Life doesn’t require us to be the best, only that we try our best

Hello everybody,  I seem to have lost track of days since I took a break lol so was super happy to realise this morning it’s Thursday and the weekend is around the corner yay!

As some may notice, or maybe you won’t lol I will not be blogging daily for the foreseeable future more likely a few times per week,  this is a decision made over the past few weeks as I have decided I want to take my blog to the next level,  grow more, learn more,  experiment more, something I have not had the time to do whilst blogging daily,  trust me when I say I am not going anywhere lol in fact quite the opposite, so with that decided I made some decisions which I’ve put in place,   got a whole bunch of tutorials I want to take time to go through and hopefully over the coming months, you’ll notice new things within my blog 🙂

Enough rambling for now though today I get to show you a few more items from the December Deco(c)rate box, if you haven’t subscribed to this months yet be quick as it will be released in just a few days on January 8th so make sure you reserve your copy before then, I’m already super excited.   For more information on Deco(c)rate check out their website here.

The other event I’m showing items from is Cosmopolitan which started it’s new round a few days ago, be sure to check it out if you haven’t already, links are below.

Enjoy everyone ♥

ARIA – Eirwen Living Vignette@ December Deco(c)rate 

ARIA – Eirwen Sofa @ December (Deco©rate)

ARIA – Eirwen decorative Stool

ARIA – Eirwen Bud Vase

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Sari-Sari – Winter Logs @ December Deco(c)rate 

Sari-Sari – Metal Log Holder

Sari-Sari – Winter Olive Bucket

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Serenity Style-Neige Winter Romance Picnic @ December Deco(c)rate 

Serenity Style- Neige Winter Picnic Rug

Serenity Style- Neige Winter Picnic Suitcase

Serenity Style- Neige Winter Picnic Champagne Bottle

Serenity Style- Neige Winter Picnic Champagne Glass

Serenity Style- Neige Winter Picnic PopCakes

Serenity Style- Neige Winter Picnic Hot Chocolate Cup

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NACH Rustic Frames @ Cosmopolitan (NEW)

NACH Home Frame

NACH Time for Wine Frame

NACH Find Joy in the Journey Frame

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Mesh India – Wall Cabinet @ Cosmopolitan (NEW)

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hive // snowed in skybox . scenic

LISP – Mesh – Woodburner Noir – touch glass for fire

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White Christmas

I just have to state that this is the biggest decor blog I have ever done and I am pretty proud with how it turned out. That being said, White Christmas has been one of my favorite songs for as long as I can remember. I saw the movie for the first time when I was about 13 and discovered at that time it was my mom’s absolute favorite movie as well. There isn’t a Christmas that goes by now that we don’t throw it in the Blu-Ray player and watch it, my kids love it too. It is a timeless classic and I am so glad it is there to help me make memories with my kids.

PocketGacha, if you haven’t heard of this or used this what have you been doing? Living under a rock? PocketGacha is the new way to play gacha. Every month on the 15th at 7 am you attach your HUD, where ever you are, give it permissions and start playing. Some designers even give you the option of buying the fatpack without playing! This is the most innovative gacha system I have ever seen and I love it.

This month Apple Fall has some offerings for the PocketGacha this month, the first gacha that he has done in 3 years I think I heard the rumor was, I don’t know how true that is but it’s what I heard. This set is so amazing I had to play to win. It includes 2 rares and 8 commons. The truck and wrought iron chair are the rares and OMG that truck is just awesome.

Mesh India also has a lovely set of winter decor in PocketGacha, there is 5 commons and one rare to win in this set.

I needed some stuff to complete my scene and I had heard there was a couple of cute gachas over at The Chapter Four. Bee Designs has a super cute snowman gacha and I found all the yummy treats I could ever need from SESE.

Decor

Apple Fall – Christmas Bake-off – PocketGacha

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Mesh India – Winter Frost Decor – PocketGacha

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Bee Designs – Snow Buddies 8 – The Chapter Four

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SESE – Christmas Shop – The Chapter Four

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Dogs *new*Jian – Santa’s Samoyeds – The Arcade

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CarConsignment – Tilbury Roadster Yellow Rare

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When I first saw this gorgeous outfit from Belle Epoque I knew I was going to go broke playing for the items I wanted. Pretty close because look at this amazing coat. This gacha set includes 1 rare dress and 29 commons. This coat has the hands in the pockets and comes with a skin HUD to match your hands to your skin.

Outfit *new*Belle Epoque – Cold Outside Coat Red, Scarf Grey (common) – PocketGacha

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SlackGirl has an awesome shoe gacha for PocketGacha this month and I thought they just went so beautifully with this coat I had to share them. These shoes come with Maitreya, Bellza and Slink shoes included and there are a total of 6 HUDs to win, 5 commons and 1 rare.

Shoes *new*SlackGirl – Demoiselle Rare Maitreya – PocketGacha

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I had a hard time deciding on a hair to showcase with this look but then I found this one from Adoness. Available in all standard color HUDs each pack comes with a metal change HUD for the headpiece.

HairAdoness – Agathe

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The 2017 Christmas Advent calendar at 7 Deadly Skins is in full swing. Simply wear your VIP tag, tp to the sim and pick up an amazing skin gift every day. The skin I chose today is from day 14 and the pack comes with omega face appliers in 6 tones with 2 eyebrow options for each color. It also comes with appliers for Banned body, Phatazz, Slink hands/feet, Tango and Wowmeh. Other body appliers are sold separately.

Skin *new*7 Deadly Skins – Lake Snow Blonde – Christmas Advent 2017

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I’m still wearing my LAQ Scarlet MoCap head, I am genuinely in love with this head. I do wish there were more options for animations but other than that I have no complaints. I did discover something last night, the eyes that come with the head are system eyes and simply require an alpha, I’ve gotten so use to mesh eyes it didn’t dawn on me. So I alphaed my eyes out, added my Catwa unrigged eyes and voila now I can wear any Catwa eye applier I want! I chose a stunning set of eyes from LOTUS and yes they are in PocketGacha this month.

Eyes *new*Lotus – Brilliant 05 –

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Snow time fun …

Fashion

LEGGINGS:  *COCO*_ComfyLeggings(Black)

DRESS: *COCO*_NordicSweaterDress(Grey)

VEST: *COCO*_PufferVest(WineRed)

BOOTS: *COCO*_SnowBoots+Socks(Black)

HEAD:  .LeLutka.Head.Simone 3.0

BODY:  Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

HAIR:  Nutmeg & Entwined. Cameron

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Décor

Tree Sled Rezzer CHEZ MOI  @ Deco©rate December Box (NEW)

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CONVAIR Snow Play Set @ Deco©rate December Box (NEW)

CONVAIR Snowman broken

CONVAIR Snow Woman

CONVAIR Snow Man

CONVAIR Snow Fort

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[Merak] – Resting Corner  @ Deco©rate December Box (NEW)

[Merak] – Resting Corner

[Merak] – Santa Cupcakes

[Merak] – Hot Chocolate tray

[Merak] – Bear Cookies

[Merak] – Choc Chips White Jar

[Merak] – Choc Chips Brown Jar

[Merak] – Marshmallow Jar

[Merak] – Cookie Jar

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Mesh India – Let it Snow Winter Decor Gacha 2 @ Cosmopolitan (NEW)

01 MI Snow Rowboat [8 LI]

02 MI Snow Dock [7 LI]

03 MI Let it Snow Sign Board [ 1 LI]

04 MI North Pole Sign [ 1 LI]

05 MI Snow Sled [4 LI]

06 MI Snow Stump [4 LI]

07 MI Snow Stump with Axe [8 LI]

10 MI Snow Boat Stock [9 LI] Rare

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Bee Designs Snow Buddies Gacha @ The Chapter Four (NEW)

Bee Designs Snow Buddies Gacha 1 RARE

Bee Designs Snow Buddies Gacha 2 RARE

Bee Designs Snow Buddies Gacha 3

Bee Designs Snow Buddies Gacha 6

Bee Designs Snow Buddies Gacha 8

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Kuro @ The Liaison Collaborative (NEW)

Kuro – Christmas tree

Kuro – A fireplace

Kuro – Forest loveseat (Christmas)

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Santa’s Christmas Hut by Galland homes @ Paying It Forward (NEW)

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Zen Creations (NEW)

Frosted Flashing Trees

Zen Creations – Frosted Flashing Tree 1

Zen Creations – Frosted Flashing Tree 2

Zen Creations – Frosted Flashing Tree 3

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Zen Creations – Wooden Wrapping Paper Tree (Blue)

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Studio Skye

Falling Snow System :: from Studio Skye 1.1

Enchanted Woods v2 – 4 (clearing)

Skye Snow Formations 1 Grassy Bumps

 

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Happiness is a habit, cultivate it

 

Good morning everyone, did we just have a weekend?  It flew by so fast I don’t even feel like I had one and now a new week begins lol.  Today is another christmassy post,  considering I’m surrounded in SL by gorgeous cute Christmas stuff it still doesn’t feel christmassy for me,  but today I’ll put up rl decorations so maybe that will help 😀

Today I get to show you more items from the events I linked to yesterday Paying It Forward and Deco(c)rate aswell as the gorgeous Loveseat by Merak currently at C88.

Stay warm and have a great day ♥

Fashion

BODY:  Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

HEAD:  CATWA HEAD Catya v3.0

HAIR:  TRUTH / Rumor

PANTS:  .:PULSE:. Nelly Pants – Maitreya Lara –Red @ Paying It Forward (NEW)

TOP:  Christina :: Maitreya :: Pink Cream Pie @ Paying It Forward (NEW)

SHOES:  Essenz – Riga (White) Maitreya

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Décor

:Cheeky Pea: Winter Snowy Greenhouse @ Deco©rate December Box (NEW)

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[ keke ] sleigh & lanterns @ Deco©rate December Box (NEW)

[ keke ] frosted lanterns . decocrate dec. 2017

[ keke ] sleigh . decocrate dec. 2017

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BackBone Streetlamp & Winter Lights @ Deco©rate December Box (NEW)

BackBone Streetlamp with Lush Garland & Silver Snowflake

BackBone Golden Snowflake – Long

BackBone Golden Snowflake – Short

BackBone Garland – Faded with Silver Snowflake

BackBone Streetlamp with Faded Garland & Silver Snowflake

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Mesh India – Stag and Doe Winter Party @ Deco©rate December Box (NEW)

MI Winter Snow Tree 1

MI Winter Snow Tree 2

MI Stag and Doe

MI Winter Snow Grass

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DaD DESIGN “Illuminated Trees”  @ Paying It Forward (NEW)

DaD DESIGN “Illuminated Tree mod.03” m/c

DaD DESIGN “Illuminated Tree mod.01” m/c

DaD DESIGN “Illuminated Tree mod.03” m/c

DaD DESIGN “Christmas Log basket” m/c V.1.0

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[Merak] – Leather Loveseat (White) Adult @ C88 (NEW)

[Merak] – Loveseat Shelf

[Merak] – Choco treats on sticks

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{{CH}}-Christmas things  @ Imaginarium Event (NEW)

1.{{CH}}-Christmas things-Christmas stockings-decorations-Red

2.{{CH}}-Christmas things-Star flowerpot –Green

3.{{CH}}-Christmas things-Wood tree decoration -A

4.{{CH}}-Christmas things-Wood tree decoration –B

6.{{CH}}-Christmas things-stockings-decorations –White

7.{{CH}}-Christmas things-Star flowerpot-Red

8.{{CH}}-Christmas things-Star flowerpot-Pink

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dust bunny & O.M.E.N . Puppy Basket Bed – Pup @ C88 (NEW)

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{what next} December Potted Poinsettia & Welcome Mat  (Previous FLF)

{what next} Merry Welcome Mat

{what next} December Potted Poinsettia

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{what next} Holiday Eggnog Latte

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Studio Skye – Enchanted Woods v2 – 6 (slope)

Studio Skye – Enchanted Path Short Straight

 

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You didn’t come this far to only come this far

Fashion

BODY:  Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

HEAD:  CATWA HEAD Catya v3.0

EYES:  Avi-Glam Hope Eyes – Aqua @ Shiny Shabby (NEW)

HAIR:  Stealthic – High Life

SKIN:  amara beauty – Dolce 05 toffee

TOP:  Kaithleen’s Offshoulder Fur Top – @ Tres Chic (NEW)

POSE:  :LW: BENTO Poses – Scars to your beautiful @ Tres Chic (NEW)

BACK DROP:  Mesh India – Snow Background with Pose @ Tres Chic (NEW)

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What do you mean “we don’t decorate this year”?

Every single year the same. “Nope, this year we don’t decorate.” Uh huh. Hear hear. And every year also the same every day we get closer to Christmas once December started.
“What is this?”
“Advent wreath!”
“And this?”
“Candles”
“And what is that there in the Yucca?”
“Wellll… you said we won’t get a Christmas Tree. So I put the Christmas Lights in there!”
We WILL have decoration this year. A LOT :P

What do you mean we dont decorate this year

Pose: Bauhaus Movement – Carol
Backdrop: Mesh India Snow Flakes Background @ Très Chic

Top: Tres Blah – Hope Kimono – Dream
Hair: TRUTH Rumor – Multitone 1


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Surround yourself with people who make you a better person

MI Kandy Decor Gacha @ Cosmopolitan (NEW)

01 MI Palm leaf Frame [ 1 LI]

02 MI Lake View Frame [ 1 LI]

03 MI Baby Panda Frame [ 1 LI]

07 MI Table with Bear[ 2 LI]

08 MI Table with Elephant[ 2 LI]

09 MI Kandy Soft Couch[ 9 LI] RARE

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*PAN* Hydroponics Indoor Garden Set @ Cosmopolitan (NEW)

*PAN* Hydroponics Indoor Garden (Black)

*PAN* Hydro Fountain

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Raindale – Lauriston gacha @ The Liaison Collaborative (NEW)

Raindale – Lauriston Retreat (with lights)

Raindale – Lauriston sofa (light wood)

Raindale – Lauriston floor lamp

Raindale – Lauriston rug

Raindale – Lauriston frames

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Kuro @ The The Liaison Collaborative (NEW)

Kuro – Inspiration desk *black*

Kuro – Planter

Kuro – Planter 2

Kuro – Pencils kettle

Kuro – Stack of metalic boxes

Kuro – Stack of books

Kuro- Coppered lamp

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Armonia Decor & Events-Estante Coro. Con adornos. (PG) @ The Point Event (NEW)

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Take out Time for Me

There are so many events as always but I am finding a couple of them to be my favorite. 6th Republic brings you these lil ferrets from Serenity Style. Now growing up with ferrets and a mother who was a clean freak I only ever remember ours to smell like sugar cookies. If they were allowed where I am now I would totally have these little playful creatures.  As for the awesome surroundings in my photo I thought to tease you with a bit of the goodies from this round of Gacha Garden. Thank you as always for viewing♥

Body

Head: CATWA HEAD Megy

Body:Maitreya Mesh Body - Lara V4.1

Skin:amara beauty - Tamara 02 ~Thank You♥

Hair:[monso] My Hair - Jisun @ Fameshed ~Thank You♥

Eyes:-SU!- Darcey Eyes Winter

Accessories

Nails:.kosmetik - Gel Nails.obscure @ ELITE~Thank You ♥

Shadow:[CX] Love Devil Eyeshadow Set ( CATWA ) @ For The Love of The Devil

Earring:A N E Jewelry - Zodiac Earrings - Libra SILVER @ The Liaison Collaborative ~Thank You ♥

Necklace:.::Supernatural::. Lena Set [Silver]  @Cosmopolitan ~Thank You ♥

Bracelets:[ bubble ] Gleaming Bracelets~Thank You ♥

Name Tag:[Fetch] Telling Patch - Brat@ Gacha Garden ~Thank You♥

Clothes

Shirt:[I<3F] - Pullover [02] - @ Chapter Four

On Set

Serenity Style- Canadian Friendly Ferrets -Naughty RARE @ 6 Republic ~Thank You♥

Serenity Style- Canadian Friendly Ferrets -Llying Brown@ 6 Republic ~Thank You♥

Serenity Style- Canadian Friendly Ferrets -Standing Ginger@ 6 Republic ~Thank You♥

[Fetch] Telling Patch - CuteAF@ Gacha Garden ~Thank You♥

RARE - AsteroidBox. Dinner for one - Lonely Table@ Gacha Garden ~Thank You♥

AsteroidBox. Dinner for one - Laptop@ Gacha Garden ~Thank You♥

AsteroidBox. Dinner for one - Old Lamp@ Gacha Garden ~Thank You♥

AsteroidBox. Dinner for one - Takeout Food@ Gacha Garden ~Thank You♥

AsteroidBox. Dinner for one - Overdue Bills@ Gacha Garden ~Thank You♥

AsteroidBox. Dinner for one - Diet Soda@ Gacha Garden ~Thank You♥

AsteroidBox. Dinner for one - Chopsticks@ Gacha Garden ~Thank You♥

AsteroidBox. Dinner for one - Phone@ Gacha Garden ~Thank You♥

AsteroidBox. Dinner for one - Home Keys@ Gacha Garden ~Thank You♥

AsteroidBox. Dinner for one - Takeout Flyer@ Gacha Garden ~Thank You♥

10 MI Tin Robot Gang [8 LI] RARE@ Gacha Garden ~Thank You♥

*~*HopScotch*~* Ellie - Purple@ Gacha Garden ~Thank You♥

[ kunst ] - Sodas poster (Exclusive)@ Gacha Garden ~Thank You♥

.03 [ kunst ] - Panta carrier RARE@ Gacha Garden ~Thank You♥

.10 [ kunst ] - Cold-cola bottle / straw@ Gacha Garden ~Thank You♥

Bang! Figures - Final Legends #1 - Tough Girl (Box)@ Gacha Garden ~Thank You♥

[-BLUE SKY-] Brighton Shelf C

[-BLUE SKY-] Brighton Shelf A

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Southern Sundays 

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Growing up in the Deep South, there are certain memories that you hold dear and there is that one day that it seems everything just slows down; Sundays. Waking up to my grandmother cooking bacon and praying that I didn’t miss her mixing the biscuit, pancake or waffle batter, (whichever had been decided for the morning) was like christmas morning every weekend. Of course, after breakfast you better hope you were ready for church when she was. There was no time to late.

Thinking back now, I would give anything in the world to hear her sing again. It may have been a little off key but it made me smile. After church, we would all go out to lunch then head home. Some afternoons, I can remember her preparing to can. The day before, we had gone out to the garden and picked what veggies she needed and some apples from the trees. The entire kitchen would be flooded from one end to the other with jar after jar as she would finish. Apple jam, apple butter, fresh made pickles from the cucumbers, tomatos, okra…. I could go on for days. The only thing I regret is not taking the extra moment to really watch how she was able to do it all, instead of sneaking a pickle or two. 🙂

Setting this scene, these are the memories I couldn’t keep from flooding in. Merak has the perfect jam season set right now at Shiny shabby that gave me the idea and story to tell. Be sure you go check it out!

Happy Sunday y’all! ❤

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Merak Jam season (empty crate, crate with cloth, jam crate, bucket of flowers) @ Shiny Shabby

Peaches rustic harvest set ~ October decocrate 

Peaches southern nights ~ September decocrate 

Dust bunny jug of sunflowers @ Collabor88 

Vegabound tractor seat ~ October decocrate 

Serenity style dream in the porch ~ October decocrate 

Mesh india harvest moon pumpkin light and fall banner ~ October decocrate 

Half deer metal leaves @ collabor88 

Revival Apple buckets

Dust bunny braided rug

Jian countryside collies family rug

DaD Lumberland Windows and Doors

Backdrop used from Kraftwork le Plateau Loft Coming to 6th Republic (This is just a teaser :D)


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Live more, worry less

Live more, worry less

Good Morning everyone,  I don’t have much to say today except that today I get to post what is most likely my one and only halloween picture lol I am not a lover of Halloween sl or rl lol but I couldn’t let the month go by without showing you some of the great halloween items out there 🙂   Enjoy ♥

Mesh India The Witches Decor Gacha @ Cosmopolitan (NEW)

01 MI Witch Pumpkin Candle [1 LI]

02 MI Witch Bat’s [3 LI]

03 MI Witch Spider Web 1 [3 LI]

04 MI Witch Spider Web 2 [3 LI]

05 MI Trick or Treat [1 LI]

06 MI Trick or Treat  Candy Pot [3 LI]

07 MI Bat’s [2 LI]

08 MI The Witch is In Sign [4 LI]

09 MI The Witch Fly [1 LI]

10 MI BOO! [1 LI]

11 MI The Three Witches [10 LI] RARE

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Bee Designs Mystic Room décor @ Cosmopolitan(NEW)

Mystic Room Décor Items 1-15

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NACH Halloween Table Complete @ Cosmopolitan (NEW)

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Raindale – Charfell cabin @ Seasons of The Witch (NEW)

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Raindale – Bright October gacha @ The Avenue (NEW)

Raindale – Bright October frames (hat)

Raindale – Bright October frames (bat)

Raindale – Bright October frames (web)

Raindale – Bright October frames (Jack)

Raindale – Bright October pumpkin string lights

Raindale – Bright October pumpkin dot lights (orange)

Raindale – Bright October broom

Raindale – Bright October pumpkin dot lights (green)

Raindale – Bright October pumpkin stack

Raindale – Bright October apple candle 1,2,3

Raindale – Bright October candles

 

 

 

 

 

 

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