Tag Archives: chocolate

Valentine’s Day Alternative: International Book Giving Day

Valentine’s Day Alternative: International Book Giving Day

Don’t like Valentine’s Day? Let me introduce you to International Book Giving Day. It brings a love that lasts so much longer than cheap chocolate and saccharine-sweet Hallmark cards. Read More

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Pizzalympics and Chocolate War: A Competitive Birthday Party

Pizzalympics and Chocolate War: A Competitive Birthday Party

I’ve got a competitive kid who just turned ten. Maybe it’s because he’s the youngest of three, or because he’s the shortest of three, or maybe it’s something altogether different. But four years back, his family birthday party took on a creative–and competitive–new format, and we’ve never turned back. My son shares a birthday with… Read More

Chocolate Gamer Dice

Pardon the cliches flying here, but what does a lady geek want more than her dice recreated in chocolate? For $15 towards this Kickstarter project, you get a complete set–D4, D6, D8, D10, D12, and D20 recreated in Ghirardelli 60% cacao. I bet they’d go really well with a bite of chocolate space invader. Read More

My Ren Faire-Themed Wedding

There are many geeky themes you could have for your wedding. Ren Faire was the theme my husband and I chose for our wedding, which was nearly 5 years ago. My husband, Todd, and I had been dating for nearly two years when he proposed to me on my birthday. Once the euphoria of being… Read More