6 Reasons Why I choose NOT to Homeschool

Posted at 10:44 AM on May 26, 2015 by I am THAT Lady: Lauren

May 26th, 2015
I had a conversation with a friend yesterday about homeschooling, and I said these exact words: "I don't think I am the homeschooling type of mom." She responded, "I don't think any mom feels like they are." It really got me thinking a
3 Secrets to an Affordable Family Vacation

Posted at 8:02 AM on May 22, 2015 by I am THAT Lady: Lauren

May 22nd, 2015

Our favorite place to vacation is Topsail Island, NC.  We always book our rental home through HomeAway and VRBO. This post is brought to you by HomeAway, to help you save on vacations too!

Everyone has different ways to vacation. Some like to go

24 best things to buy at the dollar store

Posted at 8:02 AM on May 20, 2015 by I am THAT Lady: Lauren

May 20th, 2015
There are two ways of thinking about the dollar store - either it is inexpensive junk or bargains galore. Depending on the type of shopper you are, you may avoid it because you think everything in there is poorly made or miniature size. Or you ma
11 Cheap Ridiculously Healthy Foods You Should Be Buying

Posted at 10:54 AM on May 15, 2015 by I am THAT Lady: Lauren

May 15th, 2015
Is it impossible to eat healthy without breaking the bank? It definitely isn’t if you are crafty with your shopping! One of the most common mistakes shoppers make are buying healthy foods that are not easy to translate into multiple dishes. Cooki
13 Secrets You Don’t Know About Aldi

Posted at 8:30 AM on May 13, 2015 by I am THAT Lady: Lauren

May 13th, 2015
It is no secret that my favorite place to grocery shop is Aldi.  I spend a good amount of time in there while creating my Aldi meal plans, and have picked up some secret tips that you probably don't know about.

We just launched our 7th Aldi Meal

The one thing you can teach your kids that will save them… Kids Wealth Update

Posted at 9:25 AM on May 08, 2015 by I am THAT Lady: Lauren

May 8th, 2015

This is part 3 of my Kids Wealth series on teaching my kids the benefits of money.

As a child, I remember being told, “we don’t have the money for that.”  I remember being taught to go directly to the back of a department store, because that was w
How to save money on printer ink?

Posted at 8:00 PM on May 05, 2015 by I am THAT Lady: Lauren

May 5th, 2015

Printing a lot of coupons can get expensive, especially if you have the wrong kind of printer. I've received questions from readers about how to save on printer ink, so I thought I would give you my tip on how to save money on printer ink.

I used