Campfire Snacks – Cinnamon Apple Slices

We are nearing the end of August and I don’t want summer to end. Nothing says summer like a good campfire so it’s time we discuss food options. This year I have been really into the idea of cooking apples. Just because the treats are usually chocolate based it seemed like a sweet and delicious…

The Classics – Yahtzee!

The first Classic game to review is obviously Yahtzee. I have been playing Yahtzee as long as I can remember. Whenever we would visit my grandparents there was always a game and I loved it. It was so great for quality time and it gave me a lot of good memories. So I might be a…

Rock Paper Wizard

Over the course of a few rounds, players will be casting spells at each other to gain gold.  A timeless and classic game, this plays like rock paper scissors, except the twist that you are are a wizard casting spells at your friends.  Spells can either help you get ahead or help someone else fall behind.  First player…

Scrabble Slam

During the middle of summer if you are looking for a very small game to pack when travelling or for camping this could be the one. Scrabble slam is a 10 to 15 minute game for 2 to 4 players, ages 8 and up. This is a good game for kids to work on vocabulary…

Crochet Bikini Top with Fringe

I want to say this project is the perfect beginner project, so if you can’t crochet it may the one to make you learn. This looks great and is perfect for lounging around in your bathing suit.  I made this one because I’ve seen a bunch of crochet bikini tops in stores and absolutely loved each…

Sushi Go

Sushi Go is a fairly fast card game for ages 8 and up for 2 to 5 players. The game takes about 15 to 20 minutes to play. The idea is your trying to get the best sushi combo. It’s a draft and pass game that’s simple to play. The cards are adorable, and a…

The Mind

The Mind is quickly becoming one of my absolute favourite games.  Its a card game for 2 to 4 players, ages 8 and up and takes roughly half an hour. Don’t let the simplicity fool you this one becomes tense pretty quickly. I brought this one to a cottage. It was definitely the hit of…

Polymer Clay Donut Pendants

Let me start with a disclaimer,  this doesn’t look as great as I imagined.  I’ve never been great with sculpting, but I’ve been seeing a lot of polymer clay charms and pendants lately and I really wanted to give it a shot.  Although, these don’t look fantastic, I see the potential for what it could…

Trivial Pursuit X

This is an Adult game for four or more players.  The object of the game is to answer questions correctly to avoid getting an X stamp on your head. 5 Stamps and you’ve lost the game. The game comes with seemingly regular Trivial Pursuit cards, These are questions you’d expect from trivial pursuit, they are…

Friendship Bracelets – The 3 Basics

When I was a kid, summer was the season for friendship bracelets and with good reason.  These bracelets are great for kids and teens.  Once you get the hang of it, these are eas y to make and since there’s a million different colour combinations, each one is unique.   First let’s talk about supplies. …