Journey to a Debt-Free Home — Part 1

The 3 steps in our big-picture plan…

Make Budgeting Fun!


10 Tips That Will Change the Way You Budget

Fondue for Two


Create a Romantic Date Night In!

Goal Setting for Moms with Their Hands Full

If you're a mom, then you naturally have your hands full. They're filled with little hands, big hugs, blessings, trials, dirty diapers, clean clothes, pacifiers, bath toys, school work, and the list goes on! Whether you have one child or twelve, being a mom is a...

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How to Choose a Word of the Year that Makes an Impact

December is one of my favorite months. I love the Christmas season, and I also love thinking about the approaching new year! There's something about fresh starts and goal setting that makes me feel a bit giddy. (Yes, I fully recognize how nerdy that sounds.) Taking...

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How to Create a Capsule Wardrobe for Kids

If you're ready to save money on your child's clothing, simplify your laundry routine, and have more fun putting outfits together for your little one, then you're in the right place! Capsule wardrobes are the game changer you've been looking for. Capsule wardrobes...

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15 Things We Don’t Spend Money On

My husband and I are currently throwing every extra dollar we can toward saving for our first home. We try to keep our budget as trim as possible, and giving up certain luxuries is a great way for us to save money. That means giving up a lot of things that would be...

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5 Reasons to Create a Capsule Wardrobe for Your Baby

Without a doubt, tiny clothes are the most fun gift to buy when shopping for a new baby! AmIright? Sweet dresses and headbands for baby girls, and adorable rompers and hats for baby boys get me every time. Even when I’m buying a gift for a new mom who needs a whole...

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Whimsical Baby Shower Decor for a Little Girl

Can you imagine praying for a baby for 10 years? We have friends who did! After waiting that long, the Lord answered their prayers with a baby girl: sweet Talia Annabeth. The ladies in our church threw her a baby shower, and I took on the fun task of creating...

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Journey to a Debt-Free Home | The Why (part 2)

Along with the questions of how we're planning to own our home free and clear, Benj and I have also received questions about why we're taking this path. So today, I'll be sharing our reasons for pursuing debt-free home ownership. If you didn't have a chance to read...

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I’m Lauren— a wife, mama, and chocolate enthusiast learning to live a full, intentional life characterized by love and grace.

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