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a grand canyon adventure
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a grand canyon adventure: rim-to-rim

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to do something outside of my comfort zone. I conquered a big hike and an even bigger personal accomplishment: the Grand Canyon: Rim-to-Rim. It was for sure an adventure and something I had been thinking about doing for over a year! Even though it can be scary to

exploring disneyland with 3 kids ages 6 + under | thelovedesignedlife.com
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5 tips for doing disneyland with 3 kids

A couple of weeks ago, I took all 3 kids to California on my own to do Disneyland. Crazy? Probably so.  But we were itching for an adventure! This week here in Arizona, a lot of the kids [including my daughter] have fall break and a lot of families will go to Southern California and/or

moms do palms: all about our mama girls trip to palm springs | thelovedesignedlife.com
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moms do palms

Summer may be over, but our summer adventure to Palm Springs aka Moms Do Palms from earlier this month lives on! It was honestly such a good and very much needed break for this mama. I wanted to share with you guys some more pics from our girls trip, as well as a little back

mommy + me matching outfits by crew + lu | thelovedesignedlife.com
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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

sonoma county wine tour | thelovedesignedlife.com
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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

our staycation at the pointe hilton squaw peak resort | thelovedesignedlife.com
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our second summer staycation

This past weekend we just went back to the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak resort for our second summer staycation! Last month, we went on our first staycation here and we had such a great time, we had to come back! This summer is the first time we have ever tried a staycation as a family.