Tiabeanie from Netflix's Disenchantment is a rebellious, outspoken, and drunken princess (completely relatable minus the royalty part) and probably that's why I cosplayed her for last year's Arizona Renaissance Festival. https://youtu.be/W9RdgJeyvR4 Here's how to make this easy Princess Tiabeanie cosplay on a pauper's budget (meaning I spent about $40 on this cosplay). Related: HOW TO … Continue reading How to make Disenchantment’s Tiabeanie cosplay
Decorating Our Star Wars Themed Holiday Home
Christmas may play second fiddle to my love for Halloween, but you bet I had to go all out this year with the holiday and the last Star Wars movie in the trilogy, The Rise of Skywalker, being in the same month. I'm especially excited to see it this week with our friends Vanessa and … Continue reading Decorating Our Star Wars Themed Holiday Home
Making a DIY Pencil Pouch, Dice Bag for Doctor Who Day
Here's how you can craft and celebrate your favorite Doctor on Tardis Day.
How I Created a Last-Minute DIY Selena Costume
I had a few weeks to prepare for costume for a Selena-themed birthday party, but guess what ... yer girl WAITED UNTIL THE DAY OF TO START WORKING ON IT. Here's how I created my last-minute Selena costume.
How to Create a Loteria Costume for Under $10
If you're anything like us, we're notorious for coming up with last-minute costumes porque we're lazy. With only a week before Phoenix Comicon (called that a time), we wanted to create a costume that connected with our Mexican culture and love for Disney. We combined our favorite game growing up Loteria and Disney's Little Mermaid … Continue reading How to Create a Loteria Costume for Under $10
5 places in Chicago that Will Steal Your Heart and Might Rip Your Pants
Put Chicago on your bucket list and visit our favorite 5 places in the Windy City!
How to Make a Budget-Friendly Demogorgon
Three days left until the party, and we still hadn't started on our DIY Stranger Things Party ... as always. Our biggest task was to make a Demogorgon from the hit Netflix series. I was afraid of not completely this monster of a project, but we wanted to learn how to make a DIY Demogorgon … Continue reading How to Make a Budget-Friendly Demogorgon
Destroying a DIY pinata with a samurai sword feat. Katelyn McCaigue
We transformed a monster-mash illustration, our friend and YouTube illustrator Katelyn McCaigue created, into a life-size piñata. The best part was breaking it with a samurai sword.
What to Wear to Toy Story 4; No Spoiler Movie Review
Lately, I've been obsessed with Disneybounding to movie premieres for my no-spoiler reviews. My latest bound was Jasmine for the Aladdin premiere, and I even got my partner Jose join (to my surprise). Of course I had to Disneybound for Disney-Pixar's Toy Story 4, the fourth installment of the 24-year-old franchise. However, the problem was … Continue reading What to Wear to Toy Story 4; No Spoiler Movie Review
Vans x Harry Potter: Less Magical Than I Expected
I may not be a sneakerhead, but I’m a Potterhead — and the new Vans X Harry Potter collaboration was a major let down. Vans teased about the new collection back in April, and dropped it on Friday. When I heard the news a few months ago, I was like “shut up and take my … Continue reading Vans x Harry Potter: Less Magical Than I Expected
The Most Hilariously Clever Cosplays at Phoenix Fan Fusion
Phoenix Fan Fusion is one of the only places on Earth where you can find a Deadpool-Prince Mashup and a Daddy Shark (do, do, do). This year's convention was filled with cosplays that made us crack up and amazed us with their cleverness. These are our favorites. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/IgnDaEY8Nc4 Related: How to Cosplay Frida from … Continue reading The Most Hilariously Clever Cosplays at Phoenix Fan Fusion
How to Disneybound Aladdin and Jasmine for Under $25 Each
Our challenge for this Aladdin and Jasmine Disneybound was to find the closest color-matching outfits, in one week and in our budget of $25 for each character.
A Cosplayer’s Guide to Phoenix Fan Fusion
It's that time of the year when we're all scrambling to figure out what we're cosplaying, what panels to go to, and where the hell did we leave our Krazy Glue at? We know how anxiety-driven and stressful it can be leading up to Phoenix's biggest geek fandom convention, so we made a cosplayer's guide … Continue reading A Cosplayer’s Guide to Phoenix Fan Fusion
Easy, DIY Vaporeon Pokemon Ears Tutorial | Detective Pikachu Movie Review
One of my many gripes about the Pokémon Detective Pikachu movie was that there weren't enough eeveelutions. I was waiting for my Vaporeon to show up but nada. So, over the weekend after watching the newest Nintendo live-action movie, I put together an outfit inspired by my favorite Pokemon -- Vaporeon. But first, here's the review. Short … Continue reading Easy, DIY Vaporeon Pokemon Ears Tutorial | Detective Pikachu Movie Review
How to Throw an Affordable, DIY Game of Thrones Party under $75
From dragon eggs to the Iron Throne, we show you how to throw an amazing Game of Thrones party without paying the "iron price".
How I Turned a Cleaning Glove into an Infinity Gauntlet | Avengers Endgame Spoiler-Free Review
If you've come here for an exact replica of an Infinity Gauntlet and/or a full, in-depth review of Marvel's "Avengers: Endgame", it's best to close out of this blog and then throw your phone/laptop out of the nearest irl window. Friends, we're keeping this tutorial/review short and "perfectly balanced". Too soon? *Snap OK, wow that was … Continue reading How I Turned a Cleaning Glove into an Infinity Gauntlet | Avengers Endgame Spoiler-Free Review
Things to do in Little Tokyo for under $50
A plane ticket to Tokyo is pretty expensive, and I don't have enough dinero or blog clout for that -- YET. The next best thing is visiting Little Tokyo in Los Angeles, it's the largest out of the three Japan-towns in America. It's the closest you'll get to the real thing, and if you live on the … Continue reading Things to do in Little Tokyo for under $50
How to make a Millennial Lotería card costume + game review
I once was called a unicorn-haired millennial b*tch on Twitter. Well, here I am living my truth. We got our hands on the extremely popular “Milleninal Lotería“, a board game created by Mike Alfaro. We were muy excited to finally play this game, because you better believe that it sold out during the holidays! Thanks … Continue reading How to make a Millennial Lotería card costume + game review
How to make geeky Valentine’s Day cards – Free template & tutorial
I don't know about you, but I can't stand giving out the same ol' mushy gushy Valentine's Day cards. So, this year I made cards that represent fandoms my friends love like Pokemon, Black Panther, Wonder Woman and Doctor Who. These cards were simple, easy and under $5 to make. Feel free to download any … Continue reading How to make geeky Valentine’s Day cards – Free template & tutorial
10 Tips to Surviving New Year’s Eve Ball Drop in Times Square
If you're as crazy as us and you want to see the New Year's Eve Ball Drop in Times Square, here are 10 tips that will help you survive the night.
How to cosplay Frida from Disney’s Coco Movie
We made a easy how to Frida Kahlo Coco cosplay. Follow these simple steps and you'll become sassy Frida from Coco.
How to throw an easy DIY Harry Potter party for $100
I threw a Harry Potter themed party for under $100! Here's how you can to!