Cookie Time

The Holidays are my favorite damn time of year. Starting in October and really just stretching on until Valentine’s Day. Most people tend to be sadder and more depressed during the fall and winter months, but I thrive and feel so much better. I love colder weather, I love the holiday tastes and smells, and I like the dark better than sunlight. All these things make for a happy Co Co.

The Anatines are doing a RL cookie exchange this year which I am taking part of, and decided to make a fun photo with SL Cori baking away. Hopefully you enjoy too!

Hair:Stealthic – Vesper – misc (Kustom9 11/2020)
Sweater:Pink Cream Pie – Annie Ugly Christmas Sweater – Reindeer
Jeans: Blueberry – Authentic
Shoes/Socks: Blueberry – HBIC Shoes & Socks
Pose/Props: Movement – Bake Someone Happy. Featuring items from Trompe Loeil, Half Deer, Vespertine, What Next? and Dusty Bunny
taken at our home, in our kitchen

That Fall Nip

In real life, I live in Alabama, which takes forever to get real cold. It’s just now getting down to chilly temps in the evening and at night, but still in the upper 70s during the day. It was hot enough during the day today to make the metal on our door burn our hands. Was definitely nice lawn mowing weather though! This coming week, however, it’s getting lower which means I’ll have a nice pot of chili on mid week and enjoy that to its fullest. Soup just tastes better in colder weather.

We still have yet to turn our sim into fall, which at this point I think we’ll just skip that and go straight to snow. I will take down the apple area when it happens, so I wanted to get in a photo or two while it was still there. (Not pictured: The white jian Saturday Sale turkeys running around a bit further out of the shot)

What’s your favorite part about fall? Mine is the holidays that start and pumpkin EVERYTHING!

Hair:Foxy – Chibi – Pastel (Kustom9 11/2020)
Jacket/Shirt/Scarf:Fashionably Dead – Holiday Coat – Lilac (Sat Sale 11/2020)
Jeans: Blueberry – Authentic
Boots: Blueberry – Unbothered Calf Height Boots
Pose/Props: Focus Poses: Couple 333 (Access 11/2020) | Jian apple orchard, cider, baskets
taken at our home

A Sorta Fairytale

The weekend has came and went, just as quickly as it started. I was so busy that I realized I didn’t even check out Fifty Linden Fridays this week!! Thankfully I remembered myself and got in for Saturday Sale so I could pick up this amazing turtleneck dress just in time for fall!

Pose Fair is winding down, and this is my last pose fair post for this round. I saved one of the best for last, in one of my favorite new places – our fairy tale part of our sim!

Hair:Foxy – Charm – Pastel (Kustom9 9/2020)
Dress: Fashionably Dead – Sexy Turtleneck – Bubble Gum (Sat Sale 9/2020)
Shoes: Blueberry – Reachless – FatPack
Pose/Props: PDB (Poses by Dean Bourne) – Forever Mine (Pose Fair 9/2020) | Tromple Loeil – Bookworm Hideaway
Visit Pose Fair Here taken on my home sim

Anywhere With You

Recently, we decided to branch out and take over the entire sim when our neighbors disappeared. The other side was basically turned into a park / photo haven / dance area / fun place to play and ride our horses. It’s made for some amazing photo ops, and this piece by SamPoses fit in perfect in our park area.

I’ve been feeling cute and whimsy lately, which makes me glad there were plenty of Poses from the Pose Fair to fit my mood. Have you gone and gotten yours yet?

Visit The Pose Fair!

Hair:Moon – Molly – Erratics
Dress: CK – Wildflower Dress – White Flowers
Shoes: Blueberry – Solstice – Fatpack
Pose/Props: SamPoses – Tricycle (Pose Fair 9/2020)

Drake’s Details
Top: Cold Ash – Men’s Kenley Shirt
Pants: Cold Ash – Mesh holloway Ripped Jeans
Shoes: Cold ash – Men’s Chelsea Boots – Suede
Head/Face: Lelutka Skyler Head | Not Found – Chris (Medium) | L’etre horn mesh ears | Deep Static – Mason Glasses – Aviglam Enlightened Eyes – Glass
Body:Legacy Body
taken on our home sim

Into the Nebula

In the grand scheme of things, I’m having a pretty rough day. Lots of stupid little things have been piling up and making my attitude generally shit. Trying to shake it off, but it’s just one of those days. So, ignoring all my other bs going on, I went to make a photo. I loved this dress I just picked up at Kustom9 from one of my favorite cool costume designers (especially in the gacha world), Luas, so I went to Backdrop City and found something kawaii, neon and purple – and threw on my lumipro and went to work.

Doing photos is very theraputic, and here I am after the photo is done, feeling a little better. In the grand scheme of things life isn’t so bad, and I just need to work harder at not letting the little things get me down so much. It’s a daily struggle though because sometimes depression anda anxiety piles up to the point I just get overwhelmed. Thankfully I have my hobbies to immerse in until I feel better.

Enough about all that. The Epiphany opens at 10pm and I am PUMPED! I always spend too much at gachas but it’s so fun! And shopping is theraputic as well! So I hope to see you all there (but only after I get in! hah) and playing your favorite creator’s gacha!

Hair:Pr!tty – Lemonade – Vibrant Rootless (Group Gift)
Dress: Luas – Dani – Purple/Green (Kustom9 7/20)
Shoes: Empire – Kiri (FLF 6/2020)
Pose/Props: Foxcity – Spirited Away | EgoSumaii – Magical Orb – Nebula
Backdrop: Minimal – Shibuya Street Backdrop (At Backdrop City)

Country Girl At Heart

Today was a lazy Sunday. It was Father’s Day in the real world, so did some of that festivities including the amazing NY strip steaks I cooked in the sous vide and seared in the cast iron skillet, homemade mac and cheese, and green beans that I threw down. The rest of the day was spent laughing at SL Secrets and landscaping the outside of our area. It’s absolutely perfect now, with little cuddle and photographic nooks, farm animals and structures, and a lazy river with a gorgeous bridge connecting two areas.

I managed to get some shopping done too! Between Belle, Summerfest, and the Saturday Sale, I managed to blow a lot this week. But holy crap I love the stuff I got!

I can’t believe on Wednesday my avatar will turn 15 years old. 15 crazy years in this virtual world, and then a few days after that I’ll be married in the virtual world. What a crazy few weeks it’s been. But I can’t remember when I’ve been so content in all my lives, happy, and worry free. It’s a good feeling. And now, without further ado . . . my credits!

Hair: Wasabi – Summer – Fireworks (Summerfest 6/2020)
Dress: Addams – Heaven Dress (SL17B Shop & Hop Special Edition)
Shoes: Breathe – Hanoka Wedges – Purple
Pose/Fence: Clix Poses – Fenced Inn (Sat Sale 6/2020)
Cori’s Horse: Teegle Sugar Cookie with The Flying Pony Mulberry Wine Skin
Stable: Roxy Stable
Taken at Cori’s House

Inside Cori’s House

We just got our new land, and I am finally ready to reveal the way we’ve decorated it! I’m sure we’ll add different tweaks as the days go along, but for now, I think the house itself is in good shape to show off. Also, I just finally got off my ass and downloaded and installed the Black Dragon viewer so I wanted to take some practice shots.

There’s a whole lot of stuff to credit and in later posts I will go through each room and set up something so I can credit it all, but for now? I just wanted to give a reveal and walk through of our house. Ballin’!

View My Flickr Album For Bigger Photos!

Home Sweet Home

I did a thing. While Drake and I both have Linden houseboats and I have my little residence on Idle Rogue (Which is a great community, btw) I wanted more space not only to deco but be able to set up things for better photo shoots. So, here I am. With a half homestead to decorate and set up the way we want it.

There are barns, stables, country animals, trees, and even a weiner-shaped lake because, well, it’s me. I’m having a blast making everything the way I want it, just in time for my special day next Saturday.

I decided it was the perfect time to snap a photo with my vintage look that I picked up from the Vintage Fair. I love old fashioned stuff so this look was a no brainer. Wasabi did a great job on this rockabilly hair! I freaking love it.

Hair: Wasabi – Bliss – Fireworks (Vintage Fair 6/2020)
Dress: Entice – Sweet Dixie Dress – Wine (Vintage Fair 6/2020)
Shoes: Breathe – Kiko Heels – White
Bench: Tarte – Autumn Hanging Bench – Dark
House: Redgrave Lakeview House
taken at my new house

Music Inspiration Series – Make You Feel My Love

inspiration for today’s post

March 11, 2018. A day that will live on in infamy, at least in my world. A spontaneous partnership done on a dare turned out to be one of the best and worst things I’ve done. It was something special that lasted almost a year, and I learned a lot of things about not only myself, but others around me. I was both the happiest and saddest I’d been in a good while. And here I am, 2 years later, talking about it still.

It was one of those things that absolutely was not meant to last, but while it did, the only word I can use to describe it is “magic” – the true kind of magic that comes only when you least expect it, knocks you off your feet, and leaves you bewildered when it’s all over. This song can instantly take me back to that moment, that one shred in time where I made a silly half-drunk decision that changed my life forever. I am a better person because I went through that journey, and I made a forever friend and have only the fondest memories.

Hair: Wasabi – elenoire Windblown Hair – Fireworks (Arcade 10/19)
Top: Neve Coat – Fate – Lively
Leggings and Shoes: Blueberry – Dynamite Leggings
Pose & Props: Amitie – Fairlyand 4 (The Epiphany)
taken at southern roots

Twinkle, Twinkle . . .

This has been my first photo in what feels like forever. I want to talk about some stuff going on in my life, but first I should update – I went on a week vacation to Ohio to visit with my family and got back last Thursday. Friday afternoon I was in the ER and subsequently in the hospital with massive kidney stone that took two total procedures over the course of a week to get me back to better health. I’m doing fine, and coming back to do my first show in 2 weeks here in Second Life. Things are finally (physically and RL) returning to normal.

Two days ago I lost someone that was very important to me. It was in the same fashion as I’d seen her cut out other people when they failed to offer anything she needed, and looking back I realized that there was a lot of using going on, so I’m going to be okay with not having that “support” in the future. The thing that I do have, is a group of absolutely wonderful people I can lean on at any time and we would do anything for each other, so the loss of someone so fake and sad isn’t going to hurt me in the long run. This will be the last time I publicly address this, so if for some reason she sees it, she can just keep me blocked cause there’s no going back from the shit she put me through. =)

C88 was full of galaxy and stardust stuff for their anniversary, but this “Twinkle” deco was too much to pass up since that’s the nickname that Troy has for me. So, this photo is really for him and to thank him and my management team for putting up with me and supporting me daily. I love all of you so much!

Hair: Magika – Rose
Dress: Clef de Peau – Plisse Dress – Flore (FLF 8/19)
Shoes: RealEvil Fiore Barefoot Sandals Fameshed 8/19)
Jewelry: Izzie’s – Say It With A Bracelet (Best bitches) – L Wrist // E. Marie – Camila Bracelets – Rose gold – R Wrist // Supernatural – Karina Choker Silver // EarthStones – Music of the Heart II Necklace- Soul Trio // Swallow – Princess Face Jewelry and Bento Rings AND ears
Prop/Pose: Foxcity: Dream Sequence
In the Background: Second Spaces – Stardust – Twinkle White (C88 8/19)
taken at my houseboat