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foods Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)  

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As humans, we tend to neglect our sense of smell, in favor of the showy senses of sight and smell. We often suppress our awareness of what our nose is telling us. Some odors instantly trigger memories and emotions, taking us on a ride whether we want to go there or not.
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Play-Doh is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Play-Doh

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Crayons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Crayons

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Before the rain is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Before the rain

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Cut Grass is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Cut Grass

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Swimming Pool is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
MadameLil added Swimming Pool

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Freshly popped popcorn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Freshly popped popcorn

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Burgers on the grill is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Burgers on the grill

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Line-dried Laundry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Line-dried Laundry

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Roasted Turkey (Thanksgiving E... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Roasted Turkey (Thanksgiving Eve)

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Roses is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Roses

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Homemade Biscuits (fresh from ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Homemade Biscuits (fresh from the oven)

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Elmer's Glue is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
LindaMartin added Elmer's Glue

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Baby Powder is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
MadameLil added Baby Powder

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Hot Cake (fresh out of the ove... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Hot Cake (fresh out of the oven)

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Mud is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Mud

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Green Slime (toy) is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Green Slime (toy)

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Orange slices is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Orange slices

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Ivory Soap is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Ivory Soap

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Mr. Bubble Bubble Bath is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Mr. Bubble Bubble Bath

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Lilacs is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
MadameLil added Lilacs

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Dandelions is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Dandelions

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Pancakes/Waffles is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
MadameLil added Pancakes/Waffles

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Gasoline is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
LindaMartin added Gasoline

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Chicken and Noodles is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Chicken and Noodles

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Musty Basement is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
MadameLil added Musty Basement

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Pan-fried Chicken is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Pan-fried Chicken

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Strawberries (from the yard) is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Strawberries (from the yard)

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Leaves from Spearmint plants is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Leaves from Spearmint plants

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Snow is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
LindaMartin added Snow

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Lumber is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
MadameLil added Lumber

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Coffee is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
MadameLil added Coffee

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Wet Dog is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Wet Dog

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Tomato plant leaves is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Tomato plant leaves

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Pipe Smoke is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Pipe Smoke

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Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookie... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Mbbk6214 added Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Fresh Cut Christmas Tree is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Mbbk6214 added Fresh Cut Christmas Tree

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Pine Sol is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
MadameLil added Pine Sol

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Vinyl Records is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
MadameLil added Vinyl Records

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Pepto-Bismol is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Pepto-Bismol

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Nyquil is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Nyquil

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Motor Oil is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Motor Oil

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Campo Phenique (for boo-boos a... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Campo Phenique (for boo-boos and bug bites)

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Sweet Potato Pie (fresh from o... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Sweet Potato Pie (fresh from oven during holidays)

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Hot Lemonade is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
Hot Lemonade

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Petrichor is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)
KelseyRoseBeeckman added Petrichor