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A Boho Babe

Spring morn

Hullo there, Fabulous Readers!  I was still feeling the boho vibe when I got up this morning, so I figured it was a great time to share another of the hunt prizes I picked up while traveling down the path of The Boho Hunt.   Just like the shorts in my last post, this hunt item cost only 1 Linden dollar.

Blame It On My Gypsy Soul

The adorable top in my photo can be yours if you uncover the miniature white llama hidden in the Trashed store.  Featuring spaghetti style straps, a cropped hemline and an arrow decorated with a pretty floral and feather motif, the Boho Babe top is sure to be a warm weather favorite.  I really like its muted color scheme, so I decided to pair it with a simple pair of white capris to create a clean, casual outfit, perfect for a walk on a misty morning.  I’m sure it would look just as fantastic with jeans, shorts or a skirt.

Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Belleza Freya, Isis and Venus
  • Ebody Classic
  • Maitreya
  • Ocacin Classic
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique
  • TMP
  • Tonic Curvy and Fine

Until my next post, happy hunting!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head:  Lelutka Simone
Head Applier:  YS&YS Miluna
Hair:  Exile Drive Fast
Eyes:  IKON Hope Eyes in Tobacco
Top:  Trashed Boho Babe (prize in The Boho Hunt – 1L)
Capris:  Just Because Jen Capris
Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd
Pose:  Juxtapose Vicarious 6b
Sim:  Snuggles Forest

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There’s No Truer Love Than Puppy Love

Puppy Love

Hello there, Fabulouses!  In a recent post, Love stated that sweetness is her weakness, but for me, I would have to say my weakness is…. dogs and puppies!  No surprise there, right? 😉 While Ripley and I were enjoying a lazy afternoon at the NorderNey sim, I couldn’t resist scooping up this little ball of fluff for a quick cuddle before he left with his owner.  Isn’t he just adorable?  There’s nothing truer in the world than the love of a good dog, so it’s quite fitting that my top today features the word “LOVE.”

The Hunt Continues!

I picked up my cute tee for free over at the Valentine’s Hunt at the Justice store.  Until Valentine’s Day, you can search around the shop for 12 small hearts hidden all around.  Each of the hunt objects is set to sale for zero Linden dollars and contains a fantastic prize.  I’ve already shared a couple of them here and here.  If you have some spare time and are looking for some delightful gifts, I’d recommend you check out the event before it all comes to a close on Valentine’s Day.  The Brandy Shirt hugs your curves and features a gathered hemline with ties dangling down.  With a scoop neck and short sleeves, this is definitely a warmer weather top, but it was ideal for our trip to the shore.  A heart formed from black stripes, as well as the word “LOVE” spelled in bold, white letters complete the look.

Mesh Body Compatibility:

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

Until my next post, happy hunting!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head:  Lelutka Simone
Head Applier:  YS&YS Miluna
Hair:  Truth Hair Beatrix
Eyes:  IKON Hope Eyes in Storm
Shirt:  Justice Brandy Top (free prize in the Justice Valentine’s Hunt – 0L)
Pants:  Just Because Jen Capris
Pose:  Q Poses (includes puppy)
Sim:  NorderNey

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Searching for a Beautiful Heart

In My Heart

Hello Fabulous Readers!  I hope you are having a wonderful weekend!  Have you heard about the hunt going on over at the Justice store?  Ripley caught wind of it, and we decided to check it out.  There are 12 hearts hidden around the store priced at just zero linden dollars each.  The pupster and I haven’t yet located all of the hunt items, but the top I am wearing in my photo today is my favorite prize so far!

When in Doubt, Wear Red

The Opal Tank is a cute little number which features super thin spaghetti straps, a satiny sheen and a belt to emphasize your waistline.  A generous hem with softly pleated folds fit perfectly over my capris.  The crimson hue (one of my favorite colors) is just right for Valentine’s day!  The free hunt package, which happens to be prize number 12, contains versions for a number of mesh body types.  For just an investment of time spent hunting in the Justice store, you’ll come away with a vibrant top that I’m sure will become a warmer weather favorite!  The hunt runs until Valentine’s Day, so you have plenty of time to teleport to the shop and do a little sleuthing for yourself.  If you get stumped, you can find hints on the Justice web page, here.

Mesh Body Compatibility:

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

Lasso My Heart for Infinity

What would a Valentine’s Day outfit be without a heart shaped pendant?  I found exactly what I was looking for over at the Grumble store for just 59 Linden dollars.  With a bright red heart dangling from a dark cord decorated with the infinity symbol, this bauble coordinated well with my new top.  If you’d prefer a different color, you can pick up a silver, pink or gold version for just 59 Linden each.  Although it’s just right for V-day, I know I’ll wear this necklace over and over throughout the year.

Back to the Hunt…

Ripley and I are going to head back to Justice and see if we can discover the rest of the elusive hearts scattered throughout the store.  Wish us luck!  Until next time, happy hunting!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head:  Lelutka Simone
Head Applier:  YS&YS Miluna
Eyes:  IKON Hope Eyes in Storm
Necklace:  Grumble Heart Lasso Necklace (59L)
Top:  Justice Opal Tank (free hunt prize in the Justice Valentine’s Hunt – 0L)
Capris:  Just Because Jen Capris
Pose:  Entangled Poses
Sim:  Mystical Fae

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Christmas Lights All Over Town

The Lights Have a Mind of Their Own

The pupster and I picked up a couple of more hunt items that really got me into the holiday spirit.  I was even motivated to dig out the box of Christmas lights and start decorating.  Notice I said “start.”  Those string lights must have spent all summer knotting themselves up inside their storage container.  Last year, when I put them away, they were neatly coiled.  I don’t know what happened… all I can say is those things have a mind of their own.  It took quite awhile to get the whole mess untangled.  Well, at least I had my wrap top and ribbon choker to keep me looking beautiful in the midst of the snarled jumble.

The Colors of the Season

I just love the bright contrast between red and green in my new Rhea Wrap Top that I picked up over at [QE] Designs.  This fabulous prize from The Gingerbread Men and Hot Cocoa Hunt set me back just 1 Linden dollar, plus a bit of searching time.  I’m all about hunting down delicious gingerbread cookies (yum!), and when I can scoop up budget friendly goodies as well as cookies, you can count me in!  Featuring long sleeves, a cropped hemline and a curve-hugging wrapped design, this little number is full of holiday cheer.  The package also includes a texture change HUD, which enables you to select a cotton or knit fabric as well as to customize the color on each half of the shirt.  You can have one side red and the other green as I have done, or you can have a solid green or solid red color scheme.  It’s great to have options!

Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • eBody Curvy
  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Maitreya
  • Physique
  • Tonic Curvy
  • Tonic Fine
  • Venus

Jingle Belles

My Jingle Belle necklace from Cog and Fleur offered the chipper tinkling of a trio of jingle bells as I struggled to unravel the stubborn string of lights.  The Gingerbread Men and Hot Cocoa Hunt gift also included a coordinating pair of earrings that I opted not to wear for my photo.  This bauble set will provide the ideal finishing touch for your outfits throughout the holiday season.  To add this jewelry set to your collection, all you have to do is teleport to the shop, locate the cookie concealed inside, and pay one Linden dollar.

Now that I’ve finally unscrambled the unruly lights, I’d better finish what I started and get to work hanging them up.  Until next time, happy hunting!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head:  Lelutka Simone
Head Applier:  YS&YS Kira
Hair:  Exile Snow Fall
Eyes:  IKON Hope Eyes in Iron
Choker:  Cog and Fleur Jingle Belle Necklace (prize in The Gingerbread Men and Hot Cocoa Hunt – 1L)
Top:  [QE] Designs Rhea Wrap Top (prize in The Gingerbread Men and Hot Cocoa Hunt – 1L)
Pants:  Just Because Chrissy Pants
Boots:  KC Couture Yeti Winter Boots (50L on The Marketplace)
Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd
Pose:  Po^Z Mood is Light! (includes string of lights)
Sim:  Starlight Shores

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We’re Members Just for Today

When in Doubt, Wear Red

Hello Fabulouses!  I hope you had a fantastic Saturday.  In RL, Ripley and I spent some time at a home show today, dreaming about renovations and all the things we can’t afford to do to our house.  So, when we got home, we popped onto SL and found a bunch of free gifts over at The Seasons Story.  I’m so glad there are such generous designers in SL!

Go Red!

Although I enjoy chatting and being around other people, I do have to admit there are those days when I just want to quietly take a walk with my pal and shut out the rest of the world.  The free sweatshirt that I picked up at the Moonstone display at The Season’s Story makes this abundantly clear with its printed message about the Anti Social Club.  This over sized hoodie is perfect for a brisk fall day spent exploring nature.  I really like the casual style and the bright crimson color.  The only quirky thing was the top forces you to have one hand in your pocket, which meant I needed to alpha out one of my hands.  On my Maitreya body, I could only alpha out both hands, so I dusted off the Slink hands I had in my inventory, and popped on the right one.  Problem solved!  Since the text on the top and the stripes on the sleeve are white, I decided to pair my new sweatshirt with white pants, but I think it would look great with denim as well.  The free gift package contains only one version – Maitreya – so if you have a different mesh body, this may not work for you.  However, since the gift is completely free, it may be worth a shot to pick it up and try – you might get lucky!  You have to be a member of The Seasons Story Event group to receive the gift, but there is no join fee, so I’d say give it a go!

I’m off to try on some of the other Fabulous Finds I scooped up at The Season’s Story.  Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)  

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head:  Lelutka Simone
Head Applier:  YS&YS Kira
Eyes:  IKON Charm Eyes in Storm
Hair:  Argrace Chitose
Hand:  Slink Hands Dynamic
Hoodie:  Moonstone Ansoce Hoodie Red (free gift for members of the Seasons Story group – 0L/0L to join)
Capris:  Just Because Jen Capris
Shoes:  ROC Canvas Sneaker Classic
Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd
Pose:  an lar [poses]
Sim:  Whimberly

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Hello July

Hello July

Happy Saturday or Sunday, Fabulouses (depending on where you are in the world)!  I hope you are having a fantastic weekend.  The pupster and I decided to spend some of ours indulging in some budget friendly retail therapy.  After reading Aline’s post {HERE} in which she said there was another free super cute crop top over at FashionNatic, I decided to teleport over to the store and take a look around.  Boy, am I glad I did!

Thank you, Aline!!

The Nadia top is a flirty wrap style sleeveless shirt that includes a HUD packed with a fat pack of 30 textures.  I opted to shade all portions with a really pretty pink floral pattern, but I could just have easily colored the left side, right side, and tie differently.  That opens up a ton of variations!  With neck and back lines that plunge low, and a tummy skimming fit, you’ll be able to stay cool all summer long wearing this top.  Nadia coordinated well with my casual capris, but I could also see pairing it with a skirt for a dressier look.  The package contains versions for mesh bodies only.  To pick up a copy for yourself, simply head on over to the shop, activate the FashionNatic group tag (it’s completely free to join), click the vendor, and select “deliver.”

Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Maitreya

Ripley and I are off to wander the grounds of the Mystical Fae sim.  It’s just so tranquil and beautifully landscaped.  I’d highly recommend a trip there!  Until next time, happy shopping.

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head:  LeLutka Simone
Head Applier:  YS&YS Kira
Hair:  Exile Drive Fast (available at Collabor88)
Necklace:  Cae Dakota
Top:  FashionNatic Nadia top (free gift for members of the FashionNatic Group – 0L/0L to join)
Capris:  Just Because Jen Capris in Pink
Flip Flops:  REIGN Cali Flip Flops
Pose:  Le Poppycock
Sim:  Mystical Fae

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Butterfly Meadow

Butterfly Fields
Hello there, Fabulous Readers!  I hope your week is going well.  Just like Aline in her post {here}, I would love to attend Coachella, but the closest I will get is this meadow in Second Life.   It’s not even remotely similar to a cacti-studded location, but I get my fill of the desert in real life, so it’s all good!  At least I can enjoy the meandering butterflies and spring temperatures in an adorable free shirt.

A Little Bit Boho

This white and pink peasant top from Ever An’ Angel features long, flowing sleeves, a striped midsection, and a cute column of buttons topped off  by a jaunty bow.  I love way the off-the-shoulder style allows me to soak up some sun rays, and the generous cut provdes freedom of movement.  I opted to pair the aptly named Coachella top with capris in a blush pink shade, but I could have easily created another fun look with jeans or a flowing maxi skirt instead.  This flexible piece can go from uber casual to dressy, depending on how you accessorize.  The gift package includes varieties for classic as well as mesh avatars.  Best of all, you can scoop it up as a free gift just for being a member of the Ever An’ Angel group.  There is a 100L cost to join, but this one time fee makes you eligible for this and future group gifts.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Fit mesh in XS, S, M, L, and XL
  • Alpha layer for classic avatars
  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Maitreya
  • Physique
  • Venus

As the sun has been setting behind me, the Pupster has started pacing back and forth.  He can only take so much of this sitting around, watching butterflies dance about.  This young whippersnapper is raring to go on his evening jaunt, so I’d better oblige.  Until next time, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Vista Lia

Head Applier:  YS&YS Miki

Hair:  Truth Hair Farryn

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Earrings:  Elemental Earth Designs Sweetheart Chandelier Earrings (75L on the Marketplace)

Top:  Ever An’ Angel Coachella Blouse (free group gift for Ever An’ Angel group – 0L/100L to join)

Pants:  Just Because Jen Capris

Flip Flops:  Reign Cali Flip Flops

Pose:  Entangled Poses

Sim:  Kaleidoscope Island

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Silver Girl

Silver Girl
Hello there, Fabulous Readers  and Happy Friday at last!  I’m super excited about my post today because Ripley and I have a special surprise to share with you in just a bit.  We hope you enjoy it!

Silky Soft Sweater

I know I’ve blogged about TRS Designs quite a bit lately, but there are so many lovely gifts there that I just can’t resist returning again and again.  My high necked Meghan sweater is my latest Fabulous Find at the shop.  With sleeves that completely cover my wrists and an extra long waistline, I could see myself wearing this top in real life (I can never find sleeves long enough for my arms).  I really like its realistic folded texture and silvery sheen.  This cozy winter top is a free gift for members of the TRS Designs group, which is completely free to join!

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Mesh in XXS, XS, S, M, and L (includes alpha layer)
  • Freya
  • Isis
  • Maitreya
  • Hourglass
  • Physique
  • TMP
  • Tonic Curvy and Fine
  • Venus

It’s Full Bento and It’s Free?!

This week, I heard about a Bento AO that new residents (under 90 days) can pick up for free at the SEmotion in-world store.  The SEmotion Newbie Girl AO HUD includes four stand poses, three sits, two ground sits, an athletic jump, Bento hand movements, and a sassy walk animation.  This is one sweet deal!  You haven’t been left out fellas – there is also a male version available.  If you’ve been in SL a bit longer than 90 days, you can scoop up this animation override for just 1 little Linden dollar at the SEmotion Marketplace shop.  It’s really cute!  In order to take advantage of the full Bento capabilities of this HUD, you need a Bento avatar, but I tested it on a classic avatar, and other than the hands being different, it worked just fine.  I knew I wanted to feature this AO in a blog post, but I really didn’t think a still picture would do it justice, so I tried my hand at creating a video about it for you.  It’s my first attempt at vlogging, and I know I have a lot to learn, but I hope you watching enjoy it!

Watch on YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OHgup2GWFdY&feature=youtu.be

Well, that’s a wrap for tonight.  Thank you for reading (and checking out the vlog post).  Until next time, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Vista Lia

Head Applier:  YS&YS Karla

Eyes:  Avi-Glam Lucent Eyes in Cocoa

Hair:  Wasabi // HAIR Store January Mesh Hair

Sweater:  TRS Designs Meghan Sweater Silver (free group gift – 0L/0L to join)

Capris:  Just Because Jen Capris White

Shoes:  ROC Canvas Sneaker Classic

AO:  SEmotion Newbie Girl AO HUD (free for residents under 90 days/otherwise 1L on the Marketplace)

Pose (Still Picture) Diesel Works

Sim:  (for both still picture and video clip)  Felicite Isle

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Not Ready To Let Go Of My Holiday Knits

JustBecauseNCore
Christmas may be over for the year, but I am not ready to put away all of my holiday knits yet, especially those that were gifts for Christmas!  In real life, I’m still wearing my Christmas gifts… especially my new fuzzy Christmas bear pom pom socks that were in my stocking and in Second Life I am wearing some snazzy knit gifts too!

Snazzy Christmas Knit gift by Just Because

Just Because put out a lovely and free group gift for their inworld members (free to join!!).  The Vora Christmas Sweater with the adorable reindeer print is available in the sizes listed below on the wall behind the reception desk  to the right along with several other beautiful previous group gifts.  Most of those gifts have been shown on FabFree – HERE, HERE, HERE and HERE!  This cute cropped sweater also comes with a HUD that allows you to select which colour metal buttons you’d like.

Sizes Included:

  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Physique & Hourglass
  • Belleza Freya & Isis

Snazzy Christmas Knit gift by N-Core

With  current group join fee of 299L, N-Core has THREE amazing new group gifts up for the holidays!  One of which is the Jane Christmas socks and buckled platform heels set that you can wear together or as separates. Included are a few texture change options as shown below in their vendor ad.  If these aren’t reason enough for you to join, and I am not sure why they wouldn’t be – because they are so cute…  just wait till you see the other two gifts which I will be wearing in future posts soon.

Foot Compatibility:

  • N-Core
  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Belleza

N-core New GROUP GIFT (Christmas 2017)

 

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Head Applier –  DeetaleZ Maxille 2
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – TRUTH Halona (featured @ Uber)
Sweater – Just Because Vora Christmas Sweater (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Skirt – Addams Sonia Pleated Skirt w/ Panties
Shoes – N-Core JANE Christmas (free group gift / 0L / 299L to join)
Pose – LW Poses Not A Day Goes By (featured @ Tres Chic)
Sim – Luane’s Winter World

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Paying It Forward

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Hello there Fabulouses! Have you heard about the Paying It Forward Event in Second Life? This event has a ton of generous and talented designers participating and… you can get FREE SWAG!

At the Paying It Forward Event

All of the exclusive items are No Copy/Transfer so that you can pay it forward to someone and purchase something to send as a gift.  Most of the designers participating have  already paid it forward to you with free group gifts set to the Paying It Forward inworld group which is free to join!  I picked them all up, and found that there is a good mix of women’s clothing, accessories and home decor with a few other things mixed in.

Today I am displaying a couple of the free group gifts I picked up:

  1. Just Because Silvia Dress:  Comes with a texture change hud for the zipper and modesty panties (Lara, Physique, Hourglass, Freya, Isis & Venus)
  2. Amara Beauty Hailey Lipsticks:  Catwa Applier HUD w/ 10 lipstick colours and a  handy clear lipstick option.

I’ll be back soon to show off more of them!

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Head Applier –  DeetaleZ Maxille 2
Lipstick – Amara Beauty Hailey Lipsticks (free Paying It Forward group gift / 0L / free to join)
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Wasabi Pills Emily Mesh Hair (50L / sale)
Dress – Just Because Silvia Dress (free Paying It Forward group gift / 0L / free to join)
Stockings – Friday Lovey Stockings (25L)
Boots – Aphorism Molly Boots
Sim – Izzie’s

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