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Cute N’ Nerdy

Cute N' Nerdy

Bibliophile –
noun
A person who collects or has a great love of books.

Hello there Fab Free’rs! I was one of those kids that spent way too much time afraid of being called a nerd. I’d hide my love of books, fantasy, and anything that might label me as geeky, nerdy, or dorky. The funny thing is, all that hiding never gained me any popularity either. Now that I’ve fully embraced my nerdiness it’s pretty darn awesome if I do say so myself! Alongside my nerdy adoration of books I love fashion and can get especially geeky about a great bargain.

TRS Designs

For this look I picked up the free Stay at Home Club gift dress at TRS Designs. I have to say this dress is even cuter on than it is in photos. I really wish I’d picked this one up sooner. It has the loose fit of a t-shirt dress, with the added details of leather-like straps that come together in a Y shape in the back. I’m also loving the wine red and slate grey tie-dye. To get yours simply head over to TRS Designs and purchase the dress for zero linden from the Stay at Home Club vendor.

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Belleza (Frey, Isis, Venus), Slink (Physique, Hourglass), TMP, Standard Mesh + Alpha (xxs – L)

DAPPA

I also don’t think it’s a secret that I love tattoos. DAPPA has been a recent favorite tattoo shop of mine. This heavily detailed upper body tattoo is the newest group gift at DAPPA and I’m geeking out about how great it looks. It’s a unisex tattoo with several appliers and BOM layers each with the choice of a fresh or faded look. The DAPPA group is free to join, and there are several male/female/unisex free group gifts available.

Appliers Included: Omega, Maitreya, Slink, Legacy, Signature, BOM Layers

DAPPA - Akuma Tattoo. FREE GIFT!

BND

Last, but not at all least, no cute nerd girl look would be complete without glasses. I love these round specs by BND. They are just 5 linden on the Marketplace. With the glasses you get a texture change hud with options for the frames and lenses. There’s also a backup pair of glasses just in case you need them. Also, they can be manually resized which I really like.

I hope you enjoy these freebies and cheapies, happy shopping Fab Free, and always let your true self shine!

Credits:

HairNavy+Copper – Scarlet
HeadCatwa Koura
SkinEssences – Blake
Glasses – BND – Round Glasses – 5L on the Marketplace
GlossShiny Stuffs – Honey Lips
JewelryCae – Riana Collection – Recently @FaMESHed
Upper TattooDAPPA – Akuma Tattoo – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
DressTRS Designs – Yara Dress Berry Dyed – Free Stay at Home Club Gift
ManicureLIVIA – Metallics no.1 – Dec. ’18 Group Gift
Pose by Micamee
Photo taken at The Greenhouse Cafe


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Toes in the Sand

With My Toes in the Sand

I don’t know about anyone else, but my Second Life summer is shaping up extremely nicely. As everyone knows by now I’ve been hitting the beach every chance I get. Thanks to Paper.Sparrow’s new Dog Days Hunt, I get to look extra cute while keeping my toes in the sand.

The Dog Days Hunt is an in-store hunt at Paper.Sparrow. There are 18 total hunt prizes at 25 lindens each. The hunt prizes include several tops, skirts, shorts, a dress, swimwear, shoes, and sunglasses. I paired together the top to the grey floral bikini with the blue floral Jesse shorts, and the tropical sunglasses v1. The Dog Days Hunt at Paper.Sparrow will last from now through the end of July. Happy Hunting!

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

Credits:

HairMagika – Olivia
HeadCatwa – Koura
SkinEssences – Blake
SunglassesPaper.Sparrow – Tropical Sunglasses V1 – 25L – Dog Days Hunt
Upper TattooDappa – Boujee
Lower TattooIvory & Rose – Somber
BikiniPaper.Sparrow – Bikini – Grey Floral – 25L – Dog Days Hunt
ShortsPaper.Sparrow – Jesse Shorts – Blue Floral – 25L – Dog Days Hunt

Pose by Foxcity
Photo taken at Dya’s scent of the Caribbean


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Right Here Waiting

Right Here Waiting

Do people even wait by the phone anymore? Or is that anxious, often giddy anticipation felt when waiting for the phone to ring a thing of the past? I never thought I’d be someone who talked about how things used to be, and yet here I am. lol The July group gift at MINIMAL has me in a bit of a nostalgic mood I suppose.

The red phone booth I’m leaned against is MINIMAL’s free group gift for the month of July. It’s impeccably detailed, the door on the front even opens. It also comes in 3 colors/textures: red, black, and wood. I’ve added the vendor ad below so you can see it fully. The MINIMAL group is 250 linden to join, and there are quite a few past group gifts available along side this new one.

MINIMAL - July Group Gift

Speaking of gifts, did you know that a new round of FaMESHed recently started? I picked up this camo tied tee by Vinyl for free with the FaMESHed event group tag. This cute top comes in the camo pattern shown with several sizes. The FaMESHed group is free to join, and there are a hand-full of gifts to be had.

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Slink (Physique, Hourglass), Belleza (Freya, Isis), Signature Alice, MeshBody Legacy

To go with the top from Vinyl I added these cool hoops from Belle Epoque. They are the free Fabulously Free in SL group gift at Belle Epoque. These stylized eye earrings come with a hud that allows you to pick from 4 different metallic color options. The Fab Free group is always free to join. The gifts for the Fab Free group often change however, so don’t wait! Also Sunday July 5th is the last day of Belle Epoque’s store-wide 50% off sale. Happy shopping Fab Free!

Credits:

Hair – Elikatira – Tiegen
Head – Catwa Koura
Earrings – Belle Epoque – Taylor Earrings – Free Fab Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join 
Skin – Essences Blake
Tattoo 1 – Dappa – Boujee
Tattoo 2 – Apollemis Tattoos – Subtle Floral Sleeve
Shirt – Vinyl – Sage Knotted Tee – Fam Gift CAMO – Free FaMESHed Group Gift/Group is Free to Join @FaMESHed
Drink – e.marie Kitty Boba – Matcha 
Shorts – Addams – Yvette Pearl Denim Shorts
Phonebooth – MINIMAL – July Group Gift – Free Group Gift/Group is 250L to Join
Pose by Focus Poses
Photo taken at Backdrop City


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Study Time

Study Time

Hi Fab Free’rs, I don’t know about you, but I think coffee or cocoa and doughnuts are a required part of study-time. I also think that comfort is paramount. I like to study in my pajamas, sitting in my bed, or a comfy chair, and have sweet eats at my immediate disposal. lol Poor Herman, haha, he likes to see how close he can get to the doughnuts without actually eating them. Though if I don’t keep an eye on him he’ll sneak one and run off with it! That said, I better drink this coffee before it gets cold!

For this late-night study session I picked up the Fab Free group gifts from Sweet Willows and Partners in Crime. I also snagged the School Days Lucky Letter Board prize at Tentacio, and the free Stay at Home Club gift at LovelySweet. Keep reading and I’ll tell you the how and where of each of these fabulous freebies.

Sweet Willows 

I don’t care how old I get, I’ll never be too old for cute pajamas. This unicorn themed set is the free Fabulously Free in SL group gift by Sweet Willows. The Fab Free group is of course free to join. In this gift you’ll get the tank and matching panties with a texture change hud that has 6 prints, and 4 solids to choose from.

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

Partners in Crime

The adorably sweet coffee and doughnuts set is the Fabulously Free in SL group gift at Partners in Crime. As I mentioned before, the Fab Free group is free to join. The “Little Coffee Break” set is a decor item that can be resized manually. The objects can also be unlinked and rearranged. However, be sure to make a copy first just in case!

Tentacio 

There are 4 Lucky Letter boards at Tentacio that do not require a group tag to participate. I picked up the “School Day” set for free from one of the Lucky Letter boards at Tentacio. This cute decor set includes the school uniform on a stand, which has a color change hud for the skirt and tie, an open school bag with books and pencils spilling out.

school day at Equal10 event

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LovelySweet

Finally, the pose used along with the glasses, and book prop (the book in my photo is not the one included in the set) are from the free Stay at Home Club gift at LovelySweet. There are 4 total poses each with props in the “Introverting” bento pose set by LovelySweet. No need to join a group for this free gift.

Stay at Home Club- GIFT!

Credits:

HairTram – JO524 hair – Recently @Collabor88
HeadCatwa Koura
SkinEssence Blake
LoungewearSweet Willows – BBG Panty Set & Hud – Free Fab Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join 
TattoosDappa – Petal Tattoo
Pose w/Book & GlassesLovelySweet – Introverting Bento Pose set – Free Stay at Home Club Gift
Food ItemsPartners in Crime – Little Coffee Break – Free Fab Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
HermanJIAN – Love Pugs 10 – Brindle Companion
FrogBirdy – Hocus Pocus – Mr. Toad – Green
Book PileOubliette – Boudoir Books
School Uniform & BookbagTentacio – School Day Set – Free Lucky Letter Board Prize *No Group Required
BedMuniick – Dobbins Murphy Bed
DresserYasum – Drawer Unit
Photo taken at a private location.


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A ‘o ia!

A 'o ia!

I’d been dreaming of a seaside escape for weeks and Blue and I finally took a moment away from all the hustle and bustle of the real world and spent an entire day enjoying the sun, surf, and sand. For some extra fun, surf lessons. Blue took to the waves like a duck to water, while I was a little less certain! Either way, we still had an amazing time out at Kanaloa Surf Beach.

Before heading to the beach we picked up some new swimwear from MishMash Fusion. They have a set of his and hers swimsuits as their Surf into Summer Hunt prize. We also grabbed this surfboard with the tandem pose from Something New. It’s one of 2 the two poses included in the Surf into Summer Hunt prize at Something New. The Surf into Summer Hunt is running now through June 21st, and the prizes are just 2 lindens. Mahalo everyone for being here, and happy hunting!

Swimsuit sizes Included:

  • His – Adam, Aesthetic, Belleza, Signature Gianni, Slink, TMP, Standard Mesh (xs – XL) + Alpha Layer
  • Hers – Tonic (Curvy, Fine), Maitreya Lara, Belleza (Freya, Venus, Isis), eBody (Curvy, Classic), Slink (Hourglass, Physique)

Surf into Summer Hunt Prizes:

Swimwear (his & hers)MishMash Fusion – Aloha Swim Trunks/Surfer Girl Bikini – 2L SSH Prize
Pose w/SurfboardSomething New – Wipe Out! (shown)/Shark Bait (not shown) – 2L SSH Prize

What Blue is Also Wearing:

HairVango – Owen
HairbaseNot Found – Ben
HeadCatwa Dude
SkinStray Dog – Urie Tone 4
BodyBelleza Jake

What Pru is Also Wearing:

HairLamb – Miami
HeadCatwa Koura
SkinEssences – Blake
TattooDappa – Petal Tattoo
Manicuree.marie – Mix&Match Coffin – Star Gazin
BodyMaitreya Lara

Photo taken at Kanaloa Surf Beach


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Fab Free Designer Friday 2.0 – Kara Baby

Happy Friday Fab Free’rs! I hope everyone is gearing up for a wonderful weekend. For this edition of Fab Free Designer Friday I have the pleasure of introducing or perhaps reintroducing Kara Baby. Kara Baby is a ladies clothing boutique that is ultra feminine and very flirty in style. What’s the saying? “Sugar and spice and everything nice…” that’s what Kara Baby made of! Here you’ll find lots of skirts and dresses, along with shoes, applier clothing, and a little bit of lingerie. I also spied a couple of bento nail sets, so be sure to really look around when shopping at Kara Baby.

There’s a second floor to Kara Baby where you can find some discounted items, and a room full of Slink shoes! Also, almost all the vendors are setup with easy redelivery and gifting abilities that make shopping easy. Before I forget, I want to mention that you can pick up several of the Omega Relay systems for your Omega compatible body parts at Kara Baby as well. You’ll find those on the first floor to the right.

Store Group

Kara Baby’s store group is free to join, and there are group gifts and occasional discounts. Group members are also the first to know about sales, hunts, and events Kara Baby is participating in.  At this time there are three free Kara Baby group gifts. One is a pretty purple dress with a vintage floral pattern that comes sized for Maitreya Lara, Slink Physique, Slink Hourglass, eBody Curvy, Altamura, Belleza Isis, Belleza Freya, and Belleza Venus. The second gift is to the right of the information desk up on the wall. You’ll see a cute orange vintage-looking handbag. The third Kara Baby group gift is a pair of shoes on the same wall as the handbag. The shoes are black with a skull and crossbones print and come fitted for Slink, Belleza, and Maitreya feet.

Fab Free Group Gift 

There are also two free Fabulously Free in SL group gifts available at Kara Baby. The most recent is a super cute ruffled skirt and cropped top set with a colorful print. This set is free to all Fab Free group members, and the Fab Free group is always free to join. The second gift is on the opposite wall and is a flirty fox print apron style dress. Both of these free gifts come in the following sizes: Maitreya Lara, Slink Physique, Slink Hourglass, eBody Curvy, Belleza Isis, Belleza Freya, and Belleza Venus.

Other Gifts & Discounts

Kara Baby also has set out a few of their gifts from past events including a free pair of shoes from a past Gacha Life event, a free lingerie set formerly at the The Point event, and a 10 linden devil horns headband gift that was originally at a Mad Circus event. There’s also a set of red white and blue patriotic bento nails for 10 linden that will fit Slink and Maitreya hands. Each of these freebies/cheapies are on the same wall to the right of the information desk.

If you head to the right there are also two free Stay at Home Club gifts at Kara Baby. Both gifts are a dress with quite a few size choices. Next to the Stay at Home Club gifts, there are discounted items for the free-to-join Best Stores and Designers group. Also on the same wall as the Stay at Home Club gifts is a 35L Sunday Sales special dress that is just 35 linden per color. Happy Shopping!


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Need Caffeine

Need Caffeine

There are days when an extra cup of coffee or two first thing in the morning, and a mid-day pick-me-up are in order to keep me going. So when I saw this top by ZFG it made me giggle, and I knew at least some of you would relate. lol To help fend off a minor case of the Mondays I went over to the 35L Sales Event (thanks to a suggestion from Blue) and picked up quite a few of the free group gifts available, including this top. All the gifts require the 35L Sunday VIP group which is free to join.

Along with the top from ZFG I picked up this cute hairstyle from C.K., and this pretty necklace by Venge. Keep reading for more information about each of these free gifts. Full credits will be listed at the end as always.

ZFG

This shirt by ZFG is the definition of a loose-fitting comfy casual top. It’s the kind you wear around the house, or maybe with a cute sports bra to the gym. It comes in the color shown and reads “Caffeine is the Foundation of My Food Pyramid.” This gift is free at the 35L Sales Event, just wear the free group tag and click the black and red giftbox.

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

C.K.

This high ponytail hairstyle is also a free gift at the 35L Sales Event. It’s the quintessential messy but cute up-do. It also comes with a pretty flower crown that I chose not to wear, and a color change hud with a broad range of blond, brunette, and red hair colors.

Venge

Also, I couldn’t resist the necklace from Venge. This free gift includes 3 color/texture change huds to change the chain with a choice of copper, gold, or silver. Each of the 3 huds then has a choice of 6 colors for the crystal. Just like all the gifts at the 35L Sales Event, this one is free with the event group tag.

Credits:

Hair – C.K. – Flower Hair Free 35L Sunday VIP Group Gift @35L Sales Event 
HeadCatwa Koura
SkinEssences – Blake
EyesBuzzeri Celestial Eyes – Chlorine 
Necklace – Venge – Fairy Crystal Necklace – Free 35L Sunday VIP Group Gift @35L Sales Event 
Top – ZFG – Debbie Pyramid – Free 35L Sunday VIP Group Gift @35L Sales Event 
TattooIvory & Rose – Moth & Moon Tattoo
PantsBlueberry – Melanie Jeans
Pose w/Laundry BasketDanu – Need Laundry
BackdropBDrop – Backdrop Laundry Room

 


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Peace Love Music and Air Hockey

Peace Love Music & FoosballWaiting is always hard, especially when I’m waiting for Blue to get home so I can attempt to beat him at air hockey. The last time we played, I am pretty sure he took it easy on me. lol This shiny new air hockey table, the cool wall hanging, and the matching rug are all gifts on the Retro Hunt from Tentacle Experiment. Each of the furniture and decor pieces in this set are copy so you can rez multiples.  My tank-top is also a Retro Hunt prize you can find at The Bold Llama. I have to say, I am genuinely digging these bright colors.  The Retro Hunt is a dollarbie hunt and it runs from now until the end of May.

Shirt Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Slink (Hourglass, Physique), Ocacin, EBody, Tonic (Curvy, Fine), TMP, Standard Mesh (xs-XL) + Alpha Layer

Hunt HintThe Bold LlamaTake a left hand turn and head strait back into the 70s. I heart 70s and Mustang Cars. 

Hunt HintTentacle ExperimentLet’s go retro fur fun! 

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Celebratory Cupcake

Cupcake

Hello to the Fabulous in the land of pixels. I come to you with free gifts and a sugary sweet cupcake. I also might have had more coffee than usual today. The prizes in this post are my cute floral top/dress from American Bazaar, this cute hair-do by Limerence, and an Anniversary cupcake by Focus Poses.

Cosmopolitan Sales Room Anniversary Gifts

How about that, Cosmopolitan Sales Room is celebrating an Anniversary, and we are all invited! Most of the many participating designers in this round have generously placed out a free gift to help celebrate. The gifts require the free-to-join Cosmo event group. Once you’re wearing your tag you just need to click the sparkly gold gift boxes to get the free gifts. I picked up this cute hairstyle by Limerence. It’s called Diza, and it comes in a “Special” color pack. I tinted mine to this dark brunette shade using the Limerence hud. I also got this tasty cupcake from the Focus Poses gift. This delicious freebie includes the pose as well.

American Bazaar 

I love the casual yet put together look of this loose fitting floral top/dress by American Bazaar. Look at those buttons! It the group gift for the month of May. It claims to be a dress, however it’s a tad sheer in places, and a little short, so I threw on some denim shorts and wore it as a top instead. I think it’s too cute to pass up however you want to wear it. The American Bazaar group is free to join.

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

Credits:

Hair – {Limerence} Diza hair-Special pack (tinted brunette)Free Group Gift @Cosmopolitan Sales Room 
HeadCatwa Koura
SkinEssences Blake
HairbaseJust Magnetized – Basic Hairbase Set 10
EyesBuzzeriCelestial Eyes – Chlorine 
Top/DressAmerican BazaarFree Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
ShortsAddams – Yvette Pearl Denim Shorts
Cupcake w/Pose – Focus Poses – Cosmo 8th Anniversary Gift – Free Group Gift @Cosmopolitan Sales Room
FurnitureEgoisme Vintage – Wood Box Seat
Wall ArtACORN – 4 Frame – Say I’m a Bird
Photo taken at a private location.

 


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Soak Up the Sun

Soak Up the Sun

Hi Fab Free! I don’t think I’m quite ready to head out to the beaches, but my backyard basin will do me fine. The weather is nice, and I need some sunshine. Most  of my little backyard setup is a new gacha set by Petite Mort out at Gacha Garden. My bikini and wedge shoes are part of the set too. Oh, and let’s not forget the best part, the mojito!

What’s this about a mojito you ask? Well, it is the Petite Mort Exclusive at Gacha Garden awarded after 20 plays. It has an animated hold pose. The bikini and shoes both come in several sizes and colors, and the furniture has poses. This fun Cabana gacha set by Petite Mort at Gacha Garden is just 50 linden per play, and is perfect for summer.

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

Image may contain: 3 people, people standing and text

Credits:

Gacha Items: Petite Mort – Cabana Set – 50L per play @Gacha Garden

  • Bikini – Cabana Bikini *Black Color Set w/Wedges is the RARE 
    Shoes – Cabana Wedges
    Umbrella – Cabana Umbrella
    Chair – Cabana Chair 1
    Chair – Cabana Chair 2
    Stool – Cabana Stool – Gacha Garden Exclusive 
    Drink w/Hold – Mojito Cocktail – Gifted after 20 plays

HairLamb – Heart
HeadCatwa Koura
SunglassesMIDNA – Giseli Sunglasses
SkinEssences – Blake
TattooThis is Wrong – Oceania Tattoo Eroded – Free Stay at Home Club Gift *Originally Shown Here
RadioNinety – Radio Blue
DogJIAN – Boston Terrier
GrassRoawenwood – Green Grass
Fence Unkindness – Yellow Floral Fence
Trees 3D Trees – Young Birch
Tub w/PoseHazeel Poses – Tubbing Pose Set – Currently @The Pose Fair Market

Photo taken at a private location.