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One of my favorite little clients ever, Miss E! Isn’t she just adorable?! I love this family, and love that they’ve been my clients for so long they’ve become friends! Kerri (mom) walked into my studio with a batch of my absolute favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough cupcakes, as I was almost done giving the […]

It’s Christmas week!

Dec 23, 2019

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If you’re anything like me, you probably do a LOT of last minute gift shopping, and you probably have Amazon Prime all ready for next day delivery (because who can wait anymore, right?). You might already know this about me, but “Gifts” is one of my top 2 love languages, so I thought I’d share […]

Poly’s “Under/Over $50” Gift Guide

Dec 20, 2019

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We were supposed to have our wedding meeting at my studio, but they texted me and changed the location to a bar in Chaska, so I arrived, and the entire time we talked, it just felt like I was hanging out with friends. I always say I pick my clients just as much as they […]

Justin + Katie | LA Engagement

Dec 18, 2019

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Karmen found me through Instagram, and I’m so glad she did! She and Drew are the sweetest, and it was such a pleasure to do this session with them, and welcome them to Minnesota, since they just recently moved here. I think they both should quit their jobs and become full time models, because oh […]

Drew + Karmen | Lake Calhoun Engagement

Dec 16, 2019

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My last wedding of 2019 was Dave and Molly’s, and I couldn’t have asked for a better one! It was December 7, and the weather was in the 30s, with very low winds. The snow had fallen, and all around us was a winter wonderland. And to top it off, the sun actually came out, […]

Dave + Molly | The Blaisdell Wedding

Dec 13, 2019

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These two love birds met when Callie was a sophomore, and Adam was a senior. He started his career in the Army after graduating and had to move, so a lot of their relationship has been long distance. He came back from deployment just in time for their engagement session! A&C are pretty much polar […]

Adam + Callie | St. Paul Engagement

Dec 11, 2019

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I got pretty lucky when these two asked me to be their wedding photographer years ago. They’ve become some of my favorite friends, and it’s truly an honor to capture another big milestone in their lives! Baby C, aunt Poly loves you so much and can’t wait to take many photos of you as you […]

Toms | Minneapolis Family Photographer

Dec 9, 2019

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What a decade it has been. Besides the cliche “finding myself,” which I did, I have to say I learned so much about love. From a toxic five year relationship that ended very badly, to meeting and marrying my dream guy. Here’s what a learned about love in a decade.  1. Love yourself first: what you […]

What I learned about love in a decade

Dec 6, 2019

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Nathan and Precious got married on November 2, 2019. And that day was not picked randomly. They wanted to share their wedding date, with the Day of the Dead (dia de los muertos). Nathan lost his sister, brother, and father, and this was one way to remember them on their special day. Precious left me […]

Nathan + Precious | Lumber Exchange Wedding Photographer

Nov 14, 2019

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You think that umbrella was just a prop? Nope, it was raining during our ENTIRE session! The weather here is so unpredictable, I keep an umbrella in my car at all times! We probably could have rescheduled, BUT, this gorgeous bride-to-be had already gotten her hair and makeup done, and her nails too, so I […]

Nathan + Precious | Engaged!

Nov 2, 2019

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