Cold as Ice and Black Friday Sales

It’s Black Friday Weekend, and the stores are having great sales on many of their items.  Two of my favorite shops, Magika and Delirium Style, are having sales for a limited time.  Naturally I could not pass up a bargain. ūüôā

For Black Friday, Delirium Style is having a 60% off sale for the whole weekend. I decided to get this cute top and vest combo. It comes with a Hud to change the colors of the top and texture of the vest.  One of the reasons I like this top is that it looks like something I own in real life and enjoy wearing.  One problem I have sometimes in sl is that I still like to find clothes I would wear in real life.  A lot of the clothing for women can be a bit more provocative than I’m comfortable with in either world, so this piece was really nice to see.

Magika was invited to be a part of Linden Lab’s 12 Days of Savings event on Marketplace.  Lots of designers have nice discounts on some of their marketplace items for this event.  Long and flowing in gorgeous waves down the back, this hair is great for any day you just want to brush it out and let it do it’s own thing.  Hair has a mind of its own sometimes and I was more than happy to let it flow.  On sale for a limited time, Empty Gold 03 has a Hud with dipped dyed hair with just the right blend of colors.

Also be sure to check out the Thrift Shop.  It’s open until November 29th and :{MV}: has some awesome slink high winter boots for sale that will be sure to keep you looking stylish and warm.  Functional fashion is the best.

Don’t miss out on the savings and have fun shopping. ūüôā ‚̧

Credits

Hair: Magika – 03 – Empty Gold ~ (Sabina Gully)

Top/Vest: :: D-Style – Kirstin Drape Vest and Dress w.HUD :: ~ (christel morane)

Scarf: :: D-Style – Scarf Unisex w. Monotone HUD :: ~ (christel morane)

Shoes: :{MV}: Mab’s Winter Boots Plum ~ (lokii violet) @The Thrift Shop

Necklace: !TLB – Ms. Ginger Jewelry Set ~ (Drusilla Dethly) @The Thrift Shop

Rings: :[P]:– The Coffera Jewelry Set ~ (aikea rieko) @Shiny Shabby

Pants: !TLB – Daria Jeans w/ Appliers ~ (Drusilla Dethly)

Body: Maitreya – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara ~ (Onyx LeShelle)

Hands: Slink – Slink AvEnhance Hands Female ‚Äď Elegant 1 ~ (Siddean Munro)

Pose Set: an lar [poses] The Lovely Series ~ (katya.valeska) @Shiny Shabby

Crystallize with .Moon Amore. [Bentbox] [The Plastik] and Miwa x.Nomore.

We ‚̧ RP will be closing soon to get ready for the next round.  I, as always, always find lots of neat things each month and had to share a few finds with you.  Although this look lacks wings, it still plays with my Faerie nature of wonder and magic. Continue reading

She’s a Flame: Autumn’s at Uber

As I’ve said before, Autumn or fall is my favorite season. I took a look through Uber a few days ago and saw a few things that sparked my interest due to this month’s theme.

First off the hair was something I saw in another blog by Deebles called Like butter wouldn’t melt in my mouth. Once I saw the picture, I had to grab the hair. I just love little foxes and the hat on this hair by TRUTH is darling. Besides the various hair colors, Foxy comes with an accessory hud that enables the user to switch between multiple colors of the fox hat. Additionally, if you find yourself to be a bit more well endowed in the bust department, there’s two included versions for bustier ladies. Duplicate versions without the hat are also included.

My loving sl husband came with me while I was shopping and he saw me drooling over this sweater by erratic with the Eiffel Tower on the front in a cute knit pattern. So he bought it for me. :3 So shoutout to him for spoiling me. ‚̧ I absolutely love how well made it is and the fit is purrfect! Please note, this top is made exclusively for the Maitreya Lara body. There’s a nice variety of colors and prints to choose from if La Tour d’Eiffel is not your thing.

The knit leggings by .miss chelsea. I’m wearing look really nice and detailed. A variety of colors and patterns inspired by the season are available; you can buy them separately, in basic packs of four color/patterns, or all of them in the fatpack. Included are fits for many of the main mesh body types such as Maitreya, all Belleza bodies, Slink, and the TMP body. What I didn’t realize but found to be ingenious is that the pants come with an alpha hud that lets you hide a few different lengths of the pant leg. Very helpful for wearing boots.

I’m not normally the type of person to buy skins, but I took a gamble and tried the Glam Affair demos for the skins at Uber. They looked really pretty and the price really is a bargain for all the options each skin comes with. The one I ended up getting is Caroline – Exotic. One skin comes with multiple brow and makeup options. The plus for Maitreya loving ladies is that we don’t need appliers (unless you’re using slink hands/feet that is).

After such a shopping excursion I had to sit down. One place I can’t seem to explore enough is the¬†City of Serenity, owned by a few builder friends I know. Their bright city has a few shops, a bar, a shooting range, ballroom, and lots more. Come explore when you can after you check out this month’s Uber. ūüôā

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Credits

Hair + Hat: Foxy Рreds ~ TRUTH HAIR @Uber

Sweater: / ava Рsweater / paris (maitreya) ~ erratic @Uber

Necklace: JianJAM:: Bloodletter Necklace ~ Jian (Hocus Pocus Prize)

Pants: Nina Zip Leggings Red ~ .miss chelsea. @Uber

Skin: Caroline skin РExotic ~ Glam Affair @Uber

Shoes: Captive Booties РBlack ~ REIGN

Tail: PN Extreme Neko Tail Daggers ~ Psychotic Neko

Body: Maitreya Mesh Body ¬†‚Äď Lara ~¬†Maitreya

Baby It’s Cold Outside? More Goodies from Fi’s Hunts

Help me! I’m drowning in gifts! I can’t believe how many wonderful creations Fi’s Hunts’ Warm Socks Hunt 2 & Gacha Event has in store for everyone. The hunt is still going on from now to November 30th (Links below). With so many goodies, I can’t quite decide what to show you first this time. There’s shoes, stockings, sweater dresses, and cute furniture pieces to decorate for the cold seasons ahead. For this post, I will be putting the credits after each series of photos to avoid confusion since there’s so many items pictured.

With the temperature dropping, I’ve had to find new socks and stockings to keep my toes warm. Luckily, Sweet Tea Couture made a couple cute stockings along with cute garters that come with omega and slink appliers. The garters are resizeable to fit any avatar. Here I’ve paired it with a romper from Blueberry so you can see how high one set go, plus I just love this little romper for hanging about the house or a quick jaunt out with the kids. I’m also wearing a pair of ankle boots from Euphoria Couture’s WSH2 Gacha machine. For the other pair of socks, I wore a pair of Blueberry jeans, a sweater from Kita’s Sideshow, and the ultra rare Nordic Winds Boots from Euphoria Couture’s gacha. The gacha ankle boots are made for slink flat feet and I think I found my new kicking-it-around boots.

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Credits

Romper: Reignberry РBeaded Rompers РMidnight ~ Blueberry

Stockings & Garters: Hip to Be Square Thigh High ~ @WSH2 Sweet Tea

Ankle Boots (brown): EC РNordic Wind Boots РBrown ~ @WSH2 Gacha Euphoria Couture

Sweater:¬†{KS} Black Sweater – Meow ~ !Kita’s Sideshow!

Jeans: Luna РRolled Cuff Jeans РDark Blue ~ Blueberry

Socks: Buckhead Men Hats off to You Socks ~ @WSH2 Sweet Tea

Ankle Boots (pink): EC РNordic Wind Boots РPink Argyle (ULTRA RARE) ~ @WSH2 Gacha Euphoria Couture

While I was dressing, I happened upon the hunt gift from Euphoria Couture which my sl hubby seemed to like as he was more than happy to cuddle for a bit while I snapped a few pictures. The shirt is roomy (as if I’d stolen it from my husband’s closet) and comes with a pair of bootie socks to keep your toes warm. On my legs are the rain socks from TRASHED that come with Omega, Slink, and TMP appliers. I like these because the rain drops go all the way down the leg. TRASHED is also giving out the shark socks seen in the second picture which come in multiple sizes to fit anyone’s feet. The piece we’re cuddling on is a mudroom shelf with cuddles from Magnum Opus; with singles and couples poses, I can see this being useful outside in some tucked away corner of the yard.

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Credits

Shirt:¬†EC – Lincoln – Boyfriend’s Shirt and Bootie Socks¬†~¬†@WSH2¬†Euphoria Couture

Thigh High Socks: <T> Rain Socks ~ @WSH2 TRASHED

Ankle Socks: <T> Shark Socks ~ @WSH2 TRASHED

Cuddle Shelf: [MO] Mudroom Shelf РRARE ~ @WSH2 Gacha Magnum Opus

Next I decided to try on a sweater and legging look with boots from Country Couture. The sweater fits nicely and the leggings come with many applier options including omega. No worries about needing mesh feet either; they’re resizeable and quite waterproof. I added a necklace and earrings set from Redrose Jewellry. The jewelry set are cute little socks that catch the light at just the right angle. Female and male versions are included. The fireplace in my living room from Love Everlasting Plantpets was so warm I didn’t even have to sit too close to it and it is perfect for a mountain lodge or getting ready for the winter holidays. Don’t forget to put your Hot Cocoa and cookies tipjar out for Santa. And if you get sleepy after a big dinner, An Lema’s Chaise lounge offers a relaxing spot to rest.

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Credits

Outfit: Country Couture Warm Winter ~ @WSH2 Country Couture

Jewelry: Socks Pendant & Earrings ~ @WSH2 Redrose Jewellry

Fireplace: Warm Socks Fireplace ~ @WSH2 Love Everlasting Plantpets

Tipjar: Warm Cocoa on a Cold Day Tip Jar ~ @WSH2 Tipsters

Chaise:¬†“Warm Socks” Chaise Lounge ~ @WSH2 An Lema

For my next look I am wearing a sweater dress from WICKED that I absolutely adore. It has a nice fit, is elegant and chic, and warm! I was pleased again with WICKED’s hunt gift. The heels from Lindy Modern & Retro Shoes fit nicely once I resized them with the included script and gave my outfit a soft feminine touch. Some of the other shoes pictured on the steps are from Lindy Mondern’s gacha machine but are not mesh feet friendly if that is what you are looking for.

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Credits

Dress: WICKED * Elena – Vest (Geometric)~ @WSH2 WICKED

Shoes I’m wearing: Lindy NolaAB Natural (rssc) ~ @WSH2¬†Lindy Modern & Retro Shoes

Shoes On Step Closest to me: Lindy Daisy Tawny (c) ~ @WSH2 Lindy Modern & Retro Shoe

Other Shoes: Various Gachas ~ @WSH2 Gachas Lindy Modern & Retro

Well it looks like I found something to wear. Time to step outside! An Lema’s rug makes a great welcome mat and Love Everlasting’s gacha tree cozies make for an inviting front porch. If you’re the type of person who loves to decorate early, make sure to snag the hunt gift from Magnum Opus. This snowman is a whimsical addition to any yard. Due to a recent snow my house experienced, I opted for my new sweater from !Mutiny in Heaven, new knit leggings from .miss chelsea. I got at Uber, and ankle boots from REIGN. The sweater comes with two knotted sweaters that fit around your shoulders or waist. Even with some belly showing I was warm as could be. Okay, stepping out into the cold now. I’m ready to stay warm in the winter. ūüôā

Have fun hunting!

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Rug: Curled Toes rug ~ @WSH2 An Lema

Tree Cozies: Various Gacha Trees ~ @WSH2 Gacha Love Everlasting Plantpets

Snowman: [MO]Snowman2015 ~ @WSH2 Magnum Opus

Sweater: !MiH Sweater ~ @WSH2 !Mutiny in Heaven

Leggings: .miss chelsea. Nina Zip Leggings Chocolate ~ @Uber .miss chelsea.

Shoes: Captive Booties РBlack ~ REIGN

Tail: from PN Daria Neko Outfit ~ Psychotic Neko

Other Credits

Hair: *C* Marian РReds ~ Calico

Body: Maitreya Mesh Body ¬†‚Äď Lara ~¬†Maitreya

Hands: Slink AvEnhance Hands Female ‚Äď Elegant 1 ~¬†Slink

House: Scarlet Creative Mountain Lodge Boxed Mod and Transfer RARE ~ Scarlet Creative (past gacha)

Dining Room & Entryway Furniture: {what next} Laurel Cottage Dining & Breakfast Room (boxed) ~ {what next}

EVENT DETAILS

Duration: November 5-30

Gridwide and free (except the gachas so bring spare change!)

Fi’s Hunt Site ~ Start Point ~ Service Station

There Will Be Peace When You Are Done…

There Will Be Peace When You Are Done

Carry on my wayward son,
There’ll be peace when you are done
Lay your weary head to rest
Don’t you cry no more

Carry on Wayward Son Kansas

I wanted to take a moment to think about the sacrifice our veterans make everyday. A moment of silence, a time to reflect, a minute to be grateful for what veterans have done for us. By the time this is posted and read, it will no longer be Veterans’ Day for the reader but that doesn’t mean there is not time for reflection.

Many members of my family are or were in the U.S. Armed Forces.  My father has been in the National Guard since before I can even remember anything else. Although I do not recall all the instances he had to be away from home because of his job, there have been periods of time I do remember him being away for several weeks to a few months for training. In fact, he is currently finishing up a month and a half training program to be eligible for his next possible promotion.  I miss him terribly and yet I know I am one of the lucky ones. He has not been called in for active duty. He has not been deployed to Iraq or Iran. But my aunt has. Other members of my family have been gone for over a year many times and the separation was brutal on their children. I thank the powers that be that they have all come home safely. Not everyone is so lucky. Our veterans sacrifice themselves and their families to defend our freedom and the values we hold dear. Men and women have died serving their county and there is never enough appreciation for their service.

Thank you, Veterans. Wherever you live, if you’ve served your country to protect Freedom, you are courageous and deserve all the respect in the world. Thank you family of veterans. Hardship is not unfamiliar to you, and you are as brave as any soldier deserving of the same amount of respect and gratitude. ¬†Veterans living or passed on, we are forever in your debt for the sacrifices you continue to make for the sake of your country.

Thank you.

Credits

Hair: Delta // Earth Chapter ~ +Spellbound+

Dress: Chi Shrug (Twisted Hunt Fall 2015 Gift) ~ {MV}

Body: Maitreya¬†Mesh Body ‚Äď Lara ~¬†Maitreya

Gonna Let it Burn

Gonna Let it Burn

When the light started out they don’t know what they heard
Strike the match, play it loud, giving love to the world
We’ll be raising our hands, shining up to the sky
‘Cause we got the fire, fire, fire
Yeah we got the fire, fire, fire

And we gonna let it burn, burn, burn, burn
We gonna let it burn, burn, burn, burn
Gonna let it burn, burn, burn, burn
We gonna let it burn, burn, burn, burn

Burn Ellie Goulding

The Warm Socks Hunt 2 & Gacha Event hosted by Fi’s Hunts runs from¬†November 5-30 and it looks like the designers came up with some cozy warm goodies for the chilly weather we’re having. While I am not fond of the cold, it’s a great excuse to wear fun boots and curl up by the fire. Here’s a glimpse at what you can find in the event. Links and hunt details are at the bottom of this post.

This hunt has lots of cozy knits and Mishmash Fusion did a wonderful job with the texturing of the gift sweater dress and the gacha sweater dresses. The gift at Mishmash Fusion is a cute grey sweater dress with grey fur lined uggs and leggings (omega applier included) with detailing on the side. Myst’s gacha has several fun chevron sweater dresses that you can wear with the leggings and boots from the hunt gift. My personal favorite is the Bold Purple RARE. ‚̧

With the cold coming upon us, you might be looking for something to warm your house. Look no further! Well, after you find the hunt gift anyway… {Sickly SWEET} has a nice low prim fireplace to snuggle up in front of with warm crackling flames amidst freshly cut logs. I’ve adorned its mantle with other items from the event.

On the wall is a cute picture from Chiana Oh. If you have kids or are just looking to decorate for winter, this framed image would make a great focal point in any home. If you’re going out in the cold weather, try one of the Winter Warmers from Chiana Oh’s gacha machine. It comes in both a rezzable and wearable version in an assortment of styles. Dr. Who fans will be happy to spot a Doctor related one. (See it behind the monkey?) The sock monkey is one of many monkeys in a gacha from *Shabby Tabby* and are a great use of old worn out socks from winters past. I especially love *Shabby Tabby*’s gift Lumanaries; they are adorable candle holders that can be turned on and off and create a warm atmosphere. Put these little beauties anywhere you need a spot of light.

That is all for now. Stay tuned for another post on the Warm Socks Hunt soon!

Gonna Let it Burn

Gonna Let it Burn

Gonna Let it Burn

CREDITS

Outfits

Grey Dress/Fur Boots/Leggings: Sweater Dress Grey ~ @WSH2 Gift Mishmash Fusion

Purple Dress: Undone Sweater Dress- Bold Purple Chevron rare ~ @WSH2 Gacha RARE (1 of 9) Mishmash Fusion

Furniture

Fireplace: Lumi РFireplace ~ @WSH2 Gift {Sickly SWEET}

Candles: *Shabby* Warm Repurposed Sock Luminary (1-3) ~ @WSH2 Gift *Shabby Tabby*

Monkey: *Shabby* Warm Sock Monkey- Autumn ~ @WSH2 Gacha (1 of 10) *Shabby Tabby*

Picture: Hot Tea & Warm Socks ~ @WSH2 Gift by Chiana Oh

Bottle Warmers [from left to right]: Winter Warmer РLeaf [Stripey] Rez РRARE, Winter Warmer РSkulls [Black/White] Rez РRARE, Winter Warmer РSnowflake [Purple/Grey] Rez, Winter Warmer РHearts [Doctor?] Rez РRARE ~ @WSH2 Gachas (4 of ) Chiana Oh

Accessories

Hair: // Fat Pack // Sia ~ Magika

Body: Maitreya Mesh Body ‚Äď Lara Maitreya

Hands: Slink AvEnhance Hands Female ‚Äď Elegant 1 Slink

Pose: In My Jeans Pose Set ~ Hankii Pankii

EVENT DETAILS

Duration: November 5-30

Gridwide and free (except the gachas so bring spare change!)

Fi’s Hunt Site ~ Start Point ~ Service Station

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