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Some Things are Better Left Unsaid

ALB NEW YEARs EVE suit 2016 & shoes & fur & cap by AnaLee Balut

I feel like I could run away…

Swanky event… Soft music… Dancing slow and close together… Dressed in style… one too many drinks from the top shelf…

The words come out of your mouth before you have a chance to think about what you just said. You can hear the imaginary needle scratching across the vinyl  record as everything slows to a screeching halt.  The long awkward silence that follows… She recovers from your revelation with the grace and dignity that she is so well known for, but you just can’t hide the embarrassment on your face. You excuse yourself for some fresh air. You wonder to yourself how you could have been so imprudent as to let your true feelings known…

I’m dealing with a force that’s so strong…

While I’m out here coping with this awkward situation, let me tell you about my latest group gift find from ALB Dream Fashion. The FREE New Years Eve Suit 2016 is a stylish white suit that comes with some great and unusual accessories. Included in this package are a pair of White Mesh Shoes and a resizable cap (if you have unruly hair like me). It also comes with a fur stole to keep your shoulders warm on those chilly winter nights.

She comes outside, takes your hand, places a soft kiss on your lips, then whispers in your ear … ” Let’s go back inside where it’s warm…”

Carson is wearing…

Formalwear: ALB Dream Fashion – New Years Eve suit 2016 w/ shoes, fur & cap by AnaLee Balut GROUP GIFT FREE $oL/$0L to join
Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Hair: Lelutka – Seth N/A (circa 2010)

Sim: Heavenly Groove

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A hunting we will go

A hunting we will go

A whole slew of new hunts!

The New Year has been kicked off with a number of fun hunts, making me excited to see how many more great ones there are to come. These last couple of days have been spent going down several hunt paths and luck seems to be on my side as I haven’t gotten lost or turned around or spent fifteen minutes in a store only to realize I’ve been looking for the wrong hunt prim all along. Anyway, I’ve put together some of those hunt prizes to come up with my look of the day and here’s the rundown;

Cute and Curvy Hunt 2

Having been stuck in sweaters and jumpers and coats (oh my!) for the better part of two months I was most certainly in the mood for something that showed just a bit more skin. The sultry Amal top from Blasphemic was perfect for my needs. Not only did I adore the unique design of the top, the deep blue and black color combination was very eye catching as well. The Amal top comes in five standard mesh sizes (XXS-L) as well as sizes for the Belleza (Freya, Isis, Venus), Slink (Hourglass and Physique) and Maitreya mesh bodies. There is no alpha layer included in the prize package but I’m wearing the standard size S in the picture above and the top fit like a glove. There are so many sizes included in this gift so play around and hopefully, there will be one that’ll fit. This top is just too great to pass up on! All prizes in the Cute and Curvy Hunt 2 costs 1L and the hunt is running until the 31st of this month. Just look for the pink lollipop!

Medieval Hunt

As I’m always in the market for new boots, I was pleasantly surprised to find the Evil Stumper boots when I opened up the hunt prize from Lady Dragon’s Designs. There’s really nothing evil in adding a new pair of shoes to your collection (amirite?) and I really appreciated the rugged cut of this pair. If you’re tired of flat stompers worry not as these boots are heeled and it also has pretty red detailing on its buckles because even when we’re stomping about evilly we can still look pretty while doing it. Full disclosure, however, the boots do not come with an alpha layer. To get a fit I had to play around with some of the other alpha layers that I owned (having a million boots comes in handy really) and ended up having to use the alpha layer provided with my Slink feet. If you do decide to get the Stumper boots for yourself the Medieval Hunt is a 1L hunt that runs until the end of this month. Keep a look out for a shield.

SLF Birthday Hunt

To celebrate four years in SL, Second Life – Free is hosting a 0-1L hunt that spans across the grid as well as the marketplace. Holding both simultaneously is an interesting concept if you ask me and it’s where I found another pair of pretty earrings (if this keeps up I’ve going to need another drawer for accessories). These beautiful ball earrings with its delicate lace flower patterns from Asutris were a great way to spice up the outfit. The pair come with an easy to use resize script so that you play around with the sizing and permissions are set to copy so you can make as many backups as you like. A clearer picture of these darling earrings are provided below but the SLF Birthday Hunt is running until the 11th of February with lots of great prizes to be had. Keep your eyes peeled for the SLF Birthday logo.

Non-hunt related

After an exhaustive time hunting, I decided to kick back a little with a nice spot of fishing at Sn@tch. Love’s blogged about the fantastic new fishing prize {HERE} and while I was trying to get my hands on it (those boots still elude me grrr) I took a peek at what’s in their riot vendors. Needless to say, they’re filled with goodies and the two faced jeans are just one of them. Who knew that such an unsavory aspect in people could translate quite fashionably to clothes. These jeans come in ten distinct patterns (floral shown) with the choice of pants and underwear layer for classic avatars as well as omega appliers for avatars using compatible mesh bodies. I got my copy for 69L if memory serves but if you’re planning on getting these bring…everyone and push those prices down. The riot vendors change out regularly and that only means more goodies.

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Getting lucky

Ahhh there we go, a close up picture of those fabulous earrings. While we’re on the subject of closeups, I found that skins from Deluxe Body Factory are just great for that. I love how realistic they look and those beauty marks only serve to make their faces more unique. Pictured is the Jasmine skin which I won off the Lucky Letter boards at Deluxe Body Factory. The prize package includes one classic skin in the tone chai as well as a brow shaper and an alpha layer to hide system eyelashes. Lucky Letters are free for group members but if you’re not currently one there is a one-time join fee of 299L. Personally, I find it worth the price as there are a lot of Lucky Letters at the store and Midnight Mania boards as well.

And that’s a wrap. Time to put my aching feet up unless Commander’s (the Polar Bear cub) gone and dug up the carpet again. Catch ya later guys!

 

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On Sheidey…

Skin- Deluxe Body Factory Jasmine (0L/Lucky Letter Prize/299L join fee required)
Hair – Truth Gaea (0L/Group Gift/350L join fee required/Blogged by Love {HERE})
Eyes –  Mesange Athena (0L)
Earrings – Austris Ball Earrings (1L/SLF Birthday Hunt Prize)
Top – Blasphemic Amal (1L/Cute and Curvy Hunt 2 Prize)
Jeans – Sn@tch Two Faced Jeans (69L/Riot Vendor)
Boots – Lady Dragon’s Designs Lady Stumper Boots (1L/Medieval Hunt Prize)

Pose: Elephante

Sim: Private location

-Screams-

 


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Time For Battle

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Hey there Fabulouses!

She Shoots!  She …  Misses Completely

I had some free time this week and thought I wold head over to the Outbreak Sim for some zombie shooting fun.  My shooting aim of course is horrible…  The zombies there don’t even really fear my gun…  If I am aiming at them, they are pretty safe.  It’s the ambulance windshield right next to him that needs to worry…  or the tree WAY over to the left.  It’s a good thing Carson just follows around behind me shooting them all dead.  Sometimes he even lets me think that I hit one or two…  but we both know the truth.

Looking Good For Battle

I may not survive very long on my own in a zombie apocolypse, but at least I’ll look great thanks to the new 7 Seas Fishing Prize at Sn@tch!!  The new 22 piece prize that was put out this week is called Fish For This:  Time For Battle and comes with all kinds of great pieces to mix and match for a hot battle outfit including system layers, omega appliers, a mesh jacket, footwear, accessories and makeup!

ALLLL  The Pieces…

In my photo, you will see that  am wearing three of the pieces to the outfit.  Below I have added their vendor ad so that you can see all of them!  As previously mentioned on the blog, the 7 Seas Fishing Rod is 100L to purchase, but you can use it over and over again for future prizes which switch out usually every couple of weeks.
Sn@tch Fish 4 This-Time for Battle Vendor Ad SM

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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 – Elua Noela
Shirt – Sn@tch Battle Harness Omega Applier (free / 0L / 7 Seas Fishing Prize)
Jacket – Sn@tch Disco Fur Jacket (free / 0L / 7 Seas Fishing Prize)
Pants – Sn@tch Badass Pants Omega Applier (free / 0L / 7 Seas Fishing Prize)
Boots – N-Core Calyssa Fatpack (free group gift / 0L / 100L to join)
Pose by Le Poppycock
Sim – Outbreak

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New Fabulously Free in SL Group Gift: Pretty Kitty Designs

I’m back again to report news about another new Fabulously Free in SL group gift update!  This time, by Pretty Kitty Designs!  Head on over with your FabFree group tag activated and pick up your copy!

Thank you Arella!!

Pretty Kitty Designs – Added 01/14/17

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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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Sitting Pretty

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Hunting for Frosting.

I made a couple stops along the trail of the Frosting Hunt and found a couple of gems to share with you. My first stop was Prism, where I picked up my outfit. It includes this excellent pair of suede pants and the lovely off the shoulder pink sweater. Each piece is separate and comes in all the standard mesh sizes with a good alpha layer. For just 1L and a little hunting time to find the snowflake, this gem of an outfit can be yours.

Sitting pretty.

I also stopped by Kitty Creations because I was in need of a furniture pick-me-up. The Frosting Hunt prize there is this lovely braided rug as well as this nicely patterned black ottoman which includes quite a few very nice unisex sits. The rug is copiable, but the ottoman is no copy. However for only 1L, if you want more than one of this gorgeous ottoman, it won’t break the bank to hunt down the snowflake and buy more than one copy of this Frosting Hunt prize at Kitty Creations.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Pia
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Truth – Essena
Lipstick – Avenge – Mat Lipstick applier for Catwa – pinky
Outfit – Prism – Janessa by Journey (1L for the Frosting Hunt)
Shoes – E-Clipse – Oxford Brown Common Shoes

The Stuff…

Ottoman & Rug – Kitty Creations – Sadie Dubratt – Casual Ottoman & Multi-colored Braided Rug (1L for the Frosting Hunt)

Sim Location – Private

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Black Sheep of the Family

R2A Teal

Totally Unjustfied…

You all may have noticed that the ladies of this fabulous blog like to pick on me. And to be honest, I have NO IDEA (rolls his eyes) why they would be like that. OK, I admit that I deserve every bit of teasing I receive. I have become FabFree’s black sheep and it’s a title I wear proudly. As I’m standing with my pallid brethren, let me tell you about the newest group gift at R2A Creations. The Teal Jeans & Shirt outfit also includes shoes and a cap. This outfit also comes in the standard sizes XS – XL and also for the following body styles:

  • ADAM
  • SLINK
  • Aesthetic
  • TMP
  • Signature

In addition, sizes are available for child and babies also.

And now that the weekend is fast approaching, just WHAT kind of trouble can I get myself into?  🙂

 Carson is wearing…

Outfit: R2A Creations – Teal Shirt & Jeans    Group Gift FREE $0L/$0L to join
Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Hair: Lelutka – Seth N/A (circa 2010)

Pose: PosESion

Sim: CalanDiva

 

CarsonCaibentag


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Uninspired

PRISM for MEN. The Ferran Outfit v2

Ain’t no cure for the winter-time blues…

Some days the motivation just isn’t there. You don’t want to work, you don’t want to write, and you don’t want to do much of anything. It’s not because you’re lazy or from the lack of energy, it’s because there is just isn’t the inspiration to give you the creative spark needed. It could also be the season. The blah days of winter always get me down. Or perhaps, something shiny and new could be catching your attention distracting you from the task at hand. I know I’ve been distracted lately and haven’t been as creatively funny as I’d like. But enough of my ramblings, today’s outfit comes from PRISM for MEN. The Ferran Outfit v2 is a FREE group gift from L’ Homme Magazine SL Reader’s Group by pasting this link in local chat  secondlife:///app/group/bbb3ae61-39ea-8674-8b3e-9a99867b911a/about  , where you can join the group for FREE and pick up this gift from the vendor at PRISM for MEN. This outfit comes in four sizes and two different textures.
Now I need to get back to work… Oh look, a shiny…

Carson is wearing…

Outfit: PRISM for MEN – Ferran Outfit V.2 L’homme Magazine SL Reader’s Group Gift FREE $0L/$0L to join
Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Hair: Lelutka – Seth N/A (circa 2010)

Sim: Private

CarsonCaibentag


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Heart! Triangulate and Listen

Not Today SLHello Fab Free’rs! I feel like it’s been too long since my last post. I’ve missed sharing with you. Like some of the other bloggers I’ve been feeling a little blah recently, and perhaps a little restless. I think it’s this strange weather we have been experiencing out here in the southern United States. I also think I read something about Mercury being in retrograde. While I’m not sure exactly what that entails, I always see it associated with mental, physical, and emotional shenanigans. Even Second Life seems to be misbehaving more than usual. Whatever the reason, I hope things settle down soon for all of us! That said, I fell back on an old saying “look better, feel better” and picked out an outfit full of fun bright colors in effort to counteract all the blahs in both worlds.

TriangulateMaxi Gossamer – Sugar Heart Necklace

 The proverbial icing on the cake that is this wildly colorful outfit is the FREE group gift necklace from Maxi Gossamer. This heart pendant necklace comes equipped with a detailed touch menu so you can customize the size and color of your necklace. Also included is a longer version of the necklace. Pru tried it on, and the long version hung down to her navel. It made me think of those long necklaces you’d wear with a sweater. The Maxi Gossamer group is FREE to join. To get your own copy of this FREE gift, just head to the Maxi Gossamer main store and join the group, then click the gift vendor while wearing your group tag.

Eclectic Stars – Shimmy – Triangulate

If these pants don’t cheer you up, I’m afraid nothing will. They are a unique design from Eclectic Stars in an exclusive pattern especially for Fab Free group members. That’s right, these colorful pants are the most recent Fab Free group gift at Eclectic Stars. This generous gift includes specific sizes for Maitreya Lara, all 3 Belleza bodies, both Slink bodies, and TMP. Additionally there are fitmesh and standard mesh sizes included. To get this FREE gift, just wear your Fab Free group tag, the Fab Free group is always FREE to join, and click the gift vendor at Eclectic Stars.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair Clawtooth: Bedroom Eyes (17: Dark Ombre Pack) – Past Gacha

Skin – Essences – Digby

Head – CATWA HEAD Helena

TattoosLetis -Letis Tattoo :: Hamal :: MM16023

NecklaceMaxi Gossamer – MG – Necklace – Sugar Heart – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Top Stories&Co. by Flowey / Lisa Top for Luxe Box June 2016

Pants – Eclectic Stars – Shimmy – Triangulate – Fab Free Group Gift/ Fab Free Group is FREE to Join

Shoes – #EMPIRE – Sage – Past Group Gift *Originally Blogged Here

Body/Hands/Feet – Maitreya – Lara

*Poses by  Le Poppycock

**Private Location

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Gonna Soak Up the Sun 

ADRIATIC line Blue Hoodie & Jean Shorts

Gonna tell everyone to lighten up…

I’m feeling the need to head down to the beach, find a sunny spot to sit and dig my toes in the sand. And today’s outfit is perfect for such an excursion. I was lucky enough to win the Men’s Jean Shorts with Dark Blue Belt from the Midnight Mania Board at Adriatic line.

The water’s still free…

And so is another group gift I found at Adriatic line. By joining the Third Life group (type or paste in local chat:  secondlife:///app/group/22874c32-502f-f4d9-fbdc-97205dad4b13/about   and join the group for just $10L , the Dark Blue Men’s Hoodie can be yours by clicking the vendor.

Every time I turn around you’re looking up, I’m looking down…

My pose today comes from PosESion. The Hunter pose pack is just $60L as were many other pose packs located on the second floor for both men and women. I’m just going to sit here a and remember that I’ve got no one to blame for every time I feel lame…

Carson is wearing…

Jacket: Adriatic line  – Dark Blue Mesh Men’s Hoodie   Third Life Group Gift   FREE $0L/$10L to join
Pants: Adriatic line  –  Mesh Men’s Jeans Shorts With Belt Dark Blue   Midnight Mania Board   FREE $0L

Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Hair: Lelutka – Seth N/A (circa 2010)
Pose: PosESion -Hunter Pack   $60L

Sim: Brewster Islands, Massachusetts

CarsonCaibentag


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You Get My Motor Running

AmAzInNg CrEaTiOnS - Biker Outfit

Looking for Adventure…

I’m got a bad case of cabin fever and need to get out the house. Only in Second Life can you ride a hog comfortably with snow on the ground. And I’m going to look the part in the latest group gift from Amazing Creations. Biker Outfit 21 is FREE to group members and the group is FREE to join. The outfit comes with jeans, several pairs of shoes, and a vest with a texture HUD to change your gang colors on the fly. (I originally thought the vest was untextured, DOH!) And now I’m headed down the highway for a ride… Anyone care to hop on back and join me?

AmAzInNg CrEaTiOnS - Biker Outfit 21

 

Carson is wearing…

Outfit: AmAzInNg CrEaTiOnS – Biker Outfit 21 Group Gift  FREE 0L/0L to join 
Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Hair: Lelutka – Seth N/A (circa 2010)

Sim: Sinisty Race Track

CarsonCaibentag