Cocoa anyone…

CocoaAnyone

Did you know there is a difference between hot cocoa and hot chocolate? According to Google and a Chocolate website there are differences as I thought it was only an usage of different words ~seem there is no real definition of either at least in today’s world yet “Traditionally, hot cocoa is a thin, sweetened beverage, made from cocoa powder, sugar, and milk. Hot cocoa may or may not contain other flavorings, such as vanilla, liqueur, or spices. Hot cocoa is often less rich and sweeter than hot chocolate. Historically, hot chocolate (also called drinking chocolate or sipping chocolate), is made with actual chocolate (often shaved or ground into fine pieces so it melts quickly). Because of the high-fat content of chocolate, hot chocolate is richer than hot cocoa. Hot chocolate made be made with water (traditional in some parts of Europe) or with milk. It is usually less sweet than hot cocoa, and many makers of hot chocolate pride themselves on having their product be a thick, bittersweet beverage.  Interesting to me my Mom would say hot cocoa because she made it from Hershey’s cocoa powder, sugar, and milk ~ when I got older would add in Baileys to give it a nice little pop.  I wonder how many are doing the POE hunt as this year there are a lot of nice things like the dress am wearing is from the hunt *check credits* ~ for those that are counting down till Christmas you have 18 more days till the big man delivers pressies ~ hugzz to all and to each of you remember to be kind to one another ♥♥

Shot on my land using Amitie Gift #3 pose ~

Wearing:
Sweet Tea Dreary Day Tights White Cable Knit
Pud’s Very Subtle Bounce Physics
“”D!va”” Hair “Lisa” (Fantasies)
CATWA HEAD Catya v3.2
DeeTaleZ Mesh BEAUTY MOLE
IKON Odyssey Eyes- Nymph
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
ChopZuey Reindeer are People Too!~GG last yearI
Chop Zuey Willow Love – Engagment Ring
YELIZ MESH “Caven” Overknee Boots
[ASHBURY] Anya Sweater Dress Maitreya Lara-POE hunt
^^Swallow^^ Magic Pixie Ears

it begins…

Begins

And so it begins ~ Advent Calendars, the countdown to Christmas, invites to upcoming parties, shopping for pressies as well as all the Holiday fairs, hunts and events…at times if you have a lot of groups it tends to get overwhelming…until the end of the year my inventory will almost explode with pressies, advent pressies and hunt gifts…like the oversize sweater am wearing from !gO! the first day 1 gift in their Advent giveaway ♥  and speaking of pressies my soon to be hubby Brutus went to Epipany and gave me one of his gacha gifts ~

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Ever held a wiggling 30 pound St. Bernard puppy? It is a huge struggle *laughing* and yes in my teens I babysat for a family that had just that a St. Bernard puppy, which grew it seemed magically to me each week I would come to sit ♥  The children would laugh and laugh as I would try to catch the puppy to bring him inside ~ this gorgeous puppy am trying to hold is from Jian *creator of those gorgeous animals* Just finishing the POE hunt, trying to rush around to the Advent calendars has been keeping me busy and OMG visiting my favorite Christmas simMidnight Clear that is part of Calas ~ if you are like me and have visited in past years this is a must see Sim during the holidays ♥ will be blogging it soon so please stick around ~ as I get back to the task of sorting inventory just want to remind you please take a moment to check in with friends even if its to say hello as December is a very hard month for a lot with depression and anxiety issues ~ just let them know you are thinking of them if they need someone to listen you are there for them ♥ hugzz…

Shot at my residence using pose G.J.W.H.F. by Extra

wearing:
Pud’s Very Subtle Bounce Physics
!gO! Fiesta! Baja Hoodie -Advent #Gift
Sintiklia Bangs
WSC Holly Black leggings
CATWA HEAD Catya v3.2
DeeTaleZ Mesh BEAUTY MOLE
IKON Odyssey Eyes- Nymph
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
NO.MATCH_NO.ALWAYS.
Chop Zuey Willow Love – Engagment Ring
C&S Winter Boots for Maitreya

shopaholics…

Budget

Even shopaholics love bargains and being this is a huge shopping day “Black Friday we both knew that SL is not immune to taking part in …we got a lot from our go-to list “Seraphim” that listed 90% of the stores that are advertising Black Friday specials ~ sadly I wish the list would have included details about the sales and before I begin this is just IMO regarding the “sales” ~ there were a number of stores that really had some fantastic bargains giving you a true “Black Friday” sale…each store did have its own version of sales, a lot was fatpacks only that am not a huge fan of buying ~ some had removed everything except the fatpacks that gave you no choice to buy any single colors ~ yes I understand stores need to make money it is just that I would have bought several different items of different single colors that might have exceeded the cost of couple fatpacks but my choice was taken away.  Again this was just my opinion regarding the Black Friday sale of just selling fatpacks and nothing else…Dena and I got really some fabulous bargains mostly half off or a lot were even under 75L ~ the outfits that we are wearing did come from Fifty Linden Friday event ~ the sweater dresses came from erratic and my hair is from Wasabi ~ now I just have to unpack, sort and put into folders another chore am not fond of is cleaning my inventory that is for another day ~ enjoy your weekend and will be back soon ♥hugzz

Shot at Backdrop City using [ west end ] pose “See what you’re seeing” ~

Dena wearing 

Pud’s Very Subtle Bounce Physics
.::Supernatural::. Balian #4 Silver/nose stud
MINA Hair – Lily
CATWA HEAD Catya 3.2
erratic / malin – sweater / pink xmas (maitreya) ~ 50L
IKON Odyssey Eyes- Industrial
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
-KC- YETI WINTER BOOTS / PAIR

Am wearing

Pud’s Very Subtle Bounce Physics
/Wasabi Pills/ Ginny Windblown Mesh Hair ~ 50L
CATWA HEAD Catya v3.2
DeeTaleZ Mesh BEAUTY MOLE
EF: Nimbus Necklace
erratic / malin – sweater / pink xmas ~ 50L
IKON Odyssey Eyes Nymph
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
Chop Zuey Willow Love – Engagment Ring –
KC- YETI WINTER BOOTS / PAIR

Good cause

ScareMe

Yes am back as my RL Dog/House Sitting is keeping me busy, which means I am pretty much unplugged since I only have a desktop ~ will help with my Christmas ~ now if you are looking for something to do that is for a good cause the Scare Me Silly event is ongoing with a lot of tricks/treat goodies for you ~ some of you just might know someone that has diabetes and a lot of the proceeds will go towards trying to find cures and assist individuals to help improve their lifestyle as they live with diabetes…A lot of designers have graciously created some items that 100% will go to this charity and will be able to show you one of them ♥

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Spiderwoman by BYRNE

Looking for a great costume for Halloween this will truly make an impression when you slip into this as well as grab an unsuspecting victim into your web hehehe ~ oh yes comes with those gloves, the Fang collar, and just remember those barbs are sharp ~ the xtra legs you can remove if you want ~ sexy, and very statement-making that the designer has made exclusive for this event and 100% will go to the Diabetes Foundation ~ Here is your ride to Scare Me Silly and to [BYNE] main store ~ enjoy…For those that have wondered about my blog, I will be back blogging full time starting on the 29th as I do have another long dog/house sitting job ~ till then remember to be good to yourselves ♥♥

wearing:
Pud’s Very Subtle Bounce Physics
(BYRNE) SpiderWoman Dress – MAITREYA
(BYRNE) SpiderWoman Fang Collar
(BYRNE) SpiderWoman Glove LT- Maitreya
(BYRNE) SpiderWoman Glove RT- Maitreya
(BYRNE) SpiderWoman Legs
-SECRETS- Spider Mask Gift from [Glitzz]
CATWA EYES RIG Catya v3.2
CATWA HEAD Catya v3.2
CCD – Nose Piercing
DeeTaleZ Mesh BEAUTY MOLE
Sintiklia Tanya
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
^^Swallow^^ Princess Ears

Touched…

Touched

As Dena & I both wear the bandanna’s from the Hair Fair we wanted to take the time to say Breast Cancer touches everyone ~ it is like a ripple effect since we know at least one person or maybe it is you that has been made aware of this disease…sadly today there is still no cure for Breast Cancer and if you are in a crowd of eight females its likely that one of you will be diagnosed with Breast Cancer…it is a rarity but men are also being found to have breast cancer as well ~ the ONLY thing that will save lives is early detection and that begins with YOU…make sure you do a monthly breast exam, make sure you are getting a mammogram as well ~ The National Breast Cancer Foundation helps with costs of mammograms, helps with support, helps with education…and this event donates portions of the proceeds to this charitable organization♥  Buying a bandanna at Hair Fair guarantees 100% goes ~ oooh have you seen the cute bunnies that are at each sim you can also purchase them and 100% also goes to the charity…The Hair Fair ends this Saturday, please make sure to grab this RIDE as there is still time to get the gifts that a lot of Hair Designers have out for FREE…thank you readers, supporters who truly take time to read my blog and a special thanks to my bestie Dena Teardrop who always is willing to assist me and just being there ~ HUGZZ

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Spice…

Spice

Dena and I thought we would make an album cover using StoryTeller‘s Artist Cover Spice that is exclusive at the Rock Your Rack event…might not be the Spice girls but we gave it a shot hehehe ~ each of the letters have 2 poses along with not being linked you can move them to various heights if you choose ~ this is not set against any background so another plus that you create your own background ~ each letter is unique in poses so you can have fun with single letters or complete word ♥  Make sure you wander over to the Rock Your Rack event and take the ride to StoryTellers Main store &  booth to check what else…

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Dena’s wearing:
AnaSTyle – Lorena – Ankle Boots – Maitreya
CATWA HEAD Catya v3.2
IKON Odyssey Eyes – Dew
Maitreya Mesh Body
**Mistique** Natalia Brown/dress/RYR Hunt Item
MINA Hair – Lily Hair Fair |Gift
Shape /Mine

Am Wearing
Pud’s Very Subtle Bounce Physics
Celtic Myst”Eternally” Claddagh Platinum Ring
CATWA HEAD Catya v3.2
IKON Odyssey Eyes – Nymph
**Mistique** Shiraani ~Limited item @RYR
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
Vanity Hair:Goldfinger *gift at Hair Fair
[HJ] Persephone Blossom in Gold Necklace
Shape ~ Mine

Babe cave…

BabeCave

Like the man cave there is also the “Babe cave” and [nb]-Naughty Bits has created this adorable structure that Dena so aptly assisted with me ~ well she is truly amazing when it comes to styling and decorating as most times am the one behind the camera and she gives me instructions on what she thinks it needs as I go searching for the item ~ this item has 2 things for the Rock your Rack event ~ the Structure itself and the Chaise ~ the Babe Cave comes fitted with the drapes and the chandelier that when darkness falls it will shed light for you ♥  The Chaise is the limited item that has a lot of unique features to it as it is not just PG or Adult but a combination of both with some nice quality animations built in ~ Just a small reminder about limited items that they are here just for the event and will disappear once the event is over ~ rides will be below ♥

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My wish is that you are enjoying yourself at Rock Your Rack like Dena and I went and did the Hunt looking for those elusive hangers and finding quite a bit of goodies that I will be showing you ~ this event will continue till next Saturday ending Oct 13th ♥  This event is for The National Breast Cancer Foundation, which really helps so many females as each of you am sure has been touched by this horrible disease…Shot at my home with the great help from my bestie Dena ♥  btw the wall decor includes the 4 sets of pictures and the rug ~ this is the hunt item for [NB]

Rides to Naughty Bits, and [NB] RYR booth 

Props Used

[sf] box of plants – autumn flowers
Fantabulous Farm Ball Red Stripe
MishMish – Teacup Pomeranian – 
S&A Design Mesh Pot Plant Cordyline Violet in Basket Pot *no longer available*
hive // potted plants . swiss cheese plant 
[DDD] Hanging Candles (1S) – White
LEGENDAIRE DUCHESS
LEGENDAIRE MR. Cupcake
Special Moments – Cheese & Cracker Platter