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

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

the spiritual discipline of being frugal

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

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

Your Grocery Budget Toolbox Giveaway

Yesterday, we shared with you an interview with Anne Simpson, author of Your Grocery Budget Toolbox. Anne has graciously offered to giveaway two copies of her book to Intentional By Grace readers. To enter the giveaway, simply use the Rafflecopter form below. Don't forget you can get 20% off Your Grocery Budget Toolbox with the code "grace" at checkout. {code expires July 20, 2012} If you Continue Reading

Your Grocery Budget Toolbox {Interview with Anne Simpson}

If you follow us on Facebook, you have likely already heard of the eBook called "Your Grocery Budget Toolbox." If you haven't, you will be enlightened with this interview. Anne is candid and easy to follow. She will give you the tools, tips and tricks you need to get your budget back in shape. She only spends $250 per month on groceries for a family of four, and some of them have food allergies. Continue Reading

5 Ideas for a Staycation Vacation

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There are those people who hold the belief that being on “vacation” from work means that they must leave their home and go somewhere…anywhere. And then there’s me – Cheapo Stacy. When I’m on vacation, I’d rather stay at home. When my husband is on vacation, I’d rather him stay at home. For some reason, vacations don’t relax me – they drain me. I always need a vacation from my vacation. And since Continue Reading