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Best Part Of The Day

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As the sun starts to go down at night, I like to pick out the best part of my day.  Usually the best part of my day is a quiet, relaxed moment when the world stops begging of me and gives back in warm snuggles and silent peace.

Finding Fabulous Freebies At Sentinus

Another part of the day I really enjoyed yesterday was finding a  fabulous free gift at Sentinus.  You can pick up the Su Jean Shorts and Elenor Top for 0L without even joining the group.  You’ll find this in the group gifts section just outside the doors.  Maitreya and Slink fitmesh sizes are included.  I am not sure if this is a limited time offer or  if it will change to a group gift or what…  so act quickly if you’d like this cute summery outfit for free!

ETA: This gift is no longer available.  I guess it was very limited!

Capture Your Moment

Carson has already shared details about his sweater, as a free gift for L’Homme by Gizza in his recent post [HERE].  I brought him in to help me show off this sweet Spring Fever Outdoor Blanket by West End that you can purchase at this round of Swank.  It offers 1 single pose and 7 cozy couples poses – perfect for capturing your “best part of the day”.

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Makeup Applier – Bold & Beauty Kristina
Hair –  Wasabi Pills Dakota
Outfit – Sentinus Su Jean Shorts & Elenor Top (free / 0L)

Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel v2.16
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Shirt: GizzA Creations – Oversized Sweater (L’Homme Group Gift FREE / 0L / 0L to join)

Pose – West End Spring Fever Outdoor Blanket (featured @ Swank)

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Not a Fighter

Not A Fighter
Hey There Fab Free! It’s true, when all is said and done, I’m a lover not a fighter. This group gift lingerie set from Envious is just the thing for all the lovers out there. I think it’s just the right amount of sass and sexiness. The Envious group is FREE to join at this time. To get your gift, wear the Envious group tag and click the gift vendor. The FREE group gift includes a mesh corset, an omega applier for top/panties, and matching cuff watch bracelet. The top and panties also come in classic system layers.

Sizes for the Mesh Corset

  • Maitreya Lara
  • Belleza Freya/Venus/Isis
  • Slink Physique/Hourglass
  • TMP
  • Tonic Curvy/Fine

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – /Wasabi Pills/ Aurora Mesh Hair – FLF Exclusive pack *Past Fifty Linden Friday *Originally Blogged by Kathryn Here

Skin –  Essences  – Charlie [Catwa Catya Bento Applier] – Currently @Shiny Shabby

Head – CATWA HEAD Lilo Bento

Glasses – ^BADa^glasses gift@TH7 – Project Se7en gift *Originally Blogged Here *Might Still Be Available! 

Choker – [Pumpkin] Glitter Heart Choker – Past Kustom9 gift *Originally Blogged Here

Lingerie Set – ::Envious:: Gift 100 – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Body/Hands – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

*Pose by Signature Pose

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Time for a Redeux

Purple Flowers

Time for a Redeux.

The Redeux event began April 14th (so if you go now you will probably miss the major laggy crowds) but it lasts until April 21st so there is still plenty of time to snap up the deals. Many booths are out featuring 30L and 35L deals as well as each booth offers a free gift (no group required!)

Picking flowers.

I was picking up my free gifts at the Redeux event, and I happened to pick the box at the Sexy Princess booth and brought home the purple flowered romper you see in the picture above. (TIP: I noticed that some of the boxes don’t deliver when you click them, but if you right click and select “give me” or “touch” they will deliver that way.) This spring romper seemed perfect for a sunny Sunday afternoon, and it offered some favorite body sizes as well as standard fitmesh sizes with a quality alpha.

Sizes in the box:

  • Fitmesh XS – L
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara (bento update)
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Wasabi Pills – Simone
Necklace – On a Lark – Ginger Necklace w/ Color Change Hud (Free Gift at Redeux)
Romper – Sexy Princess – Spaghetti Skinny Rompers Purple (Free Gift at Redeux)

Sim Location – Garden of Absentia

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A Touch of Macabre

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A touch of macabre.

Believe it or not, I was visiting a funeral parlor. I had stopped at Port Babbage again, and I was interested in the pottery in the window of a shop and had gone inside before I realized quite where I was. The somber furnishings and the casket for sale behind the screen quickly gave the location away. But still, I was intrigued. Perhaps it is the fact that I was raised on shows like The Munsters and The Addams Family.

Luckily…

… I was properly dressed for the occasion, thanks to the April group gift from Lisan Store. I had picked up this gift, just prior to going out. It’s a real beauty and the package had included the dress in both red or black, for an equally Gothic feel no matter which color you choose. I love the chained waist and the rose decorated bosom, which adds a bit of flair to this dress, yet somehow manages not to be frilly. As a side note, the dress only comes in Maitreya and Slink sizes for wear.

You will need the Lisan Store group tag to pick up this dress. It will set you back the small fee of 55L, but you’ll not only have access to this beautiful group gift, but also a about 6 other past group gifts that are still set out for you to enjoy. All of them are quality and lovely and make the join fee well worth it.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Wasabi Pills – Savannah
Dress – Lisan – Holly Outfit (Free Group Gift/0L/Group is 55L to Join)
Shoes – Shey – Agnes Boots

Sim Location – Port Babbage

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Leaving It All Behind

Leave It All Behind

Happy Friday, Fabulouses!  After the hectic week I’ve had in RL, it’s time for a get away in SL.  I packed all the essentials (yes, Ripley, even your goodies!), and we loaded up the car with just a few pieces of luggage.  The small one on the left is packed to the brim with Ripley snacks, which made for a very happy pup, indeed.  We filled ‘er up, and headed over to Maison de l’amitie for the holiday weekend.

Fabulous and Free

My free, strapless mini is the latest gift from Satus Inc. for members of the Fabulously Free in SL group.  The Alisa Aviator dress hugs all your curves and ends with a slightly flared skirt just above mid-thigh length.  I like the soft sheen of the leather, and the contrast of the texture used on the sides of the bodice.  To add Alisa to your inventory for free, simply activate your Fab Free tag, teleport over to Satus Inc., then click the display.

What’s Included:

  • Belleza Freya, Isis, and Venus
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique
  • TMP
  • Fit Mesh in XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Alpha layer for classic avatars

Aurora

Fifty Lindens for a Short Time

My loosely braided, sideswept hairstyle is available today at Wasabi Pills for only 50L as part of Fifty Linden Friday.  Aurora includes the special HUD loaded with 6 textures with roots and non-roots versions for each, plus black hair.  It includes side wisps on the left, the perfect length to frame your face.  If you’d like to add Aurora to your inventory for the extra low FLF price, be sure to pop on over to Wasabi Pills before the promo ends with the arrival of Saturday morning.

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend!  Until next time, happy shopping!

~ 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)

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

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Hat:  (no longer available)

Hair:  Wasabi Pills Aurora (50L for Fifty Linden Friday)

Earrings and Bracelet:  Baubles! by Phe LyraBangles&Earrings

Dress:  Satus Inc. Alisa Aviator Mini Dress Blue (Fabulously Free in SL group gift 0L/0L to join)

Shoes:  KC Couture Brazilia Heels (75L on the Marketplace)

Mesh Feet:  Slink

Pose:  (with hat) Lyrium  (without hat) aDORKable Poses

Sim:  Maison de L’amitie

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Oh Lucky Day

Snapshot_002“Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That’s the problem.” ― A.A. Milne

Hey there FabFree Readers! As Carson mentioned in his post yesterday [HERE], Tig’s Treasures has a few lucky boards and he managed to score some sweet fashion finds.  You should know that there are also ladies boards too and with the rotating offers, there are multiple gifts to be had for both guys and girls…  That is…  if your lucky letter comes up!

What’s The Prize? & I’m A Doofus

I am wearing the Denim Shirt/Undershirt which is a one piece item that I really like!  This combination is available in XXS-L mesh sizes and includes that alpha layer, should you require it.

*NOTE:  It’s actually the white shirt in the lucky board… not the blue. I was a doofus and wore the wrong colour!  White is even better…  it will match with everything!  If you like the blue colour I am wearing, you can pick it up instore at a very affordable price.

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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 – Wasabi Pills Dakota
Shirt & Jacket – Tigs Treasures Ladies Denim Shirt/Undershirt  (free lucky board prize / 0L)
Skirt – Blueberry Roma
Boots – Surf Couture Olea Boots (NLA)
Pose by RM – Art of Poses
Sim – Devin

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A Whole New Sn@tch

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Hi there Fabulouses! If you haven’t been to Sn@tch recently, make sure you pop in and visit because there is so much newness to see!  Along with a new build, you’ll find a  brand new group gift, new lucky board prizes, riot vendors AND a restocked freebie and cheapie area!

Sn@tch Up A New Group Gift

Today I am displaying the eastern inspired Cherry Variety Pencil Skirt that you can pick up with your inworld group tag.  This beautiful and bright skirt is printed on both the front and the back so everyone will be able to enjoy it whether you are coming or going.  This group is 100L to join, but this skirt is amazing and comes in so many sizes!

Sizes included:

  • XS-XL Mesh Sizes + Alpha Layer
  • Maitreya
  • Belleza
  • Slink
  • TMP
  • Tonic
  • EBody

A Lucky Sn@tch

Also on my avatar you’ll find that I am wearing the Sn@tch Bo String Tank that I was lucky enough to pick up for free in one of the lucky boards as I was visiting the new shop.  The Bo String Tanks come in a fatpack of colours, and include system layers, and appliers for Omega and Slink.  There are actually 8 lucky boards and no group is required to participate.

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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 – Wasabi Pills Shriya
Skirt – Sn@tch Cherry Variety Pencil Skirts (free group gift / 0L / 100L to join)
Shirt – Sn@tch Bo String Tank (free / 0L / lucky board)
Shoes – Empire Primula 
Pose by Le Poppycock
Sim – The City of Ithea

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Ice Dreams

Ice Dreams

Nostalgia.

Things disappear in Second Life really quickly don’t they? I was going through my landmarks folder and discovered that some of the places that I used to visit have either changed drastically or are altogether gone. It was a bit of a relief to discover that Ice Dreams and the picturesque boardwalk that it’s standing on is still there. The Baja Norte sim was one of the very first sims I visited when I rezzed and I still remember trying to figure out how camera angles and windlight settings worked right in front of this little ice cream stall. Those attempts have long been bined (why I thought neon, drop waist medieval gowns were a good idea is beyond me) though I think that the results of my second attempt could certainly be a keeper.

Here are the details;

 All it takes is an inspiring hat,

Being on a bit (loosely putting it) of a hat binge recently, I was pleasantly surprised to discover that the updated Fabulously Free In SL group gift from Belle Epoque was a simple yet elegant straw hat. It was as if I couldn’t get it out of the box fast enough, oohing and ahhing all the way at its pretty textures and the white ribbon detailing around its crown. It added a nicely feminine touch especially when paired together with the green leaves and lovely white carnations that sit on one side of the hat’s brim. To get a little bit more technical about things, the hat comes with a nifty resizer script and permissions are set to copy so that you can make as many backups as you want.

Well, it looks like I’m ready to keep the sun out of my eyes this upcoming Spring; and all for free too as there is no cost to join the Fabulously Free in SL group. Just wear your group tag when clicking on the vendor and you’ll be good to go. Still hazy on how to join the group? Visit this page {HERE} and take a step closer to collecting all the free gifts that we have on our listing.

A generous gift card,

Last Friday, Pru did a post about FabFree Designer Ollie’s Follies and my curiosity was piqued when I saw that they were offering a 100L gift card on their midnight mania board. She went on to detail that a group tag was not needed to smack the board and with a very low goal (10!) to lock the it, I couldn’t resist popping down to give it a tap as well. With my free gift card in hand I explored Ollie’s Follies further and found not a few things that caught my fancy. Foremost was the Lysa dress which comes in an array of colors and prints (pictured is the pale blossom color). The style of the dress, with it’s V-shaped neckline and belted waist went quite nicely with Belle Epoque’s Straw Hat and the girly look I was going for. The Lysa dress comes in five standard mesh sizes, though there are sizes for mesh bodies sold separately at the store as well, with a good alpha layer included. Usually this classic little number is priced at 150L though with my gift card activated I ended up only forking out 50L for it which was just wonderful. While you’re there at Ollie’s Follies don’t forget to grab your Fabulously Free in SL group gift as well!

Great weekly deals,

It’s 50 Linden Fridays again! There’s a great group of designers for this round that will surely leave you spoiled for choice. I’ve never missed on getting a hair pack from Wasabi Pills every time they participate in 50 Linden Fridays and this week was no different. The side swept Olivia hairstyle was a great whimsical fit to today’s outfit and comes with a Hud of 7 varied colors to choose from.

The second item I picked up from this week’s 50 Linden Fridays was the Kismet socks from Luxuria. These delicate over the knee socks with its pretty lace fringe comes in eight solid colors (white shown in picture) and can be used by most avatars as it comes in the following sizes:

  • System layer for classic avatars
  • Appliers for Maitreya, Slink and mesh bodies compatible with the omega system.

If you’d like either item for your virtual inventory, it’s highly recommended that you do so quickly as these deals are available for Friday only.

And a ton of likes.

Remember those heels from Essenz that I blogged about a couple of days ago (hint hint)? Well, since achieving 2500 likes on Facebook, the store is giving away a set of the Paris heels in neutral colors for free! While I already own the shoes in those lovely pink shades, it’s pretty great to receive additional colors for it. The gift package includes sizes for Belleza, Maitreya and Slink mesh feet with a shoe base to help with the fitting. There’s also an easy to use Hud which lets you switch between three colors for the main body of the shoe as well as its sole and fittings. Congratulations Essenz! Hurry down to the store to grab your pair today as these heels are only available until the 19th.

And that’s a wrap. The sun’s going down on Baja Norte and I should go and see if those walruses in the distance would like to share an ice cream cone or four with me. Catch you later and have fun out there guys!

 

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On Sheidey…

Skin- 7 Deadly s{K}ins Renske
Hair – Wasabi Pills Olivia (50 L for FLF)
Eyes –  Mesange Athena (0L/No group tag required)
Hat – Belle Epoque (0L/Fabulously Free in SL Group Gift/0L join fee)
Manicure – La Boheme Omni Nail Appliers (0L/Fabulously Free in SL Group Gift/0L join fee)
Dress – Ollie’s Follies Lysa (50L with free 100L gift card Midight Mania prize)
Socks – Luxuria Kismet (50 L for FLF)
Shoes – Essenz Paris (0L/2500 likes gift/No group tag required)
Hands – Slink Casual
Feet – Slink High

Pose: Elephante

Sim: Baja Norte

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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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Sun in my eyes

Sun in my eyes

All bright and shiny

Was it just me or did the weekdays feel exceptionally long this time around? It’s probably no use dwelling on things as time would certainly be better spent looking forward to the upcoming weekend. I’m not the only one either as Commander’s been pretty well behaved recently (not that there’s any carpet left for him to chew up) and even the spotty weather seems to be giving way to bright sunshine. Not wanting to let such a golden opportunity slip me by, I snuck in some time to practice doing headshots and to, of course, bask in the warmth.

Fridays made even better

Back when I was very very very new to Second Life, I heard about Fifty Linden Fridays and being the silly goose that I am thought that there was some place giving out 50 lindens every Friday. A little investigation proved that things were way better than I thought as this weekly shopping event always seemed to be filled with a diverse number of high-quality items that are going for just 50 lindens. I discovered some of my now favorite stores through FLF, an example of this being Wasabi Pills. For today’s current round of FLF, the store is offering the Vic hairstyle something that I snapped up right away for it’s cute and messy vibe. Don’t you think it’ll pair off really well with your slouchy outfits or if you’re going for that ragamuffin look? Anyway, the Vic hairstyle is non rigged mesh hair which means that it came be resized and repositioned. Permissions are set to copy so you can make as many backups as you want. Personally, I had no problems at all fitting the hairstyle and had a good deal of fun deciding between the two bangs options (style A)  included in the package. Also included is an alpha layer and two different huds; one to control the color of the hairstyle and the other to control the color of the hair accessories. The Vic hairstyle will only be out on sale today so don’t hesitate to get your copy.

Smack!

It’s been a good long while since I’ve given any midnight mania board a good tap. Since the holiday rush has now become a thing of the past, I’ve gotten into the habit again and discovered that WoW Skins has added a new Midnight Mania board to its already generous lineup. This MM board is open to the public and currently, contains the Nour skin in tan. In the prize package, you’ll receive two system skins (one with cleavage and the other without), a brow shape and eyebrow tattoos. Choose between black or red eyebrows or if you have a totally different look in mind there is a tattoo layer provided that completely hides the eyebrows. Nour’s youthful look was simply perfect to spend my Friday in and I was more than pleased to have been able to get it for free.

At the time of writing this post, the target numbers for the Midnight Mania boards at WoW Skins has been lowered so go and give it a good smack. While you’re there try your luck at the no group needed lucky letter chairs or if you’re inclined, join the group to gain access to all the group perks (full access to MM boards and Lucky Letters as well as all past group gifts and the current one). WoW Skins has a one-time join fee of 450L.

And that’s a wrap. I’m going to go sit myself on a lounge chair somewhere and read up on how to re-carpet an apartment.  -Sighs- A least I’ll be warm while doing it.

 

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On Sheidey…

Skin- WoW Skins Nour (0L/Midnight Mania prize/No group join needed)
Hair – Wasabi Pills Vic (50L/Fifty Linden Friday offer)
Eyes –  Mesange Athena (0L)

Pose: Elephante

Sim: Private Location

-Screams-