Tag: summer

Blog, Recipes

Strawberry Shortcake Day is Almost Here!

It’s June. The sun is shining, temperature is climbing, and everyone in Seattle is complaining about their home’s lack of A/C. Clearly,┬ásummer is almost here. And with summer comes one of the tastiest desserts: strawberry shortcake! National Strawberry Shortcake Day is right around the corner (on Tuesday, June 14th!) and […]

Fun Food, Recipes

DIY Push-Up Pops

Remember Push-Up Pops? Now remember the “Pebble” Push-Up Pops with nerds inside? I grew up on these things. It wasn’t summer if these weren’t in the freezer. I started getting a hankering for them over the last couple weeks, and realized how ridiculously easy it would be to make them […]

Geek Etiquette

Geek Etiquette: Don’t Fight Over Music

As San Diego Comic-Con approaches, caravans of geeks are about to make the trek down to sunny California. If you’re like my friends’ road trips, the day will be filled with lateral thinking puzzles, Weird Al, and probably the blasting of the James Bond theme song. But what do you […]

Libations, Recipes

Creamsicle Cocktail

Hoping to look a little more like C-3PO and a little less like R2-D2 this summer? Then enjoy a low-calorie cocktail in place of those creamsicles you loved as a kid. Ingredients: 1 part Orange Vodka 2 parts Whipped Cream Vodka 1.5 cups Orange Mango Cascade Ice 2 Calorie Water […]

Geeky Fashion, Gift Ideas

Nerd Merit Badges

Summers are pretty crummy for adults. No sleepaway camp, no falling asleep exhausted after a full day of sleeping, and no more cookouts and ghost stories over a fire. But there is one thing that can keep that summer camp feeling alive: Merit Badges. You may no longer be eligible […]