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Today I Choose Joy

The best part about weekends is that all you need is a comfy shirt and a great pair of jeans to take you from place to place! [And a good cup of coffee, of course!]

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I am incredibly picky about jeans in SL. It's not uncommon to see me in the same dang jeans for ages. Luckily, I have awesome friends who introduce me to new places and people, and that's how I ended up trying out the Runway jeans from CARGO. I love these jeans! They fit just right and have the cutest booty! C'mon, ladies. You know that's what we look for in a pair of jeans! These come with a HUD that give you some variations in color, and you can change the cuff a couple of ways. The only thing that would make these more perfect for me is if the cuff had a long bootcut.

For a birthday gift, my awesome husband bought me the Slink Physique body! The alpha HUD recently got an upgrade, so if you already have the body, be sure to go get the update. I have mostly just used the hands and feet for a while now and didn't think I really needed the body. But I like to stay current when I can, so now I get to be like my girls and wear a mesh body. The one thing I like is that it's still ME, but just more smoothed out. I don't have any desire to be bigger, or have a bigger chest or butt, which is why I've stayed away from much more than the hands and feet so far. As you can see, my regular clothes fit pretty well over the body, and I was able to alpha out what I needed. The alpha parts are MUCH improved with the update, but there are still some parts I'd like to see added, like side boob and shoulder blades.

Have an awesome Saturday!!

In This Post:

Skin: Harley by Pink Fuel [There is a Physique applier!]
Hair: Rachel by Wasabi Pills
Physique Body, hands, and feet by Slink
Top: Joy T-Shirt by Emery
Jeans: Runway by CARGO
Shoes: Brienne Flats by fri.day
Purse: Sledge Leather Handbag by Zenith
Coffee Cup from the Cocoa-On-The-Go Cart by What Next
Pose: Bag Lady II by aDORKable Poses [Marketplace Only]

A Little Wanderlust

So much going on lately, so let's jump right on in!

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I have been SO into the new dresses that Coldlogic released this week! The McKay might be my favorite of the new releases because it's just so loose and pretty! I love that the print on the dress kind of reminds me of watercolored pictures, too.

The Liaison Collaborative opened up last week and how cute is my pose from Le Poppycock? This one I'm doing is called Wanderlust and comes with the balloons. It's part of the Chasing Dreams gacha at TLC.

Fri.day just released the new Zoe heels and I'm loving the chunky heel look that seems to be trending for fall!

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Hurry on to Fri.day if you want to get the Zoe heels because they're 50% off for 48 hours! Woo! These are for the Slink high feet. Btw, did you know there's a free ankle lock at Slink now? Comes in SUPER freakin' handy when you're wearing the high and medium feet because those tend to "break" the ankle in a lot of poses and it looks bad.

Hope you all have a great weekend!!

In This Post:

Skin: Harley by Pink Fuel
Hair: Nissa by Truth
Mesh hands and feet by Slink
Dress: McKay by coldLogic
Shoes: Zoe by fri.day
Pose: Chasing Dreams - Wanderlust by Le Poppycock [The Liaison Collaborative]
Photo taken at my sister's place because I was running away from pizza stealing Batman.

Getaway

The <3 Ulaa fundraiser opened with a bang! The community has really banded together to help her, and I think that's really what makes SL amazing. Of course, she had to make something for this event, too!

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The Shabby Sea Shack is so classically Funky Junk. It's a simple, one room, beach cottage. Inside, there is a decorative fireplace with candles, and some other pieces of beach decor. The cottage itself is just 14 LI, but with the decor it comes to 38 LI. So if you're budgeting prims, take some stuff out and it's perfect!

The <3 Ulaa event runs until August 18th, so hop on over to shop! There are some awesome things there!

In This Post:

Shabby Sea Shack by Funky Junk [<3 Ulaa ]
Beach Building set by Studio Skye
Driftwood Beach Den by Studio Skye
Off-Sim Tropical Micro Island by Heart Garden

The summit of beauty and love

It's Collabor88's birthday this month! There aren't many monthly events that last longer than a year or so in SL, and even fewer that do it and stay so consistently good. It's a big event for their birthday month, so if you still can't get in [as I've heard even just this morning!], keep trying! You need to shop!

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Fri.day is at C88 for the birthday fun with the new Persephone heels. I really like these because they're almost a bootie, but not quite, so they pair up well with both dresses and jeans.

I'm standing on the rooftop deck of the Santorini Villa by Barnesworth Anubis, also out at Collabor88 this month. This is definitely Greek inspired, and it's all clean and open on the inside. It's only 89 land impact, so it leaves you with lots of wiggle room for decorating.

Happy birthday, C88!

In This Post:

Skin: Harley by Pink fuel
Hair: Jinx by Truth [New! Pastels pack currently free, too!]
Mesh hands and feet by Slink
Nail Polish: Smoky Mattes by Hello Dave
Dress: Irelan by coldLogic
Shoes: Persephone by fri.day [Collabor88]
Pose: The Spoiled Princess Series by An Lar
Santorini Villa by Barnesworth Anubis [Collabor88]

Give A Little Bit

In a perfect world, no one would ever get sick. Or if someone we loved did get sick, we'd have the money and time to see them. But this isn't a perfect world, and sometimes we need a helping hand. Ulaa Coronet's mother has pancreatic cancer and Ulaa needs to go see her mom while there is still time. Ulaa's little boy has never met his grandma and you all can imagine how heartbreaking it would be for all of them if he never got to. You can read about it on her Go Fund Me page and donate that way, or you can shop at the <3 Ulaa fundraiser that is coming up!

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Several designers have banded together to put up some items for Ulaa. Proceeds [either 50% or 100%] will be going to Ulaa for her trip. Enfant Terrible put out these adorable Ulaa Heels and I love them! You can never have too many strappy heels in your life, am I right? These are for the high Slink feet.

<3 Ulaa runs from August 14th until August 18th, and I really hope you guys go shop. There will be donation jars there at the event in the off chance that you don't find anything you like, or you can donate directly to her Go Fund Me page.

In This Post:

Skin: Harley by Pink Fuel
Mesh hands and feet by Slink
Nail Polish: Doing Lines by Hello Dave
Dress: Hilton by coldLogic
Shoes: Ulaa Heels by Enfant Terrible [ <3 Ulaa]
Pose: Sunflower by Exposeur [Slightly modded by me with Avimote]

Keep Your Head Up, Move Along

My little personal "stop being lazy and blog for 7 days" challenge ended on Sunday, but I really think it's what I needed to get back in the groove of things. Not saying that I'm going to continue blogging daily on this blog or anything, but it has definitely become fun for me again, so there's that! If you find yourself in a blogging slump, give yourself a little challenge. It just might kick you out of it!

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Fission released some totally adorable new shoes recently! The Spectator pumps are cute and vintagey and come in a bunch of colors! Of course, I had to grab my favorite colors, teal and white, for this post. They are pretty inexpensive at just $150L a pair, but the pink and white ones are on sale for $75L until Sunday, so that's a great little bargain for you budget conscious folks out there. These are add-ons for the Slink medium height feet.

Time for more shopping!

In This Post:

Skin: Harley by Pink Fuel
Hair: Breeze by Wasabi Pills
Mesh hands, feet, and eyelids by Slink
Top: Milena Ruffle Blouse by Tee*fy
Pants: Harlow's Cuffed Jeans by Mon Tissu
Shoes: Spectator Pumps by Fission
Pose: Stands 370-379 by !bang

If I Fall For You, I’ll Never Be The Same

I'll admit, my favorite new show is Naked and Afraid. They stick these 2 people out in the middle of the jungle or the swamp or just some remote place, buck naked, and tell them to survive for 3 weeks. Sometimes they'll make some clothes out of leaves and stuff, but I feel like if there would ever be a time to wear animal print, it would be then. I'm not always a huge fan of animal print myself, but between being naked and wearing animal print, the print would win every time.

Style - If I fall for you, I'll never be the same


Emery is out at FaMESHed with the Andy Leopard Jeans and the Oslo Basic Top. Like I said, I'm not a big fan of animal print, but the print on the jeans is just subtle enough for me. Both the jeans and the tops come in several colors.

My Slink Obsession starts tomorrow and I'm thrilled to see Ingenue is part of it! The Nanette wedges are simply perfect! If you are still not on board with the Slink feet and hands at the very least, maybe My Slink Obsession will change your mind!

Happy Monday!

In This Post:

Skin: Harley by Pink Fuel
* Shine lipstick added [group gift]
Hair: Jennie by Elikatira [Rezday Sale going on now!]
Mesh hands & feet by Slink
Top: Oslo Basic by Emery [FaMESHed]
Pants: Andy Leopard by Emery [FaMESHed]
Shoes: Nanette by Ingenue [My Slink Obsession]
Bag: Ping Suo by Zenith
Pose: My Foot Obsession by Pretense [My Slink Obsession]
Photo taken out at Zaara

Though She Be But Little, She Is Fierce!

If you read my personal SL blog, you know my family is super important to me. But I don't often have them in this blog because usually when I do my pics, no one is around. But today I grabbed my Abby to put her in front of the camera after we hit up the Woodland Treasures gacha event! Woodland tends to be more for the kids, but adults can definitely find cute items there, too.

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We like Alouette a lot for home decor, and Abby just loved the Height Charts that were at the event! She put out the Kitten one, stood in front of it, and said, "Momma, I'm short for my age." I told her that's okay, because so am I. There are 8 different height charts in the gacha.

You know who else is in Woodland Treasures this month? Abby!

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She never asks me to blog her items, but what's a mom for, right? Sassafras Kids has some super cute Kids Sneakers for the gacha - 12 common and 2 rare. She is wearing the Lilac ones for this post. Don't worry, boys, there are some that aren't with bows, too! These have a resize script, so adults can wear them as well!

I hope everyone has had a wonderful weekend!

In This Post:

Toddleedoo Mesh Body by Cute Bytes
Skin: SiSi III by Mother Goose's
Hair: Leighann by Elikatira [Rez Day Sale going on now!]
Outfit: Baylee by Baby Pie
Shoes: Kids Sneakers by Sassafras Kids [Woodland Treasures]
Necklace: Princess Monogram by Tea.S [Woodland Treasures]
Kitten Height Chart by Alouette [Woodland Treasures]

Sometimes My Tries Are Outside The Lines

So I'm a little bit late for my Saturday blog. I do NOT want to skip a day in my little personal challenge. But I have a good reason today! I got a new computer! It's lovely and quiet and allows me to run all over the place with my family and hit up events and I was so excited to blog tonight! Okay, so maybe my skills haven't suddenly gotten better with the new computer, but I got to use shadows without my computer almost blowing up on me, so progress, I say!

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Exposeur is out at FaMESHed this month with The Elevator pose room set! I don't know why more people don't do photo sets like this. As much as I love poses anyway, sometimes finding a new place to take picture can be tough. This one has several poses for women, men, and couples. And it was the perfect set to show off my new Moccasin Boots by Reign and my Hipster Bag by Remarkable Oblivion, both also found at FaMESHed this month.

I hope you all had a wonderful Saturday!

In This Post:

Skin: Harley by Pink Fuel
Hair: Luella by Truth
Mesh hands by Slink
Top: Open Collar Blouse by Tres Blah [Uber]
Skirt: Denim Mini by Tres Blah [Uber]
Boots: Moccasin by Reign [FaMESHed]
Bag: Hipster Bag by Remarkable Oblivion [FaMESHed]
Glasses: Minimalist by BOOM
The Elevator Pose Set by Exposeur [FaMESHed]

The New Scarlett

Have you ever watched Gone With The Wind? In the opening scene, Scarlett O'Hara is wearing this gorgeous white dress with a red sash. It's the floofy, ruffled, hoop-skirted gown of my dreams, basically. But well, if Scarlett was around today, she'd probably want something a little slimmer.

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The L.S. sheath dress from Lumiere for FaMESHed is slim and simple and beautiful! It comes with a HUD to change the colors of the dress and belt, so you don't have to look like a modern day Scarlett O'Hara if you don't want to. Lumiere was formerly Pink & Wild and they don't appear to have an in world store, so you can find them on the marketplace.

Today is Fifty Linden Friday and !Bang has a pack of sit poses out! I don't know about you guys, but I'm forever trying to find decent sit poses, so this pack works great for me! !Bang just moved to its own sim recently, so check that out while you're shopping.

Happy Friday!

In This Post:

Skin: Harley by Pink Fuel
* Sweet Red gloss added
Hair: Perla by Truth
Mesh hands & feet by Slink
Dress: L.S. Sheath Dress by Lumiere [FaMESHed]
Shoes: Ella by fri.day
Pose: Sits 010-014 by !bang [FLF today!]
Poet's Bench by What Next
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