The United States is often referred to as the “Great Melting Pot”. On the streets of just about any city you can easily cross paths with someone who’s Irish, Indian, Vietnamese, and African within a ten minute time frame. This can be a bit appealing to immigrants and expats because “blending in” isn’t a hard… Read More Half Romani: An American Gypsy
I began making this cloak many months ago with two goals in mind. The first was to test out how much I actually liked this pattern before using it on more expensive fabric; and the second was to create a heavy, winter ready Red Riding Hood cloak that would be easy to wash. You may… Read More Winter Red Riding Hood Cloak
On Monday a total solar eclipse passed over the United States for the first time in almost 100 years. Needless to say, we Americans were rather excited. I had actually planned for this particular day back in 2007 when I started out as a freelance photographer. My goal was to get a hotel just outside… Read More 2017 Total Solar Eclipse
Last week I took a trip to the Great Lakes Medieval Faire. Typically I dress up for such events, however my health has been taking a bit of a toll on me and I have been having trouble getting to my sewing. I did put on my corset, riding boots, and my newest red cloak… Read More The Great Lakes Medieval Faire
I am sure many other bloggers have done this sort of post, but when it comes to social media I have a particular love for Instagram. Maybe it’s because I’m a photographer, or maybe it’s because Instagram makes it easy for people who have never heard of me to see my work with just a… Read More My Top 10 Instagram Pages
Hello my dear readers! I apologize that my posts have become less frequent, however it seems I now have a new item to add to my schedule. It seems I have taken on a new job and I have been undergoing training for the past week into this week, which has thrown me completely off… Read More Oh No! Things Got Busy!
So let’s talk a little bit about the blog, it’s name, and my own alias. Why did I choose Freya Kikyo? What is a wayward vixen? And why do I choose a lifestyle blog instead of a more niche subject? Let’s start with the blog name. . . The word “wayward” has a couple different… Read More Nicknames and Aliases: Why “The Wayward Vixen”?