Monthly Archives: June 2019

Thrift Treasure: Noteability Song Game

Thrift Treasure: Noteability Song Game

Last week we told you about Tennis, a card game that we found at the Quad City Symphony’s annual Second Fiddle Tag Sale. We picked up six games that day ranging in price from $1 to $3, each one missing from our collection. Today we ...
Herbaceous Sprouts Dice Game Overview

Herbaceous Sprouts Dice Game Overview

Continuing on our theme of what we’re calling serene games, this week we’ve been playing Herbaceous Sprouts by Pencil First Games. In case you don’t remember, we started with Wingspan and then moved on to Songbirds, very d ...
July 2019 Movies to See

July 2019 Movies to See

We have one month of summer completely in the books and we’re getting ready for Fourth of July festivities. It’s a holiday that is synonymous with parades, grilling, family bonding and reunions. For as long as I can remember, it ...
Copenhagen Puzzle Game Overview

Copenhagen Puzzle Game Overview

As you know, we recently spent a week in Ohio for Origins Game Fair. When attending a convention like C2E2, Gen Con or Comic-Con, you can do things at your own leisure and on your own schedule. However, when attending professionally – ...
Songbirds Card Game Overview

Songbirds Card Game Overview

We love trends. Especially when they reflect something we prefer. In the board game world there have been a number of trends recently. A few years ago you couldn’t turn your head without seeing another new zombie game. Train-themed ga ...
Silver Card Game Overview

Silver Card Game Overview

When it comes to card games, there’s no shortage of options. You could grab a traditional 52 card deck and choose from the hundreds of games According to Hoyle. There are deck builder games where you’re adding to and removi ...
Thrift Treasure: Tennis Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Tennis Card Game

This week we found a number of games at thrift, but not at our regular haunts. Normally we stop into our Goodwill once a week and our Salvation Army thrift store once every month or two. We fortunately don’t have a lot of competition ...
Kick-Ass Cooperative Board Game Overview

Kick-Ass Cooperative Board Game Overview

We’re among the fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that makes us want to seek out all of their other characters and products. We’ve watched nearly all the series on Netflix, never miss an episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and ...
Koi Board Game Overview

Koi Board Game Overview

Waayyyy back In the early years of our marriage, Scott and I owned various types of fish. Fancy goldfish of different types, mostly. Telescope, Bubble eye, Lionhead and Fantail were among the types we nurtured at one point or another. When ...
Googly Eyes Family Game Overview

Googly Eyes Family Game Overview

A few years ago my girls and I went on a googly eye spree. I wish I had taken photos of all the things and places we embellished with stick-on eyes. We left them all over Grammy’s house, a couple statues in a kid’s museum, poste ...