Yearly Archives: 2020

Cave Paintings Drawing Game Overview

Cave Paintings Drawing Game Overview

I like to think I have a handful of talents. Singing is not one of them. Nor is learning a foreign language. I also can’t cook. They’re trivial and life goes on just fine with me doing the best I can. But there’s one that ...
Thrift Treasure: Skip-Bo Dice Game

Thrift Treasure: Skip-Bo Dice Game

You might have noticed we’ve been playing a lot of dice games as of late. Last week’s Thrift Treasure was Dragon Dice and yesterday’s feature was about the cooperative dice game, Fuji. Dice games of all types are Nicole ...
Fuji Cooperative Dice Game Overview

Fuji Cooperative Dice Game Overview

I may sound like a broken record these days (or always, really), but using games for teaching is such an underused training tool. Whether in the classroom or in a home setting, incorporating entertainment into an educational setting is what ...
Jungle Cruise Adventure Game Overview

Jungle Cruise Adventure Game Overview

Here’s a frustrating story we haven’t told yet. Every two years at our high school the band gets to take a trip somewhere sunny for spring break. Kids and parents save for those full two years in order to afford these once-in-a- ...
Silk Dice Game Overview

Silk Dice Game Overview

Well, it’s official. Last week we got word that our school district is going with a hybrid learning model. The girls will attend classes at the school two times per week and online from home on the opposite days. Fridays will alternat ...
10 Newest Marvel-Themed Board Games

10 Newest Marvel-Themed Board Games

  If you’re like us, you’ve utilized your extra time at home to binge-watch everything on your DVR and all the things you’ve been wanting to see on the best video streaming services. In addition to finally getting aro ...
Cheeky Butts Family Game Overview

Cheeky Butts Family Game Overview

Do you remember playing Hot Potato as a kid? Over the years, there have been multiple variations, but it essentially boils down to, “Don’t have it (whatever ‘it’ is) when the timer runs out.” The concept of the ...
Thrift Treasure: Dragon Dice

Thrift Treasure: Dragon Dice

This week’s Thrift Treasure find isn’t a result of hanging out at our local Goodwill. Like many, I peruse the Facebook Marketplace from time to time to see what others are getting rid of. Back in January, well before the COVID q ...
Tattoo Stories Party Game Overview

Tattoo Stories Party Game Overview

When you’re stuck inside for months, you tend to gravitate toward social media. This has been an opportunity to reconnect with people and learn what’s happening in their lives. You know what I discovered? People have problems. M ...