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Thrift Treasure: Discover Iowa Game

Thrift Treasure: Discover Iowa Game

Maybe I wasn’t very accurate when I said we didn’t normally purchase educational games when shopping at thrift. I thought last week’s finds of Space Hop and Circulation would be the last lesson-themed games I would pu ...
Whozit? Cooperative Guessing Game Overview

Whozit? Cooperative Guessing Game Overview

As the girls get busier and busier and Madison prepares to graduate and head off to college, Scott and I are realizing that our plans for playing games at home will dramatically change. We can still gather together with friends on weekends ...
Thrift Treasure: Teaching Concepts Games

Thrift Treasure: Teaching Concepts Games

We seem to run across a number of educational games when we shop at thrift. It isn’t uncommon to try to use a board game as both entertainment and an educational tool. Over the years there have been a number of companies that speciali ...
Thrift Treasure: Battling Tops Game

Thrift Treasure: Battling Tops Game

More than seven years ago I began writing a weekly column here on SahmReviews dedicated to games and puzzles we’ve found at thrift. What began as an inexpensive way to add to our collection turned into one of the most popular features ...
Thrift Treasure: Orient 3-D Chinese Checkers Game

Thrift Treasure: Orient 3-D Chinese Checkers Game

Whenever we shop at thrift for games, a common title we see is Chinese Checkers. It was a favorite of mine when I was younger. Like most of you, the marbles were eventually lost and it became a three player game instead of four, five or six ...
Tricky Tides Board Game Overview

Tricky Tides Board Game Overview

The “memories” section of Facebook is bittersweet. I’ve recently been getting reminders of the cruise we took several years ago. Coupled with the emails and postcards from Carnival Cruise Lines and Disney, I’m itchin ...
Wakanda Forever Dice Game Overview

Wakanda Forever Dice Game Overview

You don’t have to be a Marvel fan to be aware of the recent death of Chadwick Boseman, the actor who portrayed Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He was a phenomenal actor who was cast in leads for movies about Jackie Rob ...
Ultimate Monopoly Board Game Overview

Ultimate Monopoly Board Game Overview

Before you start to panic, rest assured that Ultimate Monopoly isn’t going to be the next must-have game for your collection. We’re bringing it to light because we’ve recently used the game to decorate our basement game ar ...
Thrift Treasure: Scrabble Up Word Game

Thrift Treasure: Scrabble Up Word Game

Last week we finally broke a streak of being able to find games licensed in the Scrabble world. Scrabble Overturn was unique in that instead of using tiles, it employed cylinders with colored letters that could be stolen by an opponent. Sco ...
Free Printable Disney Pixar Soul Activity Sheets

Free Printable Disney Pixar Soul Activity Sheets

It’s a longstanding tradition that families hit the movies on Christmas eve, Christmas day and through the entire holiday break. Sure, some people may be able to do that this year but it’s more difficult. But you know what, Disn ...