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Galaxy Granola: Get a FREE Bag!

Click here to register for a FREE bag of Galaxy Granola.  (Offer expires 3/31/2010, or while supplies last.)


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FreeFly’s: Get FREE Samples and Coupons

FreeFly’s has a fairly long list of Free Samples of products from various categories (food, beauty, children, health, etc.).  The site also contains an extensive list of Printable Coupons.   Register HERE for free.

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StartSampling will mail coupons to you for signing up.  The coupon book includes coupons for Febreze, Dove, Swiffer, etc.

StartSampling also has a page dedicated to e-coupons (you will need to download the free coupon printing software, which works with many coupon sites) and a page dedicated to Free Sample offers.  The coupons and special offers change from time to time, so it pays to check back on a regular basis.  You’ll also find recipes, craft ideas, helpful hints, and much more.

Here’s a list of a few of the brands with current offers at

Burt’s Bees, Dove, Enfamil, Febreze, Head & Shoulders, L’Oreal, Nature Made, Prilosec, and Swiffer.

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This Week @ Homeschool Freebie of the Day

The weekly Heads Up email from Homeschool Freebie of the Day is in! Here’s the list of FREEBIES that will be available this week. Remember, you will need to visit the site EACH day of the week (Monday through Friday) to receive that day’s freebies!   By the way, I received bonus freebies for being a subscriber to Heads Up.  Don’t miss out on future bonuses for yourself; subscribe today!
Monday, Dec 7th:
A House NOT Divided: Promoting Unity in the Homeschool Family (MP3 audio)

You’ve heard the verses and caught the vision, but what can you do to get your children on your team?  Hal and Melanie Young, the authors of “Raising Real Men: Surviving, Teaching and Appreciating Boys” have eight children, six of them sons.  They know all about bickering and

fighting and don’t like it!  Stop the squabbling and sibling rivalry and begin making memories!  In this  live-recorded, idea-packed conference workshop, the Youngs share how to tear down obstacles and build up family unity in fun, memorable ways, especially during the holidays!


Tuesday, Dec 8th:
The Cinnamon Bear- 8 More Episodes! (MP3 audios)

The wait is over… the next batch of programs is here! It’s THE all-time classic children’s holiday radio program, originally broadcast
back in 1938. Find out why hundreds of families make listening to the adventures of the Cinnamon Bear an annual family holiday tradition!
This is a delightful fantasy adventure for listeners of all ages, with great music, fun characters, and an engrossing (you-can’t-listen-to-just-one) storyline.  This week we’ve got episodes 9-16 for you, with all the rest coming in the next couple of weeks in plenty of time for Christmas!


Wednesday, Dec 9th:
“Origins of Holiday Traditions” Sampler (PDF ebooks)

From, we have this exclusive ebook sampler featuring three excellent stories on the origins of three familiar Christmas items: Christmas Trees; the hymn “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing“; and the classic story “The Legend of the Poinsettia”. Fascinating seasonal history!


Thursday, Dec 10th:
Gifts in a Jar by Jill Cooper & Tawra Kellam (PDF ebook)

Great idea book from LivingOnADime on making your own “in a jar” gift mixes and baskets. Tons of great ideas for easy, inexpensive home-made gift ideas!


Friday, Dec 11th:
Tales of the Nativity (PDF ebook)

Over two dozen classic stories, poems and readings based on Christ’s birth, plus several tales of Christmas with a Christian outlook.


The Children’s Book of Christmas Stories (PDF ebook)

20 classic holiday stories, legends and fables from the 1800s and early 1900s especially chosen for reading aloud that the whole family will enjoy!

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You can get all of these on their respective days at:

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A link to the offers page at, where you can find the current freebies and other offers. also has a registration page where you can subscribe to their e-newsletter.

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