Monthly Archives: April 2019

Kaiju Crush Board Game Overview

Kaiju Crush Board Game Overview

You have probably figured out that my family plays a lot of games. For as long as I can remember, Mom and Dad have always wanted to play a board game as a family. I feel lucky. My friends don’t talk much about their family time. Most ...
Pile-Up Rush Speed Game Overview

Pile-Up Rush Speed Game Overview

After a weekend full of all things Avengers: Endgame, we needed to take it easy. No spoilers here, but our collective minds were blown at all the unexpected twists and turns of what will probably prove to be the biggest movie of our lifetim ...
Thrift Treasure: Fantastic Gymnastics

Thrift Treasure: Fantastic Gymnastics

It certainly didn’t take long to find a near-new copy of Fantastic Gymnastics at a local thrift store. We couldn’t escape Hasbro’s commercials for this challenging dexterity game during the holiday season. Its popularity w ...
Coconuts Game Giveaway

Coconuts Game Giveaway

Normal adult rules go out the window when it comes to games. Case in point, this one from Mayday Games has us launching coconuts! Don’t worry, they aren’t real nor are they full sized (whew!). You can read our Coconuts game over ...
Iron Curtain Card Game Overview

Iron Curtain Card Game Overview

I’ve mentioned a few times before that I spent all of 4th through 7th grade (and part of 8th) living in West Germany. My parents were stationed there in the 70’s/80’s as government-employed civilians and my brother and I, ...
Surprizamals Blind Bag Plush Giveaway

Surprizamals Blind Bag Plush Giveaway

Our girls love blind bags so much that they created a YouTube channel for unboxing and opening up a variety of these toys. Last summer they spent gift cards and birthday money to get several different kinds and scheduled the videos to uploa ...
May 2019 Movies to See

May 2019 Movies to See

For a lucky few, they managed to finagle tickets to already see the most anticipated movie this year – Avengers: Endgame. Family commitments are keeping us from seeing it until Saturday so we’ll be dodging social media to preven ...
Illusion Game Giveaway

Illusion Game Giveaway

I regularly stand my ground when I think I’m right about something and as much as I hate to admit it, I’m not always correct. The way people see things is different; it’s a matter of perspective. In Illusion from Pandasaur ...
Pocket Ops Board Game Overview

Pocket Ops Board Game Overview

While we’re used to talking about all types of games around here, there’s one that needs little explanation: Tic Tac Toe. You would be hard-pressed to find someone who hasn’t played it. Whether on paper, a chalkboard, in t ...
Strawberry Ninja Game Giveaway

Strawberry Ninja Game Giveaway

As you know from reading my tips for backyard gardening, I enjoy planting tomatoes. I grew up with fresh produce including asparagus, lettuce, peas, cauliflower, potatoes, green beans, onions, fruit trees, grape vines, a strawberry patch an ...