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An Intentional Lifestyle
General Finance
Early retirement, frugality, budgeting, one income living
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SIK (Single Income, Kids)
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Do you struggle with time management'  I do. Like bad.  I know, I know. I write about saying no to things, about not over committing. But as an eternal optimist, I am just sure I’ll be perfectly good to go and tend to take on more than I can handle.  I wish I could say … Read More The post Time Management Audit appeared first on An Intentional Lifestyle. ...
Posted: Feb 05 2018 @ 8:00 AM
Should I buy or find it free' I think we all ask ourselves that question, as we search Pinterest for the newest DIY project.  I know I do. I’m the lady that pulls over by a pile on the side of the road because I “think” I saw something good, that I can make great! … Read More The post Is Frugality Making You Unappreciative' appeared first on An Intentional Lifestyle. ...
Posted: Jan 30 2018 @ 1:00 PM
How can life get so busy, so suddenly' Life is full of things that keep us busy. Between spouses, kids, church, school, work, extra activities…. the list can literally go on forever.  Amidst all that, we all get so busy that despite our absolute best intentions, we miss out on living the intentional life we … Read More The post How To Be Intentional In A Busy Season Of Life appeared ...
Posted: Jan 22 2018 @ 1:00 PM
What do you want to be when you grow up' How many times have we asked or been asked that question' More than you can count, most likely.  But as a kid, I remember my answer being a few different things. Even in the last 10 years, I can’t remember how many times I’ve said … Read More The post What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up' appeared ...
Posted: Jan 15 2018 @ 1:00 PM
When two people are dating, issues and problems occur, but are typically more of a bump on the radar than anything.  But when two people pledge, in front of God and family, to love each other forever, there aren’t just issues, there are all out brawls.  Okay, that’s possibly a bit dramatic, but there are … Read More The post 5 Rules For Productive Fighting In Marriage appeared first on An ...
Posted: Jan 08 2018 @ 1:00 PM
There is one thing that I guarantee you have in your home right now that is ruining your marriage. You, wife, are addicted to it. And it has become a thorn in your marriage, without you being aware.  What in the world can I be talking about'  Romance.  I know, that sounds like a crazy … Read More The post The Most Common Addiction That Is Ruining Your Marriage (It’s Not ...
Posted: Jan 04 2018 @ 12:00 PM
If you’ve heard of Dave Ramsey, you’ve heard the sentence, ” Live like no one else, so you can live like no one else.” But have you ever wondered what it actually looks like, in practice, for a regular person'  I’ll admit, when we started our debt free journey all those years ago, that wasn’t … Read More The post Do You Live Like No One Else' appeared first on An ...
Posted: Jan 01 2018 @ 1:00 PM
Marriage is a big deal.  That seems silly that I even have to say that. But in this day and age, divorce has become such a commonly viable option, that the idea of getting married seems less important.  Marriage is not supposed to be something that happens over and over in someone’s life. God designed … Read More The post The 3 F’s Of Marriage appeared first on An Intentional Lifestyle. ...
Posted: Dec 28 2017 @ 1:00 PM
December is upon us. That means Christmas parties, baking extravaganzas, shopping, and general chaos associated with the holidays.  But amidst all that, I realized I’m getting closer to celebrating my 6 months blogging anniversary.  (Hubs pointed out that I wasn’t quite there, but I still felt this post relevant, thus it still came to fruition!) … Read More The post 6 Months Of Blogging In The Books…Almost appeared first on An ...
Posted: Dec 22 2017 @ 1:00 PM
I come from a dual working parent family, as many of you do. I began working on job sites with my parents when I was a kid and working became an ingrained part of me.  Whether because of my early years of working or just because it’s how God made me, I love to work. … Read More The post How I Got My Husband A Promotion appeared first on An ...
Posted: Dec 19 2017 @ 1:00 PM


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