Freebie and Cheapie Etiquette

I don’t talk a lot about stuff like this because I really feel that we are all grown men and women (or should be) and we all know how to act. Common courtesy is not hard and it often is the oil that greases the squeaky wheel, the small gesture that eases conversation and interaction between highly diverse individuals.

However, recently I’ve seen some private posts and such that indicate to me that some people need a reminder on how to behave.

In the first place… Second Life is pretty much a “you get out of it what you put into it”. It’s not all that different from real life in that aspect. in some way or another, you have to put something into it, if you expect to get anything from it or within it. That could be time, money, creating something.. but everyone puts something into it.

If you are not willing to put something into it, then chances are you are going to be disappointed with what you find here.

So.. some rules as I see them.

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Noob Chronicles – A Little Purple

I’ve had these pics finished on my hard drive for a couple days now but I just didn’t have time/energy to get the post done. I apologize that it’s kind of late, but I’ve double checked and most everything is still where it was.

purplenoobtimeThis skin is -still- available as of today Monday 12/5/2016 at 1:33 pm eastern. You can find it at the 30L/35L Black Friday Cyber Monday festival along with quite a few gifts and other good deals. Click here to go directly to the Wow booth.  35L gets you the Natalie skin in your choice of tone. It includes system skins and an omega applier which covers both your mesh head and mesh body. Please note the skin itself has a green eye shadow and a reddish lip. I’m using appliers from AlaskaMetro (CremeDuo) shadow and Shiny Stuffs – tinted lip balm to give myself this purplish shadow and pink mouth.

There’s been some changes to my noob, she’s now wearing a catwa head called Dyana. I just bought her the basic head and the eye blinks for now and will upgrade more little by little.

3 different outfits and more details after the jump.

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Gypsy Warmth and Thanks

This post is going to be a little more brief and less detailed than usual simply because I’m quite tired and there’s a lot I want to get done.

I sincerely hope that those of you who celebrate Thanksgiving or just enjoy the time to spend with your families that it was one filled with peace, love and togetherness.

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If you went shopping, I hope you got some bargains. So much happened and I bought so much that I just don’t feel I can even cover it all. But I do hope all of you were able to snatch up some good second life bargains too. The best thing about shopping in sl is, you can do it sitting on your couch in your pjs.

gypsywarmth002The look that I’m featuring today includes some of the buys that I made over the weekend. Wasabi Pills had a sale on their Basics Packs, 100L for a pack of several essential tones including this blonde. This is the Marissa hair and though you can’t see it, it has lovely braids down the back and it comes with a hud to change the little bands on the braids. Gorgeous.

Neve also had a Black Friday sale, outfits half price and this is the Dreamer sweater and skirt dress in Meadow. Each outfit comes in a 3 pack of colors and there’s a hud which usually allows some mixing and matching. You can’t see it but I’m wearing the skirt part in a brown floral print, very autumnal in my opinion which has some green leaves that match the sweater.

Even though I bought several items during Skin Addiction’s Black Friday sale <3, I’m actually sporting a full price skin. I was gleeful to discover that League has released appliers for catwa and immediatelly snapped them right up. I was a long time fan of League’s system skins and I am much in love with Ella, the catwa head applier.

I’m wearing the medium skin tone and I also bought, of course, the body applier for my Lara as well as a set of matte lipsticks, which you can also see me wearing above. The head applier comes with brow options, eye makeup options and lipstick choices as well.

gypsywarmth001My photographs were taken in a really nice Gypsy Caravan by Angelic Designs. The animation is included as are a choice of a few others. It was on offer for 100L for Steals and Deals this week and I just loved it. It’s warm and rustic and inviting and just right. I’ve parked it on my sim as a wintery rest area 😀 *Please note, i can’t guarantee that the Caravan will stay on sale for long. Hurry!

Cosmetics –

Lashes appliers by Shiny Stuffs called Flutter

Nail appliers by Zoz called Cascade Fall Polish set to silver

All other cosmetics come with the skin applier above.

Staples that I wear pretty much constantly.

Catwa – Dyana head

Maitreya – Lara Body

Real Evil Industries – Ice Queen Rings, attached bracelets hidden via the hud

Swallow – Shiny Ears

AviGlam – Mesh Eyes, various – I’m wearing Celestial in Sapphire

After the jump a little personal info if you’re interested. if not, no problem.

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LoTD – Sweater Weather

I live in a relatively warm climate, in Virginia, but it’s starting to get more than nippy in my neck of the woods and now we’ve got Daylight Savings time in place, I’m pulling out my sweaters that were stored over the summer.

Today I’m showing you a mix of items I’ve picked up in the not too distant past and one of the things I want to show is that every item you buy doesn’t have to cost 200L or more at a pop.

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More pics and details after the jump!

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Lootd – Autumn Days

I apologize so much for being so tardy with posting. Not only did I get a new pet as mentioned previously but I also had a disastrous malware problem and then evidently Windows 10 has issues and well it was a giant clusterxxxx. So, all of these items are former sale items and again my big apologies with reporting on them but, if you like ’em you can still grab ’em sale or no.

autumndays003I tried a new technique on these pictures, taking them on green screen and then adding a background. If you like tutorials, I followed this one on how to extract from green screen – here. I used a few other things as well including adding a layer, using a brush in the color range and painting over any lingering greenish areas and then turning the layer to hue under blending changes. I then just merged layers and so on. I’m fairly pleased with how it turned out!

More details and pictures for this look after the jump!

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Welcome Jonas

This post is more about rl than it is about sl, except to warn readers and friends that I may be offline ish for a bit. I just adopted a new pet, and here’s his piccie. In the last six months both of my other dogs, whom I’d had for more than five years each, passed away. More after the cut.

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Autumn Witch – Freebies/Cheapies SL Noob Chronicles

This post has a mix of free, cheap and not so cheap items including a FREE Group Gift Dress by ArtFashion, a 1l headband by Pandamomo, 75l gacha skins from Essences, 1l shoes from Empire and 9L hair from Mina @ Kustom 9 Plus more.

autumnwitchnoobdressLots more details to find under the cut. Keep reading.

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