My Daughter’s First Shelfie

I started collecting board games for my kid before she was born. Actually, I started collecting games for kids before I even considering having a kid. I loved playing with my nieces and nephews, younger cousins, and friends’ kids. So, because of all that my two and a half year old has a sizable board game collection. Some of which is age appropriate, but most of which she’ll be growing into.

Her current favorite is First Orchard from Haba games. Haba makes some of the best games for younger kids. With simple to follow directions, chunky pieces, and a lot of early development assistance. If you’ve ever wondered where/how to get your younger kids started in gaming this would be a good first place.

What are some of your kids current favorite games?

 

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Fancy Bits

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I have a few games that I’ve updated with fancy bits or inserts to make set up easier, but Downfall of Pompeii has been the most satisfying one to update. I purchase some tiny meeple, and was gifted a flickering LED for the volcano.

It’s been pretty great watching as people get excited about throwing tiny wood meeple into a glowing volcano (usually mine).

I really don’t think I could be any happier with the way this one turned out, and I truly can’t wait to play this many more times before the year is over!

This is the first time I’ve shot and edited a video on my phone. Please provide suggestions on Android apps you prefer for this or how I could make these tiny videos better!

Here I Go Again!

Pardon the dust while I stretch my creative brain to make this space something I want to continue  using. I was getting anxious to start writing again so I’m jumping the gun before I have the space formatted well. Please don’t use this against me! 😀

Now that that’s out of the way, here’s what you can expect from me:

  • Ramblings about life
  • Pictures and opinions on board games
  • Some stuff about beer maybe?
  • Pictures and words about what it’s like raising my tiny human
  • Dog and cat pictures!
  • And basically anything else I feel like putting in this space

For now there won’t be a schedule for writing. If viewership increases and people want to see something regular then I may consider it, but mostly this will just be where I ramble about whatever’s going on in my head.

So, here’s the first entry lets hope I actually keep writing!