the most beautiful fall leaves on the aspen trees in aspen, colorado #thelovedesignedlife #theldltravels #fallleaves
travel + adventure

finding fall in the mountains

Living here in Arizona, we don’t really get traditional autumn, as temps stay in the 90s-100s well through October. A couple of years ago, our family was invited to South Dakota for a fall trip. It turned out to be such a magical experience I never even knew my heart needed of true fall with

a sweet and simple family birthday party at home for our boy. #thelovedesignedlife #birthdayparty #stayhome

a simple birthday party

This is a sponsored written by me on behalf of  Safeway. As always, all opinions expressed here are honest and 100% my own! Last month, we celebrated my sweet boy turning 5 years old with a simple birthday party! I know every mom everywhere says this, but I can’t believe my baby is FIVE. I

the favorite spot in the house - a rattan hanging chair. #thelovedesignedlife #theldldhome #bohohome
design love

the neutral chair

I’ve always been a big fan of neutrals and soft shades around her. When we first starting renovating our home a few years back, I knew I wanted to get away from the all-grey-and-white trend that seemed to be taking over interior design everywhere. To me, it just feels cold and not as inviting. Warmer

having sundaes in our backyard for a fun and safe summer activity. #safeway #sundayfunday #sundaes
eats + drinks

sunday sundae summer funday

This is a sponsored written by me on behalf of  Safeway. As always, all opinions expressed here are honest and my 100% my own! It’s hard to believe how much has changed so far this year in the world. I never would’ve imagined we’d still be staying home, now that we are into August already

taking the kids on the road trip despite the odds! #roadtrip #summerofcovid #familytravel
travel + adventure

summer road trip 2020

If you guys have been following along for a while, you know that most every summer, we travel home to see family in Colorado. To this point, we have always done it via road trip. Mostly because there are five of us (which can get expensive to fly), and we like to have our own

sipping on reusable silicone straws from Grove Collaborative with my boo and sharing how we're bringing spring inside! #thelovedesignedlife #theldlhome #springtime #springcleaning
natural living

bringing spring inside our home

This post has been sponsored by Grove Collaborative. As always, all opinions expressed here are my own. Spring is heating things up here in the desert. Spring is probably my favorite season because it brings with it beautiful blooms, buzzing bees on our fruit trees,  warm sunny weather, and the promise of summer fun to