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Saturday, July 7, 2012

Five Six Pick up Sticks

Remember this game?


This belonged to my Grandma, but
I loved playing with it as a child.




I think I love the pixies
on the can most of all.

Blessings,
Danielle

25 comments:

BECKY said...

Oh the memories, Danielle! That was one of my favorite games to play with my sister! Love seeing it!

Have a wonderful evening!!
Blessings,
Becky

Kathy said...

I remember those, although I don't remember how to play the game. I agree, the pixies are adorable!

Julie Marie said...

Always loved Pick up stix (still do!)... and I still love Pixies too!... precious heirloom!... xoxo Julie Marie

Gail Thayer said...

Well that's about as cute as it can be Danielle...simply charming!

GARAGE SALE GAL said...

I remember playing that game. Oh, the simple days of "long ago"!
It has cooled off! Thankful.
Deb

Scrappy Pink Corner said...

That was such a fun game. I used to play all the time with my brothers and sisters.
ANA

K @ Aurora Blythe said...

Me, too! The only times I have ever played the game are with my Gramikins, so it is def a game filled with special meaning. Way cute set!

Jill said...

Those pixies are adorable! I used to love that game too. Thanks for the memories.

Kimmie said...

I had a set if these as a child ;)

laurie -magpie ethel said...

Awesome pixies. I remember that game well. I think I have one tucked in the cupboard...perhaps I should go play a round!

Debbie said...

me too, we must all be around the same age!!

Linda at French Hollow said...

That darned game - my sister used to beat me all the time....

:>) Thanks for sharing!

Mara said...

Wow! I haven't seen a can of pick-up-sticks in ages! I used to play this game all the time as a child. I lost my "sticks" along time ago though, waaah! :)

NanaDiana said...

I spent many hours playing that when I was a kid! Love the graphics on the can- xo Diana

Theresa said...

I love pic up stixs! Even more I love that you have the game that used to belong to your grandmother! Continuing with the love here... I love your gratitude journal Danielle, it's gorgeous! Have a beautiful Sunday, t.xoxoxoxo

Vickie @ Ranger 911 said...

I must have played that game a thousand times with my sister. She cheated.

Our game didn't come with the adorable pixies on the can. Too cute!

Donna said...

My sweet friend,

I pray this Sunday afternoon and thoughts of these wonderful memories brings a smile to your heart? I remember these too, and from my Granny. How I loved her so!

Blessings,
and hugs,
Donna

mare ball said...

Don't think I know this game. I remember Chinese checkers!

Esther said...

Boy, that brings back some fun memories! I used to play this with my brothers and sister. Our can didn't have those darling pixies though :(

~Damita's Pretty Wrap~ said...

What a fun game this was! I used to play it when we'd visit grandma :)
Love the vibrant colors in your pictures. Hope you have a wonderful week!! xo Holly

vintage grey said...

Oh, how fun to have this!! Love the graphics!! xo Heather

BlueShell said...

I don't remember playing such game...


Thank you so much....

And happy birthday to you too....
xoxo
BShell

Sandy said...

What a great memory! Even as a child I loved the colors!!! But my Mom was always afraid I was going to hurt myself with this game....lol

Smareis said...

Esse jogo de palitinhos é maravilhosos, eu gostava de jogar quando era criança.Meu filho adora esse jogo.
Gostei muito de conhecer seu blog, e ja estou seguindo pra voltar novamente.

Grande abraço!

GardenofDaisies said...

We loved playing this when we were kids! And do you remember playing a Barrel of Monkey's too?