It's almost that time of year again! Wizard World Chicago is always a highlight of my year. A chance to geek out over all the latest in comics, TV, movies, art, books, games... You get the picture. Click here or here to see a snapshot of the 2016 convention. Just so I don't go insane … Continue reading Can’t Wait for Wizard World!
4 out of 5 Stars! I've had my eyes on these YA novels for a while. The cover art for each of the three books in the series (and the subsequent collection of novellas) was absolutely amazing, both psychedelic and whimsical. Plus, it was a darker retelling of the Alice and Wonderland stories, personal favorites … Continue reading Book Review: Splintered by A.G. Howard
4 out of 5 Stars! I picked this book up a couple years ago when my husband and I were traveling. It's always fun to find books that take place in a foreign country, and this one is set in the Moscow Metro after an apocalyptic event. I'm game! The Blurb The year is 2033. … Continue reading Book Review: Metro 2033 by Dmitry Glukhovsky
If you haven't noticed, I'm a fan of Harry Potter and the topic shows up in my DIY list quite a bit. A friend of mine was pregnant and a huge fan, so she thought it would be loads of fun to throw a Harry Potter themed baby shower 🙂 Everything I'll include here is … Continue reading DIY: Harry Potter Baby Shower
And don't forget to check out Part 1 and Part 2 if you haven't already! The Reluctant Necromancer (Part 3) For a corpse, he looked pretty good. Well, considering he a an overweight, pasty, white guy who'd been dead for about a week already. I'm pretty talented with a makeup brush if I do say … Continue reading Short Story: The Reluctant Necromancy (Part 3)
Lincoln Park is a beautiful Chicago treasure, running along the Ohio Street Beach on the shores of Lake Michigan. The park has miles of trails, several sports fields, areas for picnics, and is home to the Lincoln Park Zoo and Conservatory. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is a botanical garden that houses plants from all around … Continue reading Lincoln Park Zoo and Conservatory, Chicago
Today is the second day of C2E2 2017 and I'm super psyched for the costume contest tonight! Saturday is by far the most popular day of the expo, and the crowds were pretty impressive even an hour before the floor was set to open. TheC2E2 Crown Championship of Cosplay begins at 7PM tonight, a cosplay … Continue reading Saturday at C2E2