NASA Creates Cosmic Fright Posters Based on Classic Horror Movie Advertisements

NASA’s Exoplanet Exploration Program Office, with help from astrophysicists, created several posters for the Halloween season. These posters feature real events in the cosmos with a touch of fun fanciful fright from classic horror films. With many of the posters, there is also an interactive site to explore the system. It is Halloween fun for the whole family where everyone is secretly learning about space! That is quite a trick!



On the NASA’s Galaxy of Horrors website we will find six frightful posters made to look like classic horror advertisements. Each poster was meticulously create by scientists to contain facts in the fiction. For example, In the Dark Matter poster, while the spider is fiction the web alludes to the cosmic web. The cosmic web a bunch of invisible threads of matter and dark matter that connects galaxies like the silk of a spider’s web…well that’s what it is in a nut shell. \Read more about the facts and fictions of each poster here.

These posters will make excellent Halloween decorations. We are given high resolution photos that we can have printed and framed to make them last through the years. The posters that are available to download from the Galaxy of Horror Website are:

  • Galactic Graveyard
  • Dark Matter
  • Gamma Ray Ghouls
  • Flares of Fury with an interactive exploration of the system
  • Zombie Worlds with an interactive exploration of the system
  • Rains of Terror with an interactive exploration of the system

There are three other systems we can explore, but there are no posters to download. They are:

  • Kepler’s Inferno
  • Monster Mash
  • Eternal Darkness

I have to admit, my favorite part is the interaction and exploration of the systems. I took a screen shot of what the interactive exploration sites look like. You can click and move the planet around, zoom in and out to get a closer look, check out the system or the star, compare it to other known bodies of mass like Earth or Jupiter, and so much more. It is actually a lot of fun

Kepler’s Inferno

To get the posters and begin your journey of exploration click the image below. Once the website loads hover over each image and select the task you wish to complete, i.e. download, explore, or read more. Get the whole family involved for a night of frightful fun.

2020 Holiday Gift Guide For the Geeks in Our Life

With two months to Christmas, it may be time to start thinking of gifts, especially with most people shopping online. I can almost say with certainty that shipping companies are gonna be more than a little busy this holiday season. To avoid the stress of whether your package will arrive on time, I suggest early shopping at your favorite online stores.



To help with all the choices, I have created a list of the top 2020 Holiday gifts for the geeks in our lives. Being a geek myself, I feel like these will be at the top of many people’s lists. And for those who don’t create a list (they know who they are), there is always a Loot Crate or Space and Beyond box that will be a nice surprise. Each comes with 5 to 7 items making them a gift that keeps on giving.

The items listed below all contain links to make finding them a breeze. Disclosure: The Amazon links are all affiliate links. This means I get a little something when you purchase through my links. Thank you in advance. Every little bit helps keep this blog alive and kicking with awesome printables, gift ideas, and more.

Now on to the Gifts!

1. Loot Crate Box

Loot Crate is an amazing box that all geeks will enjoy. With each unboxing comes exclusive collectibles and surprises geeks, like myself, will love! I did an unboxing of a Loot Crate and let me just say…AMAZING. What is most impressive about Loot Crate is that they have different themes one can purchase. This allows the gifter to match the needs of the giftee perfectly. At this moment there are Loot Crates for:

  • Breakfast Club
  • Star Trek
  • Harry Potter
  • Hello Kitty
  • Anime
  • Marvel
  • Loot Wear
For a limited time, the Loot Wearable line includes an exclusive E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Jacket:
  • Deadpool
  • WWE
  • Fallout
  • Elder Scrolls
  • Disney
  • and more!

Check out Loot Crate’s website for more details, lists, and other geeky items. I think this site may just check off everyone’s Christmas List.

2. The Child… or anything Mandalorian

The Mandalorian’s new season is starting Oct 30 and will continue through December. This makes anything Mandalorian a must have for Christmas. The Child, or better known as Baby Yoda, is extremely popular. It is almost a guarantee that getting a Baby Yoda gift will bring a huge smile. My favorite Baby Yoda item is the 11-inch plush/beanbag Baby Yoda figure from Mattel.

The Other Popular Baby Yoda Toy is the “Star Wars The Child Animatronic Edition “AKA Baby Yoda” with Over 25 Sound and Motion Combinations, ” Almost always sold out, you will be lucky to get your hands on this little gem. You may also be able to find him on

About the Animatronic Edition:
He may look like “Baby Yoda,” but this lovable creature is called The Child – and now you can become his protector with this animatronic toy from Star Wars. Touching the top of The Child Animatronic Edition’s head activates over 25 sound and motion combinations, including happy and excited sounds, giggles, babbles, and more, all while the figure’s head moves up and down, ears move back and forth, and eyes open and close. Boys and girls ages 4 and up can pretend to harness the power of the Force as The Child toy closes its eyes, raises its arm, and sighs as if exerting a great amount of energy. Click the image below to head to (affiliate link) and see if one is available.

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3. Space and Beyond Box

This box is another one of those surprise boxes that makes a perfect gift to all the space and science geeks. However, unlike other surprise boxes, Space and Beyond Box will tell you what you are getting as the shipping day gets closer. I gave this as a gift to my mom and her first box contained a piece of a meteorite in a cool frame, a t-shirt, a comet pen, a couple of awesome photos, and a magazine. It certainly was $80 worth of items for only $50.

The Campo del Cielo meteorite sample and certificate

The Next big box will feature Black Holes. I have no idea how they will incorporate that awesomeness, but I do know there will be a magazine all about black holes, probably a photo of the first picture of a black hole, and maybe a poster. The rest is still a surprise.

4. Star Light Galaxy Projector for Bedroom

While the Star Light Galaxy Projector is geared towards kids, I think this is also a great toy for all ages. It provides an epic light show on the ceiling and is Alexa and Google Assistant activated. The best part about this item is that it has a soothing galaxy light that calms the senses for kids and adults. The stress of the day dissipates into outer space. This item features:

  • A STAR FILLED GALAXY IN YOUR ROOM. Get the most relaxing visuals from this galaxy projector that’s like a portable planetarium. It feels like you’re drifting calmly into space at night.
  • VAST NEBULA CLOUD BACKGROUNDS TO CHOOSE FROM. With 16.7million Colors behind green stars that float across your ceiling and walls & Multiple Brightness Settings, you’ll never run out of options with this multiple starlight projector.
  • HELPS KIDS SLEEP AT NIGHT. These night lights are perfect for children with fear of the dark or trouble sleeping. With a soothing galaxy light that calms the senses, it’s the perfect gift that kids love. Adults love it too!
  • ALEXA AND GOOGLE ASSISTANT ACTIVATED. Get creative with your bedtime stories! This laser projector is voice command-activated for a handsfree experience.
  • SMART SLEEP SHUTDOWN TIMER. You can set this galaxy night light to turn on and off automatically anytime you want. PLUS this comes with a mobile app so you can control it from anywhere. AND in the beautiful gift box, comes a couple of cool gifts

Say goodbye to sleepless nights and hello to relaxing nights under the stars. Find the item on by clicking the image below. The link is an affiliate link.

5. Nintendo Switch Lite

Nintendo Switch Lite is a new version of the Nintendo Switch system that’s optimized for personal, handheld play. It is a small and light Nintendo Switch system with a built-in +Control Pad, and a sleek, unibody design. I highly suggest this system for all the Geeky Gamers out there. It makes a perfect gift. Be sure to add games.

6. Funko Pop! Amazon Exclusive 6 Inch Wampa Vinyl Figure

Throughout 2020, 6 exclusive figures will be available for purchase, starting with The Wampa to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Empire Strikes Back. All 6 figures will nest into the next to form one larger set piece recreating the opening scene from Empire Strikes Back. The Wampa is an Amazon exclusive.

The Wampa is one of my favorite creatures from Star Wars and I think it would make a wonderful gift for any Star Wars fan. It had to make the Christmas Geek Gift List.

7. Smash Up Card Game

Smash up is a collectible card game where you select two different factions to battle your friends \. The goal of the game is to collect victory points, be the first to reach a certain amount and win. Each faction has different capabilities. Alderac Entertainment Group, the creators of Smash Up, are releasing a new set of Smash Up factions. This time they have partnered with Disney Marvel to bring out some amazing Super Heroes and Villains.

Smash Up: Marvel will allow seasoned players and newcomers of all ages to join the limitless clashing with comic mainstays, such as the vigilant members of The Ultimates and criminal masterminds HYDRA as two of eight factions leading the charge! In the ultimate shuffling building card game, players smash up two groups of Marvel characters to take over bases and score the most victory points. Mix and match the different decks of heroes and villains to see which combinations can best defeat the others! This game allows for fans to create stories that have never existed in the Marvel universe. What combo will you choose?

The Marvel set is not released until January, but any fan will love to see that this game is coming. Simply wrap a picture of the item and say coming soon and place it under the tree. I have received gifts like this and it made my Christmas last even longer. EPIC Amazon affiliate link

8. The Elder Scrolls: The Official Cookbook

Elder Scrolls fans are gonna love bringing the recipes from the games into their kitchen. With this cookbook we can feast our way through Skyrim, Morrowind, and Tamriel! There are over 60 recipes to help fans immerse themselves into the diverse cuisines of the Nords, Bosmer, Khajit, and beyond! This cookbook is a great gift for those who love to cook, those who love Elder Scrolls, or both!

Some of the recipes included are

  • Imperial Mushroom Sauce
  • Apple Cabbage Stew
  • Water of Life
  • Saltrice Porridge
  • Sunlight Souffle
  • Orsimer Venison
  • Snowberry Cordial
  • Sweetrolls
  • and more!

Click the image below to fly over to and buy the book. It is hardcover and illustrated.

9. FreezerBoy

Every geeky gamer is going to love to relive the classics and show off their love for the classics with the Freezerboy magnets that can turn most refrigerators into a Gameboy look-alike. The screen even doubles as a white board! It turns tasks into epic achievements! The set includes six magnets to form the Dpad, A, B, start, select, and the screen. The screen measures 16″w x 12″h

10. Star Trek: Picard – Season One

Star Trek has a new series featuring Picard, the used to be captain of the Enterprise. Star Trek: Picard has Sir Patrick Stewart reprising his iconic role as Jean-Luc Picard, which he played for seven seasons on Star Trek: The Next Generation. The new series will follow this iconic character into the next chapter of his life.

Starring Patrick Stewart as Jean-Luc Picard, Santiago Cabrera as Cristobal Rios, Alison Pill as Dr. Agnes Jurati, Michelle Hurd as Raffi Musiker, Isa Briones as Soji, Jonathan Frakes as Will Riker, Harry Treadaway as Narek, Jeri Ryan as Seven of Nine, Evan Evagora as Elnor, and Brent Spiner as Data.

For any Star Trek Geek, this is a must. It brings back many of the characters fans have come to love, including those from different series. It comes on Blu-ray or DVD

Monster University Printable Halloween Window Decorations Activity Pack

Get the family together this Halloween and decorate the doors and windows with magnificent monster silhouettes, but not with just any monsters, these are the monsters from Monster U. The monster silhouettes feature James P. “Sulley” Sullivan, Randall Boggs, and Mike Wazowski. Each of them sport their very own spooky and scary stance.



The silhouette templates also include multiple eyes to choose from to make your monster scary or funny. For example the silhouette of Randall features many different eyes to make him spooky. After all, he was Boo’s monster, he has to be scary.. Of course, you could just display the eyes all over the window to make the scene even more spooky.

To create these monstrous silhouettes you will need :

  • A pack of black construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Clear tape

To make:

  1. Print out all of the pages in this window decorating pack.
  2. Lay each page over a piece of black construction paper. Adults should cut along the black edges of the silhouettes.
  3. Follow the numbered instruction grid to align the pieces, then tape them together to make a giant monster silhouette.
  4. Tape each monster silhouette to your window or door. Cut off the edges of the images to fit.

To get the silhouette monster craft click the image below and save the PDF to your computer. This Halloween package also includes several other activities and recipes the whole family will enjoy. Such as:

  • Spooky Smoothies
  • Spot the difference
  • Monster Match
  • Monster Sneaker craft
  • tailgate recipes
  • Extra large puzzle
  • Candy Tote Bags
  • and Monster window silhouettes of James P. “Sulley” Sullivan, Randall Boggs, and Mike Wazowski

Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts Mandu Pumpkin Craft

It’s almost Halloween! What a perfect way to celebrate by downloading the template needed to make your own adorable Mandu pumpkin! From the animated series Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts, Mandu is the six-legged, four-eyed blue-skinned baby pig who is full of personality and gets into everything and everything along-side her human friend Kipo.



To make this pumpkin craft you will need Googly eyes! Note, I love anything that requires googly eyes. I cannot wait to make a Mondu pumpin now! Of course there are other items needed. These items are:

  • Teal Craft Pumpkin (or white pumpkin and teal paint)
  • Teal and Black Craft Foam
  • 1″ Googly Eyes
  • Black Paint Pen
  • Glue Stick
  • Hot Glue
  • Scissors
  • Glue Gun
  • Hairdryer (optional)

To download the instructions click the image below and save the PDF to your computer. Then print and create for epic Halloween fun! You can also download the Kipo mask and Halloween coloring page from my blog here.

More about Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts:

The complete series of DreamWorks Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts is now streaming on Netflix.

After spending her entire life living in an underground burrow, a young girl named Kipo (Karen Fukuhara) is thrust into an adventure on the surface of a fantastical post-apocalyptic Earth. She joins a ragtag group of survivors as they embark on a journey through a vibrant wonderland where everything trying to kill them is downright adorable.

After dethroning Scarlemagne, Kipo and the Brunch Bunch face a more daunting foe: Dr. Emilia, who plots to eliminate mutekind to make the surface “safe” for humans. But Kipo has an optimistic vision of a world where mutes and humans get along with each other. To achieve that dream, she must lean on her friends and rise to a role she may not be ready for.

Have Halloween Fun with Dreamworks Printables and Crafts

This Halloween Dreamworks is celebrating with a whole new set of printable and crafting madness just in time for all the fun festivities. Featuring some of their newest shows such as Madagascar A Little Wild, Dragons Rescue Riders, and Camp Cretaceous, these printables contain activities and crafts the whole family can enjoy



The Dreamworks Printable Collection website has also gone Halloween with a new color scheme and background. It is sporting purple background with spiderwebs and different Halloween characters, orange and black writing, and new crafts and printables. What a fun spooky adventure! Click the image below to go to and see the new spooky scenery yourself.

The new printables featured on feature coloring pages, printable masks, a maze, fun Halloween activities, and pumpkin templates for carving the best pumpkin around. These printables include the shows:

  • Camp Cretaceous
  • Kipo and the Age of the Wonderbeasts
  • Madagascar A Little Wild
  • Dragons Rescue Riders
  • Fast and Furious Spy Racers
  • Croods (new movie coming out this Nov)

To get the printables head over to and download them to your computer. Then print and create for Halloween fun! Be sure to also check out the new short Madagascar: A Little Wild: A Fang-tastic Halloween on Hulu or Peacock.

As an added bonus, here is a Dreamworks Halloween DVD movie collection that will add to the over all excitement of Halloween. It contains 6 short movies. The movies are:

  • Scared Shrekless
  • The Ghost of Lord Farquaad
  • Thriller Night
  • The Pig Who Cried Werewolf
  • Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space
  • The Night of the Living Carrots

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Coloring Page Camp Cretaceous
Coloring Page Kipo
Coloring Page Madagascar A little Wild
Coloring Page Madagascar A little Wild
Halloween mask Camp Cretaceous
Halloween mask Dragons Rescue Riders
Halloween mask Fast and Furios spy racers
Halloween Mask Kipo
Halloween mask Madagascar a Little Wild
Croods Masks
Halloween Activities
pumpkin Camp Cretaceous
pumpkin Dragon Rescue Riders
pumpkin Madagascar A Little Wild

Blue’s Clues and You! DIY Costume Ears and Printable Cupcake Wrappers

If you’re ready to skidoo into the Halloween season, we’ve got the perfect DIY costume craft and recipe for you! In celebration of the release of Blue’s Clues & You! Caring with Blue (affiliate link), available now on DVD, we’re excited to share instructions for how to make your own Blue and Magenta Ear Headbands and Blue and Magenta cupcakes..



Whether you love to create DOY dress-up costumes for everyday or you need a costume for Halloween, these DIY Blue’s Clues and You! Blue and Magenta Wars are the perfect addition to your costume wardrobe. This DIY craft takes about an hour to put together, but the ears will need to sit for a couple of hours to set. It is a great craft to do and let sit overnight. To create this craft you will need:

  • Ear template (click the image below)
  • Blue headband
  • pink/magenta headband
  • 12″ x 18″ Light Pink felt
  • Dark pink felt
  • 12″ x 18″ Light blue felt
  • Dark blue felt
  • 4 Chenille stems
  • Scissors
  • Clamps
  • Glue

Click the image below to get the instructions and template to make these adorable Blue and Magenta ears.

To make a party out of the Blue’s Clues and You! fun, create some delicious cupcakes to serve to all the colorful guest. If you need a great recipe for the cupcake themselves, head to my Jawesome cupcake recipe. Once the cupcakes have been made and cooled, use the instructions to make awesome Blue and Magenta cupcakes. To make these cupcakes you will need:

  • Cupcakes
  • 2 sticks of butter, room temperature
  • 1 lb of powdered sugar 1/2 a bag
  • 2-4 tbsp. milk
  • 1 tso vanilla
  • Food coloring – blue and magenta
  • two icing bahs and a sytar icing tips
  • Printable Cupcake wrappers and ear toppers
  • Tape

To get the instructions to make these delicious cupcakes, click the image below and save the PDF to your computer. Then just print and follow the instructions. The Cupcake wrappers and ear toppers are included in the PDF.

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The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage! DVD Giveaway!

Spongebob Squarepants goes live in a brand new adaptation called “The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage!” arriving on DVD November 3 from Paramount Home Entertainment and Nickelodeon Home Entertainment. This musical finds all of Bikini Bottom facing certain doom, but an unlikely hero takes center stage with unending optimism.



LOS ANGELES – September 29, 2020 – SpongeBob SquarePants and all of Bikini Bottom bring a party full of heart and humor in The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage!, arriving on DVD November 3, 2020 from Paramount Home Entertainment and Nickelodeon Home Entertainment.

SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face catastrophe – until a most unexpected hero rises to take center stage to prove that the power of optimism really can save the world. This one-of-a-kind musical event boasts the full, extended-length broadcast of the hit Broadway musical, plus an exclusive sing-along version only available on this DVD! Also featuring a special guest appearance by voice actor Tom Kenny as ‘Patchy the Pirate,’ this is one under-the-sea spectacular that you don’t want to miss.

The SpongeBob Musical: Live On Stage! cast includes Ethan Slater as SpongeBob SquarePants, Gavin Lee as Squidward Q. Tentacles, Danny Skinner as Patrick Star, Brian Ray Norris as Eugene Krabs, Wesley Taylor as Sheldon Plankton, Christina Sajous as Sandy Cheeks and Tom Kenny as ‘Patchy the Pirate.’ The ensemble includes Kyle Hamilton, Katie Lee Hill, Curtis Holbrook, Jesse JP Johnson, L’ogan J’ones, Jai’len Josey, Kelvin Moon Loh, Lauralyn McClelland, Vasthy Mompoint, Bryonha Marie Parham, Oneika Phillips, Jon Rua, JC Schuster, Abby C. Smith, Robert Taylor Jr., and Allan Washington.

The SpongeBob Musical: Live On Stage! is a musical production conceived and directed for the stage by Tina Landau, book by Kyle Jarrow, orchestrations, arrangements & music supervision by Tom Kitt, with choreography by Christopher Gattelli, produced for television by Austin Shaw, and directed by Glenn Weiss. Nickelodeon’s Vice Presidents Paul J Medford and Susan Vargo serve as executive producers, alongside Senior Vice President of Music & Talent Doug Cohn and is executive produced and overseen by Executive Vice President of Unscripted and Live Events Rob Bagshaw.

The production features original songs by Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper, Rob Hyman, John Legend, Panic! At The Disco, Plain White T’s, They Might Be Giants, and T.I. (Clifford Harris, Jr.), Domani Harris, and Darwin Quinn, and additional songs by David Bowie, and by Tom Kenny and Andy Paley. The production also features additional lyrics by Jonathan Coulton and additional music by Tom Kitt, along with “The SpongeBob Theme Song” by Derek Drymon, Mark Harrison, Stephen Hillenburg, and Blaise Smith.

The design team includes scenic and costume design by David Zinn, lighting design by Kevin Adams, projection design by Peter Nigrini, sound design by Walter Trarbach, hair and wig design by Charles G. LaPointe and casting by Telsey + Company/Patrick Goodwin, CSA.

The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage! DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $10.99 U.S.


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Unboxing a Large Black Box from Loot Crate

Let me ask everyone a random question. What would you do if you found a big black box sitting on your porch? Keep in mind the shipping label is on the bottom of the box, so it is sight unseen. I will admit, I paused and sort of stared at the dark monstrous box. Most things I order have some sort of logo printed on the outside: Amazon has the cool smiley face, Walmart say WALMART, and even Etsy orders tend to be more welcoming in their yellow envelopes or white priority boxes. This was new and I couldn’t for the life of me figure out what would come in a plain blank box.



Half expecting blood to ooze out the sides and a sloshing sound to permeate the walls, I reluctantly picked up the box and brought it inside. Nothing oozed and nothing sloshed, so Halloween was not here to haunt me just yet. I checked the label, which still allowed the box to hide it’s secrets because all it said was that this box came from XB Logistics. What in the world is XB Logistics? A quick Google search only told me that it was a third party company which provides warehousing…The secrets continue.

Here is where I get crazy. I actually decide to open up this box. I grab purple gloves, a knife (never know, I may need it), and my phone. The video was going to be proof if this black box tries anything funny. FYI, this is the first time I have done an unboxing video and I was very nervous of what it might contain. Check out my unboxing video below.

Turns out the box is from Loot Crate! They sent me this box to review it and share what I think. Now that my heart is beating normally again, here is what I thought of this Loot Crate black box.

If you watched the video, you already know the black box and lack of information actually made me quite nervous. There was nothing to even explain where it came from. However, don’t be alarmed, I am told that all those who order a Loot Crate box will get one with an awesome Loot Crate Logo and all the epicness inside.

As for what was inside the black box, talk about a box that keeps on giving! Once I realized that this box was sent from Loot Crate, I enjoyed taking the items out and seeing what awesomeness it contained. Honestly it felt like Christmas. I also have family members fighting over the items they want.

All of the items in the Loot Crate box are really fun and cater to the geek in all of us. I think, for the most part, the items are well made, however, most of them do say “Made in China”. I went through what was included in my Loot Crate and picked out some of my favorites. I listed them below.

Loot Crate Lord Of the rings t-shirt

The Lord of the Rings T-shirt is a great graphic tee. It is soft, light weight, and breathable. The broken sword, Narsil, is a great subtle graphic that shows off one’s love for Lord of the Rings. This will probably become a go-to t-shirt of mine since it isn’t an in-your-face graphic T.

Frodo Baggins exclusive from Loot Crate

Frodo Baggins is a Mini Epics figurine, which just so happens to be a Loot Crate exclusive! Complete with curls, cape, and hair on his feet, this figurine is ready to stand and impress. What is really cool is that the Mini Epics are made by the artists of the film! The figurine comes with a clear plastic stand to display and enjoy. I love this figurine. Frodo’s expression is so adorable and almost has a Chibi look.

Loot Crate Coasters

World’s Best Taker-over-er is now my favorite coffee mug. The mug is a simple white mug with a print of Brain on the front. When I take my finger and rub over the image I can feel the ink., therefore, do not wash this in the Dishwasher. I suggest hand wash only. On a side note, I grew up watching Pinky and the Brain and when I saw this I couldn’t help but laugh. I always wanted to help Brain “try to take over the world!”

This Jaws drain stopper is hilarious. I think this drain stopper gets placed over the drain and the suction keeps it in place preventing the water from draining. I so needed this in my life! My drain was so boring. I believe it is made out of silicon or a soft plastic, there isn’t any info on the box so I am taking a guess. However, the box is very forceful in explaining that this is not a toy, it is an adult collectible. Talk about draining my excitement for an epic Jaws recreation in the bathtub.

The items I received are just a few examples of what Loot Crate buyers will find. Loot Crate has many different themes that spark the imagination of almost every geeky fan out there. The above image shows some great items people can receive in their very own Loot Crates. I can tell everyone right now that these will make an EPIC Christmas gift. With so many items inside and the fact that they are a complete surprise, it is the best unbocing fun! Also, you can be sure that the items inside will be worth the same, if not more than what you spent. Loot Crate does an awesome job! 5 Stars!

Visit Loot Crate now to see all of their current crates and get ready for the holidays. Of course, you can always keep them for yourself as well. I am keeping mine hahahaha

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A Pizza Treat that Tricks the Taste Buds – Recipe

It’s the month of Halloween! That is 31 days of fun ghoulish treats, tricks, and costumes. It is also the month of unimaginable amounts of candy. In fact, other than December, this is probably one of the harder months to get kids and adults to eat their vegetables. Why would we want that crazy healthy stuff when a smorgasbord of delicious sugar dances before us?

There is a fix for this Halloween phenomenon: make something that can’t possibly be healthy and secretly make it healthy. In other words, make a secret trick out of a yummy treat. Thanks to Disney’s Inside Out, we are given a delicious recipe called Anger’s Real Pizza that will trick the senses.



Anger’s Real Pizza recipe puts almost a cup of veggies in the sauce. It hides them from view, tricking the family into eating something healthy. I love this because the family thinks they are getting this amazing treat of cheesy goodness and I know the secret trick. This puts a whole new spin of Trick or Treat. At this point I say it is totally cool to chuckle to yourself.

The recipe and instructions are below. Click print to make a hard copy and save it for future deliciousness.

Anger's Real Pizza

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: easy
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A delicious treat that tricks the taste buds.

Inspired by Disney’s movie Inside Out


    Hearty Vegetable Pizza Sauce
  • 3.5 cups organic tomato puree
  • 1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes in oil
  • 1 chopped garlic clove
  • 4 oz chopped onion
  • 1 whole zucchini chopped
  • 2 whole carrots chopped
  • 2 tspns salt
  • 2 tspns oregano
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
  • Pizza Dough
  • 4 cups all=purpose flour
  • 2 packages of active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tsp coarse salt
  • Toppings
  • 1 cup of Shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Black olives for eyes (optional)
  • Pepperoni cut to look like vampire teeth (optional;)
  • your choice of toppings (optional)


Make Sauce

  1. Heat garlic, onion, zucchini, and carrots in a pan for 10 min
  2. Add the rest of your sauce ingredients together in a pot and blend smooth with a hand blender or kitchen blender.
  3. Cook on low heat for 45 minutes.

Make Your Dough

  1. Put 1.5 cups of warm water in a large bowl and add both packages of yeast. Let stand for 5 minutes (until it gets foamy)
  2. Whisk your oil, sugar and salt into your yeast water.
  3. Add your flour and stir with a spoon until it forms into a sticky dough
  4. Transfer your dough into an oiled bowl and coat the surface with more oil.
  5. Cover and set aside at room temperature for 1 hour
  6. Turn out dough onto lightly floured work area and knead a few times before using

Build and Bake

  1. Spread your dough out evenly on a lightly oiled pizza pan or baking sheet
  2. Smother the surface of your dough evenly with sauce. The Saucier the better
  3. Smother the top with mozzarella cheese. The cheesier the better
  4. Bake at 475 F for 12-15 minutes until it looks perfectly awesome.

Anger’s Real Pizza recipe is also available to download in PDF form. Simply click the image below and to go to my blog post and download the recipe from there.

Dish Scapes Creates a Spooktacular Haunted House and Game

It’s Halloween on Dish Scapes! What does that mean exactly? It means all things spooky are featured on channel 199 ! With a haunted house, witches, zombies, werewolves, man eating plants, ghosts, cats, rats, creepy sounds, and more, this month’s Dish Scape gets everyone into the Halloween mood.



With this months spooktacular haunted house on Dish Scape, the audience also gets to enjoy and play a fun trivia game! If we answer the questions correctly we can be entered to win some really cool prizes! Three people will win a grand prize of $1000 credit for select items within the DISH Smart Home Services store, name listed on DISH scape, and DISH scape commemorative glass.. Find out more about the rules, prizes and conditions om

The 10 game questions all relate to the Dish Scape scenery, which means we have to pay attention to what is going on. On the plus side, night and day cycle so there is always an opportunity to figure out what the answer is. Here are some examples of the questions asked. Tip: count the bats that fly by the screen.

Once we have answered all the questions, we then fill out the form which needs to include your account number, so be sure to have your account number on hand. If you don’t have it, here is how to find your Dish account number: click Menu -> My Dish -> Bills and Payments -> select a bill and write down your account number

Once the form is complete click Submit and wait for the email. If you get all the answers right, you will be entered for a chance to win the awesome prizes. We can enter every week with each new Spooktacular Dish Scape and trivia questions. Now let’s watch a haunted house!