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Brightening Someone’s Day with Rocks

Brightening Someone’s Day with Rocks

Maybe this is becoming somewhat of a tradition. Each summer Nicole heads to a number of conferences across the nation. Some to attend, some to speak. In nearly all cases the family doesn’t come along. The travel expenses would just be ...
10 Non-Cash Ways to Support Your School

10 Non-Cash Ways to Support Your School

The other day I was having a chat with the Deacon at the church where I work. We were talking about the extensive fundraising the students do to help pay for a national leadership trip that takes place every other year. He gave an example o ...
The Instincts to Protect Like a Mother

The Instincts to Protect Like a Mother

Where were you on July 3rd? At a parade or off celebrating an extended weekend? Grocery shopping for a big 4th of July picnic or get together? I was sitting in a waiting room holding back tears as Kennedy underwent oral surgery to have two ...
What You Can Expect at a Goodwill Outlet

What You Can Expect at a Goodwill Outlet

If you’ve been to our site for over a week, you hopefully have stumbled across our regular Sunday “Thrift Treasure” series devoted to showcasing the awesome games we find at thrift stores. Scott has been been dedicated for ...
Beginner’s Guide to Tomato Plant Care

Beginner’s Guide to Tomato Plant Care

While my parents both carry the title of Master Gardener from the local agriculture exchange, I cannot claim such wisdom. Having grown up on 10 acres with parents who planted a garden every year, I did learn a thing or two through osmosis. ...
Game Upgrades: How To Make Blood Dice

Game Upgrades: How To Make Blood Dice

Many times when playing a new board game one of the things that goes through my mind is how it could have been better. Most games we feature on SahmReviews are ones we enjoy and feel good about recommending it to our readers. If a game is r ...
Get Vocal with Home Automation

Get Vocal with Home Automation

Isn’t it funny how accustomed we get to things and don’t even realize it? I gave up coffee for Lent and let me say that it isn’t the caffeine that I miss as much as the absence of the habit itself. A couple months back, I ...
The Merging of Crafts and Technology

The Merging of Crafts and Technology

Time and again I hear parents complaining about how lazy kids are today. No, you don’t see them outside playing like we used to. I mean, really, why would they want to Kick the Can when they could be watching movies on the garage door ...
2017 Product of the Year Winners

2017 Product of the Year Winners

Earlier this week we spent an evening at the high school learning about scheduling choices for our incoming 9th grader. The principal surveyed the group and asked who was here for the first time and many like us raised their hand. Then he a ...
Do Not Trust a GameStop Gift Receipt

Do Not Trust a GameStop Gift Receipt

We’ve never been ones to encourage returning gifts after the holidays. We hope the givers have put a lot of thought into the present, and to us it is an insult to take it back to the store to buy something else. The only time we have ...