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I'm a Photographer, Educator, Shop, sustainability guru, foster and adoptive mama, multiple hat wearing entrepreneur. My love language is hugs and my tank is filled by serving others. You can find me world travelin', renovating a vintage trailer/house or doing something fun with her husband, two boys and three fur babies. 

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Christina & Dave | Mo Botanical Gardens

Christina & Dave celebrated in one of their favorite places in St. Louis: the Missouri Botanical Gardens. Christina’s mother volunteers with a lot of the garden work at both the Missouri Botanical Gardens and also other grounds around St. Louis such as the Jewel Box where we photographed a wedding the next day. It was […]

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Sarah & Stephen, Gritners Sunflower Farm

Such a fun and relaxing session on a perfect sunset evening celebrating the engagement of Sarah & Stephen at Gritner’s Sunflower Farm in Lawrence, Kansas. This was my first session at the farm, I’m not sure how. This place is magical. Sunflowers rolling over the hills for days. What a gorgeous site! And I love that […]

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Spring minis, Floral backdrop

Oh melt me. These adorable dimples, the dance parties, the ornery cousins and all the twirling in our spring dresses along with this stunning floral backdrop made for some pretty fantastic spring mini sessions in Kansas City if I do say so myself. One of my favorite ways to photograph children is to just watch […]

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Children, Family

Feature image, Floral, purple flowers, Englewood Cafe, Kansas City couple photography

Jessica & Kirk | Beloved Couples

This is what a complimentary mini Beloved session looks like. One outfit, one location, two totally fun people. Help me help you. Get 100 different people to “like” my business Facebook page ( and receive a complimentary 30 minute portrait session (of any type)… just as Jessica & Kirk did. Tell them to write on […]

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Kauffman Gardens + Kansas City beloved

These two were nothing less than giggly and fun. I really enjoyed watching them laugh at everything they did together. There is no better medicine in life than burning easy calories laughing and having a good time with the company of the ones you love. Very much looking forward to Laura & Ryan’s wedding day. […]

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Wolverine loves my roommate!

My roommate is in love with a man who I say closely resembles wolverine, or Hugh Jackman.. whichever he thinks compliments him most!  And he very much loves her too. I admire how much they tease, laugh, are silly, and then a couple seconds later-romance and Beloved-ness is flying everywhere. (..this is me, slowly backing up […]

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My first experience in Hollywood + Beloved Workshop

I attended a fantastic workshops last month in one of my favorite places, Los Angeles. The workshop was a Beloved workshop hosted by one of the most authentic and incredibly kind hearted people I’ve ever met, Jesh DeRox. This workshop changed lives. Literally. And it changed the way I think about running my business and […]

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