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Showing posts with label christmas decorations. Show all posts
Showing posts with label christmas decorations. Show all posts

Sunday, November 10, 2019

‘TIS THE SEASON: HOLIDAY TRADITIONS – JOSH (THOMAS! BELLIC) REPORTING



The car door opens and out tumbles the family, swaddled in over-sized coats, scarves and mittens.  The children race into the forest of regularly spaced trees, with muffled footsteps and the crunch of compacting new-fallen snow.  “How about this one?” a young voice shouts. “Too short.” is the reply. “Here! This is it. Whatdaya think about THIS one?” “Wellll...If it weren't for that flat spot on the side there. Keep looking.”  Then finally. “Perfect! We found it. Bring the ax.” The sounds of chopping wood, dragging the tree back to the payment stand. The kids tossing back Styrofoam cups of hot chocolate. The tree is loaded atop the car, the family piles back inside, and chalk up another success in the perennial hunt for the perfect Christmas Tree.




This relic of bygone days is now available for you to experience in Second Life. Tex's Tree Farm is a one of a kind unique experience you will only find in SL.  This is a true family role play Christmas Tree Farm where you can pick and cut down your tree and take it home with you and your family.  


Bundle up and bring the loved ones. Stop by the Deer Ridge Cafe to grab a hot chocolate while breezing through the Tree farm to pick your favorite tree. Grab an ax, pick an empty tree behind the demo tree you like then chop it down.  Once it has fallen, pay for the tree and accept into your inventory. All the trees come fully decorated with a menu that allows you to pick and choose which decoration you and your family like. Then add your own special Christmas touch with those special ornaments. Once you have picked your Christmas Tree, head on over to Under the Christmas Tree to thaw out and grab those toys and special gifts. More home decor and trees to choose from as well.


Make this a family tradition you’ll cherish for years.  Head down to Tex's Tree Farm for a family experience you will never forget.


I recently had the opportunity to visit Tex and Summer Humby at Tex’s Tree Farm as they were busy gearing up for the Holiday Season - unpacking boxes of ornaments, sharpening axes, and shoveling snow off the walkways and parking lots.  I was able to get them to slow down long enough to answer a few questions. 


Josh Bellic (JB):   Tex? Tell me a little about Tex's Tree Farm.   How many years has this been in operation?


Tex Humby (TH):  My wife and I actually meet at a Christmas sim five years ago. We have been inseparable ever since. Tex's Tree farm has been in operation for four years now. It started off with just display trees that were decorations for the Christmas shop.  I am the builder and Summer is the decorator. Last year we started to build on the idea of having an original RP where anyone could come and chop down their own tree with an ax, just like you would in RL. We perfected the concept this year. Now anyone can pick a decorated tree they like, grab an ax and physically chop it down. Once the tree has fallen, you pay for the tree and it goes into your inventory. Nothing else like it in SL 


JB:   Whatever inspired you to do this in SL? Was this process part of your own Family Tradition?


TH:  Cutting down our own Christmas tree was something we always did. Every year our family would bundle up and make our way to the farm. We would pick out the perfect tree each year and my Dad would chop it down and we would bring it home to decorate. It was one of my favorite memories as a child. Today we buy a real tree from a vendor as those long ago tree farms are almost non existent.  We wanted to bring our old family tradition back into SL.



JB:  Do you build all the tree options yourself?


TH:  We decorate each tree with a rezzer concept. Now you can not only cut your own tree down but touch to get a menu to build on that tree with the decorations you want. You have an option to choose which of those decorations on that tree you would like to rez, and leave room for your own decorations as well.   Summer comes up with such original ideas with adding more and more to each tree as the years go by. Now with the new rezzer concept she has extended those trees to include things like the candy shelf and toy sleigh. I love what she comes up with and can't wait to see each tree once she is done. 


JB:  Will Tex’s Tree Farm be operated only seasonally, or do you plan to keep it open year-round?


TH:  We are open year round for anyone wishing to visit a Christmas location throughout the year. We add new trees every year and build the farm up. Next year will have have even more and it will only get bigger as the Farm has really taken off here in SL and people contact us every year asking if we will open the Farm or if the Farm will be open as they love to come back each year with their loved ones and experience the Tree Farm.


JB:  What else would you like our readers to know about either the tree farm, or the gift shop?


TH:  We would love for everyone to know that our location has so much to offer. Tex's Tree Farm experience go hand-in-hand with the shop. We built the Deer Ridge Cafe to let everyone stop and enjoy a family lunch before heading to the Tree Farm to cut your own tree. Once you have your tree, head over to Under the Tree Christmas shop for all of your Christmas Decor needs.  The first floor is dedicated to Christmas gachas and the 2nd floor to non-gacha items. We also have Georgia's Pet Adoption Center named after our third child who loves animals. The cabin is filled with gacha animals of all kinds that you can adopt and take home. 


We also have The Magical Menagerie which is a Harry Potter Themed shop chalked full of magical creatures and all things magical. We built this for our second oldest daughter who loves the odd things of the world. 


Last but not least we do have cabin rentals that have the cozy feel of winter with our multiple scene indoor decor options. They are the best cozy little cabins and cottages in SL that is snow year round for those that enjoy the feel of winter every day of the year. 


So there you have it Folks.  As you put together your list of Christmas activities this Holiday season, be sure it starts with a visit to Tex’s Tree Farm, for a memorable experience the entire family will enjoy.


Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Under the Christmas Tree Shop is your one stop place for all your Christmas needs


Stop by our first floor for those Gatcha items on your list. We have clothing, hair and many home decor from top creators. 

Once you have breezed through our Gatcha selection for gifts,  come on up to the second floor to Under the Christmas Tree shop. We have everything from Christmas trees, stocking, fireplaces, candles, Stain glass, flowers, rugs, toys and much much more.  

Don't forget to go next door to Tex's Tree Farm where you can grab and axe chop down your own tree. All tress come with a deco package for you and your loved ones to decorate.  Make it a family event. We have Santa for the kids and if you get hungry stop by the pick-nick area for hot soup and coco.

Happy Holidays!

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Saturday, November 26, 2016

Preparations for Christmas begin in Second Life: – Camury Reporting



This is the season for Christmas Tree and Decoration Shopping!
What do you really want for Christmas? More time, more joy, and less stress? Welcome to the Christmas Countdown! Do you love Christmas but hate the stress leading up to it? The holidays should be a fun time of year that you can welcome fun in an organized manner. Plan your gifts, set the scene, and loosen your belt so you can feast during the holiday
Some of the best things about Christmas are the many traditions as well as the preparations which provide for great memories with family and friends.
You need to get Christmas presents and a tree, buy all the traditional food for Christmas, do your Christmas baking, and decorations.
In Second Life, how about starting your preparations for Christmas too! Get started by finding the perfect Christmas tree and decorations for for home and or business.

Christmas tree

Find  the perfect Christmas tree to decorate your place for the Holidays! In second life, you can find  tree realistics with lots of great ornaments,lights,bows,gifts,toys and more.
I loved the tree at  Bee Designs . It comes in 2 versions, basic and complete(24 & 32 prims) and  with 3 full songs. the christmas animations have lots of great props that rezzez or attach to your avatar. It comes with a menu for a Family oh 2 adults and 2 kids and a lots of standing cuddles.
Price: L$ 399
Store: Bee Designs


Another great Christmans Tree us at Heart Homes. You can enjoy the most wonderful time of the year together with your family with Heart Homes’ newest Christmas Tree. This tree starts is only 4 prims, you might add 4 additional deco options from a menu, like Candles lights, festive sparkles, or a set of decorative toys. This tree comes with  a lots animations. You can also sing carols together, display gift, or try the animations which include lifting your child to put the star on top.... and much more!
Price: 850
Store: Heart Homes

Unusual Decoration for Christmas
Some people choose to live in a tropical beach region, even at Christmas time. For all those islanders, this is a set of all those little things you can add to your beach, and instantly turn the Christmas mood on.  Wooden Christmas trees in red and  green, beach towels, matching pillows with animations and  beach umbrellas. All are copy and full modify (you can edit, stretch, change textures, color, add your own scripts etc )
Price: L$299
Store: Real Waves ™ Tropical Beach foam landscaping Christmas decoration



Christmas Dinner
Start sending the invitations because the Christmas party is at your house this year! Everything you need for a fun and memorable Christmas with friends and loved ones is on your Christmas Party table.
In this wonderful set, you will find several items to eat: cookies, fruitcake, pecan pie, etc. Touch the trays to get a fork and a plate and have fun with your friends.  Toast to Christmas, with a delicious punch!
Price: L$1.250
Store: La Galleria Houses, Kitchens, Furniture

Free Decorations
If you do not have lindens to spend in your preparations for Christmas, do not worry. You can find some gifts that will help you decorate your place.

Xmas fireplace gift

a Christmas fireplace with socks and candles for only 1L!
Store: Luxi&Style

Have fun, with a 5 Christmas tree color change gift. Included In This Pack: 5 Christmas   trees with color change. For free!

Price : L$0
Store: TAOX TATTOO

URL:https://marketplace.secondlife.com/p/TAOX-5-Christmas-tree-color-change/2900160



Happy Shopping and Merry Preparations for Christmas!

 
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