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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.

The Dugan Family, Lifestyle

The Duggan Family fall photos at Bass Pro Waterfall Park in Independence, Missouri fall 2021. 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 […]

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The Rossons, Lifestyle

The Rosson family fall photos, at their forever home in Independence, Missouri fall 2021. 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 […]

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Nick & Courtney, 28 Event Space Wedding

Nick & Courtney, married at 28 Event Space in Kansas City, Missouri on October 10, 2021. 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 […]

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Mackenzie, Newborn

Joe & Miranda’s newborn family photos, in Smithville, Missouri, Summer of 2021. 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, […]

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Jessica & Ian, Washington wedding

Jessica & Ian, married at their private property in Eatonville, Washington on July 31, 2021. 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 […]

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Tresa & Quinn, Beloved

Tresa & Quinn’s family lifestyle session at their home in Kansas City, Missouri, Summer 2021. 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 […]

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Couples

Nicola & Kyle, Nelson Atkins Wedding

Nicola & Kyle, married at the Nelson Atkins Museum in Kansas City, Missouri on August 7, 2021. 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 […]

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Sarah & Zach, Engaged

Sarah & Zach, celebrating their engagement with family at the Loews Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri, summer of 2021. 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 […]

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Couples, Lifestyle

Cierra & John, Wedding

Cierra & John, married at Berry Acres in Odessa, Missouri on May 22, 2021. 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 […]

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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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Kate & Kevin, Engaged

Oh my are these two adorable. The flowing dress, their free spirited jumping on the random cement blocks, loads of kisses on the side of the road in some scarce wild flowers, and dancing in the park. I mean, you can tell they are both super sweet on each other. The light was gorgeous and […]

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Cierra & John, Engaged

I finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. Spring flowers are out, trees are blossoming, new life and growth is finally here. We’ve all been waiting for spring. 2020 was long and sessions were slim to none. Everyone is so excited to be out again enjoying the sunshine and great weather here […]

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How to drop in video & images to flat lay photos & graphics.

Ever wonder how in the world people get a video, gif or photo inside a flat lay aka an already created image or video? You know, the super intriguing, “Wait, that image isn’t moving, but part of it is” image. How do they do that? It’s so easy using the free software Canva.com. Watch this […]

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A Quick-Start Canva Guide & First Magical Steps

If you’re anything like me, you hate learning new things. Alone at least. . So many times I just want someone to show me quickly. Yes, I’m THAT girl. I learn so much faster watching and doing vs reading and figuring it out. . Click below to watch me walk through getting started with Canva […]

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Now more than ever we are understanding the deepest need to support local businesses. Mega companies are booming, leaving smaller local companies closing their doors. I would be lying if I said we were doing just fine. But we will rise above, this too shall pass. But now more than ever we’d love your support. […]

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