Holidays

GeekMom: Post-Holiday Cleanup DIY: Upcycled Advent Calendar

The first two weeks of January a usually the time when our home is in post-Christmas and holiday season transition,…

January 12, 2021

GeekMom: 2021 One-Hit Wonder Goals

I have a hard time coming up with long-term goals to follow through with because it feels like they are…

December 30, 2020

GeekMom: Dear Parents, I Promise It’s Okay If You Didn’t Go All Out for the Holidays

Dear Fellow Parents, I know there are some people that are touched with the holiday spirit in such a way…

December 25, 2020

GeekMom: 10 Random and Geeky Facts About Fictional Angel Wings

Teacher says, “Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings.” — Zuzu Bailey It’s the holiday season, and…

December 21, 2020

GeekMom: On the Third Day of Christmas We Played Three New Games

As we begin the final countdown to Christmas Day, and the elf looks for ever more unusual places to hide,…

December 20, 2020

GeekMom: 5 Geeky Holiday One-Page Printable Crafts

In our home, DIY projects and crafts help us fight the winter blahs and get into the holiday spirit, and…

December 14, 2020

GeekMom: Make a Retro Style Christmas Tree With Upcycled Toy Rings

I have been thinking of crafts and ideas to do with plastic toy rings for at least five years. Somehow,…

December 6, 2020

GeekMom: Stocking Stuffer Gift Guide 2020

This holiday season, stuff their stockings with all the goodies and we have some great suggestions for you. From fog…

December 4, 2020

GeekMom: Subscription Gifts to Give This Year

Give the gift of a subscription this year that will last them all 2021 long. Here are my top five…

December 3, 2020

GeekMom: Planning a Virtual Animal Crossing Party for the Pandemic Holidays

2020 has, if nothing else, been “a ride.” In a year riddled with social, economic, and physical instability, people everywhere…

December 2, 2020

GeekMom: Give to Others While Getting Great Content With Patreon Subscriptions

This holiday, try something new by supporting an artist or creator on Patreon. We’ve put together our top favorites that…

December 2, 2020

GeekMom: My Four Rules for Choosing Christmas Photo Themes

Even before our first daughter was born, I sort of designated myself “Official Christmas Photo and Letter Director of the…

November 30, 2020

GeekMom: Funimation: One-Stop Shop For All Your Anime Needs

Funimation isn’t just an anime streaming service. They’re also your one-stop-shop for all your favorite anime products from popular shows…

November 26, 2020

GeekMom: Having a Blue Christmas With Blue’s Clues

We are a family where nostalgia is integral to many of the things we do. We read our children stories…

November 23, 2020

GeekMom: Soldiers in Petticoats: 100 Years of Voting Rights

My earliest encounter with the Suffragettes was probably the same as everyone else my age, Winifred Banks singing “Sister Suffragette”…

August 18, 2020

Make These “Colorful” Geeky Felt Friends in Simple Black and White

Putting together a simple geeky stocking stuffer during the holiday season, or homemade gift any time of the year, is…

December 24, 2017

How a Christmas Geek Handles Holiday Stress: A Bad Example to Emulate

Christmas prep isn't what makes the holidays stressful! Everything ELSE you still need to deal with (like sleeping) while all…

December 24, 2017

Exclusive ‘Pete the Cat: A Groovy New Year’ Clip and Giveaway

Want to throw a rockin' New Years Eve party? Pete the Cat is here to help.

December 23, 2017

Portable North Pole: Custom Videos From Santa (GeekMom Discount)

Portable North Pole allows you to create highly personalized videos in which Santa appears to talk directly to a child…

December 21, 2017

Dakster’s Gift Guide for the Bag Obsessed

Do you know someone obsessed with bags? How about someone who just needs a new one? This gift guide is…

December 14, 2017

Think Outside of the Box With Geeky Gift Baskets for “Grown-Ups”

Don't become a basket case looking for the perfect fandom gifts. Think outside of the box, this Christmas and holiday…

December 12, 2017

Think Outside of the Box With Geeky Gift Baskets for “Grown-Ups”

Reading Time: 7 minutesSpread Christmas cheer for every fandom with a geeky gift basket. All image collages by Lisa Kay…

December 12, 2017

5 Things to Get Your ‘Star Wars’ Fan from Spencer’s This Season

Top 5 Things To Get Your 'Star Wars' Fan from Spencer's This Season

December 11, 2017

On the Point of Singing ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’

If you're not singing "The Twelve Days of Christmas" as more of a game than a passive performance, you're doing…

December 11, 2017

On the Point of Singing ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’

Reading Time: 4 minutesImage adapted from: Xavier Romero-Frias (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia CommonsMy kids have a…

December 11, 2017

A Beginner’s Guide to Grocery Store Gifting

You don't have to go far to find gifts that won't lie around unused or taking up space: give something…

December 5, 2017

A Beginner’s Guide to Grocery Store Gifting

Reading Time: 7 minutesBaby watermelon under the tree. Oh, and it’s very likely that the one behind the blue one…

December 5, 2017

GeekMom Gift Guide: All Things Jane Austen

Jane Austen-themed gifts are always appropriate for fans of her works. Here are some obvious and not-so-obvious options for gift…

November 28, 2017

GeekMom Holiday Gift Guide 2017 #2: Games

Competetive or cooperative, cards or consoles, we hope you find some great gaming gift ideas from the GeekMoms' suggestions.

November 27, 2017

Cyber Monday Deals Round-up

Let us help you get to the best of the Cyber Monday sales! Check back through the day as we…

November 27, 2017

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