Pastels and Ponies

Parker Coset and Fluttershy figureI’ve been on a crazy shopping spree lately and I’m not talking about clothes. In the past week, I have purchased around 15 My Little Pony toys. And before you say, “Isn’t My Little Pony for girls ages 8-12?”, let me explain. I first started hearing about the new My Little Pony show at Comic-Con and decided I wanted to see what it was about. 20 episodes later, I was hooked. This show is feel-good, funny, well written, and I love the animation style!  But more on that later… In the meantime, I’ve added my favorite My Little Pony, Fluttershy, to my outfit today. Like me, she’s soft-spoken, a bit shy, but can be brave when she’s passionate about something.  This quilted corset top reminded me of her and she makes the perfect pocket accessory!

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Response to Joe Peacock’s Geek Out Article – Booth Babes Need Not Apply

Booth Babes Need Not Apply CNN Geek Out Article

If you’re a geek and happen to be a girl, then chances are you may have heard about Joe Peacock’s “Booth Babes Need Not Apply” article on CNN Geek Out. At first it made sense. I myself admit to stereotyping women all the time when I see a scantily clad pretty girl in cosplay at a convention. I find myself thinking, “I bet she’s just trying to get attention” and agree when I hear people say that Comic Con is like Halloween, just another excuse for women to dress slutty. I know it’s wrong, but sometimes this is what happens when you grow up being one of the only girls who still played video games when she was 16. But things change for the better and nowadays, it’s almost like “Who doesn’t play games?”. So at first I did agree with Joe Peacock. However, when I read this, everything else just went out the window.

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Halloween Crafts – Gears of War Locust Pumpkin and Face Painting

Gears of War Locust Pumpkin

Happy Halloween!! Halloween is definitely one of my top 2 favorite holidays of the year, mostly because I get to do so many crafty things during this time.  One of my annual traditions has been to carve a 3D pumpkin and since I’ve been playing sooo much Gears of War 3 lately, I decided to create a locust pumpkin! Enjoy! Continue reading