Geek of the Week: Jenna Esposito Cosplay

This week's featured geek has been known to show up around town dressed like Wonder Woman, drives a car decorated with her favorite superhero and makes neat nerdy things in her Etsy shop Lazy Girl Art Studio. 1) Let's start with the basics -  I'm Jenna Esposito and you can find me as JennaEspositoCosplay on … Continue reading Geek of the Week: Jenna Esposito Cosplay

Geek of the Week: The Honestly Geeky Alyssa

1) Let's start with the basics - name, what do you do, etc. My name is Alyssa LaComb, and I'm currently a stay-at-home mom and student, working towards my degree in Dental Hygiene at FSCJ. I have a blog, at HonestlyAlyssa.com, but I have been SO BAD at keeping it current. I'm trying to get … Continue reading Geek of the Week: The Honestly Geeky Alyssa

Geek of the Week: Effie from Project Mom Strong

This week's featured geek is my friend Effie Quintana, who posts daily workouts on her Instagram as Project Mom Strong,  or PMS as we so fondly call it. Effie inspires me to get to the gym and always represents the geek with her cool R2-D2 backpack, which she may or may not have swiped from … Continue reading Geek of the Week: Effie from Project Mom Strong

Geek of the Week: Bethany from New Age Dream Chick

Here are at GeekMamas, we're a little more skewed to the superhero/comics/sci-fi genres of geekdom, but all are welcome! So this week's featured geek Bethany is expanding our reach into the realm of LARPing and RPG fans. Let's start with the basics - name, what do you do, website link, etc. Bethany Boggs, I am … Continue reading Geek of the Week: Bethany from New Age Dream Chick

Geek of the Week: Emily from The 5 Parkers

The latest Geek of the Week is my friend Emily Parker- supermom to four, dog whisperer (she often watches our aussie Sierra), cosplayer and blogger at The5Parkers.com. 1) Let's start with the basics - name, what do you do, website link, etc. I'm Emily Parker. I work in the non-profit field and in my free … Continue reading Geek of the Week: Emily from The 5 Parkers

Geek of the Week: Erika from Dorky Mom Doodles

I've been wanting to get this Geek of Week feature going for some time now, and I figure what better time than when a fellow geeky mom just released a new book and is doing a giveaway? So I'm happy to introduce my first Geek of the Week, Erika Watts, blogger and author of Don't Lick … Continue reading Geek of the Week: Erika from Dorky Mom Doodles

Cosplay is Not a Dirty Word

Cosplayers can get pretty wound up when asked about the current state of the cosplay community. My generation in particular can get their wonder panties in quite a bunch over “cosplay” and what cosplay means and how it’s basically a dirty word ruining everything associated with costuming. Many of us have acquiesced and accepted the … Continue reading Cosplay is Not a Dirty Word

Week in Review – WasabiCon, Rooster Fin Games and STL Ocarinas

This week was mostly focused on getting ready for WasabiCon weekend! I had to finish my costume and help a friend make her's as well. On the home front we tried out a couple games from Rooster Fin Games and Keelan took up the ocarina as his new favorite instrument. Week in Review - Oct. … Continue reading Week in Review – WasabiCon, Rooster Fin Games and STL Ocarinas

What to Expect at a Comic Con

When I started going to comic con-type events, there were only a handful. Most people know the big one - San Diego Comic Con. And if you are in the Southeast, DragonCon is the big destination. Over the last 10 years more and more comic cons have popped up. So much that you can't go … Continue reading What to Expect at a Comic Con

Let the Games Begin, Starting with a BittBoy Mini Game System

When my husband saw our son playing with a BittBoy, his reaction was "Well I guess this is the start of the video games..." It was said with a bit of disdain, as if it were a bad turn in our son's development. My reaction was a little different. Imagine me saying the same thing, … Continue reading Let the Games Begin, Starting with a BittBoy Mini Game System