Events on SahmReviews

Spending Some Change at the Coin Show

Spending Some Change at the Coin Show

It occurred to me that I’ve never talked about something we do every year as a family. It is something my father and I enjoyed doing when I was their age and I relish the opportunity to share the same memories with my girls. I remembe ...
Tituss Burgess and Carol Kane Interview

Tituss Burgess and Carol Kane Interview

As a kid, I don’t recall meeting anyone famous. My first memorable encounter with a celebrity was Joe DiMaggio back in our days of trading sports cards and memorabilia. I was in awe of that era of players, reminiscing back to my child ...
Blogger Bash: The Conference on a Yacht!

Blogger Bash: The Conference on a Yacht!

Remember on Monday when I shared about the invitation to attend the Captain America: Civil War press junket? The first thing I said in that post is that we’re passionate about games. All kinds of games. So much that we already have th ...
Reasons to Attend The Chicago Auto Show

Reasons to Attend The Chicago Auto Show

You may not realize it but in addition to our fascination with board games, we also have an interest in cars. We’ve shared the importance of tires on winter driving, preparing your vehicle for summer travel and winter travel as well a ...
Safe Rides Home On New Years Eve

Safe Rides Home On New Years Eve

I was just an early teen the first time I learned the harshest impacts of drinking and driving. It was the end of the school year when we found out a neighbor had been out with a friend when they rolled their Jeep. It was a long time ago an ...
7 Misconceptions About Gen Con

7 Misconceptions About Gen Con

Awe. That’s the one word that comes to mind when I think of Gen Con. I had watched videos, seen a lot of pictures and read tons of articles about the event, but nothing could prepare me for what it was like to actually be there. This ...
Fairs, Festivals and Summer Fun

Fairs, Festivals and Summer Fun

Are you one of those people who looks forward to lounging by the pool all summer? Not me. Some of my favorite activities involve the multitude of festivals that take place during the warmer months. Here in Iowa, we have to cram as much of t ...
When Blue Doesn’t Equate to Sad

When Blue Doesn’t Equate to Sad

Back in the PK days (pre-kid, that is) Scott and I worked hard, but we also found opportunities to enjoy ourselves. We had season tickets to the Lakers and still reminisce about the incredible game where Robert Horry beat the buzzer with a ...
ChiTAGFair: Meet Inventors, Play Games

ChiTAGFair: Meet Inventors, Play Games

Last Monday I told you about meeting with Bridgestone to learn about winter tires and Friday I gave you a view behind-the-scenes at Papa Murphy’s. It’s really cool to be able to talk to people who run the show, ask questions, ge ...