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  1. ReallyZeb

    Switch Witch Autumn 2018

    Last updated: 18th October 2018 Wishlists Etsy: https://www.etsy.com...ef=favs_index_1 Please note that this wishlist includes a load of "if I win the lottery" things that I will buy when I'm rich! Amazon: http://amzn.eu/h0TE0yP - please ignore all the Pandora charms on there! SockDreams: https://www.sockdrea...hlist_id/96472/ BPAL/BPTP: in my signature 10/17/18 I have a new question! I'll be headed to the PA RenFaire the end of this month. Is there anything you'd be interested in? http://www.parenfaire.com/faire.html(if you scroll down a bunch there's a list of merchants) There is so much stuff I love that it would be really hard to pick - except not from Wayward Leather as I have ... ahem ... 3 of their monster boxes, even at the price it cost to ship over here! The stained glass stuff in particular I love but its hard to ship, the Scriptorum looks interesting but it won't link anywhere for more details 10/16/18 Are you a board game nerd like me? Is there a game you want right now? I love board games but have too many and no one to play with most of the time 10/15/18 There are some really awesome spice shops in NYC. Would you like/need any herbs or spices? Yes if it's something interesting I couldn't get here Anything from this curiosity shop the type of thing that interests you? Dreadful Curiosities: https://www.facebook.com/pg/dreadfulcuriosities/photos/ Probably not 10/14/18 For those of us Switch Witches who ARE witches....if you have a Book of Spells would you like a page for it from your witch? No thank you What house were you sorted into? Ravenclaw 10/13/18 Practical Magic or Hocus Pocus? Never seen either! Does anything from either of these shops interest you? The Stitchety Witch stitch creations and patterns - no thank you Black Abbey Studios art w/ a gothic tendency - The Reader is the only thing I might be interested in Is there something (either a specific item, or type of item, like bath/body, perfume, candy etc) you're really looking forward to or hoping to get? A BPAL Resist button What's something you want or look at, but always talk yourself out of buying (or for whatever reason never purchase)? I don't have that sort of self control! Are there any subscription/subscription style boxes you have an interest in? (This could be a very specific sub like sihaya or lootcrate or an idea/concept you're interested in without a specific company in mind, like "book related candles"). Sihaya always looks interesting, Lootcrate iFirefly, Deadpool or Marvel (or any other of my fandoms if they exist), also YumeTwins box Coffee or Tea? Anything from David's Tea(esp the new Halloween) that catches your eye? The Monsters mug, Stormy Night What are your DISO BPAL dreams? All on my wishlist 10/12/18 Spooky stuff! D'ya like... ghosts? Skeletons? Aliens? Bigfoot? Unsolved mysteries? not my sort of thing Is there anything from the Lush christmas line that was just released that you're interested in? Only Perle de Sel - but I do have a Lush shop just down the road Is there any scents from the more current releases you have been wanting to try (Weenies, Motherhood/Fatherhood)? A backup of Truth Will Prevail How do you feel about buttons, pins, and badges? I would almost kill for a BPAL 'Resist' button, but otherwise I'm good Speaking of OOS/Discontinued - Are there any old favorites from no longer operating companies that you would like if either anyone had a stash OR could find a reasonable dupe? No Booze, yea or nay? Favorite kinds? I'm fine with it, but have a to large stash. I like irish whiskey, brandy, rum, JD. I hate lager and American beer Knitted stuff? Need/want anything specific? Colors? A skullcap, socks or fingerless gloves that actually do have fingers just not ends. I love purple, blue, green, black and I like stripes too Feelings re: Lewis Carroll/Alice in Wonderland? Love it, hate it, meh it? It's ok Are you thinking of participating in NaNoWriMo this year? Any merch or pre-Nano supplies you might want? No I just recently discovered MoonMagic -jewelry with a focus on moonstones but also opals and labradorite. They currently have a sale. Anything that stands out to you? (moonmagic.com) Lots! Almond bliss, sanity & new moon bracelets, old soul and lost luna necklaces Do you like quirky socks? Any preferred styles (ankle, thigh-high..)? Yes, short to mid calf 10/11/18 Are you witchy or like witchy things like incense, sage, palo santo, crystals, tarot, altar supplies, candles, etc.? Whatcha like/need? not for me Do you need decanting supplies? Sample vials? Pipettes? Standard labels? no 10/10/18 Let's get specific about this knitting thing! Do any of these items/styles appeal? I've numbered these so you can just reference numbers if you like! I like 7 but would need it to be shallower, I dont want to roll up the brim. I also like the little kindness Monster If your witch was able to obtain digital media that you could not access (TV, movies, books, etc.), is there anything you have been in search of for quite a while? If yes, what devices do you use to play such (i.e. Windows, Mac, etc.)?Not really Is there anything you want from Japan? Some kind of food, cute stationary, fandom merch, maybe you collect lucky cats, anything! Loads! Decent broth seasonings, Spirited Away or Totoro stuff, if there's such a thing as a Japanese rubber duck, cat plushies 10/9/18 Are you interested in anything from Nerdlacquer? http://www.nerdlacquer.com/ No thanks - I have gardener's nails
  2. ReallyZeb

    Serf-Eating Grin

    When wet it's a strong, bright and fruity oil, nothing much else. Once it dries it's still beautifully fruity, but not at all sweet. There's a distant incensey back note, like you just walked past a hippy shop with their door closed, and that works to round the scent out but the overall impression is glorious red fruit. I don't get a bitter note at all.
  3. ReallyZeb

    The Shield

    In some interpretations, her shield bears the eagle of dominion, in others, it is emblazoned with the symbol of the planet Venus. The sovereignty of love, the protection and succor of a benevolent mother-queen: white patchouli and helichrysum with blackcurrant, white sage, praline, vetiver, and orris root. This is straight out of the mail so I may add more once it has settles. In the bottle: its praline with a back kick of vetiver and nothing else Wet: The first thing I get is the sage, and a dryness that I presume is the orris root. Dry: As it dries, the sage stays in the forefront, very herbal. There's a depth of patchouli/vetiver but it's not overpowering. I'm not getting any currant and the praline has vanished.
  4. ReallyZeb

    Couple Enjoying a Summer Breeze

    White sage and patchouli with Himalayan cedarwood, sweet labdanum, and brown sugar. Sorry, this one ended up a bit stream of consciousness! In the bottle it is a very sharp sage with an edge of the cedarwood. Wet on my skin I get a peatiness that makes me think of a good whiskey, but the patchouli is just behind it peeking out from under. Drinking whiskey in a long established library on a rainy day somewhere in Ireland. As it dries I'm having a problem tearing my nose away from the scent, it is gorgeous. There's a slight citrus fizz to it and the sage has softened a lot. Gradually it softens out to a smooth herbal patchouli, so mellow and comforting that I think I will fall asleep with my wrist pressed to my nose. There's still a faint trace in the morning.
  5. ReallyZeb

    Exhausted Sailors

    When wet it is laundry washed in seawater, a saltier version of dryer sheets, but on me it morphs quite quickly into a fresh men's cologne scent. After half an hour or so it turns into beautiful soft sun-bleached woods with just a touch of the ocean. It only hangs around for a couple of hours but is somehow very comforting, and not particularly masculine. If a partner of mine was wearing this I'd just need to snuggle as close as possible to them.
  6. ReallyZeb

    Switch Witch Autumn 2017

    Last updated: 5th October Wishlists Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/uk/people/PrayUntoBastet/favorites/items-i-love?ref=favs_index_1 Please note that this wishlist includes a load of "if I win the lottery" things that I will buy when I'm rich! Amazon: http://amzn.eu/h0TE0yP - please ignore all the Pandora charms on there! SockDreams: https://www.sockdreams.com/wishlist/index/index/wishlist_id/96472/ BPAL/BPTP: in my signature 10/3/17 Witchee, would you like anything from the Trading Post Halloween update? https://blackphoenix...y/weenies-2017/ I'd like a Louder Louder Louder! bath bomb 10/1/17 Awesome farmer's market by my house. They have a local honey stand (which also sells things made from local honey like Propolis tincture!); there's a small apothecary and she additionally makes soaps and hand-made, hand-poured scented candles; plus a guy that makes an array of BBQ and Hot Sauces. Does ny of this appeal? Would you like anything from my local farmer's market? BBQ sauces sond lovely, and not-very-hot hot sauce would also go down well Smolder Cosmetics. Do any of their products (glitter, eye dusts etc) appeal to you? https://smoldercosmetics.com I really wouldn't use it Anything from Strobe Cosmetics (http://strobecosmetics.com)? I really wouldn't use it How would you feel about getting Hello Kitty stuff? I'm sitting here in Hello Kitty pants (UK meaning!) so I guess so! Would you like to get some favorite recipes? Not really - while I would like to bake, I don't because then I eat it all Would you like anything from my shop? https://www.etsy.com/shop/LisaNut? Not for me thanks 9/30/17 Would you like anything from the Haus of Gloi Fall Part II update? https://www.hausofgl...ween-scent-list Hex sounds interesting 9/27/17 How do you feel about these little guys? I think they're adorable and kind of want them all, but especially the ghost and pirate ones. https://lovemomiji.c...imited-editions They're cute but not really my sort of thing 9/26/17 Witchees, do you want anything specifically from this page? Mitts, hat, shawls, unicorn... http://iceweasel.net/switchwitch/ Unicorns! (I already have some lovely mitts from Twi What are your top three most wanted DC'd or previous LE BPALs? March Hare, All In The Golden Afternoon, always more Ava or Ill Mannered Dragon What are some things you do NOT want to receive? Lotions unless its in a scent I really love - I have far too many already. The sort of toffee that pulls out your fillings, or whole nuts is there anything from here that you might be interested in getting a print (or pillow/make-up case/etc) of? http://www.blackabbeystudios.com/store Not a print, but a Ravensong or Triggers pillow would be nice Claire's has some super cute Halloween stuff. In the style of Haunted Mansion - black lace collars, lace and sparkle masques and the like. A few items in Dias de los Muertos style. Would you be interested in such things? No thanks Would you be interested in anything from Orange Thyme? https://shoporangethyme.com/ If so, which products/scents/flavors? Lip balm in Cherry Gingerale, Strawberry Lime margharita or Vanilla Coffee, soaps in Cococabana, Coconut Lemongrass or Meyer Lemon 9/25/17 Anyone like/want calendars or dayplanners? no thanks If you like stationery, do you like plain, colors, images, or specific DON'T LIKES? I like fineline gel pens in black and colours What about general desk stuff like cool colored paperclips and post it pads? The only things I use are largish pull off notepads for putting notes in BPAL packages Would anyone be interested in having any of Abigail Larson's artwork (either as a print or on something, like a pillow, blanket, or t-shirt)? https://society6.com/abigaillarson Yes - I love the ravens and the tentacles - especially leggings (XL), pillows, tote bags, Night Circus art print or tote ... hell, pretty much everything, why didn't I know this existed?????? 9/24/17 do you collect the art cards that BPAL sends out? Any in particular that you are looking for or definitely don't need? I don't collect them Do you like this beautiful art, and she makes stickers and prints...SOOOO gorgeous: https://www.shannatr...om/paperprints/ Oh wow - Moth & Moon, Koi, Nostalgia, Annabelle's Blue Umberella Favorite animals or wild creatures or mythological creatures? cats, lizards, dragons, rubber ducks would you like any swag from the Depeche Mode concert? (pins, posters, shirts, program, dunno what they'll have!) no thanks! Is anyone interested in the new Resistance scents that the Lab just released (Take a Knee and SN: Flor de Maga)? Take a Knee Is anyone here into zero waste, plastic free living, urban homesteading, or any simplicity/minimalism-esque lifestyles? If so, could you use any tools or equipment? Working towards it - would quite like lightweight cloth bags with drawstrings for if I'm buying loose veg or storecupboard items. Also any clever ideas to help this that I may not have thought of yet 9/23/17 Are you interested in anything from Bath & Bodyworks? Which products and scents do you like? www.bathandbodyworks.com/ not really my sort of stuff I am possibly going to a crystal / gem show tomorrow. I can't afford expensive gem stones, but... What kind of crystals would you like? blues, greens, purples, also geodes Pumpkin or Zucchini bread? no thanks What kind of homemade cookies are your favorite? no big chunks of nut - everything else is yummy, I guess spiced is a favourite, and white chocolate Could you use a muscle rub? (We make ours on the lunar cycle and it has menthol, wintergreen, habanero, cayenne, olive oil, st. john's wort, arnica, beeswax, calendula, and ginger. It tingles. We call it "Thunder Butter". If you have really really super sensitive skin, I would recommend against it. And don't take a hot shower or open all of your pores before using it.) no thanks, I always end up with that sort of thing in really sensitive spots! Interested in trying some of our rose petal (rose petals, sugar, everclear) or lavender vanilla bean (lavender, vanilla bean, vodka) liqueur? yes Want some honey from the bees on our property? yes Would you like some homemade jam? I have blackberry, rose petal, strawberry rhubarb, peach, and cherry. Strawberry rhubarb, peach and cherry all sound lovely How about some homemade candied jalapenos with garlic cloves? I have regular and with habanero. no thanks I didn't dry any apples this year but I was thinking of heading over to Green Bluff and seeing if any honeycrisps are left. I have a commercial dehydrator so let me know if you are interested in any "Apple Crips" (as voodoocatwoman calls them!) I wash, peel, core, and slice before dehydrating. Maybe Do you need any kind of dice bag, tote, project bag, cosmetic bag, pencil bag, or whatever? I have lots of bag patterns and fabric. We make bags under the name Twinkle N Twilight. Or how about a couple of pillowcases? yes please - drawstring bags I can put loose goods like veg or beans in, also cotton tote bags 9/22/17 Would my witchee like this to warm up the fall coffee cup?? https://www.truelemo...gory-s/1871.htm No thanks do you like to take baths? if so, do you like oils, salts, things that fizz, all of the above, none of the above? all of them! What style/make/etc of phone do you have? What about size of tablet? Laptop? Would you like decals, skins, or cases for any of these? No thanks, I love the one I have 9/21/17 See's Candy. My absolute favorite. They have special Halloween candy..any of these pique your interest?? Cinnamon Apple Scotch Mallows, Pumpkin spice truffles, pumpkinspice lollypops, caramel apple lollypops, or any other of their chocolates, etc? The scotch mallows look wonderful Are any witchees into coloring books? I have a few but never really get the time Witchees, is there anything that catches your eye at Animi Causa (https://www.animicausa.com/shop/)? I love Gracula, the Supergirl bookend and baby Nessie If I were to find an adorable autumnal/Halloween-y dish/flatware/etc. design, how many settings would be needed in your household? 2 please 9/20/17 Do you like Broadway shows/music? If so what are some of your favorites and/or ones that you hope to see or listen to eventually? Would you like merch from your favorite shows or CDs from shows you want to listen to? No thanks I'm heading to NYCC in October! Is there anything I can get my Witchee while I'm there? Apple VI, Sugared Apple bath oil I'm going to Edmonton Expo this weekend (It's Edmonton's version of comic con). Would a witchee like anything from there? Probably but I'm not sure what! Something that links to my fandoms maybe? Anything catch your eye from this site (globalgirlfriend.com)? Lots! Eco market bags and organic Africa camp tee in XL stand out Do you have any favorite, lesser-known stores? Especially ones that sell hand-crafted or independently made items. Future Primitive Imagine you're going to the most gigantic art & craft show imaginable, and money is no object - what kind of things would you gravitate towards and probably spend money on? Include as specific as you want to get! Automaton sculptures, large paintings, altered books, stained glass - things like the high priced stuff on my Etsy wishlist! 9/19/17 Are you interested in anything from Think Geek? http://www.thinkgeek.com Studio Ghibli plush Catbus or Jiji or NoFace, the Firefly flash drive Do you have something you wish you put on your original questionnaire/forgot to put/would like to add on to? Any additional misc. information about yourself you want your Witch to know? (I think this was on the survey, but again if there's something that you forgot...) I am a Green Party member and regularly stand for election. PSA: the UK Green party is NOT the same as the US one! If you could decorate your house (or one room) in any one theme, what would it be? Your answer can be as simple ("Star Wars" or "Baroque" or "Modern"), or complicated or a combination (e.g. Victorian Gothic) as you feel best fits. Gothic or Egyptian or Morroccan Aprons: Do you wear them, do you want one? Utility, decorative, cooking or crafting? No thanks BTW, would my witchee be interested in something like this? (photo of black and white striped knitted doll) It would become a cat toy. This would be fine with me but it's a lot of work for a toy! 9/18/17 It seems like there's a question about socks on the questionnaire, but I don't think it got down to this level: Do you wear them? Any particular style (crew length, knee high, anklet, boot, etc.) or fiber (wool, cotton, bamboo anything but wool, etc.) preference? Socks, all the socks! Crew/ankle length, slouchy if higher than ankle, natural fibres as highest percentage, especially love bamboo & cotton Would you be open to previously-loved books? absolutely What about partial-full bottles of BPAL or BPTP? yes please So what are your favorite fandoms? Firefly, Totoro/Spirited Away, Babylon 5, Star Wars: Clone Wars/Rebels (the animated stuff) 9/17/17 I'm in France at the moment, is there anything here you might like? I'm in Provence, the land of lavender, so if you like that flower in particular just say so! provence herbs of the savoury type (I grow my own lavender) are you into divination? What kind(s) do you currently do? Do you want more books and/or tools for that type (e.g. new tarot cards, new runes)? Is there a new type of #divination you've been meaning to try, and if so, are you looking for the tool, a book on the subject, or both? not for me World my Witchee be interested in a Tarot or Astrology reading done personally? no thanks Does my Witchee need any magical supplies? no thanks Would you be interested in any of the seasonal (or regular) soaps from Cellar Door Soap (https://cellardoorbathsupply.com)? Applefest, Midnight Mocha, Moonrise Bonfire, Once Bitten, Pumpkin Chai or Zombie Repellent soaps all sound awesome 9/16/17 Favorite gemstones? opals, amethysts, emeralds, jade, lapiz, sapphire and other things of those colours If you enjoy jewelry do you like discrete and elegant, flashy and gaudy, small and light, or large and chunky? - small & light Any love of pirates or SCA? not really Is there anything you would like from Disney World? No thank you Are you a Potterhead? If so, to which house do you belong? nope How do you feel about chokers? They choke me! 9/15/17 Here's a few questions from me: Would you like some Halloween or other themed decor in the form of a banner, something like this http://www.etsy.com/...n-decor-vintage? If so, would you prefer a traditional style or a vertical door type? No thanks, the cats would destroy it Do you live near a Trader Joe's? If not, are you interested in trying any of the numerous Pumpkin goodies they come out with this time every year? Maaaybe Do you like to cook and/or bake? Could you use any specific ingredients (spices, oils, salts, extracts, etc.) or kitchen utensils/gadgets? I love to cook, I like interesting spice mixes I may not be able to get over here I'm at Ocean City MD for bike week......would a witches want anything from here? Bike or beach related?? No thank you What is 1 thing you would love to see in your final box? Can be ANYTHING - your choice. Who would love some USPS eclipse stamps? No thanks 9/14/17 Do any of you potential Witchees have any kitties, puppers, or youngling humans you want spoiled in your packages? What treats or toys do they like? 3 cats - the youngest likes human toes, but something scrunchy would go down well. No catnip please, they're mad enough already! Is there any interest in any of the fragrance oils from the Nocturne Alchemy Weenies update? maybe Vincent or Hallowcats 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) If they ever come back into stock, ANY XXl yoga pants or ANY soaps. Otherwise, what is on my wishlist from the Fatherhood collection 9/13/17 Are you a gamer? If so, what games are you currently playing and is there any merch for that game you'd love to have?- I do like Skyrim stuff - dragon/thieves related If you are a gamer do you have a steam/gamestop/amazon wishlist? no How do you feel about the following scarf options (assuming you're into scarves)? Simple eyelet scarf - no thanks Chevron scarf - no thanks Lacy and fuzzy - no thanks Skinny rib knit (extra long for lots of wrapping) - no thanks Leafy! - pretty! Like beer? What styles most appeal to you? Not these days Like booze? What kinds? Irish whiskey Like Wine? What kinds? Merlots Would you be interested in a set of hand-made hair falls? It's something I do for fun and I can make any length and do an array of colors! Not for me For those who watch certain movies every year for Halloween, what are those movies, whether horror or not? Any favorite horror movies that aren't necessarily on the annual-viewing list? How do you feel about fan-made merch for these movies? I don't do thid What are your feelings about Scooby Doo? - meh How do you feel about indie makeup (read: loose eyeshadow, blush, highlighter)? - I only ever use eyeliner I drink this stuff almost everyday would anyone else be interested in trying it out? https://www.criobru.com/ - sounds interesting, plain or Maya for me Would you like one of the Halloween Teeturtle shirts? https://www.teeturtl...alloween?page=1 Not really my thing 9/12/17 Here's a great local soapmaker I love--y'all see anything you would like? https://littleseedfarm.com/ Soap - rompo beer, rosemary mint, thunder ann, vanilla bean all sound wonderful What are your favorite/preferred Halloween/autumn icons/images? Any to specifically stay away from? black cats, ravens and bats - not just for Halloween! Do you eat candy, and if so would Halloween candy be welcome? Specialty candy from local or unusual sources? Chocolate? Yes but not that salt taffy the US folks like or the salty liquorice the Dutch like please! Do you want Fidget spinners, desk toys, or other frivolous things that you look at and decide you don't need enough to spend $ on but would make you happy to have? No thanks Any zentangle lovers, people who would like to try it, or would you want a piece of someone else's zentangle art? Sounds interesting to try Any love of hair toys, clips, ribbons, fascinators, mini hats, etc? not really What local goodies may be of interest? Local Honey, jams,candy? I love honey & jam but its heavy, sweets go down well Are you interested in any prescription services like serial magazines, Birch box, ipsy? No thanks Would you like funky Halloweenie costume makeup like Gothic eyelashes, nail effects, black lipstick, etc.? No thank you How do you like to listen to music? CD, 8 track tape, mix tape, Pandora or Spotify, I-tunes? CDs Do you prefer reading on Kindle or actual book? What kind of books do you like? Would you like to be surprised with a scary, classic, horror book? Kindle, but I have a stupid amount of books Candles, Incense, or wax tarts? Do you have favorite brands or Weenies scents for the home? Would you like to receive a wax tarts burner, incense burner, essential oils diffuser, or Halloweenie themed candle holders? I daren't have open flame around the cats so no thanks Witchee: are you interested in crafting materials? not for me 9/11/17 I'm in Japan, is there anything specific from here you would want? Totoro and Spirited Away stuff, good dashi stock mix How do you feel about nail wraps? I dont use them, I have gardener's nails if you were to receive something hand knit, what type of item would you like? hat, cowl, handwarmers, etc. and what color(s)? Grey/purple/black or blue cowl, stripy socks - would you use knitted washcloths? a scarf? Are you allergic or sensitive to any fibers? I don't like itchy stuff much prefer wool or cotton If you could be ANY character from a film, TV show or book, who would it be and why? I'm overthinking this ... Inara Serra from Firefly because she's awesome, knows her boundaries, sticks by her principles If you could hop into a time machine and travel anywhere/anytime, where would it be and why? Back to when I was around 22 to impart all my wisdom! If you could invite 3 famous people to a BPAL meet and sniff, who would invite? Neil Gaiman, Margaret Atwood, Beth Barrial! 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. Beekeeper necklaces, Would you like something hand sewn by your Witch? A dress, shirt, skirt, infinity scarf, something else? yes but not sure what right now Anyone want any kind of costuming accessories or makeup or odds and ends? Not for me 9/10/17 Are there any hobbies or crafts you've been thinking of trying, but haven't had the chance yet? I'm already too busy Would you want to receive a custom spell kit or magical tea? If so, what purpose would you want it to be for? No thanks Do you like poetry? Only very specific stuff, not generally Anyone like handmade critters, stuffed animals, or custom repaints? I love handmade critters Would you enjoy any designer/specialty yarn for your own craftyness? I'm not crafty Would anyone like a donation made in their name to a cause or charity? no thanks Please provide wishes from the last two updates? Dragon Smooch, Dragon Sideye, Ego Sum Lux Mundi, Valuable Powerful Deserving, Blodughadda 9/9/17 Would you be interested in things from Future Primitive? (http://futureprimitivesoap.co.uk/) Anything in Toffee Moon Face or Mama Didn't Listen is awesome, I use their soap, whipped soap, conditioner and bathing grains all the time Are there any UK things you'd like to get? This is my question Are you into podcasts? If so, what are your favorites? Would you like any merch related to any of them? No thank you Would you like something from Nui Cobalt Designs (https://nuicobaltdesigns.com/)? As it's the jewellery I love I can't justify picking anything so expensive! Or maybe some of Christina's lovely Halloween candles at Sihaya & Co. (https://www.sihayaan...lection-candles)? No thank you (because nosy cats) but I love her fairy wing earrings ILNP? Who would love one of their awesome holos like MEGA or one of their amazing chromes? http://www.ilnp.com/ It would be wasted on me 9/8/17 Do you enjoy stationery? I'm thinking cute/quality notebooks, washi tape, stickers, fun pens etc. Washi tape & little notepads for swap package notes are always useful Are you interested in anything from Cocoa Pink? Black Berry Bliss, Black Widow or Demogorgon shampoo/conditioner/ - Or Haus of Gloi? Cozy Sweater or Insalata Nocturna sound lovely as soap Would you be interested in a Halloween wreath? No thank you, the kittens will murder it Have you seen this: https://www.bustle.c...llection-80733? (Lush Halloween collection.) And what would you like? Lord of Misrule shower cream (but its quite easy for me to walk to Lush from here) 9/7/17 Are you interested in anything from the Moonalisa Halloween update? Apperscotch is the one that catches my eye What are your coffee and/or tea preferences? - Coffee: whole beans or ground? Whole beans - Flavor and roast preferences? Dark roasts - Tea: black, green, herbal, flavors? Black teas, chais, earl grey type things - Loose leaf or tea bags? Bags because I'm lazy! - Anything specific you don't like? I hate Kona and refuse to try Kopi Luwak - Are you in need of any gadgetry? No thans, we have too much already 9/6/17 How would you feel about receiving a hand-painted container for your bpal and/or other treasures? - would you want a big wood box (~50 bottles), a small wood box (~20 bottles) or a tin for carrying imps around? a small wood box would be lovely, decorated or plain Who is into K-Beauty (Korean beauty products like sheet masks) - What are your faves if you are? - If you aren't would you like to try something? No thank you What are some NEW things you've gotten interested in this year? Could be anything, from a new hobby, new genre of book, new healthy way of living, new fav brand of whatever...
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    SwitchWitch Autumn 2016 Version

    Last updated: 29th September 2016 WIshlists Amazon: http://www.amazon.co...t/388AMHU9X80YL Etsy: https://www.etsy.com...ef=favs_index_1 SockDreams: https://www.sockdreams.com/wishlist/index/index/wishlist_id/82906/ - At 22nd Sept SockDreams wishlist isnt working properly on the new site - I am repopulating it as fast as I can! Crocus: http://www.crocus.co...9f1e770b612b092 Hibiscus seeds? While I would love them, Customs would never allow them in Off-color needlepoint? Not really my thing What interests you from the latest (pre-Halloween) BPAL update? I've ordered decants of all the Liliths that sound promising. From Unicorns part 2 there's Union of Adam and Eve or Wild Woman with Unicorn that I am considering bottle purchases for Like beer? What kind? Booze? Same question! Beer gives me gas - I only drink Irish Whiskey, Moniac Mead or red wine (Merlot and similar) these days Knitted items? Type? One of those tube scarves that go over the head and can be worn as a scarf or can act as a headscarf too. Socks, always! Are you allergic to any fiber or do you know what kind of yarn you prefer? I don't like itchy stuff, I prefer natural fibres but don't mind a mix Caramel? With chocolate? Salted? yes. yes. yes! Would you want a quilted pot holder? no thank you Do you have any preferred flavor of shortbread? all of them? Would you be interested in project bags/pouches? No thank you, I have lots Homemade Food? (if it will ship well) - garlic dill pickles - yes - blackberry jam - no - dried honey crisp apples - curious - applesauce (with or without red hots) - no - elderberry syrup (with honey and apple cider vinegar - great for immune boosting) - yes - honey from our bees -yes - rose petal liquor (made with our own rose petals and everclear but diluted down a bit so it doesn't knock you over) - no - baked goods of your choice, what do you like or dislike? - fudge, easy to eat caramels that won't break my teeth Is there anything you'd particularly like to get from the UK? Socks/sockdreams/etc? My wishlist is at the top Is there anything you would like to get from Japan? - Totoro stuff, Ghibli stuff, cute goth kitty stuff, washi tape, old kimono material, savoury seasonings, stuff for my bento box. No sweet stuff thanks! Would you object to re-using of clean mailing materials? No Anyone a nail polish fan? What colors interest you? I probably have too much already Who here is a Raging All THINGS HARRY POTTER fan? no Do you like things with Pumpkin (or Pumpkin Spice?) I dont mind Does anyone like fleece character hats? Like these: like-fleece-hat? What kinda characters would you like to see? Love the kitty, would also love Totoro 9/19 Do you decorate for Halloween all year? If not, what level of decor do you have for Halloween? no, not really Indoor/outdoor Halloween decorations? What do you do, and what would you prefer to receive? we don't really do it here What's your preferred Halloween decor style: classic/traditional (skulls, pumpkins, bats), kitchsy/cute, retro, elegant/Victorian, horror/macabre? cute What's your candy preference? fudge, marshmallows Speaking of snarky, who's a fan of The Mincing Mockingbird? It looks quite funny but probably not stuff I'd use 9/21/16 Do you have an Etsy wish list, and if so, what's your user name there? I'm PrayUntoBastet Tokyo Milk? Yea or Nay? unsure! would you like notebooks or journals? Utilitarian or fancy? Lined or blank? Tell me of your stationery lustings. I always love decorated notebooks (like this) but not sure if I would actually use. I do love cute washi tape & stickers, and use them for group orders. A notepad for quick notes in packages would also be good If you are ok with knitted things, what colors do you like? purples, blues, teals, greens If striping, what two (or more) colors together? subtle stripes of any of the above with grey If you want yarn, what colors do you want? n/a --- A color palette would be lovely if you use Pinterest. Or just want to post palette photos in your blog. Are you interested in fabric? Again, what colors, what themes, etc. Love it but wouldn't use it What are your tea and/or coffee preferences? Loose leaf / whole bean or bagged / ground? Do you have a favorite type? Flavor? Retailer? black teas, in bags, or whole bean coffee/flavoured ground coffee 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? a cowl or an embroidered piece of wall art or stripy socks What are your favorite fandoms, if any? Firefly, Babylon5, Studio Ghibli, Dr Who, Gotham, Deadpool seems to have snuck in there, and Tom Hiddleston as Loki *swoons* Skincare- do you use a particular routine? What products would you absolutely not use? Facial skincare I stick with what I use, which is Origins. Bodycare, anything that smells nice and absorbs quickly and isnt totally full of nasties Bath/shower products? either but need more shower stuff BPTP products? Pre-owned okay? yes and pre owned is fine Essential oils and aromatherapy oils- yay, or nay? nay Favorite animal? Cats Twilight Alchemy Lab oils? I have a few imps but dont need more 9/20/16 Authors - Jennifer Estep, Faith Hunter. Heard of them? Love them, hate them, or eh? hadnt heard of them but probably not my sort of thing Knitted things. Specifically scarves/cowls and shawls.....grabby hands or not? Favorite colors? Are you allergic or sensitive to any textiles, ie wools, cashmere, nylon, metallic threads, mohair, alpaca? Knitted washcloths? For the kitchen or for the bath? And again, colors?? Cowls - that was the word I was looking for earlier! No washcloths though, I use a sponge. Colours as always purples, blues, greens, black, grey Candles or wax melts/wax tarts? I love BPTP candles but theyre heavy to send. I cant use wax tarts 9/24/16 The second part of the Haus of Gloi update is live tomorrow (the 25th)- is there anything you're interested in? Never tried them but weenies don't usually suit me. From their GC though, Insalata Nocturna sounds interesting I'm going to the NY Renaissance Faire tomorrow- anything you'd like me to look for? no thank you 9/23/16 Would you be interested in Kings Game by Lisa Millraney? too late, already bought it! Would you like any brown paper bags of "seconds" from Seattle Chocolates? yes, absolutely Elements & Artifacts has a fall/halloween collection up? Anything catch your eye? Yes, lots! The green Iulius necklace, the Forsaken Leaf of Shadow and Flame VI, and the E & A Sugar Skull necklace are all gorgeous And speaking of shops from BPAL folks, any favorites in the stores on the SW Stalking and Services Spreadsheet 9/22/16 Would you like some hair falls? I can make a single (ponytail) or double (for pigtails). Short, long, types of yarns, ribbons? Extra things (buttons, beads, wire wraps? Colors/color combinations? Stuff to avoid? Not really my style Honey? I love it but I don't think you can ship? Coloring Books? no thanks, I have lots 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? no thank you Anyone hankering for Craftsy classes? Maybe the Extended Harvest one? 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? Board games : King of Tokyo is my current hankering, card games: yes please, I have Gloom, Munchkin, Love Letters, Cards Against Humanity, especially interested in things for only 2 players
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    Oil To Help With Dread

    Thank you everyone for your suggestions and kind words. (I'm now trying to find some of any of them so have posted in the Wanted section)
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    Oil To Help With Dread

    Hi all, I don't normally dabble in TALs but wondered if anyone could recommend one to deal with dread and foreboding? My Dad has cancer which has metastasised into his lungs, and every time I go to visit (he lives long distance) I get worse and worse foreboding that this is the last time I will ever see him. I know at some point that will be inevitable but in the mean time, this feeling is paralysing me from doing anything useful for several days once I get home again. I'm hoping someone can recommend something that might be useful.
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    Switch Witch 2016 Version

    Last updated: 9th March WIshlists Amazon: http://www.amazon.co...t/388AMHU9X80YL Etsy: https://www.etsy.com...ef=favs_index_1 SockDreams: http://www.sockdream...00c60af6506718d Crocus: http://www.crocus.co...9f1e770b612b092 BPTP: https://blackphoenixtradingpost.com/my-lists/view-wishlists/?wlid=1963 - this doesnt seem to be working properly as its only showing one thing - have asked Puddin to have a look at the website, but if you need a real wishlist, just ask I keep all my wishlists up to date, but ignore the 'shops' bit on Etsy as sometimes those are things for other people. Do you like colouring? yes but dont really have the time right now Crochet goodies yes or no? If yes, what kind of goodies? socks! Do you have any allergies to animals/smoke/food etc? no Graphic novels: we have a huge collection, only really want the ones in my wishlist or something local I couldn't get over here Nail Polish: I only wear it on my toes (because gardening) and I only wear BPTP stuff these days. I have Moth Shadow, Dream Awake, Titan Toadstools, Oneiroi and Temple of Dreams BPTP: yes, love the bath oils, like some atmos, can't use hair gloss. Would kill to try some Floof if it becomes available Nail Wraps: not for me, they would die too quickly Teas/Spices/Spice Rubs/Specialty Ingredients from a local tea & spice shop? yes to all In Regards to loose/bagged tea: bags preferred because I'm lazy most of the time Speaking of spices - where's your spicy/heat threshold? (scale of 1 - 10 - 1 being nothing more than black pepper, 10 being ghost pepper+) 7 Preferred book format? Physical, PDF, Kindle, etc? Kindle preferred except for graphic novels, gardening and art books - but no problem with real books Would you be interested in any handmade critters? Stuffed animals, knit or crochet beasties, or anything remotely similar? Yes, especially if amiguri type. I'd love one (only one, I'd have to lock it away from Luna) Geeky things related to my fandoms, Studio Ghibli creatures, cats, lizards, dragons would all be good Or cat toys! 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? Garden related stuff Pet owners - would you like any kind of toy or supply for your pet? Cat toys without cat nip 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? Always Any yarn, plastic, metal, or fabric sensitivities? I have to have sterling silver earring wires would you like pretty stationery/note cards, etc, for writing snail mail? I don't write snail mail but I'd love a pad of cute paper for putting notes in swap packages If you could have any BPALs right now (GC, LE, HTF) what would they be? Give examples of at least a few of each category HTF: Tea, Trick (no. 2) LE: Snow at Midnight, Needlework, Alias, Blue Carbuncle GC: Fairy Bites, Machu Piccu, Gomorrah Any places you would like gift cards from? Sock Dreams, Crocus Do you wear make-up? Any brands you like? Color preferences? I only wear eyeliner of the self sharpening kind, mostly Clinique. I like black, grey, brown & green Junk food and candy? Trying to lose some weight, so not very much of this please! I like the tea and coffee candies and tortilla chips Witchee, regarding your fave TV shows, would you be interested in the associated DVDs? Fan books? I pretty much have all of the DVDs and books Do you need any items for your kitchen (linens, gadgets, cooking supplies, etc.)? I always need more spatulas, tea towels are also useful 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 an entire allotment and always want stuff BUT I don't think you can send seeds here from the US/Canada If someone ever found geeky gardening gloves I'd love them! If I were to make you something based on one or more interests mentioned in your Q'aire/blog, would you prefer something you could wear, something that hangs on a wall, or something that sits on a shelf (or couch or wherever)? Wearable is favourite, with wall hanging second. Killer kitten destroys things left on shelves :( Are you in need of BPAL storage? Nope. Do you like candles? Incense? Wax melts? I like candles but am short of room for them now BAGS! Do you like/want/need any kind of bags? I would be happy to get tote bags that I could use for gardening stuff, especially the type made from reused feed bags that someone switchywitchy makes/has family that makes, or other ones that can stand up to dirt. Plus in answering another question lower down I found at least one messenger bag I love! I make handmade journals/albums/smashbooks/junk journals. Would you be interested in anything like that? I love them but end up never using them What's your favorite animal/totem? Would you be interested in a small figurine of said animal from this etsy user? cat, dragon, lizard ... I wouldn't like a figurine due to Killer Kitten, but those Toothless bags are adorable <3 Anything exciting to you in PBSW's Spring Collection? Bath streusel or sorbetto in Lemony Biscuit or April Fools Witchee, are you interested in this kind of music (it's one of my favorites)[Tartanic - uncivilized]? I can take it or leave it Oh dead Witchee, how do you feel about Sakura Matsuri? Do you like Green Tea and Sakura flavored desserts/treats? Decorations or jewelry with a cherry blossom theme? I like cherry blossom as decoration but can't stand the taste, and dont really like green tea either Hey, witchee! If I were to send you a garment, what size would I send? Difficult, as I'm busy dropping a load of weight. It's really best, outside of XXL crew t-shirts, to ask me specifically It's Hottie Friday, witches and witchees! Name a famous crush or five Tom Hiddlestone, Alan Rickman, David Mitchell, Tom Ellis, Morena Baccarin Also - what are the last 5 songs that appeared on your random or shuffle music list Jethro Tull -Heavy Horses Slayer - Angel of Death REM - Losing My Religion The The - This Is The Day Inequality Street - Skyclad If you should happen to be my witchee, are there any items in my store that you would like? Nut-Made by LisaNut I like the look of the cowls Oh Witchee, have you seen the kimono tops that are all the rage right now? Would you like one? I will sew you one if you do, just tell me if you're a fringe or lace edge or plain edge type of person- I have your color picks from your questionnaire, unless you'd like it in something different than those? Plain edge please I was thinking about busting out the sculpy clay - I sometimes like to make cute little fantasy miniature sculpture, like fairy doors, or miniature garden gnomes for potted plants, or I've even made a couple of tiny smaug's based on this cartoon. If you were my witchee, how would you feel about receiving some tiny fantasy art for your home? Any preference between a fairy door, or a garden gnome, a tiny fairy box, or something like smaug? All the Smaugs! If you won a gift certificate for $100 (Or similar amount in your country) that could be used ANYWHERE what would you get? either clothes from Nomads or BPTP, or garden stuff from Crocus Something that you look forward to each spring, or that when you see it (hear it/smell it/taste it, etc) you think "Yes! Spring is here!" or something along those lines! seeing catkins appear
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    International Shipping Info+Questions

    You also might find it more economic to post an ISO post to see if anyone has those imps, as for definite, even with the site working, shipping will be more than the price of those imps. Or alternatively, look in the Decent Circles and Group Orders section - there are frequent EU group orders to help the shipping, usually appearing just before the full moon.
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    Thirteen (13): November 2015

    First impressions - bitter chocolate with a citrus note. I could eat this! But it's fresh out of the box so more after it has settled for a few days.
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    There’s nothing random about insects. And I admire that. They do what needs to be done to assure their survival… Even their beauty and grace are only means to ensure their species… A lustrous black patchouli attar with dried purple fruits, neroli, and opoponax. When first applied, and in the bottle, this has a lot in common with Black Moths - a very dry scent, it almost rustles, and definitely conjures up black insect wings of some type. It starts differing after the drydown, where this is a spicy but still dry fruity scent. Maybe fruity like those semi-dried plums? It doesn't have a lot of patchouli throw on me, in fact the patch is far less prominent than I'd expect.
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    Give Me Thy Breath, My Sister

    Give Me Thy Breath, My Sister “Give me thy breath, my sister,” exclaimed Beatrice; “for I am faint with common air! And give me this flower of thine, which I separate with gentlest fingers from the stem, and place it close beside my heart.” Lilith absolutely adores her carnivorous plants. She is doting and gentle… decidedly loving… and tends them with all of her precise, attentive Virgo care. She has a small pot of scarlet pink pitcher plants that are all her own, and two bogs that she shares with mom and dad. Rosy snap-traps, syrupy mucilage, and pink, ballooning bladders: a scent like honey cotton candy, with hints of mint, sugar crystals, and a hint of crisp, bog-moist greenery. In the bottle it's minty candy floss. When applied it's sharply mint first, then sugary mint like creme de menthe. After it dries its fruity and pink, reminding me most of Rosy Maple Moth but less citrusy, more minty. This would be a perfect early summer scent.
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    Walking the Prime Meridian

    Freshly on, it's all perfect sea salt air on a cold day in Greenwich. Wind coming from the cleaner part of the Thames, a touch of spray in the air and the old trees covered in new leaves. It stays true to this on me after drydown and I love it.