New Family Fun

Photo-A-Day #3232

I drove down to the Cape today to pick up a Tandem Kayak for the family. We bought it from our friend Kim at Cape Cod Kayak. The middle of winter might not be the best time to go kayaking but it is the best time to buy a kayak. This one is used but roto-molded plastic kayaks last forever. It will be a nice way to take the kids out for a paddle.

Part of my trip was to get down to the Cape and take some photos. I’ve seen so many photos from my fellow Imageloggers that have blown me away. I wanted to find some place more interesting than our living room and our town. So I went to the Train Bridge and to the Nobska Lighthouse to take some photos. I got some nice ones, too. Here are a few. Continue reading New Family Fun

Review: Playing a Better Mouse Trap

Eva moving her Mouse around the board

We were sent a copy of the new Mouse Trap game from Hasbro Gaming to check out and review. Our opinions are 100% our own.

Fresh from Hasbro Gaming is a completely updated Mouse Trap board game. When I was a kid there were a few friends who had this game. We did not and that is probably why I wanted to play it whenever I was with friends. The same went for Hungry Hungry Hippos. So it is a funny coincidence that in the new Mouse Trap game a hungry hippo is a key piece of the whole Rube Goldbergian machine. Don’t know who Rube Goldberg is, well he designed elaborate machines to perform simple tasks. Think: the contraptions at Doc Brown’s lab in Back to the Future, the one what opened the dog food for Einstein. That is what the game of Mouse Trap is like. Continue reading Review: Playing a Better Mouse Trap