Why Star Wars Rocks My Geek Family

Stormtrooper Cupcakes

Stormtrooper Cupcakes were submitted by Becky from Avon, IN.To make your own you will need:Boxed cake mix in your favorite flavorEggs (see cake mix ingredients)Oil (see cake mix ingredients)Cupcake linersWhite frostingPiping bag with a fancy tipMarshmallows, largeEdible paint, black (found at Micheals in the cake decorating aisle)Small, thin paintbrushSprinkles, blackWhat to do:...more

J.J. Abrams Taking Over Directing Duties On Star Wars Franchise

Yesterday the internet went abuzz with the rumor that J.J. Abrams, despite previous claims to the contrary, would be stepping up to direct Star Wars Episode VII, due out in 2015, ten years after the franchise's last film, 2005's Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith. The LOST creator and Star Trek director is one of the most successful and fanboy beloved director/producers working today....more
What does JJ stand for, if not Jar Jar? ;)more

Searching for the Truth

Cross-Post from Living Off Script: Searching for the Truth -- it's really not as deep as the title makes it sound....more

Star Wars vs. Nicholas Sparks. Who Would Win?

My husband, Dale and I are very similar in so many ways – that’s what really attracted us to each other. We both love to camp, participate in triathlons, and so many other things. His parents have been married for 38 years, mine for 52. We both share the same religion, are non-smokers, and have the exact same political views.But when it comes to movies, we are on complete opposite sides of the RedBox. I am a hopeless romantic so I’ve always loved movies like “When Harry Met Sally” and “The Wedding Date.” But I also love rough and tough movie like “Slap Shot” and “Gladiator.”...more
I used Face-In-Hole and StoryMark to create this funny Star Wars picture of my husband! For more ...more

Happy Star Wars Day: May the Fourth Be With You!

A long time ago in a galaxy not so very far away I discovered Star Wars. When I think of Star Wars I think of uncle's house circa 1983 and their wooden-paneled basement TV room. They were the first people I knew to have a satellite dish and a VCR and we spent a lot of time watching Star Wars down there. I think of them every year on May 4, otherwise known as Star Wars Day. May the fourth, I mean force, be with you! ...more
My parents got my husband the Blu-Ray original trilogy -- SINCE HE HAS NEVER SEEN IT. LOLmore

Make-A-Wish Does Star Wars Right

Once upon a time, I heard about this Endorian Bunker which I called the best Make-A-Wish ever.And then I found out about a couple of projects that Little Mountain Productions, a set design company, put together for Make-A-Wish. That Endorian Bunker has a little competition....more

Going Retro with Star Wars – 3-D

Going Retro with Star Wars – 3-D  Truly wonderful, the mind of a child is.  ~Yoda...more

The Rest of the Story - The Force of Volkswagon

You may recall when I posted about the superior Volkswagon Superbowl Commercial featuring a pint-sized Darth Vader. As a self-proclaimed Star Wars enthusiast (original trilogy), I was utterly delighted. Here's a little something to refresh your memory....more

Star Wars Halloween Geekiness

 This is so cute for families that have kids that are Star Wars fans. I actually want one myself, but I don't go trick or treating anymore. This Earth friendly, cotton Star Wars tote bag featuring original artwork by artist Katie Cook is perfect for fans of any age for school, practice, work, grocery shopping, Star Wars collectibles and, of course, trick or treating!...more