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New Age Lovely

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We are well into the New Year, and I’m already feeling like a new woman! And this gift dress — called New Age — by Sweet Temptations, was just the thing to fit my feels! This dress is FREE with your group tag (the group is FREE to join) and comes in fitmesh sizes as well as Maitreya and Slink fits! It’s too temptingly sweet to pass up!

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My lovely pumps from Pure Poison are their latest group gacha gift… aptly named Lovely Pumps … of course! The Pure Poison group is FREE to join and if you hop over to the main-store you get one FREE spin on the group gift gacha for a chance at one color of these fantastic pumps which will fit Belleza, Maitreya, Slink, or TMP feet. If you want additional colors, you can play the pay per spin gacha for just 50L per spin.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Hands and Feet – Slink
Skin – Glam Affair – Eles Skin Asia 02
Hair – Emo-tions – Imani 2
Eyes – Ikon Hope Eyes – Wight
Outfit – Sweet Temptations – New Age Gift Dress (0L/FREE Group Gift/FREE to Join the Group)
Shoes – Pure Poison – Lovely Pumps (0L/FREE Group Gacha/One FREE Spin per Avatar/FREE to Join the Group)
Pose by Belle Epoque

Sim Location – Paris Je T’aime

Astrids Signature


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Feeling a little monochromatic.

Hello again everybody. Hope you are all having a fabulous weekend, I know I am! To make this weekend even better, I’ve got a few Marketplace finds for you, 2 great group gifts, and a lovely, wearable demo. Wow, I better get started!

Feeling a little monochromatic.

Let’s start with the Marketplace. My sexy dress is called Lanelle, and it is a dollarbie from Tee*fy. It is mesh, and comes in the standard sizes, as well as a fitted mesh version for the Maitreya Lara body. My other Marketplace find are my sweet heels. The Nix High Heels also only L$1, were put out as a special for Halloween, from Vowtte, and are still available. They are meant for SLink and Bellezza high feet, and you actually get 2 pairs, the black ones that I am showing off, and a purple pair as well. The texturing on them is amazing, and they are well worth that L$1! (Thanks for the tip on these amazing shoes Glimmer :) )

Feeling a little monochromatic

OK, on to the group gifts. Have you been admiring my beautiful skin? Well, lucky for all of you, it is the most recent Toxxic Design Studio’s group gift from AlterEgo. The lovely Adriana in the rose skin tone, is free for group members, and even better, the group is free to join! You get 2 skins, one with red eyebrows, and the one I am wearing, a browless version. There is also a loudmouth applier, a shape, an eyelash remover, as well as a few brow shapes. Any other appliers you need, have been placed right in front of the sign for your convenience (I hate having to go exploring to find corresponding appliers!), they will need to be purchased for a small fee. The other group gift I am wearing, my pearl jewelry set, comes from Chop Zuey, and is a free gift for members of the Womenstuff group, available in the ‘stuff Lounge. If the To The Daisy set looks a little familiar, you may recall that Astrid had previously shown it to all of you HERE, when Chop Zuey had it out as one of their own group gifts. So if you missed grabbing it then, now’s your chance! You get right and left bracelets, earrings, a ring, and 3 different necklaces that you can wear individually, or stack them all together like I have done. The Womenstuff group has a small join fee of L$50, but as you should already know (from the numerous posts showing off gifts from this group) it is well worth it!

Feeling a little monochromatic

The last piece I want to tell you about, my hair,  may also seem a bit familiar, as Love first modeled it for you HERE as a free group gift.  However, the Sheena hair from LeLutka is now available, free for everyone, as a free wearable colour demo! This rigged mesh style, is a full colour hud pack to allow you to see all the different colours available for LeLutka hair. I really do love wearable demos, it’s a great excuse to put out a freebie, even better when it’s as pretty as this hair is.

I have to say, I am really loving this monochromatic look I’ve put together with all these great finds. Would you believe, other than the choice in hair colour, though even my normal black would have worked, I did not plan it like this at all. Sometimes it just works out perfectly this way :) . Alright lovelies, that is all I have for now, but don’t worry, I’ll be back. Until then, TTFN!!


What is Calle showing you…

Dress – Tee*fy Lanelle Tube Romper Dress (LowThickstripe Silver) (L$1 on Marketplace)
Shoes – Vowtte Nix High Heel Halloween GIFT (L$1 on Marketplace)
Jewelry – Chop Zuey – To The Daisy Grey Set  (free Womenstuff group gift @ the ‘stuff Lounge/L$50 to join)(Astrid first showed you, HERE)
Glasses – ::Solar Eyewear:: Glasses :: ARAE
Skin – alterego I group gift [adriana-rose-gen2] (free group gift/free to join)
Hair – .LeLutka.SHEENA hair.Color Demo (free)(Love first showed you, HERE)
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Brows – Soiree – Sloane Brows #Ebony
EyesIKON Promise Eyes – Silverleaf(right) & Fjord(left)
Hands and FeetSLink
Mani and Pedi – beauty by alaskametro<3 – Vamp/Silver (Marketplace)

Poses – //elephante poses// 

Location – Furillen

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Flowers in Betty’s Boudoir

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If you need a romantic gown for the upcoming Valentine’s weekend — or for any occasion — now is your chance to pick up a Junbug classic as a FREE group gift. If you stop by Junbug‘s main-store location, the current group gift is this stunning Betty’s Boudoir in sky blue brocade. You’ll need to wear your group tag (200L to join the group) but when you consider the gifts and benefits, the sum is worth joining the group.

This gown is highly detailed mesh in all the standard sizes. The corset has stunning ribbons and buttons down the front that are perfect for romance. I did pair mine with a lacy underlay for added romance, but the gown is also perfect just by itself.

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The devil is in the details as they say! But this deal is certainly heavily! Stop by ECCO main-store next where you can get two perfectly FREE gifts of jewelry to go with your new gown! My simply stunning Pearl Swoosh Earrings are a FREE gift exclusively for members of the FabFree Group. Just wear your FabFree tag (it’s FREE to join the group!) to pick these up! Not only are they delicate and lovely, but they also include a texture change hud with five color choices!

My hair clip is another generous FREE gift, this time ECCO is giving it FREE as part of SL frees & offers. Wear your SL frees & offers group tag (also FREE to join) and you can pick up this lovely Jewels Hair Flower in three metal choices!

Like all group gifts they won’t last forever… be sure to hurry over and pick them up while they are available!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Hands and Feet – Slink
Skin – Glam Affair – Eles Asia 02
Hair – Catwa Hair – Flora A
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Gown – Junbug – Betty’s Boudior Gown [VIP Sky Brocade] – (0L/FREE to Group Members/200L to Join the Group)
Lace Top – HolliPocket – Brenty Lace Top in White
Earrings – ECCO – Pearl Swoosh Earrings (0L/FREE to Fabfree Group Members/FREE to Join the Group)
Hair Clip – ECCO – Jewels Hair Flower in Gold (0L/FREE to SL frees & offers Group Members/FREE to Join the Group)

Pose by Eternal Dream

Sim Location – Duet

Astrids Signature


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More From The Menstuff Hunt!

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Hello again, everyone! I have some more goodies to share with you from The Menstuff Hunt Hunt! Menstuff is a 1L hunt, although some stores have opted to set their prizes out for free. The entire hunt will set you back less than 34L total for 100 hunt prizes, so it’s a bargain! Look for is a dark blue T-Shirt shaped object with the Menstuff logo on it. Now is a great time to be a hunter.

“Looking sharp”. That is what I would hear if I were standing here with someone else looking at me (although there is always a chance that person isn’t talking to me in the first place). Pure speculation…but not on how good I look; that is fact! B&T Mesh Studio‘s 1L prize for the Menstuff Hunt is this sharp-looking suit which consists of the Mesh Blazer, a white shirt in layers to go under it and matching Mesh skinny pants. It’s a classy look and well executed. If this were all that was included in the hunt prize, B&T Mesh Studio‘s Menstuff prize would absolutely be worthy of a pick up. But, wait! There’s more! They also included a few additional items to make it even more tempting. In the box, there is also a pair of matching sneakers and lowered suspenders, with a distinctively designed texture, which can be added to the outfit for a more casual look. Fit, as usual, should not be a problem with the range of sizes offered, so this is surely a stop on the hunt worth a good look. You will very likely be happy you did.

PBM Enterprise‘s 1L Menstuff hunt gift is a set of eyes in three different colors. For the dress clothing above, I chose the gray ones because they go well with the dark suit I am wearing. The gift is more than just the gray though. It includes these eyes in blue and green as well! The other colors are quite bright and attention-getting. Each color comes in regular system eyes and Mesh ones in case you prefer to wear those. In the picture below, I opted to wear the green ones. As always, if you click each picture twice, that should provide you with a closer look.

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Picking up an awesome hunt prize always makes my heart race, and B Barbie Style’s camouflage outfit out right now for the Menstuff Hunt made my pulse speed right up! The camouflage patterned dark green pullover sweater has a stylish, heavy texture that looks warm and toasty. I love the way it is designed with the arms carrying a more linear, non-camo texture, which gives the garment a distinctive flair. The Mesh Cargo pants that come with the sweater match it well, and the textures with the stitching and rivets are top-notch. Together, these garments add up to an excellent Menstuff Hunt prize for only 1L!

Lastly, I have always been a fan of quality boots, and Stone Militaria‘s free gift for the Menstuff Hunt is too impressive not to mention. The Gridwalker Boots are extremely detailed hiking style boots. They are a must pick up since they look quite expensive. Considering Stone Militaria is offering them to you gratis, this is definitely something to jump on! The boots are Mesh and are included in five colors, so they should prove useful for a multitude of outfits. As if you needed any other reason to pick this up…BOOM! Another reason appears before you: even though the boots alone are spectacular, the prize is even more impressive when you find that it includes a polo shirt and cargo pants as well!

That’s it for now. My next Menstuff post is a special one which I have been quietly working on for weeks. While you wait, try a little hunting. It can be fun and unpacking hunt prizes can be a little bit like your birthday, full of excitement as you rip open presents in a frenzy. Until next time my friends, take care and see you on the grid!—–WHC Riler

WHC is wearing…

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Suit – B&T Mesh Studio Dark Gray Blazer & Skinny Pants (Hunt Prize / 1L / Menstuff Hunt)
Eyes (Both Pics) – PBM Enterprise Eyes in Gray, Green and Blue (Hunt Prize / 1L / Menstuff Hunt)

Camouflage Outfit – B Barbie Style Mesh Camo Sweater and Cargo Pants (Hunt Prize / 1L / Menstuff hunt)
Boots – Stone Militaria Gridwalker Hiking Boots (Free Hunt prize / 0L / Menstuff Hunt)

Skin – Belleza Mathieu
Hair – Dura *Dura-Boy*59(Black)

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Your Friday Hunt Report

newKTMHhuntadGreetings once again Fabulous Friends! If you love romance, then February is the month for you. There are all sorts of Valentine themed hunts to participate in. Love is in the air!

There are quite a few grid wide hunts devoted to Valentine’s Day, and sim and store hunts devoted to hearts are cropping up every day. So have a look at the list. I’m sure you can find a hunt that will get you all “twitterpated.”

If you’re new to hunting, both FabFree and HUNT SL have pages full of tips to help you get going. I recommend them to novice and veteran hunters alike.

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Southern Sophistication

Southern Sophistication

Hello Fab Free! Thanks for stopping by our Fabulous blog today. It seems like already there are so many hunts, events, and gifts to be had for the month of February, it’s so exciting! I was able to put together most of this look using group gifts from MoDanna and ECCO, a hunt prize from More Than Ever, and a wearable demo from Alaskametro. I love this look because it reminds me of some of the style you would see in the Southern U.S. where I am from.

Starting from top to bottom, I picked up this sort of matte red lipstick from Alaskametro on the Marketplace. I thought it matched the red of the boots perfectly. The lipstick applier is a FREE wearable demo from Alaskametro showing the “Fiery” shade in their “Creme Red” lipstick collection. This FREE wearable demo includes a system layer, a Loud Mouth applier, an Omega applier, a Lelutka applier, and a Slink Visage applier.

Next I picked up this almost bolero style necklace for FREE at ECCO with my ECCO group tag. This pretty necklace with heart and bead dangles is the February group gift at ECCO. It includes a color change hud to allow you to customize the color of the cords, beads, metal, and gems of the necklace for high versatility. The ECCO group does have a one time join fee of 200 lindens, however you will not only be able to get the February group gift, but you’ll have instant access to several previous group gifts upon joining the ECCO group.

This sophisticated looking sleek black dress is another group gift, this one from MoDanna. All MoDanna group members can pick up this group gift for 1 linden while wearing their group tag. In addition to purchasing the dress, your 1 linden is converted into 1 linden store credit! The MoDanna group is free to join, and there is usually a group gift each month, not to mention group members earn store credit for their purchases.

Finally, these gorgeous boots! I love the tooled red leather look of these red boots from More Than Ever. The boots are the Walk a Mile in My Shoes Hunt prize from More Than Ever. This hunt is a 10 linden hunt, so you can score these amazing mesh boots for just 10 lindens, all you need to do is find them! You’ll be looking for a black and red shoe hidden in the More Than Ever shop.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – CATWA – MissFortune

Skin – .la petite morte. india catwa applier tone 4

Head – CATWA HEAD Annie Vampire

Lipstick – alaskametro<3 “Creme Red” lipstick – Fiery TESTER – FREE on the Marketplace

Necklace – .:ECCO:. Diamonds & Hearts Rope Necklace V.I.P – FREE Group Gift/Group is 200L to Join

Dress – MoDANNA [GG February 2016] Pencil Dress – 1L Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join *1L gets credited as store credit 

Body – Maitreya – Lara

Hands – Slink AvEnhance Hands Female Elegant 1 & Casual

BootsMore Than Ever – Boho Boot in Red – 10L WMMS Hunt Prize

*Pose by !bang

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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!

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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


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I’m Over the Moon About Annie

Salt & Pepper is celebrating their 1 year anniversary… with an AMAZING gift! You don’t want to miss out on this stunningly sensual latex Annie dress in three amazing colors (it comes with a hud to pick your favorite) and I’m showing you all three gorgeous colors below. This gift is mesh and includes standard sizes XS – M as well as Slink Physique, Slink Hourglass, and Maitreya fits and fits like a dream! It is FREE with your group tag. The group is 100L to join, but with gifts as fantastic as this one, it’s well worth the small fee!

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I also went hair hunting and found some great deals! My fun hairstyles are FREE and you won’t want to miss out on rocking these styles!

First up is a new Midnight Mania Board that Besom is offering. It is FREE if you are in the group, slap the board, and it locks down before midnight! This hot to trot style called Navi, comes with the Ophelia tintable hair base as well and is a full fatpack! It is a group required Midnight Mania board, but the group is FREE to join, so you won’t have to spend a single Linden!

My second hair is called Echoes and is yours if you stop by Moon. Hair and pick up their generous group gift offerings. The group is currently FREE to join, making this gorgeous long do FREE as well! It comes with a hud with a variety of lovely colors and the hair itself also comes in 3 mesh sizes to accommodate differing avatar body sizes with regards to the chest area (which I loved! no slider adjustments here! \o/).

The third hair I am sporting above is another Moon. Hair group gift currently available and is called Paper Cuts II. It was also offered with a hud in a variety of colors as well as two mesh sizes (small and large). Another great FREE hair to add to your inventory!

Don’t miss out on these deals! Be sure to jump on them before they disappear!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Hands and Feet – Slink
Skin – Glam Affair – Eles Asia 02
Hair 1 – Besom Hair – Navi (0L/FREE Group Midnight Mania Board Gift/FREE to Join Group)
Hair 2 – Moon. Hair – Echoes (0L/FREE Group Gift/FREE to Join Group)
Hair 3 – Moon. Hair – Paper Cuts II (0L/FREE Group Gift/FREE to Join Group)
Eyes – Ikon – Hope Eyes Wight
Dress – Salt & Pepper – Gift Dress Annie w/ color change hud and 3 color choices (0L/FREE/100L to Join Group)

Pose by Label Motion

Sim Location – New Tokyo

Astrids Signature


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The February Hunts Are Here!

OpenA whole new cornucopia of hunts just started on Monday, February 1st, so it’s time for lots more hunting fun… not to mention all that free (or nearly free) stuff!

Get your friends together. It’s more fun to run around in a group and you can put your heads together to solve those hunt hints.

Just poke the hunt names for more information on each one. I’m sure you can find one that makes your “shopping brain” happy!

See you out on the hunt!

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