The Lucky Girl sez, "My incredible boyfriend Absinthetic made me a Wonderland Expedition kit, from back in 1867 when a biology professor was sent to investigate the tragic fire and curious occurrences surrounding the Liddell house fire. It's full of samples and documentation from the final known trip down the rabbit hole, and is also completely awesome. "
Now, this is true love. Have I mentioned that Alice in Wonderland is my favorite book? And the first book I ever read to myself? And that I'm married to an Alice?
Wonderland expedition kit
(Thanks, That Lucky Girl!)
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