Tonight is National Family Game Night! We love to play games with our boys, its such a great way to bond. One reason that I am so happy that the boys are close in age is because they can play games together. I was the youngest in my family and all though I had a ton of games no one in my family liked to play them with me. Only on special occasions at my grandma's would our family get together and play Monopoly. I still treasure those game nights as some of my fondest family memories.
Benji loves to play games all the time because he is so darn lucky! He almost always wins, he reminds me of myself when I was a kid. I was pretty good at games too! I love seeing all of the boys eyes light up when they are about to make that smart move or big win. The joy of winning - it never gets old.
One of the awesome things about being married to someone from a different country and culture is that I have been able to learn some new games that my husband's family play together. My favorite by far is Loteria. It is the spanish version of BINGO. It is so much fun to play with the boys and we get to teach them some spanish words while playing as an added bonus.
Most commonly beans are used as the markers on the board but we were using Connect Four chips because that is the boys other current favorite at the moment. This game is so much fun and I look forward to playing it in honor of National Family Game Night with the boys.
Every family knows that great snacks help make Family Game Night a huge success. Everyone snacks on their favorite foods while playing their favorite games. The two obviously go hand in hand because eating is the one thing that families do most often together. One of our favorite healthy snacks in our house is carrots and/or pretzel crackers dipped in Dean's Ranch Dip. Dean's Dip is so yummy! The best part is that there are only 60 calories in 2 TBSP of the dip versus 140 for 2 TBSP of regular ranch dressing.
My favorite Dean's Dip is Ranch, but there are several other flavors available as well. At my local grocery store they only offer the Ranch, French Onion and Guacamole but I am really hoping that they will soon have the newest additions to the Dean's Dip family, the Cheddar Cheese and Honey Mustard pretzel dips. I love cheese and I have recently become really fond of honey mustard pretzels so these sound so delicious to me!
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Add a sweet twist to a savory pretzel! This classic pretzel dip made with real honey and Dijon mustard is a low-fat snack worth savoring! Try it on pretzel twists, sticks, or chips. Also great with other finger foods like chicken nuggets or egg rolls.
Cheddar Cheese and pretzels go together like Oktoberfest and beer. The tangy flavor of cheddar cheese adds a zesty zip to pretzels or chips, crackers or baked potatoes.
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