Tag Archives: Party Games

Playing Games with a Big Potato

Playing Games with a Big Potato

Back in the day, I was allowed to show my face at the girls’ school without embarrassing them. The district’s policy was that until your child started 4th grade, you were allowed to volunteer in their classroom as often as the t ...
Pointing Fingers is the Name of the Game

Pointing Fingers is the Name of the Game

From a very young age, we grasp the concept of pointing the finger at someone else as a way of deflecting attention. For siblings, it becomes an art form in making sure someone else takes the fall for whatever is going to upset mom and dad. ...
Target is Solidly Part of the Renaissance

Target is Solidly Part of the Renaissance

A few months back we explained how cool it was to see mass merchandisers finally grasping the significance of board games in today’s social settings. Until recently, if you wanted something other than the same games you played as a ki ...
2016 Gift Guide: Party Games

2016 Gift Guide: Party Games

I grew up in a large extended family, with aunts, uncles and cousins playing a prime part in our holiday traditions. When we got together, it was always a party as we gathered around a card, ping pong, foosball or pool table to challenge ea ...
No Sad Pandas, Just Happy Salmon

No Sad Pandas, Just Happy Salmon

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not the fun parent. I don’t joke around as much as I could or should and am usually the one who says “No” to ice cream for dinner. April Fool’s Day jokes are seldom ini ...
Losing Cannot Get Much Sweeter

Losing Cannot Get Much Sweeter

My daughter took me by surprise the other day and said the strangest thing. “I want pumpkin pie.” To most people, this doesn’t sound like an odd request because we all know how delicious pumpkin pie can be, especially with ...
No. It is NOT Chocolate Ice Cream

No. It is NOT Chocolate Ice Cream

It’s has been an ongoing debate on the internet as to the meaning of that brown, triangular-shaped emoji. Don’t ask me why, but Kennedy has long been fascinated by it and regularly points out the paraphernalia whenever she sees ...
Congrats on Being Last. Dead Last.

Congrats on Being Last. Dead Last.

Every once in a while we say things that just don’t come out right. Those things that make you scurry in hopes that you can remove your foot from your mouth before anyone notices. You know what I’m talking about. Admit it… ...
Where Honesty Gets You Nowhere

Where Honesty Gets You Nowhere

Almost anyone who knows me can attest to my levels of sincerity and honesty. I’m try to find the positive in everything and assume that people’s actions are built on good intentions. As such, I’m a terrible liar. And have ...
What’s All the Loud Noise About?

What’s All the Loud Noise About?

By now you’re tired of hearing me whine about typical issues that come with age. Slower reaction times and failing memory are just a couple things I’ve complained about recently. It’s mostly about ego – we don’ ...