Giveaway! My Favorite Back to School Things, with a Texas Twist *Closed*

“Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, bright copper kettles and warm, woolen mittens. . . “ It’s here! It’s one of my FAVORITE THINGS to do. It’s time for the annual Back to School Gift Basket Giveaway. *Snoopy Dance* And Y’ALL. This year, I’m giving away a basket of some of my favorite things–with a Texas twist because I do love me some Texas-y things. (You know what they say about Texans and their state pride. . . ) “Brown paper packages tied up with strings, these are a few of my favorite things! “ (Are you singing yet?)

Geography for All Ages

School is in the air. =) Shiny new backpacks and fresh spiral notebooks beckon from the store aisles. Are you ready? Not quite? Already back in the swing? How about a round-up of some good geography resources to help get your geography groove on? Homeschool Geography For All Ages I’ve come to the conclusion that I must be some kind of geography nerd. 😉 I own all of these myself and I know you’re going to love them. You see, geography isn’t just about maps and facts, it’s about the people and cultures that live inside those little lines. So yes, it

Homeschool Essay Writing Courses With Fortuigence (Review)

Why is teaching my kids to write well so hard? It shouldn’t be. Everybody writes. I write all the time! And yet, teaching my kids to write has been such a struggle for us, and a thorn in our side. Writing is one of the few areas I worry about. I fear I will fail to prepare my kids to write well enough for college.  I’ll be blunt; I’ve been hoping to get the opportunity to review a Fortuigence writing course for a while now. The idea of letting someone else teach my kids to write seemed so appealing! I’ve finally

Enter to Win $400 in Christmas Cash!

Have you been following the 40 Days of Christmas over at iHomeschool Network? We’re nearing the end of that 40 Days and we have a heck of a GRAND FINALE for you.  1.) All the previous Stocking Stuffer Giveaways will RE-OPEN! Missed one? No Worries! 2.) Day 39, TODAY 12/12/13, is a huge stocking stuffer prize of $400 in Amazon or Paypal gift cards. Yes, $400! Donated by iHomeschool Bloggers (of which I am one – Merry Christmas!) 3.) Tomorrow, Day 40, enter to win ONE OF EVERYTHING. Yes, everything, Including another $400 gift card to Amazon or Paypal. Merry

Swan Lake Unit Study with Maestro Classics (Giveaway)

I have two girly girls. Girls who have each dreamed of being a ballerina, danced in tutus around the house, and sat through every minute of “Barbie’s Swan Lake” more times than we can count. We’ve never actually been to the ballet, though we would like to go. And we’ve heard excerpts at various symphony performances, but we’ve never listened to the entire Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky. Of course, there’s a big difference between BARBIE’S Swan Lake and THE Swan Lake. (We didn’t know how it really ends!) Reviewing the Swan Lake CD by Maestro Classics has turned out to

Mommy Time Giveaway, Bundle #3 for Christmas and Advent

  A digital and softcover gift bundle to help celebrate Christmas and Advent (and a few other things.) Prize pack includes: Bundle #3 – Christmas and Advent, Value $64.73 “Nature Study Through the Holidays, Advent” from Shining Dawn Books, value $5.00 “New School Year Prayer Journal” from Mom’s Mustard Seeds, value $2.99 “November Planning Pack for Kids,” from Multi Taskin’ Mom, value $1.50 “My Christmas Wish,” from Upside Down Homeschooling, value $2.99 “A Simple Start in Christmas Chalk Pastels” from Hodgepodge, value $4.99 “Destination: Bethlehem,” softcover, by Altman and Winkelman, value $13.06 “Five In a Row Holiday.. Through the Seasons“,