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A Tour of Our Home

Perrin’s Big Girl Room

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Personal

Late this past fall, we got rid of Perrin’s crib and upgraded her room to big girl status. (She’s very proud.) While we certainly weren’t in a rush to do this, we also suddenly realized that the furniture we needed was going to be really delayed because of shipping issues so, in the end, we […]

Perrin: Three Years

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Personal

Happy birthday, my darling.  You are three years old and overflowing with personality. You sing all the time; whatever it on your mind, you’ll sing it. You wake up every morning saying that Suzettey, your stuffy, wants a picnic. (You also speak in a high-pitched, squeaky voice when voicing her.) You love twirly dresses and […]

My Top 12 Books of 2020

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Personal

Heading into 2020, I had no idea–as none of us did–how the year would turn. When I was setting my book goal for the year in Goodreads back in January, I set a modest goal of 25 books and was shocked just recently to click in to the challenge and discover I have read 42 […]

The Wedding Day Timeline

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Tips

Wedding season is approaching again–which is hard to believe since it’s currently 20 degrees out with a bitterly cold wind–and I am working with many spring brides to put together and finalize their wedding day timelines. While there are many factors that go into each couple’s timeline, I want to start by showing a sample timeline, which is […]

Jenny & Jordan

A Kent Park Fall Engagement Shoot

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Engaged

Jenny first spotted Jordan early last year when he was working out at the gym where she is a personal trainer. “I didn’t know him yet, but he definitely caught my eye.” Jordan made the first move, commenting on an Instagram photo of her German Shepherd because he also has a German Shepherd. Dogs, bringing […]

The Yoder Family

A Kalona Newborn Lifestyle Shoot

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Family & Kids

Kourtney had first contacted me back in the late summer about doing newborn photos for their family when she gave birth to their second child sometime in November. I offered her a few referrals for traditional newborn photos, but she was looking for more of a lifestyle type session, which I was happy to offer! […]

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