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Harsh blizzards, icy roads, hectic shopping, endless social gatherings, and racking up huge credit card bills over greedy kids. It seems that this is what Christmas has come to mean more recently. I have always had a soft spot for Christmas. It has a very special place in my heart. Not because there is some great life altering redemption story in my life revolving around Christmas, but more so because when I was a kid it seemed like everything was better during the holidays. People were happier, joy would be running rampant throughout everyone you meet, even the food was...

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PIKACHU I CHOOSE YOU!! this is definitely what is running through a lot of heads as players gather around the tournament tables. Tension grows higher, sweat breaks across the brow of both trainers, the crowd gasps as one player delivers the final blow and takes the winning prize card. There is truly nothing quite like taking a win at the Pokemon table, especially in a tournament setting. I know there are loads of parents that question the point of competitive “Card Games”, and when you look at the cost involved in building decks that can be competitive at the highest...

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One fish two fish red fish NEW fish.... Sorry it seems like I've read that one to my son a few too many times at bedtime, now its stuck in my head.  It is, however an accurate feel for the air about the store right now. we are very excited to have launched our brand new Online Store!! this very website that you are reading this blog post on is our shiny new online store. The crew at the Frugal Dutchman have been working a lot of overtime to make this dream a reality. Our Online Store is designed to...

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