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Barnes & Noble Mini Maker Faire is this Weekend!

As a family that enjoys working and building with technology, Maker Faires are a perfect family outing. Each year we look forward to attending the Maker Faire in our area to see all the amazing things people have created. It is a place to not only showcase the ingenuity of others but to inspire the… Continue reading Barnes & Noble Mini Maker Faire is this Weekend!

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Geekling FYI: LEGO Advent Sets are Out!

  It is only mid-October and most of us have barely got Halloween costumes together, never the less have even thought about plans for the holiday season. Though when it comes to LEGO Advent Calendar sets, October is the right time to think about them. For those that use an Advent calendar during the Christmas season,… Continue reading Geekling FYI: LEGO Advent Sets are Out!

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Celebrate National Play-Doh Day with 2 STEM Challenges

September 16th is National Play-Doh Day! What better reason to take out the Play-Doh today and have a little fun in honor of the day. Play-Doh has been providing children a creative tool for 60 years. What started out as a product to remove coal residue from wallpaper was re-worked into an educational item sold to… Continue reading Celebrate National Play-Doh Day with 2 STEM Challenges

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Writers, Alamo City Comic Con Wants You!

As a booklover and former teacher of tween and teen readers, Alamo City Comic Con’s addition of the Young Adventurers Workshop makes me incredibly excited. Now the title of the workshop may make someone think at first that the workshop has something to do with adventure games. Though that couldn’t be further from the truth. The Young Adventurers… Continue reading Writers, Alamo City Comic Con Wants You!

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THAT Conference: The Tech Camp for Today’s Geeks and Tomorrow’s Innovators

In August, my family had the opportunity to attend an unique conference for a second time called THAT Conference. Now with a name like THAT Conference it can leave people wondering what in the world is happening at this conference. Well simply put, it is a professional tech conference, where the sharing and discussion of ideas… Continue reading THAT Conference: The Tech Camp for Today’s Geeks and Tomorrow’s Innovators

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9 Things I Wish Comic Con Events Offered Younger Fans

Each year my family and I get excited to attend comic conventions and fan events. Our kids and us love creating cosplay outfits and searching each events’ list of guests and programming. Some families are into sporting events, we are into geeky gatherings. This is our “thing”. Though as the years have gone on, I… Continue reading 9 Things I Wish Comic Con Events Offered Younger Fans