A fall family photo shoot: flannel + foliage

What to wear, what to wear…it’s always a big question when it comes to finding the perfect outfits for your family photo shoots. In the fall in Minnesota we are mad for plaid! Check out a few photos from this cute family’s session, that I had the privilege of photographing, in their cozy fall getups including the cutest plaid toddler high tops. I mean, couldn’t you just squeeze this little dude? This {now} dad has been a second little brother to me since he was in like the 2nd grade. It’s so much fun to be part of capturing his sweet family’s life.








Autumn (n)
colorful leaves
hearts are glad
twiggy trees
mad for plaid

“To everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven.” – Ecclesiastes 3:1


A boho-inspired one year photoshoot: feathers + fringe

Wishing my very special ONE-year-old niece a very happy birthday today! I cannot believe a year has flown by since this sweet girl was born. I love her more everyday! A few weeks ago I had fun setting up boho-inspired one year photos that her mama dreamt up. It was the perfect summer night with the sun beaming through the trees and I was able to catch this cute little hippie girl’s spunky and sweet personality in action (biting mosquitos and all)! The girl knows how to get the job done at her shoots, what can I say? #babygirlmodel

Here’s a peak at this beautiful baby girl’s session (featuring her handsome daddy and gorgeous mama)…

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Rocco’s modern/rustic hockey room: updates + more

I’m holding down the fort here with two kids in tow these days, so life has been a bit more busy to say the least! It’s all good though and we are loving every minute with our two little dudes. On that note, I happen to have a couple minutes here while both of them are napping and thought I would finally share the (mostly) finished product of my big boy’s modern/rustic hockey bedroom. A few of you have asked to see the progress from previous posts and in honor of the NHL playoffs right now the timing seems fitting. Plus, lets be honest, I don’t have as many opportunities to jump on here, so enjoy!


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Oh the places he’ll go baby shower: travel + safari

My best friend, Eileen, from college is due with her first baby (bonus…just two months after me)! We dreamed about the timing of our babes happening like this and it just so happened to work out with her first and my second. And they are both boys! I cannot wait to share mama-hood with her and watch these little guys grow up together!


Here is a look at the travel and safari theme baby shower (to coordinate with her adorable nursery) that a few other ladies and myself hosted for her at my house this past weekend.


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Luca Bump Maternity Session: snowy outdoor + snuggly indoor

Whoa! Where did time go? My little bambino and I are at the 9 month marker! Why does it seem like the first 8 weeks drag by and the last 4 weeks fly at mach 10 speed? Either way, I am so excited to meet this little guy! One more month of this belly growing even bigger.


This past weekend I was beyond blessed to experience an amazing maternity session with my bestie at Photography From Eileen.  She never ceases to amaze me and I cannot wait to share her work with you! Here are just a few of my favs from my snowy outdoor and snuggly indoor maternity shoot.


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