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Heels - Jae Mule from Nardcotix (Blush)Panties - Adel from AsteriaPose - Shoestrings from Adorkable (No Longer Available)Backdrop - My Wardrobe from FoxCity

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March 2019
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All Laced Up…

Top - Cristal Top from Justice (Cosmopolitan)Pants - Leather Laced Pants from United Colors (Kustom9)Armbands - Devi Armlets from OxideHair - Long Beach from Exile (Summerfest)Skin - Ella Applier from LeaguePose - Shoestrings from Adorkable (no longer available)Backdrop - Illusion II Backdrop from Minimal

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Blueberry, Foxy Collab

      Blueberry collaborated with Foxy this week to make this hooded dress and two perfectly designed hairstyles that you can wear underneath. You can wear the dress with the hood up or down. You can also wear the Foxy hair by itself as a hoodie fit and traditional fit are both included in your hair purchase. You can find these at both the main Blueberry and Foxy stores. 
      I am so ready for Spring and so is the annual event- Spring Flair that just opened yesterday. Reign is there with the Dahlia sandals. I love the ties and the big flower. So perfect for Spring!

        Cae released this jewelry set with coordinating jeweled glasses at the current round of faMESHed. You get 20 textures for the glasses and the jewels are 15 multi-texture change via HUD. The metals also change to gold, silver, and bronze. 

Dress: Blueberry - Liza - Corset Dress - Hood Up - Maitreya/ Teleport Blueberry/ Teleport Foxy
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The Arcade Closes at Midnight Saturday

“This was when the aging smokestacks atop the monumental factories began to shut off one by one. There were still plenty left running to keep the air over Detroit filled with that choking industrial aptitude, but you were never far from a hollowed-out factory, massive steel tubes on the roofs pointing up toward the sky with nothing left inside but dust and cobwebs. These giant pillars of concrete and metal now jutted high like extended index fingers from broken and casted hands, pointing toward something they would never touch.”
― Michael A. Ferro, TITLE 13: A Novel
The Arcade closes at midnight Saturday and if you let that happen without picking up the fabulous industrial pieces from NOMAD, you will miss out. The gacha has the delicious name of My Cozy Little Industrial Facility that cracks me up in the best possible way.

While I love the gacha sets and have that completionist compulsion that busts my budget, but when styling an outfit, I always resist using the set.… Read the restThis was when the aging smokestacks atop the monumental factories began to shut off one by one

New from NYU, but only available until the 25th.

NyuNyu Moon has this lovely qipao (cheongsam) at Kurenai.It comes in eight options, this brocade in red and black, plus six pastel and vibrant florals. This is exclusive to Kurenai which ends tomorrow, so if you don’t rush over there now, you won’t get another chance. Of course, many people make cheongsam’s but few have the excellent rigging and quality construction of NYU.
I wanted to wear gold shoes with this dress and immediately went to my Slink shoe folder because nobody makes a truer gold for shoes. I love how the Hera wrap heel wraps at the same angle and direction as the dress fastening. The hair was from D!va at Collabor88 last month. It’s still as gorgeous this month. Glam Affair released Deiene (I checked the spelling) at Collabor88 for February. This is a great face with beautiful brows and gorgeous eye shadows. The earrings were at January’s Cosmopolitan and are from Kunglers. ****SHOPPING LIST******
Clothing: NYU – Mini Qipao, FATPACK (Maitreya) @ Kurenai
Shoes: Slink Hera Wrap Heel Gold
Jewelry: (Kunglers) Stephany earring – Obsidian
Skin: Glam Affair – Deiene ( LeLutka Applier ) America @ Collabor88
Hair: “”D!va”” Hair “Kate” (Fatpack)
Poses: aDorkable
Appliers: Glam Affair – Deiene ( LeLutka Applier ) America @ Collabor88
Mesh Attachments: .LeLutka.Eyes.Spencer 3.0
.LeLutka.Head.Spencer 3.0
Maitreya Mesh Body – Bento Hand L V4.1
Maitreya Mesh Bo (Read more...)

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I‘ll Burn That Bridge When I Come to It

The Secret Store released a luscious skirt and top at Collabor88 in a wide range of colors. Fashions have become increasingly risque, with transparent fabrics and laces over opaque pieces that would have been lingerie a decade ago. It is one of those fashions that require discernment on the part of designers as it can easily veer toward overexposure and bad taste. In the sure and certain hands of Maylee Oh, though, it is on trend without crossing that line into tacky. How does she avoid the pitfalls? The waist is high enough to cover the navel and the cut of the legs are not too “cheeky.” The bra top is not so skimpy that there is any risk of nip slips and other exposure. This outfit reveals without exposing.

I am kind of in love with this backdrop from Gabriel. I might love it even more if it’s floor came in two options so I could just use it as a bridge across the stream on our land.

I also adore these Mary Jane pumps with a bow. They bring together the cuteness of a Mary Jane with the sexiness of pumps.… Read the restI'll burn that bridge when I cross it.

A Quick Trip to Greenland

I stopped by Groenland today for a short visit. Most of the mass of Greenland is ice, but not on this sim. I guess it’s in one of the areas where the ice has been melting. It reminded me of “Rotten Ice” an excellent article in Harpers by Gretel Ehrlich. It seemed appropriate during the cold snap affecting much of America which prompted the popular-vote-losing President to show he does not know the difference between climate and weather. Sadly, far too many politicians don’t know the difference or they pretend not to know. Sometimes it’s hard to believe they are that ignorant, then I listen to Louis Gohmert and realize there’s no such thing as not too ignorant. I dressed warmly with the sweater dress from AMD Designs, a knit body suit from Sn@tch, and fabulous boots from Osmia. Wait until you see them in the next picture. These rare boots from Osmia allow you to choose the fur trim color, the socks (plain or print), the soles and the boots themselves.… Read the restCuriosity that inborn property of man, daughter of ignorance and mother of knowledge when wonder wakens our minds, has the habit, wherever it sees some extraordinary phenomenon of nature, a comet for example, a sun-dog, or a midday star, of asking straigh

Reign Cat Lady Pocket Gacha

       Reign is participating in Pocket Gacha with the Cat Lady set. This gacha set has 3 Rare Catpuccinos, 5 dresses and collars, clutches, phones, lipgloss, cameras, catnip gummies, and kitty lattes. This set is so cute! I love it all! Pocket Gacha is a new gacha event that lets you get a HUD and shop without lag. I really love this new kind of gacha event even though it feeds my gacha addiction, lol. I also got this Rare Mirror Stairway Scene by Pseudo and the Essences skin that I am wearing from the event. You have until October 14th to play this round of Pocket Gacha. My shoes are also by Reign and you can find them at the current round of Collabor88 until October 6th. You can get a whole fatpack of shoes for only 388L. 

Pocket Gacha Shopping Catalog

REIGN.- CATPUCCINO (Strawberry)- #36 RARE @ Pocket Gacha
REIGN.- Meow Phone- Rosegold- #13 @ Pocket Gacha
Hair: TRUTH  Loni [Headband]
Skin: #07 Essences [ErinP02] @ Pocket Gacha
Head: CATWA  Kimberly
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body - Lara
Prop: Pseudo- Mirror Stairway Scene RARE @ Pocket Gacha
Pose: aDORKable Poses 4 out of 25 (2012 advent gift)

Love, Kirsten Corleone

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Boom at Shoetopia

        Shoetopia opened today and the level of amazing shoes is great. Boom is at the event with this rose embellished soft, romantic Aura Platform Pumps. If you get the fatpack (called the Princess Pack and you NEED it!), you can change the shoe and flowers separately (as I have done above). The singles come with pearl and metal change HUD only. You have until October 9th to shop Shoetopia. 

        Kaithleen's just released this gorgeous slip dress at Cosmopolitan which also opened for a new round today. You have two weeks (Oct 7th) to shop this round of the event. Uber also opened today and Wasabi Pills is there with the Sylke hair, which is a cute double piggytail messy style. Wow, September 25th was a big day as Shoetopia, Cosmopolitan, and Uber all opened today!

Shoes: *BOOM* Aura Platform Pumps  (Princess Pack) @ Shoetopia 2017
Dress: Kaithleen's Slip Dress - Rose Maitreya @ Cosmopolitan
Hair: Wasabi Pills Sylke Mesh Hair @ Uber
Head Accessory: *LODE*- Royalty Crown [princess] RARE
Jewelry: Donna Flora GABRIELLA
Head: CATWA  Kimberly v3.0
Skin: Essences Lyra Pale02 @ Powder Pack Catwa September
Lipstick: Pink Fuel Pillow Talk
Pose 1: aDORKable Poses: Lean 1
Pose 2: *Luth* Sex Sells V2 03
Prop: Astralia - Lotus fountain

Love, Kirsten Corleone

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Great Minds Thinking Alike

Gidge is my favorite person in Second Life and among my favorites in my first life, too. So, it’s no surprise we sometimes think alike and dress alike. Our mutual love for this dress from Nylon Outfitters was unplanned, but you know, I thought about reshooting with a different color, but I changed my mind. I like the black one best, and really, it’s a case of great minds thinking alike. By the way, if you like this dress, get yourself over to Collabor88 now because it’s the last day. I don’t like candy corn, but these critters crack me up. One of my favorite items from The Arcade this month. It’s amazing how they with their simplistic form still manage to express emotions. There’s some popcorn for all the drama from Lost Junction and a fun plastic table and stools from PLAAKA – all at The Arcade. I think they could be dangerous. The Yummy necklace and earrings crack me up as well, and I think they are perfect with this dress.… Read the restAll the candy corn that was ever made was made in 1911. Lewis Black

It Rained Men


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Plastic Pink Bubblegum

        I am still loving this round of Collabor88! All the pink see through and iridescent shiny material. I can't remember the last time I loved a round more. You can find my Legal Insanity outfit and Reign shoes at the event. Doe has this high ponytail hair with spiked headband at the current round of Rewind

Top: Legal Insanity - Aada pink jacket @ collabor88 August
Skirt: Legal Insanity - Aada pink skirt  @ collabor88 August
Shoes: REIGN.-  NUDE ATTITUDE THIGH HIGHS (GLASS)  @ collabor88 August
Hair: Doe: Punk Queen @ Rewind
Head: CATWA  Kimberly v2.16
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body - Lara V4.1
Skin: Pink Fuel Jacqueline
Lipstick: #adored - enamored lips - push pop edition {catwa}
Pose: aDORKable Poses Lean 1
Prop: Anxiety algorithm

Love, Kirsten Corleone

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Summer Comfort

Clothing: Baiastice_Twana Shirtdress-Pattern Waves-Maitreya @Collabor88
Shoes: Ingenue :: Velma Wedges (Slink) :: Navy @Collabor88
Jewelry: :::NOIR::: Love Bracelets [Left] @Collabor88
Noodles – Rowan Necklace Set @Collabor88
Skin: Glam Affair – Barbara ( LeLutka Applier ) America
Hair: Tameless Keegan @ Hair Fair
Poses: aDorkable
Appliers: alaskametro<3 “Kimono” nail art – Slink HUD
Glam Affair – Barbara ( LeLutka Applier ) America
Mesh Attachments: .LeLutka.Eyes.Chloe 2.7
.LeLutka.Head.Chloe 2.7
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
Slink Avatar Enhancement Feet Deluxe V1.2.5
Slink Hands – Dynamic – Female L (anims) V1.1
HUDS: .LeLutka.HUD.Chloe 2.7
Slink Ankle Lock

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Brilliant Friends

I just read two books back to back that made me realize there is this whole genre of books with a similar form. I have read many of them over the years, but never realized what they were. I decided to call this genre Brilliant Friends books after Elena Ferrante’s magical Neapolitan Quartet and its first book My Brilliant Friend. The stories are all told by an adult woman looking back on an intense high school friendship that was formative, changing their lives in some way or another. The narrator is the more subdued friend, the quiet one, the follower who is remembering the brilliant, defiant, bold, brave and ultimately tragic friend. Tragedy can take many forms, not just death, but always, the narrator ends in a better place than the brilliant friend. Thinking about it, both the books I just read (Marlena and Please Proceed to the Exit) fit that model but not just them. There’s The Girls by Emma Cline, The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel, even All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda, a mystery has the brilliant friend disappear, runaway or murder victim.… Read the restPlease Proceed to the Nearest Exit


         Just Because just released the most gorgeous bodysuit ever. The flowers, leaves, and gemstones are all 3D designs and not just a texture and they are gorgeous! You can also texture change each part individually via HUD. Each purchase comes with a solid (shown) and a sheer version of the suit and the flowers are delicately arranged to cover important parts. I am wearing one of the fatpack only exclusive ombre textures. You get 7 exclusive ombre textures with the fatpack purchase. You can find the new bodysuit in the main Just Because store. Exile just released this gorgeous hair at eBento

Bodysuit: JustBECAUSE~IsaBodysuit(Solid)~FatPack~Lara/ Teleport
Rings: Amala - The Robyn Hand Bracelet and Stacking Rings @ Kustom 9
Hair: Exile:: Heart Of Glass @ eBento
Boots: Apple May Designs Momento Boots (Maitreya) - Nude
Head: CATWA  Kimberly v2.11
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body - Lara V4.1
Skin: Essences Serenity #Pale02 @ Powder Pack June 2017
Lipstick: #adored - enamored lips - happy hour edition {catwa} @ Powder Pack April 2017
Eyeshadow: Veechi - She Chic Shadows
Pose: aDORKable Poses: Petals in the Wind 3
Background: Astralia - Asian Blossom background @ Arcade June

Love, Kirsten Corleone

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        Shiny Shabby has a ton of gorgeous this round! You can find my new Kaithleen's dress, Essenz shoes, Kunglers rings, and Lode head accessory at the event. You have until July 15th to shop Shiny Shabby. My cute Doe hair is new at Lootbox
        I am still enjoying all the great stuff that was in Powder Pack June. I am wearing the Essences skin, Zibska eyeshadow, and Slackgirl eyes. 

Shoes: Essenz - Sydney @ Shiny Shabby 
Dress: Kaithleen's Greta Bohemian Dress @ Shiny Shabby 
Rings: Kunglers Sheddy ring 1 & 2- Topaz @ Shiny Shabby 
*LODE* Head Accessory - Phlox Wreath [white] @ Shiny Shabby 
Hair: Doe: Marigold /Fitted/ - Fatpack @ Lootbox
Bangles: Maxi Gossamer La Cerlique and Sparkly Pearl Cuff
Necklace and Earrings: Maxi Gossamer Karina Court
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body - Lara V4.1
Head: CATWA Kimberly v2.11
Eyeshadow: Zibska Ilaria Catwa Applier @ Powder Pack June 2017
Skin: Essences Serenity #Pale02 (Catwa Applier) @ Powder Pack June 2017
Eyes: SlackGirl:: Climax Texture HUD  for CATWA EYES @ Powder Pack June 2017
Pose 1: Kirin Poses - Marina @ Kustom 9
Pose 2: aDORKable Poses: Jewels 3

Love, Kirsten Corleone

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Here and Gone

I am usually ambivalent about jumpsuits. In my first life, I think they are annoying. They are not particularly flattering and seriously, who wants to almost completely undress every time they go to the restroom? But we don’t pee in SL, so bodysuits are not so ridiculous here. And when the body suit is this beautifully architectural, then all of a sudden I am down with bodysuits.
The Mirima shoes from Ingenue are not only the right height and color, the lovely curving of the strap give them the same architectural finesse that the bodysuit enjoys. Seriously, look at the ad from Ingenue, look at the bodice of the jumpsuit. A great updo (Imani) from Truth, wrecking ball earrings from Kunglers, as well as some bracelets and a ring, and subtle, but strong makeup from Glam Affair and I am set for my book review of Here and Gone. ***SHOPPING LIST******
Clothing: -Thalia Heckroth- Bruna jumpsuit (MAITREYA) Fatpack
Shoes: Ingenue :: Madison Booties (Slink) :: Dove
Jewelry: (Kunglers Extra) Wreckingball earrings – Silver
(Kunglers) Luiza ring – Onyx – BENTO
(Kunglers) Rebecca bracelet – Obsidian
Skin: Glam Affair – Kendall ( LeLutka Applier ) America @Collabor88
Hair: TRUTH / Imani
Poses: aDorkable
Appliers: Glam Affair – Kendall ( LeLutka Applier ) America @Collabor88
Mesh Attachments:
.LeLutka.Eyes.Chloe 2.7
.LeLutka.Head.Chloe 2.7
Maitreya Mesh Body – Bento Hand L V4.1
Slink Avatar Enhancement Feet Deluxe V1.2.5
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One could do worse than be a swinger of birches.

 Narcissi has released a perfect summer outfit at Vintage Fair. These shorts and tops come in two sets, pastels and brights. The pastel shorts set also has several gorgeous prints, fun vintage prints.  I took to the trees because I was doing a book review of a book called The Solace of Trees that I reviewed on my book blog and on YouTube. It’s about refugees and it is timely, important, and not terribly well done.   I had a lot of fun switching and playing with all the colors in these adorable shoes by Mutresse. They were released at Collabor88. My hair is from Vanity Hair. It’s called Same Girl and was released as Shiny Shabby. My makeup is from Glam Affair is Kendal and at Collabor88. The earrings are from LaGyo. ****SHOPPING LIST******
Clothing: -Narcisse- Dinah Shirt – ML – Pastels Voluptuous Pack @ Vintage Fair
-Narcisse- Enid Shorts – ML – Prints Voluptuous Pack @ Vintage Fair
Shoes: …Mutresse… Vaska Flat Sandals for SLINK Feet (Flat) @ Collabor88
Jewelry: LaGyo_Macarons multiring –
LaGyo_Shell earring Silver/Pink
Skin: Glam Affair – Kendall ( LeLutka Applier ) America @Collabor88
Hair: Vanity Hair:Same Girl-Greedy
Poses: aDorkable
Appliers: Glam Affair – Kendall ( LeLutka Applier ) America @Collabor88
Mesh Attachments:
.LeLutka.Eyes.Chloe 2.7
.LeLutka.Head.Chloe 2.7
Maitreya Mesh Body – Bento Hand L V4.1
Slink Avatar Enhancement Feet Deluxe V1.2.5
Slink Hands – Dynamic – Female L (Read more...)

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The Arcade brings sunshine and flowers

I was looking for a quote for my pictures and came across “Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.” It was attributed to Walt Whitman which struck me as bizarre. It does not sound the least bit like Whitman. Whitman wrote things like “Give me the splendid silent sun, with all his beams full-dazzling!” The internet is good for many things, but it’s been a disaster to those who want proper attribution for quotes. Thankfully there are those who are combatting error like The Quote Investigator. The Arcade has arrived and with June comes sunshine and flowers, not just outdoors, but even on the wall. I shot these pictures in the small attic bedroom at the top of Scarlet Creative’s romantic Daisy Weathered House at The Arcade. With ivy and moss on the walls and roofs, delicate floral wallpaper and so many gables it would make Nathaniel Hawthorne jealous, this house is everything.
I am wearing a one-shouldered sundress from !Go¡ that has lovely stylized flowers embroidered on the ruffle with tassels.… Read the restKeep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.

Pink Neon

        We are about half way through the May round of Mesh Body Addicts. I am wearing the Narcisse bodysuit, Hucci boots, and Slackgirl eyeshadow that can all be found at the event. You have until May 31st to shop! I am also wearing the wild, untamed Exile hair, Way That I Feel, that you can find at the May round of collabor88

        I am continuing to play with my Powder Pack Catwa May. I still can't believe all the amazing goodies we got this month- 5 skins, wow! I am wearing my third full skin that I have featured, Essences, and the Pink Fuel lipstick. Pink Fuel released a pack of pink and red essential lipsticks and they are gorgeous! 

Outfit: Narcisse- Charlie Bodysuit - ML - Voluptuous @ Mesh Body Addicts May
Boots: Hucci Itabuna Boots - Collection (Lara) @ Mesh Body Addicts May
Eyeshadow: ::Slackgirl:: ColorUS Shadow for CATWA Heads @ Mesh Body Addicts May
Hair: Exile:: Way That I Feel @ collabor88 May
Head: CATWA Kimberly v2.11
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body - Lara V4.1
Skin: Essences Dawn #Pale02 (Catwa Applier) @ Powder Pack Catwa May
Lipstick: Pink Fuel CATWA LIPSTICK - Essential (Pinks) @ Powder Pack Catwa May
Prop: anxiety %exit9b
Pose: aDORKable Poses Lean 10

Love, Kirsten Corleone

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