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Blog, Fun Food

Cakes Cove – Making Every Genre Delicious

It’s another day at Desert Bus and we have ANOTHER amazingly delicious sponsor: Cakes Cove! Cakes Cove makes cakes, chocolates, and other goodies to fit any fandom/party. I’m in love with their life-size R2-D2 cake, their gorgeous chocolate dragon eggs, and their zombie virus rock candy. Ok, that’s a lie. […]

Blog, Lifestyle, News

Tara’s The Geek of the Week!

I am so flattered and thrilled to announce that I am this week’s geek. Yes, I now have my own “Geek a Week” trading card, and can be found in a pack of 52 with other amazing people like Amanda Palmer, Clark Gregg, Patrick Rothfuss, George RR Martin, and Seth Green. […]

Blog, News

Tara’s at Desert Bus For Hope!

Starting at 10am today, I’ll be hanging with a whole bunch of people playing “Desert Bus”, the “worst game ever.” It’s a real-time simulation of driving from Tucson to Vegas–an extremely boring stretch of desert that takes 8 hours to complete. As long as people keep donating money, our drivers […]

Blog, Gift Ideas

Adorable Plushies from Killin’ Me Softly

Looking for a great gift, a fun item for your bookshelf, or just something to snuggle next time you’re watching your fave horror flick? You’ve gotta check out these plushies from Killin’ Me Softly. Andrea, the designer, uses her love of horror films and Disney villains to create these plush […]

Blog, Geek Etiquette

Living The Life You Want

In the past week, I’ve been thinking a lot about reinvention, setting goals, and getting the most out of my life. I just celebrated my birthday, I just quit a part-time job to focus more on Geeky Hostess, and in the next month the sprinkles will have arrived and I’ll […]

Blog, Gift Ideas, Libations

Set Phasers To Drunk with Star Trek Wine

You’re going to be the best dinner guest ever when you bring over one of these bottles. The limited edition Star Trek wine is a 2009 red blend from Sonoma. It includes Merlot, Sangiovese, Cabernet Franc, Dolcetto, Tinta Cao, and Tempranillo. Each bottle contains the same wine, but has one of three commemorative […]

Blog, Weddings

Geeky “Just Married” Car Clings

Getting married and want something that’s so “you” on your car as you drive off into the sunset? Tell your wedding party to put down the car chalk and toilet paper, and direct them towards Anthony Herrera Designs. He has wedding-themed window clings for every type of geek, whether you […]