Best of And She Games, 2016 Edition

By Maple Leaf Mommy | Our favourite And She Games blog posts from 2016, as well as the most popular (a.k.a. the ones with the most views).

Winning and Losing with Grace

I have a friend who loves gaming, sometimes writes for us here, and always sends me links to gaming articles to share on Facebook or something for …

Parenting

10 Funny Gaming Jokes

Sometimes you just need a giggle! Here are 10 Video Gaming Jokes that made me laugh! And I am not sure if that means they are funny jokes or I have a …

Nintendo

Daily Celebrity Crossword

If you like to test your brain and have a little fun along the way, then Daily Celebrity Crossword is one you should check out. I have read that …

Crossword Puzzles

Skylanders SuperChargers Xbox One Version

As a mom of 3 boys, everything is a race or competition; from eating, to getting ready for school. As a woman who loves NASCAR I like playing racing …

Xbox

Catlateral Damage

As a person who thought she was going to be a cat owner, and is now realizing she is owned by 2 cats, I adore them, but they can be kind of jerks …

Cats

6 Final Fantasy Knitting Patterns

Previously I created a round up of 16 Final Fantasy Crochet Patterns, and thought I should probably create one for the knitting patterns that I …

Final Fantasy

Knit Like a Pirate with 19 FREE Pirate Knitting Patterns

Arrr, and ahoy there mateys. It's that most felicitous day of the year, the time when every captain, first mate, cabin boy and boatswain, talks like …

Yarn

The Nerdy Knitter

I am a nerd or geek, and a knitter. So I am always looking for awesome nerdy patterns to share with you, or to make myself. We have shared a lot of …

How to fit in gaming around life

Gaming can be a solitary past time if you play a video games, or certain types of games. Being a parent, it can be hard to find time for your own and …

Gaming

Timing Hero

A game of attack and dodge. There is something strangely appealing about old-school style 8 bit games. Often, simplicity makes things a challenge. …

Monsters

5 Gaming Room Decor Ideas

My hubby and I have been talking about doing a gaming and movie room downstairs in our 2nd living room. So I thought I would come up with some …

Home Decorating

Why game companies need to focus on girl gamers

I can't be the only female who realizes that most gaming companies focus on male gamers. Some women enjoy first person shooter games, I know that's …

Game Development

Tips for buying a used Xbox 360

Now that the Xbox One has been out for a while, it's the perfect time to grab an Xbox 360 as a back up machine, or one for the kids to play on. They …

Xbox

Angry Bird Knitting Patterns

My boys have been long time fans on Angry Birds, and all their versions. So they are super excited about watching the movie. This is why I went …

Angry Birds

Angry Birds Crochet Patterns

With the new Angry Birds movie out, I thought now would be a perfect time to do an Angry Birds Crochet Pattern round up! Check out all our other …

My Origins 2016, Or How I Spent Three Days Demoing Games in the Exhibit Hall

I went to Origins Game Fair again this year. It was only my second time attending. I went thinking I wanted to play board games, maybe get in a …

Board Games

5 Cool Gaming Costumes to Buy

Halloween will be here before we know it, and ordering costumes online too close to Halloween can leave you settling for a less awesome costume, or …

Costumes

5 Reasons to get a Solid State Drive

If you are looking into getting a new hard drive, consider going with the new Solid State Drive (SSD) versions. There are many reasons why you would …

Xbox 360

May The 4th: Make Your Own Death Stars

Star Wars is huge in our house, all 5 of us watch the movies together. Due to our love of Star Wars, I have written about some Must Have Star Wars …

Movies

The Force Awakens Knitting Patterns, 7 More FREE Star Wars Patterns

That round up of 35 Star Wars knitting patterns which we published a few months back has been a really popular post. With a new movie on the scene, …

Star Wars

7 FREE BB-8 Crochet Patterns, Star Wars The Force Awakens

BB-8 from Star Wars The Force Awakens, now in crochet pattern form! How can you not love BB-8? The way he interacts with Rey makes him such an …

Star Wars

Creation Crate

Since my hubby was 10 or 11 years old he has always been into electronics, collecting wires, and parts to make his own security system for his room, …

Arduino

Netflix for Gamers: What Gamer Goodies Are Streaming This Fall?

I'm sure you're already aware that there is plenty of geeky and gamerific content available on Netflix. Except, I feel like what usually springs to …

Netflix

The PolarM600 AndroidWear Smart Watch

On And She Games we like to not only show you awesome gaming stuff, but geeky gear as well. So today's featured product as my geeky techy senses …

Wearable Tech