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I Have Too Much Debt to be a Stay-At-Home-Mom…or Do I?

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This post is written by contributing writer, Stacy from Stacy Makes Cents. My husband has been giving people financial counseling for years and one thing that repeatedly comes up is the topic of stay-at-home-moms. “I would love to stay at home with my kids all day, but it just wouldn’t work out. We have too much debt. We can’t pay the bills if I don’t go to work.” It’s a sad reality that too Continue Reading

Your Blogging Business Giveaway

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Your Blogging Business: Tax Talk and Tips from Bookkeeper turned Blogger by Nikki Hughes has been so helpful as I have embarked on this venture of blogging and running my own business. My husband and I are very entrepreneurial by nature, and we have several small things going on here and there. This book helped us file our taxes this last year, and it will help us file our taxes next year. My Continue Reading

Your Blogging Business: Tax Talk and Tips from a Bookkeeper Turned Blogger {Review & Giveaway}

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Are you ready for taxes? I sure wasn't ... until I read Your Blogging Business: Tax Talk and Tips from a Bookkeeper turned Blogger! You see, I’m a writer. I like words. I do not do numbers. The man of my prayers laughs that I get a calculator out to add 7 + 5. It’s sad. I’m really that bad. In my defense though, I can keep a mad spreadsheet. It does the numbers for me. Anyways, the point is Continue Reading

Blogging with a Vision – Part 2

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photo credit Yesterday I told you I had a vision for Intentional By Grace. Today, I want to try to flesh out my vision for you. As I mentioned yesterday, I love writing. Blog posts are constantly percolating in my mind when I'm doing dishes, washing clothes, changing diapers, etc. I've often told Mark that my mind is like a Ferris Wheel. Sometimes ideas hop off, while other times the thought Continue Reading

Blogging with a Vision – Part 1

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photo credit I have been blogging for almost three years. When I began blogging, it was for the purpose of keeping a record of our lives as a family. Then, it became an opportunity to record what the Lord was teaching us and share it with others. Blogging became a way for me to gather my thoughts and express them in a cohesive way. Truly, blogging became a creative outlet, one that I thoroughly Continue Reading