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Thrift Treasure: Connect 4 Stackers

Thrift Treasure: Connect 4 Stackers

If there’s one game I know every reader has tried at some point in their life, it is Connect 4. And I’m sure like everyone else, you enjoyed it most when you were younger. Then you had kids and re-discovered it with them! This w ...
Thrift Treasure: Connect 4 Launchers

Thrift Treasure: Connect 4 Launchers

I think Connect 4 is one of those games that every single one of you has played at one time or another. It’s so wonderful in its simplicity and can be played by all ages. Not only do we have the original in our collection, we also hav ...
Bringing Connect 4 Into the 21st Century

Bringing Connect 4 Into the 21st Century

I’ve noticed that my youngest daughter has inherited one of my traits – she’s a ‘fiddler’. Like myself, her hands must always be busy. Sitting still is not an option, we’d both rather be multi-tasking. Wa ...
Thrift Treasure:  u-build Connect 4

Thrift Treasure: u-build Connect 4

If you haven’t figured it out by now, our family loves to play board games. We also love constructing things from sets of Legos, Lincoln Logs and K-Nex. This week’s Thrift Treasure combines both of these loves into one very enga ...
Is Ready Player One the new 1984?

Is Ready Player One the new 1984?

It’s a common complaint of adults that kids spend too much time with their noses in one type of digital device or another. Whether it’s a smart phone, tablet or laptop for a variety of functions both online or offline or some ty ...
Mega Giveaway Day 84 – Wordspiel Game

Mega Giveaway Day 84 – Wordspiel Game

By attending gaming conventions like Gen Con and Origins Game Fair, we’re able to connect with a lot of board game publishers. But that’s not the only way we learn about games. We also discover new ones during our regular trips ...
Mega Giveaway Day 46 – Ranglin’ Rabbits Game

Mega Giveaway Day 46 – Ranglin’ Rabbits Game

Are you done with your holiday shopping finally? It may be too late to grab another gift, but it’s never too early to start kids gaming which is why we enjoyed putting together a Games for Younger Kids gift guide. Hopefully you found ...
Mega Giveaway Day 42 – HP Sprocket

Mega Giveaway Day 42 – HP Sprocket

When I first tested out our Day 42 prize, I was blown away. The HP Sprocket is more than just a tool for printing photos on the go, it’s a way to add umph to your DIY, scrapbook and craft projects as well as create and share memories. ...
The Anxiety of Being Disconnected

The Anxiety of Being Disconnected

Who in their right might would have anxiety at an all-inclusive resort? People wait on you hand and foot, there are activities galore to keep you busy or you can just sit by a pool or on a sandy beach sipping cocktails and enjoying all you ...
What the Flock? Check Out 4 the Birds!

What the Flock? Check Out 4 the Birds!

I hope you don’t mind hearing me crow about how I love abstract games. There’s just something about facing off head-to-head against an opponent knowing neither of you has an advantage – that it is all up to your knowledge ...