Review/ Giveaway: ESV Journaling Bible

I have an awesome Bible to review and give away today. It’s called the ESV Journaling Bible and comes in the Blue Flora design. There are several really unique features to this Bible. First, it’s in the ESV version (English Standard Version), which is my favorite. It comes with a hard cardboard case–perfect for keeping it safe when taking it to church and Bible Studies. It has a blue attached ribbon bookmark. In the back is a one-year Bible reading plan {Read More}

“Basket of Musical Fun” Giveaway: Ocarina set, CD, Earrings, & Music Curriculum ($75+ Value!)

  Would you like to win this “Basket of Musical Fun?” I put this set together of some very special items I know you and your family will enjoy! An Ocarina Padded Case for the Ocarina Booklet of songs to play on the Ocarina Earrings with music notes Made in Mexico Christmas CD of a variety of songs and artists My curriculum called 21 Lessons in 20th Century American Music Appreciation Fun, huh? Let me tell you more about the {Read More}

Book Review: When Lightning Struck! by Danika Cooley

I’m really excited to share a review of the new book I’ve just finished reading: When Lightning Struck! by Danika Cooley! It’s a biography specifically written for teens, and is perfect for a family read-aloud. Not only is the book written in a manner that draws the reader into the story, the subject is totally thrilling! It tells the story of Martin Luther and is set in the “fascinating time when princes ruled Europe and knights roamed the countryside.” Religion {Read More}

Reformation Day Giveaway! $500+ Value

What an awesome Reformation Day Giveaway I have for you today! As you may have seen here on the blog, we did an really fun Reformation Day Celebration a while back. I have also written a post about a free Martin Luther lapbook. We have read several books about Martin Luther, and the movie Luther is my husband’s favorite! All that to say, we love to study about Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation around here. I am so excited to {Read More}

Giveaway: The Big Story Game from Tapestry of Grace

I have the awesome privilege not only to go to the 2:1 Blogging Conference this weekend, but to represent Tapestry of Grace there! If you’ve been following me for the last couple of years, you know that we switched over to using Tapestry of Grace for our main history and literature curriculum for our whole family. We love the multi-level approach to this classical education curriculum. All my kids are studying the same thing for history at the same time, {Read More}

Giveaway: Magformers Challenger Set! Awesome toy for ages 3-13!

Last week I shared my family’s reaction to playing with the new Magformers Challengers Set.  There’s a great video of the kids there, too.  Well, if you read my review and LOVED what my kids did with the Magformers, I have good news. You can WIN a Magformers Challengers Set of your very own! It retails for $179.99! What’s inside When you open the Magformers Challenger box, you will find brightly colored squares, pentagons, hexagons, triangles, and wheels. Other sets, {Read More}

Review/ Giveaway: Jamberry Nail Wraps

Have you heard of Jamberry Nail Wraps? I was so excited to get to try them a few weeks ago. Read on for a review of Jamberry Nail Wraps and enter the giveaway to win two sheets! My consultant is Ellen Pool, and she sent me the following items– a sheet of nail wraps, a sheet of sample nail wraps, a cuticle stick, some nail prep wipes, and a nail file (emery board). I supplied a few things of my {Read More}

Trick or Treat $1000 Cash Giveaway! Plus 2 Halloween Costume ideas

Welcome to the Trick-or-Treat $1000 cash giveaway.  How exciting! Two special people will win $500 cash each! Before entering, I’d like to share with you about two of the fun costumes I’ve made for my kids. The first is a Jetpack that they can wear on their back.  You can find the full tutorial directions to make the Jetpack Costume here. Another very simple costume I’ve made is a Charlie Brown shirt (tutorial here). Perfect timing with the Peanuts Movie {Read More}

Giveaway: iPad Mini to 2 different winners!

Woo-hoo. A giveaway today for an iPad Mini to 2 different winners! An InLinkz Link-up Please comment to enter and use additional entries to increase your chances of winning! a Rafflecopter giveaway Giveaway Disclosure: No purchase necessary. Open only to legal residents of the United States and Canada, who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry. Void in Puerto Rico and all other U.S. territories and wherever prohibited by law. Subject to all applicable federal, {Read More}

Giveaway: Self-Grading Online Math Curriculum (limited price only $12/year!)

I’m so intrigued to learn about a SOLID online math curriculum that’s only $12 for the whole year.  I haven’t tried it yet, so I can’t give you a review, but I’d love to introduce you to it and let you see if it might work for your family. It’s from a very reputable company: A+ Interactive Math,   This is a comprehensive and solid online math curriculum that includes curriculum (lessons) eBook worksheets for each lesson chapter tests {Read More}

Giveaway: USB Portable Charger & Double Wall Stainless Steel Travel Mug

I’m really excited about today’s giveaway. It contains a couple of really simple, but extremely useful items. I hope you like them as much as I do! It’s Back to School time and class is in session. Orkin is back with Household Pests 101 – featuring some of Orkin’s scientific knowledge of pests. The Orkin Man is here to help you #LearnWithOrkin so you don’t get schooled by pest problems in your own home. But Back-To-School doesn’t just mean for {Read More}

$500 Bless a Homeschooler Cash Giveaway

It’s Back to (Home) School time It’s that time of year, when many homeschoolers are busy preparing for a new school year.  Some of you may have already started your new year, and some of you may have never stopped!  Ah, the blessing of homeschooling – to be able to do what suits your family. Speaking of blessing, I’ve gotten together with a group of bloggers to bless a homeschooling family with $500 (Paypal) CASH!  We’ve put our resources together {Read More}

Math Curriculum Giveaway: A+ Tutorsoft

Would you like to win 3-month access to the A+ Interactive Math Adaptive Placement Test and Individualized Lesson Plan? Welcome to today’s math curriculum giveaway! The winner will be able to choose the number of students (1 to 10) she needs it for.  That’s a $119.99 value if you need it for 10 students! I have written a review on the A+ Interactive Math program if you’d like to read more about it. A+ Interactive Math is an online math curriculum. The placement {Read More}

T-Shirt Sale & Giveaway: Keep Calm and Homeschool On!

It’s time for the annual $5.99 homeschool t-shirt sale at Great Products! Look at the fun t-shirt I picked out! It says “Keep Calm and Homeschool On.” I have to admit that the night before I received the shirt, I was basically freaking out thinking about how hard it’s going to be this homeschool year. It’s the first year I’m schooling all 8 kids, and all levels preschool through high school! But then I put the shirt on and decided {Read More}

Review/ Giveaway: Patterns of Evidence Exodus DVD

Patterns of Evidence Exodus is one of the best documentaries I have seen in a long time. It’s so good, in fact, that I’m going to require it for my kids to watch when we study ancient history this fall.   About Patterns of Evidence Exodus: For more than 50 years, the vast majority of the world’s most prominent archaeologists and historians have proclaimed that there is no hard evidence to support the Exodus story found in the Bible.  In fact, {Read More}

Giveaway: “Living Hope” CD from Pizza Ranch

On June 2, 2015, Pizza Ranch released a CD called Living Hope containing twelve songs from many of their favorite Christian artists.  Most of the songs are brand-new and written exclusively for this CD around the theme of Hope.  Artists include Colton Dixon, Francesca Batistelli, Ellie Holcomb, Sidewalk Prophets, Kevin Max, Bart Millard, Passion Band featuring Kristian Stanfill, Michael W. Smith, and Mark Schultz. The CD will be available to purchase for $5 plus tax exclusively in Pizza Ranch restaurants or {Read More}

Giveaway: Enrichment Studies Great Artists Set A with Fine Art Pages!

SALE: Enrichment Studies is having their big birthday celebration starting July 21. Everything will be 40% off from July 21-August 1 using coupon code BDAY40!  They used to be called Classical Composers Monthly, but changed names when they started adding other enrichment subjects, like art and poetry.  But you’ll find lots of music appreciation/history resources there, too! FREEBIE: Everyone can get the Women Artists of the Renaissance Fine Art Pages totally free so head over there, pick it up, and {Read More}

Giveaway: Well Planned Day Planner for High School or College

I LOVE these Well Planned Day planners and am so happy to have one to give away today. In fact, you get to choose which one you want! The choices are any of the high school or college planners, including the awesome 4-year high school planner that I use with my students! And I know there are a lot of new college students out there, you’ll get off on the right foot if you have a planner to keep you {Read More}

Review/Giveaway: Old Fashioned books and DVD

Wow–what a great giveaway today! The winner will receive the Old Fashioned movie on DVD as well as Old Fashioned, the novel by Rene Gutteridge and The Old Fashioned Way: Reclaiming the Lost Art of Romance by Ginger Kolbaba. You can read a detailed review of the movie at this post.  But if you don’t click over there, let me just tell you that my husband and 2 teen sons enjoyed this movie.  It’s not prudish and it’s not a {Read More}

Review/ Giveaway: Jesus Calling for Little Ones

Another wonderful children’s book is here for a review and giveaway today  .  This one is Jesus Calling for Little Ones by Sarah Young, illustrated by Antonia Woodward. It’s a “Jesus Calling” book, which means that it comes from the adult book Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence (which I have written about here).  These devotions are so special because they are written as if Jesus were speaking directly to you. I have also reviewed (and love!) Jesus Calling: 365 Devotions {Read More}