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Kawaii a Bit

I have to admit that one of the things I LOVE most about BOM being a thing is my ability to pull out RIDICULOUS things from the beginnings of SL and wear them. SUCH AS – these jeans from Butterfly Island – was that the place or the brand? The brand – was it Coconut Ice? Man I can’t remember….. Oh Butterfly Island, I coveted all your things once upon a time. I bought them, I stalked the lucky chairs, I was a fairy more often than not.

I went back once a couple of years ago or more and was nostalgic and sad for how amazing it used to be – and how it simply had not kept up in the way old stores don’t sometimes.

Thus, I put on my fairy jeans and relive my love of those days when belts were painted on our pants and we thought that was just lovely.

The secret these days, of course, is simply not to move too much in your BOM pants or that waistline slips around like crazy and you look nuts. Thus, I took may photos and tried to find the least nuttiest.

I don’t care. I still love these jeans. Weird painted fairies and all.

Now who wants to help me eat this gummy bear? This thing is ridiculous.

Gidge is Gummy Goodness In:
Jeans: Butterfly Island Fairy Jeans (Vintage)
Brows: Izzie’s – LeLutka Evolution – Eyebrows 16 pink 75%
Ring: (Yummy) Diamond Solitaire Ring – Gold – Maitreya
Top: =Zenith=lace up tank top (Flower3) -Maitreya
Gummy Bear: Junk Food – Gummi Pop (Pink)
Head: LeLUTKA.Head.Fleur.2.0
Hair: Magika – Hair – Lyric (Size 1)
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara
Shoes: [Cute orDie!] “Walking cake” sneakers (Maitreya)
Skin: [PF] – Gaia – GENUS – (nobrow)

Seaside Yet Again

I stopped by Rainbow Reef in my brand new swimsuit to visit and maybe gawk at all the lovers canoodling and wouldn’t you know it? No one is here.

Looks like I don’t have to share a paddle-boat with anyone though. WINNING!

If you need me, I’ll be in the water.

Gidge is Beachside in:
Brows: Izzie’s – LeLutka Evolution – Eyebrows 16 pink 75%
Ring: (Yummy) Diamond Solitaire Ring – Gold – Maitreya
Hair: Exile:: Temptress
Head: LeLUTKA.Head.Fleur.2.0
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara Skin: [Pink Fuel] – Gaia
Swimsuit: Mitzutama

August 30th, 2020 – Fairy tale

Once upon a time, I was a fae. I would roam the lands of a fantasy role play sim, wearing beautiful gowns and wings. But then sad things happened, I lost the love of my Slife, and left a land that no longer felt like home. I sometimes still miss the simple joy of fly-dancing with my beloved around the drum circle, surrounded by my best friends, Shay the fae, Maelenn the avariel, Eithne the dryad and Richy the dragon. So when I spotted the wings from Decoy at Collabor 88, it felt like a blast from the past, and I just had to put together an outfit with The Secret Store’s latest cutie, and find a whimsical place to take a picture.

Since I got my Lelutka Nova head, I’ve been wearing the same skin, as it was the only one I demoed that felt like me. Well I finally found another one, but, oh well, it’s yet again a skin from Lara Hurley. What can I say, her work is amazing.
I’d also like to tell you about a store I discovered not long ago, Simple Bloom. If you’re not satisfied with your eyebrows, or if you want to try something different, and get a unique look, go visit their store, they have hundreds of different eyebrows, mostly BOM, and they are extremely well made.

Credits :
– Body : Maitreya – Lara
– Head : LeLutka – Nova
– Shape : Banana Banshee – Nova Shape
– Hair : Magika – Cassiopeia
– Skin : Lara Hurley – Bryn layer [LeLutka] no brows ROSE PALE
– Eyebrows : Simple Bloom – Evolution_female JuliaFire S.Straight Brunette
– Lipstick : Lara Hurley – Bryn [LeLutka] MID/DARK/Pale/ROSEPALE lips 6
– Face Moles : Banana Banshee – Rosie Moles // Izzie’s – LeLutka – Face Moles dark
– Body Moles : Izzie’s – Body Moles dark
– Eyes : Banana Banshee (WIP)
– Nails : EarthStones Sparkle & Shine Mani/Pedi – Fatpack – Maitreya
– Dress : The Secret Store – Iris Silky Dress – Gold (NEW @ Collabor 88)
– Shoes : The Secret Store – Stella Bow Strapped Heels
– Wings : Decoy – Angela Wings: Cherry Wings (NEW @ Collabor 88)
– Necklace : Nanika – Elle Necklace 3 Gold
– Rings : Yummy – Fairytale Rings – Maitreya (NEW @ Collabor 88)
– Shoes : The Secret Store – Stella Bow Strapped Heels

August 28th, 2020. A pink day

Oh hi! Today I didn’t go to work because of what I thought was a sciatica. Turns out it’s a tendonitis in my buttock. Yes, you may laugh, and no, I don’t know how I did that. Anyway, since I had a little time at home on my own, I managed to put together an outfit and take a few pictures.

I went to Uber and grabbed a few of the gifts that each store has, as it’s a birthday round. These lovely glasses were one of them. So were the adorable fairy lights in the picture below. I also grabbed (not a gift but worth it) another set of gorgeous rings from Yummy, and the matching nails from Nylon Outfitters.

Credits :
– Body : Maitreya – Lara
– Head : LeLutka – Nova
– Shape : Banana Banshee
– Eyes – Banana Banshee – WIP
– Piercings : Little Fish – brow rings
– Skin : Lara Hurley – Audri layer [LeLutka] no eyebrows ROSE PALE
– Blush : Lara Hurley – Audri [LeLutka] Contour & Blush Rose Pale
– Lips : Lara Hurley – Audri [LeLutka] lips rose ROSE PALE
– Moles : Izzie’s – LeLutka – Face Moles dark + Banana Banshee – Rosie Moles
– Hair : Magika – Hair – Lyric (NEW)
– Glasses : Kunst – Juliette glasses (FREE @ UBER)
– Ears : Mandala – Steking Season 5
– Nylon Outfitters : Art Nails – Boho Flowers – Maitreya Nail (NEW @ UBER)
– Rings : (Yummy) Raw Crystal Rings (NEW @ UBER)
– Cardigan : Blueberry – The Cutieberry – Cardigan & Top
– Legging : Blueberry – Poppy – Leggings – Maitreya
– Shoes : Friday – Sio Flats (Cloud)
– Bed : Cheeky Pea – Rebecca’s Dream Bed
– Fairy lights : Apple May Designs – Pixie Dust Decor (FREE @ UBER)

Midweek Hurdle

We did it. We got past the midweek hurdle. Personally it was a struggle but I am struggling in general to ever get anything done these days. The ennui or laziness that seems to own me is pervasive. I’m trying to fight it but, the struggle is real.

I probably just need to go shopping.

Shopping fixes everything, right?

Gidge is Relaxing In:
Earrings: (Caroline’s Jewelry) Kennedy Black Pearl Earrings
Ring: (Yummy) Diamond Solitaire Ring – Gold – Maitreya
Jeans: Addams // Ginger Boyfriend Jean w/Belt // Maitreya
Necklace: Cae :: Trinket :: Necklace (Long)
Head: CATWA HEAD Freya
Head: Exile:: Arista
Maitreya Mesh Body –
Shoes: Pure Poison – Cutie Pie Flats – Black Stripes – Maitreya
Top: {sallie} Embroidered Tape Tucked Tunic (mait exp) – black
Skin: -Belleza- Darcey Genus BoM Fair Bl
Eyes: Izzie’s – Whiskey Eyes (lights) purple
Poses: Ma Vie

Domestic Goddess

I’m feeling domestic this Monday evening so despite being overdressed for it, I’m doing a bit of baking in my extremely silly kitchen. I swear I’m going to put in a proper kitchen at some point but this one makes me giggle and thus, for now it stays.

How was your Monday? Mine was pretty great, despite the fact that I’m still vexed that I didn’t get the chair that matches my desk and it’s not out at the mainstore yet.

Some day. Until then, I’ll just eat these pies.

Gidge is Cooking It Up in:
Earrings: (Caroline’s Jewelry) Kennedy Black Pearl Earrings – (VINTAGE)
Ring: (Yummy) Diamond Solitaire Ring – Gold – Maitreya
Skirt: alaskametro<3 Wardrobe Staples – Miniskirt (Maitreya)
Top: alaskametro<3 Wardrobe Staples – Tube Blouse (Maitreya)
Head: CATWA HEAD Freya
Hair: Exile:: Rosalie
Shoes: Ingenue :: Aliz Heels [LARA] :: Noir
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara
Skin: -Belleza- Darcey Genus BoM Fair Bl
Eyes: Izzie’s – Whiskey Eyes

SL17B

I had an inauspicious landing at SL17B as the landing point i chose dropped me right in the middle of some pool inside a building of some sort. It never rezzed to the point that I could figure out if it was a temple, or some sort of memorial or what it was I was trapped in. I finally managed to climb out, irritated to say the least but as always, I wanted to love SL17B.

It’s like the sims on SL17B were planned and put together by people who never once had to plan or lay out an event. There is some sort of joyous “cram everything together and who cares how it looks” planning that seems to go on. What this ends up meaning for us mortals not rocking the greatest gaming computer is that it is lag hell, and rendering hell. Is that a rocket ship? Is that a rock? Is that a cyclops? I’ll never know. It never rezzed.

It’s hard to put down the amazing and inspired vignettes our fellow citizens make though. There’s so much joy and creativity, little activities scattered through out to make you smile and let you enjoy the view. Sometimes maybe it’s ok if things aren’t perfect, if you can still enjoy the fun of it.

I stumbled in to a poetry cafe, where we were invited to sit and then touch the photo of the poet we were interested in. I was handed a copy of Maya Angelou’s Poem “I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings” which was poignant to me in light everything going on out in the world.

There are some amazing builds, beautiful vignettes to take photos or just play and enjoy your SL. It’s worth the lag and slogging through the mess of it, it really is. There are gifts that are amazing and you can find those in concentrated gift areas. There’s also a shopping area – shop and hop or something or other. You can locate them all here at this link.

Have you gone? You need to go.

After all – there is a free Kittycat! Always a win.

There was a lot more to see and do – obviously one place was giving out a horse to ride, which I found to be delightful. There is a trolley but I could never manage to get on it – i find that confusing. I waited a ridiculous amount of time – let me tell you. It kept going! There is also a drive in movie which LOOKS great but doesn’t work – it says you can click on the screen to start it but it just craps out.

Regardless of these quibbles – SL17B will only come once and this is your chance. Get off your platform and go have some fun. Be ridiculous. Pick up the freebies. Come for the fun, stay for the lag.

Gidge is doing SL17B in:
Ring: (Yummy) Jack’s Typewriter Ring (Right)
Camera: (Yummy) Travel Camera – Black – Side – All Colors
Tee: -tres blah- Fitted Tee (Maitreya) – Cat Icon
Sneakers: Baiastice_Starlight Sneakers-Leather Black-Maitreya
Head: CATWA HEAD Freya
Jeans: JellyRoll – Maitreya Weekender Jeans
Hair: Magika – Hair – Nova (Size 1)
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V5.0
Skin: [7DS] – BODY 2020 AVONLEA bom skin COTTON CANDY

Corndog Safari

I’m out for adventure today and decided that I wanted some sort of Safari adventure to happen. I found an interesting build which promised animals I could ride and lots of scenery but I got stuck in how cute the landing area was and took a bunch of photos there. There is something to be said for a nice vignette, isn’t there?

I have these new shoes from Ingenue – who is my go to for all shoes – and they are perfect for exploring on a hot day! They’re sneakers! They’re sandals! They’re comfy and perfect and exactly what I needed for wandering this safari landscape today.

I also decided that the time was RIGHT for me to check out Equal 10 and honestly, that event had some great things – not sure why I don’t frequent it more? Really cute things there were going on from folks I was NOT that familiar with. One brand I am very familiar with and a fan of was ChicChica who truly makes some of my favorite foodie things on the grid. It’s fun fun – all of her food is a pretty as it is delish.

She had this corn dog for sale and I tested the demo to check it out and of course – CUTE. I forgot I had it on when I ran off to take pics. So of course, I had a corndog on safari.

Corndog by ChicChica

I mean it’s a demo corndog. But that doesn’t make it any less delicious. I’m going to have to go back and buy the set, I feel guilty being one of those bloggers who wears the demos only! We all know that’s not cool.

But, it was still delicious. Much love to Lilo for her long lasting foodie things.

As my good friend Rose mentioned – Magika is havinga 50% off sale and you need to go. All hair is rebated 50% back to you when you buy it. Her work is beautiful.

Gidge is Travelin In:
Ring: (Yummy) Diamond Solitaire Ring – Gold – Maitreya
Top: =Zenith=lace up tank top (Flower 1) -Maitreya
Shorts: Addams // Dolores Short w/ Belt // Maitreya
Shoes: Ingenue :: Frida
Hair: Magika – Hunter
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara
Skin: 7 Deadly s[K]ins – BOM – ASMITA cotton candy
Corn Dog: ChicChica – Equal10

Blue Crusin’

I am headed toward the weekend, so I decided it was never too early to overdress.

What is on your agenda this weekend anyway? Anything good?

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Gidge is Blue in:
Dress: !AS! Carola – Maitreya
Earrings: (Caroline’s Jewelry) Kennedy White Pearl Earrings – (vintage)
Ring: (Yummy) Diamond Solitaire Ring – Gold – Maitreya
Jecklace: -Narcisse- Edith Choker (vintage)
Head: CATWA Freya
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V5.0
Hair: Navy&Copper – Cinnamon SIZE1
Skin: 7 Deadly s[K]ins – BOM – ASMITA cotton candy

Dumber than a Bag of Hammers

Yesterday I had a mini meltdown. I popped over to Seven Deadly Skins to grab the group gift and immediately went home to try it on. What can I say, I’m a fan girl. I was immediately upset because my Catwa head wasn’t working right. It wouldn’t take the BOM layer.

Now let me back up and say, I get it. Most of my SL issues are because I’m being Gidgey and NOT paying attention at all. Firs thing to check – am I actually wearing a CATWA head? Did I push the CATWA head BOM button on the HUD? I tried different skins – no avail. I tried OMEGA relay. No avail. I asked myself “What am I wearing to cause this?” I scanned through worn items quickly but could not see anything that made me go AHA. I posted on plurk and received a flurry of things to look for.

I rage quit. I went back. I took it off. I put it back on. I went back to plurk to RAGE About not getting it right. Someone suggested TATTOO layer and I went back to my WORN items list.

FUCK MY LIFE.

There are so many things to remember now. There are so many ways to wear a skin. Base layer with tattoo, omega, system skin, applier….it’s like in going back to basics we’ve just added even more complexity than this Gidgey brain can process. SO INDEED it was that I was wearing a tattoo layer FACE that my eyes just floated past every time I was checking out what I was wearing. My brain didn’t register that this would be an entire FACE even though I AM INDEED The person who put it on.

Thus, I took it off and solved my life.

This is the 7 Deadly Skins group gift and this is really an awesome group to belong to. I’m a huge fan.

I meant to change my hair but you guys I was traumatized by this skin thing. Hold me.

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Gidge is Beachy In:
Hair:””D!va”” Hair “Kate”
Ring: (Yummy) Diamond Solitaire Ring – Gold – Maitreya
Bikini: AtaMe – Cute n Kinky
Head: CATWA HEAD Freya
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara Skin: [7DS] – BODY 2020 MABELINE bom skin PINEAPPLE