Monthly Archives: October 2014

Thinking of Our Four-Legged Friends First

Thinking of Our Four-Legged Friends First

We’ve always been dog-lovers in our household, having as many as three at one time. I grew up always having one or two poodles in the house, so when I was finally out on my own the apartment felt empty without a dog underfoot. While l ...
Renaissance Man Board Game Overview

Renaissance Man Board Game Overview

We’re usually pretty good about telling you of new games right after they are issued, or at least shortly after we receive a review copy. Renaissance Man from Rio Grande Games was a little different for us in that it took nearly ...
Getting Ready for Cooler Temps

Getting Ready for Cooler Temps

If there such a thing as nature being bipolar and Mother Nature has it nailed. Just over a week ago we were able to wear shorts and enjoy 70 and 80° weather. This past week however has been much different including frost warnings. There wer ...
Thrift Treasure:  Phase 10 Twist

Thrift Treasure: Phase 10 Twist

One of the first card games my parents taught to me was Rummy. Played with a regular deck of cards, your goal is to make matching sets or runs by taking turns, drawing from the pile and even playing on each others’ sets. I think at on ...
High-End Music Solution for Outdoors

High-End Music Solution for Outdoors

First it was earbuds. Then great wired and wireless headphones. Next came the ability to show your college allegiance with the introduction of NCAA Track Air headphones in the team of your choice. How can SOL REPUBLIC top all of that? By br ...
Organizing for On-the-Go (or On-the-Stay)

Organizing for On-the-Go (or On-the-Stay)

I don’t travel too terribly often so when I do, I usually have a good idea of what I want to pack. That’s because I think through it so thoroughly to make sure I don’t forget anything. I’m only a few short weeks from ...
When One Device is Better Than Two

When One Device is Better Than Two

By now you know we love our gadgets. Most of them are specifically designed for a purpose, but the other day we discovered this is not always the best solution. As an example, this past weekend we were travelling to a local auction house to ...