Ingenue

Goodbye

I’ve got our love to remember
That will never change
I have you in my head
And though I’ll never hold you
And I’m still asking why
I guess that this is goodbye

My dreams suddenly seem so empty
I could go it on my own
But I feel like playin’ dead
And for what feels like the first time
I don’t know where you are tonight
I guess that this is goodbye

We lived half our lives together
A cloud full of tears
It’s a lot of weight to bear
And the sun, it may be shining
But there’s an ocean in my eyes
Cause I know that this is goodbye
Cause I know that this is goodbye
I know that this is goodbye

Goodbye ~Eddie Vedder~

I’m a person of few words this morning. I’ve been a bit of a downer of late and, as such, it’s been a struggle to find any creativity. I’ve managed to get a picture I’m OK with, and an outfit I love, so since I have little to say, I guess 2 out of 3 ain’t bad! Oh…..and if the pic or the lack of topic for the blog post today doesn’t float your boat…..enjoy some Eddie Vedder…he can make any day perfect!

Today it’s all about the boots! The ‘Addison Boots’ are from Ingenue and exclusive to the fall round of Shoetopia! They fit the SLink and Maitreya mid feet and come in twelve colours. The first thing I thought when I saw these was…omg…I love these boots, but then I thought….oh…but what pants to wear with them! The age old SL problem of pants under boots is completely negated here! These boots are a loose fit around the ankle and also not so high that they interfere with the pant leg. These are the perfect autumn boots!

The ‘Taylor Suede Leggings’ from Emery are available at the September round of ~uber~ and are a must have for this fall fashion season. They come in 7 colours and are an exclusive fit for the ‘Lara’ mesh body from Maitreya.

I’m ready to bring out the heavier tops for fall so the first one I wanted to wear is the ‘Quilted Crop Top’ from Tetra. It’s super long sleeves and nice midriff baring hemline make it one of my favourites.

The ‘HOTARU’, black hair is from Argrace.

To make sure my ankles stay warm I’ve added the ‘Cozy Tights’ from Izzie’s.

There’s not much detail seen here, but my whole look starts with the ‘Luna’ skin in ‘miel’ tone from Avada on the ‘Lilo’ bento mesh head from Catwa and the ‘Lara’ mesh body from Maitreya.

The pose is ‘Wall Sulk’ from Del May.

I’m using the ‘Airport Scene, Rare’ from Pseudo.

Here Kitty Kitty Kitty

I’ve talked about my dogs in the past, but I’ve not talked about my cats, at least that I can remember. I have two cats, they don’t live with me in the house, but they have a very comfortable home in the barn. They’re not the traditional barn cat that most people probably think barn cats are, fairly wild and just live on what they can scrounge. Mine are well fed and cared for, since they didn’t ask to be here. They’re both ‘drop offs’. That’s what I call them, anyway. I live in an area that’s fairly close to a major center and a fairly busy park, so in the fall, when everyone is sick of the spring kitten they thought they wanted, they drive out into the country and find a farm to drop it off at. They assume that the cat will find a new home, just by walking in the yard and saying, ‘hey, how are ya…mind if I hang out awhile?’. This isn’t the case! The cat is terrified and wild, and maybe it was a pet in it’s previous home, but it’s no longer there. I see them shoot out of the barn like a bullet when they’ve come to find food and I may get a look at it’s colour, but that’s about it. I get at least one drop off a year and sometimes I can save them, and sometimes I can’t. I got Hazel about 7 years ago, she came to me as an older spayed female, she was wild, very wild and it took a winter of her hiding in the barn before she finally came to me and let me touch her. I think she’d be happier in the house, but she has adapted well to the barn life. Bob came to me about 4 years ago, he was a young and skinny tom cat, who was half tame but not trusting at all. It took that whole winter to get so I could touch him, and finally when he starts to think I’m really great, I had him neutered! He hasn’t held a grudge about that, I don’t think. 🙂 This years drop off came to me a little earlier than usual. He’s a small young male cat, all black with huge golden eyes, and peers at me while I walk past him around the yard. He used to run from me, but I’ve been leaving food for him so he’s now a little bit trusting, although I haven’t touched him yet. He’ll come around! The gist of this whole thing is…..please….please…when you get a pet and find you can’t care for it or don’t want to, don’t drop it off at a strangers home! Make a responsible choice and re-home it, or put it up for adoption…..because leaving it at someone’s farm and hoping they take it in isn’t the answer. Believe me!

I’m all dressed up for an afternoon of shopping here, but I take a minute to visit the furry bundles that have invaded my home. I want to bring your attention to the ‘Cosette Heels’ from Ingenue. These heels come in 16 bright and eye catching colours and the lacing down the front makes a nice accent to the little peep toes. They fit the high SLink and Maitreya feet and are available at the current round of The Arcade Gacha Event, which runs until the end of the month. And don’t forget about the reward gift!! The ‘Cosette heels’ come in a gorgeous floral design delivered free to you after playing 25 times on the machine! They’re exclusive and will be retired after the event is over. Get playing!

It’s early fall here and it’s getting to be sweater weather! So the ‘Passport Sweater’ from Tres Blah has been released just in time! It comes in ten colours, and I have to add that Tres Blah colours are to die for! It’s Maitreya, SLink and Belleza mesh body compatible and TB clothes always fit like a glove! The ‘Passport Sweater’ is available now at Collabor88.

The ‘Lily’ hair is from Mina Hair. I love this asymmetrical bob that can’t decide if it’s fun and flirty or all business! It’s available now at ~uber~.

Also at Collabor88 is the ‘Cabo San Lucas Leather and Shell’ necklace from Maxi Gossamer Jewelery. It’s colour change via drop down menu and includes 4 leathers, 9 mother of pearl shell colours, and gold or silver options.

The ‘Leather Skinny Pants’ are from Maitreya. The fit and the optional longer pant leg are perfect!

As usual, I’m wearing the ‘Luna’ skin in ‘meil’ tone from Avada on the ‘Lilo’ bento mesh head from Catwa, the Lara mesh body from Maitreya and the high feet from SLink.

This pose is a single pose from M I L A.POSES, it’s number 82.

These pesky kitties are from the ‘Witty Cats’ gacha set from Mutresse.

The ‘Vintage Big Broadcast Radio, RARE’ is from the Vintage Radio gacha set from KraftWork. Each radio in this set has two versions, one is scripted to be used as a radio and one is decor only.

The ‘Cat’ sculpture is from the ‘Catz’ gacha set from Silas Merlin. I have some of his paintings and sculptures displayed at my home and they’re incredible! You can find his work at The Silas Gallery on New Babbage.

The ‘Vintage Frame, Lemonade’ is from tarte, the crate it sits on is the previous packaging from Pilot, the books in front of the crate are from a gacha set from aisling, The ‘Morrison Cushion Pile’ is from a gacha at junk., the ‘Potted Palm’ is from dust bunny, and the chair with pillows and blankets on it are from the ‘Black Roof Brick House’ gacha set from HAIKEI.

My home is the ‘JAC Boat Shack’ from Redgrave.

What's Liz Doing?

It’s the middle of the day and Liz is leaving a motel room! She’s wearing a mini skirt, tank top, and heels, and isn’t smiling at all! What’s Liz been up to?

a.) she got a job delivering pizza

b.) her house is being fumigated and she’s living in a motel room for a week

c.) she was helping a guy with his taxes

d.) she’s rushing to get home so no one notices she was gone all night

e.) none of the above

As well as you know Liz, after almost 3 years and just about 700 posts blogging, what do you think is the most probable scenario here! 😀

To start off, lets talk about the pose! It’s from the ‘Fruit Juice A & B’ sets of poses from Le Poppycock and available at The Chapter Four. Each set has six natural, original, and relaxed poses all perfect for your pictures! I’ve been blogging poses from Le Poppycock for as long as I’ve been blogging and I’m always amazed at how natural and versatile they are. When I’m in doubt of what pose to use, Le Poppycock is my go to pose maker. The Chapter Four runs until the end of the month.

The Mesh Body Addicts Fair 2017 is on and it’s one of the most anticipated events of the the year. All the big names are there with their new releases and it’s one of my favourites! LEGAL INSANITY has the ‘Chloe Mini Skirts’ exclusive to the event this year and it’s super high hemline and built in panties make it a must have! It’s HUD driven with 15 colours and patterns with an additional five colours included when you purchase the fatpack. Also exclusive to the fatpack is the mix and match panties option. With the shortness of this skirt going commando isn’t an option, but you can mix and match the panties with the skirt! 😀 The Mesh Body Addicts Fair 2017 runs until August 21.

The Birthday round of Collabor88 has begun and with all the guest designers participating it’s super busy and very difficult to get in to. Ingenue has the ‘Stella Heels’ exclusive to C88, they’re SLink and Maitreya(high feet) compatible and come in an even dozen colours. I like the little peep toe and the bow at the ankle which really elongates the legs. I’m wearing the ‘Toffee’ pair for the SLink high feet. Collabor88 has just begun so I wish everyone luck in getting in for the incredible shopping at this early date! 😀

The ‘Betina Tank’ from Addams is one of my faves. It’s HUD driven with a bazillion colours and the border and laces can be coloured independently from the top and the laces also have a loose or knot option.

Also at the C88 Birthday round is the ‘Blair’ hair from [DUE]. It’s HUD driven, including a styling HUD with plenty of options to make it a little bit different every time you wear it. I love it’s short perky look.

And as usual, I’m wearing the ‘Luna’ skin in ‘peche’ tone from Avada! I think you must know how much I love this look! ‘Luna” is on the ‘Lilo’ bento mesh head from Catwa and the ‘Lara’ mesh body from Maitreya. I’m also wearing the high feet from SLink.

I’m always on the lookout for new areas to take pictures, so when I saw Mother Road at the ‘Ludington’ sim, I was in love! I love the desert, so this ” lovingly crafted Nevada-esque back country, inspired by the original Mother Road sim” is one that I know will become a favourite for me. I know I’m not showing anything but the Mirage Motel 66, which is situated alongside the ‘Mother Road’, but there’s lots of areas to take pics to your hearts content! Paul Cutter, the owner of this fine establishment, is very welcoming and approachable, so it’s a nice comfortable atmosphere to stay as you long as you need to, to get the right shot! Which for me can sometimes take ‘awhile’! 😀

A Quiet Day

I’ve got lots going on in this post, so I’ll get started! First off, the June round of Collabor88 has begun and Ingenue has released another ‘must have’ pair of shoes! The ‘Lisbet Heels’ are fitted for the SLink and Maitreya mid foot and come in a dozen colours, all of them perfect for those summertime outfits! The chunky heel and the smooth lines of the straps really call attention to pretty legs and ankles!

The June round of The Avenue is on and Raindale has updated one of the earliest releases! The ‘Larimer’ set has been redone with added textures and animations for the cushions, the table and decor have been completely revamped, and the wall art now has five pictures to choose from! There’s two versions of the floor cushions so you can either change their colour via drop down menu or with a a HUD(10 colours for all) and the single cushion has 15 animations and the stacked cushions have 25, the light is on/off on touch, and the table and decor comes linked together for easy decorating or separately. The Avenue runs until June 20. Also from Raindale is the Apple Basket, one of my favourite things to have around, and the tea cup from the ‘Sugarvale’ gacha set! I always like to have a cup of something hot close by when I’m relaxing! Both of those items are available at the Raindale main store.

I want to take a second to bring your attention to a piece of art that I just had to have! While wandering around ‘The Last Forever‘ I took notice of an incredibly unique sculpture and after a quick check in edit mode I found out it was created by Silas Merlin! I wanted to see more from him, so I made a trip to ‘The Silas Gallery‘ and fell in love with his work! I brought home ‘Marrakech’, it’s the kitty on the wall for anyone not sure where to look, and I think it’s perfect for my little abode! I then made my way to the June round of ‘The Chapter Four‘ and played his latest gacha, the ‘Eerie Crew’ gacha! It consists of ten commons and one RARE sculpture, all showing Silas’s incredible talent!

Also in this shot is the RARE ‘Big Broadcast Radio’ from the Vintage Radios gacha set from KraftWork! It comes with two versions, one is a completely operable radio and the other is for decor only!

The row of books in front of the radio is from Balaclava and was on sale for Fifty Linden Friday this past week. It’s texture change with different genres of books, I’m into ‘new age’ right now!

The big pillow on the right is the ‘patchwork pillow’ from [we’re CLOSED]! It’s a group gift so it’s your for the taking if you’re a group member! The group is 250L$ to join, but it’s worth it!! There’s about 10 gifts there right now and they’re all very good quality!

I made quite a few purchases at Collabor88 when I was there! I was so shocked to get in so early in the round that I celebrated with buying lots! The ‘potted palm’ is part of the ‘Natural Habitat’ set of house plants from dust bunny! I just got the fatpack, and completely avoided the dilemma of which one to get! The fatpack has five really great house plants, and I can’t kill any of them with lack of water! 🙂

The ‘Feline Jeans Mini’ in navy is from Mimikri! It’s a perfect fit on the Lara mesh body from Maitreya, as you can see. It’s also fitted for the SLink mesh bodies!

My home is the JAC Boat Shack from Redgrave. I keep the sun out with the Carriage Blinds from ‘The Carriage’ gacha set from Scarlett Creative.

As always, I’m wearing the Luna skin in ‘peche’ tone from Sinful Curves Skins(soon to be ‘Avada’) on the Lara mesh body from Maitreya.

I’m using a pose from Pose Set 86 from Overlow Poses.

James Dean and Me

Remember to flip your calendar over to the next month, and you’ll find that it’s June! Today marks the first day of the June round of the Arcade Gacha Event, and it’s always been one of my favourite events! I’ve always made a beeline for the Ingenue arcade game to grab the shoes that are sure to be favourites of mine! The ‘Lykke Heels’ don’t disappoint! Betty Doyle’s perfect styling is simple, versatile, and come in a wide range of colours! My love of Ingenue shoes started with the ‘Delphine’ heels way back in 2013! They were for the system feet, but the shoe was perfect, the unsightly ankles of the system avatar is something I don’t miss! I wore them everywhere, and played that gacha machine to within an inch of it’s life! So, jump ahead four years and you’ll find the ‘Lykke Heels’ that come in fifteen colours and are SLink and Maitreya high feet compatible! I’m wearing the SLink, chocolate here and I know I’ll be going back to these in the future! They’re classics in the making! It’s always tough to get into the Arcade in the first days, but you can try the main landing point, off sim shopping area one, or off sim area two.

The positively stunning Off Shoulder Top is from Tetra and available at the current round of ~uber~. I splurged on the fatpack, and I had a hard time deciding what colour to wear! I love this one, though!

Also at ~uber~ is the Turner Choker from Vinyl! And again I got the fatpack, this isn’t a very good view of it here, but take my word for it, it’s a keeper!

These jeans are from the September 2016 round of the Luxe Box from Blueberry!

When Truth Hair had the big sale, I made a few purchases! This is Debra, from the blacks and whites pack.

As always, I’m wearing the Alex mesh head from Logo with the Luna skin in ‘peche’ tone from Sinful Curves Skins. I’ve added one of the nine options from the Mythic Shadow pack of eye shadows from Veechi! The rest of me is the Lara mesh body from Maitreya and the SLink high feet.

This pose is from the ‘Grounded 2’ set of poses from oOo Studio Poses.

I’m hanging out with James Dean at the little bar on the corner of ‘TRIIN Ln’ and ‘BKDR Rd’ at The Last Forever!