when in palm springs, pool time is a must! | thelovedesignedlife.com
natural living

summer ready: my vanquish ME results!

My struggle with my body image since becoming a mother has been a bit of a roller coaster. I have been through highs of feeling like my body is doing exactly what it’s designed to do. And then lows of feeling like I will never get it back. [I’ve opened up about it before here,

hooray for shorter hemlines, sandals, flowers, and spring break! | thelovedesignedlife.com
design love

spring sandal edit

Last weekend, I finally splurged on a pair of spring sandals I have been lusting after for a couple of years now. Sure, Birkenstocks have been trending for awhile now. And I’ll admit, I was hesitant at first. I mean, I did own some of the classic brown suede ones back in the nineties. But

spring break for the kids this week and spring outfits to match! | thelovedesignedlife.com
design love

love styled : spring break

Well the kids are on spring break this week and we are living it up! First of all, I know most people like to enjoy travel for spring break. Everyone kept asking us where we were going to go. But honestly, we live in one of the best places for spring weather! In fact, a

me + my babes, poolside in palm springs | thelovedesignedlife.com
motherhood, natural living

feeling good in my skin again

It’s been a little while since I talked about it, so I wanted to give an update about where I’m at with this whole topic of body image since motherhood, and how I am finally starting to feel good in my own skin again. I have been thinking about it a lot recently, especially after

learning how to radical self love with the zen bird in phoenix this weekend | thelovedesignedlife
motherhood, natural living

learning to love myself with the zen bird

Over the weekend, I had the pleasure of attending a heart opening workshop with a small group of lovely women, lead by the ever so lovely Marian of The Zen Bird. It was something I was desperately needing, even more than I realized, at first. It didn’t hurt that it was at the adorable Teapot on 5th

me + my girl in front of #thatpinkdoor in palm springs, california | thelovedesignedlife,cin

our weekend in palm springs

my dress [last season, similar here and here] | my hat | my shoes | alessandra’s dress | her shoes | adriano’s tee | diego’s moccs This past weekend, we ventured out to Palm Springs. We went for a dear friend of mine’s wedding! She was one of the first friends I made early in my fashion career in