Peace Hill Press Giveaway

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Hooray for mid-week giveaways! Today’s giveaway goodness comes to you from Peace Hill Press.

About Peace Hill Press:

“We are a small, family-run company, working together to produce the best materials for classical education the world has ever seen. Our materials provide parents with a rare combination of academic rigor and ease of use.

Many parents rely on The Well-Trained Mind as their homeschooling authority. The book’s authors, Susan Wise Bauer and Jessie Wise, direct Peace Hill Press. They travel the country, speaking to homeschooling parents about the methodology, philosophy, and the daily nuts and bolts of homeschooling in the 21st century.”

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Weekend Links

The winners of the Organized Simplicity giveaway are Jenn, Angela Herrera, and Lauren. Thanks to everyone who entered! If you didn’t win, it’s not too late to pick up your own copy in time for the holidays!

Weekend Giveaway: ListPlanIt

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Welcome to another fabulous weekend giveaway, hosted by ListPlanIt.

ListPlanIt offers instant access for one full year to hundreds of lists geared toward helping you live a more organized life–and just in time for the holidays, too!

From ListPlanIt:

“Members of ListPlanIt.com have access to hundreds of printable, ready-made lists – and MORE added frequently!

You can browse, get ideas, type or write in your own information, print out the lists you need, and then come back whenever you would like for as long as you remain a member.”

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Christmas Around the World

Written by Simple Homeschool contributor Heidi Scovel of Mt. Hope Chronicles

Christmas is a beautiful season of celebration. I love the comfort of familiar traditions, but I also enjoy discovering new ways to share the delights of the season with my children while learning about the world around us.

We read stories, listen to music, and research online to discover how families in other countries celebrate Christmas. Often, we are inspired to go a little further, such as learning how to fold origami cranes with which to decorate our tree.

While we’ve enjoyed our brief ‘visits’ to other countries, three celebrations in particular have become family traditions that we look forward to every year.

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Organized Simplicity – A Giveaway

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I‘m writing today because of a beautiful package that arrived on my doorstep recently. It’s Organized Simplicity: The Clutter-Free Approach to Intentional Living by my friend Tsh Oxenreider.

I first heard the name Tsh Oxenreider when I had been writing over at my blog Steady Mom for a couple of months. Not having a single clue about how to grow my blog, I purchased audio transcripts from a blogging conference called Blissdom. Tsh was one of the speakers.

After listening, I spent some time exploring Tsh’s blog, Simple Mom. It seemed amazing to me, but I also thought it was similar to the blog I hoped to create. I remember telling my husband Steve, “Is there really a need for another blog about motherhood when she has one that is so huge?”

Steve–ever the wise, prophetic soul, said, “Don’t think of her as competition. Think of her as an ally.”

Now, because of the magic of the blogosphere, Tsh and I work together here at Simple Living Media. She is the real deal and I’m thankful to call her “boss.” (Well, I don’t really call her that, but you know what I mean!)

Organized Simplicity is beautiful, inspiring, and every page conveys Tsh’s heart for families to find the definition of simple living that works for them. (In other words, you don’t have to feel guilty if you have a washing machine!!)
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