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Purely Tentacular

Purely Tentacular

What’s the weirdest ice cream flavour you’ve ever had?  There are so many insane concoctions these days that I never know if people are joking or whether they are creating genuinely delicious foods.  You may have heard of onion flavoured ice cream (it’s a real thing), but the tendency to the strange doesn’t lie only at the feet of the ice cream world.  Don’t even get me started on molecular gastronomy.  Is that still a thing?

The Shade, The Shade of it all!

The Shady Seasonal Hunt takes off today, and there are several brands participating!  When you join the free group, you’ll be able to access the different gifts (all priced at 20L) in each store on the sim.  I headed to Mug, where I grabbed this fun skirt (it would match very well with the group gift I posted yesterday).  It comes with an HUD to change the skirt colour to four different neon colours, as well as options to change the fishnet or remove it.  As with many Mug clothing items, you also have different body types taken into account, so this skirt could be considered a unisex item.  I also grabbed my be-tentacled ice cream from Dots for just 20L.  There are six different flavours, and three different tentacle colours!  Just search for the beach balls when you’re in each store, and you’re sure to find something fun!

Skirt Sizes

  • Maitreya
  • TMP
  • Freya
  • Katena

Join the free Hunt Group here: secondlife:///app/group/2ce89456-c545-0e89-a1fd-7f25720bb76a/about

Shady Seasonal Hunt - Prize Key Aug'20!

You’ve got until August 15th to find the beach balls!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes  

Top – Empire Lilly Top
Skirt – Mug Monica Skirt (20L on the Shady Seasonal Hunt)
Ice Cream – Dots Tentacle Cone (20L on the Shady Seasonal Hunt)
Collar – Gabriel Long Chain Collar

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Euphoric Dolly Babe Eyes
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filligree Sternum Tattoo
Eyeshadow Applier – Lelutka Cate
Nails – Maitreya Lara
Lipstick Applier – Lelutka Cate
Hair – Magika Olivia
Backdrop – Foxcity Sinner


Comforting Silence

Comforting Silence

At times silence can be comforting. It allows you to pause for a moment and clear your mind. Open a window, feel the breeze, close your eyes, and take a deep breath. Letting your mind go blank for a few minutes, in this world of self isolation. There is no better way to be comforted then by wearing something that makes you feel that way.

Comforting Hoodie
The warm, softness of a fleece hoodie, gives you that feeling. Right now you can pick one up for free at the Neo Japan event. Gabriel has put out this black hoodie for both men and women. It is absolutely free, no need to join a group. Just click on it and it’ll be delivered to your inventory. It can be worn solo or with a black or white tank which is also provided in the folder for free. Hop on over to Neo Japan, grab this freebie before the event ends, on April 19th.

Sizes

Belleza Jake
Signature Gianni
Signature Geralt

Blue is Wearing

HeadCatwa – Dude
BodyBelleza Jake
EyesMadame Noir – Saul Eyes
SkinStray Dog – Aspen Tone 5
HairSintiklia – Stephan

Sweatshirt – Gabriel – GB – Open Hoodie Neo2020 and Inner Tank Black/White – Free Gift @Neo Japan
PantsBreath – Harness pants/sig(black)

PoseKAI – DEEF-4
BackdropFOXCITY – Photo Booth – City Life
Photo taken at Backdrop City


Hover

Hover

Greetings, Fab Free Readers. After a considerable amount of time and effort overcoming some computer troubles Juli and I are back online. I was afraid I’d miss the entire February L’Homme round of free gifts. Thank heavens it’s not over yet!

Lift Off

Hilted always has something odd or awesome… or awesomely odd… to offer. This Hoverbike is certainly awesome! This is the Hydron Hoverbike and you can take it home for free when you join the free L’Homme Group. I strongly recommend the L’Homme group for much more than free gifts. Each issue is packed full of great photography and style for men.

Cold Shoulder

Also on my rounds of L’Homme offerings, this “Loose Down Jacket” from Gabriel. The shrugged off jacket comes with a choice of a white or black tank top. It may not keep you warm… but you’ll look pretty hot. (Hush, Juli!)

Sizes Included

  • Belleza – Jake
  • Signature – Geralt, Gianni

 

Most Designers leave their gifts out until next round but not always. So don’t delay.

 

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Gabriel is wearing –

Mesh Head – LeLutka – Andrea
Mesh Body & Hands – Belleza – Jake
Skin –StrayDog – Breno for LeLutka Andrea, Tone 6
Eyes –Avi Glam – Lucent Eyes in Pine
Hair – Argrace – Makoto
Glasses – Linden Labs – Male Student Glasses – FREE in your Inventory
Jeans – Tori’s Stylez– Ewan Tan Collection
Shoes – Dark Water Designs – Black Leather Boots

Jacket + Tank – Gabriel– Loose Down Jacket – FREE/0L – Free Group Gift for L’Homme – L’Homme Group is free to join

Hoverbike – Hilted – Hydron Hoverbike – FREE/0L – Free Group Gift for L’Homme – L’Homme Group is free to join

Photo Location – Cocoon


Came for the Rides, Stayed for the Churros

Hi hi, have you ever been to an amusement park in Second Life? There’s been so many through the years, some of them are still around, some are long gone, but they can be pretty fun places, if not great places for pictures. Even this one, with it’s ghosts and many other spooky things.

I dropped by the other day by Gabriel and stumbled into a lot of goodies. There’s a whole section of 1L and 49L items, group gifts and free for everyone gifts. You will even see some little signs by some of the vendors where you can pick up some free shoes. A lot of what you will find is for male avatars, yet there are also accessories for everyone along with some unisex and female clothing items.

 

For other things you’ll see in this post, Maru Kado also has a lot of gifts (you will need to join their group for free to pick up most), from fun accessories to a selection of old booths for past editions of Japonica, one of which i’m using as a backdrop, tho of course they can be handy for many things more. And there’s also a hair from bonbon. You can pick it up for free if you belong to the group ( cost: 99L). It comes with a ton of colors and  both with the koala headband and without.

About the jackets:

You’ll see three different tops/jackets you can pick up for free at Gabriel, there’s no group join required. The three of them come in versions for both male and female avatars. Two of them come with swords as an accessory

Sizes

  • Signature
  • Maitreya
  • Belleza

Now on to the credits ^^

Seraph is Wearing

Body:

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Ears- Random Matter Song Human Ears
Eyes– Cureless Ophelia Eyes
Hair: bonbon – Aussie (group gift, group join: 99L)

Outfit I

Churro- Tentacio churro party
Shorts- Empire jean shorts 
Necklace: Aso! kirakira drop pastel and colorful necklaces (free)
Helmet and Halo- Maru Kado Shishimai helmet and cloud halo (free group gift/ group join 0L)
Top: Gabriel Loose Jersey* (free)
Location: Everwinter

Outfit II

Tail- Sweet thing Amalthea
Horn- Vincue– Uni+Horn
Outfit and katana: Gabriel Layered hoodie (free)
Boots: Cureless Incubus&Succubus (Gacha 75L)
Backdrop: Maru Kado– Booth for Japonica (free)

Outfit III

Jacket and top and sword: Gabriel :Stadium jacket*/ GKKJ & Light sword (free)
Skirt: BJK* Tokyo StreetWear (Gacha 75L)
Choker- Codex Bethany


Tweed

Tweed

As Stan told you, Gabriel is having a huge clearance sale and an entire section of the store is all priced at 1Linden! You could get an entire wardrobe for the price of one piece of clothing. And from a premier Second Life designer!

Outdoors

After I picked up this stunning tweed jacket and bag, I headed out to my new favorite hiking spot, confident that I was the best dressed man on the SIM. ( Stop rolling your eyes, Juli ) The ‘Zip Up Tweed Jacket’ comes with the smart leather bag but you can wear each separately. Each color of the jacket is sold separately but at this price, you can easily scoop up all of them if you so desire. This amazing sale will certainly not last long so don’t delay.

Sizes Included

  • XXS – XL Mesh

 

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Gabriel is wearing –

Mesh Head – LeLutka – Andrea
Mesh Body & Hands – SLink – Physique Male + Dynamic Hands
Skin –StrayDog – Breno for LeLutka Andrea, Tone 6
Eyes –Avi Glam – Lucent Eyes in Pine
Hair – Argrace – Makoto
Glasses – Linden Labs – Male Student Glasses – FREE in your Inventory

Jacket + Bag – Gabriel – 1L limited sale

Photo Location – Soul2Soul Highlands


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Tackling Two Resolutions at Once

Woodsy Green

Hello there Fab Free!  I’ve been on the lookout for wintry menswear items to share with you all seeing as how that’s one of my New Year’s resolutions.  Ripley told me about this awesome free denim jacket and hoodie and wouldn’t you know it?  A certain female blogger beat me to it!  This time, when I heard about the fantastic clearance sale going on over at Gabriel, I didn’t give her a chance to see if any of the dollarbies would fit her avatar.  I sent her on a long walk with the pupster, and headed over to the shop myself to see what I could pick up.

Fisherman’s Knit Sweater

Another of my goals for 2019 is to do  more fishing with (or without) man’s best friend.  I’m still not so sure at all that Ripley is man’s best friend.  First, he abandoned me to run off for an almost empty box of Ripley snacks, then he went and told Kat about MY denim jacket/hoodie.  Anyway, I might not have a fishing pal, but I certainly have a thick, high neck sweater to ward off watery breezes.  I really like the olive green and chunky knit on the sweater I scooped up at the Gabriel Clearance Sale.  It set me back just one Linden dollar and is sure to become a chilly weather fave.  Although the package didn’t include versions for mesh bodies, by adjusting the alpha layer on my Slink Physique body, I had no problem finding the right size for me.

Sizes Included:

  • XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Includes alpha layer for classic avatars

Olive Chinos

While grabbing the High Neck Sweater, I spotted a pair of olive Chinos out of the corner of my eye, and thought they’d be a perfect match for my new fishing top.  Once again, there was no version for mesh avatars in the package, but since these pants were on sale for just 1 Linden dollar, I decided to give them a go.  As you can tell from my photo, after adjusting the alpha layer on my mesh body, they worked out swimmingly.  Ugh, maybe I should have chosen a different descriptor.  Who wants to think of swimming when you are going fishing?  I’ll just test my luck, I guess. 😉

Sizes Included:

  • XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Includes alpha layer for classic avatars

What Fishing Trip Would Be Complete Without Boat Shoes?

The answer would be not many.  Gabriel had me covered, again for just a 1 Linden dollar investment.  At the Clearance Sale, you can pick up this handy set of footwear in multiple hues, all for just 1 Linden dollar each.  I’m wearing the Camel colored set, but you can also pick up similar models in blue, red and red brown shades.  They were not designed for mesh body feet, but since they could be repositioned, I was easily able to get them to fit just right, without having to use the alpha layer.

I’m sure there will be more posts featuring items from the Clearance Sales over at Gabriel, I happened to spot a familiar blogger there shopping, and I picked up a few more items myself.  Until next time, happy shopping!

~ Stan (Kat)

Stan is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Slink Physique
Mesh Head:  Catwa Daniel
Head Applier:  Birth Shadow
Eyes:  Song Magi Eyes
Hair:  Vango Alex
Sweater:  Gabriel High Necked Sweater in Olive (dollarbie at the Gabriel Clearance Sale – 1L)
Pants:  Gabriel Chino Pants in Olive (dollarbie at the Gabriel Clearance Sale – 1L)
Shoes:  Gabriel Boat Shoes in Camel (dollarbie at the Gabriel CLearance Sale – 1L)
Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd
Pose:  Luane’s World
Sim:  Forever Love

Kathrynvayandarnewtag

 


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A Sprinkling of Gold Dust

Gold Dust

Hello Fabulous Readers!  While checking out the Dumpster Diving Hunt with Ripley, I picked up a really cute mini dress perfect for a date night, and happened to notice there was a male prize in the shop as well.  So, I woke Stan up from his early evening nap, and led him over to Mishmash Fusion.  It’s hard to believe we found such classy clothes dumpster diving, isn’t it?

Hers

I am modeling the strappy Starseed Mini Dress in the color Star Dust.  This little number will hug your curves, but has a skirt with enough fullness to make moving around a snap.  There is a “v” shaped notch in the hemline which adds visual interest.  I really, really like the spattering of golden glitter on the outside edges of the frock!  In the back, the top of the dress sits just below your shoulder blades.  Best of all, items in the Dumpster Diving Hunt are completely free, so all it cost was a bit of time searching around.

Mesh Body Compatibility:

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

His

Stan is sporting the coordinating Etienne Suit (also free from Mishmash Fusion).  It features a black jacket, a button down shirt complete with a black tie, creased trousers, and a stardust sprinkled vest, which complements my dress beautifully.  The outfit is an all-in-one, so you can’t wear the individual components separately, but I think Stan looks quite dashing!  Versions for classic avatars as well as popular mesh bodies are tucked inside the package, so there’s something for everyone in here.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Classic Mesh in XS, S, M, L, XL (includes alpha layer)
  • Adam
  • Aesthetic
  • Gianni
  • Jake
  • Slink
  • TMP

We are off to see what else we can uncover in the Dumpster Diving Hunt.  Since it runs until August 31st, we still have plenty of time.  Until my next post, happy hunting!

~ Kat (and Stan)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head:  Lelutka Simone
Head Applier:  YS&YS Kira
Eyes:  Avi Glam Soulful Eyes
Hair:  Besom Piggy Bank
Dress:  Mishmash Fusion Starseed Mini Dress (free prize in the Dumpster Diving Hunt – 0L)
Heels:  KC Couture Davina Heels
Pose:  KZ Poses
Sim:  Breathe

Stan is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Belleza Jake
Mesh Head:  Catwa Daniel
Head Applier:  Birth Shadow
Eyes:  Song Magi Eyes
Hair:  Exile Boy Next Door
Suit:  Mishmash Fusion Etienne Suit (free prize in the Dumpter Diving Hunt – 0L)
Shoes:  Gabriel Male Dress Shoes
Pose:  KZ Poses
Sim:  Breathe

Kathrynvayandarnewtag


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Approach With Caution

FabFree: Proceed With Caution
Good morning Fabulouses… At least I think it will be after I get through this whole cup of coffee… It’s absolutely true that I need to be approached with caution in the morning.  Don’t be fooled by black lace and bed head..  It is not an invite.  Just let me finish this cup, and no one gets hurt!

I Couldn’t Pull The Trigger

You know.. I change my clothes a ton in Second Life…  I enjoy dressing my Barbie, but some days I just can’t pull the trigger on an outfit.  Maybe it’s a girl thing?  This morning I ripped through my pixel closet and threw stuff all over the floor.  Nothing would do, and finally after there were piles of dresses up to the window sills and I was tripping over mismatched shoes, I finally gave up in defeat…  47K items in my inventory, and not one of them would do today.   I’m fortunate that I started out with a pretty set of lingerie on at least, because I’m going to be in it for a while, until I am forced out of the sky or I finally decide what to wear.

Sweet Nothings

The Sweet Nothings Omega Applier lingerie set is available in both back and white as a new free group gift at Siss Boom.  This is a lovely little lingerie set that you can wear under your clothes or by itself!  This group does have a steep 500L group join fee, however there are tons of high quality group gifts to pick up on the VIP wall, and they just keep coming.  I have never been sorry I joined!

-siss boom-sweet nothings

Siss Boom Vendor Ad

Have a good day Fabulous Readers!

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Head Applier – Glam Affair Wendy (at The Pea Location)
Nail Appliers – Livia French Metallic Nails
Body Tattoo – Carol G. Just Love
Eyes – IKON Sovereign Eyes Dusk
Ears – Mandala Steking Ears
Hair – Elua Oceana

Lingerie – Siss Boom Sweet Nothing (free group gift / 0L / 500L to join)
Sweater – Gabriel Off Shoulder Cardigan

Pose – Le Poppycock Linger A
Sim – Private

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Who doesn’t love a free hoodie?

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Doing some event shopping…

Loki and I took out after my hunt buddy who was doing some event shopping and who showed us this great free unisex gift from Gabriel! We went to the Neo Japan Event (and wow is it an awesome event!) and found the box with the gift that you can buy for 0L, no group required. And who doesn’t love a free hoodie?

  • The shirt comes in a Maitreya size for ladies…
  • And it comes in Belleza and Signature for men…
  • Also included is a shoulder Katana (not shown) with animation.

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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 – Gabriel – Don’t Cut Hoodie with Shoulder on Katana (Free Gift @ Neo Japan Event)
Jeans – Horr Menswear – CCH Bridgeport Jeans

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 – Moon Hair – Moonlight
Shirt – Gabriel – Don’t Cut Hoodie with Shoulder on Katana (Free Gift @ Neo Japan Event)
Jeans – Purplemoon – Just Jeans Black

 

Sim Location – Mopire City

Astrids Signature


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Just Another Rainy Day

Let it Rain

“We’re almost out of dog food,” she sighed.  “Would you be a good sport and run out to pick some up?”  Since she was making home made chicken noodle soup (from scratch), and the big guy stared at me with pleading chocolate brown eyes, what else could I do?  A man and his pal (ok, ok HER pal) have got to eat!  I suddenly found myself trudging through the downpour on my way to the pet food warehouse.  Not how I planned to spend my Sunday morning, but I can’t resist either one of them!

That Turned Up Collar

Lucky for me, I had the new Stand Collar Jacket from Gabriel to protect me from the downpour.  Its thick fabric repelled the deluge, while its large collar prevented the rain from soaking into my shirt.  With sturdy buckles, a generous cut, and full length sleeves, there is no way that damp wind is going to work its way through.  Right now, this overcoat is available for just 1L in three shades (dark blue, dark olive and the dark gray I am wearing), and also includes an alpha layer, and a shoulder bag.  That should keep Ripley’s food nice and dry while I brave my way through the storm.  I’m not sure how long this special offer will last, so I’d recommend a quick tp to the shop soon if you’d like a copy for yourself.  She keeps writing about warm spring days, but I’m here to tell you, they aren’t all filled with sunshine.  A jacket comes in mighty handy on days like today.

Happiness is Homemade Soup

With mission “Dog Food” accomplished, I’m on my way back home, looking forward to savoring a steaming bowl of her secret family recipe.  If you ask, she might have some leftovers to share…

~ Stan  

P.S. – Really, it’s just Kat wishing she had someone to go out in the freezing rain to pick up dog food… but I *do* have some home made chicken noodle soup for anyone who’s willing…  🙂

Stan is wearing…

Hair:  Truth Hair Liam (no longer available – sorry)

Skin:  Unique Megastore Zeus

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Jacket (includes shoulder bag which can be worn separately):  Gabriel Stand Collar Jacket in dark gray (limited time offer – 1L)

Pants:  Tiffany Designs Lewis Mens Skinny Jeans (free gift at The Free Dove – 0L)

Pose:  Tuty Mocap Animations

Sim:  Salmson Isle

Kathrynvayandarnewtag