Christmas Lights

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My favorite Christmas decorations, in general, are the lights. I love seeing houses alight with color and trees dressed in glittery finery. I like the outdoor Christmas decorations the best. That is why these trees from 3D trees make me so happy – especially after I turned off full bright and turned on lights, so they actually emit a colored light that affects their surroundings. Standing in a circle of light seemed like a fun way to shoot this beautiful gown from Gizza released in time for the holiday parties.
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Freak Shows of Emotion

I am, in general, an overly emotional person. I can assign meaning to things that have none to the one rendering the action. Hurts hit me and don’t fade with time. I hold grudges. Except that over the past few months I’ve had a realization, I stopped caring about them.

I realized it when I was talking to blogger Sam Laszlo on plurk, and I said something like, “I think you don’t like me, or I don’t like you – I can’t remember which.”  We ran into each other at the blogger preview for Arcade and he asked me if we were still at war, at which point we added each other to our friends list and laughed.

I came to SL for a place to relax and get away from the hectic RL and somehow it took on a life of it’s own and has had so much drama it should be a show.  I somehow ended up with actual enemies, something I can’t fathom having in real life. Who the hell has enemies? Is this Sherwood Forest? Should I be afraid of the Sheriff too?  Continue reading

Layers

14 Dec 17I am in love with this sweater dress combo from Milk Motion available at Collabor88 this month. Be sure to check it out because each sweater actually is an entire wardrobe of outfits.
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SHOWER POWER

Alright seriously, I’m in the shower. You’re following me into the shower? Ok fine well enjoy the view, I’m strategically placing some bubbles so no views of my goodies for you.

Showering is one of the most peaceful moments in my life. I lived for my awesome shower in the master bath of my home, so peaceful, it’s own box of hot water and steamy good soapy smells. No kids bothering me, just the sound of the rushing water and the endless floating bubbles of scent. Continue reading

Sleighing Under the Influence

Oh, Deer

While doing some practice runs for the big day, the reindeer had a little accident. You can see Donner up in the tree and Blitzen is obviously blitzed, just look at the vacant expression on his face. I am not sure he even knows what happened yet. I stopped by to survey the damage, but no one was seriously hurt. I am sure there is time to repair the sleigh by Christmas. I only hope those packages were empty samples and didn’t have anything fragile in them.

Oh, Deer

What does one wear to a sleigh accident? Why a nice warm wool dress and a beautiful wool scarf, of course. The dress if from Thalia Heckroth and the scarf is part of a hair plus scarf combo from Rowne for Collabor88. It comes with a HUD to change the scarf textures so there is plenty of choices available.
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Forgetful In VENUS

I had an idea for my post yesterday, and I shot one picture, and then I fell sick. My idea is lost on me, I don’t know where I was going, or what was next after this picture. Probably some sort of “clothing”. But I don’t now.

My only choice it seems is to let her stand alone then, with her gorgeous butt on display.

Gidge is Wearing:

Body: BELLEZA – VENUS

Hair: TRUTH

Dressing Table: Cheeky Pea

Bright Lights, Big Trees — With a Mini-Tutorial on Lights

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I love the form of this sweater dress from NYU. It subtle shift from regular knit to rib knit to hug the waist and forearms is gorgeous. I love the slight blousing out on the sleeves and the top. It comes in two versions, with and without a collar. I chose the collarless option because I decided to add the gorgeous oversized shawl from Baiastice. Both items come in many colors to allow you to find your own favorite. (All photos are raw shots loaded directly to Flickr from Second Life®. They are not even cropped because the viewer crashes when I try to save to disk.)

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I really love how the scarf drapes in the back as well. I included to picture to show off the wonderful Christmas Lighting Pine Trees from 3D Trees and explain how I edited them to make them even better.
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Morning Routine

It’s a quickie this morning as I’m dashing out of the house in both lives and off for a busy day. You’ve caught me doing quick touch ups before I run off!

Hope your day is beautiful and full of smiles.

Stay pretty girls.

Gidge Is Wearing:
Lashes: Amacci – Eyelash Tattoo 5
More Lashes: *MonCher* “Falsies” Eyelash – Upper (add)
Hair: /Wasabi Pills/ Lara Mesh Hair – (BOOBS) – Rye
Slip: ISON – silk slip dress -S- (frost)
Slippers: Slink Boudoir Slippers LDF White
Feet: Slink Mesh Feet (Av Enhance) Medium S
Hands: Slink Mesh Hands (av) Elegant XS Left
Slink Mesh Hands (av) Elegant XS Right
Mani/Pedi: FLAIR
Body: Slink Physique Mesh Body V1.4
Skin:-Glam Affair – Sia II Ice – Polar tone – 02 A COLLABOR88 Dec 2014
Eyes: IKON Eternal Eyes – Iris (S)
Dressing Table: :Cheeky Pea: Bureau de Brioude

Snowbunny

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It is snowing in Second Life® and warm weather clothing is not only de rigueur, it is downright a necessity. The December collection at Collabor88 is your winter outfitters headquarters with all kinds of outwear options. I decided to mix up a few pieces, taking these gorgeous wool trousers from Baiastice and the lovely wool sweater, jacket and scarf from The Secret Store. There are multiple color options so you can mix and match enough outfits for the entire month – they all look great together. I went for a monochromatic white, grey and black look.
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The Cold Never Bothered Me Anyway

Glam Affair has a new release at COLLABOR88 in one of my favorite skin tones – SUPER PALE GIRL. Called POLAR it’s perfect for us girls who burst into flame in the sun.  She’s gorgeous and ivory toned for winter months.  Continue reading