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My Own World

My Own World

Panic Mode

I woke up this morning with a touch of “holiday panic.” You know, that feeling you get when the holidays are creeping up on you waaaay too fast. Your heart starts racing, you feel like you can’t breathe… you break out in a cold sweat. Yeah. It seems like summer was just starting… and now it’s almost Thanksgiving. 😮

I headed out in search of a quiet place to collect my thoughts and wound up on the couch at a coffee bar on the Oh Deer sim. A couple of lattes and some smooth jazz later, I think I might be kinda-sorta-maybe ready to tackle the holidays.

Or maybe I’ll just start with a turkey and see how it goes.

A Sweater and Leather

Before running off in a coffee panic, I managed to get myself dressed in the latest group gift from Ghee. The Ombre Sweater and Leather Pants duo come in the following sizes:

  • Fitmesh standard XXS-L with alpha layers
  • Belleza
  • Maitreya
  • Slink

A texture-change HUD is included so you can choose from brown, black, burgundy, and blue ombre for the sweater, and the same colors (without the ombre) for the pants.

Since the sweater is cropped, and I was cold thanks to the snow and all, I added a tank top underneath. I picked up the Enora tanks by Edenia on the Marketplace for 1L and used the included appliers for Maitreya. Check out Pru’s post HERE to see what they look like without a sweater.

To “top” things off, I added a cute hat. You can pick up this derby – as well as a baseball cap, felt hat, and Homburg hat – as a free gift from ICONIC at HairOLogy. I didn’t realize how pretty it was until I turned on my windlight and saw the lovely textures!

Each hat comes with a HUD containing several colors (varies by hat), and all are resizeable from the HUD. I’m sure they would also look great on the guys.

Ok, now that I’m all latte’d up, I think I’m ready to brave Costco to do some shopping. Until next time! 😀

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka May
Skin Applier: Glam Affair Ophelia (past FLF)
Lipstick: Izzie’s All The Colors Matte Lipstick
Ears: MANDALA Steking Ears Season 5
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Austen
Hat: ICONIC Derby (free gift @ HairOLogy)
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Sweater & Pants: Ghee Ombre Sweater and Leather Pants (group gift / 500L to join)
Tank: Edenia Enora Tank Top with Appliers (1L on the Marketplace)
Shoes: #EMPIRE Wallflower
Pose by oOo Studio Poses
Location: Oh Deer

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Red and Green Season

Red and Green Season

Ready or Not…

And I’m not.

In my neck of the woods, red and green season actually started back in September. I’ve been in serious denial about it, but unfortunately, it’s getting harder and harder to ignore.

Seems like we just put away the holiday decorations a few weeks ago, and now it’s time to get them back out again. 😛

It’s Easy Being Green…

In this sparkly new gift from I. M. Collection!

Shortly after I shared their latest group gift, I. M. Collection put out a lovely new gift for members of the SL Frees & Offers group.

The Eirwen Sweater Dress comes in sizes for Maitreya and Slink mesh bodies. Also included for Maitreya bodies is an applier for these pretty, jeweled tights. 12 different color textures are included so you can wear them with different outfits all winter long.

Keeping it Short

I do love a short ‘do, and this one is no exception.

When I saw the amazing HairOLogy anniversary gifts that Pru picked up (see them HERE and HERE), I decided to head over and grab them for myself!

Delrio, the HairOLogy gift from Tukinowaguma, comes in a full fatpack of colors and would likely look nice on the fellas as well as the ladies. I love the way the bangs fall carelessly over one eye. 😉

Be sure to stop by HairOLogy before November 30th to see what’s new and pick up all the pretty gifts (no group needed)!

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka May
Skin Applier: Glam Affair Pia
Eye Shadow: ARTE Eyeshadow Collection (November Powder Pack for LeLutka)
Hair: Tukinowaguma Delrio (free gift @ HairOLogy)
Jewelry: Maxi Gossamer Karina Karina Daydreamer
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Sweater/Tights: I.M. Collection Eirwen Sweater Dress Teal (SLF&O group gift / free to join)
Boots: Mutresse Nikki Boots
Pose by Le Poppycock
Location: [SL] Amsterdam

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Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice

Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice

Happy Pumpkin Spice Season!

One of the things I love most about fall is pumpkin spice everything. Especially the coffee. 😀

Sevyn East set out this adorable outfit for The Jerky Turkey Hunt. For just 1L, you can get the cute sweater with a flirty skirt, the scarf, and a pumpkin spice latte-to-go!

The Pumpkin Spice Sweater comes in the following sizes:

  • Belleza
  • eBody
  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Standard with an alpha layer

Unlike the skirt, the scarf is not attached, so you can remove it for a different look.

A texture-change HUD is included with 4 designs for the sweater, and 4 gingham patterns for the skirt and scarf.

TJTH7 SEVYN EAST

The pumpkin spice latte comes in a venti! 😎

The Jerky Turkey Hunt runs through November 30th. Just find the orange feather and buy it for 1L to grab your gifts.

While you’re at it, take a look at TJTH gifts these Fab Free bloggers have shared:

Happy hunting!

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka May
Skin Applier: Glam Affair Pia
Eye Shadow: Zibska Caterina Eyemakeup (November Powder Pack for LeLutka)
Lipstick: Bold & Beauty Ultra Matte Lip Collection (March Powder Pack for LeLutka)
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair/Hat: Elikatira Shelby (72L on sale)
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Sweater/Skirt/Scarf/Coffee Cup: Sevyn East Pumpkin Spice Sweater (1L / TJTH)
Tights: Izzie’s High Waisted Tights
Boots: fri.day Fisher Boots
Pose by Focus Poses

Decor Items…

Virtual Kennel Club Golden Retriever II
What Next Cocoa-On-The-Go Cart
MudHoney Mums in Bucket
Botanical Fallen Leaves
Botanical Decorative Light Set

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Desert Boho

Desert Boho

Happy Monday, fabulous readers!

I was looking through a box of old photos and found this picture of me hamming it up during my ’70s boho days on Route 66.

Lol, not really! 😉

But a visit to The Mother Road sim reminded me of the decade I spent living in the High Desert of California. I didn’t live in a trailer in the middle of nowhere, but just a mile or two from my house you could find scenes that looked remarkably like this one… tumbleweeds and all.

Boho Chic Chick

To create my boho look, I stopped by The Boho Culture Fair (TBCF) and picked up a few of the MANY generous gifts.

First off, my outfit is TBCF gift from Rir Life.  The Bartot Top & Lagenlook Pants are a really fun, carefree look. You can’t see them here, but the pants have a short flare on each side, almost like they were made of big scarves. The top ties at the waist with just a hint of skin showing. Both top and pants are sized for Belleza, Maitreya, and Slink mesh bodies.

Accessories

I also picked up some fun items to complement my boho look:

  • My Dream Catcher Choker is a free TBCF gift from SAGA. It comes with a HUD that includes 4 different metal colors for the leaves. Click the choker for the blue resizer menu.
  • My bracelet is a free TBCF gift from !IT! It includes a HUD with 10 different metals and is resizeable through the HUD.
  • Like my pose? You can pick it up as a gift from Stonerella at TBCF. Be sure to wear your Bento hands for the full effect.

The Boho Culture Fair runs through November 9, so you still have a few days to stop by. I could not give you direct landmarks to the individual vendors because you’ll wind up back at the landing point, but you can always do an area search to find what you need. You do need to join the Fair Lovers or Hunters in-world group to pick up most of the gifts –  it is only 1L to join.

BTW, Kat already showed this cute strapless dress by Gypsy Chic that you can pick up at TBCF landing point. Be sure to grab that one, too!

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka May
Skin Applier: Avi-Glam Jane Skin (November Powder Pack for LeLutka)
Eyes Applier: Izzie’s Yonder Eyes
Lipgloss: Pink Fuel Glamour Gloss Nudes (March Powder Pack for LeLutka)
Choker: SAGA Dream Catcher Choker (free gift @ TBCF)
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Hair: Elikatira Janiah (past FLF; not currently available)
Outfit: Rir Life Bartot Top & Lagenlook Pants Bohemian Fall (1L gift @ TBCF)
Bracelet: !IT! Margaret Bracelet (free gift @ TBCF)
Rings: Lassitude & Ennui Boho Rings for Vista Bento Hands
Pose: Stonerella Boho Culture Pose (1L gift @ TBCF)
Location: Mother Road

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Lavender Blues

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Hey, fabulouses! I’m so happy the weekend is here! It’s been a rough, busy week, and I’m looking forward to having some time to relax. I might even throw in a nap or two. Zzzzzz…

Comfy and Cozy

If you’re looking for something warm and comfortable to wear for your relaxing weekend, check out this cozy group gift from I.M. Collection. Both the jeans and sweater are included and come in the following sizes:

Sweater

  • Standard mesh S-XL (no alpha)
  • Belleza and Maitreya mesh bodies

Jeans

  • Belleza Isis and Venus
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Physique and Hourglass

In addition to pink (my favorite color), I’m a sucker for anything lavender. I love the long sleeves of this sweater for keeping my hands warm. And the shoulder-baring hint of sexiness. 🙂

To Tell the Truth

Speaking of gifts… the TRUTH Hair VIP group just turned 1-year old, and to celebrate, Truth is gifting group members with 250L in store credit. That’s like getting free hair! 😀

To grab your gift, head over to the TRUTH in-world store and click on the black gift box. You only need to click the box once, but it may take a while to receive your gift because the store is so busy at the moment. Oh, and be sure to wear your group tag!

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka May
Skin Applier: Glam Affair Pia
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Athena
Sweater/Pants: I.M. Collection Group Gift 10 (group gift / 50L to join)
Shoes: REIGN Teeks
Pose by Le Poppycock
Location: Neive

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Brains are Sexy

Brains are Sexy

Happy Halloween, Fabulouses!

I thought I’d take a few minutes to catch my breath before the craziness starts tonight. My sweet, little friend is having such a peaceful snooze… I’m starting to feel the need for a nap myself!

But before I nod off, let me tell you about this cute Halloween gift.

Braaaaaaiiins… are sexy

At least, that’s what my shirt says! 😀

New-to-me store Quinnty’s has set out this tank top and denim jacket duo as a Halloween gift. They can be worn as separate items or as a set, as I’m doing here.

Tons of sizes are included in the folder:

  • Standard mesh XXS-L with an alpha for each (so you can wear them separately)
  • Belleza Freya, Isis, and Venus
  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Physique and Hourglass
  • TMP
  • Curvy and Fine (I don’t know which body those go to!)

The Quinnty’s in-world group is only 50L to join, and several other gifts are just waiting for you to pick them up. The store is also decked out in Halloween decor, so be sure to stop by and check it out.

Have a fun Halloween tonight, and stay safe! 🙂

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka May
Skin Applier: Glam Affair Pia
Glasses: KiB Designs Hipster Glasses (no longer available)
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair: Magika A Perfect Mess
Tank Top: Quinnty’s Brains Loose Tanktop (group gift / 50L to join)
Jacket: Quinnty’s Halloween Denim Jacket (group gift / 50L to join)
Jeans: Paper Arrow Cuffed Jeans Dirt
Shoes: REIGN September Sneakers
Pose: *AF* Stony Hollow Hay Bale
Location: In Omnia Paratus

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Bardot

Tawny

Happy weekend, fabulous readers!

I’m all dressed up for an evening out and a glass (or two) of my favorite wine. And just in time for my night on the town, Gos Boutique set out a gorgeous group gift. This one isn’t just shoes; it also includes a matching dress!

The super-sexy Bardot Body-Con Dress is sized for Maitreya and Slink mesh bodies. The matching sandals are for Maitreya and Slink High feet, and include a HUD for changing the texture of the lining and soles.

Have a wonderful rest of your weekend! ❤

UPDATE 10/31: Gos Boutique is currently having a HUGE mainstore sale with incredible prices. And to top it off, the in-world group is FREE to join! I don’t know how long either of these events will last, so HURRY over to Gos before it’s too late!

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka May
Skin Applier: Glam Affair Pia
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Deja
Earrings: CHAIN Bella Earrings
Necklace: CHAIN Blessed Necklace
Dress/Heels: Gos Boutique Bardot Body-Con Dress & Sandals Tawny Port (group gift / 250L 0L to join)
Pose by Le Poppycock
Location: Neive

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How Stella Got Her Groove Back

Stella

By Visiting The Wash Cart Sale, of Course!

That’s right, I finally got myself over to The Wash Cart Sale, and let me just say, “Wow!”

As the other FabFree bloggers have mentioned, there some great 10L deals – and even some amazing 50L deals. And since The Wash is celebrating its 10th Anniversary of Cart Sales, there are free gifts at nearly every cart! 😮

Grand Finale

I was super excited to open the generous cart sale gift from Finale Couture. Not only do you get this super sexy dress, but you also get the matching heels and choker.

The Stella – Grey dress comes in standard mesh sizes XXS-L with an alpha layer. It works for mesh bodies, as well – I’m wearing it on my Maitreya body, but since the dress runs a bit small, I had to wear a size larger than I normally do.

The shoes are sized for Slink high feet. The choker comes with a resizer built in so it fits any size. Just click to access the blue menu.

Fancy My Decor?

Many of the decor items you see here are free group gifts from Fancy Decor. You can pick up the Leaning Art, Birch Candles, Inlaid Box, and Potted Succulent — and a whole lot more! — just by joining the Fancy Decor in-world group for 250L. There are so many gifts out right now that you could furnish an entire room. Plus, a new gift is set out each month!

Dutchie Furniture also has some interesting gifts set out at the landing point. One of them is the little pile of coins that you see here, but there are several others, including an empty box and a bag of trash. All are completely free, and you don’t have to join a group.

Enjoy the rest of your week! 🙂

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka Bianca
Skin Applier: Glam Affair Pia
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair: Elikatira Haley (72L on sale)
Dress/Shoes/Choker: Finale Couture Stella – Grey (free gift at The Wash Cart Sale)
Pose: oOo Studio Poses Silent Night (slightly modded)

Decor items…

Build: HAIKEI Outdoor Open House
Console: DIGS Safi Console
Large Plant: What Next Rubber Tree
Candle: Fancy Decor Birch Candles (group gift / 250L to join)
Paintings: Fancy Decor Leaning Art (group gift / 250L to join)
Box: Fancy Decor Inlaid Box (group gift / 250L to join)
Small Plant: Fancy Decor Potted Succulent (group gift / 250L to join)
Coins: Dutchie Furniture Euro Coins (free gift / 0L)
Rug: Sway’s Kaden Rug Natural

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Cat Nap

Black Cat Nap

Happy weekend (almost), fabulous readers!

This week at work has been so busy and exhausting. I thought I would just relax on this bench for a bit and take a quick cat nap. I just wish that cat would stop staring at me! I mean, I’m really not spooked by black cats crossing my path, but it IS Friday the 13th, and one really can’t be too careful. 🐱

Casual and Comfortable

I love comfy fall clothes, and this casual, off-the-shoulder sweater dress from Rir Life is no exception. The Long Sleeve Halloween Dress is sized to fit Belleza, Maitreya, and Slink mesh bodies, but there is also an alpha in the folder so it can be worn by classic avatars. The texturing is nicely done, and there’s a sinister-looking Jack O’Lantern face on the front.

To pick up this gift, head over to the Rir Life mainstore and join the Teleport Hub in-world group (10L join fee).

Put a Bow On It

To accessorize, I added a pretty bow choker. The Ribbon Choker is the latest (I think) group gift from The Little Bat. It is unrigged (meaning you can move it around), and the bow comes in 6 different metallic colors: blue, gold, green, pink, red, and silver (which I’m wearing). Click anywhere on the choker to bring up a resize menu.

Getting Hair-y

I popped into Elikatira last weekend to pick up the Fifty Linden Friday sale item, and guess what I found out? There’s a HUGE clearance sale going on, with EVERYTHING priced at least 75% off! I picked up this sultry Olivia hairdo for just 72L if you can believe that. Fatpacks are on sale for 375L.

I don’t know how much longer the sale will last, so I strongly suggest that you don’t wait too long. This is a great opportunity to stock up on some really wonderful hairstyles at a terrific price! 😀

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka May 3.0 (with included skin applier)
Skin Applier: Glam Affair Pia
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair: Elikatira Olivia (72L on sale)
Choker: The Little Bat Ribbon Choker (group gift / 0L to join)
Sweater: Rir Life Long Sleeve Halloween Dress (Teleport Hub group gift / 10L to join)
Pants: Izzie’s Twinnie Jeggings
Shoes: fri.day Theo Boots
Cat: Fashionably Dead Posed Cats #11 Sitting (50L gacha)
Pose: PD Park Bench (prop on sim)
Location: Luane’s World Romantic Sim

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Ghost Hunter

Ghost Hunter

A Hunting We Will Go

Hello fabulous readers! The weekend is almost here, and I am sooo glad!

SL Halloween season is in full-swing, so I decided to take a break from RL work to do a little hunting. But boy, I had no idea what I was getting myself into!

An Easy Find

Thankfully, my first find didn’t require much any hunting at all. I just popped into the store and grabbed it, and you can too! Just head over to S@BBiA and join the FREE in-world group to snap up this festive outfit.

The Halloween Gift includes the SleeveRibbon Dress, which is a one-size-fits-all mesh dress with an alpha layer. The pumpkin-orange booties are included and are sized for Maitreya and Slink medium/mid feet. They even come with a texture-change HUD to change the socks from purple and black to white and black or remove them completely.

Level of Difficulty = 11

And now for something completely different!

One of my favorite nail designers, Hello Dave, is holding a HUGE hunt on the Moochie sim. My hunting gear – the flashlight and cute bag – are both from the Halloween Hunt 2017 information kit. To get yours, head over to the Hello Dave main store and click the sign. You don’t even have to be a member of the in-world group to participate.

The information folder includes:

  • a flashlight
  • 8 different trick-or-treat bags
  • a map of Moochie so you won’t get lost like I did
  • a notecard list of all the hunt items you must find
  • a clickable HUD to help you keep track of your finds

I’ve done some difficult hunts in my day, but wow, this one is hard! There are 42 different items to find (yes, you read that right), and don’t even bother trying to cheat with an area search because the hunt items have all been renamed. Some are easy to find, and some are… well, let’s just say, after 4 days, I’m still looking for them. :-/

If you hang in there and find all the hunt items, you will receive some awesome prizes:

  1. 20 Exclusive Hello Dave nail palettes, compatible with Maitreya, Omega, Slink, Vista, Belleza, and Empire.
  2. 500L store credit to spend at Hello Dave.
  3. Your name, immortalized on the blood board of WINNERS for all to see.

Since I haven’t found all 42 hunt items yet, I can’t show you any of the prizes. But I wanted to make you aware of this hunt so you can get an early start. Trust me, you’ll need it!

One piece of advice: make sure you allow plenty of time for everything to completely rez. I found that each time I went back to the sim, new items showed up, and I was able to find more.

Hello Dave Halloween Hunt 2017

Even if you don’t finish the hunt, the Halloween-themed Moochie sim is a lot of fun to explore and enjoy (although, a bit laggy at times), with plenty of scenic spots for photos.

On a side note: Hello Dave is also participating in the “SL’s Top Haunted Places Hunt,” so be on the lookout for a little gift box that you just might stumble across without trying (I did!). You can grab an info notecard in the store, and there’s a hint-giver at the Halloween Hunt landing spot.

Happy (haunted) hunting!  😈

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka May 3.0
Skin Applier: Glam Affair Pia (featured at Kustom9)
Body: Slink Physique
Hair/Hat: Wasabi Pills Malin (100L on sale)
Dress & Shoes: S@BBiA Halloween Gift (group gift / free to join)
Tights: Izzie’s Sheer Tights Applier
Flashlight & Bag: Hello Dave Halloween Hunt 2017 Kit (free gift / 0L)
Pose: ILAYA Anastasia
Location: All Hallows at Moochie

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