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I’ve known Alexa since she was just a baby. I started watching her at my house when she was about 8 or 9 months old and she was a part of our life for many years. She came everywhere with us and did everything with us, it was kinda just like having another one of […]

Lindsay and I met through LuLaRoe and I was so excited when she said she wanted family pictures taken…..the girls were less excited! We were supposed to do them on a day that it rained all day – of course, it’s been raining a LOT here lately, so we decided to meet early in the morning […]

I am having so much fun meeting so many new families this fall. The light and the colors have been beautiful. It’s been warm a lot longer, it’s been pretty rainy and the leaves on the trees haven’t really changed yet, so I’m hoping that means we have a longer photography season and I can […]

AWE! I loved working with this family. I could tell right away that they weren’t extremely comfortable getting their photos taken, who is?, but I wanted them to have a good experience and to have photos they would love. I worked really hard to try to get them more comfortable in front of the camera, […]

This is the second time I’ve had the privilege of photographing the whole Zajac Family, and let me tell you baby Jack has everyone wrapped around his little finger. It’s pretty safe to say that he is everyone’s favorite and that he loves all the attention they give him. It’s also safe to say these […]

They made their FIRST family pictures look so easy and effortless. I really can’t believe that they have never had family pictures taken because their kids were pros!! They were the best sports and they listened so well. We got their session done so quick and without any tears. They were funny and silly, they […]

I’ve known Bonnie and Dan since just after they were married, 11 years ago. There was a time, not too long ago, that they thought they might not be able to have any children. They struggled with infertility for many years and I too know the pain and heartbreak of infertility. I know how it […]

There really are places in the heart you don’t even know exist  until you love a child. ~Anne Lamott   I am naturally an extrovert. I love being around people. I’m a talker. I am comfortable in most new situations, so you would think that reaching out to new people and meeting new people for photo […]

I’ve know Christine since before any of her kids were even born. My first memory with her was a her oldest daughter’s baby shower. I’ve taken their pictures for years and I’ve been at all of their special events. We spend most holidays with their family. I’m pretty sure we were only born to different […]

These are my friend Marie’s cute kids. We took family pictures too, but just like me she’s saving those for her Christmas Cards. {I’ll add them later} I am so happy she moved to Illinois a year ago so that I could be friends with her, and her family. EDITED: This is my FAVORITE family […]