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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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I was shocked to find out that children smile, on average, 420 times a day, as opposed to only 20 times for adults. So I’m forcing myself to smile more. Why? Because whether or not we are smiling in response to something that truly made us smile, a smile will always be beneficial to us. […]

3 Reasons to Smile Today

Feb 17, 2020

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It was just a little over a month ago that I went to take Finn’s newborn photos! Now I came back for pictures with mom and dad, and it was so fun to see how much he grew in such a short time! He smiled so many times, and was absolutely mesmerized by mom and […]

Sweet Finn is 1 month!

Feb 12, 2020

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The only problem I have with this family is the fact that after every session I end up shopping for all of mom’s outfits, because she has THE BEST TASTE! It sometimes fails since she’s tall, and I’m very short, but if I could, I would have her always order two of everything so I […]

Como Park Family Photographer | G Family

Feb 10, 2020

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One of my favorite families ever! We went to this same park on their wedding day, and have been going back there pretty much every year since for photos! Yes, it is VERY possible to use the same location and still get a very different feel and unique photos every time :-). This one might […]

Reinholdz | Minnetonka Family Photographer

Jan 29, 2020

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One of my favorite families ever, and my dear friends! I met the Andersons before they were the “Andersons,” and it’s been so fun to see them become a family. Their little girl has the best personality, and this session was all about chasing her around – she’s FAST!!! The little moments and faces we […]

Andersons | Wayzata Family Photographer

Jan 17, 2020

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I can’t believe Mr. A is almost 8! I feel like I’ve seen him grow from a little boy to the sweetest, full of personality, hokey lover… “guy” haha!! He’s birthday is right around the corner!!! Happy Birthday A! I’m over here wishing you the best year ever!

Chaska Photographer | Mr. A

Jan 3, 2020

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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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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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Minneapolis Family Photos with the Mosiers! One of the reasons I LOVE September and October so much is that I can get to see so many of the families that have been with me since I started my photography business journey! The Mosier family became my clients when I still worked in corporate, and it’s […]

Minneapolis Family Photographer| Mosier Family

Oct 21, 2019

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I can’t even with how beautiful these girls are! They drove a long ways from South Dakota to have their baby session with me! Little Ayven did so well for her first professional photo shoot! Sessions like this give me serious baby fever, and holding Ayven was the best part of the session for me! […]

Baby Ayven!

Oct 11, 2019

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