We asked our staff and activity leaders what they love about Halloween. Check out their answers in their own words below! […]
Though the modern take on Halloween is more commercial than ever, the current festivities can find their roots in the older celebrations from which the holiday as we know it was born. Let’s learn more about the history of Halloween and where it all began.
Welcome to spooky season! It’s always hard to narrow down the possibilities when it comes to Halloween and cross stitch. We wanted something that was [...]
This month’s doodle theme is Fall and Spring, so no matter which hemisphere you’re on, you can make a beautiful flower crown! Because I wanted [...]
For this month's IggleStitch cross stitch project, we are going to cross stitch the dragons from the classic Bubble Bobble arcade game, Bub and Bob! (Did you know they were named that?! I did not know until 5 minutes ago.) Keep reading to learn how!
These days I find myself looking to the small things to take my mind off 2020 and all the weirdness that comes with it, so snail mail that isn’t a bill is always a welcome treat! The fine folks at Snailbox sent one of their boxes to Geek Girl Pen Pals to review, and I’d like to tell you a bit about it!
Once, I was a twelve-year-old girl who played Halo: Reach with her dad. Our basement was musty, but warm and populated by the couches I’d [...]
August’s Iggles Create doodle theme is all about the 80s! To pair with that, IggleStitch is showing you everything you need to make your own PacMan cross stitch bookmark. 8-bit games were (and still are) super popular. Fortunately for us, they are also perfect for cross stitching! This pattern is on Easy mode, for newbies and advanced stitchers alike!
Is there anything more relaxing than gazing up at a beautiful starry sky? Unwind with a starlit meditation as Counselor Bibbidi describes a peaceful night at the campsite.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! IGGPPCamp! This year we’re camping out under the night sky, hunting for cryptids in the woods, and wishing upon shooting stars! Night time is a magical time at camp and hope you’ve been having a blast with your Troop. Before Camp got underway, we reached out to the staff and Counselors to ask them a few campy questions and here’s what they had to say...
This year, we’re having a Birthday Snail-abration and focusing on how our celebrating can be both eco-friendly and fun! We asked the Iggle Staff a few questions around our Snail-abration theme and here’s what they said.
Each birthday the Geek Girl Pen Pals take a look back at our year. How have we grown? What's new in our world? What did we love this year? Check out our stats for our 7th birthday below!
When Polly’s Plastics reached out to see if we would review their products for the +5 Charisma blog I was immediately threw myself at the chance. Moldable plastics?! That sounds so cool!
If you follow video game news much, it’s hard to avoid the ‘Netflix of Gaming’ headlines lately. Cloud-sourced gaming is becoming an easy subject for debates about the video game industry. Google Stadia’s introduction to the community has sparked a lot of hearts about its future, certainly.