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Our Spring Tree Tradition

Well, hi there strangers! It's been quite awhile since I've written. I'm sorry about that and I promise to be better about it. I've mentioned many times that we live across the street from a 1600 acre park. It's amazing. We've created so many memories there already in our 3.5 years in this house and … Continue reading Our Spring Tree Tradition

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Here’s to Being Vulnerable

It's the start of a new year. We're supposed to be making proclamations of change and committing ourselves to doing life differently; to being "better" at life.  We all do it. We all start the year with big ideas and a laundry list of ways we could have done things better in the previous year.  … Continue reading Here’s to Being Vulnerable

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2018 Client Session Favorites

2018 has been a year of change for my business. A step backwards in volume, but a giant step forward in passion. I started this year choosing to take on less; to be more selective. I was in a place of lost why.  I was busy saying "yes" to everything and lost myself in the … Continue reading 2018 Client Session Favorites

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At Home | Linski Family | Kansas City Family Photography

I first met the Linski family last summer so I was very excited when they reached out to me to document their family again. I was even more stoked when mom said she wanted a casual session at home. MY FAVORITE! It's at home where you're the most you. Where you can do the things … Continue reading At Home | Linski Family | Kansas City Family Photography

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The No Party Birthday

October is a big birthday month around here. We have TWO October birthdays in this house alone, plus tons of friends and family who also were born in the best month of the year. When our kids were little, like really little, we had the traditional birthday parties for them each year.  All of our … Continue reading The No Party Birthday

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October: 10-on-10 | Kansas City Family Photography

It's already October. It's my favorite month of the year. Fall is officially here.  I figure it's about time to do a "this was our summer" type of post. Am I too late for that? I think maybe this unrelenting rain we've had for the last 4+ days might have some people wishing for summer … Continue reading October: 10-on-10 | Kansas City Family Photography

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Family Adventure | Cider Hill Family Orchard | Kansas City Family Photographer

It's not official, but I feel like fall is here. A tell tale sign that we've shifted to fall is that it's actually cooler in the shade.  Kansas summers are brutal with heat and humidity, the only salvation is air conditioning. So, even though we're still hitting 80 degrees, you can now get some relief … Continue reading Family Adventure | Cider Hill Family Orchard | Kansas City Family Photographer

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Front Porch Mini Sessions | Kansas City Family Photography

The kids are back in school and fall is approaching in Kansas City. It's that time of year. Time to start booking your fall family photo session. If you're a busy mom like me, I know that process can sound daunting. First there's figuring out a date and time that fits into your crazy schedule … Continue reading Front Porch Mini Sessions | Kansas City Family Photography

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Aug 10-on-10 | Nelson-Atkins Museum | Kansas City Family Photography

It's pushing into the middle of August. Summer is fading. SCHOOL STARS TODAY! What?! I had so many big ideas. So many plans. All these wonderful adventures and fun we'd have this summer. Yep, that didn't happen. It never does. We mostly just survived with some fun mixed in. There were a few big things … Continue reading Aug 10-on-10 | Nelson-Atkins Museum | Kansas City Family Photography