It's no secret that Beauty and the Beast is my all-time favorite fairy tale. Whether it's the cartoon Disney version, the new live action movie, the original French story, or one of the hundreds of re-tellings out there, there's just something beautiful about this magical tale. This past October, my husband convinced me to create … Continue reading DIY: Beauty and the Beast Cosplay- Part 1
Happy New Year!!! A new year, a fresh page, the beginning a one more story--the new year can mean many things to different people, but to most it means a chance for making the dreaded New Years Resolution. Last year I had lofty goals and met a lot of them. Not all of them (I'm … Continue reading Resolved for 2018
Every year I try to make an epic cake for my husband. When we first started dating, it was a superhero cake, then a Magic cake. Last year I made him a storm trooper cake. This year I decided to make him a Ninja Turtles cake! What You'll Need Cake mix (or make it from … Continue reading DIY: Ninja Turtles Cake
Happy Halloween!!! What a wonderful day to celebrate everything that creeps and stalks and goes bump in the night! To celebrate this horribly haunted time of year, we had a masquerade themed murder mystery party a couple weeks ago. The company was creepy and the meal was murderously delicious, so all in all I'd say … Continue reading Halloween Masquerade Decor
I have to say I kind of strayed from today's Inktober theme (which was "United"), but I'm still pretty happy with how this turned out. With creepy Halloween monsters on the brain, I tried throwing together a different sort of creature... It turned into a mer-cat! My husband told me it looked like some sort … Continue reading Inktober Creature
Today's Inktober post theme was Squeak! So, of course I had to draw a mouse. But with Halloween fast approaching, I wanted to keep the creepy theme. So I present to you, Vlad Squeaker. Prismacolor pens on multimedia paper And here's a couple of other Halloweenish favorites from recent Inktober pieces 🙂 Happy Inking! … Continue reading Inktober- Squeak!
For a recent Halloween party, I wanted to make something a little fun and spooky for dessert. I searched online and found some cool cookie decorating ideas but wasn't super fond of the recipes I found. So I made one up myself! And I present to you: Mocha Monster Cookies Dough Ingredients: 1-1/2 cups butter … Continue reading Mocha Monster Cookies