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Winding Down

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I like to wind down in the afternoons with tea. I like fancy teas… like Jade Citrus Mint, or Hibiscus Rose, or even and Earl Grey now and then. I took some time to wind down this afternoon after hunting down some deals to share with you.

April is winding down…

… and with it we will be seeing the last week or so of the Women’s Stuff Hunt. Now is the time to get all those treats from the amazing creators who have set out gifts for us. I stopped by GAALL and picked up this mini dress for just 1L. It has a unique draped front and comes with a color change hud (though I opted to show you the black). You get 8 colors in total in the texture change hud.

Sizes included:

  • eBody
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Tonic – Curvy & Fine
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

Loving Friday!

Today is Friday, and besides being the start of the weekend, I’m also loving that it’s Fifty Linden Friday. I picked up a pair of heels at Pure Poison that you won’t want to miss out on. These Ralu Sandals have a glittery finish and come with a color change hud for 7 texture choices for the main part of the shoe, plus additional texture options for the heel, straps, and toe. All this for just 50L! But hurry, it’s today only!

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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 – Nathalia
Necklace – Empyrean Forge – Reverie Necklace – Silver
Dress – GAALL – Eva Outfit (1L for the Women’s Stuff Hunt)
Shoes – Pure Poison – Ralu Sandals (50L for Fifty Linden Friday)

Sim Location – Port Babbage

Astrids Signature


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Aloha!

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Aloha!

I was on the Women’s Stuff Hunt trail and found this Hawaiian ensemble that I had to show you! It comes with the beautiful mesh dress (in all the standard mesh sizes and a quality alpha layer) plus the flower anklets, and a wicker bag full of flowers for you to hold (not shown).

Where to pick up your prize…

You can hunt for this dancing (or relaxing) dress and all its accessories at the Yokana Store where once you find the iconic red t-shirt this gift is yours for just 1 little Linden.

Happy Hunting!

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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 – Magika – Dreamy
Hair Flowers – Una – Crown Poppy Vine (past gacha item)
Outfit – Yokana – Alana Red Hawaiian Dress with Accessories (1L for the Women’s Stuff Hunt)

Sim Location – Maldive Tranquil Tiki Island

Astrids Signature

 


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Beauty Rest

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Up at midnight.

I swore I heard something outside the window. Maybe it’s just the branches tap tap tapping on the window pane. It howled up a storm last night and I didn’t sleep as well as I would have hoped. Thankfully, I slept beautifully in my new nighties, even if I didn’t get in as many beauty winks as I would have liked.

A fatpack for 1L

This nightie is just one of a fatpack of nighties you can get as a group gift at Bella Moda for 1L. Yes, you heard me right. Join the group for 1L and pick up the group gift free. You’ll get the full fatpack of this gorgeous Intimissi Lace Nighties & Panties set (the nightie and panties are two separate pieces).

Colors included: Black, Blue, Blush, Red, Teal (shown), and Violet.

Sizes available:

  • Standard mesh sizes XXS – L
  • TMP
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

I don’t see anything at the window after all, so I’m back to my beauty rest. Night, night everyone!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Truth – Ryleigh
Lingerie – Bella Moda – Intimissi Lace Nighties & Panties Set Fat Pack (teal shown) (Free Group Gift/0L/Group is 1L to Join)

Sim Location – Port Babbage

Astrids Signature


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Don’t Forget The Sunblock

Snapshot_001Hey Fabulouses!  He and I decided to turn it all off for a little beach R&R.  Turn off the IMs, turn off the group chats, turn off the constant blog project in process, and thoughts of future blog projects.  Ahhh….  silence…  just the two of us and a big sandy beach.

Beach Bliss

The sweet scent of coconut sunblock filled the air and the warm sun shone down on us as a misty breeze blew through the palms refreshingly.  For just a minute there wasn’t a distraction in the world that could take me away from the bliss.  I turned to smile at him, and out of the corner of my eye… I spotted an awesome His & Hers Towel Rack behind us.  Wait what? Is that a group gift?!  Turns out, I can’t turn it off for very long after all.  It’s a good thing he was happy to sit there with  me long enough to get a photo!

His & Hers

In the New Releases area at Shutter Field you’ll find the His & Hers Beach Towel Rack as shown in my photo.  The rack includes the folded blanket, sunblock and hanging his and hers towels all with a land impact of just 4.  This piece is copy/mod so you can rez multiple copies and modify it a little if you need to.  I should also mention that there is a His & His Beach Towel Rack out as a free group  gift too.  This group is just 20L to join.

Getting Sandy

This beautiful couple’s pose by Just Posing is called “Sandy” and is available for just 1L on marketplace.

Furnishing – Shutter Field Beach Towel Rack His & Hers (free group gift / 0L / 20L to join)

Pose – Just Posing July Group Gift {Sandy} (1L – marketplace)

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It’s a Line Up.

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It’s a line up!

These chairs are guilty… guilty I say! Guilty of being stylish, comfortable, and affordable! They must be held accountable! To my wallet! And then promptly delivered to my home!

Of course… first I had to find them. But that’s okay. They were all in one spot! The Artist Shed is participating in multiple Hunts this April and you can stock up on stylish chairs to meet your decorating needs.

First up, I found the Bad Egg Chair. It is a mere 2 prim when set down. There was also a Good Egg Chair somewhere in the store, but it eluded me. So it is not in the picture. I’m sure it was just as stylish as this sleek black Bad Egg Chair version. And it was only 1L for my hunting time at The Artist Shed.

For a rainy day…

I love this Raindrop Chair in blue. It too is a 1L hunt gift at The Artist Shed for April. This one is part of the April Showers Hunt. All that beautiful style is only 3 prim, 1L, and a little hunting time at the main-store.

Something more rustic.

If you need something for your cabin, or maybe for roleplay, consider hunting down the Reclaimed Barrel Bench for 1L as part of the Barrel Easter Hunt. It is only 3 prim, has a great rustic appeal, and would fit perfectly into many types of fantasy (or country) settings.

Something retro.

There seems to be something for everyone at The Artist Shed this month, proven by chair #4. This one is free, just spend a little time hunting it down and find the Spring has Sprung Chair. It has a bit of a retro feel with it’s old fashioned colors, attached blanket, and flowered styling. It is a mere 3 prim, just waiting for you to pick it up.

Happy seating!

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The Stuff…

Chair #1 – The Artist Shed – Bad Egg Chair (1L for the Evil Bunny 7 Hunt)
Chair #2 – The Artist Shed – Raindrop Chair (1L for the April Showers Hunt Gift)
Chair #3 – The Artist Shed – Reclaimed Barrel Bench (1L for the Barrel Easter Hunt)
Chair #4 – The Artist Shed – Spring has Sprung Chair (0L for the enMESHed into Spring Hunt)

Sim Location – Private

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Jeweled and a[MUSE]ed

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A little fantasy.

NSP florals and [MUSE] set out a great Women’s Stuff Hunt gift that had me thinking along the lines of fantasy and roleplay. It’s only 1L and a little hunting time for the iconic red T-shirt and you get the hair and jeweled hair piece pictured above. The two pieces are separate so you can wear the jeweled headpiece with any other hair that you have. As a bonus, there is an included hud to change the color of the jewels on the headpiece. The hair only comes in the one color and reminds me a bit of old fashioned wigs, but I liked it nonetheless. I thought it was fun!

Matching the pair.

I hadn’t been by Wicca’s Wardrobe in a while and was happy to pick up their latest group gift. The group is 99L to join, but they offer monthly group gifts and the gifts are always top quality. There is always a gift out for both the ladies and the gents. This month I was able to pick up the Belle Dress in Spring Flower.

Sizes available:

  • Standard mesh sizes XXS – L
  • TMP
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair and Head Jewelry – [MUSE] – Padma Ringlet Hair and Padma Hair Jewels (1L for the Women’s Stuff Hunt)
Dress – Wicca’s Wardrobe – Belle Dress Spring Flower (Group Gift/0L/Group is 99L to Join)

Sim Location – Revenland

Astrids Signature


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Going Dotty

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Going dotty.

I’m dotty for this gorgeous applier top that I hunted down at House of Ruby as part of The Evil Bunny Hunt. It was only 1L and well worth looking around the main-store for! There’s a male prize in the box too, if you fellas want to get in on the hunting action!

This is an applier top and comes in the following appliers: Maitreya, Omega, and Slink.

Hop on down to House of Ruby and pick up your Mellow top in Dot today! You have until the end of April to hunt it down!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Truth – Ebony
Shirt – House of Ruby – Mellow Top for Her in Dot (1L for The Evil Bunny Hunt)
Skirt – Blueberry – Gabi – Mesh – Side Cut Skirts Black

Sim Location – Port Babbage

Astrids Signature


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Easter’s On It’s Way!

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Hi there Fabulouses! Now that spring has sprung and the day of the big bunny just around the corner, Carson and I thought it might be fun to hippity hop onto the blog and show you a couple Easter themed gifts to help you prepare for the season on a budget!

All Your Eggs In One Basket

The Rajun Cajun has a free Easter group gift for it’s inworld VIPs that includes the Happy Easter Bunny Ears that include a texture change HUD as well as Happy Easter Tees for ladies and men!  The Rajun Cajun group is free to join and you’ll find these gifts in green eggs in a basket near the teleport landing point.  Fitmesh (including alpha layer) and a ton of mesh body sizes are offered, so whatever body you have on, these should work!

Easter Wishes On A Linden

This fun Happy Easter Bunny Pose is just 1L at a promotional price on marketplace in the Moonlight Poses Store.  This item has a land impact of 6, holds two avatars and is fully adjustable.

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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 Lisette
Shirt – The Rajun Cajun Happy Easter Ladies Tee (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Jeans – Blueberry Mia
Ears – The Rajun Cajun Happy Easter Bunny Ears GG (free group gift / 0L / free to join)

Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body – ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Mesh Head – Catwa – Daniel
Head Applier – Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier – Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Shirt – The Rajun Cajun Happy Easter Mens Tee (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Jeans – A&D Clothing – James Jeans
Ears – The Rajun Cajun Happy Easter Bunny Ears GG (free group gift / 0L / free to join)

The Stuff…

Pose  – Moonlight Poses – Promo 2 – 1L Happy Easter Bunny (1L / marketplace)
Sim  – Luane’s Magical World

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Anything But Lazy Daisy

Snapshot_003Hello there Fabulous Friends!  I am all lazy daisied up today…  with my new Daisy Top, my Daisy Hair, my Daisy Necklace and my dog… that I have named “Daisy”, although she is very much anything but lazy!  In fact, most days she is darn hard to keep up with.

A Little Daisy Will Do It

What inspired my lazy daisy look today was this super cute top by MOoH! that you can pick up as a free Third Life group gift at the MOoH! mainstore.  The Daisy Top comes in a large range of sizes and also includes a texture change hud that allows for three different daisy textures.  I am including the vendor ad below so you can see the options.

Daisy top

The Third Life Group is 10L to join, however there’s a load of free gifts to pick up, so it’s well worth the fee.

Size Availability & Body Compatibility:

  • Mesh XS-L + Alpha Layer
  • Fitmesh XS-L
  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Belleza

On a Bottom Note…

If you like the flared Josie Jeans I am wearing, you can pick them up at this round of The Designer Circle in a wide range of colours for just 125L per pack.  If you still happen to have your 150L group credit kicking around, you can use it there too and bring your price down to free!

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Eye Makeup – Pink Acid Catwa Roxanne Black N White Eyeshadow (1L / marketplace)
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Entwined Daisy (free group gift / 0L / free to join) – Previously Blogged by Astrid [HERE]
Shirt – MOoH! Daisy Top (free Third Life Group Gift / 0L / 10L to join)
Jeans – MOoH! Josie Jeans (featured @ The Designer Circle)
Choker – Black Bantam Daisys Everywhere
Bench w/ pose – Bee Designs Rose Garden Bench
Puppy – JIAN Lively Lab (50L per play / instore gacha)
Sim – Luane’s Magical World

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March On!

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March on!

We are marching into the last week of March, and I have my gold shoes that I found at the end of the rainbow… or to be more specific, I found them as part of the Glam or Grunge Hunt at Lindy Modern & Retro Shoes. For just 1L and a little hunting time for the icon, you can pick these pretty gold pumps up.

For your 1 little Linden, you’ll get heels to fit Slink, Maitreya, and TMP feet all in one package for that tiny little sum. It’s well worth the trip to the Lindy Modern & Retro. Plus while you are there, pick up the other hunt gifts. There are many out! One is free, and the rest are all 1L as well. You can stock up on your shoe wardrobe!

A touch of green…

I needed a dress for my new dress shoes, so I picked up the pretty green dress from Ass Kicking Angels. It is the free FabFree group gift out for March! It includes both this lovely dress as well as the matching necklace (which has a pretty clover attached to it).

You’ll get the following sizes:

  • Standard classic avatar
  • eBody
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – [e] elikatira – Katharine
Dress and Necklace – Ass Kicking Angels – Candy Mint Dress (FabFree Group Gift/0L/Group is Free to Join)
Shoes – Lindy Modern & Retro Shoes – Kym GoldPat (1L for the Glam or Grunge Hunt)

Sim Location – Idle Rogue

Astrids Signature