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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: Think & Jump

Thrift Treasure: Think & Jump

Have you ever been to a restaurant where they leave a wooden puzzle on the table for you to solve while you wait for your food? Around here, every Cracker Barrel has one. It is usually triangular-shaped with golf tees as pegs and does help ...
Maybe I Don’t Hate Cats Any Longer

Maybe I Don’t Hate Cats Any Longer

If you’ve ever delved into the world of hobby games, you already know the publisher Mayfair Games. Not only are they a sponsor of the biggest gaming convention in the U.S., they are the company that introduced the world to Settlers of ...
Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (USAopoly)

Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (USAopoly)

ChiTAGFair is always a fun experience for our entire family but last year we took a different spin and let our young correspondents interview inventors and company representatives. Because they enjoyed it so much (and everyone else thought ...
Thrift Treasure: Moose in the House

Thrift Treasure: Moose in the House

Eighty-eight seems to be our magic number lately. This week’s Thrift Treasure falls into this same price category, one low enough to take a chance on regardless of age or online reviews. There’s a Moose in the House by Gamewrigh ...
Gearing Up for Warmer Weather

Gearing Up for Warmer Weather

I’ve never considered myself a runner. In fact, running was the one thing I dreaded most in gym class during high school. I could not understand how some of my friends could knock out a couple miles cross-country while I was strugglin ...
Show Me the… Kwan?

Show Me the… Kwan?

Oh my gosh, there are a ton of word games out there. And that’s a category we really don’t talk about a lot because adults have an obvious advantage over the kids just by their extended vocabulary. We though we had played about ...
Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (Carma Games)

Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (Carma Games)

ChiTAGFair is always a fun experience for our entire family but last year we took a different spin and let our young correspondents interview inventors and company representatives. Because they enjoyed it so much (and everyone else thought ...
Top 10 Board Games of 2014

Top 10 Board Games of 2014

We’ve been very fortunate in 2014 to be able to bring you a wide variety of “offline games” to consider for your holiday and birthday purchases. We firmly believe that a good board game is essential in the development of a ...
Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (Brainy Thinkers)

Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (Brainy Thinkers)

ChiTAGFair is always a fun experience for our entire family but last year we took a different spin and let our young correspondents interview inventors and company representatives. Because they enjoyed it so much (and everyone else thought ...
Almost Perfect, So We Made It Perfect

Almost Perfect, So We Made It Perfect

At what point should one consider themselves obsessed? Is it when you can’t get something out of your head? When your dreams have been taken over? For me it is when I start trying to perfect something that has a slight imperfection an ...