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Let Your Colors Burst

Vision

Hello Fabulouses!  I have a quick post for you today, featuring a completely free, bustier from ViSion Clothing Company.  With a soft pink, lavender and gold floral pattern splashed across a dark background, this colorful, sexy top will set off your curves in style.  I really like the eye-catching details of the silver rivet accents and the black criss-cross side straps.  Since the misty morning air was cool, I decided to slip on a leather cropped jacket, but as the day heats up, I plan to remove it, and soak up some sunshine.  Either way, this top looks fantastic, and so will you!  Best of all, the ViSion Clothing Company group has no join fee, so you can scoop up this bustier for free.

Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Freya
  • Isis
  • Venus
  • Maitreya
  • Hourglass
  • Physique

Although it’s above our 75L maximum limit, I thought it was worth mentioning that my beaded necklace from Indulge Temptation is currently 50% off.  In fact, every item in the store is 50% off until July 10th, so if you are looking to add some reasonably priced baubles to your inventory, you might want to journey over to IT! and take a peek around.

Baby, You’re a Firework…

Although I enjoy Fourth of July celebrations, I dread them as well, because poor Ripley is terrified of the sound of fireworks.  Last night, he paced my room, and spent some time cowering partly under my computer desk (poor boy doesn’t quite fit under it any more).  I’m sure the next couple of days will be challenging for him as neighbors celebrate Independence Day with firecrackers, Roman Candles, and Skyrockets. I know he’ll be glad to have this holiday behind us.  Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Kathy (Bento)

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Medison

Eyeliner:  SimplyScha Arabic Eyeliner Gift (10L on the Marketplace)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Lipstick Applier: Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Hair:  enVOGUE Hair Beyonce (free Hair Fair gift – First blogged {HERE} by Astrid)

Jacket:  .:MCK:. Cropped Leather Jacket

Top:  .ViSion. Clothing Company Bustier Melani (free group gift 0L/0L to join)

Necklace:  Indulge Temptation Beaded Necklace 1 p6 (115L as part of the 50% off store wide sale)

Capris:  Just Because Jen Capris Black

Pose:  Diesel Works

Sim:  Svalbard II Guerrero

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Siren of the Sea

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Happy Friday, Fabulouses!  After reading about the Flawless Sim’s Adventures in Babysitting, Ripley and I decided to give it a go.  This quest casts you in the role of a babysitter for two adventurous twins who wander off while shopping.  Your task is to try to locate the missing girls, and it seems that you are always just one step behind the troublesome duo.  During the quest, you wear a special HUD and visit 11 different stores on the sim, obtaining clues along the way.  When you successfully complete the mission, you are rewarded with 12 free gifts, one from each of the stores participating in the event, plus a bonus prize.  The only catch is that you have to complete the entire quest to receive the gifts.  It really wasn’t that hard…….we didn’t even need to rely on Ripley’s amazing nose.  The clues at each location gave pretty clear hints about where to go next.  You can pause the quest at any time, so you don’t have to complete it all in one sitting.

Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue

Normally, I sport a pair of deep chocolate eyes, but one of the free gifts in this hunt is a pair of startlingly blue peepers from Sinful Curves.  These eyes come in mesh as well as the classic version and have 3 variations of the white part of the eye to choose from:  average, bloodshot and bright.  I think they are simply stunning, with their clear, sparkling brilliance.   The pale hue lent a mysterious air to my magical mermaid.  ♫♪ Tune ♬ ♪

Always Be Yourself, Unless You Can Be a Mermaid…Then Always Be a Mermaid

At TempT, the pupster and I explored a magical underwater shop filled with fantastic skins and all things mer.  The free prize from this watery store was a deep, emerald green tail, which set the theme of my photo.  With a realistic looking scaly texture and a sweeping tail fin, you will be ready to play the role of siren, and lure sailors with your enchanting voice and music.  Although I don’t see myself dressing often as a mermaid, this outfit was definitely a fun way to change things up!

More Prizes in Our Next Post

Ripley and I will return soon with more prizes from our adventure in babysitting.  Until my next post, happy shopping questing!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Kathy (Bento)

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Alura

Eyeliner:  SimplyScha Arabic Eyeliner Gift (10L on the Marketplace)

Eyes:  Sinful Curves Adorjan Eyes Glaucous (free prize for Adventures in Babysitting Quest at the Flawless Sim)

Lipstick:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Hair:  Run Away Nymph Hair Blondes

Tail: TempT Quest Mesh Mer Tail (free prize for Adventures in Babysitting Quest at the Flawless Sim)

Pose:  Diesel Works

Sim:  Maison de L’amitie
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Flowers That Fly

Flowers That Fly

Hello Fabulouses!  Now this is the way to start your vacation…….relaxing in a field of butterflies!  Those last few days of school are so hectic; it’s wonderful to savor the first few moments of freedom.  Just like Carson’s Angel, Ripley is not on his summer schedule yet, but our morning walk led me to a lovely patch of daisies full of fluttering butterflies…….pure magic!

All This is Free?

The bi-monthly Ultra Event is celebrating its first year anniversary with lots of freebies for members of the Ultra Society Group (free to join).  Blue boxes at the event contain gifts from a variety of generous designers.  I’m featuring two of them in my post today.  First of all, my lovely tresses, called Froukje, came from Mina.  I love the way the long bangs are tucked behind my ear, with a few wispy strands escaping on my forehead.  In the gift package, there is one shade called “new blond,” which is this gorgeous golden yellow hue.   Other color packs are available for purchase in the Mina store.  I have to admit, I visited there, and scooped up some additional colors because this hair style is just so “me.”

My second giftie from Ultra is the ornate Nadine Gem Bracelet from Modish.  Crafted in dark, gleaming gold with emerald stones, this delicate bracelet coordinated beautifully with my Dorothea dress (more on that in a moment!).  The floral motif was a perfect match for the butterfly theme.  Best of all, it’s completely free at the Ultra Sales Event!

These are just two of the many free gifts up for grabs at Ultra’s first anniversary celebration, which runs until June 15th.  (There are even some for guys).  I’d highly recommend a visit there!

Thanks for the Butterflies

Don’t Fly Away Yet!

The flirty Dorothea mini dress I’m wearing features a satiny teal texture with a cluster of golden butterflies soaring to freedom.  With slender shoulder straps and sexy slits in the skirt, this frock is ideal for the warm summer days to come.  It is a free gift from Sexy Princess for members of the Third Life Group.  There is a 10L join fee for this group, which gives you access to multiple gifts from many designers, so your investment goes a long way.

Butterflies…Flowers that Fly and All But Sing (~Robert Frost)

Although I’ve enjoyed my interlude with the “flying flowers,” it’s time for Ripley and I to tackle some of the many chores around the house that we put off until summer break.  Fun times!  Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Kathy (Bento)

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Alura (past Fifty Linden Friday)

Eyeliner:  SimplyScha Arabic Eyeliner gift (10L on the Marketplace)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Lipstick Applier:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Hair:  Mina Froukje (free gift at for the Ultra Society Group at Ultra 0L/0L to join)

Dress:  Sexy Princess Dorothea Dress (free gift for the Third Life group 0L/10L join fee)

Bracelet:  Modish Nadine Gem Bracelet Gold Emerald (free gift for the Ultra Society Group at Ultra 0L/0L to join)

Mesh Feet:  Slink

Poses:  Diesel Works

Sim:  Crystal Garden Estates

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Air Evac

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Up, Up and Away…

Be ready at a moments notice…. We aren’t supermen, but to those who need us, we can appear to be. We airlift out the wounded and drop them at the closest medical facility, be it a field hospital or on a ship….

Cammo all around….

Don’t get all fatigued (see what I did there?) trying to get this gift.  Just head on down to Spazio and join the group for FREE and pick up the NVB 14 Outfit. This gift includes a shirt, cammo pants, shoes and dog tags. this outfit is great for military role-play and so is the sim I visited. Cayanan Island has a military base and the people there were very friendly.

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Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel v2.16
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Outfit: Spazio –  NVB 14 Shirt, Camo Pants, Shoes & Dog Tags (FREE Group Gift 0L/ 0L to join)

Pose: Diesel Works – Adonis 11

Sim: Cayanan Island

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School Dayz

School Dayz

The long, slow walk to the end…

For those of us who’s working lives are in academia, the month of May is the slowest of the year.  Faculty and students (even the janitorial staff) have a date marked on their calendar and are slowly counting down the days. But for some reason that day seems so far out of reach….

Id, Ego and Ink Blots…

My spring collegiate (and tired) look today is packed full of freebies and dollarbies! Ink Blots have provided as a hunt gift in the Peace By Peace Hunt, the Peace By Peace Gift Shirt. This pullover shirt with a hoodie projects a laid back, comfy feel. All the gifts in the Peace By Peace Hunt are just 1L each. Did you know that Egoisme has a whole building of FREE gifts? Hit the FREE group joiner in the building and pick from a wide selection of shirts and pants. I selected the Brown Jeans (among others).

End of the year events…

My final gifts are from events. I stopped by The Mens Department Event (TMD) and found a FREE gift from Gabriel. The Rolled Bracelets come for both arms and can be worn individually or together. It also has a resizer for each wrist to get the right fit. My other FREE gift was found at the [BODY FACTORY] booth at the We<3RP Event. The black Backpack I’m slugging around also has a built in resizer that you can adjust each axis to fit any shape.

So what’s my final countdown? Eight long days…

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Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel v2.16
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Shirt: Ink Blots – Peace By Peace Gift Shirt – (Peace By Peace Hunt 1L)
Pants: Egoisme – Brown Jeans (Group Gift FREE / 0L / 0L to join)
Shoes: A&D Clothing – Nautics
Accessories: Gabriel – Rolled Bracelets ( @ The Mens Department Event FREE / 0L)

Accessories: [BODY FACTORY] – BackPack  ( @ We<3RP Event FREE / 0L) 

Pose: Diesel Works – Alagan7

Sim: Cal State Northridge

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Evening Anxiety

Evening Anxiety

When thoughts are swimming in your brain…

… and you can’t sleep. Nothing in particular is bothering you but your brain just doesn’t want to shut down for the night. Was it too much caffeine? or perhaps too much screen time before bed? Whatever is keeping me awake, I might as well get dressed and go sit outside. Perhaps the cool evening breeze will tire me out and let my brain rest for ….. ONLY THREE MORE HOURS? Dangit!

Over-sized is not under-dressed….

My comfy evening attire tonight includes the Oversized Sweater by GizzA Creations. This sweater is FREE to members of the L’Homme group. The sweater comes in the standard mesh sizes and is not only comfy, but stylish as well. The L’Homme group is FREE to join. The Baggy Lee Shorts is a FREE gift to members of the Damoour group. This group does have a 20L join fee, but there are more gifts on the wall for members.
Well, dang, I might as well put on a pot of coffee and start my day…. I’m gonna be so tired later on…..

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Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel v2.16
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Shirt: GizzA Creations – Oversized Sweater (L’Homme Group Gift FREE / 0L / 0L to join)
Pants: Damoour – Baggy Lee Shorts (Group Gift  Free 0L / 20L join)
Shoes: A&D Clothing – Nautics

Pose: Diesel Works – Dante 10

Sim: The Mill

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Fifty 5 and Steamy

Steamy

The temperature is just right…

I’ve drawn a bath and am ready to relax after a grueling day at work. I just need to slip out of my new clothes and sink into the hot relaxing tub and soak my worries away. I picked the the Bruno Outfit at Costarlos for just 55L as part of the Fifty 5 Thursday sale. This style is appropriately named Dot for the dot texturing on the shirt. This is just one of three items you’ll find on the Fifty 5 Thursday wall at Costarlos.

Now to slip into the tub…. HEY! That bath wasn’t for you….

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Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel v2.13
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Outfit: Costarlos – Bruno Outfit – Dot (Fifty 5 Thursday – 55L)

Pose: Diesel Works

Sim: Private

CarsonCaibentag


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Breakdown

Outbreak

Nothing but steam…

Ok, not the ideal place for my radiator to spring a leak, but I’m have to make due.  I saw a house a mile or so back. I could go there and ask for help, but it did look old and abandoned. maybe I should walk up ahead and made find some help.

Maybe I should have stayed with the car. The farther I walk the foggier it gets. Today I’m wearing the Wyatt Open Shirt a FREE group gift at Ashbury. The group is also FREE to join. I’m still wearing the Brooklyn Pants (with a different texture) from TentatioN  I modeled yesterday [HERE] along with the Barcelona Shoes by A&D Clothing.

The fog is starting to thin a bit. I think I see someone up ahead. They seem to be wearing a fedora and a striped sweater. I made it to my destination, this has to be Elm Street!

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Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel v2.13
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Shirt: Ashbury – Wyatt Open Shirt (Group Gift FREE/ 0L / 0L to join)
Pants TentatioN – Brooklyn Pants (SLF&O Group Gift Free 0L/ 0L to join)
Shoes: A&D Clothing – Barcelona

Pose: Diesel Works

Sim: Outbreak

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Livin’ on a Prayer

Tommy

 

He’s down on his luck…

You see, Tommy used to work on the docks and the union’s been on strike …. Ya know… that’s the makings of a great song… Someone should write it 😁…. Today, I’m showing a gift from [Vips Creations]. The Hooded Loose Shirt and Loose Jeans with Sketchers is a FREE gift to group members and the group is FREE to join. The shirt comes in both Fitmesh and classic sizes to fit your needs. The shoes are attached to the jeans in standard sizes.

You gotta hold on to what you’ve got….

Exile just remodeled and to celebrate they are giving out a FREE hair package for both men and women. Astrid showed off the women’s gift [HERE] and today I’m modeling the guy’s gift. Tommy comes with a full fatpack of colors. A very nice and generous gift from Exile. Be sure to thank them!

/me musses up his hair and pulls it back down over his eyes….. AHHH! much better!

 

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Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel v2.13
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Outfit: [Vips Creations] – Hooded Loose Shirt and Loose Jeans with Sketchers (FREE Group Gift 0L Free to Join)
Hair: Exile – Tommy Hair (FREE Gift 0L)

Pose: Diesel Works

Sim: After the Fall

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Coffee Break

Coffee Break

Never ending shopping spree…

Life as a blogger always has you on the lookout for your next item to show and the next location to photograph at. I’m always on the go, store to store, sim to sim, and rarely stop to take a break.  But as I passed this mobile coffee stand, I thought I’d stop and look to see what tasty menu items looked appealing…

Be a Spaz…

Today I’m wearing one of the newest group gifts from Spazio. The A28 Pants and Jacket with Shirt is a semi casual fun look and great to shop in. The Hypnose-Spazio group is FREE to join and the gifts are FREE to members. I also found the Brandon Specs, a free group gift at Thalia Heckroth. These sunglasses come with a color changing HUD to change out the rims and the frames. This group does have a 5L joining fee, but well worth the 5L.

I’m off to my next location shoot. I’m thinking maybe a cruise….
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Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel v2.13
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Outfit: Spazio – A-28 Pants & Jacket w/ Shirt (FREE Group Gift 0L/ FREE to join)
Sunglasses: Thalia Heckroth – Brandon specs – Unisex (Group Gift 0L/ 5L to join)

Pose: Diesel Works

Sim: Morgage East

CarsonCaibentag