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Scott
Full Name: Scott Brady Website: http://www.sahmreviews.com
Info: A former manufacturing executive, Scott now balances his family life with ownership and backend administration of websites such as SahmReviews.com, GiftCardCollector.com and a number of other online properties. He also is an occasional writer and full-time board game fanatic.
Thrift Treasure:  Phase 10 Twist

Thrift Treasure: Phase 10 Twist

One of the first card games my parents taught to me was Rummy. Played with a regular deck of cards, your goal is to make matching sets or runs by taking turns, drawing from the pile and even playing on each others’ sets. I think at on ...
High-End Music Solution for Outdoors

High-End Music Solution for Outdoors

First it was earbuds. Then great wired and wireless headphones. Next came the ability to show your college allegiance with the introduction of NCAA Track Air headphones in the team of your choice. How can SOL REPUBLIC top all of that? By br ...
When One Device is Better Than Two

When One Device is Better Than Two

By now you know we love our gadgets. Most of them are specifically designed for a purpose, but the other day we discovered this is not always the best solution. As an example, this past weekend we were travelling to a local auction house to ...
Lighting Up Our World with 160 LEDs

Lighting Up Our World with 160 LEDs

Last April I gave Nicole a new camera for her birthday. This Nikon to be specific. With the redesign of SahmReviews having taken place in December, the photos from our point-n-shoot or iPhones weren’t going to cut it any longer. It wa ...
Thrift Treasure:  CirKis

Thrift Treasure: CirKis

By now you’re probably wondering why our daughter is holding what looks to be two copies of the same game. Well, it IS two copies of the same game and comes with an interesting story. When we find games at yard sales or thrift stores, ...
Winning Gift Ideas with Winning Moves

Winning Gift Ideas with Winning Moves

Back in August we showed you a cool new toy introduced by game veterans, Winning Moves. These new Splash Cards allowed you to play any game that is normally played with a 52-card deck IN YOUR SWIMMING POOL! I have to say that not only were ...
Have We Lost Our Marbles? Not Yet!

Have We Lost Our Marbles? Not Yet!

For as long as I can remember, there was this couple that my parents had always been friends with. And by my saying “as long as I can remember”, I mean that the wife was the person who drove my mom to the hospital when she was i ...
A Knife That Makes the Cut

A Knife That Makes the Cut

Back in my college years I had a part time job at a local fast food chain. Part of our menu was a salad bar that required regular restocking of all its fruits and vegetables. As part of our training we were shown the proper way of handling, ...
Philanthropic Friday: Domestic Violence

Philanthropic Friday: Domestic Violence

Many years ago when we were a young couple, like many of you starting out, we lived in an apartment. Our neighbors were of all ages, mostly older retirees or single working professionals. There was one couple a few years younger than us tha ...
Join Us for a #ThomasSchool Party!

Join Us for a #ThomasSchool Party!

Fall is in full swing and kids are headed back to school. That’s why we’re ready to chat about back to school ideas with Thomas & Friends™. Plus, we’ll tell you all about the Journey to Rewards program where you can earn rewards for all ...