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2017 Most Helpful Posts

To wrap up 2017 and the first year that Lacee Does Life was a thing, I decided to share the top helpful posts that were visited this year. These posts range from travel tips and packing guides to all things budget-friendly. Bye bye 2017, and hello 2018!

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#1-Perfect Hawaii Packing Guide

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 The most searched, pinned, and visited post for 2017 was my Hawaii packing guide. Packing for Hawaii doesn’t have to be stressful. You can travel to Hawaii with a carry-on and a personal item and still have room left for souvenirs. Don’t stress, pack less!

#2-The Perfect No-Spend Weekend: Fall Edition

No-spend weekends are the perfect way to enjoy your local surroundings without ruining your budget. Enjoy what all of the fall season has to offer without spending a penny!

#3-10 Skimps for a Thriving Budget

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Have you reevaluated your budget lately? It’s a good idea to revisit your budget every year to see what has changed with your financial situation. Jobs change and priorities change. Make sure that you know where to skimp and where to splurge to have a happy and healthy budget!

#4-Clean House in 10 Simple Steps

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Do you use a cleaning calendar to organize your chores and cleaning tasks? If you aren’t using one then you should start today! A cleaning calendar assigns jobs to certain days of the week so that you aren’t spending hours on end cleaning your home. Feel free to print out the one below. 🙂

Cleaning Calendar

#5-Plan an Epic Adventure on the Island of Kauai Part 2

For an unforgettable adventure, visit the gorgeous Hawaiian island of Kauai. You should really spend at least two weeks there, but if you can’t then a full 7 days is needed to experience all sides of the island. Start planning your Kauai vacation today!

#6-GoPro Hero 5 Black User Guide: Why You Need One

Do you love taking photos and videos of your adventures? How about capturing those precious family memories? The GoPro Hero 5 Black is the perfect action camera for you. It’s easy to use, and it’s on sale because there is a newer version out. Don’t miss out on amazing footage of your adventures. 🙂

#7-Packing for 2 Weeks with Carry-on Only

 Vacations shouldn’t be stressful. Simplify your trips by minimizing your luggage. Use this helpful technique to pack for two weeks or longer with just a carry-on and a personal item.

#8-How I Cut My Grocery Budget in Half

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 Do you spend too much money at the grocery store? How often do you shop? Do you meal plan and make a grocery list? These are some simple tricks to try so that you can save a bundle at the grocery store. Feel free to print the helpful meal planner and grocery list below!

Grocery Printable

#9-How to Keep Your Home Company Ready

Friends and family love to stop by any time of year but especially around the holidays. Make sure that you follow a few simple tips to ensure that your home is company-ready for any drop-in guests. 🙂

#10-$150 on Groceries for 2 Weeks or Longer

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Shopping for grocery for two to three weeks at a time can really save you money on your grocery budget. Using store specific coupons and search the weekly sale ads can help as well. See how many of these tips that you already do and which ones you can add to your grocery budget arsenal. 🙂

2017…you were great, and now we look forward to all that 2018 holds for LDL. Which post did YOU find the most helpful this year? Let me know in the comments. 🙂

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