Holidays

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

Best Black Friday Deals for Cosplayers and Crafters

Working on your weekend shopping plan of attack? We can help you get started!

November 22, 2017

Holiday Gift Guide: 7 Homemade Teacher Gift Ideas

Now's a good time to get started on teacher gifts for the holiday. In the event that you're thinking of…

November 21, 2017

GeekMom Holiday Gift Guide 2017 #1: Tech

The GeekMoms share their suggestions for tech-related gifts this holiday season.

November 20, 2017

Welcome Winter With Some Chilling Christmas Ghost Stories

Get ready for the winter season with some favorite Christmas and holiday ghost tales sure bring a chill to those…

November 19, 2017

Of Family and Service

Typically, when an American Jew thinks of World War II, their entire story is one of loss. But this story…

November 11, 2017

It’s the Week After Halloween. Here Are the Best Halloween Clothing Sales.

While most of humanity is reasonably irked about having to listen to "Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer" when…

November 6, 2017

Cars Land Inspired Halloween Decorations From Discount Store Finds

Cars Land Haul-O-Ween has given Radiator Springs a fun fall makeover. Recreate some of fun with inexpensive discount store finds.

October 30, 2017

Spiffingly Easy DIY Tick and Arthur Costume Accessories

Everyone's favorite big blue parasitic arachnid, The Tick, joins GeekMom Lisa in making some easy costume and cosplay antennae and…

October 11, 2017

I’ve Lost My Halloween Spirit

Halloween has always been my favorite day of the year, yet this year, it seems, I'm struggling to get into…

October 10, 2017

Get Started 3D Printing Your Halloween Costume

Have a 3D printer but short on costume ideas? Let us help you get started!

October 3, 2017

September 30: International Translation Day AND International Blasphemy Day

September 30 is both International Translation Day AND International Blasphemy Day. Evil Genius Mum has a story about how she…

September 30, 2017

Rock Like a Pirate: A Swashbuckling Playlist

It's Talk Like A Pirate Day. Rock on, me hearties. Rock on!

September 19, 2017

7 Ways to Geek Out on Global Tiger Day

Saturday, July 29th is Global Tiger Day. We have seven ways to geek out with your tiger-loving geeklings and help…

July 28, 2017

Glow Sticks: Not Toxic Enough to Give You Super-Powers

Tl;dr Zaltu is fine, her eyes are fine, but the glowing green liquid from the broken glow stick did NOT…

July 4, 2017

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