10 Pinteresting Things I Won’t Be Trying: Halloween Foods Edition!

WARNING: This post contains photos of foods items made to look like dismembered/burned bodies and parts. If you are squeamish, I highly recommend you stop reading now. How did you even end up here? For those of you who are still with me… Boo! It’s Read More …

I’ll Raichu a Recipe: Homemade Applesauce

Hola OJ readers! I’m so excited to bring you this super easy recipe! While store bought applesauce is fine, I’ve found that it really just isn’t quite as tasty as the stuff I’ve made myself! I started making my own applesauce around the time my Read More …

10 Pinteresting Things I Won’t Be Trying for the 4th of July

Along the lines of the idea of Pinterest fails, here are some things that I stumbled upon via Pinterest in relation to the 4th of July that I will NOT be attempting. Red, White, & Blue Deviled Eggs Firecracker Cakes  Patriotic Waffles  These Patriotic “Mom Read More …

I’ll Raichu a Recipe: Almond Joy Chia Seed Pudding

I’m going to answer your first question right out of the starting gate…”What is a chia seed??” Yes, it’s the same seed we used on our chia pets as kids, (I still say “Ch-ch-ch-CHIA!” every time I get them out of the pantry) but they Read More …

Etsy & Storenvy Spotlight: The Comeback Kid Search Adventure

It’s been…ew…let’s not talk about how long my computer has been out of commission (obviously much longer than I wanted or anticipated.) The good news is that I’m BACK with lots of things to share with you! As I sat down to write my comeback Read More …

[Spotlight Series] 501st Legion

If you’ve ever experienced a comic con convention, odds are you’ve probably encountered an assortment of many colorful people in costumes. Some, you recognize from popular comics or TV shows. If one thing is for certain, you always have the pleasure of witnessing a fair Read More …

Etsy Spotlight: Scary Cute Halloween Home Decor!

Halloween is fast approaching, and now that the weather (at least in Indiana) seems to have finally started to cool down and somewhat resemble fall, it’s time to decorate accordingly!! Here are some adorable Etsy items that you can get to pumpkin spice up your Read More …

Cosplay of the Week: Chelsey Cosplay as Link

Cosplay of the Week: Chelsey Cosplay as Link Chelsey is 23 years young and she has been cosplaying since 2010. She claims that her first costume was a “cheaply modified halloween costume”, but that she still had an awesome experience at her first convention. Cosplaying is Chelsey’s Read More …

Cosplay of the Week: Sweets4aSweet as the Queen of Hearts

Cosplay of the Week: Sweets4aSweet as The Queen of Hearts This is Candy, also known as Sweets4aSweet Cosplay! She is from Jackson, Michigan and is 37 years old. “I have been cosplaying for about 5 years, ever since friends of mine took me to my Read More …

Etsy Spotlight: Nerdy Workplace Necessities

Hola friends! It has been a minute since I did an Etsy spotlight list! So here we go! I’m going to show you some nerdy workplace items you obviously need! Let’s get to it! Harry Potter: Grim Tea Cup by HotSocksByAnne ($11.00 USD) If you’re Read More …

Make All the Things: Easy DIY Mini Dry Erase Board

Thanks for tuning in again to another Make All the Things DIY project! This week, I’ve got a super easy and useful craft that will probably take you all of 5 minutes to complete…maybe. Honestly more like 2 minutes, but I promise you the miniscule Read More …

Cosplay of the Week: Maple Syrup Cosplay as Starfire [Teen Titans]

Cosplay of the Week: Maple Syrup Cosplay as Starfire (Teen Titans) Though her name is Kristin, everyone calls her Maple. Kristin’s page came from this nickname and because it was kind of unique, she decided to use it. Kristin is currently 21 years old and has Read More …

Cosplay of the Week: Grey Knight (Warhammer)

Cosplayer: Jerry Rowe as Grey Knight (Warhammer) Jerry  is 40 years old and has been cosplaying now for five years. “I got into cosplay out of a love for halloween and always wanting to bring my favorite character to life. The reason I picked a Read More …

Cosplay of the Week: Skyrimfox Cosplay (Genderbent Hades)

Skyrimfox has been cosplaying for a total of seven years now. Over the past year and a half, she has started to make her whole outfits. “My friend of 11 years now was the one who actually got me into cosplaying, anime, and manga.”  Skyrimfox Read More …

Serenity – A Review on the Wind

When Firefly was cancelled by Fox in 2002, many fans were left wanting.  The show ended with a very vague sense of finality, but a lot of plot threads were left unanswered.  Once the cancellation was announced, fans of the show (called Browncoats) organized and Read More …

Firefly – A Sudden but Inevitable Review

Author’s Note: I’m going to give all of you lovely readers fair warning:  you will be reading the word “perfect” a lot during this review.  I guess this might also act as a spoiler of sorts. From Dead Like Me to Jericho, many great shows Read More …

Cosplay of the Week: Lanthea Cosplay [Armor Ariel]

Erica, also known as Lanthea Cosplay, has been cosplaying since 2012 at local convention, Hal-Con. “After attending the year prior, I got completely inspired by the amazing costumes I saw there and vowed I would never go to a con in street clothes again!” Recently, Read More …

Cosplay of the Week: Alana Waffles Cosplay [Warrior Sleeping Beauty]

Cosplay of the week Alana Waffles Cosplay as Warrior Sleeping Beauty   Alana started to dress up at cons in about 2010, however she wouldn’t quite call it cosplaying until 2013 when she made her first cosplay and was happy and comfortable wearing it around, Read More …