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She’s Like the Wind

(red)sand _5000 members gif male coat and scarf

Just a Fool to Believe…

I’ve had ’80’s movie soundtracks playing in my head all weekend…. (Thanks, Pru and Love   >.< ) And Dirty Dancing is one of my “compromise chick flick movies”.  I don’t mind cuddling up, watching Jennifer Grey (big time ’80’s crush) and singing along to the music. You can’t help but like this movie because we all know you don’t put Baby in the corner.

…I have Anything She Needs

Today’s gift is from (red)sand. For reaching 5000 members, they are celebrating by giving the members this FREE Coat and Scarf set. The mesh coat comes in the standard sizes XS-XL  and the scarf can be adjusted to get that perfect fit. the (red)sand group is FREE to join. Find the gift in the crate on the bottom shelf under the red slink sign. There’s also a special gift for the women!

 

Carson is wearing…

Outerwear: (red)sand – 5000 members male coat and scarf Group Gift FREE $0L/$0L to join
Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Hair: Lelutka – Seth N/A (circa 2010)

Sim: Heavenly Groove
CarsonCaibentag


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Sitting Pretty

sitting pretty_001

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

Astrids Signature


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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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Doing a Bit of Decorating

A Bathroom Update

Doing some decorating.

My bathroom needed a virtual pick-me-up. I found just what I needed at Storax Tree. They are offering a lovely new gift for FabFree group members and since our group is free to join this gorgeous mesh rug is free too! It is just 2 prim and has mermaids on it and made me want to redo my bathroom space. (It also has a resize script in it, if you find it’s not quite the size you need).

So I set it down there… but I knew the little area was missing out on something.

The missing piece.

I picked up just what I needed at Mystique for 25L Tuesday. Thankfully, they leave their 25L Tuesday stuff out a few days after Tuesdays, so you’ll still be able to pick up this gorgeous sink and over the sink cabinet for the same 25L price that I got it. They come as a set together for the single price and the set includes poses (including some naughty ones if you are adventurous 😉 The set is 11 prim total together, but well worth it for the detail and poses you’ll be getting in my mind. Plus the price is hard to beat!

PS. If you don’t like the creme color I picked out for the sink, it also came in a brown and a pink for the same price!

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The Stuff…

Bathroom Set –  Mystique – Bathroom Sink Bura in Creme – (25L for 25L Tuesday) – hurry, it’s still sitting out!

Rug – Storax Tree – Simple Elegance Mesh Braided 19 Rug Mid (no copy) – (Fabfree group gift/0L/Group is Free to Join)

Sim – Private Location

Astrids Signature


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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


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A Silver Vision

Midnight Lake_001

Fishing for my own silver.

I saw that Love was fishing for silver and got silver envy. In her post here she showed you one of the great gifts you can currently get from Sn@tch if you go 7 Seas fishing with your fishing pole for the New Years Grab Bag (hurry you still have a little bit of time, but not much). And it got me hankering for some silver of my own!

It all started with bubbles.

It all started with some bubbles. Actually #bubbles the store. I saw their advertisement for their January group gift and really fell in love with the unique split front top. The group is free to join, making the gift free as well. It is in a lovely grey shade with black crochet detailing along the split seam.

Sizes it comes in:

  • Fitmesh XS – XL
  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Belleza

Shoes too!

I also snagged a deal on some silver shoes for just 1L at Lindy Modern & Retro Shoes… and I love that these shoes are so versatile because not only do they fit slink feet, but the package includes shoes to fit regular system feet and Maitreya feet as well. So I didn’t have to worry about fit at all! My silver shoes are part of the Frosting Hunt. You have until January 31st to pick them up, but why wait? For just 1L and a little hunting time, these flats are the silver lining you’ve been waiting for!

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The final touch.

Finesmith is no longer in-world, sadly. But you can still get many of the beautiful creations on the marketplace. I was doing some marketplace hunting and came across a lovely necklace for just 10L that I couldn’t pass up. This Vision necklace pictured above is by Finesmith jewelry and with its beautiful details and shine (but not bling) is a wonderful final touch to any outfit – casual or formal. It’s well worth the 10L.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Pia Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – [e] elikatira – Katharine
Necklace – Finesmith – Vision Necklace in Silver (10L on the Marketplace)
Shirt – #bubbles – January Group Gift (Free Group Gift/0L/Group is Free to Join)
Jeans – E-Clipse – Dorothy Jeans Rigid Indigo
Shoes – Lindy Modern & Retro Shoes – Fara Silver (1L for the Frosting Hunt) – ends January 31st

Sim Location – Flux Sur Mer

Astrids Signature


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Down to the Crossroads

-Labyrinth- New Year's Gift (Dapper Suit)

Trying to flag a ride…

Clapton told me to go, so I went down to the Crossroads Event and found not one but TWO FREE great gifts for us guys. Directly in front of the landmark provided, you will see the gifts. The first one is the Dapper Suit, provided by Labyrinth. The blue suit comes in standard sizes and with it, you also receive a HUD to change colors on the tie and shirt, six different colors for each equals 36 different combinations!

Everybody passed me by…

Also at Crossroads Event is the FREE Kyo Black Coat by Modulus. This double-breasted frock coat is very stylish and would work well for numerous situations. And now my weekend is over and I have to go back to frocking work….

Modulus - Kyo Coat - Black

Carson is wearing…

Outfit: -Labyrinth- Dapper Suit  @ Crossroads Event FREE New Year’s Gift  $0L
Jacket: Modulus – Kyo Black Coat  @ Crossroads Event FREE New Year’s Gift  $0L
Shoes: Hoorenbeek – Allen 2.0 – Black & White Dress Shoes $520L
Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Hair: Lelutka – Seth N/A (circa 2010)

Sim: Private

CarsonCaibentag


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Naked and Afraid 

Gau

Alone in the Jungle for 21 Days…

… Does Carson have what it takes to be Naked and Afraid? Probably not. I like a cozy, comfortable bed and a pantry full of food. But I can look the part in the newest FREE group gift from *It’s Gau*. The jungle themed Adao outfit would be perfect for survival based role play or just for getting back to nature. The *It’s Gau* group is FREE to join.

Under My Skin…

Today I thought I’d switch it up and try on the latest group gift from 7 Deadly s[K]ins. The Jager Skin is FREE to members, but there is a $225L cost to join this group. If you’re into skins, this would be worth your money because there’s a FREE gift to members monthly. The skin comes in a variety of  tones and for different body types, and even comes with it’s own shapes (not shown). I think I’ll stalk my next meal… *heads off to the refrigerator*

Carson is wearing…

Junglewear: *It’s Gau* –  Adao    (FREE Group Gift $0L/$0L to join) 
Skin: 7 Deadly s[K]ins – JAGER    (Free Group Gift $0L/$225L to join)
Hair: Lelutka – Seth N/A (circa 2010)

Sim: MYSTS of EYR

CarsonCaibentag