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Hi there! Welcome to the PMP blog, a journal about my work, life, travels, fashion, and the occasional dessert. Stay a while and say hello!

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Here I am, celebrating almost 9 month of marriage, and these two above are about to celebrate 50!!! They gave me lots of tips during this session their 6 children gave them as a gift. I can’t image being them, and looking at the images below. 6 Children (and their spouses), 16 grandchildren, and so […]

Happy Anniversary!

Jan 18, 2019

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I get asked all the time what my trick is to get the natural smiles from my clients, and over and over I tell them to NOT ask their children to say “cheese.” Saying cheese will result in the cheesiest of smiles, so I thought I’d share 3 tips for natural smiles with you guys […]

3 Tips for Natural Smiles

Jan 14, 2019

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One of my favorite families on the blog today!!! This little shy boy will melt anyone’s heart with his personality! He especially loved the studio horse!

He’s 2! Chaska Family Photographer

Jan 11, 2019

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Yep, we started the session at Glamdoll, because donuts :-)! When it’s cold outside I love having the ability to go inside to warm up. Matt, Charnell, and their daughter Charlette were such troopers during our (very cold) session! These two are totally in love, and will be saying “I Do” this September!   

Matt + Charnell | Engaged!

Jan 9, 2019

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So pumped to share this session today! Tracie (aka MOM), has been a friend of mine for over 8 years now, and I feel the older we get, the closer we get as well. She’s an amazing wife, and mother, and is an inspiration to me. I often see her posting photos about baking with […]

VanWechel Family | Andover Family Photographer

Jan 7, 2019

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I remember walking into Sam and Britt’s house for the first time, and I knew right away I wanted to do photos there! Britt has THE BEST style (you too, Sam!), and everything she chooses is absolutely beautiful. I jokingly told her she should buy duplicates of everything so I can have everything she purchases. […]

Sam + Britt | Waiting for Baby V

Jan 4, 2019

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I can’t believe I’m actually sending Christmas cards for the first time in at least 5 years!!! I thought of sending some with pictures of the cats and I some years back, BUT, I figured not all of you are cat lovers, right? My husband loves Christmas (so do I), and since this past year […]

Merry Christmas + My card + Highlights

Dec 24, 2018

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This session has so many elements of things I truly love: Christmas (and pine trees), hot cocoa, animal print, Sorel boots, winter pompom hats, belly laughs, family time… LOVE! This family has been with me since mom and dad were engaged, and I feel so honored to have stayed as their family photographer (and friend) […]

Peters Family | Andover Family Photographer

Dec 21, 2018

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I can’t get over how adorable these boys are! Mom did a FANTASTIC job with outfits, and I’m secretly wanting to buy baby D’s outfit for my future baby… So much love here! It’s always fun to see how I can change up the studio to make every session feel different. I’m not sure how […]

D is ONE! Chaska Family Photographer

Dec 19, 2018

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Aaron and Justine are one of my favorite couples I’ve ever worked with, and I couldn’t be happier that work relationship turned into a real friendship after their wedding. I have a “heathy” obsession with how cute their are as a couple, Justine’s killer eye for fashion, and how they both have the biggest heart. […]

Aaron + Justine | Minneapolis Photographer

Dec 17, 2018

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