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

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
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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

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,

a holiday gift guide for the men in your life! #theldlhome #giftguide #mensgiftguide

gift guide: for the men

I think many of us will agree, men are the hardest to shop for! I am so thankful that this year, my husband actually OFFERED to help me with this gift guide: for the men. I of course am super excited about this because he’s making my holiday shopping for him all that much easier!

STEM toys for boys and girls this holiday season

gift guide: STEM toys

I’m excited to share a series of my Gift Guides this year, and we’re starting it off with STEM Toys! This post will be some of our new and classic favorite STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) toys that we have in our home or have tried out through friends. As today is National STEM