Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Boov are Invading Theaters

The Boov are Invading Theaters

The other day on Facebook, a friend shared a cartoon featuring a guy sitting in the waiting room at a vet with the doctor standing next to him. The captain read “About your cat, Mr. Schrödinger – I have good news and bad news.&# ...
Jump Inside. Jump Outside. Just Jump!

Jump Inside. Jump Outside. Just Jump!

Have you ever watched Shark Tank, spotted an interesting product and thought to yourself, “I would totally use that.” Yeah, me too. I’m always amazed by the bright minds that walk into “The Tank” with such inve ...
Thrift Treasure: SuperFight

Thrift Treasure: SuperFight

I can’t remember the last time I was lucky enough to score a game at our Goodwill that was released in the current year. Usually games sit on shelves for a while before they end up in the donation pile. This week’s Thrift Treasu ...
Playing Fish Games on Friday

Playing Fish Games on Friday

Each week at our local board game meet-up, we have the chance to browse through a lot of different games. The regulars that attend each bring a bag full of games for other attendees to play. It’s like a mobile board game library with ...
Reinvent Yourself

Reinvent Yourself

All the way through college, I aspired to make my family proud of me. I worked hard, got good grades and tried to help out where I could. I wasn’t the perfect child but I think my parents were able to look at me and see that my heart ...
Easy Clean-up Mason Jar Milkshakes

Easy Clean-up Mason Jar Milkshakes

I have to laugh every time Miss M has some kind of accomplishment. Finished her Honor Band evaluation: “Can we get Whitey’s?” Parent/Teacher Conferences completed: “Can we get Whitey’s?” Can’t decid ...
Exactly Eight Times Better Than Checkers

Exactly Eight Times Better Than Checkers

On Sunday I showed you CrossWise, a Thrift Treasure find that was a solid abstract strategy game. If you’re a fan of this type of game, but are stuck with Chess and Checkers, then I have a perfect solution for you. Octi from FoxMind G ...
10 Must-Do Things at Disney’s Yacht Club

10 Must-Do Things at Disney’s Yacht Club

So you just found out you’re headed to Walt Disney World as a part of the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration and are staying at the Yacht Club, one of Disney’s Deluxe Resort Hotels! Congrats! Among the excitement of the partie ...
Thrift Treasure: CrossWise

Thrift Treasure: CrossWise

I’m pretty sure I’ve mentioned before that my favorite type of game is what is referred to as an “abstract game”. According to Wikipedia, this type of game is classified by the following: An abstract strategy game is ...
Philanthropic Friday: Support the Arts

Philanthropic Friday: Support the Arts

Each year my folks get us something “big” for Christmas. The range of items go from a new hard drive (back when they weren’t inexpensive) to a home-made dinner for up to 8 guests. This year they got us a gift certificate t ...