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2015 Holiday Gift Guide #10: Gift Card Liquidation

2015 Holiday Gift Guide #10: Gift Card Liquidation

We all know that Black Friday is the name of the most frenzied shopping day of the year, but is there a name for the day everyone returns their gifts to exchange for something they actually wanted? As a family we’ve scaled way back on how much we spend for Christmas so there are no gifts for us to return, but we did end up with some cash and gift cards to liquidate. Read on for our suggestions of things that you most likely did not receive for the holidays, but may make your 2016 a little geekier than 2015. Read More

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Winter Tour Review and Interview With Tour Manager Elliot Saltzman

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Winter Tour Review and Interview With Tour Manager Elliot Saltzman

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra is currently touring their brand new show, The Ghosts of Christmas Eve, featuring the best of the past and the latest of the present. I’ve seen a couple of Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s shows in the past and this year, I was thrilled to share my love of TSO’s amazing theatrics with my husband and son for the first time. Read More

My Top 11 Holiday Cookies*

My Top 11 Holiday Cookies*

One of my family’s holiday traditions is to make seasonal cookies. From my mom’s early days of parenting to my ex-boyfriend’s mother’s marathon creations to our own favorites and traditions, a holiday plethora of cookies (and the like) seem to show up in our house every year. What are our favorite must haves? Here they are, in no particular order. Read More

Holiday Gift Guide #6: Gadgets Part 2

Holiday Gift Guide #6: Gadgets Part 2

If I had a dollar for every gadget I’ve bought since Part 1 was published yesterday, I could buy four more gadgets! I’m almost done though. As we’ve grown GeekDad, so has the number of authors and the number of gadgets we collectively love. Here’s the next dozen gadgets we love, in no particular order. I’ll have a few stragglers to post tomorrow, so stay tuned.
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Holiday Gift Guide #6: Gadgets Part 1

Holiday Gift Guide #6: Gadgets Part 1

If I had a dollar for every gadget I’ve bought, I could buy more gadgets! As geeks, we have a special place in our hearts for elegant, useful, or just plain cool gadgets. In fact, we love our gadgets so much this year that we will have to split this guide into two parts. Read on for the first dozen gadgets that we have grown to love and treasure this year. Read More