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World travelin’, sustainability guru, humanitarian, foster and adoptive mommin’, photographer, photobooth-er, educator, multiple hat wearing entrepreneur. This girl’s love language is hugs and her tank is filled by serving others. You can find her under a palm tree, on a mountain, renovating a vintage trailer/house or running through the sprinklers with her husband, two boys and three fur babies.

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Emily & Family

I love three so much there just aren’t many words. Celebrating in the fall with picnics, photos, roasting marshmallows and running around fall trails has been fuel for my soul! Thank you for letting me document your cuties. And for letting me have them throw leaves on you “Miss Emily.” xo

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Children, Family

Rosson’s Forever Home

My college coach used to say, “If teachers, coaches or parents tell you they don’t have favorites they’re lying. Some just connect better with others.” Well that my friend is the Rossons. Not only are they wonderful friends but this is about the 15th photo session I’ve done with them. They also met our little […]

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Children, Family

Nick & Courtney, married

I photographed a wedding years ago of Caleb and Allison. It was there, that I was listening to this angelic voice warm up before the ceremony. My husband was photographing with me this day ironically. For those of you who don’t know, my husband sings professionally and with the Kansas City Chorale. I gave him […]

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Newborn Mackenzie

This baby has been prayed for, thought about, loved on and in the making for hundreds and hundreds of days. Every bit of her was worth the wait for this mama and papa. Bursting with joy, thankfulness and smitten for this beautiful Mackenzie, she is welcomed to Earth with more love than she realizes. Don’t […]

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Children, Family

Jessica & Ian | Eatonville, Washington wedding

In the woods, nestled under Mount Rainier on 300 acres where the kids roamed and played growing up. Surrounded by custom everything from their airplane runway, to the home they built, to the hanger and back yard oasis. This was Jessica & Ian’s wedding location. What a dream right? My Eatonville, Washington brides know how […]

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Tresa & Quinn Lifestyle

These two have such a special family. I love that they rescued their adorable pup too. I’m just not sure what I love more: them, their pup or their amazing home. A great combination if you ask me. I love following my couples for years. Thanks for letting me uww and aww like crazy over […]

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Nicola & Kyle, Nelson Atkins Wedding

Studio Dan Meiners brought down the house from head to die with decor, florals and design to blow anyones mind (this is normal for them). The whole team for this wedding day at the Nelson Atkins Museum in Kansas City, Missouri was stunning and sweet from the moment we arrived. They were troopers during the […]

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Sarah & Zach, a family engagement

There’s nothing more special for them than to have their darling little one take photos together for their engagement session. What a fun, love and laughter filled trio they are. I’m not sure if I found America’s next top model or my next assistant in this adorable 7 year old. Congratulations Sarah & Zach. May […]

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Children, Couples, Family

Cierra & John

This couple had so many sweet moments from the day. Their outdoor ceremony turned indoor due to the rain the midwest has been having. But the gorgeous details were flowing no matter, their guests were all smiles all day, they were glowing as a couple and God gifted them with the most stunning cotton candy […]

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Lauribeth & Patrick, White Iron Ridge

This wedding… I have no words. What a gorgeous day and an even greater team to work alongside with. It was my first official wedding at the newest popular venue White Iron Ridge in Smithville, Mo. Just 25 minutes North of Kansas City. It’s classy, fun, large, all accommodating from guest suites, bridal suites, two […]

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