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As it turns out, wedding nightmares are really a thing. From the moment I got engaged and started planning my wedding, I had nightmares about things like the dress not fitting at all and having to wear toilet paper as my wedding gown, a blizzard in May keeping all my guests from showing up, and […]

Why I Splurged on my Wedding Photographer

Feb 26, 2020

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This is my 10th year as a full time photographer, and through the years, I have met, and worked with the most amazing people. Most of them are still my clients and we have become friends. I’ve had “full circle” moments like flying to Missouri to photograph a wedding where the bride had been one […]

I still miss you, come back!

Feb 24, 2020

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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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So I did a thing. I created a whole new blog with all my travel and lifestyle tips! Head on over to Sweet Miss Poly

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Engagement sessions are a lot of fun, but getting there can be stressful. What to wear can be tricky, and you might have a few too many...

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Read about my transition from corporate world to being my own boss and becoming a full time photographer!

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