Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

As Un-American as Apple Pie

As Un-American as Apple Pie

Apples from Kazakhstan, wheat from Iraq, and lard from Spain. Is there anything from America in an American Apple Pie? History and food nerds need to share this at your Thanksgiving feast. Read More


LEGO Pilgrims come to Dinner

I’m always stumped at how to involve the family in my youngest son’s LEGO obsession. He’s perfectly content, mind you, to quietly create his scenes and figures and vehicles, but I always feel like it would be good if we could figure out a way to do something LEGO-ish together. Inspired by an activity I… Read More

Giving Thanks One Brick at a Time

Here at GeekMom, we want to wish all of our American readers a Happy Thanksgiving! This year make sure to take time to find the perfect turkey! Even the most armed turkey tastes good with gravy and stuffing! Although there are a few turkeys that aren’t quite right and should remain in the wild. Now… Read More

Thanksgiving Around the World

While the celebration of Thanksgiving in America dates back to 1621, and in Canada even earlier, we are not the only continent to set aside a day to be thankful. Adding to my list of ways to geek out over the holidays, a website that helps in searching online colleges, has posted a listing of… Read More

A New Twist on Thanksgiving

One of my favorite parts of living near my in-laws was holiday meals. My mother-in-law loves to cook, and is very good at it. We showed up, bringing our store bought drinks and maybe a few packages of holiday themed napkins, and by the end of the day we’d feasted on a whole spread of… Read More