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A good book.

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I love a good book… and old libraries are a favorite haunt of mine. I’m here at the library at Lorrey checking out the stacks of books to see what I can find.

Heading to the Library.

Before I headed to the shelves I spent a little time with my friend who always has his eye on the ball for a good deal. He really liked the Dirty Little Secrets Hunt and clued me in to this fantastic shirt by Shae’s Designs. It’s yours for just 1L and a little hunting time, and I love the detailing of the rivets and the chain ties at the neckline. It comes in several sizes too!

Shirt Sizes Available:

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

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Another Dirty Little Secret…

Another dirty little secret along the Hunt are my shoes! Yes, my friend was at it again, and pointed out this great pair of shoes by Barbed Wire Kisses. These shoes come with metal details and buckles as well and will fit Maitreya, Slink, or Belleza feet and once you find the little black bag they are yours for only 1L.

Finally…

Finally! I found the book I was looking for! It’s the Fabulously Free Tome of secrets! I knew it was here somewhere! Better yet, this Tome is a FabFree Group gift from Deadly Nightshade! Like all FabFree group gifts, it is completely free with your FabFree group tag. Just stop by the Deadly Nightshade store to pick it up. In your gift package, you’ll get the Tome in a handheld version that includes a holding pose and you’ll also get a rezzable decoration version of the book. What a perfect gift for the FabFree lover!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Pia Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Coffee
Hair – Analog Dog – Five
Shirt – Shae’s Designs – Avery Shirt Dark Green (1L for the Dirty Little Secrets Hunt)
Skirt – Bueno – Denim Skirt Midnight
Shoes – Barbed Wire Kisses – Tura Shoe (1L for the Dirty Little Secrets Hunt)

Book Prop – Deadly Nightshade – FabFree Group Gift Tome (FabFree Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)

Sim Location – The Great Library

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I Can Only Be Me

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I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but I have a penchant for outfits that are a bit… different. You can often find me wearing something slightly unique in SL, whether that’s a set of cat ears, long pastel hair, or perhaps a shiny purple bodysuit – or all of those at once!  I love expressing my wild side in SL, because events in RL that call for a set of heels and a fur stole are few and far between!

Midnight Magic

I found my unique free look today at rOrO The creator, Rowan Carroll has put out a fabulous bodysuit and matching fur stole on the midnight madness board.  I adore the lavender shade, the sheerness of the fabric in all the right places,  and how plush the stole looks.  Definitely fits in with my unique SL style!  You can grab it too by slapping (or caressing fondly, your choice…) the midnight madness board and keeping those fingers crossed. Even better, grab a few friends and get them all to click for better chances!  You only need 10 people to click and it’s all yours!

Sizes

  • Maitreya
  • eBody
  • Hourglass
  • Physique
  • Small and Large AV versions

Building an Empire

After a few quiet months, Empire have updated their group gifts!  Empire puts out a new group gift every second month, and the November and January gifts are now available!  I’ve chosen to show you the gorgeous Altheda heels, that have a nice bow on the toes that kinda reminds me of a little bat.  Love it!  You can grab them too by joining the Empire group, which at this time costs 500L to join.  There are a slew of old gifts on the wall which make the join fee more than worth it!  Here’s a closeup for you!

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I say be yourself, nobody else is better qualified!

xox
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Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Bodysuit/Stole– rOrO Cotton Candy Ditta Bodysuit (Free Midnight Madness Board Gift)
Shoes – Empire Altheda (Free Group Gift/Group is 500L to join)
Headband – Pr!tty Kitty Headband
Choker – Open Collar Turian Rainbow

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Mesange Goldmine
Eyeshadow Applier – Lelutka Cate
Lipstick Applier – Stix Lipstick Gift (Previously Blogged HERE)
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filligree Sternum Tattoo
Hair – Pr!tty Evanore
Nailpolish – Nylon Outfitters Galaxy
Sim – Hatsune City

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Kinky

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So I mentioned that I had a date planned for later, little did I realize that my date was going to be shopping at The Point! My friend took me on a little excursion to this fun event and I was pleasantly surprised to find gifts at nearly every little shopping stall. Some of the gifts are 1 or 2L, a few are free, a couple of them go for 10L. All of them were kinky and fun! I wanted to show off a couple to you here!

His and Hers…

If you run inside the Applique Chic booth at the event, you’ll find a variety of nice clothing. In order to demo their sexy fetish tops, they have out a very nice gift… these Kinky t-shirts that come in a his and hers version. You can pick up the box for just 1L and if your with a date he can get his for the same price!

Shirt Sizes Included:

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

Kickers.

I was kicking around the event stores at The Point and stopped by Look@Me and feel in love with one of several 1L gifts they had setting out. I grabbed their In-Style January Gift heels for just 1L and put them on to go with my mood. They come in black with gold accents and a fantastic heel and will fit Maitreya, Slink, 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 – Pia Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Coffee
Hair – Exile – Autumn Breeze
Shirt – Applique Chic – Fetish Shirt Women Kinky (1L at The Point Event)
Panties – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Shoes – Look@Me – In-Style Female January Group Gift (1L at The Point Event)

Sim Location – Private

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A Hot Fuss

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I had stopped by Hot Fuss as part of the Womenstuff Hunt and picked up their hunt prize, but while I was there, I also checked out the group gifts and was pleased to discover some goodies that I didn’t want to pass up.

Gifts Galore!

Hot Fuss has a wall of gifts for their free to join group, as well as gifts for other common Second Life groups. I picked up the free “Jane” skirt which you can get with your Hot Fuss group tag. It comes in all the usual body sizes.

Skirt sizes available:

  • Fitmesh XS – XL
  • TMP
  • Maitreya
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza

Shoes too!

While I was at Hot Fuss, I also noticed that I could get a free pair of heels, as they had out an SL frees & Offers group gift. I quickly donned my free group tag and picked up the free Amiina heels. These come in sizes to fit Slink, Maitreya, and TMP feet.

Keeping it warm.

I was then back on the trail of the Womenstuff Hunt, but this time I stopped by Winterwood Designs and picked up the Skullz Puffy Jacket. This cute free jacket (once you find the little red t-shirt) comes in several versions. You can wear it with or without the t-shirt, the t-shirt comes in three colors, and the jacket comes in two colors… so you have an opportunity for lots of variety. I’ve included a vendor advertisement below to show off this great gift!

Jacket sizes included:

  • Fitmesh XS – XL
  • eBody
  • Ocacin
  • TMP
  • Tonic – Fine & Curvy
  • Maitreya
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

Vendor Art, Not my artwork

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Pia Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – ExileGina (past gift)
Jacket – Winterwood Designs – Skullz Puffy Jacket with Top (Free/0L for the WS Hunt)
Skirt – Hot Fuss – “Jane” Skirt 500 Member Group Gift (FreeGroup Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Shoes – Hot Fuss – “Amiina” Platform Heels (Free SLF&O Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)

Sim Location – Meraki Islands

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All the Sweets

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I’m still gleefully unpacking gifts from the Womenstuff Hunt. I feel like I’ve made away like a bandit this month will all the goodies! And I’ve put together a look for you with three of the gifts I found that I really like!

All the sweets…

My sweet (and exclusive) dress if from Robot dolly. It’s yours if you stop by their main-store and hunt down that little red t-shirt and buy it for 1L and it’s yours! This cutie comes in lots of mesh sizes to fit your needs.

Mesh sizes included:

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

Shoes too!

I also stopped by SoHoe Shoes where I grabbed the Kate heels as part of the Womenstuff Hunt, hunting down that little red t-shirt and buying it for 0L and discovered that they matched my cute new mini dress just perfectly. These come in fits for Slink, Maitreya, and Belleza feet and are cute as a button in pink and white.

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One more stop!

I teleported over to Hot Fuss for just one more stop for the day and was rewarded with their cute free and exclusive gift for the Womenstuff hunt. I love this necklace! It has a sort of mystical boho feel with its lavender eye and silver diamond eyelashes. And for the price of free you can’t beat the deal! Pick this gift up to wear!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Pia Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Exile – City Princess
Necklace – Hot Fuss – Mind’s Eye Necklace (Free/0L for the WS Hunt)
Dress – Robot Dolly – Alyx Bare Shoulder Mini (1L for the WS Hunt)
Shoes – SoHoe Shoes – Kate Heels Gift (Free/0L for the WS Hunt)

Sim Location – Lapin Coffee House

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Silver Linings

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This last week has been a tough one in real life for me but today I took some time to do some meditating and looked for silver linings in the dark clouds that I felt certain were hanging over my head. I think it helps to actively look for good things when days get rough. This silver lined dress from Alter reminded me of my “silver lining thinking” today and is their free POE hunt gift. But you don’t just get the dress…

Accessories included:

  • Silver shoes (made to fit Slink, Maitreya, or Belleza feet)
  • A bracelet
  • And two rings to fit bento hands in the gift box as well!

The dress comes in all the popular body sizes sure to fit your needs:

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

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Wearing ink lately…

I’ve worn tattoos in two other posts {here} and {here} and when I saw this gorgeous Broken Heart tattoo from Identity as part of the Women Only Hunt (yes my hunting buddy pointed it out) I couldn’t help myself… and who can pass up free? Now I have three free tattoos for this month tucked away in my inventory! This one comes in fresh or faded (faded shown) and you get system layers, appliers for TMP, Omega, Belleza, Wowmeh, and Maitreya.

Sway a little!

If you’re digging my updo you need to hurry, as it may be gone by midnight tonight (Friday). It’s a Fifty Linden Friday special at Exile. You can get it in either naturals with a hud of natural colors, or a set of pastels, your choice for only 50L each. I picked the naturals hud as it had my usual choice of silver (there’s also a pretty blonde, brown, and red course!). This updo includes both a regular rigged and a bento rigged in the box so you can see your hair sway in the wind!

Last but not least…

I don’t have a super duper close up of my necklace but if you click the lower picture and zoom in on flickr you can see the beautiful free Snowgirl Necklace by Slipper Originals. It is their free Women Only Hunt gift. It has a little snowman and a snowflake charm on a metal cord and it comes with a texture change hud with ten metal choices. That’s a lot of versatility! Plus I love the dainty little charms that make it so pretty 🙂

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair Miriam Winter Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes Wight
Hair – Exile Maybe (50L for Fifty Linden Friday – Hurry!)
Tattoo – Identity Broken Heart Tattoo (Free/0L/Women Only Hunt)
Necklace – Slipper Originals Snowgirl Necklace (Free/0L/Women Only Hunt)
Outfit with Shoes – Alter Meg Outfit (Free/0L/POE Hunt)

Sim Location – Elysion (note: Sim is group access only*)

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Brrrrrrrrrrr! But worth it!

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While Love Settled in For a Long Winters Nap in her @rOrO cardigan offered by the POE hunt that she showed in her post {HERE}, I ventured over to the Winter Bazaar and checked out the booths to see what I could find and came up with this cute little mini dress that definitely doesn’t cover enough to be out in the snow in! Brrrrrr! But for only 5L at the @rOrO booth, it is worth it!

Dress Sizes Available:

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

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Shoes too!

I also picked up new shoes, and these won’t cost you a single linden! Amacci has out a new free group gift (the group is free to join) and you’ll love these cute high heel booties with snowflakes on them! They come with a texture change hud that allow you to change the color of the fabric, leather, shoelaces, sole and metal on the booties.

Lots of choice!

  • 4 colors to choose from for the fabric and leather
  • 10 colors to choose from for the shoelaces and sole
  • 8 colors to choose from for the metal

Shoe fits available:

  • Slink
  • Maitreya
  • Belleza

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair Miriam Winter Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes Wight
Hair – Magika Forget
Dress – @rOrO White Cotton Candy Shiny Snowflake Dress (5L at the Winter Bazaar)
Shoes – Amacci Taryn Winter Group Gift (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)

Sim Location – Winter Resort

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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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What’s Lurking in My Bedroom?!

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I’m just relaxing on my new furniture courtesy of StoraxTree and the Horror Hunt. At first glance, this 1L prize is just an innocent 4 prim bedroom set (all one piece when you set it down and with lots of great details)… but it has five  poses total, four of which are rather creepy (see below!) This bedroom set will make a neat (temporary?) Halloween addition to your home if you are into decorating and for just 1L

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More Hunting

I also hunted down this Gothika Red Straps Dress at Moonstar. I really love the color and detailing and it’s a perfect fit. It comes in all the sizes you could need and all you’ll need to spend is a little time hunting as part of the Horror Romantic Hunt and 1 little Linden!

Sizes Available:

  • Fitmesh XS – L
  • TMP
  • eBody
  • Ocacin
  • Tonic – Fine & Curvy
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

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New Heels

My last hunt find was also 1L and part of the Horror Romantic Hunt. I fell in love with these Italian Nights heels from Loordes of London. They fit Slink high feet and are a dream and match the dress from Moonstar perfectly. Pick these up for a little hunting time (they are super easy to find) and 1L!

Happy H(a)unting!

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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 – KoKoLoReS – Lilibeth
Dress – Moonstar – Gothika Red Straps Dress and Necklace
Shoes – Loordes of London – Italian Nights

Furniture – StoraxTree – Scary Bedroom w/ Poses (1L for the Horror Hunt)

Sim Location – Private Location

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Paradise and Leaves

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Baby Monkey goodies

Baby Monkey was the main inspiration for my look today, as I picked up three great gifts from there. Two were store group gifts, and one was the latest FabFree group gift, offered exclusively for FabFree group members.

Sunglasses!

Pru has been showing off some amazing sunglasses in her posts here and here and so when I saw that Baby Monkey had out a cool pair of shades as one of their group gifts (the group is only 20L to join) I was hooked! I had to get in on the deal. These Paradise Sunnies have a cool set of palm trees on the lenses which reminded me summer here as the last of the season will fade into fall.

Shoes too!

The other really terrific group gift from Baby Monkey was these Connor Floral pumps. You get heels to fit TMP, Slink, Maitreya, and Belleza feet, plus a texture change hud with 12 colors for the shoe and 4 colors for the heel. That’s a lot of shoe!

And… the leaves!

I also picked up the Baby Monkey FabFree group gift which is completely free with your Fabfree group tag. Just don that tag and touch the vendor and you’ll get your tucked leaf top for free. It comes in a variety of mesh sizes including:

Shirt sizes included:

  • Standard mesh XXS – L
  • TMP
  • eBody
  • Tonic – Fine & Curvy
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

Top it off with hair!

As usual, KoKoLoReS remembers us with a monthly group gift of beautiful hair! This month is Lilibeth and comes with a texture change hud of natural colors. I like the pretty over the shoulder style and the braid at the crown. It looks both dressy and casual at the same time. There is a one-time join fee of 250L for the group, but the creator is excellent about setting out a monthly gift for members, making this a group worth joining.

Enjoy your gift “shopping”!

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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 – KoKoLoReS – Lilibeth (Free Group Gift/Group is 250L to Join)
Sunglasses – Baby Monkey – Paradise Sunnies (Free Group Gift/Group is 20L to Join)
Top – Baby Monkey – Tucked Top Leaf Knit (Free FabFree Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Jeans –  JellyRoll – Weekender Jeans
Shoes – Baby Monkey – Connor Floral Pumps (Free Group Gift/Group is 20L to Join)

Sim Location – Gulf of Lune

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