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Thrift Treasure: Qubic

Thrift Treasure: Qubic

If you’re a long-time reader of SahmReviews, you probably remember how excited we were to find a 3D Chess board at our local Goodwill three years ago. We had never come across one before that and haven’t seen one since. It’ ...
Thrift Treasure: Big Top

Thrift Treasure: Big Top

When our girls were younger, we loved going to the circus. This was back when Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus was still around and had their full compliment of animals in tow. Circuses are probably a thing of the past, but that ...
Thrift Treasure: Cheap Shot

Thrift Treasure: Cheap Shot

Many games made are variations on a classic. We’ve lost count of how many 4-in-a-row games there are and you can’t walk down the game aisle at the store without seeing some type of push-your-luck dice game. We’ve all playe ...
Thrift Treasure: Holey Cow

Thrift Treasure: Holey Cow

If you yelled out “Holy Cow” anywhere in the upper Midwest, everyone would understand you’re giving tribute to the greatest baseball announcer ever to live. Harry Carey was the voice of the Chicago Cubs for sixteen years a ...
Thrift Treasure: Farkle Around

Thrift Treasure: Farkle Around

I’m sure there aren’t many people that haven’t ever played a game of Farkle. The Yahtzee-alternative, Farkle is a dice-rolling game where you must score points on each roll of the dice. Once you roll and get nothing, you & ...
Thrift Treasure: Geomag Magnetic Challenge

Thrift Treasure: Geomag Magnetic Challenge

When our girls were younger, they had a construction set of magnetic balls and sticks they loved creating with. I don’t recall the brand, but recall that there were a number of them on the shelves of our Walmart. We’ve even pick ...
Thrift Treasure: Bounce It In

Thrift Treasure: Bounce It In

If you ask me if I’ve ever bought Tupperware from our Goodwill, then my answer now is “Yes, as a matter of fact, I have.” What you may not realize is that I’m not referring to the pastel colored plastic storage items ...
Thrift Treasure: Senet Game

Thrift Treasure: Senet Game

Over the past few years there have been a number of discoveries of ancient board games by archaeologists. One was found in a secret chamber of a Russian castle and dates back to the 1300’s. Another was discovered in a heavily looted 2 ...
Thrift Treasure: Alibi Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Alibi Card Game

Deduction games are not new, even though it seems like it with the number of them being issued every year. Today’s market is full of great examples like Deception: Murder in Hong Kong, One Night Ultimate Werewolf and even the parody g ...
Thrift Treasure: Bed Bugs

Thrift Treasure: Bed Bugs

We got Bed Bugs from the thrift store. Probably not a sentence you want to hear, especially in your household. We’ve shopped at a lot of thrift stores across the country looking for games when we travel, and it would not surprise us t ...