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Pass The Syrup Please!

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I can’t help it… Sometimes I just crave pancakes and today is one of those days…  Pass the syrup please!

Are you craving a little something sweet too?

The Off-Shoulder Lil Dress in Pink is available as a free subscribe gift at NYU!  This sweet little dress is available in several mesh sizes with an alpha layer and Maitreya/Slink versions as well.  No need to fill up a group space – just make sure you are subscribed and click the gift sign at the desk in the mainstore :).

Sizes Included:

  • Mesh 1-5 + Alpha Layer
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Physique & Hourglass

Enjoy your weekend!

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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 Lake
Dress – NYU Off-Shoulder Lil Dress – Pink (free subscribe gift / 0L)
Sim – Time Portal 50s & 60s Zone

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Just a Bite

Just a Bite

Today is all about FREE stuff! Free clothes, free jewelry… free food. And who can pass up free food? I stopped by a neat little cafe to take my pictures because free food calls for cafe pictures, right?

Color me pretty

BYRNE sent out an amazing free subscriber gift for July. If you’re already a subscriber, then this tied Flamejob Tie Top is already in your inventory (have you unpacked it yet?). If not, hurry to the main-store and slap that subscriber and get your free gift. It comes in two colors and all the traditional mesh body sizes that you need. As usual it has the BYRNE flair for color with that extra sheen on the texture that I just love. Color me pretty, but I love this top!

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Paired up

I paired my new free top with a pretty pair of free earrings from the Gacha Garden. These were a gift from Luas. You’ll need the Gimme Gacha group to pick up the gift, but the group is free to join, so these earrings won’t cost you a single linden. They are nicely detailed without being overdone and I love the unique look to them. They are just a whole lot of fun!

Are you hungry?

My earrings weren’t the only thing I picked up for free at the Gacha Garden. Another free gift I picked up was the gift package of “Mouth Food” by Artisan Fantasy.

Included in the package is:

  • Mouth Food 1: Mozzarella, Tomato, Avocado
  • Mouth Food 2: Mozzarella, Strawberry, Basil
  • Mouth Food 3: Ham, Cheese, Pickle
  • Mouth Food 4: Feta, Cucumber, Tomato, Olive
  • Mouth Food 5: Watermelon, Feta, Basil (shown)
  • Mouth Food 6: Pigs in a Blanket

Nom, nom… off to nibble my goodies. See you around!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Skin & Head Applier – Lumae – Sabine, T4 fawn / Starlight
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Elikatira – Rue
Earrings – Luas – Sexy Sailor Earrings Gift (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join/at the Gacha Garden)
Mouth Food – Artisan Fantasy – Mouth Food (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join/at the Gacha Garden)
Top – BYRNE – Flamejob Tie Top JulysubGift (Free Subscriber Gift)
Pants – Steel&Ink – Odyssey High Waist Skinny Leggings
Shoes – Pure Poison – Ralu

Sim Location – [ Elysion ]

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Do Not Disturb

Do Not Disturb
Hello Fab Free’rs, and welcome. Today we are taking a rare look at a Prudence Rexroth in her natural habitat, and preferred state of being. Notice the sleep mask she wears serves a dual purpose, warning any who might disturb her away while simultaneously blocking out any and all light. Also noteworthy, the casual comfortable attire, essential for deep restful sleep. All cheekiness aside, I do have a very serious relationship with my bed. I love sleeping, and I think naps are deeply undervalued. Just like toddlers, most adults I know (myself included) are cranky when they haven’t had enough rest!

This sleep mask from Poeme is the perfect sleep accessory for those like me who take their siestas seriously. The Poeme group is just 1 linden to join at this time and you can pick up this cute FREE gift on the second floor. It’s sitting in a box on a table near the group lucky letter boards and Midnight Mania. There’s also a June group gift available on the Poeme main floor, so don’t miss out on the chance to score some gifts and stay for some lucky letter play.

The comfy casual tank top Pru has on is a FREE subscriber gift at Curve. It comes with a color change hud for 6 total color options. To get this sweet gift, all you have to do is join the Curve subscriber, once your name is added in the Curve subscriber you’ll be sent this FREE gift automatically.

Mesh Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Slink Hourglass

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – *Besom~ Atom *Essentials*

Skin –  Essences – Mel (Catwa & Omega) – Exclusive@Shiny Shabby

Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Sleep Mask – {Poeme} Nighty-Night Eye Shade – FREE Group Gift/Group is 1L to Join 

Tank TopCurve – [CV] – Subscriber Gift [02] – FREE Subscriber Gift 

Tattoos – Letis Tattoo :: Ganga ::

Body/Hands – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

*Pose by E.Ink You can get it FREE on the Marketplace 

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Fab Free Designer Friday – 04/27/2017 – Aphrotdite Shop

Aphrodite Shop
I hope you’ve all enjoyed your Friday thus far. Today’s edition of Fab Free Designer Friday focuses on a whimsical shop called Aphrodite. This playful shop centers around cute furniture, seasonal items, decor, and landscaping materials. The Aphrodite Shop is nicely decorated and landscaped, so in addition to any shopping, it’s a pretty spot to look around. At the landing point is where you’ll find the wall of event and group affiliation information.
Aphrodite Gifts & Info
There are several gifts and offers on this wall, including the Fab Free Exclusive group gift. Serena showed the FREE box of valentines sweets gift for Fabulously Free in SL group members in her post “Home Alone.” To get your copy, don’t forget to wear your Fab Free group tag. As always, the Fab Free group is FREE to join.  Be sure to check out the other offers on this wall as well. Just across from the wall with gifts is where you’ll find the Aphrodite Shop gift cards, flickr, Facebook, and subscriber  kiosk. You can also join the in world group for just 99 lindens and be rewarded with occasional gifts, discounts, and exclusives. For a little instant gratification, join the Aphrodite Shop subscriber group and be instantly gifted a nice wooden drink cart for your home, no fees.  Between the decorative items, seasonal decor, landscaping, and furniture, it won’t be hard to find something you want or need for your personal space, or you can just bring your significant other or your best friend and enjoy the scenery.


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So Sweet You’ll Get A Toothache

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Sugar Free – Calorie Free – Cost Free

Hey there Fabulouses! If you don’t happen to have 410 spare calories for the real life limited time Unicorn Frappuccino that Starbucks has just released, don’t fret!  You can live  out your wildest full fat, triple the sugar fantasies here in Second Life!

Astralia wants you to have a calorie free Cute Frappuccino as a free subscribing gift. This gift contains a static and holdable cup so you can set it down, or hold it to drink if you like.  I haven’t actually tried one of these…  I usually just go for my Caramel Macchiato, which is already really sweet.  The pink and blue magical drink is pretty, but looks a little sweet, even for my threshold of sugary goodness.  Have you tried it?  I’m curious what it tastes like!

On A Clothing Note…

The breezy summer outfit I am wearing today is called Willow and is available at MOoH!, priced at 40% off until May 4th.  This brings it down to 99L, but if you still have your monthly group credit handy, you can pick it up  for free – with 51 lindens left to spare on your card!

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Makeup Applier – Bold & Beauty Kristina
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair –  TRUTH Olympia
Outfit – MOoH! Willow Outfit River (40% off @ 99L until May 4th – OR –  FREE with your 150L store group credit! / 100L to join)
Drink – Astralia Cute Frappuccino ❤ Gift (free / 0L / subscribo gift)
Pose by LW Poses
Sim – Chelsea By The Sea

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Pretty in Pastels

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Hello Fab Free’rs, It’s been such a busy week for me, I’m just not sure why! lol Needless to say I’m always excited when I get to share my Fabulous finds with you. Even after all the time I’ve spent in Second Life, and all the experiences I’ve had, bargain hunting remains one of my favorite pastimes. The best bargains however, are the ones that come to you, no hunting required.

The Best Things in Second Life are Free

Just recently Graffitiwear sent out this beautiful jewelry set to their subscriber members. Each item in this FREE gift is beautifully detailed. The lovely pink floral image is perfect for spring, not to mention the upcoming Easter holiday. The full set is included in this gift from Graffitiwear. To get your copy, head over to Graffitiwear and join the subscriber. The gift will be delivered to you automatically. Already joined but missed the gift? Just click the subscriber and it will redeliver the gift.

To compliment my new pretty baubles I picked up the latest Fab Free exclusive group gifts at Hello Dave, all 3 of them. Nope, that’s not a typo, Hello Dave has 3 nail applier sets out for FREE to all Fab Free group members. The nail color Pru is wearing is part of the matte Sweet Like Sugar set. There’s a matching glossy version, and a special Speckled Eggs set. Each of the 3 sets has pretty pastel colors. The appliers will work with Slink, Omega, and Maitreya nails. To get yours, wear your Fab Free group tag, and click the gift vendors at Hello Dave. Don’t forget, the Fab Free group is always FREE to join.

The Skin Pru’s In 

This lovely face is courtesy of WoW Skins, via their April group gift. I always like the combination of a soft smokey eye with a pale lip. The April group gift at WoW includes two classic system skins (one with a little extra cleavage), and an Omega applier that works for Omega compatible bodies and heads. To get this FREE group gift, you’ll need to join the WoW Skins group which carries a one time join fee of 450 linden. Once you’re wearing your group tag, you can click the gift vendor to get your FREE gift. There is also a male group gift available, and there are several group only Lucky Letter boards. Additionally, you can pick up a box full of all previous group gifts next to each of the group gift vendors.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – enVOGUE – HAIR Naomi – Dark Browns

Skin – .::WoW Skins::. Group gift april, RANIA – FREE Group Gift/Group is 450L to Join 

Head – CATWA HEAD Lilo Bento

Jewelry – Graffitiwear 2017 April Subscriber Gift – FREE Subscriber Gift

Manicure – Hello Dave – Fab Free – Sweet Like Sugar (matte) – FREE Fab Free Group Gift/Fab Free Group is FREE to Join

Tattoos – Natti- Eva Full Body Tattoo – 50L on the Marketplace *Previously Shown Here

Top – Blueberry – Luxe Box – Leign Bustiers

*Pose by Izzie’s

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The things I do for Love

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The Honey-do List…

She nagged asked me repeatedly to make her a new vegetable garden on the other side of the horse pasture. The only way to get her to stop nagging asking repeatedly was to finally cave in happily comply with her wishes. I decided I would mow off the patch before breaking up the sod and tilling the ground.  I asked her exactly where she wanted her new garden as I was pushing the mower in the general direction. “Let me show you!” she happily exclaimed, then she perched herself on top of the handle, guiding me like a lookout in a ship’s crow’s nest. <sigh>  The things I do for Love…

Her supervisor attire…

The summer floral Cotton Top by 1Hundred is available at The Wash Cart Sale for just $10L.  In the pack you’ll find both the peach that she is displaying and also pink. I was told to mention that  “This is a sweet top that is compatible with system bodies, Maitreya, Slink, Belleza, Omega, Wowmeh, and Lola.” Her words, not mine.

His slave work attire….

I am appropriately wearing the kwitchurbitchin Novelty Tee by Park Place that I found for just $10L at The Wash Cart Sale. Also found at The Wash Cart Sale is the b/w Tailored Shorts by Dark Water Designs, also just $10L. My Baseball Cap is a FREE subscriber gift from Argrace.

Follow My Lead….

The pose, Follow My Lead, is a FREE group gift from Drunk-Panda. The Drunk Panda group is FREE to join. (After all this work, I want to be a drunk panda too!) The pose does not come with a lawnmower, but I was lucky enough to win the Spring Garden Green Lawnmower from the gacha at {what next}, which is just $50L per play.

Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Hands – Slink AvEnhance Dynamic Hands
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Exile Rush
Shirt – 1Hundred Cotton Top (10L @ The Wash Cart Sale)
Shorts – MOoH! Tammy Shorts (featured @ Designer Circle – use your instore group credit!)
Sandals – [monso] My Flower Sandals

Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel v2.13
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Shirt: Park Place – Men’s Novelty Tee (10L @ The Wash Cart Sale)
Pants: Dark Water Designs – Tailored Shorts (10L @ The Wash Cart Sale)
Hat: Argrace – Baseball Cap 2 (FREE Subscriber Gift 0L/ free to join)

Outdoor Decor: {what next} Spring Garden Green Lawnmower (50L per play / instore gacha)
 Pose – Drunk-Panda Follow My Lead (FREE group gift / 0L / free to join)

Sim – Luane’s Magical World

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Look What I Gato

Look What I Gato

Hello hello Fab Free’rs! Welcome back, and thanks for being here. I’ve got a few fantastic gifts to share with you, starting with this fabulous skirt from Gato. The tropical print and bright colors of this FREE subscriber gift skirt just screams summer fun. This FREE gift from Gato comes in a Maitreya fit only. To get your copy, head over to Gato and join the subscriber, the gift will be delivered automatically.

I always enjoy the group gifts from Empire, but I especially like these adorable heels. They are the April group gift at Empire and I couldn’t be more pleased with them. They come in the usual sizes, Belleza, Slink, TMP, and Maitreya, and they include a color change hud that gives you 20 color options and allows you to change individual parts of the shoe. Also, the cute little bows at the heel are optional. The Empire group has a one time join fee of 499 linden, and currently there is more than one group gift still available.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – [BURLEY]_Lily_Blacks

SkinEssences – Digby

Head – CATWA HEAD Lilo Bento

Top – Blueberry – Luxe Box – Leign Bustiers – Past Luxe Box Item

Skirt – **GATO– Floppy Skirt Hawaiian for Maitreya – FREE Subscriber Gift

Tattoos – -Natti- Eva Full Body Tattoo – 50L on the Marketplace *Previously Shown Here

Shoes – #EMPIRE – Geranium – FREE Group Gift/Group is 499L to Join 

Body/Hands/Feet –  Maitreya – Lara

Stool – *ionic* ibiza stool (part of the ibiza gacha set #8)

*Pose by LAP

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Flamingos and Squids

Flamingos and Squids

In preparation

It’s been a pretty long week for me IRL and with all signs, unfortunately, pointing to things getting more chaotic in the coming days, I turned to my Second Life and popped into the Baja Norte sim for some a much-needed breather. There’s still something calming about seagulls swooping about amidst the cresting waves, even though it’s just only in a virtual world. I had something skimpier in mind for this outing (hmm…come to think of it I’ve never actually worn a swimsuit to any of the beach sims I’ve visited), but a stop to Creator’s Collection Box changed my mind. Unlike Carson, who came away with one killer look, I quickly picked up the gift at the S@bbia booth. From its quirky print (flamingos are just adorable birds don’t you think?) to its pretty bowed sash, the (aptly named) Flamingo dress is simply darling.

The gift comes in only one mesh size, however, and without an alpha layer included. While arguably it’ll be easier for those with mesh bodies to find a fit thanks to their nifty alpha huds, I experimented with some of the alpha layers of other dresses that I already owned and found a good fit. Personally, I feel that the Flamingo dress was worth the effort especially when you take into consideration that it does come with a hud that lets you switch the dress between three colors (blue, red and white) technically making it three free dresses. Be sure to do a little more exploring if you visit this 2nd Anniversary round of Creator’s Collection Box as the majority of booths have great free gifts out.

A good pair of clogs

Seeing as I wanted to be able to dip my toes in the water or wriggle them in the warm sand, fussy boots or heels just wouldn’t do for this latest adventure. The sneakers had to stay at home too because who wants to spend their time cleaning sand out from the soles of their damp sneakers (yuck!). Luckily enough I came across a free fatpack of clogs from A&D Clothing and my footwear problems were quickly solved. These cute clogs are a sub-o gift at the store meaning that you won’t need to join any groups or free up those precious group slots to get your hands on them. Better yet this gift is unisex (that ‘special’ dude won’t have any excuses not to join you at the beach now) and can be worn with classic avatar feet (alpha layer and shoe base included). Did I mention that this gift is a fatpack? Well, you’ll also be getting a hud which lets you choose among twelve different colors with a section that’s dedicated to resizing tools as well. I’m still pretty tickled that I found this design in SL seeing as I’ve a couple of pairs of these out of the virtual world and see them all over the place besides. When do we get to choose the charms hmm?

Flamingos and Squids

So squids were mentioned

And here they are in the form of a cute pair of earrings from Frangipani Garden that’s also available as a free gift at Creator’s Collection Box. While I’m fully aware that you’re supposed to eat seafood and not wear it, these Takosan earrings were just too cute to pass up. The detailing on these earrings are amazing as is the subtle difference in the expressions between Mr. and Ms. Squid (well, I assume they’re Mr and Ms). While a resizer script is absent, permissions on these earrings are set to modify and copy so you can make as many backups as you like before making those changes if need be. Creator’s Collection Box runs until the 18th of next month so hurry down.

A sweet face

There’s a new group gift out at WoW Skins! I always look forward to the frequent gifts from this store and was pretty excited to unbox Preziosa. She has a slightly more mature look to her, I feel but still, has that sweet look and glossiness that are hallmarks of the WoW Skins. The neutral tones of the makeup on Preziosa are simply perfect. The gift package includes:

  • Two system skins in the Tan tone (one with cleavage and one without)
  • Omega applier hud for Head and Body

Other skin tones are available for purchase at the WoW Skins main store at a discounted price of 199L and it is 450L to join the group if you’re not already a member. Of course joining the group will mean access to the group only Lucky Letter and Midnight Mania boards that are always stuffed with goodies.

And that’s a wrap. I’ve got a sudden craving for takoyaki and hmm…where do I get some? Till later.

EDIT: Thanks to Ariel Starflare, I’ve been informed that there is now an alpha layer for the dress. Us classic avatars can rejoice!

 

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On Sheidey…

Skin- WoW Skins Preziosa (0L/Group Gift/450L join fee)
Hair – Doe Heather (In store gacha/99L per pull)
Eyes –  Mesange Athena (0L/No group tag required)
Manicure – Koffin Nails Hypnotic Hearts (Past XOXO Hunt)  
Earrings – Frangipani Garden (0L @ Creator’s Collection Box)
Dress – S@bbia Flamingo (0L @ Creator’s Collection Box)
Shoes – A&D Clothing Clogs (0L/Sub-O Gift/No group tag required)
Hands – Slink Casual

Pose: Elephante

Sim: Baja Norte

-Screams-


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FabFree Designer Friday – 02/24/2017 – Ecko

Ecko Storefront
Good Evening Fab Free’rs! Thanks for coming by. This week’s edition of Fab Free Designer Friday features a shop called Ecko. I was a little surprised that Ecko is such a new shop in Second Life. The clothing at Ecko has a cute casual style that would appeal to almost anyone. Ecko sells mainly women’s mesh and applier clothing. You’ll also find some fun accessories. At the landing point just outside the entrance you’ll be greeted by a few shop pets, and the subscriber kiosk. You’ll want to be sure to join the subscriber to keep up-to-date on all things Ecko, also subscriber members have access to 2 FREE gifts inside the store.
Ecko Info
Just inside the entrance, there’s a kiosk with a weekly special purchase for just 50 lindens. It also appears there are a limited number of this special purchase. Once inside if you browse your way to the right side of the shop you’ll find 2 FREE gifts for subscribers. Since you joined the Ecko subscriber on the way in, just click the vendors and your FREE gifts will be delivered to you. The right side of the shop is also where you’ll find the “wall of information” as I have come to call similar spots in other shops. Here you’ll find all the information about store affiliations and current/upcoming events and hunts. This is also where you’ll find Ecko’s exclusive Fab Free group gift. This cute little dress was previously shown on the Fab Free blog by Kathryn. Make sure to wear your Fab Free group tag to pick up this FREE gift.  There are also a few other group gifts. Take a moment to stop by  Ecko and do a little shopping, perhaps a little hunting, and a little freebie grabbing!