What does your home smell of?

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Re: What does your home smell of?

Post: # 138654Post Uller
Sat Jan 17, 2009 12:07 pm

No idea at the moment - rotten cold at the moment and can't smell, taste or hear very much!

I seem to be very sensitive to smells - called a plumber out because of the horrible drain smell in our kitchen (OH couldn't smell anything). He took the pipes apart and said he had never seen such clean pipes - that was all the bicarb and vinegar I was putting down them to get rid of the smell! He couldn't find a problem, but I haven't noticed the smell since either. Maybe it was all in my head...

I like the house to smell 'nice' - but my version of nice also means natural - nice cooking smells, fresh air, the occassional incense cone (Mothers Fragrances from greatergoods.co.uk are lovely), a dab of EO wiped on a warm radiator.
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Re: What does your home smell of?

Post: # 138667Post Mrs Moustoir
Sat Jan 17, 2009 12:53 pm

JulieSherris wrote:Our house usually smells of peat turfs... and Basset puppy.....
No matter how many times he's bathed, & has his ears cleaned, he always has this 'smell'.... the older Basset boy had his own smell as well, but after 7 years, I think we've gotten used to it!
Bassets also tend to have smelly feet.......
The worse smells are the fox-poo necks & backs tho.... :roll:
And the little spaniel now he's old, does incredibly loud botty burps whenever he coughs.... like an old steptoe dog! :fart:

My home smells... like home! :mrgreen:
You know that fox poo is the doggy equivalent to Chanel No 5!!

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Re: What does your home smell of?

Post: # 138671Post JulieSherris
Sat Jan 17, 2009 1:18 pm

Mrs Moustoir wrote:You know that fox poo is the doggy equivalent to Chanel No 5!!
Mrs Moustoir, I don't object to them rolling in it.... I just object to them wanting to be back in the house, or near to me after they have... :lol:
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Re: What does your home smell of?

Post: # 138716Post bryony
Sat Jan 17, 2009 5:00 pm

mould :( (must phone landlord...)

and now incense to mask the mould....

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Re: What does your home smell of?

Post: # 138740Post Millymollymandy
Sat Jan 17, 2009 6:23 pm

Roast chicken which my OH is cooking! Trouble is I think my laundry is going to smell of it too as I've got it close to the wood burner to dry. :(
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Post: # 138742Post pumpy
Sat Jan 17, 2009 6:33 pm

To-day,our place smells mostly of garlic & menthol crystals......... so tomorrow our sinuses should be clear,but we won't be talking to many people!!
it's either one or the other, or neither of the two.

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Post: # 138747Post SarahJane
Sat Jan 17, 2009 7:22 pm

Today my house smells of freesias.... had the oil burner going all day. :flower:

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Re: What does your home smell of?

Post: # 138759Post becks77
Sat Jan 17, 2009 7:54 pm

My house smells like a brewery just bottled the cabernet and the mead a bottle of which popped its cork after being layed down and spilled all over the kitchen !! ah well must remember to leave them upright for a bit
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Re: What does your home smell of?

Post: # 138774Post Portland_Jon
Sat Jan 17, 2009 10:59 pm

At the moment it smells of chicken guts as we have killed, plucked and prepared our ten meat hens this afternoon. I ache like hell and am knackered.

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Post: # 138868Post StripyPixieSocks
Sun Jan 18, 2009 2:43 pm

At the moment, Sea Breeze 'Barky Sticks'

What are Barky Sticks? Well, they are joss sticks / incense ticks but if I light one anywhere that Squeaky (my Cockatiel) can see she starts barking at them like a dog and won't stop until they have finished. Hence, we now all call them Barky Sticks! :mrgreen:

Yes I know they're not supposed to be around birds, they're in another room with the door closed (the barky stick that is)

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Re: What does your home smell of?

Post: # 138870Post mrsflibble
Sun Jan 18, 2009 2:57 pm

curry... and nag champa to mask the curry, and fresh air cos although it's cold i had the window open.
oh how I love my tea, tea in the afternoon. I can't do without it, and I think I'll have another cup very
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Post: # 138875Post Milims
Sun Jan 18, 2009 3:05 pm

Roast chicken Sunday dinner, bread, cheese scones and flap jacks! I've been a busy girl today!
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Re: What does your home smell of?

Post: # 138899Post Graye
Sun Jan 18, 2009 4:07 pm

Tarragon (making fish pie and I always have to be careful not to put too much in so I have it in a dish and sprinkle in a bit at a time instead of just shaking the pot in)

Oaky smoke ( it's cold so we lit the fire early today. It's windy outside and smoke came swirling back inside with me when I went out to feed the birds)

Hot croissants (we don't normally buy them as the nearest bakery is 10 miles away but I found a pack of "bake it yourself" ones yesterday - delicious.
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Re: What does your home smell of?

Post: # 138910Post Mrs Moustoir
Sun Jan 18, 2009 4:16 pm

Today - woodsmoke, pears poached in red wine and chicken pie.

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Re: What does your home smell of?

Post: # 138963Post Flo
Sun Jan 18, 2009 8:54 pm

Mince pies and Xmas pud, home made. Don't ask. :mrgreen:

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