Travel Week: Universal Studios Cinematic Spectacular — 100 Years of Movie Memories

Recently, I was given the opportunity to check out Universal Orlando’s latest nighttime show. I’ve never seen an evening show at the park before, so I was looking forward to the experience. My past experience with nighttime shows at Disney, prepared me to fight the crowd and wait for over an hour for a good seat. To my surprise, that wasn’t necessary at all. Unlike the shows at other Orlando theme parks, there are multiple locations along the water front that you can view the show and still have a front row experience.

GeekMom Supports All Hallow’s Read!

All Hallow’s Read is an initiative we at GeekMom have to support (and not only because we love Neil Gaiman who launched the original idea and explains the concept in a zombie-full video.) We also love it because it’s simple (and we moms crave easy-to-do celebrations), because it’s a new Halloween tradition (and we enjoy […]

FCC Approves Net Neutrality Order: What Does It Mean?

So much of what we do today–as moms, and simply as citizens of the 21st century–relies on an open Internet. We’ve really come to take it for granted. Chatting with Grandma over Skype. Being able to stream Netflix through the PS3 after dinner. Getting advice from other moms online. Yesterday’s decision on the net neutrality […]

Waka Waka Waka: Pumpkin Pac-Man Pancakes for Halloween

One of the things I geek out about is creative cooking, and one of my favorite things to make in the Fall is pumpkin pancakes. Sometimes I add semisweet chocolate chips and sometimes pecans. Every once in awhile I go crazy and make them from scratch. I am always looking for new pancake recipes and even dabbled […]

Stack Overflow: Celebrating Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month here in the United States, so today’s column is a collection of books about women! Counting the Stars: The Story of Katherine Johnson, NASA Mathematician written by Lesa Cline-Ransome, illustrated by Raúl Colón Thanks to the book and film Hidden Figures, a lot more people know about Katherine Johnson, one of […]