Friday, April 9, 2010

Need a Pick-Me-Up?

I'm a huge, huge, HUGE World of Warcraft fan.  I'm more of a weekend-warrior when it comes to video games, since my full-time job, hobbies and other responsibilities tend to keep me busy during the week, but I do love some all-day, weekend sessions with my Nightelf Druid.

These energy drinks are AWESOME-looking!  Fashioned from the game's mana (magic) and health drinks, these high-caffinated babies are just the thing to keep you awake during late night dungeon-runs. Each tiny shot is the equivalent of two Red Bulls or four weak cups of coffee.  While that's too much caffeine for me, I'm sure there is someone out there who needs the pick-me-up after playing for 24 hours straight. Talk about EPIC drinks!

You can find Mana and Health potions at

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Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Visual Catnip: Pie Soaps

I'm always amazed to see soap makers take their creativity to new heights. These beautiful, and realistic-looking, dessert soaps are 100% guilt-free.  Indulgence without the calories, now that's what I'm talking about!
Below are Apple and Banana Creme pie:

All images from

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Crystals, Gems and Stones (Oh my!)

And yes, they are soaps!

I've actually tried figuring out this process with a large hunk of melt n' pour soap and failed miserably.  While I don't have pictures of my wanna-be, ruin soap gem (It looked like a wadded up of coal with iridescent mica), I do have some lovely exhibitions of what true soap gems should look like!

Images from amethystsoap's Etsy Store

The question that comes to my mind is "how is it done"?  The amethyst facets and the polished turquoise stones look amazingly realistic.  Though the technique may  forever remain a secret, you can purchase your own amethyst or turquoise soap here.