Friday, June 20, 2014

Diana and Friends Experience History Through Music Giveaway -- $700+ Value!

You know how very much I enjoy history.  It has always been my favorite subject and I love sharing it with my children.  I especially like being able to make the days of old come to life through music and pictures.

When the opportunity came for me to take part in the launch of an upcoming release of Experience History through Music by my friend, Diana Waring, I jumped at the chance.  Diana has such a sweet spirit and the stories she shares are inspiring to this homeschool mom.    I absolutely adore what I've seen so far -- and can't wait for you to read my complete review.  {It's coming in just a few weeks, so be sure to check back for it.}

In the meantime, take a few minutes now and check out the magnitude of GREAT homeschool resources in this marvelous giveaway put together by Diana and Friends.  You're going to LOVE what you can win and I'm hoping you win BIG.  Enjoy.

Diana and Friends Giveaway

To celebrate the release of Experience History Through Music, I am joining members of the Diana Waring Launch Team for an amazing giveaway. Friends of Diana have joined in and as you can see, someone's homeschool is going to be greatly blessed!

Here's what you could win!

From Diana Waring Presents

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Experience History Through Music - set of 3 books with CDs ($50/set) Diana Waring Presents is about to bring back into print the BEST folk music you have ever heard, combined with the fascinating stories they represent in American history!   The Experience Music Through Historyseries includes: America - Heart of a New Nation, Westward Ho! - Heart of the Old West  and Musical Memories of Laura Ingalls Wilder. The musicians are amazing, every instrument is real, lots of great vocalists, and more toe-tapping music than you can imagine! The books tell the stories behind the songs.  Together, they bring American history to life through it's music!!With fascinating history books and toe-tapping folk music CDs, American history has NEVER been this fun!

Encouragement for Homeschool Moms Collection ($25) Every mom needs that word of encouragement from someone who has been there, who has grownup children and can speak with assurance about the journey. Homeschool moms have an extra portion of the journey to navigate, and often wish for an extra voice that will offer direction but without nagging or prodding. Diana Waring has that voice.

From A Journey Through Learning

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$50 Gift Certificate $50 to spend in the A Journey Through Learning store, applicable toward any digital download purchase.


From Homeschool Legacy

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Westward Ho! Part I ($19.95) Load up your wagon! Discover the extraordinary times of adventurous frontiersmen and brave pioneers as you travel cross-country along the Erie Canal,  Oregon Trail, and even “remember the Alamo” in Westward Ho Part I.

Westward Ho! Part II ($19.95) Continue the exciting saga begun in Westward Ho! Part I as you journey with the forty-niners, ride the rails of the Transcontinental Railroad, experience life on the prairie, and discover the exciting era of cowboys and cattle drives in Westward Ho! Part II.

From Knowledge Quest Maps

Map Trek: Atlas and Outline Maps of World History ($55) Map Trek is a historical atlas plus outline maps that allow you to teach geography alongside history. This is a resource that any homeschool parent can use with brilliant success, even if you don't remember a thing from your history or geography classes in public school.


From Home School Adventure Co. 

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Philosophy Adventure™ Digital Download ($39.95) Philosophy Adventure™ is designed to help students 6th-12th grade cultivate and defend a biblical worldview by teaching them how to write skillfully, think critically, and speak articulately as they explore the history of ideas.


From Heidi St. John (The Busy Mom and Real Life Press)

Firmly Planted Family Devotional Digital Volume 3 ($39) The Firmly Planted Family Series is divided into ten-week studies and is your key to making sense of the Bible—even if you’re learning right along with your children. Each lesson provides a core idea, a simple narrative, memory verses and discussion questions for children of all ages. And the companion student workbook is filled with age-appropriate, full-color, reproducible activities for children of any age!

From Raising Real Men

Free Registration to Boyhood Boot Camp or Boot Camp 9-12 LIVE webinar series (winner's choice) plus Mom & Dad Special Raising Real Men (Book for Mom to read in the bathroom + AudioBook for Dad to listen to on the commute) ($62-69)

Free Registration for Marriage Retreat Online plus His & Hers Special of My Beloved and My Friend: How To Be Married To Your Best Friend Without Changing Spouses (book + audiobook), ($65)

 From Institute for Excellence in Writing


$50 Gift Certificate $50 to spend in the IEW store, applicable toward any purchase.

From The Old Schoolhouse Magazine

ST-Affiliate-300x300_zpsb38aa8ae ($139) A one year membership to the curriculum arm of The Old Schoolhouse Magazine. Nearly 100 classes for Pre-K to High School, taught by expert teachers, and lots of extras including the Schoolhouse Planners, Schoolhouse Expos, monthly free ebook downloads and more.


The Old Schoolhouse Magazine 2014 Print Book ($15) Be encouraged, enlightened, and educated with the all new 2014 Annual Print Book published by The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine.You’ll get a year’s worth of homeschool support in almost 300 pages in this full color one-of-a-kind print magazine for homeschoolers, by homeschoolers. This is a magazine you’ll refer to again and again.

From Writing with Sharon Watson


The Power in Your Hands ($53.96) With The Power in Your Hands: Writing Nonfiction in High School, they’ll learn what they need to know for high school and will be prepared for college writing.

Writing Fiction [in High School] ($35) Are you raising the next C. S. Lewis or Jane Austen? Help your students develop their fiction-writing talents with Writing Fiction [In High School]: Bringing Your Stories to Life.

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  1. Currently with my children we have been studying the Civil War. It's been interesting and we've learned a lot.

  2. We haven't studied much American History in our homeschool yet, and to be honest, I HATED history before I started teaching it in my own home. ;-) So honestly I don't even know what my choices are for "periods of American History," but I enjoy doing and learning the homemaking and homesteading type activities like making our own butter and cooling down the house without electricity. :)

  3. Civil War history....particularly in Louisiana and Mississippi!

  4. This sounds like an AWESOME package!

  5. Pioneer days! Living off the land. Tryimg to teachy boys to teach my boys to do this.

  6. This sounds like an awesome package to win. And I love Diana Waring's stuff!!

  7. Woops - My favorite part of American History is really the "birthing" process that began our great country.

  8. The Great Depression, I find it so interesting.

  9. My favorite period is the colonization. I appreciate all they went through to establish the fragile colonies that grew to become America. - Lori

  10. I like the Civil War... and any Mississippi History.

  11. I like the Civil War.... and all Mississippi history.


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