Sale on Marcy Crabtree’s products

I really love both of Marcy’s books: Fine Linen and Purple: A Coloring Journal for Teen Girls Who Love Jesus and Delightful Planning: A Unit Study Planner for Every Homeschool. Here are my reviews of both: Fine Linen and Purple, Delightful Planning. You can get one or both for 25% off through June 30 (that’s Memorial Day!) using coupon code summer25.   (This post contains affiliate links.)

Teach Your Kids Kitchen Knife Skills–with these FREE videos (limited time)

I don’t know about you, but this is one skill I haven’t even started to teach my kids! If I’m trying to prepare healthy meals, there is usually quite a bit of chopping up veggies, fruits, and meats. I’ve cut myself before and have been too scared to have my kids use knives. But, it’s time! I’m thankful to have found this new course from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship. She is offering a FREE Knife Skills Video Training that will help you {Read More}

From House to Home {Link Party} #172

It’s time for our Link Party: From House to Home! Thanks everyone for joining today and sharing your wonderful posts! Please link back to I Choose Joy! when you link up your posts below!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://ichoosejoy.org” title=”I Choose Joy!”><img src=”http://ichoosejoy.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Blog-Button-2014.jpg” alt=”I Choose Joy!” style=”border:none;” /></a></div> (Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.)

6 Ways to School in the Car

Who around here spends a lot of time in the car? We sure do–whether it’s driving to lessons, classes, or activities or road-tripping in the summer. Today I’m sharing with you 6 Ways to School in the Car: Audio Books and Dramas We have enjoyed listening to full books in the car. Some of my favorites have been Journey to the Center of the Earth, Treasure Island, The Secret Garden, and Mary Poppins. I also love radio dramas such as those {Read More}

My Picks for the 2016 Build Your Bundle Sale

I have made my decisions about this year’s Build Your Bundle sale! See below for what I chose. I got 3 pre-made bundles for a total of $80! By the way, in past years I have gotten a lot of Fine Arts, Character Development, Unit Studies, Preschool, and Notebooking/Copywork/Lapbook materials. Usually, those are the ones I would focus on, but I didn’t really need anymore of those right now. Also, I have a few of the really great products already–like {Read More}

Review: “Fine Linen and Purple”

Doesn’t that name just make you smile? Fine Linen and Purple. Marcy Crabtree has done it again–produced a beautiful and useful product for you! It’s called Fine Linen and Purple: A Coloring Journal for Teen Girls Who Love Jesus. I have already printed it out and given it to my 12-year-old daughter. What you’ll find are 28 journal pages with a memory verse at the top of each and prompts to journal about. “Ponder” has two questions to answer which {Read More}

Need Help With the “Build Your Bundle” Sale?

  Are you confused or overwhelmed by the Build Your Bundle sale? I’d love to answer your questions and get you some help today. Who is the Sale For? If you are a homeschooler, parent, or homemaker you will find products in the sale for you. Why would you even consider buying? The products are all 86-96% off regular prices. How many items are in the sale? There are over 200 products, so the first thing you might want to {Read More}

From House to Home {Link Party} #171

It’s time for our Link Party: From House to Home! Thanks everyone for joining today and sharing your wonderful posts! Please link back to I Choose Joy! when you link up your posts below!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://ichoosejoy.org” title=”I Choose Joy!”><img src=”http://ichoosejoy.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Blog-Button-2014.jpg” alt=”I Choose Joy!” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>   (Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.)

Review: Cobblestone Path Church History Research Journal

I have the blessing to share with you today a review of the Cobblestone Path Church History Research Journal for the years of the Apostolic and Early Church Ages of c. 30-325 A.D. by Danika Cooley. There are 8 Church History Research Journals available which begin with the one I’m reviewing today and ends with the present day. They are specifically written to be used by middle school and high school students, but college students and adults will also find {Read More}

Awesome Deal for T-Tapp Deep Discount Tuesday!

You all know how much I rave about T-Tapp! You don’t want to miss out on today’s specials! Only available Tuesday 5/17/16. The first is for the Basic Workout Plus. This is the basic workout dvd for all of T-Tapp. It includes the instructional so you’ll learn exactly how to do each move. It’s a 15-minute workout that will change your body! #1 – 50% discount on Basic Workout Plus including 2 bonus DVDs – Barefoot Basic and Basic Plus {Read More}

Build Your Bundle Homeschool Curriculum Sale 2016: The Details

Today’s the day! The Build Your Bundle Homeschool Curriculum Sale 2016 is live! I promise not to overload you this week. This post is simply here to give you the information you need to decide whether you want to make a purchase or not. The prices are incredible, and I love that you can choose pre-made bundles or build your own to get exactly what you need! Later this week, I’ll be sharing reviews of specific products and posts of {Read More}

Why Use Planning Aids for Tapestry of Grace?

Many years ago when I was just starting homeschooling with my oldest in kindergarten, I learned about Tapestry of Grace from a friend. She had been using it for years and advised me to wait to use this amazing curriculum until I was teaching older grades–like junior high. Why? It’s because Tapestry is so full of so many incredible things that it can be hard to find your way through at first. Many people describe Tapestry of Grace as a {Read More}

Grammar Galaxy Giveaway and Coupon Code

You may have read my review of Grammar Galaxy a while back. It has been a life-saver for language arts with my early elementary kids! The author Melanie Wilson has allowed me to offer a giveaway of her Nebula curriculum in digital format. Yay! And if you’re ready to purchase now, you can use coupon code ChooseJoy to get 10% off your order! If you’d like to download a sample first, head over to the Grammar Galaxy site. (Click on {Read More}

8 Ways We Use Digital Curriculum in Our Homeschool

With all this talk about Bundle sales, you may be wondering whether getting a bunch of ebooks or MP3s is worth it, even if you do get them at a huge discount. I’ve been homeschooling for 10 years during which time I have acquired LOTS of digital curriculum — ebooks and MP3s. Do we use them? How do I organize it all? Read on to see! Get a 3-Ring Binder to Keep Track of What You Have. Simply make a {Read More}

From House to Home {Link Party} #170

It’s time for our Link Party: From House to Home! Thanks everyone for joining today and sharing your wonderful posts! Please link back to I Choose Joy! when you link up your posts below!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://ichoosejoy.org” title=”I Choose Joy!”><img src=”http://ichoosejoy.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Blog-Button-2014.jpg” alt=”I Choose Joy!” style=”border:none;” /></a></div> If you homeschool, be sure to enter this giveaway to win $3,559 in curriculum!   (Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.)

Enter to Win $3,559 in Curriculum with the Build Your Bundle Giveaway

Fellow Homeschoolers, I have seen the “inside” of the Bundles and you are going to love this year’s choices! Be sure to enter to win them ALL! The 2016 Build Your bundle Sale is for ONE-WEEK ONLY – May 16-23, 2016. Sign up to be reminded when the sale goes live here, or ENTER the BIG GIVEAWAY, and you will automatically get reminded! Get a FREE Bonus Book Full of Coupons, Deals, and FREEBIES (over $250 in FREE offers) with {Read More}

Review & Giveaway: Wonders of Creation: Illustrations to Color and Inspire

I have a gorgeous grown-up coloring book to share with you today — to review and give away! It’s called Wonders of Creation: Illustrations to Color and Inspire. It’s illustrated by Cindy Wilde and Pimlada Phuapradit and is published by Zondervan. The paperback book has 94 wonderfully illustrated animals and scenes from creation to color. I love the size of the book. It’s 10×10 inches square. The pages are thick enough that you can color with markers and it won’t bleed through. {Read More}

Highlight: My Grace-Filled Planner

I wanted to highlight today a very beautiful item called My Grace-Filled Planner by Kathy Gossen. I’ve printed mine out and am excited about these beautiful pages! There are 180 Unique pages. Wow! And one of the reasons it’s called the Grace-Filled Planner is because it’s full of Scripture! You can see more details about My Grace-Filled Planner here. Since a picture is worth a thousand words, I took pictures of some of my favorites. I think my favorite pages were in the {Read More}

From House to Home {Link Party} #169

It’s time for our Link Party: From House to Home! Thanks everyone for joining today and sharing your wonderful posts! Please link back to I Choose Joy! when you link up your posts below!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://ichoosejoy.org” title=”I Choose Joy!”><img src=”http://ichoosejoy.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Blog-Button-2014.jpg” alt=”I Choose Joy!” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>

Choose 1 Free Craftsy Class (Which one did I pick?)

Yesterday I downloaded my Ultimate Homemaking Bundle and loaded a bunch of them onto my Kindle app on my iPad for easy reading. Last night in bed I read through them to find the best ones. By the way, one thing I was worried about was that they were all big ebooks. I don’t have time to read those! But, most are resource guides or full of handy printables. So, these are useful, y’all! My favorites so far are: The {Read More}