I’ve made other gift guides for various fandoms, including my ultimate gift guide for geeks, but with my latest love of K-Pop being a thing I decided to make one specifically for the K-Pop fans.Continue reading
K-Pop is a vast genre and industry of music that may be intimidating to some. But here is a simple guide on how to get started in K-Pop.Continue reading
With COVID-19 still making it’s presence known and keeping events small or cancelled, the fate of Halloween feels to be at stake. But don’t fear, you can still find ways to celebrate with others from the safety of home. Here are some suggestions for things you can do.Continue reading
Broadway recently announced that they will be closed throughout the rest of the year because of COVID19. Like me, many Broadway fans are bummed that this season has come to such a premature end. But there are still ways to enjoy the musical magic of theatre from home.Continue reading
With Disneyland’s reopening being delayed further, some Disney fans are feeling the blues of not being able to visit the Happiest Place on Earth. But there are ways you can bring Disneyland home and I’ll be sharing a few.Continue reading
The Bangtan Universe, also knows as the BTS Universe, is a story line inspired by the members of the band BTS. Through their music videos, short films, books, and a comic, the story of seven friends learning to overcome their traumas and tragedies has been perfectly tucked away for the most devote fans to explore. I happened on the BU on accident and would have loved a guide on how to explore this story, so I am making one for all future BU beginners.Continue reading
I, like many others, have been playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons. It is my first time ever playing an Animal Crossing game and I have seen many other newbies join the fun. So I decided to share some quick tips I have learned from my own bumbling about in case you are brand new too.
Much like everyone else right now, I can’t escape all of the talk and news of the coronavirus. Because of this, my brain hasn’t been able to get post ideas made. So for today’s post, I’m going to share a list of things you can do if you are stuck inside for any reason.
There are so many different fandoms out there and sometimes you don’t even know where to start. One of those fandoms for me is anime which I have just started to dive deeper into. So I reached out to fellow geeky bloggers to share their advice on getting into the wonderful world of Japanese animation.
Back in my undergrad days when I would mentor first-year students, we’d cover the different learning styles to better their understanding of how they can learn the best in college. One thing in the geek world that always involves learning is board games. So I am sharing ways to teach people board games based on their learning style.
I’ve been working to get healthier physically this year and I, of course, had to make it geeky and fun for me. So I am sharing some ways that you too can geekify your workouts.
If you didn’t notice, I have been reading quite a lot lately. I decided that I wanted to read more this year and so far so good! So I am sharing what I have been doing to read so much more than the past.
Many bloggers, myself included, have put out a gift guide or a few for different fandoms and geek types. But what about a gift guide for the content creators of all things geeky? Look no further as I am going to recommend some gift ideas for the geeky content creator in your life.
Want to throw a party for the holidays but make it more geeky? I am sharing tips on how you can do just that.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, so why not make it geeky? I’m sharing some tips for turning classic holiday traditions geekier!
There are many ways to add a geeky touch to your workspaces, whether you want to geek up your desk at work or just really personalize your office at home. Since I recently started my new job and have a desk of my own, I go to do just this and I’m sharing how I went about it and what I added.
Now that we are mere days away from December, it is time to break out your advent calendars! And if you need some suggestions for a geeky twist on this holiday classic, you have come to the right post.
One of the cool things about Disneyland is that you can go and enjoy the park all in one day. Of course, we’d want to spend as much time as we can at the happiest place on Earth, but sometimes that is not the most doable. So I am sharing how I maximize my single-day trips to Disneyland.
Now that I’ve started working that good ol full-time adult job, I’ve had to have a specific wardrobe for work. I can’t keep the geeky out though, so I am sharing ways to geekify your work wardrobe just like I have been.
I have traveled a ton, especially in the last few years. From traveling around the country four different times, to shorter adventures to just one location, I have gained a lot of knowledge for travel and have my tricks of the trade. So whether you are traveling to a con or for vacation, this post will be full of my tips for all kinds of travel. Continue reading
May 25th is Geek Pride Day, meaning we geeks have our own holiday! So I thought I’d share some ideas of ways you can enjoy the day in the geekiest ways possible. Continue reading
We really are in a board game renaissance and there are now tons and tons of new board games coming out. It’s pretty overwhelming to sift through every new game that hits a shelf, and some that only hit Kickstarter. So here is how you can start searching for new games in the great tabletop sea. Continue reading
As a geek, finding another geek to call my significant other has been quite lovely. So with Valentine’s Day this week, I thought it would be a fun post to share how to geekify your dates, whether with a new prospect or your long term partner. Continue reading
When it comes to video games, I really love indie games. I basically only play indie games and very, very rarely play anything else. So I figured I’d share some tips and places I learn about new indie video games. Continue reading
We are just over two weeks into the new year, and I am already tired. Tired enough that I have lost the motivation to do many things, including blog. With this feeling, plus the topic of burnout buzzing around the internet, I figured what better way to beat it than by writing about it. So here are some tips to making recovery from burnout a little bit geekier. Continue reading
I was asked a while ago how I find mobile games to play, especially amongst the sea of Candy Crush parodies and infuriating pay to play models. So I decided to collect my tips on finding great mobile games into a post! Continue reading
For many geeks, conventions are a way to connect to the communities they are a part of and immerse themselves in the fandoms they love. And there are so many different conventions out there now for all types of fandoms and groups, it can be hard to find the best one for you. So here is a guide to help you figure out ways to choose a con for you. Continue reading
I like to think that I get my thrifty skills from my mom, who we call the ultimate shopper because she can always find the deal on literally anything. I channel that energy into video games, and never buy a game full price ever. With the holidays coming, a bunch of sales, and new games coming out all of the time, I have some tips and tricks to share if you want to do the same. Continue reading
Any and every holiday can break the bank if you’re not careful. And if you’re very into Halloween, it’s even easier to spend more than you probably should. But it’s actually pretty easy to have a budget-conscious Halloween, and here’s how. Continue reading
So somehow I haven’t ~technically~ written a post with a generic planning a trip to Disneyland. The existing posts I have are more specific, being planning for Disneyland during Halloween and doing Disneyland like a SoCalian. So here, as my last post from this recent trip, I share a generic planning guide for a trip to Disneyland and DCA. Continue reading
It’s that time of year where I can get a little bit stressed. The semester has started, deadlines are coming up, and the transition into the fall brings new challenges and responsibilities. So in order to keep going, I need a bit of self care. So why not geekify it? Continue reading
We all love our geeky sides, but sometimes we don’t need it to be in your face as much as just a subtle ode to our favorite fandoms. So if you’re the kind of geeky who wants to add a little bit of geeky into the holidays, then here are some suggestions for keeping it subtle but fitting for your favorite things. Continue reading
Not everyone wants to go out on Halloween, or sometimes we can’t. Past years I have chosen to stay home and this year I have class so I will be home Halloween night. But it’s possible to have a super enjoyable Halloween without leaving home. Continue reading
Why have a traditional Halloween party when you can through the spookiest game night? Make it a haunting good time with these tips and tricks! Continue reading
I, like many, love a good Disneyland trip. One of the most interesting trips I have taken was on Halloween. Doing Disney on a holiday is a totally different experience, so here is how I did my Disney trip on Halloween. Continue reading
I enjoy a trip to Disney as much as the next gal, and being from Southern California has given me unique experiences and many chances at visiting the happiest place on Earth. Now it’s my time to share my tips for doing Disney like the SoCalian* that I am. Continue reading
For those who play board games very often, we tend to mold the game to better fit our style of play and our wants out of the game. These alterations are called house rules, and can make a game unique and special.
I have pretty recently actually started playing games regularly, and before this I would play a video game once in like a four-five year period. I didn’t grow up a gamer, but have grown an appreciation for different games. However, I still don’t have the hand-eye coordination for gaming, so these gateway games are certainly for others that lack this special skill.
The game they play will be a deadly one. Can you solve this 8-Bit Mystery or will it be Game Over?
Tabletop gaming is very much a communal activity, to play with friends and family as a group. So it sounds a little weird to play them alone. But, it can actually be really good for you.
I am going to be honest with you, this post was difficult to write for me, and not in some super emotional way. What was so hard was trying to pinpoint where the geek love really started. So I decided to go to an excellent source: my older brother.
Just this week, Pottermore released a sorting quiz for the American wizarding school, Ilvermorny. And, of course, the sea of people that is the Potter fandom went to the site to be sorted, as did I. But, after being sorted, my biggest question was “What does this mean?” And now this is your guide to understanding your new house.
The annual day of aging is coming up for me in a few days, so what better way to to commemorate my 22 years of life with a geeky post for it. Here is how we can celebrate our birthday’s in the geekiest of fashion.
So I was a band geek, still kind of am even though I stopped marching 2 years ago. But after spending 5 years working to be at the top levels, it stays with you forever. And I don’t think you had to have a direct connection with marching band to appreciate it, and here is how you can.
I play games often, so I end up teaching others how to play often. And while some games are pretty easy to explain, there are some with hundreds of steps in one turn, and then hundreds of turns to end a game. But, I have found a way to best teach others to play games they’ve never played before.
I am a tabletop gamer, those are my go to games to play with people. And for some friends I make play with me, they don’t play as much even if they wanted to, mainly because they don’t know how. So if you are like those friends, I am here to help you out.
One great thing about being a geek is all of the cool apparel and accessories out there for us. But what does it actually mean to look like a geek?
One of my geekiest loves is Broadway musicals, which tends to be a very particular niche of geek culture. But anyone can become a Broadway fan with these tips.