Archive of ‘natural living’ category

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

learning how to radical self love with the zen bird in phoenix this weekend | thelovedesignedlife
motherhood, natural living

learning to love myself with the zen bird

Over the weekend, I had the pleasure of attending a heart opening workshop with a small group of lovely women, lead by the ever so lovely Marian of The Zen Bird. It was something I was desperately needing, even more than I realized, at first. It didn’t hurt that it was at the adorable Teapot on 5th