Winner Announcement – Bonkazonks Giveaway

I just picked the winner in the Marvel Bonkazonks Giveaway, and it's Pamela B! Congrats, Pamela! Your prize should go out next week and hope your son enjoys it! Thanks to everyone who participated. I'm hoping to do a lot more reviews and giveaways in the future too, so keep your eyes peeled.

I Found a Time Machine and I’m Giving it to My Kids

A few months ago, I was in my basement and came upon a box of glorious awesomeness. I knew it was down there but had forgotten about it for awhile. Inside this seemingly ordinary cardboard box was my old Atari 2600 video game system. And yes, it still works. I brought it upstairs, hooked it up in the living room and proceeded to pull out the 100+ cartridges I still had for it. I was so curious how my kids would react. Would they love it? Hate it? Think it's way too lame or easy? And the graphics too blocky? Oddly enough, they saw it and could not wait to try it. ...

Of Superheroes, Sushi and Poop – My 40th Birthday Rocked the House!

I may've turned 40 on Saturday, but I feel like I'm 12 again. This weekend, my wife and kids pulled out all the stops. And I do mean all. The day started bright and early at 7:02 when my alarm clock (a.k.a. Ryan, my super-excited 6-year-old) jumped into bed screaming it's my birthday. He then proceeded to watch an episode or two of T.U.F.F. Puppy on TV while I dozed in and out of dreamland. Fast forward an hour later when my groggy head finally woke up a bit. And so did my older son Jason. We all headed downstairs for breakfast and that's when I saw this mountain of gifts ...