New Year, New Word

As you may (or may not, if this is your first visit to my blogosphere) know, I gave up New Year’s Resolutions a few years ago. I decided it was time to stop changing things about myself and start challenging myself to simply be better. Each year I choose a word that will become a mantra,Continue reading “New Year, New Word”

12 Days of Star Wars

Nerds!! There are only 11 days left till our eyes behold the next installment in the Star Wars saga. (10 if you plan on going on Thursday night!) This Star Wars is going to have a decidedly different flavor than the 7 that have preceded it. There will be no scrawl at the beginning ofContinue reading “12 Days of Star Wars”

You’ve Got Mail Challenge

At Nerd in the City (@nerdinthesand on Instagram) August is You’ve Got Mail month. Which means that I am sending and encouraging everyone to send more mail…you know, the old fashioned paper and stamp kinda stuff. Take a look at the prompts below. I used to love getting mail, back when people still did suchContinue reading “You’ve Got Mail Challenge”

Disney Princess Recap

I am 1 week into my Modern Princess Instagram Challenge. And I am already feeling pretty royal this week, more than usual! Here’s a look at what’s been happening on Instagram if you’ve missed it. And there’s still plenty of time to join my challenge and be entered to win a Disney Prize Pack!! EachContinue reading “Disney Princess Recap”

Come join #TheSweatPack

2016 is in full swing at Nerd in the City and Lean Girl’s Club. We are determined to make this year count for more than just 12 sheets of pretty calendar paper!! This is THE ONE! I say that every year. Because every year it’s true. Every new year is a chance to make it.Continue reading “Come join #TheSweatPack”

30 Days of Nerdy Hair – Day 8

Day 8: May Day from A View to a Kill One of the fiercest Bond ladies in the entire franchise, Grace Jones’, May Day is 3 parts superhuman henchwoman, 2 parts devastating cheek bones and 5 parts total bad ass!! That adds up to a solid 10!! Now, Sean Connery was always my favorite Bond. ButContinue reading “30 Days of Nerdy Hair – Day 8”

30 Days of Nerdy Hair – Day 1

Day 1: Cressida from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay (Part 1) Welcome to a brand new series of my biannual hair challenge called 30 Days of Nerdy Hair. Here’s the story… One day I was reading Shape magazine (a rather non-nerdy publication) and I read about a 30 day hair challenge where the author of theContinue reading “30 Days of Nerdy Hair – Day 1”

NITC Book Club: Star Wars Edition

There are only 7 months to go till Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens will be hitting theaters and changing our world as we know it. Which mean I only have 7 months for my Star Wars Book Club Challenge. Tall order, but I am determined to get through as many of them asContinue reading “NITC Book Club: Star Wars Edition”

NITC Book Club: Star Wars Edition

I am embarking on a rather large undertaking. For those super fans out there, you know what I mean when I say Expanded Universe. And you also know that the entire library of books that you previously believed to be canon has been relegated to Star Wars Legends. Meaning, they no longer exist in theContinue reading “NITC Book Club: Star Wars Edition”

#AvengerinTraining – Captain America Week

Finishing Strong Entering the final week, I felt strong. Stronger than I’ve ever felt before. I discovered muscles I didn’t know could ache. I had better balance and control in my workouts. And since Captain America is my very favorite Avenger, I’d been looking forward to this week since the beginning of this challenge. AndContinue reading “#AvengerinTraining – Captain America Week”