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Another Year Over, A New Ones Just Begun…

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Hey Faboos!

I can’t believe that another year has gone by.  And covid is still as prevalent as it was when it started.  Ugh.  I hope 2022 will be the year we all say enough already and do whatever has to be done to take our lives back from this virus!

I know things will never be the same as they were pre-covid, but maybe it has brought some positive into our lives too.  Like appreciating day to day things we took for granted, friends, family, hugs, shopping!  Even appreciating just getting up in the morning and feeling *good*.  Perhaps it came to teach us to shift our perspective and be grateful for all the little wonderful things, as simple as waking up to a new day (some people don’t, and one day, you won’t either).

It makes me think of one of my favorite movies Dead Poets Society.  Mr. Keating (Robin Williams) tells his class to seize the day, make your life extraordinary while you can.  The powerful play goes on and YOU get to contribute a verse.  What will your verse be?  Let 2022 be the year we all live in state of gratitude, seizing the day with those we love and contributing our powerful verse.  What legacy do you hope your life will create?

Where was I?

I got a bit sidetracked there.  The turning of a new year always makes my thoughts get deeper than they normally are (and that’s saying something!!!).

I’m getting ready for the new year and I’m doing it in style!  This sexy little number is the latest free group gift from Pink Cream Pie.  It has several colors to choose from and also a sheer option.  The group is 314 to join and there is an entire wall of group gifts for your shopping pleasure.  This one fits:

  • Legacy
  • Maitreya & Petite
  • Reborn

My hair, which you have seen all over the Fab Free Blog by now, thanks to Aline & Jacx.  Now you get to see it in my signature blonde, this is of course the new free group gift from Truth.  Their VIP group is 350L to join and the hair is in the recent notices.

A New Year Right Around the Corner

I’ve also got some fun New Year’s Deco for you.  My 2022 numbers are the final Advent Day from Simply Shelby.  In fact the final advent day gives you an entire New Year’s Eve Prep Kit that I think is pretty darn nifty!  Even though the advent is past, you can still grab them all for only 10L.  As of this posting they are all still available.

I also headed over to the Okinawa Holiday Event where they are lots of free gifts to grab, with no group needed.  I found this adorable hair flower Free by Ayame and I absolutely love having my own New Year’s Ball which is 75L at Ever Green.  Really it is made that you wear it and you can walk around on it, which is lots of fun, but for the photo I needed to stand still, so.  But I love it for decor, it turns and it changes all sorts of beautiful iridescent-y colors!  Really gorgeous!

Have a Hap-Hap-Happy New Year! (Rudolph’s Shiny New Year Song)

Arielle is looking fabulous in…

Clothes

Outfit – Pink Cream Pie Helena Christmas Snow (Free group gift, group is 314L to join)
Hair Flower – Ayame aa*HairAcce – KITORA(tiger-striped) (Free at Okinawa Holiday Event)

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya  Lara
Mesh Head –Lelutka Nova EvoX
Skin – Enfer Sombre Madison Cream EvoX
Eyes – Lotus Generation Eyes
Hair– Truth Lullaby (Free group gift Group is 350L to join)

Extras

2022 Text – Simply Shelby Advent Gift 24 New Years Eve Prep Box (10L to buy)
New Year’s Ball – Ever Green The Walking on the New Year’s Eve Ball (75L at Okinawa Holiday Event)


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Merry Xmas!

Merry Xmas!

Hey FabFree! I wanted to pop in to wish you all a Merry Christmas or enjoy whatever other holiday you are celebrating tonight! I have a few limited-time offers to share so I’ll jump to the presents!

A Christmas Jumper

My jumper and top are past advent gifts from Paper.Sparrow from days 22 and 23. They are both now on sale for 50 Linden each. This is such a cute outfit and perfect for lounging around the house, sitting by the fire, and opening presents. It was perfect for the relaxing Christmas evening I had at home. For the most part, advent is over but you can still buy the past gifts at Paper.Sparrow for 50L each. This sale will not be on long, so go now while it’s still available!

Sizes Included

  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Legacy
  • Lara

Hair for a Limited Time

Firelight has a great advent calendar this year filled to the brim with cute hairstyles. For a limited time, you can collect all of the past advent gifts for free. That’s 24 free hairstyles! You need to join the free Firelight group to get in on the offer. These are mostly ladies hairstyles, but there are a few goodies thrown in there for the men as well. The beautiful hair I am wearing is one of the free advent gifts. This hairstyle (Rosie) comes in two lovely shades of light reds/gingers. Note that this offer will likely be gone after today. I’m not sure how long these will be available; they could be out longer and they also might not be. The creator also set out a sign saying that there will be a gift card available on December 31st-January 1st, so you may want to stay in the group to collect that giftcard!

A Little 25L Christmas Gift

Finally, the little Christmas decoration seen behind me is a wooden engraving of Santa Claus and Mrs. Clause that hangs on the wall. You can get this for 25 Linden in EED’s booth at Winter Wonderland at Malus Park. Winter Wonderland is open until December 31st, so you still have time to collect the gifts.

Have a good one!

xx
-Caroline

Caroline is Wearing…

Clothes & Accessories

Jumpsuit – Paper.Sparrow Winter Jane Jumper Advent (50L/Past Advent Gift)
Top – Paper.Sparrow Winter Jane Top Advent (50L/Past Advent Gift)

Body

Hair – Firelight Rosie 2021 Xmas Gift- Light Reds (Free Advent Gift/ Group is Free to Join)
Mesh Body – Belleza Freya V6
Mesh Head – Lelutka Lake – EvoX
Skin – 7 Deadly S[K]ins Feather- Oak
Eyes – Lelutka Lake
Nails – Belleza Freya V6

Furniture & Decor

Tree– Noveny Holo Xmas Tree- Green (Available @ Tokyo Zero)
Christmas Decoration – Exquisite Eye Decorations Wooden Hanger (25 Linden @ Winter Wonderland at Malus Park)
Photo Location – Private Location

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Hooked

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My coverage of some of my favourite advent calendars rages on, FabFree, and the clock is ticking for me to wrap up these advent posts! Today I am showing some past prizes from [WellMade]‘s advent calendar.

Hooked on Advent

I discovered Advent about three years ago for the first time through [WellMade]‘s advent calendar, and I have always been so impressed by the quality of their advent gifts. In fact, their calendar was one of the first things that got me hooked on freebies. At the time I remember thinking, “Wow, these products really are amazing and free too!” They never disappoint and it is a treat to collect [WellMade]‘s prizes every year!

The Advent Calendar @ [WellMade]

Everyday you can get a new prize at [WellMade] for free on their advent calendar, and you need to join the free group to get in on the gifts. Of course, there are only a few days left of advent until December 24th. They may even have a special gift available on Christmas day like last year ( I am just speculating…).

The calendar this year is simply gorgeous, so you should take a look and see what’s available for sale at low prices in case you missed any past days. The past day’s prizes are on sale from 10L-25L per piece.

I am showing two past prizes which are currently on sale for 20 Linden each:

  • The velvet pants are the gift from day # 12. These come in green and red options and they are sized for Freya, Isis, Venus, Lara, Kupra, Legacy, Hourglass and Physique.
  • The top and vest are the gift for day # 14. This item is sized for Freya, Isis, Kupra, Legacy, Lara, Petite & Hourglass. You can change both the vest and the top to green or red patterns.

Well, I think this will be my last advent post this season! Make sure that you check out the awesome list Aline compiled for us! You can access it by clicking the widget on the right-hand side of the FabFree blog homepage. There are a good amount of calendars that are also giving out past days gifts so go through the list and see if another prizes are still available! In my experience some designers may open up their past gifts for free on December 24th. You can access the FabFree advent listing here.

Happy adventing, FabFree! Have fun!

xx
-Caroline

Caroline is Wearing…

Clothes & Accessories

Top & Vest – [WellMade] Advent Calendar 2021 #14 (25L/Past Advent Gift)
Pants – [WellMade] Advent Calendar 2021 #12 (25L/Past Advent Gift)
Shoes – Freda Jacky Canvas Sneakers

Body

Hair – TRUTH Taja
Mesh Body – Belleza Freya V6
Mesh Head – Lelutka Lake 3.1 – EvoX
Skin – 7 Deadly S[K]ins Feather- Oak
Eyes – Lelutka Lake 3.1
Nails – Belleza Freya V6
Photo Location – Luane’s World- Le Monde Perdu

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Eat Me, Drink Me and Get a Bit Too Merry

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Hey Gang!

Tomorrow is Festivus, so a happy Festivus to the rest of us!  Get that pole out of the attic storage space and start airing those grievances!

Now to your normally scheduled post…

I had a crazy dream last night!  I was all dressed up for a Christmas party and I had this amazing Peppermintini to drink.  I took a sip and suddenly I was in Wonderland!  I was on a giant chessboard and the glitter on my gown was animated and sparkling!!!  It was a really cool dream!  Perhaps I had a bit too much to sip on while baking those cookies!

Oh wait, you can do all these things too (drink peppermintini on a giant chessboard while wearing an animated dress!  It’s second life!!!!)

Here’s how!

For a giant chessboard simply go in search under places and type in wonderland, there is a plethora of them!

Second, head to The Arcade and hit up the ChicChica machine for 75L and grab yourself a festive martini!  (Aline is sipping another flavor here)  They are all adorbs!

Third, head to Shanti tomorrow (the 23rd) and click the advent box for that day, you will have yourself my free sparkling, animated gown which fits:

  • Slink
  • Belleza
  • Fitmesh M
  • Maitreya
  • Hourglass
  • TMP

Sine the photo can’t do it justice, I made a short video clip which you can click below to see the animation:

Shanti Blue Velvet Gown with Animated sparkles

All advent gifts at Shanti are free on the day and past days are 5L.  No group required.  (and if you pop over on Christmas Eve, you can get a free 500L gift card!  No group needed!) (no questions asked!  lol)

Lastly, you want your head to stay warm so head (no pun intended!) on over to Argrace.  If you remember my last post I mentioned they had several free new holiday gifts for both the ladies and the men and I am showing one this time.  You just need to join the update group (free) and click the vendors!  Caroline blogged another of the Argrace Group gifts here.  And Cre is wearing the same one as me here.

I can’t believe it’s almost Christmas!!

Arielle is looking fabulous in…

Clothes

Gown – Shanti Blue Velvet Flower Gown (Free Advent gift no group required)
Necklace – [Ari-Pari] Gold Royal Necklace

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya  Lara
Mesh Head –Lelutka Nova EvoX
Skin – Enfer Sombre Madison Cream EvoX
Eyes – Lotus Generation Eyes
Hair & Hat– Argrace Santa Hat / TSURARA (Free Group gift, Update group is free to join)

Extras

Mug – ChicChica Xmas delights (75L via The Arcade)


As the Shoppers Rush Home With Their Treasures…

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Hey gang

Well, its that time of the year when you get a jump on your new years fitness plan by walking miles at the mall and carrying lots of boxes and bags while you do it.  Whew!  That’s a workout!

I’m back with more Advent goodness and more Arcade fun!  Never mind that I keep confusing those two “A” words in my head. This is from the Arcade, no wait, Advent.  And *this* is from an Advent, no darnit, thats the Arcade!  No matter, I’m having so much fun visiting these places every day, confused brain or not!

Either way there are goodies everywhere for you to get your hands on, so let’s dawdle no further!

This gorgeous purple outfit if from the Advent over at Enchantress.  You do have to join the group, but it is a free join.  The Advent is free and all past gifts are free too just by wearing the group tag.  This cute get up fits:

  • Freya
  • Isis
  • Venus
  • EBody
  • Maitreya
  • Hourglass
  • Physique
  • Fitmesh

It also comes with a HUD giving you 8 gorgeous color choices.  I found the purple irresistible so I chose it.

The Self Decor

The cute lights in my hair are by Limerance at 75L a play via The Arcade and the pose (along with the gifts!) is from Sassy Sweet Poses advent calendar.  It is free on the day with no group needed and past gifts are 50L each.

Christmas is creeping closer, it’s going to jump out and yell “BOO!” any moment now…..

Arielle is looking fabulous in…

Clothes

Outfit – Enchantress (Free gift via Advent calendar, Group is free to join) (previous days are free)
Necklace – Cray
Hair Lights – Limerance via The Arcade (75L per play)

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya  Lara
Mesh Head –Lelutka Nova EvoX
Skin – *Heron – Ellie – 03/Perle
Eyes – Lotus Generation Eyes
Hair – Stealthic Cascade

Extras

Prop & Pose – Sassy Sweet PosesFree via advent calendar, no group required. (previous days can be purchased for 50L)
Photo location – Mystic Dreamers Valley Mall


Has Cre Been Naughty or Nice?

S&P Levana & Mooh Boa

As I sit here contemplating whether I’ve been bad or good over the past year I can’t help but think it doesn’t really matter since I’ll still get tons of pressies!

Oh the advent gifts…

The absolutely fabulous Levana bodysuit I’m wearing is an advent gift from Salt & Pepper. The detail is intricate and quite stunning. You’ll love the embellishments and will look like a knockout!  To get this gift, you’ll have to join the Salt & Pepper group for $350L.

Each gift at Salt & Pepper is available free for one day only. Previous days are available for $99L each – this one is yesterday’s gift, so you can see what type of gifts to expect from this amazing designer.

Sizes:

  • Maitreya Lara & Petite
  • Legacy & Perky
  • Reborn

MOoh! also has an advent calendar full of goodies. One of them is the Faux Fur boa that comes along with a 5 color change hud. Don’t you love the way it wraps around the arms? Great for dancing : )  The MOoH!  Group is 100L to join. Previous calendar gifts are available for $25.

Sizes:

  • Belleza Isis, Venus, Freya
  • Maitreya
  • SLink Physique & Hourglass

Guess I’ll get back to counting up the naughty days & nights…

Cre

Cre is sitting & contemplating in:

Outfit

Bodysuit – Salt & Pepper Levana (Free Advent gift, Group fee $300/Previous Day Gifts 99L)
Boa – MOoh! Faux Fur Boa (Free Advent Gift, Group fee $100/Previous Day Gifts 25L) (Previously Blogged HERE)

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka – Lilly EvoX 3.2
Head & Body Skin – WoW Romina Sandy BOM
Shape – Mignonne  Berta
Lipstick – Lelutka EvoX hud
Hair – Fabia Joan

Backdrop – The Bearded Guy The Lights of Christmas (Free Group gift, group join fee is $75)
Couch – Goose Couples Bean Bag Couch Xmas Edition

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Seriously?!

Seriously?!

Hey FabFree! As you can see, I stumbled back into my living room after I left the house for a few hours to go out for dinner, and I came back to find this huge mess! The cats went wild and knocked down the tree. It looks like I have to start my decorating all over again now. On the bright side, though, my decor already looked pretty bare, so I have a lot work left to do to get this place ready for Christmas…

The Advent Calendar @ MOoH!

MOoH!‘s advent calendar is another one I’ve been greatly enjoying this month. In fact, this is the first year ever that MOoH! has done a calendar and as always the products are top notch. You need to join the MOoH! group to get the calendar for free every day, and their group currently costs 100 linden to join. I am showing some past day’s prizes from their calendar which can now be bought for 25 linden a piece.

They are:

  • The Eliana dress comes with a colour hud for plain and plaid red, green, white, black, and grey options. The dress is sized for Lara, Freya, Venus, Isis, and Hourglass.
  • There is a set of BOM panties I am wearing under the dress you can’t see. They come in white, black, green, and red. MOoH! makes the best BOM panties and they are perfect for coverage so this is a great deal.
  • The boa wrapped around my arms is a past prize that is meant to be worn with the Eliana dress. You can change the colour of the boa to black, white, grey, green, or red.
  • Finally, the amazing scene of the fallen tree, cats, broken nettles and decorations is a past gift from day 10. It’s so detailed and realistic! This is my favourite prize from the calendar so far.

Enjoy, FabFree! I have some cleaning up to do so I’ll see you later!

xx
-Caroline

Caroline is Wearing…

Clothes & Accessories

Dress – MOoH! Eliana Dress (25L/Past Advent Gift)
Panties – MOoH! Eliana Panties (25L/Past Advent Gift)
Boa – MOoH! Eliana Boa (25L/Past Advent Gift)
Shoes – [WellMade] Luxy Heels

Body

Hair – FAGA Amy Hairstyle (Group Gift/Group Costs 350L to Join) Previously blogged here.
Mesh Body – Belleza Freya V6
Mesh Head – Lelutka Lake 3.1 – EvoX
Skin – 7 Deadly S[K]ins Feather- Oak
Eyes – Lelutka Lake 3.1
Nails – Belleza Freya V6

Furniture & Decor

Fallen Christmas Tree with Cats, Nettles, Branches & Broken Decorations– MOoH! Catmas Tree (25L/Past Advent Gift)
Photo Location – Private Locaton

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Farmer’s Market

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Hiya got a Shop & Hop goodie, and an advent gift, plus a glimpse of my RL world.

Sunday Tradition

Growing up in the mid-west a weekly Sunday trip from May to October was to the town square, we would do lunch, maybe a movie if there was something we wanted to see, and before heading home, a stop by the farmers market. LOL, we got an upgrade to an enclosed market that we can now do year-round. Jacx has taken to the idea that to keep that girlish figure she must eat healthily. So off the market modeling the Shop & Hop free gift from Look At Me. I was tickled upon opening the gift for this new to me creator, the Look At Me Izzie Winter Gift is right up my alley. A two-piece outfit that can be worn together or separately with a cropped turtle neck sweater, and a high-waisted a-line skirt with a sweet little ruffle. The free gift includes a hud with 4 colors prints for the sweater, solids for the skirt. You can pick this gem up for free by popping over to Shop & Hop.

Sizes

  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Legacy
  • Maitreya
  • Maitreya Petite (Sweater Only)

Bowed Beauty Boots

Got to love these boots, can’t beat a cheery pair of red boots all tied up with a bow. Just says it’s Xmas look at me, I’m sooo cute. Or whatever your booties say to you about how great they are. The Winnipeg Ankle boots are day 8 of the Essenz advent calendar included in the box is a hud that changes the bow, sole, and metal. The advent for Essenz requires the group, however, Senzation Domenitzo creator and owner of Essenz is very generous, if you do not have the group or miss a day. You can pick it up that day for just 50L.

That’s a wrap for today. See you all soon 🙂

Jacx

Jacx Is Modeling

Outfit – Look At Me Izzie Winter (Free Gift @ Shop & Hop/No Group Join Required)
Boots – Essenz Winnipeg Advent Day 8 (50L in the Essenz Advent Calendar)
Stockings – MOoH! Spicy Thigh Socks

 

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa HDPRO Queen
Skin – Reed Luna Skin Tone 4 Catwa
Hair – Mina Lisa Hair
Eyebrows – Izzie’s BOM Layers Thin
Eyes – Edie’s Poppet Eyes Catwa HD PRO Applier, Marketplace
Tattoo – Carol G  Smile Tattoo, Heart Backside. Flowers Leg Tattoo, Bridah Foot Tattoo,
Tattoo – HORL Faith Tattoo, Arm Orn Tattoo, Do It With Love Tattoo, Triangle Flower Tattoo, Underline Boob Tattoo
Tattoo – Letis Tattoo Salabhas Lower Back
Modesty Cover – iPeench Lace Modesty Cover Set, Marketplace
Ears – Swallow Charm Ears Showing Earrings
Eyeshadow – Cazimi Essence Eyeshadow BOM Catwa Sage Green #7 70%
Lipstick – Catwa Queen HDPro Style Hud Applier
Rings – Ysoral Luxe Wedding Ring Sabine
Rings2 – Vibing Corina Rings, Destiny Rings
Nails – Alme Mesh Stiletto Nails The Reds

Pose – Vista Esther AO
Prop – Belle Epoque Food Basket
Sim – Adagio Gardens


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‘Tis the Season for Presents & Self-Care

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‘Tis the season for presents, FabFree. You may want to go gifting for others at this time of the year, but I consider the gifts I collect around the grid nice Christmas gifts I give to myself. Hey, I deserve it for working so hard all year! There’s nothing wrong with a bit of self-love and self-gifting.

The Advent Calendar @ Paper.Sparrow

Speaking of the seasons of gifts, we all know the biggest Christmas gift event is advent. I’m doing a little feature today on the advent calendar at Paper.Sparrow. I love this store and the calendar is adorable this year! You can pick up a new gift every day from December 1st- 24th and you need to join the Paper.Sparrow group to get in on it. Past days gifts at Paper.Sparrow cost only 50L each and anyone can buy these. To get the rest of their advent prizes this month for free, join the Paper.Sparrow group for only 25 linden. You can also still grab the gifts for day 4 and 5 for free in the group notices once you join the group. Today I am wearing the Polar Blue version of the Hana dress, my favourite prize from the calendar so far this year. This is a past gift (from day 3), so it now costs 50L to buy if you missed it.

Sizes Included

  • Freya
  • Isis
  • Lara
  • Hourglass
  • Legacy

PS: the TRUTH hair I am wearing was previously blogged by Juli here. Read her post for all the details. I wanted to let you all know that the FLF sale was extended all weekend long so if you didn’t get a chance to grab it on Friday for 50L you can get it at this reduced price until Sunday.

See you soon, FabFree!

xx
-Caroline

Caroline is Wearing…

Clothes & Accessories

Dress– Paper.Sparrow Polar Blue Hana Dress (50L- Past Advent Gift)
Boots – [QE Designs] Davina Boots- Christmas (50% off at Holiday Shop & Hop)
Stockings – [QE Designs] Bella Footless Socks (50% off at Holiday Shop & Hop)

Body

Hair – TRUTH Adore Xmas Edition (50L for Fifty Linden Friday – extended all weekend) Previously blogged by Juli here
Mesh Body – Belleza Isis V6
Mesh Head – Lelutka Lilly 3.1 – EvoX
Skin – 7 Deadly S[K]ins Feather- Oak
Eyes – Lelutka Lilly 3.1
Nails – Belleza Isis V6
Photo Location – Luane’s World- Le Monde Perdu

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Dancing in the Moonlight

Mooh & Seetra Poses

Hey gang!

Somehow in my travels this week I found myself surrounded by magical lights.  I teleported to see the winter landscaping and landed in the most beautiful cluster of holiday lights ever!  Oh my lanta!!!!  I literally said “wow!” out loud, oh if I only had the lindens to get them!  (I really do want those lights!)

So, I decided to enjoy them where they were.  The moon was full, the lights were magical and I just danced blissfully in the midst of all that magic!  No music needed, just the wintery sounds of evening and the gentle glow of the lights under the watchful eyes of the full moon.

On to the business at hand.

My cute outfit is the newest free group gift from MOoH!  The cap (and also matching sunglasses) are a matching advent prize.  You can get all the advent prizes free with the MOoH! group tag, it is 100L to join.  Past advent gifts (like this one) are available to buy for only 25L.  This outfit comes with a HUD hosting a myriad of colors (plus a special Christmas HUD!) and fits:

  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Legacy
  • Maitreya

The hat and glasses come with a HUD too.

My skin is a free gift from YS&YS at the Winter Shop & Hop happening now.  There is no group needed.

Happy weekend fabbies!

Arielle is looking fabulous in…

Clothes

Outfit– MOoH! Peyton Outfit (free group gift, group is 100L to join) with matching Peyton Hat (past advent gift 25L)

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya  Lara
Mesh Head –Lelutka Nova EvoX
Skin – YS&YS Beba Xmas 2021 (free gift at Winter Shop & Hop, no group required)
Eyes – Lotus Generation Eyes
Hair – Kuni Irene

Extras

Pose – Seetra. Ecstatic Collection
Location – Heart Garden Center