When summer hits Seattle, everyone suddenly changes from anti-social Seattleites to extremely friendly neighbors. You say “Hi” to people on sidewalks and in elevators, everyone’s smiling, and everyone wants to get together for impromptu gatherings. I like to be prepared with food and drink when people come over, so I’ve […]
Cheese Crisps. Literally.
Some days are magical. Because some days, you receive emails out of the blue saying “We make crackers entirely out of cheese. Would you like to review them?” And you just jump up and down in your seat a little bit thinking “I’ve never heard of such a thing, but […]
Your Party Saver: Plate and Drink In One Hand
I wish networking events everywhere had these. I always get stuck with a plate full of food, a drink, my phone, and a person who wants a handshake and a business card. Let’s just say it gets messy. These “go plates” make it so you can carry your food and […]
Don’t Mess With the Hostess
I try not to post every Job Hunters update here, but I thought this episode particularly applied to The Geeky Hostess: Now you know the importance of RSVPing. And then actually attending the event. What’s the worst tantrum you’ve ever thrown over a party?
The GH Wishlist: Uncommon Goods
The Geeky Hostess will be posting her holiday wishlists at some of her favorite online shops over the next week. Use them as a guide to creating your own holiday wish list or find the perfect gift for the geeky host(ess) in your life! Uncommon Goods is a newer find […]
Party Bear: Part Gummy Bear, Part Punch Bowl
Vat19 has made something you never thought you’d need (and probably still don’t): A 26 pound gummy bear with a 32 ounce bowl for a stomach. Keep it in mind for all of your holiday entertaining needs. Because who doesn’t want to have punch out of a gummy bear? 26 […]
Hosting a Vampire
…So you’ve invited a vampire into your home. It’s too late to uninvite him/her, so you better be prepared to entertain. No blood at home? Don’t worry, with this Vampire Condiment Gift Pack and bottle opener, chips and beer may be all you need. Vampire Condiment Gift Pack, around $20 […]
My New Favorite Site: Fred Flare
I found it. The site where I can get a mustache wine opener, cotton candy mints, a great bag, and a new party dress all in the same place. Just while browsing, I found fabulous antique looking rings, cute bandaids and temporary tattoos, and about anything else I could possibly […]