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My little cousin is getting married this weekend, so I’ve had weddings on the brain for the last week or so. And, with it being summer and the season of weddings, I thought I would feature some awesome Etsy shops that carry everything and bride and groom would need for their nerdy nuptials!

 

Need a Save the Date that shows your love for comic books as well as your groom? Awkward Affections has what you need!

Comic Book Wedding Invite

 

Or maybe you’re looking for something a little more retro, like these invitations from The Inked Leaf:

Nintendo Wedding Invites

 

You’ll absolutely need something geeky to throw back the champagne! Glass Cannons has the goblets for you!

Frankenstein and Bride Topper

 

Splendorlocity has cake toppers for couples that are “out of this world”:

Doctor Who Wedding Cake Topper

 

Jessichu Creations can mix-and-match fandoms for those “houses divided”:

Jedi and Hermione Topper

 

And Inked Icing can add a “Red Wedding” flair to your big day (minus the gore):

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And you can’t forget to bring a gift for the bride and groom! Head on over to Biterswit for a one-of-a-kind present for the new couple!

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Happy fangirling!

 

 

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It’s the last Friday in October, folks! That’s right, we’re one step closer to Halloween, which means one step closer to falling into a candy-induced coma! But, until then, I’ve got some delightfully dorky schtuff to make you smile! 

I think we all need some therapy (or a stuff drink) to get us through all the emotions of Sunday night’s season premiere of The Walking Dead. Thankfully, Chris Hardwick from The Nerdist is here to make us smile with his tour of Universal Studio’s TWD attraction! 

If I had to guess what The Tardis smelled like, I would absolutely think it was the scent of this next fabulous find! 

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Asha’s Homemade Candles sells this white tea and ginger Doctor Who candle, as well as other fandom-inspired candles! They include: The Hobbit, Star Trek, and even My Little Pony! 

I hardly ever get to sit down and watch live TV, but thanks to the internet (and DVRs!) I don’t have to worry about missing awesome moments on television! Example? This awesome dance performed by the folks on Dancing With the Stars to none other but the theme to Outlander! Check it out! 

If you were born between 1980 and 1985, I’m about to make your day. Are you sitting down? Good. MUPPET BABIES IS COMING BACK TO TV!!! 

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That was my reaction, too! According to sources, the CG-animated show will debut on Disney Junior in 2018!

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I can’t wait to see how they handle the reboot! And I’m totally planning on making Huff the Tot and Huff the Babe as obsessed as I was! All I have to say is: y’all better keep the theme song the same. 

Happy fangirling! 

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Happy Friday, geeklings! I’ve got some nerdy nifties to kick off this weekend and get it started on the fandom foot!

Any followers out there in the San Antonio area? You are SO lucky, ma dudes because our favorite geeky gift shop, ThinkGeek, is opening up an actual brick-and-mortar store in the Texas town!

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This is the newest store to the chain’s growing locations in Miami, Orlando, New York City, Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth! Road trip, anyone?

 

Anyone else freak out when they have something in their teeth after eating? Well worry no more, my young padawan! The Dark Side has you covered!
star-wars-darth-vader-toothsaber-xlThis awesome toothpick dispenser (made in Japan) hands out mini sabers for those tough pieces that get stuck in your chompers! Just imagine how bad-a you’d feel  attacking that stubborn corn on the cob from lunch with one of these!

 

Y’all, I’ve got about a dozen Tardises inside my home. But, I still don’t think its enough. I’m thinking I need to invest in this AWESOME cuckoo clock from Bradford Exchange!

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Featuring Peter Capaldi as the Doctor,  this clock also showcases some of the Doctor’s most infamous rivals as well as a few friends!

 

Is anyone else obsessed with Netflix’s Stranger Things? Yes? I’m not the only one?! WOO! I knew I could count on you guys! I think we all need these shirts, then!

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Seriously, we can all snag them from Le Rage Shirts and tell people, “She’s my friend and she’s crazy!” 

 

Got a fandom find you want to see featured on FGF? Share in the comments below or hit me up on Twitter: @thehuffmanpost !

 

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This weekend, I hosted my Best Mate’s baby shower. The theme? Doctor Who! When I found out she was having a boy, I automatically knew that would be the theme– I mean, hello–everything’s BLUE!

Knowing the theme, I ordered these silicone molds from Think Geek:

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I thought I’d use them for little chocolates or maybe mini cupcakes. Yeeeahhh… I didn’t realize they were bigger than they looked. Must’ve been that timelord technology.

Anywhoo, I thought, “What can I make with these?” Then it hit me: soap!

I looked online or instructions and got to work! First, I gathered my gear:

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~glycerin soap

~soap dye

~lavender essential oils

~Tardis molds

 

To begin, I sprayed the molds with alcohol to help the glycerin not to create bubbles.

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Then, I melted the glycerin. I placed it in a microwave-safe bowl and heated it up for 30-second intervals, stirring between each interval, until the glycerin was melted thoroughly.

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Next, I added the color and essential oils. I chose lavender because its relaxing and I like the smell.

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After the soap was blue throughout, I poured the glycerin into the molds and sprayed it with alcohol again, to reduce the bubbles.

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I let the soap set overnight and then popped them out in the morning:

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This was such a simple and fun little craft! I ended up using the soaps as prizes for the game we played and people really liked them! I think I may go buy a circle mold and make some “fun soap” for my nieces and nephews!

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Its official: we’re halfway through January. And, already so much has happened! I couldn’t bring myself to write a blog post yesterday because I was so torn up about the passing of Alan Rickman. Though I bleed the red and gold of Gryffindor House, I think we can all say that, right now, we’re all Slytherins.

The passing of such a great actor and the man we’ve all come to love as he portrayed one of the most misunderstood characters in the HP universe, has really left a hole in so many people’s hearts.

Yesterday, at Harry Potter World in Florida, fans showed their grief in beautiful ways. A large group banded in front of the Hogwarts ride, wands held high.

Fans Hold Wands Up in Memory of Alan Rickman at Harry Potter World

 

And inside, a single lily was placed outside of Snape’s potion’s classroom:

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Rest in peace, Alan. We will always remember you.

 

Now, I’d like to switch gears and show you some delightfully dorky deals I’ve found to brighten your mood!

Over at The Geeky Hostess, there’s not only recipes but there’s also one-of-a-kind finds sure to bring a smile to your face! Like this ah-may-zing three-pack of fandom teas!

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The 3-pack includes Mechanic’s Blend (Firefly), Doctor’s Blend (Doctor Who), and Lion’s Blend (Gryffindor/Harry Potter)! I’m a part of all three fandoms so this is PERF for me! (Hint, hint, Huff the Hubs!)

 

Huff the Tot hasn’t worn bibs in a loooooong time (though, she–and I–probably should!). But soon, we’ll be adding to our brood and we’ll need to dig those things out of storage. But, I think I may buy a few of these, just to keep those meal time messes humorous:

Travelling Sideshow Bibs

These silly sideshow bibs not only protect the kiddo from messes, but also help you have pictures that will no doubt embarrass them in the future! Its a win-win! Ha!

 

Even though I work from home, I know how it can be working in an office. Some days, you just do NOT want to make small talk with people. And, there’s really no way to let people know this without coming off as a jerk. So let your mug do the talking for you!

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This mug from Fred Flare comes with re-positionable letters so you can let your coworkers know when you’ve finally had enough coffee to make it through 10 minutes of chit-chat!

 

Have a fandom find you want to see on FGF? Share in the comments below or hit me up on Twitter: @thehuffmanpost !

 

 

Happy fangirling!

 

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Happy Friday, everyone! It’s our first FGF of the New Year! Woot, woot! I have scoured the interwebs and found some delightfully dorky treats to get your year started off right!

 

What’s the ONE thing that could make Legos better? I mean, besides making it pain-free to step on one. Why, having a custom-built Lego mini fig of course!

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Now you can get a Lego figurine with YOUR face on it! Through a company on Etsy called Funky 3D Faces, you can have a custom, 3-D printed Lego head to attach to any Lego figurine you want! That means you could place your head on the new Doctor Who mini fig and walk around inside the TARDIS! A dream come true!

 

While I was walking around Target the other day, I saw a cookbook that I absolutely need!

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Rosanna Pansino—an internet chef!—has released her first book filled with geeky goodies to satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth! Recipes include: robot cake pops, geode candy cupcakes, and much more! The different chapters are: Math and Science, Space, Sci-Fi and Fantasy, Gaming, Tech and Web, and Geeky Treats!

 

One of my goals this year is to pick up a new hobby. I feel like everyone in my family has got a “thing”. My mom crochets, my sister bakes, my other sister sews, and my dad can build anything. Me? I can offer sarcastic comments and movie quotes. Something I think I’d really like is embroidery. Mostly because I saw this on Pinterest and I want to make them all! Luckily, Perpetual Kid has me covered!

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How cute is this “paper” embroidery kit?! I think I’d do okay with this since it already has lines on it—ha!

 

 

Y’all, this next one hit me in the feels. Before we found out that Huff the Babe was a boy, we called him “Peanut”. I’m thinking I should ask Huff the Hubs for this as my “push present”:

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Isn’t it adorable? This legume lovely is only $12.99 and would be an adorable accessory to any outfit!

 

 

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Happy Fangirling!

 

 

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Happy Friday, fangirls and fanboys! I’ve found the latest geeky goodies and compiled them all onto a list just for you!

 

Y’all, today is the today we’ve all been waiting for! Well, I’ve been waiting for anyway. Marvel’s Jessica Jones drops on Netflix!

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I’ve already watched the first episode and I like it! Jessica is a tough-talking, booze swilling, semi-hard boiled PI with a dark past. She’s not your typical Marvel heroine, but I like that she’s a bit gritty. I didn’t think I’d be able to accept Krysten Ritter as a tough chick, given that most of the roles I’ve seen her in she plays the earthy best friend or the vapid neighbor. But, I think she’ll do great with this! Plus, it doesn’t hurt that my favorite Doctor is in it as well! Though, he’s not as sweet as his Gallifreyan alter ego.

 

Looking for a fun gift for your Secret Santa? Check out these clever coins from Perpetual Kid!

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They’re called “Seed Money”. What you do is you plant the paper coins and they grow into pretty flowers! Pennies bloom as delicate wildflowers, nickels become herbs, dimes turn into crunchy root crops, and quarters grow to become crispy fresh salad greens!

 

This week, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 hit theaters. And, from what I have heard from critics and friends, this is the BEST Hunger Games film yet! I am so excited to see it! I’m also excited about all of the merch that’s hitting the stores. Like this adorable Katniss from Vinyl Pop!

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You can get your very own Katniss at Hot Topic stores!

 

 

In just a little over a month, we will all be going to a galaxy far, far away! Its time to stock up on all of the Star Wars swag while you can! Like this darling droid lamp from Think Geek!

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This cute little lamp has three settings: on, off, and dim and will add Jedi charm to any room!

 

 

Have any fandom finds you want to see on FGF? Share in the comments below!