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Getting Some Exercise Around the Grid

You Me and the Sea

Hello Fabulouses!  I hope your July is going well.  Ripley and I had a great time camping up in the mountains.  Even though we came back to sizzling temperatures, it feels good to be home.  The pupster didn’t want to eat much while we were away, and I was worried he had lost weight.  He actually gained a pound, so we decided the best thing to do was to hit the hunt trail in SL to get some exercise.  That still counts as exercise, right? 😉

Around the Grid

As we traversed the SL universe, we stopped by Nuts Inc, and Ripley discovered the hot air balloon hunt icon fairly quickly.  One nice thing about the Around the Grid Hunt is if you are short on time, you can pay 25 Linden dollars for the prize, or invest a bit of energy and discover the hidden hunt object and pay just 1 Linden dollar.  Thankfully, with the pupster’s help, I paid a very budget-friendly 1 Linden dollar for this adorable Sari outfit.  I just love the combination of blue and rusty hues in both the top and skirt.  This little number features a cropped top with a tasseled hemline and a mini skirt with two slits to make moving around a breeze.  Although I chose not to wear them, the hunt prize also included sandals and a backpack.  This outfit is compatible with classic and mesh body avatars.  The hunt runs until September 30th, so you have plenty of time to uncover some fabulous prizes.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Classic Mesh in XXS, XS, S, M, L (includes separate alpha layers for skirt and top)
  • Belleza
  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Tonic

Beach Hair

My short windswept locks are perfect for a day at the beach.  I picked this new hairstyle up for free as a group gift from Barberyumyum.  It comes only in this sun-kissed blonde color, but I just love it!  With the enclosed HUD, you can adjust the size of the hair to get just the right fit.  The folder includes rigged and non-rigged versions as well as an alpha layer for your scalp.  To add this free gift to your inventory, you need to be a member of the Double Paradox group, but it’s completely free to join.  There are five other gifts set out for group members, too.

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:  Barberyumyum 85SNR (group gift for members of the Double Paradox group – 0L/0L to join)
Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Fjord
Necklace:  Indulge Temptation! Beaded Necklace 1
Outfit:  Nuts Inc Sari Outfit (prize in the Around the Grid Hunt – 1L)
Sandals:  White River Co. Kani Flip Flops in Tan
Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd
Pose:  Le Poppycock
Sim:  Dolphin Cay

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Fab Free Designer of the Week – Nuts Inc.


Welcome to the Blog Fab Free’rs! I hope you’re ready for this edition of Fab Free Designer of the Week. This time we have the pleasure of sharing Nuts Inc. with you. This fun little shop has brightly colored fashion for men and women. Yep, you read that right, there’s menswear at Nuts Inc. along with ladieswear. As you enter the store you’ll find the clothing separated by women’s fashion on the left and men’s fashion on the right. The clothing styles range from casual wear to formal, and everything in between. I even spotted a ballgown or two. There is also a second floor at Nuts Inc. with a few seasonal and miscellaneous clothing items.

First however you’ll want to stop by the front desk. There you can find a group gift for guys and one for gals. The Nuts Inc. group has a one time join fee of 15 linden. In addition to the current group gifts, you’ll find a 70 linden promotional offer in the same area of the Nuts Inc. store. Just look for it on the wall opposite the desk. Right next to it you’ll spot the colorful Fab Free logo above the current Fabulously Free in SL group gift. You’ll need to wear your Fab Free tag for this one. If you’re not already a member, you can join for free. As you explore the Nuts Inc. shop be sure to make it to the back of the store. It’s there you’ll find a kiosk with quite a few past group gifts still available. Finally, next to the past group gifts you can also get all the store information such as their Flickr and redeliveries. Happy Shopping Fab Free!


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New Fabulously Free in SL Group Gifts: Nuts Inc. & bon bon

bonbon – Added 03/06/19

Nuts Inc. – Added 3/6/19

How to grab your gifts!

To pick up these group gifts, you will need to have your Fabulously Free in SL inworld group tag activated (It’s free to join!).  To join the group, copy and past the following link into local chat in your SL viewer and click the link in local chat – secondlife:///app/group/020fa7af-444d-f54f-01e2-557ec06315fd/about

There are three ways to keep an eye on our growing list of free group gifts:

  1. Click the Group Gifts Listing Button at the top right hand side of the blog.
  2. Watch for the inworld group notices.
  3. Visit our inworld Fabulously Free in SL Info Hub and click the listing at the reception desk.


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Come Skate With Us!

Skate with Me

Hello Fabulous Readers!  I hope you are having a wonderful weekend.  Ripley and I are popping in with a quick post to share a free gift you can pick up just for being members of the Fabulously Free in SL group.  It’s a super cute complete outfit that will have you all dressed up for one of my favorite winter time outdoor activities – ice skating.

‘Tis the Season…

…for gliding across frozen ponds, and for the whopping price of zero Linden dollars, Nuts Inc. will have you all suited up, skates included!  With a thick, cozy sweater, deep green leggings and sturdy skates, you will look fantastic out on the ice.  The top features snug cuffs to keep out the chill, a pretty laced detail on the neckline, and sparkles in the knitted texture.  The two toned pants hug your curves and are form fitting so they allow complete freedom to maneuver easily.  Lastly, the skates coordinate perfectly with the rest of the outfit with deep green leather, red lacing, and golden eyelets.  The gift package includes versions for classic as well as mesh avatars.  To pick up a copy of the Marrit Skate Outfit for yourself, simply teleport to the shop, activate your Fab Free group tag and tap the vendor.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Classic mesh in XXS, XS, S, M and L (includes separate alpha layers for sweater, pans and skates)
  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Lara
  • Physique
  • Venus

Until our next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head:  Lelutka Simone
Head Applier:  YS&YS Kira
Hair:  Tableau Vivant Vento
Eyes:  IKON Hope Eyes in Iron
Outfit:  Nuts Inc Marrit Skate Outfit [includes top, leggings, and skates]  (free gift for members of Fabulously Free in SL – 0L/0L to join)
Pose:  Frozen Ice Skates Pose
Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd
Sim:  Hollyee Starlight Shores

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New Fabulously Free in SL Group Gifts: Alias! & Nuts Inc.!

Alias! – Added 12/11/18

Nuts Inc. – Added 12/11/18

How to grab your gifts!

To pick up these group gifts, you will need to have your Fabulously Free in SL inworld group tag activated (It’s free to join!).  To join the group, copy and past the following link into local chat in your SL viewer and click the link in local chat – secondlife:///app/group/020fa7af-444d-f54f-01e2-557ec06315fd/about

There are three ways to keep an eye on our growing list of free group gifts:

  1. Click the Group Gifts Listing Button at the top right hand side of the blog.
  2. Watch for the inworld group notices.
  3. Visit our inworld Fabulously Free in SL Info Hub and click the listing at the reception desk.


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Austin in the Fall

Austin in the Fall

It’s  good day here on the Grid to just wander some of the spectacular Autumn Sims.  Fall is my favorite season and I mean to enjoy it.

Perfect for Crisp Days

I found a new-to-me designer while Hunting down Dirty Little Secrets: Nuts Inc where they encourage us to “Have the guts to wear Nuts”.  This is the ‘Austin’ Denim jacket and tee and it’s on the 25L path for the Dirty Little Secrets Hunt. There is also a ladies prize that perfect compliments this jacket. The jacket comes with a HUD for six colors of denim and eighteen colors/patterns of tee shirt.

Sizes Included

  • Classic Mesh XS – XL

Now, I’m going to finish my walk then see if Juli left any of the chocolate from her and the dogs trick or treating. 😉

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Gabriel is wearing –

Mesh Head LeLutka – Andrea
Mesh Body & HandsSLink – Physique Male + Dynamic Hands
SkinStrayDog – Breno for LeLutka Andrea, Tone 6
EyesAvi Glam – Lucent Eyes in Pine
Hair Argrace – Makoto
Hat – Flow – Jones Hat 
Pose – exposeur – Cowboy Up

Top – Nuts Inc. – Austin Denim Jacket – (25L prize for the Dirty Little Secrets Hunt)

 

 

 

 


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Relax… and visit a friend.

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Visiting a Friend!

This is a good time of year for catching up with friends. I was visiting a friend’s house this morning and I fell in love with some furniture he had out… this room divider and table. It turned out that he got it as a free group gift for the L’Homme Readers Group. Well I was all excited and wanted the gift for myself!

A trip to get my own…

So we took a trip to UnKindness, my friend kindly escorted me, and I picked up the free UnKindness Bamboo Hall Set for myself. It does come with decor but I like it just topped with a plant myself. I did include a vendor advertisement picture at the bottom of this post so you can see everything that is included in this great free gift. All the pieces are just 1 prim each so this is very low land impact and practical for setting out!

A new sweater too!

After seeing Love and Carson sporting their matching sweaters in their blog post {here} my friend and I decided we wanted those exact same sweaters. So we took a teleport to NUTS Inc to pick up the free POE Hunt prize there so we had something to lounge about the house in. We were pleasantly surprised to see that there were matching ladies and men’s group gift sweaters out at the store too that were just as nice! The NUTS Inc group is only 5L to join and if you take your fella along, you can both have a matching sweater like the one I’m wearing in the picture above. I really like the classic colors and warm feel.

Sweater sizes available:

  • Classic Mesh XXS – L with Alpha
  • TMP
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Physique & Hourglass
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

 

VENDOR ART- NOT MY WORK

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Miriam Winter Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Catwa – Zoey
Sweater – NUTS Inc – GG Hazel Sweater (Free Group Gift/Group is 5L to Join)
Jeans – Fishy Strawberry – Moto Jeggings Ombre
Boots – Reign – Captive Booties in Cocoa

And Stuff…

Divider & Table – UnKindness – Bamboo Hall Set (Free L’Homme Readers Gift/Free to Join Group)

Sim Location – Private

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Soon… True Peace

12-04-2017

Finally….

We have come to a peace accord. I am no longer allowed to mention “the chair”, the incident, the attempted murder, or how the chair was really mine. (I did call “dibs” first!) Also, I am to complement her daily (while trying to hide my eye rolls as I say them). And for her part of the peace treaty, she is to smile and say thank you every time I give her said complements. I think I could have gotten a better deal….

We are both NUTS!

We decided to take a leisurely stroll outside in the fresh snow. We even put on our FREE matching sweaters (so we didn’t fight over who got to wear what)  from NUTS Inc. that we found on the Peace on Earth Hunt.  The his and hers Britt and Niels Sweaters come in the following sizes:

For Her…

  • Mesh XXS – L + Alpha Layer
  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Physique & Hourglass
  • Belleza Freya, Isis & Venus
  • TMP

For Him…

  • Sizes S-L + Alpha Layer
  •  2 Fitmesh sizes

That Peaceful, Easy Feeling…

It didn’t take me long to intentionally trip  playfully shove her down in a snow drift. I ended up down there with her. (she my be small but STRONG).  And after a bit of snow throwing (how I ended up on the bottom, I don’t know, but I was watching out for any object that could be placed over my face) she looked up and pointed out a dove flying overhead. Maybe we will have peace after all. Another FREE gift to be found on the Peace on Earth Hunt is the Soon True Peace pose from Something New . This lovely couples pose includes the dove, the symbol for peace. It may also be a nice pose for the traditional couples Christmas Card. I only hope peace lasts at least through the holidays….

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Head Applier –  DeetaleZ Maxille 2
Freckles & Lipstick – Glam Affair Renee
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – TRUTH Montana
Sweater – NUTS Inc. – Britt Sweater (free / 0L / Peace On Earth Hunt)
Pants – Blueberry Denise
Boots – BUENO Fringe Boots

Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM -Mesh Body v2
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel v3.0
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Sweater: NUTS Inc. – Niels Sweater (Peace on Earth Hunt FREE / 0L)
Pants: Wilson’s Designs – Gray Slacks (Dear Santa Hunt (1L /25 L)
Shoes: hoorenbeek – Allen 2.0

Pose: Something New – Soon True Peace (Peace on Earth Hunt FREE / 0L)

Sim – Luane’s Winter World

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