Yearly Archives: 2019

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 ( ...
LaurDIY Illuminating Lamp Kit Giveaway

LaurDIY Illuminating Lamp Kit Giveaway

We regularly find supplies at the Goodwill Outlet or around the house that we’re able to use for DIY and craft projects. We’ve made bracelets out of K’NEX pieces, bowls from excess melty beads and paint from leftover sidew ...
Most Wanted Card Game Overview

Most Wanted Card Game Overview

We’re always on the lookout for games that support more than the traditional four players. We get it, designing a game for a larger group is difficult unless all you’re doing is copying the Cards Against Humanity (Apple to Apple ...
16 Extraordinary Kites to Fly This Spring

16 Extraordinary Kites to Fly This Spring

Each fall and spring, we rearrange the garage to reverse the storage situation from the prior season. Whenever this happens, we rotate the lawn mower and gardening gear with the winter supplies. We work on cleaning out any toys the kids hav ...