Tag Archive: Product Reviews

31 Days to Clean {Giveaway}

Are you overwhelmed with homemaking duties? Have you lost the peace and contentment you used to find in caring for your home? Do you desire joy as you go about your daily tasks? 31 Days to Clean: Having a Martha House the Mary Way is more than a “how-to” book, it shares a vision for…

Hardwood Block Set {Giveaway}

Mark and I collect open ended, creativity inspiring toys for our children, toys that both boys and girls enjoy and that will entertain a wide range of ages. As a matter of fact we routinely cull toys that don’t have those possibilities. The latest addition to our selection of open-ended, creative toys is this large…

Family Gift: Bounce House

Spring is here with balmy days, fresh breezes, open windows and greeness growing everywhere one turns. It’s time to scale back the bookwork, boost nature studies and spend the days outdoors. This spring our family has been blessed with a whole new outdoor activity – bouncing. I’d heard of inflatable bouncers before, but had not…

Family Strategies {Giveaway}

Congratulations to Rebecca P. @ Our Burgeoning Family for winning a pass to the Vision Forum Family Strategies Webinar. Would you appreciate a 20-Week Energy Boost of Strategic Thinking and Encouragement? From entertainment choices and home decor to travel and music in the home Doug and Beall Phillips, parents of eight and founders of Vision…

Curriculum Advice by Victoria Botkin {Giveaway}

If you are a homeschooler and know me in real life, then I’ve probably recommended “Curriculum Advice from Victoria Botkin“. Mark and I purchased Curriculum Advice Vol. 1 and 2 a few months ago and our family has been blessed by Mrs. Botkin’s wisdom.  I’ve been recommending it since as a terrific source of advice…

Large Family Logistics Giveaway

Congratulations to Amy @ A Call to Adventure and Melissa @ These are the Moments for winning the copies of Large Family Logistics. Yes, you read that right. Raising Olives is giving away not one, but TWO copies of Large Family Logistics. Earlier this week I gushed (and a lot of you gushed) about how…

Dinosaur Park Giveaway

Congratulations to Carey M who won the Dinosaur Park Giveaway! Constructive Playthings sent us their dinosaur park playset just in time for Christmas.  We wrapped it up and gave it to Colby (4) Christmas morning.  He immediately wanted to set it up and with a little help was able to put it together. The structure…

Children Are a Blessing: Giveaway & Review

Congratulations to Alison who won the “Children Are a Blessing” DVD. Perhaps the reason that I watched this DVD with tears in my eyes is because I feel a heavy burden for thousands of Christians who believe the lie and refuse the eternal blessing of children in exchange for perceived  physical and/or material comfort.  Perhaps…

BambinoLUK Giveaway and Review

We love having our little ones in the room while we read aloud, study and discuss whatever we are studying in school because they pick up so much information and this allows them to be part of our family discussion.   (Colby {4} recently explained to me that it’s hard to tell what dinosaurs really…

Electrolux Oxygen Ultra Giveaway and Review

Congratulations to Kathryn for winning the Oxygen Ultra air cleaner. Yesterday in my post on keeping our family healthy I mentioned that we use an air filter.   Today you have a  chance to win one. In addition to neutralizing viruses and bacteria, the Electrolux Oxygen Ultra with Plasma Wave touts an odor sensor that automatically…

Train Table & Train Set Giveaway and Review

Colby (4) loves all thing train and we have considered purchasing a train table for years.  We’ve imagined the joy of allowing the boys to keep up their elaborate track day after day after day without the rest of the family tripping over it or of not having a train track ranging across the school…

Inchimals Giveaway and Review

A fun, hands-on toy that introduces children to math concepts and terms, Inchimals encourages open-ended, creative play and exploration.