Ella Rose turns eight10/16/2016

posted in Children

Today our Ella Rose is EIGHT. Where does the time go??!

We are so grateful for the sweet soul that you are, Ella. The world is such a better place with you smiling in it! You are a sparkly girl-you’re kind, sensitive, and always have so much love to give to others. Your thoughtfulness and attention to detail never ceases to amaze and inspire us! You can be quick to anger or frustration at times, but you are even quicker to love and help those around you! You are the sweetest big sister to Eden with your naturally nurturing spirit and your desire to guide! You are creative, smart and a beautiful soul. We love you so very much and can’t wait to see where age eight takes you!

Happy Birthday, baby girl! <3

anne marie and dan // a cathedral wedding06/01/2016

posted in Weddings

This past weekend I had the honor of sharing Anne Marie and Dan’s special day with them! It was another absolutely gorgeous day, despite what weather reports threatened leading up to it!:)

It is always a treat to photograph a wedding in beautiful weather, but it’s extra awesome when the people are so much fun to spend the day with! Thank you so much for inviting me to share your day, and for being so easy to work with! And who doesn’t love a wedding at the Cathedral? So beautiful!

Enjoy a little sneak peek of this happy, sweet couple, below:

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mickell and chase // the perfect camp wedding05/23/2016

posted in Weddings

I have not been awesome about blogging in the past year or so, and I am trying to improve! 🙂

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Yesterday I had the honor of heading out to Camp Newaygo in Newaygo, Michigan to capture this beautiful couple’s perfect camp wedding! All the details were carefully designed by the bride, Mickell, and many of them handmade by the the couple themselves (check out her Etsy shop: BERKLEYandBEAN!!)! It was all so much fun to photograph and you guys were an absolute dream to hang out with! Seriously! Thank you so much for inviting me to spend the day with you and share your special (camp-filled) day and for being so kind too!!

Here’s a quick sneak peek….

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eden joy// five years old03/12/2016

posted in Children, Family, Life

Our sweet, littlest babe is turning FIVE! This is a tough one for me, but that little face full of wonder and excitement, about every little thing (including turning FIVE), makes me feel oh so happy!

Eden Joy (A.K.A. Punky, Punks, Baby Girl)–you are a true gift to our family. You are kind-hearted, sensitive, silly, smart, spunky and full of love, smiles and snuggles always! I feel so grateful to have you at my side as one of my best buddies! I admire your sweet soul and your eagerness to help! I adore watching you and your “sissy” together-almost always lovin’ on each other too! You make friends where ever you go and I know your caring, sensitive, spirit will stay with you through life! It warms my heart every time you declare that when you grow up, you want to be a Mommy, above all other things-even above “a gum lady”–and i know, you being such a lover of bubble gum, THAT is saying a LOT! 😉 I also love that spunky, feisty side you show us at times–“the look”. Everyone who knows and loves you knows “the look”! 😉

We love you so and are blessed beyond measure to call you our Baby girl, our “Punky”, our sister, our friend, our BATGIRL, our Eden Joy! HAPPY 5th BIRTHDAY, Little Lady!

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Reynolds sisters // birthdays02/16/2016

posted in babies, Children, Family

Look at me blogging twice in one day!!

Meet the Reynolds sisters!

Both of these adorable little ladies celebrate winter birthdays so I had the delight of hanging out with them on Valentine’s morning, along with their Mommy, to capture them both! I love working with siblings, but i especially love when I get to spend time with sisters because it reminds me of my little ladies. It is so much fun seeing the personalities and the spirits in little ones! These two didn’t disappoint! 🙂

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Camden // one year02/15/2016

posted in babies, Children

Hello 2016!

Since I have not been blogging much in the past year, I am going to try to pick it up again as best I can so you all get a glimpse of all the fun people I get to hang out with. 🙂

Speaking of it being a new year…where does the time go??? It’s already February again and it has been almost a year since I first met this sweet little guy, as a newborn! I so enjoy seeing how he has grown into a spunky, smiley, boy and of course, it is always nice to see his parents too!

I can barely handle all of this cuteness, let’s see if you can…

The Ruffinos05/21/2015

posted in babies, Children

Also last weekend in the lovely orchard, I got to meet up with these sweet siblings! It was so great to see all of you! I can’t believe how much these two beautiful babes have grown since I saw you last!

I had so much fun for the short session we had and I was so grateful that the weather held up for us! Thank you so much for inviting me to capture these sweet faces once again. Hope to see you all again soon! 🙂

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The Manica Family05/21/2015

posted in babies, Children, Family

Last weekend, the blossoms in the orchard were in full bloom and I was lucky enough to squeeze in a few fun sessions between raindrops! The blossoms could not have been more beautiful!

This family is no stranger to my camera and it was so lovely to see them all again!! Lilly is such a great big sister-helping to get Sophie to smile and wanting to hold her for photos–such sweet girls! Thank you so much for hanging out with me for a little while! 🙂

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Eden Joy turns four03/12/2015

posted in Children

Happy Birthday to our sweet Eden Joy! It is hard to believe that it has been FOUR years since we welcomed our second baby girl into this world, but now we can not imagine a life without you! You bring so much happiness and joy to everyone around you. You are smart, charming, sensitive, loving, kind, goofy and always entertaining! You are one special little girl! From your snuggles, to your spontaneous “I love yous”, to your goofiness, all the way down to your “look” when someone tells you “no”, we love you so and are thankful everyday that you were born! You are going to do amazing things in this world, and we can’t wait to sit back and watch. We are so proud of you!

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The Martins // family02/27/2015

posted in Children, Family

Over the past 5 years, I have struggled to find a great studio space to rent on an hourly basis, to give clients the option for indoor shoots. This winter I have finally found a lovely space!

Here is a peek at a session from last weekend that I was able to capture in that space with this super-adorable family! I am on a roll with this blogging thing today, so this is too much cuteness not to share! 🙂 Talk about making my job seem so easy–this sibling duo was a complete dream to work with. Thank you so much for coming out to the space and inviting me to capture your beautiful family! It was so great to see you all again. Until next time!!!

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