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Nope, I’m Not Too Old For an Easter Egg Hunt!

Happy Easter

Hey there, Fabulous Readers!  After all of Kat’s Fabulous Finds from the Easter Egg Hunt over at the Land of Rainbows, I journeyed to the sim to check it out for myself.  Right away, I discovered the colorful egg from Ascend, and excitedly teleported home to open my free prize…

A New Stan

… and then discovered the Ben Slim Fit Shirt package included only versions for mesh bodies.  At first, that was a big bummer, but I had been toying with the idea of picking up a mesh body anyway, so I decided to take the plunge and go full mesh.  After my transformation, the top fit my Belleza Jake body to a “tee” (ugh, even I winced at the bad pun – sorry).  It showed off my newly acquired muscles, and the texture featured realistic wrinkles.  The front is a solid charcoal color, and a cheery holiday message is printed across the shoulder blades. Best of all, it was completely free as a gift in the Easter Egg Hunt, which I appreciated after my spending spree.  The hunt runs until April 6th, so there is still time for you to “hop” on over and do some searching for yourself.

Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Belleza
  • Signature
  • Slink

I’m looking forward to blogging a wider variety of clothing than I was able to show in the past.  It will take some time to get used to my new face, but at least Ripley didn’t run and hide from me when I put it on.  Hopefully, the best readers in the world will think it looks ok, too.  Until next time, Happy Easter!

~ Stan (Kat)

Stan is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Belleza Jake
Mesh Head:  Catwa Daniel
Head Applier:  Birth Shadow
Hair:  Exile Boy Next Door
Shirt:  //Ascend// Ben Slim Fit Shirt (free hunt prize in the Land of Rainbows Easter Egg Hunt – 0L)
Pants:  Belleza Shea Jeans Dark Grey
Shoes:  Belleza Shea Black Shoes
Pose:  Tuty’s Mocap Animations
Sim:  Whimberly
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Looking for a Black Rose

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Happy Sunday, Fabulous Readers!  I hope you are having a relaxing weekend.  Ripley and I were lucky enough to have some spare time to spend wandering the grid, and came across a beautiful frock to share with you today.  We hope you like it!

Fabulous and Free Frock

Just for being a member of the Fab Free group, you can scoop up this teal colored Lena dress over at BlackRose for the low price of………zero linden dollars.  Featuring criss-crossed shoulder straps , a curve-hugging design, and a hemline that falls to the knees, this baby will take you from a casual day look straight on into date night.  I love the realistic folds in the fabric and its flattering fit.  The deep hue will complement just about any skin tone, and its budget-friendly price tag will bring a smile to your face.  The package includes sizes for classic as well as mesh bodies.  Since the Fab Free group has no join fee, you can add this lovely outfit to your wardrobe completely for free!

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Mesh in XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Alpha layer for classic avatars
  • Belleza Freya
  • Ebody
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Maitreya
  • Ocacin
  • Physique
  • TMP
  • Tonic Curvy
  • Tonic Fine
  • Venus

Well, that’s a wrap for today.  It’s time to head out grocery shopping before the snowbirds fill the aisles, and thereby double the amount of time it takes to complete this weekly chore.  Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head:  Vista Lia
Head Applier:  YS&YS Miki
Hair:  Sintiklia Peony
Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee
Dress:  BlackRose Lena (free gift for members of Fabulously Free in SL – 0L/0L join fee)
Heels:  KC Couture Brazilia (75L on the Marketplace)
Pose:  Le Poppycock
Sim:  Whimberly

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Quiet Moments Lost in Thought

Lost in Thought

Well, hello there, Fabulouses, and Happy Saturday!  After a very late night (or early morning, I guess) in RL, I’m feeling a bit off track today.  I had to pick up a family member at the airport for a supposed midnight arrival, that turned out to be about an hour delayed.  The pupster and I didn’t get to sleep until about 2 am… eep!  Back in my wild and crazy  younger days, I could easily bounce back from a late evening, but now I find myself needing to sit and catch up.  I think Rip’s feeling the same way, because we both just plunked ourselves down near a fence line on the Whimberly sim this morning, and vegged.

Off the Shoulder

Luckily, it was a warm dawn in SL, so I was quite comfortable in my new “K2” shirt from the Petry Model Store.  This cropped top features a ruffled neckline, a one shoulder style, and a HUD that allows you to select from a variety of solid and print textures.  This floral pattern seemed just right for an early spring day, but if that’s not your style, you have 19 other options to choose from.  You can even opt to texturize the ruffle separately from the rest of the blouse.  Best of all, this little gem of a top is a free gift for members of the DM group, which is completely free to join!  In addition to this adorable shirt, there are a number of other free gifties set out; you’ll find them clustered on the wall nearby.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Mesh in XXS, XS, S, M, L (no alpha layer)
  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Slink Hourglass

I can see Ripley’s eyes drifting closed, and I’m feeling a bit sleepy myself.  We’re off to try to catch up on some Z’s.  Thankfully, we don’t have to deal with the time-change in our part of the world.  Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Vista Lia

Head Applier:  YS&YS Miki

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Hair:  Truth Hair Rumor

Necklace:  Maxi Gossamer Venice Beach Boho

Top:  Petry Model Store Top K2 (free gift for members of the DM Group – 0L/0L to join)

Pants: D&D Fashions and Design Skinny Jeans (75L as part of Fifty5 Thursday Sale – only through Sunday)

Flip Flops:  Reign Cali Flip Flops

Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd

Pose:  Artis Photography and Poses Portrait Gift Pose (1L on the Marketplace)

Sim:  Whimberly

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Dreaming of Blossoms in Spring

Who Says

Hello Fabulous Readers and Happy Thursday!  I am popping in quickly to share another free gift that you can pick up just for being a member of the Fabulously Free in SL group.  The hue of the Noa Dress from Tiar reminded me of pale pink blossoms in spring, so I couldn’t resist stopping to snap a photo in front of a garden bench.  With a generous cut, an asymmetrical hemline, and pretty openings in the sleeves, this frock is all about softly flattering your figure.  I really like the sheer overlay in the skirt section, which is just so pretty.   This outfit comes with a texture change HUD that allows you to select from black, white, or the pink I am wearing in my picture.  The free package includes fits for mesh bodies only.  To pick up a copy for yourself, head on over to the Tiar store (it’s located on an adult sim), take the “Free Stuff” teleport option on the wall, and tap the vendor after you arrive.

Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Physique
  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Maitreya
  • TMP
  • Venus

Ripley and I will be pretty much off the grid for the next few days, but I look forward to locating more Fabulous Finds to share with you soon.  Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Vista Lia

Head Applier:  YS&YS Miki

Hair:  Truth Hair Valentina

Dress:  Tiar Noa Dress (free gift for members of Fabulously Free in SL – 0L/0L to join)

Shoes:  Reign Cali Flip Flops

Pose:  Le Poppycock

Sim:  Whimberly

Song:  Who Says?

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Who’s Your Addy?

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Hey Fabulouses! I have been having one crazy hectic summer so far, and am just relieved that I can sit down for a little while and get some blog therapy in!  There is no shortage of free finds to share news about that’s for sure.

MOoH!ving onto July!

Today you will see me wearing the new group gift by MOoH!.   The two piece Addy outfit includes the buckle top and matching buckle skirt and also includes a texture change HUD that allows for six different (mix and match if you want!) super fun prints.  I have included the vendor ad below so that you can see all six prints.
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This group is 100L to join if you are not already a group member, and after you join you can take advantage of a generous monthly group gift like the one shown today, a 150L instore group credit, and also you may enter the group raffle!

Sizes Included:

  • Fitmesh XS-XL + Alpha Layers
  • Slink
  • Maitreya
  • Belleza
  • Tonic
  • TMP
  • eBody

 

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Hair – *barberyumyum*94 (featured @ Only Summer Project)
Outfit – MOoH! Addy Outfit (free group gift / 0L / 100L to join)
Pose – Nerenzo Design
Sim – Whimberly

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Free Group Gift? CHECK!

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Good morning Fabulouses, and happy July 4th to those of you celebrating.  I think I might sit on the deck this afternoon and have a beer, myself so I can celebrate with you.  Oh, who are we kidding?  I’ll use about any excuse to have beer on a hot day!

Check It Out

I came across this new blue checked wrap top as a free group gift at COCO and it is perfect for a day like today, or.. any day really!  It’s so cute, that I have been wearing it for almost three days now lol.  The group is free to join, and you can find this in the VIP section with a whole wall full of other group gifts.  Most of which have probably been blogged on FabFree at one time or another.

Body Compatibility:

  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Physique
  • Slink Hourglass

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Mesh Feet – Slink Flat
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Tableau Vivant – Summer Hairplay – Chinook (75L per play) – Previously Blogged by Kathryn [HERE]
Top – COCO Wrap Crop Top _ Check Blue (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Pants – Pixicat Klara Jeans
Shoes – Pure Poison Lilly Ann Sandals Blue
Pose – LW Poses Everything Changes
Sim – Whimberly

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Deja Vu & Gifts For You

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Hey there Fabulouses! I’m just taking some time to myself after work tonight on my deck doing a little light reading, while it is still nice and sunny.  I am SO glad that the summer months are drawing near so that I can enjoy the outside once again.  Winter months are just awful here leaving in the dark and coming home in the dark!

So what’s my post all about today?

My attire today is put together with some really great group gift finds that I will tell you about below:

Deja Vu!

This hairstyle called Deja was previously released as a group gift in the TRUTH inworld group (300L to join), and was previously blogged by Kathryn [HERE], but I wanted to give it a re-mention because it has been re-released as a Truth group gift in the updated colours and with the stylist HUD!  Even if you have this gift from before when it came out, make sure you pick up the update in notices!

Siss Boom Has Me Tongue Tied

The wrapped top you see me wearing today is called Tongue Tied and is available as a free group gift to members of the Siss Boom inworld group.  It comes in black, gold and silver and is available in several sizes as listed below.  This group is 500L to join, but there is a load of gifts on the VIP wall to grab!

Sizes included:

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

Free Jeans!

One can never have too many pairs of jeans, and these ones in particular are worn and torn in all the rip places… The Mariya cuffed jeans are a free group gift at Sentinus for joining their FREE inworld group.  Sizes included are mesh XXS – L and an alpha layer is provided.

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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
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – TRUTH Deja – updated (free group gift / 0L / 350L to join) – Previously blogged by Kathryn [HERE]
Shirt – Siss Boom Tongue Tied (free group gift / 0L / 500L to join)
Jeans – Sentinus Mariya (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Shoes – Friday Polly Sandals
Sim – Whimberly

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Adventures in Babysitting

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Hello there, Fab Free!  In my last post {HERE}, I told you about the Flawless Sim’s Adventures in Babysitting quest that Ripley and I had recently completed.  Today I have a quick post to share three more of the 11 free prizes that are awarded at the completion of the quest.

A Bird in the Hand

First of all, the Pretty Saffron Finch perched on my finger came from Zo Awesum.  The cute little guy is so adorable, and comes with his own cage, but I kind of figured he’d appreciate some freedom so he could stretch his wings.  Best of all, he is completely free when you finish the babysitting quest.  When I was a little girl in real life, I used to sit quietly below my father’s bird feeder, with my hand outstretched, just hoping a feathered friend might land on my fingers, but it never happened.  At least I get to experience that in SL. 🙂

A Free Top….Why Knot?

My free, long sleeved, knotted top from Tori Stylez was well worth all the searching for those two wandering twins.  Lily features a delicate floral print and realistic folds in the texture.  It includes a color change HUD packed with 8 options, so it’s like getting 8 different shirts in one.  I chose to pair  the crop top with simple denim shorts, but you could also dress it up with a skirt or a pair of longer pants on a cool day.  I really like how the ends of the ties dangle down.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility

    • Mesh in XXS, XS, S, M, L
    • alpha layer for classic avatars
    • Curvy
    • Fine
    • Freya
    • Hourglass
    • Isis
    • Maitreya
    • Physique
    • TMP
    • Venus

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The Mark of Beauty

Sometimes in SL, it seems like everything is just too perfect, too flawless.  With the free Adventures in Babysitting gift from Arte, you can add a touch of whimsy and visual interest to an otherwise perfect complexion.  With the Catwa Adored Moles applier, you can wear two versions of a sprinkling of beauty marks.  I think they provide a lovely touch of character, and help to draw the eye to your face. Below, I’ve included snapshots of my face with no beauty mark applier (on the left) and with the second variation  of the moles (on the right), so you can get an idea of the range of options available. One of the wonderful things about SL is the ability to change the appearance of your skin with just a few clicks.

Adventures 5

Well, that wraps up my coverage of the Adventures in Babysitting quest at the Flawless Sim.  The event runs only until May 29th, and grants you 11 free prizes in all  at the completion of the quest.  I enjoyed reading the story as I traveled from store to store, and was very happy with the quality of the gifts at the end.  To begin your own adventure, teleport to the Flawless Sim, and click the event sign to obtain the necessary Hud.  Wear the HUD, which will appear as a red oval on your screen, say yes when prompted for permission, then left touch the HUD and select “Adventure in” on the sub menu.   Directions for completing the quest will appear on your screen.

Until my next post, happy shopping questing!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Kathy (Bento)

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Medison

Moles:  Arte Catwa Applier Adored Moles (free prize for Adventures in Babysitting Quest at the Flawless Sim)

Eyeliner:  SimplyScha Arabic Eyeliner Gift (10L on the Marketplace)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

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

Hair:  Truth Hair Lisette

Top:  Tori Stylez Lilly Top (free prize for Adventures in Babysitting Quest at the Flawless Sim)

Shorts:  Blueberry Lola Mesh Denim Shorts

Bird on Hand:  Zo Awesum Pretty Bird Saffron Finch (free prize for Adventures in Babysitting Quest at the Flawless Sim)

Mesh Feet:  Slink

Flip Flops:  Illi’s Slink Meriel Flip Flops

Poses:  (full body) Fussy x Foxcity     (close up) Aushk’a & Co.

Sim:  Whimberly
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More Gifts from… SQUIRREL!

Squirrel!

Happy Friday, fabulous readers! This coming Monday in the U.S. is Memorial Day, and many of us will have a much-needed 3-day weekend. And I am SO GLAD. This past week has been so hectic that I’m starting to feel like those dogs in the movie “UP.” So many distractions, and… oh look… SQUIRREL! XD

More Gifts from Tres Chic

I’ve got 2 more gifts from the Tres Chic 2nd Anniversary round to show you today. The first is this fun and flirty dress from O V H. The Gisela dress is sized to fit Belleza, Maitreya, and Slink mesh bodies, and there is also one called “fitt,” which I believe must be for fitmesh (someone please correct me if I’m wrong). The fabric is nicely textured in what looks like denim, and the tie around the waist is beautifully wrapped.

You can also pick up this super cute pose called The Pace of Nature from LW Poses. It includes the little squirrel prop, but since it is added separately, you could use the pose to hold other items. Mirrors and pose balls are also included.

There are so many gifts waiting for you at the Tres Chic 2nd Anniversary round! You do need to join the Tres Chic group, but it is free to join. The birthday round ends on June 5th.

Do You Need a Manicure?

I know I do!

Hello Dave is one of my very favorite stores for keeping my pixel nails looking perfect, and they are also extremely generous with the group gifts. This week, owner Maia Gasparini has done something different; instead of a new palette for the group gift, just click on the pink and purple box to receive store credit (I *think* the credit amount is 125L, but since I’m not exactly sure how much I had before I clicked the box, I could be wrong!).

The Hello Dave in-world group is 100L to join but so worth it. New gifts are set out every week, on the average.

I used my credit to buy a mini palette called “Citrus Sorbet” for only 49L, and I’ll be back soon to spend the rest!

Have a wonderful weekend! 😀

 

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Serena is wearing…

Head: CATWA Catya 
Head Applier: Glam Affair Felicity (featured @ Collabor88)
Eyes: CATWA Mesh Eyes
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair: TRUTH Kare (group gift / 350L to join / shown previously by Love)
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Nail Applier: Hello Dave Citrus Sorbet (49L)
Dress: O V H Gisela Dress (Tres Chic group gift / free to join)
Shoes: fri.day Freya Sandals (featured & Kustom9)
Pose: LW Poses The Pace of Nature (Tres Chic group gift / free to join)
Location: Whimberly

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Simply Amazing

Amazing

Oh, what a feeling…

In just a few short days I will have the next 2 months and change to myself, answering to nobody and only having to cater to her needs… (uhh …I meant my dog, not sure who you were thinking I was talking about.) The pressure of the past month are slowly slipping into just a memory and I have nothing but sunshine and blue skies to look forward to. And you can also look amazing in the group gift from AmAzInNg CrEaTiOnS. This month’s gift is a green striped Men’s Shirt. This shirt comes in the stadard XS-XL sizes plus fitted for the following body types:

  • ADAM
  • Aesthetic
  • Gianni
  • Slink
  • TMP

I paired the shirt with  new items from A&D Clothing. The Patrick Pants and the Nautics Shoes can be purchased individually or in fatpacks. I always choose the fatpacks because like Pokemon, I got to catch them all. Y’all have an amazing day!

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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: AmAzInNg CrEaTiOnS – 1 Men Shirt – May (Group Gift FREE / 0L / 0L to join)
Pants: A&D Clothing – Patrick
Shoes: A&D Clothing – Nautics

Sim: Whimberly

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