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Let’s Go Fly A Kite

Let's Go Fly A Kite

When you send it flying up there
All at once you’re lighter than air
You can dance on the breeze
Over houses and trees
With your fist holding tight
To the string of your kite

Send It Soaring

Yep.  I went Mary Poppins on you with my lyrics there.  I’m just hanging out at the beach, trying to put on a horrible cockney accent while singing away.  I’ll be talking with a really bad accent all day in order to celebrate England’s win in the World Cup today. I’ll also celebrate by showing you some fantastic freebies – my bathing suit and shades are completely FREE when you join the Gimme Gacha group and take a wander around Gachaland.  They’re being generous as usual and have a whole host of gifts out.  The bathing suit by Look at Me is keeping me stylish in this appealing sunset-peach shade which is a Maitreya Lara exclusive, and the sunglasses by BoWillow, excitingly, have frames that are constantly changing colour, which is actually super fun.  Grab your own (and loads of other free gifties) by visiting Gachaland!

Now if you’ll excuse me, I need to go up the apples and pears to research some Cockney rhyming slang

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Swimsuit – Look at Me Lola Swimsuit (Free Group Gift at Gachaland)
Sunglasses – BoWillow Light Up Shades (Free Group Gift at Gachaland)

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Euphoric Dolly Babe Eyes
Eyeshadow Applier –  Lelutka Cate
Nail Polish Applier –  Maitreya Lara
Lipstick Applier –  Lelutka Cate
Eyelash Applier – Pout! Divine Lashes
Finger Tattoos – Stix Solar Hand Tattoos
Hair – Truth Gwen (Previously Blogged by Pru HERE)
Sim – Baja Cove
Pose – Suga Suga Come On Baby

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Beautiful Darkness

Beautiful Darkness

Hello Fabulous Readers!

I took a trip to Scandalize this morning to see if the new scandals, Love talked about [here], were still available and they are!

While browsing the store I found the weekly special! The weekly special is this sexy dress called Maya, each pack comes with three different versions- plain/color, glitter and a print of some sort. The special sale price is $75L, I bought a few colors for myself. What can I say, I have a slight shopping addiction, especially for astounding creators at amazing deals! This dress is just too alluring to pass up!

Scandalize- Maya Dress Sizing:

  • Maitreya
  • Belleza- Freya & Isis
  • Slink- Hourglass

Accessories! Can’t live with them or without them, my inventory goes for days! While at SLB15, I found Lapointe & BastChild and their free gift is this cute zodiac bangle. I adore it, but I am also a zodiac fanatic, so this little treasure, is right up my alley. The bangle comes with a few color options for the beads and all the zodiac symbols in gold and silver.

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Nevi is Wearing:

Hair: Truth– Lela
Head: Catwa– Tala Bento
Eyes: Euphoric– Clara Eyes Applier [Catwa]
Eye Brows: L’Etre– Fierce Eyebrows
Make-Up: Veechi– Pin-up Liner & Metal Matte RARE
Nails: alme.– Love Burgundy Gacha- COMMON 3
Skins: L’Etre– Monica Skin [Golden Tone] & L’Etre– Maitreya [Golden Tone]
Tattoo: Carol G– Elegance Black
Body: Maitreya– Lara (Bento Hands and Feet included)
Shoes: Candydoll– Leah Heels
Other Accessories: Glitzz– Zodiac Aries Choker (Gacha)

Dress: Scandalize– Maya Dress ($75L/Weekly Sale)
Bangle: LaPointe & BastChild- Swear Zodiac Bangle ($0L/FREE GIFT/at SLB15)

Sim: Ironwood Hills
Pose: LUXE– Lia

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Not Goodbye, but Thank You

Butterflies

Not Goodbye, but Thank You…

I looked long and hard for the right quote to begin this post and the only one I could find that was fitting was this:

“This is not goodbye, my darling, this is a thank you.”

To all of you Fabulous readers, to my FabFree team… to those who gave me hunt tips… and to my hunting partner-in-crime Damian, “Thank you” for what would have been three glorious years of blogging coming up this next month.

I Do have to say Farewell for now, however, and so this will be a parting post. If only for a while. Real life has intruded in the form of some health issues and I have to take some time to focus on myself. I will still take some pictures and keep up my Flickr as time allows with my partner-in-crime and hunting buddy that you all have read about now and then and who I am finally giving a name to… my beloved Damian.

And now… the gifts:

This beautiful green dress is one of many free gifts at the anniversary round of We  ❤ RP right now. Don’t worry if you can’t get in right away, as it’s going on all month. You’ll find this dress at the Entice booth. “Be My Wench” comes in sizes to fit TMP, Maitreya, Hourglass, Physique, Venus, and a Fitmesh.  There is also an alpha included.

Zoom in…

If you zoom in on my hands in the picture you’ll notice my nails… errr claws. I couldn’t resist these Maitreya exclusive claws in black for Maitreya Bento Hands. They are by Meva and move with your Bento animations. They are gorgeous! These are also free at We ❤ RP. Pick them up while you have the chance!

Jewelry anyone?

I am a lover of pretty baubles and my jewelry is free this month too. Just slap the subscriber at Graffitiwear and you’ll get this Sunstone set which includes the necklace, earrings and a ring. The entire set matches perfectly and goes well with the Be My Wench Dress.

And Fameshed!

Love showed you some great gifts from Fameshed in her post [here]. I had gone and checked out the booths and just like We ❤ RP, it is their anniversary round and there are glorious free gifts to be had. If you stop by the Elikatira booth, clicking the gift box with your free Fameshed group active will give you a gift box with three hairs inside! Each is a fatpack of essential colors. I’m showing off Maren in the picture above.

Last but not least…

… my swarm of butterflies (and the tiny little butterfly hair piece which is separate from the swarm) are also a free gift at Fameshed. Just pick them up from the Wasabi Pills vendor, unpack and wear! The hairpiece is perfect for a pretty addition to any hair and the swarm is perfect for photographs.

At last…

One last word… thank you to all of you for everything. I’ve enjoyed every picture, every kind word, every blog post, every reader tip and comment. You are all wonderful. Thank you for being part of my adventure with FabFree. I hope to see you all again when my real life allows!  ❤ Astrid ~

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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 Exotic
Eyes – Lotus – Gaze Eyes 09
Hair – Elikatira – Maren (Free Fameshed Group Gift @ Fameshed/Group is Free to Join)
Butterflies – Wasabi Pills – Butterflies headpiece and swarm (Free Fameshed Group Gift @ Fameshed/Group is Free to Join)
Jewelry – Graffitiwear – Sunstone Necklace & Earrings (Free Subscriber Gift for May)
Claws – Meva – Mira Claws Black (Free We ❤ RP Group Gift @ We ❤ RP/Group is Free to Join)
Dress – Entice – Be My Wench Forest (Free We ❤ RP Group Gift @ We ❤ RP/Group is Free to Join)

Sim Location – Cherry Blossom

Astrids Signature


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Going on Tour

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It seemed fitting that since I was on the trail of the world tour hunt that I should visit the Eiffel Tower. I took a picture in front of it with a few of my choice gifts from the hunt. I outfitted myself from hair to shoes for just 6L in World style and you can too… then take a tour of the Tower yourself!

The Hair.

My hair is a free style from Firelight! as part of the World Tour Hunt. Like all the gifts it is just 2L to pick up. It only comes in the brown shade shown, but you do get both a regular version plus a busty version of these luscious locks!

Styling.

My stylish Dress is part of the World Tour Hunt as well and is from Meander. You also get the hat, which I edited to fit in my hand, but you can wear on your head. Again, it is just 2L and a little hunting time for the globe.

Available dress sizes:

Classic XS – L
TMP
Ocacin
eBody
Maitreya
Tonic Fine & Curvy
Belleza Freya, Isis, and Venus

Shoes to match.

Pick up my shoes at Lindy Modern & Retro for 2L as part of the World Tour Hunt as well. They just happen to match this dress almost perfectly I think! The gift box includes shoes for Maitreya, Slink and Classic feet!

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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 Exotic
Eyes – Lotus – Gaze Eyes 09
Hair – Firelight! – Pandora Medium Brown Hunt Gift (2L for the World Tour Hunt)
Dress & Hat – Meander – M/M Tavira Island Dress and Hat (2L for the World Tour Hunt)
Shoes – Lindy Modern & Retro – Kayden Fantasy (2L for the World Tour Hunt)

Sim Location – Desmonia

Astrids Signature


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Bucket List

Bucket List

Have you ever just wanted to spend your days lazing on a massive pink tentacle?  Well, it was always my fondest wish, so SL coming through on the bucket list yet again!  (I’m joookiiiiing)

Get it Gacha

All kidding aside, my wish for loads of gifts, however, has definitely come true!  I made my way over to the Gacha Garden event, where (as always) they have completely spoiled us with piles of free gifts!  I found loads of fab things, but today I’m featuring these really fantastic leggings by Promagic which come in this lovely ombré type of colouring in pink and blue.  They are a Maitreya Lara exclusive.  I paired them with the hair I picked up by Analog Dog, which features some blunt bangs and cascading waves, and a colour-change HUD that will allow you to change your hair to a million different shades (not joking – try out the tints!).  Lastly, my nail polish applier is a pretty mint shade from Alme.  I’ve included a bit of a close-up for you below so you can get a peep.  You can grab all these lovely gifts for free by joining the Gimme Gacha group.  Easy Peasy!

Bucket List 2

Have fun!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Pants– Promagic Fancy Pants (Free Gift at the Gacha Garden)
Top – Empire Lillytop
Shoes – Astralia Half-Pointe

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Euphoric Dolly Babe Eyes
Eyeshadow Applier –  Lelutka Cate
Lipstick Applier –   Lelutka Cate
Nail Polish Applier – alme For Rose (Free Gift at the Gacha Garden)
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filligree Sternum Tattoo
Hair –  Analog Dog Ramona (Free Gift at the Gacha Garden)
Backdrop – Stockholm & Lima Argonaut

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A Little Light Reading

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The weather has been a little crazy where I live lately – cold in the mornings and hot in the afternoons. For me… the temperature change is just plain uncomfortable and impossible to dress to go outside for. So I’d much rather stay inside and curl up with a good book. Right now, my guilty pleasure is a Laurell K. Hamilton novel… shhh don’t tell anyone, but I love the Anita Blake series!

Yup, I’m getting old.

And that means I need reading glasses. Luckily, AstroidBox has me covered with some extremely stylish ones that are absolutely free. These silver framed beauties will only cost you a group space and they are aptly named “serpent” frames as they have a snake on the sides. The detailing is terrific and they are also resizable. I love, love, love these! Pick them up while you have the chance!

An unexpected surprise.

I stopped by Crom to pick up the latest group gift and was surprised by a special promo. There are three free to all gifts out that you can buy for 0L. I am wearing one of them, the Elizabeth White shirt, in the picture above. Pick up all three of these gifts before they disappear. No group required. If you want the group gift, you can nab that too. The Crom group is free to join. I also slapped the subscriber while I was there and was rewarded with a pretty free dress just for subscribing! Lots of gifts, one stop!

Gift Shirt Sizes Available:

  • Fitmesh XS – L
  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Belleza

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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 Exotic
Eyes – Lotus – Gaze Eyes 09
Hair – Exile – Friday Morning
Glasses – AsteroidBox – Basic Metal Serpent Frames (Free Group Gift/Free to Join Group)
Shirt – Crom – Elizabeth White (Free to all/0L)
Pants – Purplemoon – Just Jeans Black

Sim Location – Sol Existence

Astrids Signature


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Just Fabulous…

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There are days when it would be *fabulous* to be anywhere but here. We all know how it goes. We want to pack up our bags and head somewhere else… maybe the beach or maybe the big city. I have a trip planned later in the summer that I know I’m really looking forward to myself! It will be *fabulous* to just get away from it all!

Speaking of Fabulous…

… isn’t this FabFree group gift from JellyRoll just fabulous? Yes! I mean the hoodie in my picture above. It’s the newest free Fabfree group gift from JellyRoll. As always the FabFree group remains free to join so this gift won’t cost you a single linden. Just hop on down to JellyRoll and pick it up.

Hoodie Sizes:

  • Classic XS – XL
  • eBody
  • Ocacin
  • Maitreya
  • Tonic Fine & Curvy
  • Hourglass & Physique
  • Freya, Isis, & Venus

While You’re There…

While you’re at JellyRoll, be sure to check out the other merchandise. Currently there is a 50% off sale running since the store just moved to it’s new location. The sale ends May 1st, so be sure to hurry. I snagged the Weekender Jeans in the picture for just 49L and the colorchange Betty Peeptoes for just 65L! You don’t want to miss out on the great prices in the store. Lots of fatpacks of clothes are well under 200L for tons of colors of items and many single items are under 100L.

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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 Exotic
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – elikatira – Hossana
Shirt – JellyRoll – Fabulous Hoodie for FabFree (Free Fabfree Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Pants – JellyRoll – Weekender Jeans (49L for the 50% off Sale)
Shoes – JellyRoll – Betty’s Peeptoes (65L for the 50% off Sale)

Sim Location – Strawberry Lake

Astrids Signature


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Club Wear in Two Stops and 3 Linden

Garage

Love was mentioning how she moved from the big city to a small town when she was young and brave. I grew up on a farm… it didn’t even qualify as a small town… and when I went off to college, I moved away to the city. I remember going to clubs and bars for the first time just to play pool because back home, the closest town nearest me didn’t allow women into the pool hall (yes it was that old fashioned!). So when I got to the city I was so excited to go and just play pool at all the hang out joints! I’d dress up for a night on the town and head out, buy a diet pepsi and play pool. It was great fun!

The perfect outfit.

This outfit I’ve put together is perfect for club wear and will only cost you 3 Linden total and a little bit of hunting time. You’ll also only have to make 2 stops to get the dress, shoes, and hair!

First, make a pit stop at Barbed Wire Kisses. They are participating in two great hunts right now. For 1L as part of the Cute and Curvy Hunt, you can hunt down a lolly pop and pick up my cute little two piece outfit. The dress comes in the following sizes:

  • Maitreya
  • Tonic Fine & Curvy
  • Hourglass & Physique
  • Freya & Isis

While you’re at Barbed Wire Kisses, be sure to hunt down the globe for the World Tour Hunt and buy it for 2L. You’ll get the shoes in the picture above that are almost a perfect match for the Cute and Curvy outfit! These heels come in sizes to fit Slink, Maitreya, and Belleza feet.

New Hair too!

Take a last stop to Desmonia and you’ll be all set. The hair I’m wearing in the picture comes in a full fatpack of colors and currently the group is free to join. But HURRY! This is a limited time offer and the group is set to go back to a join fee any time now. You don’t want to miss out!

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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 – Desmonia – Pattie Hair Gift (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join) – hurry, not sure how long the group will be free to join!
Dress – Barbed Wire Kisses – CCH Sil Outfit (1L for the Cute and Curvy Hunt)
Shoes – Barbed Wire Kisses – Wair Shoes (2L for the World Tour Hunt – Europe Path)

Sim Location – Urban Paradise

Astrids Signature


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Blue and Baubles

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Hello Fabulouses! I’m stopping by to blog a couple of pretty finds that I’m sure you’ll want to add to your wardrobe.

Pick up a pretty dress.

I often blog things from Vision simply because they are such good quality. This newest group gift is no exception. You can pick it up with the free to join store group or the VIP group either one. So the dress is completely free. It includes a color change hud for 22 color choices as well as separate color choices for the panties. You’ll also get a top in the box completely separate so you can wear that without the skirt.

This fits the following bodies:

  • Maitreya
  • Hourglass
  • Freya & Isis

Baubles!

I picked up my pretty blue gem bracelets at Chop Zuey. These are in the “free to all” section and you can just buy them for 0L. If you want the matching necklace and earrings you can pick those up too, but you’ll need to be part of the group. The group is 350L to join, but you’ll get a plethora of regular gifts to make it worth your while.

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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 – Truth – Candy
Bracelets – Chop Zuey – Summer Solstice Cuff Gld/Blu/Gm Bracelet (Free to All Gift)
Dress – Vision – Annie Dress (Free Group Gift/Free to Join Group)
Shoes – Pure Poison – Mara Sandals

Sim Location – Pantheon

Astrids Signature


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Get Nostalgic

Get Nostalgic
Hey Fab Free’rs! It’s time to get out your Doc Martins and your brown lipstick, ’90s fashion and accessories are making a comeback! I am once again going to show my age with this post, but I’ve learned to not care about age so much.

Right now you can get the cutest little heart choker for free at Boutique #187. This is a rare “no group required” freebie from Boutique #187, so you won’t want to miss it. It has resize scripts and comes in black, gold, and silver. I remember wearing these stretchy black plastic chokers in my teens in the ’90s so of course I had to have this one.

What better way to show off your choker than with cute braided space buns?! This hairstyle is a recent group gift at Pink Hustler. It comes with 3 color pack huds, and has resize scripts. The Pink Hustler group has a sizable join fee of 500 linden. This fee will grant you not only the current group gift, but an entire wall of previous group gifts, and of course future gifts.

Happy Shopping Fab Free, here are the details!

HairPink Hustler – *PH* V.I.P Group Gift // – Free Group Gift/Group is 500L to Join 
Hair baseJust Magnetized – Basic Hairbase – set 10 for CATWA
Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento
Skin – Essences  – Amber
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Storm
LipstickLe Formme – [LF] Temptation Lipsticks
Tattoos – Nar Mattaru <Nar> Legend Tattoos
ChokerBoutique #187 – #187# Hearts Choker GIFT – Free Gift $0L

*Pose by FOXCITY

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