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The HomeScholar Online Christmas Party!

December 1, 2012

The HomeScholar Online Christmas Party will be LOTS fun! #Homeschool @TheHomeScholar

Join me for fun and games, laughter and friendship, giveaways and prizes! The HomeScholar Online Christmas Party is going to be SO much fun! It will be just like a regular Christmas party, only it will be completely online. My mom helped me think of fun things to do online for the party, and it’s going to be a blast! We will have a cookie exchange, play party games, share white elephant gifts, and get party favors. While we are together, you can ask me anything about homeschooling high school while we are chatting and laughing. It’s not a bother, just bring your questions and we’ll sip hot chocolate and talk about it. We will also share ideas for making homemade gifts, ornaments, and recipes. Feel free to show up in your sweats or jammies – you can even wrap your gifts while we party, I don’t mind! Just pay close attention so you can jump up and win some great prizes when the time comes! I can’t think of a better way to spend a December evening than celebrating with YOU!

Date: December 6th

Time: 5 pm (pacific time)

Reserve your place now!

Register for the party here

I want to thank so many of my wonderful business friends for providing great giveaways for the party!

The Homeschool Experiment
The Homeschool Experiment, by Charity Hawkins

A Delightful Novel for Moms

Set in the hilarious, hard, and beautiful world of homeschooling, this is the perfect first book for those just starting out on their homeschooling journey, or beginning to consider the idea, and it’s a reminder to the veteran homeschooler that you’re not alone.
Retail Value: $12.99

My Audio School
My Audio School

One Year Subscription to My Audio School AND Free Audio Downloads for All!

My Audio School provides classic books, old-time radio theater, historical radio and television broadcasts, and more make My Audio School a treasure trove for educators, parents and students alike.
Retail Value: $14.99

Also from My Audio School

Free Audio Downloads for All!

Audios from old time radio theater, related to Christmas.  There is a radio broadcast of It’s a Wonderful  Life starring Jimmy Stewart, a reading of O. Henry’s Gift of the Magi, a couple of episodes of The Cinnamon Bear, an episode of Sergeant Preston of the Yukon, a Hallmark radio theater drama of The Long Winter, based on Laura Ingalls Wilder’s book by the same name, and finally a 30 minute radio adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol!

Susan K. Marlow
Badge of Honor and Gold
Badge of Honor, plus a vial of real gold

From the author of the Circle C Adventures comes a new series set during the waning days of the California gold rush. In book 1, Badge of Honor, twelve-year-old Jem Coulter’s and his sister Ellie’s lives begin to unravel when their father accepts a job as sheriff of lawless Goldtown. Then their gold-panning creek dries up and Jem determines to find out why—and plunges head on into danger. Wholesome reading from a biblical worldview.
Retail Value: $10

Susan K. Marlow
Andi’s Circle C Christmas and Paper Dolls

Andi’s Circle C Christmas and Paper Dolls

Children ages 6-8 can join six-year-old Andi, her baby horse Taffy, and her family and friends on the Circle C ranch in 1874. In book 6, Andi is sure Christmas will be an unhappy holiday when grumpy Aunt Rebecca comes for a visit. Can Andi give Jesus the perfect birthday present by being kind and obedient to her bossy aunt?

Paper doll set includes Andi, Riley, and their animals friends on heavy, glossy card stock, plus 3 pages of glossy clothes with Velcro fasteners.
Retail Value: $13

Susan K. Marlow
Andrea Carter and the Long Ride Home and “Mini” Breyer Palomino Horse

Andrea Carter and the Long Ride Home, plus a “Mini” Breyer palomino horse

Living on the Circle C ranch in 1880s California provides twelve-year-old Andi with more than her fair share of adventures. From nearly trampling her schoolmaster with her palomino horse, Taffy, to outwitting an escaped convict, Andi’s life is never boring. Her hair-raising escapades always end up teaching her valuable lessons about family, faith, and friends.
Retail Value: $12


Syl-la-bles Game

Syl–la–bles is a game for all ages, as the difficulty of the words is up to each individual playing the game.  The object of the game is to come up with the longest and most difficult words beginning with the letter on the spaces you land on. The longer the words, the more points you score. First person to achieve the set amount of points (decided before the game starts) is the winner.  Syl-la-bles encourages players to be creative and think big!
Retail Value: $24.99

You Can Do It Too!
You Can Do It Too!

You Can Do It Too! 25 Homeschool Families Share Their Stories

A Series of interviews with 25 homeschool families answering questions of ‘Why do you homeschool?’ ‘What does it look like?’ ‘How do you find what to teach? ‘What do your kids think?’ and much more. Our goal is to share with you the how’s and why’s – the successes and failures.  By Lorilee Lippincott.
Retail Value: $9.99

Homeschool Diploma
T-Shirt from Homeschool Diploma

Class of 2013 Black T-Shirt, for Guys or Girls

This Class of 2013 T-shirt is one-of-a-kind!  The front of the shirt reads “SENIOR CLASS – Ruling the World Since 2013.” Shirt is 100% preshrunk cotton.
Retail Value: $16.99

Homeschool Diploma
2013 Sweatshirt from Homeschool Diploma
Black “Class of TWENTY 13″ Hoodie for Guys & Girls

This black hooded sweatshirt is complemented by a white design. 51% cotton, 49% polyester.
Retail Value: $28.25

Total Yearbooks
Total Yearbooks!

$50 Gift Certificate from Total Yearbooks!

Total Yearbook is an easy, affordable solution for homeschools to print their own yearbooks. Teach your child the elements of photography, technology and design while creating a yearbook that they will treasure forever!  With Total Yearbooks you can design your entire book and upload a PDF or you can choose from one of our professionally designed templates and insert your photos and add captions.
Retail Value: $50

BibleMesh Biblical Story Course
BibleMesh Biblical Story Course

An interactive, web-based course for adults and high schoolers. Explore evangelical theology driven by the story of the Bible. You’ll make connections between the Old and New Testament and, ultimately, see Christ in Scripture from Genesis to Revelation.
Retail Value:  $39.99

Valarie Budayr
The Ultimate Guide to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
The Ultimate Guide to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

An entertaining and educational children’s book enhanced with animations, games, recipes, videos, and more providing hours of fun for kids and parents alike. Based on the beloved story of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory this interactive, action and adventure is filled with delight and carries you through the Chocolate Factory with stops along the way to create, laugh, and learn. It reawakens the passion of “jumping” inside the pages with each chapter being a gateway into a magical world.
The Ultimate Guide to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a 185 page step-by-step guide with over 20 activities and crafts for you and your children.
Retail Value: The Apple version is $7.99 and the PDF Version is $14.95

Indie Boards and Cards
Flash Point: Fire Rescue Game
Flash Point: Fire Rescue Game

A fully cooperative board game, everyone plays on the same firefighting team – win or lose together!   Every turn is filled with the tension of having to fight the fire back, rescuing victims or investigating points of interest.  Players can ride the ambulance to safety or fire the engine’s deck gun in a desperate attempt to control the blaze.  No two games are ever the same – and with two rule-sets (family, & experienced) and 3 different difficulty levels, there is a challenge to be had for all.  Flash Point Fire Rescue is available where ever great games are sold, including your local game store, Barnes and Noble and select Target locations.
Retail Value: $$39.99

Home School Enrichment Magazine
Home School Enrichment Magazine Gift Subscription!
One-Year Subscription to Home School Enrichment Magazine

Home School Enrichment Magazine gives you the encouragement, inspiration, and practical teaching ideas you need to keep your homeschool going strong, all year long. Each issue is packed with useful and real-world homeschool help, Biblical insights, and much more to make this the best homeschool year you’ve ever had!
Retail Value: $21.97


  1. Robin E. says:

    Uh? When? I’ve read this three times over and am very excited, but I don’t see a day or time listed.

    December 1st, 2012 at 11:31 am

  2. Lee says:

    Thanks for pointing this out, Robin. I have added the registration link. Sorry for missing that important detail!


    December 1st, 2012 at 2:25 pm

  3. Robin E. says:

    ACK!!! This is the second year in a row your online Christmas party has been on a day I have other things going on. In a three week period this evening is the only evening that I am not available. Sigh. Maybe next year.

    December 4th, 2012 at 11:18 am

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