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Goodness Green Gracious!

Goodness Green Gracious!

I know that green seems to be popping up all over the place these past few days, but I for one am all for it.  Here in the frozen North, we’ve still got a while to go before things start even thinking about turning green!  Right now it’s what we like to call “Fool’s Spring” – where a few days of sunshine and *slightly* warmer weather has everyone thinking Spring is on its way…then the snow hits again!  Bring on the green!

Fabulous and Free

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but Lybra sure have been knocking it out of the park these days!  They have hunts and free gifts galore going on!  And of course, near and dear to my heart is the new FabFree group gift that just popped up.  This sexy dress comes in a full fatpack of colours, and it’s flirty and femme in all the right ways.  Of course, to get it all you need to do is join our FREE group, and then click on the vendor.  Lovely!

Sizes

  • Alice
  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Maitreya

Hunting for Doves

I told you the other day about the monthly hunt that Lybra is taking part in at The Free Dove, but this month there are actually TWO free hunts going on at The Free Dove!  The second is sponsored by Chop Zuey, which means lots of pretty jewelry.  This time you’re looking for 10 white doves (5 at The Free Dove and 5 at Chop Zuey).  To pick up these gifts, you need to be a member of the Free Dove group which is free to join.  I’m showing off the Star Crossed and Yareli bracelets.  You’ve got until the end of the month to take part in this hunt!

 

GREEN I SAY!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Dress – Lybra October (Free Gift for Members of Fabulously Free in SL Group/Group is Free to Join)
Earrings – LaGyo Stardust
Bracelet 1 – Chop Zuey Star Crossed Bracelets (Free Gift on the Free Dove Hunt/Group is Free to Join)
Bracelet 2 – Chop Zuey Yareli Bracelet (Free Gift on the Free Dove Hunt/Group is Free to Join)

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Euphoric Dolly Babe Eyes
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filigree Sternum Tattoo
Eyeshadow Applier – Lelutka Cate
Lipstick Applier – Lelutka Cate
Nails – Maitreya Lara
Hair –  Olive The Heartbreaker Hair
Pose – Foxcity Infatuation
Sim – Private


Mardi Gras Gift Madness

Mardi Gras Gift Madness

There is a free hunt at Wonderland Beach in celebration of Mardi Gras– but you have to hurry, the hunt ends on the 17th.  Luckily, the gifts for the Love and Camouflage Hunt are pretty easy to find.  All you have to do is look for the Mardi Gras mask in the shops on the sim to find your gifts.  I found this great cami dress from TrendZy Apparel with a star pattern.  It also came with a pair of heels.  I am not wearing them because I wanted to show off these cute ankle boots I found on the hunt from Grumble.  I loved the rainbow hearts– which happened to match well with another hunt gift, the bangle bracelets from SugarBaker.

As I mentioned earlier, this terrific hunt ends on February 17th.  So you will have to hurry to snatch up these great gifts.

Dress Sizes Included

  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, Venus
  • Maitreya
  • eBody
  • Altamura
  • TMP
  • SLink – Hourglass, Physique

Viol is Wearing…

Clothes:

Dress – TrendZy Apparel – Cammy Dress (Free at the Love and Camouflage Hunt at Wonderland Beach)
Shoes – Grumble – Alicia Boots Rainbow Hearts (Free at the Love and Camouflage Hunt at Wonderland Beach)

Stockings – Tip 2 Toe – Intrigue Thigh High Stockings Black
Bracelets – SugarBaker – Mardi Gras Bangle (Free at the Love and Camouflage Hunt at Wonderland Beach)

Body:

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Sofia
Head Applier – LAQ Natasha BOM Skin (Free Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Body Applier – LAQ Next Level Body Skin
Eyes – Avi-Glam – Twinkle Eyes (Free Gift/Group is 10L to Join)
Nails –  Alaskametro Cosmic Nail Applier (75L)
Lipstick – Velour – Beauty Queen (Free Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Eyeshadow (highlighter) – Alaskametro – Rose Gold (Free Gift at The Free Dove)
Blush – Peekaboo – Burn Hearts (Free Group Gift/Group is 50L to join)
Hair – Olive – Peach hair

Sim – Southern Roots


Bern-ing Love

Bern-ing Love

Yesterday, I showed you the lovely gifts that are on offer from Shanti on the inaugural FabFree Valentine’s Day Hunt.  I want to dive into the offerings by Paper.Sparrow (our very own Bunnie Francis is the designer!) and go on a little rant that I will most likely be killed for later.  It was nice knowing you all.  Bunnie is a very selfless, creative, kind, and generous person.  She’ll listen when you need an ear, and she’s always coming up with new ways to give to our community.  I am really lucky to have a Bunnie in my life, because she is a little ball of energy and creativity that truly inspires.  Thank you for organizing this hunt, Bunbun!

High and Low

So, the thing with Arielle and Bunnie hiding things is that they’re quite good at it.  I’ve warned you!  When you do the Paper.Sparrow part of the FabFree hunt, located at our Info Hub,  you’ll find this lovely dress and heels (sized for Belleza, Maitreya, Ocacin, Slink & Voluptuous) for just 1L each.  So sweet, right?  Then, if you wear your FabFree tag while you’re hunting, you’ll be able to grab these massive decor hearts featuring a very cozy Bernie S. on them for free! They come in a pile of pretty candy hues.  I think I’ll look just like him at work tomorrow… Anyway!  You know what I mean!

Dress Sizes

  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Maitreya
  • Ocacin
  • Physique
  • Venus
  • Voluptuous

Come join us on our hunt, we would be so happy to have you!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Dress – Paper.Sparrow Rose Pink Mary Dress (1L on the FabFree Valentine’s Hunt)
Shoes – Paper.Sparrow Rose Pink Mary Heels (1L on the FabFree Valentine’s Hunt)

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Euphoric Dolly Babe Eyes
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filligree Sternum Tattoo
Eyeshadow Applier – Lelutka Cate
Lipstick Applier – Lelutka Cate
Nails – Alaskametro BWR Nail Polish (Previously Blogged HERE)
Hair –  Olive The Awake Hair
Pose – Foxcity Juice
Sim – Private
Decor – Paper.Sparrow Bernie SweetHeart Tartes (Free Gift on the FabFree Valentine’s Hunt)


Hunting Hearts

Hunting Hearts

As promised, I’m back this evening to talk about the sweet little Valentines Day Hunt going on over at Poeme! If you know me, you know I love Poeme’s shop and the owner/designer, Elysiane Sapphire, is an absolute delight. She has very generously offered the Hunt prizes in a “Transferable” form so you can gift your sweetheart if you so desire. If that isn’t enough, she has also added a day to the Hunt to make sure we all have time to pick up these Valentines Day goodies.

I picked out the “Ruffle Me Up” dress in scarlet to show off as well as the “Love Me Red Choker” and the “Burning Love Tote”. But I picked up quite a few more things in the Hunt. Because you can never have too many plaid boots! Besides with everything only 15L this is one event that won’t wreck your pocketbook.

The Hunt now runs until February 15th so get over there and Hunt down some hearts!

Sizes Included

  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, Venus
  • Maitreya
  • SLink – Hourglass, Physique

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Juli’s Stylin’

  • Mesh Head – LeLutka (Spencer- w/ my own edited shape)
  • Mesh Body – Maitreya – Lara
  • Ears – Swallow – Crossover
  • Eyes – IKON – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
  • Freckles Applier – [pout!] – Freckles and Beauty Marks Set
  • Hair – Olive – Good Morning
  • Shoes – Venus Shoes – Stella

Dress + Bag + Choker – Poeme – Valentines Day Hunt – 15L per prize Hunt

Photo Location – Backdrop City

PoemeValentineHuntSLPic2021


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Every Day’s Clutter

Every Day's Clutter

There’s nothing I like better than random, pretty clutter.  I love piles of cute things to look at, and I love rearranging them on furniture until I can see it all and it tumbles at me gracefully.  I had so much fun putting this scene together that I quite lost track of time today!

Classy and Sassy

The January group gift has made its appearance at Sass, and it’s super cute.  It’s this grey and yellow babydoll dress that strikes a nice balance between cute but still utterly wearable in grey and yellow.  It’s a little breath of spring in the midst of winter for me, so I highly appreciate it.  You can grab this lovely dress by joining the Sass group for 10L and then paying the vendor 1L which will then be returned to you.  You may also want to grab the Teleport Hub version of the dress too while you’re there, that group is just 10L to join as well, so do check it out.

Sizes

  • Freya
  • Legacy
  • Maitreya
  • Hourglass

I Heart It!

When Astralia announced their latest group gift was a super cute desk and chair set, I knew I had to have it.  It’s adorable and girly in all the right ways.  The desk is heart-shaped, and it comes with a matching chair that kinda has me feeling a bit “Alice in the court of the Queen of Hearts”.  Just a vibe I’m getting!  Grab your own by joining the Astralia group for 149L, then you can dress up your desk area too!

Now, where did my fries go?

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Dress – Sass Deedee (Free Group Gift/Group is 10L to Join)
Shoes – Pure Poison Bunny Pumps (35L for Group Members in the Outlet/Group is Free to Join)
Rings – Kibitz Lexa’s Rings

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Euphoric Dolly Babe Eyes
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filligree Sternum Tattoo
Eyeshadow Applier – Lelutka Cate
Lipstick Applier – Lelutka Cate
Nails – Maitreya Lara
Hair –  Olive The Samantha Hair
Pose – Foxcity Mani
Sim – Private

Decor

Desk & Chair – Astralia Vanity (Free Group Gift/Group is 149L to Join)
Box of Makeup – Tentacio Beauty Box
Floor Hydrangea – Apple Fall Hydrangea Bunch
Desk Hydrangea – The Green Door Hydrangea Pot
Head-Shaped Pot and Plant – Noveny Dumb Cane Pot 
Books – Peaches Inked Set
Journal and Headphones – Tentacio Sweet Home Diary
Burger and Fries – Random Matter Takeaway Burger Basket


All Dressed Up with No Place to Go

All Dressed Up with No Place to Go
It is always a good day when you find an all-in-one outfit, especially when it is a lovely gown.  I’ve been trying to keep an eye out for fancier clothing lately; so when I stumbled on this gown, I was pretty excited.  It is one of the free group gifts at RnR Swag. (The group is free to join) The gift includes the lovely Mademoiselle dress, earrings, necklace that you can wear together or mix and match.  Be sure to get this beautiful outfit while it is still available, there is no telling how long this gift will last.

Dress Sizes Included

  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, Venus
  • Maitreya
  • SLink – Hourglass, Physique

Viol is Wearing…

Clothes:

Dress – RnR Swag – Mademoiselle Dress (Free Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Earrings – RnR Swag – Mademoiselle Earrings (Free Gift/Group is Free to Join)

Necklace – RnR Swag – Mademoiselle Necklace (Free Gift/Group is Free to Join)

Body:

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Sofia
Head Applier – LAQ Natasha BOM Skin (Free Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Body Applier – LAQ Next Level Body Skin
Eyes – Avi-Glam – Twinkle Eyes (Free Gift/Group is 10L to Join)
Nails –  Alaskametro Cosmic Nail Applier (75L)
Lipstick – Tone 2 – Christmas Palette 3
Eyeshadow – Tone 2 – Eye Gloss Chocolate
Eyeshadow (highlighter) – Alaskametro – Rose Gold (Free Gift at The Free Dove)
Blush – Peekaboo – Burn Hearts (Free Group Gift/Group is 50L to join)
Hair – Olive – Peach hair

Sim – Angel Manor

 


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A Return to Darkness

A Return to Darkness

Back in my early days of Second Life-ing, I was straight up a goth girl.   Probably because it’s the complete antithesis of who I really am, and it was fun to explore all the deep, darkness of it all.  I know I’ve blathered about this before, about being who you want to be in SL, etc.  But what I do want to touch upon is how FabFree made me realise that I didn’t have to have just one style.  When I started blogging here back in 2017, I realised that there were so many different freebies hanging around the grid that I could play around with, and since that moment I haven’t really looked back – I just get what I like!  But it is nice to revisit old friends, isn’t it?

The Deep Dark

I’m getting that Morgan le Fay feeling today (you know, when she’s an antagonist), and bubbling up some magical devilry in the depths of the earth.  To get this look, I need look no further than the Vanity Event.  They’ve got a bunch of gifts peppered around at different stalls, and they’re all free.  You don’t even need to join a group here, just click on the boxes and bags, and they’re yours.  I got this gorgeous gown over at the TOG display.  It comes in both black and white versions, and also has a pair of shoes included (not pictured).  Who doesn’t need a good gown?

Sizes

  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Legacy
  • Maitreya
  • Physique

Now…where did that little toad go?

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Gown – TOG Noemi (Free Gift @ Vanity/No Group Join Required)
Shoes – Empire Polyanthus

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Euphoric Dolly Babe Eyes
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filligree Sternum Tattoo
Eyeshadow Applier – Alaskametro Black Magic
Lipstick Applier – Alaskametro Black Magic
Nails – Alme Mesh Stiletto Nails Holo Ombre
Hair –  Olive The Witching Hair
Pose – BellePoses Nahemah
Backdrop – Joplino Dark Well


The weather outside is frightful

The weather outside is frightful
It’s been so snowy in the Secondlife sims, that I have been moonlighting as a snow plow driver in my spare time.  (just kidding, the snowplow made a nice backdrop.)  What I’ve actually been doing is trying to keep up with all these great holiday freebees.  So many designers have been giving away so many nice gifts, it is hard to keep up.  I recently found out A Town Called a Short Leash (adult sim) was having an event, so I packed up the snow plow and headed over.  (okay, I will stop with the snow plow.) The Christmas Tree in the center of town had a pile of free presents from different designers on the sim.  I picked up this nice Roux sweater dress by Starlight Apparel there.  The dress comes with a matching belt that can be worn with the dress or separately.

I also found this really cute Hearts face tattoo by Letter K which you can see in better detail on the picture below.
The weather outside is frightful (part 2)

These gifts were put out for Christmas, so you better get them quick.  The holiday season will be gone before you know, taking the Christmas trees and gifts with it.

Dress Sizes Included

  • XL-XS Fitmesh
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, Venus
  • Maitreya
  • SLink – Hourglass, Physique
  • eBody – Classic, Curvy
  • Tonic – Curvy, Fine

Viol is Wearing…

Clothes:

Dress – Starlight Apparel – Roux Dress (Free Christmas gift under the ATCSL tree)
Shoes – Luas – Holiday Boots (Free Gift/Group is 50L to Join)
Accessory – Big Bear – Coffee Gift

Body:

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Sofia
Head Applier – LAQ Natasha BOM Skin (Free Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Body Applier – LAQ Next Level Body Skin
Eyes – Avi-Glam – Twinkle Eyes (Free Gift/Group is 5L to Join)
Nails –  Alaskametro Cosmic Nail Applier (75L)
Tattoo – Letter K – Hearts Face Tattoo (Free Christmas gift under the ATCSL tree)
Lipstick – Stunner Originals – Lipgloss Pretty (Free Advent Gift, available until Christmas)
Eyeshadow – Stunner Originals – Eyeshadow High (Free Advent Gift, available until Christmas)
Blush – Peekaboo – Burn Hearts (Free Group Gift/Group is 50L to join)
Hair – Olive – Peach hair

Sim – Noweeta


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I’ll Stay Home for Christmas

I'll Stay Home for Christmas

I need some cozy clothing ASAP.  The minute I get home from work, I just want to hop into my sweatpants or jammies and forget about everryyyyything.  This cute set from Sass is precisely what the doctor ordered today!

Merry Merry

It’s far too cute to pass up, don’t you think?  I love the polar bear, and even the tangled lights.  They just make me all sorts of happy.  You can get your own by visiting Sass, joining the group for 10L and then paying the vendor 1L which will then be returned to you.  I suggest you pick up ALL the gifts if you haven’t yet, because in the past the year’s group gifts will disappear in January to make room for next year’s!

Sizes

  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Legacy
  • Maitreya

Why can’t I wear my pyjamas to work?
Hey people who are working from home…I envy you!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes  

Pyjamas  – Sass Group Gift Dec (Free Group Gift/Group is 10L to Join)

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Euphoric Dolly Babe Eyes
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filligree Sternum Tattoo
Eyeshadow Applier – Pout! Day & Night Liner
Nails – Alaskametro Blue Nail Art
Lipstick Applier –  Alaskametro A Touch of Gold
Hair – Olive The Merry
Pose – Foxcity Editorial V2
Backdrop – Foxcity City Life


Catch me if you can, I’m the gingerbread man

Catch me if you can, I'm the gingerbread man
We had our first snowfall in New York City a few days ago.  It didn’t stay very long, but I am sure there will be more snow to come.  On chilly days such as these, it is nice to be cozy indoors.  And what better way then to spend the day hanging out with this cute little gingerbread shoulder pet (that I am promise I will not eat) From the Artist Shed.  This cutie is a free gift at the Yule Cart Sale and Hunt. I also found this great snowman tank top by The Bold Llama Co. there for free as well.  The event runs until the 31st and the gifts can be found under the tree, in the designers stalls and hidden all over the sim.  When you first enter, you can tap the sign to get a notecard of clues to make hunting a little easier.

Top Sizes Included

  • XL-XS Fitmesh
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, Venus
  • Maitreya
  • SLink – Hourglass, Physique
  • eBody
  • TMP
  • Tonic – Curvy, Fine
  • Ocacin

Viol is Wearing…

Clothes:

Top – Bold Llama – Red Snowman Tee (Free at Yule Cart Sale and Hunt)
Pants – *COCO* – Boyfriend Jeans
Shoes – Renegade Footwear – Isobel Heels
Accessory – The Artist Shed – My Gingerbread Pal (Free at Yule Cart Sale and Hunt)

Body:

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Sofia
Head Applier – LAQ Natasha BOM Skin (Free Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Body Applier – LAQ Next Level Body Skin
Eyes – Avi-Glam – Twinkle Eyes (Free Gift/Group is 5L to Join)
Nails –  Alaskametro Cosmic Nail Applier (75L)
Lipstick – Velour – Beauty Queen (Free Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Eyeshadow – Absinthe! – Grinch Shadow (Free marketplace Gift)
Blush – Peekaboo – Burn Hearts (Free Group Gift/Group is 50L to join)
Hair – Olive – Peach hair

Sim – Flurries ‘n Fun Winter Wonderland