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I Spy: Dig In Game Giveaway

I Spy: Dig In Game Giveaway

Long before we became fascinated by strategy games, the girls and I used to sit down and play games that I received in my early days of blogging. I have fond memories of so many, but for some reason an I Spy game pops up in my memories a lo ...
Thrift Treasure: Holey Cow

Thrift Treasure: Holey Cow

If you yelled out “Holy Cow” anywhere in the upper Midwest, everyone would understand you’re giving tribute to the greatest baseball announcer ever to live. Harry Carey was the voice of the Chicago Cubs for sixteen years a ...
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Game Giveaway

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Game Giveaway

I have so many fond memories of the book “The Very Hungry Caterpillar”, but I don’t think there was a card game about it back in the day or we would have owned it! While our girls are too old to appreciate the one we recen ...
Alphabet Go Fish Game Giveaway

Alphabet Go Fish Game Giveaway

Our days with The World of Eric Carle go way back to when the girls were little. I never realized how big an impact it had on me until the girls got older. To this day, every time I see the iconic brown bear or other fixtures of the franchi ...
Animal Rummy Game Giveaway

Animal Rummy Game Giveaway

Eric Carle’s Brown Bear and Hungry Caterpillar were hits with my girls when they were little. I lost track of how many times we played The Grouchy Ladybug game but I know we got our money’s worth out of it! If we had discovered ...
Around the Farm Game Giveaway

Around the Farm Game Giveaway

When Madison was only a couple years old, we enrolled in a “Mommy and Me” group. It was designed to help little kids learn to communicate better. We did crafts, enjoyed story time, played outside and learned to interact with oth ...
Thrift Treasure: Da Vinci’s Challenge

Thrift Treasure: Da Vinci’s Challenge

This week’s Thrift Treasure feature is a game we’ve seen many times at local thrift stores. But until now we’ve never picked up a copy because they’ve never been complete. This happens more often than not, especially ...
Mega Giveaway Day 34 – I SPY Dig In Game

Mega Giveaway Day 34 – I SPY Dig In Game

When the girls were little, one easy distraction was to play “I SPY”. We did it at home, in the car, at restaurants, a little bit of everywhere. Eventually we started playing a board game version that was a lot of fun. Briarpatc ...