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Mulan Cosplay Prop Tutorial - Crest of the Emperor

“I’ve heard a great deal about you, Fa Mulan. You stole your father’s armor, ran away from home, impersonated a soldier, deceived your commanding officer, dishonored the Chinese Army, destroyed my palace, and… you have saved us all.” ~ The Emperor of China, …

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A Handmade Wedding - Anniversary Post

Today marks Greg and my one-year marriage anniversary, as well as our six-year dating anniversary. We started our marriage with a triad of celebrations – our official ceremony with parents and witnesses in attendance, an extended family reception, and a gathering at a bar with friends and games. 1,282 more words


Costume Notes: Mulan

When will my reflection show who I am inside?

“Reflection” was the first Disney song that hit an emotion note and made me cry. It spoke to an inner struggle that a 15-year old girl knew too well. 1,626 more words


Emerald City Comicon 2015 - Cosplay Teaser!

Seattle’s convention season kicked off this past weekend with Emerald City Comicon.

It. Was. Awesome.

This was very likely my best convention so far. Between cosplaying characters I deeply love, seeing old friends, and meeting new friends, my heart was full of so much joy and love all weekend. 343 more words

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Friday Favorites #2: stuff we found this week that's pretty cool

Oh look, it’s Friday again, which means, it’s time for a roundup of things we’ve been really into this week (well past two weeks, I suppose, last week I was just too busy to do a roundup, what with work and all the PVP I was doing in Neverwinter). 1,343 more words


Discussion: Is Elementary better than BBC Sherlock?

So, in a previous post, I mentioned having marathoned the hell out of CBS “Elementary” when I should have instead been catching up on ABC’s “Agent Carter” because I am the literal worst and also I wanted something that was a little bit… chill? 1,298 more words

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Friday Favorites #1: stuff we found this week that's pretty great

Okay, so, for ages back at 3ChicGeeks, I’ve wanted to do a Friday Favorites thing. Partly because we had struggled with having a 3-days-a-week posting schedule that actually, you know, got posted, and partly because I like sharing things I like with people who aren’t necessarily my Facebook friends list, my guild, my alliance, or my favorite subreddit. 774 more words