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.

How To Throw an Unforgettable Kid’s Birthday Party on a Budget

How To Throw an Unforgettable Kid’s Birthday Party on a Budget

It’s no secret that kids’ birthday parties can be expensive. Between the cost of food, decorations, and entertainment, parents can easily spend hundreds of dollars on a single party. But it doesn’t have to be that way. There are plenty of ways to throw a fun and festive kid’s birthday party without breaking the bank. …

Your Complete Guide To Manifesting Multiple Things at Once

Your Complete Guide To Manifesting Multiple Things at Once

Have you ever wondered if it’s possible to manifest multiple things at once? The world of manifesting opens the door to so many excellent benefits like the law of attraction, a better mindset, happiness, and your goals coming to life.  Manifesting is a powerful tool that can change your life if you put it to…

Blended Family Challenges and Tips to Overcome Them

Blended Family Challenges and Tips to Overcome Them

With divorce rates hovering around 50% and couples remarrying at a high rate, blended families are becoming the norm in the United States. A blended family, also known as a stepfamily, is a family unit composed of two people with children from previous relationships coming together to start a new family.  A study on American…

9 Surprising Benefits of Reading Aloud to Your Child

9 Surprising Benefits of Reading Aloud to Your Child

“The single most important activity for building the knowledge required for eventual success in reading is reading aloud to children.” (Anderson & Hiebert & Scott, 1985) Sometimes it can feel impossible to get some quiet time with all the technology, after-school activities, and homework, but making time to read aloud to your child is well…

Crater of Diamonds State Park: A Perfect Family Vacation

Crater of Diamonds State Park: A Perfect Family Vacation

Looking for a fun, unique, and affordable spot for a family vacation? The Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas is the perfect place to visit. The diamond mine in Arkansas is a unique tourist attraction because it was once an active volcano with lava flows that brought diamonds to the surface. So, if you’re…

How to Relieve Stress: 10 Practical Ways to Get Started

How to Relieve Stress: 10 Practical Ways to Get Started

We all face stressful situations every day. Stress is normal. It’s simply a psychological and physical reaction that kicks in when you’re under pressure. However, stress can also be the entry point to several health conditions and disorders. Left unchecked, chronic stress can cause life-threatening issues like high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, depression, and…