The spices of life

Good morning!  Not much time to talk these days, but I’ll do my best to give you some information today.  I’m showcasing items from this months crate from Deco(c)rate, which you can still grab for a slightly higher fee. The Dublin old shelf is just gorgeous and comes in two tones.  The dining set by Void is another excellent piece of furniture that warms up any room with these plaid chairs.  It’s also time to pre-order the coming month’s crate now to get it at a 50% discount.  The theme is “Whatever the Weather.”  Just visit the Deco(c)rate website for more information and to grab the landmarks for all the places you can pre-order.

I’m also showing the kitchen goodies that [Merak] made for this initial opening of the Illuminate Event that features home and garden products. The rest of the items shown are listed below in credits.

Enjoy!

Credits:
*Alba Dining Set by VOID – March 2018 Deco(c)rate 
VOID – Alba Dining Chair Green Plaid
VOID – Alba Dining Table

*Kitchen Goodies by [Merak] @ Illuminate
[Merak] – Bread Sticks
[Merak] – Spices Rack
[Merak] – Coffee Station
[Merak] – Oranges Basket
[Merak] – Bread Loaf

*Dublin Old Shelf – Brown Wood by Pewpew! – March 2018 Deco(c)rate 

Decor – Hyacinth [white] by *LODE* @ Shiny Shabby
Harrogate Grandfather Clock by Apple Fall
Plantation Counter (Rustic) by Apple Fall
Autumn Preserves by Apple Fall
‘Elvira’ Stacked Cups by Apple Fall
Locust Grove Stacked Plates by [noctis]
Dipping Bowl . Bronze by .Shi
Vintage Flatware . Fade by .Shi
Vintage Flatware . Fade by .Shi
Hanger With Tapes Wall Decor by BananaN
Antique Ladders w/ Heart String by Apple Fall
Kitchen Shelf by Ionic
Hanging Plant – Style One – Alone by 22769
Stoneware Vessels by Apple Fall
Home Stuffs Pitcher by Serenity Style
Anya House by Scarlet Creative

Game on boys

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I’m participating in the Geeks ‘n’ Nerds Fair this year.  It’s set to open the doors in a few days on October 22nd.  It has a bit of everything for you to get your geekiness or nerdiest on.

Today I am showing a game master table with chairs and accessories set by Fiasco. The set comes with a decorated version set up as well as the individual pieces that you could use on their own or create your own game setup.  The table with decorated game has a land impact of 5 with chairs being 2 and other individual games pieces with 1. The event will be open until November 5th. The poster below does not have the correct dates, as the event was pushed back as a result of Hurricane Mathew.

I’m also showing wall cubes in orange and black, the black planter and cube display decor pieces by ChiC buildings, available now at On9.  This set is available in both black and orange at the event.  I’m showing also a decor piece by ::New Church::, which is the TERRORium, called the Tree of Sorrow that sits on the cubes in the corner.

The vintage lovecraft comics on the floor are by [noctis] and available at Genre currently.  The grid stander on the wall with the decor and other near the curtain wall is by Elysium and available at Totally Top Shelf. The last item being featured is the rustic bench, a collaboration between Shutter Field and Decor Junction. All great decor pieces for your decorating needs.

Have a great Thursday!

Credits:
*Game Master Table w/ Deco by Fiasco – NEW @ Geeks & Nerds Opens Oct. 22nd!!
*Game Master Chair by Fiasco – NEW @ Geeks & Nerds Opens Oct. 22nd!!
*Game Master Cans by Fiasco – NEW @ Geeks & Nerds Opens Oct. 22nd!!
*Vintage Lovecraft Comics #2 by [noctis] – NEW @ Genre
*TERRORium – Tree of Sorrow by :: New Church :: – NEW @ On9
*Wall Cubes – Black by ChiC buildings – NEW @ On9
*Als grid w.decor (1) by Elysium – NEW @ Totally Top Shelf
*Country Bench – Rustic by Shutter Field  & Decor Junction  NEW
*Wall Cubes – Orange  by ChiC buildings – NEW @ On9
*Als grid stander (3)  by Elysium – NEW @ Totally Top Shelf
*Cube Display – Rust by ChiC buildings  – NEW @ On9
*Cubed Planter and Foliage Black by ChiC buildings – NEW @ On9
Antique Wooden Figures by Soy @ Collabor88
Echoes of Autumn – Wines by Second Spaces @ Collabor88
The Forest Shanty by Ionic {from a past The Forest Event}

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Me dijo, eres dulce y mala al mismo tiempo

He said, “You are sweet and bad at the same time.”

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I really loved this table and chair set that [noctis] created for The Fantasy Collective, because it reminds me of the furniture from some of my border trips to Mexico.  I call them border trips as they were only visits that didn’t venture beyond a couple of cities from the border line.  My very first trip was while visiting San Diego, California and crossing over the bridge to Mexico through Tijuana.  I will never forget that trip as it was heart wrenching to see little children no more than 5 years of age panhandling for money.  Another border trip was through Hidalgo, Texas when I was actually in Fort Worth and our party made the jaunt to McAllen and then on to Mexico.

It’s a pity that now those trips across the border are not considered the most safe, but who knows what the future brings.

Credits:
Hair – Tukinowaguma – Celina @ On9 Event
Dress – Luas – Licinia White @ The Fantasy Collective

Scene:
Rural Farmhouse Rare – Apple Fall
Table & Chairs – [Noctis] @ The Fantasy Collective
Superlong Potted Cactus – Soy
Boho-Colored Kitchen: Shelf Rare, Chest, Kitchen Stuff, Covered Pot, Clay Pots, Table, Busket w/ Bread, Jam, Wooden Plates, Milk & Butter Pot {gacha from March 2015 Shiny Shabby} – [Zerkalo]
La Cantina: 07 Hanging Apron, 06 Wine Rack, 01 Easel Rare, 09 Wine Set, 02 Bucket {gacha from May 2015 Shiny Shabby}- YS&YS
Magnolia II Vase Rare {March 2015 Arcade} – LODE
Golden Shower Vase [white] – LODE @ The Arcade

Pose: Reluctance to Walk by Del May

You’re the apple of my eye.

Apple of My Eye 004On Flickr earlier I saw a post with a statement letting men and women alike know they were not in SL for a relationship or to talk about their real life… so basically stop trying to come on to them.  I guess someone might take the time to read through your profile and then go on their browser to get to your Flickr and scroll through all the pictures and hopefully come upon that post before instant messaging you.  Maybe.

In the four years that I’ve been in Second Life I have had my share of both sexes also come on to me.  I can’t say that’s been the case in the last year or so at least not in a reoccurring basis and perhaps it’s because I spend a majority of my time just attending shopping events and on my own land.

Though in the last week I’ve had at least two incidents that were not in the most pleasant manner.  The first was at a store on a moderate sim while I was waiting for the building and vendor to completely rez when I get a message “hi sexy slut,” which took me by surprise.  I choose to ignore it as opposed to enter into any type of chat with this man moron.  I ended up crashing and logged back in at home to find a new message with an invitation to join this person at some mature island.  To say the least not a compliment.

The second was at a shopping event and someone said hello.  I was not in the mood for idle conversation and so I choose not to respond, hoping if I didn’t reply the person would deem that I was not interested in chat and move on.  I know it takes courage for someone to reach out to you to just even to say hello and generally I am never rude to ignore anyone when they’re just being friendly.  I closed the box and continued to scan around the event location when another message pops up from the same person with a… “you have a nice chest.”  I literally rolled my eyes knowing full well that my assets were covered and closed the message box and went home.

In either of those situations I can’t imagine any woman responding to that in a positive way much less feeling they’ve been complimented.

So I hope that very public statement does the trick, because both parties failed to look at my profile pick where it says I’m not easily impressed and I’m not available.

On that note….

We need to teach our daughters to know the difference between: 
…a man who flatters her and a man who compliments her
…a man who spends money on her and a man who invests in her
…a man who views her as property and a man who views her properly
…a man who lusts after her and a man who loves her
…a man who believes he’s a gift to women, and a man who believes she’s a gift to him
And then we need to teach our sons to be that kind of man.
~unknown

Credits:
Hair – eXxEsS – Cosma
Romper – Blueberry – Beaded Romper Pixie

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Hair – Love Soul – Hair*115* Jet Black
Jumper – {Toddleedoodle} – Dusty Coyote Jumper

Scene:
*AppleShad {with Apples Menu} – Little Branch @ Shiny Shabby
Grass Field Green – [we’re CLOSED]
Apple Crates – Vespertine
Crate of Apples – Eclyps 3D 
Bushel of Apples – Robin (Sojourner) Wood
3 Apple Crates – Floorplan
The Apple Basket – [noctis]
Bucket of Apples – Artilleri

Pose: Sharing is Caring – Something New @ Pose Fair

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Has anyone seen my big bad wolf?

“Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.” ~ German Proverb

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I’m at my work desk taking a small break to write this post and moving to the song “Demons” by Imagine Dragons as I had just finished reading a fellow bloggers post, which contained the video to this song.  I love the tune of that song and another great tune that I favor these days is “Take me to Church” by Hozier.   They just suit the mood lately and I’m a sort of laughing right now as I realize the coincidental pairing of both titles.

Maybe I’ll just leave this with a quote…. “Throw me to the wolves, and I’ll return leading the pack.”  

Enjoy the rest of your Thursday!

Credits:
Shawl – The Secret Store – Winter Shawl-Straight Bangs Snow {Dec. 2014 Arcade} {Tinted Shawl}
Hood – Wimey – Little Red’s Hood UltraRare @ Fantasy Gacha Carnival {Over March 15th}
Dress – Wimey – Little Red’s Dress Rare @ Fantasy Gacha Carnival {Over March 15th}

Scene:
4 Season Big Ash Tree – Sweet Revolutions
4 Season Short & Long Grass – Sweet Revolutions
4 Season Forest Ferns – Sweet Revolutions
4 Season Shrubs V.02 – Sweet Revolutions
Wolf – Just Animals/Hannah Kozlowski
The Apple Basket & Apples – [noctis] @ We ❤ Role-Play

Pose: We Be Friends by EinK {Half of Pose}