Household Gadgets

GeekMom: My Nametags: Affordable and Customizable Nametags Designed By You

With schools now breaking up for summer vacation, we parents are starting to think (fantasize) about back-to-school, and with back-to-school…

July 14, 2021

GeekMom: Mug-nificent Crafts, Presents, and Family Fun With the Cricut Mug Press

Now that the new Cricut Maker has alleviated some of my fears about cutting with something other than simple card…

June 17, 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: Classic Style and Classic Sound Making New Memories

One of my earliest memories of music is looking through my dad’s collection of vinyl records and coming across Cat…

May 6, 2021

The Most Last Minute Gift Idea Ever: The ConnectSense Smart Outlet

The ConnectSense Smart Outlet is easy to setup -- hub-free! -- and control with Siri and Apple HomeKit.

December 21, 2017

Vizio Crave Go Speaker – Small But Mighty

Vizio Crave Go is a powerful speaker on the go.

October 10, 2017

Sweet Dreams With Dreampad

Sweet dreams with a sweet pillow.

July 9, 2017

The Cricut Explore Air 2 Is Great for Geeky Crafting and Projects Around the House

The latest Cricut cutting machine has updated software that lets you take your geekiness to whole new levels for crafting…

July 8, 2017

Momentum Wi-Fi Camera: User-Friendly Home Security

Momentum Wi-Fi camera is user-friendly home security.

July 7, 2017

8 Ways to Get the Most out of Your LampChamp

So you need to charge more devices and, rather than calling an electrician to install a new outlet, you want…

January 8, 2017

Stocking Stuffer: SELFSKIE — Attach Your Smartphone to Any Stick

GeekMom Melody shares her stocking stuffer find, the SELFSKIE. Why bring a selfie-stick when you're already holding a stick?

December 16, 2016

Carry Your Laptops In Style, and In Charge, With STM Bags

STM Bags is offering some slim, sleek solutions for transporting your favorite devices.

December 7, 2016

My Cubii, My Buddy

Cubii: Earn Weight Watchers fitness points at your desk through low impact, low intensity pedaling.

September 19, 2016

Hit Reset: Colorit Adult Coloring Books Review

Melody hits pause and resets after a busy back-to-school season with a Colorit Adult coloring book and a good friend.

September 16, 2016

Cheeseburger Backpack! Yes, It’s Really a Thing!

Cartoon Network's replica Cheeseburger Backpack ships this month! Steven Universe fans won't want to miss this accessory to go back…

September 6, 2016

Finally! BloomSky’s SKY2 & STORM Integrates Hyperlocal Weather With Video

Patricia shares her thoughts about the affordable, elegant BloomSky SKY1 weather station and camera combo and chats with the company…

August 29, 2016

The Circle With Disney Review

Melody reviews The Circle with Disney and takes her first steps into the world of online parental controls.

August 21, 2016

STM Haven Backpack – Big Things in a Small Package

Find out just how such a small package can deliver such a great backpack carrying experience.

August 1, 2016

Dog & Bone: LockSmart Bluetooth Padlock Video Review

tl;dr: Every step was simple. Both the app and the padlock were easy to use.

July 12, 2016

Oregon Scientific’s Weather+ Sensor: Perfect for Homebrewers

The Oregon Scientific Weather+ sensor system couples with a Bluetooth-enabled smart device to provide temperature, humidity, and pressure data.

July 3, 2016

CutSew Patternmaking: Easy to Understand Sewing Patterns

Traditional sewing patterns sound like Shakespeare to you? CutSew patterns sound more like Taylor Swift.

June 24, 2016

Zmodo Pivot: Multifunctional Home Monitoring

With camera, speaker, and microphone capabilities, the Zmodo Pivot acts as a great multifunctional home monitoring, entertainment, and communication product.

June 12, 2016

How Not to Install a MyQ Garage Door Opener

Last month, GeekDad posted an Amazon daily discount for the Chamberlain MyQ-Garage, and as my husband and I have been…

April 25, 2016

5 Ways Wallet Smartphone Cases Have Changed My Life

Patricia writes an ode to her favorite gadget: her new Klix Klutch wallet smartphone case for her iPhone 6!

April 18, 2016

Are You Brutal With Your MacBook Pro?

Patricia is pretty brutal with her MacBook Pro. She tried out the Urban Armor Case for the MacBook Pro for…

March 7, 2016

RawSpiceBar Saved My Christmas Dinner

Okay, it didn't actually save it, but is certainly made it tastier.

December 30, 2015

GeekMom Holiday Gift Guide #7: Clothing and Household Goods

Geeks love to dress the part, regularly donning their 'Doctor Who' T-shirts or multi-pocketed Scottevests. They also love their household…

December 15, 2015

Anova Precision Cooker – Worth the Investment

Tech that makes cooking for your family better and easier? Yes, please!

December 10, 2015

Choosing a Mattress: Being Specific Matters

Saatva, a online mattress retailer, offers quality products for a reasonable price but the big draw for me was their…

December 8, 2015

CharmCam: a Baby Monitor That Does So Much More

Modern baby monitors have come a long way since the sound-only models that used to pick up the neighbors' wireless…

November 20, 2015

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