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What is GAMA? Why You Should Care.

What is GAMA? Why You Should Care.

Scott and I had the pleasure of joining a handful of other members of the game media as hosted guests at GAMA Expo a couple of weeks ago. You may be asking, “What is GAMA, Nicole, and why should I care?” I’m so glad you as ...
Things To Do: 2022 Chicago Auto Show

Things To Do: 2022 Chicago Auto Show

The 2020 Chicago Auto Show was the last major event I attended before the world came to a grinding halt. While they got innovative and offered a summer version of the show in 2021, it conflicted with our schedule and we weren’t able t ...
The Search is ON for the Legendary Gamer!

The Search is ON for the Legendary Gamer!

When Scott and I first met, he earned spending money by selling baseball cards and sports memorabilia. Always the entrepreneurial type, he took a different approach to marketing his collection than what most of the vendors at the card shows ...
Tips for Planning a Graduation Party

Tips for Planning a Graduation Party

This past weekend marked a milestone for us as we celebrated Madison’s graduation from high school. Maybe it was the fact that we were juggling life in a pandemic or perhaps a serious medical crisis, but the time seemed to really fly ...
How to Host a Trivia Night

How to Host a Trivia Night

If you have a video game fanatic in your family, then hopefully you found some value in our tips on how to host an outdoor video game tournament. While we thought that using a projector to host movie night was awesome, the video tournament ...
Quad Cities Haunted Houses and Pumpkin Patches

Quad Cities Haunted Houses and Pumpkin Patches

We have a lot of quality family time watching movies, TV series and playing board games, but we also expose the girls to a variety of experiences. Some examples of recent years’ activities are auctions, kid-friendly collector eve ...
What to Expect at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show

What to Expect at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show

This past Saturday the Chicago Auto Show opened to the public for the 2018 event. I was on site February 7th, 8th and 9th as a guest of Nissan, the media sponsor for the show. For two and a half very busy days, I was able to check out sever ...
Did a Character Sing You Happy Birthday?

Did a Character Sing You Happy Birthday?

A friend of ours recently sent us an invitation to join them in celebrating their son’s 1-year birthday. While we had prior commitments and were unable to attend, I was pleased to see their invitation asked for a letter addressed to h ...