Monthly Archives: November 2016

Thrift Treasure: Ruckus

Thrift Treasure: Ruckus

This was a rather good week for finding games at our local Goodwill. We were very excited to have found a copy of Parker Brothers’ Lionheart, and a quick post to Facebook made others quite jealous. It is missing one piece, so it will ...
Mega Giveaway Day 11 – Meta Checkers

Mega Giveaway Day 11 – Meta Checkers

Is 11 your lucky number? If so, then maybe this is a good giveaway for you to enter! Meta Checkers by DreamGames in our Day 11 prize in the 100+ Days of Giveaways. As seen in our Stocking Stuffers gift guide, Meta Checkers is a cross betwee ...
Puzzle + Abstract + Math = Skiwampus

Puzzle + Abstract + Math = Skiwampus

It’s no secret that we love playing board games in our house. That doesn’t mean we all prefer the same types of games. While I’m very fond of abstract games, you’ll find my wife drawn to any title that is puzzle-ish. ...
Mega Giveaway Day 9 – Tapple 10

Mega Giveaway Day 9 – Tapple 10

Will you be confused if I say Day 9 is a 10? Don’t be! I’m referring to Tapple 10 by USAopoly. This compact, travel-friendly game packs 10 games into a small case which is why you will find it featured in our Stocking Stuffers g ...
2016 Gift Guide: Dice Games

2016 Gift Guide: Dice Games

Ever play a game where you feel perpetually outmatched by your opponents? It’s a regular occurrence for me since I frequently play games with some extremely intelligent and strategic individuals (3 of whom live in my house). That̵ ...
Mega Giveaway Day 8 – Hit 360° Game

Mega Giveaway Day 8 – Hit 360° Game

The first week is done and we’re on to Day 8 of our 100+ Days of Giveaways featuring toys & games from our holiday gift guides. Hopefully you found something on the guide that will be a great gift for someone you need to shop for. ...
Can You Escape the Room in an Hour?

Can You Escape the Room in an Hour?

A couple years ago while on one of our trips to Huntsville, my brother-in-law talked us into joining him and his friends in an escape room experience. It was a new form of entertainment popping up across the country with a focus on solving ...
Mega Giveaway Day 7 – Worry Eaters

Mega Giveaway Day 7 – Worry Eaters

I was first introduced to Worry Eaters while attending Blogger Bash this past summer. As a mom of two pretty level-headed kids, I hadn’t really given much thought to the value of these creatures until I started talking to other moms. ...
Creating Balanced Meals Isn’t So Hard

Creating Balanced Meals Isn’t So Hard

This post is in collaboration with Balance Your Plate and Stouffer’s. As part of the collaboration, I received product and incentives in exchange for participating in the program. When I was 8 years old, I had an assignment at school that a ...