10 Random and Geeky Facts About Famous Holiday Parades

This year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade debuts its first Star Wars themed balloon. Here's some random facts about other famous…

November 25, 2021

Make/Play/Watch/Read: For the Games of Japan

If the Tokyo Olympics has inspired your interest in Japan, we have the perfect guide to Make / Play /…

August 18, 2021

Speaking in the Vernacular…Colloquially of Course

Twenty years into life in the US, GeekMom Sarah still finds British words to confuse and entertain her family.

June 28, 2021

Taste of Epcot International Flower Garden Festival 2021

Read up on my top five reasons you should check out the Taste of EPCOT International Flower Garden Festival this…

April 12, 2021

Around the World in Seven Scarves

An international collection of scarves and handkerchiefs has been a way for me to get a feel of different countries'…

March 28, 2021

‘Artists in Residence’ Gives a Glimpse Into Artists’ Private Spaces

If you've ever wanted to learn where artists live and how they organize and decorate their own homes, this book…

February 21, 2021

National Parks and Other Places to Visit From Your Book Shelf

Enthusiasm for the National Parks does not have to wait! Thanks to a couple of new books from Gibbs Smith,…

August 16, 2020

5 Reasons to Take a Mural or Public Art Tour

Even during the summer of social distancing, visiting street art and mural sites is makes for some great family memories.

August 10, 2020

Universal Studios – Top Five Things to Know About the Reopening

Thanks to COVID-19, when guests start to hit the Universal Studios parks again this week they will have a shock…

June 4, 2020

The Fine Art of Perpetual Trip Planning

Call it armchair traveling or call it daydreaming, but I'm always in the planning stages for the next big---or little---adventure.

February 23, 2020

Disney Pin Trading 101 – 10 Things You Should Know Before You Start

Pin trading started at the Walt Disney World Resort during the Millenium Celebration and has since exploded. Learn how to…

February 20, 2020

A Walk Through Times Square as a Tourist

Yes, you might have to be a tourist to appreciate Times Square but you can also have a lot of…

February 6, 2020

Why We Love Our Six Flags Membership

Winter can be the best time to do your Six Flags amusement park planning. Let's break down the value of…

January 27, 2020

‘The Polar Express’ Makes A Stop At ICE! At Gaylord Palms

For the first time in Gaylord Palms history, ICE! in Orlando, Florida presents The Polar Express in all the cold…

November 28, 2019

Celebrating Día de los Muertos on the Border

It may be called Day of the Dead, but Día de los Muertos in El Paso is very much a…

November 6, 2019

NYCC: Interviews With the Creators of ‘Black Canary: Ignite’

Meg Cabot talks about her new graphic novel featuring Black Canary: 'Black Canary: Ignite,' out on October 30th.

October 29, 2019

A Spirited Family Dinner in a Haunted Restaurant

Want to get into the spirit of the Halloween season? Take your family to a "haunted" restaurant this October.

October 13, 2019

Top 10 Things I’ve Learned About Royal Caribbean Cruise Line

Here are the top 10 things I've learned that I feel are worth noting for first-time cruisers of Royal Caribbean…

October 10, 2019

Beyond Harry Potter: What Else to Experience at Universal Florida

Yes, we did experience the wonder of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. But there's a ton of other stuff…

October 4, 2019

The GeekMom Guide to 2019 Halloween Events at UK Theme Parks

Whether you have little ones looking for not-so-spooky fun or teens wanting to be terrified, UK theme parks have Halloween…

September 19, 2019