Posts in category "Holidays"
My 2014 Valentine’s Day has been a bit of a bust. I have a crippling migraine, and the gift I was going to buy myself sold out. Bah! At least I have a fantastic dinner from the geek guy later on. If you’re really itching for some date ideas, you can find mine from the... Read more »
Happy New Year, geeks! Welcome to 2014. We’ve only been here for 3 days, and I already need some feedback. You see, I’m starting to worry that my New Year’s Resolution sucks. I only made just one, as opposed to last year (FAIL), and well… I’m afraid it might make me a hypocrite. In 2014, I’m resolving... Read more »
Just got back from judging the Costume Contest at Nerd-o-Ween 2013. Fun!! This annual party, sponsored by the Chicago Nerd Social Club, always has the best costumes. :) While searching for my own costume ideas, I came across Take Back Halloween. I agree with this uplifting organization; women’s Halloween costumes can serve purposes other than... Read more »
My favorite holiday is just around the corner- Halloween, Halloween, Halloween!! Last year, I brought you Dos and Don’ts for Geeky Halloween Costumes. This year, I’m zooming out to address overall party themes. I know, I know, “Halloween” is sort of a theme by itself. However, I believe in setting yourself apart. Ask yourself: How... Read more »
I take geek romance very seriously. It’s one of my favorite blogging topics, from themed gift ideas to advice for singles. Today, I’m addressing the most common question I get: “What’s the best place in Chicago for a geeky date?” …OK, busted. I totally did this last year. However, I have even MORE to share in 2013!... Read more »
With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, it’s time to find the perfect gift for your very special somepony. …Yep, I said “somepony.” If your bf or gf is a fan of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, you have a huge pool of gifts to choose from. Figurines and playsets are the most prevalent, but the... Read more »
Last night, someone on Twitter asked if I was single… from his company’s account. I found it unprofessional, but I also felt for him. The month before Valentine’s Day can be lonely. Thankfully, Chicago is filled with places to meet that very special geek guy or girl. Partially in response to this odd exchange, I’ve... Read more »
New Year’s Day is a time for goal-setting… especially when you didn’t receive a TARDIS or DeLorean time machine for Christmas. I have several resolutions for 2013, from little to lofty. Here’s my list: 1. I resolve to blog at least twice a week. I’d prefer 3 or 4 times, but let’s be realistic, shall we?... Read more »
Whenever the daunting task of holiday shopping gets me down, I try to think outside the box. I’ve purchased a helicopter ride for my dad, a cooking class for my sister, skydiving for a friend. …It hardly ever works. Only one of these has actually used their gift. Perhaps it’s time to think a little... Read more »
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