Category Archives: Nerdy Stuff
Saturn print from Etsy

Saturn Returns

Today I am exactly 29.5 years old. Aka the day that Saturn Returns for me. In astrology, the concept of the Saturn Return is based on the idea that every 29.5 years, Saturn Returns to the place in the sky where it was when you were born. According to this theory, Saturn brings with it major changes to your life between the ages of 28-31, 56-60, and 84-90 (if you’re lucky enough to have Saturn return a third time). The first Saturn Return serves as a wake-up call, when you feel grown-up and tend to make major life decisions. Read More! […]

Hipster Ariel costume

Geeky Halloween: Hipster Ariel

You know I love a geeky Halloween costume! This Halloween I spent the day dressed as Ariel the Little Mermaid, and some of the day as The Little Mermaid’s alternately-imagined persona, Hipster Ariel.

Hipster versions of Disney princesses make for some of my favorite internet memes, and Ariel is the original. Here’s an overview of what I used for my costumer! Read More! […]

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Spock Halloween! Live Long and Prosper

You know I love a nerdy Halloween costume. This Halloween I dressed as one of my favorite characters – Spock from Star Trek (or the girl version of Spock anyway). More on my inspiration and costume – including a few of my favorite Spock memes.

Happy Halloween! Read More! […]

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My First Kickstarter Backing! BatteryBot from Mimoco

I love Mimobots – those swanky USB drives with the fun designs that include DC Comics, Star Trek, Star Wars, Hello Kitty,  and historical figures like Abraham Lincoln.

Well, Mimoco (the company behind Mimobots) is using Kickstarter to launch a new product called BatteryBot. BatteryBot uses the same cool design aesthetic in a portable battery charger for any USB device.

I love the work the team at Mimoco does, and it was enough to get me Read More! […]

wonder woman valentine

Happy Valentine’s Day! 20 Geeky Valentines <3

Happy Valentine’s Day! It is a tradition at work to create Valentine’s Day cards and share them with each other. I have been scouring the web for some geeky Valentines to share with my coworkers and I thought I would share them with you here as well. Enjoy! Read More! […]

Austin's Favorite Toy Shop Toy Joy

Tour of Austin Comic & Toy Shops: A Recap with Pictures!

In celebration of Jason’s birthday, we spent Labor Day weekend in Austin visiting friends and exploring. We spend time in Austin every year for Austin City Limits Music Festival, but don’t get to see much else outside of Zilker park and the hotel. Our goal was to see as many Comic Books & Toy Shops as possible! Read More! […]

qcait and dries at SchipulCon

Dries Keynote at SchipulCon on Drupal & Open Source

I am thrilled to see Dries Buytaert – the Belgian Geek best know for creating the Drupal Content Management System Schipul builds several of our client websites on – speak at SchipulCon today. Read More! […]