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Dig in!

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I’d like to wish happy holidays to those who celebrate the Easter time of year, and also to those who enjoy a good break with friends and family.  Now you’ve got a legitimate excuse to gorge on all the chocolate… so dig in! And then you’ll have to ignore the weighing scales for the next month 🙂

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Here’s full details of the Home & Garden products shown in the scene today:-

Sponsors:- Petit Chat, [CIRCA], PRIME, Salacity, KraftWork
Others:- {what next}, Rezz Room, Luna Seasonal Designs, Dust Bunny, {vespertine},

[ Organica ], Ariskea
Events:- The Chapter Four, FaMESHed

*NB – all products have Permissions of Copy & Modify unless stated otherwise!

Petit Chat, currently at The Chapter Four (Sponsors Section)
Manosque Cupboard & Stoneware Crockery
Both these sets are sold separately and there are 4 colours options for each. FatPacks for both cupboards and crockery with all the colours are also available.
This set includes :
— Cupboards : LI 6- Available in colour pack (each pack includes plain colour and bi-colour version) or in FatPack (I used the Yellow Cupboard with Mint contrast)
— Stoneware Crockery – Available in colour pack or FatPack
** Tray : LI 1
** single plate & Pile of plates : LI 1
** Salt : LI 1
** Pepper : LI 1
** Sugar bowl : LI 1
** Ramekins : LI 1
** Pitcher : LI 1
** Egg cup : 0.5 LI + Egg cups X 4 : 2 LI
** Tumbler : 0.5 Li + Tumblers X 6 : 3 LI
** Mug : 0.5 LI + Mugs X 6 : 3 LI

[CIRCA]

1. [CIRCA] – “Madame Gypsy” Highback Chair A /Low – Velvet (28 animations) – LI 3 – Copy only – sits for ladies and gents – click shadow to bring up the texture change HUD – sea, festive, orchid, ruby and gold rust (I used gold rust)

2. [CIRCA] – :Dawn: Velvet Area Rug – Rust (from a set of 6 rugs in desert, eggplant, red, rust, tan and white) – LI 1 – Copy & Modify

PRIME
There’s a set of 14 varied paintings in the Querencia range plus curtains and various gender combo beds – check them out at the new mainstore!
Querencia art 7 by PRIME – LI 1
Querencia art 6 by PRIME – LI 1

Salacity
1. Hule Industrial Table – LI 4 – I tinted the table top a mint colour to match the cupboard, normally it is a white so it’s very adaptable. If you choose to do this – Right Click, Edit, tick Edit linked and select face, then click on the table top to select

2. Retro Radio – available as 3 sets with 4 colours each
Salacity – Retro Radio (Lemon drop) – if you’re looking for a particular colour in this super radio set there’s bound to be one – LI 1 – there are 11 stations already set so just click and choose your fav 🙂

KraftWork
These are beautiful room dividers – I up-sized and linked three of them to make the kitchen wall, shabby chic and will be very useful for décor
Wood Art Room Divider – Group Gift – LI 3 – 6 texture options
Options are – Cherry, Forest (I used this one), Landscape, Leaves, Ship and Spring

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Dust Bunny, currently at April FaMESHed
Pasta Love Set – 1 – 2 Land Impact for each piece – Copy & Modify, not a gacha!
making pasta board – LI 2
spaghetti & meatballs bowl – LI 1
grocery basket – LI 1
pasta machine – LI 1
spaghetti & meatballs pot – LI 2
ravioli – LI 1
spaghetti & meatballs bowl – LI 1

dust bunny . tabletop plants . fiddle leaf branch – LI 1
dust bunny . tabletop plants . monstera leaves – LI 1

Lunar Seasonal Designs
Rainbow Finches Love Plantains – LI 6 – the finch walks around the plate – Copy only

Blue-Faced Parrot Finch – full perm on Marketplace – LI 2 each

{what next}
The Easter Cake is a group gift – click for a slice of cake and a fork
{what next} Easter Cake (chocolate frosting) – LI 1
Plate (meant to be worn) – LI 2, Fork (meant to be worn) – LI 6

[what next} ‘Spring Bloom’ Tulip Planter (yellow + orange) – LI 1 at rez
{what next} ‘Emma’ Tulips Bouquet (yellow) – LI 1

This have texture change pots for patterns and plains
{what next} Swiss Cheese Plant – LI 1
{what next} House Plant – Agave – LI 1

Rezz Room
Pieces from the American Bully Puppy gacha – Transfer & Modify
[Rezz Room] American Bully Puppy Duo – LI 1
[Rezz Room] American Bully Puppy Jump – LI 1

Ariskea
From the Petite Paris 2 gacha – Transfer & Modify
Ariskea[PetiteParis 2] Rose Teapot – LI 1
Ariskea[PetiteParis 2] Tea Cup Rose – LI 1 each

{vespertine}
{vespertine}- spider plant. – LI 1

[ Organica ]
Hyacinth (White, Blue and Yellow) – LI 1 each and when combined with a Petit Chat Tumbler makes a cute vase of spring flowers! [ Organica ] does these as separate flowers which you could put straight into a flower bed and also flowers in a pail – FatPack options too

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

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Fondue for you!

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During the 18th century the origin of fondue began in Switzerland as a way to use aged cheeses and breads to feed families who had limited access to fresh foods during the winter time. Producers of cheese and bread saw their busy season was during the warm months and that the food had to be saved by villagers to be used through the cold winter months. As the cheese would age and the breads became stale it became more difficult to eat. The local villagers found that if they heated the cheese with wines, garlic, and herbs they could dip their stale bread which would soften when dipped into the flavourful cheese mixture. This way of cooking together over one pot and eating by a warm cosy fire became a Swiss winter tradition known as fondue. The word fondue comes from the French word, ‘fondre’, which means ‘to melt’ and has since then been used to reference many other types of fondue for meats, chicken, seafood, and even chocolate.

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Here’s full details of the Home & Garden products I used in the scene today:-

Sponsors:- Fancy Decor, Granola., Salacity, KraftWork
Others:- Rezz Room, Sway’s, *LODE*, Crate, {what next}, Soy
Events: – Collabor88, UBER, The A+ Event, Shiny Shabby, Fifty Linden Friday

*NB – all products have Permissions of Copy & Modify unless stated otherwise!

Fancy Decor, currently at Collabor88

Pieces from the “Couperin Collection”, a fondue set and small dining/bistro set – use indoors and outside on porches/decks
Couperin Chair – LI 3 – General sits and Dining animations with rezzables for ladies & gents
Couperin Table – LI 1
Couperin Fondue Set – LI 1
Couperin Bread Bowl – LI 1
Couperin Fondue Plate A and B – LI 1 each
Couperin Fondue Skewers – LI 1
Couperin Bottle and glasses – LI 1 each (rezzed as linked set)

Granola.
Pieces from the Carmella Set and Waverley’s Set
Granola. Carmella Vintage Shell Print1. and Print2. – LI 2 each
Granola. Carmella Bird Of Paradise. – LI 4 at this size
Granola. Waverly’s Lamp Gold.2 – LI 2

Salacity
Salacity – Caliper Shelf – LI 3 – oak, brass and melamine – plenty of room for your décor on this lovely piece, and the white shelves show off the products nicely

KraftWork, currently at UBER
Set also contains fully functional Shower, Sink and Toilet as extra pieces
KraftWork West of The Rain House – LI 96 – this is the porch area
There’s a living room and kitchen area, bathroom, 2 bedrooms – 100% Materials – footprint is 13 by 22 metres

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Rezz Room – American Bully Puppy Set gacha – 9 Commons and 1 Animesh Rare – L$70 per Play, currently at  The A+ Event to March 16th
[Rezz Room] American Bully Puppy Walk – LI 1 – Transfer & Modify gacha prize

Sways – Fifty Linden Friday set (Friday Feb 22nd)

[Febo] Flowerpot with Monstera – LI 5 at this size

*LODE* Decor, currently at Shiny Shabby Event, just started
*LODE* Decor – Pandora Peacock – LI 15 at this size

Crate
crate Famila Ranch Set ~ Rug – LI 2
crate Famila Ranch Set ~ Pinto Bean Cactus – LI 2

{what next}
Pieces from the Dahlia set which includes a tea trolley in tintable wood
{what next} Dahlia Lemonade Dispenser – LI 2
[what next} Dahlia Glasses Decor – LI 2
{what next} Dahlia Spring Water Bottles Decor – LI 1
[what next} Dahlia Lemonade Glasses Decor – LI 1
[what next} Dahlia Straws Decor – LI 1

{what next} Pothos Plant (small) – LI 1 – all the following have a texture change pot for patterns and plains, makes them so versatile!
{what next} Swiss Cheese Plant – LI 1
{what next} Snake Plant – LI 1
{what next} House Plant – Agave – LI 1

Soy
Soy. Reed Screen [Sudare] Dark – Down – LI 2

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

Queen Corgi’s Kitchen

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We all know that Queen Elizabeth II keeps corgi dogs, she’s very fond of them.  When I see a corgi, I always make that connection and I picture a troupe of corgi dogs trotting along merrily by the side of the Queen as she goes for a walk.  So, here’s my fantasy about one of the Queen’s royal dogs who’s lucky enough to have her own kitchen!

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Here’s full details of the Home & Garden products I used in the scene today:-

Sponsors:- Cheeky Pea, Serenity Style, Raindale, Storax Tree, Salacity, Granola., Chez Moi Furnitures, Adorably Strange Wares, unKindness
Others:- JIAN, ~BAZAR~, MADRAS
Events: – The Epiphany Gacha, Shiny Shabby, The Boardwalk Event, Builder’s Box

*NB – all products have Permissions of Copy & Modify unless stated otherwise!

Cheeky Pea
Pieces from the Tilly Kitchen Set – mainstore release
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Corner Unit (No Tiles) – LI 6 – contains animations for doing the dishes in the sink, washing hands, cooking at the stove and stirring at the stove – there’s also a version with white tiles as splash back feature – LI 7
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Island – LI 2 – I reduced the size for the scene
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Stool – LI 1 – contains 6 animations including one in which you sip a cup of coffee
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Calendar – LI 2
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Lamp House – cute décor piece with candle inside – LI 3
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Herb Tin – LI 12
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Dishes – LI 6
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Coffee Jar – LI 2
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Sugar Jar – LI 1
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Soap Stand – LI 1
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Narwhal Print – LI 1
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Merci Print – LI 1
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Cookbooks – LI 1
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Utensil Jar – LI 1
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Kettle – LI 2
Other pieces I didn’t use from the set include a set of 3 beautiful copper Hanging Lights, Hanging Shelf with string lights, Dry Goods Jars and Rug

Serenity Style
Pieces from the Katya Kitchen gacha – Permissions are Transfer & Modify
Serenity Style- Katya Kitchen Cutting board RARE – LI 1
Serenity Style- Katya Kitchen Scale ULTRARARE – LI 2
Serenity Style- Katya Kitchen Tomatoes – LI 1
Serenity Style- Katya Kitchen Eggs – LI 1
Serenity Style- Katya Kitchen Mortar – LI 1
Serenity Style- Katya Kitchen Salt & Pepper Mills – LI 1
Serenity Style- Katya Kitchen Pan – LI 1
Serenity Style- Katya Kitchen Tray – LI 1
Serenity Style- Katya Kitchen Bread bin – LI 3

Raindale
Pieces from the Cranbourne Set
Raindale – Cranbourne fireplace (dark + firewood) – LI 2
Raindale – Cranbourne garland – LI 1 – these are on the cupboards and the fireplace as separate décor pieces
Raindale – Cranbourne candles – LI 1 – click on/off

Storax Tree
Best on MP as there’s a huge amount of items and you could get lost around the store! Type “Feline Treasures” into Search and you’ll get all the kitties in the series
Feline Blossom Rug An – LI 3 – Transfer with a resizer

Salacity (mainstore)
Salacity – Fidget Stool in cast aluminium and wood – LI 4 – 19 animations in all for ladies, gents and unisex
Salacity – Retro Radio (Oil spill) – LI 1 – scripted click for 11 great stations – there are 3 sets with 4 colours each – I used one of the radios from set #1

 

Granola.
Piece from June’s Pool Set – string lights in black, gold and silver
Granola. June’s String Lights. Gold. – LI 5 – click on/off

Chez Moi Furnitures, currently at Shiny Shabby to February 15th
Orchid Colors CHEZ MOI – LI 5 with texture changer for cherry, lilac, pink, purple, red and white flowers – I was using the Pink version

Adorably Strange Wares
This is a piece from The Hadley Set, currently at The Boardwalk Event
~ASW~ The Hadley Plants III – LI 2 – and you’ve seen the entire set in a previous post

unKindness
Pot in the sink is a piece from the Country Fixin’s Set
uK – Country Fixin’s Boiled Tators – LI 1

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Dust Bunny
dust bunny . happy hour tray – LI 17
dust bunny . tabletop plants . sword leaf – LI 1
dust bunny . tabletop plants . pink peony . gold – LI 1
dust bunny . rabbit ear sponge cake . group gift – LI 1

JIAN, currently at The Epiphany Gacha
JIAN – Cuddly Corgis 4. Sable Companion – LI 11 – Transfer & Modify
Her “Crown” is by LCorse – Gold female Bracelet Full Permission – LI 1

~BAZAR~
Hyde – Place setting – LI 1 – extensive food and drink menu via HUD

* Kitchen background set built by Moz using a mirror from MADRAS in Builder’s Box Snowstorm Edition
MADRAS – Aish Mirror Black/White – LI 4 at this size

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

 

 

Go Wild in the Country

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Having fun in the desert and being very lazy!

My pa was a geologist and so anything to do with Earth Science has always fascinated me.  The Camp Steelhead Hot Springs came with this explanation of the landscape and how it formed over millennia.  So interesting I included it here. Hope you enjoy it, too!

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“The Great Basin Desert stretches from Utah into Idaho, Nevada, California, Colorado and Arizona. It is the largest desert in the U.S. covering an expanse of about 190,000 square miles. In Arizona this desert connects with the Sonoran and Mojave deserts, the only two other deserts in the U.S.

The region was once host to a large inland sea that has filled and dried up twice during our geological history leaving behind large valleys running north and south as small lakes vanished leaving behind salt crust or hard-pan. The flat area of clay, silt, or sand encrusted with salt that forms is known as a Playa. The runoff from the region is what created the Grand Canyon.

After the rock hardened and began to erode, compressed veins of salt threaded between hard sandstone, leaving behind monumental sandstone fins. These fins now exposed formed magnificent formations blended with colours formed during vastly varying times of our earth’s history. Red Sandstone, known as Navajo Sandstone was formed during an oxygen environment and therefore is red from iron oxide while yellow sandstone was formed prior when the planet was saturated with carbon dioxide.

Now exposed to the elements of wind, water and dirt, this soft rock took on amazing and unique shapes, colours and textures. Host to many national parks and once the home of the Anastasia Indians, you can reference:

• Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
• Capitol Reef National Park
• Arches National Monument
• Canyonlands National Monument
• Glen Canyon National Recreational Area”

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Here’s details of the Home & Garden products I used in the scene today:-

Sponsors:- Serenity Style, Little Branch, TLC Home Collection, Chez Moi Furnitures, The Boardwalk Event, Salacity, [ Generation X ]
Others:- Camp Steelhead, Crate, Aphrodite, Shutter Field
Events: – Man Cave, The Boardwalk Event

*NB – all products have Permissions of Copy & Modify unless stated otherwise!

Serenity Style, currently at Man Cave from January 17th
This is a new gacha collection exclusive for Man Cave. There are 2 Rares and 6 commons. Permissions are Modify & Transfer so the 4×4’s can be used by Adult and Kid Avatars. Drive them or use them as décor!
I was using the “Military 4×4 – Desert” – LI 19 – drive it and reverse it – it’s an SL® vehicle and great fun! You can also adjust the driving animation for position.

Little Branch
Dracaena Tree. V1 {Animated} – LI 1
Dracaena Tree. V2 {Animated} – LI 5
From a pack of 4 differently shaped trees – an iconic tree with beautifully realistic textures for hot regions of the world.
Wild Grass *1 Li {Dry} *Animated – LI 1

TLC Home Collection
From the animated Meerkats gacha…
1_TLC Meerkat Adult Lookout_RARE – LI 3
5_TLC Meerkat Adults and Pup Sitting_Common – LI 4
10_TLC Meerkat Adult Sunbathing_Common – LI 2
Permissions are Transfer and Modify

and… TLC Osprey – LI 3 – on his own fishing branch with captured wriggling fish

Designers at The Boardwalk Event
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1. [ Generation X ], currently at The Boardwalk Event
The Tamba Outdoor Furniture Set
[Generation X] Tamba Outdoor Bed Cream – LI 5 – 5 friends animations + 20 couple animations
[Generation X] Tamba Table Cream – LI 2
There’s also a chair in the set – LI 4 – 5 female + 5 male animations and mirrors
Sets available in Cream and Black

2.  Salacity, currently at The Boardwalk Event
Salacity on Marketplace
And now you know where I got the hamburgers from! Zesty’s Dairy Bar is a full-size building, highly detailed and contextually accurate, styled after a dairy bar/snack shack. It is non-functional as a building, serving only as décor or a backdrop. At only LI 5, it’s an easy way to add zest to your landscape.
Salacity – Zesty’s Dairy Bar – LI 5 – Decor piece – the original comes with a litter bin at the front which you can detach.

3. Camp Steelhead, currently at The Boardwalk Event
The Camp Steelhead Hot Springs is a composite of Designer Chelsea’s experiences having lived the region for much of her life. She combined elements indicative of the American West while capturing the feel as much as the sights.
The pack also includes textures so you can add to your ground piece, make an alternative texture Ice Chest and use a screen background!
Camp Steelhead Hot Springs Wall Rock – LI 6
Camp Steelhead Hot Springs Spire Rock – LI 6
Camp Steelhead Hot Springs Balance Rock – LI 4
Camp Steelhead Hot Springs – LI 30 – animated water

Also includes the Steelhead Ice Chest – LI 5
Steelhead Kiosk – Hot Springs – LI 1
Camp Steelhead Hot Springs Warning Sign – LI 1

What you can’t see in my picture because it’s close-up, is that the rock on the right side is a water spout, it makes a spectacular scene! I’m interested in this set for landscaping but it also has an extensive Adult animation menu which you need to check out at the Event as I have a strictly PG blog here.  Otherwise, there’s Bathe, Sit and Cuddles Menus with Adjust & Swap facilities. There’s also a Utilities Menu that controls lights, glow and environmental factors. Well worth the price!

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Food ‘n Drink
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Aphrodite
“Tropical Drinks” Tray – LI 1
For a mere 1 Land Impact you get a lovely tray of drinks that give out cooling fruit drink on touch. Choose from Strawberry, Banana, Coconut and Ice Cream Soda tropical drinks

Chez Moi Furnitures
Hamburger Tray Party – LI 4

Crate
crate Famila Ranch Set ~ Pinto Bean Cactus – LI 2

Shutter Field
[sf] deck – wood – LI 14 – has string lights and steps at the front, I sunk it into the ground here. It’s a versatile piece that can go in a multitude of landscapes and I use it a lot.

Cheers, m’dears 🙂