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How About Some Meat Cooked Over Fire ?

Living in the south in RL I appreciate the value of cooking out, we’re all about it down here.  Now BBQ in the south isn’t the same as grilling, which is what I’m doing above. But when I lived up north it was the same. Regardless of what you call it, meat cooked over fire is delicious. I’m showing off some more Arcade goodies, these from Sari Sari and from Pixel Mode from PREVIOUS round that compliment one another nicely. It’s hectic putting together a meal for so many people, but it’s also a lot of fun to have people over. So it’s worth it even if it does make me batty. Why do I have a cat on my head? WHY DON’T YOU HAVE A CAT ON YOUR HEAD? That’s really the question you should be asking yourself. Gidge is Wearing:
Hair: (fd) Sleepy Head – 18 THE ARCADE
Head: .LeLutka.Mesh Head-ARIA v1.1
Skin/Makeup: Glam Affair
Eyes: IKON Charm Eyes (left) – Denim
IKON Charm Eyes (right) – Denim
Hands: Slink Avatar Enhancement Hands V2.1 – L – Elegant
Slink Avatar Enhancement Hands V2.1 – R – Elegant
Feet: Slink Female Feet (AvEnhance) S – Flat
Shoes: Slink Illona Flats L – White
Slink Illona Flats R – White
Dress: Slink One Shoulder Dress (Physique) White
Body: Slink Physique Mesh Body V2.3.1
Bar, case of beer, fruit, umbrella, charcoal – SARI SARI from THE ARCADE June 2015
Other BBQ items: Pixel Mode – PREVIOUS Arcade Items

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Back into Routine

Pixel Gidge struggled for a week to get her life back on track.  Travelling through multiple airports and trudging through foreign lands wore her out. Sure, it was amazing awesome times, and getting to see one of your favorite people ever is worth any amount of tired but still, getting back TO your life can be a challenge. She’s back on track, trying to keep everything going now with the help of her little dog. Her house is messy and she’s got to spend some time cleaning today I predict.  I’ve discovered a new to me brand and found out that I’m a total dork this brand has been around FOREVAH but hey I’m still in love. If you haven’t checked out the new releases at skin fair from ALASKA METRO run don’t walk – so gorgeous! I love the makeup choices and the skin is beautiful. Gidge is Wearing:
Lashes: Amacci – Eyelash Tattoo 6
Lips: beauty by alaskametro<3 – Extended makeup pack (light) lip 12
beauty by alaskametro<3 – Eyemakeup: Extended makeup pack (light) eye 06
Blush: Extended makeup pack (light) cheek 02 – Alaska Metro
Dress: ::HH:: Hucci Filton Dress – Keys (PhysV2) COLLABOR88 MARCH
Feet: Slink Avatar Enhancement Feet Mid Left V2.0
Slink Avatar Enhancement Feet Mid Right V2.0
Hands: Slink Avatar Enhancement Hands V2 – L – Casual
Slink Avatar Enhancement Hands V2 – R – Casual
Body: Slink Physique Mesh Body V2.3.1
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Bexley
Shoes: [Decoy] Siren Wedges (Read more...)

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You are my sun, my moon


A week without internet is a long time is 2015. You realize the little things you take for granted, you don’t have immediate access to the world. You don’t have total unfettered communication with your friends. Things start to slip. You realize sometimes you didn’t really have a grip on somethings anyway, they were already gone. Some things you decide to let go and some battles you don’t feel like fighting anymore. There is a lot of time to think, in the silence left behind when there is no net. My perfect bed for reflection is from Cheeky Pea for UBER which has a Celestial theme I’m told. I just got back in world about oh, 15 minutes ago, so I’m going to trust the NC on that one. I know that now that I’m back I’ll be doing this and that and putting my life back in order. It’s about time. The best peace is sometimes realizing what doesn’t matter any more, and what does. Gidge is Wearing:
Lashes: Amacci – Eyelash Tattoo 6
Beauty Mark: [PXL] Beauty Mark POS10 Dark SX
Hair: /Wasabi Pills/ Sibel Mesh Hair – Rye
Earrings: Bliensen + MaiTai – Zarah – Earring – spring -
Feet: Slink Mesh Feet (Av Enhance) Flat S
Hands: Slink Mesh Hands (av) Elegant1 XS Right
Slink Mesh Hands (av) Elegant1 XS Left
Manicure: FLAIR
Body: Slink Physique Mesh Body V1.4
Shoes: {Livalle} Slammers -Slip on Shoes- C:_ (SLINK FEMALE)
Skin: *League* Skin Erin Pale Pearl Blonde Chest C
Eyes: IKON Eternal Eyes – Iri (Read more...)

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And Now It’s Been A Year

I don’t have any plans in SL this NYE. I have a new roombah with a cat/dragon on it vacuuming (thank you SO MUCH) around my house and New Year’s Rockin Eve on the TV and that’s going to have to be good enough for me to close the year. When I wake up tomorrow it’s a new year. That’s always such an odd feeling, a year has passed. How did that happen? I have to make some adjustments to my SL for 2015 and to my RL but they aren’t RESOLUTIONS. Resolutions always feel false to me. These are more, life changes that I’ve just been putting off because I’m lazy. Not the same at all. I may continue to put them off for a while. We’ll see.   It’s time to stop having patience with some things, and time to stop letting things slide. But I’ll worry about that tomorrow. After all, tomorrow is another day. I’m wearing the new version of PXL Creations MIA which was released at UBER. The gorgeous furniture from Cheeky Pea can also be found there.… Read the rest

Freak Shows of Emotion

I am, in general, an overly emotional person. I can assign meaning to things that have none to the one rendering the action. Hurts hit me and don’t fade with time. I hold grudges. Except that over the past few months I’ve had a realization, I stopped caring about them. I realized it when I was talking to blogger Sam Laszlo on plurk, and I said something like, “I think you don’t like me, or I don’t like you – I can’t remember which.”  We ran into each other at the blogger preview for Arcade and he asked me if we were still at war, at which point we added each other to our friends list and laughed. I came to SL for a place to relax and get away from the hectic RL and somehow it took on a life of it’s own and has had so much drama it should be a show.  I somehow ended up with actual enemies, something I can’t fathom having in real life. Who the hell has enemies? Is this Sherwood Forest? Should I be afraid of the Sheriff too? … Read the rest

SHOWER POWER

Alright seriously, I’m in the shower. You’re following me into the shower? Ok fine well enjoy the view, I’m strategically placing some bubbles so no views of my goodies for you. Showering is one of the most peaceful moments in my life. I lived for my awesome shower in the master bath of my home, so peaceful, it’s own box of hot water and steamy good soapy smells. No kids bothering me, just the sound of the rushing water and the endless floating bubbles of scent. Then the fucking thing broke. Broke as in needs replaced. So now I have to shower in the husband’s shower which is serviceable, but not MY shower. It does the job, but it’s simply not the same. In SL I’ve got this shower from Cheeky Pea that’s pretty awesome, I just unpacked it and realized it’s the SL shower of my dreams, glass doors, steamy good water, vichy shower head and bubbles for modesty in case you lot pop in to bother me while I’m bathing.… Read the rest

Pixel Gidge Had a Busy Day

Pixel Gidge started her day with lots to do. FLF is today, and in addition to that I realized I had to get decorating for Thanksgiving. The temperatures had dropped here on Juicy so I had to snuggle up into some cozy cold weather clothes from FISSION. It’s a perfect turtleneck sweater for chilly days. I headed out and learned lots of cool things, including that Pure Poison has special gacha freebies for their VIP group members. Did you know that?! I stopped by and got some goodies while I was out doing the BIG shopping. After my long day of gathering goodies, and paying my rent, and other sundry things I decided to find something to eat. I found a cute little restaurant and didn’t even need a reservation ! I filled up on pasta and after a couple more stops, made it home before nightfall. You wouldn’t think shopping and reading blogs for cute new things to buy would be work but pfew it is ! As the sun gets ready to set, I’ve built a fire and have my book REDSHIRTS (really good, I recommend it) and am in for the night.… Read the rest

Twilight Cultist Purple

I am petty. Any NPC that gave me trouble as I leveled up through WoW, the ones that killed me again and again, I have to go back and kick their asses now whenever I see them. Whether it be the cutpurses of Elwynn forest, or the various murlocks that sent me to the graveyard again and again, if I pass by them, BAM I kill them. Most of the time I don’t even loot them. I was reminded of the annoying twits of the various Twilight Cultists, and my love of killing them for no reason at all, as I tinted these lashes. Both Whimsy and Cajsa have now given them to me, I suppose I should wear them sometimes. So, I am. They don’t quite fit my eyes. Fitting is NOT my forte. Happy Sunday everyone. My amazing hat hair is available at COLLABOR88 from Little Bones. Gidge Is Wearing:
Beauty Mark: [PXL] Beauty Mark POS10 Dark DX
Lashes 1:Amacci – Eyelash Tattoo 4
Earrings: (Caroline’s Jewelry) Kennedy Black Pearl Earrings – Left
(Caroline’s Jewelry) Kennedy Black Pearl Earrings – Right
More Eyelashes: *MC* “Falsies” Eyelash – Upper+Lower (add)
Hair: little bones.… Read the rest

Weekends Are For Sleeping In

Avatars need to sleep in too. It’s busy work shopping and getting dressed, and going shopping again. Taking pictures too, and blogging, these things all make a weekend a well deserved break for a pixel girl. I changed the texture on my bed from Ispachi. I love this bed. I feel asleep last night in this new tank and shorts set from FLAIR which is half off at My Slink Obsession. I’m also still wearing CHARLI  from Adam N Eve which is for Physique AND Visage by SLINK, you can pick it up at the event too. I have to quit going to bed with my makeup on. I need a facemask now, boo for clogged pores. For right now though, I’m going to lay around and listen to the ocean outside, and realize that even though I never changed my parcel music from Christmas, I’ve nearly left it there long enough that it’s timely again. YAY FOR INSANELY LAZY ! Today I encourage sloth. Won’t you join me? itsonlyfashionblog.com
Lashes: Amacci – Eyelash Tattoo 4
Ring: (Yummy) Gumball Princess – Pink (PROMO)
Hands: Slink Mesh Hands (av) Elegant XS Left
Slink Mesh Hands (av) Elegant XS Right
Body: Slink Physique Mesh Body V1.3
Slink Visage Mesh Head – Becky
Skin: Adam N Eve for My Slink Obsession
Cami and Shorts: FLAIR for My Slink Obsession for SLINK Physique
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Feronia
Skin: AE Skin Charli Tone B Bare
Eyes:IKON Eternal Eyes – Iris (S)
Nail Polish: FLAIR
Bed: Ispachi

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My SLINK Obsession: CHARLI from Adam N Eve

My SLINK OBSESSION has opened at SLINK WEST for another round and Adam n Eve has released a lovely skin called CHARLI with appliers for VISAGE. Sachi makes such lovely, very unique faces that I thought I would show you how it looks with and without the head. Left is regular old Gidge wearing the base skin.  It’s a really pretty look. Right is me wearing the BECKY Visage head, with the appliers, I’ve added some pretty makeup colors and moles !  This item and everything else is HALF OFF at My Slink Obsession so it’s a steal. Skin: Adam N Eve CHARLI for My Slink Obsession
Head: SLINK VISAGE -BECKY (On Right)
Eyes: Ikon

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THIS IS HALLOWEEN THIS IS HALLOWEEN

I decided to be my own kind of witch this Halloween, making my costume from a gown from BAIASTICE, a beautiful fur coat from Sacha’s Designs, and a FUN free gift from Argrace – HALLOWEEN HAT HAIR !! (They have one for BOYS TOO!) Happy Halloween everyone ! Gidge is Wearing:
Beauty Mark: [PXL] Beauty Mark POS10 Dark SX
Lashes: Amacci – Eyelash Tattoo 4
Hat and Hair: *ARGRACE* Wizard hat – Women – Platinum HALLOWEEN GIFT
Dress: Baiastice_Dahlia dress-black-size M
Gown: SAS – Conchessa Black Fur Coat (S) No. 1
Body: Slink Physique Mesh Body V1.3
Shape: Gidge ~Savoir Faire Shapes~
Skin: [PXL] JADE PA Cherry Lips MEB C2
Eyes:IKON Eternal Eyes – Iris (S)
Poses: PRETENSE

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And Now The Rest Of The Story

Beginning and ending my day in lingerie is a recipe for a perfect day. This new slip dress from ISON for COLLABOR88 fit the bill for my end of day stretch and relax time.  I had such a good, if not tiring, birthday. It’s amazing sometimes when you look around and realize how wonderful it is to be here, and all of the things you can do in this world, isn’t it? I have a new book. It’s about a guy who collects the souls of the Evil Doers but then he goes to collect the soul of this girl who murdered her parents and she isn’t an evil doer. NOW we have a problem. That’s where I am. It’s kind of engaging, I have to admit Spending my evening engrossed in ME has made me wonder should I have more parties like I used to? Should I spend time in world visiting? Should I learn to knit? YES! I should do all of these things. I need more hours in the day. I want to go another 46 years and I have a lot to do. “Today You Are You – That is TRUER THAN TRUE !There is no one alive who is you-er than YOU !” Dr.… Read the rest

Gidge’s Shooz Nooz:

<3 Ulaa ends tonight and so you have to go NOW to pick up my first two pair of shoes. Great, fun shoes for a cause is a recipe for success in my book. The purple shoes are from Hopscotch, I love the bright color, they look like satin. They strappy heels from L’Enfant Terrible and great for summer days in your SLink High feet. They are also at <3 Ulaa and you need to run don’t walk to get over there now! You can hop this ride to check out these two pairs of shoes and lots of other goodies. Another pair in my MUST HAVE pile are these gorgeous sandals from DECOY at COLLABOR88 for August. Available in several colors, I love these, they’re perfect casual or a little more dressed up. That’s the SHOOZ NOOZ for today! Shoes Feautured:
Decoy – HERA Heels – Collabor88 Aug2014
L’Enfant Terrible – Ulaa Heels – from <3 ULAA
Hopscotch – Ayana Heels – from <3 Ulaa

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Demure Sexy

Being a child of the South and basically brow-beaten to act like a lady, its hard for me to show my sexy side.  Even in SL, where you don’t have to worry about having too much body fat, stretchmarks and the cellulite.  The latest releases from Hucci, lets you be all the sexy you want to be without the slutty. If you haven’t figured out already, Hucci is my number one place to go when I need to be sexy.  No one does sexy tight dresses like Eboni Khan does, as evident with her latest release. Who said that you couldn’t be sexy during the winter? Get These Looks: Used in all looks:
Skin: [CheerNo Femme] Skins_Zuri 2_Mahagony_Eb01_bald_base Look #1:
Body:
Hair: fri. – Allison – Thoughtful Brown Outfit:
Dress: ::HH:: Hucci Ladder Dress – Steel Blue
Shoes: Reek – Autumn Boots – Stone Accessories:
Necklace, Earrings: : Amorous : Aphrodisia Pose: GLITTERATI – 117 Look #2:
Body:
Hair:*Dura-Boys&Girls*24(Black) Outfit:
Dress:::HH:: Hucci Malaysia Dress – Coral
Shoes: BM Cynthia Pump V2 Nude Accessories:
Necklace, Bracelet, Earrings: : Amorous : Antiquarian Caramel (Vintage Fair 2011) Pose: {.:exposeur:.} Brittani Look #3:
Body:
Hair:Magika Hair // Roots Edition // Jess Outfit:
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OPEN HOUSE

Open House is a unique new collaborative effort by a few of the Shangri La “sisters”.  We wanted to think of a unique way to present the products we make as a collab effort and so we came up with the concept of Open House.  Each month there will be a house built by Mariah and select rooms specially designed for the home by Brie Pinazzo and me (Vernice Burks/Kylei Benoir). This month we’ve done some really great things for you all and we hope that you will come join us during our “Open House” between September 3-17th. http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hazel%20Ridge/209/37/645 Visit our blog and add us to your blogroll and Google readers or whatever it is you all do.. if you want to of course. http://slopenhouse.wordpress.com/


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Comfort 6/10/2011

Typically we post clothing and skins here but today I’m going to break the unwritten rules.  I bought this pose from Glitterati some time ago but hadn’t gotten to use it until last night.  This is probably my favorite pose that I have in my inventory.  It is comfortable and looks so natural. I mostly wanted to post this photo to share the pose but also the image.  When I started blogging it was because I take tons of photos and I never do anything with them more than upload them to Flickr.  Blogging was a way to “show off” some of what I do from shopping for clothing and hair to poses and the obvious, taking photos. Credits after the cut. Vernice’s Look BODY Hair:  Truth – Heather – Caramel
Eyes:  MADesigns – Promise – Brown Intense 14
Lashes:  FTL – C01 Natural
Skin:  Curio – Acorn [Light] Yum 2 – Pure 3
Shape:  Juicy – Chelle (modded) CLOTHING Outfit: TrendStyle – Top, Jeans, & Shoes – Red (Includes Bracelet)
Undershirt: Jane – Intrinsic Tank – Raven (undershirt & underpants layer worn)
Earrings: Finesmith Designs – Mimmi
Tattoo: Collision – Seize the Day PHOTO CREDITS Pose:  Glitterati 2 + 2 (used in photo – 2a)
Photographer: Vernice Burks
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May Day

I change skins constantly, but sometimes a skin grabs me so hard that I cannot let it go. Currently, that skin is Curio’s May. You cannot go wrong with any of the gorgeous faces at Curio, but I just could not resist the youthful and spring like face.
May comes in six springy makeups, with two versions of each makeup. Add to the fact that you also get Dark and Light versions of each makeup and freckled version, it’s a skin that you will not be disappointed with. Make sure you demo it soon! Get This Look:
Body Shot:
Hair: Clawtooth: Easy Breezy – Chocolate Cake
Skin: Curio – :GP: Acorn [Dark] May-Apple Blossom 1 *
Lingerie: Pig – Crystal Canyon – Golden
Shoes: SLink Desire Sandal Gold
Pose: *EverGlow*- Model 491 * Closeups:
Hair: Clawtooth: Beg Your Pardon – Chocolate Cake
Skin: *EverGlow* – Male 067* * – Denotes Review/Promotional Copy


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Hair & Lashes Oh My 4/23/2011

I meant to ramble on about these gorgeous eyelashes in my last post, but I thought I would save it for another post.  I really wanted to feature the skin in that post.  Now ere we are in the next post so let me just tell you these lashes are really great!  They look amazing on and are incredible to fit.  The creator really has gone the extra step to make these the absolute best lashes that I own.  They are gorgeous and the scripting allows you to obtain a perfectly flawless fit (unlike what is shown in the photos).  I’m still working on getting the perfect fit for me but I wanted to share them with you now because I just couldn’t hold back anymore.  I found these lashes on the style card of the shape I purchased from Juicy.  They are made by Framboise Werribee and are a staple to my avatar now. Today’s Truth hair release was ever so convenient since taking the eyelash photos would require a closeup shot.  I grabbed this hair called Hazel from the new release and I’m really glad that I did. … Read the restShangri La Style 4-23-2011 Hair

LAQ Linnea – Skin Review

Hello everyone! I have never done this before so please be nice to me… this is my first skin review and I have a lot of good to say about this one.  I’ve always been a fan of LAQ skins but I have not been wearing them for quite some time because I did not like how the lips looked so glossy and huge on me.  I recently got bored of my avatar so I went for a total overhaul and bought a new skin, new eyes and some new hairs and I’m even thinking about changing the color of my hair but for now it’s still brown. I really think this skin is gorgeous.  It’s not too glossy as some skins from the same brand have seemed to me and the face is very soft and delicate which is just what I like.  There are several makeup options and with the thousands of makeup tattoo layers available around the grid and on marketplace you can really get your skin looking how you want it regardless of what the creator has included in their packs. The pack of skins was just under 2,000L and includes 10 makeups. … Read the restLAQ Linnea ALL