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Long Day

Long Day
Hey There Fab Free’rs. Welcome back to the blog. I’m always happy you’re here. Yesterday one of those days where you daydream about that moment when you can come home and soak in a nice warm bath. While waiting for the tub to fill and the bath bomb to work it’s magic, I did a little Fab Free style shopping. Here’s what I found: adorable group gift shorts from Moon Amore, and a pretty white ink tattoo by Abyel.

The Shorts – Perfect for lounging around the house, or even a quick errand, these shorts are a must have. They are a recent group gift at Moon Amore and they include a fat pack texture change hud. When I say fatpack, I mean fatpack. There are 36 different texture options for these too cute shorts. They are fitted for Maitreya Lara bodies only however. The Moon Amore group has a one time join fee of just 50 linden. I think these shorts alone are worth that! You can find this gift at the store or in the recent group notices.

The Tattoo –  There is an event called “Up” and there are quite a few 10 linden gifts at the current round. I picked up several, one of which is this tattoo by Abyel. The tattoo is a full upper body tattoo with pretty imagery front and back. I like the addition of little blue/purple flowers and butterflies.  This beautiful 10 linden gift tattoo at Up comes in appliers only.

Appliers Included: Maitreya, Omega, Slink

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair – TRUTH VIP February – Carla – *Originally Blogged Here

Skin – Essences  – Amber

Head –  CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Tattoo – Abyel – {AY}-Bride’s Light Tattoo Appliers – 10L @Up

Shorts – :Moon Amore: Group Gift / OMGSHORTS – FREE Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join

Body/Hands/Bra – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

BathtubWE at Home – Avery Bath Tub 

*Pose by [RNP] Animations

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Be Cheeky!

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Be Cheeky!

The Finders Keepers Hunt has turned out to be an amazing hunt with some real gems of gifts that the FabFree bloggers have shown off for all of you amazing readers! I noticed that one of my favorite stores, Vision, was on the list, and stopped by to hunt down their gift to see what it was. Pictured above is the free gift – a white waist pants set with a really cheeky top that tells you to “Go Luck Yourself.”

It made me think of Pru who recently blogged about taking your demon to the beach 😀 I’m always excited to see Pru’s posts because she invariably blogs something unique and cheeky that I think I could never pull off! But I think I managed to pull off this one from Vision! Hunt down the pot of gold, and you can be cheeky too! Just be sure to do it before the end of the day on March 24th, because that’s when the hunt ends!

The pants and top come separately and in several sizes:

  • Maitreya
  • Hourglass
  • Freya
  • Isis

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As I mentioned in my post [here] there are various perks to being a member of the Vision VIP group. Your one-time fee of 250L gets you an in-store credit of 100L on the first of every month plus access to four lucky letter boards (they change out each month too).

When I picked up my in-store credit this month, my letter happened to be up on one of the lucky letter boards and I grabbed the Moly top! The top is in this lovely Salmon color, but includes a color change hud for the ruffles around the hem. You could make the ruffle white to match the waist pants. Either way, this top goes lovely with the free Finders Keepers waist pants!

Moly Shirt sizes available:

  • Maitreya
  • Hourglass
  • Freya
  • Isis

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Marta Applier in Asia
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Exile – One Way or Another
Pants – Vision – Waist Shorts White (Free/Finders Keepers Hunt)
Top 1 – Vision – Moly Top St. Patrick (Free/Finders Keepers Hunt)
Top 2 – Vision – Moly Top (Free March Lucky Letter Board Gift/VIP Group Required/Group is 250L to Join)

Sim Location – Luanes Magical World

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So Fresh and So Green

So Fresh and So Green Green
Hello hello Fab Free’rs! St. Patrick’s Day is definitely over, but I’m still feeling lucky. I hope you like these FREE finds from Bueno, Facade, and Shiny Stuffs. I think they are too good to pass up!

The Shorts – These green satin short shorts are the March group gift a Bueno. The Bueno group is FREE to join at this time. These cute green shorts come in several mesh sizes. Also, these shorts come in two versions, the green color shown, as well as a shamrock print.
Mesh Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Slink Hourglass, Belleza (Freya, Isis)

The Makeup – If you haven’t made it out to the Skin Fair, you should. There are just a few days left and a handful of the participating designers have a FREE gift set out. The lipstick and eye makeup are part of the FREE Skin Fair gift from Shiny Stuffs. The gift includes appliers for LAQ and Catwa heads.  Each applier hud has 2 lipstick options and 1 eye shadow.

The Leg Tattoo – This unisex “Pride Runs Deep” tattoo is also a FREE gift at the Skin Fair. You’ll find it waiting for you at the Facade booth. This statement piece comes with applier huds that have a fresh option and a faded option. Classic system layers are also included.
Appliers Included: Maitreya Lara, Signature, Belleza, Omega, Slink, TMP

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair – Clawtooth: Bedroom Eyes (17: Dark Ombre Pack)

Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Makeup – ~Shiny Stuffs~ Green With Envy  – FREE Gift @Skin Fair

Skin –  Essences  – Amber (Catwa & Omega) – Currently @Kustom9

Shorts – BUENO-Pattys – group gift – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Tattoo – .Facade. :: Pride Runs Deep – FREE Gift @Skin Fair

Body/Hands – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

*Poses by Signature Poses

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Sleeping it Off

Sleeping it Off

I had an exuberant weekend, and may have slightly overdone it with all the rocking, rolling and other gambolling about.  Luckily I found some cozy goodies to sleep it all off in a very reasonably priced Gacha at The Avenue!

Cozy Time

My pyjamas today are by Sorumin, who have two Gachas priced at just 35L per pull at The Avenue event.  I played the “Kawaii” Gacha, and got the shorts, top and cup full of kitty-themed cocoa in just a few clicks.  The great part is you don’t really have to wear them together.  I’m quite tempted to wear the shirt with a pair of jeans for a casual day look. This outfit is a Maitreya Lara exclusive.  If you’re feeling lucky, then you too can play the Kawaii Gacha at The Avenue!

I think I may need another nap…

xox
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Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Top & Shorts– Sorumin Kawaii Gacha (35L per play at The Avenue)
Cup – Sorumin Kawaii Gacha (35L per play at The Avenue)

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Mesange Goldmine
Eyeshadow Applier –  Lelutka Cate
Lipstick Applier – Lelutka Cate
Nail Polish Applier – Maitreya Lara
Hair – Magika – Lush
Sim – Private

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New-to-me!

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I remember once watching a film called “The Red Balloon.” In it, a child’s best friend was a little red balloon that seemed to have human like qualities. It was an artsy film that left quite an impression on me, and when I found this bike floating upward with balloons attached, I knew I had to take a picture…

But onward to the freebies. I have a few special ones for you today as two of them are from a new-to-me store.

New-to-me

I happened upon Sinfully Sweet and discovered that you can join the group at the store fore free and that will give you access to the Midnight Madness board and three lucky letter boards. I snagged my cute top on the Midnight Madness board, and when my letter came up, snagged the shorts.

Plenty of options… the shirt came in a variety of mesh body sizes and included a hud with multiple texture change options. The shorts came in several types of applier layers. Both were completely free with my free to join store group tag.

Here’s the catch… the Midnight Madness board at Sinfully Sweet seems to change out with a new prize daily, so you won’t find this shirt there today (or tomorrow either) but there will be a new prize each day! That’s kind of nice actually! Also, the lucky letter boards rotate as the letters change with different prizes as well. So as the letters change, different prizes will pop up on the three boards also.

New Hair too

I love stopping by KoKoLoReS each month to pick up the monthly group gift. I missed showing off January’s lovely group gift (but it was there I promise you!) but I didn’t want to miss showing you February’s, which just came out! It’s this cute ponytail braid with the loops at the end, and includes a color change hud of natural colors. It’s rigged mesh and pretty as can be. The group costs 250L to join, but remember, you’ll be getting a gift every single month to make up for that one-time fee!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – KoKoLoReS – Corinna VIP Feb2018 (Free Group Gift/Group is 250 to Join)
Shirt – Sinfully Sweet – Britney Top (Free Midnight Madness Board/Group Required/Group is Free to Join)
Shorts – Sinfully Sweet – Black Denim Shorts (Free Lucky Letter Board/Group Required/Group is Free to Join)
Shoes – NX-Nardcotix – Odette Ballerina Flats in Pink

Sim Location – Storybrook Gardens

Astrids Signature


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It’s December! It’s December!

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It’s December, it’s December! And I decided to visit Santa’s workshop and check out what the elves are up to. I caught this cute little red-headed one making and wrapping up toys already and I couldn’t help but get in on the fun. And I found some great gifts of my own to share with you too!

More POE!

The other bloggers have already shown you POE gifts galore and I picked up these fabulous Wedge Boots in Red for free by Roped Passions as part of the hunt. They are unrigged mesh so they work with any body, you just need to hide your feet. I really love them and they are so versatile! They have just enough sheen to them to make them really sexy!

Speaking of Sexy…

If you haven’t checked out the Sexy Christmas Hunt, you should. For just 1L I picked up this Tartan Bralet from Trashed as part of that hunt. It’s a cute little number that I just fell in love with. It comes in several sizes to make it worth your while. I have a Maitreya body, but found that the Medium size fit me just perfectly.

Bralet sizes available:

  • Classic S – M
  • TMP
  • eBody
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, and Venus

Top it off

I knew I needed a hat, even though I was inside the cozy workshop. So I picked up this cute one off of marketplace by Hungry Cats. It was only 10L and there were four hat colors included in the package, making this even a more special deal for your linden. It was modifiable, so I darkened the red just a bit to match my outfit and yay I was done!

Happy December to everyone!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Little BonesLoveStruck – past gift, no longer available
Hat – Hungry Cats – Santa Hat (10L on the Marketplace)
Bralet – Trashed – Tartan Bralet (1L for the Sexy Christmas Hunt)
Shorts – Pure Poison – Haley Shorts (Free Group Gift/Free to Join Group)
Boots – Roped Passions – Wedge Riding Boots Red (Free/0L/POE Hunt Prize)

Pose w/ Teddy Bear Prop – Label Motion

Sim Location – Santa’s Xmas Village

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Love Me, November…

Love Me, November...

I love November. It’s not any of the holidays associated with it. It’s the month itself. To me it is sort of a lull between rushes of different holidays. I like the beginning of the month before the madness of all the winter holidays set in.

I spent the morning hunting down both beautiful places to visit… and some time on the trail of the Bittersweet Hunt. The Bittersweet Hunt lasts until November 25, giving you plenty of time to get in on the prizes. It includes female, male, and unisex gifts at the various locations, depending upon where you go.

First stop…

Trashed main-store where I hunted down the skull icon for the Bittersweet hunt and paid just 1 little Linden for these amazing Denim Love Shorts! They are covered in cute pink hearts and the pockets hang down past the cut off edges and they come in all your favorite mesh body sizes: Classic (XS – XL); eBody; TMP; Tonic (Fine, Curvy); Maitreya Lara; Slink (Hourglass & Physique), Belleza (Freya, Isis, & Venus).

Free buggy rides…

Then I was off for a free buggy ride at the Land of Owls, a sim design by Cica Ghost. The sim has a sort a sort of haunted feeling (not like Halloween haunted) but like surreal haunted… and there are buggies around the sim that you can hop into and will take you around on a free tour of this amazing build. So take a teleport down and check this one out!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Pia Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Exile – Over the Edge
Necklace – Krystal – The Key Necklace in Gold
Top – BlueberryLace Tops Gift (past group gift)
Shorts – Trashed – Denim Love Shorts (1L for the Bittersweet Hunt)
Boots – lassitude & ennui – Hellebore boots in pink

Sim Location – Land of Owls by Cica Ghost

Astrids Signature


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RUFFLES!

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I think Friday is my new lucky day! I hopped onto SL this morning and my inbox was full of notices of all kinds of new group gifts and a 50 Linden Friday special that I knew I had to have! I was so excited to put this look together for you that I could hardly wait to post it!

New pants!

Pure Poison usually puts out shoes as their group gifts, but this time around they set out a free gorgeous pair of black ruffle front shorts! As always, the group is free to join. I fell in love with these at first sight and actually made the rest of my outfit around this signature piece! When you open your gift package, you’ll find that the Haley shorts come in the following sizes:

  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

Some browsing…

I did some browsing for the perfect shirt to go with my new shorts, and was in luck when I came across this beautiful Summer Color ruffled top by Toxic Bish. It is a free group gift and the group is free to join. I am showing it off in black in the picture above, but it comes with a texture hud that includes 11 colors and sizes to fit all the popular mesh body types.

Colors you get with this top:

  • White
  • Mauve
  • Brown
  • Hot Pink
  • Salmon
  • Red
  • Yellow
  • Orange
  • Blue
  • Mint
  • Black (shown)

50 Linden Friday!

It’s Friday! Yay! The start of the weekend and special shopping deals! I stopped by Exile and picked up this beautiful hairstyle called “Run the World” in a pack of naturals (they also have out a separate pack of pastels for 50L too). It’s really pretty and I love the bangs! It’s a great and versatile hairstyle, perfect for many occasions.

Strike a pose!

I noticed oOo Studio Poses on my 50 Linden Friday list and decided to stop by there for a look. While I didn’t end up using the 50L pose for my picture today, I discovered that there were two free to all gifts sitting on the counter. You can buy the “My Life” pose used in this picture for just 0L, no group needed. It’s great for those of you into Second Life photography. The second pose out on the counter was a reclining pose, and was just as nice!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Exile – Run the World (50L for 50L Friday)
Jewelry – The Plastik – Everilda Jewelry
Top – Toxic Bish – Life in Color, Color Summer Top (Free Group Gift/Free to Join Group)
Shorts – Pure Poison – Haley Shorts (Free Group Gift/Free to Join Group)

Pose – oOo Studio Poses – My Life (Free to all Gift)

Sim Location – [ Elysion ] – *Note – Sim is group access only

Astrids Signature


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A Quiet Spot

Quiet Time

Sometimes a little rest and relaxation with a good book and some coffee in a quiet spot is just what is needed to recharge our batteries. Luckily I’m dressed for the occasion.

Full Outfit… 10L price

The Loordes of London Cart at the Cart Wash Sale has a wonderful deal for bargain hunters if you love quality casual wear. Their English Garden Sets are available in 5 colors and for just 10L you get both the top and the matching shorts.

The top has a nice knit look with a cotton edge texture, and the shorts have a quality denim texture. You’ll get standard mesh sizes XXS – L with a quality alpha layer to go with it, if you are still rocking your system body.

See you at The Wash!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Tableau Vivant – Leste
Lipstick – Avenge – Mat Lipstick applier for Catwa – pinky
Outfit – Loordes of London – The English Garden Set #11 (10L @ The Cart Wash Sale)
Shoes – Pure Poison – Chloe Sandals in Teal

Sim Location – La Vie

Astrids Signature


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Kiss Me Maybe

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I was exploring The Wash sim after doing my shopping… checking out the carnival and I found a kissing booth and couldn’t resist checking it out. The pose puts you in position inside with your hands sort of over your mouth as if to say “no kisses today!” which I found amusing, but fitting because I was wearing a cute pair of “Kiss me” hawt pants from Roped Passion’s that had other ideas in mind!

Check it out!

You’ll want these hawt pants for yourself. I’ve included a picture of the front and the back, just so you can see how cute they are! I may not be handing out kisses at the kissing booth… but these hawt pants have their own ideas! And they were only 10L at the Roped Passion’s Cart at the Cart Wash Sale!

6 Pants Choices:

  • All you can eat Hawt Pants
  • Binge Watching Hawt Pants
  • In Case of Emergency Hawt Pants
  • Kiss This Hawt Pants (shown)
  • Slippery When Wet Hawt Pants
  • Spank Itself Hawt Pants

Sizes available for each:

  • Standard sizes XS – XL
  • TMP
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

Add a splash of color!

I wanted to add some color (and Pride) to my outfit and stopped by the Luminesse Cart to pick up the rainbow bracelets you see in my pictures. These too are only 10L and are resizeable too! I think they are a perfect addition to my outfit and highlight something that is important to me, so I was happy to find them at the Luminesse cart among the other pretty baubles! Pick up your Pride and show it off today! Of course if you just like rainbows that works too 😉

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Truth – Marisol
Bracelets – Luminesse – Confetti Rainbow Bracelets – Multicolor (10L @ The Cart Wash Sale)
Top – paper.arrow – crop.tank white
Shorts – Roped Passion’s – Kiss This Hawt Pants (10L @ The Cart Wash Sale)
Shoes – Roped Passion’s – Nanauli Sandals Hudded

Sim Location – The Wash

Astrids Signature