Disinfecting Green All Purpose Cleaner Using Essential Oils

If you are looking for an amazing all purpose cleaner, this disinfecting green all purpose cleaner is just what you have been looking for. The ingredients cost next to nothing, and because you control what goes into it, you have no harsh chemicals to worry about. Its power is second to none, too, as … [Read more...]

30 Heart Felt Conversation Starters to Have With Your Kids + Download

Meaningful conversation with our kids is such a vital part of being an intentional mom, and it couldn't be easier with these 30 great conversation starters. I even created them in a printable form so you can print them off and tuck them wherever they would be convenient to use. Just fill in your … [Read more...]

5 Sneaky Ways to Build a $,1000 Emergency Fund – STAT!

I think we can agree that having an emergency fund is necessary. While none of us like to think about the unthinkable happening, the truth is, is can happen. Layoffs, job cuts, pay cuts. You just never really know. There can also be unexpected expenses that can appear without warning, and without an … [Read more...]

10 Surefire Ways to Eliminate Credit Card Debt One Step At a Time

Are you facing a growing amount of credit card debt? Are you longing to finally get control over your credit card debt but feel lost as to how to DO it? According to 2014 statistics, the average American household is carrying over $15,000 in credit card debt. This can be an overwhelming feeling … [Read more...]

Have a Green Kitchen With Little to No Extra Effort

The kitchen is a great place to start when focusing on being more friendly to the environment because it is an area of our homes that generates lots of waste. With so many foods, dishes, and products of all kinds coming and going, the kitchen is an important place to focus on making smart decisions. … [Read more...]

Things You’re Forgetting To Clean

Cleaning is one of those things that we often get into a routine with. Then, we rarely venture outside of that routine. We clean the things that are in our common areas. There are also the things that are obviously dirty, and these make them easy to clean. But, there are some things that aren’t so … [Read more...]

Secrets to Feeding a Family of 10 on $350 a Month

With one of my most popular posts being one that teaches others how I feed my family of eight for $250, it is time I update how I save money at the grocery store these days as that post is more than a year old. I find that the price of groceries had remained relatively the same, but with kids who … [Read more...]

Kids, Electronics, & Summer…5 Ways Moms Can Keep Their Sanity

I have a love/hate relationship with electronics whether it comes to my own life or in dealing with electronics in the lives of my kids. Kids, summer, free time, electronics...this could be a recipe for a genuine loss of sanity for some parents. Let’s face it, summer generally means that our kids … [Read more...]

Weekend Checklist For a Stress Free Week – FREE Printable!

Do you know how to use your time on the weekend to ensure that a really great week follows? Now that school is in full swing for most of us it is time to do what we can to make sure that our days go smoothly. The weekends are great for relaxing. But, the weekends are also a great time to do a few … [Read more...]

Burned Out? Here’s How to Keep Going When You’ve Got Nothing Left

Burnout. I think we all experience this at different points in our lives. You have so many demands on your time that you can be left feeling like slaves to the things you have to do with no time left for the things you actually want to do. These demands are high, sleep is minimal, and you are … [Read more...]

Busy Family? Here’s How a Mom of 8 Prepares For a Family Outing

*Thanks to Hyland's for partnering with The Intentional Mom on this post. Lately, we are a family on the run. Baseball practices, baseball games, swim practices, swim meets, recitals, concerts, appointments, and on and on the list goes. We are forever going somewhere. I have packing for a family … [Read more...]

10 Secrets to Keeping a Tidy Home

Do you have certain things that clutter up your home? I know I do, but with a few tips and tricks, it really is possible to have a tidy home. Some days it can seem like a never-ending battle since I live with 10 people, but knowing a few tidy home tips can make all the difference. I think it is a … [Read more...]

Blogging Income Report April 2017

April was an exciting month for me as it including traveling out to Seattle to meet with Ruth Soukup and the other members of EBA VIP. It was a great trip, and my head was swimming with all the things I needed to do by the time I got home. In fact, it is still swimming. I share more about EBA … [Read more...]

Freezer Staples For Stress Free Meals (are these things in YOUR freezer?)

Freezer staples are so essential to maintaining a frugal lifestyle in the kitchen. Without simple foods on hand to use in a pinch both in the freezer and in the pantry, grabbing some sort of convenience meal or just heading out for dinner is often the result. Like freezer meals, freezer staples are … [Read more...]

15 Habits Successful People Have (are you one of them?)

Why is it that some people are so successful while others are simply average, mediocre, and ordinary? How is it that some seem to have mastered the art of navigating the waters of success while others only tread water no matter what they do? While not everything I have done has been successful, … [Read more...]