Fan Girl Friday!

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Happy First Day of September, AKA “Return to Hogwarts” Day! And seeing as how Platform 9 3/4 will be bustling with little witches and wizards getting ready to go back to school–as I’m sure your little geeklings have already–today’s FGF is all about back to school gear!

 

I feel like we have a TON of Tupperware in our house. So this microwaveable bento lunch box was practically made for us! PLUS, it features Totoro!

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This airtight container can be used in the microwave AND its dishwasher safe! Plus, its adorable! Get it here!

 

Got a gamer in your brood who would rather battle the boss than keep track of their homework? Etsy shop StalkingMarla has what you need!

These recycled game planners are amazing! Not only are they high-quality, but they’re eco-friendly AND features any game of your choice!

 

Got books on the brain? Let your bibliophile flag fly with these tee from ThinkGeek!

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The shirts range from Small to 3X, so TG has you covered!

 

Need a way to calculate how many blocks it will take to build that Lego Death Star? I got chu. Or, should I say, Perpetual Kid’s got chu.

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PK’s Lego-inspired calculators come in four awesome colors–red, blue, green, and black!

 

Now that you’re all stocked for the new school year, you need something to carry all your geeky swag! And ThinkGeek has the mother (of dragons) of all backpacks for you!

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According to the TG site: “…no dragons were harmed in the making of this backpack”–bonus! (insert laughing til you cry emoji here)

 

Happy long weekend and happy fangirling!

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Happy Friday, nerdlings! I’ve found some geeky goodies sure to make your heart spin (hey-oh! You’ll get that pun in a second)! Today’s post is all about those little, hand-held toys that are suddenly all the craze–fidget spinners! But these have a fandom twist!

 

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This star-spangled spinner based on our country’s first superhero, Captain America, can be yours for $19.99 from Fidget Spinner Geek!

 

Want a more intimidating spinner? Check out this Shuriken spinner exclusively from Think Geek!

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It’ll keep your hands busy and, if you’re ever attacked by ninjas, instant throwing star!

 

Even Gotham’s hero can get a little antsy now and then. Thanks to Etsy shop Molly Campbell Design, the Caped Crusader can get his spin on!

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Looking for a spinner that’s out of this galaxy? Hellas3D has what you need!

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Do you just gotta spin ’em all? Vine on Vine has the spinner for you!

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Click here for more geeky spinners!

 

Happy fangirling!

Try It Tuesday

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I love a good “upcycling” project. If I can take something that looks like it should just be thrown out and then make it into something awesome, its a great feeling! (Remember when I did the play kitchen revamp?)

A few weeks ago, my mom and I were out running errands and we saw a little push car sitting by the curb. There were people in the front lawn, sitting on lawn chairs so I asked, “How much do you want for the little car?”

“Nothing!” said one of the men. “You can have it!”

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I grabbed it up and tossed it in the car. I thought Huff the Babe would love it, but it desperately needed a paint job and I knew EXACTLY how I wanted this bad boy to turn out:

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I gave it a good scrub down, with help from my happy assistant:

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Then, I disassembled it and taped down parts I didn’t want painted:

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Then, I went to work sanding it. After I sanded everything, I painted it with a coat of primer. After that coat of paint dried, I painted it the color I chose:

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Any guesses as to what it going to be?

When I was satisfied with the color, I got to work adding some accessories and special touches:

 

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I put it back together (shout out to my dad for getting the wheels back on), replaced the broken safety strap, and hollered for the kiddos to come see!

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They were VERY impressed! And, to be honest, so was I! I am extremely happy with how it turned out! Especially when I calculated everything. These cars run about $50. My Batmobile revamp? Less than $16! Woohoo!

 

Have you ever undertaken a project like this? What did you do? Share in the comments below!

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Y’all, I’m glad it’s Friday, but I’m also super bummed. Why? Because I’m in Oklahoma when I SHOULD be in San Diego.

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Sigh. For those of us stuck at home, anxiously watching our Twitter feeds to see what’s going down at #SDCC, I have some geeky goodies that will help you feel a little less sad about missing all the fun.

 

This year at Comic Con, Toys R Us is debuting new Batman play sets and they are awesome and full of girl power!

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Oh yes! That’s Batgirl from the original 1960’s TV show! AND, there’s another set with my favorite, Harley Quinn and the Dark Knight himself!

 

And speaking of the caped crusader, check out this A-DORK-ABLE dress from ModCloth!

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Isn’t it so stinking cute?! I think I know what I’m putting on my Christmas list…

 

This fall, we’re going to see new episodes of our fave shows as well as new toys! Like this Agent Carter Vinyl Pop!

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Peggy’s “Pop” will be released this August! I NEED one of these! I think I may get a Captain American one and put them on a shelf close together. I totally ‘ship them!

 

Love Games of Thrones so much you want to live it, but not much of a LARP-er? Then pick up one of these play sets from HBO and you can pass it off as your kid’s!

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Exclusively from HBO, this line of GoT figurines and sets are basically the show come to life! The first set, above, features Joffrey, Tyrion, and Lannister guards with the Irone Throne. Future sets will have Daenerys, John Snow, Ghost, Grey Worm, Rhaegal and so much more!

 

Y’all, like the boy wizard, I feel as though Hogwarts will always be my home. Anytime I see ANYTHING HP-related, I have to buy it. And it looks like ThinkGeek will be getting a deposit from my Gringott’s account soon! Look at these excellent earrings:

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Seriously. How stunning would you look with these dangling from your ears as you walked into the Yule Ball?

 

Happy fangirling!

Fan Girl Friday

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Friday, you beautiful thing, you. I’ve missed you. I’m glad you’re back.

And, my rabid reader, I’m glad you’re here too! I’ve got some AH-MAY-ZING stuff for your fandom-loving heart!

I do NOT like to be pranked. However I do enjoy watching other people get pranked. Especially when its Disney-themed. Check out this hilarious prankster tricking his friends with lines from classic Disney movies!

I recently cleaned out my closet and found that most of it is full of t-shirts. And you know what? Honey Badger don’t care. I love t-shirts! I also love a good book. And now, my two loves are colliding!

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This shirt, exclusively from Litographs.com prints tees with text from your favorite classic books! The one above is Great Gatsby-themed and there are so many more, including Pride and Prejudice, Hamlet, and Peter Pan! I want them ALL!

I’m always looking for ways to motive myself to work out, but they don’t usually work. These yoga pants, however, will make me feel like the beast I know I am!

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These She-Ra bottoms are sure to let the guy that doesn’t wipe off the elliptical that you are NOT playing around at the gym! The website, 80stees.com, has a plethora of throwback-themed apparel for everyone! Check them out!

Don’t forget, Father’s Day is this weekend! Get your family’s patriarch some silk swag fit for a hero or the best air hockey table for endless tournaments with the kids to enjoy!

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These Batman ties are a Think Geek Exclusive (meaning you can’t just walk into any store and get them!) so act fast! You can still get rush delivery and have them in time for Sunday’s BBQ with Pops!

Happy fangirling!

Fan Girl Friday

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Hey fangirls and boys, I’m back with another round-up of geeky goodies! Mother’s Day is next Sunday, and I’ve found some gifts for the nerd-mama in your life! Let’s get to it, shall we?

 

I love purses. I’m kind of like Jessica Day in that sense. If you’ve got a mom that loves to accessorize and show off her nerdy side, then look no further than Etsy shop, Geeky Girl Glitter!

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How cute is that Batman purse? She also has a Vinyl Pop inspired Harley Quinn bag and other DC heroes/villains-themed goodies! Go check her out!

 

This next find is awesome because it can be a gift for Mom AND Dad! When going places with a little one, diaper bags can be a tad overwhelming. They’re not the most functional satchels; everything falls to the bottom! But not in this bad boy:

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It’s a tactical diaper bag! Exclusively from Think Geek, this bag has two removable pouches, 16 pockets (with zippers), AND Velcro name patches! Plus, it goes with everything with its simple black style!

 

Got a techy mom who also likes to stay fabulous? Check out this iGlam lipstick stylus from Perpetual Kid!

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Now she can access apps easier—like Facebook to post embarrassing photos of you!

 

If your mom is more of a wine connoisseur, keep her looking tidy with these!

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Their Wine Wipes! They keep Mom’s lips, teeth, and tongue clear of red wine stains so she can have more than one glass and no one will know!

 

Plus, you can pair it with one of these fantastic glasses!

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Etsy shop owner Kelly Arce Designs has a collection of Disney-themed wine glasses! I LOVE the Rapunzel one and the Cruella de Ville one! She also has a Harry Potter-inspired goblet!

 

Happy fangirling!

Fan Girl Friday

Happy Friday!

I am so stinking ready for this week to be D-O-N-E. I have been crazy-busy with work stuffs, plus I’ve been running around preparing for a certain little Gryffindor’s first birthday! I am so excited you guys, its not even funny.

 

But, I haven’t been so busy as to forget my favorite fangirls and boys! I’ve got some AWESOME finds for everyone!

 

Check out these ADORABLE diaper covers from ThinkGeek! They are making every baby super with these tooshie covers, complete with super hero cape!

To cover up those super poopies!

To cover up those super poopies!

 

 

Even though Christmas is four months away, I’m already making my list. And this next find is totally on it!

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Check the time! Its almost midnight!

They’re on Luulla.com AND they are super affordable! Only $29.99! They have other adorable accessories as well! Check it out!

 

 

I know I can’t be the only one who is super excited about seeing our favorite Frozen characters on Once Upon A Time this fall. Am I right? The show leaked a photo of the snowy sisters on their Facebook page this week! We’ve seen Elsa but now we get to see little sis Anna as well:

 

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What do you think? She a hit or a miss?

 

And speaking of Frozen, check out this amazing mash-up of the movie’s anthem Let It Go with Passenger’s Let Her Go:

*puts song on repeat*

Have a great weekend, peeps!