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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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Iceland is truly a magical place. We landed after a six hour flight from Minneapolis, at 6:30am local time. Some car rentals have offices inside the airport, while others, like the one we booked our car with, is a short shuttle ride away. We rented a small car for our 3 days in Iceland so […]

Iceland in 3 Days

May 20, 2019

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Being the foodie that I am, I was thrilled that my clients (in Australia) also shared the same love for fresh, high quality, and “pretty” foods. We drove a couple of hours from Brisbane, to Mooloolaba, for photos at the beach, but our very first stop when we got there was The Velo Project, a […]

The Velo Project, Mooloolaba

Apr 24, 2019

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“Oh, the places you’ll go!”… I can’t help but remember this title from Dr. Seuss when I think of how this whole trip to Brisbane, Australia, happened. I love traveling, and exploring, and this past March I got to fly across the globe for an engagement session in Australia! I love that my job allows […]

Brisbane, Australia

Apr 22, 2019

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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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