Books Challenges Guides and How Tos

How To Win NaNoWriMo

Advertisements NaNoWriMo is a challenge to write a 50,000-word novel within the month of November. If you’re considering joining or have before and want some tips, this is the post for you!

Events Guides and How Tos Holidays Series

How To Celebrate Geek Pride Day

Advertisements 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.

Gaming Guides and How Tos Series Tabletop Games

How To Discover New Board Games

Advertisements 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 […]

Guides and How Tos Series Valentine's Day

How To Geekify Date Night

Advertisements 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.

Gaming Guides and How Tos Series Video Games

How To Discover New Indie Games

Advertisements 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.

Gaming Guides and How Tos Mobile Games Series

How To Find Great Mobile Games

Advertisements 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!

Conventions Events Guides and How Tos Series

How To Choose A Con To Attend

Advertisements 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 […]

Gaming Guides and How Tos Video Games

How To Not Break The Bank on Games

Advertisements 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 […]

Guides and How Tos Halloween

How To Do Halloween On A Budget

Advertisements 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. 

Disney Guides and How Tos Theme Parks

How To Plan A Disneyland Trip

Advertisements 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 […]

Disney Guides and How Tos Reviews Theme Parks

Disney MaxPass Review and How To

Advertisements If you read my Disneyland Recap from my most recent trip, you’ll see I mentioned MaxPass a few times and that is was amazing. Well in this post I am going to go into a more in-depth review and also a how-to so you can utilize its features to the most benefit. 

Guides and How Tos Mental Health

How To Geekify Your Self Care

Advertisements 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? 

Christmas Guides and How Tos Holidays

How To Subtley Geekify Your Holidays

Advertisements 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 […]

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How To Do Disneyland Like A SoCalian

Advertisements 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.

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Happy 1 Year Anniversary!

Advertisements It’s been one whole year of A Geek Girl’s Guide! Let’s take a look at this last year, shall we?

Guides and How Tos

How To Be A Band Geek (Without Being In Band)

Advertisements 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 […]

Gaming Guides and How Tos Tabletop Games

How To Teach Board Games

Advertisements 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 […]

Gaming Guides and How Tos Tabletop Games

How To Become A Tabletop Gamer

Advertisements 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.

Broadway Guides and How Tos

How To Become A Broadway Geek

Advertisements 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.

Events Gaming Guides and How Tos Tabletop Games Video Games

How To Throw An Awesome Game Night

Advertisements As a lover of tabletop games, having game nights are an essential way to spread my enjoyment and have a fun night with friends or family. But it takes more than just a stack of board games to make an awesome game night.