Monthly Archives: March 2019

Blend Off! Dice Game Overview

Blend Off! Dice Game Overview

Back in college I took on a part-time job at our local Wendy’s. I had worked at a fast food place in high school, so it didn’t take me long to excel at pushing Dave Thomas’ products. If you’re old enough, you probabl ...
Jason and the Crawdad King Book Giveaway

Jason and the Crawdad King Book Giveaway

When the girls were little, our bedtime routine included a bath and clean PJs, brushing teeth, a bedtime book and some bedtime songs. I have fond memories of those days of kneeling next to their toddler beds and still cherish the books we r ...
Potato Pirates Card Game Overview

Potato Pirates Card Game Overview

If you haven’t heard our mantra before, we’ll say it again – “All kids should learn coding or programming.” It doesn’t matter if they are destined to be programmers, engineers or even anything that has to ...
Here Kitty Kitty Game Giveaway

Here Kitty Kitty Game Giveaway

I don’t know anyone who actually HUGS a cat, but there’s apparently a day dedicated to exactly that. Last year when it rolled around, we featured a huge list of cat-themed games to help our cat-friendly readers find the purr-fec ...
Thrift Treasure: The Little Flower Shop

Thrift Treasure: The Little Flower Shop

Four years ago, almost to the day, we were playing Let Them Eat Shrimp by Doctor Finn’s Games. It was the first time we had played a game by that company, and since we were in the middle of Lent, a fish-themed game seemed perfect. Upo ...
Qwinto Game Giveaway

Qwinto Game Giveaway

Last year at Geekway, I found a quick game called Quixx to kill some time while waiting for a longer strategy game to start. It was a dice game that turned out to be one we played more than a few times because it was simple in concept but n ...
BarBEARian Battlegrounds Game Giveaway

BarBEARian Battlegrounds Game Giveaway

One of my favorite fictional characters is Winnie the Pooh and I have a stuffed Pooh from Disney that is among Madison’s keepsakes. Kennedy has a teddy bear from my childhood who looks like Pooky from Garfield. I see bears and I autom ...
Curio: The Lost Temple Game Overview

Curio: The Lost Temple Game Overview

Let’s talk for a minute about favorite game types. It’s no secret that I have a preference for abstract games and ones that are brain-burners, typically Euro games. Nicole, on the other hand, loves anything with a puzzle feature ...
Star Realms: Frontiers Game Giveaway

Star Realms: Frontiers Game Giveaway

Star Realms continues to be a staple at our local game night meetup because it accommodates 2-4 people (or you can play solo on your iPad). With Star Realms: Frontiers, we now have more options so we included both games in various gift guid ...
Tiny Park Dice Game Overview

Tiny Park Dice Game Overview

Last week was spring break for our school district and that meant my Facebook feed was filled with friends sharing pictures of their family adventures. The school choir headed on what would be most kids’ first trip to New York. Some ( ...