family get togethers

This is my favorite game I received free in my party pack from house party for the Hasbro Game Night SIMON SWIPE Challenge! The first time it was brought out at our picnic at the park it was hard to see the lights in order to play. Even though the party group was under a
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Sorting Cards!!! 12 decks? what was I thinking!

So the card game “Hand and Foot” normally requires four decks of playing cards. My family had three decks of Hand and Foot cards so that was twelve decks of cards. After playing the last time, one deck got some cards stained with a spilt drink. Then the other two decks of cards also got
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Got to love a challenge!

I’ve been playing what feels like a lot of cards lately! The other day I ended up playing a game of solitaire with my daughters. Abigail would pick up a card and tuck it in her shirt then I had to hopefully remember which card was “suppose” to be on the top pile. Olivia would
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July 4th Celebrations of 1947

  I found some more old family photographs when going through my moms and grandmothers belongings. It was labeled for July 4th, 1947! I’m not entirely sure who everyone is. I’m fairly certain the woman playing the guitar is my Great-grandmother. The lady in the white outfit waving at the camera just might be my
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Warriors Path State Park

My family went to the Warriors Path State Park today. It was a super fun experience and the childrens play area was just amazing! It was fully accessible for all children and adults. We enjoyed a small hiking / walking trail and the childrens play area. It had a number of activity centers, slides, swings,
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My husband made some really delicious food this evening! Its kind of funny since we now have three decks of Hand and Foot Cards. Each deck is actually 4 decks of cards. The one my family has been playing so much has a few bent cards. So the last time my husband and I were
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The scores for when we all are playing hand and foot are getting pretty darn close! Its easy to get anywhere from 400 points to 3,000 in one round. The game has four rounds. Lately though the scores have been super close as in every card literally counts and can make a difference. Last night
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Getting Dolled up!

My sister picked up some make up kits for my daughters. One had some eye shadow and other related odds and ends. The other had some nail polish and related accessories. The girls loved them! While my husband was setting up the charcoal and grilling outside the girls and I did our make up sitting
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I wrote up the full information about playing the hand and foot card game in another article / link at the bottom. Tonight my sister and I played some more games as a team against our guys.  We managed to get books for every possible denomination except 5’s. We only had three number 5 cards
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