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Tips to Prepare for the Solar Eclipse

Tips to Prepare for the Solar Eclipse

A couple months ago I was welcomed by NASA to tour their facilities on Redstone Arsenal including standing atop a launch platform with historical significance. It was breathtaking from start to finish as I heard the passion in every present ...
Use Apps to Manage Festivals and Crowds

Use Apps to Manage Festivals and Crowds

Ahhh… The sights and smells and sounds of summer are right around the corner. And you know what? We’re totally ready for it. When I say we’re ready, I mean emotionally. As the girls get older, the schedule during the school year gets more h ...
Cars 3 Makes Pit Stop at Sonoma Raceway

Cars 3 Makes Pit Stop at Sonoma Raceway

Zoom! I mean “Ka-Chow!” You don’t have to be a thrill-seeker to enjoy a trip around the racetrack, but it certainly makes it more fun when you are! On June 16th, Cars 3 hits the big screen and in anticipation, we were invi ...
Sometimes the Best Gift is an Experience

Sometimes the Best Gift is an Experience

Day after day, we give you a glimpse into what makes us tick and the things around us that provide some degree of meaning or impact in some way. We tell you about our favorite games and express the benefits of incorporating games into educa ...
Day 2: Blogger Bash Continues Excellence

Day 2: Blogger Bash Continues Excellence

Usually when I attend a conference, I’m able to wrap up all my thoughts and share enough photos in one blog post to convey how I felt about the event. I redirect people to my Instagram and Twitter feeds for additional photos and detai ...
Blogger Bash Delivered Big on Day 1!

Blogger Bash Delivered Big on Day 1!

Everyone has expectations. Whether it’s that much-anticipated and highly-publicized movie, a toy or game from an established designer, a random meal at a new restaurant or even a family trip, we all set a bar somewhere and are either overjo ...
7 Reasons to Attend Origins Game Fair

7 Reasons to Attend Origins Game Fair

You may recall how excited we were last summer to attend Gen Con, the nation’s largest gaming conference. Scott and I weren’t sure if it would be good for the kids to attend so they stayed with my parents while we set off on this massive ga ...
Tips for Visiting Wrigley Field

Tips for Visiting Wrigley Field

I don’t want to speak for Scott, but since that’s what I normally do anyhow, why should this be an exception? We’ve mentioned before that we met at a Cubs game in St. Louis back in 1990. But even before that, we were both ...
WTF! Translation: Well, That’s Funny

WTF! Translation: Well, That’s Funny

You know all those times that kids say the cutest thing or sing what they think are the lyrics but everyone knows they are wrong. It’s adorable when something is said with good intentions but not even close to what it really is suppos ...
Spending Some Change at the Coin Show

Spending Some Change at the Coin Show

It occurred to me that I’ve never talked about something we do every year as a family. It is something my father and I enjoyed doing when I was their age and I relish the opportunity to share the same memories with my girls. I remembe ...