Top Ten Geeky Food Blogs

Top Ten Geeky Food Blogs

Does anyone else love lists as much as I do? If you enjoy ‘My Current Favorite Things’ posts, I have a treat for you. This new installment of lists is my top ten favorite bloggers and sites! This week is all about yummy fandom recipes and the wonderful, talented bloggers who bring those recipes to us!

Geeks Who Eat

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Meet Sarah and Matthew, the geniuses behind Geeks Who Eat. You can find everything from Disney to video game inspired recipes on their blog. They even have party guides! Throwing at 80’s party? How about a horror movie party? From entertainment to recipes to decor, Geeks Who Eat have complete party guides for you.

Favorite recipes: Awesome Mix Trail Mix, Crait Cakes

ReadWatchEat

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From books to film to TV (and even anime), Sharon at ReadWatchEat shares unique recipes with rundowns of why she made this recipe. One of my favorite things about ReadWatchEat is how simple the recipes are. Y’all know I love to cook but I am a lazy cook. Sharon takes care of me with her simplicity and short grocery lists.

Favorite recipes: Carol’s Tuna Casserole, Rocky Road Cookies

Popcorner Reviews

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Monica over at Popcorner Reviews not only posts about geek fashion and DIY’s, but she also posts geeky recipes! From Marvel to Star Wars, there’s something there for everyone. Monica even has beautifully staged finish recipes for you to drool over.

Favorite recipes: Stranger Things Cupcakes, Star Wars Gingerbread Cookies

In Literature

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In Literature has been mentioned before on my blog, especially for Month of Magic. Not only do I adore the aesthetic that is In Literature, but I love the recipes and the thought put behind each one. They are literally works of art. In Literature also has wonderful themed parties like Hogwarts and Fantastic Beasts.

Favorite recipes: Twice Baked Honey Cake, 1668 French Onion Soup

Witchy Kitchen

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Witchy Kitchen isn’t just for Halloween. I actually stumbled across Witchy Kitchen on Instagram first and was drawn in by the amazing food flat lays! From Pokemon to Stranger Things, dig into the dark aesthetic of Witchy Kitchen’s site to find your new favorite fandom recipes!

Favorite recipes: Tough Guy Future Noodles, Eclipse Pizza

Pixelated Provisions

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Video games and food you say? Victoria at Pixelated Provisions puts my two favorite things together on her blog. From Overwatch to Fallout, you can find so many video game inspired recipes. These would be amazing for a video game themed party!

Favorite recipes: Sea Salt Popsicles, Rivellon Pizza

The Cupcakedex

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If you can’t tell from the name, let me introduce to you the master tumblr of Pokemon inspired recipes: The Cupcakedex! Whether you want to just browse amazing pictures of Pokemon food or actually want to try the recipes yourself, this site is amazing.

Favorite recipes: Chocolate Pikachus, Rowlette Eggs

The Gluttonous Geek

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The Gluttonous Geek‘s blog is packed with pop culture food and recipes. Browse the site by fandom or check out the reviews on other fandom cook books and more! From comics to tabletop games, there’s plenty of recipes to check out.

Favorite recipes: Blue-Berry and Carrot Cake Donuts, Halfling’s Second Breakfast Skillet

Baking Mischief (Managed)

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Baking Mischief has a cool Tumblr dedicated to the fandom recipes they make called Baking Mischief Managed. Super cool name for those who get the HP reference. Not only on these recipes creative, but lots of them are easy to make for those lazy cooks out there (me). Check out this huge master post for nerdy recipes!

Favorite recipes: Frosty Bantha Milk, Cheesy Potato Gratin for Two

Geeky Hostess

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I stumbled across Geeky Hostess while looking up the game Deer Lord. She had an amazing party for the game and I ended up digging around on the site for more ideas! she’s got plenty of cool party ideas to go along with her rad recipes. I mean just look at this Cuphead inspired cake! Don’t forget to take a look at the shop while you’re there.

Favorite recipes: DnD-Style Tavern Menu, Cinderella’s Post-Midnight Pumpkin Bread

What are your favorite geeky food blogs? List them in the comments for everyone to check out!

 

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Stay-cation Essentials for Introverts

Stay-cation Essentials for Introverts

I will be the first to admit that I forget to take care of my mental health. I go, go, go until I’m all out of energy and have none left to give which is a big no-no for introverts like me. Self love and self care need to become a part of my routine. It’s all about taking time to rest, relax, and recharge. Sometimes that means saying goodbye to friends and family as you shut the door to your home and become unavailable for a weekend.

Say hello to my introverted, geeky stay-cation. Once a month, I will be going on my mini vacation at home for my mental health. It’s a little something for my husband and me to spend time together, but it’s also for me to recharge. Here’s a sample of all the things we have planned and how you can do it too!

Spa Time

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I’m a lucky girl thanks to my husband in so many ways. For my birthday he got me several handmade bath bombs. I’ve only been able to use one since January. I’m looking forward to trying them all out now! This is a great time to decompress and just be by yourself. Light some candles and shut the door. This is for you.

bath bombs // bath pillow or rolled yoga mat // relaxing playlist // favorite book or comic

Movie Night

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Whether it’s an episode of Black Mirror, several episodes of Law & Order: SVU or the latest Marvel/Disney movie, Alec and I always wind up on the couch watching something right after work. It’s one of the ways we decompress after a long work day. What better way to relax on a stay-cation than to plan a movie night complete with all the fixings and the environment of home where you can take off your shoes and pants!

movie // blankets // popcorn // candy // soda // pizza // pajamas

Plan Meals and Cook

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We don’t eat out that often, and it’s a great way for us to save a little money. Plus I usually enjoy cooking. I say usually because I’m a lazy cook. As I’m on a weight loss journey, I try to find recipe blogs that are healthy, low calorie, and easy. These all fit the bill. But when you’re on a stay-cation, you can take the time to cook with your SO and make it fun! Why not try making your own pizzas from scratch or yummy Chinese “take-out?” Grab your grill and make some kebabs or hobo dinners on the grill. Make it match your movie night or create a theme night! Whatever you’ve been craving, find a recipe and make it!

slow cooker // griddle // cookbook

Take Photos

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We take pictures on vacation so why not on a stay-cation? Your home can be just as insta worthy as the beach or a hotel. Some cool photo opportunities might be:

  • bath bomb video
  • bath tub filled with bubbles and surrounded with candles
  • flat lay of your book, bath bombs, and candles
  • screenshot your relaxing playlist
  • flat lay of your pajamas, the movie, and some treats
  • selfie in your pajamas under the blankets with a tub of popcorn between you and your SO
  • the title of the movie as it comes on the screen
  • long table shot of all the goodies you’re partaking in
  • photos of each other cooking in the kitchen
  • shots of the meal being prepared
  • flat lay of the meal
  • selfies of your silly faces before digging in
  • and whatever else you can think of!

hands free shutter control // HD camera lens kit // phone tripod

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MCFT: Babe Cave AKA The Library

MCFT: Babe Cave AKA The Library

After moving into a house with 3 bedrooms, I knew I immediately wanted to designate one of them as “mine.” I wanted a library and a room to get ready in. The master bedroom is small so there’s no way I could fit a vanity and both mine and hubby’s clothes in the tiny closet. So I came up with… The Library.

Also known as a babe cave, femme den, she shed, etc., The Library is being carefully curated on Pinterest. Right now my clothes are in the closet and my paintings and pictures are leaning against the walls. It’s a blank canvas… that I am not allowed to paint (per landlord) but don’t worry! I have some ideas…

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MCFT: Favorite Scary Movies

MCFT: Favorite Scary Movies

The Babadook

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I always highly recommend this thriller to anyone who tells me they love scary movies. It’s intense and scary enough that you’ll have a hard time going down to the basement to do laundry the next day (not that I would know anything about that). It’s currently still on Netflix.

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MCFT: Geeky Wedding Items under $50

MCFT: Geeky Wedding Items under $50

With wedding things on my brain, I’ve been scouring Pinterest and Google for wedding ideas. I want to make sure there’s a piece of my fiance and I in each part of the wedding. We both love Doctor Who and Marvel. Not to mention Disney! I thought I’d share some of my favorite geeky wedding items I’ve come across so far. I adore little personal details and these little items fit the bill perfectly. *Some affiliate links have been used. Check out my about me page to learn more about these links.

TARDIS Cake Topper

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One of my favorite wedding cake toppers I’ve seen so far! It’s a part of Amazon’s new handmade department. Although it’s not a part of the free 2-day shipping for Prime members, it’s only $14 and comes in a variety of colors and 3 different sizes.

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MCFT: Librarian Chic

MCFT: Librarian Chic

So I am obsessed with the librarian look. You can make it edgy or hipster or preppy. It can be casual or business casual. It’s versatile and trendy but timeless. I can’t wait to try it myself! *Some affiliate links have been used. Check out my about me page to learn more about these links.

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Both of these looks from Someone Like You remind me of Belle, the original Disney bookworm. The light blue shirt with white buttons is reminiscent of her first “peasant” dress. The mustard yellow cardigan is for her ball gown, and the burgundy dress is for her winter cloak. The scalloped edges on both of these outfits give them a whimsical feel.

To achieve this librarian chic look try this dress in burgundy, this cardigan in mustard, these boots in brown, and these tights in white.

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