Holidays

GeekMom: 10 Random and Geeky Facts About Famous Holiday Parades

Every year more than 50 million people, 3.5 million in the New York area alone, watch in person or on…

November 26, 2021

GeekMom: Parades, and Turkeys, and Family, Oh My!

Thanksgiving is a big deal in our house. Being British, it isn’t something we celebrated in my youth and childhood,…

November 25, 2021

GeekMom: An At-Home Thanksgiving Road Trip With Looney Tunes

We are housebound for Thanksgiving again this year due to all manner of COVID-19-adjacent reasons, but thanks to Bugs Bunny…

November 25, 2021

GeekMom: Parades, and Turkeys, and Family, Oh My!

Thanksgiving is a big deal in our house. Being British, it isn’t something we celebrated in my youth and childhood,…

November 24, 2021

GeekMom: My November Calm Before the Christmas Storm

I have done a couple of Thanksgiving posts in the past, one about what I hate about the holiday and another…

November 8, 2021

GeekMom: Gather Your Family for a Traditional Wooden Puzzle This Holiday Season

Note: Before gathering any family, please make sure those who are able to be vaccinated are fully vaccinated, and use…

November 4, 2021

GeekMom: Green Toys vs. Greener Toys

We are a things family. We buy things, lots of things. We each collect something. We each have a favorite…

October 28, 2021

GeekMom: Make a Dapper Halloween Hatter with a Discount Store Skull

With some Halloween events returning this year, there are more opportunities to create a fun table centerpiece or mantle decoration…

October 21, 2021

GeekMom: DIY Little Light Boxes Inspired by the Art of Neon

Since French inventor Georges Claude first dazzled guests at the Paris Motor Show in 1910 with his neon lighting invention,…

October 12, 2021

GeekMom: Get Your Dopey On With Fun.com Exclusive Disney Costumes

New to Fun.com this year are exclusive licensed Disney costumes and they are well worth checking out. With Halloween around…

October 8, 2021

GeekMom: Make/Play/Watch/Read: And All That Jazz!

“Where words fail, music speaks” – Hans Christian Andersen One of the greatest storytellers of all time, Hans Christian Andersen…

April 30, 2021

GeekMom: A Themed Egg Hunt Mystery for All Ages

It is a fact of life that, as kids get older, they often grow out of certain traditions geared towards…

April 4, 2021

GeekMom: Geeky Easter Basket Ideas From FUN.com

Easter is right around the corner and, with the help of Fun.com, I was able to put together five of…

March 8, 2021

GeekMom: Make/Play/Watch/Read: Carnivale di Venezia

Are you ready for the most elaborate and extravagant party of the year? It’s Carnivale!! And this year, YOU are…

January 28, 2021

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

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