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Kickstarter Alert: ChocolateConstruction

Make your own chocolate 3D dinosaur puzzle with this cool mold from ChocolateConstruction!

August 10, 2017

Valentine’s Day Alternative: International Book Giving Day

Don't like Valentine's Day? Let me introduce you to International Book Giving Day. It brings a love that lasts so…

February 14, 2017

GeekDad Review: Real Cooking Chocolate Pen Kit

My daughter is a chocolate fiend. Any given day, we can expect to find candy wrappers stashed in her room.…

February 11, 2017

The Bom: About More Than Chocolate

Valentine's Day is coming and we're talking to Carolina Martin, founder of The Bom, a chocolate business that does good.

February 10, 2017

Happy Valentine… er Wolf-entines Day?

Every year the same thing happens: the evergreens come down, the hearts go up. Time to party with the wolves!

February 9, 2017

DIY: Solar Oven S’mores

10-year-old Sinister's latest science project is to re-design a household item for solar power. Of course, he made it all…

September 9, 2016

Pizzalympics and Chocolate War: A Competitive Birthday Party

I've got a competitive kid who just turned ten. Maybe it's because he's the youngest of three, or because he's…

August 25, 2016

Recipe: Cherry Ripe Slice

Crappy days need comfort food, and you can't go wrong with EG Mum's version of the Cherry Ripe Slice.

July 15, 2016

My Top 10 Chocolate Products for Mother’s Day

Let's face it; most moms like chocolate. And, since chocolate is one of the traditional Mother's Day gifts, I have…

May 3, 2016

The Evil Genius Easter Bunny

For us, Easter is a four-day-long Festival of Chocolate. A long-weekend of sleep and chocolate.

March 25, 2016

Kitchen Witchin’: Magic Shell

You ready for Shiri to lay the science down about Magic Shell?

February 25, 2016

PAX Australia 2015 (Part 1): The Geek Social Hub

If the "geek shall inherit the Earth" then PAX is where they divvy up the loot. As an expo, it…

November 6, 2015

Chocolate Bark That Makes a Great Snack

It was shortly before Valentine's Day that I discovered a particularly tasty chocolate treat. Better yet, it is not even…

February 16, 2015

Cakes Cove Giveaway: Win a Chocolate Millennium Falcon, X-Wings, and Star Wars Cookies!

Star Wars Episode VII can't get here fast enough, so to pass the time, we've got some fantastic Star Wars…

May 29, 2014

Craft Your "Gingerbread" House From Chocolate With Lakeland Molds

Who wants the same old gingerbread house? Not GeekMom Sophie.

December 21, 2013

The Hardest Level of Candy Crush

The geek in me can't just play Candy Crush. Instead of merely wasting my evening, lining up pieces of brightly…

September 25, 2013

Product Review: Doctor Who Bakeware Range From Lakeland

One type of product certain to send my geeky heart a-flutter is bakeware. When Lakeland announced their exclusive range of…

September 7, 2013

Eat Like a Geek: Peppermint Toads

My daughter recently had a Harry Potter themed birthday party. The festivities of the day are for another article, but…

April 29, 2013

Chocolate Gamer Dice

Pardon the cliches flying here, but what does a lady geek want more than her dice recreated in chocolate? For…

December 14, 2011

My Ren Faire-Themed Wedding

There are many geeky themes you could have for your wedding. Ren Faire was the theme my husband and I…

June 7, 2011

Make it a Chocolate Dipped Valentine’s Day

If you're looking for a fun Valentine's Day activity to do with your kids, consider a little dip through chocolate.…

February 13, 2011

Banana Chocolate Chip Pancake Hearts

Sunday is the only morning of the week that our family doesn't have to get up early. If I am…

February 11, 2011

Sweets For Your Sweetie: Homemade Truffles

While living in California, one of my friends would hold an annual truffle party every year in early December. She…

February 10, 2011

‘Tis the Season: Advent Calendars

If you're like me and try to decorate the house for Christmas on the weekend after Thanksgiving, perhaps one of…

November 28, 2010

It’s Not All About the Chocolate–Celebrate Father’s Day with Milton Hershey’s Legacy

When I was growing up, I read a story about the town of Hershey, Pennsylvania in Dynamite magazine. What kid…

June 14, 2010

The Great Bacon Odyssey: Does It Really Make Everything Better?

Ah, bacon: the world's greatest guilty pleasure, at least where food is concerned. I do so very much love bacon,…

June 8, 2010

10 Steps to an Awesomely Geeky Kids Birthday Party

Birthday season is upon us here. Seven weekends in a row we have parties to attend, with our little girl's…

March 1, 2010

Leftover Valentine’s Chocolate? Use It to Measure the Speed of Light

If you're a long-time reader, you may remember the great leftover Easter Peeps microwave experiment. Well, today we're going to…

February 15, 2010

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