county fair // livelovesimple.com

A Hot Day at the Fair

Yesterday we made our annual family trip to the county fair. Now I’ve been going to this particular fair for as long as I can remember, and being that it’s in August, it is always hot. However, yesterday took things to a whole other level. For the first time that I can recall, every single…

at the carnival

Carnival Magic

Last week our town’s annual summer carnival came to town. There is nothing in the world like the excitement that builds as we see the big red & white carnival tent go up and the rides start to fill in the empty spaces in the grass. Roman’s #1 request at carnival time is cotton candy…

summer fun & watermelon

Summer Fun & Watermelon!

Thank you National Watermelon Promotion Board for sponsoring this post. Watermelon is the perfect portable food for enjoying wherever life takes you! Hello, friends! Can you believe that we are already into the middle of July?! I sure can’t. As it always goes, these summer days are flying by so quickly. We’ve been making the…

Family Movie Night

Family Movie Night!

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation is about to hit theaters on July 13th. My kids have been so excited as we count down the days until we can go & watch it. In the meantime, we’ve been having family movie nights with some of their old favorites at home. We all get cuddled up on…

How to Start a Blog // livelovesimple.com

Blogging: How to Get Started

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated in partnership with Bluehost and contains affiliate links. All opinions are mine alone. Thank you for supporting the companies that help to make my work possible. Next month I will celebrate nine years with this blog. That’s pretty incredible. Blogging has been such a life-changer for me. From being…

summer solstice // 2018

beautiful just the same

This life is not what I imagined it would be, but it’s beautiful just the same. I took these photographs last week on the golden afternoon of the Summer Solstice. The Solstice always holds such an important space in my heart. It is a day full of so much hope & light. Magical Midsummer, the…