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Classic board games, new kitchen gadgets and interactive games are our Hot Products in Nov.


Roll & Play ($24.99) is a soft, interactive game designed just for toddlers ages 18 months and older. Roll the cube, select a card with the matching color and act out the activity shown. This game makes learning fun for littles. Available on Amazon.com. https://www.thinkfun.com/products/roll-play

Everything old is new again – especially when it comes to board games. Round after round of Mastermind ($14.99, 2 players, ages 8 and older), Sequence ($14.99, 2 – 12 players, ages 7 and older) and Rummikub ($14.99, 2 – 4 players, ages 8 and older) can entertain kids and parents this winter and have the added bonus of a break from screen time. All three are available on Amazon.com. 

Kindness Club dolls ($25) – new from Madame Alexander – are designed to helpteach care and respect for all. Choose from seven 14-inch dolls, each shipped in a window box with a handle. https://madamealexander.com.

For parents getting ready for those holiday meals, FinaMill ($24.99 – $29.99) keeps spices separate but handy with a spice grinder that uses interchangeable, refillable spice pods. The mill uses AA batteries and can be operated with one hand. https://www.finamill.com

Ready for the holidays? “Christmas in Carolina” is a romantic date night movie filmed in South Carolina from a script by South Carolina writer Stacie Davis. It stars Joslyn Y. Hall (“Atlanta”), David L. Rowell (“Com-pli-cat-ed”) and Kellie Shanygne Williams and Darius McCrary of “Family Matters”who reprise their roles as siblings. The movie is widely available on demand and on digital beginning Nov. 1.