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Marshmallow World

Marshmallow World

 

Well, I went into the woods in questionable attire again.  But I say the cold is all about attitude.  I guess that comes from being a Canadian, or something like that.  I shook my fist at the cold wind, and mustered enough attitude to stay warm for ages.  Well, at least long enough to snap this photo!

Santa Baby

This flouncy festive frock is a free find at FurtaCor (say that five times fast!).  It comes complete with the top, skirt, boots, stockings and a cute Santa hat.  I do love a full outfit!  The FurtaCor group is free to join, and there are a whole bunch of other free gifts on the wall.  This outfit comes with many sizing options.  The top is an applier, which can also be worn as a cute Christmassy bodysuit.  Appliers for the top and stockings provided in the package are Omega, Maitreya, Slink, Belleza and TMP.  The knee high boots come in several sizes as well:  Freya, Isis, Maitreya, Venus and Physique, and an alpha layer is also included.  The sweet tulle skirt comes in sizes XXS – L.

Come on then, get into the spirit!

xox
Aline

 

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Hat/Dress/Boots– FurtaCor Noel Costume (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Choker – Open Collar Turian Rainbow

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Mesange Goldmine
Lipstick –  Glam Affair Cate
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filligree Sternum Tattoo

Hair – Magika Plenty
Sim- Dream Isle

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Like Being in a Snow Globe

12-12-2017

All shook up…

I’m not going to lie, For me, most of 2017 has felt like I’ve been trapped in a snow globe and just as the snow settles to the bottom, I’m shook up again, and again… rinse and repeat. I most look forward to the briefest of moments when all is calm and I can enjoy a momentary peace.

Getting jiggy…

Today, I’m wearing the Jacket Hoodie, the Dear Santa  Hunt gift from Get Jiggy! The jacket comes in sizes XS-XL and includes a HUD with 19 jacket colors and 8 hoodie colors. All the gifts on the Dear Santa Hunt are just 1L each, or save yourself the bother of looking and just buy it for 25L at the Hunt sign.

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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
Jacket: Get Jiggy!  – Jacket Hoodie (Dear Santa Hunt – 1L/ 25L)

Sim: Christmas Square Cafe

 

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The Winter Fae

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“Hello darkness, my old friend
I’ve come to talk with you again
Because a vision softly creeping
Left its seeds while I was sleeping…” ~ from Sounds of Silence

This winter fae skin makes me think of dark winter nights despite her white features, blue lips, and the white tears that come from white shadowed eyes. She is a beauty bathed in light, tormented by the dark nights of winter.

And she’s all yours for…

free. As part of the Women Only Hunt, provided by Avada, you can have the beautiful Winter Fae Skin for yourself free. Included in this beautiful gift are multiple head and body appliers.

Winter Fae Head Appliers:

  • Catwa
  • Omega

Winter Fae Body Appliers:

  • Maitreya
  • Omega
  • Belleza
  • Physique

More winter hunting…

I was with my hunting partner again, and he led me to Juno Artistic Tattoo, and we both agreed that the free POE hunt gift there was perfect for this skin. Go figure… I’m wearing ink in another post! But this beautiful snowflake, stars, and blue twinkle light studded tattoo is a perfect winter compliment to the Winter Fae skin and adds just a touch of color to the otherwise white canvas of this lush skin.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head & Skin Applier – Avada – Winter Fae (Free Women Only Hunt Gift)
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – KoKoLoReS – Lilbeth
Tattoo – Juna Artistic Tattoo – Sneh Tattoo Women (Free POE Hunt Gift)
Shirt – Glam Affair – Lace Mini Top Cotton – past gift, no longer available

Sim Location – Pagan’s Winter Wonderland

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I’m NOT Gonna take a Sick Day

12-11-2017

To call off or not to call off…

With only eight days of work left for the remainder of the year, I’m determined not to take a day off for health reasons. There is too much left to do before the year ends and I hate trying to play catch-up.  But the couch does feel comfy, as does the Brent Loungewear I found at Sin Original as part of the Candy Cane 9 Hunt. This 2L hunt has different paths for Men’s, Ladies, and Home and Garden. And the great thing is, there is a photo of the gift on each hunt sign. No need to waste your 2L on items you don’t want.  The Candy Cane 9 Hunt runs until December 25th, so get your gifts before Santa takes them away. Yep, gonna call off today… Ummm…  could someone please hand me the remote? It’s soooooooo far away…..

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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
Sleepwear: Sin Original – Brent Loungewear (Candy Cane 9 Hunt – 2L)

Sim: Private

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Merry Gothmas

Merry Gothmas
Hey There Fab Free’rs! I hope you’re enjoying the weekend. I know I am enjoying this slightly naughty goth Christmas outfit thanks to group gifts from Pink Hustler, Queenz, and the current Fab Free group gift from Liquid. It feels festive and flirty, like a fun holiday party with friends or date night look. So bring on the eggnog and the Christmas music!

Pink Hustler

These cute braids with the Santa hat and ribbons at the ends are a FREE group gift at Pink Hustler. I really like the look of this style, especially the little strands in the front. They style includes a hud that gives you several “natural” hair color options, and an additional set of pretty pastels. The same hud will also let you pick from red, green, brown, or black for the hat and ribbons. The Pink Hustler group is currently 400 linden to join. I know that sounds like a lot, and it is, however there are quite a few group gifts still available. So if you have the lindens to spare, the Pink Hustler group is worth it in my opinion.

Liquid

To keep my all black holiday ensemble from being too, well all black, I picked up the current Fabulously Free in SL group gift at Liquid. The cute holly leaf face decal is one of 3 holiday themed options in this applier gift. Along with the holly leaves you can choose from a bell, a candy cane. Additionally, each image can be applied in color or black outline only. To get your copy of this fun FREE holiday gift, just wear your Fab Free group tag and click the gift vendor at Liquid.

Appliers Included: Catwa, Lelutka

Queenz

This group gift dress from Queenz is the naughty part of the ensemble. What’s so naughty about a sweater dress you ask? This particular dress has long peek-a-boo openings down each side. That bit of hip Pru’s flashing isn’t a wardrobe malfunction. The dress comes in 3 colors, black, brown, and navy. The Queenz in world group is FREE to join at this time. You’ll find this FREE group gift and others waiting on the right side of the shop.

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

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair w/hatPink Hustler – *PH* V.I.P Group Gift // HAIR8196 – FREE Group Gift/Group is 400L to Join

Head – CATWA Unisex HEAD Pink

Skin – Essences – Digby

Face Paint – Liquid ~ Holiday Face paint – FREE Fab Free Group Gift/Fab Free Group is FREE to Join

DressQueenz – .Q. December Group Gift – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Tattoos – Absence –  Maritime Rose Tattoo

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

*Pose by FOXCITY

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Elf Yourself!

Elf Yourself!

I’ve been conscripted by two very discerning elves to help them out in the fashion department at the North Pole.  They squeaked at me in their little chirpy voices that they needed a fresh, modern take on fashion, and I could be a guest elf!  Well, boy oh boy did they come to the right gal!

I dived into my wardrobe to find the most elfy outfit possible, but as per usual nothing really fit the bill.  I bounced down to The Frozen Fair and found a little somethin’ somethin’ that really screamed “ELF” to me!

Red and Green

At The Frozen Fair , I was overwhelmed by the choices with regards to gifts!  Loads were scattered about, some for 1L, some for free. This full outfit from Brii underground was suitably elfish for me, and I snapped it up for 1L.  It comes complete with a sweater, stockings, boots, a hat (not pictured) and makeup (not pictured).  Phew.  One stop shopping on a budget!  The boots and hat are both resizeable, so you can edit them to fit you properly.  The stockings come with Maitreya, Slink and Omega appliers, and the Makeup works with Catwa heads.  The sweater comes in a plethora of sizes:

Sizes

  • Altamura
  • Freya
  • Venus
  • Isis
  • Eve Pulpy
  • Eve Slim
  • Maitreya
  • Hourglass
  • Physique
  • TMP

Merry Giftmas!

A free gift at The Frozen Fair was this pose and giant gift box from Baxe.  Lifting my creation high in the air, I really look the part of an Elf!

To the North Pole I go!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Sweater/Boots/Stockings– Brii Underground Moibeal Christmas (1L at The Frozen Fair Event)
Choker – Open Collar Turian Rainbow

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Mesange Goldmine
Lipstick –  Glam Affair Cate

Hair – Truth Scout
Pose – Baxe Second Level (Free Gift at The Frozen Fair )

Sim- North Pole and Santa’s Workshop

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Merry Christmas Darling

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Photo by Love Trill

Trimming The Tree

Good morning Fabulouses!  With just two weeks before the big day (Christmas, that is!) we thought we had better get a jump on the decorating.  He thought we could skip the tree this year (I think because he didn’t want to dig it out of the garage rafters), but there was NO way I was going for that!  I told him if we were skipping the tree this year, we were also skipping the Christmas cookies I always make.  He went right out and got it!  I would keep the tree up all year if I could.  It’s sad that those special ornaments I have collected over the years are only enjoyed a few weeks out of the year.

Normally when we do blog posts together, we usually just use one photo, but this time we had two totally different views and lighting this time, so I wanted to include them both because they show off different angles of the matchy-matchy sweaters we wanted to tell you about today.

Baby, It’s Cold Outside

Until the end of the month, Emberotics is participating in the Baby, It’s Cold Outside Hunt and these His & Her’s Sweaters are the prize you can claim for 1L after you locate the hidden hunt icon… OR you can save yourself the hunt and just buy them for 25L from the object near the hunt sign. Carson picked these up, and transferred the ladies sweater to me (TY Carson!) – so this is giftable too!

Decorating

Photo by Carson Caiben

For Her…

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

For Him…

  • ADAM
  • Aesthetic
  • Belleza Jake
  • Signature Gianni
  • Slink
  • TMP
  • Sizes XS-XL + Alpha Layer

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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 Elira
Sweater – Emberotic Her Winter Sweater (1L / 25L – Baby It’s Cold Outside Hunt)
Jeans – Aphorism Ana Patched Jeans
Boots – Aphorism Sabrina Ankle 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: Emberotic – His Winter Sweater (Baby It’s Cold Outside Hunt 1L / 25L)
Pants: R2A Creations – Grey Jeans (Group Gift FREE / 0L / 0L to join)

Tree & Present Décor & Pose – Chez Moi Wooden Christmas Tree (featured @ The Cosmopolitan Sales Room)
Sim – Private

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Peace Poema

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Interesting Fact: In Real Life I’m heavily tattooed. So perhaps it’s ironic that I seldom wear ink in Second Life. I remember coming home from one of my sessions after getting inked, with much of my upper torso wrapped in saran wrap and my very conservative family’s reaction, even though I was almost 30 years old at the time. I didn’t regret the tattoos then, and I still don’t regret them. And if I was going to sport tattoos full time in Second Life, this free hunt gift from Endless Pain Tattoos might just be the one I would choose.

Peace…

It took me a while to hunt down this free POE hunt gift from Endless Pain Tattoos, even with a hunting buddy, but I love this tattoo called “Peace.” It’s a full upper torso tattoo with sleeves, featuring Mandala designs, the face of an owl, and a small peace symbol. It’s unisex as well and includes appliers for…

Appliers Included:

  • System Body
  • TMP
  • Belleza
  • Maitreya
  • Omega
  • Signature
  • Slink

Speaking of appliers…

I picked up a second free POE hunt gift; this time from POEMA, in the form of this beautiful make-up applier. You get the smokey eyes, blush, and crimson lipstick in either Catwa or Omega appliers. Each part can be applied separately for a finishing look that is unique. Only want the eye shadow? No problem. Just want the lipstick? Sure thing! Want the blush and the lipstick? Yup, you can do that too! It’s a mix and match pallet that’s sure to please the eye. In the picture above, I donned the eye shadow and the lipstick.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Miriam Winter Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Magika – Seven Days
Make-up – POEMA – POE Hunt 2017 Gift (Free POE Hunt Gift)
Tattoo – Endless Pain Tattoos – Peace (Free POE Hunt Gift)
Bodysuit – Avenge – Tropical Summer Swimsuit in Black

Sim Location – Private Location

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The Season of Gifting

12-10-2017

 

The act of giving…

… is what the holidays are all about…. in theory … but receiving is what everyone looks forward too. I happened to stop by Giz Seorn (Formerly Gizza Creations) and saw that there was a new group gift available. Men’s Group Gift 3 is a shirt and pants combination that that comes fitted for the following body types:

  • ADAM
  • Aesethetic
  • Gianni
  • Jake
  • Slink
  • TMP
  • Classic sizes XS-XL (w/ alpha layer)

The blue shirt with tartan short sleeves and the maroon pants will have you looking snappy as you accept all the gifts you will be receiving this year. (hint, hint) The Giz Seorn group does have a one time 50L join fee, but there are always nice gifts available.

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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
Outfit: Giz Seorn – Men’s Group Gift 3 – (Group Gift – Free / 0L / 50L to join)
Shoes: hoorenbeek – Allen 2.0

Pose: oOo Studio – Rugged Seven

Sim: Luane’s Winter Wonderland

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All That Jazz

All That Jazz

I got my gladrags on, so let’s cut a rug!  Standing on the edge of the dance floor, I’m just dying to jump in and jitterbug.  Wouldn’t that just be the bee’s knees?

Ok, I’m out of 1920’s parlance.  Nevertheless, the spirit remains:  This dress makes me want to dance!

Speakeasy Sparkle

I was completely inspired by this sparkly shiny dress by Seniha to teleport over to 1920’s New York and frolic with the flappers.  This silver party dress is a great little number for a fun night on the town, or even a hot date!  The detailing is quite superb, and the different shades of silver on the sequins gives a high level of visual interest.  The Amishar Dress is completely free at Seniha designs.  Just join their group for free, and pick up the dress in store.  There are also a few other lovely gifts on the wall for you to check out.

Sizes

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

Princess Vibes

To complete my 1920’s glam look, I added the Princess Tiara from Sn@tch.  I found this lovely filligree accessory at the Winter’s Hollow event, and it is also completely free!  It comes in gold and silver versions, and can be resized easily to fit any hairstyle you may have on!  There are a few other free and cheap gifts at Winter’s Hollow, so jump down and grab ’em.

Time for me to jump on the floor and be the cat’s meow!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Dress – Seniha Amishar Dress (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Shoes – Reign Pampered Block Heels
Tiara – Sn@tch Princess Tiara (Free Gift at Winter’s Hollow Event) 
Choker – Open Collar Turian Rainbow

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Mesange Goldmine
Lipstick –  Glam Affair Cate
Tattoo
– Sn@tch Filligree Sternum Tattoo
Hair – Magika Seven Days
Sim- 1920’s New York

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