3rd Annual Carlota Acosta Parcheesi Tournament

Our family’s third annual Parcheesi tournament was another rousing success! Every year the contest grows bigger, and we added another four players this time around. As always, it was loud, it was fun, it was full of yelling, and certainly full of upsets. Plus tons of food. Oh, we can’t forget the Parcheesi cupcakes. Yes, […]

2nd Annual Carlota Acosta Parcheesi Tournament

Our family, the bunch of Parcheesi-heads we are, hosted our second annual Parcheesi Tournament this past January in honor of my late grandmother, Carlota, aka Mamita. (See this post with my tribute to Mamita and her love of Parcheesi.) It was a blast, filled with laughter, yelling, neck wringing, and tons of food. It was […]

Extreme Parcheesi

For many families, there are games that evolve into full-blown family traditions. A fun, beloved game that evokes hearty laughter, solidifies rivalries, inspires camaraderie, or even teaches you how to cheat inconspicuously. Some families play card games, some play sports. My family is full of Parcheesi nuts. My grandmother (Mamita) had a love for all […]


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