Monthly Archives: September 2015

Memories of a Bright Pink Hardhat

Memories of a Bright Pink Hardhat

A few days ago I told you about my new pair of pink boots from Lugz. Remember how I said my closet is currently filled with mostly black and brown and all kinds of shades of boring? That wasn’t always the case. Once upon a time in a p ...
Thrift Treasure: SwitchBack

Thrift Treasure: SwitchBack

Along with board games, you know we love puzzles. And what’s extra special is that the ones we find at thrift stores usually haven’t been solved or even attempted because the original owner was too intimidated. That’s fine ...
Hearts & Poker for the Real Gamer

Hearts & Poker for the Real Gamer

Back in July we told you about Student Bodies, an extremely fun (and challenging) cooperative game from Smirk & Dagger. Since then we have tried a number of times to escape from that high school; and every time being eaten alive and tur ...
My Husband Approved This Hair Color Kit

My Husband Approved This Hair Color Kit

I have a confession. I have been coloring my hair for over half my life. I started at the age of 24, when I came across my first grey hair. I know that my natural hair color is a shade that my mother called “Dishwater Blonde.” Sort of a mud ...
Miniature Golf: Indoors and Out

Miniature Golf: Indoors and Out

Every November we head to Chicago to attend the annual Chicago Toy & Game Fair held at Navy Pier. We meet up with some favorite game companies like Endless Games, Spin Master, Looney Labs and more. We also love discovering new companies ...
Games Don’t Have to be Pretty to be Fun

Games Don’t Have to be Pretty to be Fun

There are a few ways that games come to market. There’s the traditional idea of selling your game to one of the very large publishers (Hasbro, Milton Bradley, etc.). You’ll also hear a lot about Kickstarter, where 100’s of ...