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Everyone Loves a Scandal

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Hey There Fab Free! I hope everyone’s week is off to a good start so far. Mine has been joyously uneventful! For now I’m happy to be sharing this group gift top from Julia’s Scandal and these cute group gift ears from Pumec. I think they pair well together for a super cute casual look.

The Top – The corset-like belt really makes what would otherwise be a plain tee shirt seriously cute. I think this “top” by Julia’s Scandal is actually meant as a dress, but to be perfectly frank, Pru’s got too much booty for that! haha The top comes in the black and purple version shown as well as a white and blue version. I wore the dress/top from Julia’s Scandal with some plain black leggings and I think it’s real cute on. The bottom of the tee has enough flair to fit over the leggings. To get your copy of this cute gift, join the FREE Julia’s Scandal group and click this group gift vendor. Also this gift includes an alpha layer so it is compatible with classic avatars!

Mesh Sizes Included: eBody (Curvy, Fine), Maitreya Lara, Standard Fitted Mesh, Belleza (Isis, Freya, Venus), Slink (Hourglass, Physique)

The Ears – I want to start by saying that I was not sure what to expect from these mesh ears by Pumec. Now that I have tried them for myself, I highly recommend them. This set of ears is a current group gift at Pumec. They include a color change hud with several preset skintones, and the ability to adjust the skintone to match your skin. There are also a few color options for the piercings. They are also able to be sized using the same hud. The Pumec group has a join fee of 299 linden. There are several additional past group gifts available including a different pair of ears.

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair – Runaway – [RA] Waterfall Hair – Essential – Past Hairology Gift *Originally Blogged Here

Head – CATWA HEAD Gwen

Skin –   Essences – Cinnamon – Medium02

Ears – [PUMEC] – Valentine’s day Gift ❤ – FREE Group Gift/Group is 299L to Join

Eye Shadow – Shiny Stuffs~ CATWA Mei Applier set

Shirt/Dress – ! Julia’s Scandal Sophia Dress Blue & purple – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Tatoos – ~silentsparrow~ Fox Love Tattoo Set

Leggings – Bueno – Leggings -Black

Body/Hands – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

*Poses by Signature Poses

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A good book.

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I love a good book… and old libraries are a favorite haunt of mine. I’m here at the library at Lorrey checking out the stacks of books to see what I can find.

Heading to the Library.

Before I headed to the shelves I spent a little time with my friend who always has his eye on the ball for a good deal. He really liked the Dirty Little Secrets Hunt and clued me in to this fantastic shirt by Shae’s Designs. It’s yours for just 1L and a little hunting time, and I love the detailing of the rivets and the chain ties at the neckline. It comes in several sizes too!

Shirt Sizes Available:

  • Classic XXS – L
  • TMP
  • Maitreya
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

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Another Dirty Little Secret…

Another dirty little secret along the Hunt are my shoes! Yes, my friend was at it again, and pointed out this great pair of shoes by Barbed Wire Kisses. These shoes come with metal details and buckles as well and will fit Maitreya, Slink, or Belleza feet and once you find the little black bag they are yours for only 1L.

Finally…

Finally! I found the book I was looking for! It’s the Fabulously Free Tome of secrets! I knew it was here somewhere! Better yet, this Tome is a FabFree Group gift from Deadly Nightshade! Like all FabFree group gifts, it is completely free with your FabFree group tag. Just stop by the Deadly Nightshade store to pick it up. In your gift package, you’ll get the Tome in a handheld version that includes a holding pose and you’ll also get a rezzable decoration version of the book. What a perfect gift for the FabFree lover!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Pia Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Coffee
Hair – Analog Dog – Five
Shirt – Shae’s Designs – Avery Shirt Dark Green (1L for the Dirty Little Secrets Hunt)
Skirt – Bueno – Denim Skirt Midnight
Shoes – Barbed Wire Kisses – Tura Shoe (1L for the Dirty Little Secrets Hunt)

Book Prop – Deadly Nightshade – FabFree Group Gift Tome (FabFree Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)

Sim Location – The Great Library

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Soon… True Peace

12-04-2017

Finally….

We have come to a peace accord. I am no longer allowed to mention “the chair”, the incident, the attempted murder, or how the chair was really mine. (I did call “dibs” first!) Also, I am to complement her daily (while trying to hide my eye rolls as I say them). And for her part of the peace treaty, she is to smile and say thank you every time I give her said complements. I think I could have gotten a better deal….

We are both NUTS!

We decided to take a leisurely stroll outside in the fresh snow. We even put on our FREE matching sweaters (so we didn’t fight over who got to wear what)  from NUTS Inc. that we found on the Peace on Earth Hunt.  The his and hers Britt and Niels Sweaters come in the following sizes:

For Her…

  • Mesh XXS – L + Alpha Layer
  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Physique & Hourglass
  • Belleza Freya, Isis & Venus
  • TMP

For Him…

  • Sizes S-L + Alpha Layer
  •  2 Fitmesh sizes

That Peaceful, Easy Feeling…

It didn’t take me long to intentionally trip  playfully shove her down in a snow drift. I ended up down there with her. (she my be small but STRONG).  And after a bit of snow throwing (how I ended up on the bottom, I don’t know, but I was watching out for any object that could be placed over my face) she looked up and pointed out a dove flying overhead. Maybe we will have peace after all. Another FREE gift to be found on the Peace on Earth Hunt is the Soon True Peace pose from Something New . This lovely couples pose includes the dove, the symbol for peace. It may also be a nice pose for the traditional couples Christmas Card. I only hope peace lasts at least through the holidays….

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Head Applier –  DeetaleZ Maxille 2
Freckles & Lipstick – Glam Affair Renee
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – TRUTH Montana
Sweater – NUTS Inc. – Britt Sweater (free / 0L / Peace On Earth Hunt)
Pants – Blueberry Denise
Boots – BUENO Fringe Boots

Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM -Mesh Body v2
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel v3.0
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Sweater: NUTS Inc. – Niels Sweater (Peace on Earth Hunt FREE / 0L)
Pants: Wilson’s Designs – Gray Slacks (Dear Santa Hunt (1L /25 L)
Shoes: hoorenbeek – Allen 2.0

Pose: Something New – Soon True Peace (Peace on Earth Hunt FREE / 0L)

Sim – Luane’s Winter World

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A Cynful Celebration **Extremely Limited Time**

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Hello hello Fab Free’rs! I hope all the Mother’s out there had a wonderful Mother’s Day. Speaking of celebrations, after a busy weekend I was excited to log into Second Life and learn about Cynful’s Anniversary celebrations. It’s always exciting when a designer is able to celebrate longevity in SL, especially when they share their good fortune with everyone. Cynful is celebrating along with several amazing designers and offering a slew of FREE group gifts to all Cynful group members. The Cynful group is FREE to join. Here’s the only hitch, I have no idea how long these fantastic gifts will be available. I picked out a few to show, but trust me when I say it was hard to pick just a few. Each of the gifts are not only FREE but fabulous. You’ll find two rows of gifts waiting for you on the docks across from the Cynful main location. Don’t forget to wear your Cynful group tag!

These Gifts Could Disappear Fast!

ICONIC is one of the brands helping to celebrate Cynful’s Anniversary. There are actually two gifts from ICONIC, one being the Heidi hairstyle Pru is wearing. I love messy bun hairstyles, but I especially love the heavy bangs of this one. The gift includes a fat pack of color huds, and a hair-base applier for Catwa heads, and one for Lelutka heads.

The pretty jewelry set is the Cynful Anniversary gift from Maxi Gossamer. The set includes bracelets and matching earrings. All the jewelry items can be sized via touch menu. The same touch menu will also let you change the color of certain gems.

Cynful Celebration
Along with the jewelry and hair, I also scored this satiny pink floral print romper from Bueno. This FREE Cynful Anniversary Celebration gift by Bueno is fully mesh, and comes in several body-specific fitted mesh sizes. One thing I want to let you know, when you click the Bueno gift vendor, make sure to accept each of the sizes. At first I thought I’d accidentally clicked it several times and was getting the same item over and over. In reality, it was handing out each size one at a time.

Finally, these Cynful Anniversary gift shoes from Noir couldn’t be more perfect with the Bueno romper. The heels come in the pastel pink color shown and a fitted size for Maitreya feet as well as one for Belleza feet, and of course one for Slink feet.

Seriously, these gifts are gorgeous, and if I thought they’d be available longer, I’d just as excitedly show the remaining gifts. So run, run, run to Cynful. This is not a drill!

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – ICONIC: GROUP LOVE #2 HEIDI  ALL HAIR DYES PACK – FREE Gift @Cynful

Skin – Essences  – Charlie [Catwa Catya Bento Applier] – Currently @Shiny Shabby

Head – CATWA HEAD Lilo Bento

Eyes –  IKON Hope Eyes – Storm

Jewelry – Maxi Gossamer MG – Bracelets and Earrings – Daisy Chain – FREE Gift @Cynful

Romper – BUENO-Romper-Mat-Cyn Gift – FREE Gift @Cynful

Shoes – :::NOIR::: Yves [Light Pink] – FREE Gift @Cynful

Hands/Body/Feet – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

*Poses by  Signature Pose

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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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“Smart Casual”

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I found this cozy little spot for dining and listening to music — a cafe of sorts with live music and it’s all set over the sea. If you decide to visit just take a hop over to Isolotto di Garda. It’s got a ton of comfy chairs and a sort of nautical style and it’s all enclosed with glass so that you can see the docks and gulls in the harbor not far off.

The dress code is “smart casual” so I had to dig up something appropriate. I decided to hunt something down instead.

More Women’s Stuff!

The Women’s Stuff Hunt never disappoints me, and this time I took a hop to Tori’s Stylez and hunted down that little red t-shirt to pick up the gift there. The creator generously had the gift for the hunt set to 0L so my floral top with it’s tie front and uniquely styled sleeves was totally free!

It comes in the following sizes:

  • Standard Mesh XXS – Large + a Curvy
  • TMP
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

Revisiting Redeux.

To add a finishing touch to my outfit, I revisited the Redeux Event. You have until April 21st to pick up all of the many free gifts set out for you by the generous creators. I picked up this free necklace by On a Lark at their booth. It comes with a color change hud that changes the color of each little stone for lots of combinations, allowing me to get the necklace to match my shirt just perfectly!

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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 – Quote
Necklace – On a Lark – Ginger Necklace w/ Color Change Hud (Free Gift at Redeux)
Shirt – Tori’s Stylez – Lilly – SE – Floral Top (0L for the Women’s Stuff Hunt)
Skirt – Bueno – Denim Skirts – Midnight

Sim Location – Isolotto di Garda

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Tell Me About It Scream Queen

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Oh Hello There Fab Free’rs! I hope everyone enjoyed at least some of their weekend. Mine was uneventful but in a positive way. Even though it’s the dreaded start of the week, Monday,  I’m glad you’re here so I can share these sassy cute group gifts with you.

Tell Me About It Stud

This top by Shakira was one of those “I have to have that!” items the moment I saw it. You can’t put a quote from one of my all time favorite movies on something as cute as this fitted mesh t shirt and not expect me to grab it up! The quote on this FREE group gift at Shakira is from the scene in Grease where Sandy has transformed into the sexy “bad girl” version of herself, and her love interest, Danny, sees her for the first time. (If it isn’t obvious I think I know the movie by heart. lol) The shirt comes in fitted mesh sizes for Slink, Belleza, TMP, Maitreya, and Tonic bodies. There are several group gifts currently available, and the Shakira group is FREE to join.

Scream Queen

This sassy hairstyle is one of several group gifts still available at Mello. I even like the name, “Scream Queen”! This mid length style with side swept bangs comes with a color change hud that has 13 bright bold colors. You won’t find any natural hair colors with this gift, but that suits me fine. I really like the fullness of this hairstyle, and considering the Mello group is FREE to join, it’s a total steal.

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair – [Mello] Scream Queen – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Skin – Essences – Tori P02 (gacha)

Lipstick –  {{Peachy}} Lips CATWA HEAD

Head – CATWA HEAD Lilo Bento

Choker CHAIN – Lacey Choker – 

TopShakira – TIRAMISU TOP – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Tattoos – .Absence. Maritime Rose *Marketplace Only 

Pants – Bueno -Leggings – Black

Body/Hands/Feet – Maitreya – Lara

*Pose by Le Poppycock

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Join the R3VOLT

Join the R3VOLT
Hello Hello Fab Free’rs! I’m honestly not sure how this group gift, or gifts I should say, at R3VOLT escaped me for so long. As the name might suggest, R3VOLT specializes in mostly urban style casual clothing. Right now there is a wall full of FREE group gifts available to all R3VOLT  VIP group members. Even better, there are gifts for the guys as well as the gifts for the ladies! The R3VOLT group does have a one time join fee of 200 lindens. Personally, I think the fee is worth it just for the number of gifts currently available. I’ve added a photo of the wall-o-gifts below.

I thought this hi-lo tank top at R3VOLT was really cute, and perfect now that the weather is starting to warm up down here in the south. What makes this great gift fabulous is the texture change hud. I love when clothing has this feature. The Carly top includes a hud with 15 textures (10 prints and 5 solids), standard mesh sizes, and matching alpha layers for classic avatars. Happy Shopping!

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair – [Anaphora]_Bajka_Shades

Skin – Essences – Evana – Exclusively at The Skin Fair  * *Please note this skin was made for Lelutka bento heads

HeadLelutka Stella

TopR3VOLT – [R3] – Carly Top [V3] – FREE Group Gift/Group is 200L to Join

Shorts – Bueno– Summer Shorts – Pin Striped

Body/Hands – Maitreya – Lara

*Pose by Le Poppycock

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Leather and Lace

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Hey Fab Folks!  While I was at Nala Designs the other day picking up the Avangardista group gift I showed you [HERE], I noticed that upstairs in the outlet area there are 2 group lucky boards.  Both prizes are really nice, however this one in particular that I am wearing today really caught my eye!  The group is 100L to join, but once you join, you can take advantage of group gifts, lucky boards and midnight mania offers that are group exclusives.

Getting Lucky At Nala Designs

If your lucky letter comes up on the board, you’ll be gifted the Rachel Red Outfit that includes the lace textured leather jacket and grey leggings shown on my avatar.  The jacket comes in classic and fitted mesh in XS – XL, and the pants come in standard mesh sizes XXS-L, Belleza, Slink, Maitreya, TMP.  Alpha layers are included for both, should you require them.

Aww, Thanks Izzy!

I also wanted to take a minute to thank Izzy C. for sending me this adorable Sheltie that I have decided to call Daisy!  As instructed, as a precaution… I am keeping it far away from Carson so that it is not abducted as my little Dalmation pup was back in December [HERE] when his grinchy side snuck out and he tried to steal Christmas.  He does seem in brighter spirits this year, however I still have my eye on him.  If you’d like one of your own JIAN Sheltie Companions, you can try your luck for one at this round of The Epiphany for just 50L per play.

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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 Ari
Outfit – Nala Designs Rachel Red (free group  lucky board prize / 0L / 100L to join)
Boots – Bueno Fringe Boots
Dog – JIAN Southern Shelties 3 RARE (gacha @ The Epiphany)
Pose by Le Poppycock
Sim – Winter Trace

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Life is a Highway

On the road again...

I Can’t Drive 55

I finally had enough of the cold and snow and decided to take a drive in my new car.

I hadn’t been out driving on the Mainland roads for quite a while, and let me tell you, it is not for the faint-hearted. In one trip, I saw everything from the ridiculous to the… well, more ridiculous. I passed a WWII-era airbase floating several meters off the ground, a seriously overcrowded breedables farm, a “Kittycat Whorehouse” (for humans? cats? humans dressed as cats?), and a giant baby with Donald Trump’s head holding the Scales of Justice. I have no idea what that last one was all about, but somebody is clearly trying to send a message, LOL! 😯

If you’re looking for somewhere to drive, be sure to check out the Second Life Road Network Directory for maps and suggested routes. I did most of my driving on Routes 8 and 9, and there are plenty of Rez Zones (places to rez your vehicle) along the way.

Unfortunately, sim crossings still take much of the fun out of driving; once you finally get going, you’re tossed up into the air, underground, or into the water, before jarringly arriving on the road on the other side. Another hazard to watch out for is accidentally driving onto private land with super-speedy-object-return and having your vehicle zapped out from under you. DOH!

Be careful out there, folks!

Little Deuce Coup

I stopped for gas – and a quick selfie – on this lovely sim called West of the Rain. It’s not a large sim, but it’s extremely detailed and worth a visit!

My look was inspired by this fabulous leather jacket, which is the latest free group gift from BUENO. You can wear the jacket with or without the little shirt that says “Naughty is the New Nice” (which I think may be my mantra for 2017), and it comes in sizes for Belleza Freya and Isis, and Slink Original and Hourglass mesh bodies, as well as a “fitted” version.

I added the free Absence of Fear jeans by Beautiful Dirty Rich (previously blogged by Love and Pru), and the Lacey Choker dollarbie gift from CHAIN. The choker is resizable and comes in both black and white (changeable via HUD).

SIDE NOTE: Since there was no Maitreya version included in the BUENO gift, I decided to switch over to my Slink Physique body. I had heard that Slink recently updated their mesh bodies, so I popped over to the store to pick up the new version. To be honest, I hadn’t worn my Slink body in a very long time because the HUD made me crazy, and I didn’t feel that there were enough alpha cuts, making the body difficult to wear with many designs. But I am happy to report that the updated body has many more alpha cuts, and the new HUD is split up into sections, no longer cramming everything onto one, crowded screen. If you own a Slink body, be sure to head over to a redelivery terminal at the in-world store to pick up the updated version. 🙂

 

On the road again...

Baby, You Can Drive My Car

Shoot, there’s my phone again. Probably Carson needing a ride. I’ll just let it go to voicemail.

I’ve been having such a blast driving my new Bentley Supersport! I picked it up as a free group gift at Sydney City, and I have to say that it is really well done, not to mention FUN!

Both doors and the trunk open and close, the headlights turn on and off, and the dashboard is nicely detailed. The engine makes a cool vroom vroom sound, the exhaust you see in the photo was not photoshopped, but actually comes out of the car when you drive! There are a ton of other options that I haven’t had a chance to try out yet, so be sure to click on the car to get the full menu. Note that the car weighs in at a hefty 69 LI, so you may not want to park it or use it as decor unless you have plenty of available land capacity.

My apologies to the lady people I ran over, and thank goodness the bus that hit me sustained more damage than I did. 😉

BTW, I’m pretty sure that Soylent Green is people. 

 

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Serena is wearing…

Head: CATWA Catya
Head Applier: Glam Affair Sarah (featured @ LIMIT8)
Eyes: CATWA Mesh Eyes
Makeup: alaskametro “Gala” RARE (20L per play @ On9)
Ears: MANDALA Steking Ears Season 5
Body: Slink Physique Original
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS V.2 beta
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Fenella
Tattoo: Leti’s Tattoo Ixhel
Choker: CHAIN Lacey Choker (1L gift)
Jacket: BUENO Fox Jacket (free group gift / free to join)
Jeans: Beautiful Dirty Rich Absence Of Fear Jeans (free group gift / free to join)
Boots: Mutresse Nikki Boots
Pose: Reel Poses Ready for Selfie (store is MIA at the moment)
Car: RaC Club33 Bentley Supersport (Sydney City free group gift / free to join)
Location Photo 1: West of the Rain
Location Photo 2: Somewhere on Mainland Route 8

 

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