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Moustache Smash Is a Smashing Good Time

Smashing mustaches or moustaches doesn’t seem like a very practical thing—that is, until Spin Master decided to put moustaches on wands and slap on some suction cups thus creating a totally awesome ‘stache smashing game, which actually happens… read more

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Say the What?

Say the Word, a repeat-after-me memory game by Peaceable Kingdom will have friends and family members saying tons of silly sentences. This cooperative game—meaning players must work together instead of against each other in order… read more

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Last Letter Brings Creativity to Game Night

Last Letter, from ThinkFun, challenges players to think creatively while also testing their spelling skills. Designed for two or more players ages 8 and up, the game includes more than 60 image cards. Each player… read more

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Bring Your Pop Culture Knowledge to the Table with Hollywood Game Night

Hollywood Game Night, from Cardinal Industries and NBC Universal, is a fun card game for kids and adults ages 12 and up. Based on the TV show of the same name hosted by Jane Lynch,… read more

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Boom Boom Balloon Makes Family Game Night a Blast

The sound of a balloon popping always makes your heart skip a beat, but Boom Boom Balloon, from Spin Master, turns all that anxiety into a fun game! Players ages 7 and up roll the… read more

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Match It! Spelling by the Learning Journey

Match It! Spelling by the Learning Journey is a new find in our household. However, it has been around for a few years. So it is one of those ‘new to us’ kind of things,… read more

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What’s More Fun Than Stealing Gold?

Fandooble, from MindTwister USA, is a great game for kids—and adults—looking for a medieval fix. Players try to earn the most gold by stealing it from Dragons and other players. The game includes four dice,… read more

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Embrace Your Inner Salesman with Snake Oil

Snake Oil is a family and party game, from Out of the Box Publishing, for three to 10 players ages 10 and up. It is the perfect ice-breaker, allowing players to come up with silly… read more

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Games Always Make Great Gifts

Our first games with our children are simple, peek a boo, hide and seek…the stepping stones to fun interaction.

Games are made for our youngest non readers…all the way to games that our parents, grandparents, great-grandparents will still enjoy. Classic games live on, inventing themselves in new ways to play.

But why do I love games?

Well part of the reason is that every time a game is played, it’s new, another part of the reason is because they are always at an easy price point- which always makes them great gifts. But the biggest part of why I love games, is that games bring families and generations together.

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