How to Celebrate the “Icelandic Book Flood” with your family on Christmas Eve.

I think everyone on the internet is familiar with the Icelandic  jólabókaflóð or the Christmas Book Flood. Since WWII, Icelanders began a tradition born of necessity really, in which they exchange books on Christmas Eve and then spend the remainder of the evening reading at home. Obviously the introvert in me is obsessed with all of this. I’m sure that social media has greatly romanticized and … Continue reading How to Celebrate the “Icelandic Book Flood” with your family on Christmas Eve.

Gift Guide: For The Bookish Fangirl In Your Life

I could subtitle this: Gifts you should please buy me right now. Is that too on the nose? Sorry not sorry. Whether you are looking to buy a gift for your wife, best friend, sister, or another awesome bookworm in your life who is only mostly a grown up – let this be your guide to winning Christmas.     Taylor Swift’s new CD Reputation … Continue reading Gift Guide: For The Bookish Fangirl In Your Life

Mothers Day: 5 Gift Ideas

I don’t know your mother (probably) but I’m guessing she’s the coolest person ever. If you are still trying to come up with the perfect gift idea to spoil her rotten this Mothers Day, here are some ideas to help you get started. For your mother, who basically owns the kitchen. I fell in love with this Stump Tea Pot with Infuser at my local coffee shop where … Continue reading Mothers Day: 5 Gift Ideas

Gift Guide: For your middle school nerdling-in-training who eats, sleeps and breathes for Minecraft.

My ten year old was shockingly difficult to shop for this year. He’s at a crossroads between child and tween so he’s not really playing with “toys” like he used to and the stuff he does want is rarely in our price bracket. No lie, the words “a Playstation 4 with four controllers” was on his Christmas list this year. I tried not to laugh … Continue reading Gift Guide: For your middle school nerdling-in-training who eats, sleeps and breathes for Minecraft.

Gift Ideas: For my kindred spirit ladies.

I’m going to be sneaky and create a gift guide that is basically just a list of presents that I would want. If you know an introverted bookworm who is obsessed with travel, celebrity memoirs and young adult novels, has a handful of small children and still watches tween tv shows sometimes… I got you. Or if you are a friend or relative of yours … Continue reading Gift Ideas: For my kindred spirit ladies.

The Geeky Gift Guide: For All Your Fandoms

Looking for the perfect gift for that fantastic geek in your life? Here are some awesome things I’ve seen online recently that would make any nerdling squeal with tidings of good joy. For the Whovian: Hot Topic’s new line of Doctor Who inspired collection is just everything. The Whovians in your life will feel a flutter in both hearts over any of these pieces. For the … Continue reading The Geeky Gift Guide: For All Your Fandoms

A (slightly) less cliche father’s day gift guide (for geeks)

We’re linking up with Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop this week with the prompt: 4. Create a Father’s Day gift guide. Let’s be honest: All Father’s Day gift guides are basically the same. It’s not our fault – guys are really pretty simple creatures. They don’t want for much and they tend to buy the things they want before we get a chance to splurge on them (at … Continue reading A (slightly) less cliche father’s day gift guide (for geeks)