PERSONAL

October baby

maternity photos park rapids

I have so many things to share this week! But, first things first! Ive been dying to tell and so excited to announce…..     WE ARE EXPECTING our first baby in October! Let the baby bump photos begin! I would be just the worst photographer if I didn’t keep up on this now wouldn’t […]

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3 reasons why you should reward yourself

park_rapids_senior portraits

Happiest Thursday everyone!     Today is my birthday, yep the big 2-6! And I have set aside some much needed ME time! What’s that word, you say? I know it can be a foreign language when you start talking about time for yourself, or doing something for YOU. I understand, I am the type […]

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mexico destination weddings

It is coming up to the one year anniversary of having shot my first destination wedding this month!  Last year on Feb. 20th I shot Tyson and Lindsey’s Mexico destination wedding in Riviera Maya, Mexico.  I still feel so very blessed to have booked this wedding, for I had made it a business goal of […]

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favorite foto friday (on monday)

Happy Monday everyone!  Im pretending like its Friday as far as posting goes, (I wish it was really Friday again!) because I was out of town Friday and did not get my Favorite Foto Friday post in!  My favorite photo this week is going to be a photo of my favorite pair of shoes. Yep. […]

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Marriage isn’t like the movies

This morning I was praying for my husband.  I just started thinking about how I can be so impatient with him.  So demanding of his time even after he works all day.  My impossibly high expectations.  Making him wait for me when we are getting ready to go somewhere, and causing him to ALWAYS and […]

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setting goals in 2014

I am a sincere advocate of setting goals and writing them down on paper.  Ive seen proof of this working in others lives around me.   It is actually said that most people who do not write them down do not follow through.  I can most assuredly attest to that last statement!  I dont want […]

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Merry Christmas from the bottom of our hearts

Merry Christmas! Well, ok its the day after, but Tis the season still right? I realize this is late, but Christmas is mine and Gabe’s favorite holiday! I hope everyone enjoyed their christmas and all the fun traditions! Christmas for us is a special time to remember and focus on Jesus’ birth and why that […]

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Amazing Abby- A legacy of hope

This morning I did not anticipate crying my eyes out and having my heart emptied of myself. A few days ago, the photography world lost a beautiful soul, and fellow photographer, Abigail Smith. I never knew her, but I stumbled upon her work a few years back. I remember being taken back by the photos […]

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north shore weddings duluth mn

So a few weeks ago, Gabe and I took a little mini vaca to the North Shore with a few good friends. It had been months since we just went somewhere intentionally planned and not work related. I was thrilled! I was missing those “dating days” when all you do as a couple are fun, […]

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LAS VEGAS TO MN: BACK FROM WPPI 2013

 Above: Me 32 floors up. On the balcony. Oh the things we do for a cool shot! (heights are scary). I didn’t grow up knowing or even thinking about becoming a photographer. Never once crossed my mind. That was not the plan. You know, “the plan.”  Those things you plan out. Those things you decide […]

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