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A Glam Affair With Pure Poison


Good evening Fabulouses 🙂   I am afraid I have nothing free in this post, but when I saw these beautiful items, I was inspired to share them with you because if you are a Pure Poison inworld member, these are yours for such a sweet deal!  I am wearing Pure Poison‘s newly released Valentina Gown in Black which is just as stunning from the back as it is from the front…


…  and also Pure Poison’s Heart Romance Jewelry Set in Onyx.  These gorgeous items in the colours of red are currently available at a group discount of 50% off.  The remaining colours including the black I am wearing is available at a 20% off group offer.   Pure Poison also mentioned news of an exciting new lucky draw program in a recent notice too!

Each month the following prizes will be randomly drawn from the inworld group member list!

1st winner – 6000L – Gift Card
2nd winner – 3000L – Gift Card
3rd winner – 1000L – Gift Card

With all of these fantastic new group offers, they have raised the group fee from 100L to 500L, so I hope you joined previously lol, but it’s still worth it at the 500L fee with all of the gifts, and deals available.


The skin I am in today is Glam Affair’s Mokatana America Star, which I picked up for the low price of 50L today for Fifty Linden Fridays.  This is a limited offer, so act quickly if you’d like this skin too!



Love is wearing…

Skin – Glam Affair Mokatana America Star (50L / Fifty Linden Friday)
Eyes – IKON Sunrise Eyes Black
Hair – TRUTH Hair Mayim
Hands by Slink
Gown – Pure Poison Valentina Gown (new release / group special)
Jewelry – Pure Poison Heart Romance (new release / group special)
Poses by Glitterati
Sim – ChouChou


FabFree Photo Challenge #4 – FabFree Challenge Champion

Our fourth round of the FabFree Photo Challenge, Then vs. Now was a ton of fun!  Thank you to everyone that participated in this round.  It was fabulous to see how all of you have changed and grown into your avatars of today.  I hope to see your entries for the fifth round that will be released tomorrow, right here on the FabFree Blog.

Our Fabfree Challenge Champion for Challenge #4 is Laudanum Woodget who has come a long way!

Then vs Now

If you’d like to have a peek at the other entries, you can find them at the following Flickr link – http://www.flickr.com/groups/2412130@N20/

Thanks for playing along everyone!


Because Blondes Really Don’t Have More Fun!

Well, leave it to me to bring up the rear for the FabFree Photo Challenge (which ends today)! Better late than never, right? Actually, I think I was dragging my feet because I’m sooo embarrassed to show you my old avie pictures. But… since so many of you were brave and showed your “THEN” pictures, I figured I should pony up and do the same. No laughing, ok? Or at least, don’t laugh too loudly! 😛

Blogging Soon!

So yeah… that’s me when I first joined SL in 2010. I was a blonde, only because I’m a blonde in RL, and I thought the point of SL was that we make our avie’s look as much like our RL selves as possible. (HA! No idea where I got that idea.) I’m totally rockin’ the Linden Library hipster glasses… and see that shirt? I was so proud of myself for texturing it myself. Yikes! I wore that SAME OUTFIT for about a year and a half, until I found the Marketplace, and along with it, freebies and dollarbies. By then, I’d grown tired of being a blonde, and started wearing *B.D.R.* dollarbie hairs in the “majestic” color for several months (I have no idea where that red sweater came from, and clearly, I hadn’t found new skin or eyes yet). Shortly after that, I turned myself “ginger,” and the rest is history! 😀

As for my “NOW” picture, I’m wearing a skirt, sweater, and poncho set from Prim & Pixel. It’s not their newest group gift, but I really like the casual, boho feel of it, so I decided to show it anyway. Be sure you pick up the gift on the 2nd floor with all the other group gifts, as there is a non-gift version for sale on the 1st floor. My bracelet is a free gift from B!ASTA, and comes with 4 different gem colors. You’ll find the pink gift box on the front desk.

Be sure you check out the FabFree Photo Challenge Flickr group to see the rest of the fabulous entries! 🙂

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Serena is wearing…

Skin – -Belleza- Ria Medium 4 (188L @ Collabor88)

Eyes – IKON Spectral Eyes Ice

Eyelashes – REDGRAVE 6-Natural

Ears – [MANDALA] Pierced Elf Ears

Hair – ::Exile:: Quiet Afterthought (new release)

Hands – Slink Avatar Enhancement Hands

Outfit – Prim & Pixel Let it Snow (group gift / 250L to join)

Bracelet – B!ASTA Gaetana Bracelet Topaz (0L / free gift)

Boots – Slink Sigourney Boot White

Dog – Virtual Kennel Club Yorkshire Terrier

Pose by Virtual Kennel Club (dog holding animation)

Location – {Noble} New England


Club 108 Grand Opening


Club 108 is celebrating their grand opening, and with that they have a whole bunch of free gifts (26 to be exact!) from some very loved designers across the grid.  You’ll have to join the Club 108 group, but it’s free to join so it won’t hurt a bit.

Today I am showing off three of those gifts, but let me tell you the other 23 of them are just as fabulous!  I wish I had time to display them all here on FabFree for you.  The adorable outfit I am wearing is called The Pink City Outfit and is made by MoiMoi.  This gift includes the Mesh Emma Dress, Leo Shoes, Pink Leather Bag, Pink City Earrings & matching Ring as well as the tasty Frappucino.  Talk about an easy  outfit – I didn’t have to do any styling at all lol!

They are a little hard to see in my photos, but my fingernails are a cute shade of aqua and are courtesy of Action Nails who put up this gift at Club 108.  This gift comes with a prim nail option too if you are not a slink mesh hand wearer.


The beautiful Belleza skin I am wearing is also a Club 108 group gift that you can take advantage of after joining the free inworld group.  It didn’t come with any slink appliers, but the ones I had previously purchased at the mainstore worked great.

While you are down there, enjoy the tunes – and get your dance on!  Have fun  🙂

Love is wearing…

Skin – Belleza C108 Gift Skin (free group gift / 0L / free to join @ Club 108)
Eyes – IKON  Ardent Eyes Parchment
Hair – TRUTH Hair Juniper
Hands by Slink
Nail Appliers – Action Nails Club 108 Gift (free group gift / 0L / free to join @ Club 108)
Outfit, Shoes & Accessories – MoiMoi Pink City Outfit (free group gift / 0L / free to join @ Club 108)
Pose by Kirin
Sim – Dominus


55L Steals At LIV-Glam

LIV-Glam always has such wonderful group gifts available, and they offer super low discounts every week, even on newly released designs and sets!  Today I am wearing LIV-Glam’s K-Collection Mama’s Broken Heart Outfit that includes the skirt, shirt (comes in both red and black) and jacket which you can find for just 55L this week, along with the Glam Rock Guitar Clutch which is on sale for 55L too!

The silver Love Letters Necklace I am wearing can be found in the Sweet Gift marketplace store, priced at 0L as a Valentine’s Day Gift!  It’s super cute and will go with so many outfits.  It says “I LOVE YOU” on the envelope.

Love the skin I am in today?  MEEEEE TOOO!  This is Morphine‘s new Kazumi in the peach skintone…  Go on and try a free demo and see how she sits on your shape!


Love is wearing…

Skin – Morphine Kazumi (new release)
Eyes – IKON  Perspective Eyes Coffee
Hair – TRUTH Hair Luella
Hands by Slink
Outfit – LIV-Glam K-Collection Mama’s Broken Heart Outfit (55L / sale)
Boots – LIV-Glam Giselle High Stiletto Boots
Necklace – Sweet Gift Love Letter Necklace (free / 0L / marketplace)
Clutch – LIV-Glam Glam Rock Guitar Clutch (55L / sale)
Pose by Kirin
Sim – Isle of Mousai


Fab Advice – Edition #4



Question #1:  How long is too long to wait for your SL partner to return?  My SL partner vanished into the night 7 months ago, and I am just not sure if she will return.  Do I de-partner and move on now, or do I wait?

Love Says:  Unfortunately I have heard of this happening all too often :(.   It’s so easy to just “disappear” from your relationships and commitments here in SL.  Some pick up and move back to RL, or alt up and start a new slife when the goings get tough.  I don’t think there is a set time limit for “giving up” on someone, whether it is in RL or SL.  If it has been 7 months in SL that your partner has been completely absent, I would suggest that you put your needs and feelings first, because your partner surely isn’t.  If you are ready to move on, I say go for it – and good luck to you 😉

ps.  I’m not sure I could trust a partner again after they ditched me for 7 months, even if they did return with some awesome sauce excuse.

Serena Says: 7 months is a long time to wait, both in RL and SL. While it’s possible that something happened to her in RL (injured, sick, etc.), it is also possible that she turned herself into an alt and is shacking up with someone else. Either way, after such a long time, I think it’s safe to assume that she’s not coming back. You gave her the benefit of the doubt and waited a fair amount of time, but if I were you, I wouldn’t wait any longer.

Care Says:  I think it depends what type of partnership this was…. for someone to disappear for 7 months without you knowing what is going on and expect you to “wait” would be asking a bit much.  But like with any relationship it really depends on how YOU feel about the relationship and if this is something you want to do.

Pru Says:  I think if you’ve made efforts to contact said partner, and still haven’t heard anything, it’s probably safe to un-partner that person. In my opinion it has been a reasonable amount of time, especially considering how “fast” time seems to move in Second Life. This is YOUR Second Life, and if you’re no longer content to wait, don’t.

Satu Says:  My only “Real” partner in all this time is my real life husband Julian, who I actually met here in Second Life three years ago.

People move on in, or from Second Life for many different reasons, but a gap of that long with no word, would not make me confident that that person had intentions of continuing the relationship. I feel that moving on would not only be reasonable, but purely understandable. If this person does happen to return at some time in the future, then explain what you were feeling and why you felt the need to move on, and renew your friendship from there if you still wish to.


Question #2:  From time to time on your blog I see 7Seas Fishing Prizes posted.  How does one fish in SecondLife and is there a listing of all of the places to fish?  Is there a cost?

Love Says: 7Seas has a website with all of the information you request!  The link can be found here -> http://www.7seasfishing.com/.  I have the casual rod which I believe was 100L, and have used it over and over for the Sn@tch Fishing prizes which are switched out once every couple of weeks.  You can even purchase a demo rod for 1L if you aren’t sure it’s for you!

Care Says:  Well, usually whenever there is a 7Seas post you will find a 7Seas Vendor at the location mentioned. You can always try out the whole “fishing” thing with the pole they have for sale there that is free.  I think it gives you like 5 “attempts” at learning fishing with it.  You’d have to read the notecard it comes with to get the full details.  I picked up the my fishing pole and bait on the Marketplace

7Seas Fishing Game: Pro Fishing Rod Pack https://marketplace.secondlife.com/p/7Seas-Fishing-Game-Pro-Fishing-Rod-Pack/209237

7Seas Fishing Game: Bulk Bait Bucket https://marketplace.secondlife.com/p/7Seas-Fishing-Game-Bulk-Bait-Bucket/4058485

Satu Says:  7Seas fishing poles can be bought in many different places, and usually a vendor will be available for use wherever fishing is being offered. The only cost would be buying your pole, and keeping yourself stocked on bait, which isn’t horribly expensive.  Usually fishing events are advertised through groups and blogs, but beyond that I am not quite sure, as they are not something I often participate in.


Question #3:  First of all: Thank you for the blog!  I read it daily.  The issue I’d like to address is Manicures/Pedicures.  Recently, it seems most gifts are for Slink hands/feet with no option for those of us who don’t wish to purchase these items.  Designers make clothing with “appliers” for huge breasts and big backsides.  Would it not be possible for nail designers to offer the same option?  Thank you for reading.

Love Says:  Thank you for your compliments and also for reading!  Hmmm  yes, this is a good question.  I remember before the mesh hands and Slink appliers that there were a couple of options for nails…  Prim or tattoo.  I imagine some of those are still around in shops or marketplace.  I bet if you contacted Mocksoup Graves from MOCK Cosmetics, she may be able to help you.

Serena Says:  If I understand your question correctly, you’re saying that you don’t wish to purchase the Slink hands/feet, but would still like to use some of the mani/pedi gifts. What you can do is purchase the Slink nails for regular avatar hands and wear those instead. They’re kind of like the “old” prim nails, except you can use nail appliers on them. As for pedicures, unless you are wearing shoes with feet in them, I don’t know of any way to change nail color except to wear the Slink feet.

Care Says:  I think I would just do a search on the Marketplace for “Nails” and then narrow the search price wise..  (Done here )
I know Shock Factory does alot of nail gifts that aren’t “appliers.

Pru Says:  First, just a quick thanks for the compliments to the blog! Generally speaking I do think that a lot of times gifts cater to what is popular at the moment, and as you mentioned SLink hands and feet are very popular in SL right now. As a former content creator myself, I know sometimes designers get focused on the various projects and events they are working on. I would suggest maybe sending a note-card to a favorite Second Life “manicurist” to see if they would consider making some of their products for regular hands and feet rather than only as SLink appliers. I hope that answered your question.

Satu Says: I can understand your frustration with “prim parts” as I do not wear any of them myself. Even if many clothing makers make their outfits wearable without the breasts, it has been very frustrating to see many of the shoe makers begin to make shoes for only the mesh feet.. It would be great if they would give us the option of purchasing a similar product for regular feet as well. What one designer may not offer another will. Customers always have the power to vote with their “feet” so to speak.

I personally prefer not to wear a lot of attachments so they are not my area of expertise. Many of them contain a lot of scripts, and I try to be mindful to wear as few scripted items as possible when I am able, to be considerate of those who  may not be playing from high performance computers.


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FabFree Designer of The Day – 1/31/14 – {BIC}

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Banger Island Creations Men’s Jekyll & Hyde Pants (group gift / free to join)
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