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Sanura Snowpaw and Kassie friends of mine and yours!

Sanura is one of my best friends. I like to give people middle names. This is just one of my quirky little habits. I gave Sanura the middle name Summer. Why? Because she’s this little ray of sunshine, this beacon of goodness and light in a world that’s too often dark, dreary and hard.

I would’ve written my own post, but I am choosing to share Sasy’s because she said so much that is true and amazing, and because what she did is so kind and generous and sweet, too. It’s an absolutely perfect tribute to Sanura’s kind spirit and generous nature.

Sanura has given so much of herself to the SL community, to various charity events, even hosting and organizing some of her own. She’s a remarkable woman, and I am truly honored to call her my friend. If you can help, in any way, please do.

Believe me when I say, few people in the world would be more grateful for your help than Sanura.

❤ Lucie

Sasy Scarborough

You are going to have to do all the reading to find out about the cards 😛

Positivity

We have a friend, and I mean we, not I…because even if you have never met her, she would be your friend with open arms and an open heart with no hesitation. That is the nature of Sanura Snowpaw, my history with her goes back further than meeting her. I was processing some What’s New SL applications and came to the one titled ‘What’s New SL *Dreams* – SanuraSnowpaw‘ I opened it, and expected to find the usual fill in information for the application process.

Not this notecard though, this one explained who she was, and what she was about, it explained that her store was named after just that, the dream of owning one in Second Life, and all that would entail (pun pun punnnnn at the tail)…

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Hair Fair – Bandana Kit 2015

An amazing event for a really remarkable cause… if you’re able to contribute by making a bandana, please consider doing so!

Hair Fair Second Life

Bandana Day Kit 2015 Every year since 2007 we have celebrated the last day of Hair Fair, with Bandana Day. This is the day we remove our hair to show we care, and wear the Bandanas that Residents have created for us to sell at this event. It is a wonderful tradition, and lets all Second Life Residents have the oppurtunity to contribute in some way to help Wigs for Kids. If you want to create a Bandana for Hair Fair 2015 you can contact Sasy Scarborough or Whimsy Winx for a Kit. Everything is provided for you, the mesh bandana, bakes and template for your ad. You only need to bring the creativity. More information on Bandana Kits is HERE  you can also see me explain how to use the kitHERE As every year we look forward to seeing the wonderful Bandanas and hearing from you the Residents, who want…

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Beach bubbles

I have carpal tunnel and have a brace on for it. So not much typing for the time being. Just a pic and some credits. Have a great weekend!

Beach Bubbles

~Lucie

Credits
Glam Affair: Alice Cygana skin – Jamaica 07
Truth: Naeyli hair – reds
Buzzeri: Lillian eyes – Sapphire
Mon Cheri: Falsies lashes
coldLogic: miles beachy shirt w/sunset orange sweater
Somnia: Summer Fling shorts – lights The Thift Shop
SLink: mesh hands – Casual, mesh feet – flat
Livalle: Flup-Flops – Orange
Infiniti: Blowing Bubbles 5

Decor
Cheeky Pea: Cassie Picnic
Consignment: Bluebird Camping set
Revival: Round cushion

Location
Blithe

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Skin Fair 2015

Now that the weekend crowds have settled a bit, this is an excellent time to check out what is one of my favorite events of the year… yep, Skin Fair 2015 is open! With two sims full of beautiful skins, this is a skin addict’s fantasy come true.

Flounce has three new faces, but my favorite was Sera. I liked the lips, as I felt they were a bit different than many you see in SL. My eyes are another find at Skin Fair. This year there are tattoo creators, makeup creators and yes, even eye creators at Skin Fair. These are from Adored. I am really fussy about eyes. I wore the same brand for years and I wound up really tired of them, so I began the hunt for something different and new. I’ve been wearing Buzzeri ever since, and I do love my Buzz eyes. But I also don’t want to be in a rut, so when I saw these I was intrigued and decided to try them. These definitely pass the Lucie Is Picky About Eyes exam, and I will absolutely be wearing them again. In fact, I’m wearing another pair from the same line in my next pic!

Sera by Flounce

Belleza is among the many more familiar stores to have a new face at this event. Tess has really pouty lips, which I always like. The gorgeous necklace I have on is from Cae for the current Fit For A Princess. Here you also see another pair of the Adored Moon eyes you can find in the Adored boot at Skin Fair. Aren’t they stunning?

Dressed in jewels

The second of these pictures was taken at Harlow Heslop’s absolutely stunning sim Blithe. You can read more about Blithe on Harlow’s blog here. For a small fee you can join the group to have rezz rights, which is absolutely awesome for us bloggers.

I will have more from Skin Fair soon, so stay tuned! In the meantime, for all the details, including maps and slurls, please see this post on the official SKin Fair blog.

~Lucie

Credits
Pic 1:
Belleza: Tess skin – pale 05 Skin Fair 2015
Tableau Vivant: Sherilyn hair – Frizzy Hud Naturals 1 Collabor88
Adored: Moon eyes – Mid Brown Skin Fair 2015
Cae: Regal necklace Fit For A Princess
Izzie’s: Headshot – Pose 2

Pic 2:
Flounce: Sera skin – Champagne 06 Skin Fair 2015
Truth: Dulce hair – Reds
Adored: Moon eyes – Mist Skin Fair 2015
Izzie’s: Headshot – Pose 3

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My 6th rezz day…

So Saturday marked 6 years since I joined SL. It’s been quite the journey, and the past 6 years of my RL have been, at times, very turbulent. So there’s been a comfort in the constant that is SL. And I’ve made some truly amazing friends.

I’ve grieved for friends who have died in RL. I’ve cried over the end of friendships, and celebrated the birth of new ones. I’ve fought and made up with friends. I’ve co-owned two stores with my RL and SL husband, with whom I joined SL back in 2009. I’ve been an event owner, an event creator and an event owner. We own a sim. My first job was as a stripper when I was less than two weeks old, and lasted all of an hour (before Rad realized he was, in fact, jealous, lol). I’ve been a photographer, doing both studio and wedding photos, with plenty of repeat clients. And of course, I’ve been a blogger for the past almost four years, first microblogging on Flickr, and then starting this official blog in 2012. And last year I even bought my own domain. I figured I’d be bored with blogging – or even with SL entirely – by now, but that just hasn’t happened so far.

I’ve lived quite the Second Life so far… and I don’t see myself leaving any time soon. Thank you to all who have been a part of it, and to the friend who let me “borrow” her bedroom for the below picture.

Princess in waiting

I can honestly say I still love SL… I still find creativity and fun and friendship here. I am grateful and happy to have such an outlet in my life.

~Lucie

Credits:
Glam Affair: Sia Skin – Fairy Tales – America 07 Collabor88
Tableau Vivant: Upshaw hair – Side bangs (B)
Buzzeri: Lillian eyes – Jade
Baiastice: Sarah dress w/tulle – Pearl
Cae: Entwined jewelry set
SLink: Mesh hands – casual
Bed: Ispachi – Florian bed – Rare (past Arcade item)

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Apocalypse

Uber is almost over, but you still have until the 25th to go by and grab some apocalyptic themed goods! I have to admit, I’m not usually into the apocalyptic themed stuff, but I was pleasantly surprised to find myself drawn to this round.

This Jack’s Bugout Shelter skybox from Consignment is really awesome… you can buy the skybox and all the furniture and accessories separately, or you can buy the entire set (which is what I did). For L$850 it was too great a deal to pass up! I already had this awesome FATEplay outfit which seemed just a perfect fit to go with my boots from Deadwool. I’m pretty beaten up, so clearly I really need that first aid kit you can see on the floor. That’s from Frogstar for the new edition of Level Up.

Forlorn

Glam Affair has some really fun skins out for Uber, and this is one version. My hair is Exile and also from Uber. My body bruises are from Soedara, and I found them on Marketplace.

Lost

~Lucie

Credits
Glam Affair: Artemis – Jamaica – The Last Days 02 Uber
Exile: The Day The World Went Away – dark reds Uber
Song: Inka eyes – Clover
Soedara: Bruised body tattoo
FATEplay: Moira outfit – Light – Dirty
SLink: mesh hands – casual
Adam n Eve: Dirt, Sand & Blood SLink appliers
A:S:S: Chipped matte SLink nails
Deadwool: Patmos boots – black Uber
Hopscotch: Sorrow pose Revised 1-3 (Pic 1)
Picture This!: Shy Chic pose 1 mirrored (Pic 2)
Consignment: Jack’s Bugout skybox – Furnished Uber
Frogstar: First Aid kit – Grungy Level Up

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Happy Birthday, Collabor88!

The current round of Collabor88 celebrates three years of this awesome event. As is the custom every year, the birthday edition is HUGE! I have many things I want to share so I won’t blather on.

First up a bit of decor. All the times in this pic, save for my Turnip’s skydome and Botanical cacti, are from Collab’s birthday bash. Full credits will follow, but this beautiful build is from Scarlet Creative. There’s a version of this build without the bright colors, but I really loved them so I went for the colorful one.

Where the goddess relaxes

If you’re a skin junkie (like me), you’re in luck because there are multiple skin stores participating in Collab’s birthday round. Below you can see one of the versions of Belleza’s lovely Grace skin, available at Collabor88. My gorgeous jewels by Cae are coming soon to the next round of Fit For A Princess.

Lady In Waiting

I have been lacking in home and garden posts of late, so I decided to stage my pic in the lovely new Lima Bean home from Windsong (formerly emm*shop), with some beautiful, romantic furniture from Pixel Mode. My lovely lingerie is by Blacklace.

Long Distance Love

I will have more from Collabor88’s birthday round in the next few days… stay tuned!

~Lucie

Credits
Pic 1:
Scarlet Creative: Jasmine house – colorful Collabor88
8f8: Blossom Throne – Poseidon Collabor88
Second Spaces: Odyssey pillow stack, Odyssey wall art Collabor88
tarte: ceramic sun mirror Collabor88
Zigana: Odyssey dresser – forest Collabor88
Commoner: Bolt Statue Collabor88
Apple Fall: Charlotte’s Pears, Key Lamp Collabor88
Kuro: Anfisa side table Collabor88
Turnip’s: Skydome with sandy texture add on
Botanical: Prickly pears

Pics 2 & 3
Home credits:
Windsong: Lima Bean house
Pixel Mode: Josephine bed, nightstand, covered lamp
floorplan: Eiffel Tower marquee light

Fashion credits:
Belleza: Grace skin – C88 med 7 Collabor88
Truth: Freya hair – reds
IKON: Promise eyes – Scoria
Mon Cheri: Falsies lashes
Blacklace: Bellios lingerie – black & nude
Cae: Entwined set Fit For A Princess (coming soon!)
SLink: Casual hands, medium feet
L. Warwick: Luscious platform heels (for SLink) – Noir
Infiniti: Female basics pose – 45