Monthly Archives: April 2014

Be Quick or Be Squashed

Be Quick or Be Squashed

I get embarrassed when I have to admit it sometimes takes us a long time to publish a game review. The delays can be for a number of reasons:  Our calendar is full, there was an issue with the game, or maybe we just didn’t have much g ...
When a Sale Costs You More

When a Sale Costs You More

I can’t resist a bargain. Whether it’s an awesome board game picked up at the thrift store or an online discount shopping site, I love the thrill of the hunt – and the find! There have been times where I diligently collect ...

New on DVD! Birds of Paradise

As parents, we are our children’s most important teacher. We serve as role models, teach right from wrong and responsible for making sure they eat healthy. Unfortunately, some tasks and lessons are more difficult because the subject m ...
Thrift Treasure:  Spuzzle

Thrift Treasure: Spuzzle

Sometimes I am fooled by the ages listed on a game. I realize that many times the limitations are due to small pieces or mature content. I have found that usually if a game has a wide age range it is appealing to all ages. This is not the c ...
Philanthropic Friday: Fight Toxins

Philanthropic Friday: Fight Toxins

I’m not sure at what point things started to change but they did. My attitudes changed as did many of my actions. Maybe it was the result of living in Los Angeles; maybe it was when I became a mother. What changed? How I looked at the ...
Solitaire That is a Blast to Play

Solitaire That is a Blast to Play

I was a day-one purchaser of the iPad. I couldn’t wait for it to replace my computer – I would be able to sit in front of the TV and do work at the same time. I’m sure you thought the same thing when you got your first tab ...
When You’re Right, You’re Wrong!

When You’re Right, You’re Wrong!

There are times we like to sit down for a multi-hour game session full of strategy and camaraderie. Other times we just want to grab something that doesn’t require a lot of planning to kill the time. Even better is when you have frien ...
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Giveaway

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Giveaway

April showers bring… Prizes for someone! We’re excited to offer ANOTHER awesome giveaway today. As a parent, we’re always looking for innovative board games, apps and shows. Some are great for quality family time while oth ...
No Joke! $100 Target Gift Card Giveaway

No Joke! $100 Target Gift Card Giveaway

I don’t know about you, but every April 1st, I crawl out of bed and immediately put my guard up. Maybe it’s because I’ve been the victim one too many times. From the food I eat to the news I read, I evaluate whether it is ...