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Moooving on

Mooving on

Don’t wanna jinx it.

Does anyone remember those cartoon shorts with this poor little character on board a leaky ship, trying desperately to plug up the holes as more and more leaks spring up? Yeah, I guess one of the downsides of having two lives is that you’re kinda left scrambling when they decide to simultaneously blow up on you. Recently, the place I’ve been renting at closed down (there goes my recarpeting project), leaving me to decide if I wanted to live a nomadic Second Life again or find a new place. It was the latter for me, though after trying to wrangle several pieces of furniture and animals into good behavior I was starting to wish I had settled on the former before putting in the downpayment. But you know what they say about silver linings right? Amidst rogue picture frames, feathers and Commander being Commander, thanks to SL’s generous designers I managed to put this cute (inexpensive) outfit together.

For your active lifestyle

Freedom of movement if definitely a must for when you’re putting up the treehouse that rezzed upside down for some reason or just trying to stop your Polar Bear from eating the owls. The Zodiac Glitter tanks from Baby Monkey is just the right answer to these oddly specific problems and is currently one of many group gifts sitting on their main store wall. Even if you’re not currently being plagued by moving in woes, these tanks will prove to be a great addition to your virtual wardrobe. Coming in basic black, the Zodiac Glitter thanks feature each of the twelve zodiac symbols respectively and while I’m wearing the top with my own astrological symbol in the picture I’m rather tempted to try on the others as they come in a wide variety of glittery, eye-popping colors. These tanks are made for both Classic and Mesh avatars alike as the gift package includes the standard shirt layer as well as Maitreya, Belleza, Slink and Omega appliers. Baby Monkey has a 20L join fee but I feel that the regular, high-quality gifts are well worth it. As stated above the Zodiac Glitter tanks are just one of many gifts currently available so go and get your grab on.

Flowery

Shopping on the Marketplace has become quite a habit of mine recently and on my last foray, I discovered these pretty pair of shorts from LS Diamond that are just perfect for slouchy, casual days. There was no resisting the flower, pastel print of these shorts and I appreciated the little detail of the drawstring as well. These shorts come in five standard mesh sizes (XXS-L) with an alpha layer as well as sizes for Belleza (Isis, Venus, Freya), Slink (Hourglass, Physique), TMP and Maitreya mesh bodies. Pull your browser up and head to the LS Diamond marketplace store to get your pair of shorts for 1L. While you’re there, go ahead and grab another great looking dollarbie that’s available at the store as well.

A discovery

Making new discoveries in Second Life have never lost their novelty for me and one such discovery is Aura Design. The Lale fitted mesh hairstyle that I’m wearing in the picture is the past Christmas gift that the store has out for the Maitreya Gifts, Sales and News group. This elegant half up do comes together with a hud of fifteen gorgeous colors and is yours for free with the Maitreya Gifts, Sales and News group tag. The group itself is free to join so what are you waiting for if you have a group slot available that needs filling?

And that’s a wrap. I’m going to leave this right here:

Leek or Leak

Because it took me an embarrassingly long time trying to figure out if it was leak or leek. Oy.

 

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On Sheidey…

Skin- 7 Deadly s{K}ins Willow
Hair – Aura Design Lale (0L/Group Gift/No join fee required)
Eyes –  Mesange Athena (0L)
Top – Baby Monkey Zodiac Glitter Tanks (0L/Group Gift/20L join fee)
Shorts – LS Diamond Short Pink Flowers (1L @ Marketplace)
Hands – Slink Casual

Pose: Elephante

Sim: A different Private location

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Halfway Through the February 2017 “Love” FabFree Photo Challenge

You haven’t forgotten the Fall Fun Photo Challenge have you, FabFree?

February FabFree Photo Challenge

Halfway through the Challenge!

We’re almost half way through the February 2017 “Love” FabFree Photo Challenge… but there is still lots of time for you to get your contest entries in!

Charge up your cameras and head out into the hearts, dancing, roses, or… whatever says “Love” (or “Love Stinks?”) to you and get cracking and get those photos in!

If you haven’t already, take a look at the “how it works” then get those shots into the FabFree Photo Challenge Flickr Pool between December 1st and December 31st. Our winner and a runner up will be chosen as soon after as possible. Make sure that you have “FabFree Photo Challenge” somewhere in the title of each picture and at least one absolutely FREE item in your picture. Then, please be sure to credit the FREE item or items so we can include your shot in the contest.

Don’t Forget the Prizes!

This round of the photo challenge is being hosted by Carrie Snowpaw of Snowpaws Store who is generously providing the prizes! Be sure to support the creator this month and check out the store! If you win, you’ll get be getting one of two very generous prizes!

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Prize for the winner: $3,000L Giftcard to spend on items of your choice from Snowpaws

Prize for the runner up: $1,500L Giftcard to spend on items of your choice from Snowpaws

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Here’s how it works:
1. Create a photo inworld based on the theme that is posted here at FabFree.
2. Upload your photo to the FabFree Photo Challenge Flickr Pool by the challenge end date.
3. PLEASE Be sure to include “FabFree Photo Challenge” somewhere in the title or we can’t add it to the pool!
4. Leave a comment on the challenge post with a link to your flickr photo (and blog post if you wish).
5. On March 1st, (or as close as possible) the winners will be chosen and will be featured on the blog as “The FabFree Photo Challenge Champions”.

Rules:
1. Your photo must contain at least one absolutely free item. Please put the free item’s name and Designer’s or Shop’s name in the comments section of your photo.

Like this -> “Free thingy” by A Talented Second Life Creator or A Cool Second Life Store.

2. Your photo must have “FabFree Photo Challenge” somewhere in the title.

3. Please keep your photos family friendly (eg. no naughty bits displayed, no graphic violence, nothing you wouldn’t see in a PG rated movie).
4. You may enter as many times as you like.
5. Most of all – have fun, and don’t be afraid to enter. Everyone from all photography levels is welcome to participate.

Good Luck!

 

 

 

 

 

 


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To Tell You The Truth…

Snapshot_001Just calling you all up to say “GURRRLS!  You have got to check out this Alaska Metro Hunt at The Free Dove!” 

You Really Must

If you STILL haven’t checked out the amazing hunt being hosted by The Free Dove – prizes courtesy of Alaskametro even after my last post, I am hoping this one will send you there!  It will take you just a few minutes to wander around and pick up 10 light pink glittery balloon hearts with free prizes inside…  and who knows what else you’ll find.  There is always so much going on there.

In my photo above you’ll see me displaying:

  • #5 – Bette Applier Lingerie
  • #6 – Rouge Hearts Glitter Nail Polish
  • #8 – Black Silk Stay Up Stockings

The Bette Lingerie can be worn all together or panties alone as per the applier hud options and is compatible with the following bodies:

  • System
  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Omega

Let Your Hair Down… Or Not!

Truth Hawks of Truth wants you to have the choice to let your hair down or not, and he wants you to  have that choice for free!  He has just sent out his new group gift for February and it includes full fatpacks of colours in the Char (up-do) and HoneyAna (side messy braid) as shown in my photos below.  I really like both of these so much, I probably would have purchased them, so I am really glad I had joined that VIP group!  If you are not currently in the group, it will set you back 300L, however based on previous gifts you won’t be feeling financially stung a bit!

TruthFebGGYou got it…  This was day six of the stocking up on free-ish lingerie challenge!

More Lingerie For Valentine’s Day

  1. Tickled Pink
  2. In Mint Condition
  3. Make Him Purr
  4. Not Your Granny’s Panties
  5. Listen For The Siren’s Song

I’ll be back tomorrow with “Day 7!”

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Love is wearing & stuff…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Nail Applier – Alaskametro Rouge Hearts Glitter Nailpolish (free / 0L / The Free Dove Hunt)
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Truth Char & HoneyAna (free group gift / 0L / 300L to join)
Lingerie – Alaskametro Bette Applier Lingerie Cranberry (free / 0L / The Free Dove Hunt)
Shoes – fri.day Audrey Pumps
Stockings – Alaskametro Black Silk Stayup Stockings (free / 0L / The Free Dove Hunt)

Pose – FOCUS Poses Mesh Vanity Set (80L / marketplace)
Dog – JIAN Holiday Huskies (50L per play / instore gacha)

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Listen For The Siren’s Song

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Well, hello there Fabulous Readers <3.  Today is day five of my stocking up on free-ish lingerie challenge!  Previously on FabFree, I had mentioned that BOSL is hosting a 1L Kiss of The Valentine Hunt  at BOSL Boulevard Couture, and showed you the sexy prize by Alaskametro.  Today I am showing off the hot little number you’ll have after you pick up Masoom’s hidden heart for 1L!

Never Trust A Siren

After you find the hidden red heart hunt icon by Masoom at BOSL Boulevard Couture and pick it up for 1L, you’ll have the Siren Lingerie pictured above.  This sultry red set includes the appliers and add-on silk belt.  Just as you can add it on, you can take it off.  What you decide to do with the silk tie this Valentine’s Day,  is completely up to you ;).

Compatible with:

  • System Bodies
  • Omega
  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • TMP

More Lingerie For Valentine’s Day

  1. Tickled Pink
  2. In Mint Condition
  3. Make Him Purr
  4. Not Your Granny’s Panties

I’ll be back tomorrow with “Day 6!”

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Love is wearing & stuff…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Truth Lisette
Lingerie – Masoom Siren Lingerie (1L / BOSL Kiss of The Valentine Hunt)
Pose by Strike A Pose
Build – THOR Lazy Weekend Skybox (featured @ The Cosmopolitan Sales Room)
Décor – THOR Lazy Weekend Gacha Décor (50L per play @ The Cosmopolitan Sales Room)

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Not Your Granny’s Panties

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Hello there Fabulouses!  Yep, you got it!  More Lingerie…  As mentioned in my past few posts, I am making a special effort this week to make sure you ladies are stocked up with sexy under-things for the upcoming Valentine’s Day.  There sure is no shortage of it around!

SIIX Mainstore is your stop for the day!  Head over to their shop, and join their inworld group for 50L to obtain the Serpent Lingerie I am displaying today.  This isn’t all you’ll be able to pick up after joining, as there are also some very pretty bralettes and a pose set available as a free group gift too.

This provocative applier lingerie is compatible with the following:

  • System Bodies
  • Slink
  • Omega

My Naughty Corner

The naughty corner you see me hanging around in, is put together with pieces from the THOR Lazy Weekend Décor Set that you can pick up at the current round of The Cosmopolitan Sales Room in a gacha machine at just 50L per play.  These quality items are low in land impact and are beautifully textured.

More Lingerie For Valentine’s Day

  1. Tickled Pink
  2. In Mint Condition
  3. Make Him Purr

I’ll be back tomorrow with “Day 5!”

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Love is wearing & stuff…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Hair – Truth Emerson
Lingerie – SIIX Serpent Lingerie (free group gift / 0L / 50L to join)
Boots – Pure Poison Mayra Pumps (featured @ Uber)
Pose by Lyrium Poses
Build – THOR Lazy Weekend Skybox (featured @ The Cosmopolitan Sales Room)
Décor – THOR Lazy Weekend Gacha Décor (50L per play @ The Cosmopolitan Sales Room)

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Fab Free Designer Friday – 02/03/2017 – ZOZ

ZOZ Main Location
Well Hello again and Happy Friday Fab Free’rs! This week I’m happy to share with you a little about ZOZ. I’ve always liked that store name, ZOZ. I think it sounds like something mysterious and powerful. For those who are new to Second Life or simply haven’t encountered ZOZ before, it is one of Second Life’s top shops for your manicure and pedicure needs. ZOZ has been part of Second Life for as long as I can recall, which says saying a lot. I’ve been around forever! At the ZOZ main location you’ll find room after room of gorgeous nail appliers for just about every mesh hand out there. ZOZ also makes a set of nails. The ZOZ nails are fun in that they are much longer and shapelier than the nails you can achieve wearing mesh hands only. One of the unique things about shopping at ZOZ is you can purchase individual applier sets, rather than buying big pack of multiple appliers. Most (if not all) of the available appliers will work for both hands and feet.
ZOZ Special Offers
At the ZOZ landing point, you’ll be instantly aware of the carefully cultivated atmosphere. In one word, ZOZ is posh! You’ll also find two awesome deals waiting right at the entrance. To the left you’ll find the most recent Saturday Sale offer, which is still available and will be for several days. This beautiful rose nail polish design is priced at just 75 lindens per applier type. Directly to the right you’ll find the most recent 60L Secret offer from ZOZ. Equally pretty, this nail polish set is just 60 lindens per applier type. Make sure you purchase the correct applier for your mesh hands or for you ZOZ nails. Also at the entrance, you’ll see a big pink sign with hearts. This sign is a big deal in that it announces the major sale going on at ZOZ. From now until February 14th the entire store is 50% off. This is huge! If you’re a long time fan of ZOZ like I am, or you’re new and want to try a few things out, this sale is one you won’t want to miss out on.
ZOZ Events
Finally, at the back of the main room just behind the information desk, you’ll find information about current events and store affiliations. To the left are event posters with information and group joiners. You’ll also find the exclusive Fabulously Free in SL group gift from ZOZ. This lovely gift has been blogged several times on the Fab Free blog, but was originally shown by Kathryn in her post here. To get this generous FREE gift you’ll of course need to wear your Fab Free group tag. Want to know what’s available at the Events before you teleport over? ZOZ has you covered there, to the right of the “Events” section, you’ll find “Event Items” where there’s a full display of the nail appliers available at each event. You can also get a landmark to each event by clicking the display photo. Needless to say if you have been neglecting your nails or if you’re nail applier addict, ZOZ is the store for you.


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Singin’ My Heart Out

Byrne

Lala and Lace

I thought I’d give singing a try… I do know both kinds of music, Country AND Western…. While I’m singing (screeching) my way to the Grand Ol’ Opry, let me tell you about what I’m wearing. I discovered Byrne has a new group gift out. The LalaLace Mens Pants are FREE to group members and The group is FREE to join.  The pants come in both black and white designs and in sizes XS-XL. Past group gifts are also out for a small price. I picked up the Victor Coat for just $60L and the Miller Boots for $50L.

I’ve got a heart on…

…my guitar. The THUNK!  Valentine Guitar is a FREE gift at the Shop Your Heart Out Event. It is adjustable to fit and comes with animations so you can play like a pro. Now if I could just sing like a pro instead of sounding like a wounded cat…

Carson is wearing…

Pants: Byrne: LalaLace Mens Pants (Group Gift FREE $0L/$0L to join)
Outerwear: Byrne: Victor Coat (former Group Gift 2016 $60L)
Shoes: Byrne: Miller Boots(unisex) (former Group Gift $50L)
Accessories: A&D Clothing  TopGun Retro Glasses (Group Gift FREE $0L/$0L to join)
Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Guitar: THUNK! Valentine Guitar @ Shop Your Heart Out Event (FREE Gift $0L)

Sim: Reed Valley

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“Love” for the February 2017 FabFree Photo Challenge Begins!

February FabFree Photo Challenge

THE CHALLENGE BEGINS TODAY!

It’s time for ANOTHER PHOTO CHALLENGE!

Take a look at the rules and then get those shots into the FabFree Photo Challenge Flickr Pool  from February 1st until February 28th, 2017!

Our winner and a runner up will be chosen as soon after as possible. Make sure that you have “FabFree Photo Challenge” somewhere in the title of each picture and at least one absolutely FREE item in your picture. Then, please be sure to credit the FREE item or items so we can include your shot in the contest.

WHAT’S THE THEME?

The theme of our February FabFree Photo Challenge is “Love.” Use your creativity and think of indoor scenes or outdoor scenes that could represent “love”, even if that means “Love Stinks” or however you want to interpret it!

WHO’S THE SPONSOR?

This round of the photo challenge is being hosted by Carrie Snowpaw of Snowpaws Store who is generously providing the prizes! Be sure to support the creator this month and check out the store! If you win, you’ll get be getting one of two very generous prizes!

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Prize for the winner: $3,000L Giftcard to spend on items of your choice from Snowpaws

Prize for the runner up: $1,500L Giftcard to spend on items of your choice from Snowpaws

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Here’s how it works:
1. Create a photo inworld based on the theme that is posted here at FabFree.
2. Upload your photo to the FabFree Photo Challenge Flickr Pool by the challenge end date.
3. PLEASE Be sure to include “FabFree Photo Challenge” somewhere in the title or we can’t add it to the pool!
4. Leave a comment on the challenge post with a link to your flickr photo (and blog post if you wish).
5. On March 1st, (or as close as possible) the winners will be chosen and will be featured on the blog as “The FabFree Photo Challenge Champions”.

Rules:
1. Your photo must contain at least one absolutely free item. Please put the free item’s name and Designer’s or Shop’s name in the comments section of your photo.

Like this -> “Free thingy” by A Talented Second Life Creator or A Cool Second Life Store.

2. Your photo must have “FabFree Photo Challenge” somewhere in the title.

3. Please keep your photos family friendly (eg. no naughty bits displayed, no graphic violence, nothing you wouldn’t see in a PG rated movie).
4. You may enter as many times as you like.
5. Most of all – have fun, and don’t be afraid to enter. Everyone from all photography levels is welcome to participate.

Good Luck!


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Let’s Talk About L O V E

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Hey FabFree! I am back real quick to share some more freebie news with you today!  I even grabbed Carson from his evening shopping run (which I am usually not allowed to interrupt) to come and show off a great new couples gift.  As you can see he is already planning his exit with his eye on the door… because …

Hello Tuesday is just for one day!

Carson had just picked up the  A&D Vest & Shirt at the Cosmopolitan Sim location for 50% off – priced only at 100L for today only.  There are plenty of other great stops on the sim with items either 50% off or priced at 50L, so have a stroll and check it out!  You might even see him there.

Stop in at Rowena’s Designs Too

Today as I was picking up the new Fabulously Free in SL group gift at Rowena’s Designs [freshly announced HERE], I noticed that they also had this sexy Gwen dress as a free SLF&O group gift!  This smoking hot dress comes with a texture change hud for several different colours and also includes several sizes for different body types.

Let’s Talk About Love

You know…  I’m a sucker for stuff with my name on it and when Carson saw the new group gift at Earthworx , he knew I had to have it.  Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Earthworx has put out a lovely decorative Floor Shelf with a potted glitter heart that comes in at just 6 prims.  The funny part was… after it was all set up, I noticed it had 3 couples dance animations in it!  The pose we are in is from one of the three animations.  What a sweet  bonus 🙂  This group is 25L to join.

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Love is wearing & Stuff…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Elikatira Quinn
Dress – Rowena’s Designs Gwen (free SLF&O group gift / 0L / free to join)
Shoes – Empire Cranesbill

Carson is wearing…

Shirt: A&D Vest & Shirt -Hugh- Coffee-Creme  @ Cosmo $100 half price Tuesday
Pant:s 69 Park Ave GQ Casual Gray Pants @Menstuff Lounge FREE Group Gift  $0L/$50L to join
Shoes: PREY – Men’s Red Deck Shoes   Group Gift FREE  $0L/$0L to join
Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Hair: no.match – No Cloud

The Stuff…

Floor Shelf – Earthworx Deco Floor Shelf w/ Dances (free group gift / 0L / 25L to join)

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Shield Maiden… In Training

Snapshot_004Hey FabFree! So… I started watching the Vikings TV Series on The History Network and I am really enjoying it so far.  With just a few episodes under my belt, I am learning quite a bit about the old ways of Viking culture (or at least how it is being portrayed in the series!) and am day dreaming of the steamy barbaric Ragnar Lothbrock.

We didn’t just make sandwiches…

Even the women were able to fight as warriors which is really cool.  They were called Shield Maidens, and this is what has inspired my warrior look today.

While I was at The Vintage Gacha Fair the other day, I  noticed that Bite & Claw had their Eowyn Gacha Set out at just 30L per play.  In just a few pulls of the gacha handle, I was set with a dress, accessories and the rare corset!  I added the free Bite & Claw Vintage Gacha Fair gift, which is the Ionna Circlet in black, and the Dragonfly Choker which was also found as a free gift at the event over in the Junbug display!  Both of these gifts are set to 0L, and no group join is required to pick them up!

Snapshot_006“Warriors don’t show their heart until the axe reveals it.” – Floki, Blood Eagle.

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Truth Fire RARE (50L per play @ The Epiphany)
Dress – Bite & Claw Eowyn Gown (30L per play @ The Vintage Gacha Fair)
Armour – Bite & Claw Eowyn Accessories (30L per play @ The Vintage Gacha Fair)
Corset – Bite & Claw Eowyn Corset RARE (30L per play @ The Vintage Gacha Fair)
Circlet – Bite & Claw Ionna Circlet (free / 0L / The Vintage Gacha Fair
Choker – Junbug Dragonfly Choker (free / 0L / The Vintage  Gacha Fair
Pose – Rack Poses The Shield Maiden #5 (50L per play / instore gacha)
Sim – Skarvald

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