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2018 GeekDad Holiday Gift Guide: Books

2018 GeekDad Holiday Gift Guide: Books

Books are the closest thing to real magic we have. They can teach you a new skill, entertain your mind, or even transport you to another world. No matter your taste, there is something for everyone. Read on for a list of books that we think worthy of a recommendation. Read More

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For Cold Brewed Coffee on the Go, Try Dripo

For Cold Brewed Coffee on the Go, Try Dripo

Cold brew is all the rage right now in the coffee geek world. It takes patience and planning–setting up your drip and letting it go for hours to get results, but the output has all the best flavor of your favorite beans while avoiding the acidity and bitterness that hot brewing can add. The problem is, making your own on the go hasn’t really been an option until now. Read More

GeekMom Geeks out About… Coffee (With Kim Lopez, Pittsburgh Bean and Leaf Guru Extraordinaire)

GeekMom Geeks out About… Coffee (With Kim Lopez, Pittsburgh Bean and Leaf Guru Extraordinaire)

Many people equate “geeking out” with things like comic books and gaming. We here at GeekMom, however, know folks can geek out about anything. Lately, for a reason I can’t actually pin down, I’ve been talking to a lot of small business owners who have turned their geeky passion into small, independent shops. Read More

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2016

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2016

Father’s Day is rapidly approaching, and we fun folks at GeekDad would like to give you some inspiration for your gifts for Dad this year. From our moms and dads, these gifts range from rugged to hilarious, and we are sure a perfect gift can be found right here. Read More

Be Your Own Barista

Be Your Own Barista

If you resolved to tighten up your finances in 2016, one of the easiest places to start is with your morning coffee or tea. Brewing your own hot or cold brew coffee, latte, cappuccino, or tea is not only more affordable than swinging by Starbucks, it also results in a better tasting cup and is much easier than you probably think. Read More

Nesting in the 21st Century

Nesting in the 21st Century

With each pregnancy, I have waited for that nesting instinct to kick in, waited, and waited. I thought it had never hit, but as I look back over the months of pregnancy, I see a different kind of nesting. I nest with gadgets and gizmos. I reach for time saving technology and devices to make life easier. Read More

Coffee and Games at Uptown Espresso

Coffee and Games at Uptown Espresso

Among the many Kickstarter projects that I’ll be writing about this month, here’s one that stands out because it’s not your standard tabletop game campaign. The fundraising campaign for Uptown Espresso & Gameporium is for a game and a coffee-shop-game-store. Break From Reality Games is teaming up with Uptown Espresso, an established chain of coffee shops in Seattle, to expand their West Seattle location into a gaming hub: a coffee shop, game store, and community gaming space all rolled into one. And they’ve created a fast-paced card game about serving coffee to kick it off. Read More