Pin It! Cosplay Edition

Pin It Cosplay

Welcome to the first post in our Pin It! series. Today, Dakster shares her favorite boards for cosplayers.

A DIY Mid-Century Medieval Guest Room Upgrade

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With two kids, a dog, and space at a general premium, having a guest room has never been an easy task for our growing family. We’ve made some sad attempts over the years to accommodate visitors, including a futon (shudder), a second-string queen sized bed (which ended up covered in marker), and an office/nursery combination. A year ago, we finally moved to a house that

Pinbusted or Pintrusted: Party Food

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One of my favorite things to pin on Pinterest is party foods because they generally combine two categories I love: cute things and delicious things.

Rock Candy: Failed Recipe or Lesson in Science?

Our final attempt at making rock candy gave us big results! Images: Cathe Post

Over the past month we have been experimenting with making rock candy. In true scientific fashion, we have done the experiment multiple times changing variables to see how the outcome changes.

Five Ways To Feel Like A Beach Geek

Octopus ring/pendant by Silversmith on Amazon

It’s summer for those of us in the northern hemisphere, and just as we’re starting to see the possibility of beach days approaching, those of you down under are wishing they’d last a bit longer. Either way, here are a few goodies to help you pretend you’re basking in the sun and playing in the sand.

Social Media Etiquette and Copyright

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Pinterest is taking off in a big way. The virtual pin board site lets you visually organize favorite projects, wish lists, tips, recipes, and books. Or pretty pictures like this shot of a gerber daisy that my son recently took. With Pinterest, you can use a special little bookmarklet to add the image to one of your boards. Other people might see the picture on

A GeekMom’s 34 Goals for 2012

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A friend of mine recently published her professional website after months of preparation. One of her premier posts shared 30 things she would like to do this year in honor of turning 30. It’s not a milestone birthday year for me, but the idea made sense. In an effort to set reasonable goals instead of unattainable demands, I’m going to follow in IndieKate‘s blog-steps and create a