Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving…Lunch Anyone?

Last year my husband and I decided it was time to start our own little family traditions. Thanksgiving was the perfect test holiday. The toughest part was planning the meal. My husband decided he would tackle the cooking since my skills are less than satisfying in the kitchen. Washing dishes is my kryptonite, so I set out to find another way to help that did not involve setting off the smoke alarms or getting my hands wet. After burning my brain cells trying to think of ways to contribute, I started to think about all the things we do on Thanksgiving. Read More

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Get Geeky for Thanksgiving

Okay, so I am a bit of a holiday geek. I tend to go overboard at this time of year, admittedly less so since having kids. I’m sure once they start participating more and destroying less, it will pick up again. So I thought I’d share some of my favorite holiday crafts to get you… Read More

Calling All Michael Dorn Fans!

  Like any self-respecting Geek, I know how to obsess over something, and one of my obsessions is decorating for the holidays. I limit myself to the fall build up to Thanksgiving, and Christmas. I don’t decorate for Easter, New Years, Halloween, etc. So every time I see something I like I get it. We… Read More

An Old School Project with a GeekMom Twist

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I’d like to present a food-based craft you can do with your kids. This gives the Geek Mom a plethora of opportunities for teaching moments. Food-based art is nothing new. Painting with vegetables is an old activity that I remember doing years ago (many years ago…) in kindergarten. But Geek… Read More

A Treasure Trove Of Recipes from MyRecipes

If you are from the South, the traditional Thanksgiving menu includes sweet potatoes with marshmallows, green bean casserole, rolls, and, of course, the turkey. After moving away from home and my mother’s cooking, I wanted to change things up a bit. For my first Thanksgiving as a new wife, I went hog-wild and attempted to… Read More