Perhaps you’ve seen the popular Instagram account @willitbeard and if you haven’t, prepare to be delighted by Pierce Thiot and his beard. Pierce posed the question “Will it Beard?” And has set out to see exactly what kind of everyday objects, foods, toys, etc will fit in his beard and stay in his beard. Check it out:
Pierce inspired me and gave me an idea for #12DaysofStarWars …
I call it the Bun Challenge and I’m asking you… #willitBUN
Here’s the gist: What can you strap to your head that will give you Princess Leia buns. Cinnamon buns (rather obvious), toy tires, buns made of Lego, buns made of cookie dough? Let your imagination take you away and make sure to post pictures to Instagram (@nerdinthesand) and Twitter (@nerdinthecity) with the hashtags #12DaysofStarWars and #WillitBun
I have an awesome giveaway and every picture you post and tag me in will get you an entry! Giveaway winner will be chosen on 12.8.16 at midnight! Happy Bunning!
Here’s the first one I came up with today…rather easy and obvious, but ya gotta start somewhere!
Bagel Buns (bagels fresh from Starbucks and yep…I bought 2 bagels just to pin to my hair! That really happened! It’s called dedication!)
Can’t wait to see what YOU come up with!
April is here! Spring has sprung. And when I open my window, woodland creatures come in and help me dress every morning! Life is a fairytale, dreams are rainbows and rainbows are real. Soon I’ll break into song and dance! Cause…Hey! It’s Friday. And what were Fridays made for, if not song and dance and fairytale romance.
Don’t fight that inner princess…or prince! Just embrace them! We all have a little Disney waiting inside of us. So come on over to Instagram where the magic is waiting for you!! Snap a pic using my Modern Princess prompts and enter to win a fantastical Disney prize pack. The more pictures you take, the more times you enter! Make sure to tag @NerdintheSand, use the hashtag #PrincessProblems and bring along all the plucky sidekicks and furry woodland creatures you want! There’s room for everyone in my castle!
And all month long I’ll be talking Princes, Princesses and the wonderful world of Disney. So if you have a specific topic you want to hear about…email me: email@example.com
Day 17: Trivia Winners
Thank you to everyone who answered my Elf trivia questions. Here are the questions and answers:
Question #1: What toy was Buddy making when he failed to make his quota?
Answer: Etch A Sketch
Question #2: What are Buddy’s four main food groups?
Answer: Candy, Candy Canes, Candy Corn and syrup
Question #3: What is Buddy’s real father’s name?
Answer: Walter Hobbs (played by James Caan)
Question #4: Who is Santa afraid of?
Answer: Central Park Rangers
Question #5: Who is the narrator of Elf?
Answer: Papa Elf (also accepted Bob Newhart)
Here are my winners…
Winners… send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and give me your address so that I can send you your prize!!
Thank you again for playing and keep checking back to Nerd in the City for all your nerd related fun!!!!
“Jingle nerds, jingle nerds, jingle all the nerds!”
Day 14 & 15: Elf trivia
Well… the snow won out yesterday. And the Elf tour was cancelled. Which means I have all kinds of trivia prizes that are now just sitting on my bedroom floor, very sadly.
So I’m going to put the trivia questions up on my various social media outlets and I’ll pick winners from those who post answers.
So check Nerd in the City’s facebook page, Twitter feed (@nerdinthecity) and Instagram feed (@liz_tailor481) and make sure to answer the questions. You have till 10pm tomorrow night to answer and then I’ll pick winners.
Make sure to play cause my sad prizes need homes!!!
All nerds (and normals) are invited to come out this Saturday for Nerd in the City’s unofficial Elf tour of NYC. Check out our poster below.