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Free Printable Homeschool Planner Worksheet for High School

One of the most common struggles parents face when homeschooling high schoolers is helping them learn how to manage their time and priorities effectively. It’s a skill that will help them now and later in life.Teaching your child how to organize and manage his or her time is one of the most valuable skills you can teach. Not only will it help prepare them for college and work, but it will also give them a sense of security and control in knowing exactly what is expected each day.

It took a bit of trial and error but by the time my oldest daughter was in her “junior” year (I use the term loosely. I know you homeschool parents know what I mean, though), we finally found a system that worked for us. Based on what I created for my own children, I worked with a designer (because, no, I’m really not good at fancy graphic design) to make one for you and your high schooler.

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Free Printable Thanksgiving Puzzle Activity Puzzle for Homeschoolers

Last week, we gave you a fun little printable Memory Match game from preschoolers; this week, we’ve got something for the older ones.

This Free Printable Thanksgiving Puzzle Activity for homeschoolers has a maze, word search, dot-to-dot and more!

Click the image below to download and print. Don’t forget to check out our Ultimate List of Thanksgiving Books to read too!

 

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Amazon Round Up of GLUTEN FREE Items with Walmart Price Comparisons

Amazon Round Up of Gluten Free Items with Walmart Price Comparisons

Amazon Round Up of GLUTEN FREE Items with Walmart Price ComparisonsDid you know that you can save on groceries from Amazon? Specifically if you’re looking to buy specialty foods like gluten free options! We’ve rounded up 15 popular gluten free products on Amazon and made a comparison with prices we found at Walmart.com.

Gluten free foods are usually more expensive than their gluten-filled counterparts. So, if you’re looking to save money on gluten-free foods, check out the items below:

1. Bisquick Gluten Free Pancake Mix, 16 oz – 3 ct — $13.05
Save Up to 15% and Free Shipping with Subscribe & Save
Final Price: $11.09 or $3.70 each
** Compare to $4.58 each from Walmart.com.

2. Glutino Gluten Free Toaster Pastries, 5 pk — $3.47
Available with Free Shipping from Prime Pantry
Final Price: $3.47 shipped
** Compare to $3.62 each from Walmart.com.

3. Annie’s Homegrown Vanilla & Cocoa Bunny Cookies, 7 oz – 6 pk — $23.83
Clip Coupon to Save 20% Off First Order
Save Up to 15% and Free Shipping with Subscribe & Save
Final Price: $16.20 or $2.70 each
** Compare to $4.18 each from Walmart.com.

4. Glutino Gluten Free Pretzel Twists, 14 oz — $4.49
Available with Free Shipping from Prime Pantry
Final Price: $4.49 shipped
** Compare to $4.98 each from Walmart.com.

5. Pamela’s Simple Bites Gluten Free Cookies, 7 oz — $3.39
Available with Free Shipping from Prime Pantry
Final Price: $3.39 shipped
** Compare to $3.37 each from Walmart.com.

6. Chex Gluten Free Oatmeal, 6 ct – 2 pk — $5.66
Save Up to 15% and Free Shipping with Subscribe & Save
Final Price: $4.81 or $2.41 each
** Compare to $2.98 each from Walmart.com.

7. Annie’s Chewy Gluten Free Granola Bars, 5 pk — $4.46
Clip Coupon to Save 20% Off First Order
Save Up to 15% and Free Shipping with Subscribe & Save
Final Price: $3.03 shipped
** Compare to $3.18 each from Walmart.com.

8. Udi’s Gluten Free Soft Baked Cookies, 9 oz — $3.88
Available with Free Shipping from Prime Pantry
Final Price: $3.39 shipped
** Compare to $3.88 each from Walmart.com.

9. Glutino Gluten Free Instant Pancake Mix, 6.67 oz — $4.27
Save Up to 15% and Free Shipping with Subscribe & Save
Final Price: $3.63 shipped
** Compare to $3.63 each from Walmart.com.

10. Heartland Gluten Free Spaghetti, 12 oz – 5 pk — $14.00
Save Up to 15% and Free Shipping with Subscribe & Save
Final Price: $11.90 or $2.38 each
** Compare to $2.00 each from Walmart.com.

11. Betty Crocker Gluten Free Brownie Mix, 16 oz — $4.38
Available with Free Shipping from Prime Pantry
Final Price: $4.38 shipped
** Compare to $3.88 each from Walmart.com.

12. Annie’s Homegrown Gluten Free Mac and Cheese, 6 oz — $2.78
Clip Coupon to Save 15% Off First Order
Available with Free Shipping from Prime Pantry
Final Price: $2.36 shipped
** Compare to $2.48 each from Walmart.com.

13. King Arthur Gluten Free All Purpose Flour, 24 oz — $5.48
Available with Free Shipping from Prime Pantry
Final Price: $5.48 shipped
** Compare to $5.48 each from Walmart.com.

14. Go Picnic Ready-t0-Eat Meals Turkey Pepperoni and Cheese, 3 oz – 6 pk — $20.14
Save Up to 15% and Free Shipping with Subscribe & Save
Final Price: $17.12 or $2.85 each
** Compare to $3.53 each from Walmart.com.

15. Glutino Gluten Free Crackers, 4.4 oz — $3.72
Available with Free Shipping from Prime Pantry
Final Price: $3.72 shipped
** Compare to $3.72 each from Walmart.com.

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Get Summer Savings on Blue Bunny Ice Cream


Who does love a bit of ice cream?  Okay, a lot of ice cream!

Let the good times roll this summer with Blue Bunny! Make sure to check your local newspaper on Sunday, August 2. and get a special offer on Blue Bunny ice cream cartons, cones, sandwiches and bars redeemable at a retailer near you.

Whether you’re carving for the signature Bunny Tracks, the classic Simply Vanilla ice cream sandwiches, or the irresistibly fun Mini Swirls, all ice cream lovers throughout all 50 states will get the chance to choose from tantalizingly tasty Blue Bunny ice cream flavors and a delectable collection of cones, sandwiches and bars.

Made in Le Mars, Iowa, Blue Bunny uses fresh milk sourced from local dairy farms and turns it into delicious ice cream within 24 hours.

For more information about Blue Bunny, visit www.bluebunny.com.

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Fellowes Saturn 3i 95 Laminator {Review & Giveaway}

Disclosure: I received a Fellowes Saturn 3i 95 Laminator for the purpose of this review.  All opinions expressed here are honest and my own.

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As a parent, you may be searching for more ways to get organized – including keeping tabs on important documents such as: transcripts, certificates, memories, or maybe a portfolio for your homeschool student.  With all of the papers adding up, how many times have you wished that a laminator sat on top of one of your shelves or desks just to achieve this task? Is there one that can actually do that without taking up a ton of space?

I recently received a small office laminator, the Saturn 3i 95 (colors silver and black) by Fellowes. Upon pulling it out of the box, you can most definitely tell that it’s a space saver.  It’s also light weight!

That’s right, it’s not a bulky laminator and can laminate more than you think.  I also received a package of Fellowes Laminating Pouches to complete my laminating tasks. They are water resistant, can enhance colors, and are easy to wipe clean.

As soon as the laminator arrived, I was so excited to get started and give the Saturn 3i 95 a try. Let’s just say I was like a kid in the candy store.

Is the Saturn 3i 95 easy to use?  In one word, yes! 🙂

How to Set Up the Laminator

Just find a stable surface for the laminator. Make sure that there is enough space behind the machine to allow the items you want to laminate to pass through without any issues. Plug the machine into an easy electrical outlet and you are good to go.

How to Use the Saturn 3i 95 Laminator

Turn on the laminator.  There is a power button on the back of the machine.  As soon as it is turned on, all of the buttons on the front of the machine will flash.  This is to show it’s working properly.

There are different settings to choose from 3mil to 5mil default hot settings. For cold setting, press the snowflake button to cool the laminator for self-adhesive laminating.

How do you know when the laminator is ready to use? You will hear a beeping sound.

Pull out one laminating pouch and place document into the open side of the pouch. Line the document against the edge of the laminator. Be sure to use appropriate sized pouch for the document you want to laminate. Place the sealed edge of the pouch into the laminator first. It will slowly move into the laminator and upon exit may be hot or soft. The machine does have a red release lever (on the back of the machine) when it comes to the end of laminating task, or if you encounter any issues.

The first document I laminated (after doing a test run with a piece of paper, highly recommended), was my daughter’s baptism certificate.  It turned out beautifully.  Since then, I have laminated a variety of documents that I have been aching to laminate, including my husband’s I.D. cards for work, etc. He’s loving the machine as well.

Here are some photo images of my laminating experience:

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The Saturn 3i 95 is definitely my new favorite small office machine. The best thing about the laminator is that when it’s performing a job, it’s quiet. There is no noise to worry. In fact, it’s so quiet I had to check to see if it was working properly when indeed it was.

I highly recommend this product for all families. The Saturn 3i 95 small office laminator is valued at $169.99. Some retailers may offer it at a discounted price.  You can purchase this product from these retailers:

Online Retailers

  • Office Depot
  • Quill
  • Buy Online Now
  • Office Super Savers
  • Walmart

Buy From Retailer

  • Staples

You can also buy from a retailer near you.

Fellowes offers a free laminating resource center where you can download fun templates. Simply visit Fellowes.com/IdeaCenter, for educational worksheets, flashcards, and planners.

You can stay up to date with Fellowes office products by following them on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

****WIN IT****

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Are you ready to get a laminator of your own?

In celebration of this review, one laminator will be given away {for free} right here on Modern Homeschool Family.  Just fill out the Rafflecopter form, leave a comment and complete other entries to build-up points by August 5th.

One winner will be picked randomly after the giveaway has ended. If you are the winner, you will have 2 business days to respond or another winner will be randomly chosen.

If you are interested in purchasing one right away, visit www.Fellowes.com.

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Oscillo – Win a Trip to Paris Sweepstakes

Enter the “Wherever You Go, Take Oscillo” Sweepstakes for your chance to win a trip to Paris! This exciting #Oscillo2Paris sweepstakes kicks off today and runs through March 11, 2015.

No purchase is necessary to enter.

One entry per person per day.

  • One GRAND PRIZE WINNER will receive a five-day, four-night trip for two to Paris, France. The prize includes round-trip airfare and airport transfers and deluxe hotel accommodations.
  • Thirteen WEEKLY WINNERS will receive an Oscillo Travel Prize Pack—one box of Oscillococcinum 6 Dose, a signature red Oscillo scarf, and an official Oscillo luggage tag.
  • All sweepstakes participants will receive one $2 OFF Oscillococcinum coupon with every entry.

 

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