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Desert Rose (Chapter 10)

Desert Rose (Chapter 10)

Scent Notes: Blooming red roses and black jasmine perfume the salty desert air, all mingling with black and red musks. Once upon a time, Princess ...

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Cherry Almond Cookies

Cherry Almond Cookies

For the first time in years, Brenda was excited about Christmas. Not for the usual reasons, however, though she was so excited she couldn’t sleep:...

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Pfeffernusse

Pfeffernusse

Scent Notes: Warm pfeffernusse cookies: orange, cardamom, allspice, black pepper, anise, gourmet vanilla, buttery cookie dough, a pinch of salt, a...

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Scotcheroos

Scotcheroos

Scent Notes: Butterscotch and peanut butter coated in chocolate with a dash of expensive vanilla, honey, and a cold glass of oat milk. Amanda coul...

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Autumn Ashes

Autumn Ashes

The whole camp was in mourning. The sudden, tragic death of Kevin permeated the air of the camp, and everyone was depressed. For weeks, they found...

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Goblin Mode

Goblin Mode

Scent Notes: Spicy black cherry and amber. Nothing seems to be going right, does it? It’s been weeks upon weeks of exhaustion, days of glory and w...

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Neurospicy

Neurospicy

Amanda looked out the window of the car again. She was extremely antsy. She’d scrolled through all of the apps multiple times, started and stopped ...

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Sparkling Cucumber Mint

Sparkling Cucumber Mint

Paula was in a rut, and she knew it. Since her divorce, it just kind of seemed like nothing mattered anymore. She didn’t want to be known as a “div...

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Sparkling Green Mandarin

Sparkling Green Mandarin

Paula awoke the morning after her first swing class extremely sore, but extremely excited. She’d slept better than she had in weeks. She took an ex...

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Sparkling Peach

Sparkling Peach

Paula awoke the morning after her second night of swing dancing much like she awoke after the first night of swing dancing: utterly euphoric, exhau...

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Infinitesimal

Infinitesimal

Mandy sighed. For one infinitesimal second, everything was right in the world. She smiled, her heart full to bursting. Her whole family was togethe...

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Showstopper

Showstopper

Kyra could hardly believe it: the big moment had finally arrived. She’d been practicing for months, determined to nail every single dance move, eve...

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Babylonia

Babylonia

In the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the queen was waiting impatiently. She strode the floor, pacing back and forth, feeling her anxiety rising with ...

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