Building Your Credit by Using Your Credit Cards

  There are a lot of myths out there about credit, how it works and how to use it responsibly. For example, there are people who truly believe that it is better to never use credit at all. Maybe this is true for some people; particularly those who can afford to simply buy everything they want (including large purchases like homes, cars, and college … [Read more...]

Blankity Blank

Blankity-Blank! Word Game is a totally fun challenging word game.  To begin, you draw a card from the box. On the front of the card is an incomplete word with some letters left blank.  (Like T-I--E-)  You write this pattern on an answer sheet.  Now start the timer and in 3 minutes, how many words can you write down replacing the … [Read more...]

Ross Dress for Less $25 Giftcard Giveaway!

Ross Dress For Less

As you all know, I have lost a lot of weight (64 lbs!), so I have to clothes. Since I am still losing weight, I am having to buy new clothes on a semi-regular basis. That can get super expensive. That is why I was excited to be invited to the Grand Opening of Ross in Niles, IL. For me, it was a bit of a drive, but I found out that I had 2 Ross stores a lot … [Read more...]

Take-Out

Take-Out is an exciting numbered dice game that reminds you of the old "shut the box" game but without the big, bulky box. Can you remove all the numbered dice for a score of zero? The game is super easy to play. First, the starting player rolls all 12 dice. The total number of dots on the white dice need to be removed from the red ones. (for example, if … [Read more...]