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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.
A Tropical Breeze in Your Office

A Tropical Breeze in Your Office

I know it’s December and probably the last thing you’re thinking of is cooling off. Most of you are probably wrapped in a blanket or sweater sipping a hot drink. Same here, it’s cold out! But we all know some of the best d ...
Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (PRIVO)

Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (PRIVO)

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 ...
Making Our Charge Endure With Zendure

Making Our Charge Endure With Zendure

If there’s one thing that’s become apparent to us during the course of 2014, it’s that there is a brand new category of gadget that has become as affordable as it is necessary for any of us that travel. I’m talking a ...
The Headlamp that Lit Up Our Lives

The Headlamp that Lit Up Our Lives

Over the course of the past year and the hundreds of products we’ve had the opportunity to tell you about, there have been a few items that crept into our daily usage here at home. One of these came at an opportune time last Spring wh ...
So Long Chess, Hello Rivet Wars

So Long Chess, Hello Rivet Wars

Last Christmas I asked for a chess set from “Santa”. Not because I’m a huge fan of the game or wanted to work on my skills, but because I remembered playing it with my dad. When I was about the same age as my girls are now ...
All the Music and None of the Biting

All the Music and None of the Biting

We saw so many cool new toys and games at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair this year. And among the standouts for us was a group of singing birds at the corner of Spin Master‘s booth. When we first passed by the DigiBirds there wasn ...
Not All Embroidery is Created the Same

Not All Embroidery is Created the Same

We see a lot of products pitched to us here at SahmReviews, and I mean a LOT. We accept less than 2% of the pitches we receive because if it isn’t a good fit for our audience or an item we can easily talk about, then we really aren ...
You Can’t Be Too Safe on Two Wheels

You Can’t Be Too Safe on Two Wheels

A couple of years ago we decided to spring for a couple nicer bicycles from our local sporting goods store. Nothing top-of-the-line, but ones we knew would last and were made of aluminum. We began riding nearly every day as a part of our we ...
2014 Gift Guide: 10 Games Under $29

2014 Gift Guide: 10 Games Under $29

It’s amazing what you can learn in a year. When 2014 started out, our family played board games about once every couple of weeks. Fast-forward to today and you’ll find us hunched over a board arguing about the rules at least 3 t ...
Santa’s Got a Brand New Bag

Santa’s Got a Brand New Bag

One of the great things about attending the annual Chicago Toy & Game Fair is we get to see a huge amount of games that are newly released, haven’t been made yet or the inventor is there looking to strike a deal with a publisher. ...