The Ryde Hotel

The Ryde Hotel The Ryde Hotel is a family favorite.  We spent many summers when we were single, wandering the delta bars and beaches.  Later gathering our growing family for long holidays in Snug Harbor.  Every nook and cranny of the Delta had been explored.  My rock-star hair husband spent time at the Ryde on a photo shoot …

The Portal

The Portal What is The Portal?  Think of an SB7 Spirit Box with a really good filter on it.  Some believe we can speak to the dead with the Portal.  We built The Portal with the help of a YouTuber named Steve Huff, from Huff Paranormal.  He was kind enough to tell the entire world …

Sacramento Comicon

Sacramento Comicon AJ's Mad Hattery & Rue de la Mort Jewelry Skilled Milliner AJ Pickard and her jewelry-designer daughter Casey Saumure premier their joined Cosplay accessories at Sacramento Comicon.  AJ Pickard began creating high-quality top hats for her church's Mad Hatter Tea Parties.  Inspired on a trip through New Orleans to create Voodoo, Cosplay, Steampunk, …

A Cemetery Wedding

A Cemetery Wedding I married the love of my life in a cemetery.  People asked "Why would you get married in a graveyard?"  Thank Ghost Adventures for that.  But first, some background.  We kept putting off getting married.  As small business owners, we were ever-afraid of running out of cash.  One business, one child, several …