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Them Hens Is Organised

Them Hens is Organized

Featuring |T|L|C| Home Collection

Them hens is organised…the words spoken by Mr. Tweedy multiple times in the movie Chicken Run and organized they were!  Chicken Run is an older stop motion movie, released in 2000 by Dreamworks and it’s quite cute and comical.

Mr. and Mrs. Tweedy own a chicken farm and when greedy Mrs. Tweedy isn’t happy with the egg profits she starts plans for “Mrs. Tweedy’s Chicken Pies”.  Ginger, the smart hen of the bunch, often dreams of escape and her attempts usually end up with her in solitary confinement.  Ginger finally come up with a plan with the help of an injured rooster, the other hens and a couple of rats.  Mr. Tweedy knows something is going on and keeps trying to tell his wife that the hens are organized.  She doesn’t believe him and has some harsh words for him but in the end she gets her due comeuppance!

The movie was produced by a British studio, hence the spelling of organised with an “s” unlike the “z” we use here in the US.  You can catch Mrs. Tweedy giving Mr. Tweedy the what for here!  Cute movie, well worth the watch!

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Decor

|T|L|C| Home Collection

Chicken Gacha Pieces 1-14

11 common and 3 rare

Heart Garden Center

Harmony Dasies

Harmony Wild Dandelions

The Little Branch

Apple Tree 4 Seasons

Wild Grass Dry Animated

Botanical

Medium Loose Hay Ground Cover

Adi’s Stuff

The Red Barn

HPMD

Dirt Road Dark Brown

MOoH!

Waterpump

MADRAS

Apple Basket

tarte.

Hanging Light A

floorplan.

Vintage Egg Basket

POST

Genesee Bushel Basket Aged

 Just Animals

Pig Sleeping

Velvet Whip

Hay Rolls Couple

 

 

 

 

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Furry Hitchhikers

Furry Hitchhikers

Featuring Fashiowl Poses

I’m an animal lover, you know, one of those who treats their pets like children.  I talk to my dog all the time and I think that makes them super smart.  My dog has a HUGE vocabulary.  It has been a while since I have had a cat due to my hubby being allergic and I don’t count the strays that were living under the porch since I was never able to get any where near them.

Being an animal lover is hard!  I can’t tell you how many times I tried to save mice and chipmunks from my cats because I love mice and chipmunks too…guinea pigs, ferrets…pretty much if it has fur, I’m a fan.

At one point in time I had two cats at the same time, Sammy and Falcor.  Sammy was a stray who had been caught in a trap (so of course I had to save and keep him) and Falcor was a solid white longhair.  Falcor was a hunter but wouldn’t eat his kill.  He would drop them at the door or if I didn’t notice he had it in his mouth he would dart in and drop it on the kitchen floor, be it bird, mouse or chipmunk.  I remember the time he made it in with a chipmunk without me noticing.  He then quickly dropped it, now that his mission of sneaking it in was successful….only it wasn’t dead and it took off down the hall with both cats and me in tow.  Ahh..good times!

That was over 26 years ago and there have been a few more feline and canine members of the family since then.  Pets…bundles of love wrapped in fur!  

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What I’m wearing

Body – Maitreya – Lara

Head – Catwa – Eva

Skin – Insol – Nicole

Face & Body Moles – Izzie’s

Eyes – Aviglam –Heartbreaker Eyes

Ears – Swallow – High Definition Ears

Hair – Truth – Ciara

Top – Pseudo – Asym Top

Shorts – Pseudo – Pria Shorts

Pose

Fashiowl Poses Mornings # 10 (includes kittens) @ Vanity Event

Decor

tarte.

Delilah Shed

Cheeky Pea

Draped Curtain Black Cats

+Half-Deer+

Spring Serenade Birdhouse B @ The Arcade

Breezy Ceiling Fan

Heart Garden Center

Aubretia

Ancient Stone Pathway

Harmony Tulips

LISP

Faded Summer Rug

{What Next}

Amelie Bookcase

Jian

Ragdoll Cat

Chipmunk

Wishing Well

Tromp Loeil

Ashdon Chair with Pillow

Ashdon Chair with Blanket

Seven Emporium

Old Mower

Botanical

Douglas Fir

The Little Branch

Red Elder 4 Season Animated

Grass V4 Animated

HPMD

Shrub Pink D

Sweet Garden Grass 06 – Light Green

Sweet Garden Grass 02 – Green

Garden Vine 02 Pink A

Garden Vine 02 Pink Arrangement

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Dog Days Revisited

Dog Days Revisited

Featuring |T|L|C| Home Collection

Back in the fall I did a blog post featuring TLC that was a great, relaxing display with adorable beagles and now they have done it again, this time with Pointers.  Their latest release, Day at the Lake, is a promise of lazy summer days to come and I was so inspired by it.

I have always been a fan of TLC and feel lucky to be a blogger of their great creations and the longer I looked at this one I kept going back to my inventory and finding more of their items that were just perfect for the photo.  I really love the outcome of this one and wish this was how I was about to spend my day.  Who needs Calgon?  Second Life…take me away!!

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Decor

|T|L|C| Home Collection

Day at the Lake @ Cosmopolitan

Adult Pointer Dog (Standalone included with Day at the Lake)

Piglet Standing

Meow’s Diner

Woodpecker Clinging

Heron

Pheasant Female

Pheasant Male

Thrush

Heart Garden Center

Water Reed Mace

Trompe Loeil

Fisher Point Cottage

Studio Skye

Enchanted Woods

Botanical

Douglas Fir

Dog Days Revisited

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Summer In The Park

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Featuring Sway’s

It’s raining here in the southern US with more to come over the next FOUR days!  I would say its a perfect time to be daydreaming about summer in the park!  Featured here is the Mayra Half Circular Bench by Sway’s.  I have shown it in all 4 color choices of the wood and also all 4 colors of the pillows and blanket.  Each bench will sit up to 3 avatars and it has single and couple animations.  You are welcome to stop and rest as you stroll through the park and I’m sure the squirrel would be happy if you could bring along some nuts!

The Mayra bench is available now at Whimsical. Whimsical is open until March 11th.  Stop by and get ready for spring with items that will last through summer and beyond!

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Decor

Sway’s

Mayra Half Circular Bench @ Whimsical

Heart Garden Center

Harmony Wild Dandelions

The Little Branch

Grass V4 Animated

Blooming Tree Lavender

Blooming Tree Pink

Sugar Maple V3

Zoe’s Kreations

Tire Swing

Garden of Dreams

Aman Purple

Botanical

Edged Brick Park Path

Jian

Squirrel Feeder

 

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Rural Delivery

Rural Delivery

Featuring Sway’s

Let me just say how much fun I have had blogging these past 8 months!  So far I haven’t hit any roadblocks or lack of ideas and that is in part due to my sponsors.  I love when I get an idea instantly upon seeing items as I am unpacking them and the latest release from Sway’s did exactly that.

Featured here are items from the Mail For You gacha set that is available now at The Gacha Garden.  As soon as I saw the key photo I got my idea….it was that quick.

Up until I was about 10 we lived in the city, on a cute little city block where our mail was delivered to a cute little mailbox that hung right next to the front door.  Then we moved to the “boonies” which wasn’t really the boondocks but after living in the city it sure seemed like it.  It was certainly rural though.  People lived on acres, not lots and there were farms and horses and orchards…a complete change of scenery for sure. Where I had usually walked to school, I now had to take a bus and where we had been able to open the door and get the mail without even stepping off the porch, we now had to not only go outside but also cross the street to get to the mailbox.  It was totally normal to see clusters of mailboxes side by side.

That is still the place I think of as home, the place my mother still lives 40+ years later and I still smile now whenever I drive past little clusters of mailboxes.  Have a great weekend everyone!

Decor Credits

Sway’s @ The Gacha Garden

Mailbox Elementary Aqua

Mailbox Elementary Banana

Mailbox Elementary Bubblegum

Mailbox Gentle Black

Mailbox Gentle Copper

Mailbox Notable Flowers

Mailbox Notable USA (RARE)

Mailbox Notable Rainbow (RARE)

Mailbox In Love (SOI)

Package

Letter – Bills

Letter – Floor

Letter – Love

Letter – Mix

HPMD

Sweet Garden Grass 02

Garden Tree 08

 Heart Garden Center

Wildflowers – Queen Ann’s Lace

Aubretia

Trompe Loeil

Dorina Cottage Sky

Dorina Cottage Cloud

Schultz Bros.

Abandoned Old Shack

{What Next}

Bramley Rocking Chair

[we’re CLOSED]

Grass Field Green

Seven Emporium

Little Red Wagon

Botanical

Dirt Road

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The Spy Who Loved Me

the spy who loved me

Featuring [Aleutia] , Elle Boutique and Lyrium

I had such fun putting this outfit together, right down to the Russian train ticket in my hand.  The photo was completely inspired by the show “The Americans”.  My husband and I binge watched that and I was sad when it came to an end.  I thought there was some great acting, great moments and the historical look back was very interesting.

In case you have not heard of it, The Americans is about a couple living the “American dream” who are actually KGB officers.  The series takes place in the 80’s during the Cold War.  Their neighbor just happens to work for the FBI in counterintelligence.  That spin gets very interesting as the show progresses.  It appeared on FX for 6 seasons and is now on Amazon Prime if you are interested!  I highly recommend it!

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What I’m wearing

Body – Maitreya – Lara

Head – Catwa – Eva

Skin – Insol  – Nicole

Eyes – Aviglam –Heartbreaker Eyes @ N21

Ears – Swallow – High Definition Ears

Face & Body Moles – Izzie’s

Hair – Entwined – Neva @ Shiny Shabby

Rings – Elle Boutique – Cera Bento Rings (See close up below)

Dress – [Aleutia] – Liz Dress @ Soiree

Pose

Lyrium – Denise Series # 5 @ Pose Fair (ends Jan. 31st)

Decor

Douglas Fir – Botanical

Wanderlust Decorative Suitcase  – Loft & Aria

Red Cardinal – |T|L|C|

Old Station Photo Booth – FOXCITY

Tune

Nobody Does It Better – Carly Simon

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DayZ

dayz

Featuring [Krescendo]

My husband and I recently started playing DayZ.  For those not familiar with DayZ, here is the description from Steam:

The post-soviet country of Chernarus is struck by an unknown virus, turning the majority population into frenzied infected. Fighting over resources has bred a hostile mentality among survivors, driving what’s left of humanity to collapse. You are one of the few immune to the virus – how far will you go to survive?

I have a love/hate relationship with this game.  I love playing it but it scares the crap out of me at the same time.  We play on our own server so at least I don’t have to worry about other players trying to kill me…just the zombies.  I figure its good practice for when the real zombies show up! *wink wink*

[Krescendo] has created a nearly perfect mode of transport for the occasion.  The Apoxwagon is coming soon to the Eclipse event which starts on the 13th.  It comes in Adult and PG versions and includes a hud allowing you to choose from 7 colors.  Get yours and be ready to survive the infected!

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What I’m wearing

Body – Maitreya – Lara

Head – Catwa – Eva

Hair – Argrace – Yura

Skin – Insol  – Nicole

Shirt – Blueberry – Evie Crop Top

Jeans – Addams– Belle Boyfriend Jeans

Pose

K & S

Running 1

Decor

[Krescendo]

Apoxwagon @ Eclipse Event

(Landmark active once event starts)

[we’re CLOSED]

Grass Field Green

Botanical

Douglas Fir

Dirt Road

Studio Skye

Enchanted Woods

Surreal Weapons & Q Designs Prefabs

Old Shack

Gothic Horror Shop- Biker Store- Martial Arts Center

Zombie Freak

Tune

The Walking Dead Theme Song – Bear McCreary

 

 

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Watching the Ball Drop

Watching the Ball Drop

The animals have gathered around to celebrate New Year’s Eve including their very own ball drop.  I think that countdown will take a bit longer than 10 seconds though.

I just wanted to take a moment to wish you all a very happy New Year, full of fun, success, health and happiness. I want to thank my sponsors for allowing me to show off your beautiful creations, my friends and family for listening to me blather on about the fun of blogging and my fellow bloggers who have inspired me along the way.

I will end this post by sharing the words from a favorite canvas that hangs in my home.  I read it often as I pass through my home and think the words are important and meaningful for us all.

Be yourself, take chances, create happiness, be passionate, fall in love, practice kindness, travel often, be generous, value friendships, learn new things, laugh every day, respect others, let go, be fearless.

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|T|L|C| Home Collection

Husky Adult Standing

Husky Adult Laying

Polar Bear Cub

Penguin Sledge

Penguins Holding Hands

.:Tm:. Creation

Snowy Nature Winter Scene

Just Animals 

Elk Male Looking

Elk Female Standing

Botanical

Douglas Fir

Studio Skye

Snow Formations

BattleScars Windlights

BattleScars Windlight Stars – Colony 1.0 (PREMIUM)

*Moon made by me

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Holiday Cottage

The Holiday Cottage

Featuring Sway’s

My main home in Second Life is on a beach but every year in early November I find a small parcel on a winter themed sim or make my own in a skybox.  It’s as close to a white Christmas as I will get and I do miss my Michigan white Christmases.  When I started blogging I got a second parcel because I could see that I would be changing decor constantly and as much as I like decorating I still need my “home” to remain constant with a few changes as seasonal items come and go.

Having the second parcel allowed me to set up my own winter getaway this year.  I built it on a sky platform in case I needed to use the water and space on the ground for something and I have enjoyed it for a couple of months now.  I will probably keep it this way until the end of January, when I will start getting the itch for spring to make its appearance.

I built it loosely on the cottage in the movie The Holiday, one of my favorites any time of year. It’s a great movie where two women, played by Kate Winslet and Cameron Diaz, switch homes for 2 weeks during the holiday.  It’s has a bit of everything; love, drama, comedy and of course a happy ending.

Sway’s has a few new pieces out for Fifty Linden Friday today that I added to my home and they were the perfect touch.  Be sure to check them out because while Christmas might be over, winter is not.  Stay warm!

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Sway’s

Ula Street Lamp Snowy

Lars Unpaved Road Snowy

Ethan Wooden Gate

Ethan Brick Wall Fence

Clyde Birdhouse *Coming Jan. 1st to GachaLand

Clyde Snowman *Coming Jan. 1st to GachaLand

Clyde Doormat with Boots pink *Coming Jan. 1st to GachaLand

Clyde Sled with Snow *Coming Jan. 1st to GachaLand

Studio Skye

Enchanted Woods

Enchanted Tree Tunnel

Trompe Loeil

Shoemaker Cottage

Botanical

Seasonal Weather System

Death Row Designs

Rustic Cabin Decor – Group Gift

Bygone Designs

Garland Pepper & Pomegranate

Song

Separate Vacations – Hans Zimmer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Fresh Powder

Fresh Powder

Featuring *Kate* Jewelry & Lyrium Poses

Ask around in the skiing community and I am sure you will hear varying definitions of the term “fresh powder” and its been MANY years since I was on a pair of skis, mostly because I just wasn’t that good at it and my desire to learn something that left me sore and freezing was pretty much nonexistent.

Fresh powder to me is waking up in the morning and finding everything has been blanketed in sparkling flakes.  The wind is still, the sun is shining and not man nor beast has disturbed a single flake.  This beauty can also be found on a snowy evening, when it’s the moon and not the sun, casting a glow over the glistening landscape.

It’s two days before Christmas and I am definitely missing the snow right now.  I am thankful for my little cabin in Second Life, decorated festively for the holiday, the ground covered in snow with gentle flakes falling and church bells ringing in the distance.  It’s  as close as I can get to the real thing this Christmas and I am enjoying the peace it brings.

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