Monthly Archives: May 2017

Rocket Science at Marshall Space Flight Center

Rocket Science at Marshall Space Flight Center

One of the few things I miss about living in California’s high desert is the opportunity to be immersed in so much aerospace history. As home of Edwards Air Force Base as well as Lockheed Skunk Works, seeing F-117 Nighthawk Stealth Fi ...
El Capitan Card Game Giveaway

El Capitan Card Game Giveaway

Remember a couple weeks ago when we gave you an El Capitan card game overview? We told you all the details of the game and how to play. There were some nice photos to give you an idea of what the game is really like. There are even details ...
Rethink Your Food Storage Practices

Rethink Your Food Storage Practices

If you were a kid growing up in the 70’s, chances are you had a cereal bowl that originated as a margarine container and a glass that once stored jelly or jam. If you walk through an antique store or check out eBay, you’ll see a ...
Batman: Almost  Got ‘Im Card Game Overview

Batman: Almost Got ‘Im Card Game Overview

By now you’ve probably figured out my game type preference – abstract games. I play all types of games and anything with cubes runs a close second, but there is something about a head-to-head matchup with even sides that makes a ...
Thrift Treasure: The Game of Chips

Thrift Treasure: The Game of Chips

It’s once again been quite some time since we’ve found anything new to us by Jax Games at our local thrift stores. A few years ago it seemed like every time we turned around we were finding something we didn’t already own. ...
Use Apps to Manage Festivals and Crowds

Use Apps to Manage Festivals and Crowds

Ahhh… The sights and smells and sounds of summer are right around the corner. And you know what? We’re totally ready for it. When I say we’re ready, I mean emotionally. As the girls get older, the schedule during the school year gets more h ...
Tak Abstract Board Game Overview

Tak Abstract Board Game Overview

You’ve heard us talk about the ongoing renaissance in the board game world many times over the past couple of years. By some estimates over 5,000 new games are introduced every year! This is partly thanks to crowdfunding sites like Ki ...
Learn the Process Behind Cars 3

Learn the Process Behind Cars 3

“When I grow up, I want to be… ” How did you (or would you now) finish the sentence? How would your kids? There are so many amazing opportunities available that most adults wouldn’t have even dreamed were possible an ...
Back to the Future Dice Game Overview

Back to the Future Dice Game Overview

I had never looked forward to the days when my daughters exited the world of being children and began referring to themselves as teens and tweens. Anyone who’s had children know that this age brings a myriad of new things to discuss, ...