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Monica
Salt Lake City
Girly Geek is the only way for me!
Interests: crafts, role playing games, cooking, books
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"Energy can not be created or destroyed, it can only be changed from one form to another." -Einstein Matter is a new blog that will deal mostly with my dealings and doings in the world. I will talk about what ever strikes my fancy at the moments. Several likely topics... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2012 at Matter
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The first round of Paizo's RPG Superstar contest has come and gone. The contest is a great way to practice your RPG design skills. It doesn't hurt that the winner gets to write an adventure that will be published by Paizo. Last spring I blogged about entering, and I did.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2012 at The Girly Geek
A facebook friend posted another video from this guy yesterday. This led much wasted time on youtube, but after I found the Skyrim theme I was completely hooked. I would like all of my fellow gamer friends to pause their consoles for just a moment to enjoy this. I promise... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2011 at The Girly Geek
Hey there girly geek readers, Things in girly geek land have been chaotic, but don't worry. I haven't forgotten about you. Posting may still be kind of sporadic through the holidays, but we will be back to our regular updates soon enough. Thanks for reading friends! Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2011 at The Girly Geek
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I thought this was too fascinating to keep to myself. This, my friends, is a book about crafting with your cat's hair. When I first saw this book I thought it was a joke. When I flipped through it and discovered it was for realsies I almost puked. I love... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2011 at The Girly Geek
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Things have been super busy and I haven't been spending enough time with you. To show you that I'm sorry I am posting pictures of puppies! Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2011 at The Girly Geek
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I don't care if he is a freaky alien. I thought the Fem Shep, Garrus romance option in ME2 was hot. Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2011 at The Girly Geek
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This adorable book features over 50 Alice in Wonderland inspired crafts. You can buy it here. The projects range from simple papercrafts to sewing projects, ensuring there is something for everyone every skill level. Red and White Rose lights Sew Your OWn Dandy White Rabbit Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2011 at The Girly Geek
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I'm getting these tattoos. Yep all of them. They will be inked into my flesh forever and ever. Just like Edward and Bella's love is forever and ever. Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2011 at The Girly Geek
Now through October 30th Binder Park Zoo is asking for the community’s help to name its newest furry addition, a male Red Panda cub. Binder Park Zoo’s animal care staff has come up with a list of five possible names for the cub. The choices and their translations are: Dagan,... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 27, 2011 at The Girly Geek
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I have always been a console gaming kind of girl. I didn't get into computer gaming until dating husband. He actually built me a computer for Valentine's Day when we were first dating just so we could play Neverwinter Nights together. I had also never owned a computer of my... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2011 at The Girly Geek
Two red panda cubs a male and a female, were born at the beginning of August at the Dublin Zoo -- but they have only recently ventured out of the den. From the time they were born their mother, Angelina, kept moving the cubs to different hiding places around the... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 22, 2011 at The Girly Geek
The ABQ BioPark is thrilled to announce the birth of two male Snow Leopards. Kiran and Kalmali, born July 21, 2011, are beginning to venture into their exhibit with their mother, Kachina, on the Zoo’s Cat Walk. via www.zooborns.com Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 22, 2011 at The Girly Geek
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I found out about this a while ago and can't believe I forgot to mention it on here. http://www.geekgirlcon.com/ remembered about it while talking to a fellow girly geek Gamestop employee when I was picking up my copy of Gears today. I completely botched the name of the convention. Sorry,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2011 at The Girly Geek
Happy Gears of War day everyone! Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2011 at The Girly Geek
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It isn't too late to fill your Monday with pirate fun. The official website has all kinds of ideas, activities and history to make your day awesome. It even has a page on popular pirate phrases and their meanings. If you are the adventurous sort, I recommend dressing up in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2011 at The Girly Geek
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I have safely returned from my trip. I love it when I have to go to work meetings in Denver. my company is nice enough to let me fly back a couple days later so I can hang out with my adorable nieces and baby nephew. Here are some of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2011 at The Girly Geek
Hey everybody, It has been couple weeks. I will be out of town until Friday. So no posts for the next couple days. Don't get into too much trouble without me! Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2011 at The Girly Geek
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I thought this article was interesting Absurdly Expensive Food. It's all terrible, but the one that kills me is the ice. This stuff seems to range in price between $5 and $8 per sphere. It's ice, people! If you can spend that much money on ice, I sure hope you... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2011 at The Girly Geek
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Yay! More games to look forward to. http://pc.ign.com/articles/119/1193487p1.html Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2011 at The Girly Geek
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You should probably go check out this site right now. http://cristinahh.wordpress.com/ Here is why. Scarlett Johansson in Marc Jacobs. Lust worthy dress sketch. This website combines great fashion with a beautiful and simple format. Make sure you check out the sketches page. It's pretty awesome. Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2011 at The Girly Geek
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Please don't suck. please don't suck. please don't suck. After how much I enjoyed season one and all the behind the season shenanigans, I'm worried season 2 will be a flop. I guess I might actually have to read the comics instead if the show takes a down turn. Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2011 at The Girly Geek
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This is the mini I have been using for our current DnD campaign. I decided to paint her last weekend and I thought she turned out pretty well. The only thing I haven't done yet is a clear coat over the top. I feel like I need to think about... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2011 at The Girly Geek
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I noticed the UK edition of Glamour on the newsstand today The Dolce & Gabbana dress on the cover really struck me for some reason. It wasn't because I was in love with this dress, I actually kind of find it to be mediocre, at best. There are other reincarnations... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2011 at The Girly Geek
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If you guys have been wondering where I have been the last couple days, the answer is I was spending some serious quality time with The Night Angel Trilogy by Brent Weeks. I put off reading this series for a long time because the cover art style reminded me very... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2011 at The Girly Geek