Monthly Archives: December 2017

Mega Giveaway Day 36 – Ladder 29 Game

Mega Giveaway Day 36 – Ladder 29 Game

I don’t know about you, but it’s not uncommon for our smoke detectors to go off. Mostly it means that I’m cooking and dinner is ready. Actually, yesterday it was breakfast. We joke about it a lot but definitely keep a fire ...
Santorini Board Game Overview

Santorini Board Game Overview

I was fortunate to have lived in West Germany for the better part of my elementary and middle school years. We took the opportunity to visit a number of European countries while my father was stationed over there. Our family was able to vis ...
Mega Giveaway Day 35 – Air Hogs Drone

Mega Giveaway Day 35 – Air Hogs Drone

It’s time for a confession. As an aunt and a parent, I’ll be the first to admit that some of the gifts I buy for the kids (or for Scott) are ones that I would want. Whether it’s a board game or some kind of gadget, there&# ...
Ticket to Ride First Journey App Overview

Ticket to Ride First Journey App Overview

Whether online or offline, we’re big advocates for encouraging people to play games. Games are great as  entertainment, awesome teaching tools, facilitate bonding, are social and so much more. Whenever I find an opportunity to encoura ...
Mega Giveaway Day 34 – I SPY Dig In Game

Mega Giveaway Day 34 – I SPY Dig In Game

When the girls were little, one easy distraction was to play “I SPY”. We did it at home, in the car, at restaurants, a little bit of everywhere. Eventually we started playing a board game version that was a lot of fun. Briarpatc ...
More Family Games That Will Be the Hit of Your Holiday

More Family Games That Will Be the Hit of Your Holiday

Like good parents, we try to make sure we arm our kids with facts and information to guide them to making good decisions in life. We hold the same principles for all of you as we hope to provide you with information to make the holiday shop ...
Mega Giveaway Day 33 – Domino’s Gift Card

Mega Giveaway Day 33 – Domino’s Gift Card

I don’t know about you but with the chaos surrounding the holidays, the last thing I want to do is cook. Okay, to be fair, Scott does most of the cooking, but I’m pretty sure he doesn’t like trying to coordinate meals amid ...
Thrift Treasure: Wobble Balancing Game

Thrift Treasure: Wobble Balancing Game

Dexterity games have seen quite a resurgence in popularity over the last couple of years. And by “dexterity”, I’m referring to games that require some type of physical skill in order to win. One example is Klask, where you ...
Mega Giveaway Day 32 – Math Fluxx Game

Mega Giveaway Day 32 – Math Fluxx Game

What is it that makes people so afraid of math? I hear people all the time complain that it is/was their least favorite subject in school and I simply don’t get it. Understanding it is key to figuring out so many things in life, parti ...
CrossTalk Party Game Overview

CrossTalk Party Game Overview

We’ve found that many times when we think of a game publisher, we can usually put their games into a category. For instance, if we’re looking for true-to-science games we will turn to Genius Games. Want one rooted in authentic A ...