beachside all day every day in the riviera maya! #thelovedesignedlife #theldltravels #beach #mexic
travel + adventure

navigating foreign travel during covid

Our family just recently returned from traveling to Mexico after navigating foreign travel during the current COVID pandemic. As I had anticipated, I received a lot of questions from those of you who were following along with us via my Instagram posts and Stories about how we were able to navigate traveling to Mexico among

how we updated our big boy's room to get him ready for home learning and homework #thelovedesignedlife #theldlhome #bigkidroom
design love

the ldl home: updated big boy room

I am very excited to finally reveal my latest project from the LDL home: our updated big boy room for my oldest son today! As with most of my home projects, it took a bit longer than I anticipated. Especially in this crazy year, where we also ran into delays with ordering furniture and things

celebrations

a very merry unbirthday party

Back in November, we celebrated my sweet baby girl turning seven (7!!) with a very merry unbirthday party. It’s hard to believe that she’s seven when it seems like only yesterday we were celebrating her first birthday party (still one of my most popular blog posts to date). I say this with every kid on

all the favorite things for women in my gift guide this year, like this dress from citrus and lemon #theldlstyle #thelovedesignedlife
motherhood

gift guide: for the women

Happy Thanksgiving! I’ve been working on this gift guide for women in my head for a while now, and I’m so excited to finally share it with you! Just a few of my most favorite things to give and recieve. I wanted to wait to share with you until now because I knew there would

the ldl home: s space inspired big boy bedroom with all the details #thelovedesignedlife #theldlhome
design love

the ldl home: space inspired bedroom

Welcome to the latest update in the LDL Home: our big boy’s space inspired bedroom is finally done! If you’ve been following along with my blog and updates in The LDL home for a while, you know that I usually make some commentary on how long it takes me to design and put rooms together.

a very merry charcuterie board gathering #holidays #verymerry #charcuterieboard
celebrations

how to host a very merry charcuterie gathering

This is a sponsored written by me on behalf of  Safeway. As always, all opinions expressed here are honest and 100% my own! The holidays are upon us and it’s my most favorite time of year! The perfect excuse in my mind to host a very merry charcuterie gathering. Of course, this year, like everything else,