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Hurry To Legendaire!

Snapshot_002Hi Fabulouses! I had a whole other post ready to put up for you this afternoon, but came across this very time sensitive offer and wanted to get the news to you quickly, so this post jumped ahead a little bit!

HURRY TO LEGENDAIRE!

I am so not kidding!  Seriously, RUN to Legendaire and join their inworld group right now, because for a very short, very limited time the group is free to join and there are a TON of free group gifts to pick up! I am not sure how much the group usually is to join, but I do recall it was over 100L.  I don’t even want to waste a minute going on and on about what I’m wearing today because you might  miss out on the free offer, but I am wearing just one of the many group gifts available called Emily that includes the gown (with 4 different textures incuded) the necklace and earrings too!
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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 – Magika Take Flight
Dress, Necklace & Earrings – Legendaire Emily (free group gift / 0L / free to join – limited time offer!)
Pose by Le Poppycock
Sim – Shadowland

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High Tides And Good Vibes

High Tides n Good Vibes

Happy Saturday, Fabulouses!  After my last post {HERE}, Ripley and I returned to Brii Underground’s Surf Girl Hunt and did some more sleuthing.  As a youngster, I loved collecting seashells, and this hunt revived childhood memories of trips to the shore with my family.  Under my parents’ watchful eyes, I would traipse up and down the beach, plastic pail in hand, gathering my briny “treasures.”

A Casual Outfit You Will Treasure

After I pried open the clam shell from Brii Underground, I uncovered the Leidiane Beach Outfit, which was perfect for a day of beach combing.  A pair of denim shorts and an island themed, cropped t-shirt, complete with palm trees, gulls, and crashing waves form the basis of the costume.  To ward off the brisk ocean breezes, a dark blue, plaid over shirt completes the look.  This is definitely the type of clothing I would choose for a weekend get away in real life – comfortable and carefree.  Since I have a habit of wading out into the water to gather the perfect mollusk for my collection, I chose to slip on flip flops rather than the light blue platform sneakers which are part of the hunt gift.  For only 1 little Linden dollar, you get a complete look packed inside that tiny shell!

What’s Included:

  • Fitmesh outfits for Belleza, Maitreya, and Slink
  • Fitmesh for classic avatars in XS – XL
  • Mesh for classic avatars in XS – XL
  • Alpha layer for classic avatars
  • Leidiane Platform Sneakers (not shown)
  • Omega applier with make up for Catwa head (not shown)
  • Optional light (not shown)

Sadly, those precious days with my parents are now only in the past.  Lost in memories and nostalgia as I listened to the crashing ocean waves, I was glad to have my loyal pupster by my side.  When I am feeling blue, there is no greater comfort than the silent, devoted companionship of my sweet boy.  Until my next post, fabulous readers, happy shopping hunting!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Moirah

Eyeliner:  Teapi Eyeliner for Catwa Mesh Head (35L on the Marketplace)

Eyes:  IKON Spectral Eyes in Scoria

Hair:  Magika Heartbeat

Necklace:  EarthStones Grateful Necklace in Dark Star (75L in the Bargain Loft upstairs)

Outfit:  Brii Underground Leidiane Beach Outfit (Surf Girl Hunt Prize – 1L – hunt runs through February 28th)

Mesh Hands and Feet:  Slink

Sandals:  ILLI Slink Meriel Flip Flops

Pose: Black Tulip

Sim:  The Trace Too Summer Trace
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Home Alone

Close to You

Hey, fabulous readers! I’m happy to be back after a hectic RL out-of-state business trip, and I have some lovely gifts to share with you. ❤

All Dressed Up… And No Place to Go

I’ll be honest: Valentine’s Day is not my favorite holiday. Unlike Love and Carson, my significant other had to work late, and I wound up spending the evening alone. But hey, at least I looked good in this sexy number from Ghee. The Rose Lace Dress is their latest group gift, and includes not only the dress, but also the cute, flat pumps.

The dress comes with a 4-color texture HUD to change the dress color, as well as the lace overlay. The shoes have a HUD which includes the same 4 colors, as well as 6 colors for the toe cap.

Dress sizes:

  • Standard mesh XXS-L with alpha
  • Belleza Freya, Isis, and Venus
  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Physique and Hourglass

Shoe sizes:

  • Maitreya
  • Slink

For a little “bling,” I added the newest group gift from Hudson’s Clothing Co., the My Heart Platinum Set, which includes a necklace and earrings. All are resizeable; just touch for the menu.

Gone, But Not Forgotten

My guy may have left me on my own for the evening, but at least he remembered to send me a box of my favorite cookies. And he paid my favorite price – free – leaving him with more money to take me somewhere nice on the weekend. The Happy Valentines Flowered Heart Macaroons are the latest Fab Free Group Gift from Aphrodite Shop. The box opens and closes on touch, and offers as many delicious cookies as you can eat.

Thank goodness I can eat whatever I want in SL without gaining a pound… unlike RL, where I really need to lay off the salted caramels… DOH! 😳

 

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka Simone 2.3
Head Applier: Glam Affair Ravenna
Eyes: IKON Hope Eyes Glass
Ears: MANDALA Steking Ears Season 5
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Rings: Lassitude & Ennui Boho Rings for Vista Bento Hands
Hair: TRUTH HAIR HoneyAna (group gift / originally blogged by Love)
Jewelry: HUDSON’S  (group gift / free to join)
Dress & Shoes: Ghee Rose Lace Dress & Hearts Tip Pumps (group gift / 500L to join)
Candy: Aphrodite Shop Happy Valentines Flowered Heart Macaroons (Fab Free group gift / free to join)

 

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Can I make a connection?

Can I make a connection?

Another bright and sunny day

Well, it looks like the weather’s perfect for Valentine’s and while Commander’s distracted with chasing butterflies, I decided that it would be a good time to sneak in some headshot practice. If you’ve been following Love’s blog posts (here and here) recently, you’ll have been clued in about the Alaskametro hunt going on right now at Free Dove. It’s not a hunt to pass up on (Free Dove also runs two more free hunts concurrently at their location) but needless to say, I got wholly distracted by all the other free goodies that you can find there as soon as I teleported in. One of these is the Serenity skin by Alaskametro. I was immediately intrigued by this (as I always am when encountering new to me skin brands) and a look at the box told me that the skin gift package would include:

  • One classic avatar skin
  • Lipstick and Eyeshadow classic tattoo layers (worn in picture)
  • Omega skin appliers for mesh bodies compatible with the Omega system
  • Omega applier for both lipstick and eyeshadow
  • One shape

Snapping up the gift and taking a peek inside also lead me to discover that you’ll receive a bald base and eyebrow shaper as well. I’ve tried Alaskametro’s makeup and clothing in the past and the Serenity skin certainly doesn’t disappoint in terms of quality. The subtle tones of the makeup provided go really well with such a sweet face and I do adore the light dusting of freckles that Serenity has. It’s certainly a skin to wear for Valentine’s Day!

Speaking of Hunts

There’s another one I’ve just started call the Stupid Cupid Hunt 5. It promises to be fun though I hope I don’t get shot by any arrows in the process. One of the stops on the hunting path is Kingswood and they’re offering the Be My Valentine USB necklace as their hunt prize. This adorable and quirky necklace has an inbuilt resizer script for easier fitting and permissions are set to copy if (like me) you’d like to make backups before embarking on any modifications. I love how well detailed this necklace is, from the symbols on the USB to the little heart charm to the tag that reads Be My Valentine, it almost makes me wish I had this necklace in real life as I’m always loosing my USB drives (there’s probably a black hole in my purse or something). The Stupid Cupid Hunt runs from the 3rd of February to the 28th and prizes for the hunt are set to 1L.

Get to the Sale

What’s a holiday without scampering about to a sale? If you love getting more great quality hairstyles for your inventory, Clawtooth is holding a 25% off sale for all hair packs (gachas excluded) from the 13th to 15th February (not much time so hurry down). I’m wearing the Hang It Up hairdo in the picture which is an older style but I’ve had my eye on it for a while and thought that this was a good time to snap it up!

And that’s a wrap. I’d like to wish everyone a happy and safe Valentine’s Day! I got myself saddled with a blind date (pfft) and do you think I should bring Commander along? Some girls carry pepper spray others bring animals that could potentially maul you. Decisions…decisions.

 

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On Sheidey…

Skin- Alaskametro Serenity (0L/No group tag required @ Free Dove)
Hair – Clawtooth Hang It Up (188L)
Eyes –  Mesange Athena (0L/No group tag required)
Necklace – Kingswood Be My Valentine USB Necklace (1L/Stupid Cupid Hunt Prize)

 

Pose: Elephante

Sim: Private Location

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Blah-entine’s Day

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Blah-entine’s Day 

Well Hello! Good to see you Fab Free’rs! We are almost to Valentine’s Day. I hope everyone is prepared! Whether you’re someone who intends to profess her undying love or someone who would rather avoid the holiday dedicated to love all together, Tres Blah has a gift for you. This one is of course just for the ladies, sorry gentlemen. The February group gift at Tres Blah is a set of Valetine’s day inspired mesh t-shirts that will help you express your love or perhaps your apathy toward the up-coming holiday. Each of the 5 tops come in mesh sizes for Maitreya Lara, Belleza Isis, Belleza Freya, and Slink Hourglass bodies. I have to say I really like the shape of this mesh. It fit my Maitreya Lara body with my personal shape really well. To get your gift you’ll need to join the Tres Blah group. The group has a one time join fee of 100 lindens. The February group gift at Tres Blah is on the top shelf of a set of shelves with several previous group gifts.
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Cupid’s Ear-Wings

Now I have to tell you, these beautifully unique ear pieces Pru has on are a gift at Swallow for the Le’Homme group members. Carson pointed them out to me a few days ago and I have been eager to share them with all of you. The set is (I believe) unisex. Undoubtedly they are a bit on the fantastical side, however I’ve always enjoyed wearing non-traditional jewelry and accessories with everyday style clothing. The feathery wings on these earpeices from Swallow kinda made me think of Cupid considering Valentine’s Day is so close. The gift is FREE to all Le’Homme group members. The Le’Homme group is FREE to join. While wearing your Le’Homme group tag, just click the gift vendor next to the Swallow group gifts at the Swallow main store. Also, I almost forgot to mention that these earpieces can be sized via a built in touch menu. Don’t miss out on these great gifts!

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – *Milk* Hair~ Jupiter *Essentials*

Skin – Essences – Susanne (Catwa) Medium02 – Currently @Crossroads 

Head – CATWA HEAD Lilo (bento)

Earpieces – ^^Swallow^^ – Wing – L’Homme GIFT – FREE Le’Homme Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Shirts – Tres Blah – Fitted Tee – Valentine’s Day Gift – FREE Group Gift/Group is 100L to Join

Pants – Blueberry – Melanie – Midnight

Body/Hands – Maitreya – Lara

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Carson’s Cave

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A place of my own…

She gets a little touchy when I hang something on the wall or bring home a new piece of furniture. She might say…“Ummm… maybe it would look better in that dark corner over there…” I concede that the house decorating is her domain, but I need a place for my things. Lucky for me, I found the perfect solution on the For Him Hunt 3. I picked up my very own Man Cave (she refers to it as the dog house) at Love Everlasting PlantPets. Not only did I get a garage to work on my bike, but the Red Motorcycle is included. I also have a handy Beer Giver is I get thirsty…SWEET! Find the hunt item and this all can be yours for just $1L. I also “decorated” with a Soccer Beanbag from Khargo (I got the immediate finger point to the garage when I unpacked this one) and a Boom Barrel from  Firelight Creations & MAN STUFF. Both of these items can also be found on the hunt for just $1L each.

Dressed to ride…

Also on the For Him Hunt 3. is the Elijah Jacket from *Serendipity*. A perfect look to go riding , or in my case trying to get my bike to run. I also borrowed the Teddy Bear Loose Jeans out of the hunt gift from Robbie Roo’s Whatchamagoos. I hope to show that complete outfit later. I am also wearing the ‘I’m late..’ Necklace Set from Harambee Gwassi-Kenya Charity Shop. The set includes the Pocket Watch Necklace and a Diamond Studded Earring. I also found my pose at Lushish Poses, also a part of the hunt. All gifts on the For Him Hunt 3. are $1L each and the hunt runs thought February 28th. Now let’s see if I can get this baby purring and get out on the road…

 

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Carson is wearing…

Outerwear: *Serendipity* –  Elijah Jacket (For Him Hunt 3 $1L)
Pants: Robbie Roo’s Whatchamagoos – Teddy Bear Loose Jeans (For Him Hunt 3 $1L)
Accessories: Harambee Gwassi-Kenya Charity Shop – ‘I’m late..’ Necklace Set (For Him Hunt 3 $1L)
Mesh Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Hair: no.match – No Cloud

Carson’s ‘stuff…

Backdrop: Love Everlasting PlantPets – Man Cave w/ Red Motorcycle & Beer Giver (For Him Hunt 3 $1L)
Stuff: Firelight Creations & MAN STUFF  – Boom Barrel (For Him Hunt 3 $1L)
Stuff: Khargo –  Soccer Beanbag w/ sit poses (For Him Hunt 3 $1L)

Pose : Lushish Poses (For Him Hunt 3 $1L)

 

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The Road to My Heart

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Hello Fabulouses!  It’s hard to believe Valentine’s Day is only nine days away.  So much has gone on in my real life the past couple of months, it seems like the last time I looked at my calendar, it was the beginning of December, and now it’s almost the second week of February!  Lucky for me, I already have a special Valentine who is always by my side.  The road to this girl’s heart is paved with paw prints, specifically, my pal Ripley’s.

Just in Time for the Holday

With my free jumper from AnaSTyle, I am all set for V-day with plenty of lindens left to splurge on Ripley snacks for my sweetheart.  This darling, satiny red outfit has slender straps, golden hearts, and delicate lace trim.  I really like the gathered fabric at the waistline and how it emphasizes the curve of my figure.   A gift for members of the Second Life Frees and Offers group, this package includes my entire outfit, not just the clothing.  My heart choker, shiny silver earrings, bracelet, hand held heart, and red heels for slink high feet are tucked inside the box as well.  There are so many items included in this one gift!  I love it when I can get a complete outfit in one fell swoop! To pick up this Valentine’s Day ensemble for yourself, just teleport over the AnaSTyle, switch to the SLF&O tag, and click the gift sign.  The group is free to join, and the gift is available to you for no charge as well.

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What’s Included:

  • Romper with lace in XS, S, M, L, XL Fitmesh sizes
  • Alpha layer for romper
  • Appliers for Belleza, Maitreya and Slink mesh bodies
  • Slink high sandals
  • Heart bracelet
  • Heart earrings
  • Heart choker
  • Valentine’s heart to hold

I hope you have a wonderful Valentine’s Day filled with love!  Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is Wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Hope

Eyeliner:  Teapi Eyeliner for Catwa Mesh Head (35L on the Marketplace)

Lipstick:  Izzie’s Lipstick Applier for Catwa Mesh Head Aiko

Eyes:  IKON Spectral Eyes in Scoria

Hair:  Truth Sugar

Complete Outfit (including jumper, heart, jewelry and shoes) AnaSTyle Valentine’s Day (free gift for Second Life Frees and Offers group – oL/0L to join)

Pose:  Le Poppycock

Sim:  Whimberly
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When Things Go Bump in the Night

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Thump!  Bang!  Clatter!  The hair rose on Ripley’s hackles as the eerie noises crashed towards us on the evening air.  A deep growl began low in his throat, and his eyes focused on the back yard door.  My heart pounding, I grabbed a lantern (since I was in a medieval-style role play gown, a flashlight was out of the question) and, with a pounding heart, I made my way into the darkness of the yard, my steadfast protector by my side.

Brave Beatrice at Your Service

Now, what I was going to do when I met the maker of the noises, I hadn’t the faintest idea, but it seemed to me I just had to investigate.  At least I was elegantly dressed in my free Beatrice gown from AnaSTyle.   Featuring puffed sleeves, a laced bodice, and a delicately embroidered long skirt, this beautiful formal frock is perfect for role playing or just strolling around looking lovely.  The rich, red fabric and deep golden accents provided a vivid contrast to the white top.  I’ve been attempting for a week now to win one of the Mini Mania Prizes at AnaSTyle, and also claiming as many of the Lucky Board prizes as I can.  While waiting for that elusive “K” to appear, I cammed around the shop, and spotted a Guess and Win game board.  The lovely Beatrice gown is one of its many rotating prizes.  All I had to do to capture this exquisite dress was to don my AnaSTyle group tag, and click tiles until I made a matching pair.  The AnaSTyle group has a 50L join fee, but with all of the gifts, Mini Manias, Midnight Manias, group-only lucky boards, and game prizes up for grabs, it’s a worthwhile investment!

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What’s Included

  • Mesh Dress in XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Alpha layer for classic avatars
  • Necklace
  • Belt (not shown)
  • Keys (not shown)
  • Coordinating shoes (not shown)

The Mystery Solved…

As I held my lantern up high to illuminate the yard, I caught a glimpse of our nocturnal visitor.  Two glowing eyes stared worriedly back at me, while their hungry owner debated continuing to scavenge in the trash bin, or dashing off in a mad scramble.  After a warning rumble from my fierce watchdog, the raccoon quickly decided on the latter, and made a hasty exit to the nearby woods.  Breathing a sigh of relief, and making a vow to set out an extra bowl of food for our ravenous neighbor, I headed back inside with Ripley.

Here’s hoping you have a peaceful, safe evening wherever you are, Fabulous Readers.  Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is Wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Hope

Hair:  Truth Miriam

Eyeliner: Teapi Eyeliner for Catwa Mesh Head (35L on the Marketplace)

Lipstick Applier:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier Aiko

Eyes:  IKON Spectral Eyes in Scoria

Dress:  AnaSTyle Beatrice Red (free Guess and Win Prize for AnaSTyle group members 0L/50L to join)

Necklace:  AnaSTyle Beatrice Red (included with dress)

Shoes:  KC Couture Brazilia for Slink High (75L on the Marketplace)

Mesh Hands/Feet:  Slink

Pose:  Raindale

Sim:  Bella Pace

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New Fabulously Free in SL Group Gift: Beloved Jewelry

Greetings Fabulous Ones!  Kimbra McMillan of  Beloved Jewelry has put out a beautiful new jewelry set as a free group gift for just us members of the Fabulously Free in SL inworld group!  Swing by and pick up your set today 🙂

Thank you Kimbra!~

Beloved Jewelry – Added 02/04/17

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How to grab your gift!

To pick up these group gifts, you will need to have your Fabulously Free in SL inworld group tag activated (It’s free to join!).  To join the group, copy and past the following link into local chat in your SL viewer and click the link in local chat – secondlife:///app/group/020fa7af-444d-f54f-01e2-557ec06315fd/about

There are three ways to keep an eye on our growing list of free group gifts:

  1. Click the Group Gifts Listing Button at the top right hand side of the blog.
  2. Watch for the inworld group notices.
  3. Visit our inworld Fabulously Free in SL Info Hub and click the listing on the sign by the party table.

 


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Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost

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Happy Saturday, Fabulouses!  “Not all those who wander are lost.”  One of my favorite quotes from J.R.R. Tolkien, which lends itself well to today’s post.  The wanderlust bug bit Ripley and I today.  We decided to hit the road in this retro VW bus.  When we reached The Yorkshire Dales sim, we pulled over to camp for the night in our vintage vehicle.  While I lounged in comfort, daydreaming about our adventures to come, Rip cavorted across the grassy meadow, sniffing out bunny trails.

A Passion for Purple

Along our journey, the pup and I had pulled up outside the Petry Model Store, and meandered through the boutique to peruse the inventory.   When I saw the collection of group gifts on the wall, I quickly joined the free Petry Model Store group, and started shopping.  This lovely violet-hued dress was the first free group gift to catch my eye.  As you could probably tell from the hue of my blog post headings, purple is one of my favorite colors.  As soon as I saw this mini, I knew it was my next outfit to blog.  From the front, it appears as though the dress provides solid coverage (which it does in all the right areas), but the side and back views offer a sexy peek of skin.  It features a plunging v-neck, sash at the waist, and a slightly gathered skirt with an asymmetrical hemline.  Before I detail the contents of the gift package, here’s a full, front view picture:

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What’s Included:

  • Fitmesh in XS, S, M, L, and XL
  • Alpha layer for classic avatars
  • Belleza applier for the dress
  • Optional Belleza, Maitreya, and Omega sock applier (not shown in my pictures)

Finishing Touches

To accessorize my look, I slipped on an amethyst pendant from Elemental Earth Designs, which I found on the Marketplace for only 50L.  Its teardrop shaped, sculpted gem is a perfect match for the color of my dress, and the price was right up my alley, too.  The simple styling of the pendant along with its leather cord, provided just the right amount of sparkle while still allowing my dress to shine on center stage.

Time to Rescue the Bunnies

I think it’s time to reign in the pupster, and give the bunnies some well deserved peace and quiet.  After relaxing next to the campfire with a cold beverage for me, and a refreshing bowl of water for the rascally rabbit chaser, we’ll hopefully spot a shooting star to wish on before we call it a night.  Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is Wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Hope

Eyeliner:  Teapi Eyeliner for Catwa Mesh Head (35L on the Marketplace)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Dusk

Hair:  Magika Dreamy

Necklace:  Elemental Earth Designs Tun Amethyst Teardrop Necklace (50L on the Marketplace)

Dress:  Petry Model Store Group Gift Dress (free gift for the Petry Model Store Group – 0L/0L to join)

Panties:  Eleganzia Micro Panties Maitreya

Shoes:  ILLI Slink Isabel MID Sandals

Mesh Hands/Feet:  Slink

Pose:  (standing) Apple Spice Poses

(laying) The Cuddle Camper (located on the sim – see below)

Sim:  The Yorkshire Dales
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