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Our family has avoided sick visits for over 2 years.

Now, I’m not trying to say we’re super healthy and never get sick, we’ve had our fair share of sickness during these past 2 years.  We’ve had colds, congestion, coughs, rashes and a couple awful stomach bugs but all of these ailments have been treated naturally at home.

Through our natural methods we’ve avoided major illnesses and over the counter medicines and haven’t had to visit a doctor for illness or be placed on antibiotics.

We’ve treated our ailments with rest, nourishing foods, essential oils, hydration, cell salts, apple cider vinegar, fermented cod liver oil and other methods, depending on the ailment.

While I have been treating my family naturally for a couple of years now, I still have so much to learn!

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I wanted to share with you about an eCourse I’m currently taking called ‘A Parents Guide to Natural Remedies’. It’s about learning how to naturally treat fevers, coughs, bugs, rashes, boo boos and more.

I’ve already learned some new methods of naturally treating sickness just after the first two sessions! I’m really looking forward to applying my new knowledge in treating my family and hopefully we can continue to avoid sick visits.

‘A Parent’s Guide to Natural Remedies’ is normally priced at $99 but is part of a bundle sale going on this week.

So, for $29.97, you’ll get this $99 eCourse (plus many more eBooks, eCourses, printables and some bonuses)!!

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This Natural Remedies eCourse alone makes the entire bundle worth the $29.97!  

Click here to find out more information about everything that’s included in the bundle.

* If you order The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle through Intentionally Simple, I’ll send you a FREE digital copy of my newest, not yet released resource: Declutter – A Workbook to Rid Your Life of Excess. To redeem the offer for my Declutter book, forward me a copy of your Ultimate Homemaking Bundle receipt to rachel@intentionallysimple.com.

Disclosure: I have included affiliate links in this post and will earn commission from your purchase.

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I’ve been cloth diapering for 5 years now! I love cloth diapering and am so glad I decided to use cloth diapers when I was expecting my first baby.

9 Reasons to Love Cloth Diapers 

1. Saves Money

Cloth diapering saves money. After the initial investment of $100 to $500 in cloth diapers, you only need to budget for detergent. Cloth diapering frees up money for other household expenses.

2. Environmentally Friendly

Regardless of the method of diapering your baby, there is an environmental impact. If you choose to cloth diaper, you use water to wash those diapers. However, there is no waste going to a landfill from cloth diapering!

3. Better for Baby

Cloth diapering reduces a baby’s exposure to chemicals that are prevalent in most disposable diapers. There are chlorine/latex/fragrance free disposable diapers on the market but they are more expensive.

4. Prevent Blowouts

If you’re exclusively breastfeeding and use disposables, your baby will have blow outs. Cloth diapers do a better job of containing the mess (specifically up the back). After cloth diapering three exclusively breastfed babies, we’ve never had a blow out in a cloth diaper.

5. No Stinky Trash

We live in a rural area and do not have weekly trash pickup. We carry our trash to the landfill once every 6 weeks (thanks to recycling, cloth diapering, and composting, there isn’t much trash.) If we were using disposable diapers we’d probably have to go weekly due to the smell and amount of waste that the diapers would create.

6. No Worrying About Running Out of Diapers

If you’re running low on diapers, just wash a load. This eliminates those quick trips to the store because you’re almost out of diapers.

7. Cloth Diapers are Cute

Forget boring white diapers with cartoon characters printed on them, cloth diapers are available in bold colors and prints, making diapering a little more fun.

8. Your Child May Potty Train Earlier

Cloth diapers tend to make babies more aware of being wet since they don’t contain absorbent gels and your child feels the wetness more. This awareness may lead to earlier potty training.

9. You May Be Able to Diaper Subsequent Babies for FREE

All of our cloth diapers were still in good condition when our third baby was born so we had to spend absolutely nothing on diapers for her! (I did sell a couple blue diapers so I could buy her a couple pink diapers because baby girl needed a little bit of pink.) We’ve diapered her for FREE!

Want to Learn More about Cloth Diapers?

Are you interested in cloth diapering your baby but aren’t sure where to start?

You may be interested in my eBook, Cloth Diapers: A How-To Handbook on the Basics of Cloth Diapering. It is a guide for those who are new to the idea of cloth diapering, are full of questions and want to know the basics.

It’s normally $5.99 but is part of The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle sale this week! You will receive my Cloth Diapers book plus 99 other eBooks, eCourses, audios, online conferences and printable packs for only $29.97! (The entire bundle has a value of $984.74!)

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FREE Resource

If you order The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle through Intentionally Simple, I’ll send you a FREE copy of my newest, not yet released digital resource: Declutter – A Workbook to Rid Your Life of Excess. To redeem this offer: forward me a copy of your Ultimate Homemaking Bundle receipt to rachel@intentionallysimple.com.

Giveaway

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Win a 2-ounce container of Earth Mama Angel Baby Angel Baby Bottom Balm!

‘Angel Baby Bottom Balm is a safe, effective, herbal diaper cream that’s made with Earth Mama’s proprietary blend of naturally antibacterial and antifungal organic herbs, Shea butter and pure essential oils.’

This diaper cream is one of my favorites and it’s SAFE FOR CLOTH DIAPERS!

To Enter the giveaway:

Additional Entries: {leave a separate comment for each entry}

  • Do you use cloth diapers, disposable diapers or a combination of the two?
  • Follow Intentionally Simple via RSS or e-mail.

*Giveaway open to residents of the US and Canada only. This giveaway ends Monday, April 27th at 11:59 pm. 

Disclosure – This post contains affiliate links. This giveaway is sponsored by Intentionally Simple. No products or compensation were received from Earth Mama Angel Baby.

 

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Household management and motherhood sometimes leave me feeling overwhelmed.

I often feel like I’m in a hamster wheel – always moving but never getting anywhere.

Every day, I’m preparing meals, doing laundry, wiping bottoms, washing dishes, rocking babies, cleaning toilets and I wake up and do it all the next day. I am always going but nothing is ever completed and that can sometimes be discouraging!

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I love my role as a homemaker and mother but many days I need to know that I’m not alone and most of all, I need encouragement.

Are you tired of feeling overwhelmed?

Are you looking for help as a homemaker and encouragement as a mother?

Maybe you don’t consider yourself a homemaker because you work outside of the home however, if you manage a home, you are a homemaker!

Are you a working mama who juggles homemaking on top of your time spent outside the home?

Are you a new bride who is figuring out how to manage a home?

The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle is a refreshing source of encouragement for all homemakers!

I’ve already read several of the eBooks that are included in the bundle and my household management has improved by gleaning tips from organizing books that are included. I’ve enjoyed new recipes found in several of the cookbooks and have been encouraged in my motherhood.

 

What’s in the Ultimate Homemaking Bundle?

The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle is a complete library of carefully selected eBooks, eCourses, audios, online conferences, and printable packs.

Homemaking topics include:

  • Cleaning… create a healthy, toxin-free home
  • DIY/Homemade… fun and frugal ways to express your personal style
  • Devotionals and Faith… take a break from the daily grind to renew yourself
  • Finances… build a budget that works
  • Cooking & Meal Planning… serve easier, tastier meals in less time
  • Holidays & Special Events… brighten up old family traditions and create new
  • Homeschooling… homeschool with grace and ease
  • Marriage… heat up your marriage
  • Motherhood… find peace, balance & joy in mothering
  • Organizing… conquer the clutter and simplify your life
  • Pregnancy & Babies… enjoy a healthy pregnancy and prepare to nurture your baby
  • Health & Wellness… soothe aches & pains with natural remedies
  • Working from Home… hone your talents, live your passions and earn money to help your family

… a complete library of 99 eBooks and eCourses to help you nurture the beauty and productivity in your home and family relationships.

 

 

Is the Ultimate Homemaking Bundle worth it?

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The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle is a complete library of:

  • 76 eBooks
  • 6 eCourses
  • 1 audio download
  • 2 online conferences, and
  • 14 printable packs

…99 carefully selected resources designed to help you!

It’s only $29.97. (The bundle has total value of $984.74.)

That breaks down to 30 cents per book!

 

Your 30-Day 100% Satisfaction Guarantee

If for any reason, you decide that the Ultimate Homemaking Bundle is not for you, send an email to customerservice@Ultimate-Bundles.com and you will be refunded with no questions asked!

Bonuses

The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle is a great value but there also are generous, inspiring gifts donated by companies that understand homemakers like you. Every gift is yours to keep and enjoy!

  • Choose 1 FREE Online Class from Craftsy (Select from 24 of Their Most Popular Classes – Up to $60 Value)
  • 1 FREE Kids Discovery Box from Green Kid Crafts ($19.95 Value)
  • FREE $15 Credit to Hope Ink PLUS 2 FREE 8×10 Art Prints ($71 Value)
  • FREE 90-Day “Good Deal” Subscription to She Plans Dinner ($15 Value)
  • Choose 1 FREE Stylish Spring Scarf from Deborah & Co. ($20 Value)
  • FREE $80 Healthy Moving Class Credit ($80 Value)
  • FREE 90-Day Pro Membership to ListPlanIt ($30 Value)
  • FREE 65 Tyndale Rewards Points to Be Used for a FREE Book or Towards Any Book of Your Choice ($15 Value)

Plus…

If you order The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle through Intentionally Simple, I’ll send you a FREE copy of my newest, not yet released digital resource: Declutter – A Workbook to Rid Your Life of Excess. To redeem this offer: forward me a copy of your Ultimate Homemaking Bundle receipt to rachel@intentionallysimple.com.

Now It’s Your Turn

The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle will only be available from 8:00 a.m. EST on Monday, April 20 until 11:59 p.m. EST on Monday, April 27.

After that, the shopping cart closes and the deeply discounted price is gone. Click here for more info or to buy now.

 

Best wishes and happy homemaking!

 

Disclosure: I have included affiliate links in this post and will earn commission from your purchase. Read the fine print about this bundle and read the answers to frequently asked questions about the bundle.

 

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Do you feel like you’re always behind on laundry?

Is it a struggle to keep the kitchen clean?

Do you dread dinner time because you never know what to make?

Just know you’re not alone!

I have struggled so much in these basic areas of homemaking over the past 9 years of managing a home.

Over the years, I’ve implemented systems that have helped me improve my household management, but I’m always eager to learn new techniques and tips from others!

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One tip that has helped me so much in my kitchen management was from a  4 Simple Steps to Stress-Free Homemaking eCourse.  This particular tip was simple but implementing it has made a huge difference already!

The exciting news about this eCourse, it’s completely FREE!!

Sign up for this FREE 4-part mini eCourse that is available for a limited time: 4 Simple Steps to Stress-Free Homemaking!

In this eCourse, you will learn:

  • how to never get behind on laundry again,
  • how to wake up each day to a sparkling clean kitchen,
  • how to avoid the 5 ‘o’clock scramble with a super simple meal planning method, and
  • how to set yourself up for success with a quick nighttime routine.

What comes with this eCourse?

  • 4 videos: These videos are all less than 10 minutes long, so it won’t take up a lot of time to watch them.
  • 4 printable worksheets: We don’t want to just leave you with the teaching; we want you to brainstorm ways to implement it in your life!
  • FREE REWARDS by sharing this FREE eCourse with your friends as well!

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What rewards can you earn?

Don’t miss out on this FREE eCourse that can help take the stress out of homemaking! Get immediate access by signing up here or click on the button below! 

Click here for immediate access!

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