Monthly Archives: August 2016

Keeping Level-Headed with Balance Beans

Keeping Level-Headed with Balance Beans

My girls are finally both out of elementary school and have moved on to Jr. High. The biggest thing they miss is recess. Having 20 minutes a day to go outside and break up the day is something we all wish we could still do. But playgrounds ...
Vacuuming From The Comfort of My Bed

Vacuuming From The Comfort of My Bed

Everyone has that one brand that makes them smile. For my uncle, it’s Coca Cola. His wife, Pepsi. A friend flips whenever she sees Dooney and Bourke while another is head-over-heels for Disney. For me, one brand that has stolen my hea ...
Thrift Treasure: Conveyor Belt

Thrift Treasure: Conveyor Belt

It should come as no surprise that most board games are designed by adults. Whether they’re working for a large publisher like Hasbro or an upstart like Tasty Minstrel Games, designers are almost exclusively above the age of majority. ...
Tools for a Better Bike Ride

Tools for a Better Bike Ride

You may have noticed recently that we’ve mentioned more than a few times how much we enjoy a good bike ride. In addition to tell you about the lightweight bike for Kennedy and the mountain bike for Madison, we also told you about how ...
No. It is NOT Chocolate Ice Cream

No. It is NOT Chocolate Ice Cream

It’s has been an ongoing debate on the internet as to the meaning of that brown, triangular-shaped emoji. Don’t ask me why, but Kennedy has long been fascinated by it and regularly points out the paraphernalia whenever she sees ...
The Path for Your Personality

The Path for Your Personality

With two brothers engaged in many of the same activities like baseball and wrestling, some people (including distant relatives) often confused them. As their sister, I was always baffled by this because despite their similar activities, the ...
Tips for Restoring Your Board Games

Tips for Restoring Your Board Games

For over two years we have been bringing you a game every Sunday which we have found at a local thrift shop. We’re usually pretty picky about the games we purchase, even when they’re only a buck or two. Some have been well-playe ...

Thrift Treasure: Crossfire

Have you ever walked into a store, any store mind you, and see something you have to buy right then and there at any price? I’m sure you have, and I’m sure you overpaid. Just like I did this week at our local Goodwill. My rules ...