Intentional Living

To “live intentionally” means to live according to your values and beliefs.  I believe when we commit to being more thoughtful in how we spend our time and our money we can overcome the overwhelm, reduce financial stress, and live a more purposeful life.

Intentional living allows us to take better care of our minds and our bodies, and in turn, better care of those around us.

Here you’ll find content to help you spend less time and money on the things that matter less so you can create margin in your life and your budget to spend more on the things that matter most.

25 Insanely Easy Tricks to Help You Sleep Like a Baby

25 Insanely Easy Tricks to Help You Sleep Like a Baby

Many people underestimate how much sleep our bodies actually need. Lack of sleep can contribute to low energy, weight gain, and a host of health problems. Get Better Sleep If you’re sleep-deprived, making some changes at bedtime and throughout the day can help you fall asleep more quickly, toss and turn less, and improve the…

She Returned Her Daughter’s Christmas Present After She Acted Like a ‘Spoiled Brat’

She Returned Her Daughter’s Christmas Present After She Acted Like a ‘Spoiled Brat’

A Reddit user shared her story of returning her daughter’s Christmas present because of how ungrateful she acted when she received it. Broken Home The original poster (OP) explained that her divorce was finalized one year ago, and her ex-husband won’t be around to spoil their kids for Christmas. OP said that since then he…

11 Fun and Cheap Valentine’s Day Ideas for the Whole Family
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11 Fun and Cheap Valentine’s Day Ideas for the Whole Family

Love is in the air.  It’s Valentine’s Day, and everyone loves to feel loved, but does it have to break your budget?   Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Family You may think Valentine’s Day is just a “Hallmark holiday,” but it is important to make the people we love feel special and let them know how…

She Told Her Sister-in-Law She Wasn’t Going to Cater to Her Just Because She’s Pregnant

She Told Her Sister-in-Law She Wasn’t Going to Cater to Her Just Because She’s Pregnant

A Reddit user shares her story of telling her sister-in-law (SIL) that she will not be catering to her just because she’s pregnant. Roomies The original poster (OP) explained that her SIL is pregnant and high-risk, so she cannot work. She wasn’t able to keep her apartment, so she moved in with OP and her…

How Changing Your Mindset Can Improve Your Life

How Changing Your Mindset Can Improve Your Life

If you’re going through a rough season in life, you can greatly improve your life if you’re willing to put in some work to change your mindset. A handful of changes repeated consistently daily, week after week, can make an incredible impact on your life.  And the best part?  It’s completely free – you don’t…

She Expects Sick Days as a Stay at Home Mom, Her Husband Disagrees
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She Expects Sick Days as a Stay at Home Mom, Her Husband Disagrees

A Reddit user shares her story of expecting her husband to give her some of his sick days so that she can take the day off. A Daily Struggle The original poster (OP) explains that she is a stay-at-home mom to four children. She homeschools them and has since they were old enough for schooling….