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I Always Go Back to My Favorite Daily Planner

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Homemaker's Friend. All opinions are 100% mine. I'm a planner by nature. Always have been. At the beginning of a new school year, I would sit down with my daily planner, class rubrics, and different colored pens. I'd start with English and work my way all the way through Science taking great care to write down all my deadlines, tests, and Continue Reading

Intentional Living Monthly Checklist for July

Get organized and be intentional with this monthly checklist from IntentionalByGrace.com!

Each month I share a monthly intentional living checklist to help you stay on track with meeting your goals and being intentional. I find these monthly checklists helpful in making sure I take care of important tasks around my home. I'm really looking forward to tackling this month's list. July Intentional Living Monthly Checklist Review your mission statement I’m a big proponent of Continue Reading

How to Host an Ice Cream Social this Summer

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Summer is wrought with possibilities for getting to know your neighbors, hanging out with friends, and enjoying tasty summer treats! My favorite summer activity involves all three - old friends, new friends, and really yummy food. This summer we plan to host a neighborhood ice cream social! It's an easy, low-key way of showing hospitality to others; plus, it's a hit with adults, kids, and Continue Reading

3 Ways I Used the Duck® Brand Shelf Liner to Organize My Kitchen

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Duck Brand for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. My kitchen is a hub of memory making fiascoes along with the daily necessities of food preparation. Basically, it's the most used room in my home. We prepare, eat, and clean up meals together, share family devotions, extend hospitality, enjoy impromptu dance parties, and so much more Continue Reading

5 Myths About Hospitality That Can Keep You From Serving

5 Myths about Hospitality | IntentionalByGrace.com

This post is written by contributing writer, Jane from Devoted SONriser. If you're anything like me, you want to start practicing hospitality so that you can develop deeper friendships. But . . . You're also completely intimidated by the idea of hospitality. That is, the idea that you have to: Get your house fixed up perfectly. Have extra money to blow. Be able to cook an awesome Continue Reading

Intentional Living Monthly Checklist for June

Get organized and be intentional with this monthly checklist from IntentionalByGrace.com!

Each month I share a monthly intentional living checklist to help you stay on track with meeting your goals and being intentional. I find these monthly checklists helpful in making sure I take care of important tasks around my home. I'm really looking forward to tackling this month's list. June Intentional Living Monthly Checklist Review your mission statement I’m a big proponent of Continue Reading

20 Ways to Be Intentional in Your Neighborhood {Part 2}

Loving Your Neighbors (20 Ways to be Intentional in Your Neighborhood) - Inentional By Grace

This is part two of our series on loving your neighbors. You can read part one here.  Loving my neighbors, and loving them well, does not come easily to me! It is way outside my comfort zone. And though none of these ways to be intentional in my neighborhood come naturally to me, I've found that over time it does get easier. So if you're in the same boat (or rather, the same comfort zone), Continue Reading

20 Ways to Be Intentional in Your Neighborhood {Part 1}

Loving Your Neighbors (20 Ways to be Intentional in Your Neighborhood) - Inentional By Grace

As newlyweds, my husband and I were invited to live in an apartment complex rent free. In exchange, we worked to facilitate community among the neighbors with the ultimate purpose of sharing the good news of the Gospel with them! It was a dream job! Get paid for doing something we already loved doing? Sign me up! We worked this job for nearly two years when the Lord moved us to a new place Continue Reading

10 Kitchen Tips that Will Save You Money

10 Kitchen Tips That Will Save You Money - Intentional By Grace

Since my husband quit his job, I've noticed I've been much more intentional in the kitchen. I'm more mindful of what is getting thrown away, as well as different ways I can make my grocery budget stretch just a little bit further. Of course, I would love to say that I was incredibly frugal before my husband quit his job, but I can't. I didn't have to be, and I got lazy. I'm not proud of it, and Continue Reading