It's the time of year when most conversations will veer toward Halloween costumes at some point and the popular inquiry of what you and your child will be for Halloween. Since I have been known to dress up elaborately from time-to-time, I get asked this question a lot, usually with the expectation that I will … Continue reading What Are You Going to be for Halloween?
This week's giveaway is courtesy of TeeRexTee.com - a t-shirt shop featuring soft and stylish tees inspired by your favorite games, anime, TV shows and movies. I got a couple to try out myself and can vouch for their softness and good fit. They even have special Halloween designs! Scroll down for details on entering … Continue reading TeeRexTee Nerdy T-Shirt Giveaway Time
I'm doing a panel this year at WasabiCon, based on one of my most popular blog posts, What to Expect at a Comic Con. It will be Saturday, 10/19, at 12PM in Programming A. Hope to see lots of people there, but if you can't make it and are wondering what the heck WasabiCon even … Continue reading What to Expect at WasabiCon: A Celebration of Pop Culture
Shortly after my son was born, Pokémon GO became a thing. So of course I downloaded it, chose my team and gave it a try. I tossed my poke balls and played for about 10 minutes before my newborn son started crying and needed a feeding or diaper change or something that was a million … Continue reading Pokémon GO: A Little Late but Now I Gotta Catch ‘Em All
This week's giveaway is a GeekMamas.com logo shirt from Tee Public! I'm giving away one of the Harley Quinn and baby Joker style shirts in vintage black. The only thing required is to enter your t-shirt size! These are fitted so they suggest going up a size from your usual style. The Harley Quinn logo … Continue reading Geek Mamas Harley Quinn T-Shirt Giveaway
My son is four-years-old and the TV shows I remember best from my early childhood, the ones that made the biggest impact, are the ones I starting watching around his age. Later, around six or seven is when I got more into cartoons, particularly the Saturday morning variety, but my early years were immersed in … Continue reading The TV Shows that Shaped My Early Childhood
Welcome to the latest edition of the Week in Review, now called "Keane Interest" because I wanted something a little more catchy. This edition covers the latest GAAM event, the Hive Society White Party, a new love for Chuck E. Cheese and the Geek Mamas t-shirt shop on Tee Public. Space GAAM gets a New … Continue reading Keane Interest: Hive Society White Party, GAAM, Chuck E. Cheese and Geek Mama T-Shirts
A weird thing happens when you get older. You go and do perfectly normal things, things you do all the time like getting out of bed or bending over to pick something up, and all of a sudden you are injured. A muscle gets pulled, a tendon gets tweaked, and then you spend a week in … Continue reading I Got the Playstation Thumb. Don’t Worry, It’s Not Terminal.
A lot of my "over-40" cosplay choices are not quite the same as the characters I chose in my 20's. Add in the post-baby bod issues and an emphasis on family-friendly choices that cover most of my bits and that cancels out most the costumes from my 30's as well. But some costumes I just … Continue reading Rocking those Leeloo Dallas Orange Suspenders 20 Years Later
Products like the 3Doodler 3D Printing Pen makes me a little jealous of the amazing things kids these days get to play with. It's a pen that literally makes your drawings real! This is stuff I could only imagine when I was little, so I was pretty excited to try out a couple of 3Doodler complimentary demo … Continue reading 3Doodler Boldly Goes Where No 3D Printer Has Gone Before