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No Bad Apples Here

No Bad Apples Here

Hi there, Fabulous Readers!  The air was crisp and clean and I decided to pay a visit to an orchard this afternoon.  Since it was a bit on the chilly side, I’m glad I had a new jeans jacket and sweater to keep me warm! I picked them up for just one Linden dollar as a hunt prize.  Later, I’m going to bake a homemade apple pie.  The only thing missing is some vanilla ice cream to put on top.  Maybe you have some?  I’ll gladly share the pie. 🙂

When in Doubt, Wear Denim

In my last post, I talked about the Hunt on Haunted Hill, and I have another budget-friendly item from the event to show you today.  Over at The Sissy Bar, if you locate the small ghost lurking around the sim, you can add this casual combo to your SL wardrobe.  In a soft, washed denim hue, the jacket features three-quarter-length sleeves, a cropped fit, and a mischievous critter patch on each shoulder.  The black sweater, with a ribbed collar and sleeves, is built-in so you don’t have to worry about your top poking through the jacket.  Isn’t it annoying when that happens in world?  Versions for classic avatars as well as common mesh body styles are included in the folder.  The hunt runs through October 31st.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility

  • Mesh in XXS, XS, S, M, and L (includes alpha layer)
  • Belleza Freya, Isis, and Venus
  • Legacy and Legacy Perky
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique

I’ll have the pie ready by about 6 pm SLT…

Until my next post, happy hunting!

– Wren –

Wren is Wearing…

Clothes

Sweater and Jacket: The Sissy Bar Jeans Jacket and Sweater (prize in the Hunt on Haunted Hill 5 – 1L)
Capris: Blueberry Lila Rolled Cuff Jeans
Boots: REIGN Cali Flip Flops

Body

Mesh Body: Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head: Lelutka Fleur
Head Applier: Bold & Beauty Rosie
Eyes: Avi Glam Royalty Eyes in Acorn
Eyeliner: Oh Hello! Basic Eyeliner 12 for Lelutka Evo X
Hair: Stealthic Shallows
Pose: Sari-Sari Apples
Sim: Cherishville II


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Soon, It Will Be Slothoween!

It's Almost Slothoween

Hello there, Fab Free! With the new month, we have a bunch of hunts that got started, and I eagerly hit the trail of The Boo Bunny Hunt this week. My favorite prize of all is this adorable tank top. It makes me smile every time I see it, and I picked it up for just a small fee (plus a bit of time spent searching).

I’ll Do it Tomorrow…

…at least that’s what I imagine the sweet-faced critter on my new shirt from The Bold Llama T-Shirt Co. might be saying as he gives us a friendly wave. The Slothoween Tee features a cute creature lounging atop a carved pumpkin, brightly colored autumn leaves, and a crescent moon in a star-filled sky. The vibrant colors really pop against the dark background! With its narrow shoulder straps and slightly cropped hem, I’d be grabbing a jacket in real life when wearing this top, but hey, this is SL, and it’s all good 🙂 The prize folder contains an alpha layer and sizes for classic avatars, as well as versions for a variety of mesh body types. Each item in The Boo Bunny Hunt costs one Linden dollar, and you’ll be searching for pieces of wrapped candy. You have until Slothoween, er I mean Halloween, to collect some amazing prizes.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility

  • Mesh in XS, S, M, L, and XL (includes alpha layer)
  • Belleza Freya, Isis, and Venus
  • Ebody
  • Legacy
  • Maitreya
  • Ocacin
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique
  • TMP
  • Tonic Curvy and Fine

Life is Gourd

Jack O’Lanterns Shining Bright

Over at satus Inc., I found these Halloween Pumpkin Earrings that were the perfect accessory for my outfit as a free group gift. They come in gold, green, and red, and are sized for female and male avatars. While in the shop, I also picked up an older free group gift to round out my look – charcoal-colored Stella Leggings. Inside the folder, you’ll find sizes for classic avatars as well as mesh body types. There is a 25 Linden dollar join fee for the satus Inc. group, but with thirty-two (yes thirty-two!) other group gifts, it’s well worth the price.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility

  • Fitmesh in XS, S, M, L, and XL (includes alpha layer)
  • Belleza Freya, Isis, and Venus
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique
  • TMP

Until my next post, happy hunting!

– Wren

Wren is Wearing…

Clothes

Top: The Bold Llama T-Shirt Co.: Slothoween Tee (prize in the Boo Bunny Hunt – 1L)
Earrings: satus Inc. Halloween Pumpkin Earrings (free group gift 0L/25L to join)
Leggings: satus Inc. Stella Leggings (free group gift 0L/25L to join)
Boots: Blueberry Candy Boots (Saturday Sale item from Oct. 2nd, still available as of Oct. 8th – 75L)

Body

Mesh Body: Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head: Lelutka Fleur
Head Applier: Bold & Beauty Rosie
Eyes: Avi Glam Royalty Eyes in Acorn
Eyeliner: Oh Hello! Basic Eyeliner 12 for Lelutka Evo X
Hair: Stealthic Endless
Pose: Stun Poses Juliana (full body shot)
Pose: Foxcity Couture (close up)
Sim: Elvion Woodland Realm


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The Colors are a Changin’

When Autumn Comes to Town

Hello Fabulous Readers!  I am popping in with a quick post to share my latest hunt prize and a budget-friendly crop top with you.  I know, I know, the leaves are changing, but I can’t bring myself to give up my summer tops just yet.

Don’t Forget to Be Owlsome

First, I just had to tell you about these adorable baubles from Loordes of London.  The Republican Redundancy earrings are part of the Changing of Colors Hunt 5 and feature shimmering gold accented with brown eyes and wing spots.  All you’ll need to do to add them to your inventory is to locate the hunt object, an orange leaf, hidden somewhere in the shop, then pay the tiny prize fee.  There are 25 stops along the hunt trail, and each item costs just one Linden dollar.  You have until September 30th to do some sleuthing of your own.

She’s a Rebel

Soon I will have to at least start wearing a jacket, but for now, I’m enjoying soaking up some sunshine on these early fall days as I take in the foliage.  My new Bebe Mesh Crop Top from !Rebel Hope is a lovely shade of brown that is perfect for the autumn landscape hues.  With its halter-style neck, soft texture, and cute laces on the side, it’s sure to please.  I picked it up on the Marketplace for a reasonable 25 Linden dollars.  The folder includes an alpha layer and sizes for classic avatars as well as versions for several mesh avatar body types.  A color change HUD for the laces with 8 options allows you to customize your look.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility

  • Mesh in XXS, XS, S, M, and L (includes alpha layer)
  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Maitreya
  • Physique
  • Venus

Until my next post, happy hunting!

– Wren –

Wren is Wearing…

Clothes

Hat: Meva Damara Hat (50% off for Hello Tuesday sale – 140L)
Earrings:  Loordes of London The Republican Redundancy (prize in the Changing of Colors Hunt 5 – 1L)
Top:  !Rebel Hope Bebe Mesh Halter Top Brown (on the Marketplace – 25L)
Jeans:  Blueberry Tink Mesh Jeans Dark Blue

Body

Mesh Body: Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head: Lelutka Fleur
Head Applier:  Bold & Beauty Adriana in Sand
Eyeliner:  Oh Hello Basic Eyeliner II
Eyes:  Tville Natalie Eyes (free group gift for Tville Fans Group – first shown here by Aline)
Lips:  VELOUR Nayeon Special HD Lips Pack 1
Hair:  Opale Jojo Hair
Pose:  Lyrium Blogger Series Set 1
Sim:  Le Monde Perdu


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Looking for a Warm Summer Breeze

Where Music Meets the Ocean

Hello Fabulouses!  It’s good to be back home after camping.  It was so, so cold there, and the pupster and I just had to find some summer time temperatures on SL when we got back.  It actually snowed a bit on Memorial Day.  Now for Love’s neck of the woods, that might not be so unusual, but for our part of the world, that is highly unlikely!  Fortunately, the Lighthouse Oasis sim had just what we needed, and Ambient Fashion provided the cutest summery shirt for our ocean side adventure.  I picked up this halter top as a hunt prize in the Red Diaries Hunt for just 1 Linden dollar.

Lovely Lavender

In addition to coming in one of my favorite colors, the Slaren Halter also features an unusual component created from four black bands connecting the shoulder strap to the neckline.  Black rimmed grommets ensure the cords stay securely fastened.  The right shoulder and the strap around the back of the neck are more traditional, so I decided to pull my hair back to show off the unique left side.  A figure-hugging fit and realistic fabric texture round out the shirt.  The designer thoughtfully included versions for classic as well as mesh body avatars inside the hunt folder, so there’s something for everyone in the package.  All you have to do to add a copy to your inventory is locate the hunt object, which is a book with a Red Shoe Diaries cover, and pay the 1 Linden dollar fee.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Mesh in XXS, XS, S, M, L (includes alpha layer)
  • Belleza Freya, Isis and Venus
  • eBody Classic and Curvy
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique
  • TMP
  • Tonic Curvy and Fine

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:  Stealthic Intrepid
Eyes:  IKON Hope Eyes in Iron
Top:  Ambient Fashion Slaren Halter (prize in the Red Shoe Diaries Hunt – 1L)
Shorts:  Blueberry Tazz Denim Shorts
Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd
Pose:  Apple Spice Poses
Sim:  Lighthouse Oasis

Kathrynvayandarnewtag


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A Boho Babe

Spring morn

Hullo there, Fabulous Readers!  I was still feeling the boho vibe when I got up this morning, so I figured it was a great time to share another of the hunt prizes I picked up while traveling down the path of The Boho Hunt.   Just like the shorts in my last post, this hunt item cost only 1 Linden dollar.

Blame It On My Gypsy Soul

The adorable top in my photo can be yours if you uncover the miniature white llama hidden in the Trashed store.  Featuring spaghetti style straps, a cropped hemline and an arrow decorated with a pretty floral and feather motif, the Boho Babe top is sure to be a warm weather favorite.  I really like its muted color scheme, so I decided to pair it with a simple pair of white capris to create a clean, casual outfit, perfect for a walk on a misty morning.  I’m sure it would look just as fantastic with jeans, shorts or a skirt.

Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Belleza Freya, Isis and Venus
  • Ebody Classic
  • Maitreya
  • Ocacin Classic
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique
  • TMP
  • Tonic Curvy and Fine

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:  Exile Drive Fast
Eyes:  IKON Hope Eyes in Tobacco
Top:  Trashed Boho Babe (prize in The Boho Hunt – 1L)
Capris:  Just Because Jen Capris
Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd
Pose:  Juxtapose Vicarious 6b
Sim:  Snuggles Forest

Kathrynvayandarnewtag


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Why Walk If You Can Dance?

Alice

Hello Fabulouses!  I hope your week got off to a terrific start yesterday.  I’m happy to be able to tell you that Ripley made it through his surgery and is back home resting and recovering.  He surprised the vet tech by chewing through his first catheter – silly, spunky boy!  Right now, after he was shaved for his ultrasound last week, and again yesterday on his two front legs and around his incision, he looks a bit worse for wear, but I am grateful to have him back home.  We will know more in the next week or so if the surgery was successful.  Thank you so much for your kind words of support.  They touched my heart.

Since I had some extra time while hanging out with my exhausted pal, I was able to discover some gifts that I am excited to share with you.  One is this gorgeous dress, which I picked up as a free Women’s Day gift, and the other is a sultry dance animation that cost just one little Linden dollar.  Even though I’m nowhere near as skilled as Love with her editing skills, I had fun making a little video clip to showcase the dance moves, and I hope you enjoy it!

First, The Dress

With its high neckline and long sleeves, you might think the Alice Dress would be on the “plain Jane” side, but its sexy slit, golden eyelets and tied lacing add spice and intrigue.  I love the way this little number clings to your curves and dips dramatically low in the back.  The fabric itself contains subtle ribbing and realistic folds.  The hemline falls just to the upper thigh, so you might need to make strategic use of the alpha layer on your mesh body while out and about.  Although I opted for black, there is also a maroon version tucked inside the gift folder that is just as appealing.  To pick up a copy of this frock for yourself, teleport over to the Hilly Haalan shop, activate the Hilly Haalan Fashions tag, and tap the vendor.

Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Maitreya
  • Physique
  • Venus

Next, The Moves

Humanoid Dance Animations, one of my favorite animations stores on the grid, celebrates the return of Angie by offering the slow, sexy Angie_16 dance for just 1 Linden dollar.  It’s fascinating to watch how Angie’s dance animations are captured from real life, so I’ve linked Humanoid’s video below.  Here’s my little clip of how the dance appears in world:

 

 

Thanks for reading and watching.  Happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head:  Lelutka Simone
Head Applier:  YS&YS Miluna
Hair:  Opale Hair Store Rocky
Eyes:  IKON Hope Eyes in Iron
Dress:  Hilly Haalan Alice Dress (free gift for members of Hilly Halaan Fashions for Women’s Day – 0L/0L to join)
Boots:  DE.Boutique Bergen Boots
Pose:  Diesel Works Poses and Animations
Dance Animation:  Humanoid Dance Animations Angie 16 (special gift – 1L)
Sim:  Elvion
Music:  Besound Royalty Free Music The Lounge  find it at:  https://www.bensound.com/
Humanoid’s Video Angie New Sexy Dances

Kathrynvayandarnewtag


Shake Shake, Shake Shake

Hello there FabFree!  I have no idea when it happened, but there are some really cool free mesh starter avatars in your inventory!  Grace Selene sent me a message earlier to tell me about them, and so I recruited her to help me show off a couple of them, along with a playful 1L dance animation by Move! Animations.

Second Life is offering plenty to choose from for guys and girls, young and old –  whether you want a normal avatar or something a little different.  There are retro avatars, medieval for roleplay, fantasy characters, vampires, wolfmen, demons, and even zombies. Below is just a snapshot of a random selection available.  Starter avatars have come a long way if you ask me!

Here’s how to easily find them and change them in firestorm…

  1. Click on “avatar” at the top left hand corner of your screen.
  2. Click on”toolbar buttons”.
  3. Select “avatars” and drag it down to your toolbar.
  4. Click on the avatar tool button you just created and select your poison.  (note…  this will replace your avatar)

Now to see them inworld…

Here’s the fun part!  Grace and I are showing off the retro 70s guy and girl, shaking our booties with the Sophie Bento 049 Dance Animation by Move! Animations which is a 1L teaser of their new dance line of Super Cute Kawaii Loops.

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Dance Animation:  Move Animations Sophie 049 Bento Dance (1L – teaser)
Song in Video: Shake Your Booty Remix

Thanks for your help, Grace!

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Tackling Two Resolutions at Once

Woodsy Green

Hello there Fab Free!  I’ve been on the lookout for wintry menswear items to share with you all seeing as how that’s one of my New Year’s resolutions.  Ripley told me about this awesome free denim jacket and hoodie and wouldn’t you know it?  A certain female blogger beat me to it!  This time, when I heard about the fantastic clearance sale going on over at Gabriel, I didn’t give her a chance to see if any of the dollarbies would fit her avatar.  I sent her on a long walk with the pupster, and headed over to the shop myself to see what I could pick up.

Fisherman’s Knit Sweater

Another of my goals for 2019 is to do  more fishing with (or without) man’s best friend.  I’m still not so sure at all that Ripley is man’s best friend.  First, he abandoned me to run off for an almost empty box of Ripley snacks, then he went and told Kat about MY denim jacket/hoodie.  Anyway, I might not have a fishing pal, but I certainly have a thick, high neck sweater to ward off watery breezes.  I really like the olive green and chunky knit on the sweater I scooped up at the Gabriel Clearance Sale.  It set me back just one Linden dollar and is sure to become a chilly weather fave.  Although the package didn’t include versions for mesh bodies, by adjusting the alpha layer on my Slink Physique body, I had no problem finding the right size for me.

Sizes Included:

  • XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Includes alpha layer for classic avatars

Olive Chinos

While grabbing the High Neck Sweater, I spotted a pair of olive Chinos out of the corner of my eye, and thought they’d be a perfect match for my new fishing top.  Once again, there was no version for mesh avatars in the package, but since these pants were on sale for just 1 Linden dollar, I decided to give them a go.  As you can tell from my photo, after adjusting the alpha layer on my mesh body, they worked out swimmingly.  Ugh, maybe I should have chosen a different descriptor.  Who wants to think of swimming when you are going fishing?  I’ll just test my luck, I guess. 😉

Sizes Included:

  • XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Includes alpha layer for classic avatars

What Fishing Trip Would Be Complete Without Boat Shoes?

The answer would be not many.  Gabriel had me covered, again for just a 1 Linden dollar investment.  At the Clearance Sale, you can pick up this handy set of footwear in multiple hues, all for just 1 Linden dollar each.  I’m wearing the Camel colored set, but you can also pick up similar models in blue, red and red brown shades.  They were not designed for mesh body feet, but since they could be repositioned, I was easily able to get them to fit just right, without having to use the alpha layer.

I’m sure there will be more posts featuring items from the Clearance Sales over at Gabriel, I happened to spot a familiar blogger there shopping, and I picked up a few more items myself.  Until next time, happy shopping!

~ Stan (Kat)

Stan is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Slink Physique
Mesh Head:  Catwa Daniel
Head Applier:  Birth Shadow
Eyes:  Song Magi Eyes
Hair:  Vango Alex
Sweater:  Gabriel High Necked Sweater in Olive (dollarbie at the Gabriel Clearance Sale – 1L)
Pants:  Gabriel Chino Pants in Olive (dollarbie at the Gabriel Clearance Sale – 1L)
Shoes:  Gabriel Boat Shoes in Camel (dollarbie at the Gabriel CLearance Sale – 1L)
Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd
Pose:  Luane’s World
Sim:  Forever Love

Kathrynvayandarnewtag

 


Pace yourself! It’s about to get crazy!

FabFree: Pace yourself! It's about to get crazy
Pace yourself! It’s almost December and it’s about to get crazy. You’ll need some snuggly lounge wear so you can sneak a few minutes to yourself in comfort, and I know just the places you need to go to get them for 2L each!  Ambient Fashion and Cheeky are both participating in The Kastle & Co. Events Candy Cane Hunt!  The prizes in this hunt are 2L, but now that you can see what they are – you know they are worth it!

Ambient Fashion The Winhall Dress in a Christmassy shade of forest green is the 2L prize you’ll claim at Ambient Fashion!

Sizes Included:

  • XXS-L Mesh + Alpha Layer
  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Physique & Hourglass
  • Belleza Freya, Isis & Venus
  • Tonic Fine & Curvy

Cheeky:  These thigh high Holiday Socks in a red Christmas print for just 2L, when you locate the hidden candy cane cup hunt prize at Cheeky!

Sizes Included:

  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Physique & Hourglass
  • Belleza Freya

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Head Applier – Glam Affair Wendy (at The Pea Location)
Hair – Argrace Saki

Dress – Ambient Fashion CCH Winhall Dress (2L / Candy Cane Hunt)
Socks – Cheeky Holiday Socks CCH (2L / Candy Cane Hunt)

Sim – Somewhere in Time

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Pastel Peppermints

FabFree: Pastel Mints
Hey there Fabulous Readers! The Kastle & Co. Events Candy Cane Hunt has begun and Siss Boom has a beautiful prize!  For the next month, you can hunt down tons of 2L prizes on five different paths!

You know those little pastel mints?!?!  I love those!

At Siss Boom when you locate the hidden candy cane and purchase it for 2L, you’ll have the glittery Pastel Peppermints Dress that comes in several mesh body sizes as listed below.  I am wearing a vanilla shade, but also included with this dress is a texture change HUD with 5 delicious pastel options as shown below in the vendor ad.

Sizes Included:

  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Physique & Hourglass
  • Belleza Freya, Isis & Venus
  • Tonic Fine & Curvy
  • Ebody & Ebody Curvy

-siss boom-pastel peppermints ad

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Head Applier – Glam Affair Wendy (at The Pea Location)
Eyes – IKON Sovereign Eyes Dusk
Hair – Navy & Copper Harper (featured @ Shiny Shabby)

Dress – Siss Boom Pastel Peppermints (2L / Candy Cane Hunt)
Choker – Cae Desire Collar

Pose by LW Poses
Sim – Somewhere in Time

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