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Goooood morning! Happy Spring/Ostara/Equinox! [Mar. 21st, 2005|10:15 am]
Jasmine Becket-Griffith
We had such fun yesterday! Took a break and went to nymphie & synthestatic's house, for their Equinox party!!!!! Celebrating spring, etc. Lots of yummy food - springtime foods like fruits, strawberries, asparagus, stuffed grape leaves, all kinds of yum. And also Boca veggie burgers on the grill, hehe. We bought stuff at Michael's - different coloured and patterned papers and wooden eggs - we cut up the papers and decoupaged them onto the wooden eggs to decorate them, it was a lot of fun! All of it we did outside in the backyard with all the birds singing and flowers and lizards, it was idyllic for spring.

We stayed late watching TV, new Simpsons, a National Geographic special on "Hogzilla" (which seemed to have been greatly exaggerated), etc. What a fun time!

Now though, I must work =P I'm finishing up my Tiki self portrait - I'll probably finish it in the next hour or two - and have it ready to post tonight! You can watch me paint HERE!

And after that I'm going to start a new pirate piece, or maybe a fairy painting. Or maybe a new Alice. Ah, who knows?

Yay!! Got another Click-N-Ship notification from BPAL!! A 5ml of Bon Vivant and a 5ml of New Orleans. Haven't tried either of them, hehe, but they sound good to me. This, strangely enough is for my 02/13 order. I still haven't received a C-n-S for my 01/25 order, but the Lab folks told me it's still being worked on, so it's not lost or anything at least, hehe. They just don't arrive in the order I placed the orders in, but in a way that's kind of exciting, mixes it up a little bit.

All right - off to work!

:::EDIT:::10:37am:: Oops! Just realized I need to run to the store real quick! BRB and painting!::::
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[User Picture]From: nymphie
2005-03-21 03:36 pm (UTC)
Poor Hogzilla! :)

I'm glad you had fun, I had a great time hanging out with you guys. You're relaxing to hang around (a big compliment from an introvert ;)).

Honestly, I really do enjoy your company. I want to come visit you on a weekend and take pictures/hang out.
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2005-03-22 03:07 pm (UTC)
>^___^< Thank you Leslie!!! After we get back from KC we'll hang out soon - I definitely want to hit St. Augustine with you guys too!
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[User Picture]From: nymphie
2005-03-22 05:37 pm (UTC)
We're excited about it!
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[User Picture]From: gossamerfaery
2005-03-21 03:39 pm (UTC)
Aaaaw! You poor BPAL addict! LOL I am making a point not to try anything from there! I fear for the safety of my PayPal funds! LOL

I love the idea of the wooden eggs! I didn't know they had them at Michaels. That is just a great idea:) Happy Ostara! XOXO
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2005-03-22 03:08 pm (UTC)
Yep! 100% vegan easter eggs, lol!

Aye, 'tis true, those BPAL folks are making a killing off of me, lol.
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[User Picture]From: rubyg
2005-03-21 03:50 pm (UTC)
Oh I wanted to go to that party!! I read about it in the lovely nymphie's journal and really wanted to go! But of course the distance thing was a small problem lol. Maybe next time I'll be in the US anyway and may be able to go :)

BPAL must be good since they seem to take a while to ship things out! I keep meaning to order from them but I keep going shopping in London and find other stuff I want hehe!
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2005-03-22 03:04 pm (UTC)
Oh - BPAL is wonderful stuff! They typically take about 1-2 months to ship, since everything is hand-blended. Definitely worth the wait. I order regularly so I get orders regularly, just a month or two later in the cycle, lol.
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[User Picture]From: just_blue
2005-03-21 03:54 pm (UTC)
Dude, I -almost- watched that Hogzilla thing. Heheheheh.
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From: flamingfaery
2005-03-21 06:30 pm (UTC)

My order...

Jasmine I just e-mailed you about my order, please e-mail me asap. Sharon
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[User Picture]From: alice_in_oranje
2005-03-21 07:36 pm (UTC)
Happy Ostara to you as well dear :)! It's good to hear you had a lovely celebration!
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[User Picture]From: kialo
2005-03-21 08:08 pm (UTC)
What a nice Ostara party you had. I missed mine. :( My friends celebrated without me. I was in the ER and found out I have an infection of the parotid glands. LOVELY. More antibiotics. No wonder I've been so miserable feeling. My new prints cheered me up though. My friend and I are designing our new tattoos. Her's with your violet fairy and mine with the pink butterly fairy. Will send photos when done. It'll be about 2 weeks before tats and then healing time.
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2005-03-22 03:06 pm (UTC)
Oh man, I hope you feel better soon!

Oooh! I'd love to see photos of the tattoos - that is so much fun for me as an artist!
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[User Picture]From: slytherin13
2005-03-21 08:21 pm (UTC)
cool! Sounds like a good party & all that food sounded realllllly yummy!
I want to go home right now & color eggs, damn it!
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[User Picture]From: puritychild
2005-03-21 09:30 pm (UTC)
I love your little fairie art! A friend turned me onto your site after buying the peppermint fairy sticker at hot topic. I love the littleness and childlike look of your fairies. I have been looking for the perfect fairy to get a tattoo of when i decide to get my first tattoo.

I think you should make a little readheaded one or one accociated with a cat, like you have the butterfly one.

They are beautiful!
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