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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

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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

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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.

FabFree: Shake Shake, Shake Shake

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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

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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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It’s About Time For a Long Winter’s Nap

Snowy Day

Hello Fabulouses!  The other day, Rip and I were strolling along the beach, and now we are back to a wintry wonderland dusted with the first snow of the season.  There’s something quite magical in the hush that accompanies a blanket of snow.  Although we don’t have any gulls for him to play with, there are plenty of snowballs to fetch!

A Long Winter’s Day

With the chilly air, it’s a good thing I have a new cozy sweater to keep me warm.  Ripley and I discovered this cute Snowflake Sweater in the Grumble store as we traveled down the path of the Long Winter’s Nap Hunt.  For just one little Linden dollar, and time spent searching, I came away with a snuggly top that is sure to become a cold weather favorite!  Featuring a long waistline, vertical ribbing decorated with a scattering of snowflakes and gray cuffs, this top is perfect for the winter season.  I chose to slip into some black leggings, but I think a pair of jeans would pair nicely with it, too.

Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Freya
  • Isis
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Physique
  • Slink Hourglass
  • TMP
  • Venus

We’re off to see what other goodies we can uncover as we continue on the hunt path.  The Long Winter’s Nap Hunt runs until November 30th and contains 43 stops along the way.  Prizes all cost just one Linden dollar.  Until next time, happy hunting!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head:  Lelutka Simone
Head Applier:  YS&YS Kira
Eyes:  IKON Charm Eyes in Poltergeist
Hat/Hair:  Clawtooth Snow Bunny (in store gacha – 75L per play)
Sweater:  Grumble Snowflake Sweater Black (prize in the Long Winter’s Nap Hunt – 1L)
Leggings:  ~Elya~ Black Tights Applier (10L on the Marketplace)
Boots:  Pink Pearl Designs That’s My Girl Thigh High Ugg Boots
Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd
Pose:  Le Poppycock
Sim:  The Whispering Cliff (thanks for the landmark, Aline!)

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Somewhere Over The Rainbow

FabFree: Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Hello there Fabulouses!

Remember When…

Remember yesterday when I mentioned the The Around The Grid in 80 Days Hunt? ([HERE]).  Well…  Another one of those fabulous 1L prizes is the Over the Rainbow Bikini that you can get at Grumble!  This sweet little bikini wasn’t all that hard to find, but if you have trouble you can purchase it for 25L without having to hunt as well.

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)
Eyes – IKON Sovereign Eyes Dusk
Hair – MINA Sandra

Swimsuit – Grumble Over The Rainbow Bikini (1L / Around The Grid in 80 Days Hunt)

Sim – Bliss

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At The End of The Day

At the End of the Day

Hi there, Fabulous Readers!  It’s been a long day of riding the waves, and the pupster and I are having one last look across the water before we head home for the night.  Today’s little get away to the shores of Kanaloa Surf Beach was inspired by a budget-friendly wet suit that I picked up over at La Perla.

Fits Me Like a Glove

Featuring a deep shade of indigo accented with bright blue piping and a dark gray inlay, this outfit will have you suited up in style.  The Surf Set Gift from La Perla covers the entire length of your legs to protect them from the chilly water and any scrapes and scratches you might encounter.  It includes half length sleeves and a high collar to keep you completely shielded from the elements.  The package contained classic mesh sizes from extra small through extra large, but no alpha layer.  Although there weren’t fits designed exclusively for mesh avatars, the small worked just fine on my Belleza Jake mesh body.  I’m including a forward facing snapshot below so you can get a good look at the logo splashed across the chest area.  Ladies, don’t despair, there is a female version included for you as well.  I couldn’t drag Kat out with me today….maybe next time!  If you’re up for a surfing adventure, head on over to the group gift wall at La Perla.  For just one Linden dollar, you’ll be well equipped for a day of play at the beach.

Sizes Included:

  •  XS
  • S
  • M
  • L
  • XL

Happiness Comes in Waves

Until next time, happy shopping!

~ Stan (Kat)

Stan is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Belleza Jake
Mesh Head:  Catwa Daniel
Head Applier:  Birth Shadow
Eyes:  Song Magi Eyes in Ashy Brown
Hair:  Vango Alex
Wetsuit:  La Perla Surf Set Gift (1L at the shop)
Surf Board and front facing pose included as part of my AO from Vista Animations
Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd
Pose:  (Facing away from camera) Luane’s World
Sim:  Kanaloa Surf Beach

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And then one day, she found the magic within herself.

FabFree: And then one day, she found the magic within herself.

Good morning Fabulous Readers!  Today I am stopping in at the FabFree Blog to show you a couple of really magical Midsummer Night’s Dream Hunt Prizes!  This hunt runs until July 21st and all hunt prizes on the 75 stop hunt with 5 separate paths are just 2L each.

A Twilight Fairy Hunt

This beautiful satin halter dress with black lace trim accents is called Twilight and is all yours for just 2L once you find the hidden fairy hunt icon at Siss Boom!

Sizes Included:

  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Physique & Hourglass
  • Belleza Isis, Freya & Venus
  • EBody
  • Standard Fitmesh

Summon Your Inner Moon Goddess

The Triple Goddess Crown you see me wearing is the Midsummer Night’s Dream Hunt prize at Oubliette!  This scrolled silver piece comes with resize options for easy fitting.  Again…  just 2L once you locate that hidden fairy hunt icon!

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Head Applier – Glam Affair Wendy
Lipstick Applier – Glam Affair Renee
Eyes – IKON Sovereign Eyes Dusk
Hair – Truth Valentina

Dress – Siss Boom Twilight (2L / Midsummer Night’s Dream Hunt)
Tiara – Oubliette Triple Goddess Crown (2L / Midsummer Night’s Dream Hunt)

Pose by LW Poses
Sim – Witchwood

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