want? (Besides a turkey leg, which won't ship well!) Do you like comics or graphic novels? Any issues or collections you want to read? no thanks Do you like fanfic? Would you like a story written for you as part of your gift? What characters/fandoms/pairings etc do you like? Where do you have wishlists at? I have mine in my wishlist blog 9/25/15 Let's say you have indicated interest in receiving a hand knitted item. What colors, exactly? i like forest green Would you rather receive a bunch of little packages through the round, a couple of medium packages, or one big package at the end? whatever my witch chooses If/when you go to the mall, for which store(s) do you beeline? I don't go to the mall . but I love craft stores and book stores Do you receive any subscription boxes (julep, lootcrate, ipsy, birchbox, etc.)? my daughter ad I do ipsy and lootcrate Do you like tarts/candles/incense? If so, what type of scents? foodie scents Is there anything you wish you could have picked up from the Dragon*Con exclusives? no thanks Is there a GC you've been dying to try but haven't got around to yet? The questionnaire asked about gold & silver jewelry, but how do you feel about copper jewelry? Do you like colorful jewelry, or do you prefer to keep it neutral? i love copper and prefer neutral colors We asked about decorating style, but are you interested in receiving decorations for your home? Are you interested in things that go on the wall or things that go on shelves? sure, I have nothing specific in mind though Office supplies hound? Pens, pencils, journals, any preference, or favorites? pencil, pens journals, things that I can use frequently I live near a huuuuge candy store. What kind of candy do you like? Gummies? Caramel? Chocolate? Sour? Sugar-free? Caramels sound yummy.. 9/26/15 How do you feel about animal products? Not so much animal toys or food, but more like furs, paws, bones, etc. no thanks Are you interested in receiving any restaurant.com gift certificates for your area? no thanks 9/27/15 How do you feel about "toys" - stuffed animals and the like? sure. I love fun plushies!s!
  7. syrenemyst

    Spring Cleaning Swap 2015

    Clothing: I am a 6X in plus sized clothes, so probably nothing for me. However, my kids are large and XL in tops, skirts, and dresses. My 13 year old is into just about everything from goth to lolita to steampunk/vintage, tee's, jeans, loves her combat boots as well as her UGGS. My oldest loves anything from goth to lolita and loves pink as much as black. Kids. LOL Toys: i want to say no, but if you thinkmit might be something for kids, send me a note and I'll let ya know Socks: sure Makeup/Nail polish: used nail polish is ok, but only unused makeup. I do not use it, but will give it to my girls Books I wouldn't read:no westerns, no religious, Hobbies/crafts: clay, scrapbooking, photography, jewelry making (with a steam punk bent) Kitchen: i am set, thanks Fashion accessories: sure, if i can't use it, the kids will. International/regional goodies: Yes please! Handbags:no thanks Video games: sure, we have an xbox 360, Wii, Nintendo DSXL, nintendo 3ds, PS2 and a few DS lite, gameboys and PCs around as well. Non-BPAL: BPAL only, please. anything else tends to make me sneezy. Pets: 2 German Shepards, 1 Cocker Spaniel ,2 mutt cats (all boys), a niece, a daughter and a hubby (they're pets too, right?) Kids stuff: I have an 18 yr old girl and a 13 yr old girl. They love all kind of stuff most of the things we all enjoy, they do as well. Any questions, just ask me CD's and DVDs? sure, why not. Yarn-? no thanks. I am not a yarnie Hey, how do people feel about stripes? Say, black and white stripes? YES! Do you have any interest or use for anything tarot-related? Absolutely Do you like cats? yes I have 2 Do you collect anything? -Celtic items, celtic designs -gargoyles -decoupage and scrapbooking papers and items -unique pieces and beads for jewelry making -Hello Kitty -groundhogs -steampunk related stickers Also, I've unearthed a ton of stuff from the regifting heap, so do you have any use for a potpourri container, a bright purple reusable water bottle, or a Massage Envy gift card? not for me. I have a metric ton of water bottles and can't use potpourri right now.
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    SW 2014 Thread Questions

    1. PUMPKINS?!? doesn't really do it for me 2. How do people feel about canned good (pickles, salsa, etc) and vegetal baked goods (squash bread, zucchini bread). 3. Trading Post wants? 4. What direct sellers do you not like and would prefer not to get things from? And also feel free to list any retail brands you really don't like. 5. How about y'alls coffee and tea preferences? none for me thanks 6. Do you cook? Would kitchen accessories make you happy? none 7. How do people feel about creative endeavours? Would you like to receive one? Or supplies to make your own? What do you like? Drawings, stories, poems? anything my witch created would be wonderful. I would love something she did just for me. As far as my creativity, anything I can repuprpose for jewelry, especially for a steampunk look, or scrapbook papers or kits would be awesome 8. What culture or country (doesn’t have to be modern) do you feel an innate connection with? What about it makes it special to you? 9. Is there any sort of art commission you would like: cartoony, pin-up, fantasy, realistic, etc? If so, what subject would you like drawn (a picture of you, a character, a loved one or pet)? maybe one of my dogs and my daughter together 10. What do you find yourself doing for fun in your free time? What are your main hobbies and interests? creating jewelry and journals and smashbook 11. Table-top gaming? no 12. DVD movies or games that you wish would magically appear in your hands? Can they be used, through Amazon? none 13. What kind of snacks or candy from other countries/states would you like to try? anything that might be a local treat to my witch 14. Do you have a favorite internet meme, character or pop culture fandom? I like so many things but I am not really locked into any one fandom 15. Do you have a Facebook profile (or other social media) that you are comfortable linking to aid your witch in stalking? Please note whether you are willing to add BPALers as friends. I have added my info to the spreadsheet and I will friend my fellow BPALers 16. Anybody interested in something from RCCC, whether it's con-exclusive merch or from a particularexhibitor or artist? no thanks 17. How important to you is regular contact / chatter with your witch? I love hearing from my witch as much as she wants to chatter with me. 18. Do you like puzzles/riddles/treasure hunts and that sort of thing?not really 19. If you were to receive music, would you want a physical CD or digital versions? either way 22. Are you superstitious about anything? Any things you can't have in your house for that reason--bad associations? open umbrellas in the house. I just could never get past that one 24. Ok, so we've covered pumpkin. How do you feel about the other fall classic – apples? no apple scents. Apple foods on the other hand are good!! 25. Do you have any fabric or skin-contact aversions?none 26. How do you feel about Christmas/Yule ornaments? sure, I am open to some. Every year we do a themed tree. This year we are doing a steampunk tree and I am making all of my own ornaments 27. How do you feel about Hello Kitty, and Hello Kitty accessories (including mugs, cups, etc)? we love Hello Kitty 28. If you had a week free where you could learn anything, with no financial restrictions, what would you want to study? I can't even think of anything. I'd probably want to study something relating to jewelry 29. Do you enjoy poetry? Who are your favorite poets and what type of subject matter do you like? I am eh on poetry 30. Would you enjoy receiving something related to a favorite Disney character?not really 31. How do you feel about cute things as decorations or accessories? (Example: Would you enjoy this stationery - or do you prefer elegant/creepy/neutral stuff?)I'm open to it all 32. What is something you'd really like to recieve from your witch? Please be as specific as possible - no, "Oh whatever she thinks is fine!" What I really want is my witch to put time and effort into their choices for me. Because time is the most expensive and precious thing we have. We can't replace it, buy it or make more of it. So, to me, the best and most special thing someone can gift me with is something they spent their time on, whether it's the choosing, planning or creating of a thing. 33. Go to your music source of choice - on random or shuffle setting if possible - & share with us the 10 most recent songs/artists. Centuries-Fall Out Boy Mecto Amore-Steam Powered Giraffe Love Again-Pentatonix Icarus- Bastille Nicotine- Panic at The Disco HatchFever- Steam Powered Giraffe Aha- Pentatonix The Phoenix- Fall Out Boy Fear and Dekight- The Correspondents Everybody Wants to Rule the World -Lorde 34. Tarot cards, rune stones and/or other divination tools yay or nay?yes, I would love some! 35. Do you have a Celeb crush? or someone who you just can't get enough of....other than your SO Right now it's Stephen Amell, but for his personal actons , not just his celeb stuff 36. Glitter? are you okay with it, or hate it like the plague? plague 37. If there was another time period other than now that described your style/aesthetics, what would it be? I would like it to be Victorian 38. If you had to pick one or two quotes to live by, what would it be and why? This too shall pass, has be my personal motto since I was 14. It's gotten me through a lot of garbage 39. Do you prefer physical books? CD books? eBooks? If eBooks do you have preferred format, kindle/nook/kobo/PDF/ePub/ect? eAudio? kindle 40. Smut! Yes or no? If yes, what kink, er, kind? not really 41. Ebooks! Yes or no? yes 42. If you were to get a custom bottle from House of Gloi made for you what notes would create your perfect blend. none thanks 43. If your witch were to take a photograph (or paint or whatever) of something just for you, what would it be? Landscape? Flower? Critter? Something to illustrate a favorite quote? not sure, something autumn-y maybe. 44. What is your favorite Halloween animal or other symbol/decoration? black cat or raven 45. Makeup, especially of the indie variety. Nail polish, nail wraps, eyeshadow, lipstick/gloss, etc. none at all 47. I make hairsticks...would you like/use them? yes, that would be nice 49. Would you completely freak out if I sent you a chocolate covered scorpion or some other food oddity? This includes things like 'bacon powder' from thinkgeek.com. yuck. I wouldn't like these things at all. 51. Let's talk nail polish. What colors do you love? Hate? Which brands are you dying to try? Have you ever used indies? Do you like glitter? Any textures to avoid (glitter, sand, etc)? no nail polish for me 52. How do you feel about getting a special Halloween plushie? sure, I'd love it! 54. Are there any GC scents that you know you love, but for whatever reason, keep putting off buying bottles of? miskatonic university 55. I know not everyone likes Lush products, but if you do, which Lush items would you like to get from your Witch? I have a bunch of LUSH items in my wishlist/help blog 57. If you are ok with receiving t-shirts, what size are you, do you prefer tissue tees, normal crew tees, babydoll etc? I take a 6x so no not really interested in tshirts right now 58. THINKGEEK! Who loves it - do you have a wishlist on there?? What are some things you are jonesing for on there for under $20? I don't have a wishlist and can't think of anything I'd like right now 59. Zombies, yes or no? no, ewwww, yuck no! 60. Would you like arm warmers/fingerless gloves? If so, what length? just beyond the wrist, almost to the elbow, full sleeves? no thanks 61. Do you feel a particular affinity for a specific animal/s? groundhogs. they are fat and fluffy and earthy and I feel connected to them 62. Anyone have any Paintbox Soapworks loves?oh yes, Whiskers, scrub, clean slate scrub 63. How would you feel if your witch or a minion of your witch showed up in person at your house with goodies? creeped out, to be honest 64. Do you have a ravelry account? Tell me about your yarn obsessions. none 65. Sock Dreams, yay or nay? YAY! 66. Knitted items like scarves, shawls, dishclothes....yay or nay? Favorite fibers? Favorite colors? no thanks 67. Is your Amazon WL up-to-date? kinda sorta maybe-ish 68. If you were to receive handmade caramels, would it matter if they were made with raw cream (unpasteurized)? i am diabetic 69. Would you enjoy getting a sampling of quality incense taken from various sources? Are there types of incense you know you don't like? Would you want a burner for loose incense and a few charcoals to get you started with that, or would you rather stick to simpler types? any kind is nice, as far as scent I don't care for anything patchouli 70. I know we already had a question about needed kitchen accessories, but what about spices? 71. Would you like handmade stationary or cards? How about a quill pen? sure 72. On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being "gimme that ghost pepper!" and 1 being "oh, that's a bit too much black pepper for me" Where is your heat tolerance? i am a baby as far as spice heat goes 73. What is your favorite type of Halloween candy? i love candy corn 74. Do you need or want any cosy footwear, like fluffy slippers, or slipper socks etc? no thanks 75. What do you most look forward to each Fall? halloween, the cooler temps, the trees changing color 76. What gadgets do you use in your everyday life and would you like a cool case for them - with your favourite fandom or artwork or saying? no thanks 77. Are there any beauty accessories you need or would like? For example make-up brushes, facial brushes or eyelash curlers. none thanks 78. Would you be disappointed to get one big box, or would you prefer a bunch of little ones? And would you be disappointed if your witch actually had it together early and sent it to you sooner than later? I'd prefer a few smaller things and then one big reveal, but it's up to my witch really 79. Stores are putting out their halloween PJs and undies! Would you be happy to get any in a package? And if so, what size? For PJ pants, do you like cotton or flannel? no thanks. I do not fit in big box store sizes. I wear 6X items. 80. Do you like M&Ms? yes 81. How about wax melts? yes, but nothing apple 82. Would you like a subscription for Spotify? no thanks 83. What scents from the Lillith update would you like to try? Mermaid, Venustas, Very Pink Surprise Cake and maybe OM GAM GANAPATAYE NAMAHA 84. Would you be interested in receiving a box of sugar cube skulls? Yes!!! We are planning a Day of the Dead celebration and that would be prefect! 85. Skin care routine? Fave cleanser? Toner? Moisturizer? What about body lotions? Any particular brand or scent? Lip balms? Yay or nay? nothing, thanks 86. Is there anything you would like from Salem MA (mugs, keychains, postcards, etc.or witchy supplies like incense, candles, books)?
  9. SWITCH WITCH or Swap Partner- Do NOT feel obligated to get me things on this list. I just like to use it to keep track of things I want as well as help give ideas of the things I like or might be interested in. If you ever have questions, please email me. I am always glad to hear from my witch or partner!! I am on Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook, Livejournal and Twitter, (though I use the last two infrequently) as syrenemyst. I have an etsy shop : Various and Sundry . I am also on Goodreads as Yolanda Holecz or syrenemyst There are tons of questions from various swap rounds in my blog, which should help my partner get to know me a bit better BPAL Favs ---------------- ****OLLA Eve**** Pinched with Four Aces Scholar's Tower Palmyra Crypt King Morrocco (scent, bath oil and hair gloss!!) Sherlock Holmes Black Silk Wishlist ------------ More OLLA EVE Other companies I like ------------------------- Haunt- Shapeshifter Glossing Spray, King's Folly soap and scrub, Hush (milk & cocoa) powdered bath elixir, fairgrounds & fireworks LUSH Favs: Waving not Drowning, Ocean Salt , Big, Veganese, Ruby Red Slippers, Fresh Farmacy, Flosty Gritter, American Cream, Playdoze, Happy, Two Little Boys, Angels on Bare Skin Pop in the Bath bubble bars, Ickle Baby Bot bath bombs, the new FUN soap in Blue, Green and Pink Paintboxsoapworks- White Cotton Sheets, The Natural, Lady Linden, sorbetto scrubs. Wishlists/Idea lists ---------------------------- Etsy favorites Amazon A Cherry on Top General Likes -------------------- -Celtic items, celtic designs -Scrunchies, hair sticks -unusual or unique knick-knacks -gargoyles -decoupage and scrapbooking papers and items -photography -unique pieces and beads for jewelry making -watch parts for jewelry making -Hello Kitty -groundhogs -Polymer clay books, tools Forum Name: syrenemyst ==================== Pets: 2 cats, 3 dog, 1 husband Children: 1 daughter Religious orientation: I believe in a higher power Favorite Holiday: Halloween, Christmas, Groundhog's Day (long story) Occupation/Major in school: stay at home mom Living arrangement (by yourself, with roommates, etc): married, live with my husband and the rest of my entourage Livejournal/Blog/Website: syrenemyst.livejournal.com, syrenemyst.deviantart.com, cyrenemyst.etsy.com Organizations/Causes/Activities (Things you belong to or causes you believe in): BPAL Favorite BPAL oils: Pinched with Four Aces, Eve, Crypt King Favorite notes: foodie, lavender, sandalwood, chamomile, Favorite non-BPAL perfumes: Least favorite BPAL oils: Namaste, Numb Least favorite notes: patchouli, apple If Beth made a custom blend for you, what would the notes be, and what would you want the label art to look like? Lifestyle Favorite colors: forest green, dusty rose, cream Style/home decoration style: eclectic, comfortable Things you collect: bookmarks, gargoyles, dragons Favorite music: rock, pop, alternative Least favorite music: most rap Vegetarian/Vegan: none Other food restrictions: diabetic Favorite foods/drinks: hot cocoa, flavored coffee Favorite authors/genres: Laurell Hamilton, Jim Butcher, Rachel Caine, Mercedes Lackey. I enjoy romance (except for wild west settings), mysteries, vampire fiction,some horror, some thrillers Least favorite authors/genres: westerns, crime bios Books/authors you'd like to read, but haven't yet: How do you feel about receiveing gently used books as gifts? I love books, so used is ok Favorite stores (including clothing stores): any book store, Michael's, AC Moore, JoAnne's, any crafty store Favorite online stores (including B&B stores): Amazon, LUSH, Sock Dreams, any craft store, iTunes Magazines you subscribe to: none Magazines you like, but don't subscribe to: People, Entertainment Weekly Favorite movies: A Knight's Tale, Serenity, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Underworld Favorite TV show: Arrow, Flash, Castle, Marvel's Agents of Shield, Suits, Bones, Supernatural, Grimm, Once upon a Time, The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, Royal Pains, Project Runway, Top Chef.... the list just goes on past shows: Buffy, Angel,X-Files, Lost, Firefly, True Blood, Dresden Files, Lie to Me, Human Target,House MD,Sanctuary, Warehouse 13, Fringe,White Collar, Glee, Hobbies/crafts done: decoupage boxes, polymer clay, beaded jewelry, steampunk inspired jewelry, making smash books and journals, scrapbook Clothing & Jewelry Hair type:normal Skin Type:normal with t zone Allergies: none Other things to avoid: hair care products, IOE products Tub, shower or both? both Favorite bath&beauty products: sugar scrubs, lotions, creams, bath bombs, salt scrubs, fizzies, bubble bars Clothing Style/Fave garments:none please Favorite clothing colors/colors to wear: jewel tones Type(s) of jewelry worn: necklace with pendants Ring/wrist/collar size: I wear about 36 inch length chains Jewelry - gold or silver? silver Do you have any allergies to metal? none Favorite gemstones: emerald, hematite Pierced ears, stretched ears, neither? pierced ears Wishlists BPAL Wish List (including SW/SF Help): Other website Wish lists (amazon.com, etc): This link had SW ideas, and links to other wishlists: Wishlist, which includes my etsy and Amazon lists Random Questions: I have a ton more of these questions here at this blog link http://www.bpal.org/blog/353-syrenemysts-blog/ - On a scale of 1-5, how organized are you? family tells me I am a 2 , fellow BPAler's have said a 4 or 5. I think a 3. - Where, outside of the U.S. would you love to visit? (if you're international, this can be anywhere)Scotland - Do people tell you that you act older, younger, or your age? younger -If I gave you a toy gun with flashing lights, would you hide and start shooting people from around corners OR would you thank me on the IGI thread and then quietly donate it (a niece, Oxfam, Goodwill, wherever)? (there are no wrong answers for this, so don't be afraid to answer honestly) I would totally hide around corners and shoot peope with it. I love doing silly things like that. - What animal do you feel like the most? a groundhog - Your favorite feature about yourself: my lips - Do you live in a neighborhood or in the middle of nowhere? a neighborhood in the middle of nowhere. -Have you ever thought, "oh, I'm going to get myself one of those one of these days" but then never do? List 1 under $10 and 1 over $10. - How do you feel about boi witches? thumbs up for boi witches - Do you like garage sales (boot sales)? on occasion. - I like to slather my food in …: sometimes, ketchup - State fairs or carnivals?carnivals - You throw caution to the wind and runaway to join a traveling circus. What job would you want ( a main performer, a side show, a behind the scenes spot, etc) and why? a clown, but one who works the side of the rings, not a main ring performer. I like to be funny and make people laugh, but I don't always like to be the focal point of the situation. Plus, I could hide behind the clown makeup, since I am sometime ashamed of what I look like. - What mythical or fantastic race of creatures (dragons, unicorns, griffins, elves, dwarves, faeries, etc.) do you most identify with? vampires - Imagine that you're given a shoebox-sized time capsule, and you are asked to put any number of items in the box that symbolize who you are. The items can be may be anything you can imagine, and money is no object, but they must fit within the box. What do you choose? My smartphone, with recorded messages and videos and pics of things , people and places that I loved, my iPod, tons of regular pictures of my family and my life. - Do you need storage boxes? not really, but if my witch wanted to make me one, I would love it! - The world has given you the day off. You hear that, no chores, responsibilities, or budget you have to follow. What would you do in those 24 hours? honestly, sleep. Maybe buy lots of frivilous things, redecorate my house. - Do you like steampunk & if so what kind of steampunk item would you most like to receive? yes, i love steampunk. I would love to have supplies to incorporate into my steampunk inspired jewelry. - Do you have an etsy shop? yep http://cyrenemyst.etsy.com - Would you like to receive baked goods, if so what kind? sure. We love cookies!! - What is something totally random (yes, that thing that just popped into your head) that hasn't been covered by any previous questions?
  10. syrenemyst

    Switch O'Ween 2013

    So here is my round up of condiments. Are you interested in anything from the Haus of Gloi yule update on November 3rd? Which products and which scents?Three Treasures,Eggnoggin in Whipped Soap, Bubbling Scrub, Emulsifying Scrub How do you feel about nail polish? If you like it, are there any brands or colors in which you are interested?none thanks What about makeup? What brands do you prefer and which products would you most enjoy receiving? none thanks Your feelings on Adagio teas: If you've never had anything from them, would you be open to trying them? If you HAVE had them and like them, name some favorites blends. Do you like video games? Are there any you want to play? Do you have a large library?i love video games, i would love to get more Assassin's Creed games for my xbox. I have a pretty small game library for having two systems Name three BPAL scents you have tried, but are dying to get more of.Pinched with Four Aces, Crypt King, Have you ever tried anything from Paintbox Soapworks? Which products or scents would you prefer?Love her!! I have some stuff listed on my help blog entry Do you like/have space to garden? If so, what do you grow? not yet, but i will once we move to our new house Gift cards/vouchers - yay or nay? If you like them - which stores would you like one for?ooo... amazon,etsy Seen anything lately that makes you go OH HOLY FUCK THAT'S AWESOME!! ? Name five small things you could use, but might not think to get for yourself? not at the moment Is there anything from a farmer's market you might like?no thanks Do you have any upcoming away time I should be aware of, for shipping purposes?not moving until december Would you like anything from Sock Dreams?gift card would be cool Is there anything in the Miskatonic Valley Philharmonic update that you're interested in?not yet, i already placed an order for a few decants Are you okay with semi-spicy foods right now? I'm thinking like curry or chipotle? If you were to choose a chili powder would you go Hot, Medium, or Mild? none thanks If you were this mystery witch's witchee, would you be interested in Spoonfudge (http://www.spoonfudge.com/) or any other such "ordered online" sweet? yes! I love spoonfudge Also - Double checking everyone's baked goods status. Home-made baked goods or other food stuffs OK? sure Is there anything you'd like from Lush, witchee?I love Lush! i have a list in my help blog If you like earrings, what kind? Dangly earrings, hoops, studs - what kind do you like? How long do you like your necklaces? Or would you prefer to just get a pendent, so you can size the chain yourself? no earrings and a pendant would be cool.I tend to like really long chains If I were your witch and were to paint you something, what would you absolutely love, what would you feel ambivalent toward, and what would you not like to see or receive? i'd love anything my witch chose to send me Are there any craft project/s you are working on now that you need supplies for? Or rather, is there a craft project you've been wanting to do but need stuff to start? I have started working with polymer clay so any supplies for that, watch parts, anything that would work for steampunk or jewelry making What do you think of hair sticks? Would you like a set?sure Is there anything you'd really like to have/try from Trader Joe's, or any other popular-but-not-available-everywhere store? i've never been to one, so I would have no idea what to ask for. Would you rather have something fun or practical? fun, i think. Witchee, would you like a set of Cards Against Humanity? sure, why not Table Games - do you play them? If so, which ones, and which versions, and are there any goodies you might like related to them? not really, but thanks Witchee, are you in need of any particular spices? none thanks If you were my witchee, would you be interested in anything from my store or something similar? (Nut-made by LisaNut on etsy.)no thanks Say your witch works at a used bookstore. what kinds of things might you like from there? cool old pulp fiction paperbacks? tarot cards? (we have those.) a dr who pen? books about haunted cemeteries in seattle? you may have all of these things:) oh, and also movies. and cds.ooo tarot cards, I'd love any books about steampunk crafts or polymer clay crafts. Witchee, the Haunt Halloween update goes live tomorrow! When it does, please post right away and let me know your dreams and wishes! I would love stuff from Haunt, but the ship time might not fit in with this round of SW I've got some canned goods put up -- mostly jams/jellies, some apple butter, some applesauce. Want some? If so, what kind(s)?oooo, yes. I'd love to try apple butter or applesauce! How feel you about lip balms, glosses, and lipsticks? Any particular favourite scents/flavours? Any favourite makers/sellers?I like them. I don't care for minty balms. I am open to trying any brand Since wishlist links never seem to work in forum mail, won't you please re-post your wishlist links here, so they're readable? ALl of my links are posted in my blog so you should be able to see them there. Are you a fan of anything that you would like a tshirt of? If so, what size would you wear?I would love a tshirt from Firefly, but I take a 6X women's shirt, so it's kind of a lost cause. Do you love, hate, or are indifferent to.....pumpkin flavored things?bleech. no pumpkin for me, thanks. Dear future Witchee, did you get anything from the Beaver Moon or Weenie updates that I need to know about, so I don't accidentally repeat anything? I wouldlove a bottle of White Sage. I haven't even looked at the Weenies, so I'll have to get back to you. Name some DVDs you wouldnt mind receiving, or are they on an Amazon list?actually, I can't think of any Do you want anything from Starbucks or Teavana? Tea, tea makers, rock sugar, tea tins, coffee, via, via refreshers, mugs, tazo tea...? no thanks Halloween Candy, Decorations, and Costume supplies - What kind are your idea of FUN and which ones would you thoroughly dislike?we love it all!! Halloween is awesome! WHAT traditions to you partake in for Halloween? Knowing what you do our how you decorate or how you celebrate? we take my daughter out for trick or treat, and afterward we get donuts and hot cocoa Hey, Witchee, it's getting cold. Socks, scarves, hats or arm warmers? arm warmers would be cool.
  11. syrenemyst

    Beat the SW Blues 2013

    I live near the Brown and Haley outlet - makers of Almond Roca and Mountain Bars - would you want anything from the outlet? For nut-haters, they have nutless Roca For the no-sugar folks they have sugar-free as well. No, thank you I also have an Oberto jerky outlet local to me - any wants there?No, thank you How do you feel about home-canned goods?No, thank you Do you like BPTP clothing? I love the clothing but I can't wear any of it as it doesn't come in my size. Well, maybe the socks,but there are none of those that catch my eye. What else do you love from the Trading Post site, and need to have? nothing I can think of at the moment. Is there a particular movie genre that you like (Fantasy? Drama? Romantic Comedy? Musicals? TV-Series, etc), and what format would you prefer: DVD, Blu-Ray, or something in the cloud (like Amazon, iTunes, Flixster, etc)? I love fantasy, drama,rom-com, some musicals, some sci-fi. I prefer DVD's but I can't think of anything right now that I am in need of. -Following up on the Adagio question from earlier, what are you top five wishes, for teas and blends?none, I don't care for tea. -Do you have anything that you do ritually, every summer? not really. sleep late? -What are your top five wishes from ThinkGeek? I'll have to get back to you on that one. -Seen anything lately that makes you go OH HOLY FUCK THAT'S AWESOME!! ? not really Do you like audiobooks? If so, do you have/would you like to try Audible? (I'm an addict, myself.) no, i don't care for audiobooks. Chocolate: Love? Hate? Allergic? If love, what are your faves? I love chocolate, but alas, it is not good for me. I prefer milk chocolate. Do you have any long trips coming up? If so, could you use things to occupy yourself? no I'm going to Jungle Jim's next week would anything interest you? no thanks Does anything from the TP Etsy update interest you? yes, white light bath oil and Emotional Healing Oil I just found out Oreo is launching ones with watermelon flavor in the USA only. Is it something you would enjoy? no thanks. So, dear witchee, would you like some Tw*twaffle soap or scent or lotion? no thanks Has anyone asked about tattoos? Do you love them? Hate them? Have any? Want any? i love them, but I don't want one because I am too chicken to get one. If you knit/crochet, what sizes of needles do you need? no thanks If you cook, would you be interested in-hand made spice mixes/rubs? no thanks Would you like mexican vanilla or silver rings/necklaces? sure. I would love either/both The Conjure Oils update (http://conjureoils.com/emporium.htm) looks absolutely fabulous...I didn't know she made soaps and candles and whanot. Is there anything from the Oddment Emporium you would like? no thanks What is your favorite color? green, but darker shades What is your favorite season? spring and fall If you could live anywhere in the world and money was no object, where would it be? Everywhere. I would love to travel and live all over the world. I would start on the British Isles. Would you like if your witch sent a regional pop/soda? If so, what type (Root beer, creme soda, cola, citrus-flavored, chocolate-flavored, etc...)? none Ninjas or Pirates? ninja pirates Werewolves or vampires? vampires Zombie or Cthulhu? neither Do you want to receive one big package or a bunch of small ones? Digital stuff all at the end when the box should arrive or as we go? whatever my witch decides Do you welcome knitted items? i would love anything my witch made me but I am stocked up on scarves. I love shades of green. Is there a Quote that resonates with you, or that you particularly like a lot. Would this be something you would like artwork made of for your walls or a shirt/bag/scarf? Also, STARBUCKS, Yay or Nay? Anything you particularly like? nay Is there someone on the forums (within SW or not) who knows you really well and might be able to help with stalking? not really If you happen to find out who yours is, how much would it bother you? no, I would still love my witch. Do you use waxmelts or tarts? If so, which ones do you prefer? neither right now Have you ever tried Spoonfudge? Would you enjoy it if your Witch would send you some? Which of the flavors would you like?Love Spoonfudge, but as a diabetic, I must refrain What's your opinion on Moonalisa? Any favorites or products you'd like to try? I've never tried any of her products. Are there any BPALs that you loved the idea of, the imagery - whether artwork or description - but which didn't work out for you? none Put your mp3 player/online music/itunes/etc on random and list the next 10 songs here: what is your favourite object, that you own, ignoring sentimental reasons for attachment? So I guess something you find beautiful, or fun, or incredibly useful. How big is too big...for something to hang on your walls? If I'm painting you a pretty picture, are there maximum dimensions that you have/prefer? Gift cards/vouchers - yay or nay? If you like them - which stores would you like one for? target, amazon, iTunes Is there anything from Australia you would like? eg: snacks (yes, you can ask for Tim Tams!), books, magazines, memorabilia? sure, anything would be awesome. Do you have any problems with swearing or particularly off-color humor? none at all What style is your sense of humour? twisted, dry, sarcastic, a little frat boy. What would you like from the most recent BPAL update? What are you planning on buying for yourself and what would you like to try? Is there a literary character you identify with? Even if it's not spot-on, just someone you found yourself having that "I identify with this" feeling? I can't think of anyone at the moment What are the three books you most want to read right now, and which you don't already have? I don't have anything on my list currently. Would you like something from Empire Edibles? no thank you Is there anything small you try to collect from everywhere you visit? post cards, little trinkets. Do you like tarot cards, pendulums and rune stones etc? If so, what type? tarot cards, rune stones What fandoms do you belong to? I'm not really in a "fandom" but I enjoy many different fan groups What cheers you up? my kids, my dogs and cats What question do you hate to answer? What is the best compliment you have/could receive? Would you like anything from an European country? any kind of souvenir would be cool. Do you like bags? If so, what type (rucksack, clutch, shopping bag) colour and would you like/need a new one? no, i am set right now. What's your favourite comfort food(snack or candy etc) and/or drink? chocolate, hot chocolate If you knew you were going to live comfortably for say 800 years, what profession, calling or project might you pursue with some of your extra years, which you imagine you may not do in the life that you have? travel and historical research What colors/style is your kitchen decor? And do you entertain in your home? it's very eclectic and I don't entertain at home very often. we are more quiet people. Are your ears pierced? yes Do you like stuffies/stuffed animals/art doll type thingies? i like stuffed animals Switch Witch is, of course, all about you.....but if your Witch was so inclined, are there wee little ones in your home that will get jealous and are just too young to understand why you won't share the love, who maybe need a touch of Witchee love all their own, to distract them while you hide all your lovelies?!? Yes, I have an 11 yr old and a 16 yr old both girls. They love make up, bath goodies and video games. If you were put in a room with 100 random other people the same age and sex as you, from your country, in what way do you think you would be different from the average? my twisted sense of humor and my size. Haus of Gloi did a Reverie update! Do any of them interest you? no thank you Witchee, do you cook? Do you do all the cooking? Is it a chore or a pleasure? I do all the cooking. It's mostly a chore, but I do enjoy seeing my family well fed and happy. Which reading level do you prefer to read in YA or Adult? Or even both? both, a good story is a good story. it doesn't matter the reading level. 1. Dr. Who? I am a Dr Who fan from the late 70's early 80's. I want to watch the new eps, but it seems a daunting task. One of these days... 2. How much do you like lipbalm? Flavored or unflavored? What are your favorite brands and flavors? lip balm is ok. I wear it on and off as needed. Idislike spiced flavors 3. Do you like and wear lipgloss? If yes, what colours?lightly tinted reds would be preferable 4. For those of you whose wishlists contain only BPALs, are there any other perfume companies you like or would like to try out? I can't think of anything right now, but I am open to trying new companies 5. Your feelings on Adagio teas:I am meh on teas in general 6. What about coffee? I am meh on coffees as well 7. Who is your favourite female of all time? Historical, literary, ANYTHING, and why? 8. If you were a Disney princess you would be? Merida,- boisterous, independent, intelligent or as others have put it loud and pushy... 9. Would you like a seashell from Florida? yes 10. What craft project do you currently have on your docket or that you want to start? And that craft goodies would be welcome? I have tons of ideas but no physical starts. I would welcome more watch parts, gears, bodies, etc Altho, I am helping my kids put together cosplays for NY Comic Con. They are being human versions of GlaDOS and Space core from Portal 2 11. If you could have one rare bpal which one would you choose? Pinched with Four Aces or Underpants 12. (Feel free not to answer, I know it's not a standard one!) Are you kinky? kinda is probably the best answer I can give. 13. Do you enjoy scented candles? Certain sizes that you like? What kind of scents or brands? I love foodie scents 14. Thoughts about South Africa? Have you been here, would you like to go? Would you like to receive anything South African? i don't think it's some place i will every visit unless it were a gift. But, I imagine it is a beautiful country. I would love someting from SA. if my witchee wanted to send me something. It would be very special. 15. Do you like Sockdreams? If so, what styles would you prefer? (You can also link your wishlist.) yes, but I can't think of anything I need right now. 16. Do you need hair accessories? If so, what kind or color?none thanks 17. What is your favorite shade of blue? according to this chart http://www.december.com/html/spec/color3.html light cyan3 #B4CDCD 18. Do you have any kitchen gadgets (a SodaStream, a Kuerig/Tassimo) that you want mix things for? no thanks 19. If you were to start learning something new (intellectual or craft or hobby), what would it be? hhhmmmmmm not sure, really 20. What about candy? Do you have a sweet tooth? love all kinds of sweets 21. Do you have an e-reader? What kind? Would you like to get ebooks? I have a kindle 22. If your witch is an extremely crafty sort, and she were to send all kinds of homemade foody goodies and handmade crafty stuff - what are items you would NOT LOVE to receive: scarves or gloves, since I havequite a few of each. 23. Witchee dear, do you like video games? Are there any you want to play? Do you have a large library? We have a smallollection but my favorite is Assassin's Creed. 24. Do you have something you do, without fail, as a personal daily habit/ritual?not really, take my meds? 25. Do you wear nailpolish? What colors do you tend to go for? What are your favorite brands? Not really, but I prefer OPI and I like grays and pinks. Wierd, I know. 26. Name three BPAL scents you have tried, but are dying to get more of. Uncle Brian, boober,serotonin bat 27. Do you still write real letters on nice stationary to people you like/love? not really 28. Have you ever tried anything from Paintbox Soapworks? Which products or scents would you prefer? I love Paintbox. I really love the sorbettos most. Lady Linden, White COtton Sheets 29. Do you like/have space to garden? not right now as we are planning to move in the near future. 30. Do you like sample sized things? Think lipgloss, mascara, bodylotion, scrubs, mini candles, and so forth? sure I love samples 31. Have you tried Fortune Cookie Soap? What products or scents would you like? no, i'll have to check out the line. 32. Do you use solid soaps at all? yes, I like Lush,Haunt and Paintbox Soapworks 33. Have you ever tried Cocoa Pink? yes and I am not a fan 34. Do you like Lush? Yes, I love Ruby Red Slippers, Angels on Bare Skin,Big , Veganese and Ocean Salt scrub. I like Playdoze but I think it's been discontinued. 35. Do witches prefer the answers posted here, but a more cherry-picked number of questions answered, or a more exhaustive list posted in the blog, which means posting here much less? I definitely prefer to see everything in one blog entry. I makes it easier to find, easpecially if I want to do a fast reference from my cell phone 36. anyone a fan of Shiro Cosmetics? Any particular products? none 37. Are there any companies, products, or items you boycott? 38. As I am in Japan, what sort of things would you like from there? Japanese BB cream, the lightest shade possible, Fairy K or DOllie K accessories 39. Since FB and the FB Gusp group (and the BPAL Sorority which is quiet) have become gathering places...what are some of your favorite Facebook pages you like?
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    SW Thread Questions 2012- My Answers

    My answers: What do you do to take care of yourself when you're having a rough day (sick, life not going your way, whatever)? sleep as much as I can. Who here is going to be picking up JK Rowling's new book on Thursday? not me Witchee, do you want anything from the Haunt update coming up on 10/3? I want all the things. BUt, I'll have to check out the preview first. Puddin' just put a shitton of old Lunacy shirts on the BPTP Etsy! Any ones interest you? I am way too well endowed for any of the BPTP tees. Which makes me cry but there it is. Paintbox Soapworks: Interested in anything from her?love White Cotton Sheets scrub, want to try Whiskers What's one thing you want, right now, that you're having difficulty finding? nothing i can think of are there any e-tailers you're desperately wanting to try? none, thanks Lip balm - tube or tin? tin Would you like to receive a journal or sketchbook? How about other pretty paper goods like post-its, notepads, bookmarks, letter paper/envelopes? if it's something my witch made, I would love them. Are you interested in audiobooks? If so, any specific titles? no thanks Bar soaps with some scrubby bits, yes or no? sure Do you need any small electronic gadgets like flash drives and the like? no thanks Would you like a pair of knitted socks? sure Do you subscribe to any sample boxes, and if so, which ones? Would you like to receive some samples? (perfume, eco/"green," skin care, hair, music downloads, cosmetics, soap...) No, I don't but It would be neat to try one. do you have a problem with nudes???Male or Female? none, but I would not prefer to have them My Little Pony... Cute or meh? meh I realize that we had a similar question in the ?aire, but I need you Witchee-s to list at least 5 items, each ranging $20 and under from Amazon.com or Walmart.com. In the meantime, let me know what you like to do on the Internet to kill time. Flash games? What are your daily websites/blog visits, or favorite YouTube videos? facebook and ONTD are big time sucks for me. And what are your favourite characters from your fandoms? Angel, Spike, Captain Mal, i have to think about any others. What is your holy grail "I'd kill to just have one drop in an imp" bpal scent? I'd like to try Dolly Kei, I think. Are there any existing Weenies that you have your eye on, but haven't gotten around to getting. I only got Suck It, but I'd be willing to try anything that is foodie. if you wear earrings, do you have pierced ears? yes You open a box from the post office to reveal the 3 things you want most right now. What are they? BPAL, something for my kid, something for my computer WHAT MAKES YOU LAUGH YOUR ASS OFF!!! movies, comedians, black humor, your partner, a comic strip? what? My husband, my kid and the silly thing and sounds and faces we do to make each other laugh. I crack myself up, when no one else thinks I'm funny. I love sarcasm, when not directed at me. Candy Corn? love it but can't have it I live in Japan. Anything you would be interested in from there? anything Hello Kitty 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? kitties love catnip and doggies love squeakies and tennis balls!! If you have kids, what are they into? hello kitty, lalaloopsy, Minecraft, Age appropriate anime and manga, Avatar the last airbender, her computer, her iPod How do you feel about wearable knitted lace? Shawls, wraps, and the like? sure, but I am a big girl, so it would have to be sizeable 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? sure Do you have a forum buddy? no not really if you are into tarot, what is your favorite card? The fool would you like your own set of handmade rune stones or worry stones? i would love a set Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, cider, or none of the above? hot chocolate, but I am diabetic and shouldn't have it Gum, hard candy, soft candy, or none of the above? none Loose tea or tea bags? Do you need anything for your loose tea? (Filters, presses, etc.) no thanks Are you a gamer (of any sort - video, casual, tabletop) and are there any games you want? no thanks Do you like coffee? If so, what kinds? Flavored, fancy, basic? Beans or ground? No thanks Would a Starbucks gift card make you happy or do you prefer your local place? no thanks Would you be interested in BPTP CANDY? I would love, love, love some!! 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...? I love shades of medium to dark greens. anything a mug or a dish or anything I could display would be nice Are there any if MeiLin's books (e-book or print) you'd be interested in? here crock pot book I'm about to be near a Lush store next week, is there anything you might like from there? I love veganese and big Witchee, will you be gone from your normal mailing address at any point during the round?no, i'll be here. Witchee, what are your favorite quotes? "Remember: no matter where you go... there you are." Buckaroo Banzai And "Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one." Marcus Aurelius What's one random thing you really like and one random thing you really dislike? dislike: People who expect one thing and then do the exact opposite. like: Unexpectedly, Asparagus and pesto sauce Do you Ravelry? nope. the only thing I can really do with yarn is get myself tied up in it. Who likes Pumpkin Spice Hershey Kisses? no thanks 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? none that I can truly think of 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? not big into nailpolish no matter how hard I try. Stuffed things: yea or nay? yea 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? It sounds like it could be very interesting. I'd be up for it. Marzipan? oh, yes please. 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? Sure! It sounds pretty interesting Do you drink alcohol and if so, would you be OK with your witch sending you homemade infused vodka? Also, does your state allow alcohol to be shipped through the mail? no thanks. I can't drink 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? it all sounds yummy and amazing! I would love to! 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)?a scarf would be nice. 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? My daughter is always looking for a goodie for her in my box. The dogs and cats are all selfisha and will take anything they can get. My hubby will say no, but will eat any goodies I get with no problem. 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. I would love to try some wild rice! 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? Sure, why not! How would you feel about a taste of (insert witch location here) box? Sure, new flavors would be great! Last year, my wonderful witch Alethia adopted a bat for me from batworld.org, a bat rescue and sanctuary. Bat's World Would you be interested in having a bat adopted in your name? 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'm open for trying new spice mixes my witch might think would suit. I love things that are flavorful, but not hot. 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? not for me What kind of chocolate do you like? Nuts, no nuts, white,dark, etc? milk I live near a Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, and Penzeys! What does your little heart desire from any or all of these places?oo I can't think of anything, yet. Are home made foods acceptable or does the idea of eating strange mailed food disturb you? home made is good. 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! pens, stickers, hair thingies, treats for the kids (furry and otherwise) What kind of cuisines do you like? I love Italian and Mexican cuisines And, what are your favorite restaurants? There is a local restaurant to us, everything is local organic and grassfed,free range. It's called 1821 Restaurant. It's just the most amazing place. what are your "fandoms" and would you like a t-shirt from TeeFury if an appropriate one came up? If it's part of the Whedon world, I'm a fan. but, no tee shirts as they don't make them in my size. Do you have an eReader and if so which one? a Kindle Do you like candles, or tart burners, or something? If so, what's your favorite scent to burn? tarts or candles. I love cinnamon, fresh baked cookies, vanilla, rain, or ocean types Do you like s'mores and s'mores-flavored things?not really, although i love 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. a steam punk necklace from Elements and Artifacts.
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    SW Thread Questions 2012

    Questions from the SW thread: 10/6 Are you dressing up for Halloween, Witchee? If so, is there anything you're looking for to complete your costume? Do you need any accessories for your smartphone (case, skin, etc)? 10/5 Fusion Sweets? Do you want anything from Dark Delicacies or any of the Poe scents? 10/4 Would you be interested in comic books and if so what ones do you read or what genre of comics are you interested in? WITCHEE, DO YOU WANT ANYTHING FROM CALIFORNIA? My mom is making a limited amount of Honeycrisp "Apple Crips" right now. (Dried honeycrisp apples, nothing added.) DO YOU WANT SOME WITCHEE????? IngenuiTEAs? 10/3 What do you think of Shiro Cosmetics Halloween Collection? (www.shirocosmetics.com) The Godiva Halloween Collection: http://godiva.com/gi...default,sc.html 10/2 If you had a fairy for NYCC, what exclusive scent would you kill to own? 9/30 Do you want anything from Arcana's fall update? 9/29 Would anyone like a witch pendant? What's a new company to you that you most want to try a product from or what would be a new product to you that you most want to try (make-up, perfume, or bath/body)? If you like necklaces, what are some symbols or images that you would love to have a necklace depict? 9/27 Gardening? Is there anything you might want from the latest update (Lab or TP)? Is there something(s) that you consider too spendy or too frivolous for you to buy for yourself, but that you actually want? Do you use or would like to try loose eyeshadow pigments? 9/26 Witchee, do you want anything from the Haunt update coming up on 10/3? I know it might be too early to say, but if you could look at the preview on the night of 10/2 and let me know if you want anything... Do any of Villainness' Soap Box exclusive scents interest you, especially any of the Smooches/Whippeds? Puddin' just put a shitton of old Lunacy shirts on the BPTP Etsy! Any ones interest you? 9/25 What do you do to take care of yourself when you're having a rough day (sick, life not going your way, whatever)? Who here is going to be picking up JK Rowling's new book on Thursday favorite and least favorite baked goods? what size T-Shirt do you wear (standard AND babydoll)? I found a fantastic little shop while traveling that had unusual jellies and jams. Would you be interested in trying something like Georgia Moonshine Jelly or TOE Jam (each letter stands for some kind of fruit, I don't remember which ones) or something similar? How about homemade jam in general? Would you be interested in homemade herbal remedies and tinctures? 9/24 Paintbox Soapworks: Interested in anything from her? ThinkGeek: anything interesting to you on there? What's one thing you want, right now, that you're having difficulty finding? are there any e-tailers you're desperately wanting to try? if so, any specific items/scents/etc? 9/23 Lip balm - tube or tin? Would you like to receive a journal or sketchbook? How about other pretty paper goods like post-its, notepads, bookmarks, letter paper/envelopes? Are you interested in audiobooks? If so, any specific titles? Bar soaps with some scrubby bits, yes or no? Do you need any small electronic gadgets like flash drives and the like? Would you like a pair of knitted socks? Do you have any use for knitted dishcloths, facecloths, etc, especially if they were fandom related? Do you subscribe to any sample boxes, and if so, which ones? Would you like to receive some samples? (perfume, eco/"green," skin care, hair, music downloads, cosmetics, soap...) do you have a problem with nudes???Male or Female? People ask a lot of questions about dogs and cats, but I know a lot of forumites have rodent pets. How would you feel about hammocks or toys for your rats/hamsters/gerbils/etc.? 9/21 My Little Pony... Cute or meh? I realize that we had a similar question in the ?aire, but I need you Witchee-s to list at least 5 items, each ranging $20 and under from Amazon.com or Walmart.com. My new job is at a consignment store where we have all kinds of designer brands for very reasonable prices. Are there designer clothes/purses/sunglasses that you desire/love? (Give some indication as to your "style" as well. For example, do you like bohemian-style frocks in lavender? Crossbody purses in black? Sunglasses that are round and bug-like?) Are there any existing Weenies that you have your eye on, but haven't gotten around to getting? In the meantime, let me know what you like to do on the Internet to kill time. Flash games? What are your daily websites/blog visits, or favorite YouTube videos? And what are your favourite characters from your fandoms? 9/20 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? 9/19 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). WHAT MAKES YOU LAUGH YOUR ASS OFF!!! movies, comedians, black humor, your partner, a comic strip? what? Candy Corn? I live in Japan. Anything you would be interested in from there? 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? If you have kids, what are they into? How do you feel about wearable knitted lace? Shawls, wraps, and the like? 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? Do you have a forum buddy? Someone who knows you and/or your tastes well enough to answer questions on your behalf? 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? if you are into tarot, what is your favorite card? would you like your own set of handmade rune stones or worry stones? Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, cider, or none of the above? Gum, hard candy, soft candy, or none of the above? Loose tea or tea bags? Do you need anything for your loose tea? (Filters, presses, etc.) Do you do Goodreads or LibraryThing or a site like that? If so, can I see your to-read list, please? 9/18 Are you a gamer (of any sort - video, casual, tabletop) and are there any games you want? Do you like coffee? If so, what kinds? Flavored, fancy, basic? Beans or ground? Would a Starbucks gift card make you happy or do you prefer your local place? Would you be interested in BPTP CANDY? 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...? Songs that you keep meaning to buy but never get round to it? Movies that you love but forgot to put in your questionaire? Name one movie you keep meaning to buy, but just never get around to getting? Any favorite Bath & Body Works scents/products? Haus of Gloi is offering custom perfumes - would you like one? What would your ideal blend be? 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? Tell me of your taste preferences. Dry/sweet? Red/white? Lager/ale/porter/stout? Fruit? Spice? Hops? Sour (brettanomyces, etc)? are there any if MeiLin's books (e-book or print) you'd be interested in? I'm about to be near a Lush store next week, is there anything you might like from there? Witchee, will you be gone from your normal mailing address at any point during the round? 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 ? dear witchee, would you, could you use an electric candle warmer? i'm talking something like this. Do you lust after some new socks/tights? 9/17 Ninjas or 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? I live near a Mast General Store. It has lots of vintage-y toys, southern foods (jams, jellies, spices) and vintage candy. Is there anything I can get for you? Do you have any Fall or Halloween traditions? a) Are you OK with "special deliveries"? 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? Would you be interested in beer, wine, or other specialty beverages from your Witch's area? 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? Who here would be happy to get a lil' sumthin sumthin from Adagio Teas? Do you Ravelry? And if so, what's your handle over there? Would you be interested in gift patterns from your queue? Who likes Pumpkin Spice Hershey Kisses? Put your iPod/MP3 player/what-have-you on random and list the first 10 songs it plays! Witchee, what are your favorite quotes? What's one random thing you really like and one random thing you really dislike? 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 Powerthat has quite a wide selection. If there are no "witchy" shops near you, is there anything I can pick up for you from Enchantments? Some of your favorite artists? Classic and modern? 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? 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? 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? Stuffed things: yea or nay? 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 live near this very cool Retro store (you can order online too) - are there things from it that would make you squee if your witch sent them? 9/16 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) 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? What kind of chocolate do you like? Nuts, no nuts, white,dark, etc? I live near a Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, and Penzeys! What does your little heart desire from any or all of these places? Are home made foods acceptable or does the idea of eating strange mailed food disturb you? 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! 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? I'm from Canada - is there anything specifically a witchee might like that is only available here? what are your "fandoms" and would you like a t-shirt from TeeFury if an appropriate one came up? Do you have an eReader and if so which one? Do you like candles, or tart burners, or something? If so, what's your favorite scent to burn? Marzipan? 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? Do you drink alcohol and if so, would you be OK with your witch sending you homemade infused vodka? Also, does your state allow alcohol to be shipped through the mail? 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? 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)? 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? 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. 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? How would you feel about a taste of (insert witch location here) box Last year, my wonderful witch Alethia adopted a bat for me from batworld.org, a bat rescue and sanctuary. Bat's World Would you be interested in having a bat adopted in your name? 9/15 Do you like s'mores and s'mores-flavored things? What's the neatest freebie you've gotten? It can be cool or thoughtful or just totally unexpected, and not limited to BPALdom.
  14. syrenemyst

    Winter Swap #2 questions

    Are you into mix CDs? sure What are your favorite colors? dusty rose, forest green. What is your favorite animal? I love groundhogs, dogs, cats, big cats, llamas What is your favorite tree/flower/herb? I never really thought about it! What types of books do you like to read?romance, vampire type horror, some thrillers, some YA stuff, on occassion Do you have any children or pets? 1 daughter 99), two dogs, two cats and 1 husband. Dark, milk, or white chocolate? Milk! Are there any past or present Yules you are currently interested in? Would you be interested in soap? I'm pretty set with bar soaps. I do love whipped soaps. Do you watch tv? If yes what kinds of shows/programs do you like? (Titles of shows is okay too) -Castle, Glee, Bones, Supernatural, House MD, True Blood, Grimm, Once upon a Time, Sanctuary, Warehouse 13, The Vampire Diaries, Fringe, White Collar, Suits, Royal Pains, Project Runway, Top Chef.... the list just goes on past shows: Buffy, Angel,X-Files, Lost, Firefly, Dresden Files, Lie to Me, Human Target Astrological sign (purely for convenience)? Leo Favorite genre(s) of music? I love most everything except some Country and some rap. Do you wear or like makeup? no, not really Do you like any other scenties/brands? (Example: LUSH, Possets, etc). I love Lush stuff. I have a bunch of things in my wishlist
  15. Would you be ok with an early reveal or one closer to the end of the round? Either's fine! What are your favorite animals? Dogs, cats, groundhogs Do you have any pets? 2 dogs, 2 cats, a nine year old, heck and a husband.. lol What is your favorite holiday? I love Christmas What is your favorite hobby? that's a toss up. I love reading, making jewelry, and photography
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