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Pleasing the Gods

Kitty Creations silks $25L Tuesday_002

Hi gang! I have a lil quickie for you today. I always check for sales on various sites. I got inspired by these beautiful silks on sale for $25L Tuesday. Silks are tres cool to dance in because all the scarves swirl and flutter. I’m not into the role play areas but I was able to find a spectacular Egyptian sim, the Temple of Nefertari.  How much more Egyptian can you get than that? I do recommend a visit to this highly detailed sim. I felt like I should have seen archeologists and their minions carefully uncovering layers of ancient artifacts.

I picked up the Soraya silks at Kitty Creations. When you enter the store take the stairs up to the second floor for all of the current sales, Soraya comes in eight different colors but my eyes locked onto this dark green. After wearing everything mesh for a long time it was an interesting task to add all of the flexi scarves! Without them it’s just not as much fun to wear. Soraya is sized for Maitreya and SLink Hourglass and Physique. All of the scarves must be added individually. A necklace, upper arm bracelets, and a veil are included in the pack.

Note: I’m not sure how long the sale items stay up so if you desire these silks check it out soon; as in before midnight!

Cya later alligators, 

Cre

My look today:

Outfit

Silks/Jewelry – Kitty Creations Soraya ($25L Tuesday price)

Body

Head –  Lelutka EvoX RAVEN 3.1
Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V5.3
Eyebrows – 
Nuve Charlie Eyebrows 
Skin – Nuve Suri Fair
Eyes – Lelutka EvoX 3.1
Shape – Shelbyfied Palomma Shape  For Lelutka Raven
Lipstick – Lelutka Raven HUD
Hair – Sintiklia Amara – Classy

Sim – Temple of Nefertari
Pose – Arcanas – Egypt Pose ($2L on Marketplace)

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Fiddle Dee Dee

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“Oh, dear! My stays are so tight, I’ll never ger through the day without belching!” I’m channeling Scarlett O’Hara today. Father has managed to invite most of the wealthy single men to a barbeque at Tara. Fiddle-dee! My frock covers more of me than I’d prefer but I do have to protect my skin to keep from getting freckled. Luckily I heard about this TeleportHub.com group gift at Belle Epoque. Let me tell you all about it.

You will have to wear the TeleportHub.com group ($10L join fee) tag to snag this one ladies. When you land at Belle Epoque & enter the building turn right. The gift is located on the right side of the wall. You can’t miss it. The Mademoiselle Caroline dress is sized for Maitreya only and comes with this one texture. I like the texture  as it looks oriental in nature. I don’t think Scarlett had a chance to wear anything Asian but I’m pretty sure she would have loved it too.

My parasol (every Southern Belle needs one) is one of the $10L gifts you can find on the Belle Epoque New Year Hunt. The hunt object is a golden 2023 and they are fairly easy to find. You can see the hunt key on the front windows of the store. The hunt runs until January 31.

That’s my quickie for today gang!

Peace, 

Cre

My look today:

Outfit

Dress – Belle Epoque Mademoiselle Caroline (Free TeleportHub.com group gift/$10L join fee)
Parasol – Belle Epoque Gone With the Wind – Parasol ($10L New Year Hunt Gift/No group required)

Body

Head –  Lelutka EvoX RAVEN 3.1
Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V5.3
Eyebrows – 
Nuve Charlie Eyebrows 
Skin – Nuve Suri Fair
Eyes – Lelutka EvoX 3.1
Shape – Shelbyfied Palomma Shape  For Lelutka Raven
Lipstick – Luna Chelsea 03 Lipstick Pallet
Eyeshadow – Lempika Lipstick & Eyeshadow #43
Hair – Truth Joy

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We Will Come Rejoicing

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While out wandering with my sheepies today we came across this serene little chapel in the woods. That old hymn, “Bringing in the Sheaves” popped into my twisted little brain and I started singing “bringing in the sheep.” My Ickci sheep can be testy at times and sometimes just plain baaaaahhhhdddd. See the one on my left jumping in the air – I can’t take them anywhere! I’ve been trying to herd them into to chapel for a dose of redemption. Wish me luck!

Get Cute for Under $75L

One of my many subscriber groups is the Fifty5 Thursday sales. I get a notecard with pics & store landmarks. You can subscribe by clicking on one of the subscriber boards you’ll likely find by the sale items. Emerald Couture had this really cute outfit listed. I picked up this lil number, Allie, for only $55L. This ensemble is too cute! You get the top, skirt, and shoes. The sale version comes in the colors/patterns shown, 

Sizes

  • Belleza Freya & Isis
  • Maitreya
  • SLink HGF & Phy
  • Tonic Curvy & Fine

After I made my purchase I spied a whole bunch of group gifts, mania boards, and lucky boards & chairs. I did what any self respecting blogger would do. I joined the free Emerald Couture group and scooped up most of the gifts. Hear me now: this is a great group to join. The lucky boards & chairs quickly turn over in a very short time. All said & done I managed to leave with 23 different packages, SCORE! I find the clothing selections varied and versatile. And the zero $L join fee is a huge plus. 

There you have it folks! A Creola Quickie!

xoxoxo

Cre

My look today:

Outfit

Outfit – Emerald Couture Allie Blue $55L 

Body

Head –  Lelutka EvoX RAVEN 3.1
Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V5.3
Eyebrows – 
Nuve Charlie Eyebrows 
Skin – Nuve Suri Fair
Eyes – Lelutka EvoX 3.1
Shape – Shelbyfied Palomma Shape  For Lelutka Raven
Lipstick – Amara Beauty – Juicy Lipstick – Evo X HD – FATPACK
Hair – Truth Karli

Pose – Abranimations Pray Dance

Sheep – Jinx SE SL18B Ickle Sheepee Animesh Friend on right & SE Ickle Sheepee Valentine on the left

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In Memory of Our Fallen Dove

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It’s sad to say goodbye to someone has influenced so many of us in Second Life. Also known as Dove, Palomma Casanova, owner & driving force of The Free Dove has passed way. Our dove will now soar high absent from pain or illness. Rest in blissful peace dear. Know that you will be missed.
In her own words(copied from her profile):

“Paloma means Dove in Spanish….
Dove is the symbol of the Holy Spirit
Dove is the symbol of peace
Dove is the symbol of giving & helping.”

You will find several posts about The Free Dove and Palomma on our blog as we pay tribute to her. See Aline’s posts here and here as well as Allison’s post here. I picked up this lovely gown at The Free Dove yesterday. Over the years I’ve picked up many, many items from the place. I couldn’t even calculate how much money I’d have spent on clothing and other items if I hadn’t gotten all of it from The Free Dove. You will need to join the free group to pick up any of the items.

Details:

My free Camilla gown by Black Angel Store comes with a texture change hud with five textures/colors each for the top, skirt, & straps. You do have to join the It is sized for:

  • Classic sizes (xxs – L)
  • Belleza Freya, Isis, Venus
  • Maitreya
  • SLink Physique & Hourglass
  • TMP

See you soon!

xoxo, 

Cre

Outfit

Gown – Black Angel Store Camilla Gown (Free Group Gift at The Free Dove/Free to join)
Shoes – ::ALTER:: Miroslava heels

Body

Head –  Lelutka EvoX RAVEN 3.1
Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V5.3
Eyebrows – 
Nuve Charlie Eyebrows 
Skin – Nuve Suri Fair
Eyes – Lelutka EvoX 3.1
Shape – Shelbyfied Palomma Shape  For Lelutka Raven
Lipstick – Amara Beauty – Juicy Lipstick – Evo X HD – FATPACK
Hair – Nova Empathy

Pose/Prop – Sorumin  Falling angel GACHA -DarkPink Rose-NOVA. Empathy – L

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Jungle Peace

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I’m searching for peace in a jungle. Not sure I can find peace there but I know I can find solitude. It probably won’t be quiet either, come to think of it. Why the hell am I here? It’s not like I’m hunting down Tarzan or anything like that. Somehow it made sense for a brief moment. While many of you are tightly held in the grip of frigid winter weather going to a jungle sounds like a good plan. I’ve never heard of anyone freezing in a jungle. Have you?

It’s a New Year

Belle Epoque is at it again with another store hunt. That’s always great news. You don’t need the store group to participate in the New Year’s Hunt and each item costs $10L. I’ve got the totally stunning Jemina dress (#2 on the hunt key below) on today. If you’re a regular reader you know that I love animal prints. While I didn’t grab every item on the hunt this one called out to me. I’m just happy the dress ties are done already. Otherwise I’d have to be a contortionist to tie them all. Maybe searching for Tarzan isn’t such a bad plan. I bet Jane never wore a dress like this. Anyhoo, Jemina is sized for Ebody, Legacy, and Maitreya.

I’ve included a hunt key below so you can see what the prizes are.

Belle Epoque New Year Hunt #NYH Key

I Got New Shoes Too!

The other day one of our FabFree members put out a call in group chat for folks to slap the MM boards & check the lucky letters at Tooty Fruity. It was a fruitful trip as I slapped them all and got several cool items from both after joining the free group. I’m wearing one of the items today; the Zori heels. They fit Belleza, Legacy, & Maitreya. Included is an eight texture/color change hud.

That’s it for now dear readers!

Ciao, 

Cre

Cre is wearing: 

Outfit

Dress – Belle Epoque Jemina ($10L on the Belle Epoque New Years Hunt)
Shoes – Tooty Fruity – Zori heels (Free MM prize/Group is Temporarily Free to join)
Necklace – Pure Poison Teo Diamonds Necklace (Free Group Gift/Free to join)

Body

Head – Lelutka Evo X Kaya 3.1
Body –
 Maitreya  Lara V5.3
Skin – Nuve Angie Fair
Shape – Atherian Trixy Shape – Kaya/Reborn
Hair – Mina Juliet 01
Lipstick – LIVIA :Loren Lipstick GIFT [Lel EvoX HD]
Eyeshadow – *Booty’s Beauty* [Lel Evo X BOM] Hiral Eyeshadow 10

Backdrop – Perfect Shapes – Jungle Backdrop – Medium
Pose – Stardust – Fun Portraits

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Hi There Bud!

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I hope your new year is treating you kindly. I have had one minor disaster after another since January 1st! But I’m still kicking in spite of wanting to kick something or someone. Let me give you an example. I somehow locked my cell phone and couldn’t remember my pin, I drove to the local cell phone provider’s store. I explained to the chick at the counter what had happened. Her response was “You need to call Samsung.” This was followed by me exclaiming loudly, “What part of this do you not understand? I can’t use my phone at all now.” And so it went until her co-worker told her to call Samsung on the landline and let me talk to someone. Thank you for having someone with a brain that works cell phone carrier.

Supa-Sexy at a Great Price!

I can always count on something daring or delectable from Telsiope’s Couture. I quickly became a fan after learning about the store in a FabFree hunt. The latest free FabFree group gift is the Doro outfit. It reminded me of a really cool biker chick look. The revealing top and tight pants fit me like a glove. It might be a wee bit too chilly to ride a bike while wearing Doro. I don’t care because I look super fabulous in it and so will you! Doro is sized for: Belleza Freya, Maitreya, SLink Hourglass, and Legacy. Breaking news from the store: Sitlan placed a “booty win” on the third floor. Bring or teleport four of your friends with you and have a seat to get the “booty”; which is currently the Alice dress.

A couple of days ago I wandered over to Pure Poison and joined the store group. It is free to join for now, There are oodles of group gifts for you to grab. It’s another one of the long-lived stores in SL that has evolved over the years. Once you join the Pure Poison group you can pick up all of the group gifts. Your haul will include tons of jewelry, several pair of shoes, and one set each of lingerie and a bikini. Today I’m wearing the Boho Time Necklace.

On to the weekend fab readers!

xoxo,
Cre

What Cre is wearing…

Outfit

Outfit – Telsiope’s Couture Doro (Fabulously Free in SL Free Group Gift/Free to join)
Necklace – Pure Poison Boho Time (Free Group Gift/Free to join)
Shoes – Meva Damara Ankle Boots

Body

Head – L:elutka EvoX RAVEN 3.1
Eyes – L:elutka EvoX 3.1
Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V5.0.1

Skins – Nuve Molly skin browless (Lelutka Evo X) – sunkissed
Shape – Dae Boutique Vianey Shape for LeLutka Raven EvoX 3.1 maitreya
Eyebrows – Nuve – Amanda Eyebrows red – Evo X

Hair – FAGA – Frida Hairstyle + FAGA – Frida Bangs 
Eyeshadow – *Booty’s Beauty* [Evo X BOM] La Luna Eyeshadow 60% 15
Lipstick – Mea Liptsick Tanya

Pose –  Belleposes Happy B Girl 2
Sim – Ganja Goblins MC 

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Pump It Up

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It’s the start of a New Year. Yes, indeed. Time to hit the gym to shed a few pounds, and tone up some sexy muscles. I made it to the gym today but watching all those men behind me work out & sweat (not the stinky kind) made me pretty darn thirsty. I couldn’t even think of exercising until I hydrate. Do I get points for just standing here looking fab?

The Right Stuff

Luckily I visited the latest round of Designer Showcase celebrating the 12th anniversary of this event. Most designer booths have gifts in them. You will need the Free to join group. I picked up this sweet bodysuit by Ghee that is perfect for working out as well as looking fetching. The Juliet bodysuit comes in the colors pictured.

Sizes

  • Kupra & Kups
  • Legacy & Perky
  • Maitreya & Petite
  • Reborn.

Why Not?

Okay, some might say my fine looking earrings are a bit much for the gym. I say hey, I have to look fab wherever I roam. The Mahogany Store has the Crystal earrings I wearing set out as a free gift at Designer Showcase. They remind of the old “bling” jewelry back in the old days of SL. They aren’t as primmy as the old ones so you can wear them knowing with confidence that you won’t crash a sim. Do you know that the owner & creator for the Mahogany Store started her SL life as a singer? Not only is she a fine performer, she’s a pretty awesome creator.

What’s your workout style?

Cre

Cre is stylin’

Outfit

Body suit – Ghee Juliet (Free gift/group is free to join @ Designer Showcase)
Earrings – Mahogany Store Crystal Earrings (Free gift/group is free to join @ Designer Showcase)
Shoes – Mooh! Sadie Tiptoe Ballerina Tennis Shoes 

Body

Body – Maitreya Lara V5.0.1
Head – Lelutka Raven
Skin for body. head. & ears –  Nuve Molli Sunkissed
Shape – Dae – Vianey Shape for LeLutka Raven EvoX 3.1 maitreya
Eyebrows – Nuve Amanda Eyebrows – Lelutka Evo X
Eyeshadow – [theSkinnery] Soiree Eyeshadows graphite
Lipstick – Lelutka EvoX.Lipstick.014
Hair – Truth Mischief

Prop – *>Kiu<* – Bunny Water Bottle 

Pose – Hpose Academia

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It’s a Late New Year Greeting

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Hail to the New Year! Wow, time flies in Second Life. I should know as I’ve been here for eons. However, I didn’t come with the grid like a few of my “old” friends. I hope 2023 treats you kindly and that you stay safe/healthy in both lives. I much prefer to celebrate in SL. My cat would rather not be exposed to the fireworks noises. He did watch one of the pretty ones explode until it got too noisy.

New Year, New Hair

I am a hair hoarder. Yes, it’s true. When No_Match announces a new group gift or sales items I am there in the blink of an eye. The newest gift is Candle, this sleek updo with wispy bangs that frame your face. The gift is a fatpack with multiple color/texture change options. The No_Match group has a $50L join free. It’s a great deal when you consider the monthly group gifts, specials, and the huge room full of previous group gifts,

Get Poshed

The current round of the Posh Event runs until January 23rd. There are multiple designer gifts set out in the booths. You do have to join the Free Posh group to pick up the gifts. The neon Posh Girl sign is a Free gift for the group courtesy of [TWC] The Wetherby Company,

Let’s get this year off to a roaring start!

Cre

Cre’s Look Today: 

Outfit

Top – Masoom Elude Top
Pants – Aleutia Zeta Pants
Shoes – Alter Donatella – Stiletto Heels
Earrings – Chop Zuey A Great and Mighty Wonder  Earrings

Body

Body – Maitreya Lara V5.0.1
Skin for body. head. & ears –  Nuve Molli Sunkissed
Shape – Dae – Vianey Shape for LeLutka Raven EvoX 3.1 maitreya
Eyebrows – Nuve Amanda Eyebrows – Lelutka Evo X
Eyeshadow – .:: StunnerOriginals ::. HD Eyeshadow LEL – Deluxe
Lipstick –amara beauty – Juicy Lipstick – Evo X HD – FATPACK
Hair – No_Match No_Candle (Free Group Gift/$50L Join Fee)

Pose – EvoLove *PosESioN* Magical 10

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Thinking in Pink!

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As Mr. Hankey would say “Howdy Ho!” I have a quickie to tell you about. Then hopefully I’ll be back later today with a glam party look for New Years Eve,

Loving Me Some Pink

When I spied this in Aline’s Fabulous Finds post today it was screaming out my name. And best of all LSR has set this gift out for FREE! All I had to do was activate my Mesh Body Friends group tag (It’s Free to join). The things I love about the Sexy Jennifer outfit are: (1) it’s pink, (2) is a leopard print, (3) it’s a nicely-fitting body suit, and (4) the boots are included! You can’t go wrong with this one ladies (and guys too if you’re inclined).

Sizes for bodysuit & boots

  • Belleza GenX Classic & Curvy
  • Legacy Classic & Perky
  • Maitreya Lara & Petite
  • Reborn

A Finishing Touch

My awesome earrings , Raven, are a Free group gift from Masoom/$250 is current group fee. These dangle nicely and include a texture change hud giving you six options for metals for both the small crescent & star and the larger crescent. You can mix & match until your eyes give out!

[[ Masoom ]] Raven earings Holiday Special GIFT!

Later gators,

Cre

Cre’s Look Today: 

Outfit

Outfit – LSR Sexy Jennifer Bodysuit & Boots (Free gift for Mesh Body Friends Group/Free to join)
Earrings – Masoom
Raven Earrings (Free Group Gift/$250 join fee)

Body

Body – Maitreya Lara V5.0.1
Skin –  Nuve Suri
Head – Lelutka Evox Raven 005
Shape – Nuve Suri
Eyebrows – Nuve Amanda Eyebrows – Lelutka Evo X
Eyeshadow – Noyaux – HD EYESHADOW Lumiere
Lipstick –amara beauty – Juicy Lipstick – Evo X HD – FATPACK
Hair – MINA Hair – Avril – lelutka (Rainbow colors)
Nails – .:: Stunner Original ::. Bento Nails Mesh Ballerina Long Glitter

Pose/Backdrop – SL Domina Personal Basic Photo Studio

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Counting Down

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Can you believe this year is nearly over and done with? When I realized this it was time to take a break from unpacking and reorganizing ye ole inventory. Traipsing around the grid scooping up all the goodies out there has worn this old gal out. I really can’t complain because I love doing it.

Get Thee to Cosmopolitan Now!!!

Cosmopolitan designers are once again spoiling us with tons of gifts. You do need to join the free Cosmopolitan Club & Lounge group. The start clicking on all of the lovely baubles hanging on the tree near the entrance. I picked up all of them, of course! I don’t know how much longer the gifts will be available so scoot over there if you want them.

Today I’m relaxing in this cute number from a new to me designer, Foxton. The Berlin outfit comes with a color/texture change hud that lets you change the shirt, skirt, belt, top, and shorts.  The styling is trendy and easy-going. You’ll love wearing this one. It is an all-in-one outfit though it looks like it has several pieces. The hud lets you pick from the following body sizes: Ebody, Legacy, & Maitreya.

My sandals are also a Cosmopolitan Advent gift from G&D. The Namika Sandals are tres chic! They are fitted for Belleza, Ebody, Legacy, Maitreya, and SLink. A fatpack hud containing beaucoup colors comes with the sandals. Another great score!

Don’t miss this last chance to get all the Cosmopolitan gifts.

TTFN,

Cre 

Cre’s Look Today: 

Outfit

Outfit – Foxton Berlin (Free Advent gift @ Cosmopolitan/Free group required)
Sandals – G&D Namika (Free Advent gift @ Cosmopolitan/Free group required)

Body

Body – Maitreya Lara V5.0.1
Skin –  Nuve Suri
Head – Lelutka Evox Raven 005
Shape – Nuve Suri
Eyebrows – Nuve Amanda Eyebrows – Lelutka Evo X
Eyeshadow – Booty’s Beauty [Evo X BOM] La Luna Eyeshadow
Lipstick –Lempika 15 Lipstick Lelutka Evox #46 -HUD
Hair – No_Match No_Turning Back ($150 per color pack at Cosmopolitan)

Pose – Cherryish TSS Gift pose B

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