Archive of ‘natural living’ category

a mama friendly barre workout at the dailey method | thelovedesignedlife.com
natural living

trying a new mama friendly workout

I’m so excited to share with you guys a new mama friendly workout I have been trying out: barre classes at the Dailey Method here locally in Phoenix! The other day a friend told me she admired how I make regular exercise a priority. I took it as a huge compliment, because I really do!

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 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

a few new products I'm using to up my skincare game | thelovedesginedlife.com
natural living

stepping up my skincare game

This year, I turned 34 [yikes!], and so I finally decided it’s time I start stepping up my skincare game! I always had pretty good skin through my teenage years. A few zits here and there, lots of freckles, but overall, good.  But then when I got into my mid-20s, I started getting cystic acne.

when in palm springs, pool time is a must! | thelovedesignedlife.com
natural living

summer ready: my vanquish ME results!

My struggle with my body image since becoming a mother has been a bit of a roller coaster. I have been through highs of feeling like my body is doing exactly what it’s designed to do. And then lows of feeling like I will never get it back. [I’ve opened up about it before here,

me + my babes, poolside in palm springs | thelovedesignedlife.com
motherhood, natural living

feeling good in my skin again

It’s been a little while since I talked about it, so I wanted to give an update about where I’m at with this whole topic of body image since motherhood, and how I am finally starting to feel good in my own skin again. I have been thinking about it a lot recently, especially after