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Nicole
Full Name: Nicole Website: http://www.sahmreviews.com
Info: Founder and owner of SAHMReviews.com, Nicole has been involved in social media marketing since 2007. She has partnered with a number of major corporations who utilized her skills to improve their social media outreach and online presence. Nicole has worked as an ambassador for brands such as Netflix, U.S. Cellular and K'NEX, has been featured in McDonald's videos as well as Maria Bailey's book "Power Moms". Always a SAHM (stay-at-home-mom) and mother of two beautiful teen daughters, if you can't find Nicole, she is probably somewhere playing board games.
Fuji Cooperative Dice Game Overview

Fuji Cooperative Dice Game Overview

I may sound like a broken record these days (or always, really), but using games for teaching is such an underused training tool. Whether in the classroom or in a home setting, incorporating entertainment into an educational setting is what ...
Silk Dice Game Overview

Silk Dice Game Overview

Well, it’s official. Last week we got word that our school district is going with a hybrid learning model. The girls will attend classes at the school two times per week and online from home on the opposite days. Fridays will alternat ...
Cheeky Butts Family Game Overview

Cheeky Butts Family Game Overview

Do you remember playing Hot Potato as a kid? Over the years, there have been multiple variations, but it essentially boils down to, “Don’t have it (whatever ‘it’ is) when the timer runs out.” The concept of the ...
Tattoo Stories Party Game Overview

Tattoo Stories Party Game Overview

When you’re stuck inside for months, you tend to gravitate toward social media. This has been an opportunity to reconnect with people and learn what’s happening in their lives. You know what I discovered? People have problems. M ...
VivaJava Coffee-Themed Board and Dice Game Overviews

VivaJava Coffee-Themed Board and Dice Game Overviews

When something is extremely popular, it makes sense that someone will try to capitalize on that. When I wrote about Kodama 3D, I offered examples in television, but this concept of spin-offs and cross-branding extends over multiple industri ...
Flavorful Vegetable Dip Recipe

Flavorful Vegetable Dip Recipe

As Madison enters her senior year and Kennedy her junior, I’ve come to the hard realization that they are no longer little kids, but actually young adults. They can do things like bake cookies, run to pick up lunch and even fill up th ...
Stringamajig Party Game Overview

Stringamajig Party Game Overview

Last year at this time we were en route to Gen Con. We usually try to head to conventions a day or two early to get settled in, see some friends and help out with booth setup if any of our publisher friends need a hand. Over the years, we&# ...
SpyMaster Board Game Overview

SpyMaster Board Game Overview

One of the interesting things about the board game industry is the sense of camaraderie and synergy that exists between what are essentially competitors. Part of the reason is because game designers are like free agents. Few are locked into ...
Saboteur: The Lost Mines Board Game Overview

Saboteur: The Lost Mines Board Game Overview

Quite often I hear people say they don’t like certain genres of games and refuse to play anything they feel falls under that umbrella. It’s unfortunate because games have different designers, developers and publishers that each ...
Bon Appetit! Card Game Overview

Bon Appetit! Card Game Overview

Raise your hand if you know someone who has taken up baking and cooking during the pandemic. There have been a couple times that Scott and I left to run errands only to return to the house smelling of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies. T ...