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Your Friday Hunt Report

openhighwayhuntGood Morning Fabulous Fans! The end of summer isn’t far off, but there’s still time to participate in some super hunts.

Too tired to actually run around in Second Life? You might want to try the Marketplace Hunt. It takes place entirely on the Marketplace. You just have to look through each online store to find the item that’s only L$5. With 44 stops, that’s a lot of very reasonable shopping.

I love road trip movies, so I’m planning to go out on the Open Highway Hunt. It’s a tiny little hunt with only nine stops, so it should only take about an hour.

If those don’t get you excited, there are plenty of other hunts to choose from. Click the hunt names below until you find the one that’s just right for you.

You say you’re new to hunting? Need help learning the ropes?
Both FabFree and HUNT SL have pages full of tips to help you get going. I recommend them to novice and veteran hunters alike.

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End of Summer

Hello FabFree!

End of Summer

Summer is winding down now but the days are still hot and I don’t want to wear anything but cool shorts and tops. But you still want to start wearing those soft rustic shades of Fall. That’s why the “Indian Summer” hunt from Ghee is the perfect answer. Ms. Love mentioned this hunt in her post here so I had to go check it out. And I was not disappointed.  You’ll find thirty nine little spice jars hidden all over priced at 10L to 25L.  Now the jars are not numbered but each one is named for a different spice so we can keep track of them. You’ll find tops, dresses, shoes, shorts, jewelry and accessories all in one of three end-of-summer shades.

I picked the “lace trim belted shorts” in ivory and paired them with the ‘Indian Summer blouse’ in taupe and the ‘Indian Summer’ sandals in ivory. The “Swirl” necklace and earrings also come in ivory, taupe and chilli ( a soft rusty red)

The clothing pieces come in the standard mesh sizes XXS-L and several pieces come with appliers for Belleza, Maitreya and SLink. The sandals all are for SLink flat feet.

You can fill up your spice cabinet and your wardrobe at the Indian Summer Hunt until September 2nd!

 

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Skin Lumae – Tinselberry
Hands + Feet + Nails– Slink mesh Casual Hands +Flat feet + Basic Nail HUD
Eyes IKON – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
HairTableau Vivant – Starry Night

Pose – GlamRus – Hailey

 

complete outfit – Ghee – Indian Summer Hunt – (10L – 25L per prize for the Indian Summer Hunt)

 

location – Follow your Bliss

 

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Your Friday Hunt Report

WS-Hunt-Logo-Aug-16There are some nifty sim and store hunts going on right now. The Botanica Butterfly Hunt just began a couple of days ago and it’s always fun to run around Botanica. I’m told that this hunt is also educational.

My partner and I have been working on the massive Around The Grid in 80 Days hunt. With 146 stores, it’s going to take us a few days to complete, but we have until the end of September, so we should make it.

Speaking of big hunts, you’ll want to get an early start on the Womenstuff Hunt. It has 150 stops, so bring some friends and bring some lunch, because this one is going to take you a while.

Not seeing the perfect hunt for you? Check out the big boodle of hunts that are coming in the next couple of months!

You say you’re new to hunting? Need help learning the ropes?
Both FabFree and HUNT SL have pages full of tips to help you get going. I recommend them to novice and veteran hunters alike.

Here’s a little something for merchants. If you’d like to get your store into a hunt, these are the ones that are looking for participants…

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Summer Classic

Greetings FabFree,

Summer Classic

In the spirit of the long hot end of summer days, I have donned a classic summer look today. This white linin looking jacket is the free gift from Gabriel for the L’Homme readers. The jacket is paired with an attached white tee shirt to keep it from looking stodgy. The mesh jacket comes in one size with a good alpha and I found the fit to be perfect.

I also added the ‘Rock Star’ necklace from The Forge which I first showed you here. Happily, the free gift is still available if you missed it last month. As always, L’Homme readers will find numerous gifts for this August issue. The group is free to join, simply click the L’Homme sign at any participating shop.

I remain most sincerely yours,
Gabe's Signiture

 

Gabriel is wearing ~

Hair – Dura – Boy 63
EyesIKON – Hope Eyes in “Field”
Hands + NailsSlink– SLink Male Hands + Basic Nail HUD
Skin7 Deadly S{K}ins – Daan
Necklace – The Forge – Rockstar – (FREE/0L/L’Homme Group Gift) – group is free to join

 

Gabriel – White Jacket – (FREE/0L/L’Homme Group Gift) – group is free to join

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Your Friday Hunt Report

Get Leid HuntGood Morning Fabulous Fans! We’re seeing lots more sim and store hunts crop up lately. Not only are these hunts fun and rewarding, but you can usually knock them out in a very short time, often less than an hour. Halloween (well October in general) is a big big time for store hunts so there will be lots more of these cropping up in six weeks or so.

There are all sorts of hunts to choose from on these “hot August nights.” Just click the hunt names below and you can find out all about them. I’m sure you can find one that’s just the ticket for your sense of style.

You say you’re new to hunting? Need help learning the ropes?
Both FabFree and HUNT SL have pages full of tips to help you get going. I recommend them to novice and veteran hunters alike.

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Flamingo

Flamingo Hello There Fab Free’rs! I know it’s been a minute since I put up a blog post, my apologies for that. Real Life has me on my toes these days. Hopefully I’ll find a bit of calm soon and be able to get back into a regular routine. I miss this! For today I have a few little things to share with you to create a cute everyday warm-weather look.

Starting with the eyes, or shall I say the eye makeup, Slack Girl has out a pretty set of eye makeup as a recent group gift. This pretty gift includes 3 variations of this pretty winged liner with a subtle shadow. The package has a Catwa/Omega applier for Catwa and Omega compatible heads, as well as classic system layers. The SlackGirl group has a one time join fee of 100 linden, however there is a full wall of FREE gifts including this one available to all group members. Don’t forget to wear that tag!

I really love it when designers make demos that are wearable. It really helps you see how an item is going to look, as well as allows you to test a product. The nails and rings Pru has on are a wearable demo from Angel Rock. The rings and nails are all part of the same single attachment, meant to fit Maitreya Lara hands. I found this pretty FREE wearable demo on the Marketplace. The rings are well detailed, and I genuinely like the colors. In the package you’ll find right and left hand attachments to fit several hand sizes, however you must be wearing Maitreya Lara mesh hands as well. You’ll also find a HUD in the package, however it is for demo purposes only. It will allow you to see the possible options of the full product, but it will not make any changes to your rings or nails.

Lastly, how cute is this top from AtiK?! I love the soft overlay floral pattern combined with pretty pink flamingos. This mesh top looks so cute on, and like it would be comfortable on even the most hot humid days. AtiK‘s in-world group is FREE to join, making this lovely group gift FREE as well. In the package you’ll get the mesh top in standard mesh sizes, as well as a matching alpha layer. There is an entire wall of group gifts at the AtiK location, just join the group and pick them up while wearing your group tag.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair –  enVOGUE – HAIR Carley – Diversity – From 2016 Hair Fair, now at the main location! 

Skin –  Essences – Digby

Head – CATWA HEAD Destiny  – Mesh Body Addicts Exclusive

Eye MakeupSlack Girl  – ::SG:: A EveryDay Shadow CATWA / OMEGA & Classic AV – FREE Group Gift/Group is 100L to Join 

Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Storm

Body/Hands – Maitreya – Lara

Rings & Nails  – Angel Rock – Maitreya Lara Nails With Rings – FREE on the Marketplace / Wearable Demo 

Top AtiK : GG-August’16 – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join            

*Poses by Indigo

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Your Friday Hunt Report

WS-Hunt-Logo-Aug-16There are lots of summer hunts going on right now, so if  you’re trying to beat the heat… just stay indoors with the AC cranked up and run around in Second Life! Really… you’ll sweat hardly at all.

If you’re a woman, you’ll want to take a run at the Womenstuff Hunt. This hunt is one of the best, so go grab all the women’s clothing and accessories before they’re gone. There are 150 stores so it may take you a couple of days to finish.

I haven’t checked it out yet, but the Carnival Of Souls Hunt seems very popular. A bit of the macabre as we all gear up for Halloween.

You say you’re new to hunting? Need help learning the ropes?
Both FabFree and HUNT SL have pages full of tips to help you get going. I recommend them to novice and veteran hunters alike.

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Water Color

I found an art installment that was perfect for my mood today… or rather… it helped me find the mood I wanted to be in. I needed something carefree and pretty and uplifting… all of which are things that this WaterColor Wander sim and the beautiful FREE gifts I found for you today will inspire🙂

WaterColor

EvelineInTheBox is offering a new FREE group gift (the group is FREE to join) that is happy and a bit reminiscent of the flower child era. This Kaley group gift dress comes in all the standard mesh sizes as well as Maitreya, Belleza, and Slink. The black trim is nice touch and I found the perfect jewelry to go with it!

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Ecco is back and in a new main-store location! And this SL Frees & Offers group gift for August is a welcome back gift (there is also a new VIP group gift out that is wonderful too!) and is yours FREE with your SLF&O tag (which is FREE to join). You get both the necklace and the earrings and the box contains three metal choices: black (shown) as well as silver and gold (not shown). I loved the pairing of this fun set with my flowery dress!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Hands and Feet – Slink
Head – LeLutka – Simone w/ base Glam Affair skin color Asia (included) used
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Eyeshadow – alaskametro<3 – “Chloe” glitter eyeshadow Funfetti TESTER (FREE/0L on the Marketplace)
Hair – [e] elikatira – Jordyn
Jewelry – .:ECCO:. – Loops Necklace and Earrings in Black (box also includes gold and silver) – (FREE SL Frees & Offers Group Gift/0L/Group is FREE to Join)
Dress – [EvelineInTheBox] Kaley Groupgift (FREE Group Gift/0L/Group is FREE to Join)
Shoes – Pure Poison – Leila Spumps – Black

Pose by Belle Epoque

Sim Location – A Watercolour Wander

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August Hunts Are Here!

Just Started Clock HandGood morning fabulous friends! A bunch of fine new hunts just started up this morning. You can be the first kid on your block to run around and score some hunt prizes. So check these out and maybe I’ll run into you while we’re out there hunting.

Just poke the names for all of the particulars on each hunt.

See you out on the hunt!

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Garden Essentials

Garden Essentials

Glitterati‘s July gift is out and the store is generous with gifts. The join fee is 100L but that gives you access to the gorgeous current gift you see in the picture above plus all the past gifts (over 80 dresses) which you can pick up in a box nearby. This dress comes in all the standard sizes plus busty sizes, as well as Maitreya, Belleza, Slink, and fitmesh standards. You’re bound to find your fit. It’s perfect for a summery get away.

Have you stopped by the Hair Fair yet? Vendors are donating a portion of the profits to a good cause – Wigs for Kids – so its a good reason to spend some linden PLUS! many of the booths are giving beautiful gifts… like this gorgeous pony tail from Besom. This lovely mesh hair comes in essential colors and complimented my summery style rather nicely and was FREE no group required. Just stop by the booth and pick it up!

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I decided I wanted some jewelry to add to my look, and found some pretty FREE items at Candy Crunchers that I really love. This is the Carissa Septum piercing and the Drop necklace. Either/or are yours FREE if you slap their respective Midnight Mania boards and they lockdown. Both boards lock down at just 50 slaps so get there early. There was also a board for some pretty rings too!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Hands and Feet – Slink
Head – CATWA head Annie
Skin and Head Applier – Lumae – Eirtae – T7- Nutmeg // Bare with Freckles
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Coffee
Hair – Besom – Neptune – Essentials (FREE to all Gift @ the Hair Fair)
Septum Piercing – Candy Crunchers – Carissa Septum (FREE Midnight Mania Board/0L/Board Locks at 50 Slaps, No Group Required)
Necklace – Candy Crunchers – Drop Necklace (FREE Midnight Mania Board/0L/Board Locks at 50 Slaps, No Group Required)
Dress – Glitterati – Group Gift – July 2016 (FREE Group Gift/0L/Group is 100L to Join)
Shoes – [Avenge] – Precious Mules in Cyan

Pose by Lorien

Sim Location – Two Moon Gardens

Astrids Signature

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