Scattergories: Game Review

Please note that this post contains affiliate links. Welcome to this edition of the regular blog feature Board Game Analysis. This week we are looking at the game of Scattergories (affiliate link) which is a Hasbro game for 2-4 players aged 12+ This is from my very old scattergories game – newer versions look different. What’s in the box? Timer Answer paper pad Category cards 20 sided die Player folders Instructions Objective and gameplay. Scattergories is a great game for widening your[Read more]

Happy Confident Children

Child completing the happy confident me journal

We were gifted the journal for the purpose of this review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Most of us worry about how happy or confident children are at one time or another. Being a homeschool family I probably worry a bit more than most as I want to make sure that Faith’s mental health and wellbeing is well cared for. Right now, the world is experiencing the shared worries and devastation from the Coronavirus (Covid-19). With the recent[Read more]

Logo Grab: Game Review

Logo Grab Box

Please note that this post contains affiliate links. Welcome to this edition of the regular blog feature Board Game Analysis. This week we are looking at Logo Grab (Affiliate link) made by Drumond Park. It is for two to four players aged 8+ A fun card and dice game What’s in the box? 48 brand item cards Instruction sheet Bag for the dice 6 Normal lettered dice 2 bell filled lettered dice Objective and gameplay The logo grab game is simple but fast[Read more]

Tips for planning your day

I was kindly gifted some stationary from Collins for this collaborative post. Use code BLOG10 to receive 10% discount on the Collins site.  Why plan your day? When you have no plan in place each day then you are less likely to get things done, as you do not have a clear goal of what needs to be achieved. It is much more easy to get distracted by things which are not important and it is easy to forget things[Read more]

221B Baker Street: Game Review

221B Baker street board game

Welcome to this edition of the regular blog feature Board Game Analysis. This week we are looking at 221B Baker street (affiliate link) which is based on the popular detective series Sherlock Holmes. This is a board game for 2-6 players aged 10 and up. What’s in the box? Instructions/clues and solutions booklet. 1 die 1 game board 6 game mover pieces 6 Scotland yard key cards 6 skeleton key cards Solution checklist pad 75 different case cards. Game set up[Read more]

Royal Observatory and Planetarium Greenwich

We have been learning about space in our homeschool so we decided to take a trip to the Greenwich Royal Observatory and Planetarium. We were gifted tickets to see a show in the planetarium but all thoughts and opinions are my own. What you need to know The Royal Observatory and Planetarium are in Greenwich, London and are located in the grounds of Greenwich park. The park is beautiful and would be great for picnics in the warmer weather. There[Read more]

Sussed? Game Review

Sussed card game

Welcome to this edition of the regular blog feature Board Game Analysis. This week we are looking at Sussed? All Sorts (affiliate link) which is a card game for 2-10 players aged 6+. What’s in the box? How to play booklet Score sheets pad 55 scenario cards Objective and gameplay This is so simple but so much fun, it is ingenious.  Each player is given a card which has four questions on it. Player one reads out the first question[Read more]

The Coronation Street Tour: A Review

Lauren standing outside Dev's shop on the Coronation street tour

Last month we were in Manchester and we went on the ‘Coronation street tour’. We also stopped in at Birmingham the next day to visit the worlds biggest primark too. Our experience of the Coronation street tour Having never stepped foot in Manchester before, the directions and parking information given on the website were actually pretty good. We arrived within plenty of time before the tour was due to start. We were given a lanyard and badge to wear and[Read more]

Exploding Kittens: Review

Welcome to this edition of my Board Game Analysis! This time we are looking at Exploding Kittens (affiliate link) which is a card game for 2-5 players aged 7+ What’s in the box The box contains 56 cards and a instructions sheet. Board Game Analysis Objective and game play My son-in-law to be brought this game to one of our game nights and when he read out the rules I thought it sounded really hard and as I am not[Read more]

The world’s biggest primark trip

We recently took a trip to Birmingham to visit the world’s biggest Primark. Now I know that Primark is not for everyone, however when you are on a super low income and love to shop then Primark is a dream come true! Ever since I heard about the store opening in Birmingham with five floors and a Disney cafe I and my oldest daughter knew that we wanted to visit. As we were heading to Manchester to take Lauren on[Read more]