The 10 Ingredient Natural Cleaning Basket

10 ingredient natural cleaning basket

By contributing writer, Victoria I am in full spring cleaning mode, how about you? I don't know what it is about the change in the weather but when the temperature starts to rise, the sun is shining and the flowers are in bloom, all I want to do is throw open the windows, air out the house and get to work freshening up the inside through cleaning and purging of junk. Spring cleaning fever Continue Reading

The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle is Ready for You {and a FREE printable to help you choose!}

Organize your Ultimate Homemaking Bundle with this FREE printable!

Sometimes I look around my house and wonder how things got so out of hand. When I was a little girl, I dreamed about getting married, becoming a mommy, and having my own home. I would imagine myself standing at the stove cooking something delicious with a baby on my hip and another hanging onto my leg. Never in my dreams did I imagine one or both of those babies crying and whining while Continue Reading

Save the Date: Facebook Party Time!

Save the Date for a Fun Facebook Party! April 21st at 9PM EST! Lots of prizes to giveaway!

Save the date for an Intentional By Grace Facebook party! We had so much fun at our last party, it's definitely gonna be fun to have another! With the upcoming release of this year's Ultimate Homemaking Bundle, the focus for this party is all things homemaking! Come have a ladies night out in with me! You don't have to dress up, put on a fake smile or even talk if you don't want to. Continue Reading

How to Create Routines That Work for You

How To Create Routines That Work For You | Here's some simple steps to creating routines that will save time and energy. | IntentionalByGrace.com

By contributing writer Amy:  Have you ever heard the expression, "Routines are the spice of life"? Umm...me either. Some people think routines are boring, oppressive, mundane. I happen to think they're freeing. They allow me figure out the best process to follow, and then just keep repeating that flow. They help me remember the necessities of life and free up my limited brainpower for Continue Reading

4 Simple Steps to Stress-Free Homemaking

4 Simple Steps to Stress Free Homemaking - Intentional By Grace

Are you a stressed-out homemaker? Don’t stay overwhelmed! Check out this free eCourse: 4 Simple Steps to Stress-Free Homemaking! Are you tired of getting behind on laundry? I am. Do you struggle to keep your kitchen clean? I do. Does the dinner hour have you harried? Oh my, yes! Never mind that I wrote a book to help me get out of this mess. If you're with me, you cannot miss Continue Reading

{Planning 101} Planning Traps to Avoid

Planning Traps to Avoid - Intentional By Grace

We've been talking a lot about effective planning lately. You can go here to see all the posts in our Planning 101 Series. We all have different planning needs. Some of us are wired to be planners by nature. Others of us feel stifled in our souls at the mere thought of planning. Yet all of us have to do plan in some shape, form, or fashion. I want to wrap this series up by sharing some of Continue Reading

{Planning 101} How to Menu Plan to Be More Intentional

How to Menu Plan to Be More Intentional - Intentional By Grace

Somewhere along the way menu planning became difficult for me. Before having children, I meticulously planned my meals and rarely forgot to pull meat out the freezer to thaw. Before having children, I had it all together and I prepared everything from scratch. Before having ... Wait a minute. Wait a minute. Wait a minute. Yes I did menu plan before having children. Yes I did have more time Continue Reading

{Planning 101} How to Do Daily Planning to Be More Intentional

How to do Daily Planning to be More Intentional - Intentional By Grace

We have finally arrived at what we have all been waiting for. The day in which all of your other planning can pay off! We've done our yearly planning, then zoomed in closer and closer through quarterly, monthly, and weekly planning to this very day that is waiting to be tackled. Because you've done so much planning already, your daily planning will consist of mostly review and deciding how to Continue Reading

When it All Seems Overwhelming

7 Tips for When It All Seems Overwhelming - Intentional By Grace

I woke up in a fog. The to-dos were piling one on top of the other. Tasks undone spun through my mind. Exhaustion pelted my body. I hardly even knew which end was up let alone how to get it all done. I was tired and completely overwhelmed. When it all seems overwhelming, planning or doing anything can seem pointless. Why does it matter? I'm behind. I'll never catch up. Something isn't going Continue Reading

{Planning 101} How to Do Weekly Planning to Be More Intentional

How To Do Weekly Planning to Be More Intentional - Intentional By Grace

In Steven Covey’s book, First Things First, he uses an analogy about rocks in a bucket to explain time management. When I heard this story, it enabled me to see just how simple prioritizing can be … both to do and to mess up. The story goes: you’ve got big rocks, small rocks, sand, and water. The big rocks represent your top priorities. The small rocks, sand, and water represent the lesser Continue Reading