Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas everyone out there. Whether you celebrate or not, I wish you all s as wonderful few days.

I’m taking time to enjoy a hot chocolate in the real world as well as the virtual. Why not.

Lots of films and chilling time.

But I’m now taking a few days away from blogging and so to give you some viewing pleasure I made a few videos for the Christmas period just to bring a smile.

I released all but one of them last night and so here they are in no specific order.

Outfit details below.

Credits:-

Brand new day outfit from Entice at the Winter Shop and Hop

Summer mesh hair from Wasabi

HDPRO Majer soft head from CATWA

Eline skin from AMARA

Reflectice eyes from Amara

Suzy Lipstick (for Catwa HDPRO) from A R T E at the eBento

Glam on eyeshadow from A R T E

Lara mesh body Maitreya

Coffee van pose from Fashiowl

Countdown till Christmas

Countdown till Christmas

Happy Tuesday one and all from a rather exhausted woman in reality. I think my body and mind need the holidays to arrive pronto.

I’m so tired that once I let myself relax finally I know I’ll be asleep for days. The cat, have I mentioned the cat!! Bondi my ball of fluff, love of my life. His fault.

Every single night he is like a clock. Pounces into my chest to let me know he is awake and ready to play. Honestly he is trying to murder me I am sure!

The perfect crime, who would suspect the beautiful blue eyed handsome pussy cat?

Today’s pic is a freebie top from Entice from their Christmas calendar. Deets below.

Credits :-

Never Surrender top from Entice free for group members and for non group members here for $25L

You can obtain the items for $50L after the calendar day y here

Fall tights from Pixicat

Fiona earrings and choker from Livia at the Designer Showcase

HDPRO Majer soft head from CATWA

Euphoria Hair from Truth

Eline skin from AMARA

Reflectice eyes from Amara

Suzy Lipstick (for Catwa HDPRO) from A R T E at the eBento

Glam on eyeshadow from A R T E

Lara mesh body Maitreya

Hey Mr Snowman

Hey Mr Snowman

Happy Monday it is. Whilst the virtual space looks gorgeous, the reality is just another dull drizzly look.

Does it matter? Heck no, as your day is how you make it. I make mine snowy bright and festive. I may even consider a mince pie.

Clearly I already know the day coming because in the U.K. you can predict the weather. Seriously! Full dreary and drizzly. Probably for days. Oh hang on, it so fully is.

Raindale has released some cute items for Christmas and I thought I’d show you in my non touched up by photo program way.

I’m not a great decor person as I keep saying, however to me this looks festive. I keep staring at these dudes in my front garden and thinking how adorable they are.

Seriously cannot resist a snowy covered dude.

Reminds me of that film Jack Frost with Michael Keaton. Both sad but lovely film.

Credits:-

Holibell Snowmen from Raindale at the Santa Inc

Carollove deers from Raindale is the Joyeux Noel Christmas hunt gift from Raindale

Jackie Child avatar from Zooby

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Waking up like razor blades

Waking up like razor blades

Someone show me the path to my bed please.

It started yesterday and today my throat feels like a razor blade has cut at it and my nose is like a faulty tap that can’t switch off.

It’s funny when you look forward to time off and a chance to recharge your batteries, it’s also at the time when your body has reached its lowest.

I am as the saying goes, undergoing the lurgy.

It’s 7.26 am here and I’m babysitting from early this morning, in 4 minutes and cooking a lunch for friends.

Frankly I wish to slide into my bed right now rather than do anything.

Christmas is not even sorted as I haven’t had much of a chance to make the things I planned to make, because no moments alone to do so.

Still, shopping in the pixel world seems to me a far better idea. Happy Xmas everyone.

Credits:-

Santa Baby Sweater from Entice at  the Trunk Show till Jan 18

Santa Baby socks from Entice at the Trunk Show till Jan 18

Snowman Advent calendar edition and Snowballs on ground  free gifts on the Xmas tree from Raindale at Cosmpolitan Event In order to get these and other gifts you need to join free Cosmopolitan Club and Lounge group

Reflectice eyes  from Amara Beauty

Zafirah lipstick from A R T E

Blossom eyeshadow from A R T E

Lock n Roll hair from Tableau Vivant

Catya bento head from CATWA

Angel shape for the Catya head LizBitz

Lara mesh body Maitreya

Edie  skin in 05 from  Amara Beauty

Snowball bento pose from *!R.O!* Poses

Marikas message for Christmas

Marikas message for Christmas

As Christmas approaches and the festive messages are being sent. Marika pops on her Christmas part dress and sends her words of festive joy.

Not quite the words many have in mind, but then Marika is certainly an individual.

There’s a little Marika in all of us.

Video:-

Credits:-

Kallie Gown from Chubby Bunny at the Winter Fair

Nessa Hair from Joviality

June avatar from Piggu at the Winter Fair however this is the beta version of June 2

Snowball post from *!R.O!*

Picture shot on location at my snow home

Video shot on location at a friends platform using the Hello Sir backdrop from The Bearded Guy

Freeze with me

Freeze with me

The countdown to Christmas starts and the last two days I finally am feeling a sense of the fun parts it will bring. Thank you to a little fellow named Mason who constantly just makes me smile.

Todays countdown video is the new Hip Hop dance by Madison Cubbage who danced for Paragon Animations to give you all this great gift.

Merry Christmas from Paragon Dance Animations

Video:-

Dance Credits:-

Freeze dance is a free gift at Paragon Dance Animations

Paragon Dance Animations appreciate your business and support as the newest dance animation store on the grid as of 2019 and the first USA dance brand. Tis the season for gifts and they made a very special gift for you all . Paragon thanks you for all the love and support throughout the months of their first year.

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This is a hip hop dance choreography to “Freeze” by our instagram star Madison Cubbage for her masterclass as a touring instructor for Asia Camp (Millenium China) and United Dance Organization.
Originally choreographed to the song:  “Freeze” by T-Pain ft. Chris Brown. Tempo = 120 BPM
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About Madison Cubbage
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– Dancer for Todrick Hall (Forbidden World Tour), Ariana Grande (7 Rings MV), Calvin Harris, Little Mix, Forever in Your Mind, and DNCE.
– Elite Protege with The Pulse On Tour.
– Top contemporary dancer recognized as one of the strongest competitors of her time.
– 230,000+ instagram followers.

Clothing Credits:-

Hot winter princess outfit from Nina Nerys

Reflectice eyes  from Amara Beauty

Zafirah lipstick from A R T E

Blossom eyeshadow from A R T E

Charlotte hair from Analog Dog

Catya bento head from CATWA

Angel shape for the Catya head LizBitz

Lara mesh body Maitreya

Edie  skin in 05 from  Amara Beauty

Wearable snowman from Dench Designs

Husky and sled from Dench Designs

Shot on location at my winter sky platform

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Quiet reflection

Quiet reflection

Christmas is just around the corner. Literally, it happens in 6 days, give or take some hours depending on where you are situated in the world.

This year to me feels incredibly different from all of those before and by now the Christmas tree with the lights would be up and I would pop out dishes of nuts and chocolate for visitors as they drop by.

But

I’m not feeling it. Not one bit.

The reality is, that right now in this moment in time all I can see is what’s going on in the world and the whole idea of presents and lots of food and twinkly lights are not really mattering to me much at all.

I have always felt an intense feeling over the years growing up about how I get to enjoy things and there are others who don’t have that same fortune at all. It still bothers me now.

This Christmas due to my own financial constraints as well as that sense of guilt I feel I am making my presents. The idea being that the gift I give is that which I spent time making with love and appreciation of the person it is given too.

So, I have been making soaps and bath bombs (which I have now turned into Fairy dust) because, Im useless. I will over the next few days be making body washes, handmade biscuits and chocolate and maybe event body butters. Depends if I am brave enough to do the last one.

These are  my efforts to both be economical and yet also demonstrate that we don’t need to buy the world to show those we care about that we love and appreciate them.

But its also my way to demonstrate that I no longer believe in presents of indulgence or even foods of indulgence, when around me in the world there are people not even getting a meal on their plates.

I grew up in a house were we never did any of that. We had a kind of Christmas tree and as children we got one thing.  Lunch was a nice bit of chicken and BBQ meats and some seafood with a giant salad and a nice home made Pavlova. That was it. Nothing more.

My parents never had to regret Christmas after and as children we knew and understood the day despite the different religious beliefs in my household, that the idea was a day of spending with your loved ones and just being thankful  you had each other. I come from a both Christian and Jewish family.

Times have changed and if I can do anything before I leave this world, the one thing is to remind my children and theirs, that the most important things in life are the appreciation you have for each other and those around you.

Credits:-

Girl next door shirt and jeans from I M Collection

Reflectice eyes  from Amara Beauty

Zafirah lipstick from A R T E

Glam on eyeshadow from A R T E

Catya bento head from CATWA

Angel shape for the Catya head LizBitz

Lara mesh body Maitreya

Edie  skin in 05 from  Amara Beauty
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A White Christmas?

A White Christmas?

Well I’ll be damned!! No really I’m totally gobsmacked! I’ve just got into bed and I have a habit of browsing news in bed.

Clearly because all news has been pretty negative now for the past year or so. No news is good news as the saying goes.

Anyhow before I start prattling on the headlines as I browsed my phone said a White Christmas.

Then I realised those headlines came from the rubbish newspapers who put that out nearly every week here in the winter.

Chances are one day it will snow like they say, then I’m sure they’ll then claim they were the first to report it.

Back to my pretend virtual snow I go.

Showing you items from Raindale so have a look! I’ve linked the decent pics in the credits as frankly my photos never do much justice.

Credits:-

There are 2 released prizes from Raindale for the MadPea’s Christmas Calendar.

Jolly song Holiday Tree which is a prize to find at the Raindale Store while playing the game. You need to purchase the HUD to join the game and there is a terminal placed at the landing point so no need to walk too far.

The Snowhope sled and lantern is the winter prize unlocked at the end of the game after you have solved the puzzle (25 December)

Just pop on to Raindale and grab your HUD.

Snowday Snowman with snowball and the picnic arch are from Raindale

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And again…

And again…

It’s another day of eat and drink.

Can I just say what a gorgeous day I had with my family yesterday especially the little guy Mason. He was amazingly good considering the overwhelming room of all his favourite adults yesterday.

Any 3 year old would get over excited and then eventually have a meltdown. However he handled it in his little stride and was a hilarious little character when the board games came out.

I won’t lie I’m shattered and it’s my day to cook today.

Roast lamb is on slow cook in the oven, potatoes peeled. Now I just need a shower and then come out looking like my pixel me.

Simples.

Have a gorgeous day everyone.

Credits:-

Sadistika outfit from zOOm at the Designer Showcase

Teagan Hair from Entwined at the .equal10 Event

Arabesque nail polish from DaneMarkZ now at the Designer Showcase

Gem eyes  from Amara Beauty

Glitter  eyeshadow from A R T E 1/2 price now at the eBENTO

Sweet gloss lipstick from A R T E

Catya bento head from CATWA

Angel shape for the Catya head LizBitz

Lara mesh body Maitreya

Edie  skin in 04 from  Amara Beauty

Ms Claus

Ms Claus

Good morning my lovely friends.

It’s the day before Christmas Eve.

I’m sat here in my pjs decidedly not moving at all.

I’m watching a series of episodes of Outlander and dreaming of a Scottish red head male.

What are you doing?

Credits:-

Play bunny outfit from Bijou

Gem eyes  from Amara Beauty

Oline lipstick from A R T E

Paradox hair from Stealthic

Catya bento head from CATWA

Angel shape for the Catya head LizBitz

Lara mesh body Maitreya

Edie  skin in 04 from  Amara Beauty