I swore I wouldn't use half the math I was taught in Middle School in real life. I was completely wrong. Here's a compilation assorted real-world problems I had to deal with, leading to a profound apology to all the teachers I could find.
Although the setting is the US Army, you can adapt the wording to any kitchen, construction site, trip planning, or whatever as you wish (I've given suggestions in each problem).
Problem solving, here, just happens to involve algebra and geometry. Students are encouraged to research more into applications involving similar situations. Teachers can use each question as a springboard to many situations.
Perfect for homeschoolers who little learners are at levels different from traditional grade levels in different forms of Math!