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Thrift Treasure: Rubik’s Race

Thrift Treasure: Rubik’s Race

Ever since I learned how to solve my first cube back in the early 80’s, I have been a fan of the entire line of Rubik’s Cubes. Just because I can’t solve them all doesn’t mean I can’t appreciate their complexit ...
Thrift Treasure: Star Wars Galactic Heroes

Thrift Treasure: Star Wars Galactic Heroes

Later this year Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens hits theaters, and with it a new generation of kids will enjoy the epic battle of Rebels vs. Empire. We’re already starting to see merchandise hit the shelves at our loc ...
Thrift Treasure: Spite & Malice

Thrift Treasure: Spite & Malice

Cats are evil. There, I said it. I’ve never met a cat that was nice all the time (or even most of the time). If you take your eyes off your cat for two seconds, he’ll rip into something, steal your food or even jump on your face ...
Thrift Treasure:  CirKis

Thrift Treasure: CirKis

By now you’re probably wondering why our daughter is holding what looks to be two copies of the same game. Well, it IS two copies of the same game and comes with an interesting story. When we find games at yard sales or thrift stores, ...
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 ...
All Retro. Even Cereal and Games.

All Retro. Even Cereal and Games.

Every so often, I find the need to explain something “Obvious” to my kids. When I say “obvious” that refers to MY impression of it. Unfortunately, it’s a sign of my age and nothing more. To me, “dialing&# ...
Oh, The App-ortunities.

Oh, The App-ortunities.

Back in the day, family game night meant sitting around the kitchen table playing a board game or a marathon session of cards. We would play Monopoly, Life, Winning Ticket, Go For Broke, Risk, Hearts, Spades, Spoons, Crazy 8s and the list w ...
Technology Buyer’s Remorse?

Technology Buyer’s Remorse?

With the holidays behind us, I’m certain there are parents out there beginning to lament the purchases they made. When a child receives a new console gaming system, a handheld game or a tablet, it’s pretty common to see them cas ...
Families that Play Together, Stay Together

Families that Play Together, Stay Together

Growing up, I recall many nights of the family sitting around the kitchen table having a family night. Sometimes we played card games like Hearts, Spades or spoons. Other times we played board games like Monopoly, Trouble, Sorry, Yahtzee, L ...

If You Were Listening, You Would Know

Have you ever been someplace where you see a kid just totally misbehaving? Before I became a parent, it drove me crazy. I promised myself that once I had kids that I wouldn’t be THAT parent that had THAT kid. I swore that I would take ...