Monthly Archives: February 2018

Mega Giveaway Day 100 – Shiba Inu House Game

Mega Giveaway Day 100 – Shiba Inu House Game

Can you believe we are 100 days into our 150+ Days of Giveaways? The time is flying by and we hope you’re enjoying the journey along with us. Today’s prize is one we featured last fall then included in our guide to card games th ...
Kid-Friendly Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef

Kid-Friendly Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef

We came upon the realization that we haven’t been teaching the kids well. Don’t misunderstand, they’re doing just fine in school and we still feel strongly that the lessons and social cues they pick up while playing board ...
Mega Giveaway Day 99 – Take the Gold Game

Mega Giveaway Day 99 – Take the Gold Game

Can we talk about pirates for a minute? Most people I know either love them or hate them. Not many are indifferent. I think our Mega Giveaway Day 99 prize would sway many because this game gives them a completely different look. Take the Go ...
Windup War Card Game Overview

Windup War Card Game Overview

I don’t think there’s anyone in the world that doesn’t like the Toy Story series of movies. Like most, I feel the first one was the best because at the time it heralded some pretty spectacular animation and special effects ...
Mega Giveaway Day 98 – Ultra Dash Game

Mega Giveaway Day 98 – Ultra Dash Game

The struggle is real. Getting kids of all ages off the couch and moving can be a challenge. We’ve found that engaging them in a variety of offline activities is key. A couple years ago we provided a list of outdoor activities for kids ...
5 Restaurants to Visit in Bettendorf Iowa

5 Restaurants to Visit in Bettendorf Iowa

A couple weeks ago we brought you a list of some of our favorite restaurants in Davenport, Iowa. It only makes sense that we need to continue by sharing some of our favorites in the remaining Quad Cities! Our next stop is Bettendorf. Althou ...
Mega Giveaway Day 97 – Cheshire Cat 3D Puzzle

Mega Giveaway Day 97 – Cheshire Cat 3D Puzzle

I’ve been putting together puzzles since I was a kid and still have many of my favorites still in my collection. There were two that I especially loved. One was shaped like a Hershey Kiss, the other a crystal apple. Until recently, th ...
An Introduction to Grand Gamers Guild

An Introduction to Grand Gamers Guild

Did you realize that last year there were an estimated 5,000+ new tabletop games released? More than 5,000 games. The bulk of those debut at a game convention or in preparation for the holidays, but let me break it down by day to help put i ...
Thrift Treasure: Leverage

Thrift Treasure: Leverage

I have to admit, we almost didn’t purchase today’s Thrift Treasure feature. When we first spotted Leverage by Milton Bradley, it instantly reminded us of the last Thrift Treasure of 2017 – Yali. Both are designed for two p ...