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how I edit photos. #lightroom #howiedit #homeoffice #workfromhome
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how I edit photos

photo by: Griffith Imaging | edited with: The LDL Presets: Saguaro Bloom A while back (two years ago, to be exact!), I wrote a blog post on How to Take Better Pictures for Instagram. Since then, I have learned and grown in my own abilities a ton, and I’ve also completely changed how I edit

at the pumpkin patch with my babes
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finding fall in the desert

Fall is finally here, which, even in the desert, means we finally get to welcome in fall styles! We have to work a little harder at finding fall in the desert. Last year, we took a trip to South Dakota to see what fall really looks like for the rest of the country. But we

sharing our complete backyard and new furniture from article | thelovedesignedlife.com #ourArticle
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the ldl home: our backyard reveal

Last year, I shared with you guys how grateful we are for our big backyard. But as we went through the remodel process inside the house, as well as the addition of the casita, we started to realize some of the downsides of the the way the outside space wasn’t functioning for us. We eventually

our most recent staycation at Hotel Valley Ho, Scottsdale, AZ | thelovedesignedlife.com #staycation #vacation #hotelvalleyho #holidaygift
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our holiday gift tradition to one another

For the past four years, since my youngest babe was brand new, my husband and I have forgone traditional holiday gifts to one another and instead planned a staycation at a local resort. We love exploring all the cool little corners of our hometown here in Arizona! It’s a great way to reconnect and escape

how we chose our location this year for family photos | thelovedesignedlife.com
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how to pick a location for family photos

Over the past few years, I have been sharing some of my tips for family photos. I am so happy to have received so much amazing feedback from so many people on my tips! [See previous years’ tips on how to nail your family photos here, and how to style family photos here.] So this

sharing our living room update reveal | thelovedesignedlife.com #livingroom #homedesign #theldlhome
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the ldl home: our living room reveal

This post contains some affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Some items included in this post were also gifted in exchange for me sharing with you my honest opinion. It’s funny, the living room has been at the top of my room redecorating to-do