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Quebec 1759 Historical Game Overview

Quebec 1759 Historical Game Overview

The last time we talked about a game by Columbia Games, it was just before the 4th of July last year. We were helping celebrate by playing their patriotic game about the American Revolution. Things are quite different this year. We’ve ...
Dr. Livingston’s Anatomy Jigsaw Puzzle Overview

Dr. Livingston’s Anatomy Jigsaw Puzzle Overview

If you follow along with our Thrift Treasure series every Sunday, you already know that we’ve spent a few hours putting together puzzles lately. Last Sunday’s article shared some history of jigsaw puzzles as Scott told about a h ...
3 Party Games from Small Publishers

3 Party Games from Small Publishers

During a recent trip to Costco, we were delighted to see a demo set up for Fitz’s craft beverages. If you are familiar with the deliciousness of this brand then you probably understand our excitement and how we instantly opted to grab ...
Tudor Strategy Game Overview

Tudor Strategy Game Overview

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear, “Henry the 8th” (Henry VIII)? There are two things that I immediately think of. First, I start singing the lyrics to Herman Hermit’s “I’m Henry the ...
Before There Were Stars Storytelling Game

Before There Were Stars Storytelling Game

For those who know me, I don’t have a problem talking to strangers, joining in random conversations or putting a thoughtful story on paper. Since I was young, I enjoyed the art of crafting a narrative, as long as I could do it on my o ...
5 Weeks of DIY STEM Projects

5 Weeks of DIY STEM Projects

For the bajillionth time, I’m going to say that I was not a fan of science in school. I didn’t enjoy it. The information didn’t stick like it needed to. I have maybe two positive memorable science-class related experiences ...
Constellations Game Overview

Constellations Game Overview

At bedtime for the past few weeks, even before the passing of Stephen Hawking, Scott and I have been setting the sleep timer as we tune the television to a show about the universe. It’s been interesting, exciting yet peaceful to liste ...
My First Science Textbook Overview

My First Science Textbook Overview

As parents, we do things to entertain our kids, to engage with them, to bond and to show our love. It may be something as simple as playing games, making them breakfast in bed for no reason or taking them out for ice cream or a movie. But w ...
Learn the Process Behind Cars 3

Learn the Process Behind Cars 3

“When I grow up, I want to be… ” How did you (or would you now) finish the sentence? How would your kids? There are so many amazing opportunities available that most adults wouldn’t have even dreamed were possible an ...
1754: Conquest Board Game Overview

1754: Conquest Board Game Overview

I have some conflicting feelings about today’s board game feature. Not because there is something wrong with the game, but because I’m grieving due to this being the last in the series. It’s been nearly 18 months since we ...