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Pretty in Plaid

Pretty in Plaid

Hello Fabulous Readers!  I hope you are having a relaxing weekend.  After a visit to the vet today, Ripley is snoozing by my side as I type this post.  All the excitement just wore him out.  Actually, he kind of looks like I felt after my flu shot earlier this week…  Poor boy!  At least he doesn’t need any more shots for awhile.  Before we headed out to the pet doc, the pupster and I discovered a free group gift to share with you.

Rich Hues for Autumn

My Fall Dress from Sevyn East features a black sleeveless sweater tucked into a loosely pleated plaid skirt that is topped off with bow tied at the waist.  One of my favorite outfits back in high school included a skirt very similar to this one, so as soon as I saw this beauty, I knew I had to have it!  I really love the deep colors, which are perfect for fall.  Although it looks like this frock is composed of separate pieces, it is actually all-in-one.  With sizes for classic avatars in addition to two mesh body versions, this free gift is a great addition to your fall wardrobe.  To pick up a copy for yourself, simply teleport over to Sevyn East, activate the group tag (don’t worry – it’s completely free to join!) and tap the vendor.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Mesh in XS, S, M, L, XL (includes alpha layer)
  • Belleza
  • Maitreya

Once I am able to rouse Ripley from his well-deserved slumber, we will travel around the grid, and locate another Fabulous Find to share with you.  Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Kathy (Bento)

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Polly (no longer available)

Hair:  Exile Memory Bliss

Eyeliner:  *Spicy* Black Eyeliners Catwa & Omega (free gift on the Marketplace – 0L)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Lipstick Applier:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Outfit:  Sevyn East Fall Dress November Group Gift (free for members of Sevyn East. Clothing Group – 0L/0L to join)

Boots:  Blueberry Mili Boots & Stockings

Pose:  Tutys

Sim:  Elvenshire Mystical Fae Forest

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Oh baby…

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It’s baaaaaack… that ever popular dirty little secret that we love to hunt for… the Hunt for Your Inner Slut Hunt! And do I have some hunt finds for you!

Oh baby…

I did my hopping around the grid for this hunt, but I ended up back home curled up on the edge of my bed in creamy lace, courtesy of @rOrO and their free white lingerie gift that is part of the hunt. You’ll get a pair of panties and a very sheer baby doll top that is split down the front to reveal your belly button. I had to do some strategic camera angles to even show this off at all! It even includes lace gloves in an omega applier (I forgot to put them on… doh!) but boy is this lingerie pretty!

Lingerie & panty sizes included:

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

Heels!

What do you think of my heels? I picked these up free as part of the hunt as well from Sevyn East. I failed to get a close up, but if you click on the picture to bring up flicker and then click for a close-up, you’ll see that my pink heels are covered with unicorns! How cute is that! I thought it was a perfect touch to go with my lingerie. These cute heels come in sizes to fit Slink, Maitreya, and Belleza feet.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Exile – Lush Life
Lingerie – @rOrO – White Lingerie Set (0L for the Hunt for Your Inner Slut Hunt)
Heels – Sevyn East – Unicorn Heels (0L for the Hunt for Your Inner Slut Hunt)

Sim Location – Private Location

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My Own World

My Own World

Panic Mode

I woke up this morning with a touch of “holiday panic.” You know, that feeling you get when the holidays are creeping up on you waaaay too fast. Your heart starts racing, you feel like you can’t breathe… you break out in a cold sweat. Yeah. It seems like summer was just starting… and now it’s almost Thanksgiving. 😮

I headed out in search of a quiet place to collect my thoughts and wound up on the couch at a coffee bar on the Oh Deer sim. A couple of lattes and some smooth jazz later, I think I might be kinda-sorta-maybe ready to tackle the holidays.

Or maybe I’ll just start with a turkey and see how it goes.

A Sweater and Leather

Before running off in a coffee panic, I managed to get myself dressed in the latest group gift from Ghee. The Ombre Sweater and Leather Pants duo come in the following sizes:

  • Fitmesh standard XXS-L with alpha layers
  • Belleza
  • Maitreya
  • Slink

A texture-change HUD is included so you can choose from brown, black, burgundy, and blue ombre for the sweater, and the same colors (without the ombre) for the pants.

Since the sweater is cropped, and I was cold thanks to the snow and all, I added a tank top underneath. I picked up the Enora tanks by Edenia on the Marketplace for 1L and used the included appliers for Maitreya. Check out Pru’s post HERE to see what they look like without a sweater.

To “top” things off, I added a cute hat. You can pick up this derby – as well as a baseball cap, felt hat, and Homburg hat – as a free gift from ICONIC at HairOLogy. I didn’t realize how pretty it was until I turned on my windlight and saw the lovely textures!

Each hat comes with a HUD containing several colors (varies by hat), and all are resizeable from the HUD. I’m sure they would also look great on the guys.

Ok, now that I’m all latte’d up, I think I’m ready to brave Costco to do some shopping. Until next time! 😀

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka May
Skin Applier: Glam Affair Ophelia (past FLF)
Lipstick: Izzie’s All The Colors Matte Lipstick
Ears: MANDALA Steking Ears Season 5
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Austen
Hat: ICONIC Derby (free gift @ HairOLogy)
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Sweater & Pants: Ghee Ombre Sweater and Leather Pants (group gift / 500L to join)
Tank: Edenia Enora Tank Top with Appliers (1L on the Marketplace)
Shoes: #EMPIRE Wallflower
Pose by oOo Studio Poses
Location: Oh Deer

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Not Ready for Cold Weather

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Not ready for cold weather…

I’m not ready for cold weather. It got nippy here where I live and then the weather warmed up yesterday and it prompted me to look for warmer clothes in Second Life too. So I was really pleased when I saw that Kom‘s November group gift was this really pretty (and versatile) short skirt. It comes in all your favorite body sizes and includes a color change hud with 7 colors to choose from as well. I was partial to this teal color which I paired with a blueberry gift top that I blogged a while back that you can now get on the marketplace for just 1L.

Skirt sizes available:

  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

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Something pretty

I wanted a little something extra to go with my outfit so I stopped by The Forge to see what was available. Sometimes in-store gachas hold sweet surprises. I discovered the Boadicea’s Necklaces and really liked the celtic look and fine detailing on them. I gave the 50L gacha a spin and pulled one of the commons in “rust” which matched my outfit very nicely. The rares were quite beautiful as well and would be worth a few extra pulls to try to nab one at just 50L per spin.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Spellbound – Toothbrush
Necklace – The Forge – Boadicea’s Necklace in Rust (50L in-store Gacha)
Top – Blueberry – Lace Tops (1L on the Marketplace)
Skirt – Kom – TT Miniskirt (Free Group Gift/Group is 20L to Join)
Boots – Roped Passions – Wedge Riding Boots in Brown

Sim Location – Pantheon, The Golden Leash (adult sim)

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Not a Cloud in the Skye

Listen to Your Heart
Hello Fabulouses, and Happy Friday at last!  Here I am enjoying one final moment at the shore (Ripley is off chasing gulls) before the shopping and prep work for Thanksgiving begin.  It sure would be nice to spend the whole weekend here at NorderNey, curled up on the beach with a pile of books.  Someday, maybe!

A Hint of Pink in the Skye

My sweet swimwear from Just Ordinary features white hearts scattered across a pale pink background.  “Skye” features realistic folds in the fabric, and golden half circle closures on both the bikini top and swimsuit bottom.  I love the flared skirt, asymmetrical hemline, and the ties that dangle down my back.  To add this free group gift to your beach wear collection, simply teleport over to the shop, switch to the Just Ordinary group tag (it’s completely free to join), and tap the group gift vendor.  This package offers something for everyone – from classic mesh, to fit mesh and versions for popular mesh bodies.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Ebody
  • Freya
  • Isis
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique
  • TMP
  • Tonic Curvy and Fine
  • Fit Mesh in XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Classic Mesh in XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Alpha Layer for classic avatars

Off to Save Some Birds

The poor seagulls……  The pupster has been having the time of his life chasing them up and down the surf while I tried to capture the perfect picture.  One feathered fellow just caught my eye, and I could tell he was getting pretty fed up with Rip’s antics.  It’s time for mission “Gull Rescue” to swing into operation.  Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Kathy (Bento)

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Polly (no longer available)

Lipstick Applier:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Closed Eyes:  Izzie’s Closed Eyes Applier HUD

Hair:  Argrace Kohaku

Outfit:  Just Ordinary Skye Outfit Hearts (free group gift for Just Ordinary group – 0L/0L to join)

Pose:  Le Poppycock

Sim:  NorderNey

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Under the Cedars

Secret Garden
Happy Pre-Friday, Fabulouses!  Oooooh have I found a gorgeous, sexy gown for you today!  When Ripley and I were wandering the grid, a group notice popped up on my screen announcing the latest free gift from monaLISA.  Quick as a wink, we popped on over to the shop, and scooped up this beauty.  If you’re not a group member already, for just a 70L join fee, you can add the spellbinding Maite gown to your inventory, too.

Gold Trimmed Ebony

With a slit that offers a glimpse of shapely legs, and a daring cut in the bodice, this sleeveless dress sets off your figure beautifully.  Sleek ebony fabric hugs your curves, and drapes to a slightly flared, floor-length hemline.  Softly gleaming gold edging surrounds the border of the skirt, and adds a glamorous touch.  With sizes for classic as well as mesh bodies, you’re sure to find just the right fit for you!

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Fit Mesh XS, S, M, L, XL (includes alpha layer)
  • Curvy
  • Ebody
  • Fine
  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Maitreya
  • Physique
  • TMP
  • Venus

It’s so Close, I Can Almost Taste It

We’re almost to the weekend….yay!  Here’s hoping the rest of your work week passes smoothly.  I know I’ll have a busy Saturday in RL.  Thanksgiving managed to sneak up on me this year.  Sheesh!  Where did November go?  Over the weekend, I plan to make sure I have all the ingredients for a delicious Thanksgiving Holiday dinner.  (I know our Canadian friends already celebrated – we’re a little behind them here in the USA).  The pupster put in a special request for a double batch of Ripley Snacks.  My favorite, however, has to be pumpkin pie.  What’s yours?  Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Kathy (Bento)

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Polly (no longer available)

Eyeliner:  SimplyScha Arabic Eyeliner Gift (10L on the Marketplace)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Lipstick Applier:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Hair:  Limerance Sona Hair (free gift at Hairology – 0L)

Jewelry:  Moondance Boutique Chelle Bracelet and Ring

Dress:  monaLISA Maite Gown (free group gift for monaLISA group – 0L/70L to join)

Heels:  Shoenique Black Chinablu Heels (free at 68 Main – first blogged {HERE} in my previous post – 0L)

Pose:  Le Poppycock

Sim:  The Cedars

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Red and Green Season

Red and Green Season

Ready or Not…

And I’m not.

In my neck of the woods, red and green season actually started back in September. I’ve been in serious denial about it, but unfortunately, it’s getting harder and harder to ignore.

Seems like we just put away the holiday decorations a few weeks ago, and now it’s time to get them back out again. 😛

It’s Easy Being Green…

In this sparkly new gift from I. M. Collection!

Shortly after I shared their latest group gift, I. M. Collection put out a lovely new gift for members of the SL Frees & Offers group.

The Eirwen Sweater Dress comes in sizes for Maitreya and Slink mesh bodies. Also included for Maitreya bodies is an applier for these pretty, jeweled tights. 12 different color textures are included so you can wear them with different outfits all winter long.

Keeping it Short

I do love a short ‘do, and this one is no exception.

When I saw the amazing HairOLogy anniversary gifts that Pru picked up (see them HERE and HERE), I decided to head over and grab them for myself!

Delrio, the HairOLogy gift from Tukinowaguma, comes in a full fatpack of colors and would likely look nice on the fellas as well as the ladies. I love the way the bangs fall carelessly over one eye. 😉

Be sure to stop by HairOLogy before November 30th to see what’s new and pick up all the pretty gifts (no group needed)!

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka May
Skin Applier: Glam Affair Pia
Eye Shadow: ARTE Eyeshadow Collection (November Powder Pack for LeLutka)
Hair: Tukinowaguma Delrio (free gift @ HairOLogy)
Jewelry: Maxi Gossamer Karina Karina Daydreamer
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Sweater/Tights: I.M. Collection Eirwen Sweater Dress Teal (SLF&O group gift / free to join)
Boots: Mutresse Nikki Boots
Pose by Le Poppycock
Location: [SL] Amsterdam

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Queen of Autumn

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I have a special free roleplay gown for you. Though if you skip the cloak and high neck collar on this gown, the red gown and mesh red gloves, make this gown fitting for any formal occasion as well.

Stop by…

Just make a stop by BlueMoon Enterprise which is housed inside of Silvan Moon Design and The White Armory. You’ll need to go inside the main-store of The White Armory, then find the BlueMoon Enterprise building inside. Once inside BlueMoon, make your way to their gift station. This gift is free with your group tag and the group is free to join as well! You’ll get the gown in several sizes, the fitted mesh gloves (they fit my Maitreya body perfectly), the high neck collar with attached necklace, and the shoulder pieces.

Dress sizes available:

  • Classic sizes XXS – M (the Medium fit my Maitreya body well)
  • Slink fitted

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Exile – Dangerous
Lipstick – Avenge – Mat Lipstick Applier for Catwa – red
Gown – Bluemoon Enterprise – Queen of Autumn (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)

Sim Location – LEA11

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Cotton Candy After Midnight

Wrapped in a Cozy Cardigan

Hello there, Fabulous Readers!  On chilly fall days such as this, I love, love, love to cloak myself in a toasty warm cardigan.  Ripley and I recently teleported over to @rOrO to take a look around, and I’m so glad we did!  I picked up my new, super-long sweater as a free Midnight Mania prize there.  All I had to do was tap the board on the wall, cross my fingers, and hope that the target of 10 slaps would be reached by midnight.  Sure enough, when the clock struck 12, my prize was delivered!

Raspberry and Teal

Featuring an ombre color scheme composed of a jewel-like raspberry hue fading to a dusky teal, this sweater-jacket kept both my arms and legs shielded from the brisk air.  The playful diamond-shaped pattern on the outer shell coordinated beautifully with the solid-colored shirt underneath.  This sexy little crop top offered a glimpse of my tummy, but I was comforted by the fact that should the wintery air become too uncomfortable, all I had to do was pull together the sides of my cardigan to warm up.  I really liked the added detail of the dark necklace, which is included as part of the top.   To pick up this Cotton Candy Argyle Cardigan and Shirt for yourself, simply journey to @rOrO and give the board a tap.

Mesh Body Compatibility:

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

While you’re at the store,  here’s hoping that your letter will come up on the lucky boards.  There are also a variety of dollarbies on the wall offered for sale, and a collection of group gifts as well, including one for members of Fabulously Free in SL.  Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Kathy (Bento)

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Polly (no longer available)

Hair:  Phoenix Evelyn Hair (at Hairology)

Eyeliner:  SimplyScha Arabic Eyeliner Gift (10L on the Marketplace)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Lipstick Applier:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Cardigan and Cropped Top:  @rOrO Cotton Candy Shirt and Cardigan (free Midnight Mania Prize – 0L)

Jeans:  Blueberry Mia Jeans in Midnight

Socks:  Classy Chics Wool Dark Solids (25L on the Marketplace)

Shoes:  ROC Canvas Sneaker Low

Pose:  Le Poppycock

Sim:  Pryde

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Relaxing in the Desert Light

Resting in the Desert Light

Hello there, Fabulous Readers!  I’m fighting off a fever in RL after getting my flu shot today, (ouch!) but wanted to pop in quickly to share another free Fabulous Find that Ripley and I discovered at 68 Main.  In my last post {HERE}, I featured a gorgeous, date night dress and heels from the event that I scooped up for free.  Tonight, I’m sporting a more informal look that was also completely free.

She’s Cute in Camo

The Regan outfit, a free gift from Finale Couture, features a strappy khaki tank top and trousers covered in a camouflage print.  It was just right for a stroll in the desert.  I really like the slightly scalloped edge on the shirt, which adds visual interest.  The pants sat low on my hips and hugged my Maitreya Lara mesh body perfectly.   There is also a resizable belt included in the package that I didn’t see until after I snapped my photo.  Although the pants are only designed to fit mesh avatars, the shirt includes an alpha layer and sizes for classic avatars as well as mesh bodies.  If you are looking for a casual outfit ideal for a day of relaxation, Regan fits the bill!  To pick it up for yourself, you need to be a member of the 68 Main ~ The Event ~ group, but since it has no join fee, it won’t cost you a single Linden dollar.   After activating your tag, teleport over to the event and locate the Finale Couture display.  Click the gift box and pay 0L.  Easy as pie!

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

Jeans 

  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Physique
  • Lara
  • Venus

Top

  • XXS, XS, S, M, L (includes alpha layer)
  • Fit Mesh for Maitreya
  • Fit Mesh for Slink Hourglass and Physique

Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head: Catwa Kathy (Bento)

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Polly (no longer available)

Eyeliner:  SimplyScha Arabic Eyeliner (gift on the Marketplace – 10L)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Lipstick Applier:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Hair:  Argrace Hotaru

Top and Pants:  Finale Couture Reagan (free gift for members of 68 Main ~ The Event – oL/oL to join)

Boots:  Enelya’s Creations ABL Army Boots

Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherds (old gacha prize)

Pose:  Juxtapose Vicarious Sit

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