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No Bad Apples Here

No Bad Apples Here

Hi there, Fabulous Readers!  The air was crisp and clean and I decided to pay a visit to an orchard this afternoon.  Since it was a bit on the chilly side, I’m glad I had a new jeans jacket and sweater to keep me warm! I picked them up for just one Linden dollar as a hunt prize.  Later, I’m going to bake a homemade apple pie.  The only thing missing is some vanilla ice cream to put on top.  Maybe you have some?  I’ll gladly share the pie. 🙂

When in Doubt, Wear Denim

In my last post, I talked about the Hunt on Haunted Hill, and I have another budget-friendly item from the event to show you today.  Over at The Sissy Bar, if you locate the small ghost lurking around the sim, you can add this casual combo to your SL wardrobe.  In a soft, washed denim hue, the jacket features three-quarter-length sleeves, a cropped fit, and a mischievous critter patch on each shoulder.  The black sweater, with a ribbed collar and sleeves, is built-in so you don’t have to worry about your top poking through the jacket.  Isn’t it annoying when that happens in world?  Versions for classic avatars as well as common mesh body styles are included in the folder.  The hunt runs through October 31st.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility

  • Mesh in XXS, XS, S, M, and L (includes alpha layer)
  • Belleza Freya, Isis, and Venus
  • Legacy and Legacy Perky
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique

I’ll have the pie ready by about 6 pm SLT…

Until my next post, happy hunting!

– Wren –

Wren is Wearing…

Clothes

Sweater and Jacket: The Sissy Bar Jeans Jacket and Sweater (prize in the Hunt on Haunted Hill 5 – 1L)
Capris: Blueberry Lila Rolled Cuff Jeans
Boots: REIGN Cali Flip Flops

Body

Mesh Body: Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head: Lelutka Fleur
Head Applier: Bold & Beauty Rosie
Eyes: Avi Glam Royalty Eyes in Acorn
Eyeliner: Oh Hello! Basic Eyeliner 12 for Lelutka Evo X
Hair: Stealthic Shallows
Pose: Sari-Sari Apples
Sim: Cherishville II


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Warm and Cozy

Warm and Cozy

Hello, Fabulous Readers.  I don’t know about your part of the world, but soon, the first snowflakes will fall in my neck of the woods.  I have just the thing to keep you snug when the days turn chilly.  Even if you aren’t expecting flurries quite yet, this outfit is still perfect for the season with its fringed scarf.

Bring on the Ghosts and Goblins

In my last post, I told you about one of my hunt discoveries, and today, I am back with another.  I decided to explore the Hunt on Haunted Hill 5 this weekend.  Over at the MadCatCreations Boutique, I located the hunt object (a cute little ghost) paid the one Linden dollar prize fee, then scurried on home before nightfall.  Believe me, I don’t want to be out on any haunted trail after dark!  With a realistic, heather-gray cabled knit texture, long sleeves, and generous hem, this sweater is sure to keep you warm in brisk weather.  I like the vee-shaped, plunging neckline and appreciate the dark scarf decorated with spooky skulls.  If the autumn winds get too strong, I can always wrap up. 🙂  You can wear the sweater and scarf together as I am showing, or separately for added versatility.  Each of the 23 stops along the Hunt on Haunted Hill trail cost one Linden dollar and all coordinate with the Halloween theme.  The event runs until October 31st, so there’s plenty of time to get your hunt on.

Mesh Body Compatibility

  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Legacy
  • Maitreya

Until my next post, happy haunting hunting!

– Wren –

Wren is Wearing…

Clothes

Sweater and Scarf: MadCatCreations Boutique Woman Haunted Hill Sweater and Scarf (prize in the Hunt on Haunted Hill 5 – 1L)
Leggings: ~Elya~ Black Tights F1 DEN 90 (on the Marketplace – 10L)
Boots: REIGN Autumn Boots and Socks

Body

Mesh Body: Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head: Lelutka Fleur
Head Applier: Bold & Beauty Rosie
Eyes: Avi Glam Royalty Eyes in Acorn
Eyeliner: Oh Hello! Basic Eyeliner 12 for Lelutka Evo X
Hair: Stealthic Endless
Pose: <K&S> Girl & Umbrella
Sim: The Overlook at Cha


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Soon, It Will Be Slothoween!

It's Almost Slothoween

Hello there, Fab Free! With the new month, we have a bunch of hunts that got started, and I eagerly hit the trail of The Boo Bunny Hunt this week. My favorite prize of all is this adorable tank top. It makes me smile every time I see it, and I picked it up for just a small fee (plus a bit of time spent searching).

I’ll Do it Tomorrow…

…at least that’s what I imagine the sweet-faced critter on my new shirt from The Bold Llama T-Shirt Co. might be saying as he gives us a friendly wave. The Slothoween Tee features a cute creature lounging atop a carved pumpkin, brightly colored autumn leaves, and a crescent moon in a star-filled sky. The vibrant colors really pop against the dark background! With its narrow shoulder straps and slightly cropped hem, I’d be grabbing a jacket in real life when wearing this top, but hey, this is SL, and it’s all good 🙂 The prize folder contains an alpha layer and sizes for classic avatars, as well as versions for a variety of mesh body types. Each item in The Boo Bunny Hunt costs one Linden dollar, and you’ll be searching for pieces of wrapped candy. You have until Slothoween, er I mean Halloween, to collect some amazing prizes.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility

  • Mesh in XS, S, M, L, and XL (includes alpha layer)
  • Belleza Freya, Isis, and Venus
  • Ebody
  • Legacy
  • Maitreya
  • Ocacin
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique
  • TMP
  • Tonic Curvy and Fine

Life is Gourd

Jack O’Lanterns Shining Bright

Over at satus Inc., I found these Halloween Pumpkin Earrings that were the perfect accessory for my outfit as a free group gift. They come in gold, green, and red, and are sized for female and male avatars. While in the shop, I also picked up an older free group gift to round out my look – charcoal-colored Stella Leggings. Inside the folder, you’ll find sizes for classic avatars as well as mesh body types. There is a 25 Linden dollar join fee for the satus Inc. group, but with thirty-two (yes thirty-two!) other group gifts, it’s well worth the price.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility

  • Fitmesh in XS, S, M, L, and XL (includes alpha layer)
  • Belleza Freya, Isis, and Venus
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique
  • TMP

Until my next post, happy hunting!

– Wren

Wren is Wearing…

Clothes

Top: The Bold Llama T-Shirt Co.: Slothoween Tee (prize in the Boo Bunny Hunt – 1L)
Earrings: satus Inc. Halloween Pumpkin Earrings (free group gift 0L/25L to join)
Leggings: satus Inc. Stella Leggings (free group gift 0L/25L to join)
Boots: Blueberry Candy Boots (Saturday Sale item from Oct. 2nd, still available as of Oct. 8th – 75L)

Body

Mesh Body: Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head: Lelutka Fleur
Head Applier: Bold & Beauty Rosie
Eyes: Avi Glam Royalty Eyes in Acorn
Eyeliner: Oh Hello! Basic Eyeliner 12 for Lelutka Evo X
Hair: Stealthic Endless
Pose: Stun Poses Juliana (full body shot)
Pose: Foxcity Couture (close up)
Sim: Elvion Woodland Realm


Autumn Dancing on the Breeze

Crisp Breeze and Dancing Leaves

Happy Last Day of September, Fabulous Readers!  The month flew by for me, and it’s hard to believe it will be October tomorrow.  Today’s post features a free camisole top that I opted to pair with a jacket because of the cooler fall temperatures.  That being said, I think it would also work well worn by itself or coupled with an overshirt.

Crisp and Clean

I love the contrasting hues in my outfit today.  If opposites are not your cup of tea, my new tank top from Arata Shouten will coordinate well with just about anything because you can easily edit the color.  The folder includes two options for the camisole, a white and a gray tint that you can customize by right-clicking and selecting edit.  After that, you’re limited only by the colors of the rainbow!  I decided to stick with a bright white, but the sky’s the limit.  Best of all, I picked it up for a grand total of zero Linden dollars and I didn’t need to join a group.  The top is BOM, so you have to have a mesh body with BOM enabled to be able to wear it.

Until next time, I wish you days full of crisp breezes and colorful dancing leaves.  🙂

– Wren –

Wren is Wearing…

Clothes

Jacket:   Blueberry Maria Jacket
Top:  Arata BOM Camisole (free gift no group required – 0L)
Pants:  Onyx Leathers Plaid Pants
Jewelry:  #Mewsery Moonkitty Earrings (free group gift first shown here by Aline – 0L/0L to join)
Flip Flops:  Tantrum Krissy Flip Flop (free group gift first shown here by Aline – 0L/75L to join)

Body

Mesh Body: Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head: Lelutka Fleur
Head Applier:  Bold & Beauty Adriana in Sand
Eyes:  Avi Glam Tease Eyes
Lips:  VELOUR Nayeon Special HD Lips Pack 1
Hair:  Stealthic Endless
Pose:  Diversion Cozy Fall
Sim:  Elvion


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Meet Me at Dusk

Enjoy Every Purple Moment

Hello Fabulous Readers!  I don’t know about you, but I can’t resist the color purple.  Today’s post features a gorgeous formal gown that I picked up for free as a hunt prize in the Twisted Hunt Fall 2021 (Beyond the Veil).  This is a time-sensitive post because the event draws to a close on September 30th, but this beauty is well worth a journey down the hunt trail.

Fit for a Royal

With its slightly puffed upper sleeves, intricate print on the bodice, and “v” shaped waistline, the free Clyra gown flatters your curves.  I love how the full-length skirt drapes gracefully to the ground and is loose enough to make it easy to move without being cumbersome.  I felt so elegant as I wore it, and found myself searching for a castle to visit.  Although it’s not designed specifically for a mesh avatar, I was able to get the perfect fit by adjusting the alpha of my Maitryea mesh body.  If you are still rocking a classic avatar, the included alpha layers will allow you to opt for wearing the dress with and without your feet showing.  As I stated earlier, the hunt runs only until the end of September, so if you like this frock as much as I do, head on over soon to *DSO* (Designs by Starla) to do some sleuthing of your own.  You’ll be searching for a small dusk-colored cube.

Sizes:

  • Alpha layers with and without feet
  • Mesh in XXS, XS, S, M, and L

Until my next post, happy hunting!

– Wren –

Wren is Wearing…

Clothes

Gown:  *DSO* (Designs By Starla) Clyra Gown (free hunt prize in the Twisted Fall Hunt 2021)
Jewelry:  Cae Entwined Collection

Body

Mesh Body: Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head: Lelutka Fleur
Head Applier:  Bold & Beauty Adriana in Sand
Eyeliner:  Oh Hello Basic Eyeliner II
Eyes:  Avi Glam Tease Eyes
Lips:  VELOUR Nayeon Special HD Lips Pack 1
Hair:  Truth Destiny
Pose:  Lyrium Riana
Sim:  Private Location


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Break Out the Sweaters

Break Out the Sweaters

Hi there, Fabulous Readers!  The other day in my post here, I shared a pretty floral dress that I picked up as a hunt prize over at The Free Dove.  While I was searching high and low for the hunt object, this cute sweater caught my eye.  I don’t know about where you are in the world, but the days around me are getting a bit on the chilly side, so I was happy to add a cozy item to my wardrobe (even if it is just in SL).

It’s Getting to Be Sweater Weather

I’ve been avoiding it as long as I could, but it is definitely time to start dressing for the season.  Baby Monkey has you covered if you are looking to expand your fall collection, and best of all, their gift is completely free for members of The Free Dove group (which is free to join).  The Striped Sweater will keep you toasty warm with its mock turtleneck, long sleeves, and generous length.  I love how it is not too bulky and still shows off your curves.  If blue is not your cup of tea, you can change the look with 7 other knitted textures using the included HUD.  Although I chose not to wear them for my picture, the folder also includes striped leggings, a suede mini, and Guilia boots, so you will have a complete outfit (including footwear) – all for a grand total of zero lindens!

Mesh Body Compatibility

  • Belleza Freya, Isis, and Venus
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique

Until my next post,

– Wren –

Wren is Wearing…

Clothes

Top:  Baby Monkey Striped Sweater (free gift for members of The Free Dove Group – 0L/0L to join)
Jeans:  Little Fox Thea Jeans in Water (Saturday Sale item – 75L)
Shoes:  REIGN Arianna Sneakers

Body

Mesh Body: Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head: Lelutka Fleur
Head Applier:  Bold & Beauty Adriana in Sand
Eyeliner:  Oh Hello Basic Eyeliner II
Eyes:  Avi Glam Royalty Eyes in Acorn
Lips:  VELOUR Nayeon Special HD Lips Pack 1
Hair:  Stealthic Searching
Pose:  Space Cadet Grimes (Saturday Sale item – 75L)
Sim:  Le Monde Perdu


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A Bit of September Birdwatching

Happiness Blooms from Within

Hello Fab Readers!  I hit the hunt trail again this weekend and discovered a cheery dress that I picked up completely for free.  All I had to do was invest a small amount of time doing some “birding” (more on that below) and it was completely worth it.

Packed with Options

This vibrant frock is the first free hunt prize from GGVG in The Free Dove’s September Hunt.  It features an off-the-shoulder fit, layered sleeves, and a slightly flared skirt.  In addition, the generous designer included a texture change HUD with 20 bold selections for the floral print.  Honestly, it was hard to choose my favorite one for the photo!   There are five gifts from GGVG concealed on the Free Dove sim (I found this beauty there) and an additional 5 scattered throughout the GGVG main store location.  In order to collect the items, you need to be a member of The Free Dove group, but it’s completely free to join.  You’ll be searching for a small, reddish-brown, and yellow feathered friend.  The hunt runs through September 30th.

Mesh Body Compatibility

  • Classic – M (no alpha layer)
  • Fitmesh – M
  • Belleza Frey, Isis and Venus
  • Maitreya
  • Ocacin
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique
  • Tonic Curvy and Fine
  • Voluptuous

Until next time, happy hunting!

– Wren –

Wren is Wearing…

Clothes

Jewelry:  Cae Simplicity Pearl Collection
Dress:  GGVG Tropical Flare Dress (free hunt prize in The Free Dove September Hunt must be a member of Free Dove Group – 0L/0L to join)
Heels:  KC Couture Kairi Heels (special price for The Saturday Sale – 75L)

Body

Mesh Body: Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head: Lelutka Fleur
Head Applier:  Bold & Beauty Adriana in Sand
Eyeliner:  Oh Hello Basic Eyeliner II
Eyes:  Avi Glam Royalty Eyes in Shade
Lips:  VELOUR Nayeon Special HD Lips Pack 1
Hair:  Truth Hair Destiny
Pose:  LW  Bento Poses Empath
Sim:  Frogmore


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The Colors are a Changin’

When Autumn Comes to Town

Hello Fabulous Readers!  I am popping in with a quick post to share my latest hunt prize and a budget-friendly crop top with you.  I know, I know, the leaves are changing, but I can’t bring myself to give up my summer tops just yet.

Don’t Forget to Be Owlsome

First, I just had to tell you about these adorable baubles from Loordes of London.  The Republican Redundancy earrings are part of the Changing of Colors Hunt 5 and feature shimmering gold accented with brown eyes and wing spots.  All you’ll need to do to add them to your inventory is to locate the hunt object, an orange leaf, hidden somewhere in the shop, then pay the tiny prize fee.  There are 25 stops along the hunt trail, and each item costs just one Linden dollar.  You have until September 30th to do some sleuthing of your own.

She’s a Rebel

Soon I will have to at least start wearing a jacket, but for now, I’m enjoying soaking up some sunshine on these early fall days as I take in the foliage.  My new Bebe Mesh Crop Top from !Rebel Hope is a lovely shade of brown that is perfect for the autumn landscape hues.  With its halter-style neck, soft texture, and cute laces on the side, it’s sure to please.  I picked it up on the Marketplace for a reasonable 25 Linden dollars.  The folder includes an alpha layer and sizes for classic avatars as well as versions for several mesh avatar body types.  A color change HUD for the laces with 8 options allows you to customize your look.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility

  • Mesh in XXS, XS, S, M, and L (includes alpha layer)
  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Maitreya
  • Physique
  • Venus

Until my next post, happy hunting!

– Wren –

Wren is Wearing…

Clothes

Hat: Meva Damara Hat (50% off for Hello Tuesday sale – 140L)
Earrings:  Loordes of London The Republican Redundancy (prize in the Changing of Colors Hunt 5 – 1L)
Top:  !Rebel Hope Bebe Mesh Halter Top Brown (on the Marketplace – 25L)
Jeans:  Blueberry Tink Mesh Jeans Dark Blue

Body

Mesh Body: Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head: Lelutka Fleur
Head Applier:  Bold & Beauty Adriana in Sand
Eyeliner:  Oh Hello Basic Eyeliner II
Eyes:  Tville Natalie Eyes (free group gift for Tville Fans Group – first shown here by Aline)
Lips:  VELOUR Nayeon Special HD Lips Pack 1
Hair:  Opale Jojo Hair
Pose:  Lyrium Blogger Series Set 1
Sim:  Le Monde Perdu


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Lovely in Lavender

Where Flowers Bloom

Hello again, Fab Free!  With Friday and Saturday just around the corner, I’m popping in quickly to share an alluring dress that is perfect for a weekend date night.  Best of all, with just a small investment of time, plus the budget-friendly prize fee, you’ll have plenty of Linden dollars left for shopping!

It’s Our Turn, Now

Last month the Men Only Hunt took place, but it’s time for the fellas to step aside.  The Woman Hunt kicked off on September 1st, and features clothing, shoes, furniture, and the like just the ladies!  My first stop on the hunt trail was Wiccan Wears, and I have to say I am thrilled with the Felicity Splash dress.  A soft shade of lavender with pink and pale green accents, it features long sleeves for cooler autumn nights, an asymmetrical hem, and a sassy, plunging neckline.  I love the way the bodice drapes ever so slightly to emphasize your figure.  To add this frock to your inventory, simply locate the hunt object (bright red lips) and pay the one linden fee.  The hunt runs through September 30th and has sixteen stops along the way.

Mesh Body Compatibility

  • Freya
  • Isis
  • Lara
  • Legacy
  • Slink HG

Until next time,

– Wren –

Wren is Wearing…

Clothes

Dress:  Wiccan Wears Felicity Splash (prize in the Woman Hunt – 1L)
Heels:  Mosquito’s Way Whitney (first shown here by Aline)

Body

Mesh Body: Maitreya
Mesh Head: Lelutka Fleur
Head Applier: Bold & Beauty Arianna in Sand
Eyeliner: Oh Hello! Basic Eyeliner II
Eyes: Avi-Glam Royalty Eyes in Reef
Lips: VELOUR Nayeon Special HD Lips Pack 1
Hair: Doux Kathleen
Pose:  LW Bento Poses Live Again
Sim:  Mindful Cove


Yep, It Was Me

Yep, It Was Me

Hello there, Fab Free! I couldn’t resist spending another day at the beach during this end-of-summer holiday weekend. As you can see, things didn’t quite work out the way I had planned. At least I was able to enjoy my latest hunt prize, even if I didn’t get to have my picnic lunch. Does anyone know of a good SL dog trainer?

I Let the Dogs Out…

…well, at least one naughty dog who stole the hot dogs.  I figured I might as well ‘fess up.  What better way to do it than with my new cropped tank from The Bold Llama T-Shirt Company?  This gray top features the funny text proclaiming my guilt, as well as a figure-flattering fit and realistic wrinkles in the fabric.  It is a hunt exclusive item that I picked up for just 25L.  There’s also a 1L prize in the shop (another tank) that proclaims “I Like to Move It Move It,” but I thought this one was much more in line with the afternoon’s events.  Both items are part of the Bring on the Night Hunt, and can be yours if you locate the stars hidden somewhere in the shop.

Sizes & Mesh Body Compatibility

  • Mesh in XS, S, M, L, XL (includes alpha layer)
  • Belleza Freya, Isis and Venus
  • eBody
  • Legacy
  • Maitreya
  • Ocacin
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique
  • TMP
  • Tonic Curvy and Fine

Until next time,

– Wren –

Wren is Wearing…

Clothing

Tank: The Bold Llama T-Shirt Co I Let the Dogs Out Tee (prize in the Bring on the Nights Hunt – 25L)
Capris: Just Because Jen Capris

Body

Mesh Body: Maitreya
Mesh Head: Lelutka Fleur
Head Applier: Bold & Beauty Arianna in Buttermilk
Eyeliner: Oh Hello! Basic Eyeliner II
Eyes: Avi-Glam Royalty Eyes in Reef
Lips: VELOUR Nayeon Special HD Lips Pack 1
Hair: Stealthic Clarity
Prop: Jian Boston Terrier Hot Dog Thief
Pose: Kopfkino Anemone (25L)
Sim: Norder Ney