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As Luck Would Have It…

As Luck Would Have It

Hello Fabulouses!  Just a quick post to share a stunning free skirt I picked up as a lucky board prize at .Lunaria.  The Kaelyn maxi skirt falls in a slender line from your hips to about mid-shin length, where it flares as it sweeps the ground for freedom of movement.  Ivory white in color (the windlight setting I used made it look greenish for some reason, but it is white), it features circular adornments at the waistline, which add visual interest.  I really love the sleek, sophisticated look this outfit evokes!  Kaelyn comes in sizes for classic as well as mesh avatars.  To pick up a copy for yourself, simply teleport to the shop, switch to the Lunaria group tag (it’s completely free to join), and cross your fingers.  I was lucky enough to scoop this baby up during my first few minutes of waiting.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Mesh in S and M (I don’t see an L in my folder, but that could be a glitch in unloading the package)
  • Alpha Layer for classic avatars
  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Maitreya
  • Physique
  • Venus

About the Pie…

So, to give you an update:  while Ripley snoozed the afternoon away today, I *was* successful in creating a pie.  I have to admit, though, it took two tries to get a crust that rolled out large enough for the pie plate.  It smelled so delicious as the oven worked its magic.  We will see tomorrow how it tastes.  I’m hoping my luck holds out for a flavorful pie as well as it did for all my lucky board prizes in SL!  Until my next post, Happy Thanksgiving to those who are celebrating, and happy shopping to all our Fabulous Readers!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Kathy

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Beth

Eyeliner:  SimplyScha Arabic Eyeliner (10L on the Marketplace)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Lipstick Applier:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Hair:  Truth Hair Zoya (with whisps from Truth Hair Sugar and bangs from Truth Hair Bangs Collection)

Jewelry:  Cae Entwined Set

Wrap:  Meli Imako Evening Wrap

Top:  Just Because Lace Bustier in white

Skirt:  .Lunaria. Kaelyn (free Lucky Board Prize for members of the Lunaria group – 0L/0L to join)

Pose:  aDORKable Poses (store closed)

Sim:  Elvenshire Mystical Fae Forest

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Sugar Lips

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Hey Fab Free!

It’s always fun to get free makeup, because you get to try out some fun looks that you might not usually choose for yourself!  My recent visit to the Candy Fair brought me just such an opportunity, as I picked up a few fun little gifties! You can see the other gifts I picked up HERE.

Sugar-Sweet

My sparkly, sugary lipstick was a fun free gift from Pout! at the Candy Fair It comes in several different shades, and I think it looks quite fun for a night out with friends!  This lipstick comes with an applier for both Catwa and Lelutka.

Macaron Madness

Another little gift at the Candy Fair was the pretty nail polish applier from alaskametro.  I’ve only shown one of the options available, but there are a total of 15 different nail designs, all inspired by my fave french patisserie – the macaron!  This free gift comes with nail appliers for Maitreya and Slink, and there’s an Omega applier in there for good measure!  Here’s a close up of my nails for ya!

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Pocket full of Poses

Last but not least, I always enjoy a good bento pose.  I love the way your fingers can get expressive!  This pose from Foxcity is only 1L on the marketplace!  Super cute!  You can grab this pose right here:

Well, Fab Free – I’d like to wish our American readers a very Happy Thanksgiving.  Although I’ve already celebrated Thanksgiving this year (up here in Canadaland!) I’m very thankful to be part of this awesome blogging family – thank YOU all for welcoming me so warmly.

xox

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Earrings– Since 1975 TMP earrings, Pr!tty Kitty Yoomi Earrings
Choker – Open Collar Turian Rainbow


Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Mesange Goldmine
Hair –  RunAway Sophie Hair (Previously Blogged by Pru HERE)
Nailpolish – alaskametro Macarons Nail Polish Applier (Free Gift at The Candy Fair)
Lipstick – Pout! Sugar Lips (Free Gift at The Candy Fair)
Eyeliner
–  Sn@tch Morgana Gothic Eyeshadow
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filligree Sternum Tattoo
Pose – Foxcity Poses Hypnose (1L Gift on Marketplace)
Sim: Private


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Happily Dispatched

11-22-2017

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I was sent out for more firewood, but I really didn’t mind. I enjoy the stillness of a peaceful snowy morning. I even took some time to sit on a fallen log and listened to the deafening silence. I hope she doesn’t get too cold waiting for more kindling for the fire…

My Happy Place…

I was happy to find the Room Sweater and Pants, a subscriber gift from Happy Dispatch. While this outfit claims to be for Signature bodies only, It worked well on my ADAM body.  This outfit includes a texture HUD for 8 shirts and 4 pant textures.  The gift is easy to get. Just click the join group sign to subscribe and the click on the gift to receive this great outfit. The subscriber and the gift are both FREE. There are also past gifts available.

I hope your holiday weekend is a peaceful one.

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Carson is wearing …

Mesh Body: ADAM -Mesh Body v2
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel v3.0
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Outfit: Happy Dispatch – Room Sweater & Pants (Subscriber Gift – FREE  / 0L / 0L to join)
Shoes: A&D Clothing – Innsbruck

Pose: oOo Studio – Rugged 2

Sim: The Forest Winter Wonderland

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Pink

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A special Gift

Glitterati by Sapphire has put out a special gift… the 9th Anniversary gift for the store. It’s a beautiful dress in a soft textured pink with a white lace hem and white lace sleeves. It’s perfect for every day casual wear, or even a date night.

You’ll need to wear your Glitterati group tag to get the dress and that will cost 100L, but it gives you access to every single past group gift that Glitterati has ever put out… and since the creator puts out a monthly group gift like clockwork, that’s a lot of gifts to be had. Plus you’ll get to look forward to another group gift come December! So this is a group well worth its join fee.

Dress sizes available:

  • Standard mesh XS – XL
  • Fitmesh XS – XL
  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Belleza

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Magika – After
Dress – Glitterati – 9th Anniversary Gift (Free Group Gift/Group is 100L To Join)

Sim Location – Private Location

Astrids Signature

 


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If You Listen Carefully…

If You Listen Carefully, the Silence is Beautiful

… the silence is beautiful.  It’s been a long time since I was in a snowstorm, but I still remember the peace and tranquility after Mother Nature blanketed the world in white.  Sounds were muffled, and the landscape was so incredibly beautiful.  Nowadays, I need to get my snow fix on Second Life.  Tonight, the pupster and I traveled to Rayne and PetitChat for a dose of winter wonderland.  Isn’t the scene just lovely?

Feeling Lucky?

My sweet dress is a Lucky Board prize at Lunaria available to members of the Lunaria group.  Since the group is free to join, the only investment I had to make was a bit of time waiting for that magical “K” to appear on the board.  It took a couple of days of trying off and on, but this little number was well worth the wait!  With long sleeves, a charcoal colored bodice, a gray skirt, and cuffs, this frock kept me warm, but also offered stylish touches as well, such as the tree print on the bodice and pale embroidery on the cuffs and hemline.  I really like the more muted color scheme of this outfit.  With sizes for classic avatars as well as several mesh bodies, this free lucky board prize is sure to please.

Sizes and Mesh Compatibility:

  • Fit Mesh in XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Alpha Layer for Classic Avatars
  • Belleza
  • Maitreya
  • Slink

Well,  that’s a wrap for today.  Tomorrow, Ripley and I are going to hit the kitchen and snooze by the warm oven (Ripley – not me) and attempt to whip up a home made (from scratch) pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving Dinner dessert (me –  not Ripley).  We’ll see how THAT turns out.  I haven’t had the best of luck in the past with pie crusts.  Anyone know of a good bakery that will be open late on Wednesday, just in case?  Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Kathy (Bento)

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Alura

Eyeliner:  Izzie’s Catwa Eyeliner Applier

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Lipstick Applier:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Hair (including scarf):  Wasabi Pills Aspen

Dress:  .Lunaria. Feena Dress (free Lucky Board prize for members of the Lunaria group – 0L/0L to join)

Boots:  Maitreya Stagioni Boots in Coal

Pose:  Overlow Poses

Sim:  Rayne and PetitChat

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A Cabin in the Woods

11-21-2017

 

One can dream…

One of my secret fantasies (no this isn’t getting naughty, sorry) is to be snowed in at a remote cabin. There is something very rustic about this dream (of course I would need internet). With plenty of books to read and watching the snow fall out the window, I believe it would be quite enjoyable for me…

Dreams aren’t the only things free…

I stopped by The Menstuff Lounge and found that the sim has once again changed. All the gift for all the ‘Stuff groups are on display along the street.  I happened across the gift provided by Tiffany Designs. The Andrew Casual Outfit includes the shirt, pants and shoes in sizes XS-XL, and looks warm enough for the coldest cabin.  While the gift is FREE, The Menstuff group does have a one time join fee of 50L.

I’ll see you in the spring….

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Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM -Mesh Body v2
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel v3.0
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Outfit: Tiffany Designs – Andrew Casual Outfit @ The Menstuff Lounge (Free / 0L / 50L to join)

Pose: ProPose – Ethan 2

Sim: The Forest Winter Wonderland

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Jingle Those Bells!

Jingle Those Bells

Some might say it’s too early to start donning the Christmas gear, and usually I’d agree.  However, I just couldn’t wait to show you all this gorgeous group gift from Violent Seduction.

Winter Wonderland

Wearing the Astral Christmas dress that I found, I suddenly felt the urge to head to the North Pole.  Perhaps I was a bit foolhardy wearing such a skimpy dress to the frozen regions of the world, but the magical aura at the North Pole Village and Santa’s Workshop sim drove the cold from my mind.

The elves were merrily capering about, and the crystalline caves glittered before me.  Before I knew it, I was helping wrap gifts, and Santa himself was doing a practice run in his sleigh.

Lo and behold, the Christmas spirit had taken over, and I had to remind myself that it was still November.  Ahwell, I guess I’ll deck the halls anyway!

Astral Christmas

As I mentioned, this gorgeous red dress that caused me to cavort with elves is a free group gift at Violent Seduction.  The group is currently 100 Lindens to join, but they do have some other great gifts out, as well as three group boards, two of which Love previously blogged about HERE and HERE.

Sizes:

  • Belleza Freya and Venus
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass

Well guys, I’m going to go jingle some bells and hang out with the Sugar Plum fairy!

xox

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Dress–  Violent Seduction (free group gift, group is 100L to join )
Shoes – Empire (Previous 50L Friday item)
Earrings– Since 1975 TMP earrings, Pr!tty Kitty Yoomi Earrings
Choker – Open Collar Turian Rainbow
Crown – Yokai Starless Night

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Mesange Goldmine
Hair –  Magika Love Song
Nailpolish – Alme Forever Young
Lipstick – Sn@tch Ultra Gloss Lipstick
Eyeliner –  Sn@tch Morgana Gothic Eyeshadow
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filligree Sternum Tattoo
Pose – AnLar Poses The Fling Series
Sim: The North Pole Village and Santa’s Workshop

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Indian Jewell

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It’s Tuesday!

And that mean’s bargain’s galore! I headed out and checked out the deets for you to see what I could find so you wouldn’t have to do all the hunting yourself! You’ll want to catch these gems before the day is out and pick them up for yourself. Be sure to hurry, the deals end at midnight SLT, tonight!

First, stop by Calico Hair, where you’ll find two pretty hairs you can pick up. The color packs are just 25L each or you can get the fatpack for 150L. I picked up Luna II but there is also a pretty side braid out as well. My new hairstyle is pictured above and below so you can see both the front and the back.

Speaking of…

… both the front and the back. I had to show off both the front and the back of this fabulous 25L Tuesday special tattoo from Dita Couture. This tattoo called Indian Jewell is a beauty, with intricate details on both the front and back of the body and it is a full upper body tattoo (though my dress covers part of it for modesty sake). I wanted to make sure you could see both sides, thus the two pictures. If you purchase this you will get:

Tattoo appliers:

  • System layer
  • Omega
  • Maitreya
  • TMP
  • Slink
  • Belleza

In addition there are three colors of stones that can go above the elephant on the back. You get Black, Red, and Sapphire stones that can be interchangeably added to the tattoo.

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One last thing…

If you were admiring my pretty dress you’ll want to stop by Faida. It is also a 25L Tuesday special and you can pick it up in a Maitreya only size for just 25L. Though I think if you fiddled with your body, it would fit other shapes. For 25L, it’s a pretty gown for roleplay!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Calico – Luna II (25L for 25L Tuesday) – today only
Tattoo – Dita Couture – Indian Jewell Tattoo (25L for 25L Tuesday) – today only
Dress – Faida – Valena Candy Dress (25L for 25L Tuesday) – today only

Sim Location – Revenland Roleplay Sim

Astrids Signature


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Just a Boho Girl and Her Pup

Just a Girl and Her Dog
Hello Fabulouses!  Whoever said diamonds are a girl’s best friend must never have owned a dog.  Ripley brings me far more joy than any jewel ever could….although I do have to admit that a diamond wouldn’t have outrageous vet bills………  Aww, don’t worry boy, you’re still my #1!

Speaking of the Number 1…

Yesterday in my post {HERE} I highlighted a lovely dress that I picked up from Brii Underground for a song.  What I didn’t tell you at that time was that there are quite a few goodies at the store, all available for just one Linden dollar.  My beautiful boho outfit is one of them.  From the jeweled headband and accessories, to the hemline of my maxi skirt, the Mireia outfit includes everything I’m wearing.  I love the realistic texture of the cropped tank top, and the way its hue is echoed in the pattern of the skirt.  Raspberry and teal always look so delicious together!  The generous designer thought of everything you need for this complete outfit, including feathered earrings, a necklace, and a slender bow to accentuate your waistline.  There’s even a pair of sunglasses and a make up applier that I opted not to wear.  The lovely floral tattoo is also tucked inside the package.  I don’t normally wear body art, but this one was just too pretty to pass up.  To add Mireia to your inventory, teleport over to the shop, and locate the vendor in the 1L section on the front wall.  There’s no group required!

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Mesh skirt in XXS, XS, S, M, L
  • Fit mesh top in XXS, XS, S, M, L
  • Alpha Layer for Classic Avatars
  • Belleza Freya, Isis, and Venus
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique
  • TMP
  • Tonic Curvy and Fine
  • Tattoo applier for classic avatars as well as Maitreya and Omega
  • Omega Make Up Applier for Catwa Head

Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Kathy (Bento)

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Alura

Eyeliner:  Izzie’s Catwa Eyeliner Applier

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Lipstick Applier:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Hair:  Truth Hair Wind (in store gacha prize – 50L)

Outfit:  Brii Underground Mireia Boho Style Complete Outfit, which includes jewelry (Special offer – 1L)

Pose:  Tutys

Sim:  The Cedars

Kathrynvayandarnewtag


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Slipping into Winter

11-20-2017

Seasons Change …Quickly!

I logged out to a nice Autumn scene, with leaves on the still green grass and a crispness in the air. I log back in a few hours later to find it had snowed and I’m slipping on the frozen ground. I happened to snap this quick shot before I fell right on my pixels….

Slick… Looking

At least I’m dressed for the weather in the FREE November group gift from R2A Creations. In this month’s gift you’ll find a Sweater, Jeans, Boots and a Cap.  This outfit comes fitted for the ADAM, Aesthetic, Signature, Slink and TMP bodies as well as XS-XL for classic bodies. The R2A Group is FREE to join and always has a monthly gift.

Now… Can someone please come over and shovel my walk?

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Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM -Mesh Body v2
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel v3.0
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Outfit: R2A Creations – Sweater, Jeans, Cap and Boots (Group Gift FREE 0L / 0L to join)

Pose: HelaMiyo – Power2

Sim: Private

CarsonCaibentag