As the holidays are coming to a close there is one wonderful thing to feel good about. The Kessel Toy Run donation drive was a HUGE success!! Brandon Manriquez had an idea. To get gifts for the children who are spending the holidays in the hospital. MakingStarWars.net got the word out and everyone jumped in… Continue reading The Kessel Toy Run MISSION REPORT
So my journey with Kanan has been long. But as the characters face their trials so must I. And sometimes moving forward means learning to see things differently and starting over. So here we go. It all starts with references. So once again I pulled from everything available for Kanan’s new look. Luckily it wasn’t… Continue reading Rogue Rebels Costume Journey: Kanan Jarrus, Part 3
The Challenge: 68 Weeks. 71 Recipes. I plan on doing this for lunch today when my mom comes home from school; I have never cooked with Kielbasa or even heard of it. I was a bit confused when I read the directions when Kanan said to, “cut the kielbasa into 6 lengths, then butterfly the… Continue reading Mastering the Art of Kanan Cooking: Kielbasa, Sweet Onion and Pineapple Sandwiches
The Challenge: 71 Weeks. 72 Recipes. I am back! And with another delicious recipe! This time it wasn’t just my family that ate it… but The Vamps. The extremely nice couple who are insanely in love with french toast. I was scared to mess up and then have the Vamps eat it and hate… Continue reading Mastering the Art of Kanan Cooking: Mom’s Grand Marnier French Toast
So in Part 1 I talked about finding the references, hunting for materials, and starting the build. But there’s a lot more to finish so let’s continue this journey. More Building The Armor. The armor has been changed the most. I started with the first version made from foam. I went with a pretty dark… Continue reading Rogue Rebels Costume Journey: Kanan Jarrus, Part 2
I always get some questions about some of our costumes and our build process. I have a few build threads on the Rebel Legion boards and the Saber Guild forums to help out any potential Kanans. But I thought I’d post up here and let everyone know how something like this gets put together. The… Continue reading Rogue Rebels Costume Journey: Kanan Jarrus, Part 1
Nobody here but us servantless Star Wars cooks… The book: Back to the Kitchen by Freddie Prince Jr. The Challenge: 75 Weeks. 75 Recipes. The Contender: Lizzy Perales. Lazy teenager by day, a charity working Rogue Rebel by night. Week one, 74 weeks to go. Today I cooked Freddie Prinze Jr.’s “Mom’s ‘The Best’ Tomato… Continue reading The Freddie/Lizzy Project: Mastering the Art of Kanan Cooking
A NEW DAWN A New Dawn was the first novel to come from the new canon story group about a year ago. It stars Kanan and Hera and tells about their first adventure together. SPOILERS When I first read this book I was a bit disappointed not to learn a bit more about Hera. Because of… Continue reading Star Wars: A New Dawn Review!