Category Archive: Reviews

Feb 07

Purex PowerShot Detergent Review and Giveaway

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About the Product Looking for a great laundry detergent redesigned? Purex PowerShot detergent is a new product that takes the guesswork out of measuring laundry detergent. Simply flip open the lid, invert the bottle and pour into your washer. This no-spill detergent bottle is awesome! The same quality detergent you expect from Purex with 50% more …

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Nov 13

Snake Oil from Out of the Box – A Review

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About the Game We love playing games and we try to set aside several nights a month to play games together. We recently had the opportunity to try out Snake Oil from Out of the Box Games.  This game was a crash course on good communication skills. In just about five minutes, you can teach nearly anyone how to …

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Oct 30

Treasure Hunting Fun with Clued in Kids – A Review

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Who doesn’t love treasure hunts? When I was presented with the opportunity to review the Homework Reward Treasure Hunt and the Playdate Treasure Hunt  Clue Book from Clued in Kids, I knew my kids were in for a treat. I have special memories from childhood of my dad writing clues in the form of poetry for myself and my siblings …

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Oct 28

Gaining a Better Understanding of the Scriptures through ‘Mysteries of the Dead Sea Scrolls”

Mysteries of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Mysteries of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Secrets of God Revealed by New Liberty Videos was sent to us for review a few weeks ago. Filmed at the Bible Museum in Goodyear, Arizona, this film provided me with some great food for thought and even sparked an interest in me to learn Hebrew! I have had …

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Oct 16

Learning About Christian Worldview with iWitness books – A Review

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Are you looking for a visually appealing book with stunning graphics that is informative and interesting and also teaches your kids about the Christian worldview? Look no further than the iWitness books from Apologia Educational Ministries. We received iWitness Biblical Archaeology, New Testament iWitness and Old Testament iWitness for review recently and I was very impressed. Christian worldview study has been …

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Oct 01

Preschoolers and Peace – A Book Review

We have a unique challenge in our homeschool with all my kids spread apart by four grade levels. Homeschooling multiple ages can be challenging at times. This school year we have a middle schooler, an elementary student and a preschooler. I was recently sent a copy of Preschoolers and Peace: Homeschooling older kids with success while …

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Sep 18

Teaching Accountability Through the Use of My Student Logbook – A Crew Review

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Teaching accountability and student organization can be one of the most rewarding tasks of a homeschool teacher when fruit is realized. At the beginning of this homeschool year, I knew that my third grader was in need of this skill. I use an assignment list in binders for each of my students, but I needed …

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Sep 16

Goal Setting and My New Favorite Tool

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The 7 Minute Life is a company committed to helping you learn time management skills while boosting your productivity and organizing your life. Time management strategist Allyson Lewis has created an excellent time management tool called The 7 Minute Life™ Daily Planner to help you prioritize and organize your life. I received this product free of charge for …

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Sep 09

Audio Drama for the Entire Family – A Review of Under Drake’s Flag

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Heirloom Audio Productions recently sent us an audio drama for review. I had heard many positive reports of the G.A. Henty books in the homeschooling community, but had never read any of them to my children. Under Drake’s Flag is an audio drama adaptation of the book, Under Drake’s Flag, by G.A. Henty. It follows the adventures of …

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Aug 26

Learning Math Facts with UberSmart – A TOS Review

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I remember the days of being a homeschooled student where the only aids we had to learn math facts were math flashcards. Learning math facts included days of sitting on the front porch swing having someone practice flashcards with me. Flashcards have come a long way since then. Enter UberSmart Math Facts ($24.95 for a family license …

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