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ALDI Organic Shopping List +  FREE Printable!

ALDI Organic Shopping List + FREE Printable!

Buying organic food can add up fast, but shopping at ALDI helps you to squeeze more organic groceries into your budget. There are dozens of options to choose from, so I created this ALDI organic shopping list to refer back to! ALDI is one of my favorite places to buy...

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10 Long-Distance Moving Tips For an Easier Move

10 Long-Distance Moving Tips For an Easier Move

Recently, I shared how we pulled off a 2,500 mile, long-distance move on a budget, and today I'm following up with some awesome long-distance moving tips! I grew up as the daughter of a home builder, and we moved a lot. By the time I was 14-years-old, I'd already...

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7 Frugal Outdoor Spring Activities for Families

7 Frugal Outdoor Spring Activities for Families

Spring is a season of new beginnings and fresh starts—a time to amble in bare feet, and let the wind tousle your hair. You can watch beauty unfold before your very eyes, and there are so many fun and meaningful spring activities for families to do together! Because...

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15 Purchases That Save You Money

15 Purchases That Save You Money

Have you ever bought something that turned out to be a total waste of money and left you questioning your life choices? Yeah, me too. But when you make smart purchases that save you money in the long run, you feel like a total boss! I love buying products that...

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A Letter of Encouragement for Chronic Illness

A Letter of Encouragement for Chronic Illness

This letter of encouragement for chronic illness is a little different than what I usually write about, but as someone who has struggled with a mysterious, debilitating illness for over five years, I can relate to many of the struggles others like me face on a daily...

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HI THERE!

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

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