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!

Woodland Nursery Decor for a Baby Boy | BUDGET FRIENDLY!

Of all the rooms in our apartment, Jack's nursery was my favorite! It was the only room I sat down and designed purposefully. I searched for the perfect woodland nursery decor, rearranged the furniture ten times (on paper), and dreamed about rocking my newborn to...

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How I Use My Day Designer Planner as a Stay at Home Mom

We've just entered into a beautiful new year, and it's the perfect time to start organizing your day so that you can get stuff done! So today, I want to share how I use my Day Designer planner with you. Productivity is especially tough for stay at home moms because we...

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40 Dollar Tree Toddler Stocking Stuffer Ideas

It's Christmas time, and I'm so excited! Jack just turned 2, so I've been thinking more about his stocking this year. I noticed dozens of amazing Dollar Tree toddler stocking stuffer ideas when I was shopping the other day, so today I'm sharing them with you! I spent...

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10 Family Camping Hacks | Sanity-saving Tips and Tricks!

Growing up in Florida, we never went camping. Sure, people go camping in the Sunshine State, but the humidity and bugs are a pretty big deterrent most of the year! My parents were never into it, so we just never camped as a family. It was only recently that I acquired...

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Toddler Boy Fall Capsule Wardrobe (with photos!)

Autumn has arrived in the Pacific Northwest! Leaves are turning vibrant shades of red and orange and gold. The night air is chilly and crisp. Apples and pumpkins are everywhere you look! Sweater weather is most definitely here, and that can only mean one thing—it's...

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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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