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It's dangerous to snack alone, take these: geeky candy gifts to perk up your nerdy pals

It’s dangerous to snack alone, take these: geeky candy gifts to perk up your nerdy pals

Are you surrounded by hungry geeks who need candy right now?! Maybe you’re having an RPG party, game night, geektastic birthday that needs fun candy or maybe you want to send a gift to a nerdy pal who needs a little love. No matter the occasion, I scrounged up some truly adorable and geeky candy gifts that you can snag for only a few galleons or sickles.

Gather your gold and grab a gift worthy of adventuring…

Halloween recipe round-up: appetizers, snacks, and desserts

Let’s talk about Halloween FOOD! I found a few cool recipes around the internet — you’ve got your caramel toffee fruit dip, meringue ghosts, and candy corn cupcakes right here, but this list is HARDLY exhaustive. There’s a whole world of Halloween eating goodness out there! After you’ve read these and been inspired, leave your favorite recipes in the comments and share the spooktacular knowledge.

The Cherry Cordial Revolution: Do I help Grandma, or do I follow the rules?

At 96, my Grandma Clara Yeager was pissed. Dad and his siblings sent her to live at Woodbridge Nursing Home. We visited her once a week while Grandma groused at Dad for putting her there in the first place. One day, a nurse took Dad out of the room for a private chat. My sister wasn’t there that day, and Grandma took the occasion to make a request — bring her some cherry cordials. Grandma rarely talked to me, much less made a direct request so I didn’t ask why — my dad returned to the room and it was clear this was secret. Do I help Grandma? Or do I follow the rules and refuse to buy Grandma her cherries?

Who wants flowers when you could give zombie portraits, boozy candy, and trophies?

Want to get that someone special… something special… something a little more curious? Here are three options that go way beyond “flowers and chocolate”…

From sweet treats, to healthy greens, and complete meals: Yummy gift ideas

Got some people on your holiday list that are hard to please? That’s okay! Because sometimes the best way to someone’s heart is through their tastebuds. That’s why I’ve rounded up some of my favorite edible holiday gift ideas. From sweet treats, to healthy greens, and complete meals… these yummy options are sure to please! Let’s get shopping…

Create this Harry Potter candy bar

When member of the Offbeat Bride Tribe MrsGraves13 mentioned she was planning a Harry Potter-themed dessert bar I just had to share some of her great ideas on how to stock it…

Make your own Conversation Hearts

What do you want your little rainbow of hearts to say? Do you wish they were flavored differently, or spelled out secret messages? Do you want more vibrant colors? Now, Homies, is your chance — because we’ve got the skinny on how to make your very own.

How to make a holiday wreath out of candy

This candy wreath is a fun holiday decoration and makes a tasty treat when it’s time to pull the decorations down — if it lasts that long! Making the wreath is pretty simple once you get the hang of wiring on the candy. Here’s how to make one…