Monthly Archives: July 2015

Why Don’t Pirates Go to Strip Clubs?

Why Don’t Pirates Go to Strip Clubs?

Because they already have all the booty… (I’ll be here all night. Please tip your waiter.) There are some trends in gaming that seem to persist while others come and go. We’re on the tail end of the “Zombie” cr ...
SahmReviews is Going To Gen Con!

SahmReviews is Going To Gen Con!

By now you know that one of the things we love to write about the most is board games. Partly because the world is in the middle of a board game renaissance thanks to the availability of small-run manufacturers and crowdfunding sites like K ...
A Fun Game Plus a History Lesson

A Fun Game Plus a History Lesson

We’re always pushing our girls to test themselves with new strategy games, hoping they’ll sharpen their minds and critical thinking. They have had great success against both us and other adults during our weekly game nights at a ...
8 Cooking Shows for Your Child

8 Cooking Shows for Your Child

It’s always interesting seeing my friends on Facebook share what their kids do with their summer free time. While mine bounce between their music instruments, sports, playing video games or board games and streaming videos, other twee ...
When Bloggers Converge, They Bash

When Bloggers Converge, They Bash

I’ve been to my share of conferences and conventions including one-day educational activities or large-scale industry specific events. Multi-day conferences specific to the blogging industry that incorporate expo aspects, private gath ...
Thrift Treasure: Horseshoe Puzzle

Thrift Treasure: Horseshoe Puzzle

Taking a break from games this week to show you another 3D puzzle we picked up at our local thrift shop. Odds are pretty good that you have one of these or have at least attempted to solve one at one time or another. The Horseshoe Puzzle co ...
Have You Chosen the Correct Path?

Have You Chosen the Correct Path?

If you haven’t figured it out, we play a LOT of board games. For a retail price less than treating the four of us to a movie, a board game provides hours of entertainment and quality family time. We introduce our girls to complex stra ...
Making Travel Dreams Come True

Making Travel Dreams Come True

Back when Scott was running his business and traveling constantly to set up at conventions, I took advantage, took time off work and joined him. We visited places like Vancouver, Seattle, San Francisco, Washington DC, Miami and Vegas. We us ...
We’re Getting Gorgeous in New York City

We’re Getting Gorgeous in New York City

It’s a big commitment to attend a conference in New York. Even if you can land a good airfare, there are still a lot of other hefty expenses. Even sharing a room with other bloggers still means you are committing to a sizable investment. De ...
Revelations From a New York First-Timer

Revelations From a New York First-Timer

Sunday we returned from our excursion to the Big Apple, the City That Never Sleeps, the City So Nice They Named It Twice – New York City! I had been there twice in my past. Once when I was a young teenager and it was only because we w ...