Wednesday, November 26, 2014

A Parfait For My Thanksgiving Dinner

Dear Diary:

I usually celebrate American Thanksgiving along with friends and relatives in the United States.  It's the traditional turkey dinner with the pumpkin pie for dessert at my house.  But this year, I decided to combine 2 important dates in November - tomorrow American Thanksgiving and National Parfait Day.  I bet you didn't realize that the delicious ice cream dessert had a day dedicated to it.

A parfait is a delicious mixture of ice cream, whipped cream with the addition of any kind of syrups or fruits.  It can have candy or sprinkles added on top, served in a fancy dish.  Use your imagination when constructing a parfait.  Whatever you have in it, it proves to be a wonderful end to a huge dinner.  Yes, it sounds like a sundae (and it kinda is) but "parfait" gives it a Continental touch.  My fav is vanilla ice cream, sliced bananas, hot fudge sauce topped with LARGE amounts of whipped cream, sprinkled with toasted pecans.  Totally yummy!!  That's what I'll be eating tomorrow.

Happy Thanksgiving to all my American friends.  No matter what you have for your meal, enjoy the company of family and friends.  And try a parfait.

Good Night for now.

I'm wearing:
Lashes: mock Priscilla Eyelashes
Lipstick: Pink Fuel Glossy Pout Pink (Love)
Teeth: Izzie's Teeth #4
Hands: Slink AvEnhanced (casual)
Hair: Wasabi Pills Karin (FaMESHhed November)

Tee: WCanvas Off shoulder long t-shirt

Table and chair: La Galleria Pine French

Parfaits: Kennedy's Holiday Cheer Parfait Soda Drink Set (A) (SL Marketplace)

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Movember is the New November

Dear Diary:

November is Movember for sure!  Of course during the month of November, all the men in my life are growing - or trying to grow - moustaches.  Sometimes, it's an effort.  But it's definitely for a good cause.

There is always a lot of events concerning women's health (as in the pink ribbon campaign) but little about men's cancer, so the Movember celebration hopes to bring more attention to the well-being of men.  Topics involve prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health.

My friend, Sam, sprouted a moustache in our second world and I did too as support for him.  I think mine was easier to grow!  After trimming his 'stache, I started on his hair which made him a bit nervous.

To find out how your man can become a "MoBro", or to learn how you can help or to donate to the foundation, here is the website in Canada  and in the United States.

Good Night for now.

Sam is wearing:
Skin: Clef de Peau Joshua (T5)
Eyes: Ikon Promise (storm)
Hands: Slink AvEnhanced male hands (relax)
Hair: Redgrave Cruz
Moustache: Valiant & Sacred facial hair (now as Sacred Skins on SL Marketplace)
Jacket and shirt: etham Chris blazer (purple)
Jeans: hoorenbeek mesh skinny jeans (Indie blue)
Glasses: Role Optic Arcadi

I'm wearing:
Skin: LeLutka Lola (light)
Eyes: Ikon Sunrise (deep hazel)
Lipstick: Pink Fuel Glossy Pout (deep plum)
Hands: Slink AvEnhanced (casual)
Hair: Analog Dog seven
Moustache: INK (gift for Hair Fair 14)
Dress: Meli Imako Lagenlook tunic (tinted cranberry) (SL Marketplace)

Poses: at the Hair Salon

Location: Evans Spa and Resort

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

A Time of Remembrance

Dear Diary:

In Flanders' fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place: and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.
We are the dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders' fields.
Take up our quarrel with the foe;
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high,
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders' Fields.
John McCrae
A time to remember all the fallen heroes.
Good Night for now.
I'm wearing:
Hat with hair: Mina Hair Liss
Coat with skirt: coldLogic coat halfred (midnight)
Earrings: Caroline's Jewelry Large hoop earrings (silver) (SL Marketplace)
Poppy: TGW Remembrance Day Poppy 2014 (free) (SL Marketplace)
Pose: Flash Friendly (no longer available)