Nothing But a Hound Dog: Rally to Rescue!

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One of the true joys in life has to be the unconditional love of an animal. You give them food, shelter, and love, and they give you so much more than words can describe. You gain a loyal friend, a confidante, a constant companion, and the a sense of hope and peace only found in the bond between an animal and human. Now there are many noble causes in the world to fight for; one that is very close to my heart is that of animal rescue.

Every single animal deserves a loving home. These creatures know no hate other than natural predatory instincts in the wild, and sometimes, not even then. There are countless videos and pictures on the web showing animals that normally don’t get along laying right next to each other. Cats have nursed puppies and vise versa. A deer grew up in one woman’s home with her dog; after she had been released she still came back to play with the dog. It amazes me what hope animals bring into this world. But not all animals are so lucky.

Ghost Bullys MC has chosen to be the voice for animals who can’t speak for themselves to ask for help. They are currently holding their second annual fundraiser event to provide funds for no kill animal rescue shelters and have partnered with several well known SL designers (list of sponsors at the end of this post) to offer exclusive items for the event. All sales and donations from the event will go to Animal Rescues. You can find find receipts from last year’s event at the landing point for Rally to Rescue. There are multiple events still to come at the Rally to Rescue site and two days left to shop using the Shopping Hud. To use the Hud, simply open the dog that is sent to you, attach the Hud, allow it to animate you, and click which shop you want to visit! Below is the schedule for all the things to do and see. Contact Raceyy Resident inworld for more information!

Sim: Rally to Rescue

Dates: July 8th to July 12th

Monday July 11th
continued – Rally To Rescue Shopping Hud!
12pm – Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young Tribute Concert (street concert)
3pm – Rally To Rescue Charity Rideout (all are welcome!)
6pm – Motorhead Tribute Concert

Tuesday July 12th
continued – Rally To Rescue Shopping Hud!
12pm – Eric Clapton Tribute Concert (street stage)
3pm – Rally To Rescue Charity Rideout (all are welcome!)
6pm – Cutest Pet Photo Contest Ends
6pm – Halestorm Tribute Concert

The dress I’m wearing comes in a fatpack version from Blueberry and comes in all standard mesh sizes as well as fitted meshes for the Maireya, Slink, and Belleza bodies. Panties are included as a part of the dress which can be turned on and off via the Panties Hud and the colors of both the dress and the panties can be changed via a separate Hud.

TRUTH HAIR is also participating in this event with this lovely mesh hair in all of their color packs.  Two sizes are included to ensure a good fit but always try a demo before purchase!

If you’re wondering where i picked up this box of kittens, take a look around =Zenith=. They seem to be overflowing with the little furballs. Maybe pick up a few while you’re there? They come in different colored baskets and plenty of different colored kitties to choose from. All color and texture change options are included in your purchase via a convenient texture Hud. Considering how cute they are, you may end up taking them all home! Which, in the end, is what this event is all about. Let’s give every animal a chance for a forever home. Remember, ALL sales and ALL donations from this event go to help animals in need!

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Credits

Hair: TRUTH HAIR – Opal – browns ~ by Truth Hawks for Rally to Rescue

Dress: Blueberry – Sabina – Queen Mode Activated – Fat Pack ~ by Blueberryxx Resident for Rally to Rescue

Necklace: .Olive. – the Scout’s Heart Pendent – Space Gold & Pink ~ by Naminaeko Resident @ The Crystal Heart Festival Gacha Prize

Kittens: =Zenith= – Adopt Kitten Basket (all colors) Rez/Wear ~ by Miffyhoi Rosca for Rally to Rescue

Dog Statue: [NC] – Hachiko The Faithful ~ by Andycool90 Resdient for Rally to Rescue

Cat Bookends: [NC] – Mao Bookholder ~ by Andycool90 Resdient for Rally to Rescue

Loft: uk – Industrial Loft ~ by Jamie Rozenberg for Rally to Rescue

Shoes: Pure Poison – Lea Pumps [BOXED] – FAMESHED GIFT ~ by Shaleene Kenin

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Second Annual GBMC Rally To Rescue 2016

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I’m Wide Awake: More Magic from the Elven Forest Hunt

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I’m wide awake
Not losing any sleep
I picked up every piece
And landed on my feet
I’m wide awake
Need nothing to complete myself, no

Wide Awake, Katy Perry

We’ve reached the end of 2015 and I must admit I am not sad to see another year go. There is magic in endings and new beginnings. Life and death continue in a constant cycle that can never be undone. Unless you’re not mortal that is. Follow me into the forests of the Fae and elves. Take each step with care; the fair folk don’t take kindly to those who can’t play by the rules…

Only two days left of the Elven Forest Hunt.  I braved the maze created by the designers of =EC Designs= and managed to find all the clues to win the prize protected by the dragon at the end. If you’re feeling confident, the main maze prize is an exclusive edition of the main hunt prize. While I like the main prize, I’m always ready for a challenge, and the thought of having a prize that will never be offered again? Count me in. The Druid’s Haven is a large orb structure with a bit of magic inside.  The logs and leaves all have single and couple animations. Unique to the maze version of the prize is that the crystal orb changes colors.  Add this piece for an enchanting effect on your garden or hidden sanctuary.

When I think of faeries and elves, green comes to mind.  The creators of some of the clothing must have thought the same.  Lady Gwen’s Gown from Cheeky Parrot Boutique is a beautiful robed gown with a hood for those nights when you need to cast a little love spell on that certain someone or brewing potions kept in bottles from Independent Objects…er I mean seek Mother Gaia’s help in the prosperity of the garden…A men’s cloak is also included.  Get Frocked has a cute dress with an elf on the skirt; it’s not too formal so it’s nice for exploring in the woods or on the beach barefoot much like the elves do.  Add a pair of heels or foot gems and you’re set for a Fae wedding.

Elsewhere in the world, in lands where snow covers the floor, what do the faeries wear? Ollies Follies created a short dress that fits snugly on the body.  Boots and a men’s tunic is included, but you may want to look for some pants to keep your bum warm.  Snow faeries aren’t bothered by the cold and rest in snow flowers like the one I’m sitting in.  The flower from Love Everlasting Plantpets is animated with a few different sits and snowflakes swirling down from the sky.  It’s perfect for winter decor in a garden empty of spring blooms to give hope for new life to come.

Hunt Info

Duration: December 1-31

Start Point ~ Website

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Credits

Druid Haven: =EC Designs= – ~Druid’s Haven Rainbow Version +~ ~ (Cara Lionheart/Jaxx Doulton) @EFH

Green Gown & Hair: ~CPB~ – Elven Forest Hunt – Lady Gwen Gown & Hair ~ (Peachalicious Resident) @EFH

Crate & Potion Bottle: *IO* – Elven Potion Crate ~ (Susan Independent) @EFH

Collar: Kibitz – Ragir jewelry set [xmas gift] ~ (Kathya Szczepanski) @We ❤ RP (gift for December 2015)

Necklace: =Zenith= – Magic Stone Necklace ~ (Miffyhoi Rosca) @We ❤ RP (gift for December 2015)

Strapless Gown:  Get Frocked – Elven Forest Hunt Gift ~ (Vampira Voom) @EFH

Choker: Yasum – *Torque*MESH* ~ (Azlyn Vaher) @We ❤ RP (gift for December 2015)

Snow Flower: LEP ~ Animated Frozen Flower Boxed ~ (Roxy Bergiere) @EFH

Blue Top: ~OF~ – Twilight Delight Dress Painter Blues & Teal ~ (Olliekins Mcandrews) @EFH

Hair: Magika – [01] Promise ~ (Sabina Gully)

Body: Maitreya – Mesh Body – Lara ~ (Onyx LeShelle)

Hands: Slink – AvEnhance Hands Female – Casual ~ (Siddean Munro)