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Today I attempted the scene in the rain from The Notebook. Again it's not a perfect remake. I would have been at it for a lot longer than I wanted to be if I tried that. So instead of a lake there is a lovely pond. But hey there is still rain! No quote for this one, just the epic kiss.



I can not lie. I am obsessed with men with beards lately. I think that is why it makes this one my favorite and perfect for Valentine's Day. Even if you are alone today, just remember I still love you ♥♥


Credits

He WoreShirt: [Deadwool] Ed shirt  - whiteBeard: [Deadwool] Full beard - blonde - V1Moustache: [Deadwool] Moustache - blonde - V1Hair: MINA Hair - Waylon (no materials)Body: [Signature] Gianni - Body - v4.4Head: CATWA HEAD DanielHead Applier: NOT FOUND - STUART SKIN T4 (CATWA)

She WoreDress: ...Mutresse... Alisa Dress -Earrings: :[P]:- Opaline- Pearl Stud Earring :// SilveredRings: (Yummy) Stella Rings - MaitreyaHair: !Oleander ~ Chanel. Ombre RAREBody: Maitreya Mesh Body - Lara Head: CATWA HEAD Lona v2.16Head Applier: DeeTaleZ *Appliers* CATWA Head "Face Amaya" MixedtypeEars:  [MANDALA]STEKING_EARS_Season5Pose: <K&S>~Feel so good~
Scene ItemsDome: Turnip's Skydome 2.0 Pond: The Willow Pond from Studio SkyeRain: {anc} drizzle Trees: Jian - Ash Tree (Med)

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I’m just a girl

Today's trip down lovers lane brings us to Knotting Hill, and a little travel bookshop. If you haven't guessed and I am just referring to a place, but also the movie Knotting Hill. This time I am taking on the scene where Julia Roberts (Anna) confesses her feelings to Hugh Grant (Will).


Anna Scott: After all, I'm just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.


Here I give you my version of that scene, with some tweaks of course.



Not that you can tell from this photo, but I had and entire set created to be the travel bookshop. Of course the angle I chose cut off all of it. Oh well.

Credits

She WoreSweater: Atomic // Lace-Trim Sweater - Set 4 (Maitreya)Pants: paper.arrow linen.trousers navy [m.lara]Shoes: fri. - Izzie.Sandals (Buck) Bag: ::C'est la vie !:: Maxine BagRings: (Yummy) Stella Rings - MaitreyaHair: TRUTH / RumorBody: Maitreya Mesh Body - Lara V4.1Head: CATWA HEAD Lona v2.16Head Applier: DeeTaleZ *Appliers* CATWA Head "Merry" MixedtypeEye Applier: Izzie's - Winter Eyes (greys & blues) Ears: [MANDALA]STEKING_EARS_Season5Pose: an lar [poses] The Juliet Series
He WoreShirt: [Deadwool] Ed shirt  - whiteHair: Exile::TommyBody: [Signature] Gianni - Body - v4.4Head: CATWA HEAD DanielHead Applier: NOT FOUND - STUART SKIN T4 (CATWA)Pose: oOo Studio: Xavier
Bookshop DécorBuilding: Spargel & Shine Homes Le Magasin Linnette Background: Pseudo- Steam Apartment Building Scene

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An Airfield Goodbye

It's Valentine's Day this week so I was inspired to do my own creative license version of some famous romantic scenes from movies. Today I am starting with the scene in Casablanca where Rick and Ilsa part company. They had this exchange...


Rick Blaine: If that plane leaves the ground and you're not with him, you'll regret it. Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but soon and for the rest of your life.
Ilsa: But what about us?
Rick Blaine: We'll always have Paris. We didn't have it before...we'd...we'd lost it until you came to Casablanca. We got it back last night.
Ilsa: When I said I would never leave you...
Rick Blaine: And you never will. But I've got a job to do too. Where I'm going, you can't follow. What I've got to do, you can't be any part of. Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world. Someday you'll understand that. Here's looking at you, kid.


Since the film is in black and white I chose to take the picture in black and white.… Read the restRick and Ilsa

Vacant



This background seemed perfect for a few reasons at this moment. For starters the blog has been vacant for over a month. Between computer issues and non digital life craziness it just hasn't been happening. Hopefully that will be changing now. Also my mind has been a pretty vacant place. I think that is just a dramatic way of saying I have/had bloggers block. This usually happens when my inventory is a mess. Am I the only one who finds a chaotic inventory to be a distraction?


As I was sorting things, I put together this look. I thought it was pretty cool so I thought I would share. Oh and I have to share a funny about this photo. As I was uploading it to flickr, the mister asked what I was listening to. He assumed it was an album cover. I think I could totally see that now that I think about it.

Credits

Top: {le fil casse} Karen Deep V Sweater for LuxeBox (December 2017)Pants: -tres blah- Vinyl Pants (Maitreya) - Gunmetal (group gift color)Shoes: fri. - Oakley.Heels (Black) - MaitreyaHair: /Wasabi Pills/ Raven (F) Mesh Hair - ANecklace: Ama.Read the restJust like my stare

Trimming the tree

This year I had some help decorating my tree, since Livy was on break from preschool. She loves decorating the tree, but she doesn't exactly reach all the way to the top. That is where I come in. My job is to decorate the top parts of the tree, but even I need a step stool for it. Livy was getting a little distracted by Buster the puppy who was running around under the tree. The silly boy even tried to climb it. Sometimes I think he is part cat! Eventually Livy and I got the putting the star on top of the tree. I think next year I need a shorter tree or a taller step stool.



Credits
I woreSweater: *COCO*_OversizedSweater(LightBlue)_MTPants: The Secret Store - Masha Pants - AshHair: /Wasabi Pills/Happy Mesh Hair - Style 1Head: CATWA HEAD Lona v2.16Body: Maitreya Mesh Body - Lara V4.1Eye Applier: LOTUS.Freedom Eyes - 08 BOXLipstick: Izzie's - Red Lipstick Set (Catwa) Skin: DeeTaleZ*Appliers* CATWA Head "Maxille" Mixedtype (unpacked)Tree: Botanical - Green Douglas Fir Christmas Tree (Tannenbaum)Oranments: Various shops gachas (at Tannenbaum this year and past years)Pose: Heirloom.Read the restStar on top

Choosing the perfect tree



Before any tree choosing can happen one needs fortification. In this case it is a warm cup of hot chocolate. However if you are going in the morning may I suggest a festive peppermint mocha. All the chocolate goodness of cocoa with the caffeine boost of coffee. Once you have that then it's time to hit the tree farm, or tree lot depending on where you live. When I lived up north we went to a tree farm, tramped through the snow, mud or whatever was covering the ground at the time. That isn't an option where I live now so if I want a real tree it's parking lot tree lot. Now it's the hard part. Finding that perfect tree. You don't want one too tall for the room you are putting it in, not do you want it too scraggly that is has giant gaps in it. For me the perfect tree needs to be tall, not too fat around and it must smell like a Christmas tree.


This one looks perfect to me. Look at those strong branches and lovely green needles. It will look fantastic in my living room all dressed up in Christmas finery.… Read the restHot Chocolate

My Dancer Dreams

I know Thanksgiving here in the US was almost a month ago, but hey this is a bust time of year! Anyway every year I watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade, it's a tradition around here. As always I watch The Radio City Rockettes do their thing, and my feeling are mixed. It's a mixture of awe and jealousy. You see I am about as coordinated as a newborn calf. Saying I have two left feet would be putting it nicely. I always have delusions of grace when I watch them on television. Here is what I see in my head....



As you can see in my dreams I am elegant, graceful and ever so festive. I guess one out of three isn't bad...right?



When reality sets back in it can be a little saddening. Luckily I get to make my house look all pretty and festive to recover from the harsh reality.

Credits
Dress: Decoy - Candice Dress: White/Red (Maitreya)Shoes: [BREATHE]-Bambi Heels-M.LARA-NudeNecklace: lassitude& ennui Ananya choker silver ( at The Imaginarium)Earrings: lassitude& ennui Ananya earring silver ( at The Imaginarium)Hair: /Wasabi Pills/Happy Mesh Hair - Style 1Head: CATWA HEAD Lona v2.16Body: Maitreya Mesh Body - Lara V4.1Skin: DeeTaleZ*Appliers* CATWA Head "Maxille" Mixedtype Eye Applier: LOTUS.… Read the restMy Dancer Dreams

A special pet

We have all heard that after a while an pet parent and they non-human child will start to look alike. Well a certain someone has a pet of mythical proportions and let me tell you she and Nyssa are looking more and more alike each day.



Luckily she doesn't have talons or wings like Nyssa, but that just may be coming sooner rather than later. Just look at the way she has tattooed her face. She is one devoted pet parent!


At least with a pet phoenix she never really has to worry about it dying. I am fairly certain that beautiful creature will outlive us both.


Credits
Bikini: lassitude & ennui Phoenix bikini - redTights: Belle Epoque [ Hannah Tights ]Rings: **RE** Dark Queen Rings - Maitreya BentoHair: TRUTH HAIR IsoldeHead: CATWA HEAD Lona v2.16Body: Maitreya Mesh Body - Lara V4.1Eye Applier: Izzie's Angel EyesEyelashes: Arise Milou lashesSkin: Essences - Tawny (VIP Gift)Nyssa: JIAN Avian Arcana 1. Fire Phoenix Loot Box RAREPoses: [Black Tulip] Poses - Lost in the woods #4Cage: JIAN Dove Cage (November Luxe Box)
Background: Focus Gothic Backdrop w/ props

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Tattoos and Me


Some things you may not know about the non-digital me is that my hair is currently red and I have two Celtic inspired tattoos on my body. Nope I don't have pictures, it's hard to take a picture of your own shoulder. I don't have nearly as many tattoos as seen here, not does my hair ever look this fantastic.


The swirl  bit you see in the middle of my chest there is what I have tattooed on my wrist, though it's a little changed to be more meaningful to me, which isn't that what a tattoo should be, meaningful to the wearer I mean? If you click on the picture you can see better, but there is a lot of Celtic knotwork going on here too. That is what I have on my shoulder, though my knots are in the shape of a star. What can I say I have a thing for stars. Please forgive my pictures if they are a little on the blurrier side of things. I am still getting used to the new computer and it's graphics. Hope those celebrating Thanksgiving tomorrow enjoy and those that don't have a happy Thursday!



Credits
Outfit: -Pixicat-Soiree.Set - Black (Maitreya)Necklace: Atomic // Elegant Ribbon Choker - Emerald (@Collabor88)Shoes: Ingenue :: Marnie Heels (Maitreya) :: Emerald (@Collabor88)Hair: TRUTH / MakenaHead: CATWA HEAD Lona v2.16Body: Maitreya Mesh Body - Lara V4.1Face Applier:Essences -[ToriM02]Lipstick Applier:Izzie's - Red Lipstick Set (Catwa) Eye Applier: .ARISE.Read the restTattoos and me

Shopping Trip


I am one of those people who likes to get there holiday shopping over with before the real craziness of the season hits. My theory is if I get it done sooner then I can relax more en enjoy the parties and everything the holidays bring. I will however still shop for those last few things that I forgot or that I can't get online. Today I did splurge and get myself a few lovlies. However I will be wrapping them and putting them under the tree. Yes, I give myself presents, I deserve them gosh darn it! Now I am switching into Thanksgiving prep mode. My duties for dinner include making mashed potatoes but not the turkey thank goodness. Before I ramble on must longer I will go back to enjoying my hot cocoa and relaxing. 

Credits
Jacket w/top: Mikunchmini jacket (inner / T)A RARE (@ SaNaRae)
Jeans: Mikunchsoft strech jeans (blue) 2 (@ SaNaRae)
Boots: TETRA- Double Wrap Bootie (Pebble) -
Earrings: Amala- The Madeline Earrings
Necklace: Amala- The Kimberly Choker - Birthstone Special
Rings: BelleEpoque { Enya Rings } Silver (@ SaNaRae)
Hair: [DUE]Kailana // Ombre 5 (@ SaNaRae)
Body: MaitreyaMesh Body - Lara
Head: CATWAHEAD Lona
Head Applier: Essences-[ToriM02]
Nail Applier: Alme- Pastel Gacha #6


Decor Credits
Couch: Trompe Loeil - Cobble Hill Couch/Pillows Linen
Bench: Trompe Loeil - Cobble Hill Storage Bench
Cocoa Tray: Jian :: Cocoa Tray
Packages: Second Spaces - Treat Yourself - Shopping Spree - boxes

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Good news and a little delay

On 9th November 2017 · By Phire Zuhra · With Leave a comment
In Fashion, Second Life, Style Genesis · Tags
There will be some delays with new posts for a bit. Nothing is wrong fret not. The good news is I got a new computer that can handle almost anything I throw at it. The bad news is not everything copied over, like it should have. So I am currently playing a game of get to know you and fix my settings to my liking. Once I get all that done I should be up an running. Then Holidays are also getting here faster than I thought they would. Either way I hope to be back posting in a regular way ASAP! 

Here is a random picture from a post I decided to scrap. Enjoy 

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Followed by a Nightmare


              Have you ever had a bad dream that woke you up, a terrifying nightmare that you just can't shake? I know I have, it feels almost like there is a dark cloud over your head. Maybe it isn't a dark cloud, maybe, just maybe, that nightmare is a thing. A haunting creature that stalks you throughout your day.



             Even the sweetest and kindest of us are not immune to nightmares. How does one beat a phantom? Does it take happiness to defeat this foe? Or could it just be that after time the Nightmare simply fades into obscurity? Whatever you do, fight hard and don't let the Nightmares win!




Credits
Dress: ::C'est la vie !:: Loes Gacha Dress (heart red) - Maitreya ( @ The Secret Hideout)
Stockings: fri. - Lovey.Stockings
Shoes: fri. - Megan.Flats (Coal)
Nightmare: [ContraptioN] Ride of Delusion *default* spine (@ Salem)
Hair: [e] Perrie
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body - Lara V4.1
Head: CATWA HEAD Lona v2.16
Head Applier: (Enfer Sombre*) Catwa Skin applier - Izumi Sun RARE ( @ The Secret Hideout)
Eyes: (Enfer Sombre*) Catwa Eye applier - {Blue/Lilac} (13) ( @ The Secret Hideout)
Poses: an lar [poses] The Selene Series
Photos taken at StoryBrooke Gardens



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A little boost



Some days I have trouble finding the motivation go get things done. Those are the days I turn to coffee, the magic potion. Coffee get my synapses firing...most days. However some days I need a little extra boost and that is where sugar comes in. What goes better with coffee than a donut?



Luckily those donut days are few and far between or else I wouldn't be able to button my pants. Today has been a two cup kind of day, so far. The day is no where near it's end and I still have much more to get done. Why did I agree to have company over this weekend?

Credits
Outfit: M.I.X.*Autumn Jacket (Red) (@ The Project Se7en)
Shoes: .Mutresse. Genovia Booties
Earrings: Amala - The Abigail Earrings -
Ring: Amala - The Abigail Ring
Glasses: MINIMAL - CMORE Glasses *11* -Silver-
Hair: [DUE] Lorraine // (@ The Project Se7en)
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body - Lara V4.1
Head: CATWA HEAD Lona v2.16
Head Applier: DeeTaleZ *Appliers* "Maxille" Mixedtype
Donut: :::ChicChica:::  Appetizer # 4
taken at the Collective Cafe 



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The Many Loves of Black Widow



                   Every year about this time the Black Widow make her way to the graveyard. It's her own private graveyard where she visits old friends. And by friend I mean her old lovers. You see she is a Black Widow, not just because all her husbands die oh no, that would be too simple. You see she is a demon, the kind who gets foolish mortals to marry her, and then they die. They die without anyone ever being the wiser. It's like they just vanish from all memory. All memory except for hers. So every year she comes to see her forgotten loves.


                   Some she mourns more than others. He may not have been her first, but he will always be her favorite. If she could turn back time, maybe change her ways he could come back to her. Alas it seems to be only a dream for her for she is who she is. Next year she will be back and there will be more forgotten for her to visit.


Credits
Dress: lassitude & ennui Confession dress black damask (Lara) (@ Fallen Gods Decennial Anniversary)
Shoes: #EMPIRE - Dichondra - Maitreya
Veil: *katat0nik* (dk gray) Widow's Veil
Hair: /Wasabi Pills/ Sage Mesh Hair - Style 1
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body - Lara V4.1
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Autumn Leaves


                   Well I met that handsome flower market man in the park and it turns out he is actually a gentleman. He explained how he had some liquid courage to help him get up the nerve to call me, but it was a little more than he imagined. We had a good laugh about it. I can't say that I haven't done the same thing in the past. We spent all afternoon just chatting away. We never even went to go get that coffee! We agreed to meet at a coffee house next time to guarantee my caffeine fix. 


Credits
I wore
Sweater: The Secret Store - Melody Sweater - Forest (@ Collabor88)
Pants: The Secret Store - Masha Pants - Ash
Shoes: Essenz - Germany (Gray) Maitreya
Glasses: i { DH } Dollbaby Retro Glasses *Licorice*
Hair: Tableau Vivant \ Rossella hair [common] - Naturals I (@ The Arcade)
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body - Lara
Head: CATWA HEAD Lona
Head Applier: DeeTaleZ *Appliers* CATWA Head "Maxille" Mixedtype
Eye Applier: .ARISE.Read the restAutumn Leaves

In da club


             A few days after giving the flower merchant my number he called. As my luck would have it he called me right when I was waiting for the bathroom. The girls and I were out at a club and I was the first to break the seal. If you are unfamiliar with the phrase I will spare you the explanation, no one needs the imagery in their minds. So we chatted for a bit when things got shocking!


             He had seemed so umm, vanilla, when I met him at the market. Little did I know that the man had a playful dirty side. I wasn't going to ditch the girls at the club because that isn't how I roll. So we made plans to meet in the park and go for coffee the next day. I am a coffee fiend so it was my idea for the coffee. Here is hoping it goes well.


Credits
Outfit: Birdy - Celeste - Dress & Boots - Red (@ The Arcade)
Eye Patch: Schadenfreude Somniferum Eyepatch, left
Jewelry: **RE** LUX Fiona Set
Ring: *AvaWay* Blume_Ring #10__M
Ring: *AvaWay* Blume_Ring #14__M
Ring: *AvaWay* Blume_Ring #3__M
Hair: Tableau Vivant \ Rosy [S] - Pack 4 [Rare] (@ The Arcade)
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body - Lara
Head: CATWA HEAD Lona
Head Applier: DeeTaleZ *Appliers* CATWA Head "Maxille" Mixedtype
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Call me


You never know when you may meet someone new. For instance you could be picking up flowers on the way to visit you mum and meet a lovely flower vendor. You may even put your number into his phone. This could leave him looking dumbfounded. It's okay, it happens. I wonder if he will call, I would call me, wouldn't you? I am freakin' adorable in my autumny outfit. I guess only time will tell if he calls.

Credits
Dress: REIGN.- Oxley Wrinkled Dress (MAITREYA)- MUSTARD #3 (@ The Arcade)
Cardigan: REIGN.- Oxley Cardigan (MAITREYA)- CHERRY #8 (@ The Arcade)
Shoes & Socks: REIGN.- Oxley Flats (MAITREYA) CHERRY #20 (@ The Arcade)
Glasses: i { DH } Dollbaby Retro Glasses *Licorice*
Bag: REIGN.- FALL VIBES TRAVELER BAG (RIGGED)- THE ROMANTIC #16 (@ The Arcade)
Coffee Cup: REIGN.- DOODLE CUP LATTE (ANIMATED)- GEOMETRIC #2 (@ The Arcade)
Hair: Tableau Vivant \ Rossella hair [common] - Naturals II (@ The Arcade)
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body - Lara
Head: CATWA HEAD Lona
Head Applier: DeeTaleZ *Appliers* CATWA Head "Maxille" Mixedtype
Eye Applier: .ARISE.Read the restHere's my number

The Spider


                            “Will you walk into my parlour?” said the Spider to the Fly,                       'Tis the prettiest little parlour that ever you did spy;                       The way into my parlour is up a winding stair,                        And I've a many curious things to show when you are there.”                                The Spider and the Fly by Mary Howitt
That start to the poem is what inspired me for this post. It somehow seemed fitting. Maybe it was because I used items from The Twisted Hunt, or maybe it is from playing too much Overwatch. Either way it works.

I look fairly sweet and innocent, but below deep dark secrets are kept.… Read the restA little twisted

Alone, but not lonely



       Some days you just need that alone time to recharge yourself. During that time being alone isn't being lonely, it's blissful. Maybe I am just saying that now that I finally have my alone time again. Last week was Hurricane Irma madness, everyone was home all week! I missed those quiet hours when it was just me doing what I needed to get done. Now everyone is back on schedule and I couldn't be happier, maybe not them, but it's all about me day. If you couldn't guess from the photo I have been to The Arcade. There will surely be more posts to follow featuring items, and I may even get them done before The Arcade closes, one can dream right?

Credits
Dress: nani // calm weekend // dress-b-4_(maitreya) (@ The Arcade)
Shoes: #EMPIRE - Honesty - Maitreya
Earrings: Izzie's - Hoop Earring
Hair: *Besom~Cinnamon (@ The Arcade)
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body - Lara
Head: CATWA HEAD Lona
Head Applier: DeeTaleZ *Appliers* CATWA Head "Maxille" Mixedtype
Eye Applier: .ARISE.Read the restAlone, but not lonely

Two for the Road


Getting stranded in the middle of now where is not my idea of a fun road trip. Sure we may be at a truck stop, but it's still a lonely road that isn't traveled much. Hopefully someone will come along and offer us a ride or else this may become our new home. At least we won't get overheated in the hot hot sun, we aren't exactly bundled up here. We were on our way out to LA to see if we could land a role in a movie or something. Hey we'd even be happy just being extras. Screen time is screen time after all, and beggars can't be choosers! Wish us luck on finding a rise the rest of the way!

Credits
Phire wore
Top: =Zenith=summer boho Top ( Flower summer) (@ Kustom9)
Shorts: =Zenith=Summer short jeans / belt (Deep Blue)(@ Kustom9)
Sandals: =Zenith=Summer Hippie Sandals (Red)(@ Kustom9)
Earrings: :[P]:- The Fors Earrings
Hair: /Wasabi Pills/ Avery Mesh Hair - Style 2 - Solar Ombre RARE (gacha)
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body - Lara V4.1
Head: CATWA HEAD Lona v2.12
Head Applier: DeeTaleZ *Appliers* "Maxille" Mixedtype
Eye Applier: Izzie's - VIP Group Gift July 2017

Bunny Wore
Top: =Zenith=summer boho Top (Flower Black) (@ Kustom9)
Shorts: =Zenith=Summer short jeans / belt (Dark) (@ Kustom9)
Sandals: =Zenith=Summer Leather Sandals (Begie) (@ Kustom9)
Hair: /Wasabi Pills/ Happy Mesh Hair - Style 1 (gacha)
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body - Lara V4.1
Head: CATWA HEAD Alice V4.10
Head Applier: Glam Affair - Alexa Applier ( Catwa ) America 02 (gacha)
Eyes: {S0NG} :: Luna~ (Read more...)

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