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Before Dawn

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Why. Is. Morning. So. Early?

As you can see…  Even on the best of days I am very much not a morning person.   Most mornings, it is pure luck if I can manage to pour a cup of coffee and return the cream to the fridge instead of the cup cupboard (has truly happened so many times).  He is up at the crack of BEFORE dawn even on the weekend, puttering around in the kitchen doing whatever he does in there (on a positive note, I do smell coffee already made 🙂 ).

The Calm Before…

Pulling the covers over my head, I try to muffle out the sounds of doors creaking, kitchen cupboards slamming, and dishes clanging.  Even the dogs are grumbling and huffing with disdain of the way too early morning activity going on.  Finally I can hear him making his way to the door and I’m thinking to  myself…  “finally. silence.”.  I hear him digging out his shoes, and taking his coat out of the closet and creeping out the back door to the man cave.

The Storm…

As the door shuts behind him, the dog leash hanging on the hook beside the door falls to the ground…  My eyes squeeze shut tight instantly knowing and bracing for what was about to happen.   ALL of the dogs jump up and run around the bedroom six times, wagging and panting, collar jingling and barking with excitement, because that is all the signal they need for “It’s time for a W.A.L.K” (I spell out the word walk to avoid the craziness,  but they have learned to spell it out).  I tried calling for him, but he had already made his way out of earshot.

Sitting on the edge of the bed, I pick up the littlest one before she gets trampled on in the pre-W.A.L.K mayhem, dig up some clothes and head out for what is hopefully a very uneventful walk…  Gooood morning!

Back To Bed In My NEW Group Gift?

With any luck I’ll be able to slip back into my comfy new night shirt for another hour or two of sweet dreams when I get back.  I picked up the Miranda Chemise Group Gift at !gO! as a group gift.  The !gO! group tends to do a handful of gifts a year and on occasion sends out instore credit offers, so the 50L join fee was no issue for me!  I have found it has more than made up for it.

Available Sizes:

  • Standard Fitmesh & Alpha Layer
  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Hourglass & Physique

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Hair – Truth Gretchen
Night Shirt – !gO! Miranda Chemise Group Gift (free group gift / 0L / 50L to join)
Leg Warmers – Friday Tillie Warmers (featured @ Collabor88)
Pose by Secret Body

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A Scandalizing Night

Snapshot_003Hey there FabFree!  I am feeling a bit like a Scandalize spokesperson lately sending you there week after week, but they just keep putting out these awesome group gifts, and well… My job is to tell you about awesome freebies…right?!

I Hope You Listened!

I hope that you joined the Scandalize inworld group from reading previous posts, because there is now a 100L fee to join the group.  Still..  One can’t complain even about the 100L join fee as there is a whole wall full of free group gifts for VIPs and it continues to grow by the week.

What’s New?

The latest group gift at Scandalize is the little black lace lingerie number you see me wearing today. I did add on a pair of panties from my inventory, but that’s up to you if you decide to do the same!  This design is called Night, and comes compatible for the following body types:

  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Belleza
  • TMP

More Fab Coverage of Scandalize Group Gifts:

All of these goodies and more are still available at Scandalize with your group tag activated.

  1. https://fabfree.wordpress.com/2017/03/09/stay-wild-flower-child/
  2. https://fabfree.wordpress.com/2017/03/07/ray-of-sunshine/
  3. https://fabfree.wordpress.com/2017/03/06/sprinter/
  4. https://fabfree.wordpress.com/2017/01/31/he-loves-me-he-loves-me-not-3/
  5. https://fabfree.wordpress.com/2016/11/20/paisley-perfection/

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Lipstick Applier – Bold & Beauty Kristina
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Magika Serene
Lingerie – Scandalize Night (free group gift / 0L / 100L to join)
Added Panties – Maitreya Lara Panties
Pose by Tifa Poses

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With a Little Help From My Friends

Wild and Free

Happy Sunday, Fabulouses!  Ripley and I met some new friends today at The Mill and paused to capture a snapshot with them.  Mr. Ears was shy and didn’t want to look at the camera, but his pal Blackie happily obliged.  Isn’t Chippers just the cutest little chipmunk ever?  He is part of the pose pack “Snuggly” from Nani that I discovered on the Marketplace for only 50L.

My outfit today is a free group gift from Machka Design, and includes the darling floral shorts and knit cropped top shown in the picture, plus cowboy boots and a shirt that ties around your waist, which I opted not to wear today.  The color of the top reminded me of pale morning sunshine.  I like its high collar and sleeveless design.  Echoing the flowers scattered in the field at The Mill, the pretty botanical pattern on the shorts was perfect for a casual day spent exploring nature.  The Machka Design group is completely free to join.  To add the Santa Rosa outfit to your inventory, just switch over to the group tag, teleport to the shop, walk inside, and tap the box on the floor just inside the doorway.

What’s Included in the Gift Package:

  • Mesh shorts in XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Fitmesh shorts in XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Alpha layer for shorts
  • Knit tank top in XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Alpha layer for tank top
  • Cowboy boots
  • Alpha layer for cowboy boots
  • Shirt tied around waist in XS, S, M, L, XL

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Moirah

Eyeliner:  Teapi Eyeliner for Catwa mesh head (35L on the Marketplace)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Forest

Lipstick:  Izzie’s Lipstick applier for Catwa mesh head (Aiko)

Hair:  Truth Hair JoJo (includes hat)

Outfit:  Machka Design Santa Rosa Knit Top and Shorts (free group gift for Machka Design group 0L/0L to join )

Shoes:  ::ROC:: Canvas Sneaker! Tiptoe_Slink

Mesh Hands/Feet:  Slink

Pose:  Nani Snuggly (50L on the Marketplace)

Sim:  The Mill

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You Give Me Butterflies

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Hello Fabulouses!  I hope you are in the midst of a relaxing weekend as Ripley and I are!  After reading Love’s post {HERE} about the new update for Slink hands, I teleported right over to Slink, tapped the re-delivery terminal, and scooped up the latest release.  Thank you for the tip, Love!  I then picked up a few Bento-friendly poses on the Marketplace, and decided to incorporate the 60L “Touch” pose from Kiss Me Poses in my main photo for today’s post.  I added the butterflies, which were an old gotcha prize from Cubic Cherry, and the effect was very picturesque.

Say Yes to the Mini Dress

My dress today is a free group gift from Pacagaia Creations called the Ginna Harness dress.  Although the join fee is 100L, a versatile texture change HUD is included with the March gift, and there are 7 other freebies on the wall of the store for group members.  I love the strappy detailing on this sexy Ginna dress, and the subtle sheen of its texture.  With realistic folds and creases, this curve-hugging number draws the eye to all the right places.  Although the windlight setting and reflections I used for my snapshot make it look like there is purple in the dress, it truly is a lovely shade of green (you can get a glimpse of the true color in the photo below), in honor of St.  Patrick’s Day.  If you don’t want to sport a foresty hue, there are a number of other options in the color change HUD included in the gift box.  You can set the straps and body of the dress the same color as I have done, or you can use a contrasting texture for the straps to make the design really pop.   For the body of the dress, there are of 8 solid colors or two patterns in the HUD, while the straps have 10 texture options.

What’s Included:

  • Appliers for Freya, Hourglass, Isis, Maitreya, Physique, TMP and Venus
  • Mesh for classic avatars in XXS, XS, S, M, and L
  • Alpha layer for classic avatars
  • Texture HUD for customizing the straps and body of dress separately

Perfectly Polished From Head…
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I found a sweet pair of shamrock earrings in the Stylovely shop on the Marketplace for only 5L.  Even though St. Patrick’s Day has passed, I will still periodically wear these little lovelies in the hope that they might bring me some of the luck of the Irish.  I really like their detailed texture, and the way they dangle gently from my earlobes.

To Toe…
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With delicate straps and sparkling gemstones, these free Sandra heels from ChicChica added plenty of glam to my outfit.  Designed for Slink mid feet, they are ornate enough to be paired with an elegant gown, yet coordinate beautifully with the more casual frock I chose to don today.  They are a special free gift to celebrate St. Patricks’ Day, and I’m not sure how much longer they will be set out, so if you want to claim a pair for your own, don’t delay.  I’d suggest heading on over to ChicChica as soon as possible.

That’s a Wrap

I hope you enjoyed my green-themed outfit for today.  Ripley and I will be on the look out for another Fabulous Find to share with you soon.  Until my next post…..happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Moirah

Eyeliner:  Teapi Eyeliner for Catwa mesh head (35L on the Marketplace)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Lipstick:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Hair:  Truth Hair Azalea

Earrings:  **Stylovely** Shamrock/Clover earrings (5L on the Marketplace)

Dress:  Pacagaia Creations Ginna Harness Mini Dress (free group gift 0L/100L to join)

Shoes:  ChicChica Sandra Heels (free gift 0L no group needed)

Mesh Hands and Feet:  Slink

Pose:  Cubic Cherry and Kiss Me Poses

Sim:  Mystical Fae Forest
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Spring is in the Air

Spring Posies

Hello Fabulouses!  It’s almost Friday….thank goodness!  This has been quite an eventful week in RL for me, and I’m really looking forward to the weekend.  While Ripley and I were out exploring, a group notice from Fabulously Free in SL (my *fav* group ever!) popped on my screen, detailing the newest free group gift from Eloise Baker.  Of course, after one peek at the photo, I high-tailed it over to the Time Portal sim as fast as my fingers could click the link!

Lavender Love

My spring floral dress in a lovely purple hue is the free gift offered to FabFree members at Eloise Baker.  This sweet, strappy feminine frock features a slightly flared and ruffled skirt.  With pastel-colored, contrasting flower-dotted panels, and a curve hugging fit, this dress is sure to flatter any figure.  Its timeless, classic design can be accessorized for vintage role play, yet also is perfect for a casual, modern look.  Soft and graceful, this dress is definitely one of my most favorite Fabulous Finds!

What’s Included:

  • Applier for Belleza, Hourglass, Maitreya, and Slink
  • Fitmesh for classic avatars in XS, S, M, L, and XL
  • Alpha layer for classic avatars

To Top it All Off

To add an elegant touch, and shield my eyes from the bright sunshine, I donned a wide-brimmed summer sun hat, which I scooped up for a mere 29L at the MESHit store on the Marketplace.  Since it’s completely customizable, it was easy to edit the color and texture of the hat so that it perfectly coordinated with my dress.  It seems as if they were made for each other!  I love the mysterious aura I get with the angle of the brim covering my eyes.   With its reasonable price, and flexible options for color and textures, this versatile topper is sure to find its way into many blog pictures in the future.

Better Days are Coming…

… namely Friday, Saturday, and Sunday!  I hope the rest of your week passes smoothly, and you have plenty of free time to visit boutiques or do whatever you like in SL.  Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is Wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Moirah

Lip Applier:  Arte Catwa Applier Lip Gloss

Eyeliner:  Teapi Eyeliner for Catwa mesh head (35L on the Marketplace)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Hat:  MeshIT Full Permission Summer Hat (29L on the Marketplace)

Hair:  Truth Hair Austen

Necklace:  Misha Fine Jewelry Tender Heart Silver Necklace in Amethyst

Dress:  Eloise Baker Spring Floral [purple] (free gift for Fabulously Free in SL group members 0L/0L to join)

Shoes:  KC Couture Brazilia for Slink High Feet (75L on the Marketplace)

Mesh Hands/Feet:  Slink

Nail Polish:  Lemon Barley Designs Purple Pleasure Manicure and Pedicure for Slink (10L on the Marketplace)

Pose:  Le Poppycock

Sim:  The Mill
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Twisted Trinity

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Hey there FabFree! Yep… I’m up to no good again!  You’ll have to please excuse my delinquent behavior today.  I’m just trying tirelessly to get a certain hot copper assigned to my beat.  I’ll risk the arrest, in fact – I’m kind of counting it.

It was perfect timing that Sn@tch had the Twisted Trinity Outfit I am wearing today set out as a free Twisted Hunt prize, just when I was needing a bad girl ensemble!  This set is worth the challenge of the hunt as it is packed full of goodies!

What Twisted Trinity Includes:

  • System Black Latex Suit / Omega Appliers
  • Shades
  • Choker
  • Hair in white & black ( I wore white and was able to retexture it to blonde with the edit feature 😉 )
  • Platform Boots

Good luck and happy hunting!

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Entire Outfit + Hair – Sn@tch Twisted Trinity Outfit (free / 0L / Twisted Hunt)
Pose by Le Poppycock
Sim – Outbreak

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Watching Westworld?

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Hey there FabFree!  So…  I’ve just caught up on the Vikings TV Series which I really enjoyed,  and now I am eyeing up the science fiction / western series called Westworld.  The trailer  looks interesting, adventurous and mysterious…  I just might give it a try.  Anyone have any thoughts on it?

Speaking of Westworld…

Today I am dressed as Delores of Westworld who is apparently a big deal in the show as Satus Inc. has just put out the Westworld Delores Dress in blue as a free group gift for those in the Satus Inc. inworld group.  This group is 25L to join.  In the gift folder you’ll find the following sizes:

  • Standard Mesh XXS – L + Alpha
  • Fitmesh

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Runaway Cinderella Hair
Dress – Satus Inc. Westworld Delores Dress Blue (free group gift / 0L / 25L to join)
Sim – Devin

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Kiss & Make Up

Snapshot_001Hello Fabulouses :).  What a relief!  As you can see, he has almost forgiven me for yesterdays swamping adventures.  Aside from the mantra he is repeating to himself out loud with his eyes closed, over and over again: “I am patient and understanding, I am patient and understanding, I am patient and understanding“, I think he’s doing ok with it.  His jeep is a little soggy, but will be ok after a day in the sun…  It may take just a few more kisses.

Actually…  the more I think about it, I feel…  If this is my punishment for stalling his jeep in a swamp, I may just do it again tomorrow!

Coming Together

Carson and I have collaborated on a blog entry so that we can share news about a couples matching Glam or Grunge Hunt prize and a really sweet couples pose that is available as a free group gift.  This post is packed full of freebies for both you and your sweetie.

For Her

On myself you can see me wearing the black and white Lauren Dress which is available as a free gift for the Glam or Grunge Hunt at Trashed.  This dress is available in several mesh and mesh body specific sizes, including an alpha.   Make sure to bring your guy with you, because there is a gift for him inside that hidden rose icon too!

For Him

Carson is displaying the Simon Shirt which is the male offering at Trashed for the Glam & Grunge Hunt.  He was also lucky enough to score the Drifter Jeans in rust for free on the lucky board while he was at Trashed which work very nicely with the top.

A Kiss On The Cheek

This adorable kiss on the cheek pose for two is available as a free group gift at Agape Poses with a free group join.  You will actually find a whole wall full of couples poses that are perfect for bloggers or photography.

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair  – Exile Blown Away
Dress – Trashed Lauren Dress (free / 0L / Glam or Grunge Hunt)
Shoes – Friday Anya Heels

Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body –  ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Hair – no.match – No Cloud
Eyes –  IKON  – Triumph Eyes – Evening
Shirt –  <T>Simon shirt  (free / 0L / Glam Or Grunge Hunt)
Pants- <T > Drifter Jean_ rust (free / 0L / lucky board prize)
Shoes-  A&D Clothing– Innsbruck Shoes

Pose – Agape Poses Group gift 10 (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Sim – Honeycomb

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The Truth Is, I Need Some Puppy Therapy!

Puppy Therapy

Hello Fabulouses!  Aren’t these little guys adorable?  Ripley and I stopped today for a picnic lunch on the Bay of Dreams sim, and while we polished off our food, these little stow-aways snuck into our basket.  I guess we will just have to take them home with us!

I Discovered the Truth

When I logged on to SL today after work, I was thrilled to see a notice from the Truth Hair VIP group.  Zoya, the free March gift, sat patiently waiting for me all bundled up in the group notices.  This lovely updo style has whispy tendrils that beautifully frame the face, and a collection of curls pinned up in the back.  You can add on optional bangs, and long front and back sections to change up the hairstyle.  In my photo, I am featuring the bangs and the long section which has escaped the pins to flow down my back.  I am absolutely in love with this loosely gathered updo!  This versatile hairstyle suits both a formal look and the more casual outfit I am sporting today.  To add Zoya to your inventory, you must be a member of the Truth Hair VIP group , which has a 350L join fee, but the one time investment is well worthwhile because each month, members receive a free full fat pack of a new Truth Hair design.

All Tied Up in Knots

My knotted top today is another 1L hunt prize in the What’s Your Category Hunt.  The Alexandra shirt from Barbed Wire Kisses features a mauve colored fabric with a soft sheen.  With rolled back cuffs and a crisp collar, this top is perfect for an afternoon in the park.  The hunt prize package includes mesh for Isis, TMP, Curvy, Fine, Freya, Hourglass, Maitreya, Physique and Venus as well as mesh for classic avatars in XXS, XS, S, M, and L.  For a daring look, you can wear this top all on its own, but I chose to pair it with BSassy’s cropped Mix and Match Venice Tank in Rose, which I picked up on the Marketplace for only 49L.  It provided complete coverage yet fit snugly under my over shirt.

Looks Like I Need to Stock Up on Ripley Snacks

Our little surprise passengers’ tummies are growling audibly, so Rip and I had better scurry on home and fix up a batch of kibble and a dessert of the pupster’s favorite treats.  I hope his attitude toward sharing has improved since the incident with Baloo the guard bear!  Until my next post, wonderful readers, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Moirah

Eyeliner:  Teapi Eyeliner for Catwa Mesh Head (35L on the Marketplace)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Hair:  Truth Hair Zoya (free group gift – 0L/350L to join)

Necklace:  EarthStones Jumoke Male Necklace in Amethyst

Over Shirt:  Barbed Wire Kisses Alexandra Shirt (What’s Your Category Hunt Prize 1L)

Tank Top:  BSassy Mix and Match Venice Tank Rose (49L on the Marketplace)

Jeans:  Blueberry Mia Jeans Midnight

Mesh Hands:  Slink

Pose:  aDORKable Poses

Sim:  Bay of Dreams
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I Blame Sn@tch

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So… I borrowed his jeep… Do you think he will notice? 😀

It was this cute little army green jersey dress that inspired the whole thing…  I blame Sn@tch!

See, what happened was…

I was feeling all A-Team when I put on the Marlowe Jersey Dress that I picked up for FREE at Sn@tch, (I have no idea why, now that I look back for star shirt references I can’t find one, but that’s what it reminded me of.) and wanted to go out and have an adventure, but as there were no cool black vans handy, I peeked into the dog house man cave to see what my options were.   His jeep looked like fun!  Sure it was a stick shift, but with a confident nod, I was certain I could wing it.

I winged it alright… with the A-team Theme song blasting out of the overpriced custom speakers (that we didn’t agree on – he won) –  right into a muddy swamp.  I called him, and he’s on his way…  I’m hoping this cute little dress will distract him enough.  Wish me luck!

About the Marlowe Jersey Dress

You can find the Marlowe Jersey Dress in a whole 10 pack of colours priced at 0L just inside the entrance doors at Sn@tch in the Freebie & Cheapie Area where Prudence sent you in her post [HERE] to pick up the free Gloria Outfit.  This rigged mesh dress is available in XS-XL mesh sizes and includes the alpha layer, should you require it.  I wore it on my Maitreya Lara mesh body and with the help of the Maitreya Alpha HUD, it fit me perfectly.

Colours Included:

  • Aqua
  • Army (shown)
  • Black
  • Blue
  • Grey
  • Khaki
  • Pink
  • Purple
  • Red
  • White

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – TRUTH JoJo
Dress – Sn@tch Marlowe Jersey Dress (free / 0L)
Shoes & Socks – Friday Dottie Sneaks
Pose by Frozen
Sim – Devin

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