A Grace-Filled Approach to Creating a Routine

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By contributing writer Victoria I have a love/hate relationship with routines. On one hand, I love them. I love how having simple routines in place guides my day allowing for predictability. I use routines to outline how my mornings, afternoons and evenings look, and what tasks and daily chores need to be completed. On the other hand, I hate how with each changing season also brings about Continue Reading

Live for Him: A Grace-Filled Look at Planning {2nd Edition!}

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Sometimes we want to make changes in our lives, but we just don't know where to start. I know for me, it's really easy to see all the areas I'm failing miserably. I desire to do what it takes to move in a better direction, but I'm overwhelmed by the magnitude of what actually needs to be done. Basically, I know something needs to change, but I just don't know where to start. Can you Continue Reading

FREE Downloadable Intentional Living Monthly Checklists

Free Intentional Living Monthly Checklists - Intentional By Grace

Are you ready to get organized and be intentional? Do you struggle to remember to review your goals throughout the year? Do you want to be more intentional with hospitality but forget about it until you feel guilty later? Do you just need some help remembering your name at the beginning of each month? I can totally relate! I have something that can help. FREE Intentional Living Monthly Continue Reading

Get Organized for the New Year Before You Get Busy

Get organized for the new year before you get busy!

This post is sponsored by Homemaker's Friend Daily Planner. All opinions are 100% mine. It's time to start thinking about the new year! Can you believe it's November already? I can't. I really can't. This year has flown by! Every year around this time, I begin thinking about the upcoming year. The New Year comes and we're all ready for a fresh start. We reflect on the previous year, we Continue Reading

3 Ways to Get Your Days Back to School Ready

3 Ways to Get Your Days Back to School Ready | IntentionalByGrace.com

By contributing writer, Victoria Do you hear that? Sadly the sounds of summer are quickly coming to an end. The long, lazy days will soon be replaced with school bells, sports practice and a more structured routine as we start to head into the pre-fall phase of the year. I like the term pre-fall because while technically it’s still summer, and for most of the country it still feels like Continue Reading

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

My Top 3 Tips for Getting Things Done

My Top Three Tips for Getting Things Done - Intentional By Grace

I love checking things off a list. I even work best under pressure with a lot of moving parts to a project. I love complex problems, and I especially love solving them. There are definitely times when I don't get everything on my to-do list done (actually most days, if we're honest!). I drop the ball a lot. I lose motivation in the mundane of life. I forget to make dinner. In other words, Continue Reading

Our New Routine: A Daily Rhythm for the Work at Home Family

a new routine for the work at home family

My family thrives on routine and rhythms. Before my husband quit his job, I had a daily schedule and routine that worked for me. It incorporated all that needed to take place each day like house cleaning, intentional toddler time, blogging, etc. My days had a rhythm and a normalcy; albeit a normalcy I wasn't fond of with a husband gone two-thirds of the year. Now that we've been a work at Continue Reading

Creating a Time Budget for Better Time Management

creating a time budget for better time management

My day was over before it even started. I was trying to accomplish all the tasks within the realm of my responsibilities, but instead, I  was merely spinning wheels. Nothing was being accomplished. I was tired, weary, and utterly sick of feeling so overwhelmed. As I sat with my head leaning against the refrigerator door, I surveyed the mess of my home and realized I was attempting to fit far Continue Reading

10 Tips for Being Intentional Every Single Day

10 tips for being intentional every single day! It's not as hard as you think.

There are so many things I want to accomplish each day. The task list is ever growing, and most days the minute I check one thing off my list, I need to add ten more to it. As a work-at-home-mom, I have be intentional every single day in order to keep my house and business running, yet I can't do it all. Not even close! What's surprising is being intentional isn't as hard as you think! Continue Reading