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A Touch of Spring

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New Month, New Lucky Boards!

I love stopping by Vision at the beginning of the month and picking up my 100L credit with my VIP group. (That group is 250L to join… a one-time fee.) Usually I also take some time to browse the lucky letter boards. In the past, those boards have been exclusive to the VIP group which you have to pay to join, but this month … hurry because I’m not sure how long this will last… the four new lucky letter boards are open to the free to join regular Vision Store group as well! So if your letter pops up on the boards, you can get the items for free!

I got really lucky this month because my letter came up on two of the boards and I was able to snag the matching shade skirt and shade top in pink! 😀

Available sizes:

  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza Freya, Isis, & Venus

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A touch of spring

It’s been a chilly start to April in my neck of the woods, but the birds are still singing their songs and this pretty free gift from Maxi Gossamer has me thinking of spring! The group is free to join, meaning that this gift will only cost you a group space. You’ll get the necklace in two different lengths… short (shown) and long. It is also texture change and you can change the color of the bird eggs in the nest. How cute!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Marta Applier in Asia
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Clawtooth – Viola
Necklace – Maxi Gossamer – Little Sparrow (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Top – Vision – Shade Top (Free April Lucky Letter Board Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Skirt – Vision – Shade Skirt (Free April Lucky Letter Board Gift/Group is Free to Join)

Sim Location – Caledon II

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!gO! Get your Easter Dress!

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!gO! get your Easter Dress!

!gO! has out an Easter Dress as their newest group gift! I got the notice just today and couldn’t wait to go get the dress, especially when I saw the polka dots. Growing up, my favorite Easter Dress was a polka dot dress my mother made for me by hand, sewing it months in advance of the holiday with loving care. I wore that dress out even before I outgrew it, and this dress by !gO! brought back those fond memories.

To pick up the dress you’ll need to be a member of the !gO! group. It has a one-time join fee of 50L, but there are regular gifts to make it worth joining. And this pretty dress is worth the fee alone.

Available Dress Sizes:

  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza Freya, Isis, & Venus

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Ostara’s Alter

I also stopped by Ostara’s Alter. The event ends April 3rd, so if you want any of the 5L hunt items (there are eggs with gifts hidden around the sim) you’ll need to hurry. I picked up the 5L gift item from Lumae and discovered a lovely Catwa lips makeup set. I included a picture of the hud above so you can see the lip palette. You might remember that Aline blogged a cute dress from the event in her post [here].

Enjoy your weekend, Fabulous Readers!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Marta Applier in Asia
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Entwined – Daisy
Lipstick – Lumae – Catwa Lips Ostara Hunt (5L for Ostara’s Alter Hunt)
Dress – !gO! – Marzia Bow Dress (Free Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join)
Shoes – Empire – Acacia

Sim Location – Cece’s Secret

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Hoppy Upcoming Easter Weekend!

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It’s almost Easter weekend, and Astrid and I just wanted to take the chance to wish all of you Fabulous Readers a Hoppy Easter!

E-Clipse Design wants to wish you a Hoppy Easter too! And they are giving out a fantastic free group gift to celebrate. Stop by the main-store and pick up your Easter gift (I’m not sure how long it will be left out) for both men and women. You’ll get the glasses and the bow-tie pictured above. In the box, there is a size suitable for both male and female avatars, so no one feels left out for the holiday.

Hoppy Easter and I hope Peter Cotton Tail leaves you lots of chocolate eggs!

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Loki is wearing…

Body, Hands, and Feet – Belleza – Jake
Head & Eyes – Lelutka – Andrea
Head & Body Applier – Clef de Peau – Brock T7
Hair – DuraSL13B Gift in Milky Platinum
Mask & Bowtie – E-Clipse Design – Easter 2018 Group Gift Glasses and Ribbon Male Version shown (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Shirt – Get Jiggy! – Vintage Polo Shirt with White Buttons with Hud

Sim Location – Private

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On the Boardwalk

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A certain someone said she can’t do anything before she’s had her coffee, and to prove it she was at a coffee shop with her freebie finds. While coffee is the perfect morning drink, a sunset is the perfect evening elixir… that’s why I’m out here on the boardwalk enjoying an evening out with my own fashion finds.

Amazing!

These pants by Amazing Creations are worth the free group space they will cost you, because that’s all they will cost you. Yup! Free. There’s also several other free men’s gifts in the group gift vendor that you can pick up while you are there at the store. Ladies, don’t worry, you’re not left out… there’s gifts there for you as well.

Available pants sizes:

  • Adam
  • Aesthetic
  • Belleza
  • Classic S – XL
  • Gianni
  • Slink
  • TMP

Why I’m here…

You might remember a certain post in which I mentioned my life sentence to this blog… it’s where I picked up a fashionable group gift. If that gift wasn’t your style, then perhaps the men’s flip flops in the picture above will be more to your taste. They come with a color change hud and to pick them up free, all you need is a group space for the free to join DuFaux group at the DuFaux main-store.

These shoes come in sizes to fit several types of men’s mesh feet:

  • Aesthetic
  • Belleza
  • Gianni
  • Slink
  • TMP

One more stop:

My bracelets are a free to all gift at Chop Zuey. Just buy them for 0L; you don’t even need to join a group. You can get them in the black version if you join the VIP group (that will set you back 350L) but this blue version is absolutely free and is resizable on touch.

I’m off to enjoy the sunset and perhaps do some surfing. Evenings are good!

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Loki is wearing…

Body, Hands, and Feet – Belleza – Jake
Head & Eyes – Lelutka – Andrea
Head & Body Applier – Clef de Peau – Brock T7
Hair – DuraSL13B Gift in Milky Platinum
Piercings – [CerberusXing] – Blade Set Gold
Bracelets – Chop Zuey – Castory Drake Brcs Blu (Free to all Gift/0L)
Pants – Amazing Creations – Male Jeans (Mar) Group Gift (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Shoes – DuFaux – Flip Flops Group Gift (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)

Sim Location – The Factory

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A fresh look

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A fresh hair style!

I got a notice that Nyne put out a fresh group gift and I headed to the store to check it out! My new Nissa hair is free with your free to join Nyne group tag and comes with a hud to fully texture change both the color of the hair as well as the bow! Color this hair to your hearts content and get it for free!

Checking out Sexy!

I was checking out the FabFree Group Gift Listing and saw the gift for Sexy Princess and thought it would be perfect to go with my new hair! This sexy mini dress has a floral print and criss cross front and comes in several mesh sizes. As always, the Fabfree group is free to join, so the gift was free to take home!

Dress sizes available:

  • TMP
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza Freya, Isis, & Venus

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And while I was there…

While I was at Sexy Princess, I couldn’t help but notice the wall of gifts! I picked up this second sexy number that is a Fitmesh Fanatics group gift. The Fitmesh Fantatics group is free to join, so you can pick up this group free as well. You might remember that Kat blogged this dress in turquoise [here] so if you liked this dress and want to add it to your wardrobe in red, now is your chance!

Dress Sizes Available:

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

One more stop!

I hadn’t been by Moondance Boutique in a while, and I love their jewelry, (it always includes such terrific color change huds). I was pleasantly surprised to see new group gifts out and available and I quickly picked up the free SL frees and Offers group gift. This Tracey jewelry set includes the necklace, earrings, bracelets, and rings in the picture. You can zoom in on the flickr for a close up! You’ll get lots of gemstone choices (the gemstones change colors separately) plus several metal finishes to choose from. Enjoy this gift free!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Marta Applier in Asia
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Nyne – Group Gift Hair – Nissa (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Jewelry – Moondance Boutique – Tracy Jewelry Set (Free SL frees & Offers Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Dress 1 – Sexy Princess – Kelly Dress (Free FabFree Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Dress 2 – Sexy Princess – Dorothea Red Dress (Free Fitmesh Fantatics Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)

Sim Location – Cyprian Garden

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Your Own Underdark!

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Your own Underdark…

It’s not often you get the chance to own your own Underdark, especially for the price of just 1L. Zyn is offering their Mini Underdark Skybox on the Marketplace for just that! 1L and it’s yours. It’s only 47 prim and it’s rather detailed, with multiple cavern rooms, a water pool, stalagmites and stalactites, mushrooms, lanterns, and more. The picture above is taken in part of one of the detailed caverns!

Ahhhh roleplay…

Roleplay is one of those fantastic past-times in Second Life and it’s always fabulous when you can come across some great gifts to add to your wardrobe. I stopped by the Menstuff lounge and there is a large assortment of menswear currently out that you can pick up for your one-time fee of 50L to the Menstuff group. Among the items was this “Morris” outfit. It’s really just a regular every day outfit, but since it doesn’t have any zippers and with the right accessories, I managed to turn it into a medieval one! It comes in a variety of mesh body sizes.

Outfit sizes available:

  • Classic XS-XL + alpha
  • Belleza
  • Gianni
  • Slink
  • TMP
  • Aesthetic

The details make the man

It’s the details that make this outfit work as a roleplay outfit. I stopped by Noble Creations and picked up some “details” to make this into a roleplay creation. The Noble Creations group is free to join and these gifts were free to pick up. I picked up the Prince in Leather neck piece to add over the top of the Morris shirt. I also picked up the Medici Pouch belt to add to my waist. Take note… this belt fit a little funny at first. I had to edit it to my shape, but it comes with a handy resizer that allows for resizing on all axises separately for a perfect fit!

The L’Homme Gift.

I think the L’Homme group gift from Noble Creations really makes this outfit. It’s a set of horned Bracers and Pauldrons that really stand out. You could add some weapons to this outfit to complete your look. Perhaps a shield and an axe or a sword and you’d be ready to go warrior! As always, the L’Homme group is free to join so this gift is free as well!

Happy roleplaying!

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Loki is wearing…

Body, Hands, and Feet – Belleza – Jake
Head & Eyes – Lelutka – Andrea
Head & Body Applier – Clef de Peau – Brock T7
Hair – DuraSL13B Gift in Milky Platinum
Piercings – [CerberusXing] – Blade Set Gold
Shirt and Pants – PowerDesign – Morris Pants and Morris Shirt (Free Group Gift @Menstuff Lounge/Menstuff Group is 50L to Join)
Bracers & Pauldrons – Noble Creations – Centurion Pauldrons & Bracers L’Homme Group Gift (Free L’Homme Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Belt with Pouch – Noble Creations – Medici Pouch (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Shoulder piece – Noble Creations – Prince in Leather (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)

Skybox – Zyn – Mini Underdark Skybox/Build (1L on the Marketplace)

Sim Location – Private

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In the Nude

In the Nude
Hey There Fab Free’rs! I hope you’ve all had a Fabulous weekend. Mine was pretty darn good. I managed to spend part of my Sunday-funday doing a quick little Easter hunt at L e s t y. I also picked up the March group gift at N4RS. Now I have the pleasure of sharing these finds with you!

The Lingerie – I love this lingerie set by L e s t y. The full ensemble is split up into four Easter eggs hidden around the L e s t y store. Each egg is just 15 lindens. There is no need to join a group or wear any specific tag. You’ll find the top, the bottom, the sheer dress, and the color change hud. There are five color options for this gorgeous set, including the nude color shown.
Mesh Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Slink (Physique, Hourglass), Belleza (Isis, Freya, Venus)

The Ottoman – The quilted leather ottoman Pru is perched upon is a FREE group gift at N4RS. It comes with 4 texture options in the touch menu. This ottoman also has several animated sit poses. The N4RS group is FREE to join, so don’t miss out on this March gift.

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair – #taketomiWEST – Aishwarya – The Hills

Head –  CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Skin –  Essences  – Amber (Dark01) – Currently @Kustom9

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Tattoo –  The Ivory Rose – I&R erstwhile tattoo

Body/Hands – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

Ottoman w/Pose – N4RS GG Ottoman – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

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Sleepy Kitty

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Hi There Fab Free’rs! Does anyone else have random bouts of insomnia? I know I cannot be the only one! Despite being sleepy the next day I can’t be mad about staying up late, it lead me to find some cute gifts from Kuni and Pink Pearl Designs to share with you.

Hair & Headband – How sweet is this sleek long hairstyle with the cute kitty-eared headband?! You can pick up this FREE group gift at Kuni. You will need to join the Kuni group, however it is FREE to join. This gift includes the hairstyle in 3 sizes, the kitty headband, a texture change hud for the headband, and 2 color huds for the hairstyle with tons of color options.

Tank & Boy Briefs – The waistband of these boy brief style undies says it all! This tank and underwear combo is just cute. To get your copy of this FREE gift you’ll need to take a trip to Pink Pearl Designs. There you’ll see this gift offered to La Femme Fatale Designer group members. This group is FREE to join. Once you have your La Femme Fatale Designer group tag on you can click the little pink gift bag and your gift will be sent to you. The gift comes in several mesh sizes and though the gift is titled “Dark Dayz Fat Pack” mine only included a pastel color hud. I am sure this is just a mistake of some kind, but I was not bothered by it. After all it is still a FREE gift and it is very cute.
Mesh Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Slink (Physique, Hourglass), Belleza (Freya, Isis, Venus), TMP, Standard Mesh (xxs – L)

**P.S. The cute sleepy pose I’m using for the photo in this post is part of a pack of “sleepy” static poses by YoGa that you can pick up for just 50 linden on the Marketplace!

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair & Headband – [KUNI] Kitty FATPACK – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Head –  CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Skin – Stix ~ Xuxa (C) Butterscotch – Currently @Skin Fair

Tank & Boy BriefsPink Pearl Designs – [PPD] Team Cute Dark Dayz – FREE La Femme Fatale Designer Group Gift / La Femme Fatale Designer Group is FREE to Join

Upper Body TattoosThe Ivory Rose – I&R wistful tattoo

Lower Body TattoosThe Ivory Rose – I&R erstwhile tattoo

Body/Hands – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

PoseYoGa Poses – Am So Sleepy – 50L on the Marketplace

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Be Cheeky!

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Be Cheeky!

The Finders Keepers Hunt has turned out to be an amazing hunt with some real gems of gifts that the FabFree bloggers have shown off for all of you amazing readers! I noticed that one of my favorite stores, Vision, was on the list, and stopped by to hunt down their gift to see what it was. Pictured above is the free gift – a white waist pants set with a really cheeky top that tells you to “Go Luck Yourself.”

It made me think of Pru who recently blogged about taking your demon to the beach 😀 I’m always excited to see Pru’s posts because she invariably blogs something unique and cheeky that I think I could never pull off! But I think I managed to pull off this one from Vision! Hunt down the pot of gold, and you can be cheeky too! Just be sure to do it before the end of the day on March 24th, because that’s when the hunt ends!

The pants and top come separately and in several sizes:

  • Maitreya
  • Hourglass
  • Freya
  • Isis

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As I mentioned in my post [here] there are various perks to being a member of the Vision VIP group. Your one-time fee of 250L gets you an in-store credit of 100L on the first of every month plus access to four lucky letter boards (they change out each month too).

When I picked up my in-store credit this month, my letter happened to be up on one of the lucky letter boards and I grabbed the Moly top! The top is in this lovely Salmon color, but includes a color change hud for the ruffles around the hem. You could make the ruffle white to match the waist pants. Either way, this top goes lovely with the free Finders Keepers waist pants!

Moly Shirt sizes available:

  • Maitreya
  • Hourglass
  • Freya
  • Isis

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Marta Applier in Asia
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Exile – One Way or Another
Pants – Vision – Waist Shorts White (Free/Finders Keepers Hunt)
Top 1 – Vision – Moly Top St. Patrick (Free/Finders Keepers Hunt)
Top 2 – Vision – Moly Top (Free March Lucky Letter Board Gift/VIP Group Required/Group is 250L to Join)

Sim Location – Luanes Magical World

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Peace, Love & Camping

Peace, Love & Camping

Good morning Fabulous Readers!  I just have to say that Second Life camping is so much more comfortable than Real Life camping. When I arrived to my site today, it was all set up.  My bed was made, the campfire was lit – even my camera was set out and ready to shoot some wildlife photos.  I swear sometimes camping in Real Life is simply setting up half the weekend and then dismantling it all for the rest of the weekend.  Next time, I think I’ll try my RL luck at The Holiday Inn, so I can log in here and get a comfortable camping fix.

Need a free spirited adventure of your own?

Getting dressed for one, is the first step!  You’ll need to take a trip to HashTag to pick up these Ripped Capri Dungarees (fitted for Maitreya Mesh Bodies) as a free group gift (free group join too!), and then head over to Loordes of London and hunt down a black rose hunt icon for the Glam or Grunge Hunt.  Once you find it – pay 1L and you’ll have the Right To Be Free top and vest combo.  It’s not super easy to see in my photo as my pose is a little hunched over, but the vest is decorated with all kinds of cool wild child things like buttons,etc.  This hunt runs until the end of the month.

Sizes Included:

  • 5 Standard Sizes + Alpha Layer
  • Slink Physique & Hourglass
  • Belleza Isis, Freya & Venus

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Head Applier – Glam Affair Wendy (featured @ C88)
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair –  Stealthic Lithe

Shirt & Vest – Loordes of London Right To Be Free (1L – Glam or Grunge Hunt)
Jeans – HashTag Ripped Capri Dungarees (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Necklace – Maxi Gossamer Peace Necklace

Sim – Luane’s World
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