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Call me old fashioned, but I believe there’s something to be said for unplugged activities.. Playing  for an hour or 2 with family members brings back some of the lost connection that comes with the extensive use of technology. We needed to add a new title to the collection since my sister was coming to visit for Melody’s birthday and we never played the Game of Life game before. I thought it would be fun to make a family night of it, complete with M&M’s® candy.

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The Game of Life game mimics all the possible life events that happen to an individual over a lifetime, and whoever gets to retire with the most money wins. Sounds about right to me! Of course, a night like this would not be complete without some M&M’s® snacks – I couldn’t resist when I saw big bags of them sitting on an endcap at Walmart. I decided on M&M’s® Peanut variety and M&M’s® Milk Chocolate.

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That evening once the excitement from the party died down, we played. With career choices such as a racecar driver and secret agent it was right up JP’s alley.

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Colored money… Reminds me of my long forgotten Canadian money!

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However, it kinda went south when he realized he was losing… Builds character!

Fun as this game may be, it comes with 1000 little pieces! Losing them drives me batty, so I made a cute little pouch to store it in. Download the printable here!

I made it super easy to put together – print, cut and tape!

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Happy crafting! I made a few of these to accommodate all the cards and plastic goodies. So what’s your favorite snack to enjoy? Get some good ideas by visiting here!

 

Jayna

Hi, I’m Jayna, a Wylie mom blogger living near Plano, Texas. I’m a Dessert love & recipe maker. Mom to a rowdy little boy. Coffee lover. Beloved wife and creator of Bellabyte Design Studio. Connect with me, I’d love to hear from you!

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