Happy New Year 2022 from TKR!

It is January 1st 2022 here in New Zealand – Happy New Year! My family has an annual tradition of staying up to midnight on New Years Eve, celebrating the year that’s been with an evening of festive food and favourite movies. After a nice long sleep in this morning,… View Post

Remembering Carrie Fisher – Five Years On

I can’t believe it’s been five years since Carrie Fisher left this galaxy. I still remember the exact moment I found out she had died on 27th December 2016. There were no words, and to this day I still cry when I think about the fact that she is no… View Post

Happy Holidays from TKR for 2021!

Happy Holidays! It is Christmas Day here in New Zealand, so I am spending the day at home with family – it has been a wonderful summer day, perfect for taking a bit of time to relax and celebrate. I hope you all have a wonderful time this holiday season.… View Post

The Kessel Runway – Vlogmas 2021

Happy Holidays! As I have been enjoying filming unboxings and mail call videos recently, I thought I’d try something new this holiday season – vlogmas! I know vlogmas is traditionally vlogging every day from December 1st to 24th, as a lead-up to Christmas – but my December has been a… View Post

Hello there! Great To See You Again!

Hello there! Great to see you again. So, where was I? This blog started as a passion project, and for a while there, I lost my passion. Burnout, though I didn’t want to admit it. The past two years haven’t been fun for anyone, so I’m totally on board with… View Post

Time For Tonnika

It’s #TimeForTonnika. The mysterious Tonnika Sisters appear in the Tatooine Cantina scene in A New Hope, but have never been included in the line of Star Wars action figures. Over the years, the reasons behind this have been debated by fans, and grown into something of a legend – now… View Post

Vans Founder Paul Van Doren Has Passed Away

I was very saddened to hear that Vans founder Paul Van Doren had passed away. It is always sad to hear when a designer has died, but it has additional meaning when you own and love something from that brand. For me, my first pair of Vans shoes were from… View Post

Happy Mother’s Day 2021

Happy Mother’s Day! I hope all you space moms had a wonderful day. I was fortunate to be able to spend the day with my mom and daughter, something I know isn’t possible for many people around the world right now. My mom has always been incredibly supportive, and now… View Post

May The 4th Be With You! Star Wars Day 2021

Happy Star Wars Day! Being a Star Wars family, we go all-in on Star Wars Day. We had Star Wars cereal for breakfast while watching the new Star Wars Biomes video on Disney+, our daughter rocked a head-to-toe Star Wars outfit to university today, while my husband and I have… View Post

It’s Finally Done! Updated Studio Tour Vlog

Happy Star Wars Day! It’s May the 4th here in New Zealand, so of course our family is celebrating with everything Star Wars. In preparation for this fan favourite day – I finally finished reorganising my studio room! If you have watched my earlier vlog, it was pretty obvious the… View Post