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gingersnap

Essences Ginger Gacha Fin 1

I mentioned this skin, Alex in my last post. I got it at last month’s kustom9 in a Gacha machine. I knew from the picture that I would love it and I do. Even the red is growing on me. I finally found some more Alex skins, though, so I can have my normal coloring back now. I haven’t been able to find Alex in Essences, so I don’t know if it will end up in the main store, or if it will just be a special “event” and/or gift skin. I think it’s so pretty that they will have it in the store eventually… fingers crossed!

To get Alex with your choice of brow color (and all the other bells and whistles) now, you can find 3 beautiful versions at Uber. I’ll feature them in my next post, so stay tuned for that.

If you haven’t heard of Uber, it’s a new monthly themed event owned by Truth Hawks and managed by Miss Kaelyn Alecto. This month’s theme has been Vacation and features creations from 35 of second life’s top designers. Strawberry Singh has a post, here, with a list of the designers and links to pictures of their Uber items.

gingersnap accessories final

I had fun with the accessories in this little “ensemble”. The beaded [glow studio] Mauri earrings and the New Biarritz Beaded Collar from MG look like a set together. You can wear this necklace in a variety of colors. Simply touch (click on) the necklace to bring up an appearance menu. You can find it at faMESHed this month, along with it’s actual matching earrings, and many other irresistable items.

The gladiator sandals are New from Tee*fy and if they look familiar, they were introduced in last month’s collabor88 Safari selection. I haven’t been yet for this month, but I just looked at one of my favorite blogs, Seraphim, and now I’m foaming at the mouth to go. It’s c88‘s 3rd birthday and there are a ton of designers participating..maybe all of them..and then some! My heart is literally pounding I’m so excited to go lol. I don’t think that’s normal is it?? Never mind.

If you’re not familiar with the second life blog Seraphim, you need to be! It is a constant on my bookmark bar. They always posts pictures of every item in more events and gifts than would seem humanly possible. It’s great for checking out event items without dealing with the lag, or during a time when you’re unable to log on to sl.

~click here to check out all of August’s Collabor88 items on Seraphim~
~click here for taxicab to Collabor88~

This post is far longer than I meant for it to be, but I can’t sign off without commenting on the amazing manicure and pedicure appliers for Slink hands and feet from beauty by alaskametro. A huge variety of rich beautiful colors..they make me think of OPI polishes. 10 Linden Each!!!! What?? I couldn’t believe it and I’m going to buy everything she makes before she realizes how much more people would pay for it! Just kidding..well..not really. I’m unable to find an in-world store so I’m assuming the only way to get it is to shop marketplace sl. If you’d like to try before you buy she’s offering the free applier below..a sample of her beautiful work and 7 free colors! Thank you very much Miss Alaska Metropolitan, creator of  alaskametro<3.

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~Click here to visit the beauty by alaskametro marketplace sl store~
~Click here to go directly to the FREE alaskametro applier on marketplace sl~

what i’m wearing:
skin: Essences {Alex09} *medium01* ginger Gacha! (rare)
hair: [LeLutka]-LUMEN hair – AuburnHaze
eyes: [theSkinnery] Maple eyes
eyelashes: [ glow ] studio – Innocent. eyelashes – intensive (prim)
dress: Emery Dress Kenya
shoes: Tee*fy Sienna Gladiator Sandal New! (Slink flat feet required)
necklace: MG – Necklace – Biarritz Beaded Collar – texture changing – New!
earrings: [ glow ] studio – Mauri earrings (silver/teal)
bracelets (l): [MANDALA]KYARA-BANGLE/Marrakesh C
bracelets (r): [MANDALA]KYARA-BANGLE/Marrakesh B
ring: (on right thumb) [MAGIC NOOK] Simple Ring / Triple
clutch: {SMS} Envelope Clutch (group gift)
manicure & pedicure: beauty by alaskametro<3 SLINK manicure and pedicure appliers – “Swoon” (marketplace, here)
poses: everglow

location, location, location


Beautiful Newness from The Secret Store! The Mini Mesh Skirts, available in plain and printed versions. I considered doing a post showing each skirt because the colors are gorgeous, and there are some amazing printed ones. Very unique! There is a free demo available at the in-world and marketplace stores.

Click here to teleport to The Secret Store and check them out for yourself!


If you’re as big of a Maylee Oh fan as I am, you may want to bookmark a couple of sites. The Secret Store blog, and The Secret Store on marketplace sl. Nothing like shopping from the pose stand in your bedroom. 🙂


If you haven’t noticed, I’ve been venturing out of my safe, little photo orb more lately. Lately as in, since I’m able to view shadows. Lol, I just imagined a follower reading this and shaking their head saying, “she’s not going to talk about them damn shadows again, is she??” No, I am not..well I guess I kind of just did, but I was leading up to something else. Location.
We all know that there are literally thousands of awesome places in sl to take pics, some well known, and some waiting to be discovered. I’m betting that most of us also know that exploring the grid, looking for different photo locales is an experience within itself. Anything is possible in this world! If you have the time, that is.
That’s something else that I’ve bitched about mentioned quite often. How I wish I had more time. So lately I’ve been collecting LM’s and doing some googling on places to take photographs in second life, or.. beautiful, unique places in second life..whatever key words i can think of at the time.

The showcase section, located in the destination guide (found in the search section of your viewer, or here) has a lot of neat places to take pictures. I’ve also got a special landmark folder that I call “cool places”…yes, I know, such a snazzy, original name. When I’m out shopping, or on a hunt, or whatever, and I see a place that I like, I landmark it and drag it into said folder.

I wanted to share a very helpful post I found in Through Salamander’s eyes,  by Moniq Salamander. I am keeping this page bookmarked for sure. There are all sorts of different tips and lists. There is a list of links called Locations and there are some really good ones, and some great sources to find more!

what I’m wearing:
*COCO*_SleevelessBlouse(White)_ Shirt
Doppelganger Inc. – Knocked Up Knee Socks Blue
{SMS} Longsleeve Tee Grey
alaskametro ❤ nail makeup (fingers) – Candy Apple
The Secret Store – Mini Mesh Skirt – Birdy Baby Blue NEW!
L.Fauna Lashes [Underlashes]
L.Fauna Lashes [False]
(Royal Blue) Night Out Botties in Coal
>TRUTH< Dahlia – walnut
Magika // Kawaii Bow
Maitreya Mesh Shopper – Minsk
SIGMA Jewels/ Anya rings (silver)
{mon tissu} Take Flight Necklace ~ Silver
LAQ ~ Mini – [Fair]
poses by Adorkable Poses and Oracul
location: pretty island

BOOM @ The Vintage Fair

BOOM’s Vintage Fair item is the appropriately named Darling tops. 5 colors to choose from, all with sweet little white polka dots and a lacy white collar.

~click here for a taxi to Boom’s booth at The Vintage Fair.~

Now that I’m blogging again, I can feel my “skin fever” kicking in and I’ve been demo’ing skins all over the place. Only a matter of waiting for the linden fairy now. In the meantime I’ve been going through my “favorite skins” folder. Anything Rhapzody Wilde of Mynerva has ever made is in this folder. Plain Jane was my very first Mynerva skin. I wore more tanned skins back then..but I’m still in love with this skin..to me it looks very unique-fresh and young.

I’m not super excited about any of the photos I’ve taken yet with my new shadows and all. And they’re coming out with very light pencil like graph lines on them..i try to erase them in photoshop and when I shrink the pics down to blog/flickr size a lot of times you can’t see them…but sometimes you can. I need to do some more googling  and stalking blogs. And like I’ve said before, any sl photography or photoshop tips are appreciated!

Please be patient with me while I’m learning and finding my style. ♥

*BOOM* darling (yellow) Vintage Fair
oyakin*fril-miniskirt*
lace ankle socks Bijou on the Marketplace-comes in 2 versions of ankle frill sculpted or regular prim-sculpted modeled in this post.
Cheap Makeup Lashes (Babs) 8
“NINIKO”Gacha-Shoes
(TokiD) side headband (8)
*BB* Hemp Bracelet (L)
*FIR & MNA* The Westbrook Bracelet Weave [R]
[e] Flattery – Brown 08
{SMS} Wooden Cross Necklace Baby Blue
Mynerva~Plain Jane~Fudge-Black Brows
Poses Everglow

vintage love

skin: Laqroki Linnea
hair: [e] Vivid – Rich Browns
top #1: {SMS} Warm Shirt Plum
top #2: *Crazy* Vintage Dress
pants: *L.inc* Tyra Jeans Cover My Furry Butt Edition
feet: Maitreya Gold * Bare Feet Tip-Toe
rings: ~Pepper~ Granny Rings
bracelets (L): (nova) simplicity bangles
bracelets (R): Zaara : Ramya wood bangles
necklace: (Yummy) Travelers Charms
earrings: Forever Adored single Gold hoops (store closed)
poses: dfo!

made in the shade

I’ve ventured out of my bubble once again..trying a little variety. These pics were taken in front of Poetic Color/kusshon..I was there picking up kussion’s free July gift (located in the front of the kusshon store)..they also have a new Poetic Color outlet store with all of their discontinued eye colors on sale for 100L$ a pack. The notecard stated that they weren’t sure how long the outlet would be up so take advantage of it asap..their older colors are actually my favorite, and include my all time favorite eyes ever, shallow water (worn in this post).

I’m in head to toe SMS in this shoot..well…actually ear to knee lol..SMS doesn’t sell hair and you can’t see my feet but I still haven’t been able to take off my new Maitreya Allegre heels, from the last post…I know we bloggers usually love to mix things up and wear items from many creators..but I loved this look so much I decided to throw caution to the wind and wear all SMS…I know, I know…I’m a rebel what can I say?? :p
*Be sure and join the SMS group if you’re not already in it, and grab the group gift in the front part of the store!

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skin: Laqroki Mini (fair)
hair: [e] Story – Rich Browns New!! [e] @ The Hair Fair
clothes & jewelry: SMS New spring collection!!
shoes: Maitreya Gold  Allegre Sky
poses: Oracul Pure Lady ao

thank you for brightening my bubble

…there’s a boy in my bubble.

i told him, it’s very small in here, it can be terribly lonely, and i do have my bratty moments…
but everytime i wake up..he’s still there…with me.

suddenly the small space isn’t all that bad :), my bubble is happy…no more lonliness to be found.

and the brattiness…


well, 2 out of 3 aint’ bad 😉

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on moi;
skin: laqroki phoebe
hair: lelutka lohan
dress: michami wrap dress in berry New!!
shoes: armidi and lelutka..i couldn’t stand it any longer i had to put them back on!!!!
ring & bangles: zaara
necklace: sms
flower(in hair): fri.day comes with “marie” hair
poses: porcupine love

on Jinx:
hair: Hype Caleb hair
glasses: [Gos]
nails & rings: mandala
necklace: ROZOREGALIA+Gemma
piercings: PoM
gauged piercings: cobrahive
ears: aitui
shoes: INDI Designs
Clothes/Outfit: Gothicatz<<Mirage
poses: everglow

*store links are on their way…in the mean time just message if you need one…thanks! PP

a day on the yacht

Just having a little fun in photoshop today…if time had permitted there would have been a boatful of Poppy’s…I even thought of putting tiny Poppy’s way in the back playing in the waterfall and making a “count the Poppys game”, lol..but alas…I only had time for one. I wish my photoshop abilities were advanced enough to create the picture/ideas that I see in my mind..

skin: Glam Affair Layla New!! @ Skin&Shape Expo 2011
hair: lamb
hat: BOOM New!
dress: BOOM a day on the yacht NEW!! (available in 15 diff colors!)
socks: LaViere free gift
shoes: BOOM New! (also available in 15 diff colors!)
jewelry: Shade Throne & Storin’-see yesterday’s post for url’s
belt: SMS
poses: Long Awkward Poses

culture shock~free mynerva skin

The first annual Culture Shock Event kicks off today, and with over one hundred of the biggest designers in sl involved, it is not something to be missed! Click here to check out the official Culture Shock Blog for details..

The skins modeled in this post are 3 of the 7 free skins that Miss Rhapzody Wilde gave to her group members for Mynerva’s birthday…Happy Birthday Mynerva! TP here, put your group tag on (if you don’t have one, get one!) and find the 5 cupcakes…and don’t worry if you’re hunt-impaired like myself..she made it easy for us..:) Hurry though…they’ll only be available until May 2nd..as in…tomorrow! :p

pictured below; Adele tanned-Mynerva group birthday hunt skin

Kiko gift skin, The Secret Store, Bliensen + MaiTai Culture Shock 2011

Grimm’s Neckace & Earrings Beware of Wolves set- Bliensen + MaiTai Culture Shock 2011

Little Beckie skin in The Secret Store’s new Popsicle Dress, Culture Shock

what i’m wearing, left to right

1)
skin: Mynerva Little Becky free in group Birthday hunt( 5 cupcakes, 7 skins)
hair: clawtooth somebody’s lady
jewelry: Bliensen + MaiTai Tomorrow’s Cherries New! @ Culture Shock Event
dress: the secret store popsicle dress strawberry sherbet new @ Culture Shock event
backpack: mayonaise
socks: la viere free gift
shoes: truth mina flats

2)
skin: Mynerva Kiko Free group birthday hunt skin
hair: [e] comfort
dress: The Secret Store – Popsicle Dress – Floral @ Culture Shock
jacket: The Secret Store – Eglatine Floral @ Culture Shock
jewelry: Bliensen + MaiTai Grimm’s Necklace & Earrings Beware of Wolves New! @ Culture Shock Event
bag: SMS
shoes: tokiD gladiator sandals New!

3)
skin: Mynerva Adele free group birthday hunt skin
hair: Truth Hazel dark browns
dress: Baiastice Mattina Dress Rose New @ Culture Shock!
boots: surf couture olea boots
necklace: shade throne old gift
flowers in hair: glow studio

*All poses by .synt I wanted to mention that this is the first time I’ve ever tried these poses and they are awesome! I know a lot of you are like me and always on the look out for some good new poses..so check this place out!!!

beautiful boho

This adorable dress is one of MichaMi’s newest creations, and I have gotten so many compliments on it while hopping around the grid I don’t want to take it off…ever.

skin: LAQ ~ Linnea [Fair] Glow skin New!
hair: TRUTH HAIR Denise – dark browns New!
dress: MichaMi: Print Dress Blue New!!
bracelets & earrings: Zaara
necklace: {SMS} Woodball Necklace Brown
tights: o*m ButterflyTights
boots: j’s (old gift)
poses: diesel works

back for more

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Hello everyone! It feels like I’ve been away forever and I’m excited and hopeful to start blogging again. Thanks for the kind words while I was away, I’ve missed my blog and flickr buddies! I just needed a break badly and to put more focus on my rl…always a challenge to keep things in perspective…i mean..who wouldn’t rather be shopping and modeling designer clothes than changing poopy diapers and folding laundry?

My pocketbook needed a break too..Second Life fashion blogging is hands down, for me, the most expensive hobby/interest I’ve ever had…and it’s the designers fault…yall just make things too damn beautiful and irresistable!!! I’ve had lots of extra time to play and explore sl during my break..and i have acquired some amazing freebies that I wanted to share with you right away, while hopefully they are still available.

I’ve been doing a lot of shopping on The Marketplace. I figure it’s the sl equivalent to the Home Shopping Network since you can sit on your sl sofa in the privacy of your own home, cave, treehouse, spaceship…where ever it is that you call home in this crazy pixel world we live in.

So many awesome deals and freebies on the marketplace…you can modify your search to pull things up from lowest to highest priced…or you can look in the 0-10 Linden category..it’s a lot of fun, especially when you come across something good…


photo 1:
skin: elena laqroki nougat
hair: >TRUTH< Adele –  dark browns
dress: PR!TTY : Owls R Kyoot Dress :FREE Gift!: on counter along with 2 other gifties.
boots: old hunt gift from j’s
beanbag chair: Pixlights FREE gift..also available on the marketplace, here. Scripted with lots of cute single poses!
lamps & rugs: nordari-FREE gifts! (several beautiful free gifts here)

photo 2:
corkboard: CDP Photo Cork Board FREE! (you can add your own photos!)
record player: cherry bomber designs record player with working land radio..FREE on the marketplace, here.
records: just textured prims by moi
pillows with couple’s pose: ROXY furniture romantic pillows FREE on the marketplace, here.
ring on left hand: ~Pepper~ Pieces Ring (colorchange!) only 1 linden and i haven’t taken it off since i got it!
pose: free poses by Empty Inkpen – marketplace sl, here.

photo 3:
CDP Photo Cork Board FREE! (you can add your own photos!)

photo 4:
me & ope modeling one of her newest designs, the *BOOM* denim romper..the red wrap belt that I’m sportin’ with mine is the latest free gift from SMS (3 styles included!)

*these photos were taken in the dp yum yum group gift skybox..unfortunately it is no longer in group notices as of a couple of days ago..the good news is, though, there is a new group gift! Just join the Double Paradox group in-world and check notices 🙂

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