Would I Recommend Being a Stay-at-Home-Mom? No. Maybe. Sort Of…

After more than a decade running my own business, I closed up shop and decided to launch myself into the stay-at-home-mom world. Family and friends supported my choice, but now that the mental fog of toddlerhood is clearing and my son is in preschool, I'm not 100% sure if it was the right decision. I have … Continue reading Would I Recommend Being a Stay-at-Home-Mom? No. Maybe. Sort Of…

A Visit to the Jack Daniel Distillery and Miss Mary Bobo’s, or Kids Don’t Care About Whiskey

I'm not a big fan of whiskey, but I am a fan of touring historical places and learning new things. So if I happen to visit a historical landmark where they also serve whiskey then I'm down with liking whiskey for the day. I was all ready to tour, learn and taste on a recent … Continue reading A Visit to the Jack Daniel Distillery and Miss Mary Bobo’s, or Kids Don’t Care About Whiskey

Week in Review: LEGOs, Roller Skating, Upcoming Events and codeSpark

This past week we built a LEGO car, managed to not break anything on Adult Skate Night, rsvp'd to two fun events and got a jump start on coding for kids with codeSpark. Week in Review - July 20 - 26 We did our first LEGO build We've gotten a lot of LEGO sets since … Continue reading Week in Review: LEGOs, Roller Skating, Upcoming Events and codeSpark

New Mom Gift Basket Giveaway from Gender Reveal Game!

This week's giveaway is sponsored by GenderRevealGame.com! Enter to win a cute little gift basket filled with new mom necessities - Boogie Wipes, pacifiers, a teething toy, a little pineapple print bib and a $25 VISA gift card. The Gender Reveal Game is a cool new way for moms to raise a little cash (for themselves … Continue reading New Mom Gift Basket Giveaway from Gender Reveal Game!

Deflecto’s School’s Out, Craft’s In Party

If you read my blog, you might have noticed I like to get organized. I make lists, I collect calendars and planners, and I love arranging things neatly in little storage containers. I find putting things in order soothing. So when Tryazon presented the opportunity to throw a little party to show off Deflecto's line … Continue reading Deflecto’s School’s Out, Craft’s In Party

Leaving the Crib: Making the Switch to a Big Kid Bed

Our son's bed is one of those 3-in-1 transforming cribs that goes from traditional crib, to toddler bed to regular full size bed. The night we heard a loud THUNK followed by a screaming wail was the last night our son slept in his baby crib. We ran into his room to find him on … Continue reading Leaving the Crib: Making the Switch to a Big Kid Bed

GeekMamas.com Finally Has a Real Newsletter

After three years of just using the built-in WordPress sign-up form, I finally sat down and created a MailChimp account and newsletter so I could send out neatly arranged summaries of everything that's going on over here at GeekMamas.com. Unlike the WordPress one, this won't just send every blog post, but will be a curated list … Continue reading GeekMamas.com Finally Has a Real Newsletter

National Dog Mom’s Day is Almost Here!

National Dog Mom's Day falls on May 11th this year. It's celebrated the second Saturday in May, usually the day before Mother's Day. I think it's great they made a special day for "Dog Moms," but I've always included moms of all fur babies in my Happy Mother's Day posts because I feel they deserve it. A … Continue reading National Dog Mom’s Day is Almost Here!

Can Thrive Algae Oil Replace Your Olive Oil?

I recently got the chance to try Thrive Culinary Algae Oil through Tryazon, and decided to make three things I would normally make with olive oil to see how it stood up to the test: a dipping sauce for bread, pasta salad and salad dressing. Then I invited several friends over for the big taste … Continue reading Can Thrive Algae Oil Replace Your Olive Oil?