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Midsummer Medieval Feast at Castello di Amorosa – 2018

We had so much fun last year at our first Midsummer Medieval Feast at Castello di Amorosa that we decided to make it an annual tradition, so this year we invited more friends, got camping reservations 5 months ahead as … Continue reading

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our first Edwardian Ball

Last year we heard about the San Francisco Edwardian Ball too late to get tickets, so we had it on our calendar this year. Not only was it fun to dress up in whimsical Victorian-inspired outfits again, but it was … Continue reading

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The Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2017

Glen & I enjoyed our first visit to the Great Dickens Christmas Fair so much last year that we decided to make it an annual tradition! I had made his red vest for his Halloween vampire costume with the plan … Continue reading

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Halloween season has begun!

I am sooooo behind on updates but at least for happy reasons! I have been able to post a few photos every so often to Facebook throughout the year while we’ve been working on Halloween, so I will link those … Continue reading

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Midsummer Scream for Halloween 2017

My Eerie Elegance Halloween Scream Team decided to take a road trip to a new Halloween festival in Long Beach! This was only the second year for Midsummer Scream, but we had seen good reviews of last year and we … Continue reading

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Steampunk Makeup & Accessories for Clockwork Alchemy 2017

I had heard about the Clockwork Alchemy steampunk convention for a few years, but I always had a conflict. This year my schedule finally aligned to attend over Memorial Day weekend, and Glen was even more excited than I was! … Continue reading

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Halloween 2016 – The Party!

Whew…another great Halloween party this year! The rain that had been threatening all week drizzled a little in the morning and the afternoon gusts of wind made it difficult for tablecloths, but the weather stayed clear for the party as … Continue reading

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the Halloween fun begins!

Well, really there has been Halloween fun all year, with our Spanish castle road trip in June, and a couple new party projects already finished, but for me, the Halloween season officially kicks off with Annual Halloween Shopping Weekend with … Continue reading

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The S’mores Awaken

It was the most anticipated movie of 2015, and even though everyone most likely saw it already, 18 of us enjoyed watching Rey, Finn, BB-8, Han & Leia in The Force Awakens as our last summer backyard movie! The S’mores … Continue reading

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Rey from The Force Awakens

Since my heart has always belonged to Star Trek, I have never dressed up as anything Star Wars ever before, but since the votes landed with The Force Awakens for our Cinema Brittahytta summer season finale, I figured I could … Continue reading

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