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Taking the Plunge

Taking the Plunge

Yeah, don’t dare me…

She wanted to go to the beach. Great, I thought, UNTIL… she wanted to sit on her beach chair, talk on the phone, then decide she was going to read her latest “romance” novel. I came out to have fun. I said, “Hey, let’s go for a swim”. She just shook her head at me as she turned another page. “If you don’t come swimming with me , I’m going to throw you in the water” I threatened. She peeked up over her book and said those three words she knows not to say to me… “I.DARE.YOU.” Sorry, babe… you’re getting wet!

John Dee Green…

We found a cute his and her matching look at the John Dee’s Emporium cart at The Wash Cart Sale. She found the  ABRAXAS Crop Top and ABRAXAS Shorts for just $10L each and I decided to match her look with the ABRAXAS Espadrilles and ABRAXAS Shorts also, just $10L each. The Wash Cart Sale continues through April 12th.

This Group Gift has her upside down…

Frimon Store,  has joined our Fabulous Designer Program and has put out a cute Couples gift pose for our FabFree members. The Couple 21 pose is their gift to you and to claim it you will need to have your Fabulously Free in SL inworld group tag activated (It’s FREE to join!).  To join the group, copy and past the following link into local chat in your SL viewer and click the link in local chat – secondlife:///app/group/020fa7af-444d-f54f-01e2-557ec06315fd/about . Then head down to Frimon Store and pick up your gift.

I promise you won’t get wet… maybe…

 

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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 – Magika Take Flight
Shirt – ABRAXAS Crop Top (10L / John Dee’s Emporium – The Wash Cart Sale)
Shorts – ABRAXAS Shorts (10L / John Dee’s Emporium – The Wash Cart Sale)

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 – ABRAXAS Espadrilles (Unisex) (10L / John Dee’s Emporium – The Wash Cart Sale)
Shorts – ABRAXAS Shorts (10L / John Dee’s Emporium – The Wash Cart Sale)

Pose – Frimon Store # Couple 21 (free FabFree group Gift / 0L / free to join)
Sim – Luane’s Magical World

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Tweed and Scott Randolph

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Filling up my cart…

It’s the first day of the Springtacious Cart Wash Sale and I was super excited to start filling up my own cart of goodies! I stopped by and I was quickly drawn to the Roped Passion’s display where I picked up an outfit that I fell in love with. For just 10L per piece, it was worth every penny!

Pictured above:

You see me wearing the Kuleana Tweed Top and Slacks by Roped Passion’s in the picture above. They each come separate for just 10L each and each are available in purple, brown, or black (pictured) for a bit of mix and match if you like. Your tiny 10L sum gets you all the standard sizes, a quality alpha layer, plus all the major mesh body sizes as well.

Also on the cart… SHOES!

So the shoes on the Roped Passion’s cart are actually for men. They are made to fit classic, Adam, Signature, Mesh Project, and Slink men’s feet. I found however that by hiding my Maitreya feet and adjusting the shoes a little (they are unrigged mesh), they matched my Kuleana outfit fantastically, and fit my avatar just fine. I kind of left them a touch big, but that’s because I didn’t really edit them down as much as I could (or probably should) have. If you make a copy of these (for back up) and use the edit feature to size them down, I’m sure you can get a perfect fit.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – [e] elikatira – Brielle
Top – Roped Passion’s – Kuleana Tweed Top (10L @ the Cart Wash Sale)
Pants – Roped Passion’s – Kuleana Tweed Slacks (10L @ the Cart Wash Sale)
Shoes – Roped Passion’s – Scott Randolphs Shoes Unrigged in Black (10L @ the Cart Wash Sale)

Sim Location – Idle Rogue

Astrids Signature


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Wish You Were Here…

Wish you were here

…. at The Wash Cart Sale

It’s that time again to head down to The Wash and find some great inexpensive deals.  I’ll be showing many items over the next several days and I’ll start off by wearing one look I found at the Rispetto Designs cart.  I combined the Gregory Mesh Shirt and the Klint Mesh Washed Bleached Blue Jeans for a super casual look. Each piece is just $10L… not a bad find for the money.

Just a drop in the bucket

Before the Cart Sale opened I was out on a World Tour… the World Tour Hunt, that is… and found a Wishing Well at Khargo. The well also includes all the landscaping behind me (wall not included) and only has a Land Impact of 10. This hunt gift cost just $2L to pick up. Every good well needs a bucket and I found just the right one.  The Holdable Water Bucket was found on the Marketplace by Arsia’s Gorean Delights for only $25L.

All the great deals at the Wash Cart Sale is just a drop in the bucket to look fabulous! The Cart Sale runs from March 29th – April 12th.

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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: Rispetto Designs -Gregory Mesh Shirt @ the Wash Cart Sale $10L
Pants: Rispetto Designs – Klint MESH Jeans – Washed Bleach Blue @ the Wash Cart Sale $10L
Accessory: Arisa’s Gorean Delights – Holdable Wather Bucket  on Marketplace $25L

Outdoor Decor: Khargo – Wishing Well (World Tour Hunt $2L)

Pose: GlamRus – Philly on Marketplace $1L

Sim: Private

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Creepy Steamy

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Feeling Creepy?

Or are you feeling Steamy? I think this look is a cross between dark burlesque and creepy steampunk and I really like it. I managed to put it together for free with some pieces from various gifts that you can grab up if you hurry. All the offers expire in the next three days (March 31st). So don’t wait.

First up, grab my burlesque corset from BYRNE as the free March Subscribo gift. You’ll get both a copper (shown) and purple (not shown) color in your gift box. It comes in all the standard mesh sizes plus you’ll also get popular mesh body sizes for Maitreya, Slink, and Belleza. While you are at BYRNE, be sure to pick up the free group gift (the group is free to join). It was really nice as well.

Steam on!

I paired my new corset with a pair of outstanding Steampunk boots from the Steam XII Hunt. These boots were free as part of the hunt, and I found them with just a bit of searching at Lindy Modern & Retro Shoes. They are unrigged mesh, and made to fit standard bodies as well as all the major mesh body types. I got them to fit my Maitreya body perfectly just by hiding my feet! The detailing on them of the gears, straps, and buckles is amazing, and they matched the Corset just perfectly.

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Carnival touches…

I really liked the lucky dip this week at PA Designe and couldn’t help but try my chances at it. Luckily I landed the scull nose chain and earring. It’s all one piece for easy fitting. When I attached it, I was pleasantly surprised that it didn’t require any editing at all to get it to fit to my Catwa Head. This item is completely free if you are lucky on your dip in the bucket. Take a chance on this skull inspired jewelry piece!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – [e] elikatira – Karee
Nosering/earring – PA Designe – Scull Nose Ear Chain and Earing (Free Lucky Dip – this week only)
Corset – BYRNE – Amanda Burlesque (Free March Subscribo Gift)
Pants – Purplemoon Creations – Moxie Leggings in Black
Boots – Lindy Modern & Retro Shoes – Sonya Red Boots Female (0L for the Steam XII Hunt)

Sim Location – Port Babbage

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No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems

No shoes, no shirt, no problems

♫ The sun and the sand….
And a drink in my hand with no bottom,
And no shoes, no shirt, and no problems,
No problems. ♫

And I’m back with yet another FabFree Group Gift, this time From House of Ruby .  With swim season fast approaching and me realizing I have nothing but old system suits, I’m very thankful for a new set of trunks. The Fishy Swim Trunks are worn as an applier for a skintight look.  To get the group gift, you will need to have your Fabulously Free in SL inworld group tag activated (It’s FREE to join!).  To join the group, copy and past the following link into local chat in your SL viewer and click the link in local chat – secondlife:///app/group/020fa7af-444d-f54f-01e2-557ec06315fd/about  . Then head on down to House of Ruby to to pick up your gift.

♫ Want a towel on a chair,
In the sand by the sea,
Want to look through my shades,
And see you there with me.
And no shoes, No shirt, and no problems… ♫

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Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Swimwear: House of Ruby – Fishy Swim Trunks (FREE FabFree Group Gift $0L/$0L to join)

Accessories: A&D Clothing – Top Gun Glasses w/HUD (FREE Group Gift $0L/$0L to join)

Pose: RK Poses

Sim: Follow Your Bliss

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Anything But Ambiguous

AMBIGUOUS

 

Kicking down the cobblestones…

I’m strolling down the sidewalk trying my best not to look enigmatic in my attire. But judging by the stares I’m receiving, I feel I am failing in my endeavor…

Today’s outfit is anything but ambiguous, except for the fact that it comes from Ambiguous. The Sparkle Regency Gold Suit Set is the prize on the Midnight Mania Board. The suit included a hat and shoes and also has a texture changing HUD for the tie. This outfit would be great for Victorian or Steam Punk role play. The Midnight Mania Board is FREE to touch, as there is no group to join.

So ends my grammar lesson for today…. (thank you Dictionary.com)

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Carson is wearing…

Outfit: Ambiguous – Sparkle Regency Gold Suit Set w/ Tie HUD  (FREE Midnight Mania Board $0L)

Mesh Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening

Pose: PosESioN

Sim: New Babbage

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The Real Teal

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Hello There Fab Free! I hope everyone has had a fantastic weekend. Mine has been busy, but in a positive way. I also had a lot of fun putting this unique look together. It’s always fun to style something outside the usual, and as I am sure I’ve said a thousand times and don’t mind saying again, I love mixing elements of fantasy style with modern fashion. That said, one of the shops in Second Life that you can truly count on for unique beautiful skins is Stix.

Tickled Teal 

Stix has put out a huge group gift skin pack out as their March/April group gift. The gift includes the above pictured version of their Vera skin in 4 fantasy skin-tones. Each tone has appliers for mesh bodies, ears, heads all sorts of things included , which is one more reason this FREE group gift is so fabulous. There’s also a classic system version of each skin in the package. The Stix group is FREE to join, just wear your tag and click the gift vendor to claim your gift.

Perfectly Polished

Another shop known for stellar fantasy style is Plastik. Just this weekend Plastik placed out a gorgeous nail applier set for just 5 linden. I believe this is a group only purchase, but I may be wrong. Either way, the Plastik group is FREE to join, so the cost of the applier set remains the same. The set includes 10 polish options, each in this bright beautiful shade of blue, some are glittery, some are metallic. You really have to see them to appreciate how pretty the polish is. Included in this 5 linden purchase are appliers for Slink, Maitreya, and Omega compatible nails.

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Teal Me No Lies

Finally, for this post anyhow, I also picked up the latest FREE group gift at Enertia. This cozy sweater dress is actually quite sexy on. It’s a halter style dress with low sides and an even lower back. If you’re at all modest, this may not be the dress for you as it shows a little side-boob and a generous amount of bum cleavage. I think it’s quite fun and playful. This is Second Life after all, so why not be a little more daring now and then. The dress comes in several body specific mesh sizes, including all 3 Belleza bodies, both Slink bodies, Maitreya, and another called Werewolf that I’m honestly not familiar with. Also there is a color change hud that allows you to pick from 12 different colors. Still not convinced you want to wear something so revealing? I think the dress would be just as cute with applier jeans and an applier crop top underneath. The Enertia group is FREE to join.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – Clawtooth: On the Edge

Skin – Stix ~ Vera GIFT 2017 MARCH//APRIL – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Horns – ~Alchemy~ Demon Horns –  Skye – Past We ❤ RP Exclusive

Ears – Mandala – (UNISEX)_[MANDALA]Pierced_ELF_EARS_VER1

Head – CATWA HEAD Lilo Bento

Dress – enertia I suzannah dress – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Nail Polish Plastik – :[P]:- Nailpolishes – Meore – 5L Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Body/Hands – Maitreya – Lara

*Poses by Izzie’s &  Le Poppycock

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Have Lens, Will Travel

Have Lens, Will Travel

Which of my photographs is my favourite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow.” 

Imogen Cunningham
1883 – 1976

I sometimes feel like I’m on the quest for my next photograph before the last one I took has been uploaded. But I say that in a good way. With each snap of the shutter, the better I become at my craft. I suppose the favorite thing about photography is that it takes me to places I’ve never seen before and through it, brings you there with me…..

Point and Shoot…

Today, I’m featuring a FabFree Group Gift from Zendra.  The Camera Necklace is FREE to our group members and our group is always FREE to join. The camera includes a texture changing HUD if you want it to be a color other than basic black. This is a must have for any photographer or tourist.

Digitally Delivered…

To pick up these group gifts, you will need to have your Fabulously Free in SL inworld group tag activated (It’s FREE to join!).  To join the group, copy and past the following link into local chat in your SL viewer and click the link in local chat – secondlife:///app/group/020fa7af-444d-f54f-01e2-557ec06315fd/about

 

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Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Outerwear: A&D Clothing – Ewan Jacket
Pants: A&D Clothing – James Pants
Shoes: BHB – Dempsey Boots – Unisex (FREE – Midnight Mania Board $0L)
Accessory: Zendra – Camera Necklace (FREE FabFree Group Gift $0L/$0l to join)

Pose: Desel Works

Sim: Moon

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A Little Birdie Told Me

A little birdie told me

It’s a beautiful morning…

…at least in Second Life. It’s a bit overcast and rainy in my neck of the woods. While checking on the horses this morning, I stopped for a rest on one of my hay carts and a little bird flew down and kept me company on my respite….

Fully enMESHed…

I’m acclimating to my new look very easily. I really thought it would be more traumatic than it has been (ok… trying the demos WAS a bit traumatic). But now that I have been fully enmeshed, I want you show you a FREE hunt gift from the enMESHed Into Spring 2017 Hunt. I found the blue egg hunt item at Fearsum and won the 2 Tone Sweater as a prize. Since I was feeling lucky, I stopped by BHB and tapped a few of their FREE, no group to join, Midinght Mania Boards and woke up this morning to a new pair of Dempsey Boots. These boots are perfect for my morning chores or a night out for line dancing. (like she’d EVER go line dancing, just sayin‘). And ladies, these boots are unisex so try to win a pair for yourself.

My little friend is telling me it’s time to get back to work. Later, ya’ll.

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Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Shirt: Fearsum: 2 Tone Sweater   (FREE – enMESHed Hunt $0L)
Pants: A&D Clothing – James Pants
Shoes: BHB – Dempsey Boots – Unisex   (FREE – Midnight Mania Board $0L)

Pose: RK Poses

Sim: Devin

 

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March On!

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March on!

We are marching into the last week of March, and I have my gold shoes that I found at the end of the rainbow… or to be more specific, I found them as part of the Glam or Grunge Hunt at Lindy Modern & Retro Shoes. For just 1L and a little hunting time for the icon, you can pick these pretty gold pumps up.

For your 1 little Linden, you’ll get heels to fit Slink, Maitreya, and TMP feet all in one package for that tiny little sum. It’s well worth the trip to the Lindy Modern & Retro. Plus while you are there, pick up the other hunt gifts. There are many out! One is free, and the rest are all 1L as well. You can stock up on your shoe wardrobe!

A touch of green…

I needed a dress for my new dress shoes, so I picked up the pretty green dress from Ass Kicking Angels. It is the free FabFree group gift out for March! It includes both this lovely dress as well as the matching necklace (which has a pretty clover attached to it).

You’ll get the following sizes:

  • Standard classic avatar
  • eBody
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – [e] elikatira – Katharine
Dress and Necklace – Ass Kicking Angels – Candy Mint Dress (FabFree Group Gift/0L/Group is Free to Join)
Shoes – Lindy Modern & Retro Shoes – Kym GoldPat (1L for the Glam or Grunge Hunt)

Sim Location – Idle Rogue

Astrids Signature