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Late Night Slice

Late Night Slice

Got the munchies….

We’ve all been there. It’s late and the rumbling in your stomach starts. You look at the clock and know the only place still open is that corner pizza joint. If you hurry, you still might be able to grab a pie before they close of the night.

Stars and Scars…

Tonight, I’m wearing the Starboy Hoodie, the FREE Men’s Only Hunt 9 gift from American Bazaar. What else would I throw on to run out to get pizza with. I didn’t even bother to comb my hair.  The Morinaga Hair is a FREE group gift from Scars. The Scars group is FREE to join.

Whole or by the slice…

And last but not least, my food of choice is a FREE gift from Lorien at the Redeux Event. The Pizza Box has enough pizza to feed all your friends as it gives a slice to anyone who touches it. You’ll be the hit of any party with the never-ending pizza slice.

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Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel v2.13
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Shirt: American Bazaar – Starboy Hoodie (Men’s Only Hunt 9    Free 0L)
Pants: A&D Clothing – James
Hair: Scars – Morinaga Hair (FREE group gift 0L/ FREE to Join)

Pose Prop: Lorien  – Pizza Box – @ Redeux Event  (Free Gift 0L)

Sim: Ristotante Ivanna

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Garden Essentials

Garden Essentials

Glitterati‘s July gift is out and the store is generous with gifts. The join fee is 100L but that gives you access to the gorgeous current gift you see in the picture above plus all the past gifts (over 80 dresses) which you can pick up in a box nearby. This dress comes in all the standard sizes plus busty sizes, as well as Maitreya, Belleza, Slink, and fitmesh standards. You’re bound to find your fit. It’s perfect for a summery get away.

Have you stopped by the Hair Fair yet? Vendors are donating a portion of the profits to a good cause – Wigs for Kids – so its a good reason to spend some linden PLUS! many of the booths are giving beautiful gifts… like this gorgeous pony tail from Besom. This lovely mesh hair comes in essential colors and complimented my summery style rather nicely and was FREE no group required. Just stop by the booth and pick it up!

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I decided I wanted some jewelry to add to my look, and found some pretty FREE items at Candy Crunchers that I really love. This is the Carissa Septum piercing and the Drop necklace. Either/or are yours FREE if you slap their respective Midnight Mania boards and they lockdown. Both boards lock down at just 50 slaps so get there early. There was also a board for some pretty rings too!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Hands and Feet – Slink
Head – CATWA head Annie
Skin and Head Applier – Lumae – Eirtae – T7- Nutmeg // Bare with Freckles
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Coffee
Hair – Besom – Neptune – Essentials (FREE to all Gift @ the Hair Fair)
Septum Piercing – Candy Crunchers – Carissa Septum (FREE Midnight Mania Board/0L/Board Locks at 50 Slaps, No Group Required)
Necklace – Candy Crunchers – Drop Necklace (FREE Midnight Mania Board/0L/Board Locks at 50 Slaps, No Group Required)
Dress – Glitterati – Group Gift – July 2016 (FREE Group Gift/0L/Group is 100L to Join)
Shoes – [Avenge] – Precious Mules in Cyan

Pose by Lorien

Sim Location – Two Moon Gardens

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Catch Me in your Dreams

Catch Me in Your Dreams

25L Tuesdays are a dream come true for roleplayers in Second Life… though I think this special item I came across today would please just about anyone. On a Lark has a pretty camisk out that roleplayers may just want to add to their wardrobe… and those of you who wear modern clothes could wear it with a pair of jeans and call it a pretty shirt. This is the “Envelop” top by On a Lark.

You can buy this pretty camisk today in a multitude of colors (and I do mean a lot of colors) for just 25L each. It comes in all your standard mesh sizes, as well as Freya, Isis, Venus, Maitreya, Belleza, Physique, and Hourglass, and each of the fits comes in two different textures for each color — a plain and a damask. Beware if you wear it alone! It covers the front but not the hiney (*winks*). I’m showing you a picture at the bottom of this post so you can see the pretty bow in the back that is the icing on the cake so to speak.

Pixel Box offered a weekend gift of a necklace Dreamcatcher that I added to my pretty look. This is a FREE TO ALL gift that you can pick up at the store. Sunday was supposed to be the last day that the gift was out, but when I checked this morning, it was still there… so I recommend haste if you like it and don’t want to miss out!

Catch Me in Your Dreams 2

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Hands and Feet – Slink
Head – CATWA head Annie
Skin and Head Applier – Lumae – Eirtae – T7- Nutmeg // Bare with Freckles
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Coffee
Hair – Exile – Where We Belong
Necklace – Pixel Box – Gift Steampunk Dreamcatcher Steampunk Long (FREE to all Gift/0L/No Group Required) – HURRY, this offer could end at any time!
Outfit – On a Lark – Envelop – in snow (25L for 25L Tuesday)

Pose by Lorien

Sim Location – Crest of Vrek’mar Roleplay Sim

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The Lady in Red

Lady in Red

There’s a fresh FREE lucky board at Entice (no group required) that is just yummy! This Rain Over Me in Gradient dress (with a 3 color hud for red, blue, or purple as your color choices) is yours with a bit of luck if your letter comes up. Don’t fret though… it’s right next to several other lucky letter boards, a FREE Group Midnight Mania board, a no group required FREE midnight Mania board, and other group gifts … all FREE. So you’re bound to find things to keep you busy while you wait for your letter!

This dress in standard fitmesh sizes as well as Maitreya, Belleza, and Slink fits, and includes an alpha layer for standard mesh bodies as well. You’re bound to find your fit!

The Moda board locked down the other day too, delivering me a pair of Cayla Wedges in red… woot! These matched my new Entice dress in its red color so well, that I couldn’t help remind you of this awesome FREE Midnight mania board. It locks down at 400 slaps and the pair of shoes changes out daily… so it’s worth smacking to lock down… just go slap it!

** Quick note to clarify: Since my Moda shoes are from a couple of days ago, today’s style and color will be different. As I explained in the paragraph above, the style and/or color available changes daily! This is just a reminder of this great free offer 🙂

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Hands and Feet – Slink
Head – CATWA head Annie
Skin and Head Applier – Lumae – Eirtae – T7- Nutmeg // Bare with Freckles
Lipstick – [Avenge] – Lovely Gloss applier for Catwa – red
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Coffee
Hair – Truth – Angie
Dress – Entice – Rain Over Me – Gradient (FREE Lucky Letter Board/0L/No Group Required)
Shoes – [MODA] – Cayla Wedge Platforms & Hud – Red (FREE Midnight Mania Board/0L/No Group Required)

Pose by Lorien

Sim Location – Bella Bistro – Romantic Restaurant since 2009

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A Girl and Her Bird

A Girl and Her Bird

It’s Saturday! And that means 30L specials abound… but I also have a special freebie for you today and a 1L goodie as well to round out a roleplay look that you won’t want to miss out on.

I stopped by Torvis Weapons today and discovered this beautiful red silk called Vidina on special for 30L. It includes the fitmesh camisk which you also get in Maitreya, Belleza, and Slink fits plus the gold bracelets, gold belt and a gold collar (collar not shown). For 30L, if you are an avid roleplayer, this is a steal!

Every archer needs a bow, and I found a very nice realistic one on the Marketplace for only 1L. It has both a scripted and nonscripted version in the box so you can save on scripts if you roleplay in a “write only” area, or if you roleplay in an area where GM weapons are used, simply use the GM version of the weapon. This “Deathrays’ simple bow” makes a nice prop and is easy to use. It was only 1L on the Marketplace!

If you are a photographer in Second Life, you might also want to stop by Lorien today and pick up the 10 pack of “Naughty Girl” poses that are out. I am showing you one from the pack that you can get today for just 30L. These are very nicely done and for only 30L that’s just 3L per pose!

A Girl and Her Bird 2

The last item I have to show you today is very special indeed. It’s nice to have a shoulder pet in rp, but realistic ones can be very expensive. Grizzly Creek currently has two on the marketplace that are FREE and fully functional with beautiful animations and movement.

I’m showing you the Cutthroat Finch but there is another beautiful bird you can pick up for FREE if you check out their store, as well as many other high quality pets for regular price. You might find yourself quite addicted to these gorgeous babies! This particular pet can be rezzed or worn, and is only 3 prim when rezzed! The shoulder pet itself is a low lag 6 scripts.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Hands and Feet – Slink
Head – CATWA head Annie
Skin and Head Applier – Lumae – Eirtae – T7- Nutmeg // Bare with Freckles
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Coffee
Hair – Truth – Leticia
Outfit – Torvis Weapons – Vidina Silks in Red (30L for 30L Saturday)
Bow and Quiver – Deathrays’ Dollar Store – Deathrays’ simple bow for GM meter (1L on the Marketplace)
Shoulder Pet (bird) – Grizzly Creek – FREE Cutthroat Finch (FREE/0L on the Marketplace)

Pose by Lorien (30L for 30L Saturday – 10 pack, 1 shown)

Sim Location – Crest of Vrek’mar Roleplay Sim

Astrids Signature


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Jazzy and Independent

Jazzy Independent

Neve has another super cute FREE group gift out for us, Ladies! You won’t want to miss out on this one, so hurry to get this gorgeous Jazzy Independent dress with it’s 4 color hud! I’m showing you the red with design option, but it also comes in 3 other colors… which are red, white, and blue… all plain enough for every day use, but dressy enough in style for to be practical for a date as well if you added the right accessories.

This dress comes in standard mesh sizes as well as all your needed fitmesh sizes such as Freya, Isis, Physique, Hourglass, and Lara. The group is FREE to join, making this gift totally FREE as well.

My hair today is also a group gift, courtesy of KoKoLoReS Hair. This is Lilou. The group join fee is 250L, but from past experience, the gifts are frequent and generous and this one alone, with its full fatpack hud of colors, is worth your fee. There is a regular fit, as well as a busty fit, inside the box when you pick it up.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body and Hands – Maitreya – Lara
Head – LeLutka – Simone w/ base Glam Affair skin color Asia (included) used
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Eyeshadow – alaskametro<3 – “Chloe” glitter eyeshadow Funfetti TESTER (FREE/0L on the Marketplace)
Hair – [KoKoLoReS] Hair – LiLou VIP June 201 Hud Balayage (FREE group Gift/0L/Group is 250L to Join)
Dress – Neve – Jazzy Independent (FREE Group Gift/0L/Group is FREE to Join)

Pose by Lorien

Sim Location – The Rose Theatre & Art Gallery

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Summer Romance

Summer Romance

It’s a beautiful Saturday and I have lots of goodies for you! My pretty look made me think of summer romance… flowers and picnics… and it all began with the new FREE group gift from *COCO* Clothes. The group is FREE to join so the pale pink scoop neck Tee shirt with 3quarter sleeves you see me wearing is yours for 0L. It comes in mesh fits for classic avatars, as well as Maitreya and Slink fits.

Summer Romance 2

I got a notice this morning that one of my favorite hair designers was offering a new VIP Group Gift. If you are a member of the Mina Hair VIP group, you can pick up the Juliet hair for women in essential colors FREE as a group gift right now at the main store. If you need the group tag, it will cost 200L to join, but Mina Hair offers monthly gifts — one for the ladies and one for the gents. And they are always as generous and lovely as this one.

I wanted some jewelry to add to the neckline of my outfit so I stopped by .:ECCO:. because I’d heard that there were new lucky letter boards to try. There are, in fact, three new lucky letter boards! Two are FREE to all, and one is VIP exclusive only. To use the VIP lucky letter board you have to wear your .:ECCO:. group tag (which is 200L), but your fee is well worth it as you get access to monthly group gifts as well as a large number of past group gifts as well.

While I was visiting, my letter came up on the VIP board, and I picked up this Thalia Choker with color change hud. It has a black thong and you can change the beads to 8 possible color choices for mix and match delight!

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While I was at .:ECCO:. I noticed that there were two other gifties that were a perfect match for the summer romance feel of my outfit… and these were completely FREE. If you don your FabFree group tag (the group is FREE to join) you can pick up a gift of these Tipped Floral Flats as a gift courtesy of .:ECCO:. In the box, you’ll find pairs to fit Maitreya, Slink, and Belleza feet.

I also picked up this FREE Floral Satchel by donning my SL Frees & Offers Group tag. This pretty floral bag is the FREE gift from .:ECCO:. as part of that group and added a nice final touch to my outfit.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body, Hands, and Feet – Maitreya – Lara
Skin – Deesses Boutique: Cynda *Limited* – Eiskaffe (070)
Freckles – no.match – no.match_ face spots
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Coffee
Eyeliner & Lashes – Oceane – Eyeliner 2 & Alluring Mesh Lashes
Hair – MINA Hair – Juliet – Essentials (0L/FREE Group Gift/Group is 200L to Join)
Necklace – .:ECCO:. – Thalia Chocker (0L/FREE Group Lucky Letter Board/Group is 200L to Join)
Shirt – COCO – Gift U-NeckTee (PalePink) (0L/FREE Group Gift/FREE to Join Group)
Jeans – COCO – Wide Leg Jeans
Shoes – .:ECCO:. – Tipped Floral Flats (0L/FREE FabFREE Group Gift/FREE to Join Group)
Bag – .:ECCO:. – Floral Satchel with multiple poses (0L/FREE SL Frees & Offers Group Gift/FREE to Join Group)

Pose by Lorien

Sim Location – The Mill

Astrids Signature

 


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Coquette

30L Saturday is always prime time to stock up on your roleplay wardrobe, and this Saturday was no exception! I found a couple of pieces that I fell in love with this morning and wanted to share with you!

Coquette

This Dionne Gown in Bronze is by Velvet Whip. I’m showing it to you without the optional scarf and undershirt, as I also picked up the silver owl Coquette necklace that you can see in the close-up below. The necklace is also from Velvet Whip. Each piece is only 30L each, and makes for a stunning addition to a medieval or gorean roleplay wardrobe.

The dress comes in all the standard mesh sizes as well as three fitmesh sizes, so you are sure to find a good fit. The necklace is copy and modify to allow for adjustments as well, making 30L a great price for this beautiful piece.

Be sure to hurry though, these deals are only for today!

Coquette 2

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Hands and Feet – Slink
Skin – Deesses Boutique: Cynda *Limited* – Eiskaffe (070)
Freckles – no.match – no.match_ face spots
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Coffee
Eyeliner & Lashes – Oceane – Eyeliner 2 & Alluring Mesh Lashes
Hair – Truth – Nayeli
Necklace – Velvet Whip – Coquette Necklace Silver (30L for 30L Saturday/Today Only)
Dress – Velvet Whip – Dionne Gown Bronze (30L for 30L Saturday/Today Only)

Pose by Lorien

Sim Location – Zolio

Astrids Signature


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Go! to !gO! for 200L In-Store Credit Today!

!gO! !gO! !gO!

Apparently Loki has this hair-brained idea that camp-outs are a good idea! Personally I think he’s crazy! But at least he agreed to stop by !gO! with me this morning to get the 200L in store credit that is available TODAY ONLY as a moving gift to Group members. You’ll need to wear your group tag and click the terminal at the entrance when you arrive.

Yes, you heard right! !gO! has moved locations, but this is good news to dedicated !gO! customers. The new !gO! location promises less lag and better quality and as a giftie to group members, we are being given 200L in-store credit FREE (the group tag is 50L if you are not already a member) for purchases today. !gO! is high quality clothes, and not just for women… they have modern and fantasy for men and women both. I picked up a cute set of pj’s. Loki picked up a pair of jeans with an attached kilt. Yes, I totally teased him about it being a skirt… that might be how we ended up camping out against my will!  >.<

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Hands and Feet – Slink
Head – LeLutka – Simone w/ base Glam Affair skin color Asia (included) used
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – [e] elikatira – Libby (75L for the Current Sale) – Love first told us about the sale HERE!
Outfit – !gO! – Ava outfit – silver (Purchased with FREE 200L in-store Credit for Group Members – Today Only!/Group is 50L to Join)
Ring – Chop Zuey – Mahalo Ring Womens

Pose by Lorien

Loki is wearing…

Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Bruiser
Eyes – IKON Vanity Eyes – Parchment
Hair – Mina – Harry
Tattoo – .Reckless. – Guerrero (Faded)
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Pants  – !gO! – Mads Pants blue – white (Purchased with FREE 200L in-store Credit for Group Members – Today Only!/Group is 50L to Join)
Shoes – GothiCatz [380] Shoes – Outlander Boots in Black

Pose by ~Reel Poses

Sim Location – Netherwood

Astrids Signature


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Love Hurts So Good

“You took my heart and you held it in your mouth
And, with a word all my love came rushing out
And, every whisper, it’s the worst, emptied out by a single word
There is a hollow in me now…”
― Florence Welch

There’s no denying it. Sometimes… love hurts. And I’ve found the perfect outfit for that perfect date… or if you want, to rail against the injustice of Cupid’s fickle arrow. Just take your pick!

Love Hurts So Good 1

Entice was incredibly generous with this latest group gift: their Hurts So Good dress in 3 wine colors (you get a color change hud) with a set of matching Heels (also with a color change hud) called Wild Nights. The group is FREE to join and the gifts are FREE as well. You’ll need to pay the vendor 1 little Linden, but that will be immediately refunded to you, making these gorgeous items yours totally FREE.

The dress is a winner all the way around, coming in all the standard sizes, as well as fitmesh sizes and Maitreya and Slink fits too. The shoes will fit Slink, Bellleza, and Maitreya feet. You just can’t go wrong with gifts this good.

Love Hurts So Good 2

To top off the theme of “Love Hurts” I grabbed up the matching Love Knot Necklace and Earrings group gifts at Chop Zuey that is out FREE for group members. The group will set you back a one time fee of 350L, but the gifts are frequent and plentiful and always of amazing quality. It’s a group that is well worth being part of for the outstanding gifts.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Hands and Feet – Slink
Head – LeLutka – Simone w/ base Glam Affair skin color Asia (included) used
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – [e] elikatira – Katharine (75L for the Current Sale) – Love first told us about the sale HERE!
Dress – Entice – Hurts so Good in Wine (0L/FREE Group Gift/FREE to Join Group) – Note: you must pay the vendor 1L to receive the gift, but your 1L will be immediately refunded
Jewelry – Chop Zuey – Love Knot Necklace and Love Knot Earrings (oL/FREE Group Gift/Group is 350 to Join)
Shoes – Entice – Wild Night Heels – Solid Purples (0L/FREE Group Gift/FREE to Join Group) – Note: you must pay the vendor 1L to receive the gift, but your 1L will be immediately refunded

Pose by Lorien

Sim Location – Emerald City

Astrids Signature