Don’t Touch Your Face, Em!

I haven’t posted in quite a while. Last fall, I made a long distance move, lived in an apartment for a while, then went house hunting. After that, it was remodel, decorate and move again! Then I spent time enjoying my new city followed by some minor health issues.

Ok enough excuses. Thanks to COVID-19 and staying at home, I’m BAAACKK!!

I’m always reminding myself not to touch my face…and to wash my hands. I found this shirt a few weeks ago. It is part of a set put out by American Bazaar as a group gift.

  • Head — Genus Project– Genus Classic
  • Body — Maitreya — Maitreya Lara 5.1
  • Hair — Truth — Destiny — Brunette
  • Shirt — American Bazaar — Virus Shirt — Group Gift. Group is FREE to join.
  • Pants — Tres Blah — High Rise Jeans, Black.
  • Backdrop — Minimal — Bathroom Structure V2
  • Location — Backdrop City
  • Pose — :UZU: — Gift Pose 01. I picked this up at an event a while ago.

Summer Candy

The latest creation by b[ELLE] made me think of summer candy — the candy necklaces, dots stuck on paper and strips of sugary gel.

The Sweethearts Dress comes with a HUD and all of the patterns are unique and fun. I had a hard time choosing my favorite, but the 3D look on the hearts print really stands out.

Born to be Mild

I’m a total klutz in both worlds. Every time I try to fly or drive in SL, I run into things. But this scooter was too cute–and cheap– to pass up. And I can stand still and pose on it!

There are three Fifty Linden Friday items from 08/16/19 in this shot. They are noted as FLF below.

  • Head — Lelutka — Chloe
  • Body — Maitreya
  • Hair — Magika — Rowan
  • Jacket/Top — Pixicat — Biker Top. FLF. Both black and brown jackets included with multi-choice HUD for top.
  • Jeans — Blueberry — Evie Jeans
  • Boots — Friday — Shadow Boots, Storm. FLF
  • Sunglasses — Nanika — Daria Sunglasses
  • Scooter — what next — Vacanza wearable scooter. There are two separate HUD options, pastels and darks. This is from the pastel collection. FLF
  • Location — Malaika Park
  • Lighting — Nacon’s Afternoon, Lumipro, Photoshop

Strawberry Time

I went to the Farmer’s Market today to pick up some fresh fruits and vegetables. The strawberries were so plump and juicy that I sat down to eat a few before I went back home. Mmmm….closing my eyes and inhaling the fresh scents around me before taking a bite.

  • Head — Lelutka — Chloe
  • Body — Maitreya
  • Skin — Lara Hurley — Cerise
  • Hair — Truth –Daphne
  • Top/Shorts — Rebel Hope — Beth Mesh Shorts and Mara Mesh Halter, Strawberry
  • Wreath — ERSCH –Strawberry Panic Wreath 1
  • Earrings — Miss LT — Strawberry Earrings
  • Pose/Surround — JINX — Strawberry Pickers. It is worn as an attachment and also has an AFK option. On sale currently at Redeux for 50L
  • Location — Costa do Sol, Green Acres
  • Lighting — Thalia Light, Photoshop

Love the Beach, Hate the Sand

I really need to work on my inventory, but here I am sweeping sand off my deck again. I love living on the beach but the sand is a pain in my castle!

  • Head — Lelutka — Chloe
  • Body — Maitreya
  • Skin — Pink Fuel — Anja II, apricot
  • Hair — Wasabi — Edie
  • Dress — !gO! — Rachel Apron Dress. This was a gacha prize, 75L
  • Pose — Lorien — Sweep Chore Broom, Take a Rest. 60L on Marketplace. Adjusted slightly with Animare
  • Backdrop — Lounge Chairs are by Soy, “Outdoor Chaise Lounger” and the house is Beachcomber’s Cabin by Simple Things.
  • Location — private home
  • Lighting and Extra Sand Details — Phototools Epi Vintage Light, Photoshop
    • Note on lighting: I loved the shadows in Epi Vintage but it has a yellowish caste, as do many of the Windlight settings. I countered this with a blue filter in Photoshop to bring out truer tones.

Hanging Out in the Bayou

It’s hot. It’s muggy. It’s a perfect day to sit barefoot in the shade of a big old tree, feeling the breeze come off the river. A tall, cold glass of lemonade would taste great right about now!

I lived at Bayou Chat Noir for over a year. The entire sim is like an art project and is just stunning. I highly recommend a visit!

  • Head — Lelutka — Chloe
  • Body — Maitreya
  • Skin — Pink Fuel — Anja II, apricot
  • Hair — Lamb — Miami
  • Top/Capris — Lapointe & Bastchild Swear — Daisy Bralet and Capris. Currently on sale for 99L each piece at the Flourish Event
  • Pose — JIAN — Camp Anawanna firepit and logs
  • Location — Bayou Chat Noir, down by the river
  • Lighting — TOR Sunrise Defenderz 1, Lumipro, Photoshop

!gO! West

I was doing my Friday bargain hunting when I saw a woman wearing this outfit. I complimented her on it, she thanked me and told me that it was a rare Gacha prize from !gO! We talked a little and then parted ways. About 10 minutes later, she offered to sell it to me for an incredible price. I leaped at the chance! I also made a new friend in the exchange. It was a complete WIN!!

  • Head — Lelutka — Chloe
  • Body — Maitreya
  • Skin — Pink Fuel — Anja II, Apricot
  • Outfit — Hat/hair, top, skirt, boots are the Rare 3 prize from !gO! Dolly Cowgirl gacha.
  • Pose /Horse — Fashiowl — My White Horse. This was a Valentine gift
  • Location — A friend’s private property. Thank you, Iz!
  • Lighting — Phototools Angles light, Lumipro, Photoshop, Corel Painter