Best Games to Bring on your Camping Trip

For those of us privileged to live in a place where we get all 4 seasons, it’s almost a palpable feeling as the winter turns to spring. We waited all winter long to get back out in the sun for some warm fun. As the April showers draw to a close and the world is…

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The Best Dishes to Bring to a BBQ

Summer BBQ season is the best of all the seasons in the land. You have seen our passion for backyard games, but did you know we have a similar passion for food? Honestly it was a tight split between starting a website about our favorite backyard games vs. starting a website about food. Just kidding,…

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5 Great Outdoor Activities for the 4th of July

The 4th of July is actually Cassidy’s absolute favorite holiday. In Utah there’s an incredible line up of parades, hot air balloon festivals and awesome firework shows that make for great traditions year after year. That being said, there are a few hours in between the annual parade and the evening BBQ where we have…

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Ideal Camping Trip Pro-Tips

Cassidy is a big fan of adventurous camping trips. With our goal this year of having a year of adventure, we have been thinking a lot about what makes an “Ideal Camping Trip.” Here are a few of our ideas that have made incredible camping trips over the past few years. Camp somewhere with an…

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Backyard Buffs’ Goals for Summer 2021

After a bummer of a summer in 2020, we thought it would be appropriate to put out some lofty goals of fun things to do in 2021! We may not get remotely close to accomplishing all of them but one thing is for sure… we are going to enjoy playing games and exploring the beautiful…

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Game Review: Azul

Have you ever played Splendor? We are huge fans, and we had some friends that told us if you like Splendor, you will also love Azul. Therefore, we immediately ordered because why not explore a new game in the colder months of the year! Merek had a special love for this game, seeing as the…

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5 Great Outdoor Activities for Mother’s Day

Finding a great Mother’s day gift is always a challenge. You want to find the perfect gift, but maybe this year an experience is better than a physical gift! (Also if you are last minute planning, these ideas don’t require shipping time 😜) Create a memory, spend time with your mom and enjoy the smiles…

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Game Review: Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza

There are some games where you just wish with all your heart that you created them. That is how we feel about Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza. Just think about the margins on a simple little card game! Okay, but we aren’t here to talk about financial analysis, but instead what we genuinely think about…

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Bear Lake

Recently I heard that Bear Lake (in Utah/Idaho) is called the “Caribbean of the Rockies.” Take a look at these photos and tell me that you don’t agree! We try to do a family trip at least once a year with each side of the family. This year with COVID-19 it make things a bit…

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