Blog Posts - Intentional Homemaking



Creating Simple Morning Routines To Take Back Your Life

Our summer is almost over! As much as I honestly dread my kids going back to school next week, there is one thing that has been missing from my life…having a morning routine!  I am a true believer that people with strong morning routines are m...
by Women With Intention on Aug 11, 2016

A Little Reflection Before Summer Vacation

It’s the final countdown!  (Insert Euro theme music!  Sorry, I had to!) The kids have 8 school days left, which is great because they have been checked out for about the last 2 weeks!  As summer vacation approaches I wanted to sit down and i...
by Women With Intention on May 10, 2016

Homemaking Tools (That I Love!) The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle

Does being a homemaker, mom, and or wife ever feel a little too hard? (Like last week when I ran over my 8-year-old’s cat?) These moments happen!  It has nothing to do with how much love you have for your family or home, sometimes our circumst...
by Women With Intention on Apr 28, 2016

Make Over Your Evenings! The Evening Routine For Success!

Are you overwhelmed when you wake up in the morning by everything you need to do? Do you work all day long, yet often get to the end of the day feeling exhausted and discouraged? Do you wish you had more energy and focus throughout the day? If this d...
by Women With Intention on Apr 21, 2016

5 Things To Do At The Beginning Of Every Month

As another month has passed by have you found yourself wishing for better organization and less hustle throughout the month? I have found a few tricks to help me prepare for the month that makes my life less crazy.  None of these take a lot of time...
by Women With Intention on Feb 2, 2016

10 Cleaning Secrets Of People With Tidy Homes

How many times have you spontaneously stopped over at a friend’s home and wondered how she keeps it so clean and organized when she has 3 kids, a career, a busy life?  What are her cleaning secrets? If you are like me, it’s been more t...
by Women With Intention on Jan 12, 2016

5 Easy Ways To Save Money This Year

No matter what goals or resolutions you set for this year, most people either wanted to save money to buy something new, go somewhere, or try a new experience!  Did you have any of those on your list? The big question is: how are you going to save...
by Women With Intention on Jan 11, 2016

My 10 Goals For January 2016

  Payoff credit card.  December was a really expensive month this year with the added expenses of finishing our house and my root canal.  I don’t mind using my credit card for rewards but it needs to be paid off. Make 2 extra payments on...
by Women With Intention on Jan 7, 2016

My 2016 Goals

2016! A new start full of promise, hope, and excitement! I love sitting down and planning the new year.  It’s a blank calendar ready to be filled with dreams and experiences! My 2016 One Word is delight. When I sat down to work on my 2016 goal...
by Women With Intention on Jan 5, 2016

January 2016 Self-Care Calendar

When was the last time you took 15 minutes to do something for YOU? If you are like many women, your job, family, friends, and everyone else comes before your own self-care and needs. Not anymore! January is an exciting month! It’s a new year,...
by Women With Intention on Jan 1, 2016

2016 Heart Of The Farm Planner Giveaway!

Are you searching for a planner to help you get organized, that’s pretty, and are a country girl at heart?  Ladies!  I am so excited about this giveaway!  As you all know, I’m a farm wife, I am a farmer’s daughter, and rural livi...
by Women With Intention on Dec 17, 2015

5 Ways I’m Inspired By The Amish Way Of Life

Do you ever wish life would be simpler, slow down, that you had more money or that you had deeper relationships? I do! Most of us live a rushed life, whether it’s rushing to work, to a kid’s practice after school, or home to try to make a...
by Women With Intention on Nov 3, 2015

Living Like Today Is Your Last

How would you spend your days if your doctor told you there was nothing else they could do to treat your cancer? I read the heartbreaking story this week (and maybe you did, too) about country superstars Joey and Rory. Joey was told there wasn’...
by Women With Intention on Oct 30, 2015

Simple Evening Habits To Set Up Successful Mornings

  Welcome back to my series, 31 Days Of Purpose!  If you are just joining in, you can find all of previous challenges here! Are your mornings stressful, rushing around trying to find a pair of shoes, lost homework, or trying to figure out what t...
by Women With Intention on Oct 23, 2015

10 Tips To Get Through Survival Mode, Part 2

Sometimes it takes a lot of courage to make it through the day.  Yesterday I shared how my family has been living in survival mode the last few weeks due to an overbooked schedule, home building obligations, and also shared the first 5 tips to get t...
by Women With Intention on Jul 7, 2015

10 Tips To Get Through Survival Mode, Part 1

Sometimes I feel like a hypocrite.  I blog about living a simple, balanced, purposeful life while mine feels like I’m in a racecar going 200 miles an hour from one stop to the next. Life isn’t always balanced and it’s not always ch...
by Women With Intention on Jul 6, 2015

10 Awesome Picnic Basket Ideas

Did you know that today is International Picnic Day?  My family loves having a picnic, whether it’s outside under a tree, at the park, lake, or even in our living room when it’s raining outside for a fun treat! In celebration of Interna...
by Women With Intention on Jun 18, 2015

3 Ways To Simplify Homemaking

**The links in this post are my referral links.  You can read my disclosure policy here. Thank you for supporting my blog and family! I am not a neat person by nature…at all!  However, that doesn’t mean that I like living in a messy h...
by Women With Intention on Jun 12, 2015

Creating A DIY Summer First Aid Kit

**Some of the links in this post are my referral links. When you order a product through these links it may result in a small commission, which helps me pay the cost of running this site, but does not add any additional cost to you. Thank you for you...
by Women With Intention on May 18, 2015

How To Be A Homemaking Ninja

Were you lucky enough to start your homemaking path by taking Home Economics in high school? Unfortunately due to scheduling conflicts with other electives I wasn’t able to ever take one. If I knew then what I do now, I would have gladly scratc...
by Women With Intention on Apr 27, 2015


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