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Typhoon Haiyan: How you can help!

Ever since the news broke about the widespread destruction and the lives lost due to Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, my heart has been aching, and I’ve been trying to figure out what I could do to help. As someone who lived through the winds of Hurricane Katrina (we rode it out at my […]

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Girl Crush: Becky of The Pink Samurai

I met Becky Helms in person for the first time back in August, at Texas Style Council. We ran into each other at the Friday night clothing swap, where she had already picked up one of my swapped dresses. (It fit her so much better than it did me!!) She mentioned to me that I […]

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What I Wore: Star Wars Style

Outfit details: Death Star fascinator – David & I made it together! wig – Fifi Mahony’s Star Wars dress – David made it! belt – Rainbow socks – from the Louisiana Renaissance Festival boots – Dr. Martens Last weekend David and I helped my boss celebrate her son’s birthday, Star Wars style! David was sweet […]

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Tux Press Modern Paper Goods

Designer Emily Rogers recently got in touch to let me know about her fun new line of modern greeting cards, called Tux Press. Emily creates everything in her Etsy shop herself, from the design work to the printing, trimming, folding and packaging of each and every funny & fantastic card! She told me, “TuxPress has […]

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Creative Star Wars Costumes

While David and I are both official members of the 501st Legion, and we have screen accurate Star Wars costumes, I LOVE seeing the crazy and creative Star Wars costumes that people come up with at Dragon*con and beyond! With just a few more days til Halloween, I thought I’d share a few of them […]

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What I Wore: Red Ballerina

Outfit details: earrings – made by me! dress – Ballerina Dress, Trashy Diva belt – gifted from a co-worker leggings – Rainbow shoes – Fluevog Sometimes (a lot of times) I feel like I have more ideas than I have time or energy or know what to do with. My desk, and my brain, is […]

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10 More Halloween Costume Ideas

So far this month, I’ve brought you some fun group costume ideas as well as costumes inspired by Doctor Who. Every year, we see so many brilliant costumes at Dragon*con, like the awesome zombie Mr. Rogers seen above! Still on the quest for a brilliant Halloween costume? Here are more of my Dragon*con costume favorites […]

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10 Halloween Group Costume Ideas

I covered Doctor Who inspired costumes the other day, but with Halloween just around the corner, there’s still so much more to inspire! I’ve seen some pretty epic group costumes over the years at Dragon*Con, so today I thought I’d bring you 10 really fun group costume ideas that you can use this Halloween. This […]

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Halloween Inspiration: Doctor Who Costumes

David in a Fremen costume inspired by David Lynch’s Dune stillsuits, with one of the best Daleks from Dragon*Con With Halloween right around the corner, and costumes always at the forefront of my mind, I thought I’d round up some of my favorite costumes I’ve seen over the years at Dragon*Con and beyond. The last […]

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The Invader’s Guide to New Orleans

I recently got my hands on a copy of the new Invader’s Guide to New Orleans, compiled by my friend Justin and the folks at Invade. It’s a 200+ page guidebook, from a local’s perspective, on the best things to see, do and eat around town. It features short essays by a myriad of local […]

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