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Hey, Turkey!

Hey, Turkey

Happy Thanksgiving, fabulous readers!¬†ūüėÄ

I walked outside this morning and found Mr. Tom waddling around on my front porch. I don’t think he realizes how dangerous it is for him to be out and about, today of all days. If he doesn’t wind up on somebody’s dinner table, then I’m pretty sure my neighbor’s cat (lurking in the background) has his own ideas for him!

Company Ready

I’m all dressed up and ready for the Fab Family to come over for Thanksgiving dinner!

My festive attire is the latest group gift from Ever An’ Angel. The City Lights Bronze outfit is a one-piece mesh pants and top¬†and comes in the following sizes:

  • Fitmesh XS-L with an alpha layer
  • Belleza
  • Maitreya
  • Slink

The top is kind of an asymmetrical scarf look that’s cut low in the back and shows a peek of side-boob on the right. Both top and pants are nicely textured in the perfect colors for a fall dinner party.

The Ever An’ Angel in-world group is currently free to join. Also, the Black Friday sale has already started at the mainstore, and everything is marked down to 150L until 9:00 p.m. SLT on Friday evening.

Hey, Turkey

Gacha Gifts

Vendors at the Gacha Garden have set out some really lovely FREE gifts this month, and I was happy to pick up some pretty jewelry items to go with my new outfit:

  • AvaWay has set out the Yellow Sindy Ring for Maitreya Bento hands. It’s a collection of 4 dainty rings for the ring finger of the right or left hand, and it comes in a regular or midi version (I’m wearing midi).
  • BREATHE has set out the October Bracelet. It comes in gold, silver, black, and rose, and includes a resizer menu.
  • The Pretty Pretty Poses¬†that you see here are the gift from KoKoLoReS. 3 Bento poses with mirrors are included in the box.

You do need to join the free Gimme Gacha in-world group in order to pick up the gifts.

Hello, Free French Manicure

While not a Gacha Garden gift, I wanted to point out that my pretty French manicure (of which I didn’t get a good picture) is a free gift from Hello Dave. There are 2 palettes of absolutely-free French manicure colors set out, and you don’t even have to join a group to get them. The nails are compatible with Slink and Maitreya hands, as well as others using the Omega system.

Oh, and don’t forget to pop on your Fab Free group tag while you’re there and pick up the gorgeous new gift for Fab Free group members!

Ok… I’m off to finish up dinner and shoo away Mr. Tom before the neighbor’s cat gets him. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving (to all who celebrate today). We at Fab Free are so thankful to have YOU as a reader! ūüôā

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka May
Skin Applier: Glam Affair Federika (featured @ Collabor88)
Ears: MANDALA Steking Ears Season 5
Hair: Tableau Vivant Bow Updo
Body: Maitreya Lara
Ring: AvaWay Yellow Sindy Ring (Gacha Garden group gift / free to join)
Bracelet: BREATHE October Bracelet (Gacha Garden group gift / free to join)
Nails: Hello Dave French Ready 2 (free gift – no group needed)
Pants/Top: Ever An’ Angel City Lights (group gift / free to join)
Shoes: Livalle Europa Wedges (available on the Marketplace)
Poses: KoKoLoReS Pretty Pretty Poses (Gacha Garden group gift / free to join)

Decor Items…

what next Hello Fall Wreath
what next Hello Fall Mini Tree & Leaves
what next Hello Fall Leaves (50L)
what next Hello Fall Welcome Mat
what next Harvest Sign
Apple Fall Straw Broom (25L)
Fashionably Dead Cat – 11 Sitting (50L in-store gacha)
JIAN Turkey Collection (featured @ District 20)

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Procaffeinating

Procaffeinating

Monday is Cancelled

Oh, hey there… you found me.

Yeah, I’m still sitting here drinking my coffee.¬†To be honest, I was completely unable to adult today. Sure, I had tons of stuff to do, but I didn’t get any of it done. I’ll be sorry tomorrow. :-/

But for now, I just gonna sit here quietly and enjoy my coffee.

Coffee and Comfort

I knew I wouldn’t be getting anything done today soon as I put on this cozy outfit. The Parka Dress is the latest group gift from S@BBiA, and it comes in a one-size-fits-all mesh with an alpha layer. I love not having to make decisions – like what size to wear – early in the morning.

To keep my feet toasty, I added the Baby It’s Cold Outside boots from Entice. You can pick up a pair for¬†free by joining the SL Frees & Offers in-world group. The boots come in rigged and unrigged versions with an alpha layer so they should fit just about everyone.

Ok, I guess it’s time to pack it up and go inside. In the immortal words¬†of Scarlett O’Hara, “After all, tomorrow is another day.” ūüôā

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka May
Skin Applier: Glam Affair Federika (featured @ Collabor88)
Ears: MANDALA Steking Ears Season 5
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Ximena
Body: Maitreya Lara
Dress: S@BBiA Parka Dress (group gift / free to join)
Socks: C’est La Vie Jody Rib Socks
Boots: Entice Baby It’s Cold Outside Boots (SLF&O group gift / free to join)
Pose by oOo Studio Poses (slightly modded)

Decor Items…

Llorisen Benson Patio Set
What Next Sierra Kettle & Mugs
What Next Box of Doughnuts
What Next Orchard Basket
JIAN Munchkin Kittens Tabby Wandering (50 in-store gacha)
MudHoney Mums in Basket

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Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice

Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice

Happy Pumpkin Spice Season!

One of the things I love most about fall is pumpkin spice everything. Especially the coffee. ūüėÄ

Sevyn East set out this adorable outfit for The Jerky Turkey Hunt. For just 1L, you can get the cute sweater with a flirty skirt, the scarf, and a pumpkin spice latte-to-go!

The Pumpkin Spice Sweater comes in the following sizes:

  • Belleza
  • eBody
  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Standard with an alpha layer

Unlike the skirt, the scarf is not attached, so you can remove it for a different look.

A texture-change HUD is included with 4 designs for the sweater, and 4 gingham patterns for the skirt and scarf.

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The pumpkin spice latte comes in a venti! ūüėé

The Jerky Turkey Hunt runs through November 30th. Just find the orange feather and buy it for 1L to grab your gifts.

While you’re at it, take a look at TJTH gifts these Fab Free bloggers have shared:

Happy hunting!

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka May
Skin Applier: Glam Affair Pia
Eye Shadow: Zibska Caterina Eyemakeup (November Powder Pack for LeLutka)
Lipstick: Bold & Beauty Ultra Matte Lip Collection (March Powder Pack for LeLutka)
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair/Hat: Elikatira Shelby (72L on sale)
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Sweater/Skirt/Scarf/Coffee Cup: Sevyn East Pumpkin Spice Sweater (1L / TJTH)
Tights: Izzie’s High Waisted Tights
Boots: fri.day Fisher Boots
Pose by Focus Poses

Decor Items…

Virtual Kennel Club Golden Retriever II
What Next Cocoa-On-The-Go Cart
MudHoney Mums in Bucket
Botanical Fallen Leaves
Botanical Decorative Light Set

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How Stella Got Her Groove Back

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By Visiting The Wash Cart Sale, of Course!

That’s right, I finally got myself over to The Wash Cart Sale, and let me just say, “Wow!”

As the other FabFree bloggers have mentioned, there some great 10L deals – and even some amazing 50L deals. And since The Wash is celebrating its¬†10th Anniversary of Cart Sales, there are free gifts at nearly every cart! ūüėģ

Grand Finale

I was super excited to open the generous cart sale gift from Finale Couture. Not only do you get this super sexy dress, but you also get the matching heels and choker.

The Stella – Grey dress comes in standard mesh sizes XXS-L with an alpha layer. It works for mesh bodies, as well – I’m wearing it on my Maitreya body, but since the dress runs a bit small, I had to wear a size larger than I normally do.

The shoes are sized for Slink high feet. The choker comes with a resizer built in so it fits any size. Just click to access the blue menu.

Fancy My Decor?

Many of the decor items you see here are free group gifts from Fancy Decor. You can pick up the Leaning Art, Birch Candles, Inlaid Box, and Potted Succulent — and a whole lot more! — just by joining the Fancy Decor in-world group for 250L.¬†There are so many gifts out right now that you could furnish an entire room. Plus, a new gift is set out each month!

Dutchie Furniture also has some interesting gifts set out at the landing point. One of them is the little pile of coins that you see here, but there are several others, including an empty box and a bag of trash. All are completely free, and you don’t have to join a group.

Enjoy the rest of your week! ūüôā

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka Bianca
Skin Applier: Glam Affair Pia
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair: Elikatira Haley (72L on sale)
Dress/Shoes/Choker: Finale Couture Stella – Grey (free gift at The Wash Cart Sale)
Pose: oOo Studio Poses Silent Night (slightly modded)

Decor items…

Build: HAIKEI Outdoor Open House
Console: DIGS Safi Console
Large Plant: What Next Rubber Tree
Candle: Fancy Decor Birch Candles (group gift / 250L to join)
Paintings: Fancy Decor Leaning Art (group gift / 250L to join)
Box: Fancy Decor Inlaid Box (group gift / 250L to join)
Small Plant: Fancy Decor Potted Succulent (group gift / 250L to join)
Coins: Dutchie Furniture Euro Coins (free gift / 0L)
Rug: Sway’s Kaden Rug Natural

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Yesterday Once More

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When I was growing up, the world was a different place.¬† Some changes¬†are for the better, and some are for the worse.¬†¬†I remember¬†it seemed like¬†my Mom¬†was just always cleaning.¬† I suppose it was her way of keeping busy.¬† There was no internet, no cable TV, crib night on Fridays, and bowling day was just on Mondays.¬† Whatever was a stay at home Mom to do the rest of the week?¬† Often times,¬†I’d find her¬†holding¬†a cigarette in one hand, and the vacuum in the other, with The Carpenters¬†spinning on the record player.¬† To this day, The Carpenters are still my cleaning music go-to ūüėČ

Fashion Flashback

I came across this sweet Carole Outfit at I.M. Collection as a free SLF&O inworld group gift, and it gave me flashbacks of those old days.  The Carole Outfit includes the mint pants and the tropical printed cropped blouse as show on my avatar in several sizes for mesh bodies.  The SLF&O group is free to join, so you can pick this up with no cost at all to you!

Sizes included:

  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Physique & Hourglass
  • Belleza Freya, Isis, Venus
  • eBody
  • Tonic Fine & Curvy

ps.  While you are at I.M. Collection, make sure you grab the store group gift Serena Showed you [HERE]!

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body ‚Äď Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head ‚Äď Catwa¬†Candy
Head Applier ‚Äst¬†Glam Affair Renee¬†
Makeup Applier ‚Äď Bold & Beauty Kristina
Eyes ‚Äď IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair ‚Äst TRUTH Fynn
Outfit ‚ÄstI.M. Collection Carole (free SLF&O Group Gift / 0L / free to join)
Shoes –¬†Pure Poison Butterfly Sandals
Pose¬† –¬†What Next Pink Vacuum Cleaner RARE¬†(50L per play / instore gacha)

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It’s Easy Being Green

Sunflowers

Real life has been crazy busy for the past week! I really needed a chance to get out of my head for a while, so I took a ride in the fresh country air at Le Sixieme Sens. As you can see, the sunflowers are in full bloom, and nothing says “happy” like a field of sunflowers! ūüôā

Going Green

Earlier in the week, I was looking for a gift to show you when I accidentally stumbled into a new-to-me store called I.M. Collection. I never did find the gift I was originally looking for, but what I did find is just as good!

The I.M. Collection in-world group is free to join (for now), and there are 3 4 gifts on the wall Рone of which is this cute and comfy green ensemble. Belle includes the trousers and top and is sized for Maitreya and Slink (Physique and Hourglass) mesh bodies.

UPDATE: I just got a notice that the group fee will be raised from 0L to 50L very soon, so be sure you join quickly if you want to join for free!

I’m off to do a little more riding and relaxing. Have a wonderful weekend, fabulous readers!

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka Simone 2.7
Head Applier: Amara Beauty Pamela (April Powder Pack exclusive)
Eyes: LeLutka Simone Eyes
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair: TRUTH HAIR HoneyAna
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Rings: Lassitude & Ennui Boho Rings for Vista Bento Hands
Pants/Top: I.M. Collection Belle (group gift / free to join)
Shoes: fri.day Buffy Sandals (featured @ Bloom)
Bicycle: what next Brighton Bicycle
Location: Le Sixieme Sens

 

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The things I do for Love

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The Honey-do List…

She nagged asked me repeatedly to make her a new vegetable garden on the other side of the horse pasture. The only way to get her to stop nagging asking repeatedly was to finally cave in happily comply with her wishes. I decided I would mow off the patch before breaking up the sod and tilling the ground. ¬†I asked her exactly where she wanted her new garden as I was pushing the mower in the general direction. ‚ÄúLet me show you!‚ÄĚ she happily exclaimed, then¬†she perched herself on top of the handle, guiding me like a lookout in a ship‚Äôs crow‚Äôs nest. <sigh> ¬†The things I do for Love‚Ķ

Her supervisor attire…

The summer floral Cotton Top by 1Hundred is available at¬†The Wash Cart Sale¬†for just $10L.¬† In the pack you’ll find both the peach that she is displaying and also pink. I was told to mention that ¬†“This is a sweet top that is¬†compatible with system bodies,¬†Maitreya, Slink, Belleza, Omega, Wowmeh, and Lola.” Her words, not mine.

His slave work attire….

I am appropriately wearing the kwitchurbitchin Novelty Tee by Park Place that I found for just $10L at The Wash Cart Sale. Also found at The Wash Cart Sale is the b/w Tailored Shorts by Dark Water Designs, also just $10L. My Baseball Cap is a FREE subscriber gift from Argrace.

Follow My Lead….

The pose, Follow My Lead, is a FREE group gift from Drunk-Panda. The Drunk Panda group is FREE to join. (After all this work, I want to be a drunk panda too!) The pose does not come with a lawnmower, but I was lucky enough to win the Spring Garden Green Lawnmower from the gacha at {what next}, which is just $50L per play.

Love is wearing…

Mesh Body ‚Äď Maitreya Lara
Mesh Hands ‚Äď Slink AvEnhance Dynamic Hands
Mesh Head ‚Äď Catwa¬†Candy
Head Applier ‚Äst¬†Glam Affair Renee
Eyes ‚Äď IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair ‚ÄstExile Rush
Shirt –¬†1Hundred Cotton Top (10L @ The Wash Cart Sale)
Shorts –¬†MOoH! Tammy Shorts (featured¬†@ Designer Circle – use your instore group credit!)
Sandals – [monso] My Flower Sandals

Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM РMale Mesh Body
Mesh Head: Catwa РDaniel v2.13
Head Applier: Labyrinth РTylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro РJawline
Hair:¬†no.match¬†‚Äď No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes РEvening
Shirt: Park Place – Men’s Novelty Tee (10L @ The Wash Cart Sale)
Pants: Dark Water Designs – Tailored Shorts (10L @ The Wash Cart Sale)
Hat: Argrace РBaseball Cap 2 (FREE Subscriber Gift 0L/ free to join)

Outdoor Decor: {what next} Spring Garden Green Lawnmower (50L per play / instore gacha)
 Pose РDrunk-Panda Follow My Lead (FREE group gift / 0L / free to join)

Sim – Luane’s Magical World

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These Boots Are Made For… Kittens

Puppies & Kitties

Uninvited Guests

Unlike at Edi’s place, I think it may literally be raining cats and dogs at my house!

I stumbled down the stairs this morning to make coffee, only to find Finnoula staring out the front door at the strangest sight. My neighbor’s Corgi puppies had gotten loose (again) and were sitting on my porch curiously watching two kittens slumbering away in my new boots. It was all very sweet and surreal… until Finn’s protective nature got the better of her and she started to bark, setting off a chain reaction of puppy yapping, scared-kitty screeching, fur flying… what a way to start the morning! ūüėĮ

Cuteness Overload

JIAN makes some of the cutest animals on the grid, and I was delighted to receive these sweet kitten-booties as the latest group gift. Two versions are included in the box: one for wearing, and this adorbs decor version for rezzing (only 2 LI).¬†The wearable version has a wide-awake kitty on each boot, and not only do they ride along, but they even move and meow (which you can turn off, once you’ve had enough of that)! Both versions have a texture-change menu¬†so you can choose from 3 boot colors, 9 kitty colors, and resize to your liking.

As with all JIAN products, these kitty boots are amazingly well detailed. Best part? The group is FREE to join¬†so you can pick up the kitty boots as well as¬†several other group gifts that are still available. ūüôā

 

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Decor Items…

JIAN Kitten Booties Decor Sleepies (free group gift / free to join)
MishMish Corgi Puppies (exclusive for January 2017 Luxe Box)
Virtual Kennel Club Silver Siberian Husky
{what next} Cutesy Doormat
Dutchie Lavender 2
Apple Fall Straw Broom (25L)


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Flying By the Seat of My Pants

Flying by the Seat of My Pants

Ready For Lift Off

I have to agree with Pru and Carson that something is just not right this week. I don’t know if it’s the weather, the moon, or what, but I’ve had a HECK of a week so far, and it’s not over yet!

To help get over my funky mood, Finnoula (my dog) and I headed over to the beautiful Winter Trace sim for a little fun in the snow. Turns out sledding is a lot harder than I thought, and I was so scared that I just closed my eyes and tried to hold on! Sadly, I wound up going so fast that I lost control and went flying through the air in a most ungraceful manner. Poor Finn couldn’t keep up (or kept her distance on purpose?) and didn’t care at all that I had completely humiliated myself with a face-plant at the bottom of the hill. She ran off to chase some deer, leaving me alone to pick myself up… along with my dignity! ūüėõ

Coming in For a Landing

While I may not have landed on my feet, I was still glad to be wearing these awesome boots! Belle Epoque has set them out as a free gift at the current round of The Crossroads, and you can pick them up for 0L¬†right across from the landing spot. They’re sized to fit Maitreya mesh bodies, and the detailing is really gorgeous. There are several other gifts available at this round of The Crossroads, 2 of which were shown here by Carson. ūüôā

Moon Amore has put out this “lovely shirt” as a holiday gift for group members. It comes with a texture-change HUD that includes 8 different colors¬†and is sized to fit Maitreya and Slink Physique mesh bodies. The group is only 30L to join, and past group gifts are still available for you to scoop up.

Last by not least, my choker is the latest group gift from CHAIN. Choose from¬†silver or gold metal options with the included HUD. There’s no resizer, but you can edit > stretch to fit.

 

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Serena is wearing…

Head: CATWA Catya
Head Applier: Glam Affair Sarah
Eyes: CATWA Mesh Eyes
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS V.2 beta
Hair: Exile Early Rise
Choker: CHAIN Circute Choker (free group gift / free to join) 
Sweatshirt: Moon Amore Lovely Shirt (free group gift / 30L to join)
Jeans: Paper Arrow Cuffed Jeans Dirt
Boots: Belle Epoque Winter Boots (free gift @ The Crossroads)
Dog: Virtual Kennel Club Silver Siberian Husky
Pose: {what next} Snow Day Sled
Location: Winter Trace

 

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My Heart (Still) Belongs to FabFree!

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I’m so excited to be back at FabFree!

And this pose says it all. <3<3

For those of you who don’t know or remember me, I was originally hired by Renee Lowenhart way back in December of 2012. I blogged alongside Love and Pru (and various others) for 2 1/2 years until Real Life got the better of me in June of 2014, and I had to take a break. But I’m so happy to be back with the amazing FabFree Team, and with YOU, the wonderful readers. I’ve missed you all so much!

And yeah, Love has decided to call me “vintage” too, but I’ll never be as vintage as Carson! ūüėõ

An Afternoon Skate

Ok, so on to the free stuff! My cozy skater outfit is a free¬†group gift from Ever An’ Angel. In fact, it is one of 10 group gifts currently sitting under the big Christmas tree! The dress comes in standard mesh sizes (XS, S, M, L, XL), and the tights come with an OMEGA applier, as well as a tattoo layer for non-mesh bodies.

To complete the outfit, I stopped by Abranimations and picked up a pair of free skates. They are rigged mesh (from 2014) and cannot be sized, which is why my feet look a bit… er, larger than life here. But hey, they’re free, and I’ve been having so much fun with the skating animation, especially the “beginner’s wobble” every time I stop walking skating. Oh, and when someone rezzed on top of me at a busy sim, I went SPLAT on the ground! LOL! FYI, Abranimations also has a fantastic advent calendar with some crazy, goofy gifts, so be sure to join the free group and pick up the remaining gifts while you are there (past gifts will be available for sale).

skater13_001fMy lovely eyeshadow and lipstick are by alaskametro¬†for On9, and you can play their gacha machine for just 20L at the current round. The box includes appliers for Catwa, LeLutka, and Omega, as well as tattoo layers for system heads (that sounds weird, doesn’t it?). And as Love mentioned, there are oodles of free gifts available, so be sure to join the free On9 Fan Club to snatch those up!

Finally, this adorable reindeer headband is by Noodles for the MadPea Christmas Calendar. Now… don’t get mad at me. I know that at 1000L, the calendar is a bit pricey. So why am I telling you about it anyway? Because the calendar contains 25 AMAZING gifts by some of the best designers on the grid! And unless my math is way off, that works out to be about 40L per gift. All of the past gifts are still available, so even if you join up at this late date, you won’t miss out on a gift. ūüôā

Oh, Christmas Tree

If you’re still in need of a Christmas tree, be sure to stop by FaMESHed and pick up the¬†free¬†group gift from The Little Branch. The tree is copy/mod, so you can rez them all over your land in a variety of sizes (which does change the LI, so be careful).

My pretty lantern full of Christmas balls is a free gift by Decor Junction/Shutter Field at Tres Chic. You do have to pay 1L to get it, but you will be refunded right away!

Oh, and Love, you’d better come and get your puppy. He wandered over and photobombed me as I was taking this picture, but he looked so cute in his little Santa hat that I decided to let him stay. ūüėÄ

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Serena is wearing…

Head: CATWA Catya
Head Applier: Glam Affair Sarah (formerly for Limit8)
Makeup: alaskametro “Gala” (20L per play @ On9)
Eyes: CATWA Mesh Eyes
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS V.2 beta
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Loni
Headband: Noodles Rudolph Antler Headband (@ MadPea Christmas Calendar)
Outfit: Ever An’ Angel¬†Skate Tunic/Tights/Necklace (free group gift / 100L to join)
Skates: Abranimations Super Ice Skates Lite Version (free gift / 0L)
Pose: Pink Hustler Poses for BENTO

Decor Items…

The Little Branch Christmas Tree Silver (group gift / 7L to join / @ FaMESHed)
Decor Junction / Shutter Field Decor Lantern (free gift / 0L @ Tres Chic)
Mutresse Confused Dalmatian Puppy (50L per play @ The Arcade)
{what next} Winter Iced Over Pond (50% off for the 12 Days of Savings Event)
Studio Skye Snow Formations
Heart Garden Center Wild Holly
HPMD* Garden Tree09 with Lights Snowy
Botanical T2C Aspen Trees
3D Trees Winter Trees & Accessories

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