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Tips to Prepare for High School Senior Photos

Tips to Prepare for High School Senior Photos

I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve used the pandemic as crutch to avoid doing some things. Whether it’s travel, upgrades to the home, what to make for dinner or a doctor’s appointment to treat an ailment, I’m ...
Safely Celebrate this Independence Day

Safely Celebrate this Independence Day

My heart sank as I finished re-reading what I shared last year at this time. Never could we have predicted that our lives could take such a dramatic change in such a short period of time, yet these words seem like a lifetime ago. As you att ...
Lest We Forget the Meaning of Memorial Day

Lest We Forget the Meaning of Memorial Day

Last year at this time I was lamenting how busy our schedule is at this time of year. In the same breath, I was commenting on how much I appreciate some of the unique opportunities the girls have. Each year, the freshmen band participates i ...
Justin Gaffrey’s Artwork Jumps Off the Canvas

Justin Gaffrey’s Artwork Jumps Off the Canvas

Christmas morning of 2008 was a bit unique for me. As I opened presents in my mother-in-law’s living room in Huntsville, Alabama, everything seemed pretty normal. Then it happened. I opened an envelope that I didn’t expect. Scot ...
Does Your Teen Know When to Tip?

Does Your Teen Know When to Tip?

Some things have happened over the course of the last several months that really made me think about how my girls are growing. Madison attended her first college fair and both girls took organized trips with their peers. During Madison̵ ...
Wishing You a Healthy & Happy 2020!

Wishing You a Healthy & Happy 2020!

Good morning – or afternoon – or whatever it is when happen across this message. We hope you’re starting 2020 with a vision of what you want to achieve for the year. I have to admit that we have several ideas, but we are t ...
Merry Christmas from SahmReviews!

Merry Christmas from SahmReviews!

Merry Christmas! Over the past several weeks we have been providing you with a lot of ideas for holiday gifting. While we offered some suggestions for STEAM-based gifts, stocking stuffers, electronics and other gifts for around the hom ...
Happy Thanksgiving from SahmReviews

Happy Thanksgiving from SahmReviews

Thanksgiving is a day where many people stop and reflect on the blessings in their lives. Whether you are preparing a feast for others, gathering at the table hosted by someone else or spending time alone, we hope you take the time to be th ...
How to Host a Trivia Night

How to Host a Trivia Night

If you have a video game fanatic in your family, then hopefully you found some value in our tips on how to host an outdoor video game tournament. While we thought that using a projector to host movie night was awesome, the video tournament ...
Preparing to Attend A College Fair

Preparing to Attend A College Fair

It seems like just yesterday that I was waving as Madison boarded the bus for preschool. But it was far from yesterday… it was August 2007. So much of what we did back then was a first. I tried to start making a list of those early &# ...