Monthly Archives: July 2014

Thrift Treasure:  Doodle Dice

Thrift Treasure: Doodle Dice

This year we’ve featured some great games from Jax Ltd. First there was Sequence Dice, one of our first Thrift Treasures. Then we told you about both Kazink! and Polygon. This week brings another great thrift store find from the same ...

Philanthropic Friday: Hunger-Free Summer

When you were a kid, did you look forward to school starting? I’m guessing probably not… most kids don’t. Kids want a child-like summer, of course! What about if you knew that going back to school would mean you actually h ...

This Game Will Have you Reeling

A few months back we told you about Fairway Solitaire Blast, a new app by Big Fish Games. I’ll have you know that I’m completely addicted to that game. Still. When Big Fish Games put out an app, they don’t want you to get ...
Robot Turtles Coding Game Overview

Robot Turtles Coding Game Overview

Last week we introduced you to a new way games are making it to market when we told you about Alpha Bandits and their Kickstarter project. This week we bring you a proven success story also from the game world, Robot Turtles. What makes thi ...
Plan a Mother-Daughter Spa Day

Plan a Mother-Daughter Spa Day

Working from home has its advantages: Short commute, no dress code and a flexible schedule. Unfortunately, the flexible schedule is also one of the biggest disadvantages to working from home. Unless you are extremely disciplined, which I ...
Toss the Scissors – Clip Coupons No More!

Toss the Scissors – Clip Coupons No More!

When we go to restaurants, I usually order water. That is partially because it is healthier than pop. However, it is mostly because I can’t stand paying $4 for something that costs around a dollar for two liters at the grocery store. ...
Revenge on the Zombies!

Revenge on the Zombies!

Miss M and Miss K are so dramatically different. One likes gadgets, electronics and zombies. The other likes dolls and princesses and taking care of nature. I often mention how we regularly see movies… Animated movies, aliens, science ...
Family Time: Matinee with Movie Snacks

Family Time: Matinee with Movie Snacks

In the first years after hubby and I met, we spent a lot of time selling sports memorabilia at shows and events. We were both ambitious individuals so we often did things others didn’t to bring customers to our tables at the shows. As ...
Recipe + Thoughts from a Juicing Newbie

Recipe + Thoughts from a Juicing Newbie

In recent years I’ve come to look at food a lot differently than I used to. Don’t get me wrong… I still snack and indulge but I have a better awareness of what I’m snacking and indulging on. While becoming conscious of our ...
You Can Help Get This Game Made!

You Can Help Get This Game Made!

If you’re a regular reader of our game articles (you are…aren’t you?), then you know we try to highlight both current and out-of-print games that your family might enjoy. We don’t tell you what you will like, we try ...