The stockings were hung by the chimney with care


I mentioned in my last post that I had decorated a whole cottage with all Christmas decor.  It was mainly to relax and get my mind off other things and also because I didn’t want to leave things unpacked without at least looking at them even if I didn’t get around to using. Today I thought to show it with several photos, plus it helps to have a visual for any future use.


For the most part they are items received as Christmas Gifts at ongoing events, advents, hunts, group or subscriber gifts.  I will list the sources below under credits, though not individually as it would take a lot of time of which I don’t have.


I hope everyone is enjoying the spirit of the holidays.  Also, unrelated to this post. I forgot to mention in my “Tidings of Comfort & Joy” blog post on Wednesday, the free Christmas gift by eXxEsS.  The hair shown in that post with Christmas baubles on each side is this year’s holiday gift.  You can take a peek here and find it the main store.


A few things to note. All the gifts by the La Galleria are for being a subscriber and most of them should still be available if you sign up at the landing point and click the history to grab the weekly note cards to see where the gifts are located.


The gifts at the arcade if you didn’t notice were under the huge Christmas tree right in the middle of the arcade.


Unfortunately, the Chapter Four event is over and you missed out if you didn’t grab them before the event was over. Most of the events and hunts listed are over at the end of the month. The advent gifts for this year’s KittyCatS are all still available just by clicking each day.  The gifts at Midwinter Fair are available without needing group space at the event until December 31st. Plus make sure you check out all the other wonderful stuff at the event as it has some great home and garden as well as great fashion too though it’s more fantasy related.


There is quite a few pieces by [CIRCA], which are part of their Holiday Advent Tree. You do have to join a free group in-world and items cost from $1-$75 lindens and some at $0 lindens. Each day items are added and kept circulating for 3 days. I didn’t receive these items until a few days ago so this is short notice as I mentioned in my post yesterday, but the gifts from days 8-24 will still be available starting tomorrow as the advent tree for those days will be opened again.

I hope you enjoyed the pictures and if you want to know about anything specifically pictured, feel free to ask me.

Have a great one!

Christmas Gifts @ The Cosmopolitan Event {event group required}
Christmas Gifts @ Midwinter Fair
Christmas Gifts @ We ❤ Role-Play {event group required}
Arcade Season Gifts {under Christmas tree}
La Galleria {gift locations in subscriber notices}
Finishing Touches {subscriber gift and in-store gift}
Christmas 12 Days Gifts by ECKLE {group required }
Christmas Gifts @ It’s the Season Cart Sale {plus items in turtle dove around sim}
Christmas Gifts @ The Chapter Four **now over**
DRD {The Krampus Hunt & group gift}
LeLutka {Dec. Group Gift} {Christmas tree}

Second Life Hunts:
Meet Me Under the Mistletoe Hunt $1L
Home For The Holidays Hunt $1L
Naughty or Nice Hunt $1L
Candy Cane 8 Hunt  $2L
POE9 $0L

JIAN @ The Fantasy Collective
Trompe Loeil @ Collabor88 {cottage}

The joy of Christmas decorations


As there is only a short window of time to decorate for Christmas I’m doing another post today to showcase some holiday decor by New Church.  It’s available at On9, and if you haven’t already done so take a trip down there to check out their other holiday goodies.

*Grand Holiday Gacha by :: New Church :: @ On9 
:: N :: Grand Holiday – Deer Head, White
:: N :: Grand Holiday – Decorative Cabinet, White Gilded
:: N :: Grand Holiday – Gemma Wide Chairs, White Rare
:: N :: Grand Holiday – White Vase with Branches
:: N :: Grand Holiday – Tealights, Light

Hanging Snowflake #1 (Gold) by {what next} @ Collabor88
Wintery Wreath by {what next}
Large Crown Lantern (Cream)  {what next} @ Collabor88
Gilded Door Sign / Merry Xmas /Gold by {vespertine} @ Tannenbaum
Twinkle Fairylight Branch & /Curtain2 /Copper by {vespertine} @ Collabor88
Cup of Your Tea / Be Merry by {vespertine} @ Tannenbaum
Cup of Your Tea / Cherish by {vespertine} @ Tannenbaum
Twig & Light Wreath by SAYO @ Tannenbaum
Fur Trimmed Holiday Tree by SAYO @ Tannenbaum
Joy Holiday Sign by SAYO @ Tannenbaum
Male Mannequin Bust – Golden by [Con.] @ Collabor88
Golden Christmas Gacha by Myrrine
Golden Christmas – Deer Decor Rare 
Golden Christmas – Baubles Black/Gold  
Golden Christmas – Baubles Gold 
Golden Christmas – Present Black 2
Golden Christmas – Present Black 1 
Golden Christmas – HoHoHo
Lainey Sconce Brass by The Loft @ Collabor88
Modern Elegance Stag w/ Wreath ~ Gold by Finishing Touches
Modern Elegance Stag w/ Ornaments ~ Gold by Finishing Touches
Golden Poinsettias Table Top Arrangement by Terra Shop
Starry String Lights Box by Floorplan
Fancy Skybox by Warm Animations

Let the warmest of thoughts fill your mind

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*Hair: Mousse by eXxEsS 
*Dress: Daisy by [EvelineinTheBox] ~ MFGC
Mesh Head: Genesis_Head_Angie_2.0_Smile by Genesis Lab
Shoes: Sarah Boots Peace by Phedora @ Fantasy Gacha Carnival

*Circular Garden Bench w/ Tree ~ Deep Pink Impatiens by Finishing Touches @  The Perfect 10 Event ~ The Cookie Jar
*Circular Garden Bench w/ Tree ~ Yellow Purple Crocus by Finishing Touches @  The Perfect 10 Event ~ The Cookie Jar
*Spring Baby Breaths Bouquet by Aphrodite Shops
*Mothers Day Heart Macaroons by Aphrodite Shops
Morning Dew Grass by T-Spot
Bouton d’or Orange, Yellow & Lavender by Little Branch

Twisted happenings


The [Den.] has come out with a new skybox — the Room 341 out now at the newest round of Uber.  The size is 24 x 22 x 6m and is 73 prims.  One of the things to note about the builds from this creator is they are easily adaptable to fit whatever need you may have. For example this skybox can easily be used as a personal home or used for a business and modifiable to customize to your liking.  The first two pictures top and bottom of the photo below show the bigger room in dark and light lighting.  The other two pictures show the skybox as a double without doors, which makes it great for a store.

Featured as well is the decor wall clock by unKindness currently at the monthly Tres Chic event.  It’s available in a few colors. The other items by the same creator is the table and ottoman that is below the television at the LTD Event.

The Den Collage

To decorate the room above I used items from Finishing Touches.  The yellow loungers, rugs, round table with vases and the column shelves with the accessories are the hunt gift by Finishing Touches for the Twisted Hunt.  There is one other piece as part of this gift that is not pictured, which is the column shelves as stand alone.

It’s been three years since I last fully did this annual hunt. If I remember correctly you get no hints to find the twisted hunt object and there are dozens and dozens of the same object all over the store.  Though the gifts for the hunt were always pretty good as evident by the prize that Finishing Touches has put together for it.  There are other accompanying pieces to this set available in gacha at the store.

Happy shopping and hunting!

*Room 341 – The [Den.] @ Uber
*Chic Wall Clock (Black) – unKindness @ Tres Chic
*Opulent Table & Ottoman Set – unKindness @ The LTD Event
Twisted Odyssey Gift Set – Finishing Touches for Twisted Hunt 
{Regal Lounger, Column Shelves w/ Accessories, Wrinkled Rug,
Stone Column Table & Greek Key Vase Duo Black/Gold}
HD Wall TV Sytem & HD Box Tv – Tartessos Arts
Strelitzia Plant – The Loft
Lola Bowl Teal – The Loft
Lightbulb Terrarium – Apple Fall
Key Lamp (Nickel) – Apple Fall
Deer Head (Black) – Apple Fall
Porthole Mirror – Apple Fall
Books – Apple Fall
Magazine Files – Apple Fall
Rico’s Clock – Apple Fall
Winner Trophies – Apple Fall
Plaster Horse – Apple Fall
Open Book – Apple Fall
Ceramic Chubby Squirrel – Apple Fall
Unknown Specimen – Apple Fall
Cornish Dolls House – Apple Fall
Armchair – PG – Black – Consignment

I Heart You

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*I Heart You Collection Bedroom Suite Adult – Finishing Touches for Perfect 10 Event @ The Cookie Jar
– Framed Heart {trio set}
– Soft Pink Cherish
– Framed Heart Hot Pink Adore
– Bedroom Chair w/ Blanket
– Bedroom Chair w/ Pillows Adult
– Bed w/ Ottomans Adult
– Ottoman ~ Cream Leather
– Candlestick Duo
– Book of Poetry & Candle Stick Duo
– Wooden Handled Tray ~ Be Mine
– Ottoman ~ Cream w/ Red Hearts
– Ottoman ~ Red w/ Cream Hearts
– Wrinkled Rug ~ Dark Red
– Red Roses in Red Vase w/ Picture Frames
– Ottoman ~ Cream Leather
*Menu Driven Planter of Heart Flowers – Lunar Seasonal Designs for Perfect 10 Event @ The Cookie Jar
*Roses w/ Pearls  Blush Base – The Mustard Seed for Perfect 10 Event @ The Cookie Jar
*Love Paper Hearts Bouqet, Painted Bottle, Love Blocks – The Mustard Seed for Perfect 10 Event @ The Cookie Jar
Anya House – Scarlet Creative @ Collabor88

Winter’s Edge Collection at the The Cookie Jar

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*Winter’s Edge Collection – Finishing Touches @ The Cookie Jar for Perfect 10
-Winter’s Edge Chenille Sofa Adult
-Winter’s Edge Chenille Chair w Blanket
-Winter’s Edge Chenille Chair Adult
-Slate Blue Oriental Sunburst Rug
-Winter’s Edge Occasional Table
-Winter’s Edge Potted Twinkle Treess
-Winter’s Edge Divider ~ Bare Branches
-Winter’s Edge Fireplace w/ Anims
-Framed Painting Winter’s Edge I
-Framed Painting Winter’s Edge II
-Framed Painting Winter’s Edge III
-Fireplace Grate II w/ Burning Logs On/Off Sound
-Winter’s Edge Vase Trio w/ Pinecones
Charlotte’s Pears – Apple Fall
Log Candle Centre Piece – Shutter Field {group gift}

*Next Home – Residential Container – The [Den.] @ FaMESHed

I’ll be home with bells on


I think the bell on the wreath made me think of the song “I’ll Be Home With Bells On” when I looked at the picture this morning.  It’s a holiday classic that still brings a smile and makes you want to stomp your feet.  I am listening to it as I’m sitting here writing and starting to get energized.

I absolutely love the feel of a cabin as it conjures up an image of a large fireplace roaring with a warm fire and the idea of sipping hot chocolate all the while in long johns and fuzzy socks.  Chuckles.

The complete Christmas living room set is by HJM Designs and is currently available at the Perfect 10 Event at the Cookie Jar.  It comes with a rez system so it’s fairly easy to set up or you can just rez and move items about.  It’s discounted at the event for half price at only $199L.

Hope you have a fabulous Saturday!

*The Lodge Christmas Living Room Set – HJM Designs @ The Cookie Jar for Perfect 10
– Couch with 31 single animations and 28 couple animations
– Chairs with 25 single animations
– Christmas Tree
– Coffee table
– Christmas Driftwood Tea light
– End Table
– Angel Chimes

Primitive Angel Duo – Finishing Touches {past hunt item — though similar at store}
*Holiday Decor :: Garland & Wreath Swag – Jian @ Tannenbaum Holiday Market
Gift Boxes – Clutter {Boxes & Christmas Textures separate items}
Basset Hound – Just Animals
Enchanted Woods – – Studio Skye
Christmas Holly Wreath – Wood Works  for Let It Snow Hunt

If only you were here to share this with me

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New round of The Perfect 10 Event is soon upon us and today I am showing you a preview of some of the items you can find this month.  The Summer’s Sunset Collection is by Finishing Touches, a home and garden store that has a little of everything for your home.  The set consists of everything inside the gazebo including the gazebo itself.

You can’t go wrong with this set and it really has some nice features.  The gazebo includes a menu that gives you several options to choose from to either display the curtains and lights, or just the curtains by themselves or just the lights or one off and the other on. That’s a pretty neat feature to let you create your own ambiance. Both chairs come with 20 single animations. I went through them all to select one and I must say that I was really impressed with the variety of animations. They not only looked very natural it really gave that feeling of being in the moment like this one I’m using.  The chair with the fabric also comes with a menu to change the texture of the blanket. You have about 9 choices.

I loved the bowl with pears that is one of the pieces on the table. It’s something that I totally love in my real life, is always having a bowl of fruit in the house.

The Perfect 10 Event is always held at The Cookie Jar Home & Garden sim and runs from the 1st of the month to the 15th.

Hair – Tableau Vivant – Campbell
Top – Tee*fy – Clarissa Bustier Top Cobalt Blue @ Kustom9
Pants – Bueno – Capri Pants White

*Summer’s Sunset Collection – Finishing Touches for Perfect 10 @ The Cookie Jar Home & Garden
Shrub Yellow Green – Happy Mood
Grass – Garden of Dreams

*Review copy

Retreat away from home.

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When I saw this set by Finishing Touches it brought back so many wonderful memories of a past family vacation when we stayed in a log cabin up in the smokey mountains.  This Northwoods Lodge bedroom collection can be found at this round of the Perfect 10.   It is available in both PG and Adult and all items are mod and copy.

*Northwoods Lodge Bedroom Collection – Finishing Touches @ The Cookie Jar for Perfect 10
The Arrival – Frolicking Foxes {March 2014 Arcade} – Ispachi
Basket & Coffee & Chocolate {past group gifts} – [Zerkalo]
The Murphy Collection / Quilt Rack – [Commoner]
Olivier Travel Case, Darkbloom Tattered Journal & “Popcorn Trail” Crochet Spread 1937 – Post
Basil Plant – Alouette
Logger V2 {modified} – Stiffuls

*Review copy.

The abundance of Spring.

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The May round of Perfect 10 is already on going as it started on the 1st and will run through the 15th.  Though if you have not made it there yet, this furniture decor set by Finishing Touches can be found at the event. It’s in soft spring colors of pink, yellow, green and white.   Personally, it’s a very cheerful set that makes you feel all bright and happy and those macaroons are delicious just looking at them.

My little owl friend just fit in perfect with this set and provided me with some amusement as I tried all the animations.  It’s a great decor item for any child’s room and not to mention the fun it brings.

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Little me is wearing this pretty headband and earrings by Buglets that are available now at the Hello Beautiful event. The headbands come in various colors as well as the earrings, which are gacha.

Happy Tuesday!

Hair – Truth – Lala
*Earrings – Buglets – Bella Earrings [Silver-Sapphire] @ Hello Beautiful {Gacha}
*Headband – Buglets – Janie Headband [sky] @ Hello Beautiful
Sleeper – {Petite Bowtique} – Claire Sleeper Blue

*Crazy Daisies Collection – Finishing TouchesThe Cookie Jar for Perfect 10
Included: Crazy Daisies Birdhouse, Candle Lanterns Green, Pink & Yellow, Planter, Rocking Chair, Tall Side Table, White Chair, White Table w/ Runner, Window Box, Wall Art Framed, Flower Pot, Macaroons Tray, Macaroon Plate & Spinners
*”My Sweet Baby Owl” – Riding Owl – Aphrodite Shops @ Cosmopolitan Sales Room
Writer’s Room-My Cup of Tea – Pixel Mode {Dec. 2014 Arcade}
Floral Super Piggie – Tiptoes
House – llorisen – Alms Cottage White {March 2015 Arcade}
Grass Green Meadow – KIDD Creation
Shrub Pink & Green – Happy Mood

Pose: Model Baby Poses by {Dulcet}

*Review copy.