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This or That? game tokens from Peaceable Kingdom

This or That? from Peaceable Kingdom, A Great After Dinner Game

I have had the good fortune to be a reviewer for Peaceable Kingdom games for a while now and I love what they do. Peaceable Kingdom makes wonderful games for kids and families to play together. They make what are known as cooperative games. Games in which all players are trying to win, together. And […]

Disney Infinity 3.0 - Starter Pack with Anakin Skywalker and Asoka Tano

The Force is Strong with Disney Infinity 3.0

A few weeks ago Disney Infinity 3.0 was announced and the big news that everyone saw coming was that it would be heavily Star Wars focused. True to that end, Disney Infinity 3.0 is the Star Wars version with three playsets and characters from the Original Trilogy, The Prequels, The Clone Wars and even Star […]

Rollors - Backyard Game - Rollors and scoring goal

Ultra Rollors Get the Backyard Party Going

There are plenty of outdoor tailgating games that you can play like cornhole, washers and sports ladder. I got the chance to test out a new game from Malibu Sports & Rec that combines horseshoes and bocce. The game is called Ultra Rollors and it is very simple to play. I brought the game over […]

Andrew with our Versa Bricks Creation

Practical Applications for Versa Bricks

Back in November I told you about a Kickstarter campaign for Versa Bricks. These are six bricks that work with LEGO, Hot Wheels and K’NEX. My Kickstarter reward package of 120 of thee bricks finally arrived. I went overboard and got a ton of the bricks because I wanted to share them with friends and […]

Sick Bricks figures with Hats

Get Sucked in to Sick City

At Toy Fair last month the very last booth I visited was SpinMaster. I was down to the wire and had to leave at exactly 1:30pm so I had to get through the booth quickly. The person taking us on the tour mentioned Sick Bricks and asked if we wanted to see them but I […]

Mighty Big Sword - Toy Fair 2015 - Apps

Toy Fair 2015 – There’s an App for That

I recently attended Toy Fair 2015 in New York City at the Javits Center. It was a shorter trip than past years because I did not have the vacation time available. I did pack in four days worth of information into approximately two days and it was super busy. I had appointments scheduled from the […]

My Amiibo Collection

Are Nintendo amiibo Figures Worth It?

Right out of the gate I’m gonna say that I am firmly a Skylanders fan. I’ve collected well over 250 figures and yes, that is nuts. I have also collected many of the Disney Infinity figures despite the game being a bit of a letdown. Now there are figures from Nintendo called amiibo. These are […]

My Circle of Creativity Kumihimo Bracelets crafting

So Many Crafting Options with My Friendship Bracelet Maker

My daughter is entering the age where she enjoys making things for her friends and family. She had been doing the rainbow loom stuff for a while but seems to have put that aside. What she is into now is making friendship bracelets and crafting other things for her friends… and family. I recently got […]

Funko Pop Joker Batman-Batman Pops

These Pops are all about Fun

Funko Pop Vinyl figures or “Pops” are incredibly adorable and highly collectible figures with a HUGE following. We have a few of them at our house. I’ve gotten some in various Loot Crates that I received over the years and there were even a couple that I sought out or picked up on a whim. […]

The Cooper Kit Make More Music

Resolve to Make More Music in the New Year – Cooper Kit Review

This past week we went to an open house at a friend’s and the night ended musically. The family is very musical and there are instruments all about the house. The kids have access to a wide range of music to listen to as well as instruments to play. They even gave our daughter a […]

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