“Lay me down in sheets of linen / You had a busy day today”

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I was thinking it’s been quite some time since I’ve written a moody post, but I checked and, of course, I was wrong. My posts are all about moods! I’ve been in a strange mood lately. It’s not strange to me, but I’m trying to express it in other ways. Unfortunately, it is not working as well as I expected because I feel like I’m an empty shell and just drifting through the day. Subsequently, I needed to get more than a few things off my chest.

Designer Showcase July

Instead of writing tons, I’ll just make a list. It’s in no particular … Read more →

“Just own the night like the 4th of July”

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Franklin D. Roosevelt once said:“In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.” I couldn’t agree more. Happy Fourth of July! May you celebrate in style. =)

Happy 4th of July

Sascha’s Designs Purr in USA (Buy a Gown for 500L and get USA Purr for free!)
Real Evil Industries Lux Pearl drop Necklace
.LeLutka.Mesh Head-Simone
DeeTaleZ *Mesh* Freckles Layer
little bones. Yuno (Collabor88)
Boudoir Fourth of July Pinwheels (Gacha Item)
The Big Black Sky pose by Flutter Memel
Mini Fireworks Display from Basic Elements (Free!)

Purr in USA
SAS - Purr USA  (+ Omega)

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“Just like fire…If I can light the world up for just one day”

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If you aren’t into the Zodiac, you’ll probably moan and groan after my next statement. I love that I’m a Sagittarius! It’s a fire sign, of course! Whenever I am uncooperative (restless, unrealistic, superficial, or lose my verbal filter), I play the Sagittarius card.

Glitter Swank

I used to own the best book called Darkside Zodiac. I traded it for Frida Kahlo’s autobiography, and I don’t know why. I was going to replace my old book, but I just found out there’s a new edition. Since it’s called Blame Your Planet: A Wicked Astrological Tour Through the Darkside Read more →

“Way up in the west hills” (not really, but it’s even better)

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We finally settled in our new place. I swear, the older I get, the more moving physically hurts! This time, the hurt is worth it. I love our new home. I’m plotting how to decorate the place and make it a home as I type.

Monique by Styles by Danielle

Since I feel fancy, I decided to dress like high society as I plan. Styles by Danielle’s Monique is a succulent blend of satin, cashmere, and floral design that comes in shimmering and non-shimmering. I like to sparkle. Who doesn’t? It doesn’t matter if you like to literally sparkle on the outside or exude a … Read more →

If you aren’t me, how do you know how I feel?

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If this were real life, I would be screaming. I can only handle butterflies in SL. As beautiful as many believe they are, butterflies scare me. Relationships used to scare me too. I always felt like I loved too much and scared people off. While Twittersphere debates the authenticity of Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston’s relationship, I felt compelled to say who cares. Let the girl get over her former relationship however she wants.

Let go

I told my hubby that Swift’s lyrics, from many of her songs, were so relatable because I remember that longing and that hurt that came with … Read more →

“The place where you came from ain’t there any more…”

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This is a subtle part II to my last post. My husband teased me mercilessly about calling one of my posts part I, so this is a test. If he really reads my blogs, I have to use it to my advantage.😉

Last time, I went on and on about our Chihuahuas, but only wrote specifically about Annabelle. Now, my little Loki is my first love! Both pups were rescues so I can only imagine their pasts. Loki’s foster dad was not official, but he was the one who snatched up a little, lost dog walking around in traffic. I’m … Read more →

“Where are you going, where have you been?” Part I…

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My husband will appreciate half of this post. Now, when I say he’ll appreciate it, I mean he’ll remember the original story. We adopted Annabelle, a little rascal of a Chihuahua, last year because my husband saw her picture and wanted to give our Chihuahua Loki a companion. The first couple of days were rough! I was protective over my Loki because…well he’s a mama’s boy. Annabelle is younger so much more playful. Naturally, I thought playful meant she wanted to eat him. Now I know better. They’re a cute little team. She feels like a part of the family, … Read more →

“Running scared, I was there, I remember it all too well…”

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Any blogger who does in-world shots knows the risk. By risk, I mean other avatars entering a blogger’s world. Sometimes, it’s harmless. Other times, people behind the keyboard are having a wonderful time jumping or pushing the solitary avatar that looks like she is lost or away from the keyboard. This time, I camera stalked the one-day-old avatar and took a snapshot because for all I know she is new or perhaps she’s having a bad day. I’ve never really photographed others, but it’s the personification of nostalgia, for me. Avatars are not human, but the people who control them … Read more →

Speaking of which…

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I used to have an active Second Life. It was loads of fun in the beginning. I call it the SL gloss and that gloss wore out quite some time ago. Teaching was fun. Pretending to be a model was fun too. Isn’t it funny how we can change interests even in our Second Lives?

For instance, now, I log in solely to blog. If my old friends get my autoreply, chances are I really am in Photoshop, or I just don’t have anything to say. Regardless of what I am doing, I let my autoresponse do the talking.
How to be alone

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Yeah, I’m sober, sure I’m sane: Still your daughter still the same

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If there is any fairy tale character I could really understand, I would have to say it’s Thumbelina. Before I get too deep, it’s due to my size. I swear to my husband that I’m five feet tall and he swears that I’m lying. Okay, so he knows me well but I know how men gauge inches so I thought I was safe! Really, the perfect height for me would be 5′ 4″ so I could wear flats. I can’t complain. Perhaps my mother wished for a tiny little child like Thumbelina’s mother  did?

Were you scared that I might get hurt

In spite of my size, I … Read more →