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Tiki Bar

Tiki Bar

In a quest to enjoy some sunshine and get some Vitamin D, Blue and I have taken to exploring bright beachy locations. These little excursions have led us to some pretty cool places. Not to mention that the promise of adventure is also probably the best way to get me out of my beloved pajamas. lol

Speaking of not being in pajamas, my colorful t-shirt dress is a free gift by UNA at Second Life’s 17th Birthday shopping event. It comes in rainbow, black, and white. My cute chunky heart earrings are a free SL17B gift by NeverWish. I thought they were perfect with the rainbow “Road Trip” dress by UNA. I’m kind of digging the whole ’80s vibe this look gives. Blue picked up a few freebies at the SL17B Shop & Hop event also. His flip-flops are the free SL17B gift from Native Urban, while the cool ring he’s wearing is the free mens gift at SL17B by Lapointe & BastChild. There’s a ladies version of the ring as well. Blue’s shirt and shorts are both hunt prizes on the AllStuff hunt. His cool floral sleeveless hoodie is a dollarbie hunt prize at Waffles, while his casual linen shorts are a free hunt gift at UnderDog. The AllStuff Hunt ends June 30th, so don’t wait and miss these!

Waffles Hunt HintFind me at the landing point. 

UnderDog Hunt HintCome hang out at the lounge! Watch some tv while you’re at it! 

  • Dress Sizes Included: Legacy, Maitreya Lara
  • Shirt Sizes Included: Belleza Jake, Signature (Gianni, Geralt), TMP, Slink, Standard Mesh (xs – L) + Alpha Layer
  • Shorts Sizes Included: Standard Mesh (xs -L) + Alpha Layer
  • Shoe Sizes Included: Belleza Jake, Signature, Maitreya
  • Ring Sizes Included: Non-Rigged, Slink, Signature (Gianni, Geralt), Belleza Jake

Finally, you can get a little bit of outdoor summer fun in your own backyard by picking up this cool outdoor bar by Muniick for just 60 linden. It’s their Happy Weekend Sales event item and it will be available at the sale price this weekend only. The “Lowel’s Outdoor Bar” from Muniick includes the beer bucket full of ice-cold canned and bottled beer, the bar, and stools. It also has individual and couples bento poses. It’s the perfect addition to your patio or outdoor kitchen.

What Blue is Wearing:

HairModulus – Marcus Hair Left
HairbaseNot Found – Roy – Free Gift @Man Cave *Originally Shown Here
Head Akeruka Deluxe Head Clay
Skin7 Deadly s{K}ins – SPLINTER Caramel
Eyebrows – ((Mister Razzor)) Kanye Eyebrow 2 – BOM – Free ACCESS Event Gift/Group is Free to Join
EyesGA.EG – Ultimate Eyes Sharp Pack C
ShirtWaffles – Summer Flowers ASH Hoodie Sleeveless Shirt – 1L AllStuff Hunt Prize
Ring – Lapointe & BastChild – Drift Sharks Tooth Ring – Free SL17B Gift – L&B @SL17B
ShortsUnderDog – Corbin Shorts – Free AllStuff Hunt Prize 
Shoes – Native Urban – Praana Flip Flops – Free SL17B Gift – Native Urban @SL17B
BodyBelleza Jake

What Pru is  Wearing:

HairLamb – Sunshine – Currently @Summerfest
HeadCatwa Koura
SkinEssences – Jessica
Upper TattooDappa – Boujee
Lower TattooCureless – Moon Bastet + Kitty Infusion
Dress – UNA – Road Trip Dress – Free SL17B Gift – UNA @SL17B
Earrings – NeverWish – Happy Heart Earrings – Free SL17B Gift – NeverWish @SL17B
ShoesREIGN – Glitter Chuckies
BodyMaitreya Lara

Scene Credits:

BackdropKraftwork – Tropicalia Bar Back Wall
AquariumSimply Shelby – Atlantis Aquarium
Bar/Drinks/Barstool & Bento PoseMuniick – Lowell’s Outdoor Bar – 60L for Happy Weekend
Radio220ML Retro Car Radio
BirdBuccaneer Braveheart – Pirate Shoulder Parrot – 10L on the Marketplace
SignKraftwork – Bikini Point Sign
Neon FlamingoSimply Shelby – Metal Flamingo Decor – Neon Blue
Photo taken at a private location.

 

 

 


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Backyard Cuddles

Backyard Cuddles

Weary of the indoors Blue and I retreated to the sanctuary of our own backyard. Relaxing in our comfiest attire, and enjoying the fresh air, the rest of the world and all its troubles seemed to melt away, at least for the moment.

Hi Fab Free, I’m here to tell you that you can create the bulk of this backyard retreat and have the comfy pajamas for free, thanks to Stay at Home Club gifts by X-Clusives Animations, and Tori’s Stylez. Keep reading for all the details, full credits are listed at the end as always.

X-Clusives Animations

I cannot praise this hanging swing set by X-Clusives Animations enough. Not only is the tree with the swing beautiful, the poses are quality. Additionally this free Stay at Home Club gift includes a few detailed landscaping elements to help you create a little atmosphere.

Tori’s Stylez

It doesn’t get much cuter than sleepy panda pajamas. These pajama sets are free at Tori’s Stylez for the Stay at Home Club. In addition to the men’s set, and women’s set, there is a matching set for child avatars so you can dress the whole family. These fun free jammies from Tori’s Stylez come with a color change hud with 8 color choices. The women’s and the kid’s sets also include a matching top.

Women’s Sizes: Maitreya Lara, Belleza (Isis, Freya, Venus), Slink (Hourglass, Physique), Tonic (Curvy, Fine), TMP, Fitmesh (xxs – L)
Men’s Sizes: Adam, Aesthetic, Belleza Jake, Signature Gianni, Slink, TMP, Standard Mesh (xs – XL)

TS - Stay at Home Club Gift

 

What Blue is Wearing:

HairSintiklia – Stephan
HeadCatwa Dude
EyesMadame Noir – Paradise Eyes – Free Stay at Home Club Gift
SkinStray Dog – Aspen Tone 5
PajamasTori’s Stylez – TS Snooze – Dads – Free Stay at Home Club Gift
BodyBelleza Jake

What Pru is Wearing:

HairTRUTH – Euphoria
HeadCatwa Koura
EyesBuzzeri – Celestial Eyes – Hazel
SkinEssences – Susanne
GlassesMIDNA  – Giseli Glasses
Necklace –  Vero Modero – VM Love Necklace – Hers
PajamasTori’s Stylez – TS Snooze – Mum – Free Stay at Home Club Gift 
TattooADA Tattoo Shop – Subtle Floral Sleeve
BodyMaitreya Lara

Our Backyard:

Tree Swing & ExtrasX-Clusives Animations – Only For You Couples Tree & Swing – Free Stay at Home Club Gift 

  • Tree & Swing
  •  Buttercup Flower
  •  Cracked Cobblestone
  •  Creeping Purple Flowers
  •  Tire with Flowers
  •  Wildflowers Patch
  •  X-Pressions – Facial Expression Hud

Hanging PlanterMyst – Faucet Planter
Bike PlanterSimply Shelby – Garden Bike Planter – Rose
Planter BoxHJM Designs – Beautiful Day Planter
Stump w/RosesLacrime – Dream Stump – Turquoise Roses – Free Event Group Gift/Event Group is Free to Join – @La Vie en Pose
BicycleDench Designs – Decorative Bicycle
FenceMarushin – Board Fence Sample 2


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Enchanted Easter

Enchanted Easter

Hello Fab Free, thanks for being here. My guy Blue and I were talking the other day and he started telling me about a dollarbie hunt a Simply Shelby that had lots of purple, unicorns, crystals, and fanciful things. I didin’t need to hear anything else. Are you kidding me? Unicorns, crystals, and lots of purple? I was in!

There are 12 pink, blue, or yellow Easter eggs hidden around the grounds at Simply Shelby for the Starry Skies Easter Egg Hunt. This hunt will last from now until April 14th.  All the prize eggs are priced at just 1 linden each. In each egg there is a landscaping or décor item that is either Easter or fantasy themed, and most of them include the color purple. With the exception of the flowery grass filling in, everything in the above scene is a dollarbie hunt prize.

Lastly, there are 2 additional shops with their own prizes as part of the Starry Skies Easter Egg Hunt. I’ve included the ad for this hunt below to give you a preview. If you click on the hunt sign at any participating location, you should get a notecard with some hunt information and the landmarks to all 3 participating locations.

Happy Hunting Fab Free!

Starry Skies Easter Egg Hunt

Credits:

Furniture/Landscaping/DécorSimply Shelby for the Starry Skies Easter Egg Hunt – 1L per prize

  • Enchanted Unicorn Garden – purple
  • Cherished Bench Set -purple
  • Wildflowers Pixe Tree – spring purple
  • Earth Pixie special edition  – purple
  • Easter Egg Floral – purple
  • Enchanted Unicorn Meadow – purple
  • Crystal Forest Bench purple
  • Easter Egg Floral – white
  • Giant Easter Egg – yellow
  • Easter Egg Candles
  • Copper Egg Votive Candles (touch wick on/off)

Floral GrassLunaria – Fluffy Grass

 

 


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Goldfish

Goldfish Pond
Goldfish are one of the many little creatures that I have an unexplainable affinity for. I even have a goldfish tattoo in my real life. I think it goes without saying that I “needed” this goldfish pond in my Second Life.  The above photo is a very close up picture of the free Medieval Fantasy Hunt prize by Simply Shelby. This Japanese inspired pond comes with 2 types of optional animated goldfish to swim merrily through the water. The goldfish also have animated tails so that they don’t just glide motionlessly, they actually appear to swim. This pretty landscape item by Simply Shelby is again a free gift on the Medieval Fantasy Hunt. The hunt object is a little bonsai tree. Happy Hunting!

Hint – Cool your toes with the pixie. 


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The Scent Takes Me Back


The Scent Can Take Me Back

A big part of nostalgia for me occurs with certain smells. The scent of a specific incense, or a certain soap, even flowers can trigger memories. I love that. Generally the memories are always pleasant ones. My nostalgic smells aside, I do have some fabulous group gifts to share with you, so let’s get to it.

The Dress

This cute blue jean dress does have a bit of nostalgia for me in that it reminds me of that time in the early ’90s when Guess jeans were all the rage, and denim everything was in style. It’s one of many free group gifts at Julia’s Scandal. I paired the dress with a low cut applier tank top for a bit of added modesty. This dress showed a bit more of my girls than I wanted. My shape however could have been the culprit. Either way, I think it’s a cute look. The Julia’s Scandal group is free to join at this time.

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

The Earrings

I know you can not see beaded the earrings I have on super well in this photo. My apologies for that, they seem to blend in with the background. I’ll include the vendor photo below so you can see these fun over-sized earrings by Indulge Temptation. They are the current Teleport Hub group gift at IT!. The earrings come in a blue and red version, and a pink and blue version, each with three metal choices. The Teleport Hub group has a one time join fee of 10 linden.

!IT! - Aurora Earrings USA SE Gift Image

The Pose & Flower 

This pretty bento pose by Hazeel was previously a Pose Fair gift, and now can be picked up at the Hazeel pose shop, with your Hazeel group tag. The gift includes the bento pose in and out of a poseball, and the rose in pink, red, or yellow. Each rose also has a transfer version so you can pass it to others. The Hazeel group has a one time join fee of 99 linden, and there are multiple group gifts available.

What Pru is Wearing:

Puppy – JIAN Boston Terrier
Fireplace – Simply Shelby – Turkish Fireplace
Pose with Flower – .::Hazeel::. My Rose ~Bento Pose – Free Group Gift/Group is 99L to Join
Photo taken at a private location

 


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Druidia


Druidia

Hi Fab Free! I’m back with some beautiful landscape/scenery finds from Simply Shelby. The setting in the above photograph is almost entirely made up of either one of the 30 Linden Saturday items at Simply Shelby or the equally awesome and completely free April group gift also at Simply Shelby. The only reason I say “almost” is because that small patch of green grass is not included. Keep reading for all the details about each fabulous offer at Simply Shelby.

30L SaturdaySimply Shelby has several offers for today’s 30L Saturday items. Generally speaking, I believe Simply Shelby does leave these items up until the following Saturday, however I wouldn’t guarantee that, so do not miss these just in case! I picked up her Druid’s Cave both because I love it, and of course because I really wanted to share it with you! This set includes the cave, with the added vines, candles, the little crystals and mushrooms, along with the Druid Priest, the alter, and an additional vine. The Druid Priest, the alter, and the vine are all copy, so you can rez out as many as you like, or leave them out all together. The cave is copy as well. No group is needed for this awesome set, just teleport to Simply Shelby and run over to the “Sales” building where you can purchase this set for just 30 linden along with several other fantastic items.


Simply Shelby Mystical Druid Cave

April Group Gift – The free April group gift at Simply Shelby is this lovely maple tree with surrounding floral landscape, rocks, and the adorable bunny all together. This item is no transfer, however it is copy and modify so you can adjust it to your liking if you so desire. Just be sure to make a copy first! To get your copy of this free group gift, you’ll need the Simply Shelby group tag. The group is currently free to join. Also, there are quite a few other group gifts also available. The Simply Shelby group gifts are located in the VIP/Hunts & Events building alongside the Lucky Chairs and Midnight Madness boards.

Here are the details:

Druid Cave – Simply Shelby – Mystical Druid Cave box vrs2 – 30L for 30L Saturday

Maple Tree w/Rabbit – Simply Shelby – Spring Maple with wildflowers – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join 

Grass – Kitty Creations – Green Grass *Part of the Hearts Desire Garden Set


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The Wildflower Ruins

Wild Flower Ruins
Hello Fabulous Fab Free’rs! I have something a little different for you today. The gorgeous setting above is one of several 30 Linden Saturday sale items at Simply Shelby. Before I go on about all the cool features of this piece, I want to point out that this is last Saturday’s sale item. That means that it is only available for 30 lindens through the end of Friday. After Friday, there will be new sale items. This cool scene comes in a rez box for easy setup. Everything pictured is included. the rocks, the flowers, even the adorable deer.  Also, this scene by Simply Shelby has a few extra  items in the package. The optional add-ons include animated fish, swimming ducks, and a sunbeam for extra detail. Aptly named the Wildflower Ruins, this set also has several built in individual and couple’s poses. I don’t mind telling you I did test the poses, and they are all l quite nice. To get your copy of this fantastic set just head over to Simply Shelby and go to the building that says “Sales” and you’ll find all the current 30 Linden Saturday sale items. There are several items, so I have added an additional photo below. Happy Shopping Fab Free!

Don’t forget! These are last week’s 30 Linden Saturday sale items at Simply Shelby. They will change this Saturday!


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Gratefully Gifted

Gratefully Gifted

Lalala!  Thanksgiving weekend here up in the wilds of Canada continues, giving oh so much to be Thankful for.  I’ve got friends, family, yummy food and brand new gifts to smile gratefully about.  You may not be celebrating Thanksgiving in your corner of the world, but I’m sure if you look you’ll find loads to be thankful for!

The Gacha Life Chose Me

The Gacha Life has just opened its doors on another round, and there are a whole bunch of gifts to be had!  JellyRoll has been on fire the last few days, and they have put out yet another gorgeous and high quality gift for absolutely free!  The Pumpkin Vintage tee is not only super cute, but also highly hilarious.  Don’t you just love it?  It makes me giggle 😉 .  Behind me you’ll see yet another lovely free gift I found at The Gacha Life – this really beautiful wreath by Simply Shelby.  The details are to die for, and even feature some sweet little fairy lights to light up your life.  You can grab your gifts by joining the Gacha Life group and clicking on all the little parcels at the event.  What else will you find there?

T-Shirt Sizes

  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Maitreya
  • Physique
  • TMP
  • Tonic Curvy
  • Tonic Fine
  • Venus
  • XS – XL with an Alpha Layer

I’ve Gone Batty

What’s this?!  Yet another Truth VIP hairstyle?  My goodness, Truth Hawks has been busy recently!  This gorgeous hairstyle comes with all sorts of features – two HUDs to colour both sides of your hair differently, a little headband in loads of colours, and a stylist HUD with oh so many options.   As always with Truth hairstyles, you have so many different ways to wear it!  The Truth VIP group has a one-time join free of 350 Lindens, but it’s oh so worth it since you get 12 hairstyles per year!  If you haven’t joined yet, hop to it!

What else am I thankful for this weekend? I’m thankful for all of you, dear readers!  Thanks for being here – we all love you oh so much!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes 

Shirt – JellyRoll Pumpkin Vintage Tee (Free Gift at The Gacha Life)
Skirt – Blueberry Kimi

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 – Maitreya Lara
Nail Polish Applier –  Maitreya Lara
Lipstick Applier –  Sn@tch Slick Lips
Eyelash Applier – Pout! Divine Lashes
Hair – Truth Batty (Free Group Gift/Group is 350L to Join)
Pose – Foxcity Masked
Sim – Private
Wreath – Simply Shelby Autumn Wreath (Free Gift at The Gacha Life
)

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Vintage Living

Vintage Living

Vintage Carson…

The ladies on the blog like to call me vintage, so I’ll bow to their wishes and live a “vintage” life. And an easy way to furnish your Victorian home is follow the hunt path on the Steam XII Hunt. I was able to decorate my living space for FREE by just finding the hunt items. I was also lucky enough to find an outfit (or two) along the way. Find your way to Cutie Larks and the Endymion Outfit can be yours for FREE. Don’t worry ladies, there’s a female gift there for you also! I borrowed the shoes from the Columbiad Engineer Outfit from Sparrow by Design that I showed [HERE] to complete the look.

To the Moon…

But today’s post isn’t about the clothing. I want to show you some of the wonderful and unique items for your house (if you live in the 1890’s) that can be found for FREE on the Steam XII Hunt. The hunt prize at Simply Shelby is the Reclaimed Ash Bookcase – Jules Verne Edition. It’s a beautifully crafted shelving unit with all kinds of Verneian memorabilia mixed in. The Steamer Trunk Coffee Table can be found at Casa de Bebe. The trunk include sit poses and makes a great addition it your next expedition to the unknown. Head down to Wood Works to find the Hurricane Lamp and Table. The Red Velvet Victorian Chaise is the hunt prize from Park Place Home Decor. This chair comes with sits and standing poses and made my morning coffee too! Also included in that gift are Plans for Trip to the Moon. Now if  only had a rocket to get me there. I bet I can find one somewhere on the hunt…

Carson is wearing…

Outfit: Cutie Larks – Endymion Outfit (Steam XII Hunt $0L)
Shoes: Sparrow by Design – Columbiad Engineer Shoes (Steam XII Hunt $0L)
Mesh Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON  – Triumph Eyes – Evening

Decor…

Simply Shelby -Reclaimed Ash Bookcase – Jules Verne Edition  (Steam XII Hunt $0L)
Casa de Bebe – Steamer Trunk Coffee Table  (Steam XII Hunt $0L)
Wood Works – Hurricane Lamp & Table  (Steam XII Hunt $0L)
Park Place Home Decor – Red Velvet Victorian Chaise & Plans for Trip to the Moon (Steam XII Hunt $0L)

Sim: Private

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Champagne Wishes and Caviar Dreams

LRD gala suit gg 2015

Let the Festivities Begin…

I thought I’d get in one more quick post before I head out to all the fancy-schmancy parties I’ve been invited to this weekend. You know, the life of a blogger is all champagne and caviar, right? I’m going in style because when I was at LRD [Loud Rebel Design] yesterday getting jeans [HERE], I also picked up another FREE group gift. The Gala Suit is FREE to group members and comes in handy if you get a last minute invitation to a formal holiday gathering.  I’m still wearing my Xmas Owl Scarf (I think this is Love’s Patronus keeping an evil eye on me) by MoonAmore+Cureless, a FREE holiday gift at The Arcade and my FREE Satan (gotta love the typos) Santa Hat from ARGRACE .

Here’s to wishing you and yours a very merry Holiday !

Carson is wearing…

Formalwear: LRD [Loud Rebel Design] – Gala Suit FREE Group Gift FREE $0L/$0L to join

Shoes: Hoorenbeek – Allen 2.0 – Black & White Dress Shoes $520L

Skin: Belleza –  Shawn N/A (circa 2010)

Hat/Hair: ARGRACE – Santa Hat 2016 Group Gift FREE $0L/$0L to join

Scarf: MoonAmore+Cureless – Xmas Owl Scarf @ The Arcade FREE Gift $0L

Holiday Decor…

Lantern: Sequel – Silver Filigree Lantern  Cosmopolitan Gift FREE Group Gift $0L/$0L to Join

Wreath: simply shelby – Christmas Country Holiday Wreath FREE $0L @ the 6th Midwinter Fair

Shelf: Mistique – Red Christmas Shelf   FREE $0L @ the 6th Midwinter Fair

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