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It’s About Time For a Long Winter’s Nap

Snowy Day

Hello Fabulouses!  The other day, Rip and I were strolling along the beach, and now we are back to a wintry wonderland dusted with the first snow of the season.  There’s something quite magical in the hush that accompanies a blanket of snow.  Although we don’t have any gulls for him to play with, there are plenty of snowballs to fetch!

A Long Winter’s Day

With the chilly air, it’s a good thing I have a new cozy sweater to keep me warm.  Ripley and I discovered this cute Snowflake Sweater in the Grumble store as we traveled down the path of the Long Winter’s Nap Hunt.  For just one little Linden dollar, and time spent searching, I came away with a snuggly top that is sure to become a cold weather favorite!  Featuring a long waistline, vertical ribbing decorated with a scattering of snowflakes and gray cuffs, this top is perfect for the winter season.  I chose to slip into some black leggings, but I think a pair of jeans would pair nicely with it, too.

Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Freya
  • Isis
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Physique
  • Slink Hourglass
  • TMP
  • Venus

We’re off to see what other goodies we can uncover as we continue on the hunt path.  The Long Winter’s Nap Hunt runs until November 30th and contains 43 stops along the way.  Prizes all cost just one Linden dollar.  Until next time, happy hunting!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head:  Lelutka Simone
Head Applier:  YS&YS Kira
Eyes:  IKON Charm Eyes in Poltergeist
Hat/Hair:  Clawtooth Snow Bunny (in store gacha – 75L per play)
Sweater:  Grumble Snowflake Sweater Black (prize in the Long Winter’s Nap Hunt – 1L)
Leggings:  ~Elya~ Black Tights Applier (10L on the Marketplace)
Boots:  Pink Pearl Designs That’s My Girl Thigh High Ugg Boots
Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd
Pose:  Le Poppycock
Sim:  The Whispering Cliff (thanks for the landmark, Aline!)

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Hey You With the Red Dress On

Red Dress

Well, hello there, Fabulous Readers!  Ripley and I are still checking out the trail of The Red Hunt.  As you can see, we found another gorgeous crimson item over at AlaFolie that I’m excited to share with you.  I couldn’t help humming this song as I tried my new dress on.  It just seemed to fit the occasion.

She Wants to Make a Night to Remember

Featuring a bright, cheerful cherry colored fabric with a sprinkling of flowers and petals, this fun little dress is sure to draw eyes your way.  The green centers of the blossoms really pop against the red background.  I love the asymmetrical hemline, which is longer in the back and a flirty length in front.  Thankfully, the designer tucked a pair of coordinating panties in the box, which come in handy because of the shorter length.  The skirt is fairly full as it falls gently from the high empire waistline.  Short sleeves and a scooped neckline complete the look.  To add this frock to your inventory, all you need to do is locate the diabetes awareness ribbon concealed somewhere in the shop, then pay 10 Linden dollars.

Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Maitreya
  • Slink Original
  • Slink Original Petite
  • Slink Hourglass
  • Tonic Curvy
  • Tonic Fine

We’re off to finish our afternoon walk before we lose the sunshine.  I love the cooler temperatures of fall, but the shorter days are a bummer, don’t you think?  Until next time, happy hunting!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head:  Lelutka Simone
Head Applier:  YS&YS Kira
Eyes:  IKON Spectral Eyes in Scoria
Hair:  Truth Hair Daphne
Dress:  AlaFolie Manon en Rouge (prize in The Red Hunt – 10L)
Heels:  KC Couture Zaira Heels
Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd
Pose:  an lar [poses]
Sim:  Habitat Springs
Song:  Red Dress by Magic!

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Down in The Shire

The Elven Way

Hello there, Fabulous Readers.  Rip and I are popping in with a quick post featuring a fantastic outfit, which is perfect for role play.  The entire ensemble, from cape to boots, is all included in the prize for The Red Hunt from Feyline Fashions, and it only cost 10L.  The Red Hunt is in support of Team Diabetes of SL, an official and authorized team of the American Diabetes Association.  All proceeds from the hunt go directly to Team Diabetes of SL.  I have several family members in RL who suffer from diabetes, so I am happy to participate in this hunt and pay just 10L each for some fantastic prizes.

The Elven Way

Once I began wearing the different components of the Vashti Anduine outfit, I just knew I was going to wear some fantasy elf ears and head on over to The Shire for an extended visit.  The prize package includes everything I’m wearing in my picture from the necklace and cape right down to the high heel boots.  I love the pairing of deep red and dark blue along with the golden accents.   A collared cape and belly jewel are also tucked inside the box, but I opted not to wear them.  The generous designer included classic avatar versions as well as an Omega Applier, so there is something for everyone in this prize, and you get it all for just 10 Linden dollars.

What’s Included:

  • Omega Applier
  • Top
  • Sleeves
  • Body Veils
  • Cape and Collared Cape version
  • Collar
  • Belt
  • Chest Medallion
  • Necklace
  • Pants
  • Skirt
  • Boots (includes alpha layer and boot base)

Back Down the Hunt Trail We Go

The pupster and I are off to see what other Fabulous Finds we can come across on the trail of The Red Hunt.  We’ll be searching for the red and gray diabetes awareness ribbon.  The hunt, which features red items, runs through right through Diabetes Awareness Month, so you have until November 30th to scoop up some fabulous goodies and support a great cause.  Until next time, happy hunting!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head:  Lelutka Simone
Head Applier:  YS&YS Kira
Eyes:  IKON Charm Eyes in Poltergeist
Hair:  Wasabi Hair India Mesh Hair
Ears:  Mandala Fantasy Elf Ears
Outfit (includes cape and boots):  Feyline Fashions Vashti Anduine (prize for The Red Hunt – 10L)
Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd
Pose:  Le Poppycock
Sim:  The Shire
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Waiting for The Great Pumpkin

Waiting for The Great Pumpkin
Hello again Fab Free’rs! Thanks for being here. Just like Linus, Pru finds a pumpkin patch to wait in for The Great Pumpkin to appear. Maybe one day he’ll actually appear! This particular pumpkin patch complete with little twinkle lights and pumpkin blossoms is a 10 linden Pumpkin Hunt prize by Lunaria at the Fall Festival for Parkinson’s. Each of the stores has a 10 linden pumpkin, and there are additional pumpkins in the shop booths outside. Most if not all the proceeds from the sales of the pumpkins will go to help fund research for Parkinson’s. I can’t think of a better reason to spend 10 lindens!

Along with the dreamy pumpkin patch prize, Pru picked up this cute coffin dress from Grumble. It’s a single strap dress with a spooky cute coffin pattern on the top. The dress is in the 10 linden pumpkin from Grumble at the Fall Festival. It comes in the following sizes: Maitreya Lara, Slink Physique, eBody Curvy, Tonic Fine, Tonic Curvy, Belleza (Freya, Isis, Venus).

Last but not least the long dark hairstyle is one of two 10 linden pumpkin prizes by Firelight at the Fall Festival. This style is called Ophelia. The Ophelia hairstyle Pumpkin Hunt gift comes with a black and white color change hud, and has a tinting hud to allow you to add a tint to either color.

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair – !!Firelight!! Ophelia Black&White – 10L Pumpkin Hunt @The Fall Festival for Parkinson’s
Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento
Skin – Essences – Vanya
Dress – Grumble-Coffin Dress – 10L Pumpkin Hunt @The Fallm Festival for Parkinson’s
Boots – #EMPIRE – Aquilegia
Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara
Pumpkin Patch – .Lunaria. Pumpkin Patch – 10L Pumpkin Hunt @The Fall Festival for Parkinson’s
*Pose by Indigo

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By the Light of the Moon

By the Light of the Moon

Hello Fabulouses!  Under the light of a full moon, Ripley and I are pausing for a moment to catch our breath before diving right back into the hunt for more Fabulous Finds to share with our favorite readers!  Speaking of “hunting,” the cute little frock I’m wearing in the photo is a hunt prize that I scooped up for just five Linden dollars as part of the Skull N Bones Black Widow Hunt.

Beware the Spider’s Kiss

With a flirty and fun asymmetrical hemline, halter style neckline, and spider web print, that Tattered Widow dress will have you set for the season.  There’s even a spooky arachnid medallion at the top of the bodice.  Although the texture looks shiny in my photo, that’s from a face light I was wearing.  Normally, the fabric was matte on my screen.  To play up the holiday vibe, I added a witch hat and slinky black boots, but I’m sure you could create a more subtle look with different hair and shoes.  Since the hunt box contains versions for classic and mesh bodies, as well as Dinkies, I’m sure you’ll find just the right fit for your avatar.  To add this delightfully spooky frock to your wardrobe, simply teleport over to the Little 2 Large Shop and locate the potion bottle labeled “Spider’s Kiss.”  There’s a trail of black widow spiders along the ground to point you in the right direction, and a handy hint giver if you get stumped.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Standard Small and Large (includes prim skirt, system top, pants, and alpha layer)
  • eBody
  • Dinkies
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique
  • Omega applier

While we still have plenty of moonlight left, we’d better be on our way.  Until next time, happy hunting!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head:  Lelutka Simone
Head Applier:  YS&YS Kira
Hair:  Elikatira Elphie (old Fifty Linden Friday offering – not currently available)
Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee
Dress:  Little 2 Large Tattered Widow (prize in the Skull N Bones Black Widow Hunt – 5L)
Boots:  Bax Coen Designs Prestige 2 Boots in Black
Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd
Pose:  aDORKable Poses (store closed)
Sim:  Private Location

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Once Upon a Midnight Dreary

Nevermore

Hello Fabulouses!  Since Ripley and I found some fantastic hunt prizes lately, we decided to hit the trail once again.  This time, we set out along the Quoth the Raven Hunt path.  Over at Little 2 Large, we discovered this fabulous gown, and it only cost 1 little Linden dollar, plus a bit of searching time.  On the wall of the shop, you’ll find a hunt poster, which contains a helpful hint in case you get stuck.

With Many a Flirt and Flutter, In There Stepped a Stately Raven

The stately raven over at Little 2 Large actually brought *more* than just the gown in my picture.  In addition to a splendid frock, you’ll also receive male and female Dinkies outfits (Dinkies are these absolutely adorable mesh kitty avatars that you may have seen around the grid), a coordinating Nevermore men’s suit, and a petite Nevermore mini dress.  The additional prizes are no transfer, but if your man happens to come along with you on the hunt, for just 1 more Linden dollar, you can look all matchy-matchy.  As you can see from my picture, the gown starts out black at the bodice, but transitions into a soft gray texture, which reminded me of watercolors.  I really love the intricate black lace that adorns the sexy, full length slits in the skirt as well as the generous hemline.  The “sleeves” on the bodice resemble black feathers, and the package also included shoulder feathers that I opted not to wear.  For just a dollar, this fabulous hunt prize will have you all set up for formal fall parties, whether you have a classic or a mesh body avatar.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Fitmesh in XS, S, M, L, XL (includes alpha layer)
  • Belleza
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Physique

Ripley has taken to growling at that beguiling Raven, for that bird (to quote from Poe himself):

“…never flitting, still is sitting, STILL is sitting…

just above my chamber door…”

I’d better see if I can help the pupster escape unharmed from “The Raven.”  Until next time, happy hunting!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head:  Lelutka Simone
Head Applier:  YS&YS Kira
Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee
Hair:  Stealthic Persephone
Earrings:  Elemental Earth Designs Sweetheart Chandelier Earrings (75L on the Marketplace)
Dress:  Little 2 Large Nevermore Gown (Quoth the Raven Hunt Prize – 1L)
Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd
Pose:  aDORKable Poses (store closed)
Sim:  Mystical Fae

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The Boo Bunny Cast a Spell on Me

My Favorite Color is October

Hello Fab Free!  Ripley and I are wrapping up a week of vacation, but before we head back to our normal routine, I wanted to share with you one of our discoveries from the Boo Bunny Hunt.  It cost just one Linden dollar and includes both my cropped top and curve hugging pants.  One thing I love about this find is the fact that it is covered with a printed design that fits right in with the witchcrafty-season we are in, but is subtle enough so this is an outfit you will be able to wear well past Halloween.

Magical Runes

Over at the Indigenous Designs shop, the pupster and I discovered the hunt object, a piece of Halloween candy, after just a short time spent searching.  After opening the package, I was delighted to discover details such as the unfastened buckle on the top, and the generous cut of the sleeves and lower cuffs on the pants.  One of my favorite hues to wear in RL is this deep shade of forest green, but it can often be too dark without additional pops of color.  The gold tones in the printed design on the Devil’s Runes Outfit provided just the right amount of contrast and seasonal flair.  Long pants, full length sleeves, and a half turtle neck collar ensure you’ll stay cozy on brisk autumn days, while the short hem of the top allows for a cheeky glimpse of skin.  With versions for classic as well as mesh avatars, there’s something in this hunt prize for everyone.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Classic Mesh in XXS, XS, S, M, and L (includes separate alpha layers for pants and top)
  • Belleza Freya, Isis and Venus
  • EBody
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique
  • TMP
  • Tonic Curvy and Fine

Although we enjoyed our fall break vacation, Ripley and I missed you all, and are looking forward to sharing more Fabulous Finds with our favorite readers.  Until our next post, happy hunting!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head:  Lelutka Simone
Head Applier:  YS&YS Kira
Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee
Hair:  Olive The White Rabbit Hair (free lucky board prize)
Top and Pants:  Indigenous Designs Devils Runes Outfit (prize in the Boo Bunny Hunt – 1L)
Shoes:  Enelya’s Creations Army Boots
Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd
Pose:  Tuty’s Bento and Mocap Animations
Sim:  Luane’s World

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Taking Time Out for Some Leaf Peepin’

Time Out for Leaf Peeping

Hello Fabulouses!  One of my favorite parts of autumn (when I lived in a place that actually had four seasons) was going for a stroll in the woods with my pup by my side.  Although I still have a beloved canine, I have to get my leaf peeping fix on Second Life.  After seeing Aline’s posts here and here, Ripley and I decided to check out the Boo Bunny Hunt for ourselves, and came across this gorgeous cropped cowl neck top for just 1 Linden dollar.  

Time to Break Out the Sweaters

When I checked out the prize preview page, I really liked the picture of OMG Inc.’s Ladies Hooded Swarl, so I dusted off Rip’s tracking harness and we headed over to the shop to try our luck.  With the pupster’s talented nose (and the helpful hints page), we quickly discovered the hunt object, a piece of fall candy.  I was thrilled to notice when I opened the prize package that the designer had tucked a texture change HUD with 5 options for colors/patterns inside.  So, for just 1 tiny Linden dollar, it was like I got five different tops in one!  Although it’s not specifically designed for mesh avatars, I was able to get just the right fit by adjusting the alpha layer on my Maitreya Lara mesh body.  This poncho type sweater features a generous folded down cowl neck secured with two chunky buttons, a knitted ribbed texture, and an asymmetrical length which keeps your back toasty warm and allows a sexy glimpse of skin in the front.  I think you could also wear a tank underneath on really chilly days if you’d prefer.  Although I chose to pair the top with a rugged pair of leather pants for a casual look, I think it would also look fab when combined with a skirt.  The sky’s the limit!

Sizes Included:

  • XS
  • S
  • M
  • L
  • includes alpha layer for classic avatars

Ripley and I are gonna head back down the hunt path and see what else we can discover.  Yes, Pal, there will be some Ripley Snacks at the end of our journey!  Until my next post, happy hunting!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head:  Lelutka Simone
Head Applier:  YS&YS Kira
Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee
Hair:  Truth Hair Aislin (available at Uber)
Top:  OMG! Inc Ladies Hooded Swarl (prize in the Boo Bunny Hunt – 1L)
Pants:  Blueberry Tali Fall Pants
Shoes:  Reign Nordic Boots in Mocha
Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd
Pose:  Tuty Bento and Mocap Animations
Sim:  Arden Pointe

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Let a Hundred Flowers Bloom

Autumn's Blooms

Hello Fabulous Readers!  Ripley and I are popping in with a quick post to share one of our discoveries as we checked out the hunt going on at the Rock Your Rack Event.  It costs only 10 little Linden dollars, and features just the cutest botanical design.

Autumn Posies

Over at the Maci booth, if you can find the coat hanger with the heart on it (it’s not that hard to locate), you can scoop up the Autumn Blooms skirt for yourself.  With a cheerful floral print across a black background, this mini can pair with a top in a variety of colors from black as I chose to wear, to red, pink or white.  I really like the decorative white stitching along the waist and hem lines; it adds a bit of visual contrast.  The waistline sits low, just below your belly button so if you wear a cropped top, you can show off some skin while the temperatures outside are still fairly mild (unless you live near Love in which case you are stuck with snow).  Since the package includes sizes for classic as well as mesh body avatars, I’m sure you’ll find the right fit for your avatar.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Classic Mesh in XXS, XS, S, M, L (includes alpha layer
  • Belleza Freya, Isis, and Venus
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique
  • TMP
  • Tonic Curvy and Fine

I hope you have a wonderful Friday tomorrow.  I know I’m sure looking forward to a relaxing weekend.  Until my next post, happy hunting!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head:  Lelutka Simone
Head Applier:  YS&YS Kira
Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee
Hair:  #taketomiWEST Hanna (available at Kustom 9)
Necklace:  EarthStones Black Cat Necklace
Sweater:  ISON Anne Fall Sweater
Skirt:  Maci Autumn Bloom Skirt (prize in the Rock Your Rack Hunt – 10L)
Boots:  Bax Prestige 2
Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd
Pose:  Overlow Poses Pack Gift 4 (free gift on the Marketplace – 0L)
Sim:  Mystical Fae

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This is My Song

This is My Song

Hello Fabulouses!  I’m popping in with a quick post to share another of the prizes that Ripley and I discovered at the Country Music Life Hunt which is currently running over at Brii Underground.  All in all, there are 10 complete outfits awaiting discovery in the store for just 6 Linden dollars each.  Since the event runs until September 30th, there’s still plenty of time for you do do some hunting of your own.

Call Me a Pollyanna, Do

My entire outfit from the tip of my cowboy hat down to my buckled high heel boots comes all neatly packaged inside prize box #08 in the hunt.  Featuring a three quarter length knotted shirt layered over a black bra and worn denim shorts, the Pollyanna outfit will have you all set to enjoy a late summer September day in the country.  The yoke and cuffs on the top are decorated with a wild west revolver print for that added cowgirl touch.  Faded denim shorts ride low on your waist and show off a bit of skin.  The boots come with slouchy socks to keep your tootsies plenty warm.  Both the socks and the bra are added with an Omega friendly applier.  Also included, but not worn in my photo is a make up layer and black bandana.  You get everything you need for this adorable ensemble all for the low price of just six Linden dollars and the time it takes you to seek out the hunt object.  Now that’s quite a deal!

Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Belleza Freya, Isis and Venus
  • EBody
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique
  • TMP
  • Tonic Curvy and Fine

Well, that’s a wrap for tonight.  Until my next post, happy hunting!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing….

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head:  Lelutka Simone
Head Applier:  YS&YS Kira
Eyes:  Avi Glam Soulful Eyes
Outfit:  Brii Underground Pollyanna Outfit (prize in the Country Music Life Hunt – 6L)
Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd
Pose:  Amitie Fem Guitar (includes guitar)
Sim:  Missing Melody

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