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I Love How Things Smell

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    This Is Not A Story About Me Its About My Son

    my son is young almost 4 years old and he really likes to smell people. His favourite is arms. he likes to touch it and smells it. Usually its me or a girlfriend of mine as well as his baby sister. He does this all the time and i'm at a loss i'm not sure this is normal.When i...
    pllj1 pllj1 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 28, 2011

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    ...Falling Rain

    In my state in Australia, One thing has been missing! This morning, everyone is waking to that beautiful smell of RAIN!....The bushes are smelling so fresh with all their bouquets!...How Sweet It IS!!
    mzdivine mzdivine 56-60 2 Responses Dec 11, 2008

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    Favourite Childhood Smell

    my favourite smell used to be melted butter. I still kind of like it today.. but not that much anymore as I used to like it..
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 1, 2008

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    Vanilla

    I just love the scent of vanilla.... candels....mmmmm
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F Nov 27, 2007

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    Memories

    My favorite smells are old books and my dad's cologne.  Old books remind me of the really old books my parents used to read to my brother and me when we were little.  My dad's cologne reminds me of when he and Mom used to go out to dinner late at night and my grandma...
    felinethespian felinethespian 18-21, F Jul 3, 2008

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    Moth Ball Fiend

    Moth balls and pear drops-that smell combined reminds me of being a six year old at my mum's after work,eating all the sweets and then coming across the moth balls,and Mum shouting in fright at me not to eat them. Nice smells are also my best friend's house for some reason ( I...
    orangeblossom89 orangeblossom89 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2, 2008

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    Scent of the Past

    I worked several years at a tourism site tucked in the mountains near a National Park. It felt remote but was easily accessible. I came to understand the beauty of my strength and explored my physical boundaries while I was there. It is one of the fondest places in my memory. All...
    mierje mierje 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 15, 2008

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    A Silly Sling of Sensible Sense Scents

    The earth during a rain shower.  A baby.  Clothes dried outside.  Honeysuckle, lilacs, lilies of the valley and lavender irises.  Fresh cut hay.  Cookies baking.  The sea.  Rich black dirt.  Pine trees.  Vanilla.  Bacon in the...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 19 Responses Jun 16, 2008

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    Coffee, Bacon, Coconut Sunscreen

    the ocean on a windy summer night, baked treats in the oven, the smell of turkey and dressing cooking on the morning of Thanksgiving, biscuits baking (i must be hungry).  Fresh cut christmas tree, jasmine and honeysuckle in the summer, puppy breath, fresh sheets and towels...
    FiFiDelmar FiFiDelmar 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2008

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    Grassssss

    where i used to live, the grass would smell amazing after it rained. it was such a special smell that it couldn't even be simulated by watering the lawn. it was like, a special smell that the grass released because it was so excited about it raining, and thinking about rainbows...
    ou ou 19-21, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2007

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    Some Of My Faves

    - the smell of the air after the rain - probably one of   nature’s most beautiful scents ever - pine forests - lilies of the valley and lilacs - my son’s skin just after a shower - coffee with cinnamon - a new book or stationery - fresh cut grass - love - burning wood...
    touchOFspring touchOFspring 31-35, F 7 Responses Jul 29, 2011

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    The Nose Knows

    There are so many fabulous smells:  babies, new cars, puppy breath, playdoh, magic markers, gasoline, wood smoke, Aramis cologne, the ocean, stawberries, honeysuckle, the air just before it rains, old books, Christmas trees, fresh cut grass, coffee........... Some smells...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 11, 2008

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    3 Things

    Tire stores have a distinct smell that I've always loved, since I was just a small brat. Also love the smell of a coffee shop/expresso stand.  Third would be a bakery.
    VendettA12 VendettA12 33, M 9 Responses Feb 4, 2009

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    Smell

    Smell ( funny sounding word) I love to smell lots of things too.But I have to say this experience reminded me of that movie, Perfume story of a murderer.Good movie,obsession of smell rethought....
    blackcat blackcat 22-25, F Sep 10, 2007

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    I Love The Smell Of Strange Things

    I love the smell of some odd things 1 New bath sponge smell 2 Steam Engines burning welsh steam coal is wonderful 3 House coal smell on a cold morning when you know in the house is a big fire because out of the chimney you see smoke and that smell hits the nose 4 Engine oil never...
    shall13 shall13 36-40, F Dec 6, 2012

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    It Is Wonderful

    The best smell ... no not the full diapers. The aroma of baby powder and lotion that so conjures up memories happy and peaceful. Then frying onions, lavender, chocolate, fresh baked bread, french vanilla, cinnamon,  flowers, fresh cut grass, and the outdoors after a spring...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Dec 11, 2008

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    Making The Neighbours Hungry

    I love to bake and cook at home, indoors and outdoors and the smells are just fantastic. In my new kitchen, I had an exhaust fan installed (one that actually goes to the outside and not just a filter).  Now whenever I'm cooking anything indoors I'll have the fan...
    Brit247 Brit247 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 17, 2009

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    Elm City Memories

    Scents, at times, have a remarkable ability to bring vivid memories back to life.  Most times this happens by chance.  A whiff on the breeze of a very particular brand of paint thinner may carry one instantly to a moment in early childhood watching Dad paint the garage...
    juan1966 juan1966 46-50, M 7 Responses Jun 18, 2008

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    Mmh :)

    I bought a small mouse stuffed animal yesterday and it lay on my desk until now. For some unknown reason, I just smelled it. It smells like a cinema we had in our town until about 10 years ago. It just reminds me of this cinema. The smell is somewhat like freshly washed...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 9, 2008

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    I only joined today but mostly I have received such kind messages and advice and everyone is very sweet! I really appreciate how helpful people can be without even knowing you and...
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    My sweet love We can't be together today. I miss your smile in the morning. I'm close but not close enough. The space that lies between us is enormous but not insurmountable. We...
    Missjayne1 Missjayne1 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I miss my Girl Watcher Sunglasses, not to watch clunky girls but because they're so dang coooooool.Oh yes I did, I went all Ernie Douglas on ya!
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    Doors, tables, home repair and renovation. They all seem to make me feel happier. I think creating stuff that is useful is not only great for obvious reasons, it is also a way of...
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    Red rain boots on. Singing and dancing in the puddles. Tiny giggles mingle with mine. "I'm having fun with you mama!" Me too little one. Let's play! ❤️
    Missjayne1 Missjayne1 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I've never felt an emotional connection to every main character on a tv series like this one before hahaha. My boyfriend and I always watch it together :)
    juliead juliead 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Me and my mom and my sister were watching it on tv, we were really getting into it, and then the power knocked out 😂👌
    MixedLesbian MixedLesbian 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I'm insanely good at zitch dog, but I have no real talents. haha
    foolishlylovingthee foolishlylovingthee 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Selfie! I'm cute! It's so amazing!!!!!!!!!
    cuteciara9 cuteciara9 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm so glad I started using coconut oil..it seems that I am always finding new uses for it! I love how it smells
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    I used to work with this guy for over a year, but I quit in July. I've known him for 2 years now and I've had feelings for him for almost 2 years. He's always been married, so we...
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    My ex and I have been together two different times. The first time lasted 3 months and then 6 months later we ended up together again for a year. It's been a little over two months...
    LameyC LameyC 18-21, F Apr 12

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    I sit in my room thinking of a way to change things, I'm in the friend zone of every girl I've ever wanted even the one I want now. I'm sick of being called bro and smelling your...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    Craig Morgan - Love Remembers Lyrics You can forget what love was wearing When it walked out your front door Where you fell down to your knees And you can forget the kind of...
    sherrianna sherrianna 18-21, F Apr 6

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    I love being held close with an e**ction pressed against me. I love the smell of a man. I love him gripping me from behind, whispering sweet nothings in my ear. I love how he...
    Thorbulous Thorbulous 16-17, F Apr 9

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    Hi, guys! First of all, a general warning: if you are not interested in this sort of experiences, don't even bother to respond. I've got no need for preachers. :D Then, an...
    Eisbrecher Eisbrecher 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    SORRY Oh I had a lot to say, was thinking on my time away I missed you and things weren't the same 'Cause everything inside it never comes out right And when I see you cry, it...
    iloveAdamL iloveAdamL 70+ Apr 14

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    "How do you know he is the one"? "What do you love about him"? A question I have been asked so many times throughout my life. To be honest, I was not sure. With my other...
    Skyiiler Skyiiler 18-21, F Apr 6

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    Well, anyone willing to voice their opinion, and read a pretty long post like this one, is truly welcome to! So, here goes nothing... Since I was knee-high to a grasshopper (about...
    EponymousAnonymous EponymousAnonymous 13-15 5 Responses Apr 8

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    In the end, only 3 things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you...
    charmee26 charmee26 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    When I was younger, I wish that I would have known better. Better love makes a fat romance, that lasts for more than a shoe shine. I’m older, took all the words of my mother...
    lifesize lifesize 18-21, F 1 day ago

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