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Another Flower Child

Flower Child

Happy weekend, fabulous readers (or, what’s left of it, anyway)!

I think Kathryn and I were on the same Bohemian wavelength, with both of us choosing casual denim and flowers in our hair! My dog, Finn, has been off chasing birds somewhere… hopefully she hasn’t caused any damage while I was taking a nap in my van.¬†ūüôĄ

Causal in Denim

My summery, denim dress is just the latest group gift from Maci. It sports a sexy, tied halter back, quite a bit of cleavage, and is sized to fit the following:

  • Classic mesh XXS-L with alpha layer
  • Belleza
  • Maitreya (regular and autohide)
  • Slink
  • TMP

My necklace is the current group gift from Maxi Gossamer. It comes in 3 style combinations with 10 different colors for the stones. Click on the necklace to bring up a menu for changing the texture or resizing.

Ah well… naptime is over. Until next time!

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka Simone 2.7
Head Applier: Glam Affair Naira (past Fifty Linden Friday)
Ears: MANDALA Steking Ears Season 5
Necklace: Maxi Gossamer Daisy Chain (group gift / free to join)
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair: Clawtooth Winter Romance
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Dress: Maci Floral Denim Dress (group gift / free to join)
Shoes: fri.day Dora Sandals
Location: Luane’s¬†Magical World

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I Hate Housework

I Hate Housework

Housework, ugh. I hate it.

No, I mean I really hate housework. And it’s not so much the actual cleaning part that I hate (although, I can’t say I enjoy that a whole bunch). It’s the fact that every time I clean something, my family messes it up again before the day is over! I just can’t keep up, lol! ūüėõ

Thank goodness keeping my SL house clean is so much easier (I really just have to pick up all the toys Finn leaves laying around)!

To help with that, Nomad is giving away this fun CLEAN-O-MAT to celebrate their new in-world store location (no group is required). Then, just drop in in your house and click on the broom to make it sweep back and forth.

Now, if I could just find one of these in real life…

 

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Decor Items…

Nomad Clean-O-Mat (free gift / 0L)
Virtual Kennel Club Silver Husky
LAQ Decor Kitchen Set

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I’ve Got the Music in Me

I've Got the Music in Me

A Retro Vibe

Sometimes the perfect outfit feels just as good a listening to your favorite song. And that’s exactly how I feel in this beautiful, vintage dress from Ghee!

The Polkadot Halter Dress comes with a 4-color texture-change HUD and is sized for Belleza, Maitreya, and Slink mesh bodies, as well as standard mesh XXS-L with an alpha. I think the pretty orchid corsage really pulls the whole outfit together. ūüôā

My earrings are the latest group gift from CHAIN. I neglected to get a close-up photo (you can click the photo to enlarge on Flickr), but I can tell you that they are pretty hoops, and they come with a HUD that includes 8 metal textures. When I first put them on they were quite large, but if you click the earrings, you’ll get a resizer menu to make them smaller.

To Tell the Truth

Like many of you, I have an inventory full of hair, and I just can’t bring myself to delete any of it. Though it’s an older style, I put on the Sassy 2¬†‘do from TRUTH HAIR because I thought the classic look¬†would go well with my dress.

I decided to pop over to the TRUTH main store to see if the style is even still available, and guess what? Not only is it available, but it is only 50L in the discount room! That’s right: there’s an entire room full of hairs that are just 50L each. Be sure to stop by and take a look; it’s a great place to pick up some really well-made hair at a very reasonable price.

Have a fabulous rest of your day! ūüėÄ

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka Simone 2.7
Head Applier: Amara Beauty Pamela
Earrings: CHAIN Bella Earrings (group gift / 25L to join)
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Sassy 2 (50L in the Discount Room)
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Dress: Ghee Polka Dot Halter Dress (group gift / 500L to join)
Shoes: #Empire Bouvardia
Pose: aDORKable Poses
Location: The Pink Flamingo Fifties Diner

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Nice Day for a White Wedding

White Wedding

I’m Getting Married

Lol, just kidding! (/me giggles) XD

When I saw this gorgeous dress — the latest group gift from Dressed by Lexi¬†— I thought it would be really¬†lovely as a wedding gown, so I decided to style it in that way.

The top comes as an Omega applier (which I used on my Maitreya mesh body with an Omega kit), but there is also a system layer for classic avatars. There is a significant amount of skin showing through the lace, making this top extra sexy. ūüėČ

The skirt is sized for Belleza, eBody, Maitreya, and Slink mesh bodies, as well as standard mesh S-XL with an alpha layer. The lace at the bottom is added in two flexi attachments, but you could always leave those off for a sleeker look.

Silhouette of Tara

My pose is a gift from An Lar Poses for the Tres Chic 2nd Anniversary. Three poses with mirrors are included in the set. You have until June 5th to pick up all the fabulous gifts at this round!

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Serena is wearing…

Head: CATWA Catya 
Head Applier: Glam Affair Felicity (featured @ Collabor88)
Eyes: CATWA Mesh Eyes
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair: TRUTH Sugar 
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Jewelry: Lazuri Diona V1
Dress: Dressed by Lexi Forever Young (group gift / free to join)
Pose: An Lar Poses Tara Mini Series (Tres Chic group gift / free to join)

Decor…

Aphrodite Shop Romantic Wedding

 

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More Gifts from… SQUIRREL!

Squirrel!

Happy Friday, fabulous readers! This coming Monday in the U.S. is Memorial Day,¬†and many of us will have a much-needed 3-day weekend. And I am SO GLAD. This past week has been so hectic that I’m starting to feel like those dogs in the movie “UP.” So many distractions, and… oh look… SQUIRREL! XD

More Gifts from Tres Chic

I’ve got 2 more gifts from the Tres Chic 2nd Anniversary round to show you today. The first is this fun and flirty dress from O V H. The Gisela dress is sized to fit Belleza, Maitreya, and Slink mesh bodies, and there is also one called “fitt,” which I believe must be for¬†fitmesh¬†(someone please correct me if I’m wrong). The fabric is nicely textured in what looks like denim, and the tie around the waist is beautifully wrapped.

You can also pick up this super cute pose called The Pace of Nature from LW Poses. It includes the little squirrel prop, but since it is added separately, you could use the pose to hold other items. Mirrors and pose balls are also included.

There are so many gifts waiting for you at the Tres Chic 2nd Anniversary round! You do need to join the Tres Chic group, but it is free to join. The birthday round ends on June 5th.

Do You Need a Manicure?

I know I do!

Hello Dave is one of my very favorite stores for keeping my pixel nails looking perfect, and they are also extremely generous with the group gifts. This week, owner Maia Gasparini has done something different; instead of a new palette for the group gift, just click on the pink and purple box to receive store credit (I *think* the credit amount is 125L, but since I’m not exactly sure how much I had before I clicked the box, I could be wrong!).

The Hello Dave in-world group is 100L to join but so worth it. New gifts are set out every week, on the average.

I used my credit to buy a mini palette called “Citrus Sorbet” for only 49L, and I’ll be back soon to spend the rest!

Have a wonderful weekend! ūüėÄ

 

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Serena is wearing…

Head: CATWA Catya 
Head Applier: Glam Affair Felicity (featured @ Collabor88)
Eyes: CATWA Mesh Eyes
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair: TRUTH Kare (group gift / 350L to join / shown previously by Love)
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Nail Applier: Hello Dave Citrus Sorbet (49L)
Dress: O V H Gisela Dress (Tres Chic group gift / free to join)
Shoes: fri.day Freya Sandals (featured & Kustom9)
Pose: LW Poses The Pace of Nature (Tres Chic group gift / free to join)
Location: Whimberly

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Let’s Play

Let's Play

Happy Birthday, Tres Chic!

The Tres Chic event is celebrating its 2nd anniversary this month, and all of the gifts are for YOU! You do need to join the Tres Chic in-world group, but it is free to join, and there are SO MANY awesome gifts!

So let’s get started!¬†ūüėÄ

The Skin

First off, how gorgeous is this skin?¬†It’s a different look for me,¬†but when I tried it on, I thought it was so beautiful that I just had to share it with you.

The skin applier is the Tres Chic anniversary gift from PUMEC.¬†It comes in this one tone¬†and is for LeLutka mesh heads. AND… not only do you get the head applier, but you also get body appliers for Belleza, Maitreya, Slink, and Omega mesh bodies, system skin appliers, and Vista/Omega hand appliers. All of the body appliers include an option for “push-up,” if you’d like a little extra cleavage. ūüėČ

The Hair

My hair is the Tres Chic gift from DeLa. It comes in fitted and regular mesh versions, and both have a materials option. A HUD with 18 different colors is included, and there is even a version for the fellas.

The Accessories

I fell in love with this CatchMe! necklace by E-Clipse as soon as I tried it on. It reminds me of a cross between an Irish Claddagh and a Game of Thrones Hand of the King pin. ūüôā A texture-change HUD containing 3 metal colors and 8 different stones is included.

Another Tres Chic gift is my Infinity Ring from Ec.cloth, which comes in versions for both Maitreya and Vista Bento hands. And yes, you get a texture-change HUD with this one too Р4 different metals are included.

Let's Play

But wait, there’s more!

The Glasses

Though you may not be able to see them very well, I’m actually wearing a pair of really pretty sunglasses in this picture. Petite Mort set out the Gold Lennon Round Specs¬†as their Tres Chic¬†anniversary gift. The lenses are just dark enough to add a bit of mystery and style to any outfit. There is no resizer, but you can edit > stretch if you need to change the size.

The Dress

Last, but definitely not least, is this super sexy linen dress from POSIE. The Alaia dress comes in sizes for Belleza Freya and Isis, Maitreya, and Slink mesh bodies. It is nicely textured and really hugs your curves in all the right places.

Head Over to Tres Chic!

The Tres Chic 2nd Anniversary round ends on June 5th, so don’t delay. There are still lots of people there, so wearing your “low lag” attire is advised (I wore a full body alpha like a ghost). ūüėČ

 

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka Simone 2.7
Head Applier: PUMEC Rosalyn Gift (Tres Chic group gift / free to join)
Eyes: LeLutka Simone Eyes
Body: Maitreya Lara 4.1
Hair: DeLa Rowen (Tres Chic group gift / free to join)
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Glasses: Petite Mort Gold Lennon Round Specs (Tres Chic group gift / free to join)
Necklace: E-Clipse CatchMe! Necklace (Tres Chic group gift / free to join)
Dress: POSIE Alaia (Tres Chic group gift / free to join)
Ring: Ec.cloth Infinity Ring (Tres Chic group gift / free to join)
Close-up Pose: InDiGo Female Portrait Bento Poses
Location: The GSpot Club at The Grand Strand

 

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IM Free and IM Fameshed

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IM Free!

Hey, fabulous readers! A few weeks ago, I shared a group gift from a new store called I.M. Collection, and I mentioned that the group join fee was going to go from free to 50L. But guess what? It’s still free! And to celebrate the group getting up to 100 members, a special gift has been set out!

The 100 Member Gift includes linen trousers and a sexy, off-the-shoulder sweater, and comes in sizes for Belleza, Maitreya, and Slink mesh bodies. You can find this gift by the stairs as you come in the door.

IM Accessorized!

Like Love, I also braved the lag at FaMESHed, and managed to pick up some amazing gifts! I do love me some purses, so I was thrilled to find this Tied Clutch from REIGN. It comes with a 25-color texture-change HUD, so it will surely match everything you wear. You can also click the back to resize.

My bangle bracelet is the gift from BREATHE, and it comes in white and black with gold trim. You can also click to bring up the resize menu.

The FaMESHed group is free to join. Check out the gifts Love shared here and here.

IM Manicured!

Finally, my manicure is the latest group gift from Hello Dave. The Hello Dave in-world group is 100L to join, but generous gifts are provided to members.

Hello Dave VIPs - Love Story

 

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka Simone 2.7
Head Applier: Amara Beauty Pamela (April Powder Pack exclusive)
Eyes: LeLutka Simone Eyes
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Harmony (with Zoya bangs)
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Manicure: Hello Dave Love Story (group gift / 100L to join)
Necklace: Maxi Gossamer Pearl Necklace
Bracelet: BREATHE Sahara Bangle (FaMESHed group gift / free to join)
Pants/Top: I.M. Collection 100 Member Gift (group gift / free to join)
Shoes: fri.day Lola Platforms (featured @ Collabor88)
Handbag: REIGN Tied Clutch (FaMESHed group gift / free to join)
Pose: !bang poses
Location: West of the Rain

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I Got a Peaceful Easy Feelin’

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Happy Rez Day to Me!

Earlier in the week, I celebrated my 7th Rez Day by picking up a few gifts for myself from the Peace By Peace Hunt. This is a brand-new hunt produced by the same team that puts on the Peace on Earth Hunt each winter, although on a much smaller scale.

There are several lovely gifts to find on this hunt, including a few nice finds for the fellas (hey, Carson!). This sexy sundress is from Ghee and comes in the following sizes:

  • Standard mesh XXS-L (no alpha)
  • Belleza Freya, Isis, and Venus
  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Physique and Hourglass

The Peace By Peace Hunt runs until May 31st. Each gift is 1L, and you’ll be looking for a teal-colored puzzle piece.

Have a peaceful rest of the weekend, fabulous readers! ūüôā

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka Simone 2.7
Head Applier: Amara Beauty Pamela (April Powder Pack exclusive)
Eyes: LeLutka Simone Eyes
Eyeshadow: SlackGirl Smoke Lady (April Powder Pack exclusive)
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Deja
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Jewelry: Maxi Gossamer Khaleesi’s Temptation
Dress: Ghee Stripey Sheath Dress (PBP Hunt / 1L)
Shoes: REIGN Nikki Heels
Handbag: REIGN Renegade Clutch (50L gacha)
Pose: An Lar Poses The Fling Series (free gift)
Location: Corlevoli Beach

 

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Bug Me

You Bug Me

Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, she became a butterfly. 
~Barbara Haines Howett

Happy weekend, fabulous readers! The spring air was so warm and inviting this morning that I felt inspired to visit the Butterfly Conservatory to check out the butterflies. The Butterfly Conservatory is beautiful, as well as educational; not only did I learn about many different species of butterflies, but I also picked up a few tips on what we can do to help save the bees.

To be honest, I learned way more than I ever needed to know about insects… including this guy, who stared me down while his¬†fanny blinked like a lightbulb. We don’t have “lightning bugs” in my neck of the real world, but I do hope the real ones are a bit smaller. Thank goodness he couldn’t get out of his box! ūüėĮ

Out of My Cocoon

The butterflies weren’t the only ones spreading their wings this morning. Earlier in the week,¬†Nala Design¬†put out a new gift for Fab Free group members, and I fluttered right over right away to snatch it up. I really like the classic design of this dress, making it perfect not only for a walk in the park but also for the office, shopping, or an evening out with your sweetie.

The Sleeveless Dress in Stone includes the belt and comes in the following sizes:

  • Standard mesh XS-XL with alpha
  • FITMESH XS-XL
  • Belleza
  • Slink
  • Maitreya

To grab this gift for yourself, head over to Nala Design and activate your Fabulously Free in SL in-world group tag. The group is free to join.

Oh! And I added the Sassy/Classy Bag in black and silver, which is only 25L at Duh! I do love me some handbags! ‚̧

I feel the need to fly off and plant a virtual butterfly garden now. Enjoy the rest of your day! ūüôā

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka Simone 2.7
Head Applier: Amara Beauty Pamela (April Powder Pack exclusive)
Eyes: LeLutka Simone Eyes
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair: Magika You
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Necklace: Maxi Gossamer Filigree Oval Necklace
Bracelets: Maxi Gossamer Damasc Bangles
Rings: Lassitude & Ennui Boho Rings for Vista Bento Hands
Dress: Nala Design Sleeveless Dress Stone (Fab Free group gift / free to join)
Shoes: fri.day Stella Sandals (featured @ kustom9)
Handbag: Duh! Sassy/Classy Bag (25L)
Pose: aDORKable Poses
Location: Butterfly Conservatory

 

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It’s Easy Being Green

Sunflowers

Real life has been crazy busy for the past week! I really needed a chance to get out of my head for a while, so I took a ride in the fresh country air at Le Sixieme Sens. As you can see, the sunflowers are in full bloom, and nothing says “happy” like a field of sunflowers! ūüôā

Going Green

Earlier in the week, I was looking for a gift to show you when I accidentally stumbled into a new-to-me store called I.M. Collection. I never did find the gift I was originally looking for, but what I did find is just as good!

The I.M. Collection in-world group is free to join (for now), and there are 3 4 gifts on the wall Рone of which is this cute and comfy green ensemble. Belle includes the trousers and top and is sized for Maitreya and Slink (Physique and Hourglass) mesh bodies.

UPDATE: I just got a notice that the group fee will be raised from 0L to 50L very soon, so be sure you join quickly if you want to join for free!

I’m off to do a little more riding and relaxing. Have a wonderful weekend, fabulous readers!

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka Simone 2.7
Head Applier: Amara Beauty Pamela (April Powder Pack exclusive)
Eyes: LeLutka Simone Eyes
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair: TRUTH HAIR HoneyAna
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Rings: Lassitude & Ennui Boho Rings for Vista Bento Hands
Pants/Top: I.M. Collection Belle (group gift / free to join)
Shoes: fri.day Buffy Sandals (featured @ Bloom)
Bicycle: what next Brighton Bicycle
Location: Le Sixieme Sens

 

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