Monthly Archives: September 2011

Review and Giveaway: Mechatars

Recently I had the opportunity to review a new robot toy: Mechatars, and you know we do love the robots around here, so how could I resist?   Plus, you guys get a chance to win one, and a coupon code MECHMOM for 10% off at, valid until November 30, to buy your own if you don’t!… [ KEEP READING ]

New Halloween Projects Page at Dabbled

Halloween is coming up guys, and you know that’s the best time of year around here at Dabbled. So I created a new Halloween Projects page to collect a bunch of past halloween posts in one spot.  You’ll find costume ideas, food, halloween crafts and decor, and all kinds of tutorials, both from Dabbled and from elsewhere around the web.… [ KEEP READING ]

Dragon*Con 2011 Costume Photos

Zombie Harry Potter and crew
Finally getting around to posting photos from dragoncon, and there were a ton of great costumes… Here are a few. I’m sure I will never top the popularity of my most famous flickr photo, the Cookie Monster Slayer, but I can dream, right? You can see more at flickr or on my google+ feed.… [ KEEP READING ]

Dragon*con this Weekend!

I’ll be getting my geek on at Dragon*Con this weekend in Atlanta, and I’ll be posting photos throughout the weekend to my Google+ ( and probably to the Dabbled Facebook page ( as well–but that’s harder to do from my phone. Besides being an all around good time, Dragoncon is also a great place to get inspiration for Halloween costumes, like the REAL Iron Man !>> I’ll also be on the lookout for cool artists….… [ KEEP READING ]