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let me reintroduce myself

Fabfree Post: let me reintroduce myself

Hello there! We meet again!

Let me reintroduce myself, I am Bunnie Francis and it is a pleasure to see you again! I hope that 2021 has been good to you and you’ve met amazing people! Let’s take a moment to talk about resolutions… I didn’t make one, I normally forget them by 12:34 AM so I tend to pass by that tradition. However, I see a load of promises people make to themselves every year and by the spring so many have forgotten or gave up on their goal. I hope that if you did make one you do stick to it and reach that goal! Even if it’s a short time goal they are always so rewarding to see at the end where you started!

 

The free gift I have for you today comes from Dotty’s Secret Cosmetics which I can say is such a cute shop I can’t wait to go back and shop there more! Their free gift comes with two eyeshadows AND two lipstick shades! Right! I know. It comes in some appliers and BOM layers for us baked girls. ^^

Copy and paste code into local for group join
secondlife:///app/group/0cd86ba4-659b-b8b0-b2e1-f932d9db7a18/about

Bunnie is Wearing…

erratic / connie – bustier / olive

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Eyes – . MILA . Zehra Eyes 
Face – DeeTaleZ *Appliers* CATWA Head “Sally”
Hair – Tableau Vivant // Garland hair – Fades
Hairbase – L’Etre – Allyson Hairbase
Makeup – Dotty’s Secret Cosmetics – Gold Digger – Makeup Set [GROUP GIFT] (Free Gift / L$75 Join Fee)
Tattoos – .: Vegas :. Tattoo Applier The Witch
Apollemis Tattoos BoM Ruby Chest


Home Alone

Fabfree Post: Home Alone

Twas the season for mischief

I plan on binging the Home Alone movies this year and enjoying all the antics involved. I haven’t watched them in such a long time, I think it’s about time I form a new tradition! As a kid, I sure did wish my family went away for a vacation and forgot me. I dreamt of all the cool things I would do and all the ways I could enjoy my holiday without all the headaches or crazy family around. However it was always a fleeting wish and thankfully it never came true, because reality and dreams often don’t line up.

Mangula has a lovely gift out, Zoe Set Subscribers Gift is yours completely free! If you aren’t a subscriber I suggest you sign up, there’s zero cost but your time. Mangula offers you a top and bottom that are perfect for modist women who need some casual wear. They have past gifts out for free as well, so if you haven’t heard of this shop and it’s your first time, I suggest you snag those!!

Zoe Set Top With Sleeves Fits:

  • Curvy
  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Maitreya
  • Legacy

Zoe Set Capri [Blue 10] Fits:

  • Curvy
  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Maitreya
  • Legacy

 

Bunnie is Wearing…

Mangula Zoe Set Top With Sleeves  (free subscribers gift)
Mangula Zoe Set Capri [Blue 10]  (free subscribers gift)
Doe: Mystery Gift (available until Dec 27th – after spending L$800/1500 @ Sants Inc.)

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Eyes – . MILA . Zehra Eyes 
Face – DeeTaleZ *Appliers* CATWA Head “Sally”
Nose – Voodoo – Cold Nose Gift  (Free Gift / No Group Needed)
Cheeks – WarPaint* Essential Blush collection
Lips – Ottilie – Daily Lipbalm

Hair – Tableau Vivant // Garland hair – Fades
Hairbase – L’Etre – Allyson Hairbase
Tattoos – .: Vegas :. Tattoo Applier The Witch
Apollemis Tattoos BoM Ruby Chest

Pose & Prop

FOXCITY. Formal VOL1-5
FOXCITY. VIP Photo Booth – Minimal (Liquorice)

 

 


Let it snow let it snow let it snow

Fabfree Post: let it snow let it snow let it snow

The weather outside is frightful

Curl up by the fire and enjoy some good Holiday memories for this year we will all need to have more joy from the years past. If you’re stuck at home this year make sure you call someone you love, make it a video call so you can open gifts together, sing songs, tell stories of the years before like remember that one time….

Voodoo has a Free Gift out at their shop for you right now! It is one that will have your winter photos more realistic with this gift your nose will be a little red. However, you can with all other BoM copy/paste to make the red darker. Head over to their shop now and snag this amazing free gift by clicking on the presents on the ground. You don’t need any gifts, and while you’re standing there you can also slap that giveaway board for some Store Credit! Thank you Voodoo!

Bunnie is Wearing…

Jacket – Blueberry – Cece – Trench Coats – Red

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Eyes – . MILA . Zehra Eyes 
Face – DeeTaleZ *Appliers* CATWA Head “Sally”
Nose – Voodoo – Cold Nose Gift  (Free Gift / No Group Needed)
Cheeks – WarPaint* Essential Blush collection
Lips – Ottilie – Daily Lipbalm

Hair – Tableau Vivant // Garland hair – Fades
Tattoos – .: Vegas :. Tattoo Applier The Witch
Apollemis Tattoos BoM Ruby Chest

Pose

FOXCITY. Last Minute Bento Pose


Horror Vibes

Horror Vibes

Hello hello Fab Free’rs, of the many many things I love about what I like to call Halloween season are the scary movies. I’m particularly fond of classic horror, and I can’t help but love the horror comedy smashup that is Young Frankenstein. What does all of that have to do with this post? Why the pillows of course! I have a few fabulous freebie finds to share for this post. I hope you like them.

MoonPhase

These too-cool-for-words pillows and the cheeky embroidery wall art pieces are a free group gift at MoonPhase. These decor items are all every bit as awesome in person as they are in photos. The MoonPhase group is free to join. Also, there are other free group gifts available.
Moonphase Freegroup Gift!

ChicModa

In addition to the fantastic decor items, I picked up the latest group gift at ChicModa. My cropped tee reads “Drink Up Witches” and I think it is so so cute. The ChicModa group is free to join for a limited time, so do not wait to join!

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Slink Hourglass, MeshBody Legacy
ChicModa Group Gift // Drink Up Witches Top
Project Crystal’s Fashion

Lastly, a new-to-me shop called Project Crystal’s Fashion has a pair of perfect-for Halloween body suits for just 1 linden on the Marketplace. I did attempt to find an in-world location, but was unsuccessful. I’ve always liked the idea of wearing certain more lingerie-like pieces as outerwear in a fashion sense. This is for me one of those “fashion experiments” if you will. I wore one of the BOM layer bodysuits under the high-cropped top from ChicModa.

::PCF:: Elinor Body Gift - BoM - Wear me/Touch me

Credits:

  • HairLamb – Heart
  • HeadCatwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • SkinDeetalez – Doutzen II
  • ShirtChicModa – Sadystika Tee – Halloween VIP – Free Group Gift/Group Temporarily Free to Join
  • Bodysuit – Project Crystal’s Fashion – Elinor Body Gift – 1L on the Marketplace
  • PantsVinyl – Poprocks Tomboy Rolled Up Jeans
  • TattooMister Razzor – Bella Tattoo
  • SandalsNo Cabide – Blair Shoes
  • PillowsMoonPhase – Horror Pillow Gift – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
  • Embroidery – MoonPhase – Halloween Embroidery Gift – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
  • LaptopCREATiCA – Boss Notebook
  • CatFashionably Dead – Cat 02 Sleeping Curled

Pose by Lyrium

Photo taken at Backdrop City


Let’s Get Spooky!

Let's Get Spooky

Hello Fab Free! This is absolutely my favorite time of year. This is when I can be as spooky as I want to, and no one seems to mind. That said, I think my level of excitement over the Halloween Shop & Hop events might have been the most excitement I’ve felt about an event all year. With several sims full of festive Halloween goodness and freebies, I can’t imagine not being excited. That said, I have several of the free Halloween Shop & Hop event gifts to share with you. I sincerely hope you love them, I do.

As Aline mentioned in her recent post “The Magic Words” there are 8 total Halloween Shop & Hop sims. Most (if not all) of the participating shops have a free gift, with no group required. Some gifts will require you to pay 1 linden,  however you will be instantly refunded. For this look I picked up the free gifts from Pink Cream Pie, #Adored, The Annex, On a Lark, and ChicChica. As usual you can keep reading for details about each free gift, or scroll to the end for full credits and links.

Pink Cream Pie

My thoroughly blood splattered top is the free Halloween Shop & Hop gift by Pink Cream Pie. This gift comes with a color change hud that has several solid colored tees all with generous amounts of blood splatter.

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Maitreya Lara Petite, MeshBody Legacy

Pink Cream Pie @Halloween Shop & Hop http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/74/234/58

#Adored

The free Halloween Shop & Hop gift by #Adored is the cutest little brow tattoo. It reads “Spooky” with the option of wearing it on the right or the left side, in cursive or bold lettering, each with the choice of bold or faded styles. This tattoo comes in tint-able BOM layers only, which gives the added option of having the tattoo in color.

The Annex

I particularly like this fun devil horns headband by The Annex because it glows like neon. It comes in several color choices, so you can wear this fun accessory with multiple outfits. They are also of course free at the Halloween Shop & Hop Event.

The Annex @Halloween Shop & Hop http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/228/148/52

On a Lark

I think there’s a rule that says you can’t have Halloween without a black and red manicure. Okay, maybe not, but in my world these bento nails by On a Lark are a must this season. On a Lark has 2 darkly pretty manicure sets as free gifts at the Halloween Shop & Hop event. The ones I am wearing are part of the “Halloween” set that has 4 black and red variations in the set.

Sizes Included: Maitreya, Slink

On a Lark @Halloween Shop & Hop http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Halcyon%20South/128/128/50

ChicChica

Finally, my creepy cocktail is part of the free Halloween Shop & Hop gift by ChicChica. The gift includes two fantastically macabre martinis. Also, each of the Halloween themed  drinks has a bento hold pose. Have fun Fab Free!

ChicChica @Halloween Shop & Hophttp://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/154/171/52

Credits:

Standing Pose by Micamee

Photo taken at Nightmare Nomad’s Halloween Haunt

 

 

 


The Ghoul Next-door

The Ghoul Nextdoor

Hello my Fab Free friends, where are all my spooky ghouls at? You’re going to love the in-store hunt happening at Demicorn. Also, Seniha is giving 350 linden in store credit to group members! You won’t want to miss these, so keep reading for all the details.

Demicorn

There’s a Halloween hunt happening at Demicorn that is free for all Demicorn group members. There are 13 total prizes to be found hidden in adorable little pumpkin cookies around the store. The Demicorn group has a join fee of 100 linden, and there are several group gifts currently available as well as a number of Lucky Letter boards. In my photo I’m wearing eyes from gift 10, eye makeup from gift 9, lipstick from gift 13, and a manicure from gift 6. I’ve included the hunt key below so you can peep the spooktacular prizes. You can also get a notecard with hints at the store.

  • Prize 10 – Batty Eyes 2 – Catwa Applier, Catwa Pro Applier, Lelutka Evo. Applier, Genus Applier, Omega Applier, BOM Eye Layers
  • Prize 9 – Raven Eyeshadows – Genus Applier, Genus/Catwa Bom Layers
  • Prize 13 – Spice Lippies – Catwa HD Applier, Genus Applier
  • Prize 6 – Gradient Nails 2 – Maitreya Applier

{Demicorn} Treat Yo'Self Hunt

Seniha 

If you’re not already in the Seniha group, now is a spectacular time to join. Not only are there quite a few group gifts, and several Lucky Letter boards, the latest group gift is a generous 350 linden in store credit. The Seniha group is also free to join at this time! Do not miss out on this! I picked up the cutest dress with a long-sleeve shirt for 250 linden and had 100 linden worth of store credit left. Happy Shopping!STORE CREDITT - PROMO

Credits:

  • HairTRUTH VIP October 2017 – Makena
  • HeadCatwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • SkinDeetalez – Doutzen II – Mixedtype
  • EyesDemicorn – Batty Eyes 2 – Free Group Only Hunt Prize/Group is 100L to Join
  • Earrings – e.marie – Lia Earrings – Group Gift *Originally Shown Here
  • Eye MakeupDemicorn – Raven Eyeshadows – Free Group Only Hunt Prize/Group is 100L to Join
  • LipstickDemicorn – Spice Lippies – Free Group Only Hunt Prize/Group is 100L to Join
  • DressSeniha – Debbie Dress & Top – Burgundy – Purchased with Store Credit Group Gift/Group is Free to Join 
  • RingOn a Lark – Sun Moon & Stars Rings
  • ManicureDemicorn – Gradient Nails 2 – Free Group Only Hunt Prize/Group is 100L to Join

Pose by Belleposes
Photo taken at Backdrop City

 


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Hoodie Season

Hoodie Season

There has been a lot of talk about “sweater weather” as the season shifts from summer to autumn. This year I think I’ll refer to it as “hoodie season.” At the moment little sounds nicer than a comfy cozy hoodie and a crisp cool autumn afternoon.

Gabriel

My over-sized hoodie by Gabriel is a free gift (no group needed) at Neo Japan. This blue and purple gradient hoodie is unisex. So guys, don’t hesitate to pick this free gift up also! I also very much like the open shoulders, and the giant kangaroo pocket. I think I just might live in this for a while.

Female Sizes Included: Meshbody Legacy, Maitreya Lara

Male Sizes Included: Meshbody Legacy Male, Belleza Jake, Signature (Gianni, Geralt)

e.marie

Did you peep the cool earrings I have on? They are the latest group gift at e.marie. I love this take on the classic hoop earring. I think these are elegant enough to wear with formal looks, and still subtle enough to be worn casually. The e.marie group is 50L to join. This group gift includes a hud that allows you to pick from several metal choices, and these earrings can be resized.

e.marie // Lia Earrings - VIP GROUP GIFT

Credits: 

  • HairNavy+Copper – Bryony
  • HeadCatwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • SkinDeetalez – Doutzen II
  • Earringse.marie – Lia Earrings – Free Group Gift /Group is 50L to Join
  • Hoodie – Gabriel – Zipp Shoulder Hoodie – Free Gift @Neo Japan
  • RingOn a Lark – Sun Moon & Stars Rings
  • ManicureAlaskametro – Cosmic
  • TattooMister Razzor – Bella Tattoo

Pose by Space Cadet
Photo taken at Otter Lake


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The Time Traveler

Time Traveler

Anyone who tells you Time Travel is a science, and not an artform, is a scoundrel. It is and must be both. You need to be able to finesse your way through multiple realities and get the calculations correct. For now, I’m going to slice through the curtain of time and get myself out of this Jurassic nightmare before one of these giant prehistoric lizards decides I might be a delicious meal. Safe travels my fellow voyagers.

The Engine Room 

Purely by happenstance I visited the Engine Room event. Lo and behold, it’s an Anniversary round! You guessed it, that means free gifts. Lots and lots of amazing free gifts. The theme is steampunk and the gifts are free with the Second Life Syndicate group tag. The group is free to join. I got all of them, and would have loved to show all of them to you, but that would just be tedious for everyone. Instead, I put together my Time Traveler look using the Engine Room gifts from Eudora3D, Apricot Paws, Wicca’s Originals, Deadly Nightshade, and Lux Aeterna.

Second Life Syndicate group: secondlife:///app/group/d35c55f4-6a4f-eb2d-1dae-af9665f6f4cd/about

Eudora3D

I think this hat from Eudora3D is possibly one of the coolest hats I’ve ever owned, and it’s absolutely free. The Witch Hunter hat is incredibly detailed. It comes with a hud that lets you change the metal parts gold or silver, and adjust the position and size of the hat. You’ll find this freebie waiting for you at the Engine Room event. Don’t forget the Second Life Syndicate tag.

Apricot Paws

My very Victorian-like blouse by Apricot Paws is also free at the Engine Room. It fits beautifully and I love the subtle pinstripes. This shirt comes in a tucked and a not tucked version for multiple wear options. This gift also has a hud that lets you adjust the color of the bow, the buttons, and metal bits.

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Maitreya V-Tech, MeshBody Legacy, MeshBody Legacy Perky

Wicca’s Originals

The Havoc Mask is the free Engine Room Anniversary gift by Wicca’s Originals. This super cool accessory is unisex in that it comes in a male sizes as well as a female size. The details are awesome, and it fit me perfectly, however there are resize scripts in the masks.

Deadly Nightshade

I think this clockwork mechanism halo piece by Deadly Nightshade is so cool. Not only does it look cool with all the great details, it also has moving parts. The pieces attach separately so that they move independent of each other. That also means they can be worn all together or separately. This free Engine Room gift was the initial inspiration for creating a Time Traveling character.

Lux Aeterna

The golden scalpel and scissors by Lux Aeterna together are the first Engine Room gift I unpacked and knew I had to do something with them. They are gorgeous aesthetically, and have a macabre element that I really like. They also have these really awesome bento hold poses, that are just icing on the cake. You’ll find them for free at the Engine Room. Again, don’t forget to join the free Second Life Syndicate group and wear the group tag to get the gifts.

Credits:

  • Hat – Eudora3D – Witch Hunter Hat – Brown – Free Second Life Syndicate Group Gift/Group is Free to Join @Engine Room
  • HairDoux – Dreemdoll
  • HeadCatwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • SkinDeetalez – Doutzen II
  • EyesBuzzeri – Celestial Eyes – Chlorine
  • Mask – Wicca’s Originals – Havoc Mask – Free Second Life Syndicate Group Gift/Group is Free to Join @Engine Room
  • Halo – Deadly Nightshade – Celestemporia Halo v2  – Free Second Life Syndicate Group Gift/Group is Free to Join @Engine Room
  • Shirt – Apricot Paws: Velo Shirt: Pinstripe Wine – Free Second Life Syndicate Group Gift/Group is Free to Join @Engine Room
  • SkirtSPIRIT – Arina Long Skirt
  • Scissors & Scalpel w/Pose – LUX AETERNA [Macabre Machinamentum] – Free Second Life Syndicate Group Gift/Group is Free to Join @Engine Room

Photo taken at Prehistorica: The Dawn Kingdom

 


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Fall Friends

 

Fall Friends

“Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I’d fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.” – George Eliot

Hello there Fab Free’rs! Can you believe we are inches close to October already? I feel as though August lasted forever, but September has flown by. Needless to say, I’m so excited that my favorite time of year is here at last. Bring on all things autumn, I’m ready! For this post I’ve got freebies from PosEd and LYBRA to share with you.

PosEd

Speaking of autumn things, how cute are these squirrels?! My squirrel friends and the pail of pumpkins are part of a free Subscriber gift pose at PosEd. The gift includes a pose stand with the pose, and the props rez when you use the stand. The props are easily moved should you need to adjust them here or there. To get your free copy of this fun fall pose just head over to PosEd, join their subscriber, then click the pose vendor.

LYBRA

Did you know that LYBRA is now one of our fantastic fabulous Fab Free designers? This beautiful top is their current free gift for Fabulously Free in SL group members. The gift top includes a color change hud with quite a few solid color choices. To get your copy of this free gift, wear your Fab Free group tag, and click the gift vendor over at LYBRA. If you’re not already a Fabulously Free in SL group member, don’t fret the group is free to join.

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Belleza (Freya, Isis)

Credits:

  • Hair/Hair BaseTableau Vivant – Editorial Hair – Ponytail – Umber
  • HeadCatwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • SkinDeetalez – Doutzen II
  • EyesBuzzeriCelestial Eyes – Chlorine
  • MakeupAlaskametro – Fall Essentials
  • JewelryCae – Rowan Collection – Currently @Uber
  • Ring – On a Lark – Sun Moon & Stars Rings
  • TopLYBRA – Malena Top Fatpack – Free Fab Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
  • TattooMister Razzor – Bella Tattoo
  • PantsBlueberry – Authentic Jeans
  • Pose w/PropsPosEd – Little Autumn Friends – Free Subscriber Gift 

Photo Taken at Breath of Nature

 


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Big Love

Big Love

Love is an adventure. It can make you feel 50 feet tall, and capable of anything. Perhaps that’s why I felt a bit bold and adventuresome while wearing this dress by DM. It’s the perfect casual dress, comfortable, not too short, but not too long, and just the right mix of edgy and cute.

Lucky for us this dress also happens to be a free group gift at DM. The gift includes a color change hud with a few solid color options for the main part of the dress. The DM group is free to join.

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara & Petite

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Also, my starry violet eyes are from a mid-week “Golden Days Weekly Sales” sale offer at Madame Noir. Blue told me about the sale, and I of course had to check it out. Madame Noir has two sets of beautifully detailed eyes on sale for 55 lindens from now until the 25th. You will need to join the “Golden Days Weekly Sales” group to use the vendor. The group is free to join.

Golden Days Weekly Sales Group (c/p into chat): secondlife:///app/group/40094255-e9d5-6ac2-976d-ccaff2e89d35/about

Appliers Included: Mesh Eyes w/HUD, Catwa Applier, Lelutka Applier, Genus ApplierAngela Eyes by Madame NoirCredits: 

  • HairMagika – Olivia
  • HeadCatwa – Majer HDPRO Soft
  • SkinDeetalez – Doutzen II
  • EyesMadame Noir – Angela Eyes – 55L /Free-to-Join Golden Days Weekly Sales Group Required *Sale Ends Sept. 25th
  • EarsPumeC – Meow Ears
  • Eye LinerIVES – Sidereum Liner (Genus BOM Layer)
  • DressDM – Love Dress – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join 
  • RingOn a Lark – Sun Moon & Stars Rings
  • TattooMister Razzor – Bella Tattoo
  • ShoesREIGN – Thigh High Sneakers
  • PoseBoo’d Up – Resfeber – Free Pose Fair Group Gift @The Pose Fair *Originally Blogged Here 

Photo taken at Templemore Cove