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20 Fall Date Ideas for Any Budget!

20 Fall Date Ideas for Any Budget!

Inexpensive fall date ideas are a must when you're on a tight budget—especially if you also have to pay for a babysitter! Autumn date nights are all about keeping the vibes warm and cozy, whether you stay inside by the fire or venture out and brave the chill. So here...

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Traveling Light with Kids | Minimalist Family Packing Tips

Traveling Light with Kids | Minimalist Family Packing Tips

We love traveling together as a family, but it took us over 2 years—and many trips across the country—to realize that traveling light with kids is the way to go. Learning how to pack minimally has made the biggest difference! I'm naturally a planner, and I used to...

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5 DIY Fall Essential Oil Recipes for Your Diffuser

5 DIY Fall Essential Oil Recipes for Your Diffuser

Fall is my favorite season for so many reasons—colorful leaves, crisp air, vivid blue skies, fun autumn traditions, delicious flavors, and cozy smells. Ah, the smells! Today I'm sharing 5 DIY fall essential oil recipes for your diffuser that will instantly bring to...

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Fall Bucket List for Families – FREE Printable Checklist!

Fall Bucket List for Families – FREE Printable Checklist!

Autumn is a season of intrinsic warmth. There may be a chill outside, but it makes cozy sweaters, crackling fires, bold flavors, and deep colors perfectly appealing. There are so many wonderful things to enjoy throughout the autumn season, so I created a fall bucket...

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I’m Lauren—
a wife, mama, and dark chocolate lover
learning to create a beautiful life on a budget!

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