The TV Shows that Shaped My Early Childhood

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

Keane Interest: Hive Society White Party, GAAM, Chuck E. Cheese and Geek Mama T-Shirts

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

I Got the Playstation Thumb. Don’t Worry, It’s Not Terminal.

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.

Rocking those Leeloo Dallas Orange Suspenders 20 Years Later

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

3Doodler Boldly Goes Where No 3D Printer Has Gone Before

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

Taking Kids to Comic Cons – 10 Tips from a Cosplay Mom

I've been dressing up and attending Comic Con-type conventions for about 15 years, but taking a child with me was an entirely new experience. My usual plan was just show up, take a lot of pictures and basically party all day and night. Suddenly I had to plan around nap times, changing diapers and having no … Continue reading Taking Kids to Comic Cons – 10 Tips from a Cosplay Mom

UglyDolls: An Imperfect Adventure Game Review and Giveaway

Looking for a good video game for younger kids? Just in time to coincide with the UglyDolls movie release comes the new game UglyDolls: An Imperfect Adventure! The game is available for PC, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch and is rated E for Everyone. Scroll to the bottom for a chance to win a free … Continue reading UglyDolls: An Imperfect Adventure Game Review and Giveaway

Happy Mother’s Day to My Mom

I'm visiting my mom for Mother's Day weekend so this one is going to be short and sweet! One of these days I'll plan ahead of time. 🙂 Nothing makes you appreciate your mom in new ways like becoming a parent. You reach a new level of understanding for every crazy developmental stage you go … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day to My Mom

Geek of the Week: Roni from RL Pyro Art

It's time to get back into posting the Geek of the Week! The column took a little hiatus and now we're jumping back into things with Roni Luebkert, a talented artist that's doing some amazing things with woodburning. I am in love with her Beetlejuice inspired bathroom sign! Scroll to the bottom to see it! … Continue reading Geek of the Week: Roni from RL Pyro Art

A Game of Tea: Game of Thrones Inspired Tea Sampler from Adagio

Who's ready for the final season of Game of Thrones? I'm looking forward to watching the premier tonight! So to celebrate, I thought it was time to break out the Adagio Game of Thrones tea sampler set. Adagio has over 123,000 Signature Tea Blends created by their customers and many are inspired by fandoms. They … Continue reading A Game of Tea: Game of Thrones Inspired Tea Sampler from Adagio