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To hell with the sugar – I’ll take the SPICE

https://sohawtsl.wordpress.com/2018/01/08/to-hell-with-the-sugar-ill-take-the-spice/

To hell with the sugar - I'll take the SPICE

I wanted to share this with you all…
This is what I do while blogging items with HUDS… I pile them on and play with them until I get a color combo I love.

And to do this, I need to have everything within eye contact. Now, this is not how I normally I have them laid out. I have them spread all over my screen but, I do have all of these attached all over my screen, positioned so I can see my avatar as I change the colors.

Have you ever wondered

As you can see, I have everything attached. The only part of my outfit that didn’t have a hud was my Tabou jeans!
There is also a hud for my skin but, I didn’t include it in this post because well, I used a previous Glam Affair skin from, a past Uber event. I had finished all the photos by the time the new skin was posted for the Collabor88 round by Glam Affair, so I didn’t get a chance to include it in this post but, no worries, I will do another post, asap.

The Darkness is currently running, and one of the awesome stores I blog for, Leluck, released these beautiful Glitter Shadows for it!

To hell with the sugar - I'll take the SPICE

There are 8 colors, and of course, pink was my favorite! I have done my best to share them in order but, hey, sometimes, my rez just hates me, and I have to share them as they come in!
One thing I will point out to the consumers is that these use both the Eyeshadow layer and the Eyebrow layers on the Catwa Head. So if you are a brow applier wearer, you may run into issues but, they are so beautiful, you should look into wearing your skin brows!

Another fun thing I like to do is, find fun poses to show off my nails! I used the Vogue 2017 series from, Nantra for this pose!

To hell with the sugar - I'll take the SPICE

As you can see, it shows them off perfectly!

I am so loving the Bento poses. I have the software to make them but, I do not have the “know how”, so I rely on places like Nantra to fulfill my bento pose needs.

Last but not least, not even a little, I wanted to show a close up on my boots, as well as, my puppy.

To hell with the sugar - I'll take the SPICE

With these boots, you can change everything!
I, of course, went with the “lights” hud, but you can choose the darkness one if that is more your style. I love how many pink choices there are! I spent an hour just playing with the HUD because, well… oh the colors! haha.

The puppy was a gift from my friend, Max!
We went over to Jian because, this puppy was actually at the Arcade, and this being January, we had to check the store. When I say the Jian is animal gacha heaven, be assured, I am not joking!
I could spend hours there, just playing with the machines, if I have unlimited resources, hehe.

Anyway, thank you for the gift! I love it!

A couple side notes before I end this very long post.
I decided to wait til the end so that people that would prefer not to see my personal “issues” in SL, could just skip to the end but, here it is…

Warning!!  Now is the time to run to the bottom, if you want to skip all this!

First… 

There is another blogger, I am not going to name them but, she made some very hurtful comments about how I choose to grieve over the loss of a loved one. And, well, I just cannot let it slide. She wrote some harsh words, telling me I need mental help because she feels that I am “mentally unstable”, grieving over the loss of my dad, by writing about it here. According to her, I am using people for sympathy.
To this person, and to anyone that feels the same way.
My father inlaw has a very strong impact on my life. Him & my mother inlaw, they saved me. No one realizes that I had a really hard life. I had, and have fears of abandonment, so, when I met them, I was scared, and worried that they would not accept me, and it took a while but, we all got to a place where I felt safe. For the first time in many years. He was my DAD. I know many people have had different experiences with inlaws but, they were, and are, my parents. They could have treated me like a black sheep… A stain on their name but, they didn’t. They saved me.
I became a good mother because of the chances that they allowed me to have. And I will be forever grateful to them.
To have some stranger, I barely know, put me down, for mourning over the loss of a great man. It kills me a little inside. To know that there are really people out there in the world that have no heart. That receive pleasure by making others hurt… well, I honestly do not think it is ME who needs the mental help.
I love my father inlaw and mother inlaw. To me, they will always be Mom & Dad. And I will mourn his passing, for a very long time. I will have good days, and bad, and sometimes those feeling, will be shared on my blog.
If you do not wish to see these feelings, then you can either just skip them all, and go right to the details, or, not read them at all. However, I hope that, as I have come to care about what happens to others that, others will continue to care what happens to me.

Secondly…

I am going to keep this part short, and I am sure many of you are sighing in relief.

A close friend, or someone that I thought was close, felt that I made a joke on a comment about the memory of the loss of their parent. I would never have done this. I know myself well enough to know, that the loss of a parent, can feel like someone being ripped from your soul… To that person, who has decided not to be my friend anymore because of this comment,  I am sorry that you felt that whatever I said was a “joke”… I honestly do not think that I did anything of the sort…but, if that is how you felt, I am sorry that something I said, upset you. I wish you had come to me.

Well, that is it for now, and as promised, here are your details, and I shall see you all in the next post!

Descriptions are always as follows

Item/URL | Product Name | Event | Month

I do my best to always credit everything in my photos.

No matter the length of my posts, I always include the above explanation in my styling area.

I hope that you have enjoyed this post!

♥

Styling

Body

Shape | So Hawt SL – Shapes | Random personal shape from my store

Head | CATWA | Uma | New Release

Ears | Swallow | Pixie

Eyeshadow | [LeLuck] | Glitter Shadow | The Darkness | January 2018 

Body | Maitreya | Body – Lara V4.1

Skin | Glam Affair | Suzie – Jamacia | Past Uber | Likely not available (mainstore url included)

Eyes | Avi-Glam. | Natural Eyes (Fatpack)

Hair | Exile | Slow Dancing – All or Nothing | Collabor88 | January 2018

Nailpolish | DP – Koffin Nails | FatPack – Frostbitten | Genre | December 2017 (Ends Jan. 11th, 2018)

Clothing

Top | [Cynful] | Delrica’s Cozy Sweater – Fatpack | Collbor88 | January 2018
– I am wearing the fuzzy version! Love it!

Pants | TABOU.| Vanessa Jeans -Light Blue

Footwear | CandyDoll | Anny Heels – Light Colors | Fameshed | January 2018

Accessories

Glasses | MURRAY | Round-Frame Sunglasses

Necklace | .::Supernatural::. | Mel Set Pink

Dog | Jian | Santa’s Samoyeds 2. Adult Wanderer RARE

Poses

Backdrop | [ isuka ] | get out backdrop

Poses | Nantra | Vogue 2017

Pose Prop | Exposeur | Luxury Closet Gacha – Chair + 5 Poses RARE


Morgana Hilra

Article

And there were flashes of light

https://sohawtsl.wordpress.com/2018/01/07/and-there-were-flashes-of-light/

I foresee a comfortable nap in my near future

I have this song in my head… it is so beautiful, and it makes me think of all the people in my life, that I have lost in one way or another.

Dad, Greg, Nadie, my cousin Jason…and so many others that are still alive but, lost to me…

This song makes me think of them.

“There were moments, and flashes of gold”… It’s a beautiful song, and it is so soothing.

Meat Loaf – It’s All Coming Back To Me Now

A couple of blog tidbits…

I have been accepted to blog for, Leluck.
They make tattoos and makeup appliers.
I had actually stumbled upon this store, and I saw that they were looking for bloggers, and I love appliers, now that I understand how to use them, lol… so, I took a chance, and they liked my blog enough to add me to their list!
So, thank you, of course, for this honor!

It's all about the face.

In the close-up photo here, I am sharing with you, Leluck’s release for anyBody, which starts on the 7th of January for their first round of 2018!

This release would be eyebrow appliers, and also moles!
Some are more extreme than others but, they are so pretty.
I love the fact that you can add different appliers to your heads in second life. It gives you the ability to purchase the exact head a friend would but, then to make it totally YOU.

One more thing I need to point out!
Zaara… one of my most favorite stores in Second Life in the many years I have been a member, is having a 50% off sale!

It is almost over though! Click here for the info!! And do it FAST!
If I had more lindens, I would go back for another sweep!!

Ok, time for your info! I hope that you head over and grab all the yummy goodies!

All product, event and designer info in styling area.

Descriptions are always as follows

Item/URL | Product Name | Event | Month

I do my best to always credit everything in my photos.

No matter the length of my posts, I always include the above explanation in my styling area.

I hope that you have enjoyed this post!

♥

Styling

Body

Shape | So Hawt SL – Shapes | Random personal shape from my store

Head | CATWA | Uma | New Release

Ears | Swallow | Pixie

Brows | [LeLuck] | Eyebrows Set 2 | anyBody | January 2018

Moles | [LeLuck] | Facemole set | anyBody | January 2018

Body | Maitreya | Body – Lara V4.1

Skin | Amara beauty | Antonia CATWA applier – Tone 3

Eyes | Avi-Glam. | Natural Eyes (Fatpack)

Hair | Moon. | Pixie Harlow – Browns

Clothing

Top | Zaara | Nadira blouse (maitreya) *crimson* | 50% off Annual Sale | Ends, January 7th, 2018 at Midnight!
(not sure is that means, it is over already but, make sure you tp over to see, ASAP! Either way, great store~!)

Pants | Zaara | Nadira harem pants (maitreya) *crimson*  | 50% off Annual Sale | Ends, January 7th, 2018 at Midnight!
(not sure is that means, it is over already but, make sure you tp over to see, ASAP! Either way, great store~!)

Accessories

Belt | Zaara | Nadira belt (maitreya+unrigged) | 50% off Annual Sale | Ends, January 7th, 2018 at Midnight!
(not sure is that means, it is over already but, make sure you tp over to see, ASAP! Either way, great store~!)

Armbands | Zaara | Raksha arm-chain (maitreya) *silver* | 50% off Annual Sale | Ends, January 7th, 2018 at Midnight!
(not sure is that means, it is over already but, make sure you tp over to see, ASAP! Either way, great store~!)

Necklace | Zaara | Banjara silver choker | 50% off Annual Sale | Ends, January 7th, 2018 at Midnight!
(not sure is that means, it is over already but, make sure you tp over to see, ASAP! Either way, great store~!)

Rings | Zaara | Siya stacked rings | 50% off Annual Sale | Ends, January 7th, 2018 at Midnight!
(not sure is that means, it is over already but, make sure you tp over to see, ASAP! Either way, great store~!)

Pose/Prop

Backdrop | Paparazzi | The Brownstone Hotel Stoop

Poses | <K&S> | Liza. Poses 2 #6 | Gacha Guardians | January 2018


Morgana Hilra

Article

I may not be “royal” but, I am damn close!

https://sohawtsl.wordpress.com/2018/01/06/i-may-not-be-royal-but-i-am-damn-close/

Never be Royal - but Damn Close

I just wanted to have some fun with this post.
See this outfit I am wearing? It was a gift from one of my newer friends in SL by the name of, Scorpius.
She was so awesome to me when we met, “officially” and she even sent me a really cute present!
A jacket that was a collaboration between Genesis & Mossu, and the really adorable fur body suit, that was specifically made for the jacket!
Omg, thank you so much for this! And because it isn’t an “official” blogger post for either brand, I decided to have some fun with it.

Never be Royal - but Damn Close2

However, I did couple the outfit with some items from Wicca’s Wardrobe that are a part of the, Guardian Gacha event this month…
I will, of course, do a full blog post just on the items from Wicca’s but, I thought that they all paired up really well together for this post. And come on.. the boots, leg bands, and armbands look awesomesauce… Don’t you think?

And, just so I could show it off nicely, I have also done a photo of just plain Jane me, without the filters, so you can all see this adorable skin by, Essences!

Plain Jane er Morgie

The face tattoo isn’t a part of the skin, I was just playing around with different face tattoos, and I happened upon this store, Meshmafia.. there are so many facial tattoos! As soon as I can, I am grabbing my YOB!

Alright, so now that you have seen my random mind, I am going to go off, and place the rest of my backdrops on my sim. And no, these will not be for public use. Of course, my partner may use them, duh we own the sim together but, I have so many of these damn things, I thought I would rez them out to make my damn life easier! lol.

Wish me luck!

Here is some mood music!

Accapella is the best!

♥

All product, event and designer info in styling area.

Descriptions are always as follows

Item/URL | Product Name | Event | Month

I do my best to always credit everything in my photos.

No matter the length of my posts, I always include the above explanation in my styling area.

I hope that you have enjoyed this post!

♥

Styling

Body

Shape | So Hawt SL – Shapes | Random personal shape from my store

Head | CATWA | Uma | New Release

Tattoo | MeshMafia | Butterfly

Body | Maitreya | Body – Lara V4.1

Skin | Essences | Cinnamon – Medium 02 | Kustom9 | December 2017

Eyes | Avi-Glam. | Natural Eyes (Fatpack)

Hair | #taketomiWEST |Molly – Fatpack | CLUB TAKETOMI | 250L to Join

Nail Polish | DP – Koffin Nails |  FatPack – Celtic Couture – Silver

Clothing

Coat | Mossu x Genesis Lab | Total Glam.Fur Coat – FATPACK

Bodysuit | Ec.cloth | Velvet Body Parted For Furs

Boots/Arm/Leg Bands | Wicca’s Wardrobe | Janet – RARES | Gacha Guardian | January 2018

Accessories

Glasses | Glamistry | Sunglasses [PU2003]

Piercing | Zombie Suicide | Angel Kiss

Pose/Prop

Backdrop | KPoses | Backdrop Octuber Man :

Poses | FOXCITY| Back to Baesics Bento Pose Set | chapter Four | January 2018


Morgana Hilra

Article

Cute but not psycho! Most of the time….

https://sohawtsl.wordpress.com/2018/01/04/cute-but-not-psycho/

Cute but not psycho

I don’t know about you but, a cute pair of shoes, or a nice pair of boots, have always made me feel a wee bit calmer, in the face of hell.

CandyDoll – Luiza Heels

✔ Materials On

✔ 6 Metals

✔ 3 Sole colors

✔ The double combination comes only with Fat Pack

The reason is this

Your Limo to N21!

Background | ninety |  pyscho pink backdrop (past gift)

Styling info can be found here.


Morgana Hilra

Article

Yasmin Vol.2 Bento Dancepack – MOVE! Animations Cologne

https://sohawtsl.wordpress.com/2018/01/04/yasmin-vol-2-bento-dancepack-move-animations-cologne/

Move! Animations Cologne - Yasmin v2 Bento

Yasmin Vol. 2 Bento Pack features slow-motion & teasing dances with animated fingers and sexy body movement.

With Bento features, the dances are extraordinary.

Take a look at the Dances in their Inworld Store!

100% Professional Motion Capture Dances.

Recorded with a NEW High Class Motion Capture System and Software.

Yasmin Vol. 2 Bento Dance Pack Contains 10 Dances (#17 to #26) which were recorded with High Quality Cameras at a REAL CLUB with REAL DJs playing and REAL PEOPLE around in Cologne Germany.

Price: 300 $L each dance animation | 2399 $L (20% Off Dance Pack)

Move! Animations Cologne Mainstore Teleport!

Styling info can be found here!


Morgana Hilra

Article

Slow change may pull us apart

https://sohawtsl.wordpress.com/2018/01/04/slow-change-may-pull-us-apart/

Slow change may pull us apart

Simple Minds

Won’t you come see about me?
I’ll be alone, dancing you know it baby

Tell me your troubles and doubts
Giving me everything inside and out and
Love’s strange so real in the dark
Think of the tender things that we were working on

Slow change may pull us apart
When the light gets into your heart, baby

Slow change may pull us apart

Will you stand above me?
Look my way, never love me
Rain keeps falling, rain keeps falling
Down, down, down

Will you recognize me?
Call my name or walk on by
Rain keeps falling, rain keeps falling
Down, down, down, down

♥

All product, event and designer info in styling area.

Descriptions are always as follows

Item/URL | Product Name | Event | Month

I do my best to always credit everything in my photos.

No matter the length of my posts, I always include the above explanation in my styling area.

I hope that you have enjoyed this post!

♥

Styling

Body

Shape | So Hawt SL – Shapes | Random personal shape from my store

Head | CATWA | Uma | New Release

Body | Maitreya | Body – Lara V4.1

HairBase | Just Magnetized | Basic Hairbase – set 19 for OMEGA | Applique | December 2017

Skin | Essences | Lydia Catwa App. FULL SET | Pocket Gacha | December 2017

Eyes | Avi-Glam. | Natural Eyes (Fatpack)

Hair | Moon. Hair | Variety – Sane | Hair Sale | til January 15, 2018

Tattoo | Letis Tattoo | Passione

Nail Polish | DP – Koffin Nails |  FatPack – Celtic Couture – Silver

Clothing

Dress | Entice | Beg for Mercy – Navy |  The Makeover Room | January 2018

Accessories

Headpiece | Entice | My Way Headband with Flowers | The Trunk Show | December 2017

Pose/Prop

Prop | PURPLE POSES + ME |  Xmas Minimal Set


Morgana Hilra

Article

No more bright eyes…

https://sohawtsl.wordpress.com/2018/01/03/no-more-bright-eyes/

The year changes

Just a song accompaniment today.

Bonnie Tyler – Total Eclipse of the Heart

Turnaround, every now and then I get a little bit lonely
And you’re never coming round
Turnaround, every now and then I get a little bit tired
Of listening to the sound of my tears
Turnaround, every now and then I get a little bit nervous
That the best of all the years have gone by
Turnaround, every now and then I get a little bit terrified
And then I see the look in your eyes
Turnaround bright eyes, but every now and then I fall apart
Turnaround bright eyes, every now and then I fall apart

The year changes2

Seems to fit today.. xo to all.

♥

All product, event and designer info in styling area.

Descriptions are always as follows

Item/URL | Product Name | Event | Month

I do my best to always credit everything in my photos.

No matter the length of my posts, I always include the above explanation in my styling area.

I hope that you have enjoyed this post!

♥

Styling

Body

Shape | So Hawt SL – Shapes | Random personal shape from my store

Head | CATWA | Uma | New Release

Body | Maitreya | Body – Lara V4.1

Skin | Avi-GLam | Candice – Tone 3 | Shiny Shabby | December 2017

Eyes | Zombie Suicide | Winter | N21 – Winter Gacha | December 2017

Hair | :::Phoenix::: | Gabriella – Fatpack | Fameshed | January 2018

Nail Polish | DP – Koffin Nails | FatPack – So Caffinated – Rainbows

Clothing

Dress | Apple May Designs |  Athena Gown – Fatpack

Accessories

Necklace | Supernatural | Gabi Necklace Silver | The Kawaii Project | December 2017

Headpiece | *LODE* | Head Accessory – Silverblue [green]

Pose/Prop

Prop | Wetcat | Winter “Front”


Morgana Hilra

Article

Where will his door open?

https://sohawtsl.wordpress.com/2018/01/02/where-will-his-door-open/

A changing life.

When one door closes, one door opens.
What a way to take this quote, huh?

I had actually sent this to my whole friends list in SL but, it would not fit, so I figured I would share it here instead, since most of you are on my contact list, or are a fan of my blog, which means anything affecting me, is going to affect my blog… therefore, you all should be included in on this.

So, here we go..

Hi, guys and gals.. Sorry for the mass message, I just wanted to get this out to everyone in one shot, and I figured there would be enough people online right now, so… I would let you know now..

babble, babble.

I do not know how many of you knew but my RL dad (in law but, still the only father I have ever had in RL*other than one person, they know who they are*) has been struggling this past year, after losing his fight with cancer approx 5+ yrs ago (he was diagnosed 5+ yrs ago, and began his struggle. Losing it means, no treatments worked anymore.), as well as a rare nerve condition developed from mono, and a heart condition (the same one I have but more advanced). Anyway, he was struggling, and this past week he was taken to the hospital after his blood transfusion failed to raise his blood cells, and while there, he received another, and there was talk of him coming home… and then, he ended up with a fever, and slipping into a “waking coma”, basically, he was there, but not present.

He couldn’t talk. Nor eat… He made it through Xmas before that happen, so at least he had a nice(ish) Xmas, and then new years day, night, Jan 1st, 2018 he passed away in his sleep. Momma was beside him, sleeping in a cot, they had to wake her up to tell her he was gone.

I am sorry to everyone, if over the past few weeks I have been out of character, please understand my family and I have been suffering along with dad.

Part of me is angry and sad that he is gone. That he will not see his grand-children’s weddings, or graduations, or great-grandchildren… but, the rational side of me… understands that he was in so much pain. And he fought for so long. I am glad that he has rest now. And that our family, especially momma, can begin to heal. Now begins the time of trying to keep my family together and happy.

I am sorry for the future if I am slow to blog, or slow to get back to my “old self”.. please do not take it personally if I am terse, or moody. I am just processing all of this. There is much more I could write here but, I am just too tired. And sad. And confused as to why I am even online… other than I was tired of being in bed. I am sad that I didn’t get to say goodbye. I am still sick, and not really showing signs of getting better atm.. so I didn’t get to go to the hospital but, my children did. So, I am happy about that.

Anyway, sorry again for the mass message. I know how much some of you hate these. Hell, I get moody with them sometimes too.. but, please forgive me. xx

Our family is not having a “funeral” as that is not something he wanted but, thank you to the people that understand that the coming weeks may be difficult for us, and we all appreciate the well wishes.

To dad.. I honestly do not know what to say other than, I hope you are no longer in pain, and that you are in a safe, and warm embrace now. And I am sorry I didn’t get to say goodbye.

(I do not own the photo above, I did a search on google for funeral flowers, and this was the most beautiful, and the one I could see for dad. xo)


Morgana Hilra

Article

Dear 2017.. Don’t let the door hit ya on the way out

https://sohawtsl.wordpress.com/2017/12/31/dear-2017-dont-let-the-door-hit-ya-on-the-way-out/

Good bye 2017

Thank heavens this year is over.
We are almost free of it.

My only SL resolution this year is….

2017 this is what I think of you

to try and pick my fights better, and to use better judgment.

To try and not take on causes because, as I have learned recently, not every cause is worth it. Not worth the energy I put into it. And sure as hell not worth the stress that it causes me.

Don't let the door hit ya on the way out

This coming year, I promise myself to care more about my health, as it directly affects my sl. And to turn a cheek when someone or, someone”s” attempt to pull me into pettiness.

From this day forward… I think I will run my “causes” past a third party before I decide to get involved and try to help people.

This way, maybe… just maybe… I will be sane by the end of each day, instead of more stressed out then when I first started.

So.. 2017.. in RL and SL..
My message is… simply put..
Fuck off, get the fuck out, and don’t let the door hit ya on the way out.

Wait… on second thought. Get stuck in it. I am sure we can find some nice big strapping someone to knock you out.

♥

All product, event and designer info in styling area.

Descriptions are always as follows

Item/URL | Product Name | Event | Month

I do my best to always credit everything in my photos.

No matter the length of my posts, I always include the above explanation in my styling area.

I hope that you have enjoyed this post!

♥

Styling

Body

Shape | So Hawt SL – Shapes | Random personal shape from my store

Head | CATWA | Uma | New Release

Body | Maitreya | Body – Lara V4.1

Skin | Avi-GLam | Candice – Tone 3 | Shiny Shabby | December 2017

Eyes | Zombie Suicide | Winter | N21 – Winter Gacha | December 2017

Blush |  Zombie Suicide | Winter | N21 – Winter Gacha | December 2017

Lashes | Zombie Suicide | Winter | N21 – Winter Gacha | December 2017

Hair | *Tentacio* | Winter Bunny – Kioky – black | Kustom9 | December 2017

Nail Polish | DP – Koffin Nails | FatPack – So Caffinated – Rainbows

Clothing

Outfit |  *Tentacio* | Winter Bunny – Black | Kustom9 | December 2017

Accessories

Necklace/Earrings | Zombie Suicide | Quartz Crystal | N21 – Winter Gacha | December 2017

Candy | CATWA | Candy Cane | [For VIP Group] 

Poses

Poses | akoko | fuckoff bento static pose

Prop | [ isuka ] | club entrance


Morgana Hilra

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