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Chill

Chill

Now that I have assigned caregivers for my baby, it’s time to lounge in this gorgeous new release from The Secret Store. I’m wearing the Fawn Bodysuit & Cleo Lacey Vest, both available at Collabor88. I found the perfect wavy hair to go with this chill boho look, it’s the Avalon style from Exile.

Chill

What I’m Wearing:

  • Exile – Avalon hair
  • Pink Fuel – Kiera
  • The Secret Store – Cleo Lacey Vest, Fawn Bodysuit @ Collabor88
  • Ingenue – Dale Heels @ Collabor88

New Face; GENUS Project | Pink Fuel

New Face

Mesh heads are probably the most expensive thing you can buy your avatar in SL; most of them cost over $5,000L. I don’t change my head often due to price (plus having to buy all new add-ons and skins), and the learning curve. All of the heads require a different shape and figuring out how the HUD works.

New Face
Pink Fuel – Delina Skin for GENUS Project (out soon at The Epiphany)

As you know, I have worn the LeLutka mesh heads almost exclusively since they came out. I saw Kavar using Genus Project heads a lot in his recent ads, and it looks amazing!!! Things I like about Genus Project: easy to modify shape, lots of skins available, options on HUD to adjust makeup opacity and colors, and I like how it looks on me. Things I don’t like: the HUD is confusing, there are two separate HUDs for settings and animations, animations are ugly (ugly is subjective, so I’ll say it’s not as great as LeLutka), no built-in eye control, no easy way to clear all makeups, no way to save looks unless I am missing it.

It would be more fun to change mesh heads if the price of obtaining a mesh head wasn’t so expensive! I didn’t think that Classic and Baby are all that much different, so I wish there were some type of discount like… buy one head, get additional ones for half price.

The Genus Project mesh head costs $5,500L. Kavar gifted me the Classic face, which I love! Then I found out that all of the skins made are for Baby! For the sake of wearing this Delina skin made by Pink Fuel, I also bought the Baby face. The skins made for Baby and Classic are not interchangeable. I found that the eyes and lips area don’t fit if the skin is not made for that particular head. So when you’re demoing skins, take note which head it is made for…. otherwise you’ll end up with lots of frustrations when modifying a shape for it.

Overall, I do recommend the Genus Project mesh heads. Change is refreshing. Change is fun. If Genus Project keeps improving their HUD and scripting, they will become one of my favorites, and perhaps yours too?

New Face

What I’m Wearing:
Genus Project – Baby Face
Pink Fuel – Delina (Fawn)
Exile – Tara
Teefy – Lia Dress (Gingham)
Ingenue – Anna Heels

Geometric

Geometric

I just wish I had more time to blog, cos the things released in SL now are the best they have ever been. I’ve worn my dynamic SLink hands exclusively, and buying new nail  polishes to add to my huge collection. I bought the new SLink ballerina style nails (@ Skin Fair), and it’s such a nice change from the default shapes. I can’t wait for more rounded nail tips!

Geometric

Teefy released this adorable Simone Dress (@ N21); I love the pattern! I am pairing my outfit with the Asuka hair from Truth (@ Uber), and wearing the hat cos it has a shade of blue that matches perfectly with my dress.

What I’m Wearing:

Truth Hair – Asuka (+Hat)
Teefy – Simone Dress (Retro)
Ingenue – Ulla Sneakers (Navy)

Pastel

Pastel

This entire outfit screams kawaii! I love the new Kyoko hairstyle from Truth; it includes two bangs options and a face mask with color-changing HUD. I’m just thrilled when Teefy release a complete outfit (top & bottom) cos it’s guaranteed that I’ll love it. I don’t like when I have to find my own bottom or top, cos they don’t always fit well together. This Brooklyn top and Joey skirt from Teefy is super adorable, comes in a variety of colors and patterns to mix-and-match.

What I’m Wearing:

Truth Hair – Kyoko @ Uber
Teefy – Brooklyn Top (Nope), Joey Skirt (Watercolor) @ N21
Ingenue – Gretchen Flats (Creme) @ The Arcade

Do you ever like not being reachable?? I know I do!

Who's Texting Me Now!

I am horrible about leaving my phone at home – like really horrible.  This happened twice last week and a coworker of mine could not get why I really didn’t care!  Sometimes being without a phone is freeing: No obsessive checking of social media or the news and no unwanted phone calls. Just…quiet.

Second Life is like that for me at times as well.  You see I have this super secret alt that nobody knows – in fact she is still dressed in her noob clothes!  So for those days when all I want to do is roam around looking at pretty places, I log her in.  Peace and quiet and pretty pictures is all we need at times.

Have a great Second Life day today!

Taketomi – Eva – Dessin @N21
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

..S..: Sabotage Sweater Dress – Moss @N21
Blueberry – Cake Leggings {Pattern 11}
REIGNxFLITE.- DUCKBOOTS @N21
[AMM] monkeyPhone (marketplace)

Poses – [AMM] (marketplace)

Location – Yesterday

My 10th Rez Day Last Friday!!

Elizabeth 3
“Elle Couerblanc here, reporting live from the 10th Rez Day event for the SL Diva, Elizabeth Hallstrom” (the roar of the crowds can be heard behind her).

“WAIT A MINUTE,” a fellow says to the reporter, “Who is Elizabeth Hallstrom exactly?”   At this point, Elle covers her mic and turns to the fellow and replies in a curt tone, “Elizabeth is me you fool!  Well I am her and she is me and we are…never mind you idiot, GET OUT OF MY FACE AND LET ME DO MY JOB!”
Elizabeth 2
Whoa…what a dramatic moment right?  You see, Elizabeth was my very first avatar in Second Life and she was brought into this alternate reality on exactly January 27th, 2007 probably sometime around 3PM SLT.  Yes there have been others to follow:  Lizzie Lexington, Betty Paramour and Bettencourt and eventually, Ms. Elle Couerblanc!  But I really do like Ms. Hallstrom, so every 6 months or so, I bring her out of the closet, dust her off and make her all pretty once again.  You see, if i were define one of my avatars as the closest to “me”, it would be Elizabeth.
Elizabeth Hallstrom
So Happy Rez Day Ms. Hallstrom and I hope you have many other rez days to come!

little bones. Inna – The Blend @N21
CATWA HEAD Kimberly
IKON Triumph Eyes – Blue
DeeTaleZ *Appliers* CATWA Head “Face Tulip” Nordic
Veechi – Salt Water Shadow [Catwa]
Veechi – The Ultimate Cheek Kit [Catwa] @N21
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

erratic / irina – girdle dress / noir @uber
Kibitz – Gaia ribbon collar – silver @Epiphany

Blue Monday By Elle

Not My Problem 2
This past Monday, the media reported extensively on a report by psychologist Cliff Arnall indicating Monday January 16th may be the Bluest Monday in a very long time.  So what was Elle’s typist doing on that particular Monday? Well she was at home, sick and taking photos of her Second Life avatar!

Not My Problem 1I did not feel particularly blue emotionally but for sure I was feeling down physically.   After being in Second Life for almost 10 years, I have found my avatars often are a reflection of myself in Real Life.  Not necessarily say how Elle looks but in how I decorate Elle.  When I am happy I tend to dress her in youthful, colorful clothes.  In a moment when I am down, I might dress her in more dark, subdued tones.  And on Monday, when these photos were taken, she was in a whole lot of black!

Any who, just some random thoughts today.  Details on Elle’s look can be found below.   So until next, take care my friends and have a great Second Life!

tram F1124 hair1
CATWA HEAD Catya
[theSkinnery] Park Shin (Catwa Applier) – champagne
Slink Physique Mesh Body

*COCO*_ BikerJacketOverShoulders_Black
O V H .Cassie Sweater . slink @Kustom9
Izzie’s – Pencil Socks (applier)
fri.day – Gracie.Heels (Coal) @Collabor8

Poses – marukin

Coffee & Doughnuts

Coffee and Donuts 1Coffee & Doughnuts…this is what popped into my head when Elle found her way into this Tea house located at The Village & BarDeco. Even though I haven’t had a doughnut in years, the idea of taking a bite of scrumptious glazed doughnut – gently fried to perfection and lightly coated with the sugary glaze – kept filling my head while I took this photo.

Coffee and Donuts 2I honestly can’t remember the last time I ate a doughnut!  You see, I have been blessed *cough* with Celiac’s Disease and therefore I not supposed to eat any gluten whatsoever!  Well…I cheat…but I am selective with my cheating (LOL):  Pie and cupcakes are my Gluten Achilles heal and, well….Bagels.  You can get a marvelous gluten-free cupcake – but bagels?? Forget about it!

Any who, that’s all I got for now.  Yeah short and sweet for me but it’s Saturday and I need to do laundry in Real Life.  Damn this thing called RL….it keeps me from doing all sorts of fun things!  So until next time – take care my friends and have a great Second Life!

/Wasabi Pills/ Isla Mesh Hair – Solar Ombre @ Fameshed
(Yummy) Rose Shades
B.C.C City of Stars – Maitreya knit Outfit [3] @ SaNaRae
. offbeat . The taste of winter : muffler B PINK @ SaNaRae
=Zenith=leather incase bag (Grey)
=Zenith=Vintage Heels with socks (Grey)
[VALE KOER] LATTEMYA TUMBLER CATS

Poses: dfo! Don’t Freak Out

Location: The Village & BarDeco

Accidental Sex Sim-ing By Elle

Urban Life

Last week I was in search of a well done urban based sim for the above photo of Ms. Elle. Even in my SL past, urban sims could be seriously hit and miss and were often not updated.  Honestly I had absolutely no idea where to even start when I began this endeavor but I had an idea in my head for this photo that I wasn’t willing to let go.  To remedy this, I went directly to my beloved Explore Second Life group on Flickr to find a spot that might work for me.  One of the few urban sims that popped up after searching a few pages was one called Sexy Cat.  Yeah I know…I should have gotten a hint from the sim name but it seemed “clean” in the photos and well done therefore I thought to myself – Mission Accomplished!

Any who, I popped on over and found the sim to be relatively uninhabited – the only other avi on the sim had a profile description that more or less said “Second Life Explorer”.  So I sent Elle on a nice leisurely stroll in search of that perfect photo spot – something that would make this outfit definitely stand out.  As Elle made her way around the place, I went through a mental check list in my head:  Nice urban grunge feel (check), Bodega like stores (check), nice use of colors (check) and once the spot was found I was definitely ready to Rock and Roll!

Well midway through my photo taking a shadow appears on my screen and it stays there for a good long while.  Of course in my head I am thinking “Dude, I am standing here not moving, looking like a dumb ass so….GET OUTTA THE WAY!”  Then the familiar “ding, ding” happens and  I get this IM from the male resident:

[2017/01/02 10:52] xx: hey hun

At this point, the sighing commences on my part as I begin formulate my wordy reply:

[2017/01/02 10:53] Elle Couerblanc: hello  (So thoughtful and elegant a reply, right?  Now profile perving commences and the vedict for this fella was “harmless”)
[2017/01/02 10:53] xxxx: how are you
[2017/01/02 10:53] Elle Couerblanc:: fine (suddenly I feel the need to check out the land info tab.  Whoops – all the key words are there that should have been a huge red flag about the point of the sim when I tp’d in!)
(Okay now…wait for it…wait for it – the important question suddenly jumps into my brain.  After a brief pause I type the words……)
[2017/01/02 10:53] Elle Couerblanc: is this a sex sim or something? lol
[2017/01/02 10:54] xxxx: yes
[2017/01/02 10:54] xxxx: sexy avatar
[2017/01/02 10:54] Elle Couerblanc: haha oops I just liked the looks of it
[2017/01/02 10:54] Elle Couerblanc: thanks but I am just here taking photos (Now I feel bad…the guy really thought I was here for the same goals as him!)
[2017/01/02 10:54] Elle Couerblanc: sorry
[2017/01/02 10:54] xxxx: its ok hun

And then he continues on on his way leaving me to my work.  Well you can’t blame the guy for trying, but unfortunately for him I was not his target audience!  It was definitely a case of right place, wrong girl for this gentleman.  At this point I am laughing at myself in real life for my total reborn noob mistake!  Anyway Mr. Redacted Name Resident, I hope you found what you were looking for that day!  Because regardless of anyone’s reason for being in Second Life, as long as you can legally buy cigarettes in the US and it involves others who can legally buy cigarettes as well (AND are on the same page as you), you are definitely entitled to live out your dreams in Second Life, whatever they may be!  Rock on with your ePeens friends, just avoid the Blingis if you can!

+elua+ Jordan_Ombre Basic pack @Kustom 9
CATWA HEAD Catya
Lara Hurley– Diana Milky *Catwa Appliers* with Lara Hurley Gia Lips
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara
-VA-F-VISTA BENTO PROHANDS
2byte ] Angel glow cap(wh)
Vinyl – Ephixa Leather Jacket @ uber
Vinyl – Bebe Bra – Cotton @ uber
Vinyl – Ephixa Hoodie @ uber
TETRA – Silk Track Trousers (Midnight)
Shoes – [VALE KOER] THE VASIFORM GROUP GIFT

Pose – Label Motion

Location – Sexy Cat

Exploring Second Life

Rosemoor

One of my favorite pastimes in Second Life is exploring Sims and the art installations throughout the grid.  Since I am basically a noob these days, I have started to rely on flickr groups for places to explore. One of these groups is the Explore Second Life group that has a wealth of photos for me to draw from for locations and inspiration.  One of these sims I came across in the group pool as Rosemoor; and since I was in the mood for another wintry photo from what I saw at Rosemoor this was just the place I was looking for.

My only issue with this photo is in my opinion, Elle is a bit under dressed.  Honestly, in real life, if there was snow on the ground like this, I would have my happy ass in a big ole jacket!  But this is a fantasy world and all so I can’t be too picky!  Perhaps she has on an invisible jacket?  YES that’s it – an invisible jacket, friends, which keeps her warm like nobody’s business!  On a side note, I almost took this photo with demo skin on too – whoops!   Noob, I tell ya….I am one big noob now!

Any who, that is all I have for the moment and my dog is demanding I take him for walk – STAT. So as per the norm, the details on the look can be found below along with all the SLurls to all the stores (am I being a good blogger or what).  So until next time – take care my friends and have a great Second Life!

TRUTH VIP group  – PomPom Hat (December)
CATWA HEAD Catya
Lara Hurley-Christy Rose Pale *Catwa Appliers*
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara
-VA-F-VISTA BENTO PROHANDS

Sleepy Eddy #Glasses Collection / Boston (Maroon)
Blueberry – Elisa – Henley Tops – Maitreya
ISON – raw hide vest (blush)
AMITOMO / Quiet Winter GACHA / Muffler #1 / 11
Maitreya  Biker Jeans #4
Boots Maitreya Stagioni XTD Leather * Bistre

Pose – Sit from VISTA ANIMATIONS *HUD 4.14*MIRIAM BENTO AO-V1B

Location:  Rosemoor

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