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Wrapped in a Warm Glow

Embrace Your Inner Orange
Hello Fabulouses! Feeling quite lucky after our last two finds in Brii Underground’s 1L Surf Girl Hunt, Ripley and I returned once more to see what else we could uncover. Thanks to the pupster’s talented nose, we came away with yet another complete outfit. Big grin!

Orange is the Happiest Color

Inside the clam shell, I discovered the bright, cheerful Lina outfit.  With a handkerchief-style, sleeveless crop top and shorts in the same vibrant pattern, this jaunty outfit is sure to leave you with lighthearted spirits and a bounce in your step.  Coordinating sandals for slink flat feet in a matching orange tone complete the look.  I love the batik print and found this ensemble perfect for a day of fun in the sun.  One added plus is that the appliers for the top and shorts are separate, which allows for the possibility of mixing and matching to create additional combinations.

Orange is the Happiest Color

What’s Included:

  • Fitmesh shorts and top appliers for Belleza, Maitreya, Slink
  • Fitmesh top and shorts for classic avatars in XS – XL
  • Mesh top and shorts for classic avatars in XS – XL
  • Alpha Layers for classic avatars
  • Sandals for flat feet in a perfectly coordinating shade

Still Plenty of Time

The Surf Girl Hunt at Brii Underground runs through February 28th, so you still have have plenty of time to scoop up some complete outfits for yourself for only 1L each.  All the prizes Ripley and I ferreted out in this hunt were fabulous, and the shells were really not that difficult to locate.  I highly encourage you to head on over to Brii Underground and do some sleuthing yourself.   You won’t be disappointed!  Until my next post, happy shopping hunting!

~Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is Wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Moirah

Eyes:  IKON Spectral Eyes in Scoria

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

Hair:  Magika Amuse Me

Necklace:  FuLo Jonquil Drop Necklace

Bracelet:  EarthStones Tarnished Gypsy Bangles in Silver/Flame

Outfit:  Brii Underground Lina Spring Beach Style Complete Outfit (1L Surf Girl Hunt Prize – hunt runs through February 28th)

Mesh Hands and Feet:  Slink

Poses: (reclining) Bounce This Poses

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Sim:  private location
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High Tides And Good Vibes

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Happy Saturday, Fabulouses!  After my last post {HERE}, Ripley and I returned to Brii Underground’s Surf Girl Hunt and did some more sleuthing.  As a youngster, I loved collecting seashells, and this hunt revived childhood memories of trips to the shore with my family.  Under my parents’ watchful eyes, I would traipse up and down the beach, plastic pail in hand, gathering my briny “treasures.”

A Casual Outfit You Will Treasure

After I pried open the clam shell from Brii Underground, I uncovered the Leidiane Beach Outfit, which was perfect for a day of beach combing.  A pair of denim shorts and an island themed, cropped t-shirt, complete with palm trees, gulls, and crashing waves form the basis of the costume.  To ward off the brisk ocean breezes, a dark blue, plaid over shirt completes the look.  This is definitely the type of clothing I would choose for a weekend get away in real life – comfortable and carefree.  Since I have a habit of wading out into the water to gather the perfect mollusk for my collection, I chose to slip on flip flops rather than the light blue platform sneakers which are part of the hunt gift.  For only 1 little Linden dollar, you get a complete look packed inside that tiny shell!

What’s Included:

  • Fitmesh outfits for Belleza, Maitreya, and Slink
  • Fitmesh for classic avatars in XS – XL
  • Mesh for classic avatars in XS – XL
  • Alpha layer for classic avatars
  • Leidiane Platform Sneakers (not shown)
  • Omega applier with make up for Catwa head (not shown)
  • Optional light (not shown)

Sadly, those precious days with my parents are now only in the past.  Lost in memories and nostalgia as I listened to the crashing ocean waves, I was glad to have my loyal pupster by my side.  When I am feeling blue, there is no greater comfort than the silent, devoted companionship of my sweet boy.  Until my next post, fabulous readers, happy shopping hunting!

~ 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 Spectral Eyes in Scoria

Hair:  Magika Heartbeat

Necklace:  EarthStones Grateful Necklace in Dark Star (75L in the Bargain Loft upstairs)

Outfit:  Brii Underground Leidiane Beach Outfit (Surf Girl Hunt Prize – 1L – hunt runs through February 28th)

Mesh Hands and Feet:  Slink

Sandals:  ILLI Slink Meriel Flip Flops

Pose: Black Tulip

Sim:  The Trace Too Summer Trace
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Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound

Hello there Fabulouses!  The beginning of the month means new hunts have rolled in; Ripley and I donned our detective hats, and did some sleuthing for you for today’s post.  Brii Underground Wear is hosting the Surf Girl Hunt from February 1st – 28th with 10 hunt gifts concealed in sea shells scattered around the store.  Each shell is priced at one linden and contains an entire outfit.  1L for a complete costume from clothes to footwear?  Count me in!

Meet Me at The Beach

The first mollusk we uncovered contained the Itapema outfit.  With a sheer, flowing, sleeveless jacket layered over a crop top, brightly hued capri-style leggings, and glittering golden sandals, you will be ready for a day of beach combing.  As soon as I saw the jacket on my avatar, I pictured the long hem fluttering in a gentle sea breeze as I strolled along the sand.  I really like how the muted hue of the top and jacket is livened up by the colorful stripes on the pants.  The metallic sheen on the heels included in the prize box echoes the golden decorations on the top, and really pulls the entire outfit together.

What’s Included:

  • Fitmesh in XS, S, M, L, and XL
  • Alpha layer for classic avatars
  • Appliers for Belleza, Maitreya, and Slink
  • Golden sandals
  • Make up for classic avatars and an Omega make up applier for Catwa mesh heads (not worn in my picture)

More Prizes Yet to Come…

With 9 more hunt items to ferret out, Ripley and I won’t be “homeward bound” for some time.  We have our work cut out for us, but he’s already tugging on the leash with *that* look in his eyes.  I have a feeling it won’t be too long before we return with another outfit to share with you.  Until next time, my friends, happy shopping hunting!

~ Kat (and Ripley, the Ace Detective)

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)

Lipstick:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier Aiko

Hair:  Wasabi Pills Dakota

Outfit:  Brii Underground Wear Itapema Outfit (Brii Surf Girl Hunt Prize -1L – Hunt runs through February 28th)

Pose:  Le Poppycock

Sim:  Long Journey
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Periwinkle Snowflake

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Hello Fabulous Readers! I have returned to tell you about another brilliant Women Only Hunt 2 prize that I recently picked up!  I might as well… the weather is minus a billion and it’s dumping snow all over the place.

Oh the weather outside is frightful
But the fire is so delightful
And since we’ve no place to go
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

Don’t worry…  Environment Canada ensures me it will warm up in 7 days! [Click to see a funny video about weather in Canada]

Speaking of snow…  It’s Snowing At Petite Mort

Petite Mort is participating in the WOH2 this year and has a gorgeous silvery periwinkle dress for you as a FREE prize once you locate the hidden snowflake hunt icon.  This is a tricky one and it took me a while to find it, but as you can see…  It’s worth the challenge!

Sizes included:

  • Mesh XXS-L + Alpha Layer
  • Fitmesh
  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Physique & Hourglass

More FabFree Coverage of The Women Only Hunt 2:

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee (featured @ Uber)
Eye Makeup – Bold & Beauty Kristina Eyes
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Truth Sugar (free group gift / 0L / 350L to join)
Dress – Petite Mort Periwinkle Monroe Sequin Dress (free / 0L / Women Only Hunt 2)
Necklace – Izzie’s Heart Letter Necklace
Shoes –  Ingenue Oksana Heels
Pose by Le Poppycock
Sim –  It All Starts With A Smile

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Peaceful In Pink

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Good morning Fabulous Readers! Today I am taking a few minutes to pop by and tell you about the gorgeous Peace on Earth Hunt 9 prize that you can pick up at Ghee for FREE!

Hunting For An Earth Globe

It hunt icon you are seeking is an earth globe, and once you find it at the Ghee mainstore you will have the brilliant and shimmery Peace on Earth Gown you see me in today.

Every woman can use a great formal dress in her closet at some time or another.  You never know when an invitation to go fancy dancing will pop in your IM, and you’ll be prepared to say yes, and be there in a pinch like magic.  I think this gown would make for a fabulous bridesmaid dress too, so if you have an upcoming wedding – send in your ladies.  Trust me – they will appreciate that their dress for your big day is free!

What sizes?

The Peace on Earth Gown comes in XS-XL mesh sizes and includes the alpha  layer.

Previous Peace on Earth Hunt 9 Coverage on FabFree:

If you’d like to see more prizes from the Peace on Earth Hunt, you can visit the following links 🙂

  1. Dreaming of Peace on Earth by Carson Caiben
  2. A Peaceful Frost by Love Trill
  3. Too Much Red In The Champagne Room by Carson Caiben
  4. ALTER Ego by Carson Caiben
  5. Riding In A Wonderland Of Snow by Love Trill
  6. The Librarian by Carson Caiben
  7. Snow Day by Carson Caiben

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee (featured @ Uber)
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Catwa Rosy
Dress – Ghee Peace on Earth Gown (free / 0L / Peace on Earth Hunt 9)
Necklace – Pixel Mode Pearl Necklace (NLA)
Pose by Lyrium Poses
Sim – The Enchanted Isle

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Riding in A Wonderland of Snow

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Is there a better way to spend a sunshiney winter day than bouncing around in the back of a horse drawn sleigh with a big comfy blanket? I don’t know… I did have a fantastic time spending the day yesterday hunting down little free globes for the Peace on Earth Hunt.  There might have been a big comfy blanket involved in that too!  I suppose both are near the top of my list.  You know, now that I think about it… All of my favourites might be centered around big comfy blankets ;).

Of course the list of great prizes in this hunt is super long and over the next month, I am sure you will see a ton of posts for POE items, but today I am donning two free prizes that helped put together my comfy and casual winter day outfit.

Entice:  Judas Boots

The Entice judas Boots come with a 6 colour texture change hud and an alpha layer if you need it.  These warm slouchy belted boots are adjustable to help you fit them over pants as they come with a resize HUD.  These are a great free winter staple for any girl’s inventory!

MOoH!: Katia Hoodie

The back of the Katia Hoodie at MOoH! is actually what made me jump up and say “HEY, I must show that right away”, because it says “LOVE” across the upper back in red.  I rarely pass up an opportunity like that lol.  The front is just as cute with the plaid shirt peeking out of the snuggly zipped hoodie.  In the folder you will find XXS-L mesh sizes and a co-ordinating alpha layer in case you need it.

Happy hunting!  Remember you are looking for an earth globe hunt icon!

Previous Peace on Earth Hunt 9 Coverage on FabFree:

  1. Dreaming of Peace on Earth by Carson Caiben
  2. A Peaceful Frost by Love Trill

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Bold & Beauty  Kristina
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk

Hair – Elua Stella (instore gacha / 75L to play)
Hoodie – MOoH! Katia Hoodie (free / 0L / Peace on Earth Hunt)
Jeans – Blueberry Mia
Boots – Entice Judas Boots (free / 0L / Peace on Earth Hunt)
Sim – The Enchanted Isle

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A Peaceful Frost

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Hi there Fabulouses!  As Carson mentioned in his “Dreaming of Peace on Earth” post the other day, the Peace on Earth Hunt is now underway and the over 130 free prizes are just fantastic!  In my entry today I am featuring the first stop on the hunt list which is Purplemoon Creations, where you can pick up the Frost Dress as shown in my photo.  It is a gorgeous shade of faded aqua with a twirly whirly skirt add-on that makes me want to sing “Do you want to build a snowman?”.

What to look for…

The hunt icon you seek is an earth globe, and if you want to make your search a little easier, you can click the hint giver at the entrance on the POE9 poster.

What’s included:

  • Maitreya
  • Slink Physique & Hourglass
  • Fitted Mesh Small & Large
  • Alpha Layer

I can’t wait to show you more of these awesome Peace on Earth Hunt prizes!

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Body Tattoo – Izzie’s Metallic Floral Tattoo
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier – Glam Affair Nancy
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Magika Fool For Love
Dress – Purplemoon Creations Frost Dress (free / 0L / Peace on Earth Hunt 9)
Skates – Pure Poison Emma Iceskates (featured @ Uber)
Pose – Shi. S Snow Dance (marketplace)
Sim – It All Starts With A Smile

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Fae Maiden on a Winter’s Eve

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Happy late-Monday, Fabulouses!  I couldn’t head off to bed without sharing our latest Fabulous Find with you.  Yesterday, Ripley and I dusted off his tracking harness, and hit the trail on the Fantasy Cream V Hunt.  For only 1L each, you can seek out prizes with a Medieval/Fantasy flair. The event started on November 18th and runs through December 18th, so there is plenty of time to don your Sherlock Holmes cap, and round up some goodies for yourself.  With 34 stops on this hunt, there are plenty of gifts to be discovered.

Winter Fae Maiden

At Beyond Persuasion Designs, Ripley and I scouted out this gorgeous formal number for just one little linden dollar. The bodice of the Winter Eve’s Guardian Fae Anise gown features poinsettia flowers embroidered in gold thread, and the skirt has glimmering white panels alternating with foresty green.  Long, fur trimmed sleeves, which are optional, keep your arms from experiencing chilly breezes.  Although I usually don’t partake in role play in Second Life, I could see this gown coming in very handy for a Medieval/Fantasy sim or for holiday parties.  It is also lovely just for roaming around and looking beautiful!

What’s Included:

  • Standard mesh in XXS, XS, M, L, XL for classic avatars
  • Alpha layer for classic avatars
  • Rose and holly hair adornment
  • Optional sleeves with separate alpha

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I’ve included this close up picture to showcase the holly and rose hair piece that is enclosed with the hunt prize.  I thought it added a festive touch to the outfit, just perfect for the upcoming holiday season.  In this shot, you can also get a good look at my nail polish, which is another 1L find.  Leap of Faith is offering this Slink manicure/pedicure set as a 1L Christmas gift in their Marketplace store.  I brushed on the gradient red to green glitter, but the package also includes 5 other polish options.

Thank you for taking the time to read my blog post.  Ripley and I are off to seek out new Fabulous Finds to share with you.  Until next time, wonderful readers, happy shopping hunting!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is Wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Barbara in America 02 (99L at Kustom9)

Moles:  Arte Catwa Applier Moles & Blush

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Forest

Hair: Wasabi Pills Carly

Necklace:  Izzie’s Reindeer Necklace

Nail Applier:  Leap of Faith Christmas Gift Slink Nails Applier Hands & Feet 1L on the Marketplace)

Dress:  Beyond Persuasion Design Winter Eve’s Guardian Fae Anise Dress – includes Hair Piece (Hunt Gift for Fantasy Cream Hunt – 1L until December 18th)

Pose:  (sled picture) oOo Studio Poses     (close up) Infiniti

Sim:  Twilight Moon
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Better in a Black Dress

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Hello again, Wonderful Readers!  Earlier this week, I was startled to hear a rummaging sound emanating from my closet.  When I turned to investigate, my canine pal, Ripley, emerged, clutching his tracking harness gently between his teeth.  He pranced over to me, dropped the harness at my feet, then stood, waiting expectantly, his tail waving happily from side to side.  I knew this meant only one thing – the pupster would soon lead me to another Fabulous Find.

A-Hunting We Will Go!

After snapping Ripley into his hunting garb, I did a quick search, and discovered the intriguing Black Widow 2 Hunt is in full swing.  Packed with spooky, edgy gifts hidden along 5 paths comprised of 13 stores each, this hunt will remain open through November 30th, so there’s still a bit of time left for you to don your detective hats, and hit the trail.  Rip and I opted to begin with the “Black Veil Path.”  At the first stop, Kastle Rock Couture, I showed my fashion-seeking hound a picture of the hunt object (the “Spider’s Kiss” vial), and he quickly set off, nose to the ground.  After zigzagging around the store, we finally uncovered the cleverly concealed bottle.  For only 2L, the stunning Black Widow Gown joined my collection of formal wear.

Timeless and Beautiful Elegance

Nestled inside the prize package, I found a lovely black formal gown with long layers of organza and tulle that flowed into a full, floor-length skirt with a softly gathered bustle.  Glittering sequins shimmered in the moonlight as I slipped into the form-fitting, strapless bodice.  A sweeping train, ruffled trim, and a lacy black veil beautifully adorned the frock, adding a touch of graceful splendor.

What’s Included:

  • Omega Advanced Applier
  • Pants/shirt layer for classic avatars
  • 4 flouncy, skirt layers
  • Widow’s veil

Feeling elegant and sophisticated wearing this floaty, glittering dress, I accompanied Ripley to the plaza of the Invictus sim where we made two new avian friends.  Before closing, I want to share one last photograph with you, which showcases the magnificent train of this glorious gown.  It’s hard to believe it only cost me 2 little Linden dollars!

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With just days left in the Black Widow 2 Hunt, we’d better get back to work.  Until next time, my friends, happy shopping hunting!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Barbara (99L at Kustom9)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Hair:  Truth Hair Cerys

Jewelry:  LouLou & Company Enigma

Dress:  Kastle Rock Couture Black Widow Gown (Black Widow 2 Hunt Prize- 2L/hunt runs until November 30th)

Nail Polish Applier:  La Boheme Catacomb (50L on The Marketplace)

Mesh Hands/Feet:  Slink

Pose:  (with crows) oOo Studio     (without crows) *MrS*

Sim:  Invictus

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Your Friday Hunt Report

openhighwayhuntGood Morning Fabulous Fans! The end of summer isn’t far off, but there’s still time to participate in some super hunts.

Too tired to actually run around in Second Life? You might want to try the Marketplace Hunt. It takes place entirely on the Marketplace. You just have to look through each online store to find the item that’s only L$5. With 44 stops, that’s a lot of very reasonable shopping.

I love road trip movies, so I’m planning to go out on the Open Highway Hunt. It’s a tiny little hunt with only nine stops, so it should only take about an hour.

If those don’t get you excited, there are plenty of other hunts to choose from. Click the hunt names below until you find the one that’s just right for you.

You say you’re new to hunting? Need help learning the ropes?
Both FabFree and HUNT SL have pages full of tips to help you get going. I recommend them to novice and veteran hunters alike.

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