Here chick chick chick….

I love prim pets in SL. Yes, I am totally the queen of buying stuff I don’t need and that serves no actual useful purpose to me. πŸ™‚ Everyone knows how utterly in love I was with my kitten, Elle, after I got her. Elle hasn’t been seen because while we were living like hobos on my sky platform, somehow she fell off and I didn’t see her again. Luckily, she was [or her replacement was] in my inventory. Now that we have our fabulous new home, I could finally put out her food dish, bathtub, and house.

Elle again

Now she can just hang out again in our big beautiful new home, and not fall off and into the great unknown.

But last night, Nikki mentioned that she won chickens from a Midnight Mania board at the Lavish Chicken Shop. And not just chickens that wander around. Oh no. You get the eggs, they hatch, you feed them, and watch them grow!

Chick!

I so so so want these chickens. So if you have a chance, run over to the shop and get on the Midnight Mania board today please!! I need chickens for my front yard. I’ll probably forget to feed them at some point and they will die, but…chickens!!

It’s a lovely day here in my physical world, so I think I’m going to make some iced tea and enjoy the rest of the afternoon.

Sweet Tea

Tired Tuesday

Thank you to those of you who have told me things to do to try to help my wrists and arms!! I tried resting my arms today from the computer, and for the most part, it worked. Lots of rubbing and advil, plus a couple of hours on the phone while I shopped & made dinner. But it’s so hard for me to not be plugged in. I read books on my computer, I check recipes, I look up news stories, etc. I’m sure you guys are the same. I’ve decided it’s not really typing that makes me hurt, because it all seems to be primarily in my right forearm and I figured out it is probably the constant holding of the mouse. Yuck. What a pain. Like, for real. :-p As the night has gone on, though, I find myself hurting more, so I really need a break tomorrow, which I plan on having by removing myself from my house and taking my mom to lunch.

So anyway, it was Fat Tuesday today and I didn’t really celebrate. No parties or anything like that. I wasn’t really in the mood for a party, but I heard there were some decent ones here and there in SL. I did, however, pull out last year’s beads and masks and ended up putting together a little party look for myself.

Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras pointing

I don’t know why I decided on that dress. Mardi Gras outfits are normally pretty…well, slutty. It just seemed more fun to wear a fluffy long dress instead of something that gave away the farm. I don’t know if that dress is available for purchase, it was a camping gift from Hal*Hina some months ago. It’s so pretty, though, and I don’t know why I don’t wear it more often.

The kitten and I were running around the island and stopped over on Layne’s land for pictures. Layne has just developed this gorgeous paradise on her land. I’m so lucky to have her living on the island, because her piece of land is truly remarkable. Plus there’s a lot of places to sit and hang out!

Swinging

On Layne's land

I also took some time from my solitude on the island to go check out Nika Dreamscape’s art show. I just love her work and I couldn’t resist buying a few pieces while I was there in hopes that it would inspire me to decorate. I can decorate better if I have an idea of colors. Of course, I bought a lot of her pink ones, so… I may be feeling the call of pink. I’m not quite sure if Brody will mind if I decorate the entire skyworld in pink furniture. :-p

Nika's show

I spent the rest of the evening with my favorite couple, the Harlow-Sodwinds. Sky snapped a few pics of me with Elle [yes, I really AM that into this cat] and Sophia and I were going to have our picture taken together with our cats, but SL decided it was not to be the case and first Sky crashed, then Sophia crashed and couldn’t log back in, and by that time it was like, ok, so this is not happening tonight. LOL There were “asset” problems that even caused me to lose an entire pack of skins that I had gotten from a Midnight Mania board. 😦 I’m so bummed. I don’t know what the skins even looked like, but I know I hate losing gifts. If they weren’t free, I might be on the phone right now with the concierge screaming, “Don’t you know who I AM?!” But since I don’t even know what they looked like, it’s not a huge deal. πŸ™‚

It’s definitely bedtime now, and I plan on doing some inventory cleaning tomorrow at some point. I don’t even know what to wear anymore.

What to wear?

Pictures Pictures Pictures

I take a lot of pictures of my SL. Tons. TONS. If I’m somewhere, there’s a 95% chance that I’m snapping a picture. It’s that 5% that always gets me, though, because then I don’t take a picture of something I need. :-p But since I haven’t been blogging quite as much lately [and thank you so much to those of you who nudge me. LOL], I have 3 folders on my desktop of pictures to resize and post. But that’s a lot, guys. That’s a LOT.

But I did want to show some, so here’s some randomness over the past few weeks! And as chronological as I’d like to be, it’s probably not going to happen. Also, there’s a good chance I might have already shown a pic & have just forgotten. πŸ™‚

My hunt for Linden bears is still going on, and I’ve been getting a fabulous collection of not just Linden bears, but all kinds of bears! It’s AWESOME! I’ve got animated bears and sculpted bears and bears to hug and hold and run around with. I love love love it!!

So many bears!

The awesome Caitlain dropped this little cutie on me during the gridwide charity work going on for the Victoria bushfire relief. I loved him so much, I bought more and dropped on a few friends that I thought could use a hug.

Koala hug

Speaking of the bushfire relief fund, did you hear that with all the donations and all the money that the creators who so generously made items to sell for it, the total amount raised was over $12,000 AUD??? Why doesn’t THAT kind of news make it into the media? Oh, let some crazy nut try to kidnap her SL ex-boyfriend who dressed up like a lion and they’re all over it. Two people get divorced because one caught the other having cybersex in SL, and SL is the epitome of all that is wrong with the world. But thousands of people come together to donate time and talent and money to help, and there’s not a peep anywhere. Forget THAT.

All of my friends did their part with donating. Sophia and I ran around buying stuff for the relief. Here we are at Truth buying the Victoria hair.

Victoria hair

My one regret is that I didn’t buy the ring Ryker Beck designed for the relief before all the relief items were supposed to be taken down. But I don’t have a spare finger for it right now anyway, so I guess it’s ok. But it was a gorgeous ring.

But a gift you can probably still get if it’s in the subscribe-o-matic is this awesome sweater & skirt set by my friend QueenKellee Kuu of Royally. I ADORE this outfit and have worn it a lot more lately than any of my other clothes because I know that no matter what, if I put it on, I’ll be cute. Go to her store and sign up in the subscribe-o and get into the history to find it.

Royally Gift

And of course I’ve been butt-deep in hunt gifts. We need to have an inventory sorting party SOON because I blazed past 40k in my inventory and am *this* close to 41k. LOL It’s sad.

Luckily some things I’ve tried on, I could throw away immediately. Like…this.

MONSTER Red dress!

Of course, when I wasn’t hunting, I was shopping like mad. That pink sale that Armidi had was just heavenly for a girly girl like me.

Armidi load

I’ve been spending a lot of time out at Sacred lately, too. Sophia’s RL & SL husband, Skyhawke, is not just a fabulous photographer. He’s a pretty kickass DJ as well, and we go out there at least a couple of times a week to hear some music, dance, and talk until we start laughing and then can no longer speak because we’re crying too hard with laughter.

Cute at Sacred

I’m awesome at catching just the most crazy shots of my friends. Seriously, I have SO many pictures where they are in such weird positions. I usually save them for myself, but Sehra looks so boobalicious in this shot, I had to show it.

Sehra's boobs. LMAO

Speaking of Sehra, I caught this picture of her her and her boyfriend Bone dancing at one of our impromptu parties a few weeks ago and never posted it. It makes me laugh everytime I see it.

Bone & Sehra dance

Oh…I caught Sophia on a pole with this noobish guy, too. Then I stole his last $5L. Yes, that’s me back there in the purple dress with the green leggings. It was 80s night, ok?!

Sophia likes noob butt

One night at Sacred we were doing what we do and changing into all kinds of costumes when Sky played Blind Melon’s “No Rain” and we HAD to get into bee outfits. Except for Pumpkin, who was a flower. Naturally that required a photo. Sophia, Tristan and I are bees, and then menudo lovin’ Pumpkin is the flower. I love this picture and it’s my desktop wallpaper right now.

Buzz buzz!

I stumbled onto this picture of me and Brody [who yes, was Levi, for those of you who aren’t in my inner circle and weren’t told, or who don’t plurk, or who just didn’t guess. LOL] and it makes me laugh because I forgot taking it. We look like we’re waking up from a nap and he’s just having a really hard time getting up out of bed. But c’mon, look at the bed. It’s awesome and looks sooo comfortable!

Waking up

And last…Elle. Oh my dear little kitten. I’ve bought a lot of things in SL. I’ve spent a lot of money on hair and shoes and clothes and houses and skins and things to play with and ride on, but nothing compares to this little kitten. If I’d known just how much fun it would be for me to have a prim cat, I would have bought one the very moment they were released! I have always, in my RL, felt better when I have a cat, and I didn’t realize that’s what my SL was lacking.

Of course, a little part of me thinks, “What’s different between this and a prim baby?” But then I tell that voice to shut the hell up and I feed my cat.

Elle stretching

Patchwork Girl

With spring fast approaching [thank GOD for that], I’ve been looking around for more sundresses and cute things to wear. Ok, so I’m ALWAYS looking for more cute things to wear. Don’t hate.

I don’t often read fashion feeds. In fact, I probably went about 6 months without taking a glance at any, relying on my friends to tell me where to shop and whichever blogs I happened to glance at that were more fashion in nature. But last night I was reading and I saw some pants that I really really wanted, so I popped over to ve.ne`ra.re, which is a store I’ve never heard of before, to pick them up. [When you go, follow the beacon because the Flawless sim has a SUPER annoying landing point for being such a large place.] I found the pants, and then glanced around and my eye fell on this adorable dress!!

The Patchwork dress, which comes in different colors, is perfect for spring, and made me feel like I should be in a meadow weaving flowers for my hair.

Patchwork Girl

Closeup

I chose the dress with the brown top, but there are 6 colors available. I just adore the patchwork on the full skirt [what is it with me and patchwork lately?] and the just too cute corset lacing is held in place with stars. If I hadn’t been trying to keep it simple last night, I would have paired it up with the freebie star earrings from Hal*Hina.

The Patchwork dress is very reasonably priced at $200L, or you can save 50% and buy the fatpack of 6 for $600L.

And because I can’t help it, I caught this cute picture of me in the outfit watching my kitten, Elle, playing. Unfortunately she fell right off of the skyworld chasing her ball, but no worries. She wasn’t hurt and landed in the sand on the beach.

Watching Elle

Definitely check out ve.ne`ra.re because they have some really cute dresses and the place is not expensive at all. And go get a kitten, because my friends and I that have the kittens & corgi puppies are dying of cuteness lately with our pets and you know you want to come on pet playdates with us!

Also shown in this post:

Skin: ‘Sienna’ in Lumine by Gala Phoenix [not one of the new skins]
Eyes: ‘Earth’ by Miriel [free in the demo pack]
Hair: ‘Delilah’ in brown by Wonderhair
ID bracelet by Genesis, found in the Vain Inc. Valentine hunt
Silver locket by Genesis
Lashes by Deviant Kitties

Some thoughts & more kitty pics!

I was thinking about the anonymous comments to my last blog post. I have to say, as much as I didn’t want the first one to, it kind of hit me in a negative way. It would be easy to rant & rave about it, but frankly, that’s not really who I am. And it’s not like I haven’t had my blog posts attacked before. :-p

Look, this blog has always pretty much just been a run down of what I do in SL on any given day. This is what I see, this is what I do, this is what I bought, and these are the people I hang out with. That’s the bare bones of it all. If I get too personal, I’m accused of being on an “emo rollercoaster” by people who like to get all dramatic. Things happen in between blog posts that no one has a right to know about. Bloggers are under no obligation to throw our entire lives up on the screen. So if the moods switch from happy to sad within a day – well, you don’t know what happened in between to make that happen. And really? You don’t always have a right to know. In any life, you never really have a right to know someone’s every waking thought.

I could go on and on about this, but I don’t really need to. My friends know me, they know the ins & outs of what’s going on, and they’ve been completely supportive of everything. I thank god every day for them. If you want to know all the extra stuff I don’t talk about, then I guess you should probably get to know me outside of my blog. πŸ™‚

Besides, I’m too in love with my new kitten to really be negative. I’m so freaking amused by her, I can’t stand it. I’ve mentioned my RL Mr. Kitty in here before, but Mr. Kitty decided the traveling life was for him and he ran off about 2 weeks ago. 😦 I keep hoping one day he’ll stroll back through his kitty door. But until he does [or I find a new cat], my SL kitten Elle is seriously awesome.

A.I. Friends needs to make MORE stuff for kittens because I would totally buy. I ended up buying her one of the puppy houses last night just because it was dirt cheap and she’s adorable and needs a house.

Now be enthralled by my cat pictures!!!

Bright eyed

Squeeeeeeeeeee

Elle's new house

I’m not sure if I can modify, but if I can, I’m going to retexture the house to be pink. πŸ˜€

I’m seriously starving to death now, so it’s definitely lunchtime.

The past few days.

Ok, so I’ve been kind of a bad blogger lately. I’ve been lazy. Plus I joined Snapzilla because I wanted to comment on Brody’s pics and now I’ve been cluttering up my page with pictures. LOL I hate hate hate hate hate how low res they are there, though. HATE. But it’s still amusing to me right now, so I’m playing with it.

This week I DJed an anniversary party for my friends Night & Margo. One year together in SL!! I met them both around the same time they were getting together, and they’ve always been just so kind to me, so it was wonderful to get to DJ for them.

Anniversary party

In between parties and doing an enormous amount of shopping, I’ve been trying to redecorate our home. My friends are AMAZING at decorating. I’m afraid that’s a skill I don’t have, in SL or RL. I just signed up for a subscription to Elle Decor, so maybe I’ll learn something when the magazines start rolling in. But until then, I just go to furniture stores, stare blankly at what’s there, and go buy shoes. If you guys have store recommendations, I’d love to hear them. I already know Mudhoney, The Loft, Instinct, Corn, and Mudshake.

When I’m not doing all of that, I’ve been getting to spend more time with Brody lately. You all can’t imagine how happy that makes me. At the risk of sounding too incredibly mushy… when he’s with me, everything just seems so much better.

Snuggles

But when he’s not with me, I need a friend. And while the girls are great and I adore them to bits, I can’t always depend on them to come hang out with me whenever I’m bored. So I went and got myself a new friend who will be there whenever I want her to be.

Elle

Isn’t she PRECIOUS?! My beautiful new cream tabby, named Elle, for Elle Woods. I love Elle Woods! When she got Chutney to confess to killing her own father just by talking about perms…oh it was beautiful. So my kitten’s name is Elle. πŸ™‚ And I love her. Just LOVE her. She bounces and meows and plays with toys bigger than she is and eats a lot of food and wears sweaters…it’s just CUTE. I even got together last night with Khari, Nikki, and Sehra and all their animals and we had a little party with our pets bouncing around.

So yes, for the most part, my SL has been going so well, I have pretty much not had time to blog. But then last night as I was getting ready to go to bed, I learned one of my closest friends was preparing to leave SL. I don’t really know why, and I respect her enough to not pry, but I can’t tell you how sad I was. She’s totally been there for me and my SL is a little less fun without her there. I’m only hoping that she will just decide it’s a break and come back, because we love her so much and will miss her terribly if she truly leaves us. I have her email, and will be bothering her, but right now I’m giving her time to breathe. We all need space and time to breathe to recharge, and I love her enough to let her have that. If you’re reading this, remember that we love you so much and we will be here whenever you need us to be. We’re not going anywhere. ❀

I feel another shopping binge coming on.