Author Archives: Allison

Bubble Talk

Bubble Talk is a multi-award winning, fast-paced family board game that asks players to match hilarious captions with funny pictures. A game that is as much fun if you are 8 or 80, the game begins when each player draws … Continue reading

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Think Plaid, Think Local!

Where are you going to be at 1:30 am on the Friday after Thanksgiving?  Waiting in the parking lot of the mall to storm through the doors as soon as they open to snag one of the door busters?  Black … Continue reading

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Family games for the holidays

As the holidays rapidly approach, most of us are getting ready to spend more time with our families.  At Christmas in my family someone always includes a cool new game in our Yankee Swap that we all end up trying … Continue reading

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Remote-Control Machines

Thames & Kosmos never disappoints with their science kits. The  Physics Solar Workshop wowed us last year and this year it is the new Remote-Control Machines kit that has caught our attention.

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Little Bear

One of my favorite aspects of parenting a young child was the bedtime routine: bath, pajamas, crawling into bed, and of course the story to send my little one off to dreamland. Now that my little one is not so … Continue reading

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Tell Tale

Tell Tale is a storytelling game from Blue Orange games, makers of some of our other favorites Spot It! and Gobblet. What impressed me is the simplicity and versatility of the game, the directions come with four play variations, but … Continue reading

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Retro

I was clicking through the channels on our TV the other day and came upon “I (heart) the new millennium” on VH1. A show that reminisces on the years 2000-2008. Give me a break! That was last week, people! Only … Continue reading

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