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Mrs Enginerd Weddings

My Adventures As A First Time Matron of Honor: The Wedding Toast

I am not an emotional person. Not in public. Not unless the circumstances demanded that I show something other than a cool and calm demeanor. Acting comes naturally to me, so do poetry and oratorical improvisation. Give me a podium and I can argue or discuss just about anything. There is no subject that I […]

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Mrs Enginerd Travel

Stuck Five Hours at JFK’s Terminal 4, B Gates?

Flying back home from my latest adventure (my best friend’s wedding), I got stuck at JFK for five hours! Usually my connections last less than two which gives one barely enough time to eat and take care of business before boarding. This opportunity was a first for me and I decided to make the best […]

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Game Reviews Mrs Enginerd Women Who Kick Ass In Gaming And Beyond

Harley Quinn Said What? – Batman Arkham Knight DLC

This DLC was a gift for those with GameStop pre-orders. The goal of the mission is to rescue Poison Ivy from Blüdhaven so the Scarecrow can use her as bait to lure Batman into a trap. During the operation, the Penguin communicates with Harley to guide her through the mapped area. With her thick New […]

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DIY Mrs Enginerd

Remodeling Tips for Your Bathroom (For Under $100!)

In my quest for ideas to execute during my layoff, I came across a few posts on how to remodel bathrooms for less than a certain amount of money. Pinterest posts and ads from major home repair and supply stores focused on updating bathrooms that were in working order and could be redone with a […]

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Book Reviews Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff

Math, Geometry and #LoveWins

Books tend to find me… I was at the airport waiting for my flight to San Francisco (June 2015) when a Hudson Booksellers caught my attention. They had a buy two get the third book free sale but because of the short flight ahead, my interest was on acquiring just one book. A quick read. […]

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Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff

Harry Potter and Lai 

Originally posted on KaleidoscopeLai:
Most people have a different view of nerdy and geeky, I like to think of myself as someone that can be both but at the same time be “cool”. Today I have spent my day reliving my childhood by watching most of the Harry Potter movies. This part of my childhood…

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Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff

Tips For Choosing A Smartphone

Originally posted on Network Nerds:
With so many available options, choosing the right smartphone can be a confusing task. There are so many factors to take into consideration before selecting a phone that will suit your individual needs, and things will often get crazy, especially if you don’t have your mind set on a particular…

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Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff Women Who Kick Ass In Gaming And Beyond

A Nerd By Any Other Name Wouldn’t Smell As Sweet…

I am a nerd. I was born in the early 80s and raised on Atari and National Geographic’s World magazine. I am the bridge between Generation X and the Millennials, not quite fitting in both sharing characteristics of both. I was brought into a world at war with drugs, the Russians and the Middle East; […]

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DIY Mrs Enginerd

Bottle cap love

Chalkboard paint is the it item of the 2015 DIY arts and crafts projects. You can make pretty much anything with it, from labels in containers to full size room walls to draw to your heart’s content. My husband, W (Mr Enginerd and ultimate beer drinker), collects all the bottle caps from open bottles in […]

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DIY Mrs Enginerd

Project #1

I got the layoff notice on Jan 16, 2015. Friday evening around 2pm. My first thought was relief. There was a chance, small but real, that this would be resolved by March 20th. Awaiting the inevitable, for better or worse, I decided to make a list of things to do while I was waiting for […]