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Something stopped me in my tracks as I was scrolling on Facebook quite a few months back. It was a baby in a sink filled with strawberries. I stopped and scrolled through all the pictures from LaCroix Photography (https://www.facebook.com/lacroixphotography is their Facebook where I saw it, and https://www.lacroixphotography.org/ is their website) and thought “I HAVE to […]

Babies & Kids, Client Sessions

June 29, 2018

Fernanda- Strawberry Splashing

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My first session in July 2017 was with the Karlin kids.. Mason and Avery. My first ever paying clients! I showed up lookin cuteee. I had my makeup done (despite the HOT July weather), cute outfit, I had my hair actually not in a messy bun. I was basically on top of the world. This […]

Babies & Kids, Client Sessions

June 27, 2018

Mason + Avery

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Rodger and Raylee McClelland are the definition of “meant to be”. The first time we all met up together was on a rainy day in Wichita. We met at Panera and I asked them my basic questions about the wedding, the details, and how they met. They’re like magnets, no matter what, they’re drawn together. […]

Client Sessions, Photography, Weddings

June 18, 2018

Rodger & Raylee – Rustic Romantic Wedding

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Grief is surrounding my community lately. It surrounds me daily, since I’ve lost a lot of loved ones. Some losses are old to me, like my dad’s, and some are fresh, within the past months and weeks. The grieving process is unique to everyone and knowing how to comfort someone after they’ve lost someone is […]

Lifestyle

June 13, 2018

What To Avoid Saying To Someone Grieving

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One of my dreams came true when we were on vacation in Texas this past week. I went to the Magnolia Market. Yes, fangirl over Chip & Jo with me now. I’d wanted to go to the Magnolia Market back when we were in Texas a few months ago around Easter. Time didn’t allow it, […]

Lifestyle

June 4, 2018

I Went To The Magnolia Market!!

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Step-families. So many things are different in step-families. Like literally so many things. I was standing in the shower thinking about it when I realized Father’s Day is coming up. I started to think about my family and about all the things I’ve experienced from being in a step-family for most of my life. So […]

Lifestyle

May 30, 2018

Things I Want You To Know About My Step-Family- My Experience

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How many times have you seen this exact blog title or one super duper similar? Yeah me too. That’s why I hesitated to write this. But I’m not going to tell you the cliché things like “life is short” and “call your mom” and “go to that party because you’re young!”. That’s been done to […]

Lifestyle

May 24, 2018

21 Things I’ve Learned In 21 Years

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Chloe had me at tacos and Grey’s Anatomy. It was friendship at first sight. I truly think I can connect with Seniors in high school because I still feel like a younger person in my heart. I’m only 21, and I do not feel grown or adult at all. We met for froyo in Old […]

Client Sessions, Seniors

May 8, 2018

Chloe’s Senior Session

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Meet the bubbly, sassy, and outgoing Abriel! From the moment Abby walked in Starbucks, I knew her pictures would be amazing. I instantly envision a client’s session when I meet them, and I just knew she’d be a blast to hangout with! She told me all about her animals and about how she volunteers at […]

Client Sessions, Seniors

April 26, 2018

Abriel’s Senior Session

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“How do I do it all?”   I ask myself that question almost every day. Most times, multiple times a day. How do I get up early, eat green foods, workout, go to school, take care of my dog, be a mom, wife, check on my friends, clean the house, make food, oh crap I […]

Lifestyle

April 11, 2018

“How Do You Do It All?”