Shut Up and Kiss Me

Shut Up and Kiss Me

Don’t mean to get a little forward with you, don’t mean to get ahead of where we are
Don’t mean to act a little nervous around you, I’m just a little nervous about my heart ’cause
It’s been awhile since I felt this feeling that everything that you do gives me
It’s been so long since somebody whispered
Shut up and kiss me

Didn’t expect to be in this position, didn’t expect to have to rise above
My reputation for cynicism, I’ve been a jaded lady when it comes to love but
Oh baby just to feel this feeling that everything that you do gives me
It’s been too long since somebody whispered
Shut up and kiss me

There’s something about the silent type attracting me to you
All business baby none of the hype
That no talker can live up to

Come closer baby I can’t hear you, just another whisper if you please
Don’t worry ’bout the details darlin’, you’ve got the kind of mind I love to read
Talk is cheap and baby time’s expensive, so why waste another minute more
Life’s too short to be so apprehensive, love’s as much the symptom darlin’ as the cure
Oh baby when I feel this feeling, it’s like genuine voodoo hits me
It’s been too long since somebody whispered…
Oh baby I can feel this feeling that everything that you do gives me
It’s been too long since somebody whispered
Shut up and kiss me
Shut up and kiss me

‘Shut Up and Kiss Me’ ~Mary Chapin Carpenter~

The theory that a girl has to kiss a lot of frogs to find a prince sounds so negative. I like to think that no matter how many people you’ve tested the waters of love with, they all bring something to your life. Maybe not all good, but hopefully the bad was part of a lesson learned. I’ve learned some lessons along the way, the biggest one that sometimes someone can be disguised as a prince and once the real person shows, it’s like a nightmare you can’t wake up from. But, overall I like to think that each person will be in your life for a reason, and they may not be there long, but hopefully something can be taken away from the experience. I know I sound almost too positive and happy about failed love, so don’t get me wrong, I’ve come in contact with some complete frogs that have no sign of a prince anywhere in them……..but I’m happy to say that I’ve met my Prince now, and couldn’t be happier. ♥

The theme for this round of Enchantment is ‘The Frog Prince’ and for the occasion, Elle Boutique has created the ‘Ray Necklace & Earrings’ exclusively for it. The intricate design features an adorable frog with a crown and firefly, with tons of options for customization. They’re HUD driven with 7 metals and 12 bead textures, along with being SL materials enabled and resize/delete on touch. The earrings and necklace are sold separately or in the fluffy pack. Enchantment runs until August 31.

I’m loving the new hair from tram here, which I grabbed while fighting the lag at the August round of Collabor88. It’s HUGE with it being the Birthday round, so there’s tons of guest designers. The hair is ‘H0726’ and this is from HUD A.

I’m wearing the ‘Maddie’ skin in ‘honey’ tone from The Skinnery on the ‘Lilo’ bento head from Catwa and the ‘Lara’ mesh body from Maitreya. The little question mark is the ‘Enigma’ tattoo from Queen oF Ink.

I’m using the ‘Prince Charming’ frog and pose from Le Poppycock. I found it on Market Place, but not sure if it’s in the main store.

All For You

All For You

Finally I figured out, but it took a long long time
And now there’s a turnabout, Maybe cause I’m trying

There’s been times, I’m so confused
All my roads, They lead to you
I just can’t turn, And walk away…

It’s hard to say, What it is I see in you
Wonder if I’ll always, Be with you
But words can’t say, And I can’t do
Enough to prove, It’s all for you

I thought I’d seen it all, ‘Cause it’s been a long long time
But then we’ll trip and fall, Wondering if I’m blind

Rain comes pouring down (Pouring down)
Falling from blue skies (Falling from blue skies)
Words without a sound, Coming from your eyes

All For You‘ ~Sister Hazel~

I’m sure there comes a time in everyone’s life that they’ve finally figured something out. Over the years I’ve figured out a few things…….like how many introverts it takes to change a lightbulb……one…..why does everything have to be a social gathering! I figured out that if a day starts out bad it can only get better, and vice versa. But then, I ponder it and realize it can always get worse….oh man, can it get worse! And, when I finally think I’ve figured it all out, I realize it’s taken me too long and I’ve forgotten most of it!

It’s Saturday, and I have something I want to show you…….so let’s get at it!

One of the most anticipated events of the year is the Mesh Body Addicts Fair, and Elle Boutique is there for it! Exclusive to this event is the ‘Bloom Bento Rings, they include a little bit of summertime flora and fauna and with the intricate swirls and curls, they’re lots of fun for almost any outfit! They’re rigged for the Maitreya, SLink, and Belleza bento hands, use SL materials, and the HUD includes 7 metals, 14 stones plus an on/off toggle. The Mesh Body Addicts Fair runs until August 21.

This is one of the prettiest short hair styles, ever…in my opinion. It’s the ‘H0531’ hair from tram, and this is from Hud A.

The top, that you can only see the straps of, is a new release from /erratic/ called ‘Miriam Top’.

The little question mark tattoo is ‘Enigma’ from Queen oF Ink.

As always, I’m wearing thy ‘Maddie’ skin in ‘honey’ tone from The Skinnery, on the ‘Lilo’ bento head from Catwa and the ‘Lara’ mesh body from Maitreya.

The pose is from the ‘Mexico City’ set of poses from Ana Poses.

Dream Catch Me

Dream Catch Me

Every time I close my eyes
It’s you and I know now
Who I am

Yea yea yea and I know now

There’s a place I go
When I’m alone
Do anything I want
Be anyone I wanna be
But it is us I see
And I cannot believe I’m fallin
That’s where I’m goin
Where are you goin
Hold it close won’t let this go

Dream catch me, yea
Dream catch me when I fall
Or else I won’t come back at all

You do so much
That you don’t know
It’s true
And I know now
Who I am

Yea yea yea
And I know now

There’s a place I go
When I’m alone
Do anything I want
Be anyone I wanna be
But it is us I see
And I cannot believe I’m fallin
That’s where I’m goin
Where are you goin
Hold it close won’t let this go

Dream catch me, yea
Dream catch me when I fall
Or else I won’t come back at all

See you as a mountain
A fountain of God
See you as as a descant soul
In the setting sun
You as the sound
Just as silent as none
I’m young

There’s a place I go
When I’m alone
Do anything I want
Be anyone I wanna be
But it is us I see
And I cannot believe I’m fallin

There’s a place I go
When I’m alone
Do anything I want
Be anyone I wanna be
But it is us I see
And I cannot believe I’m fallin
That’s where I’m goin
Where are you goin
Hold it close won’t let this go

Dream catch me, yea
Dream catch me when I fall
Or else I won’t come back at all

Dream Catch Me‘ ~Newton Faulkner~

I hope everyone has a great weekend!!

It’s Monthly Midnight Madness time!! I know I’m posting this and the madness is already almost half over, but there’s still tons of time to get in on the action! The midnight item is still live in all the participating stores and Elle Boutique has the ‘Nymph Necklace’ exclusive to this event! Look at me….isn’t it gorgeous? The gift necklace has a combination colour of pink and mint, but there’s an add on HUD available for just a few lindens to make that into a full set. If you wait around until Noon SLT today, you can grab the ‘Nymph Earrings’, which match the necklace and also have an add on HUD available. If you miss out on the free gifts today, you’re not out of luck……starting tonight at midnight you can grab the free gifts for just a few lindens for a last chance at getting this weekend’s deals, plus the add on HUDs are still there for purchase. Oh……wait……..if you’re an Elle Boutique group member……..the gifts are free for you on Sunday…….yea…so join the group…it’s free, you know….and grab those gifts!

I knew back when the ‘Daisy Top’ was released by *Just BECAUSE*, it was going to be my go-to top for the summer, and it’s proven to be one of my absolute favourites!

I’m out on that look out on the water at Oboeru for this picture and my ‘HARUKA’ hair from Argrace is a little unruly.

As always I’m wearing the ‘Maddie’ skin in ‘honey’ tone from The Skinnery on the ‘Lilo’ bento head from Catwa and the ‘Lara’ mesh body from Maitreya. I’ve added one of the options from the ‘Satin Eyeshadows’ pack from Buzzeri.

I’m using pose 1 from the ‘Amy’ set of poses from Imitation.

Running Up That Hill

Running Up That Hill

It doesn’t hurt me.
You wanna feel how it feels?
You wanna know, know that it doesn’t hurt me?
You wanna hear about the deal I’m making?
You be running up that hill
You and me be running up that hill

And if I only could,
Make a deal with God,
And get him to swap our places,
Be running up that road,
Be running up that hill,
Be running up that building.
If I only could, oh…

You don’t want to hurt me,
But see how deep the bullet lies.
Unaware that I’m tearing you asunder.
There is thunder in our hearts, baby.
So much hate for the ones we love?
Tell me, we both matter, don’t we?

You, be running up that hill
You and me, be running up that hill
You and me won’t be unhappy.

And if I only could,
Make a deal with God,
And get him to swap our places,
Be running up that road,
Be running up that hill,
Be running up that building,
If I only could, oh…

‘C’mon, baby, c’mon, c’mon, darling,
Let me steal this moment from you now.
C’mon, angel, c’mon, c’mon, darling,
Let’s exchange the experience, oh…’

And if I only could,
Make a deal with God,
And get him to swap our places,
Be running up that road,
Be running up that hill,
With no problems [x2]

Running Up That Hill‘ ~Placebo~ (Kate Bush cover)

This is kind of on the darker side of my thoughts, but this song makes me really think. I’ve suffered depression and anxiety just about all my life, I actually can’t remember a time I wasn’t one or the other….or both. A lot of people think that little kids can’t really know anxiety or depression, but even as young as 6 I remember worrying and being stressed and sad. Which in itself is sad, looking back on it. So having come out on the other side of it all, for the most part, there have been times that I’ve struggled with how life turns out. I’ve been as far down as someone can be, and have managed to still be here living and breathing, and yet there are people who want to live desperately and they end up passing away much too soon. That’s when I’ve said, ‘If I could make a deal with God and get him to swap our places…’, I’d do that in a heartbeat. I’ve spent so much time in the past not wanting to live, that I felt a certain sense of guilt, when others who want to live desperately go much too soon. I think I’ve felt a kind of survivors guilt…..why am I living when so many others aren’t, and then to not find any joy or happiness in it. If you follow along with my blog, you know I still have times that I’m down, but ultimately I want to live….because I know when those times pass, there’s so much to live for…..and I know I don’t want to miss a thing!

The Peace By Peace hunt starts today, it’s from the organizers of the Peace on Earth hunt, so you know it’s going to be a good one. Elle Boutique is participating and the ‘Eden Earrings’ are the prize! It’s a full set, HUD driven with 7 metals and 14 stone and diamond colours, SL materials enabled, and resize on touch. They match the ‘Eden Ankle Bracelet’ if you want to have matching accessories, which is always nice. You can find the prize guide for the hunt here.

The ‘H0316’ hair is from tram.

I’m wearing the ‘Maddie’ skin in ‘honey’ tone from The Skinnery on the ‘Lilo’ bento head from Catwa. The ‘Sexy Smokey Eyeshadow’ is from MILA and the ‘Soma Eyes’ are from Zombie Suicide.

I’m over by the little building by the lighthouse at Isle of May here. You’ll find a nice sitting area with some companions of the canine kind there along with the boiling kettle, just waiting for you to have a cup of tea.

She’s So High

She's So High

She’s blood, flesh and bone
No tucks or silicone
She’s touch, smell, sight, taste, and sound
But somehow I can’t believe
That anything should happen
I know where I belong
And nothing’s going to happen, yeah

‘Cause she’s so high
High above me
She’s so lovely
She’s so high
Like Cleopatra, Joan of Arc, or Aphrodite
Da da-da da da
She’s so high
High above me

First class and fancy free
She’s high society
She’s got the best of everything
What could a guy like me
Ever really offer?
She’s perfect as she can be
Why should I even bother?

‘Cause she’s so high
High above me
She’s so lovely
She’s so high
Like Cleopatra, Joan of Arc, or Aphrodite
Da da-da da da
She’s so high
High above me

She calls to speak to me
I freeze immediately
‘Cause what she says sounds so unreal
‘Cause somehow I can’t believe
That anything should happen
I know where I belong
And nothing’s going to happen, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

‘Cause she’s so high
High above me
She’s so lovely
She’s so high
Like Cleopatra, Joan of Arc, or Aphrodite, oh yeah
She’s so high
High above me

She’s So High‘ ~Tal Bachman~

So, what’s the theme for today’s post, you ask? At this time, I have no idea. But I’m going to just keep typing and hope one develops. I chose this song yesterday while I was doing my usual YouTube song hunt. I was looking for a song that spoke to me, and this one did! It’s not the actual message that the song has, although sweet it is, I disagree with it. No one is above anyone else, regardless of looks, social standing, or wealth. Oh, I’m not saying I don’t feel this way with some people, I’ve been known to go all fangirl with some Second Life residents. Whether it’s designers, bloggers, or photographers I admire, I get all nervous if I see someone in-world and they say hello! Because I guess I’m a familiar name on Flickr to some, who knew! 😀 Oh, I’m not saying anyone goes fangirl with me, I’m nowhere near that caliber of anything, but I’ve had people say hello because we’re fellow Flickrites. It’s like Flickr is a community all on it’s own and when I walk through the neighbourhood everyone says Hello to each other. For an introvert like me that’s kind of scary, I’ve been known to go the long way around in RL just to avoid having to run into someone I know, but in SL and the Flickrverse I rather enjoy it, it’s always a nice day for a chit chat while out and about!

The Spring Flair Fair is on and Elle Boutique has released the exclusive ‘Eden Ankle Bracelet’ for the occasion. It curls beautifully around the ankle while remaining casual for outings during the warm spring days! It’s fitted for the SLink, Maitreya, and Belleza mesh high feet and the HUD includes 7 metals and 14 stone and diamond colours. Plus it’s SL materials enabled for extra shine! The Spring Flair Fair runs until April 28.

I’m wearing the anklet on the SLink high feet paired with the ‘Lara’ mesh body from Maitreya. My skin is tone 210 from the newly tweaked Gen 2 skins from Avada.

I’m using one of the 12 poses included in the ‘Harmonie Chair’ from DS’ELLES, which is available at the Pose Fair.