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Hearts and Stripes

Hearts and Stripes
Hey There Fab Free’rs! I have another Independence Day freebie from Nerido to share with you. Also, TRUTH has released their July VIP group gift. Have fun, stay safe, and Happy Sparkly Fireworks Day!

The Hair – I have to say that of all the “pay-to-join” groups I am in and have ever been in, the TRUTH VIP group has to be one of my favorites. The group gift hairstyles never disappoint. TRUTH’s July VIP gift is named Gwen, and she’s a super cute styled bun. The gift is of course a fatpack that also includes a stylist hud with quite a few options. This pretty style also has the option of a cute daisy crown, or the braided crown shown. You can also choose to have neither option showing. The TRUTH VIP group has a one time join fee of 350 linden. The group gift is in the past notices.

The Top – Love let me know about the super cute 4th of July top Nerido has out. The top is a free gift in celebration of Independence Day. There’s no need to join a group or wear a tag, just click this gift and it’s yours. It is sized for Maitreya Lara bodies, so if you’re a Maitreya wearer like I am, you won’t want to miss this free gift. It’s the perfect Fourth of July picnic attire!

Here are the details, Enjoy!

HairTRUTH VIP – Gwen – July Group Gift/ Group is 350L to Join

Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Septum PiercingEmpyrean Forge – EF: Amore Nose Ring – Past Group Gift – Originally Blogged Here

Skin – Essences – Aura (Catwa & Omega)

Top – ~Nerido~ Malfa Top (Maitreya)-Independence Day GIFT – Free Gift/0 Linden

Tattoos – Letis Tattoo :: Vintage ::

*Pose by Signature Poses

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No Love

No Love
Hi Again Fab Free’rs! Happy Valentine’s Day! I’m just going to come right out and say it, there are days when I really wish I could wear this shirt to work irl. Just sayin’! Generally speaking I enjoy my coworkers, but every workplace has a few that you just tolerate. The top and septum piercing Pru is wearing are both current group gifts.

The Shirt – This sassy tied top is a FREE group gift at Trashed. It comes in several mesh sizes and includes an alpha layer for non-mesh avatars. I think it’s the perfect passive aggressive anti-Valentine’s Day shirt. The Trashed group is FREE to join.
Mesh Sizes Included: Standard Mesh (xs-XL), Maitreya Lara, eBody (Curvy, Fine), Slink (Hourglass, Physique), TMP, Belleza (Isis, Venus, Freya), Ocacin

The Piercing – I think half the reason I love septum piercings in Second Life is that I could never pull one off in real life. This pretty heart septum piercing is a FREE group gift at Empyrean Forge. The Empyrean Forge group has a join fee of 50 linden, and there are other previous group gifts still available. This piercing includes a color change hud that lets you adjust the color of individual parts of the jewelry.

Hair – Magika [03] Shine

Hair Base – Just Magnetized – Basic Hairbase – set 10 for CATWA

Head – CATWA HEAD Gwen

Skin –  [theSkinnery] Estee (Catwa Applier) – champagne

Makeup – ~Shiny Stuffs~ CATWA Mei Applier set

Septum PiercingEmpyrean Forge – EF: Amore Nose Ring – FREE Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join 

TopTrashed – <T>Tolerate u tee – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join 

Tattoos – Absence –  Maritime Rose Tattoo

*Pose by Signature Poses

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Dining Out

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I’m ready for a little wining and dining at this little cocktail lounge I found. The dress code here is “smart casual” or “dressy” and luckily the Womenstuff Hunt delivered!

All dolled up.

I picked up the free gift from Mariposa as part of the Womenstuff Hunt and it’s this gorgeous (and daring) dress in glittery black and blue. You will need to be brave to wear it, because it shows off ample butt cleavage. The front is pretty and ruffly and far less revealing.

It comes in these mesh sizes:

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

Happy hunting!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Elikatira – Elle
Necklace – Empyrean Forge – Reverie Necklace Silver
Dress – Mariposa – Rikki Azure (Free/0L for the WS Hunt)

Sim Location – Bar Moderna

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Bigfoot by Day and Night!

Bigfoot shirt

I’m a big fan of fun graphic t-shirts. I’m also one of those Bigfoot skeptics. I mean how is Bigfoot really real? Everyone is always looking for Bigfoot… but how often do they ask the *real* question? Hmm? Hmm?

So when I went to JellyRoll, a fun and quirky little shop I might add, I fell in love with their current group gift!

Bigfoot by day!

Join the JellyRoll group for free and pick up your “Bigfoot” Tee for free! It’s a great conversation starter and goes nicely with a pair of jeans, capris, or shorts! It comes in lots of sizes too!

Sizes available:

  • Standard sizes XS – XL
  • TMP
  • Ebody
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Tonic – Fine & Curvy
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

Bigfoot Lingerie

Bigfoot by night!

Who goes creeping through the forest at night? Bigfoot of course! And now you have the lingerie to prove it! Not only does JellyRoll have out the free group gift Tee pictured at the top of my post, but they also have out the free group gift lingerie picture above! Two gifts for one free group tag!

This is mesh lingerie and
comes in the following sizes:

  • Standard mesh sizes XS – XL
  • TMP
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Tonic – Fine & Curvy
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Truth Hair – Kera

Outfit 1:
Top – JellyRoll – Bigfoot OddiTee Group Gift (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Jeans – SPIRIT – Kustom9 gift no longer available

Outfit 2:
Necklace – Empyrean Forge – Totemic: Pikorua Necklace
Lingerie – JellyRoll – Bigfoot Lingerie Group Gift (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)

Sim Location – Private Location

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A Little Pink

A Little Pink

Yawn… It’s Friday, but maybe I’ll just stay in bed all day, especially since I found this sexy little pink number that I don’t want to take off. I’m all comfy, and sleeping in seems like a good idea. Breakfast in bed… an extra cup of coffee… maybe an a late brunch…

You can sleep in too!

If you decide you like this delectable lingerie with its lacy peekaboo material (and built in panties… it’s all one piece for convenience… just take a teleport to Selene Creations where you can pick it up free. You’ll need to go upstairs to the gift area, and if you are not already a member of the Maitreya Gifts, Sales & News Gifts Group, join the group (no fee, it’s free to join) and then you can get this gift free. Right next to it, you can pick up the same romper in lavender as an SL frees & offers gift as well!

Sizes available:

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

Well I’m back to bed… I’m still thinking about that extra cup of coffee. Today it’s rainy where I’m at, so bed seems like the perfect cure. Happy daydreaming!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Skin & Head Applier – Lumae – Sabine, T4 fawn / Starlight
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Truth – Avena
Necklace – Empyrean Forge – Manawa Necklace in Carved Bone
Lingerie – Selene Creations – Romper in Pink Gift Maitreya 06/2017 (Free Maitreya Gifts, Sales & News Gifts/Group is Free to Join)

Sim Location – [ Elysion ]

Astrids Signature


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Finally… FaMESHed

faMESHed1Good morning Fabulouses!  I have been trying since May 1st to get into FaMESHed for their big anniversary round to take advantage of the huge load of group gifts available, and after a week of trying…

I MADE IT IN!  I MADE IT IN!  I FINALLY GOT INTO FAMESHED!

At this round of FaMESHEd, almost every vendor as a free group gift set to the FaMESHed inworld group (which is free to join).  You will find them in blue boxes on the floor in front of the vendor displays.  It is still very hard to teleport into the event, but don’t give up – persistence pays off, and don’t worry if you can’t get in right away because this is a month long event.  I’m sure it will be easier to get into near the end of the event, and the gifts will all still be there!

Three For Now…

Today I am showing off three of the FaMESHed group gifts, but I will indeed be back here on FabFree to show you more of them!!

  • United Color –  The Sima Dress in a summery Sherbet shade is the free group gift offered by United Colour.  It comes with a HUD system that allows you to change the skirt between three textures, as well as take it off and have the option to just wear the top on it’s own. (Made for Slink, Belleza & Maitreya mesh bodies)
  • COCO –  Maitreya and Slink body/feet wearers will be happy to learn that COCO has put out these adorable Mule Slides as a free FaMESHed group gift in Ivory!
  • EMPYREAN FORGE – In my second photo below you’ll be able to see the gorgeous Papillon Ring that is being given out at the Empyrean Forge display.  It includes a texture change HUD that allows 8 colour changes for the flower and a silver/gold option.

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My Laggy Event Advice…

Make sure before you teleport into the event that you have:

  • Stripped down to a low lag outfit or an alpha layer.
  • Removed your AO and other HUDs.
  • Turned off all of your gestures. / tummy talkers, tails etc.
  • Turn your settings down as low as they will go.
  • Join the group before you get there from search, so you are not looking for a group joiner that may or may not actually rez for you.

Once you arrive:

  • Derender other avatars.
  • Allow yourself to fully rez before you move around.
  • Don’t panic if you crash, simply log back into your last location and it should just put you back where you were.

If you have more laggy event advice, leave it in comments!  We can all learn from each other  🙂

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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
Hair –  TRUTH Veema
Dress – United Colors Sima Dress Sherbet (free FaMESHed group gift / 0L / free to join)
Shoes – COCO gift Open Toe Mules (free FaMESHed group gift / 0L / free to join)
Ring – Empyrean Forge Papillon Ring (free FaMESHed group gift / 0L / free to join)
Pose by LW Poses  
Sim – Luane’s Magical World

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Winding Down

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I like to wind down in the afternoons with tea. I like fancy teas… like Jade Citrus Mint, or Hibiscus Rose, or even and Earl Grey now and then. I took some time to wind down this afternoon after hunting down some deals to share with you.

April is winding down…

… and with it we will be seeing the last week or so of the Women’s Stuff Hunt. Now is the time to get all those treats from the amazing creators who have set out gifts for us. I stopped by GAALL and picked up this mini dress for just 1L. It has a unique draped front and comes with a color change hud (though I opted to show you the black). You get 8 colors in total in the texture change hud.

Sizes included:

  • eBody
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Tonic – Curvy & Fine
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

Loving Friday!

Today is Friday, and besides being the start of the weekend, I’m also loving that it’s Fifty Linden Friday. I picked up a pair of heels at Pure Poison that you won’t want to miss out on. These Ralu Sandals have a glittery finish and come with a color change hud for 7 texture choices for the main part of the shoe, plus additional texture options for the heel, straps, and toe. All this for just 50L! But hurry, it’s today only!

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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 – Truth – Nathalia
Necklace – Empyrean Forge – Reverie Necklace – Silver
Dress – GAALL – Eva Outfit (1L for the Women’s Stuff Hunt)
Shoes – Pure Poison – Ralu Sandals (50L for Fifty Linden Friday)

Sim Location – Port Babbage

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Dream a Little Dream

Dream a Little Dream

Sometimes you have to take time to dream a little. And Glam Dreams has just made that a little easier with their dreamy FREE gown that is their gift to you as their SL Frees & Offers group gift.

Join the SL Frees & Offers group FREE and stop by the Glam Dreams main-store to pick up your Alfonsina gown in this rich chocolate color. You’ll get all the standard fitmesh sizes, as well as Maitreya, Belleza, and Slink fits. It’s sure to fit like a dream!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Hands and Feet – Slink
Head – LeLutka – Simone w/ base Glam Affair skin color Asia (included) used
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Truth – Nathalia
Jewelry – Empyrean Forge – Heritage Collection in Gold
Dress – Glam Dreams – Alfonsina in Brown (Free SL Frees & Offers Group Gift/0L/Free to Join Group)

Sim Location – West of The Rain

Astrids Signature


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Corset-ed Fairy

Corset-ed Fairy

I decided to put my roleplay hat on… or rather my wings on! Because I found an amazing little FREE in-store mini hunt at Tiar that is not to be missed. Right now if you bunny hop to Tiar, the creator is hosting an in-store mini Easter Egg hunt where you can get free goodies. There are eggs full of prizes all over the store. You have to be within 10 meters of the eggs to get the goods, so no cam-touching, but its well worth the hop around the store.

I picked up this FREE Princess Corset in all the standard sizes as one of the hunt gifts, as well as these FREE wings in black in one of the eggs. There were many many more wonderful gifts… so jump over to Tiar and fill your basket!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Hands and Feet – Slink
Head – LeLutka – Simone w/ base Glam Affair skin color Asia (included) used
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – [e] elikatira – Libby (75L for the Current Sale) – Love first told us about the sale HERE!
Top – Tiar – Princess Corset in Blush (0L/FREE to all Gift/in-store mini Easter Egg Hunt)  
Skirt – *OAL* On a Lark – Enelya Skirt in Berry
Necklace – Empyrean Forge – Light of Erebos Necklace
Bracelets – Sweet Lies – Saima Bracelet (from Saima Purple Outfit)
Ring – Chop Zuey – Mahalo Ring Womens
Wings – Tiar – Metal Wings in Black (0L/FREE to all Gift/in-store mini Easter Egg Hunt)

Pose by Celestics

Sim Location – Crest of Vrek’mar Medieval Roleplay Sim (adult Sim)

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A Cascade of Magic

Sometimes a little fantasy pick-me-up is just the thing to make your day… and today I felt like making a little magic! I picked up a few things around the grid sure to make any role player’s day a bit more magical, and I’m here to let you in on the magician’s secrets!

Right now if you stop by [EvelineInTheBox], the creator’s February gift is out. It is this lovely Thyri Cascade dress in mesh (all the standard sizes) that is really just fantastic. I love the way the dress curves around my avatar’s body! It is FREE to group member and the group is FREE to join, making this lovely gift a sweet deal!

A Cascade of Magic

Remember that Alice Project is still hosting their Winter Project! Today I stopped by to pick up this hair called Amy in the Winter Shimmer version… which is the VIP members’ gift. This is FREE to VIPs. The group is 750L to join but there are always TONS of amazing offers. There is also a FREE pack out for nonmembers, so it’s still very worth your time to stop by and pick up the giftie even if you are not a VIP member.

My roleplay character Astrid is a fey who does light and magic using staffs… so when I saw this crystal staff at A.D.D.Andel! I fell in love! It is only 50L per spin at the in-store gacha and there are lots of beautiful staffs in the machine. These are even modifiable, so I was able to make mine have a bit of a glow to better fit how I envisioned my character. Love, love, love this!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Hands and Feet – Slink
Skin – Glam Affair – Eles Asia 02
Hair – Alice Project – Amy (0L/FREE – Winter Shimmer VIP Gift/750 to Join Group)
Eyes – Ikon – Hope Eyes Wight
Dress – [EvelineInTheBox] Feburary 2016 Group Gift – Thyri Cascade Dress (0L/FREE group gift/FREE to Join the Group)
Jewelry – Empyrean Forge – Light of Erebos Necklace
Shoes – On a Lark – Bliss Beaded Sandals (50L per play/in-store Gacha)
Dragon – +Half-Deer+ – Solstice Dragon – Golditail (secret prize) (75L per play/in-store Gacha) – First shown HERE by Love!
Staff – A.D.D.Andel! – Spiral Mage Staff (50L per play/in-store Gacha)

Pose by Eternal Dream

Sim Location – Mysts of Eyr

Astrids Signature