Monthly Archives: March 2019

Thrift Treasure: Big Top

Thrift Treasure: Big Top

When our girls were younger, we loved going to the circus. This was back when Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus was still around and had their full compliment of animals in tow. Circuses are probably a thing of the past, but that ...
Pocket Mars Game Giveaway

Pocket Mars Game Giveaway

A couple years ago we had the opportunity to attend Family Space Camp in Huntsville. Since that time, we’ve returned to Huntsville to visit family and I was there for a travel conference. One of the activities during that conference w ...
Isle of Monsters Game Giveaway

Isle of Monsters Game Giveaway

At the rate we’re going, the weather around Easter is going to feel like Halloween. Instead of filling Easter baskets and playing bunny-themed games, we’ll be carving Jack-o-Lanterns and playing monster-themed games! We already ...
Detective Deduction Game Overview

Detective Deduction Game Overview

As the girls get older and we discuss their futures, I often reflect on what I once thought might be my career path. Believe it or not, the list included joining the military and becoming a lawyer. Ultimately, I ended up taking every busine ...
10 Minute Heist Game Overview

10 Minute Heist Game Overview

As of late we’ve been playing a lot of longer, more strategic games. They’ve run the gamut in theme and mechanics. From cooperative games like Pandemic: Fall of Rome to brain-burners like Lisboa, it isn’t unusual to see us ...
The Legend of the Cherry Tree Game Giveaway

The Legend of the Cherry Tree Game Giveaway

The winter has been rough and I’m looking forward to starting to see the blossoms on the trees. I always looks forward to bouquets of flowers, fresh produce from the garden and trees full of leaves. But can you imagine if the trees only blo ...
Crazier Eights Card Game Overview

Crazier Eights Card Game Overview

Like most of you, my fascination with games came from my childhood. Sitting around the coffee table with the family playing Boggle, Scrabble or Life was my favorite part of the week. Before we were introduced to mass-market board games, my ...
Chompitz Crocodile Dinner Game Giveaway

Chompitz Crocodile Dinner Game Giveaway

One thing I’ve noticed a lot lately is that gamers of all ages like to be silly every once in a while. There have been a number of games released over the past couple of years that have players stepping out of their comfort zone in pu ...
Winter Test Drive: Nissan Rogue AV AWD

Winter Test Drive: Nissan Rogue AV AWD

It’s been an interesting winter around our family. Aside from the normal snow, wind and ice, this year we were treated to the anxiety of having a teenager driving to school in inclement conditions. We had lengthy discussions about bei ...