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design love

love styled: indian summer vibes

Here in the desert, it’s pretty much always summer. But when I started going through these pics for this month’s Love Styled post, these just gave me an Indian Summer vibe. I mean technically speaking, it just still is regular ol’ summer here. The kids may be back in school but with it still being

#themomblogcollective week 2: building your community and defining your brand | thelovedesgnedlife.com
motherhood

how to build an online community + define your brand

Welcome to the second installment of The Mom Blog Collective: How to Build and Online Community and Define Your Brand. If you’re new here, here’s the scoop. Every other week, our group of amazing and inspiring mamas will answer the same set of questions to do with blogging, Instagram, photography, collaborations, sponsored posts, balancing it

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travel + adventure

one final summer staycation

Last weekend, we had our one final summer staycation before the kids started school. This summer, we partnered with the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak to do a series of three family staycations. We feel so fortunate to have had this opportunity! With our new house and well, three kids, life has been pretty hectic. So

they got their fresh new linen washable backpacks on and ready for back to school | thelovedesignedlife.com
natural living

back to school with my babes

Happy back to school season friends! If you’ve been following along on my Instagram, you have probably noticed that here in Arizona, we go back to school pretty early. I’m not sure what crazy person came up with the idea to start school in August in the middle of desert, but that’s just the way

how to start a blog or instagram account | thelovedesignedlife.com #themomblogcollective
motherhood

my top 5 tips for how to start a blog

Today I am so excited to share with you My Top 5 tips for How To Start a Blog or Instagram account! This post is part of a new series that I have teamed up with some of my favorite other mamas for that we are calling The Mom Blog Collective. We each get asked

sonoma county wine tour | thelovedesignedlife.com
travel + adventure

our getaway to san francisco + wine country

As my husband and I were getting ready to celebrate our 10 year anniversary this year, we for sure knew we wanted to do a getaway, and San Francisco + wine country was where we landed! We are big on experiences and have been for many years now. They are so much more special and