Monthly Archives: May 2018

Thrift Treasure: Top Dogs Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Top Dogs Card Game

If you’ve been following along, you already know that there’s a new addition to our household. Last month a puppy entered our lives after being dog-less for five years. It took a long time to get over the heartbreak of losing a ...
Titan Race Dice Game Overview

Titan Race Dice Game Overview

You don’t have to be a fan of horse racing to know that tomorrow is The Preakness, the 2nd race for the Triple Crown. When we lived in Arcadia, California, we had a bit of an interest in what was happening at Santa Anita Park, but tha ...
What Season is It? Convention Season!

What Season is It? Convention Season!

People look forward to the decline of winter for a number of reasons. Warmer weather, school letting out, holidays, vacations and more. Now that we’re well past the days of the white stuff falling and just about out of allergy season, ...
Fields of Green Board Game Overview

Fields of Green Board Game Overview

When we shop for games, sometimes themes that are fantasy-based or are about topics that we’re unfamiliar with but would like to learn more (European history comes to mind) grab our attention. Other times we’re drawn to themes w ...
Our DVR Runneth Over. Current TV Shows Worth Watching

Our DVR Runneth Over. Current TV Shows Worth Watching

Each day during lunch, Scott and I take a break from our work to sit down and eat together. We prepare a Cranberry Feta Salad made with Chicken and Spinach, pour a couple of glasses of ice water and pull up a chair in front of the TV. Yes, ...
Shahrazad Cooperative Game Overview

Shahrazad Cooperative Game Overview

As much as we love playing games as a family, it’s a sad and simple fact that time is limited. The girls’ schedules are hectic enough with school and homework, but their participation in sports and extra-curricular activities fu ...
Thrift Treasure: Alien Hotshots

Thrift Treasure: Alien Hotshots

As you might imagine, there have been scores of card games that try to expand on the classic Hoyle game of War. We’ve covered quite a few of them as we find them at thrift and since War was one of my favorite games growing up, we keep ...
HOPE Cooperative Game Overview

HOPE Cooperative Game Overview

An amazing thing about today’s global economy is how we can purchase products that previously would have never made it to the United States. Websites like Kickstarter allow any company worldwide to offer up brand new products and serv ...
Lessons Kids Learn From Puppies

Lessons Kids Learn From Puppies

You hear us talk about Madison and Kennedy all the time and see them in most of our posts. What many people don’t realize is that our first children were of the four-legged kind. Scott and I were parents to two American Eskimo dogs as ...