Try It Tuesday

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I am all about lazy life hacks. I like to get stuff done in a short amount of time without a lot of hassle. This is why I don’t iron. I absolutely HATE ironing. And I’m too cheap to do dry cleaning. It’s just an extra errand I don’t have time for. (This is why 90% of my wardrobe consists of geeky t-shirts!)

Fan Girl Friday

Another end to another week. Don’t be sad that 2015 is already starting to whiz by. Get excited! Its Fan Girl Friday! And, it’s a special edition of FGF, dedicated to all things Downtown Abbey!

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DA premiered two weeks ago and I can’t believe this is the first I’m blogging about it! This season has already gotten off to a steamy start what with Jimmy the Footman hooking up with his old employer—a Mrs. Robinson if there ever was one—and Mary traipsing off for a Free Love tour of England with her new lover. And to celebrate al of the scandal season five has to offer, I’ve got the hook up to all of your DA needs!

Signals.com has an unbelievable amount of DA attire sure to fit your fandom fancy! Just check out some of the designs:

Downton Abbey CLothes

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frolicker They even have jewelry, bags, and fragrances!

Bed, Bath, and Beyond is also getting on the British bandwagon with an entire line of home décor straight from the Abbey:

DA collection at BBW

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And, if you just need MORE Downton (and want to get your littles in on the fun) Arthur will be showing a Downton Abbey-themed episode! Check out the sneak peek!

 

Happy fangirling!

Mommy Monday

I’d never call myself a fashionista. Even before having a kid I didn’t dress up too fancy. But, I always tried to look nice; have my hair done and my makeup on (unless I was going to Walmart, of course). When Huff the Hubs and I were dating, I made an effort to look my best (how else was I supposed to catch him?).

 

After I had a kid however, all sense of fashion (and hygiene) went out the window.

 

Look at that girl. I bet she was able to shower everyday, too. I ENVY her.

Look at that girl. I bet she was able to shower everyday, too. I ENVY her.

 

I used to think that I’d never be one of “those moms”. The ones that wore yoga pants all day, never wore jewelry, and didn’t wear t-shirts without holes. Then, I had a child.

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I went from coordinating outfits and accessories to sniffing the armpits of my shirts and inspecting jeans for spit-up stains before deciding what to wear. My cute dresses have been replaced with V-neck tees from Target in every color of the rainbow.

And that's only a quarter of my collection!

And that’s only a quarter of my collection!

 

There are times that I see young moms with their hair perfect, hopping out of their cars dressed like Kate Middleton and I get a twinge of jealousy. But, most of the time, I don’t mind that I have a drawer of broken necklaces that Huff the Babe has destroyed. I’d rather be in my sweat pants and t-shirt, playing “Where’s Hermione?” than be dressed to the nines.

 

What about you? Has your style changed since you had kids? Does it bother you or are you okay with it?

 

Fan Girl Friday

Happy Friday, peeps! And what an awesome Friday it is. Not only does this kick off an incredible 3-day weekend BUT Sunday is Geek Pride Day! That’s right people, much like Star Wars Day a few weeks ago, GPD is a day to let your fandom flag fly!

 

Need some ways to celebrate? Have no fear, The Huffman Post is here!

 

You can create the geeky ambiance for you and your Player Two with these fantastically fandom fragranced candles from Etsy shop Frostbeard!

"Rolling hills, sunflowers, and hairy feet."

“Rolling hills, sunflowers, and hairy feet.”

They have all kinds: The Shire, Dumbledore’s Office, and even Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey!

 

It’s that time of year again, the time when our mailboxes are full of wedding invitations and, oh yes, graduation announcements. Need something for the geeky grad in your life? Think Geek has just the thing!

 

"I want your brrraaaiiiinnnsss! But only if you have a GPA of 3.5 or higher!"

“I want your brrraaaiiiinnnsss! But only if you have a GPA of 3.5 or higher!”

 

Got a little padawan that’s celebrating their very first Geek Pride Day? Check out these adorable superhero socks for your pint-sized crime fighter!

 

Daycare's mightiest heroes.

Daycare’s mightiest heroes.

 

Guys. Get excited. I have more Batman vs. Superman movie news! The official title has FINALLY been released! The title of the movie is {drumroll please}: Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice.

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AND there’s a shot of Ben Affleck as the new Batman!

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Did you know that Geek Pride Day was originally supposed to pay homage to the release of Star Wars but shares the date with two other fandom holidays—Towel Day (for Hitchhiker fans) and The Glorious 25th of May (for Discworld fans)? Because there was so much geekdom in one day, it morphed into GPD!And to celebrate the origins, JJ Abrams created a contest that could possibly get YOU on the set of the new Star Wars flick while also helping out UNICEF! Seriously!

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You’d be doing good and increasing your chances of meeting Han Solo! If chosen, you would shoot a scene for the movie, be Abrams’ VIP guest on the set in London, and even bring a pal with you! Click the link for more!