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Monday, June 02, 2008

Prize Draw ...and a Break

I am facing a very busy week with lots of projects ahead of me, so PST will be taking a break till Tuesday, June 10th. Before we go though, I would like to have a prize draw, the entries for which will be accepted till Sunday, June 8th. If you would like to win a set of samples consisting of: Hermes Un Jardin Apres La Mousson, Montale Red Vetiver, Vanilla Extasy and Ginger Musk, Comme de Garcons Monocle Hinoki, Micallef Aoud, Gaiac, Patchouli, Note Vanillee and Royal Muska, Editions de Parfum Bois d'Orage, Etat Libre d'Orange Rossy de Palma...leave us a comment!

Have a great week, everybody!

115 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sure,count me in,Marinochka:)
Thanks and don't work yourself too hard.
Veronica

12:28 AM EDT  
Blogger Sue said...

Have a good break and thank you for the prize draw!

Sue

12:56 AM EDT  
Anonymous zeram1 said...

Please take the obviously necessary break (during which your daily blogging will be missed). Please enter me in the drawing as well, and I believe that you dated the end time for it incorrectly (you wrote "May" instead of "June").

12:58 AM EDT  
Blogger bt said...

Please count me in for the draw as well.
Much speed to the projects you're facing! :-)

1:19 AM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I thought I already said in the LAST break that a couple days was already too long! :) Just kidding. Best of luck in your projects... That has to be one of the most amazing list of samples I could imagine, so, COUNT ME IN PLEEEAASSEEE :)
-Anthony

1:31 AM EDT  
Anonymous Lisa D said...

Please enter me in the drawing - what a fabulous collection of samples! Have a restful break.

1:48 AM EDT  
Anonymous Annie said...

Hello,
thank you so much for your blog! The writing is so good. It really brightens up my week. Enjoy a well deserved break!
Oh and please enter me in the prize drawing.
Annie

2:11 AM EDT  
Blogger jean said...

Good luck with your blogging break. Please enter me into the prize draw, thank you!

3:27 AM EDT  
Anonymous hvs said...

nooooo! I read this every day. sigh. well, please count me in for the sample draw. i'd gladly take only half of the bountiful booty.

3:51 AM EDT  
Anonymous Alica said...

I will be happy to win the samples!

4:02 AM EDT  
Blogger Noy said...

I'll miss your blogging, but hope you have a good and restful break! Please enter me into the drawing. Thank you!

5:23 AM EDT  
Blogger Ines said...

Please, count me in as well. :)
Always ready to try and win samples. ;)

5:38 AM EDT  
Anonymous elve said...

Hope to see you soon on the blog :)
Enter me in the drawing, plase.

6:10 AM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Good luck finishing all your projects! I would love to be entered into the drawing-thank you-Kristin

7:35 AM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oooh!! If I'm ever going to feel like Julie Ordon, "that girl in the photo", then I will need some 'Note Vanillee'. So please enter me in the draw :-) We will miss your posts, but if something's gotta give.... Emma

7:37 AM EDT  
Blogger Gail S said...

I'll miss you, but bring on those samples! Been wanting to try Apres la Mousson....

7:56 AM EDT  
Anonymous Luha said...

I want to win! :)

- Luha

8:24 AM EDT  
Blogger Jenavira13 said...

Have a good break and catch up on your stuff. Please enter me in the draw.

10:18 AM EDT  
Blogger Vetivresse said...

Count me in! Very excited to try Montale Red Vetiver. Cheers, CV

10:27 AM EDT  
Blogger Monkey said...

I hope your week is easier than your forecast. Please count me in the drw.

10:30 AM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Please add me to the drawing!

Suzanne

10:35 AM EDT  
Blogger Jennifer said...

Yay prizes! Good luck!

10:42 AM EDT  
Anonymous Billy D said...

Please enter me in the drawing as well! I was already looking forward to ordering samples of Red Vetiver, Hinoki, and a few others on that list, so thanks!

10:57 AM EDT  
Blogger Debbie said...

I would love to be entered into this drawing! Please do so.

I will miss you during your break. I hope you have a wonderful, restful one!

Debbie

11:20 AM EDT  
Blogger chayaruchama said...

May your week be a success !
May I join the flow ?

11:32 AM EDT  
Blogger LuLu said...

YES

11:54 AM EDT  
Blogger LuLu said...

YES

11:56 AM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What an interesting mix! Please put my name in the hat.

Gretchen

11:57 AM EDT  
Blogger LuLu said...

YES

11:59 AM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Good luck with your projects! We'll certainly miss you. Please put me in the draw.

Marsha Smith

12:11 PM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Would love to be in the draw, thanks! Hope your projects go well.

Karen G.

12:17 PM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Enjoy your break. I'll miss reading you every day. Please count me in for the drawing.

12:20 PM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What an interesting selection! Please do enter me in the drawing...and enjoy your break!

-ScentScelf

12:27 PM EDT  
Blogger pseuperfly said...

Please count me in for the nose picnic...I've been on a perfume diet (saving up to meet my Italian beau's parents over in eeeEEEtaly) and am all twitchy and jonesing...driving past Barney's when it's NOT ON THE WAY HOME.

Have a productive break!

1:12 PM EDT  
Blogger neens said...

Please enter me in the drawing and have a good break.

neens

1:29 PM EDT  
Blogger Claudia said...

Please include me in the drawing. :-)

2:31 PM EDT  
Blogger Jane said...

A comment... it's the end of the schoolyear and I just feel like going out of the classroom and walking around for hours. I want to get into perfume shops and smell the summer scents. I want to go far away to a place that smells so very different to mine... But I must be patient. I must wait. (and I'll wait for the draw too if you count me in!)

2:34 PM EDT  
Blogger theminx said...

It's always good to take a breather once in a while, busy or no, don't you think? :)

Those samples look good to me - would love to have them!

3:24 PM EDT  
Anonymous maitreyi1978 said...

Please include me in your draw. I enjoy your site.

3:35 PM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Coming out of the word work to say "Have a productive break!" I'll miss reading PST for the next week, but I guess I'll survive ;-) Bloggers deserve some downtime to handle the real world, just like the rest of us.

Please enter me in the drawing!

Eileen

3:41 PM EDT  
Anonymous rachael said...

I'll miss your blog, please include me in the drawing!

3:50 PM EDT  
Anonymous PattyS said...

Thanks for an enjoyable blog. I'd like to be added to the drawing.

4:05 PM EDT  
Blogger parisa said...

Hope you get to enjoy your break and the samples sound wonderful. Please enter me in the draw.

4:51 PM EDT  
Anonymous Lavanya said...

Good luck with your projects!..
And I'd like to be included in the draw!..Thanks!

5:28 PM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Break? I've only recently found your blog and you're abandoning me already???

WAH!

I don't imagine you want to send prizes to the UK (postage - ouch!) but I wanted to show solidarity during your busy time ... and this will give me time to look up "sillage" and "aoud":-)

off now to sniff neroli,
Anna in Edinburgh, the UK

5:30 PM EDT  
Anonymous mikeperez23 said...

To quote that Chicago song, 'Everybody needs a little time away...'

Enjoy!

6:20 PM EDT  
Anonymous Ben said...

Enjoy your break and please include me in the drawing! What a great group of samples. I've been searching for samples of the Hinoki and Bois d'Orage, so I'll keep my fingers crossed....

6:25 PM EDT  
Blogger Sunski said...

Relatively recent reader, first time poster. Good luck with the work life and please enter me in the prize draw. (and thanks!).

7:36 PM EDT  
Anonymous Minou 2 said...

I'd love to be a part of the prize draw.
I hope you enjoy the work you have to do and that the times passes quickly!

9:14 PM EDT  
Anonymous Minou 2 said...

I'd love to participate in the draw! I hope the time you're working passes quickly and that you feel a great sense of accomplishment when you're done!

(I hope this isn't a duplicate post. Having trouble).

9:21 PM EDT  
Anonymous Janet in California said...

You deserve a break. I do wish it was to go to some exotic place instead of for work though!

I would like to be in the drawing.
Thanks!

9:44 PM EDT  
Blogger the oblitterati said...

I hope that amidst your projects you have a moment to breathe and smell the flowers that are exploding around us.

Best wishes on your break, and please count me in for the prize draw.

10:45 PM EDT  
Anonymous 2scents said...

I will miss your lovely words every day...but the prospect of all those great samples salves my wounds!

11:06 PM EDT  
Blogger Sylvia said...

id love to be entered if its not too late!

11:19 PM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

sounds like a wonderful set of samples to explore! Thanks as always for the blog and all the best on your projects.
Kim

11:42 PM EDT  
OpenID quinncreative said...

Hope your projects work out well. I'm in Houston for a client, where the humidity is shocking. I brought Prada Iris, which is doing a good job. Holds up well and isn't overpowering.

And even though I won recently, I wouldn't give up a chance at at missing any of these goodies! Put my name in.

12:02 AM EDT  
Anonymous Madelyn said...

Dear Marina,
Madelyn E here - Enjoy your break !
I would like to be entered in the draw . Thank you for this opportunity -

2:12 AM EDT  
Anonymous Matt said...

Samples sound fantastic. Do enjoy the break.

2:52 AM EDT  
Anonymous sybil said...

Oh, please count me in...and good luck on the projects!

7:54 AM EDT  
Blogger Kathryn said...

If I hadn't been reading your blog for the past few months, I wouldn't have any idea how interesting these samples are. Please enter me in the drawing. I'll miss your writing this week, but hope you will have some fun with your other projects.

8:22 AM EDT  
Anonymous Minou2 said...

Me, too. I hope your time working goes quickly!

Minou2

9:09 AM EDT  
Blogger Theresa said...

Yes, after that review of Note Vanille it is absolutely on my must try list. Please enter me in the drawing! Thanks and have a nice break.

9:11 AM EDT  
Anonymous Anna said...

Have a nice week, and count me in the draw :)

9:46 AM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yes! Please enter my name in the drawing! Thank you!

-Aliska S.

9:49 AM EDT  
Anonymous Amy H said...

Please count me in for the drawing and enjoy your week!

9:50 AM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Please put me in the drawing!

crowflower

1:31 PM EDT  
Blogger Perfume & Tea Make Me Happy said...

hello!
enjoy your rest, and please enter me into your drawing! :)

2:48 PM EDT  
Blogger ula said...

count me in, thanks :) and have a nice break!

3:27 PM EDT  
Blogger TMH256 said...

Oh, I would love to be entered into this draw Marina!! Thank you!! :-) Good luck with your projects.

4:05 PM EDT  
Blogger Rod said...

That's an awesome set of samples, so please add me to the drawing :)
I love your blog, and I'm looking forward to your return from break.

4:41 PM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

That's a wonderful bundle of samples--please enter me! Good luck with your projects, and I look forward to your return.

Heather G

5:21 PM EDT  
Anonymous laura said...

please include me, what a great set of samples!

6:03 PM EDT  
Anonymous Rachel said...

You'll be missed! Please enter me in the draw, too... thanks!

6:08 PM EDT  
Anonymous cornlily said...

Enjoy yourself this week. I read your blog every single day, but I'll smile a bit each day when I don't see it, knowing you are taking a break.

Please count me in on the drawing.
Cornlily

6:53 PM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'll be thinking of you as you take a bit of time off. I read the blog every day, but I'm glad you can have a bit of rest time.

Please count me in on the drawing.

Cornlily

6:55 PM EDT  
Blogger Clare Stella said...

I often wonder about how bloggers such as yourself get time off from writing. Enjoy! I hope you complete your projects but also have some peaceful time.
I would love to be considered for the drawing. Thanks very much!

7:52 PM EDT  
Blogger Judy said...

Enjoy your break - please enter me in the prize drawing.

Judy

8:11 PM EDT  
Blogger minou said...

Can I play too? I would love to win those samples...

Best of luck with your many projects :)

8:41 PM EDT  
Blogger oedipa said...

I love reading your blog, and I'd like to be entered for the draw!

8:46 PM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I would love to be entered in the draw, thanks Carol

9:51 PM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I would love to enter the draw, thanks, Carol

9:54 PM EDT  
Blogger Kelley said...

M. I have been in a horrible crisis. I have heard of this happening to people before but I never thought this would happen to me. I have lost my passion for fragrance. Oh, I still wear it and love it but it seems that for the past 6 months, I haven't found anything new to excite me. I am literally in a FUNK! I was telling Tom that I have tried several times to review things but realized that they would come off mean spirited and hateful (my $50 worth of Neil Morris samples for example...hated them!). I just felt that if I didn't have anything nice to say, well you know how it goes.

Please enter me into your contest. Who know, something may knock my socks off!

Kelley

11:04 PM EDT  
Blogger Karissa said...

I love your work and though I'm suspicious of Jardin Apres le Mousson I'd still love to try it! Count me in for your drawing if you stil can
Karissa

1:28 AM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Have a good break, and please enter me in the drawing!
SMY

10:02 AM EDT  
OpenID dark-phoenix54 said...

Enjoy your well deserved break, and please enter me in the draw. What an amazing set of samples!

Laurie

2:42 PM EDT  
Anonymous Goose said...

Enjoy your break! And please enter me in the drawing :-)

2:44 PM EDT  
Anonymous GGS said...

Thanks for the prizer draw. Please put my name in the hat!

Gail (GGS)

7:42 PM EDT  
Blogger Dusan said...

Paws off everyone! These samples are mine, you hear me, all maaaaaayne! :-)

10:06 PM EDT  
Anonymous elyse said...

ooh count me in, please

1:01 AM EDT  
Blogger Lisa said...

New to this site and can't wait to explore!

Hope I win the drawing - I need some new scent inspiration!

1:07 AM EDT  
Blogger Lisa said...

New to this site and can't wait to explore!

Please count me in the drawing - need some new scent inspiration!

1:07 AM EDT  
Blogger Monica said...

Have a great break.. as long as you promise to come back! and enter me in for the draw.... if only for the new Hermes =)

man.. there's ALOT of people wanting those samples!

-Monica

8:45 AM EDT  
Blogger kathleen said...

I would love to be included in the draw, please Marina. Looking forward to your return!

kathleen

11:59 AM EDT  
Anonymous rosealicious said...

Wow, I'd love to be entered into your prize drawing! I've just lately begun reading your blog (among others) and have really been enjoying learning about the world of perfumes..

4:22 PM EDT  
Blogger Rachel said...

Wow! Just stumbled onto your site - what a great prize :). Now off to explore the archives...

4:52 PM EDT  
Anonymous edwardian said...

Come back soon with more reviews, the world of perfume knows no rest.
I took a couple of days off and Montale put out like six new scents! I'd like to have my name in the draw(never smelled any of the perfumes in the set).

7:00 PM EDT  
Anonymous Mimi said...

I'd love to be included thanks! Have a good weekend!

7:42 AM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just discovered your blog and I love it!

7:42 AM EDT  
Blogger Petrushka said...

Memememememememe!
Count me in!

12:25 PM EDT  
Blogger double.bound said...

Oooh! Pick me!

6:38 PM EDT  
Anonymous Elizabeth said...

Please count me in!! I'm a newbie but hoping to get to know you. :-)

1:53 AM EDT  
Blogger Gina said...

please include me in your drawing:)

1:42 PM EDT  
Anonymous Iggy said...

Please, count me in as well :-). As always, I'll wait for your next review. Have a good break! Thank you!
Iggy

4:04 PM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks and come back very soon with more wonderful ideas. Merci et bonnes vacances
Thérèse

4:41 PM EDT  
Blogger knidonovan said...

I hope you comeback refreshed to inspire us with more of your gorgeous olfactory poetics.

Please include me in the draw.

6:23 PM EDT  
Blogger Cheryl said...

Yay prizes! Good luck with work!

10:42 PM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hope you're enjoying your break - even though you're busy with other things. i'd love to play with those scents (though you could leave out mousson), so yes, please enter my name in your drawing.

take care, minette

12:19 PM EDT  
Anonymous Cirka said...

Please enter me in the draw-oh, it's a wonderful sample collection.

Have a wonderful break.

4:08 PM EDT  
Blogger Sanna said...

If you would ship to Sweden, count me in :)

8:11 PM EDT  
Anonymous Sean said...

Ooo interesting samples! Count me in too!

8:37 PM EDT  
Anonymous ereuyi said...

I hope your projects are going well, and please count me in!

10:19 PM EDT  
Anonymous stella polaris said...

Hope I am not to late! I would very much like to be counted, also because most of this perfumes are almost impossible to get to try in my part of the world!
Thank you for making this very inspiring blog! :)

4:20 AM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Excellent collection. Nice to have a different fragrance for every mood.

2:04 PM EDT  
Anonymous Priti said...

Thanks for the draw and stay cool. It's hot here! (reaches for husband's Vetiver bottle)

4:02 PM EDT  
Blogger Mac said...

Is it too late to enter? If not, please count me in...Thank You! Kiki

2:14 PM EDT  

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