Melissa and Doug 50% off at Amazon TODAY ONLY!

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Melissa and Doug is 50% off at Amazon today only! You won’t want to wait on these deals because they’ll go fast. These Lightning Deals are available today, December 4, 2014, only. My family loves using their learning toys in our home preschool and during intentional toddler time. They are great tools for play and learning! These are our favorites: 1) Melissa & Doug See & 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

Fellowship Friday Favorites & Link Up #48

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Another great week of posts! Below is just one that we hope you don't miss! There were many more, we just got really busy! Check it out: Do you struggle with developing a prayer system that works? Here's a neat idea from Epic Surrender - A Unique Prayer Journal! And now link up your posts! Welcome to Week 48 of Fellowship Friday! We suggest using the hashtags #fellowshipfridays and Continue Reading

Managing Your Kids’ Gift Money

I never thought about managing my kid's gift money, but I'm loving these four tips to get started.

This post is written by contributing writer, Stacy I’m the mean mom. You know the type - I don’t buy toys with batteries, I ONLY give my child 3 gifts at Christmas, I make sure she’s covered up when she’s dressed…and I confiscate her money at birthday parties and Christmas. A few months after Annie was born, we set up her college fund. From that point on, anytime she received a gift of Continue Reading

Repurposing with Pinterest

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This post is written by contributing writer, Stacy from Stacy Makes Cents. There is a phenomenon sweeping the nation... it’s a time sucker – and I love every minute that I spend on it. Pinterest. In case you haven’t heard, Pinterest is a website that is basically one big search engine. You type in what you’re looking for, and when you find it you’re able to “pin” the item to your own bulletin Continue Reading

The Spiritual Discipline of Being Frugal

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This post is written by contributing writer, Alina from Good Old Days Farm. It seems like everybody's talking about the economy these days.  "Recession"... "Unemployment"...  "Inflation"...  "Increased Taxes"... "Tighten your belt"...  "Get on a budget"...  If your pocketbook is starting to feel a wee bit pinched, let me tell you friend, I can totally relate! One day in 2010, my husband Continue Reading

20 Minute Meals & Your Blogging Business Are 50% Off This Week

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In case you missed it, we re-launched our sister site, Christian Mommy Blogger, last week. Whether you are a missionary across seas, a stay at home mom, or a teacher at an inner city school, you have a ministry. You have a calling from God to share the Gospel in whatever season of life you find yourself in. You have a message to share! At Christian Mommy Blogger it is our deepest desire to Continue Reading

I Didn’t Know I had a Cucumber in Here!

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This post is written by contributing writer, Sarah. We've all done it, right? Open up the vegetable bin in the refrigerator only to be met with produce bags of mushy brown things that may have once been food. Sometimes you might not even be sure what the item was. You just know that it was money wasted, since your trash can does not gain health benefits from eating vegetables. About a year Continue Reading

From Debtor to Better eBook 50% Off {Limited Time}

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A few months ago, I told you that God doesn't want your money. Last year marked a hard financial year for Mark and me. The year of 2012 has seen great improvement. Praise the Lord! There are several factors, of course, that play into our financial direction, but reading From Debtor to Better by Barry Myers and then walking through it as a couple was pivotal for changing our financial Continue Reading

What Does Budget Have to Do with God? {Part 2}

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This post is written by contributing writer, Sarah. Yesterday, we learned about the importance of stewarding our finances well by taking a look at key scriptures from God's Word. Today, we're going to get a little more practical by showing you how to set up a budget with a simple spreadsheet. If you want to know the truth of where all your money goes, start doing a running account and Continue Reading