Yearly Archives: 2019

Winning Moves Games $100 Gift Code Giveaway

Winning Moves Games $100 Gift Code Giveaway

One of the ways we strengthen our family bonds is by playing board games. Lots and lots of board games. While we’re open to playing a variety now, we started with classics like some of the games available from Winning Moves Games. Rea ...
Jungli-La Card & Dice Game Overview

Jungli-La Card & Dice Game Overview

There’s a game designer whose games are appearing in our game night bag more often than any other. For our weekly game night sessions we typically look for engaging titles that play more than four players, are quick to teach and still ...
Super Mario Power Up Game Giveaway

Super Mario Power Up Game Giveaway

I’m going to let you in on a secret. Scott’s ringtones are video game related. Text messages from Madison come in as a key phrase from Overwatch’s Junkrat character but his main is from a Mario game. It’s fun and whe ...
Make Valentine’s Day a Blooming Success!

Make Valentine’s Day a Blooming Success!

I pride myself in maintaining a positive attitude even when things aren’t going so well. Whether it’s trying to juggle activities, struggling with disciplining kids in a digital age, anguishing over a new teenage driver or the c ...
Bears! Game Giveaway

Bears! Game Giveaway

I’m not one to want to go camping, but the weather has been so horrible this year that I’m tired of being trapped inside. Then I play a game like Bears! from Fireside Games and remember that camping means dealing with critters a ...
Pictomania Drawing Game Overview

Pictomania Drawing Game Overview

Something you may have noticed about the games we tend to play as a family is that we don’t play a lot of games that require artistic talent. There have been all kinds of drawing games over the years, but since my repertoire isn’ ...
Dean Russo Dog Puzzle Giveaway

Dean Russo Dog Puzzle Giveaway

A couple weekends ago, I participated in a jigsaw tournament at a local library. My passion for puzzles is no secret since I’ve been doing them since I was a kid. But this was the first time I’ve experienced puzzles in tournamen ...
Thrift Treasure: Bounce It In

Thrift Treasure: Bounce It In

If you ask me if I’ve ever bought Tupperware from our Goodwill, then my answer now is “Yes, as a matter of fact, I have.” What you may not realize is that I’m not referring to the pastel colored plastic storage items ...
Dragon Pets Game Giveaway

Dragon Pets Game Giveaway

Pets can be such high maintenance. Ask our kids. They learned how hard it is to train a puppy! It takes time and dedication, patience and a lot of love. But as we explained in our Dragon Pets overview, not every pet is such a huge commitmen ...
Feudum Game Giveaway

Feudum Game Giveaway

Last fall I shared about how overwhelming some games can be at first as explained in my game overview of Feudum from Odd Bird Games. But once we got rolling on it, the game continues to call to us for the depth of strategy required and the ...