Awesome Con DC

Know what happens when 2 geeks meet and fall in love and produce 2 geeklings? Eventually you expose them to their first Con, which for us will be Awesome Con DC. Considering that my 3 year old begs to watch Futurama and has dubbed Batman Beyond as “cute”, I’m thinking this is going to be an epic event for Crayon Casa. Awesome Con DC Is Almost Here WASHINGTON, D.C., April […]



I’ve officially become the sort of yuppie asshole parent that waits in line for 3 hours just to see the “good” Santa. To be honest, I didn’t even realize that there WAS such a thing as a 3-4 hour wait to see Santa except in that scene in A Christmas Story. We had heard that the Mall at Millenia Santa was the best and that the lines could be long. […]


A Petrified Forest Family Day Review

Ok, I tend to admit I’m not the most patient woman in the world when it comes to frying like bacon in the sun. So, this review may be slightly tainted due to the fact that while the hours of this event were listed from 9am-12pm, they didn’t let us in until 9:25. So we were waiting in a line built with ramshackle boards and rusty nails that stuck out sharp side […]