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ZZZZZZ

clearsleepJust five more minutes

It was all peachy and peaceful until 6:55AM…  This is my morning routine, done most days like clockwork.

6:55 AM – (opens one eye and tries to muffle the sound of the alarm clock with a pillow)

6:56 AM – (smacks randomly at the night stand trying to turn off “Walking on Sunshine, WHOAH” – misses it and gives up)

6:57 AM – (buries herself under the blankets, head and all, trying harder to hit the snooze button… ahhh  hits it! :))

7:00AM – (Alarm B goes off…  groans into pillow and admits defeat – FINE!)

A few years back, after learning there is just no avoiding the routine, I started setting my alarm five minutes ahead so I wasn’t late.  I believe I have scheduled myself 5 more minutes.  Whatever works, I say!  I was so comfy in my new nightie by United Color, having the most wonderful dream that I just didn’t want to get up, and I certainly didn’t want to change into day clothes, or go to work…  but alas I had to.

Are you a morning person?

Whether you are a morning person or not, you’ll look fantastic in this feminine little nightie.  The Midnight Dress in white is available as a FREE GIFT at The Free Dove in the lingerie section and comes with a texture change HUD that allows you to switch up the lace three different ways.  I zoomed in nice and close so you can see just how detailed the texturing is on this beautiful design.

Sizes Included:

  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Physique & Hourglass
  • Belleza Freya & Isis

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Hair –  Truth Ari
Lingerie – United Color Midnight Dress White (free / 0L @ The Free Dove)
Pose – DRD Boho Princess Bed

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Satin Stunner

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Hello Fab Folks! Do you have a special night ahead that requires a stunning gown on a budget?  Even if you don’t have an event penciled in your datebook, you never know what might arise and should be prepared just in case you need to dress in a flash!

How Does FREE Sound?

I found this lovely Strapless Gown by London Core at The Free Dove.  Its sleek design may be simple, but the beautiful blue (you know I love blue!!) satin texturing and added silver embellishments really do complete this gown.  In the folder, you’ll find XS-XL mesh sizes along with an alpha layer, should you require it.  You’ll find this gown near the back of The Free Dove in the formal attire section, priced at 0L – as is everything in the shop!

Enjoy your day!
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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair –  Magika Plenty (free group gift / 0L / 150L to join)
Dress – London Core Strapless Gown Blue (free / 0L @ The Free Dove)
Necklace – Pixel Mode Pearl Necklace (NLA)
Pose by Le Poppycock
Sim – Rustic Retreat

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Spurs and Bling….It’s a Cow Girl Thing

Spurs and Bling....It's a Cowgirl Thing

Hello there, Fabulous Readers!  Ripley, his pals, and I are taking a break from chores to show you the newest gift for members of the Fabulously Free in SL group.  A sassy, belted mini in a lovely shade of turquoise, Sue is a perfect sleeveless dress for a casual day.  With a high neckline and a loose fit, this frock offers comfort as well as style.  I love the dip in the hemline which shows a glimpse of thigh.  Best of all, Sue is completely free to Fab Free group members.  Just teleport over to The Beautiful Ones, swap over to your Fab Free tag, and tap the package.  It’s just that easy!

Sizes Included:

  • Belleza Venus
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique
  • Fitmesh in XS, S, M, L, XL plus alpha layer

Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is Wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Moirah

Lipstick Applier:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Hat:  Truth Hair Jill

Necklace:  EarthStones Lora Necklace (free gift at The Free Dove 0L)

Dress:  The Beautiful Ones Sue Belted Dress (free gift for Fabulously Free in SL group members 0L/0L to join)

Boots:  [hoorenbeek] Cowboy Boot Women’s Concho

Pose:  Luane’s World

Sim:  Bella Pace

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To Tell You The Truth…

Snapshot_001Just calling you all up to say “GURRRLS!  You have got to check out this Alaska Metro Hunt at The Free Dove!” 

You Really Must

If you STILL haven’t checked out the amazing hunt being hosted by The Free Dove – prizes courtesy of Alaskametro even after my last post, I am hoping this one will send you there!  It will take you just a few minutes to wander around and pick up 10 light pink glittery balloon hearts with free prizes inside…  and who knows what else you’ll find.  There is always so much going on there.

In my photo above you’ll see me displaying:

  • #5 – Bette Applier Lingerie
  • #6 – Rouge Hearts Glitter Nail Polish
  • #8 – Black Silk Stay Up Stockings

The Bette Lingerie can be worn all together or panties alone as per the applier hud options and is compatible with the following bodies:

  • System
  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Omega

Let Your Hair Down… Or Not!

Truth Hawks of Truth wants you to have the choice to let your hair down or not, and he wants you to  have that choice for free!  He has just sent out his new group gift for February and it includes full fatpacks of colours in the Char (up-do) and HoneyAna (side messy braid) as shown in my photos below.  I really like both of these so much, I probably would have purchased them, so I am really glad I had joined that VIP group!  If you are not currently in the group, it will set you back 300L, however based on previous gifts you won’t be feeling financially stung a bit!

TruthFebGGYou got it…  This was day six of the stocking up on free-ish lingerie challenge!

More Lingerie For Valentine’s Day

  1. Tickled Pink
  2. In Mint Condition
  3. Make Him Purr
  4. Not Your Granny’s Panties
  5. Listen For The Siren’s Song

I’ll be back tomorrow with “Day 7!”

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Love is wearing & stuff…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Nail Applier – Alaskametro Rouge Hearts Glitter Nailpolish (free / 0L / The Free Dove Hunt)
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Truth Char & HoneyAna (free group gift / 0L / 300L to join)
Lingerie – Alaskametro Bette Applier Lingerie Cranberry (free / 0L / The Free Dove Hunt)
Shoes – fri.day Audrey Pumps
Stockings – Alaskametro Black Silk Stayup Stockings (free / 0L / The Free Dove Hunt)

Pose – FOCUS Poses Mesh Vanity Set (80L / marketplace)
Dog – JIAN Holiday Huskies (50L per play / instore gacha)

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In Mint Condition

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Good morning Fabulous Readers! In line with my last blog entry, I am showing off more lingerie today.  I may… just show lingerie every day until Valentine’s Day.  That sounds like a fun challenge to me :).  OK… so this is Day 2!

Making A Mint

If desire is what you seek, you’ll be making a mint in the very sultry Yvette Lingerie, and Black Silk Stay Up Stockings as shown in my photo, that can be found at The Free Dove for the Alaska Metro Free Dove Hunt.  There are 10 hidden pink heart balloons around the building that are set for 0L and you’ll find this Minty lingerie in #1 and the stockings in #8.  The Yvette Lingerie can be worn all together or alone as per the applier hud options and is compatible with the following bodies:

  • System
  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Omega

Leave Him With a Glossy Kiss

#4 in the hunt is a fabulous six pack of lip glosses that are compatible with the following:

  • System
  • Catwa
  • Lelutka
  • Omega

I’ll be back to show you more of the prizes here on the blog, but if you’d like a preview of all of them, you can visit the Alaskametro offical blog for more details:  http://alaskametro-sl.com/2017/02/hunt-hot-makeover-february-free-dove-best-sl/

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Hair – Magika Heartbeat
Panties, Bra, Corset – Alaskametro Yvette Applier Lingerie – Mint (free / 0L / The Free Dove Hunt)
Stockings – Alaskametro Black Silk Stay Up Stockings (free / 0L / The Free Dove Hunt)
Lipstick – Alaskametro Glass Lipglosses (free / 0L / The Free Dove Hunt)
Pose by Strike A Pose

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Hazy Shade Of Winter

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Hi there Fabulous Readers!  I am so glad to be home after a nasty morning of trying to navigate first through the freshly dumped snow and treacherous icy roads, and then again in the supermarket where everyone appeared to have woken up on the wrong side of the bed.  I won’t even mention the events in the parking lot afterward… It’s still too fresh in my mind!  I was off work on Friday…  should have done it then! (head/desk)

A Supermarket Meltdown

I actually saw one man have a melt down in the salad dressing aisle when he realized that the elderly lady hogging the whole aisle that he had cleverly tried to avoid by skipping one row was now in front of him again.  Without any regard to who was around him, he just dropped his head to the handle of his shopping cart and groaned.  I nodded my head at him understandingly when he noticed I caught that and all either of us could do was laugh and look forward to following that woman’s buggy all the way through the entire store…  and we did.

Free As A Dove

When I got home, I wanted nothing more than a stiff drink lol, but it was too early for that so I decide a little blog therapy was in order!  I popped into Second Life and took a trip to The Free Dove where I found that Hilly Haalan has an amazing complete outfit set out there for all to pick up for FREE on the clothing table.

The Coco Outfit includes the following pieces all in mesh sizing with necessary alphas for those on the system body:

  • Sweater
  • Pants
  • Boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Purse

/me looks at the weather forecast…  MORE SNOW -.-

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Truth Debra
Complete Outfit – Hilly Haalan Coco Outfit (free / 0L @ The Free Dove)
Dog – Jian Holiday Huskies (50L per play / instore gacha)
Sim – The Enchanted Isle

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We Could Be Royals

We Could Be Royals

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II may be my 10th cousin (twice removed), but I certainly don’t expect to be invited to the Palace for tea anytime soon.

Or ever.

But that certainly won’t keep me from having a royal fantasy in SL, especially when I can find such amazingly “luxe” items as these for free! 😀

Let Me Live That Fantasy

I started my royal fantasy with this gorgeous gown that I picked up as a free group gift at the ULTRA Event. Designed by Snowpaws, this silky dress comes in standard mesh sizes XXS-L with an alpha layer. It has the big bow you see here on the front, as well as a petite bow and flexi-attachment-train in the back that goes swish-swish when you walk (not literally, of course). Both are detachable if you’d prefer a sleek, sexy look.

Head over to the ULTRA Event and join the free group to pick up ALL the gifts before the event closes on February 15th. More Fab Free posts about ULTRA:

 

We Could Be Royals

I’m In Love With Being Queen

Love and I were definitely on the same wavelength today because I also stopped by The Free Dove. I was looking for some jewelry to go with my gown and ran across this delicate pearl set called “Your Majesty” by new-to-me designer ~TEMPESTUOUS~.

But what really caught my eye was the matching free crown. A FREE CROWN! Who doesn’t need one of those, am I right? I, for one, absolutely needed one, for no reason other that it’s a crown. And free. And… hellooooo, FREE CROWN, LOL!

Anyway… the FREE CROWN is no-mod, but it does come with a resizer. Simply touch the crown, and when the blue box pops up, select “All Prims.” I only mention this because I accidentally selected “This Prim,” and… oops. Thankfully, I figured out what I had done before I made too much of a mess.

Well now, according to my diamond timepiece, it’s time for this royal to drive Cadillacs in her dreams and walk her tiger on a gold leash. 😉

 

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka Simone 2.3
Head Applier: Glam Affair Ravenna (featured @ Collabor88)
Eyes: IKON Hope Eyes Sky
Ears: MANDALA Steking Ears Season 5
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Sugar
Jewelry: ~TEMPESTUOUS~ “Your Majesty” Necklace and Earrings (free gift @ The Free Dove)
Crown: ~TEMPESTUOUS~ “Your Majesty” Crown in Platinum (free gift @ The Free Dove)
Dress: Snowpaws Courant Bow Gown Topaz (free group gift @ ULTRA)
Shoes: [Gos] Isabella Sandals
Dog: MishMish Corgi Puppies (exclusive for January 2017 Luxe Box)
Pose: KoKoLoReS
Location: Buckingham Palace

 

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Mauving Forward

Snapshot_002Hi there Fabulouses!  I hope you had a great weekend :). I know I did.  I feel refreshed and ready to go this Monday.  (wonders for just a moment what has been slipped into her coffee.)

Have you visited The Free Dove lately?  If you are unfamiliar with The Free Dove, it is a building with tons of free (mostly clothing) items for everyone – new or old!!  I stopped in over the weekend and found that there are a few newish things in there that I was glad I picked up including this beautiful dress by Nala Designs –  which I will tell you about  below!

Bust a Mauve

The Minerva Iridescent Dress by Nala Designs offers a sexy form fit, and has a deep plunging neckline to frame your …. necklace of choice!  You can’t see it in my photo, but it also has a very lovely crisscrossed back.

Sizes Included:

  • Classic Mesh XS – XL  + Alpha Layer
  • Fitmesh XS – XL
  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Hourglass & Physique

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Truth Lisette
Dress – Nala Designs Minerva Iridescent (free / 0L / The Free Dove)
Necklace – Izzie’s Crystal Necklace
Sim – Summer Trace

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She’s The One

She's The One
Hello there Fabulous Readers! Ripley and I are back in a special edition, mid-week post to share another Fabulous Find which we discovered on one of our SL journeys.  Before I get into the details of my outfit, I’d like to begin with this sweet collection of poses from One Creations.  A free gift for Fab Free group members, this four pack contains static poses perfect for snapping photos or just plain looking lovely!  These worked fantastically with my Maitreya mesh body and were just right for capturing the perfect picture.  To add the “Body Language” pack to your pose collection, all you need to do is join the Fab Free Group (and with ALL the lovely FREE gifts, group members have so many benefits!), then teleport over to One Creations and give the gift board a tap.  To join the Fab Free Group, (free to join), copy and paste the following link into local chat in your SL Viewer, and click the group join link – secondlife:///app/group/020fa7af-444d-f54f-01e2-557ec06315fd/about .

After work tonight, while I was walking my fashion-seeking canine, he caught that oh-so-familiar scent of a bargain.  As I followed my furry friend, I wondered what his nose was leading me toward, and I was pleasantly surprised when he sat himself down and stared up at this Plunge Neck Skater Dress from the Culco Boutique.  The soft drape of the skirt and shimmering color of the fabric combine to create an alluring, feminine dress that is sure to please.  I love the way the horizontal band in the center accentuates the waist.  The gift contains appliers for mesh bodies as well as fitted mesh for classic avatars.  Best of all, this dress is free to Teleport Hub Group members.  There are lots of gifts available to Teleport Hub Group members, so the 10L joining fee really pays off in the long run.

After slipping Ripley a doggy snack, (I had to reward his hard work!), we headed over to The Free Dove to search for the perfect accessories.  There, just inside the front entrance, I spied the Twisted Hoops earrings display from Earthstones, and Ripley wagged his tail in approval.  Calleja Fairey first introduced Fab Free to these glittering earrings in her post here.  The gold and pearl hues of these free baubles accentuate the shade of my frock.  It’s hard to see the delicate texture of these earrings in my pictures, but trust me, they are gorgeous!

Next, I scoured my inventory, seeking a necklace to coordinate with my hoops.  Out of 100,000+ items in my inventory (after 8 years in SL, things have gotten a little out of hand there), you would think I could find the perfect match, but alas, it was time for more shopping.  Big grin!! From The Free Dove, we hiked over to Cae and tried our luck at the Whimsy gacha machine.  For 75L, you can win a necklace or earrings in one of 10 shades of beads with a color-change HUD that allows you to choose from 3 metal types.  Rip must be my lucky charm, because on my first try, the machine rewarded me with this charming Whimsy Necklace in Champagne.  Before I got that glazed “gacha” look in my eye, Ripley gave a gentle tug on his leash and led me off to Luane’s World, one of his favorite SL locations, to romp and play.  While he chased dragonflies at the water’s edge, I snapped these photos to share with you.

I hope the rest of your week goes well, and look forward to chatting with you again soon on Sunday.  As always, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Pia from Kustom9 – Jamaica 02 (rare gacha prize 99L)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Eye Liner:  Euphoric Nefertiti Eye Liner

Lip Applier:  Birth Alura Catwa Lipstick Matte Subtle

Hair:  Exile Royal Command

Earrings: Earthstones Twisted Hoop Earrings (FREE at The Free Dove)

Necklace:  Cae Whimsy (75L gacha prize)

Dress:  Culco Boutique Plunge Neck Skater Dress (FREE Gift for Teleport Hub Group Members 0L/10L to join group)

Shoes:  Cero Style Shelda Heels

Poses:  One Creations One Body Language pose set (FREE gift for Fab Free Group Members 0L/0L to join)

Sim:  Luane’s World

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Black is My Favorite Color

Black is My Favorite ColorHello Fab Free’rs! I hope you’re having a great week so far. I got back Monday evening from a long weekend visiting family, and as much as I loved seeing everyone, I’m still bushed! lol Thankfully I was able to steal a little time to myself today and share with all the Fabulous Readers some great freebie finds. Bargain hunting always makes me feel better!

Starting from top to bottom, this cute chin-length bob hairstyle with bangs is a FREE group gift at YumYum. Technically it was the May 2016 gift, but it’s still available and still adorable. This gift includes a color-change hud with 3 options. All 3 colors have this same dark-blonde/light-brown base color with a blue, purple (shown), or pink color dye at the ends. The hud also allows you to resize the hair to best fit your head shape. The YumYum store group is FREE to join as well! I’d run over to YumYum and pick this one up while it’s still available.

Next, I felt like this FREE dress by Apple May Designs at The Free Dove was a great transition piece for the changing season. It is short and cute like a summer dress, with half sleeves and a pretty textured black material perfect for fall. Not to mention, I think this casual black dress could be easily dressed up or down, and worn with just about any shoe style you wanted. You’ll find this dress strait back on the wall at Free Dove. The dress comes n standard mesh sizes with a matching alpha.

Finally, this bold mandala style leg tattoo is a FREE group gift at Reckless. There are actually several FREE group gifts at Reckless currently, but I liked how this one looked with the AMD dress the best. This beautiful tattoo comes with an applier hud that works for Slink, Maitreya, and Belleza bodies, a second hud for TMP bodies, and classic system layers. There’s also an option for fresh or faded versions of the tattoo. The Reckless group is 100 lindens to join, making this detailed tattoo a steal! Don’t forget to check out the other gifts while you’re there!

Here are the details, Enjoy!

HairYumYum – *barberyumyum*May2016 – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Head Applier – #06 Essences [ZaraP02] – Essences Zara Gacha – 79L/play @Shiny Shabby **Zara Full Release Also Available 

Skin Applier–  Essences

Head – CATWA HEAD Tumble *Additional Expression HUD Sold Separately 

Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Storm

Dress – Apple May Designs – Simply Dressy – Black – FREE Gift @Free Dove

Body/Hands/Feet – Maitreya – Lara

Tattoo – Reckless. – Joon II – FREE Group Gift/Group 100L to Join

Shoes – Pure Poison – Zipper Boots – Black

*Pose by WetCat

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