GeekMom: Make a Little Chibi-Style Lula Tooka Doll Accessory

The beautifully done anime shorts that are Star Wars: Visions are now streaming on Disney+, and costumes from another Star…

September 27, 2021

GeekMom: Be the Artist: the Mind’s Eye of Automatism and Allover Painting

This summer’s Be the Artist 2021 will help readers discover visual art-related words. The Words: Automatism and Allover Painting Two types of…

September 14, 2021

GeekMom: Make/Play/Watch/Read: My Fine Feathered Friends

Unfortunately, the Make/Play/Watch/Read series has been a little sporadic of late. The Evil Genius Family, like millions of others, is…

September 11, 2021

GeekMom: Making Teacher Gifts Easy With My Cricut Mug Press

Last year I had one child in middle school, one child in virtual school, and one pre-schooler running around yelling…

September 5, 2021

GeekMom: Be the Artist: The Waxy World of Encaustic Painting

This summer’s Be the Artist 2021 will help readers discover visual art-related words. The Word: Encaustic The word encaustic is modified…

August 30, 2021

GeekMom: Adorn Your Home With Cross-Stitched Disney Villains

If you love cross-stitch and lean toward the dark side of Disney’s storylines, this pattern book and kit might be…

August 27, 2021

GeekMom: Be the Artist: The Colorful Chemistry of Art Emulsions

This summer’s Be the Artist 2021 will help readers discover visual art-related words.  The Word: Emulsion Those who love science and culinary…

August 16, 2021

GeekMom: TOFT: Here Come the Bees

When I was a child, I was afraid of bees. I had gone on vacation with my grandparents to Trecco…

August 14, 2021

GeekMom: Give Your Family Photos the ‘Take On Me’ Animation Treatment

MTV (originally Music Television) first burst onto cable televisions on August 1, 1981, and it is still affecting pop culture…

August 9, 2021

GeekMom: Be the Artist: The Universal Language of Iconography

This summer’s Be the Artist 2021 will help readers discover visual art-related words. The Word: Iconography Iconography is everywhere, and we…

August 3, 2021

GeekMom: Be the Artist: The Vibrant World of the Fauvists

This summer’s Be the Artist 2021 will help readers discover visual art-related words. The Word: Fauvism Fauvism is a modern art…

July 20, 2021

GeekMom: Be the Artist: The Beauty and Color of Batik Design

This summer’s Be the Artist 2021 will help readers discover visual art-related words. The Word: Batik Batik is one of those…

July 5, 2021

GeekMom: My First Craft-A-Long With Toft

Once upon a time I was sane, and then I encountered Kerry Lord, Edward’s menagerie, and joined a whole new…

July 1, 2021

GeekMom: Be the Artist: Making Nostalgic Memories with Ephemera

This summer’s Be the Artist 2021 will help readers discover visual art-related words. The Word: Ephemera The definition of ephemera,…

June 22, 2021

GeekMom: Be the Artist: The “Big Picture” of Diptychs and Triptychs

This summer’s Be the Artist 2021 will help readers discover visual art-related words. The Words: Diptych and Triptych Most people…

June 7, 2021

GeekMom: Leaf’d Box Subscription Boxes and Education Kits: Follow-Up, Almost Three Months In

Back in March, I wrote up the Leaf’d gardening subscription service. It’s a fantastic company that provides quality seeds and…

June 4, 2021

GeekMom: Making All Things New With Cricut Maker

My trusty old Cricut has been well loved. It has made party decorations, lettering for Scouting events, it has scrapbooked…

June 3, 2021

GeekMom: Be the Artist 2021 Is Coming to Enhance Your Artistic Word Power

The month of June begins next week and with it the summer season and time to “Be the Artist” once…

May 30, 2021

GeekMom: 2 Five-Minute Hair Accent Ideas Inspired by Warrior Women

Since I have had long dark hair most of my life, I have always been drawn to characters with similar…

May 25, 2021

GeekMom: Make/Play/Watch/Read: The Humble Paper Airplane!

When was the last time you threw a paper airplane? Those nice smooth creases, using your thumbnail to make it…

May 23, 2021

GeekMom: Make an Easy Pool Noodle Monster Portal Craft

For Halloween lovers, May has been a fun time to create a sort of unofficial reason to celebrate the “Halfway…

May 17, 2021

GeekMom: Toft Minis: Everything is Cuter in Small Packages

Everything is cuter if you make it smaller. People are cuter as babies. Cats are cuter as kittens. Those miniature…

May 12, 2021

GeekMom: Get Your Baking on with ‘Star Wars: Galactic Baking’ by Insight Editions

Star Wars: Galactic Baking by Insight Editions is worthy of any force-wielding household. The book includes over thirty mouthwatering recipes…

May 5, 2021

GeekMom: Make an Easy Kid-Friendly Collage Inspired by Pixar’s ‘Soul’

The morning after the Oscars are held, I check the entertainment news to see who won only one category, “Best…

May 3, 2021

GeekMom: Preview of LEGO Products for the First Half of 2021

The first half of 2021 promises to be filled with a lot of fun, interesting, and engaging new LEGO sets…

April 6, 2021

GeekMom: Leaf’d Box Subscription Boxes and Education Kits: Perfect Garden Starters for Families

Unlike many of you, my family didn’t take advantage of the opportunity to grow a garden during the past year…

March 30, 2021

GeekMom: Three Easy Small Painting Ideas that Result in Big Fun

Last week, I shared some easy doodling and simple drawing tips for Spring Break that can result in some fun…

March 25, 2021

GeekMom: Easy Doodling and Drawing Special Effect for All Ages

It is Spring Break or intercession time for may school-aged kids. This means plenty of opportunities to learn something new…

March 17, 2021

GeekMom: 5 Unique Artists and Crafters to Follow on Instagram

Last year about this time, as the world seemed to be shutting down around us, I took the plunge and…

March 7, 2021

GeekMom: Easy Paper Jewelry Inspired by ‘Demon Slayer’

The first year of college has been an adjustment for my oldest, and we’ve been relieving the stress of challenging…

February 24, 2021

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