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A Little Love

A Little Love

A little love…

Love is usually Love’s territory… but when I spied this little Love tattoo by QuatreTTocs on the marketplace I couldn’t resist it! It’s a mere 49L and it’s the cutest thing. It’s not over the top and its a nice addition to any outfit. When you purchase it, you’ll get an applier for Maitreya mesh bodies as well as an Omega applier.

That perfect skirt

I hadn’t been to Entice for a while and when I stopped by yesterday, I realized there were all sorts of new gifts out that I hadn’t caught up on! My favorite was this free West End Girls Skirt. It’s just a skirt right? But its the perfect skirt! At least I think so. I paired it with a pretty white top that I had picked up while shopping at JellyRoll the other day.

Skirt sizes available:

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

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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 – EMO-tions – Claudia
Tattoo – QuatreTTocs – Love Tattoo Red Heart (49L on the Marketplace)
Top – JellyRoll – Tiffany Blouse
Skirt – Entice – West End Girls Skirt Ombre (Free SL Frees & Offers Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)

Sim Location – Dimrill Dale

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Creating Curb Appeal

Snapshot_006Hi there Fabulous Folks!  I am switching things up today and am showing you some décor items instead of clothing.  I came across a few cute things this weekend that I thought you all might like to hear about.  Perhaps you’ll find something you like to spruce up your home in Second Life!

Come On In!

The build you see in my photo is Ranger Rick’s Office which is part of The Hive’s Arcade Gacha offering at 50L per play.  To the side of the doorsteps you’ll find a couple of items made by The Ruddy Duck Co. (one of them a dollarbie!), and on the steps a group gift by JIAN and Zen Creations which are both free to join.

JIAN Kitty Shark Bed:

This adorable item is just 2 prims to rez and includes the sleeping kittens inside the bed.  Both kittens are texture change as well as the bed and as it is copy, you can rez out as many as you like. You can find this as a free group gift at JIAN with a free group join.

Zen Creations Cape Cod Candles:

The Cape Cod Candles are the latest group gift at Zen Creations.  This décor piece is 7 prims and is copy/mod so that you are able rez as many as you like and edit the colour and size to your liking.  The Zen Creations group is free to join.

The Ruddy Duck Company:

The Ruddy Duck Co. is a fairly new shop in Second Life and has some really nice outdoor décor items available in their marketplace store including a 1L item.  In my photos you’ll find the following…

  • The Ruddy Duck Co. Pink Hibiscus Bucket: 1L / 5 prims / copy-mod
  • The Ruddy Duck Co. Rustic Fence w/ Roses: 99L / 4 prims / copy-mod

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The Stuff

Build – The Hive Ranger Rick’s Office (50L per play @ The Arcade Gacha)
Cat Bed – JIAN Kitty Shark Bed (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Candles – Zen Creations Cape Cod Candles (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Flower Bucket – The Ruddy Duck Co. Pink Hibiscus Bucket Gift (1L / marketplace)
Fence – The Ruddy Duck Co. Rustic Fence w/ Roses (marketplace)

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Peace & More Mojitos

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Hey there Fabulouses!

This is a short and sweet post today, but I wanted to make sure I stopped in to tell you about a couple of FabFree worthy items I found – one a dollarbie on marketplace and the other a fun group gift!

My Favourite Colour!!!

I feel like I have been showing a ton of swimwear lately, and well I guess it is the season, but I found another fabulous 2pc swimsuit called Scandal you should know about.  It’s in my favourite colour (blue!), and is so pretty with the ruffled top and strappy boycut bottoms.  This set is available for just 1L in the Dusti’s Odds n Ends Marketplace Store!

Sizes included:

  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Belleza
  • Werewolf

More Mojitos

I can’t believe that I am holding a mojito in my hand again so soon after my wild ride of a girls night with Pru [HERE] and then ugh [HERE], but the new Preocupada Bento Pose by Reel Poses that comes with the floatie and bevvie is the latest group gift, and inspired me to give it another go.  The group is just 30L to join.

PEACE!

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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 Olympia
Swimsuit – Dusti’s Odds n Ends Scandal in Dark Blue (1L / marketplace)
Pose w/ Floatie & Drink – Reel Poses Preocupada (free group gift / 0L / 30L to join)

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Got Your Goat

Huck Thought He Was a Dog

When I was a child I had a goat (I lived on a farm) that thought it was my dog. It followed me everywhere. I wanted a dog pretty badly then and wasn’t yet allowed to have one. So that goat was my favorite animal on the farm. At least until he grew horns and began to butt me! So I couldn’t help be enchanted by these little goats I ran across on this quaint little sim.

Speaking of quaint…

When was the last time you visited Snowpaws? They have a roomful of group gifts and free no group required Lucky Letter Boards and Mini Mania Boards. I won my outfit off one of the free Mini Mania Boards after slapping them all! And I came away with several new free outfits from the free Lucky Letter Boards as well. There are so many goodies to be had there! My outfit is fully mesh and comes in all the standard mesh sizes.

Paired off.

I paired my new outfit with a pretty blue drop necklace from BricOle’s off the marketplace for only 30L. If you like this piece you might like some of their other items. Be sure to check out their online store for low price/high quality jewelry. I did discover that when I put the necklace on, I had to click the pendant and size it up (size up this prim only) to make it meet the black cord. But that was an easy fix to get such a pretty necklace at a such a deal.

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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 – Truth – Vicky
Necklace & Earrings – BricOle’s – Dark Blue Necklace & Earrings (30L on the Marketplace)
Outfit – Snowpaws – Emilie Jumpsuit in Aster (Free/Mini Mania Board/No Group Required)
Shoes – Pure Poison – Abby Ankle Boots

Sim Location – Rustic Retreat

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Backside

Snapshot_001In my days as a skateboarder, they used to call me “Backside” because the 180 backside was my best trick…  Ok…  truth be told, I had no tricks and they called me “Backside” because that’s where I always landed in attempts.  These fun skater poses by [west end] are currently being featured at The Cosmopolitan Sales Room and reminded me of the fun I used to have “trying to skateboard”!

Needing a Gnarly Freebie Fix?

Stop by KIB Designs and pick up their latest group gift availbale to KIB Designs inworld VIPs.  This group is free to join and after you activate your group tag above your head you can pick up the Shaaramay Shirt & Sweater for FREE!  This set comes in XXS-L mesh sizes (including alpha) and comes with a texture change HUD that allows you to express your own style!  There are several group gifts to pick up after you join, so make sure to grab them all!
KiB Designs - Shaaramay Shirt & Sweater GROUP GIFT

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Makeup Applier – Bold & Beauty Kristina
Nail Appliers – MAAI Slink Omega Maitreya HUD – hands & feet * darling (1L / marketplace)
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair –  TRUTH Scout
Shirt & Sweater – KIB Designs Shaaramay Shirt & Sweater (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Jeans – Blueberry Gracie
Pose – [west end] Style for Miles – Skate Poses (featured @ The Cosmopolitan Sales Room)
Sim – Carnival of Chaos @ The Wash

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Pick Up! I’m Calling You On My Banana Phone

Pick Up! I'm Calling You On My Banana PhoneThe banana phone is not necessarily a very effective mode of conversation, however it’s worth a shot when nothing else works and if it still fails at the very least – onlookers will be entertained.

In this blog post I have news about a new group gift at Poeme and also am revisiting Just Ordinary to show off a free instore group gift.

More of the extraordinary

I had recently blogged a Fitmesh Fanatics group gift that is available at Just Ordinary and if you liked that one shown here – you’ll love this one too!  The Char Dress in Denim Flowers that you see me wearing today is available as a free gift for Just Ordinary inworld group members (free to join!)

Dress Sizes Included:

  • Mesh XS – L + Alpha Layer
  • Fitmesh XS – L
  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Belleza
  • Tonic

Now About Those Shoes…

When you join the Poeme inworld group (has a 1L group join fee), you gain access to the Double Happy Roses Chucks in the floral Rhyme print.  They were just what I needed for today’s ensemble, so it was perfect timing that I came by them!

Shoe Sizes Included:

  • Maitreya
  • Unrigged + Alpha Layer

Just One Last Thing!

The Endless Summer Hello Sunshine pose that I am using today includes the bananas (for making phone calls of your own) and is available in an instore gacha at 50L per play at Le Poppycock!

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Makeup Applier – Bold & Beauty Kristina
Nail Appliers – MAAI Slink Omega Maitreya HUD – hands & feet * darling (1L / marketplace)
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair –  TRUTH Scout
Dress – Just Ordinary Char Dress Denim Flowers GG (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Shoes – Poeme Double Happy Roses Chucks (Rhyme) (free group gift / 0L / 1L to join)
Pose – Le Poppycock Endless Summer Hello Sunshine (50L per play / instore gacha)
Sim – Baja Shore

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Lessons Learned and Freebies Found

MimisGizzaA five star resort they said!  Expansive sandy beach, luxury spa, valet service, free wifi, turn down service, air conditioning, indoor and outdoor pools as well as lush green gardens.  It all sounded so perfect for an impromptu overnight mini-vacation to unwind and be pampered.  The real excitig news is that it was HALF PRICE!  I threw some of my essentials in an overnight bag,  got dolled up for my fancypants adventure, and blew goodbye kisses to the furbabies…

I was dressed to the nines!

Thanks to a couple of fabulous freebies, I was dressed to the nines.  I had found the Tracy Strapless Dress, designed by Gizza at Mimi’s Choice priced at 0L in a gift box on the floor.

Sizes included:

  • XXS-L Mesh + Alpha Layer
  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Belleza

My Snazzy Gems

This Glittz Zania Jewelry Set that includes the necklace and earrings on my avatar comes with a texture change HUD that allows you to change the colour of the gems, pearls and metal.  It is available as a free group gift at Tres Chic with a free group join.

Upon Arrival…

/me takes off her hat and looks around…  Am I in the right place?  I checked my phone to double check the address…  It would appear the lush green gardens are growing out of those old rusted out cars behind me and the pool as a family of ducks living in it -.-.  I have been tricked by the magic of the interwebs…  once again!  I guess it’s true what they say in regards to hotels …  You get what you pay for.  I suppose I’ll have to make the best of it!

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Makeup Applier – Bold & Beauty Kristina
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair –  TRUTH Vienna
Hat – Meli Imako Mesh Summer Floppy Hat (marketplace)
Dress – Gizza Tracy Strapless Dress [Striped] (free / 0L @ Mimi’s Choice)
Jewelry – Glitzz Zania Jewelry Set (free Tres Chic Group Gift / 0L / free to join)
Shoes – G&D Sandals Swirl High Knees
Pose by Le Poppycock
Sim – Baja Shore

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Look Sharp For Free

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Hello Fabulouses!  Sometimes in Second Life, you require something a little more on the professional side for attire, and it’s not always easy to find for free.  Perhaps you have an inworld job as a customer service representative for a shop, or another type of job where you need to put your capable and confident foot forward.  Either way, this “Comfort Here Dress” by JAVA that is set out as a freebie fits the bill.

Make The Right Impression

The Comfort Here Dress comes in XS-XL mesh sizes and includes an alpha layer for those that need it.  There are no mesh specific body fits for this gift, however I was able to get this to fit like a glove with my Maitreya Lara mesh body using it’s alpha HUD.  It also comes with some free jewelry, however I prefer less to more when it comes to jewelry and accessories, and just wore the dress.  You can find this free gift near the subscribomatic by the main entrance, just priced at 0L – no need to join a group to take advantage of the offer.

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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 Debra
Dress – JAVA Comfort Here Dress (free / 0L)
Glasses – Mad Mesh Mesh Nerd Glasses in several colours (plain and checkered) (9L / marketplace)
Sim – Follow Your Bliss

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PEACE

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Hey there FabFree Readers!  Over the last few days I have been showing you some really nice gifts that are available at The Garage Fair and I have another one to share news with you about today.

Before I get into the details of my free outfit…

I wanted to mention that it has come to my attention that some of the barrels do not contain gift items, they contain for sale items.  Please take care when you are willy nilly clicking away at the barrels that you don’t purchase something you don’t intend to.  Take your time, look around and check the prices!  There are many gifts to be found, but many great deals too.

Sky Blue Lara

The playful 2 piece set called Lara that I am wearing today is a free gift that you can pick up at The Prism Garage Fair Display by buying the contents of the barrel for 0L.  What you’ll receive is the teeny frilled tied top and the printed denim skirt.

Sizes Included:

  • XXS – L Mesh + Alphas
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Physique & Hourglass

Are You A Poser?

If so, you should grab this fun Happy Girl Pose that I picked up for just 1L in the B&G Marketplace store.

PEACE!

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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 –  Magika Plenty (free group gift / 0L / 150L to join)
Outfit – Prism Lara Denim Top & Skirt by Journey (free / 0L /  @ The Garage Fair)
Shoes – Pure Poison Chloe Sneakers (featured @ Kustom9)
Pose – B&G Happy Girl Pose (1L / marketplace)
Sim – Costa Blanco

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Smoke On The Water

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I’m not a smoker anymore, and haven’t been for 2 decades now.  I usually turn my nose up to the smell of stale smoke… but when I walk through a whiff of my old trusty menthols, my mouth starts to water!  I swiped one for old times sake from his “secret – I don’t smoke anymore stash”, which he won’t call me on – because he would have to admit it exists.  🙂

Enough of the jibber jabber! Where did you get that dress?

I’m out enjoying the sun today, wearing my new floral mini dress called Lilli that I picked up on Marketplace in the Lamu Fashion store for just 1L!  The all over delicate floral print is just lovely on this basic thigh slit / spaghetti strap mini dress.  I wanted to show it off on it’s own, but I bet it looks really cute with a denim jacket too.

It comes in several sizes, which you can see below:

  • XS – L Classic Mesh + Aplha Layer
  • XS – L Fitmesh
  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Belleza

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Makeup Applier – Bold & Beauty Kristina
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair –  Exile Cool Girl (50L / past Fifty Linden Friday – but still available today!)
Dress – Lamu Fashion Lilli Dress (1L / marketplace)
Glasses – Exile London Glasses (part of a gacha item)
Shoes – Pure Poison Michelle Sandals (featured @ Uber)
Pose by Drunk Panda
Sim – Whimberly

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