Monthly Archives: August 2014

DIY: K’NEX Bracelets

DIY: K’NEX Bracelets

A few weeks ago we were hitting some yard sales in search of new items for our Thrift Treasure series. Miss K happened across some cute jewelry that she just couldn’t pass up. That’s pretty normal for her. She likes shoes and ac ...
Free the Pandas! (In the game, of course)

Free the Pandas! (In the game, of course)

We aren’t going to talk about age but I will say that I am old enough to remember the days when Solitaire, Minesweeper and Mahjong were the “online” games of choice. Not because they were high tech, fancy or even technical ...
This Game Has Autism Korner’D

This Game Has Autism Korner’D

During our on-going efforts to bring you great games from smaller publishers, sometimes a story arises that just bears telling. Yes, we’ll show you how Korner’D is played with great photos of the game. And we’ll regale you ...
Hanging out with Rev Run and Go-Gurt

Hanging out with Rev Run and Go-Gurt

Years and years ago when Miss M was just a baby, we were sitting in a McDonald’s for lunch. I couldn’t help but watch a mother and daughter as they sat down to eat. The young girl, just a toddler, wasn’t partaking in a Hap ...
Munchkin Monday: Hisss Game Review

Munchkin Monday: Hisss Game Review

My sister and I are on summer vacation and always looking for something to do. So we sit down and play some games! Today’s game was called Hisss! This is how you play. You shuffle the cards and put them in a neat pile, or just spread ...
Thrift Treasure:  Action Dragon

Thrift Treasure: Action Dragon

We’ve had pretty good luck with games from Canada in the past, so when we came across Action Dragon at a thrift store in Chicago, we took a chance at it. We should have noticed the full title on the box is actually, “Action Drag ...
Making a Splash with Splash Cards

Making a Splash with Splash Cards

Have you ever taken the time to read the ads on top of a gasoline pump while filling up your car? Not the brochures, but the large displays usually advertising the merits of that station’s gas or a photo of fast food to tempt you into ...

A Puzzling App: Awakening Kingdoms

Despite being retired, I find myself pretty busy with all my social media projects. I spend a lot of my time on my home computer and when I step away from that, I often have my phone or iPad in hand to watch for emails or jot down notes of ...
Round and Round with Link-O

Round and Round with Link-O

Every household in America probably has a set of dominoes in their house. Either a set handed down or received as a gift at some point. Maybe you’re one of the (un)lucky ones to have a treasured Dora the Explorer set! Either way, I ...
Best Bags for Your Summer Vacation Trips

Best Bags for Your Summer Vacation Trips

It’s summer time and vacation time – and there’s nothing I love more than both of those. Except maybe having a good bag (or two) to accompany me on my adventures! Luckily, last Spring I stumbled across two bags that have been going everywhe ...