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The perfect way to celebrate the start of October. When Samantha, with Hedin North Farms, reached out to me over the summer about wanting to host a spooky, witchy themed branding session at her homestead farm, I was over-the-moon, or should I say over-the-cauldron, excited! Branding sessions are an opportunity for me to work closely […]

Spooky Witchy Themed Branding Session at Hedin North Farms

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Oh, how Autumn leaves bring all the BEST photography memories! I have always been a very cliché Minnesotan in this regard – I believe Fall time is the very best time. As I am writing this blog, I currently have all my windows open, sipping a warm cup of coffee, Fall pumpkin candles burning, and […]

Fall Mini Sessions in Rice, Minnesota for 2023

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Oh, where do I even begin with this wedding! If you know me at all, you know that I love the following things so much: Fall weather, Duluth and anything north shore, and intimate weddings. Well, Kellianne and Justin incorporated all of these things into their wedding day, and honestly we hit it off from […]

Fall Wedding at the Glensheen Mansion in Duluth, Minnesota

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February is for lovers, and has the most highlighted holiday – Valentine’s Day. My husband and I use to plan far ahead for this holiday – setting up reservations at fun restaurants, planning little getaways, and spending time finding the perfect cards to exchange. Now, as we have aged, we enjoy cooking at home and […]

Valentine’s Day Ideas

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On a crisp and chilly January morning, Bryna and Christopher prepared to exchange their vows for a second time in their small wedding in St. Peter, Minnesota at The Capitol Room. Despite their plans changing multiple times and having an intimate ceremony back in California, they still wanted to share this special moment with their […]

Small Wedding at The Capitol Room

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It is always so fun when I get to watch families evolve year after year. I knew Amanda and Neil from the beginning of my business as wedding clients, and then as the years passed, their whole family became clients of mine, either for individual couples sessions or holiday cards. This was the first time […]

Summer Family Session

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What Lindsay had to say about her session: “I sought Ashley out after a friend had told me what a fun, empowering experience she had during her boudoir shoot. This had always been something I’ve wanted to do but was a little shy and modest. I booked my session with the intent to give some […]

Lindsay’s Boudoir Session

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You may have seen these things called “elopements” floating around social media and online while you’ve been researching for your own day. In the past, eloping meant sneaking off to Vegas or the closest county hall without any family or friends knowing and then shouting “surprise” with a new ring on your finger. Though that […]

Elopement vs. Traditional Wedding

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Honesty time: I wasn’t going to write this blog post. I wasn’t going to address COVID-19. I wasn’t going to send out emails. I wasn’t going to speak to what is happening in the world. Maybe I didn’t want to admit what was happening. Maybe I didn’t want to add to the hype. In all […]

Support Plan Moving Forward

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Did you know that last Friday, January 17th, was considered “National Quitter’s Day”. Ouch. I read that over 60% of people, by January 17th, have “given up”, on their goals. (article by “Shine Weekly”, ShineText). I was left with an extremely sour taste in my mouth. I was thinking: how unsupported? how judgmental? how rude? […]

2020 MOTIVATION

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