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Two Thumbs Up

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Hello There Fab Free’rs! I hope you had fun weekend. Considering my adventurous weekend that started with an afternoon of mojitos, turned into a ladies night adventure with my gal pal Love, and ended with two days worth of friends, family, and lots of indulgent food choices: today needed to include healthy food choices and exercise. You know the kind of weekends I’m taking about. The ones where your jeans fit on Friday but are a bit tight by Monday morning, and ultimately, it was all worth it!

So, in the name of good health, I picked up this FREE group gift outfit from Lavarock Creations. It’s true, there’s an outfit for everything, even exercise. This cute set comes with a color change hud with 5 color choices so you can change the main color of the shorts and top. The Lavarock Creations group is FREE to join.

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

P.S. There’s also a male group gift available at Lavarock Creations, you may have seen it in Carson’s post “Amped.”
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Wouldn’t it be nice if all it took was looking the part to get the job done? One can daydream. Maybe I will just hang out in Second Life a moment or two longer. Exercise can wait! Lately I’ve been very much enjoying the addition of bento hands to Second Life. It’s been fun experimenting with the expressiveness. This fun thumbs up pose is a FREE gift from Touchic. There’s no need to join a group, just pay the vendor zero linden. A quick tip, if you’re a Maitreya Lara wearer like I am, you’ll want to use your hud to turn off your hand animations so this animation can work. Alright, time to go get that workout done!

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – TRUTH HAIR Karlie –  variety

Skin – Essences – Thea (Catwa & Omega) – Currently @Kustom 9

Head – CATWA HEAD Lilo Bento

Outfit – .:LAVAROCK CREATIONS:.-ROBIN TOP&SHORTS – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Tattoos –  .Absence. Maritime Rose

Body/Hands – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

Thumbs Up Pose – TOUCHIC OKAY?OKAY! BENTO POSE GIFT – FREE Gift/0L 

*Pose (top photo) by An Lar

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A Date With Destiny

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Hey there FabFree Readers!  I am just taking some time to myself to enjoy some oldie but goodies on vinyl.  It makes me so sad to think back about when I was a kid and used to make roads out of the records lined up on the ground for my little brother to drive his trucks on.  So many a scratched record happened, and many albums didn’t survive but there are some good memories attached to playing trucks with my brother…. and yes..  there were Barbies in those trucks.  It was the only way I would play!

Rompers are all the rage!

If you haven’t noticed on the feeds already…  rompers are a big deal this season and I was glad to have come by this poppy printed jumpsuit as a free group gift at [Wellmade].  The Destiny Jumpsuit also includes a texture change HUD that allows for a pastel floral print as well.  This group is free to join and there are several other group gifts to pick up!

Sizes Included:

  • Fitmesh + Alpha Layer
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Physique & Hourglass

 

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair –  TRUTH Sugar
Outfit – [WellMade] Destiny Jumpsuit (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Shoes – Aphorism Rora Wedges (featured @ Kustom9)
Pose – West End UNwind – Relaxing Poses (featured @ Lost & Found)

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Feelin’ Like a Zombie

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Hello There Fab Free’rs! I hope the weekend is treating you well thus far. I spent the week doing the spring cleaning I’ve been avoiding. I’ve been cleaning up and clearing out just about every room in my house. It was exhausting, and I felt very much like a zombie by the end of the week. It’s nice to have all that clutter out of the house though.

This sporty outfit by Fiorella is just the type of thing I like to wear around the house, especially when there are chores to be done. It’s also perfect for a jog in the park, or a trip to the gym. The outfit is currently just 10 lindens on the Marketplace. Included in the package are several sizes, and and a texture change hud that lets you pick between 4 textures for the shorts, and 6 textures for the top, each with a different cute phrase.

Shirt/Shorts Sizes Included

  • Standard Mesh Sizes (xxs, xs, s, m, l)
  • Belleza (Freya, Isis, Venus)
  • Slink (Physique, Hourglass)
  • Maitreya Lara
  • TMP

Happy Birthday Slack Girl
As a bit of a reward for all the hard work I put in over the week, I indulged in a little pampering and got a manicure. These bento nails are a FREE group gift by Slack Girl in celebration of her real life birthday. You won’t want to miss out on these gorgeous stiletto nails. The gift includes mesh nails and a color change hud with a wide range of solid colors. The polish is intended to be matte, however there is a set in each size that will look glossy with higher graphics settings. These nails are intended for mesh hands only. The Slack Girl group is 100 linden to join at this time, and there are several previous group gifts still available.

Sizes Included

  • Vista Bento Hands
  • Maitreya Lara Bento Hands
  • Tuty Bento Hands

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – enVOGUE – HAIR Arianna – Ombre

Skin – Essences – Thea (Catwa & Omega) – Currently @Kustom 9

Head – CATWA HEAD Lilo Bento

Outfit – Fiorella Sporty shorts & top V2 – 10L on the Marketplace

NailsSlack Girl – ::SG:: SlackGirl BIRTHDAY GIFT (Vista-Maitreya-Tuty) – FREE Group Gift/Group is 100L to Join 

Body/Hands – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

*Poses by Izzie’s

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Hello Sunglasses Meet MONS

Hello Sunglasses
Oh, Hello Fab Free’rs! All morning I’ve been thinking it’s Monday, thank goodness I’m wrong. It’s Tuesday and one thing I enjoy about Tuesdays in Second Life is “Hello Tuesday”. Just a brief explanation for anyone unfamiliar with Hello Tuesday, it’s a weekly sales event that happens on the Cosmopolitan sim. For the entire day participating designers will set a discounted item outside their shop. Generally the discount is 50% of the usual price. Today the Hello Tuesday item at Swallow is a must-have for me.

Hello Sunglasses

These over-sized sunglasses from Swallow are just 50 lindens for today only as part of Hello Tuesday. In the package along with the mesh glasses you’ll get a color/texture change hud that will let you pick from 2 different lens colors, and 6 colors for the frames. Aside from the fact that they are super cute, and inexpensive I was so excited about these glasses because they are exactly like my favorite pair irl right down to the unique shape of the arm. You don’t need to join a group, just head out to this Swallow location and pick these sunnies up for 50 lindens while you can!

Free Group Gift

Next up, the jeweled septum piercing Pru has in is a FREE May group gift from Mons. The gift comes in 3 metals, silver, gold, and rose gold. Each version has the same amethyst colored teardrop gem. The piercing can also be manually sized. You will need to join the Mons in world group, however it’s FREE to join at this time.

Get the Pose

Lastly, I did 3 photos in this post not only to show off a few of the color options available with the sunglasses, but because I wanted to use all 3 poses in a glasses pose pack from Stop Time. Each pose is included in the Stop Time “posing with glasses” pack I found on the Marketplace for just 40 lindens. I also used the built in hand poses for the Maitreya Lara bento hands (included in the most recent body update) to further pose Pru’s fingers. The pose pack includes each individual animation and a matching pose-ball.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – little bones. Queen – Past Group Gift (2015)

Head – CATWA HEAD Lilo Bento

SkinEssences – Thea (Catwa & Omega) – Currently @Kustom 9

Sunglasses – ^^Swallow^^ Metropolitan Sunglasses – 50L for Hello Tuesday

Septum Piercing – MONS / MESH – Septum Ring (style-60) – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Poses – Stop Time – Posing with glasses – 40L on the Marketplace

Hands/Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

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Not a Fighter

Not A Fighter
Hey There Fab Free! It’s true, when all is said and done, I’m a lover not a fighter. This group gift lingerie set from Envious is just the thing for all the lovers out there. I think it’s just the right amount of sass and sexiness. The Envious group is FREE to join at this time. To get your gift, wear the Envious group tag and click the gift vendor. The FREE group gift includes a mesh corset, an omega applier for top/panties, and matching cuff watch bracelet. The top and panties also come in classic system layers.

Sizes for the Mesh Corset

  • Maitreya Lara
  • Belleza Freya/Venus/Isis
  • Slink Physique/Hourglass
  • TMP
  • Tonic Curvy/Fine

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – /Wasabi Pills/ Aurora Mesh Hair – FLF Exclusive pack *Past Fifty Linden Friday *Originally Blogged by Kathryn Here

Skin –  Essences  – Charlie [Catwa Catya Bento Applier] – Currently @Shiny Shabby

Head – CATWA HEAD Lilo Bento

Glasses – ^BADa^glasses gift@TH7 – Project Se7en gift *Originally Blogged Here *Might Still Be Available! 

Choker – [Pumpkin] Glitter Heart Choker – Past Kustom9 gift *Originally Blogged Here

Lingerie Set – ::Envious:: Gift 100 – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Body/Hands – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

*Pose by Signature Pose

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How Do I Find Dollarbies on Marketplace?

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Hey there Fabulous Readers! Sometimes I find myself scanning the dollarbies on marketplace when I have a few spare minutes, because I think at times these goodies get missed in the shuffle of all of the feeds and group news and such.  I find it’s a great way to get in a little harmless pixel shopping when I can’t get inworld too!  I just fill up my cart and when I get inworld, I check out so that nothing is a miss delivery.

How to find dollarbies on marketplace:

First of all… Be careful when you are marketplace shopping, especially for things like hair and skin.  Unfortunately there are a lot of copybotters out there, and Marketplace is their jam.  It is very important that we support the original content maker, and not the person trying to benefit from someone else’s work.

There may be a better way to do this, and if anyone has any positive suggestions or tricks on how to narrow down the search, please feel free to comment, but what I do is this…

  1. Open up Second Life Marketplace.
  2. Click on the category you are wanting to explore on the left hand side.  In my case usually it’s Apparel -> Womens
  3. Scroll down to the price category on the left hand side and enter min – 1  x max – 10 and click “refine search”.

This will bring up all items that are priced in your category of choice, priced between 1-10L.  Unfortunately it does include a lot of demos, but not as many as if you select a price category of 0-10!

To make things a little easier to view, I also do the following:

  • Select items per page 96, so I don’t have to “next page” so much.
  • Select sort by Age: Newest First, which will bring up items that have been newly listed first.
  • ETA: Entering “NOT demo” into the search box will remove the demos from your listing – Tip courtesy of Brinlea

Additionally, typing words like “promo”, “gift”, and “free” into the search box will also narrow your quest for dollarbies down!

My Marketplace score of the day:

My favourite marketplace dollarbie find for today is the Eyk Tunic Dress in red by Sun*Love as shown on my avatar.   This summer chic design could be worn as a short dress as I have done, or as a blouse.  Either way you decide to wear it, you’ll be stylin!  At just 5 little lindens, it comes in mesh sizes XXS-L and includes an alpha layer.

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair –  No.Match  No Ordinary
Dress – Sun*Love – Eyk Tunic Dress Red *GIFT* (5L / marketplace)
Glasses – Glam Affair Romantic Girl Glasses (tinted)
Shoes – Pure Poison Chloe Sneakers (featured @ Kustom9)
Pose by LW Poses
Sim – Vintage Style

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Romancing Wertina

Little Red Flowers
Oh Hello! I’ve missed you Fab Free! After a much needed vacation, I’m back and happy to be here. Today I picked up the Fifty Linden Friday offer from Clawtooth and had the opportunity to pick up a few items at Wertina before they close their doors forever. Saving the closing sale for last, this whispy hairstyle from Clawtooth is a FLF must have! The hairstyle comes with an Essentials pack with a wide range of natural hair colors. It also includes a separate color change hud for the flower headband. You can get your copy of this lovely hairstyle for just 50 lindens today only, at Clawtooth.
Winter Romance
It’s always a little bittersweet when a shop leaves Second Life. I just yesterday found out that Wertina will be closing soon. Unfortunately I do not know when the actual closing date is. In the  mean time however, everything at the shop is marked down considerably. I did a bit of shopping yesterday evening and most of what I saw was priced between 10 and 35 lindens. I picked up a small handful of items, including this sweet floral nightgown. This little mesh dress is just 5 lindens and comes in standard mesh sizes. There are a few colors to pick from as well. At Wertina you’ll find women’s fashion with everything from jackets and shoes to dresses. Needless to say, you won’t want to miss out on the opportunity to grab some great bargains.

Here are the Details, Enjoy!

Hair w/Headband – Clawtooth: Winter Romance Essentials Pack – 50L for Fifty Linden Friday Only

Head – CATWA HEAD Lilo Bento

Head Applier/Skin – Essences – Lark [Catwa Catya Bento Applier / Omega] – Currently Available @Kustom 9

Nightgown/Dress – Wertina – Amelia Smoke – 5L *Limited Time – Closing Sale

Body/HandsMaitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

*Pose by Indigo

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Off Like A Bolt Of Lightening

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Hi there Fabulous Readers! After a long work day, I returned home to a very anxious pup needing a walk, so off we went!  Like they say – no rest for the wicked.

A Leisurely Evening Walk With Lightening

Things on our walk were going along quite nicely, which was a relief because sometimes Lightening (yes, that’s his name) is just a beast to control when something suits his fancy… like running rabbits, or teasing cats to chase.  The weather was calm, and the sun kept us warm.  We leisurely strolled along the path and I was just thinking how relaxing this walk really was when the pleasant aroma of rich chocolate and marshmallows began to fill the air.   I really should have known better than to close my eyes, and inhale the delicious attack on my senses, because mid sniff…  he also caught a wiff, and was OFF like…  well the bolt of lightening he is –  dragging the leash behind him.

The 100 Meter Dash

I finally did catch up with him at the hot cocoa stand that smelled way too good for either of us to pass up.   I wasn’t about to risk breaking a heel running in my brand new Molly Boots that I had just picked up at Kustom9 over the weekend, and really there was no question where he was going.   I am not sure who smelled it first, me or him, but we were both happy to take a little break.  Now of course…  he can’t have cocoa, but he was happy for his very own fresh cup of water after that 100  meter dash he had just done.

About The Free Stuff

I was thankful I was in a cozy sweater dress because our walk did indeed take a little longer than expected.  I found this adorable light pink dress called Natisa at Nala Designs as a free group gift for the Avangardista Group which is free to join.  Available in the following sizes, I’m sure whatever size you are, you’ll find a good fit:

  • Classic Mesh XS – XL w/ alpha layer
  • Fitted Mesh XS – XL
  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Belleza

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Truth Miriam
Dress – Nala Designs Natisa Pink (free Avangardista Group Gift / 0L / free to join)
Boots – Aphorism Molly Boots (featured @ Kustom9)
Sim – Izzie’s

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Contemplation

ContemplationWell Hello Fab Free! It’s been a little while since I’ve been able to be online, but I am very happy to be back and I sincerely hope everyone enjoyed any and all winter festivities they celebrated. That said, it’s time you ventured through We Love Role Play if you haven’t already.  The current round of We ❤ RP is particularly special because there is a Christmas tree with FREE gifts piled under it. You will need to join the We ❤ RP group and wear the tag to get the gifts, however the group is FREE to join.

As far as I am concerned you’re never too old to play dress up, or to have a wild imagination. There were a few of the FREE We ❤ RP gifts specifically that called out to me. I just had to wear the armor from Belle Epoque, and the headpiece from Wicca’s Wardrobe. Perhaps the fact that I’ve recently started watching “The 100” again on Netflix had some influence as well. As for the elf ears, I just like how they look, I feel like a determined warrior elf: beautiful and strong.

Wicca’s Wardrobe Gift at We ❤ RP

This sturdy yet elegant looking headpiece is the FREE gift from Wicca’s Wardrobe at We ❤ RP. The textures of the Amara Headpiece are beautiful, and the face chains fit easily over my mesh head without any adjusting. You can size this mesh accessory with the built in resize scripts. Look for this FREE gift under the Christmas Tree at We ❤ RP.

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Belle Epoque Gift at We ❤ RP 

The armor Pru is wearing as her warrior elf self is the FREE gift from Belle Epoque at We ❤ RP. This armor is beautifully done and moves well with the Maitreya Lara body. The Callie Armor is fully mesh and meant to be born with the Maitreya Lara body. Also, it comes in a gold version as well as the silver version shown.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – Clawtooth: On the Edge (Essentials Pack)

Head – CATWA HEAD Helena

Ears – Mandala – (UNISEX)_[MANDALA]Pierced_ELF_EARS_VER1

Skin – Essences – Poppy – Currently @Kustom9

Headpiece – Wicca’s Wardrobe – Amara Headpiece  – FREE WLRP Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join @WLRP 

Armor – Belle Epoque { Callie Armor – GIFT } – FREE WLRP Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join @WLRP 

Dress – .SALT – YUNA DRESS – ONYX

Body/Hands – Maitreya – Lara

*Pose by Glamrus

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Bitter Berries

Bitter BerriesWell Hello There Fab Free’rs! I had so much fun “elfing things up” (as Carson put it) in my last post that I thought I’d give it a second go. I really do love these LODE gachas, and the Orquidea cart at The Wash’s Cart Sale gave me the perfect excuse to wear more of the gacha goodness from LODE. Needless to say I’m excited to share these inexpensive finds with you. Also, if by chance I am not back here before the holidays, I hope each of you has a wonderful winter holiday, no matter what you celebrate! ❤

LODE Bitter Berries 

So once again, I spent more money than I should have playing the gacha machines at LODE. Thankfully they are just 60 lindens per play. The gorgeous headpiece Pru is wearing and the pretty matching ring are both from the Bitter Berries gacha machine at the LODE flagship store. Along with these beautiful accessories, you’ll find additional equally gorgeous pieces to be won. One thing I can honestly say is that I’m never disappointed in the quality and detail in the items I’ve bought at LODE, these are more than worth the 60 lindens.

Bitter Berries 1Orquidea at The Cart Sale 

As I am certain you’ve noticed, the winter round of The Cart Sale at The Wash has begun and there are some Fabulous finds to be had. I took a stroll through yesterday and picked up several things personally. This beautiful burgundy colored dress is one of several 10 linden items at the Orquidea cart. There is a green version available as well, and I don’t mind telling you I had a hard time deciding which color to share with you. The dress comes in standard mesh sizes and also includes a matching beret (not shown).  Along with this pretty wool dress, there are several jewelry and accessory type items at the Orquidea cart.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Berry Crown – *LODE* Bitter Berries Crown – Original – 60L per play

HairElikatira – [e] Minah 2

EarsMandala – (UNISEX)_[MANDALA]Pierced_ELF_EARS_VER1

Head – CATWA HEAD Helena

Skin Appliers – Essences – Poppy – Currently @Kustom9

Dress – ORQUIDEA Long Wool Dress – Burgundy – 1oL @The Cart Sale 

Ring – *LODE* Bitter Berries Ring – Original – 60L per play

Body/Hands/Feet –  Maitreya – Lara

*Poses by WetCat & Le Poppycock

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