our love story. 10 year anniversary photos | thelovedesignedlife.com

our love story

Ten years ago this man and I made a commitment to each other forever and always. TEN years! It’s really hard to believe in so many ways. We’ve been through so much together. In some ways, everything has changed. In others, we are exactly the same. Since this space here is mostly about my motherhood journey,

our staycation at the pointe hilton squaw peak resort | thelovedesignedlife.com
travel + adventure

our second summer staycation

This past weekend we just went back to the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak resort for our second summer staycation! Last month, we went on our first staycation here and we had such a great time, we had to come back! This summer is the first time we have ever tried a staycation as a family.

how we stay fueled for summer with bob's red mill | thelovedesignedlife.com
natural living

how we stay fueled for our summer activities

Sweet summertime is here and I couldn’t be happier about it! We have been keeping busy with swimming basically every day to beat the heat and playdates with friends galore. It is SO fun but also kind of exhausting! Do you other mamas feel me?? So today I wanted to share a little bit about

how to survive [temporary] single parenting | thelovedesignedlife.com

surviving [temporary] single parenting

  As you may know if you have been following along with me for a while, this past year, my husband has had to travel for work. A lot. More than he ever has before. Which meant I was on my own with our three kiddos and their crazy schedules more often than I would have liked.

when you really just need someone to watch your kids | thelovedesignedlife.com

when you just really need someone to watch your kids

Sometimes, you just really need someone to watch your kids. As a full-time mom who also works from home, my schedule can be erratic. So when I need to make a meeting, or I have a photoshoot, or I just need to go to the goshdarn dentist already, I need options. I’m pretty lucky in that

our family staycation at the pointe hilton squaw peak | thelovedesignedlife.com
travel + adventure

a family staycation in the desert

This summer, our family has partnered with the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak here in Phoenix and I am so excited to share with you about our first staycation, which happened this past weekend! I planned this trip for us a few months back. At the time, I did know that it was right before school ended,