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Life is Uncertain……..Eat Dessert First

It's Time for Ice Cream

Hello there, Fabulouses!  With warmer temperatures, I couldn’t resist stopping for a refreshingly delicious ice cream cone on my way home tonight.  When I scooped her up for a cuddle, this adorable pup decided to sneak a sample from my cone for herself.  The little rascal!

Vintage Vixen

Charlote, my pretty floral frock, is a group gift for VIP members from Furtacor. (updated landmark)  Until May 1st, this group costs nothing to join, so you can scoop up this strapless spring dress for free (after May Day, joining the VIP group will set you back 100L).  I love the vintage rose texture and the way the hem of the dress is flouncy and asymmetrical.   Packed with details such as vertical piping to draw the eye upward, and a pleated skirt, this little number is sure to become a summer favorite of mine.  The gift also includes a HUD with 25 textures (6 plain and 19 prints) to choose from.  The bodice and skirt can be the same pattern, or colored separately.

Sizes and Compatibility

  • Mesh for classic avatars in XXS, XS, S, M, L (includes alpha layer)
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass
  • Slink Physique
  • Texture change HUD

Add Some Glitter and Shine

To  accessorize my outfit, I tucked a pink rose behind my ear, and slipped on some chandelier-style earrings.  My Sparkle Rose was a bargain for only 30L at the Fukin Cute store on the Marketplace.  The package included a purple, a pink, and a white mesh rose.  I opted to wear just one, but you can add all three flowers if you wish.  With a bit of basic editing, I adjusted the position of the posey to fit just where I wanted.  My heart-shaped, dangling earrings from Elemental Earth Designs added more sparkle, and a playful touch of movement.  Versatile, texture change beads make this pair of earrings seem like a set of six in one for only 75L.

About the Puppy Eating Ice Cream… 

Shhhh! It's a Secret

I’m hoping that a certain canine someone doesn’t get upset by my solo ice cream escapade tonight.  Back in his younger days, we used to stop at a local creamy stand on our way home from obedience class for the “Doggie Delight” special.  (I wasn’t above a little bribery now and then).  It must have worked, because we earned the “Most Improved” award at the end of the course.   To make up for stopping without him, I’ll take Ripley out for a cool treat this weekend, but until then, can we keep this just between us?

Happy Shopping!

~ Kat and Ripley (that will be a DOUBLE Doggie Delight, please!)

Kat is Wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Moirah

Eyeliner:  Teapi Eyeliner for Catwa Mesh Head (35L on the Marketplace)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Lipstick:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Hair:  Truth Hair Cheri

Hair Flower:  Fukin Cute Sparkle Roses

Earrings:  Elemental Earth Designs Sweetheart Chandelier Earrings (75L on the Marketplace)

Dress:  Furtacor Charlote Dress (free group gift for Furtacor VIP 0L/0L to join until May 1st) **updated landmark**

Pose:  (with puppy) ENIIPose (50L on the Marketplace)       (Shhh) Oddfish Studio (48L on the Marketplace)

Sim: Melody Garden

 


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Brooklyn Bridge is Falling Down

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Crazy Dayz…

Every year, around this time, I’m a bit stressed. It’s crunch time at work… I’m always tired and a grumpy cat. Every little thing gets under my skin. It’s times like this I tend to wander off by myself because, trust me, I’m my own best company. But, I know in just a few short weeks, the stress will be gone and I can take a nice long (and well deserved) break.

Cross that bridge when you come to it…

Today, I found the Brooklyn Outfit at TentatioN. This is a for the SLF&O group members. Not a member? The group is FREE to join! This outfit comes with a texture changing HUD for both the shirt and the pants for several different looks to suit your needs. On my feet I have the Barcelona Shoes from A&D Clothing. This also includes a texture HUD for different laces and soles.

Countdown… T-4 weeks…

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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
Outfit: TentatioN –  Brooklyn Outfit w/HUD (SLF&O Group Gift FREE / 0L/ 0L to join)
Shoes: A&D Clothing – Barcelona

Pose: ProPose

Sim: Glanduin

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You Spin Me Right Round

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Hi there Fabulouses!  Just home from work, and am taking a few minutes to blog/unwind from my day.  After a day like today, a whimsical spin in the garden sounds like a perfect way to let go of the days events, alas…  it’s pouring rain, so here I am…  in SL…  trying out my luck with the sun here 🙂  It’s always sunny in SL (unless you don’t want it to  be!).  This fun spinning pose is just one of several Fabulously Free in SL group gifts available at West End.  It doesn’t actually spin…  it’s a static pose made for catching the moment as I have, in a snapshot!  The FabFree group is always free to join.

Dressing in Flowers

This sweet floral mini dress by LsR is called Sexy Daphne Mini Dress, and can be found in a ton of mesh body sizes as a free group gift for members of the Mesh Body Friends group.  This group is free to join, so you can pick it up without paying a cent!

Sizes included:

  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Physique & Hourglass
  • Belleza Freya, Isis, Venus
  • TMP

Enjoy your evening!

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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
Hair –  Exile You Send Me
Dress – LsR Sexy Daphne Mini Dress (free Mesh Body Friends group gift / 0L / free to join)
Shoes – Friday Darcy Flats
Pose – West End Blown (free fabfree group gift / 0L / free to join)
Sim – Luane’s Magical World

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I’ve Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts

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“I’ve got a lovely bunch of coconuts
There they are all standing in a row
Big ones, small ones, some as big as your head
Give them a twist a flick of the wrist
That’s what the showman said
I’ve got a lovely bunch of coconuts
Every ball you throw will make me rich
There stands my wife, the idol of me life
Singing roll a bowl a ball a penny a pitch”

Okay, okay…

Okay, so I don’t really have any coconuts, but I found this great tiki disco house called The Revival Disco where I could dance in my new free group gift dress from EvelineInTheBox! I love this particular dress. The colors are tropical and gorgeous and it has a sexy side slit all the way down the right side of the dress.

Sizes you’ll be getting: Standard sizes XXS – L + a Fitted Mesh and a quality alpha for system bodies.

EvelineInTheBox is a great place to pick up roleplay, fantasy, and modern clothes for low prices and regularly puts out a free group gift. Be sure to drop by and get your free Nandi dress before it disappears!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara (bento update)
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Truth – Arden
Dress – EvelineInTheBox – Nandi (Free Group Gift/0L/Free to Join Group)
Shoes – Pure Poison – Ralu Sandals

Sim Location – Miami Vice – The Revival Disco

Astrids Signature


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FabFree Designer Friday (On A Tuesday… A Little Late): West End

We’re Late!

Good evening FabFree Readers!  It’s time for FabFree Designer Friday!  Actually, it’s been time for FabFree Designer Friday for a few days now lol.  Prudence Rexroth usually does these features on Friday but it appears she is having some technical difficulties, so you are stuck with me this time and it’s a little late (my apologies!!)!  I hope I do as good of a job as she usually does!

Take a trip to the West End

Today I am choosing to featuring West End, which was established in 2016 by Beloved Ruby.  This modern, easy to move around in, two level shop offers beautifully designed men’s and women’s shapes on the first floor and a hefty selection of  poses on the upper level.  If you are having trouble shaping yourself with your new bento head, be sure to stop by West End and check out Beloved Ruby’s selection as she has some really nice – ready to put on, no muss – no fuss shapes for bento!

Free, Free, Free!

There are a ton of group gifts to take advantage of while you are visiting the shop.  As you can see from the photo below, there are currently five group gifts set to the free Fabulously Free in SL inworld group and seven group gifts set to the West End inworld group.  You’ll find these group gifts just to the left as you enter through the main doors right next to the “Events Ads”.

Right as you walk in the store, straight ahead you’ll find a very sweet couples pose as a free group gift for the Second U Magazine group which is free to join.  If you are a blogger and like what you see instore, you can even apply via the Blogotex system at the desk!

As you can see, it’s a lovely shop, so head down there – I bet you’ll find something you like!


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New Fabulously Free in SL Group Gift: Nala Designs

Nala Designs has a sweet new Fabulously Free in SL group gift for you to pick up!  Teleport over to the shop and pick up your free copy of the Stone coloured Winter Dress!

Nala Designs – Added 4/25/17

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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King (and Queen) of the Jungle

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Queen Bee…

In my SL existence I feel like I’m the king of my jungle…. My 512 x 512 jungle….  it’s all mine, none the less. But the one thing I have learned is that I may be the king, but it’s the queen who rules the jungle. If she isn’t happy, no one is happy. My advice to all you guys out there… keep the queen happy!

Royal garb…

Today, with her help, we are showing off gifts from two groups. Hypnose has as a gift for their members, the matching King and Queen Shirts for him and her. There will be no doubt who is the royalty in these shirts. The group is free to join, however the gift requires you to pay 1L and get refunded 1L.

Since you asked…

Our couples pose is Since by Reel Poses.  The group gift is free to members but there is a 30L joining fee. This is the perfect pose to show off her best feature….  Dang! remember what I said about keeping the queen happy? I think I just messed up…

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee
Hair –  Magika Amuse Me
Shirt – Hypnose Group Gift Queen (free group gift / pay 1L – 1L refunded / free to join)
Jeans – Blueberry Melanie

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: Hypnose Group Gift King (free group gift / pay 1L – 1L refunded / free to join)
Pants: A&D Clothing – James

Pose: Reel Poses: Since (free group gift / 0L / 30L to join)

Sim:  OUTBREAK

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Do You Believe In Fate?

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Hello there Fabulouses!  I believe it was purely fate that these two amazing royal blue group gifts by GOS Boutique and Blanco came out at the same time.  These two items colour match so perfectly, it would seem as though they were planned to be released together, but I’m sure…  it must just be a coincidence!

Fate only takes you so far…

Once you’re there, it’s up to you to make it happen, so go grab these gifts!

Your first stop is to Blanco to pick up the beautiful halter Stasia Dress that is a free group gift.  Blanco is a small shop right next to Scandalize and the gift is very easily found as soon as you enter.   I am displaying this dress in a gorgeous shade of blue, however it does come with a texture change HUD that allows for 10 solid colours and 3 prints.  This group is free to join.

Sizes Included:

  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Hourglass
  • Belleza Venus, Isis, Freya

Fate pulls you in different directions

It’s a good thing that it does, because you’ll need to take a teleport to GOS Boutique to grab the latest group gift called Karrueche in the colour of Snorkel Blue. These shoes come in XXS-L sizes as well as fits for Maitreya and Slink mesh feet.  The group is 250L to join

karrueche | snorkel blue

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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 Cerys
Dress – Blanco Stasia (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Shoes – GOS Karrueche Snorkel Blue (free group gift / 0L / 250L to join)
Pose by LW Poses
Sim – Luane’s Magical World

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Transparency

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“Despite its dark veins, the transparency of dragonfly’s wings assures me of a pure, innocent world” – Munia Khan

I wanted to go dancing… but some gowns make you feel beautiful enough to fly. This FabFree gift gown from MOoh! reminds me of a dragonfly’s wings… with the beautifully colored bodice, the dark fabric at the hips, and the transparent hem. It’s perfect for a spin around a romantic ballroom, and it’s free with your FabFree group tag.

Sizes included:

  • Standard Mesh Sizes XS – XL
  • Fitmesh Sizes XS – XL
  • TMP
  • Belleza – Isis
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique

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A perfect pairing.

I paired my new dress with another FabFree group gift. This time I made a trip to Chop Zuey and picked up the free Joy Unmasked earrings that are set out for our Fabulous group members.

I did find that the earrings were a bit large for my taste, but the earrings included an easy to use resize script. I just touched the earrings and sized them down to where I wanted them, easy peasy, and I was ready to go. Like the dress from MOoh!, this gift is free too. And you’ll be ready for a night on the town!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara (bento update)
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Truth – Soleil
Earrings – Chop Zuey – Joy Unmasked Earrings (FabFree Group Gift/0L/Group is Free to Join)
Dress – MOoH! – Raven dress black (FabFree Group Gift/0L/Group is Free to Join)
Shoes – Pure Poison – Ralu Sandals

Sim Location – The Grande Persian Ballroom

Astrids Signature


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She Wears Short Shorts

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Hey there FabFree Readers!  You caught me catching a few rays at Devin again.   He’s around exploring somewhere too… Last I saw him he was on the shore shoo-ing away his flock of sexy gullfriends again.  I just watch and shake my head.

Do You Dare Wear Short Shorts?

What inspired my afternoon outing was these great Camo Maya Shorts that I picked up as a free group gift at Bueno.  These high waisted stunners come in ripped/regular versions as well as several sizes for mesh bodies as listed below and the best part is – The Bueno inworld group is free to join!

Sizes included:

  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Hourglass
  • Belleza Freya & Isis

 To Top Things Off

The cropped Boardwalk Beach Tee I have decided to wear with my Bueno Shorts can be found in the “Cheapie Section” at Sn@tch, priced at just 25L for a whole fatpack of cute printed tees.  These tops are compatible with system bodies, Slink and also come with Omega Appliers.

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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 JoJo
Shirt – Sn@tch Boardwalk Beach Tee (25L – fatpack!)
Shorts – Bueno Camo Maya Shorts (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Sim – Devin

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