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Piece of Cake

Fabfree Post: Piece of cakeFrosting of my heart

Sorry, I’ve been MIA this past week, some RL things have been going on which pulled me away from the PC. However, this post is all about sweets ^^ I’m not a piece of cake but if I could be I would be a “death by chocolate” type. Layers and layers of sweet sugary sweetness that if you have too much of you could get ill. This FabFind totally is worth the deadly indulgence of your sweet tooth!!

It comes from Granola for their Third Anniversary!! Happy Birthday, Granola!! Their newest free group gift is this amazing layer chocolate cake which is a dispenser for a piece of cake to be shared with those who click it as well as a single cake slice for deco. This is a free group gift that will be the hit of every party for the simple fact that it gives out pieces of cake, which is not a lie!!!

Next is a brand new gift from ANAVRIN which includes a static pose and it’s mirrored version. Not too shabby for a Linden.

Bunnie is Wearing…

Clothes

Elianora – Evil Swimsuit
VINYL – Done Cargos Pak Black
REIGN.- LOLA SNEAKERS

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Eyes – . MILA . Halo Eyes 

Face – Lefort by Revoul . Mette GenCatLelBOM in Tone 4
Skin – Revoul Body Applier 5.1 BOM – Chubby
Hair – DOUX – Airi hairstyle
Tattoo – THIS IS WRONG Dolce Vita
.: Vegas :. Tattoo Applier Just a Dream

Pose & Props

Pose – ANAVRIN – Stand Pose Gift 01 (L$1 on the Marketplace)
Props –
Granola.  Third Anniversary Group Gift.   (Free Group Gift / L$50 Join Fee)
dust bunny & con . rosemary kitchen
Apple Fall Tea Tins & Tea Books

 


Blustery Day

Blustery Day

It’s been cooler out, and today the winds came. For the first time this year it actually felt like autumn in my part of the world. For that I am most thankful. I’m also thankful that I can be here, with you, sharing fabulous things I find. For this post I actually didn’t need to traverse the grid to get my hands on a few goodies. Instead I took advantage of Second Life’s version of distance shopping, the Marketplace. Every now and then I take some time to poke through Marketplace listings just to see what I might find. For this look my hair, my top, and my manicure are all Marketplace dollarbies. I hope you enjoy them!

Pr!tty

This decidedly wind-blown hairstyle is a 1 linden fatpack by Pr!tty on the Marketplace. It comes in a rigged and an unrigged version so you can resize the unrigged version. I really like these types of styles for photography. Since it’s a fatpack you’ll also get all the hair color choices available.

Catastrophic Creations

I love cacti and succulents. So it goes without question that I had to have this dollarbie Marketplace find from Catastrophic Creations. The rainbow colored flower pots are their nod toward Pride, which makes me like the shirt even more. This top is a unisex shirt that comes in a BOM system layer and a Maitreya Lara applier only.

TOASTED

Finally, my pink and bluish purple manicure is a dollarbie Marketplace as well. The single hud will apply the polish to your fingernails and toenails for a cute matching set. The tri-color polish comes in a Maitreya applier only.

Credits:

  • Hair – Pr!tty – Anya – Fatpack – 1L on the Marketplace
  • HeadCatwa – HDPRO Soft
  • SkinDeetalez – Doutzen II Mixedtype
  • Eye MakeupDemicorn – Starlet Eyeshadows
  • LipstickDemicorn – Starlet Lippies
  • Shirt – Catastrophic Creations – Pride Potted Plants – 1L on the Marketplace
  • PantsVinyl – Sheeran Boyfriend Jeans
  • Manicure – TOASTED – Tri-Color Pastel Fade Nail Polish – 1L on the Marketplace
  • TattooMister Razzor – Bella Tattoo
  • ShoesREIGN – Slips

Pose by Foxcity
Photo taken at Whimberly


Crazy Cat Lady

Crazy Cat Lady

I don’t think anyone really sets out to become a “Crazy Cat Lady.” I think it’s something that sort of claims you. From the first kitten/cat that enters your life, the seed of cat lady-ness (or in some cases, crazy cat guy-dom)  germinates. I also think that from then on other cats know you’re now a “cat person” and they find you. Whether it be a stray kitten meowling for help in the parking lot where you work, or adoption ads from animal shelter pages on social media… they find you. Suddenly you find yourself in this situation, crouching on the floor with several of what you now refer to as your fur babies.

All the kitties aside, I do have some fantastic freebies to share with you. My top is a free group gift by UNA at the Itty Bitty Titty Committee event. My stylish bun is a freebie as well. It’s a free gift at SHEGO. Keep reading for details about both free finds, while I herd these silly cats into the kitchen for some food and water.

UNA

Yes, you read that right. There is an event titled Itty Bitty Titty Committee. It’s geared toward the recent influx of chest sizes choices with some of the female bodies. The important part here is that UNA has a free group gift at the event. This cute top is free to all UNA group members. There’s a group joiner at the IBTC event, and the UNA group is free to join. This top comes in quite a few sizes, and has a color/texture change hud with lots of options. There’s also a cool glowing UNA logo on the back of the shirt, and an optional glowing UNA pin that attaches on the front of the shirt.

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara (Petite, Flat, Original), MeshBody Legacy (Perky, Original), Belleza Freya, Slink Hourglass

SHEGO

Once again I’ve been doing some exploring in Second Life, and I’m glad I did. I came across a hair shop called SHEGO that has this ultra cute top bun for free. There’s no group needed, just purchase the hairstyle from the vendor for zero linden. This style comes with an Omega applier hair base, and a system layer hair base. The bun part of the style, and the side wisps are mesh.

Credits:


Early Monday Morning Sunrise

Coming Soon to Fab Free

Hey Fab Free! It’s a bright and early Monday Morning and I’m spending my day with this glorious sunrise on the beach. I love how the lovely pinks, oranges and pinks in the sky reflect on the water. This is just the perfect way to start the day…

Good Vibes

This cute bikini is another version of Vinyl’s Torte Bikini that Aline blogged about earlier last month. This black and green ‘kini has the slogan “good vibes” printed on the booty, which is an added piece of cuteness. The swimsuit is free when you join Vinyl’s group, which is free to join. This gift is available at the Vinyl main store, and you can grab several other free group gifts on their gift wall too.

Sizes included:

  • Alice
  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Legacy
  • Maitreya
  • Physique

Mix n’ Match

After trying on this great bikini, I decided I wanted to turn it into a full summer outfit by adding a wrap-around skirt, which was perfect for lazing around at the beach and in the sun. I took the skirt from the Calypso outfit by Hilly Haalan, a three-piece set you can find for free in their gift room, which is in its own building near the landing of the sim. To grab this set, simply join the Hilly Haalan group for free and collect all the gifts in the building.

Sizes included:

  • Belleza Freya, Isis & Venus
  • Slink Physique & Hourglass
  • Maitreya

Put it all together and the look is perfect! I hope you love it too. Plus, it’s all free! Yay!

Have fun, Fab Free!

xx
-Caroline

Caroline is Wearing…

Clothes & Accessories

Bikini– Vinyl Torte Bikini- Good Vibes (Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Skirt– Hilly Haalan Calypso Skirt (Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Shoes–Piixcys Store Natally Shoes- Black (Free Stay at Home Gift) blogged recently here 
Watch- Promagic Leather Wallet Wrist Watch

Body

Hair – TRUTH Alias
Mesh Body – Belleza Freya
Mesh Head – Genus Project Genus Babyface
Skin – Revoul Gingiana, Tone 6 
Eyes– Euphoric Hope Eyes Applier (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Lipstick– Luxrebel “LOVE Y” Group Gift Lipstick Genus (Group Gift/ Group costs 100 L to Join)
Nails – Ascendant Star Nails (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join) 
Photo Location- 27 Rue

CarolineTag


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Deep Thoughts

Deep Thoughts

There’s one thing that I am supremely grateful for in Second Life.  Well, I mean…there are lots of things I am grateful for at the moment (hello germ-free socializing!) but today’s is a little frivolous.  The ability to wear a white bikini with no fear of see-through mishaps is kinda high on my list at the moment.  Yeah, I know…what a weird thing to think about, Aline… but I’ve got a lot of thinking time on my hands these days!

Dive In

There’s a fun, free gift courtesy of Vinyl for you to pick up over at the Signature mainstore.  This patterned bikini will have you ready for beach-bound buffoonery in no time at all.  There’s no need to join a group here, just head on over to Signature and you’ll find this bikini in the Alice Body section of the store!  Thank you to our loyal reader Astera for pointing me in this direction!

Sizes

  • Alice
  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Legacy
  • Maitreya
  • Physique

I ain’t scared of no waves!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes  

Bikni – Vinyl Torte Bikini (Free Gift at the Signature Main Store/No Group Join Required)
Bracelets- Secrets Arrow Chain Bracelets
Sunglasses – Blow-Up Boho Eyeglasses

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 – Lelutka Cate
Nails – Maitreya Lara
Lipstick Applier – Lelutka Cate
Hair – Fabia Renee
Pose  – Secret Poses Natalie
Sim – Soul2Soul Coast


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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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Make Me Feel

Hello again Fab Free’rs, and welcome back to the blog. I just could not resist the opportunity to pair up with the indomitable Love Trill for this post. The MOVE! group gift at ACCESS gave us the perfect opportunity to show off some freebies and some dance moves at the same time. In true friend fashion, we also happen to be twinning in camo shorts from RKKN which are also free at ACCESS. To help pull my look together I added one of the 6 free group gifts at Versov. Watch the video, keep reading for more info, peep the end of the post for full credits, and above all have fun!

ACCESS

Move! put out this fun casual dance as their free ACCESS group gift. Don’t forget you’ll need the ACCESS event group tag to get these gifts. The ACCESS group is free to join. Ladies, you can also pick up these cute camo print shorts by RKKN at ACCESS for free. They come in 3 sizes, Maitreya Lara, Legacy, and Belleza Freya.

Versov 

The Lolitov sneakers I have on are free at Versov. You’ll need the Versov group tag to get them and the other free group gifts. Not to worry though, the group is also free to join. These shoes (like all the gifts) are a full fatpack of colors and include male, female, and unrigged sizes. We’ve shown a few of the other Versov group gifts like the Jumpov sneakers, the Zlatorov heels, and the Sandov slides before. They are all still available.

Lolitov Sneaker Sizes: Maitreya, Slink (M/F), TMP (M/F), Belleza (F), Signature (M), Unrigged L/R

Love is wearing:

Mesh Body – The Mesh Project Legacy Body
Mesh Head – Lelutka Nova Evolution
Head Applier – Lara Hurley Bryn
Tattoo – Stardust Ashlyn Black Tattoo
Eyes – Avi-Glam Bliss Eyes
Hair – Doux  Kimma

ShirtRKKN Martina Top – @ Access
ShortsRKKN Martina Shorts Camo Gift – free group gift/free group join @ Access
ShoesFriday Dottie

Pru is wearing: 

Mesh BodyMaitreya Lara
Mesh HeadCatwa Koura
Head ApplierEssences Blake
Lip ApplierLisa Walker – Magic Crystal Lipstick 6
TattooDappa – Petal Tattoo
EyesBuzzeriCelestial Eyes – Chlorine 
HairLamb – Peachy
HairbaseJust Magnetized – Basic Hairbase 10

ShirtVinyl – Candy Beach Tee SS – Never Sleep
ShortsRKKN Martina Shorts Camo Gift – free group gift/free group join @ Access
ShoesVersov – Lolitov Sneakers (Fatpack) – free group gift/free group join

Dance Music & Scene Credits:

Duo PoseLyrium Girls Dual Pose 5
Dance AnimationsMove! Animations Alana 18 – free group gift/free group join@ Access
Backdrop[BH9] – The Hideway
Song – Janelle Monae:  Make Me Feel
*Videography by Love Trill


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Sunday Market

Sunday Market

Hello hello Fab Free’rs. Something occurred to me today. In my teens I might have worn this look to a party… now I still love the look, but I wore it to the farmer’s market. I think my age might be showing a little bit. lol Either way, I’m enjoying my Sunday and looking super cute doing so. I picked up just about everything for this fun style for free at the current round of ACCESS. It’s a birthday/anniversary round for the event and I have to say it’s the biggest round of ACCESS I have ever seen.

Aline did a gorgeous job of showing off some of the free ACCESS gifts as well in her recent pose “A Little Bit Boujee” so be sure to check that out if you haven’t already. As she mentions, ACCESS runs from now until July 8th, and the ACCESS group is free to join so there’s time if the sims are full. There’s the main sim and a cam sim open. Now I have a lot to share with you, so let’s get to it!

Volthair

So technically this is a mens hairstyle from Volthair, but I love it anyway. Even Blue said it looked good, score! It comes in a full fatpack with all the color huds, and a hairbase hud for Catwa and Omega compatible heads. The Fitz hairstyle by Volthair is free at ACCESS. To get your copy you’ll need to join the free-to-join ACCESS event group and wear the tag when you click the little teal giftbox.

Fake Society

I feel like this safety pin jewelry set by Fake Society is an updated much cooler version of the plain ol’ safety pins I once wore as jewelry. The set is also free at ACCESS, and it includes earrings (shown) and a septum piercing (not shown) in silver, gold, and black. I would definitely consider this set unisex. The septum piercing I felt was a bit big for my face even with some resizing, which is the only reason I chose to not wear it.

Kibitz

Another throwback jewelry piece that I love, stretchy black chokers. This one is the free ACCESS gift by Kibitz. I think the little heart locket is a cute addition. This free choker can be sized via touch menu.

Cult

All the rings I am wearing are part of the free ACCESS gift by Cult. They are called the Rou rings and they are sized for Belleza, Slink, Vista, and Maitreya hands. This bento set comes in silver, and gold.

Movement

I couldn’t resist this fun tumbler drink by Movement. I love the little horns on the lid, and purple is a favorite color of mine. This cup has a bento hold pose, and can be sized via touch menu. It’s also another awesome freebie at ACCESS.

Sixx

Finally, the top that ties this all together is the free ACCESS gift by Sixx. This black pushed up crop top with the iridescent looking alien face is super cute. It is also somewhat revealing if you don’t wear something under it. I dug through my closet and pulled out an undershirt by Vinyl to wear with my Sixx alien shirt, and it worked out pretty well I think. Otherwise, be bold and show some skin!

Sizes Included: Belleza Freya, Maitreya Lara, Slink Hourglass, Legacy

Credits:

Hair & Hairbase – Volthair – Fitz Fatpack – Free Group Gift/Free Group Join @ACCESS 
HeadCatwa Koura
SkinEssences – Blake
EyesBuzzeri Celestial Eyes – Chlorine
Earrings – Fake Society – Safety-pin Piercing Fatpack – Free Group Gift/Free Group Join @ACCESS
LipglossLisa Walker – Bubblegum Gloss 01
Choker – Kibitz – Tattoo Choker – Heart Lock – Free Group Gift/Free Group Join @ACCESS
Rings – Cult – Rou Rings – Free Group Gift/Free Group Join @ACCESS
Alien Shirt – Sixx – Shelby Crop – Free Group Gift/Free Group Join @ACCESS
Undershirt – Vinyl – Sophia Undershirt (comes with Sophia top) 
Drink w/Hold – Movement – Bad Juice – Free Group Gift/Free Group Join @ACCESS
Pose by OMY *Free Stay at Home Club Gift *Originally Blogged Here
Photo taken at Little World

 


Shake, Shake, Milkshake

Shake, Shake, Milkshake

Time for a sweet treat after all this hard work of sim hopping and freebie gathering, I think.  I love a good milkshake as a well-deserved treat.  After all the freebie finding you’re about to do (and I’m sure some grueling unboxing that will follow), you deserve one too!

Mellow Yellow

The Gacha Garden is back, and it’s bursting at the seams with great gachas, awesome pull prizes and of course oodles of freebies.  To get into all the boxes of fun, all you have to do is join the Gimme Gacha group for free, then click on the boxes.  It seemed to me like the event was even bigger this time, so enjoy!  Here’s what I’ve got on:

  • FREE Top by MeHoney sized for Maitreya
  • FREE Eyeshadow and Face shine by This is Wrong with appliers for Catwa and Omega
  • FREE Milkshake by Kawaii Couture with three different cup colours

There’s wayyy more to be had at The Gacha Garden, so go grab it all!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes 

Top – MeHoney Chris Top (Free Gift at The Gacha Garden/Group is Free to Join)
Pants – Vinyl Strange Sweatpants
Drink – Kawaii Couture Kawaii Creams Milkshake (Free Gift at The Gacha Garden/Group is Free to Join)

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 – This is Wrong Holo Shine & Tattoo (Free Gift at The Gacha Garden/Group is Free to Join)
Nails – Maitreya Lara
Lipstick Applier – Lelutka Cate
Hair – Wasabi Stormy
Backdrop – Foxcity Glitz


Pandemic Fashion

Staying Safe

Hey there Fab Free, I have to say that with all that is happening in the world, I am thankful for my Second Life. I’m also glad you’re here. While we are all “staying home” did you know that you can find “stay home” gifts on the Marketplace as well as in world? Some are available both in-world, and on the Marketplace. I don’t know about you, but with the higher numbers joining in on Second Life recently, I sometimes find teleporting to be cumbersome. With that in mind I picked up a few “stay home” themed free or inexpensive gifts from the Marketplace to share with you.

Koyuki

Nothing says pandemic fashion like a face mask. There are tons of face mask gifts floating around, this one is from Koyuki. It’s a unisex Marketplace dollarbie that comes in basic black or white with some minor color changes for 9 options in total. I liked that this mask is simple and fit well with some minor resizing/positioning.

:KOYUKI: 1L Mask - Stay home Stay safe

Maryfer

Who doesn’t love a little buffalo plaid now and then? I suppose it could be just me, but somehow I don’t think I’m alone on this. My and black plaid top is a freebie on the Marketplace put out by Maryfer in the spirit of staying home and staying safe. This top is fitted for Maitreya Lara only. There’s also a free men’s version of this top. It too is red and black plaid. The men’s shirt is fully unbuttoned and sized for Signature male body/bodies. There’s no specification as to whether it fits a specific Signature body, or all of them.

::Mary.:: Canvas #stayhome gift Maitreya (Add to unpack)::Mary.:: Canvas #stayhome gift for Signature (Add to unpack)

Unfazed & Zombie Suicide 

Lastly, the hand sanitizer spray I’m using is a free collaboration between Unfazed and Zombie Suicide. This fun animated freebie worked well with my AO and static poses. The bento animation makes your avatar appear to pull the spray from a pocket, spray hands, replace the sanitizer in a “pocket”, and then rub the sanitizer in. It also has the added option of letting you pick how frequently your avatar will bust out the hand sanitizer. You can get your copy of this free animated hand sanitizer on the Marketplace.

Unfazed & S.Z: Idling Hand Sanitizer #STAYHOME

Credits:

HairLamb – True Love Waits
HeadCatwa Koura
HairbaseJust Magnetized – Basic Hairbase Set 10
SkinYS&YS – Kitty
GlassesVG – I’m a Nerd
Mask – Koyuki – Mask – Stay Home Stay Safe – 1L on the Marketpalce
Brow TattooMILA – Invincible
ChokerNerido – Noir Choker
TattooAbsence – Courage Tattoo
Shirt – Maryfer – Canvas – Maitreya Lara – Free on the Marketplace
PantsVinyl – Poprocks Tomboy Rolled Up Jeans – Black
ShoesAddams – Zoe Combat Boots – Black
PuppyJian – ‘Dorable Danes 5 – Fawn
PlantMithral – Dwarf Umbrella Tree – Black Pot
Sanitizer Spray – Unfazed & Zombie Suicide – Idling Sanitizer – Free on the Marketplace
Pose by Foxcity
Photo taken at Backdrop City