Anything interesting from the new Paintbox Soapworks update for you?
Gooseberry Beach sounds good, I love her hot process soaps, and the sorbettos.
New Question: Would you be interested in getting a kombucha starter and instructions on how to use it to easily make your own fermented, probiotic tea drink?
Ooh, yes, I’d like to try it.
What one item would make your kitchen feel 'complete'? It can be anything - gadget, ingredient, art piece, furniture, etc. Mm, I’m not sure, I do like gadgets, but I have a bunch already.
Would you like to received a couple of french regional specialities like Crème de marrons (basically sweet chesnut purée with a hint of vanilla aroma - can be eaten as a spread or with yoghurt, used in pastries - although I demolish the stuff with a spoon, because I freaking love it), other preserves/sweet things, tapenade/rouille/aioli/dried tomato caviar/other kinds of savoury spreads and condiments?
Those all sound good.
Anything from Villainess that strikes your fancy, either from their update or from the GC?
I love the soaps and Smacks. I LOVE Paradise Misplaced soap, the Whack and Banana Crème looks good, Pipevine Swallowtail looks nice, and I’d love to try any of The Wicked As They Come soaps.
Do you have anything that you use on a daily basis that you would always welcome more of?
Sooo, the Blooddrop update (Aviary and Summer Simplicities). Anything you'd like from there?
Oh, sweet Jesus. More perfume I want. Chinese Nightingale, Kea, and Rose Breasted Cockatoo sound great! And spectral eye color, corvus eye color sound amazing.
What about recycled sari silk yarn, witches and witchees?
I like silk
Nope, not a spinner…..
-Following up on the Adagio question from earlier, what are you top five wishes, for teas and blends?
I’m a huge fan of Casablanca Twist.
-Do you have anything that you do ritually, every summer?
Not anymore. As a kid, we spent the summer on the beach. (I grew up on Cape Cod)
-What are your top five wishes from ThinkGeek?
-Seen anything lately that makes you go OH HOLY FUCK THAT'S AWESOME!! ?
-Do you like audiobooks? If so, do you have/would you like to try Audible? (I'm an addict, myself.) No, I'm not into audiobooks.
-Chocolate: Love? Hate? Allergic? If love, what are your faves?
Love chocolate. Mostly milk chocolate.
-Do you have any long trips coming up? If so, could you use things to occupy yourself? I’m going to Florida in a month, so I’ll have the plane ride….I ‘ll have my Kindle, and my Ipod.
-I'm going to Jungle Jim's next week (it's basically a massive international food gasm in Ohio, look it up); would anything interest you? Oh, wow. I’m always looking for a good mild/med Indian curry blend. I LOVE trying different light/med roast coffees.
-Name three things that you could use, but might not necessarily think to get for yourself? A salad spinner, little spice jars,
QUESTION: I just found out Oreo is launching ones with watermelon flavor in the USA only. Is it something you would enjoy? As much as I love Oreo’s, this is a no.
What do you love about summer (even if it’s your least-favorite season)? The farmer’s markets. I love the fresh produce, and the other stuff like the Truffle Salt and Espresso Salt I just bought.
For those of you who are big readers: Are there any books that just came out (like within the last two months) or are about to come out during this round that you're really looking forward to? Really want to read The 5th Wave.
I know there's been a question about favorite quotes but this is specific: Do you have a quote that's not more than, say, a dozen words long that you would like in a cross-stitch? I can’t keep calm because I have anxiety. & You know that place between sleep and awake, the place you can still remember dreaming? That’s where I will always love you, that’s where I will be waiting. Peter Pan
If you cook, would you be interested in-hand made spice mixes/rubs? Yes!
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?
Holy hell, how did I miss this? I’d love soaps or Wicked whips in any scent, and lotion in Heliophobe & Fire Dragon Parasol.
What are the three BPALs you would most like to receive - one GC, one not-hard to find LE, and one HTF LE from your dreams?
GC: Schrodinger's Cat, Snake Oil, How Doth the Little Crocodile, Whitechapel, Last Unicorn: Midnight Carnival, Mary Read
NHTF LE: King Mandarin SN or Carnival Diabolique: Gennivre
HTF LE from dreams: Underpants or Sacrifice
What's your favourite comfort food (snack or candy etc) and/or drink? Oh, I do enjoy chocolate, and coffee.
Would you like anything from an European country? I love European candy.
What fandoms do you belong to? None officially, but love Buffy and Firefly.
What cheers you up? Being creative
What question do you hate to answer? Are you ready to get up? The answer is always no. I'm not a morning person.
What is the best compliment you have/could receive?
That I do my job well.
Witchee, do you cook? Do you do all the cooking? Is it a chore or a pleasure? I do cook. I love to cook.
Which reading level do you prefer to read in YA or Adult? Or even both? I read both, but do love the YA books.
What colors/style is your kitchen decor? And do you entertain in your home? It's a blue color. No, I don't entertain, except for the random m n s!
Are your ears pierced? Yes
Do you like stuffies/stuffed animals/art doll type thingies? If so, any particular type you'd love to get? Not really.
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? I would travel, live on the beach, and be creative.
Would you be interested in someone writing out for you a favourite recipe, or finding or devising one which they think you'd like? Yes! I love getting recipes.
Haus of Gloi did a Reverie update! Do any of them interest you? (Or anything else up currently?) They all look good, I love sugar scrubs. Any scent, not a heavy floral fan.
Do you have something you do, without fail, as a personal daily habit/ritual? (Examples: pen-and-paper journal keeping, tea/coffee drinking, morning yoga, nightly bedtime reading. I'm kind of thinking on things that would be dear to you and might need small supplies or could use certain extras.)
I drink coffee EVERY morning.
Do you wear nailpolish? What colors do you tend to go for? What are your favorite brands? Are you open to trying indie brands? Love nail polish. Especially indie brands. I love greens and blues.
Do you like tarot cards, pendulums and rune stones etc? If so, what type? Love tarot cards. I have a set of Ryder-Waite, and love the pretty, artistic ones.
Who or where would you most want to haunt? Who would you least want to be haunted by? I would haunt Slain's Castle, in Cruden Bay, Scotland.
Is there anything small you try to collect from everywhere you visit? I always try to find beach glass, or a stone from where I visit.
What are the three books you most want to read right now, and which you don't already have? Oh, I still need to read Gone, Girl. I also love hairstyling and makeup books. I have an amazon wishlist.
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? Hmm, can't think of anyone right now...
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? Any of the songs, especially Octopus. I'm not sure if I will buy any of them, I'm trying to pay off the credit card....
What about candy? Do you have a sweet tooth? Yes, I do.
Opinions on table top games, from cards and board games, to dice and rpgs. What do you like? What don't you like? Favorites? Any classics you like? Do you collect any? I am dying to get Cards against Humanity.
What style is your sense of humor? dry, sarcastic.
Gift cards/vouchers - yay or nay? If you like them - which stores would you like one for? Love em! Amazon, Villainess, soapboxco, not picky!
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? Pretty much any size, I have lots of wall space.
what is your favourite object, that you own, ignoring sentimental reasons for attachment? Hmm...well, it's a sentimental one. The last letter I got from my grandmother bedore she passed away. I was 10 when she passed. All the non-sentimental things can be replaced.
QUESTION: Do you use waxmelts or tarts? If so, which ones do you prefer? I like both! Any scent, just not heavy florals.
QUESTION: Do you enjoy drinking hot chocolate, and would you like stuff to make it with, or to add to it? Oh, I love hot chocolate!
If you happen to find out who yours is, how much would it bother you? not at all!
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? I love the last stanza of "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" by Robert Frost. I have the words, The woods are lovely, dark and deep, tattoed on my foot. Also love Sea Fever by John Masefield. "I must down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky"
Also, STARBUCKS, Yay or Nay? Anything you particularly like? I like the Blonde coffee. The others are too strong for me. And I love Passion Tea.
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? No preference.
Put your itunes on random, what are the first 10 songs?
1. Looking for a Place to Shine - Nashville soundtrack
2. Paradise - Gun's n Roses
3. Pink - I'm Not Dead
4. Marianne - Tori Amos
5. Kaleidoscope Heart - Sara bareilles
6. In God's Hands - Nelly Furtado
7. Hero - Nickelback
8. Lucky Star - Madonna
9. Battle in Me - Garbage
10. Rock Star - Rihanna
So strange, I haven't listened to most of these songs in a long time....
Is there someone on the forums (within SW or not) who knows you really well and might be able to help with stalking? Ephemera knows me pretty well, Deek as well.