Saturday Shout Out…Planning & Resource Edition Pt2


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Just getting started with homeschooling check out this post  by Jean Miller

 

If you’re looking for an e-book that has a Special Needs Focus then look over at Benoit Academy Jess is offering a wonderful FREE download.

 

If you’re looking for a web-based planner Homeschool Skedtrack offers one free of charge. Click here

 

Want the best of most worlds in a planner, printable and an e-planner? Check out Homeschool Planet informational video.

 

Busy Being Blessed  shares a review and coupon for Learning2Walk  planners.

 

Studying Astronomy this year? Check out this great classical guide

 

This year I have fallen in-love with lapbooks!  In the Hands of a Child has been my go to lapbook provider.

 

Melisa over at Waldorf Essentials offers both curriculum and planning tools.. Make sure to use code SCOOP2014 and receive 25% off your order. Get more details here

 

The Frugal Homeschooling Mom shares a great post here on how manage homeschooling with multiple young children.

 

 

 

Build Your Bundle - Homeschool Edition Sale - Up to 92% Off!

My Favorite Bundle.. For Mom’s ONLY


Build Your Bundle - Homeschool Edition Sale: July 21-28 Save up to 92% on Popular Homeschooling Curriculum, Many from Cathy Duffy's Top 100 Picks!
$118.19 ONLY $10.00 Save: 92%Save money, strengthen your marriage, and streamline your
schedule using our Mom Bundle. Find the encouragement you need and the insight
to speak to your child’s heart (even that difficult child!). Whip your home
into shape and train your children to do their chores effectively with Easy
Peasy Chores. This bundle brims with useful tools to help you bring calm
to the chaos. Get them all for just $10!
Buy more & save more! Purchase 2 pre-assembled bundles
and get the 3rd one 50% off! See site
for details.

Checkout the items in the Homeschooling & Homemaking Mom Bundle:

 

Build Your Bundle - Homeschool Edition Sale: July 21-28 Save up to 92% on Popular Homeschooling Curriculum, Many from Cathy Duffy's Top 100 Picks!

How to Coupon Effectively – Retail: $8.97

Are you sick and tired of spending so much money in the grocery store? Are
you looking for a way to decrease your grocery bill?

This book is perfect for you! It is full of simple and practical steps that
even the the busiest mom can use to save 50% or more in the grocery store!

Click here to learn more!

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Easy Peasy Chores – Retail $18.99

Easy Peasy Chores is a printable chore system that includes every job the
average family needs to keep their home in order. It uses the appeal of
baseball cards coupled with games and unique incentives to put joy back
into family chores! Best of all, it is easily customizable to meet the needs
of your family!

Click here to learn more!

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The Homemaker’s Guide to Creating the Perfect
Schedule – Retail: $4.99

This is the Deluxe Edition because not only does it contain step by step
instruction and help in creating the perfect homemaking schedule,
it also contains the same help for creating your perfect homeschooling
schedule! Includes plenty of charts, printables, examples and links
to give you the inpsiration you need to create your perfect schedule!

Click here to learn more!

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Large Family Homeschooling – Retail $7.99

Are you homeschooling a growing family? Are you looking for ways to get
it all done without losing your mind (and your joy)?
This book
includes some of the following topics: How to homeschool the hearts
of your children, How to have enough of you to go around, How to keep
your home clean and your homeschool organized, How to afford the large
family homeschool, How to handle babies and toddlers during school
hours, How to tweak homeschooling methods to make them work for large
families, and so much more!

Click here to learn more!

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Encouragement for Homeschool Moms – Retail – $4.99

Feeling discouraged as you face the rest of the school year? Encouragement
for Homeschool Moms
, will lift your spirits and renew your courage.
Filled with faith-building stories and encouragement for “those”
days we all have sometimes.

Click here to learn more!

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Plan To Be Flexible: Designing A Homeschool Rhythm
and Curriculum Plan That Works for Your Family – Retail: $3.99

 

Born out of one mom’s struggle to find order and peace, reading this book
is like having a coffee with someone that’s “been there, done
that.” Plan to Be Flexible’s focus on “rhythms” instead
of a rigid schedule testifies to how free-form learning (and the realities
of daily life) can happily co-exist within the framework of a goal-oriented
plan.

Click here to learn more!

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Dyslexia 101 – Retail: $5.99

With the correct information and the right methods, dyslexic children can
not only learn to read and spell and write, but to understand the inherent
strengths of the dyslexic mind, embrace them and find success.

From from research to real life, prevention to remediation, from preschool
to college and from the practical to the spiritual, Dyslexia 101 will walk
you through figuring out your child’s reading struggles and give you the
tools to help them to succeed.

Click here to learn more!

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Homeschooling Day by Day – Retail: $4.99

If you’re a homeschool mom in need of a little inspiration, or if you’ve
ever considered homeschooling but aren’t quite sure you can do it,
Homeschooling Day by Day will encourage and empower you! Learn about
homeschooling methods, learning styles, homeschooling kids with learning
disabilities, homeschooling teenagers, preschoolers, and how to juggle
multiple ages, hands on help for lesson planning, keeping up with
housework, meals, and so much more!

Click here to learn more!

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How to Build a Strong Christian Home: One Step
at a Time – Retail: $4.99

Do you desperately need help building a strong Christian home?
Are you tired of just being on autopilot and just getting by day-by-day
just barely surviving?

Our families are a blessing and worth the patience, love, and time
to invest in building a strong Christian home for God’s glory and
we can do this one step at a time.

Today we see so many families fragmented, dysfunctional, and destroyed.
We can change that and there is hope for every family out there.

Click here to learn more!

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Purposeful Planning – Retail: $9.95

Does having your spouse’s undivided attention appeal to you? Planning weekends
give you time to dream, to talk together about what you wish, or want,
at a time when the other person is really listening.

Click here to learn more!

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Charts and Tips for Stress Free Planning &
Scheduling – Retail $3.99

One of the most challenging things for homeschooling mothers is organizing
their home and school. Making a schedule can seem like an overwhelming
task, and be very intimidating. However, the charts and ideas Kathie
gives in this packet will take away the stress and help you to get
organized. Included are printables , a lot of practical information
on goals, tips for teaching multi-level, chores charts and ideas for
creating your schedule or routine and so much more!

Click here to learn more!

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Heart and Soul Homeschool Mama…Becoming an Uncomplicated
Homeschooler – Retail $17.95

Are you a heart and soul homeschool mama, or do you want to be one? Does
homeschooling seem complicated sometimes? Are you blundering through
your days looking for direction? Do you feel like a top which needs
to quit spinning? Round and round you go, but nothing really happens.

Click here to learn more!

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Dealing with a Difficult Child – Retail $2.99

Do you struggle with a child who is difficult or challenging? A child that
often causes you exasperation? One who takes more time and energy than all
your other children put together? This is the child who is different from
your other children, and what works for the others doesn’t work for
him. How do you respond to him? How do you respond to the resentment or
anger he stirs up in you?

In this book you will learn 12 different ways to respond to that difficult
child, and handle the challenges that he brings with a loving, kind
spirit.

Click here to learn more!

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Managing Your Homeschool – Retail – $4.99

Homeschooling your children stretches the organizational skills of the all
of us. Planning a schedule, dealing with mountains of papers, focusing
on what is most important–every day is a challenge. Get ideas and
encouragement from a seasoned vet of nineteen years!

Click here to learn more!

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HomeWork: Juggling Home, Work, and School Without Losing Your Balance – Retail – $12.45

How do you juggle a home, a husband, homeschooling, plus working from home?
Are you looking to creatively supplement your family’s income? Would
a home business even work for your homeschooling family? HomeWork: Juggling
Home, Work, and School Without Losing Your Balance
contains the information
and support you are looking for!

Click here to learn more!

BUY MORE & SAVE MORE!
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*Lots of ways to save!

  1. When you purchase ANY 2 pre-assembled bundles you will get the 3rd
    pre-assembled bundle of equal or lesser value for 50% off!
  2. When you purchase ANY 2 “build your own” bundles you will get
    the 3rd “build your own” bundle of equal or lesser value for
    50% off!
  3. Tell your friends about the “Build Your Bundle” – Homeschool
    Edition
    Sale using our referral system that is found on the top
    of the website
    ! When 10 of your referrals visit our site using your
    unique link, we will give you a code to save 10% off your total purchase!

*The B2G1 50% off offer applies to pre-assembled or “Build Your Own
Bundles only.
Discount taken off the lowes priced bundle. See site for complete details and FAQ.

Prefer to pick and choose what you want?
Build Your Bundle - Homeschool Edition Sale: July 21-28 Save up to 92% on Popular Homeschooling Curriculum, Many from Cathy Duffy's Top 100 Picks!

Let the Countdown Begin


Taproot

 

For the past two years Sheila & I have traveled north to Bowerston,Ohio to a little place called Taproot.  Taproot is a magical spot where friendships blossom, personal growth begins and belly laughs are abundant. Barbara Dewey and her qualified team of teachers share their knowledge of Waldorf education, personal stories & insight on homeschooling; all of which ease my anxiety for coming school year.  Each year in this organic setting I am given the tools and the confidence to continue on this magnificent journey with our children.  I thoroughly enjoy meeting all the new faces and chatting with other parents who share an entirely new set of contemporary ideas on both parenting and education.

 

Won’t you join us this year? There is still time to sign up and to be part of this spectacular family that is Taproot! You can find out more about Taproot here

Build Your Own Homeschool Bundle


The first ever “Build Your Bundle” – Homeschool Edition sale is here!

For one week only (July 21-28) save up to 92% on bestselling
homeschooling products, including MANY on Cathy Duffy’s Top 100 list!

The bundles are AMAZING, including products such as Learning Language
Arts Through Literature
, A Child’s Geography, Character Concepts,
Picture Smart Bible, Math Mammoth, and more! There are SO
many incredible products to choose from, all bundled up in grades/themes
OR you can “Build Your Own!”

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Our “Build Your Own” bundles offer you the opportunity to select
a certain number of products with a retail price of $19.99 or less for up
to 80% off! We have MANY items to choose from, including Cathy Duffy Top
100 Picks! When you purchase a combination of any 2 “Build Your Own”
bundles, you will get the 3rd one at 50% off!

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Buy more & save more! Purchase 2 “build your
own” bundles and get the 3rd one 50% off! See
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You will also find the following pre-assembled bundles with saving up
to 92% off retail:
Tot/Pre-K Bundle, K-3 Bundle, 4-6 Elementary Bundle,
Middle School Bundle, High School Bundle, Charlotte Mason Bundle, & the
Homeschooling/Homemaking Mom Bundle!

Charlotte Mason Style Homeschooling Curriculum - Normally $377.35 - On Sale for ONLY $49.00 - One Week Only! Elementary Homeschooling Curriculum - Normally $220.35 - On Sale for ONLY $39.00 - One Week Only! Middle School Homeschooling Curriculum - Normally $361.77 - On Sale for ONLY $59.00 - One Week Only!
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Virtual Baby Giveaway hosted by Bargains with Brittanie


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Welcome to the Showered with All Things Baby Giveaway Event!

Brittanie from Bargains with Brittanie will soon be welcoming her second baby boy into the world and she wants to celebrate with you! She is teaming up with a group of bloggers to offer a spectacular giveaway that features products perfect for the new mom, dad, and baby. With $2,064 worth of prizes and 29 winners this is a giveaway you won’t want to miss!
Waldorf Salad and Cottage Fries is so honored to have been asked to be a part of such an fabulous giveaway. This giveaway has some amazing prizes and want to give a huge thank you to all of our wonderful sponsors who made this giveaway possible. Our sponsors include:

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In addition to this great giveaway, you can check out the Ultimate Baby Shower Gift Guide which contains reviews of the products featured in this event.

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Ultimate Middle School Homeschool Bundle


The Middle School Bundle at the “Build
Your Bundle” – Homeschool Edition
sale is almost to good to believe!
Hurry though, because the sale ends 7-28-14!
Build Your Bundle - Homeschool Edition Sale: July 21-28 Save up to 92% on Popular Homeschooling Curriculum, Many from Cathy Duffy's Top 100 Picks!
$361.77 ONLY $59.00 Save: 84%Your middle school students will tour the classical world and develop academic
excellence using our Middle School Bundle. This bundle features Learning
Language Arts Through Literature
, a Cathy Duffy Top 100 Pick, and two
science curricula, one of which is also a Cathy Duffy Top 100 Pick, as well
as your choice of a popular geography curriculum, a history timeline/book
of centuries, Renaissance and Reformation notebooking pages, a classical
music curriculum and famous composers notebooking pages, and a creative
writing collection that even “non-writers” will love!

There are 2 products in Cathy Duffy’s Top 100 Pics in this bundle!

Buy more & save more! Purchase 2 pre-assembled bundles
and get the 3rd one 50% off! See site
for details.

Checkout the items in the Middle School Bundle:

 

Build Your Bundle - Homeschool Edition Sale: July 21-28 Save up to 92% on Popular Homeschooling Curriculum, Many from Cathy Duffy's Top 100 Picks!

Learning Language Arts Through Literature (Student
& Teacher for One Grade) – Retail: $59.99

Learning Language Arts Through Literature is a fully integrated language
arts program that teaches grammar, reading, spelling, vocabulary, writing
mechanics, creative writing, thinking skills and more. Real books are used
in the reading lessons, complete with vocabulary words, discussion questions
and a variety of activities. Reading real books instead of basal stories
makes reading a joy and the beginning of a lifelong adventure for your student.

Includes teacher book, review activities and assessments.

Click here to learn more!

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A Child’s Geography: Your Choice of Volumes- Retail
$24.95

A Child’s Geography 3 Volume Series is a “living” geography curriculum.
Includes reproducibles in the form of copywork passages, copywork
templates, postcard templates, quizzes, world and continent maps,
recipes, and more.

Each volume in this series is a complete, stand-alone
Geography and History Curriculum!

Volume 1: A Child’s Geography: Exploring His Earth is
about getting to know what’s under our feet, over our heads and in
the world around us-the atmosphere, the hydrosphere, the lithosphere-and
then how to get around this world-maps, latitude and longitude.

Volume 2: A Child’s Geography: Explore the Holy Land
- Jump on a magic carpet and glide through the countries of the Middle
East, learning about the distinct cultures in the region known as
“The Holy Land.” As you explore the Holy Land you and your family
will delight in incredible, mysterious landscapes, hidden wonders
and beautiful peoples – all created in God’s image.

Volume 3: A Child’s Geography: Explore the Classical World
- Learn about the countries surrounding the sparkling Mediterranean
Sea, the birthplace of western civilization and the region known as
the “Classical World.” Study ancient civilizations and great empires
from what has been left behind and carefully preserved.

Click here to learn more!

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Creation Astronomy: Study Guide to the Constellations – Retail $18.95

Want to refute the big bang theory? Here is the book that will help you
do it! This book is a valuable teaching resource. Includes easy to
follow lesson plans, a teaching outline for K-12, star chart of the
original 48 constellations, over 250 activities and experiments, vocabulary
list, recommended reading (not necessary to complete this study),
math activities, book reviews, reproducible sheets and much more!

Click here to learn more!

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Cells; An Introduction to the Anatomy and Physiology of Animal Cells – Retail $14.95

This is a complete curriculum designed for ages 10-15. Includes both student
text and teacher’s activity guide, along with an activity section.

Topics include: The history of the discovery of cells, amino acids,
proteins, DNA discovery, translation, transcription, mRNA, tRNA, ribosomes,
chaperone proteins, lysosomes, enzymes, endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi
bodies, docking proteins and protein synthesis inside endoplasmic
reticulum, the structure of the nucleus, and MUCH more!

Click here to learn more!

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Heroines of the Past – Retail $17.00

An Inspiring Thirteen-Week Virtue Study Celebrating the Noble Deeds of Women
and Girls from History. This book is both a Bible study and a collection
of stories about historical women and girls. Each chapter has a story
about a righteous lady from the past, and then a study that digs into
God’s Word concerning the virtues demonstrated in the story.

Click here to learn more!

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The Picture Smart Bible: Old Testament – $39.00 Value

Picture-Smart Bible is a comprehensive overview of Biblical history, geography,
doctrine, important verses and major themes of each Bible book. In this
innovative Bible study program, an overview of an entire book is illustrated
on a single page. For every book of the Old Testament you study, you will
have a script to follow, a Master Drawing, and a Student Sheet.

Click here to learn more!

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Beethoven Who – Retail $29.99

Take the mystery out of music. Beethoven Who will guide you and your family
into the wonders of music reading, music listening, and music making. Topics
include: The Elements of Music, Classical Music Your Child Will Love, Activities
to teach pitch, rhythm, form, dynamics, tempo, musical terms, etc., Heritage
Music Every Child Should Know – folk, patriotic, sacred, & more, Making
Music Together, Sharing Music with Others plus hundreds of external and
internal links and a glossary of Musical Terms.

Click here to learn more!

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Creative Freewriting Adventure – Retail $18.95

Writing can be hard work. Good writing most often results from rewriting,
and much rewriting can make a writer weary. Since Philosophy
Adventure™
students create and refine one primary writing
assignment over the course of several weeks (supported by clear step-by-step
instructions and seven writing checklists), we created freewriting
exercises to offset their hard work with play. Using these exercises,
we discovered that even students who considered themselves “non-writers”
produced surprisingly creative work. No prep required.

Click here to learn more!

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Jim Hodges Audio Books – Retail $90.00

Download the top 5 G.A. Henty Audio Books of all time! These exciting, historically
accurate, uplifting stories in complete, unabridged recordings by Jim Hodges
Productions will have your children begging for more! The titles include:
With Lee in Virginia, In Freedom’s Cause, Beric
the Briton
, For the Temple, and Winning His
Spurs
.

Click here to learn more!

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Famous Composers Notebooking Pages – Retail $5.95

This ebook of 286 notebooking pages contains 10 notebooking layouts in primary
and regular-lined formats for 28 famous composers. Type of images used varies.
Notebook cover, listening guide pages, and continuation pages included.

Click here to learn more!

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Renaissance & Reformation Notebooking & Coloring Pages – Retail 9.95

Our growing e-collection of Renaissance & Reformation topical notebooking
pages (for people, events, places, discoveries/inventions, etc.) are bordered
with our themed Book of Centuries timeline/history borders and come in both
primary and regular-lined styles. Each topic has 11-15+ layouts.

Click here to learn more!

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History Timeline / Book of Centuries Notebooking
System – Retail 6.95

Make notebooking your history studies simple, quick, and fun! The themed
borders will give your child’s notebook an elegant, organized flair
giving him a great place to start recording his study through the
centuries. As your student adds their own timeline figures, maps, illustrations,
narrations, copywork, etc, the book will come to life.

Click here to learn more!

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Math Mammoth Percent – Retail $3.20

Math Mammoth Percent teaches students to understand the concept of percent,
to calculate the percentage of a number, to figure discounts and sales tax,
to draw circle graphs, to differentiate between a percent of change and
a percent of comparison, and to know how to calculate both. The text is
suitable for grades 6 through 8, in what is often termed middle school.

Click here to learn more!

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Teach Your Family to Play the Soprano Recorder – Retail $5.99

Looking for a great first instrument for your child? Soprano recorders are
inexpensive and easy to play. Marcia shows you how with “Teach Your Family
to Play the Soprano Recorder”, even if you don’t read music.

Click here to learn more!

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Keyboarding for the Christian School, Revised Edition (Grades 6 and up) – Retail $15.95

This book will help your middle school through high school student learn
touch typing through typing drills, timings, letters, envelopes, APA and
MLA reports (the ONLY book that features both), centering, proofreader’s
marks, and creating tables with a Biblical perspective, and more! Includes
textbook and resources for grading and assessment.

Click here to learn more!

Recommended for you and found at this price only at the
Build Your Bundle – Homeschool Edition Sale
in the Premium Products Section:

Build Your Bundle - Homeschool Edition Sale: July 21-28 Save up to 92% on Popular Homeschooling Curriculum, Many from Cathy Duffy's Top 100 Picks!
*Not included in the Middle School Bundle, available for purchase individually at 60% off.

BUY MORE & SAVE MORE!
Build Your Bundle - Homeschool Edition Sale: July 21-28 Save up to 92% on Popular Homeschooling Curriculum, Many from Cathy Duffy's Top 100 Picks!

*Lots of ways to save!

  1. When you purchase ANY 2 pre-assembled bundles you will get the 3rd
    pre-assembled bundle of equal or lesser value for 50% off!
  2. When you purchase ANY 2 “build your own” bundles you will get
    the 3rd “build your own” bundle of equal or lesser value for
    50% off!
  3. Tell your friends about the “Build Your Bundle” – Homeschool
    Edition
    Sale using our referral system that is found on the top
    of the website
    ! When 10 of your referrals visit our site using your
    unique link, we will give you a code to save 10% off your total purchase!

*The B2G1 50% off offer applies to pre-assembled or “Build Your Own
Bundles only.
Discount taken off the lowes priced bundle. See site for complete details and FAQ.

Prefer to pick and choose what you want?
Build Your Bundle - Homeschool Edition Sale: July 21-28 Save up to 92% on Popular Homeschooling Curriculum, Many from Cathy Duffy's Top 100 Picks!

The Science of Cooking


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Last Weeks Link Up Favorite Benoit Academy Mini Animal Block

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There are so many reasons why you should start cooking with your kids; to me the best part is the quality time you get to spend with one another.  Cooking teaches math, reading, safety and my personal favorite creativity.  Now, if you’re one of those moms that kitchen messes drive you nuts might I suggest having a glass wine while cooking with your kids because it is going to get messy.  If your child is reluctant to place on chef hat or apron; start off with one of their favorites or with something simple like pancakes. Logan, was hesitant when he began cooking but once he felt the accomplishment of creating the perfect pancake he was hooked.  Sophia, on the other hand loved to cook from the moment she stepped into the kitchen; she has even started cooking on our BBQ grill. Also, think of the benefits when you’re not feeling up to preparing dinner you can always ask your kids to whip something up.(hey, there is nothing wrong with cupcakes for dinner:)

 

Here are some fun science inspired recipes!

For the Geologist in the home try this simple Rock Candy recipe.

 

Create your own molten lava with this easy to follow recipe!

 

Teaching the effects temperatures have on solidity of ingredients? Homemade Ice Cream is great way to show this concept.

 

Playing with Our Food science printable included

 

 Kid Friendly Cookbooks

 

I encourage you to pass the drive-thru this week and get in the kitchen with your kids!!!

 

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Charlotte Mason Ultimate Bundle


The “Build Your Bundle”
- Homeschool Edition
sale is going on for one week only (July
21-28)! There are so many wonderful products and amazing deals! We are highlighting the Charlotte Mason Bundle below.
Take a look at the Charlotte Mason Bundle:
Build Your Bundle - Homeschool Edition Sale: July 21-28 Save up to 92% on Popular Homeschooling Curriculum, Many from Cathy Duffy's Top 100 Picks!
$377.35 ONLY $49.00 Save: 87%Amazing things await you in our Charlotte Mason Bundle! This bundle features a complete curriculum using the Charlotte Mason Methods for language arts, handwriting, and reading, a full geography curriculum, a plethora of resources for studying nature, artists, poetry, and a variety of “extras” just for mom! Learn all about Charlotte Mason and enjoy a special bonus (a $90 value all by itself)—the top 5 best selling G.A. Henty audio books from Jim Hodges Productions. This bundle is jam packed full of amazing resources your family will love!Buy more & save more! Purchase 2 pre-assembled bundles
and get the 3rd one 50% off! See site
for details.

Checkout the items in the Charlotte Mason Bundle:

 

Build Your Bundle - Homeschool Edition Sale: July 21-28 Save up to 92% on Popular Homeschooling Curriculum, Many from Cathy Duffy's Top 100 Picks!

Write from History – Retail $22.95

With modern writing programs, children’s weaknesses often overshadow their
strengths, but with the Charlotte Mason Method of teaching your children
to write all those frustrations will fly out the window. The Write from
History
series teaches children to write via the Charlotte Mason Method,
children find writing to be easy and even fun. And when they are asked to
put the various writing skills together, they do so easily and naturally.

Write from History is an easy and effective way to teach writing,
supplement history, and reinforce proper handwriting.

Click here to learn more!

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Sheldon’s NEW Primary Language Lessons – Retail
$14.95

Sheldon’s New Primary Language Lessons is a beginning grammar workbook
for students learning the 8 parts of speech and the fundamentals of
sentence and paragraph writing. This language arts curriculum is a
gentle introduction to grammar and composition for students in the
elementary grades. Writing exercises are in cursive and print.

Click here to learn more!

Build Your Bundle - Homeschool Edition Sale: July 21-28 Save up to 92% on Popular Homeschooling Curriculum, Many from Cathy Duffy's Top 100 Picks!

50 States and Where to Find Them – Retail $30.00

50 States and Where to Find Them teaches children the states and
capitals region by region through mapping exercises and quality literature.
Children fill out a map of the region as they learn about each state.
State lessons include historical information about the state and coloring
pages of the state flower, state bird, and state flag. Each region
wraps up with a crossword puzzle, a word search, and a bonus lesson
pertaining to the region.

Click here to learn more!

Build Your Bundle - Homeschool Edition Sale: July 21-28 Save up to 92% on Popular Homeschooling Curriculum, Many from Cathy Duffy's Top 100 Picks!

The Charlotte Mason Way Explained – Retail $6.99

The Charlotte Mason Way Explained ebook consist of 30 chapters, 53
pages written by a veteran home educating mother of four, who has used the
Charlotte Mason way to teach her children from preschool through high school.
Practical insights of how to simply implement each of Charlotte Mason methods
into today’s homeschool, a reader will gain inspiration, clarity and focus
on their own homeschooling journey.

Click here to learn more!

Recommended for you and found at this price only at the
Build Your Bundle – Homeschool Edition Sale
in the Premium Products Section:

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*Not included in the Charlotte Mason Bundle, available for purchase individually at 60% off.

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Handwriting – Webster’s Syllabary with Phonics
- Retail $15.00

 

This first book in the Handwriting Lessons Through Literature program
teaches cursive handwriting through Webster’s syllabary and seventy-five
phonograms. Students also learn capital letters and numbers 1-100. Included
in this file are both a vertical and a slant cursive workbook, each with
its own unique set of writing instructions.

Click here to learn more!

Build Your Bundle - Homeschool Edition Sale: July 21-28 Save up to 92% on Popular Homeschooling Curriculum, Many from Cathy Duffy's Top 100 Picks!

Fine Art Pages Collection 1 – Retail $14.95

This fabulous artist study program that will aid you in studying famous
paintings plus information about each work and the artist.In addition
to the art pages, you will also receive some practical tips and suggestions
about how to utilize the Fine Art Pages and get the most out of them
for both you and your students.

Click here to learn more!

Build Your Bundle - Homeschool Edition Sale: July 21-28 Save up to 92% on Popular Homeschooling Curriculum, Many from Cathy Duffy's Top 100 Picks!

Reading Lessons through Literature – Retail $25.00

Reading Lessons through Literature is a pick-up and go Orton phonogram
reading program organized around the stories in The Elson Readers. Like
other Orton phonogram programs, it focuses on teaching reading through spelling.
First children learn the basic phonograms. Then they begin writing their
spelling words, analyzing them, and reading them for practice. And finally,
they begin to read stories which include the words they’ve learned. RLTL
teaches 75 basic phonograms.

Click here to learn more!

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Level 3 Old Testament Overview Part 1 – Retail
$28.00

On this trail Bible students will learn about the Creation, the Promises
God made to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and much more. Along the path
they will also learn basic Bible geography through mapping exercises.

Students will draw the timeline, identify biblical locations on a
map, and recite memory verses and important facts from the Bible.
Students who take this trail will be able to identify the people and
places of the Bible!

Click here to learn more!

Build Your Bundle - Homeschool Edition Sale: July 21-28 Save up to 92% on Popular Homeschooling Curriculum, Many from Cathy Duffy's Top 100 Picks!

Jim Hodges Audio Books – Retail $90.00

Download the top 5 G.A. Henty Audio Books of all time! These exciting, historically
accurate, uplifting stories in complete, unabridged recordings by Jim Hodges
Productions will have your children begging for more! The titles include:
With Lee in Virginia, In Freedom’s Cause, Beric
the Briton
, For the Temple, and Winning His
Spurs
.

Click here to learn more!

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Notebooking Pages: Trees & Plants – Retail
$11.90

The Plants & Trees Basic Study contains 49 notebooking pages includes diagrams
and pages designed to complement your child’s basic study of plants
and trees. Also included is Trees of North America, 344+ notebooking
pages covers 43 of North America’s trees. Wonderful coloring pages,
choice of primary or regular lines, and a variety of layouts are included
for each tree in this set.

Click here to learn more!

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Notebooking Pages: Complete Birds Set – Retail
$23.80

This is the entire collection of nature study birds notebooking sets! You
will be amazed at all of the pages you will get in this bundle! This
bundled purchase includes:
All About Birds Basic Study Notebooking
Pages, Birds of the World Notebooking Pages, North American Birds
Notebooking Pages, and Tropical Birds Notebooking Pages.

Click here to learn more!

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Notebooking Pages: Wildflowers, Weeds, and Garden
Flowers – Retail $12.95

This set was created to compliment a nature study of flowers using the Handbook
of Nature Study, by Anna Botsford Comstock. There are 8 designed notebooking
pages for each Wildflower, Weed, & Garden Flower named in this study
(over 45 plants in all!). Included are both regular-lined and primary-lined
so they will work for all ages.

Click here to learn more!

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NaturExplorers Fruit & Nuts – Retail $8.95

This unit will not only have you observing and examining fruits and nuts,
you will learn to observe insect and animal behavior, watch for the effects
of disease or weather on plants and be challenged to create meals, make
models, create history reports and so much more!

Also included is a slight focus on the Fruits of the Spirit in the
Bible section with additional book, music and activity ideas to follow
through with Biblical character training. This is a well-rounded unit
chock-full of lessons to fit every academic area!

Click here to learn more!

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Words With Wings – Retail $39

Introducing Words With Wings, an exciting new poetry curriculum and
contest for kids. Each monthly lesson includes the simple explanation
of a fun poetry form and poetic devices, a writing prompt, examples
from the Words With Wings poets, easy ‘how-to’ tips, and samples from
famous poets.

Bible verses are woven through each lesson in a relevant way that
inspires a love of language, as well an understanding of the language
of His love.

Click here to learn more!

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Discipleship: A Character Curriculum Using Scriptures
- Retail $14.95

Discipleship: A Character Curriculum Using Scripture is a one, two
or three year curriculum geared toward children who are learning to
write and all the way to a high school curriculum. Each year curriculum
has assignments for a 5 day week, however if you desire to take longer
with this curriculum, just turn it into whatever year curriculum works
for your own family!

Click here to learn more!

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Because I Said So – a Biblical Study of Obedience
- Retail $4.99

This is a brand new 26 page Bible
study that teaches HOW and WHY we should obey through scripture and study
of biblical people who struggled with the issue of obedience. Also included
is a bonus hymn study on the beloved hymn, Trust and Obey. The study
is perfect for family devotions, quiet time or homeschool Bible class!

Click here to learn more!

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When I Survey – a Hymnological Journey to the
Cross – Retail $4.99

When I Survey is a 12-day hymnological journey to the cross. Students
and families will dig into the Bible and then support their learning with
the study of a hymn. This study will empower you to set truth deep into
the hearts of your children in a simple and easy way!

Click here to learn more!

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Breakfast Stations Pack – Retail $2.99

This pack is just what every
busy mom needs. You’ll find 60+ days of breakfasts that your kids can make
themselves in less than 3 minutes. They are healthy, fast, easy, and best
of all…FRUGAL!

Click here to learn more!

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How to Build a Strong Christian Home – Retail
$4.99

 

Most of us love our families
very much but we struggle in so many different ways, and sometimes we just
need a little help and guidance to become the family we know the Lord wants
us to become. Our families are a blessing and worth the patience, love,
and time to invest in building a strong Christian home for God’s glory and
we can do this one step at a time.

Click here to learn more!

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*Lots of ways to save!

  1. When you purchase ANY 2 pre-assembled bundles you will get the 3rd
    pre-assembled bundle of equal or lesser value for 50% off!
  2. When you purchase ANY 2 “build your own” bundles you will get
    the 3rd “build your own” bundle of equal or lesser value for
    50% off!
  3. Tell your friends about the “Build Your Bundle” – Homeschool
    Edition
    Sale using our referral system that is found on the top
    of the website
    ! When 10 of your referrals visit our site using your
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*The B2G1 50% off offer applies to pre-assembled or “Build Your Own
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Discount taken off the lowes priced bundle. See site for complete details and FAQ.

Prefer to pick and choose what you want?
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TGIF Giveaway!!


My friend April over at Faith n’ Pixie dust asked me to share this fabulous giveaway with my readers today.(Thanks April)  Good luck to all of you who enter!

persecuted book review

Have you ever felt Persecuted for your faith? Persecuted is a fiction book that deals with that very subject. The story line of the book is about a popular evangelist that stands for his belief that there is only one way to heaven and will not endorse a bill that will make all religions equal. Check out the full book review HERE.

Enter to win a copy of Persecuted, based on a Daniel Lusko Film opening July 18th in theaters.

Be sure to check out PERSECUTED the movie at a theatre near you, July 18th!

Visit the official movie website: http://www.persecutedmovie.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/persecutedmovie

About The Author:

Robin Parrish is a journalist who’s written about the intersection of faith and pop culture for more than a decade. He’s also the author of Offworld and The Dominion Trilogy . Robin and his wife and children live in North Carolina. Visit Robin’s website. www.robinparrish.com

“Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Faith n’ Pixie Dust and any participating blogs are not responsible for prize fulfillment. If you have any questions please email April at admin@faithnpixiedust.com.