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Wishing for Winter

Wishing for Winter

It’s the time of year in my world physical and virtual that I start to wish for snow. Perhaps because I almost never get to experience temperatures cold enough for snow where I live, I find that I long for that story-book white snowy winter. I am also so ready to break out the winter wardrobe. Thank goodness Second Life has me covered, here I get my snow, and a pretty stellar closet full of winter clothing. Speaking of clothing, this outfit is the most recent group gift at Vooh.

Vooh

There are actually several group gifts available at Vooh, Group Gift 76 is the most recent. I really like the look of this all-in-one outfit. The jacket, sweater dress, and undershirt are all one piece. I love that it makes me appear as though my hands are tucked warm into my pockets. Also, the outfit includes matching boots, and a beret (not worn). The jacket/sweater dress combo has a color change hud with several solid color options for the main part of the jacket, the dress, the undershirt, as well as the metal parts of the jacket. Additionally the hud will allow you to tint each part, and adjust things like glow and materials. The boots and beret have their own similar customization huds with matching color choices. The required Vooh store group has a join fee of 50 linden, which if you ask me is well worth it.

Jacket/Sweater Dress Sizes Included: Classic Mesh (xxs – L) + Alpha Layer
Shoe Sizes Included: Maitreya, Belleza (Freya, Isis/Venus), Slink (Hourglass, Physique), Fitted Mesh, TMP

Credits:

  • HairLamb – Easy Easy – Dark Browns
  • Hair BaseJust Magnetized – Widow’s Peak
  • HeadCatwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • SkinEudora Beauty – Raika Skin – Honey
  • Eye MakeupDemicorn – Lady Tremaine Eye Shadow
  • Lipstick #Adored – Enamored Lips Happy Hour Edition *Past Powder Pack Exclusive
  • Septum PiercingSlack Girl – Nose Piercing Silver *Past Gift
  • TattooMister Razzor – Bella Tattoo
  • NecklaceNOIR – Vanessa Necklace
  • OutfitVooh – Group Gift 76 – Free Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join

Pose by R.Bento
Photo taken at “It all starts with a snowflake” at Leloo’s World

 


A Time for all Things

A Time for all Things

It’s the perfect time of the year for two things: first, clambering through the woods and second – The Wash Event!

In Dark Water

It’s always nice when the weather turns cool to have a fun event to look forward to.  The Wash churns out a great discount event several times per year, and this season’s is no different.  You’ll find plenty to love, just like I did!  My first stop was the Dark Water Designs display.  This floral jumper gives me all the right 90’s feels that are perfect for this time of year!  If florals aren’t your jam, then there are some really nice plaids too.  Best of all, this top and jumper set only costs 30L.  Oh, and there’s even an iced coffee in the box for you. Perfect!

Sizes

  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Maitreya
  • Ocacin
  • Physique
  • Tonic Curvy
  • Tonic Fine
  • Venus
  • Voluptuous

The Wash Cart Sale Event runs until November 25th!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes  

Dress – Dark Water Designs Cold Weather Jumper Set (30L at The Wash Event)
Bag – Kraftwork Dandy Male Clutch

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 Rose Gold
Nails – Maitreya Lara
Lipstick Applier – Alaskametro Rose Gold
Hair – Wasabi Nox
Sim– Winter Moon


Your Friendly Neighborhood Vampire

Friendly Neighborhood Monster

“When other little girls wanted to be ballet dancers, I kind of wanted to be a vampire.”

– Angelina Jolie

Hello Fab Free! I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. Mine was pretty great, I feel refreshed and ready to take on the weekly grind. As for this post I have some Spookzilla finds, and a few October group gifts to share. First, I’m slightly obsessed with bats, which made these lounge shorts and matching top by 1 Hundred absolutely irresistible. I also picked up some pretty must-have makeup group gifts at Purple Beauty, and ghoulish confection group gift from Palette.

1 Hundred at Spookzilla

1 Hundred has 8 total hunt prizes at the Spookzilla event. You’ll need to hunt down the little ghosts from 1 Hundred hidden around the Spookzilla sim. I picked up the “Night Wing” shirt and the matching “Night Wing” shorts for just 10 linden each. The top says “moonlight” across the front and has a purple bat on the back. The shorts have a high slit on either side.

Sizes Included: Belleza Freya. Slink Hourglass, Maitreya Lara, MeshBody Legacy

Purple Beauty

I’m a sucker for good makeup, BOM layers, appliers, I’ll wear them both. For me makeup is just a fun form of self expression. Purple Beauty has two beautiful group gifts available. One is a BOM layer eyeshadow set, and the other is a glittery gloss set in a Catwa HD applier. The colors in both sets are vibrant and beautiful on. The Purple Beauty group has a join fee of just 50 linden.

🌸 NEW GROUP GIFT

Palette

This “Vampire Milkshake” group gift at Palette manages to be gory and cute. It also ties in nicely with my very relatable Angelina Jolie quote at the top of the post. This ghoulish beverage comes with a bento hold pose for the right or left, and a display version. The cup says “Happy Halloween” with little bats, also I love the little bat chocolates on the top! You’ll need to join the “Leggy Mainstore Official” group which is the store group for Palette to claim this gift. The group has a join fee of just 10 linden.

October GROUPGIFT

Credits: 

  • HairLamb – Lark
  • HeadCatwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • SkinEudora Beauty – Raika Skin – Honey
  • Eye MakeupPurple Beauty – Ice Cream Eyeshadow Collection – Free Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join
  • Lip GlossPurple Beauty – Gliterzinho Gloss Collection – Free Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join
  • Top – 1 Hundred – Night Wing Top – 10L Hunt Prize @Spookzilla
  • Shorts – 1 Hundred – Night Wing Shorts – 10L Hunt Prize @Spookzilla
  • MilkshakePalette – Vampire Milkshake – Free Group Gift/Group is 10L to Join
  • TattooMister Razzor – Bella Tattoo

Pose by Belleposes

Photo taken at Backdrop City


Conversing with Spirits

Spirit Conversation

Hello Fab Free. We’ve made it more than half way through the week, hallelujah! Recently I did a bit of wandering through Second Life and stumbled across the Tlalli event. I’d never been before. Let me just tell you, the setting for this shopping event is gorgeous. It’s a beautiful Latin themed event in a vibrant setting that made me feel like I had been transported to a quaint town in Mexico. The setting alone is well worth the visit to the Tlalli event. There I picked up a few of the gifts some vendors had out while enjoying the scenery. Speaking of gifts, I also picked up the new group gift at SPIRIT, and a thank you gift by Rosary. From here I’ll get to telling you about all these fabulous finds. I hope you enjoy them!

Tlalli Gifts

Zinnias

I think this llama succulent planter is just the cutest. It is a free gift at the Tlalli event by Zinnias. This little guy is completely free, just look for the gift box at the Zinnias booth at the Tlalli event. No group is required.

Cherry Bunny

If you’re wondering about the bright green sugar skull in my hand, it too is a gift at Tlalli. You’ll find this 5 linden gift at the Cherry Bunny booth. What is it? It’s a typer! Wear it and it will appear invisible until you begin to type in open chat. Then the sugar skull will appear in your hand, you’ll give it a little shake and appear to listen to it. So cute!

SPIRIT

Next up, this cute deep grey colored sweater is the newest group gift at SPIRIT. It could be worn as a dress or a top. I found it fit nicely over my Blueberry jeans (listed in the credits). The sweater has a hud with it that allows you to change the color of the cute side ribbons. The SPIRIT group has a join fee of 25 linden, and there are past group gifts available as well.

Sizes Included: Belleza (Isis, Freya), Slink Hourglass, Maitreya Lara

SPIRIT Group gift - Autumn 2020

Rosary

My manicure is a lovely free gift from Rosary as a Thank You gift to all customers. There is no group needed for this pretty set of nails. The set has a few preset options with very pretty floral accent nails. Each hand size included also has several nail lengths to choose from. You’ll find this free gift waiting in a little package on the desk at the Rosary main store.

Sizes Included: Maitreya (short, medium, large, xl, xxl), Belleza (short, medium, large, xl, xxl), Slink (short medium, large, xl, xxl), Legacy (short, medim, large, xl, xxl)

Thank You
Credits:

  • HeadCatwa Koura
  • HairLamb – Peachy
  • SkinThe Skinnery – Bria
  • TattooMister Razzor – Bella Tattoo
  • Dress/TopSPIRIT – Aqua Sweater – Free Group Gift/Group is 25L to Join
  • PantsBlueberry – Authentic Jeans
  • Sugar Skull – Cherry Bunny – Skull Typer – 5L Gift @Tlalli
  • ManicureRosary – Thank You – Free Gift **Small Package on Desk
  • Planter – Zinnias – Llama Planter Gift – Free Gift @Tlalli
  • PoseLyrium – Casual Sits Pose Series – Currently @The Pose Fair
  • Photo taken at Backdrop City


Don’t Stop Believin’

Don't Stop Believin'

“Don’t stop believin’, just hold on to that feelin’…” ~ Journey 

Surely I’m not the only one with a brain full of useless (but totally fun) pop culture information. That said, when I saw this adorable (and free) group gift tee at Reed, I immediately felt like singing the Journey song “Don’t Stop Believin'” since that’s what the shirt says. The unicorn graphic is also pretty darn cute! Also at Reed are these pretty wristwatches that come in gold, silver (shown), black, and rose. They are free lucky letter board prizes, or you can purchase them all for 75 linden and not have to wait. The group gift shirt, and the Lucky Letter boards will require the Reed group tag, however the group is free to join.

Shirt Sizes Included: Belleza (Freya, Venus, Isis), Maitreya Lara, Slink (Physique, Hourglass), MeshBody Legacy

On my recent shopping excursion I also picked up some nail polish and eyeshadow from Demicorn. These pretty pastel nail polishes, and my vibrant eyeshadow are two of many group gifts at Demicorn. The Demicorn group is 100 linden to join. The polish has 6 color choices, and the eyeshadow has 5 color combinations to choose from. I have to say I’m very much enjoying these rich colors!

Nail Applier Included – Maitreya Only
Eyeshadow Applier Included – Catwa Only

Happy shopping Fab Free! Now you’ll have to excuse me while I return to my own personal rendition of “Don’t Stop Believin'” while dancing around my living room.

Credits:

  • Hair w/StarsLamb – Fox
  • HeadCatwa Koura
  • SkinThe Skinnery – Bria
  • EyesBuzzeriCelestial Eyes – Chlorine
  • EyeshadowDemicorn – Starlet Eyeshadows – Free Group Gift/Group is 100L to Join
  • Lip GlossLisa Walker – Bubblegum Gloss
  • NecklaceVero Modero – Love Necklace Her
  • TattooMister Razzor – Bella Tattoo
  • ShirtReed – Unicorn *Gift* – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join 
  • WatchReed – Watch Silver – Free Lucky Letter Prize/Group is Free to Join
  • ShortsRicielli – Riley Shorts Holo
  • ManicureDemicorn – Laci Nails – Free Group Gift/Group is 100L to Join
  • PlantsPaper.Crowns – Catplant V2 – Free Stay at Home Club Gift *Originally Shown Here

Pose by Belle Poses

Photo taken at Backdrop City

 

 


Bloomin’ Brilliant

Bloomin' Brilliant

I’m waiting patiently for my flowers to bloom in  my garden in RL.  I’ve nursed them, talked to them, watered and observed…but no flowers yet.  I know patience is a virtue, but this is just getting silly!  June is inching toward it’s conclusion, and I’m in the mood for some blooms.  SL to the rescue!

Women Only!

The Women Only Hunt continues, and I dipped into their offerings by visiting both 1Hundred and IDK Poses.  The cute little pink romper from 1Hundred is only 5 Lindens when you find the cheery sun on the sim, and the pose and flowers only cost 10L and a bit of hunting at IDK Poses (you get a bunch more poses in the box too. I’ve added the vendor pic below!).  The Women Only Hunt is running until June 30th, so keep those eyes peeled!

Romper Sizes

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

IDK Pack#116WOH

I wonder if my flowers will bloom if I sing to them…watch out, neighbours!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes  

Romper – 1Hundred Cute Bitch Romper (5L on the Women Only 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 – Alaskametro Cairo
Nails – Maitreya Lara
Lipstick Applier – Lelutka Cate
Hair – BarberYumYum 85SNR (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Pose and Flowers – IDK Poses #116 (10L on the Women Only Hunt)
Sim – Luane’s World


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Sunday Market

Sunday Market

Hello hello Fab Free’rs. Something occurred to me today. In my teens I might have worn this look to a party… now I still love the look, but I wore it to the farmer’s market. I think my age might be showing a little bit. lol Either way, I’m enjoying my Sunday and looking super cute doing so. I picked up just about everything for this fun style for free at the current round of ACCESS. It’s a birthday/anniversary round for the event and I have to say it’s the biggest round of ACCESS I have ever seen.

Aline did a gorgeous job of showing off some of the free ACCESS gifts as well in her recent pose “A Little Bit Boujee” so be sure to check that out if you haven’t already. As she mentions, ACCESS runs from now until July 8th, and the ACCESS group is free to join so there’s time if the sims are full. There’s the main sim and a cam sim open. Now I have a lot to share with you, so let’s get to it!

Volthair

So technically this is a mens hairstyle from Volthair, but I love it anyway. Even Blue said it looked good, score! It comes in a full fatpack with all the color huds, and a hairbase hud for Catwa and Omega compatible heads. The Fitz hairstyle by Volthair is free at ACCESS. To get your copy you’ll need to join the free-to-join ACCESS event group and wear the tag when you click the little teal giftbox.

Fake Society

I feel like this safety pin jewelry set by Fake Society is an updated much cooler version of the plain ol’ safety pins I once wore as jewelry. The set is also free at ACCESS, and it includes earrings (shown) and a septum piercing (not shown) in silver, gold, and black. I would definitely consider this set unisex. The septum piercing I felt was a bit big for my face even with some resizing, which is the only reason I chose to not wear it.

Kibitz

Another throwback jewelry piece that I love, stretchy black chokers. This one is the free ACCESS gift by Kibitz. I think the little heart locket is a cute addition. This free choker can be sized via touch menu.

Cult

All the rings I am wearing are part of the free ACCESS gift by Cult. They are called the Rou rings and they are sized for Belleza, Slink, Vista, and Maitreya hands. This bento set comes in silver, and gold.

Movement

I couldn’t resist this fun tumbler drink by Movement. I love the little horns on the lid, and purple is a favorite color of mine. This cup has a bento hold pose, and can be sized via touch menu. It’s also another awesome freebie at ACCESS.

Sixx

Finally, the top that ties this all together is the free ACCESS gift by Sixx. This black pushed up crop top with the iridescent looking alien face is super cute. It is also somewhat revealing if you don’t wear something under it. I dug through my closet and pulled out an undershirt by Vinyl to wear with my Sixx alien shirt, and it worked out pretty well I think. Otherwise, be bold and show some skin!

Sizes Included: Belleza Freya, Maitreya Lara, Slink Hourglass, Legacy

Credits:

Hair & Hairbase – Volthair – Fitz Fatpack – Free Group Gift/Free Group Join @ACCESS 
HeadCatwa Koura
SkinEssences – Blake
EyesBuzzeri Celestial Eyes – Chlorine
Earrings – Fake Society – Safety-pin Piercing Fatpack – Free Group Gift/Free Group Join @ACCESS
LipglossLisa Walker – Bubblegum Gloss 01
Choker – Kibitz – Tattoo Choker – Heart Lock – Free Group Gift/Free Group Join @ACCESS
Rings – Cult – Rou Rings – Free Group Gift/Free Group Join @ACCESS
Alien Shirt – Sixx – Shelby Crop – Free Group Gift/Free Group Join @ACCESS
Undershirt – Vinyl – Sophia Undershirt (comes with Sophia top) 
Drink w/Hold – Movement – Bad Juice – Free Group Gift/Free Group Join @ACCESS
Pose by OMY *Free Stay at Home Club Gift *Originally Blogged Here
Photo taken at Little World

 


Hello Summer!

Summer Bright

Hello Fab Free and hello summer! The Women Only Hunt 6 started yesterday and while I haven’t picked up all the gifts quite yet, I did pick up all the WOH6 gifts at Crystal Store. Yes, I said all the gifts. Crystal Store has 6 total hunt gifts that are 10 lindens each. For this hunt you’ll be searching for a bright yellow sun with a smiley face on it. The Women Only Hunt lasts from now until June 30th. I’ve added a copy of the hunt prize key from Crystal Store so you can get a better look at each of the prizes.

There’s nothing quite like crisp white fabric in summer, and I love this cute head-to-toe look from Crystal Store. The full set includes the top, skirt with belt, shoes, sunglasses, headphones, and ice cream cone (not shown in my photo). The sunglasses, and headphones can be sized via touch menu, and the ice cream has a bento hold pose. The skirt, top, and shoes are sized for Maitreya and Belleza bodies only. Happy Hunting!

CRYSTAL WOH 2020

Credits:

HairBeusy – Vexing
HeadCatwa Koura
SkinEssences – Blake
TattooDappa – Petal Tattoo
EarringsWldflwr – Classic Hoop Earrings
Nose RingTableau Vivant – Nose Hoop
ShirtCrystal Store – Hello Summer Top – 10L WOH6 Prize
SkirtCrystal Store – Hello Summer Long Skirt – 10L WOH6 Prize
SunglassesCrystal Store – Hello Summer Sunglasses – 10L WOH6 Prize
HeadphonesCrystal Store – Neck Headphones – 10L WOH6 Prize
ShoesCrystal Store – Hello Summer Sneakers – 10L WOH6 Prize
Pose by La Baguette
Photo taken at Flamingo Bay Beach


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Hunt it Out

Hunt it Out

I always love a hunt that gets a song stuck in my head.  The thing is, I actually have a love-hate relationship with hunts.  I love the fact that I get free or cheap stuff by looking around a sim or a store, and a lot of the stuff I get is super adorable!  However, I find that my patience for well-hidden items seems to have dwindled in the last few months.  I’m not sure what that says about me, but I did manage to get one hunt under my belt today!

Cruel Summer

It’s time for the Cruel Summer Hunt!  From the organizers of Spookzilla etc, you’ll find a sim just bursting at the seams with cute items to hunt for.  You’re looking around for a little rubix cube.  Each one costs 25L or less.  I found most of the goodies from Love, and I’m sure you’ll agree they’re super adorable.  Here’s what I found:

  • 25L Hair by Love in a full fatpack of colours
  • 25L Panties by Love sized for Freya, Hourglass, Legacy & Maitreya
  • 25L Pants by Love sized for Freya, Hourglass, Legacy & Maitreya
  • 10L Pasties by Love with either clam shells or starfish in the box to choose from

The Cruel Summer Hunt has lots of designers participating – you can find all their hunt keys at the landing point.  You don’t have too long to grab the stuff you like though, this hunt is only running until June 14th!

Good Luck!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes 

Pasties – Love Mermaid Pasties (10L on the Cruel Summer Hunt)
Knickers – Love High Waist Panties (25L on the Cruel Summer Hunt)
Pants – Love Low Rise Comfy Pants (25L on the Cruel Summer Hunt)
Shoes – Ricielli Vanity
Necklace – Kibitz Mysterious Necklace
Rings – Vibing Isabella 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 – Livia Chloe Eyeshadow (Previously Blogged HERE)
Nails – Maitreya Lara
Lipstick Applier – Alaskametro Rose Gold (Previously Blogged HERE)
Hair – Love Afterglow Hair (25L on the Cruel Summer Hunt)
Pose – Foxcity Lounge
Sim– Kanaloa Surf Beach


Summer at Otter Lake

Summer at Otter Lake

Hello Fab Free, happy Monday. I hope everyone had a great weekend. I have been aching for some sunshine and adventure. A few days enjoying the sights and sounds of a coastal town or a lakeside retreat sound heavenly. So I think that’s just what I’ll do! Time to pack up the doggos, throw on something casual and cute, and hit the road.

For this post I picked up a few essentials for my adventure. The scooter complete with the picnic basket full of adorable puppies by 777, as well as my floral bikini and shorts. They are both from Safira. Keep reading and I’ll tell you how to get all three without breaking the bank. Credits will be at the end like always.

777

This scooter is so detailed, and it is ridable! It comes with a camera hud, and there are tons of options in the scooter’s touch menu. The best part in my opinion? You can have a passenger! That’s right, you don’t have to cruise alone if you don’t want to. There are so many choices for customizing how you ride, as well as fun features like a horn and lights. I could spend this entire post talking about them. I won’t, instead I’ll let you discover them for yourself. This scooter by 777 is just 10 linden on the Marketplace.

Safira 

Safira has so many group gifts it’s almost difficult to keep up with! Not a bad problem to have if you ask me. Their most recent group gift happens to be these summery floral shorts. The shorts come in several sizes and have a texture change hud with 3 equally pretty floral choices, as well as options for the metal bits. Also at Saifra, my bikini top is the top half of an adorable tropical print bikini that is one of the many Safira Lucky Board prizes. The Safira group has a one time join fee of 50 linden.

Shorts Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Legacy, Belleza (Isis, Freya) 

Bikini Sizes Included:  Maitreya Lara, Legacy, Belleza (Isis, Freya)

Credits:

HairTRUTH Astra – 2018 Valentines Gift
HeadCatwa Koura
SkinYS&YS – Kitty
SunglassesMIDNA – Giseli Glasses
Bikini – .Safira. Daisy Bikini LL April – Free Lucky Board Prize/Group is 50L to Join
Shorts – .Safira. Aiden Jeans Gift – Free Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join
Ice Cream w/AnimationAndika – Neo Café Parfait Dispenser (part of the set) – Recently @Neo Japan
ShoesReign – Platform Sandals V2
Scooter w/pups – [777] Happy Scooter – White – 10L on the Marketplace
Standing Pose by Foxcity
Photo taken at Otter Lake