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 …

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 …

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: 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 …

Cosplay of the Week: Hailey S Cosplay (Devil Jin)

Cosplay of the Week: Hailey S Cosplay as Devil Jin Hailey got into cosplay to transform herself into someone else and escape real life. “It makes me feel good to be someone else for a while and just have fun with friends and doing photo Read More …

Cosplay of the Week: Arietta Cosplay (Lady Thor)

Cosplay of the Week: Arietta Cosplay as Lady Thor Aria has been cosplaying since she was eighteen, but really started getting into it when she went to her first convention in 2012. “The reason why I cosplay is because I love discovering new ways to Read More …

Cosplay of the Week: Fawnkitten (GlaDOS from the Portal series)

Cosplay of the Week: Fawnkitten as GLaDOS Ashley (Fawnkitten) got into cosplay because she has always had a love for costuming, stating that she’s “been creative all [her] life, and finally decided to pursue making things on [her] own.” GLaDOS is Ashley’s second creation that, Read More …

Cosplay of the Week: Michael Wong (Frankenberry)

Cosplay of the Week: Michael Wong as Frakenberry Michael Wong is fifty-five years old, and is from Fairfield, Ohio. He has been making costumes since 1983, starting with Halloween costumes which he still makes today. His first contest was in the first grade, when his Read More …

Cosplay of the Week: SuperKayce (Astrid from How to Train Your Dragon 2)

Cosplay of the Week: SuperKayce as Astrid (How to Train Your Dragon 2) Kayce is a local Indianapolis cosplayer who has been costuming since 2009, when she went to her first Superman celebration. “Since then, I have fallen in love with the idea of creating Read More …

Nerdy Necklaces You Need!

Hola, friendmigos! Hope you had a great Mother’s Day, whether you celebrated as a mother yourself or honored the amazing mother figures in your life. This week, instead of showing you how to make something, I’m going to show you where to find some unique, handmade creations, Read More …

Cosplay of the Week: Casey Renee (Tauriel from The Hobbit)

Cosplay of the Week: Casey Renee as Tauriel (The Hobbit Series) Casey cosplays because it’s an amazing form of art that allows her to develop new skills as an artist and performer, all while practicing the skills she’s had for ages. “Cosplay to me, is Read More …

Cosplay of the Week: Heart Sleeve Cosplay

Cosplay of the Week: Heart Sleeve Cosplay as Captain Jack Sparrow (Pirates of the Caribbean Movies) RG chose to name his page Heart Sleeve Cosplay because to him cosplaying is putting yourself out there sharing and portraying what you love as well as wearing your Read More …

Cosplay of the Week: Pinkamena Kylie (Kratos, God of War series)

Cosplay of the Week: Pinkamena Kylie as Kratos (God of War Series) A full-time college student in medical assisting, Pinkamena Kylie has been cosplaying since March 2014. In this short period, she has already become quite accomplished, winning the Gen Con 2014 Hall Costume Winner Read More …