Monthly Archives: February 2018

Mega Giveaway Day 115 – Pinball Showdown Game

Mega Giveaway Day 115 – Pinball Showdown Game

In December, during a trip to Des Moines for a Katy Perry concert, we took a bit of a detour to visit an arcade. Known for having a bunch of vintage pinball machines, we were in heaven. The neighbors have a pinball machine in their basement ...
Mega Giveaway Day 114 – Voodoo Game

Mega Giveaway Day 114 – Voodoo Game

There’s one thing I know about party games and it’s that sometimes rules get ignored when they become annoying. Our Mega giveaway Day 114 prize is Voodoo by Mayday Games. We featured it in our list of games for elementary and tw ...
Getting Fit With Help From Technology

Getting Fit With Help From Technology

Thank you Nokia for sponsoring this post. Invest in your health by purchasing a Nokia Steel HR for yourself! Our lives are an ever-changing landscape. We look forward to each milestone and think how much easier things will be when we reach ...
Mega Giveaway Day 113 – Domino’s Gift Card

Mega Giveaway Day 113 – Domino’s Gift Card

We’re around 3/4 of the way through this year’s 150+ Days of Giveaways. Can you believe it? Have you been enjoying the journey toward winning a prize? If you’re like me, hard work makes me hungry. You probably don’t ...
Topiary Strategy Game Overview

Topiary Strategy Game Overview

One thing I don’t really miss about living in California is the amount of yard work we had to do at our house. Granted, the lots were smaller than here in the Midwest, but the expectation of quality was much higher. Most neighborhoods ...
Mega Giveaway Day 112 – Surfside Girls Book

Mega Giveaway Day 112 – Surfside Girls Book

What do you do to get your kids off electronics? In addition to playing board games, practicing their instruments and helping cook dinner, we enforce the schools’ requirements for them to get a designated number of reading minutes in ...
Thoughts on the Nissan Rogue Sport

Thoughts on the Nissan Rogue Sport

As I sit here paying bills, I’m reveling in the fact that I only have one payment remaining until my minivan is paid off. It’s comforting, especially as we prepare for Madison to take driver’s education this summer. This t ...
Mega Giveaway Day 111 – Piratoons Game

Mega Giveaway Day 111 – Piratoons Game

It’s about that time of year when snow starts to melt and we’re watching the Mighty Mississippi River overflow its banks. We often see barges and river boats making their way up and down the river, but I sometimes wonder how dif ...
Zendo Logic Game Overview

Zendo Logic Game Overview

It isn’t very often that I have difficulty classifying a game. Usually they fit nicely into certain categories. Card games, board games, abstracts, dexterity… There are dozens of well-defined descriptions we use to describe the ...