Author Archives: chesirecat136

About chesirecat136

I started this blog because most money-saving blogs are written by mothers, especially stay-at-home. I do not fit this bill, but I want to save money, and share with others how I do it.

Buying Cosplay

I am not posting this to debate whether or not buying cosplay is acceptable or valid. I think it is, and if you disagree, this probably is not the post for you. This is only to give advice for those … Continue reading

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What I’m Working On

This morning I got some loom knitting done, something I have been doing a lot of lately. ┬áRight now, I am working on a loom knitting project that will go with a cosplay I am planning to do. I would … Continue reading

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Time > Money

Remember in first grade when you learned about the greater than, less than, and equals signs and how the alligator always wants to eat the bigger fish? Well, in this case, the alligator in that title up there wants to … Continue reading

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Crafts to introduce kids to Yarn

If you are a knitter or crocheter, you most likely want to pass these skills along to children you see often. These are great ways to get them interested. I started by doing the crafts while talking to them, and … Continue reading

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Crafty Ways to Earn

Love to sew, knit, or crochet, but don’t love the stress that comes with commissions? Are you concerned that running a shop would take too much time? Maybe deadlines just aren’t your strength. You can still make some side money … Continue reading

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Makeup Safety

Whether it’s for cosplay or everyday wear, the costs of makeup can add up, especially if you have concerns about natural products, animal testing, sensitive skin, or you just wear a lot. It is an excellent place to look for … Continue reading

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How to Make Money as a Cosplayer

Cosplaying gets expensive, going to conventions even more so. Actually making money as a cosplayer is incredibly difficult, but each of these things allow you to make a little something back on what you are spending. Cash back sites. My … Continue reading

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December Favorites

I’m going to jump on a bandwagon I’ve seen a few other bloggers participate in. Basically, I just tell you all my favorite items that I used last month. Rat Queens Volume one: Sass and Socery Burt’s Bees Lipstick EOS … Continue reading

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Goals for 2017

  Get in shape. I want to wear more cosplays and take lots of pictures, so I want to look good while doing it. Go to at least one convention, and one Renaissance fair, be in costume for both. While … Continue reading

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Free and Low-Cost Hobbies

Everyone needs an outlet of some kind. Maybe you like being creative, or active. No matter what you like, lot’s of hobbies do not need a fortune to start. Upcycling. Use whatever you have in your house to make something … Continue reading

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