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Miniature Golf: Indoors and Out

Miniature Golf: Indoors and Out

Every November we head to Chicago to attend the annual Chicago Toy & Game Fair held at Navy Pier. We meet up with some favorite game companies like Endless Games, Spin Master, Looney Labs and more. We also love discovering new companies ...
The Cheapest Music Lessons Around

The Cheapest Music Lessons Around

While neither Nicole nor I have any musical talent to speak of, we’ve been fortunate to be blessed with two girls who not only enjoy listening to nearly every genre of music, but also love to learn new instruments. Both have been invo ...
When Bloggers Converge, They Bash

When Bloggers Converge, They Bash

I’ve been to my share of conferences and conventions including one-day educational activities or large-scale industry specific events. Multi-day conferences specific to the blogging industry that incorporate expo aspects, private gath ...
Thrift Treasure: Horseshoe Puzzle

Thrift Treasure: Horseshoe Puzzle

Taking a break from games this week to show you another 3D puzzle we picked up at our local thrift shop. Odds are pretty good that you have one of these or have at least attempted to solve one at one time or another. The Horseshoe Puzzle co ...
Thrift Treasure: Tree Puzzle

Thrift Treasure: Tree Puzzle

Along with games we also like to pick up unique puzzles for our Thrift Treasure series. Not the typical jigsaw type, but 3D versions usually made from metal, wood or plastic. This week not only will I show you a wooden one from one of the o ...
Recycle Before You Recycle

Recycle Before You Recycle

You’d have to have been living under a rock to not have heard of S.T.E.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) or S.T.E.A.M. (A = Art) over the past decade or so. It has become an important part of education policy and curriculum c ...
K’NEX Angry Birds Giveaway

K’NEX Angry Birds Giveaway

Over the course of the past year and a half, we’ve been fortunate enough to work closely with K’NEX to bring you details on their diverse product lines. We have shared about the classic TinkerToy and Lincoln Logs, licensed produ ...
Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (Everest Toys)

Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (Everest Toys)

ChiTAGFair is always a fun experience for our entire family but last year we took a different spin and let our young correspondents interview inventors and company representatives. Because they enjoyed it so much (and everyone else thought ...
Win a K’NEX Titanfall Set

Win a K’NEX Titanfall Set

We enjoy bringing you stories about all kinds of products, websites, services and places. It’s rewarding to share about upcoming movies at the theater or what you can be streaming. Sharing about the things we love, enjoy and see value ...
Tinkering with Creativity

Tinkering with Creativity

When I was little I would go to my grandma’s house and play in her playroom with toys that she had kept from when her kids were little…toys that were my mother’s toys. Funny thing is that my mother kept some of them and now has them in her ...