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3 Ways You Can Support Small Businesses

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I'm a  Twin Cities based family + senior portrait photographer, who is taco obsessed, and self proclaimed Harry Potter nerd. 

Supporting small businesses is huge for those people who are behind it. This small venture could be their means of income, supporting their families. Not all small businesses get the support they need to continue to grow and thrive. In this digital age, I think it’s easier to support small businesses than ever. Word of […]

3 Ways You Can Support Small Businesses

February 23, 2022

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Way back like 7 years ago, I used to be known in my circle of friends as either the cupcake queen or the planner queen, I was obsessed with both for a short time. Kid you not, I had at one time 3 Happy Planners, two of them were for my kids that I decorated […]

How I Stay Organized All Year Long Using Paper Planners!

February 16, 2022

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Jessica reached out to me in December to do a couples session with her and her hubby in the Minnesota winter. At the time there wasn’t a stitch of snow on the ground and all I was thinking, uhhh maybe we wait until January? Maybe we’d get some snow by then. 🤞🏻 The temps changed […]

Winter Couples Session | Jessica + Peyton | Farmington, Mn

February 3, 2022

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HEY! Welcome to my first book review here!! I typically read about 5-6 books a month of various genres from non-fiction autobiographies to the super lame chick-lit rom coms. LOL. I definitely didn’t think I was going to make it to my usual number of books this month just because I was in a funk […]

Monthly Book Review | January

January 31, 2022

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Book Reviews

I’ve been a photographer for about 5 years now, you learn A LOT of things along the way, and I’m sure the education isn’t over just because I’ve been in the business for a long time. It’s how you grow right? And make sure you don’t make those same mistakes again. Here are the top […]

5 Things I Wish I had Known Before I Became A Photographer

January 27, 2022

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Tips & Tricks

Let’s do a fun year in review!! It’s amazing to me how much 2021 has flown by. Seriously, it feels like we just started the year and now here we are towards the end of it! Every year seems like they pass by faster and faster. Don’t they? Which means we need to soak up […]

Year In Review | Best of 2021 | Seniors & Families

December 12, 2021

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This is my 3rd (?) time photographing this wonderful family. Last time I saw this crew, there was just a tiny new addition, and now, that tiny addition isn’t so tiny anymore! I think Allie picked a great time to have her family session. The trees were just at peak level for their beautiful colors […]

Andersen Family Session | Lakeville, Mn

November 9, 2021

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I always enjoy spending time with the Mills family and catching up with them at their family session. Julie suggested a new place for their family session this year, and I cannot thank her enough for this suggestion. I loved all the spots I did find in the quick couple of minutes before meeting up […]

Mills Mini Session | Bloomington, Mn

November 6, 2021

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I have known this girl since she was what, 8 years old? Maybe 10. A long time. It’s so weird to kids that you know start to grow up at a distance and the next time you see them they’re 17 and driving. You wonder, when did you get to be so grown up, and […]

Allison | Class of 2022

November 4, 2021

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