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Sarah, Dawson, and I got to take full advantage of the beautiful spring flowers for their engagement session earlier this month. You can’t tell in the photos, but it was FREEZING the night of their session. My fingers were almost completely numb by the time we wrapped up, but they were troopers! 

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Excuse me while I GUSH over how adorable and in love these two are! Oh yeah – if you’re thinking about bringing your fur babies to your session, the answer will always be YES! Thank you so much Mel and Bryan for letting me be a part of your wedding journey. I can’t WAIT for […]

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Gina & Keith were married back in January of 2020 and FINALLY got to have their marriage blessing last week! I was so honored to be a part of it! Gina looked BREATHTAKING in her dress and Keith’s tux was the perfect color to compliment the colors of winter in Illinois. I was so happy […]

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I have said it before, and I will say it again – winter weddings are my favorite! Kelly and Eddie’s day was so full of love and FUN! There were many points throughout the day that my cheeks hurt from smiling and laughing so much.   Vendors who made this amazing day possible | Venue: […]

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I can’t wait for your wedding day, Hannah and Conor! Thanks for braving the cold with me to take these amazing engagement photos!

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When your little brother gets married in a state park in Washington, you make sure to bring your gear. It was a literal fairytale here and I could have stayed forever. I may be a bit biased, but I am completely head over heels in love with this whole wedding! They both really wanted a […]

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Excuse me while I consider printing and framing these for my own home. I can even overlook the fact they are in Yankees jerseys haha. #GoCubbies If you look closely at the photos below, you will notice an out of focus hummingbird. I get all the feels with this because in all the years I […]

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When Alyssa told me she wanted to do their engagement photos at the greenhouse I about jumped for joy! I could spend every day here! I had a BLAST with these two and I seriously cannot wait for their wedding!

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There’s just something extra special about intimate weddings at your childhood home. Don’t get me wrong, I love the 250 person, ballroom, dance the night away weddings too. But these 10 person weddings hold a special place in my heart. Clay and Rachel chose Clay’s parents’ home as their venue. Only their immediate families were […]

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VIVIAN MAE 8lb 13oz 22.5 in Born March 2nd, 2021, at 2:54am into Mama’s arms, at home, in the tub!   As I sit here and type this, Vivian is already more than 17 hours old…and I have been awake for 38 hours. My birth high is wearing off and I will likely sleep like […]