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Finding Some Holiday Spirit

Finding Some Holiday Spirit

With Thanksgiving looming (I know I said I wouldn’t celebrate, but the rest of my extended family does.) and Christmas ever approaching, I felt the need to inspire a bit of the holiday spirit in myself. I put on a comfy somewhat Christmas-like outfit, even got out the reindeer antlers just for fun. Turned on some holiday music, hung some flashy snowflakes in my kitchen, and got to baking. This year I decided to challenge myself with Crème Brulee. After a couple of tries, I think I’ve got it down! Now to whip up a practice batch of Christmas cookies… not because I really need to practice making them, but rather I want to practice eating them. 😛

Beusy 

You can get yourself into the spirit of the season, or just look extra cute by heading over to Beusy and taking advantage of their Black Friday sale. Everything in the store is marked 60% off. Regular hairstyles are 100L per color pack, however gachas are 25L per play. I took advantage of the sale on gachas. This cute fatpack shoulder-length style with optional reindeer antlers is the Rare gacha prize in the “Once Upon Eve” machine. At 25 linden per play you really can’t go wrong, especially if you take someone with you who is willing to trade! This Black Friday Sale at Beusy ends Nov. 28th.

LS Store

Also, this long t-shirt style dress with “LOVE” in block lettering on the front is a free gift at LS Store for the Mesh Body Friends group. You’ll need to join the free-to-join Mesh Body Friends group in order to get your gift. This dress has a color change hud with several colorful choices, and 2 grey and white combinations.

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Classic Mesh (xxs-L) + Alpha Layer, TMP, Slink (Physique, Hourglass), Belleza (Freya, Venus, Isis)

Mesh Body Friends Group – secondlife:///app/group/b1b57be6-0d7d-d91a-ed85-0d9f2af64456/about

Credits:

  • Hair & Antlers – Beusy: Eve Hair + Antlers [Once Upon Eve] RARE – 25L per play *Black Friday Sale Until Nov. 28th 
  • Hairbase – Just Magnetized – Widow’s Peak Hairbase
  • Head – Catwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • Skin – Eudora Beauty – Raika Skin – Honey
  • Dress – LS Store – Love Dress – Free Group Gift for Mesh Body Friends/Mesh Body Friends is Free to Join
  • Leggings – Bunni Designs – Christmas Leggings 1 – 10L on the Marketplace
  • Body – Maitreya Lara
  • Pose by KuddelMuddel
  • Cookware/Food Items – andika – Creme Brulee Recipe – Full Set
  • Radio – Ninety – My Radio Blue
  • Wine Rack – Death Row Designs – Industrial Wine Holder
  • Snowflakes – Insanity’s Own – Holiday Snowflakes
  • Kitchen Island – Agora – Kitchen Island
  • Backdrop – –David Heather-Kitchen Backdrop RARE
  • Photo taken at Backdrop City


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Wishing for Winter

Wishing for Winter

It’s the time of year in my world physical and virtual that I start to wish for snow. Perhaps because I almost never get to experience temperatures cold enough for snow where I live, I find that I long for that story-book white snowy winter. I am also so ready to break out the winter wardrobe. Thank goodness Second Life has me covered, here I get my snow, and a pretty stellar closet full of winter clothing. Speaking of clothing, this outfit is the most recent group gift at Vooh.

Vooh

There are actually several group gifts available at Vooh, Group Gift 76 is the most recent. I really like the look of this all-in-one outfit. The jacket, sweater dress, and undershirt are all one piece. I love that it makes me appear as though my hands are tucked warm into my pockets. Also, the outfit includes matching boots, and a beret (not worn). The jacket/sweater dress combo has a color change hud with several solid color options for the main part of the jacket, the dress, the undershirt, as well as the metal parts of the jacket. Additionally the hud will allow you to tint each part, and adjust things like glow and materials. The boots and beret have their own similar customization huds with matching color choices. The required Vooh store group has a join fee of 50 linden, which if you ask me is well worth it.

Jacket/Sweater Dress Sizes Included: Classic Mesh (xxs – L) + Alpha Layer
Shoe Sizes Included: Maitreya, Belleza (Freya, Isis/Venus), Slink (Hourglass, Physique), Fitted Mesh, TMP

Credits:

  • HairLamb – Easy Easy – Dark Browns
  • Hair BaseJust Magnetized – Widow’s Peak
  • HeadCatwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • SkinEudora Beauty – Raika Skin – Honey
  • Eye MakeupDemicorn – Lady Tremaine Eye Shadow
  • Lipstick #Adored – Enamored Lips Happy Hour Edition *Past Powder Pack Exclusive
  • Septum PiercingSlack Girl – Nose Piercing Silver *Past Gift
  • TattooMister Razzor – Bella Tattoo
  • NecklaceNOIR – Vanessa Necklace
  • OutfitVooh – Group Gift 76 – Free Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join

Pose by R.Bento
Photo taken at “It all starts with a snowflake” at Leloo’s World

 


Creeper

Creeper

There’s something mystical and magical about a cemetery from my perspective. Perhaps it’s the palpable stillness, and the haunting quiet. Whatever it is, to me cemeteries feel like the kind of place where anything could happen. The often elegantly carved statues, headstones, and grave markers with their memorial inscriptions give a cemetery an almost romantic ambiance. My macabre fancies aside, I am excited to share some fabulous finds from Paper.Sparrow and Asura with you!
Paper.Sparrow
Did you know that Paper.Sparrow is participating in Spookzilla this year?! What’s Spookzilla you ask? Why a spook-tacular hunt with with prizes from tons of designers from all over the grid. Paper.Sparrow has 9 gifts hidden in the cutest little green ghost. Each gift is just 25 linden, all you have to do is find them! My witchy ruffled dress and batty earrings are both 25 linden prizes by Paper.Sparrow on the Spookzilla hunt. I’ve included a copy of the Paper.Sparrow hunt key below so you can peep all the creepy cute prizes.
Dress Sizes Included:  Maitreya Lara, Slink (Physique, Hourglass), Belleza (Isis, Venus, Freya)

Spookzilla 2020

Asura

My creepy kawaii look would be far from complete without a few of the group gifts from Asura. I love the colors in this tattoo by Asura. It comes in BOM layers and appliers. It also happens to be a free group gift at Asura. Another of the Asura group gifts is this ultra kawaii choker. The little stars are what makes this one for me. The “Counting Stars” choker group gift has resize scripts, and has a color change hud with tons of options for customizing the look so it can go with anything. Asura has a one time join fee of 99 linden.

Credits:

  • HairClawtooth – Jolene
  • HeadCatwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • SkinEudora Beauty – Raika Skin – Honey
  • Hair BaseJust Magnetized – Widow’s Peak
  • EyebrowsJust Magnetized – Perfect Brows Set 10
  • EyesBuzzeriCelestial Eyes – Chlorine 
  • Eye LinerSlackGirl – BatLiner
  • LipstickPeachy – Lips Catwa Head
  • Earrings – Paper.Sparrow – Bat Earring – Purple – 25L Hunt Prize @Spookzilla
  • ChokerAsura – Counting Stars Choker – Free Group Gift/Group is 99L to Join
  • Dress – Paper.Sparrow – Prudence Dress – 25L Hunt Prize @Spookzilla
  • Tattoo Asura – Under My Spell Tattoo – Free Group Gift/Group is 99L to Join
  • RingOn a Lark – Sun Moon & Stars Rings
  • ManicureDemicorn – Angel Nails Fatpack

Pose by Belleposes

Photo taken at Nostalgia Falls

 


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Let Me Show You the Way

I'll Show You the Way

Follow me. I can show you the way. The way to what you ask? Well freebies of course! hehe Thanks for being here Fab Free’rs! There are so many fun things with gifts and prizes happing right now that it is hard to keep up. For this post I’m featuring a few of the Pumpkin Hunt gifts at Swank and a new free gift from Izzie’s.

Now through the end of the month the Swank event is hosting a Pumpkin Hunt. Most if not all of the participating shops have a Swank logo pumpkin at their booth with a gift ranging in price from 0 linden to 1 linden. I chose the free hunt gifts from Guguvaga, and Firelight to share with you. The Pumpkin Hunt at Swank does require you to wear the free-to-join Swank group tag.

Swank Group – secondlife:///app/group/35fc648a-c80a-bd06-7b1c-0385c52e0fc1/about

Guguvaga

I love the delicate looking sparkly spiderwebs on this fitted black tee by Guguvaga. It is a free Swank Pumpkin Hunt prize you can pick up at the event, just look for the Guguvaga booth. Don’t forget the Swank group tag.

Sizes Included: Classic Mesh (xxs – XL) + Alpha Layer, Tonic (Curvy, Fine), Belleza (Isis, Venus, Freya), Slink (Physique, Hourglass), Maitreya Lara, TMP

Swank Group – secondlife:///app/group/35fc648a-c80a-bd06-7b1c-0385c52e0fc1/about

Firelight

While I might not normally be a redhead, I found this pumpkin colored hairstyle by Firelight too cute to not share. I also think that the vibrant orange-red color is quite pretty, even if it’s not my usual. That said this pretty ponytail is also free as part of the Swank Pumpkin Hunt. Find and click the Swank logo pumpkin at the Firelight booth. The hairstyle comes in the “pumpkin” color shown with 2 size options. Remember to wear the Swank group tag from the free-to-join group.

Swank Group – secondlife:///app/group/35fc648a-c80a-bd06-7b1c-0385c52e0fc1/about

Izzie’s 

Finally, I came across some gorgeous BOM and applier eyeshadows by Izzie’s on the Marketplace for free. The “Gloom Eyeshadows” are 0 linden on the Marketplace. With this gift you’ll get 5 smoky colors in 2 variations each.

Appliers/layers included: Omega/LOGO, Catwa, Lelutka, BOM Layers

Izzie's - Gloom Eyeshadows (Gift)Credits:

  • Hair – Firelight Hair – Venus – Pumpkin – Free Pumpkin Hunt Prize @Swank 
  • HeadCatwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • SkinEudora Beauty – Raika Skin – Honey
  • BrowsJust Magnetized – Perfect Eyebrows 02
  • EyesBuzzeriCelestial Eyes – Chlorine
  • Eyeshadow – Izzie’s – Gloom Eyeshadow – Free on the Marketplace
  • LipstickDemicorn – Glazed Lippies (blended)
  • Earringstoksik – Devil’s Manner – Spider Earrings (silver)
  • Shirt – Guguvaga – Shirt – Free Pumpkin Hunt Prize @Swank 
  • RingOn a Lark – Sun Moon & Stars Rings
  • TattooMister Razzor – Lenore Tattoo
  • ManicureKoffin Nails – Fall Web Fades
  • PantsBlueberry – 4/11 Deal Leggings

Pose by DePerla

Photo taken at Otter Lake


A Bunch of Hocus Pocus

Hocus Pocus

“My darling girl when are you going to realize that being normal is not necessarily a virtue? It rather denotes a lack of courage.” – Aunt Francis, Practical Magic

Welcome back to the blog Fab Free! I am loving some of the October group gifts I’ve come across recently. It’s always thrilling to find freebies that I feel match my personal style when I wear them. For this post I found just that in the free October group gifts from Eternal Limited, POUT!, and Belleposes.

Eternal Limited

I love the playfully witchy print of this dress by Eternal Limited. I was so excited to find this cute dress is their free group gift for October. The group is also free to join.

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Belleza Freya, Slink Hourglass, MeshBody Legacy

POUT!

This time of year also gives the opportunity to wear some creative and beautiful makeup looks. I love the bold colors and the stitch detail of this eye makeup by POUT!. It is also a free group gift for the month of October. The POUT! group is free to join.

Appliers/Layers Included: Catwa BOM Layers, Genus BOM Layers, Catwa Applier, Genus Applier, Lelutka Evo Applier
[POUT!] Monster Shadow - Group Gift

Belleposes

Lastly, it just wouldn’t be October in Second Life without some spooky poses for taking all the fun Halloween photos. The October (from 2018, but still available) group gift at Belleposes is a fun set of 3 witchy poses. Belleposes is free to join as well.
October Group Gift
Credits:

  • HairLamb – Heart
  • HeadCatwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • SkinEudora Beauty – Raika Skin – Honey
  • BrowsJust Magnetized – Perfect Eyebrows Set 02
  • Eye MakeupPOUT! – Monster Shadows – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
  • LipstickMJN – Make it Glitter
  • DressEternal Limited – Magic Brewing – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
  • Chest PiercingARISE – Double Dermal/Purple
  • RingOn a Lark – Sun Moon & Stars Rings
  • TattooDappa – Boujee
  • ManicureDemicorn – Angel Nails – Fatpack
  • PoseBelleposes – October Group Gift (2018) – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join

Photo taken at Favorite Things Haunted House


The Last Days of Summer

The Last of Summer

Some days even though the air is hot and sticky, you just need to be outside in it. I can’t quite describe what is so calming about listening to the sounds of the world around you and simply existing in the stillness of a late summer afternoon.

Miix Event Gifts

Summer can’t last forever, and neither will the Miix event gifts by Furtacor. The Miix event will end September 20th. Blue is wearing Furtacor’s group gift for the men. His sleeveless shirt comes in several sizes with the skull and guitars graphic shown. My watermelon print bikini is the group gift for the women. You’ll need the event group tag to claim the free gifts (they are packaged together). The Miix event group is free to join.

Men’s Sizes Included: Signature Gianni, Slink Male, Belleza Jake

Women’s Sizes Included: Belleza (Freya, Isis, Venus), Slink (Physique, Hourglass), Maitreya Lara

MG Designs

Blue also picked up his shorts for free at MG Designs. They are a free gift for the Stay at Home Club. These shorts come in the blue wave-like pattern shown, and several mesh sizes. There’s also an alpha layer included in the package. MG Designs has gifts for men and women, but get them quickly. Stay at Home Club officially ends on September 25th. Some gifts may not remain available. No group is needed.

Sizes Included: Adin Bento, Belleza Jake, Fitmesh Classic, Ocacin Gamit, Onupup, Signature Gianni, Slink Male

Belleposes

Also, this sweet couples pose Blue and I are in is one of several free group gifts at Belleposes. The Belleposes group is free to join. The group gifts are on the wall near the desk at the landing point. There are multiple couples poses and static female pose gifts.

What Blue is Wearing:

  • HeadCatwa – Dude Bento Head V4.5
  • HairModulus – Marcus Hair
  • Hair BaseNot Found – Ben
  • SkinClef de Peau – Talbot/Tight T3
  • EyesAvi-Glam – Reverie Eyes – Sky
  • Facial Hair
  • Shirt  – Furtacor – Wagner Tank – Free Miix Gift/Group is Free to Join @Miix
  • ShortsMG Designs – Dylan Shorts – Free Stay at Home Club Gift 
  • BodyBelleza Jake

What Pru is Wearing:

PoseBelleposes – Sept. Group Gift – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join

Photo taken at Otter Lake

 


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#TakeaSelfie

#TakeaSelfie

Helllooo Everybody!! I gotta say I have been thoroughly enjoying all the tropical locations Second Life has to offer. I can’t help but smile when enjoying all the amazing scenery. It’s also perfect for snapping selfies, and before anyone comes at me for being vain I think selfies are all in good fun. I like the idea of celebrating feeling good about yourself. So take some selfies! haha That said, I definitely enjoy this bright colorful look. The top and shorts are a Pride themed group gift at Seniha, while my tattoos, sunglasses, and bubble tea are all free gifts at ACCESS.

Seniha

My cropped top and short shorts are a recent group gift at Seniha in honor of Pride month. The Seniha group is free to join at this time and there are multiple group gifts available. This particular gift includes the top and shorts in several sizes, and a color/texture change hud for the top The hud includes 25+ solid colors for the tee with rainbow/love themed graphics to choose from. The shorts have the rainbow paint smear in the front, and a cute rainbow peace sign on the back pocket.

HXNOR

It’s hot out there and sunglasses are one accessory I can’t get enough of. These bold bright red “Superior” shades are the free ACCESS group gift by HXNOR. The gift requires the free to join ACCESS event group tag. These glasses also happen to be unisex and have resize scripts for easy fitting.

Dappa

Dappa put out these cool mandala-like sleeve tattoos as their free gift at ACCESS. This detailed tattoo spans from shoulder to fingertip is also unisex. It comes in several appliers as well as classic/BOM layers in a faded and fresh look.

Appliers Included: Maitreya, Belleza, Signature, Slink, Omega

Cubic Cherry

Lastly, this yummy bubble taro bubble tea is courtesy of Cubic Cherry. It is their free gift at ACCESS. It comes with a left and a right held version, a mouth attachment, and a display version.

Credits:

HairLamb – Peachy
HeadCatwa Koura
SkinEssences Blake
HairbaseJust Magnetized – Basic Hairbase set 10
Sunglasses – HXNOR – Red Superior Glasses – Free Group Gift/Free Group Join @ACCESS 
LipstickLisa Walker – Magic Crystal Lipstick 6
Tattoos – Dappa – Fewn Tattoo – Free Group Gift/Free Group Join @ACCESS 
Top & ShortsSeniha. Pride Set // GIFT – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
Drink – Cubic Cherry – Bubble Tea – Taro – Free Group Gift/Free Group Join @ACCESS 
Pose w/Cell Phone by FOXCITY
Photo taken at Dya’s Scent of the Caribbean


Celebratory Cupcake

Cupcake

Hello to the Fabulous in the land of pixels. I come to you with free gifts and a sugary sweet cupcake. I also might have had more coffee than usual today. The prizes in this post are my cute floral top/dress from American Bazaar, this cute hair-do by Limerence, and an Anniversary cupcake by Focus Poses.

Cosmopolitan Sales Room Anniversary Gifts

How about that, Cosmopolitan Sales Room is celebrating an Anniversary, and we are all invited! Most of the many participating designers in this round have generously placed out a free gift to help celebrate. The gifts require the free-to-join Cosmo event group. Once you’re wearing your tag you just need to click the sparkly gold gift boxes to get the free gifts. I picked up this cute hairstyle by Limerence. It’s called Diza, and it comes in a “Special” color pack. I tinted mine to this dark brunette shade using the Limerence hud. I also got this tasty cupcake from the Focus Poses gift. This delicious freebie includes the pose as well.

American Bazaar 

I love the casual yet put together look of this loose fitting floral top/dress by American Bazaar. Look at those buttons! It the group gift for the month of May. It claims to be a dress, however it’s a tad sheer in places, and a little short, so I threw on some denim shorts and wore it as a top instead. I think it’s too cute to pass up however you want to wear it. The American Bazaar group is free to join.

Sizes Included: Slink (Hourglass, Physique), Maitreya Lara, Belleza (Isis, Freya, Venus)

Credits:

Hair – {Limerence} Diza hair-Special pack (tinted brunette)Free Group Gift @Cosmopolitan Sales Room 
HeadCatwa Koura
SkinEssences Blake
HairbaseJust Magnetized – Basic Hairbase Set 10
EyesBuzzeriCelestial Eyes – Chlorine 
Top/DressAmerican BazaarFree Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
ShortsAddams – Yvette Pearl Denim Shorts
Cupcake w/Pose – Focus Poses – Cosmo 8th Anniversary Gift – Free Group Gift @Cosmopolitan Sales Room
FurnitureEgoisme Vintage – Wood Box Seat
Wall ArtACORN – 4 Frame – Say I’m a Bird
Photo taken at a private location.

 


Pandemic Fashion

Staying Safe

Hey there Fab Free, I have to say that with all that is happening in the world, I am thankful for my Second Life. I’m also glad you’re here. While we are all “staying home” did you know that you can find “stay home” gifts on the Marketplace as well as in world? Some are available both in-world, and on the Marketplace. I don’t know about you, but with the higher numbers joining in on Second Life recently, I sometimes find teleporting to be cumbersome. With that in mind I picked up a few “stay home” themed free or inexpensive gifts from the Marketplace to share with you.

Koyuki

Nothing says pandemic fashion like a face mask. There are tons of face mask gifts floating around, this one is from Koyuki. It’s a unisex Marketplace dollarbie that comes in basic black or white with some minor color changes for 9 options in total. I liked that this mask is simple and fit well with some minor resizing/positioning.

:KOYUKI: 1L Mask - Stay home Stay safe

Maryfer

Who doesn’t love a little buffalo plaid now and then? I suppose it could be just me, but somehow I don’t think I’m alone on this. My and black plaid top is a freebie on the Marketplace put out by Maryfer in the spirit of staying home and staying safe. This top is fitted for Maitreya Lara only. There’s also a free men’s version of this top. It too is red and black plaid. The men’s shirt is fully unbuttoned and sized for Signature male body/bodies. There’s no specification as to whether it fits a specific Signature body, or all of them.

::Mary.:: Canvas #stayhome gift Maitreya (Add to unpack)::Mary.:: Canvas #stayhome gift for Signature (Add to unpack)

Unfazed & Zombie Suicide 

Lastly, the hand sanitizer spray I’m using is a free collaboration between Unfazed and Zombie Suicide. This fun animated freebie worked well with my AO and static poses. The bento animation makes your avatar appear to pull the spray from a pocket, spray hands, replace the sanitizer in a “pocket”, and then rub the sanitizer in. It also has the added option of letting you pick how frequently your avatar will bust out the hand sanitizer. You can get your copy of this free animated hand sanitizer on the Marketplace.

Unfazed & S.Z: Idling Hand Sanitizer #STAYHOME

Credits:

HairLamb – True Love Waits
HeadCatwa Koura
HairbaseJust Magnetized – Basic Hairbase Set 10
SkinYS&YS – Kitty
GlassesVG – I’m a Nerd
Mask – Koyuki – Mask – Stay Home Stay Safe – 1L on the Marketpalce
Brow TattooMILA – Invincible
ChokerNerido – Noir Choker
TattooAbsence – Courage Tattoo
Shirt – Maryfer – Canvas – Maitreya Lara – Free on the Marketplace
PantsVinyl – Poprocks Tomboy Rolled Up Jeans – Black
ShoesAddams – Zoe Combat Boots – Black
PuppyJian – ‘Dorable Danes 5 – Fawn
PlantMithral – Dwarf Umbrella Tree – Black Pot
Sanitizer Spray – Unfazed & Zombie Suicide – Idling Sanitizer – Free on the Marketplace
Pose by Foxcity
Photo taken at Backdrop City


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Sunshine & Butterflies

Sunshine and Butterflies

Hi Fab Free, and happy Friday! This post is just a quickie to let you know about the Fifty Linden Friday jewelry set at Cae. I love this stylized butterfly necklace and earrings set. It has beautiful details and can be resized via touch menu. The set also includes a color/texture change hud with quite a few options for customizing. Pick this set up for just 50 linden today only at Cae.

HairTRUTH VIP – Makena
HeadCatwa Koura
SkinEssences Susanne
BrowsJust Magnetized – Perfect Eyebrows Set 2
EyesBuzzeriCelestial Eyes – Hazel 
Lip GlossLisa Walker – Bubblegum Gloss
JewelryCae :: Carissima :: Collection – 50L for FLF
Pose by Empty Inkpen
Photo taken at a private location.