Family Finds – May 10, 2014

Family Finds (May 10, 2014) - DrinkBands, BerkeysDrinkBands have been a staple in our household for several years now.  They are a great way to keep all those cups under control!  TODAY ONLY, you can get 20% Off DrinkBands in their Band Blitz Mega Sale!  Like their Facebook page and read the latest post on their blog for the discount code.DrinkBand Blitz 20% off!


For many years, we’ve been wanting a Berkey.  We aren’t exactly preppers, but we do believe in being prepared – especially if we can help others in a time of crisis.  Berkeys are tall, stainless steel water filtration systems that will take pond water and make it drinkable!  This is the ideal product for people who live in areas where the water is not of good quality or in case of a natural disaster.  The best part is, it doesn’t strip the water of the good stuff!

We chose to order through UES because they had a better in-stock selection, but you can also find Berkey at Bulk Herb Store.

We ordered the Big Berkey with 2 black filters.  You can buy an additional 2 for faster filtration.  We have a family of 9 and filling up the Berkey at every meal is a must.  If you want to be less “tied-down,” buy a bigger one, but consider your counter space.  They are big, but well worth the investment.

UES Water


Homeschool Foundation

If your family is looking for ways to help others in the homeschooling community, or perhaps need help yourselves, take a look at the Home School Foundation (the charity associated with HSLDA).  They help homeschoolers in all sorts of difficult circumstances – from the recent tornadoes to single parent homeschoolers, families with special needs, and military families.

Speaking of military families, did you know that Apologia (one of our favorite homeschool curriculum companies!) gives a 40% discount to military and missionary families?!


As you think ahead to the new school year, I wanted to remind you of some of the goodies contained within the pages of my newest ebook LARGE FAMILY HOMESCHOOLING!

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Have a blessed weekend!  I’m heading to my mom’s for tea. :)

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  1. We love our 6L Berkley for our young family of 5! Brought it overseas with us because we figured that would be a better investment than buying bottled water long-term (no heavy bottles to carry home from the store either). It packs down so nicely for travel. And the water that comes thru tastes great!