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a l l . a t . o n c e

September 27, 2021 - All at once summer collapsed into fall. - Oscar Wilde This adorable sibling pair BOTH have a set of electric eyes! Maki...
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e y e s

September 20, 2021 - It's in the eyes, always the eyes. These sweet boys are just as adventurous as they are snuggly -- and SUCH good listen...
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c l o s e r

September 15, 2021 - The best feeling in the world is being pulled closer. This sweet kiddo knows how to adventure! He is full of energy and...
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y o u . k n e w

September 13, 2021 - When I saw you, I fell in love. And you smiled, because you knew. This sweet little girl was just trying to enjoy a slo...
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d r e a m e r

September 11, 2021 - Every great dream begins with a dreamer. This sweet little rockstar was a dream for his session. So peaceful, easygoing...
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f o r e v e r . f r i e n d s

September 10, 2021 - Sisters are forever friends. Having known this sweet big sister since she was just the littlest human - it is just comp...
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b r o t h e r . s m i l e

September 03, 2021 - I smile because you are my brother, I laugh because there is nothing you can do about it. I am not going to lie - I KNE...
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f a v o r i t e . d a y

September 02, 2021 - Any day spent with you is my favorite day. So today is my new favorite day. Winnie-the-Pooh There are very few things I...
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t o d a y

September 01, 2021 - Today I will live as if this is the day I will be remembered. - Dr Seuss This sweet baby girl is as easy going as they...
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b r e a t h l e s s

August 31, 2021 - The first time I saw you, I knew it was going to take another fifty years to catch my breath. -Story People It...
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a n t i c i p a t i o n

August 28, 2021 - Be happy in anticipation of what's coming. This sweet boy is SO excited to be a big brother! He already showers his mom...
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e a c h . o t h e r

August 25, 2021 - See the light in each other, be the light for each other. I cannot even believe a whole year had passed since I last sa...
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c e l e b r a t e

August 21, 2021 - There are some people you just can’t help but want to celebrate. Story People This lovely family invited me over to cel...
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e v e r y t h i n g

August 19, 2021 - Nothing feels more like everything than love. Story People This sweet boy brings all the calming energy. He was relaxed...
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r i s e

August 09, 2021 - We rise by lifting others. This sweet girl is just surrounded with love everywhere she goes. Which is a lot of places -...
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w i l d . m a g i c

July 30, 2021 - You dont know who they will be, the ones who open your eyes to life's wild magic, but when you find them it will not be...
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f a m i l y

July 21, 2021 - Family gives you roots to stand tall and strong. This beautiful family came together to play in the sunshine with me a...
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s o . g o o d

July 20, 2021 - Im so good at sleeping, I can do it with my eyes closed. This sweet girl brought all the sleepy vibes to her session...
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p u r p o s e

July 17, 2021 - Be happy on purpose! These brothers are just the best! Their smiles light up the sky and they always have a close eye o...
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k a l e i d o s c o p e

July 15, 2021 - At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities. Jean Houston I still cannot...
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f o r e v e r

July 14, 2021 - Born together, best friends forever. These two sisters are already a dream team taking turns getting hungry, or needing...
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m o m e n t s

July 13, 2021 - Live for the moments you cannot put into words. This crew of sisters is sure to do great things! They have energy, swee...
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g o o d . f o c u s

July 08, 2021 - When you focus on the good the good gets better. This little girl is SO loved! Her face tells the whole story when she...
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r a i n . c o n f e t t i

July 08, 2021 - Rain is just confetti from the sky. This family didn't let a little rain stop their family session! Even when the radar...
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q u i e t . m i n d

July 07, 2021 - Quiet the mind and the soul with speak. -Buddha This dream of a family welcomed a beautiful baby sister into their fami...
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h e a r t

July 06, 2021 - Make your heart the most beautiful thing about you. This sweet baby girl had the most magical newborn session in the ra...
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i m p o s i b l e . i s . n o t h i n g

July 03, 2021 - People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day! - Winnie the Pooh This sweet boy is just the most easy go...
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l i f e t i m e

June 25, 2021 - Your son will hold your hand for a little while buy your heart for a lifetime. This momma made an executive decision fo...
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c a s u a l . c h i c

June 19, 2021 - Ready for just about anything in a casual chic sort of way. - Story People This sweet girl brought her whole family to...
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b e a u t i f u l

June 14, 2021 - Hasn’t started to make sense of the world yet but thinks it’s beautiful all the same. - Story People This little man ca...
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v i n t a g e . h e a r t

June 11, 2021 - She's an old soul with young eyes, a vintage heart, and a beautiful mind. How sweet is this bright eyed baby girl?! Wit...
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l i t t l e . b o y

June 10, 2021 - Little boy, you remind me of how much depends on days made of now. - Alison McGhee How sweet are this mother and son du...
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w i l d . m a g i c

June 08, 2021 - You don't know who they will be, the ones who open your eyes to life's wild magic, but when you find them, it will not b...
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f l o w e r s

June 07, 2021 - The earth laughs in flowers. So much sweetness in this crew! These adorable brothers knew just how to work the camera..
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c o n f e t t i

June 03, 2021 - Throw around happiness like confetti. How absolutely adorable are these two siblings?! They came straight from the pick...
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a b s o l u t e l y . p e r f e c t l y

June 02, 2021 - Feels like some kind of ride but it’s turning out just to be life going absolutely perfectly. - Story People I worked th...
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o n l y

May 30, 2021 - Only a brother can love like a father, annoy like a sister, care like a mother, and support like a friend. It filled my...
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o f . a l l . d a y s

May 26, 2021 - The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. - e.e. cummings I can not get over how enjoyable this entire famil...
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b e s i d e . y o u

May 25, 2021 - I am proud to see the one you are, and the one you are becoming. It is no small thing, this chance I have been giv...
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a l w a y s

May 20, 2021 - I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always. This sweet girl kept us all on our toes with giggles, twirls, and bubb...
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s e a s o n

May 19, 2021 - I have resolved to live, not just endure, each season of my life. It feels like a lifetime since I saw this gorgeous fa...
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s e e i n g

May 16, 2021 - It is said that wisdom lies not in seeing things, but seeing through things. Do you want to know what it is like to be...
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a r t . o f . s e e i n g

May 14, 2021 - Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others. This sweet big sister had a vision for her session! She brough...
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f l o w e r s . t o o

May 13, 2021 - Weeds are flowers, too - once you get to know them. - Winnie the Pooh I cannot even believe this cool kid is already a...
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e x p l o r e r s

May 10, 2021 - Have I had two roads, I would have chosen the third. This crew ALWAYS brings pure joy when we meet up - and this time,...
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r e f l e x

May 06, 2021 - When joy is a habit, love is a reflex. How did 2 whole years fly by so quick!? This sweet boy is rounding out his secon...
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r e - l e a f

May 05, 2021 - Its finally spring! What a re-leaf! This gorgeous family showed up like a crew of models! We explored the arboretum, an...
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k e e p . g o i n g

April 10, 2021 - This is the kind of love that just keeps going. Story People This sweet boy brought his whole fan club PLUS a whole...
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b u d d y

March 28, 2021 - There is no buddy like a brother. It was such on honor to hang out with these two besties in the beginning of a life lo...
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p e r s o n a l . h a p p i n e s s

March 23, 2021 - Your job is to focus on my personal happiness, she said, & I've got big plans, so break time is over. - Story People Th...
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l i f e t i m e

March 05, 2021 - Every moment here is the chance of a lifetime. - Flying Edna These sweet girls are already at dream team status! They h...
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p r e s e n c e

February 18, 2021 - Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder. This sweet baby girl travels with an entourage... which means wher...
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s u n s e t . s t a t e

November 03, 2020 - Sunset state of mind. I just adore this family - and not just because my kiddos have spent hours and days at their home...
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r i s e

October 18, 2020 - Do not fall in love darling, rise in love. With Quarantine in full swing this sweet family opted for an outdoor newborn...
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s l e e p i n g

October 17, 2020 - My speciality is sleeping, my hobby is also sleeping. This lovely family is now raising three gorgeous boys! They are d...
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m a g i c a l

October 15, 2020 - The day I decided my life was magical, there was suddenly magic all around me. - Marabeth Quin This session was a compl...
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s m i l e

October 02, 2020 - Autum, the year's last, most loveliest smile. - William Bryant It is impossible to feel anything but joy... even hours...
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l o o k . a r o u n d

September 29, 2020 - Look around, look around at how lucky we are to be alive right now. When you have an apple orchard in the family - you...
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e v e r y t h i n g

September 28, 2020 - I love you, and that is the beginning and the end of everything. F. Scott Fitzgerald This sweet big brother was all th...
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m a r v e l

September 21, 2020 - Everywhere it was quiet enough to hear the trees & rocks & birds again, reminding us what it means to be a people of...
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h e a r t s

September 19, 2020 - If you think their hands are full, you should see their hearts. This crew is complete gold through and through. Mom and...
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l o o k i n g

September 19, 2020 - Each generation has something different at which they are looking. Having known these joyful boys since they were jus...
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l u c k i e s t

September 14, 2020 - And in a wide sea of eyes I see one pair that I recognize And I know That I am, I am, I am, the luckiest. Ben Folds...
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g i r l . w o r l d

September 12, 2020 - Daddy's girl and Mommy's world. This sweet little lady was all things snuggly and sweet. She pretty much just wanted to...
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m o m e n t

September 10, 2020 - This is the center of the universe at this moment unless you’re looking in another direction, or are thinking about so...
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s p a r k l e

September 09, 2020 - Even the stars were jealous of the sparkles in her eyes. This lovely fam of four joined me on maybe the hottest day of...
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m o r e . t h a n . a . p r i n c e s s

September 09, 2020 - Are you a princess? I said & she said I’m much more than a princess, but you don’t have a name for it yet here on ea...
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l i v e . l i k e . f l o w e r s

September 06, 2020 - Let us live like flowers, wild and beautiful, drenched in sun. Ellen Everett I love flowers, and I love these kiddos...
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b e s i d e . y o u

September 02, 2020 - I am proud to see the one you are, and the one you are becoming. It is no small thing, this chance I have been giv...
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s u n f l o w e r

August 24, 2020 - You're a sunflower. It is always so amazing to meet up with this gorgeous crew! We used to live just a couple houses do...
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f u n . s t u f f

August 22, 2020 - He wanted to be big so he could do all the fun stuff but small was better when it came to getting out of work. - Story P...
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i m a g i n e

August 19, 2020 - Imagine a world where we listen to everyone’s stories and learn we are not as different as we are the same. Sto...
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s t o r y

August 17, 2020 - Tell me again about the first time we met. It’s my favorite story. - Story People Speaking of stories, this little one'...
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k e e p s . g o i n g

August 13, 2020 - This is the kind of love that just keeps going. Story People It was so great to meet up with one of my favorite fam...
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b e y o n d

August 11, 2020 - She laid on my chest & her breathing filled me almost to beyond what I could hold. Story People I cannot get over the...
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g o o d . a n d . t r u e

August 08, 2020 - They came to sit & dangle their feet off the edge of the world & after awhile they forgot everything but the good & t...
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h e a r t

August 04, 2020 - The best teachers are the ones who show you how to use your heart. These gorgeous sisters are just as angelic as they l...
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e v e r y t h i n g

July 31, 2020 - Nothing feels more like everything than love. It has been a couple of years since I met this ray of sunshine of beautif...
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t i m e . s t a n d s . s t i l l

July 29, 2020 - Time stands still best in moments that look suspiciously like ordinary life. - Story People These lovely sisters and th...
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a l w a y s

July 27, 2020 - Because of you, I will always have a friend. When you live with a golf course in the back yard, the golf course becomes...
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g i f t

July 23, 2020 - When a child gives you a gift, even if it is a flower they just picked up, exude gratitude. It may be the only thing t...
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d r e a m s

July 14, 2020 - Pick a date and do the thing. There is no rule that says you have to feel ready before you say yes to your dreams. Mom...
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l i g h t . i n s i d e

July 14, 2020 - The light inside of one person is enough to change the world, so imagine what we can do with two. We met up in this awe...
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m a g i c

July 10, 2020 - Life might be a miracle, but I never new magic until I met you. This sweet little family knows how to pick out the hott...
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p a r t i c u l a r l y . f o n d

July 07, 2020 - There are invisible lines connecting everything together, and I am particularly fond of the one that connects me to you.
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f o r w a r d

July 04, 2020 - Running teaches us to keep moving forward, one step at a time. These two kiddos brought all the energy for their warm s...
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a l l . o f . y o u

July 03, 2020 - All of me wants all of you. Have you ever had that feeling after meeting someone - where you’re like, ‘well that was fu...
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s t r a n g e

June 29, 2020 - "You’re the strangest person I ever met, she said & I said you too & we decided we’d know each other a long time." Story...
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b e s t

June 22, 2020 - The best has yet to come. To see the the most down to earth, kind, and nurturing people be completely glowing with anti...
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f a c e . l o v e

June 20, 2020 - My face loves your face. - Lennox How sweet is that quote? Well, the kiddo who said it is even CUTER! Impossible, right...
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p r a c t i c a l l y . p e r f e c t

June 19, 2020 - Practically perfect in every way. - Mary Poppins This sweet boy has a big sister who is 100% obsessed with him! I cant...
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p r e s e n c e

June 16, 2020 - Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder. - E.B. White All the heart eyes for these two brothers and their a...
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l i v e . l i k e . f l o w e r s

June 11, 2020 - Let us live like flowers, wild and beautiful, and drenched in sun. Check out this sweet little lady! She spent a couple...
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l o v e

June 10, 2020 - Choose to see the love in everything. This trio of siblings is just all sweetness and fun. They are just so fun to hang...
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t o g e t h e r

June 04, 2020 - We may not have it all together, but together we have it all! Gah! I am so in love with this amazing family! These 4 ki...
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u n i v e r s e

May 27, 2020 - You aren't in the Universe you are the Universe. This sweet little lady was born right in the middle of quarantine. Mom...
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q u i e t l y

May 18, 2020 - Some days, I simply sit quietly with with things I find beautiful, and it is enough. - Flying Edna This tiny beauty had...
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b e s t i e s

May 14, 2020 - "I think Im going to kick it with my parents today." Happiest Birthday to the actual happiest kid I know! His whole pre...
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i n v e n t i o n

May 04, 2020 - I always wanted to invent something that would move around & make funny noises & would change the world as we know it....
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b r o t h e r s

April 30, 2020 - "There is no love, like a love from a brother. There is no love, like the love for a brother." I don't know if I have e...
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t i m i n g . o f . l i f e

April 16, 2020 - "Trust the timing of your life." This sweet little lady made the executive decision to get earth side before the Pandem...
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f l y

April 07, 2020 - Secretly harboring the notion that he might be able to fly. -Flying Edna SO SO SO much has changed between when I saw t...
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s u n f l o w e r . s o u l

March 12, 2020 - A sunflower soul with rock and roll eyes curious thoughts and a heart of surprise. With eyes as mesmerizing as poetr...
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a i r

October 29, 2019 - Breathing dreams like air. I swear all the light and energy is just stored up in the gorgeous eyes of these little ones...
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h o m e

October 02, 2017 - "Home is the nicest word there is." Laura Ingalls Wilder I always look forward to seeing these sweet kiddos and how muc...
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c h a n g e . t h e . w o r l d

January 27, 2017 - {Spirited children grow into adults who change the world.} Gah, this KID! She has such an electric sprit and amazing pe...
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h e a r t . l o v e

January 25, 2017 - {In all the word there is no heart for me like yours, in all the world there is no love for you like mine.} Maya Angelou...
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d a y s . a h e a d

August 02, 2016 - {I don't know who we will become in the days ahead, she said. I only know the quiet voice in my heart, that says we'll b...
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r e a l i t i e s . i n . w a i t i n g

July 22, 2016 - {Dreams are realities in waiting. In dreams we plant the seeds of our future.} How sweet is this beautiful soul?! He wa...
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l i f e . a r t

July 20, 2016 - {Life imitates art imitates life.} How adorable is this sweet girl?! She is all things smiles and giggles... until we g...
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w o r l d . m a p

July 18, 2016 - {There is no one who comes here that does not know this is a true map of the world, with you there in the center, making...
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t r e e s

July 13, 2016 - {Like branches of a tree, we all grow in different directions, but our roots remain as one.} Had so much fun photograph...
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l a u g h t e r

July 12, 2016 - {The first time her laughter unfurled its wings in the wind, we knew that the world would never be the same.} Story Peop...
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s t r o n g . w i t h . l o v e

July 07, 2016 - {In those days, we finally chose to walk like giants & hold the world in arms grown strong with love & there may be many...
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a l l . d a y . l o n g

July 06, 2016 - {I never imagined back when I thought I knew so much about Love that I could sit here silently in the early morning with...
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h e a r t . b e a t

July 01, 2016 - {It's about our hearts, and who they beat for.} This sweet family has world class smiles all around! They need to go on...
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i n v e n t i o n

June 29, 2016 - {I always wanted to invent something that would move around & make funny noises & would change the world as we know it &...
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s i s t e r . l a n g u a g e

June 28, 2016 - {Sisters don't need words. They have perfected their own secret language of smiles, sniffs, sighs, gasps, winks & eye ro...
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d a y . b y . d a y

June 23, 2016 - {Isn't it funny that day by day nothing changes, but then you look back and everything is different?} C.S. Lewis It was...
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s h a r e . p a r a d i s e

June 22, 2016 - {Love is someone to share paradise with.} What better place to exchange vows of marriage than paradise? Paradise Park w...
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b e s t . p a r t

June 16, 2016 - {The best part of life is when your family become your friends and your friends become your family.} This wedding was a...
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s u m m e r t i m e

June 10, 2016 - {And at the end of the day your feet should be dirty, your hair messy, and your eyes sparkling.} It really truly isn't...
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l a u g h t e r

June 09, 2016 - {The most wasted of all days is the one without laughter.} This kid becomes more and more awesome from one year to the...
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b e s t . b y . f a r

June 07, 2016 - {For all the things my hands have held, the best by far, is you.} I am going through withdrawals from the day that join...
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h a p p y . h a p p y

June 06, 2016 - {Happy mind, happy life.} This happy baby girl had me in complete awe as she just communicated with everyone through si...
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b e s t f r i e n d

May 31, 2016 - {Sisters make the perfect best friend.} So fun to start out the summer with these sweet ladies! They are always full of...
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t o g e t h e r

May 27, 2016 - {I don't know who we'll become in the days ahead, she said. I just know the quiet voice in my heart that says we will be...
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s o u l . r e c o g n i t i o n

May 26, 2016 - {Its not so much love at first sight as it is soul recognition.} These two are just the best. They have a calm nature t...
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h o l d . m y . h a n d

May 25, 2016 - {Hold my hand & I'll go anywhere with you.} Such an awesome celebration! This wedding party is exactly the kind of part...
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t o u c h . o f . t i m e

May 20, 2016 - {Siblings live outside the touch of time.} This family has become out numbered! Don't tell the kiddos though! With a ra...
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h o m e . i s

May 18, 2016 - {Maybe home is just two arms holding you tight.} I can not figure out who has more energy - this puppy and little lady...
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s o m e t h i n g . w o n d e r f u l

May 13, 2016 - {Always believe that something wonderful is about to happen.} It was so exciting to be a part of a Mother's Day surpris...
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s u n . m o o n . s t a r s

May 12, 2016 - {You are my sun, my moon, and all of my stars.} E.E. Cummings Mother's Day was extra special this year - with this grou...
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i m a g i n e

May 11, 2016 - {Everything you can imagine is real.} Pablo Picasso Can not get OVER this sweet family. It has been a couple of years s...
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a r i z o n a . l a s t . d a y

May 10, 2016 - {We haven't been everywhere, but it's on our list.} Our last day in Phoenix was a full one! We spent time with one of K...
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a r i z o n a . d a y . t h r e e

May 06, 2016 - {Collect moments, not things.} The time change had us all up by about 4am every morning. It wasn't as bad as you'd thin...
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f e a r l e s s

May 03, 2016 - {Be fearless in pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.} When a friend as lovely as this one asks me to photograph them...
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p e r f e c t . e v e r y t h i n g

April 29, 2016 - {When you realize how perfect everything is, you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky.} Buddha This age is the...
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s h i n e

April 28, 2016 - {Shine is my favorite color.} This little lady is ridiculously fun to hang out with! Like a ray of sunshine. She gave m...
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s o m e t h i n g . w o n d e r f u l

April 26, 2016 - {Being a family means you are a part of something wonderful...} Time flies when you are having fun! It seems like not l...
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r e a l i z e

April 25, 2016 - {When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon...
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a d v e n t u r e

April 22, 2016 - {As soon as I saw you I knew an adventure was going to happen.} Winnie the Pooh Gah - look at this sweet little boy! He...
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p u r p o s e

April 21, 2016 - {Always remember to fall asleep with a dream, and wake up with a purpose.} This sweet girl is everything you would want...
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l i t t l e . f i e r c e

April 19, 2016 - {Though she be but little, she is fierce.} Shakespeare It has been so awesome watching this family grow! This little la...
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m o r e . t h a n . a . p r i n c e s s

April 18, 2016 - {Are you a princess? I said & she said I’m much more than a princess, but you don’t have a name for it yet here on earth...
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b i g . h e a r t s

September 21, 2015 - {If you think their hands are full - you should see their hearts.} This family has enough character, excitement, and lo...
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g l i t t e r i n g . e y e s

September 17, 2015 - {Above all, watch with glittering eyes, the whole world around you.} Ronald Dahl With a name like Pierce, and ice blue...
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s u n s h i n e . w a l k

September 14, 2015 - {We're walking on sunshine.} These two were floating all day! Truly - not only loved sunshine held them up but the wave...
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k y l e

September 11, 2015 - {It is still so new & all we see is the empty space, but that is not how it is in the landscape of the heart. There, the...
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t u t u . c u t e

September 08, 2015 - {She's tutu cute and tons of fun!} Such a sweet, and spunky little lady this girl is. She loved the camera and the came...
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l a u g h t e r . i s . t i m e l e s s

September 03, 2015 - {Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, dreams are forever.} This little girl is on the GO. She barely had time...
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f o u r . l e g g e d . w o r d

September 02, 2015 - {Love is a four legged word.} A lot has changed in the lives of these two since they tied the knot last year. Their eas...
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s n u g g l e . h e a r t

September 01, 2015 - {He snuggled right into their hearts.} This little guy is determined to call the shots! We started off the session with...
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s a m e . s t u f f

August 27, 2015 - {Love is finding someone who gets a kick out of the same stuff you do.} Brides Mom Paraphrased from Maid of Honors Speec...
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s o m e t h i n g . b e a u t i f u l

August 25, 2015 - {This is the start of something beautiful, this is the start of something new.} Ed Sheeran Having known this groom-to-b...
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l o v e d . y o u . a r e

August 24, 2015 - {Twinkle, twinkle little star, do you know how loved you are?} This little lady made us pull out ALL the stops. She was...
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a n g e l . f o o d

August 13, 2015 - {When one has tasted watermelon, he knows what the angels eat.} Mark Twain Every time I see this beautiful family on my...
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h i s + h e r s

August 11, 2015 - {Whatever souls are made of, his and hers are the same.} The rustic charm, and genuine character of this wedding was tr...
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b r o t h e r . l o v e s . s i s t e r

August 07, 2015 - {Sometimes being a big brother is even better than being a dog.} I can not tell you how in love with this big brother +...
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w i s e . e n o u g h

July 24, 2015 - {I figured out if I keep it up, someday I'll probably get wise enough to be silly in public... but I probably won't wait...
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w i l d f l o w e r

July 23, 2015 - {Do you suppose she's a wildflower?} Take a deep breath right now. Because this little girls sparkling eyes and sweet s...
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b o l d . w i t h . s t r e n g t h

July 21, 2015 - {You made me bold with strength.} Psalm 138:3 I wish I could have a photoshoot with this family every. single. day. The...
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o r d e a l . v s . a d v e n t u r e

July 20, 2015 - {Attitude is the difference between an ordeal and an adventure.} THIS family. Ah. So amazing + extra ordinary. I was li...
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d o g g y . l o v e

July 16, 2015 - {Every once in a while, a dog enters your life and changes everything.} This lovely lady just turned ONE! She is a-dora...
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s l e e p y . m e m o r i e s

July 15, 2015 - {I believe in memories, they look so pretty when I sleep.} Jack Johnson So strange to be in the same place only 20 mont...
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m u s i c . e v e r y w h e r e

July 13, 2015 - {You don't hear it? she asked & I shook my head no & then she started to dance & suddenly there was music everywhere & i...
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l i f e . j o u r n e y

July 09, 2015 - {Life is a journey.} I have never truly believed in the pregnancy "glow" until I hopped out of the car and saw this lov...
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f o r e v e r . l o n g

July 07, 2015 - {Alice: How long is forever? Rabbit: Sometimes it's just one second.} Alice in Wonderland There were crazy storm clouds...
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s u n s h i n e . s o u l

July 06, 2015 - {There is sunshine in the soul.} We rescheduled this shoot after a blowout of rainstorms. Then when it came time for th...
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p u r p o s e

July 01, 2015 - {Have a good day on purpose.} A year ago about this time we were in the same location and sweet little sister was in th...
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c u r i o u s . a d v e n t u r e s

June 30, 2015 - {Blessed are the curious, for they shall have all the adventures.} How adorable is this little lady? She is full of ene...
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b i g . l i f e

June 29, 2015 - {It's the little things that make life big.} This little man was the perfect model baby. He has this incredible glowing...
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s i b l i n g s + f r i e n d s

June 26, 2015 - {Siblings by chance, friends by choice.} These are the sweetest mini-Coopers I have ever known! They are absolutely bes...
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p r i n c e s s . s i s t e r

June 25, 2015 - {Sometimes being a big sister is even better than being a princess.} This little princess is about to be a BIG SISTER!...
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l i g h t . t h a t . s h i n e s

June 24, 2015 - {Nothing can dim the light that shines from within.} Maya Angelou Oh these GIRLS. Can we just be friends forever? These...
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s l e e p . c a l m

June 23, 2015 - {Sleep Calm & Dream On.} This little sister is already getting the hang of being a part of a team! Her big brother and...
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h u g . o . w a r

June 23, 2015 - {I will not play at tug o' war. I'd rather play at hug o' war, Where everyone hugs Instead of tugs, Where everyone g...
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e v e r y w h e r e

June 22, 2015 - {From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere.} Dr. Seuss This session had it all. ALL the emoti...
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f u n . m e m o r i e s

June 22, 2015 - {We didn't know we were making memories we just knew we were having fun.} A couple of years ago this family was given a...
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t o g e t h e r

June 19, 2015 - {Together is a perfect place to be.} I knew I loved this bride-to-be when I met her to try out some new lashes - (I act...
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w i t h . y o u

June 18, 2015 - {Is it any wonder that all I can do is sit here without words, smiling with the joy of being in this world with you.} St...
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d o g . l o v e

June 17, 2015 - {Some things just fill your heart without even trying.} Couldn't have ordered up a more beautiful day with sweeter fami...
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c a s u a l . c h i c

June 16, 2015 - {Ready for just about anything, in a casual chic kind of way.} Story People I am already in love with the idea of meeti...
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a l l . g o o d . t h i n g s

June 16, 2015 - {All good things are wild and free.} These two first met in the woods - so it was a sort of full circle to wander aroun...
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p l e a s a n t

June 15, 2015 - {You are you. Now isn't that pleasant.} Dr. Seuss This girly is too sweet for words. She giggled, she laughed, she smil...
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5 0 0

June 12, 2015 - {She use to think you only fall in love once, or maybe twice, in your whole life & then she met him & now she falls in l...
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b u t t e r f l i e s

June 10, 2015 - {Refuse to settle for anything less than butterflies.} Carrie Bradshaw It was raining lots in the hours leading to this...
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y o u

June 09, 2015 - {Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive that is youer than you.} Dr. Seuss Can not believe h...
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s e c u r i t y

June 06, 2015 - {Security is having a big brother.} This baby girl has so much love and excitement surrounding her already! I have had...
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l u c k i e s t

June 04, 2015 - {In a wide sea full of eyes, I see one pair that I recognize. And I know that I am, I am, I am, the luckiest.} Ben Folds...
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t r a n s f o r m e d

June 02, 2015 - {The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances, if their is any reaction, both are tra...
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l i v i n g . s t o r y

June 01, 2015 - {You are living your story.} Going through these photographs, I am already missing this unforgettable day. The light, t...
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2 0 1 4 . r e v i e w

December 31, 2014 - Gahhh! Emotions are running high. It wasn't just the pregnancy hormones that had me all misty eyed while putting togethe...
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n e v e r l a n d

October 02, 2014 - {So come with me, where dreams are born, and time is never planned.} Peter Pan The only thing sweeter and more cuddly t...
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s e c u r i t y

September 29, 2014 - {Security is having a big brother.} Totally in love with this little 2 year old's attitude! He was up for anything even...
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n o r m a l

September 16, 2014 - {Things are getting weird around here again, she said. How can you tell, I said. Just look at them, she said. They're al...
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f i e r c e

September 12, 2014 - {Though she be but little, she is fierce.} William Shakespeare Well this lady is just as sweet as she is opinionated. S...
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f i n a l l y

September 11, 2014 - {You see I can be myself now finally In fact there's nothing I can't be I want the world to see you'll be with me.} Tr...
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p r i n c e s s . d a u g h t e r

September 09, 2014 - {They asked for a daughter... they were sent a princess.} Such a sweet and adorable couple these two are. I am still in...
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f a v o r i t e . p l a c e

September 08, 2014 - {His favorite place, is inside a hug.} This little one is a smuggler. He snuggled into every little pose - and loved ha...
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g i f t

September 04, 2014 - {The greatest gift their parents ever gave them, was each other.} You know when you meet someone - sometimes everything...
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o n e . o f . a . k i n d

September 03, 2014 - {... from where I sit you're one of a kind.} This little boy had me working hard for smiles. I was no match for his tho...
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p e r f e c t . d a y s

September 02, 2014 - {You have so many perfect days, he said & she smiled & said it's a lot easier when you expect them to be perfect, no mat...
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t h i s . p a r t

August 29, 2014 - {And this is the part where you find out who you are.} She is classically beautiful in every way. She was game for any...
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o n e . u s

August 28, 2014 - {Today, all I could remember was the way your body held the ocean of my self & for a moment there was only one us in all...
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s m i l i n g . l o u d

August 27, 2014 - {Guess what I'm thinking, he said & she laughed & said you're smiling so loud you have to be up to no good.} Story Peopl...
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g r o w

August 26, 2014 - {Go on adventures. Be around good energy. Connect with people. Learn new things. GROW.} For meeting at camp so many yea...
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m i r a . c l e

August 25, 2014 - {Out of difficulties, grow miracles.} I am so excited that I got a chance to meet this inspiring little girl and her st...
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w-o-n-d-e-r

August 20, 2014 - {Some days I wonder how my kids will turn out, but most of the time I'm just figuring out how to survive them right now.
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t o g e t h e r

August 19, 2014 - {Together is the best place to be.} Such a sweet couple. I enjoyed every moment of their intimate wedding + reception h...
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c a l l . i t . l o v e

August 18, 2014 - {We're all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours,...
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j e w e l s

August 12, 2014 - {The most precious jewels you'll ever have around your neck are the arms of your children.} Adore this pretty pair. The...
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h a p p y . g i r l

August 08, 2014 - {Happy girls are the prettiest.} This sweet lady had the expressions for me! She has the sweetest little nose crinkle s...
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o p e n e r

August 06, 2014 - {Its opener there, in the wide open air.} Dr. Seuss This was the second part of a two part birthday shoot! This little...
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c o o l e r

August 04, 2014 - {When we're together, we're cooler than everyone else.} Couldn't have asked for a better day for an outdoor wedding! Th...
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c a k e

August 01, 2014 - {Hi! I'm here for the cake!} So I got TWO shoots in one day with this awesome kid. The first one was a quick one - we h...
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h e r . s m i l e

July 31, 2014 - {His forever was as simple as her smile.} The stars definitely were aligned for these two - when their story started a...
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g i r l . w o r l d

July 30, 2014 - {Daddy's girl & Momma's world.} This little girl is like something off of a movie screen. She has eyes that just make y...
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w o r k . e t h i c

July 29, 2014 - {Let her sleep, for when she wakes she will move mountains.} In this little lady's case, she worked hard keeping her ey...
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u s

July 28, 2014 - {Someday, the light will shine like a sun through my skin & they will say, What have you done with your life? & though t...
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t i m e . s t o p p e d

July 25, 2014 - {The first time they met, time stopped & when it finally began again, they laughed with relief because it wasn't too lat...
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e v e r y t h i n g

July 24, 2014 - {First they had each other, then they had him. Now they have everything.} OMG. SWOON. This one has those eyes - you kno...
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s i s t e r s

July 23, 2014 - {I smile because you are my sisters, I laugh because there is nothing you can do about it.} These three are the coolest...
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l a u g h t e r + n o i s e

July 22, 2014 - {There are lives I can imagine without children, but none of them have the same laughter & noise.} Story People This...
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s l e e p y

July 21, 2014 - {I already want to take a nap tomorrow.} This little one slept HARD. He was tired, hardly made a peep the whole time we...
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c e n t e r

July 16, 2014 - {I spent a long time trying to find my center until I looked closely one night & found it had wheels & moved easily in t...
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s o n . s h i n e

July 15, 2014 - {You are my son -shine, my only son -shine. You make me happy when skies are gray.} This baby is perfection. He definit...
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p e r p e t u a l . w o n d e r

July 14, 2014 - {A tiny daughter gives parents a life in a climate of perpetual wonder.} Pierre Doucet These two are going to make such...
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r e m i n d e r

July 11, 2014 - {During the times you feel most alone, I want you to remember this: I held you & loved you from the moment you came into...
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e v e r y t h i n g . c h a n g e d

July 09, 2014 - {Everything changed the day I figured out there is exactly enough time for the important things in my life.} Story Peo...
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v e r y . b e g i n n i n g

July 08, 2014 - {My heart recognized you from the very beginning...} Story People As I drove over to a very FOGGY Milwaukee for this sh...
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s u p e r f a m

July 07, 2014 - {They're growing awesome little humans, what's your superpower?} Check out this super family. They've got a little supe...
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l i t t l e . t h i n g s

July 02, 2014 - {The days go by with so many little things that don't seem to matter until they're no longer there & suddenly, they're...
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h e a d . u p

July 01, 2014 - {Hold your head up, there's a light in the sky.} Macklemore I just want to hold this little family in my arms... like r...
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u p . n o r t '

June 30, 2014 - It's too bad the boys had a horrible time up nort' at their grandma + pa's cabin. Okay... so maybe we had to trick them...
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e a r t h . a n g e l

June 26, 2014 - {Earth angel, earth angel, the one I adore.} It could have been because I was watching a "Back to the Future" marathon...
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b u d d y

June 25, 2014 - {There's no buddy like a brother.} Loved meeting up with this family again! So much has changed, most importantly a new...
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v i l l a g e

June 24, 2014 - {It takes a village to raise a child.} Hawaii. They came all they way from Hawaii to see me! Okay so maybe I wasn't the...
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p r i n c e s s

June 23, 2014 - {Are you a princess? I said & she said I'm much more than a princess, but you don't have a name for it yet here on ear...
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w i n g s

June 20, 2014 - {There are two gifts we should give our children. One is roots, the other is wings.} It was nearly the same time last s...
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p e r f e c t . p l a c e

June 19, 2014 - {For all the thousand things we do in the world, I love it best when we sit in the sunlight together, smiling quietly...
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t o g e t h e r

June 18, 2014 - {We may not have it all together, but together we have it all.} Don't let their formal attire fool you - this awesome f...
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v o i c e

June 17, 2014 - {Your voice is now my favorite sound & your name is now my favorite noun.} These two are absolutely gorgeous together....
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t h o u g h t s

June 12, 2014 - {The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts.} This little one is so happy! Loved meeting and ha...
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r o o t s

June 11, 2014 - {Like branches on a tree we all grow in different directions, yet our roots remain as one.} Truly enjoyed this quick se...
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j o y

June 10, 2014 - {To get the full value of joy, you must have someone to divide it with.} Mark Twain These kids are so much fun to hang...
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a c t i o n . p l a n

June 09, 2014 - {Rules for making it in the world: 1. Stand up & do the thing you see needs doing. 2. That's it. (If it was easy, we'd b...
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g i a n t s

June 06, 2014 - {In those days, we finally chose to walk like giants & hold the world in our arms grown strong with love & there may be...
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s a m e

June 05, 2014 - {Whatever souls are made of, his and hers are the same.} Loved meeting up with these two. So kind + easy to work with -...
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p a r t y

June 04, 2014 - {Darling, it wouldn't be a party without you.} This sweet lady started her story is the most interesting and spectacula...
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e m b r a c e

June 03, 2014 - {Love is life's embrace, let it hold you tightly.} I have known this princess' daddy for years. I can not tell you how...
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c o n s t e l l a t i o n

June 02, 2014 - {I am like a falling star who finally found her place next to another in a lovely constellation.} Amy Tan I had been lo...
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d a y . e i g h t : r i d e

May 30, 2014 - {Buy the ticket, take the ride.} Hunter S. Thompson With a 7:30AM flight home, we were out of the condo + nearly to the...
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d a y . s e v e n : l i f e

May 29, 2014 - {In the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.} Soooo happy my friend, Taryn, jo...
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s o . h a p p y

April 02, 2014 - {Be so happy that when others look at you, they become happy, too.} There is something about this kid - that has me abs...
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a . m o m e n t

December 31, 2013 - I'm not trying to say a bunch of emotional things here, it's not my forte. [Though, I do love me some thoughtful quotati...
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b l a c k . f r i d a y

November 29, 2013 - I am so excited for this sale! It means so much to both meet new families + to give something special to returning famil...
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w e . e a t

October 17, 2013 - Thankful Thursday: Thankful for the therapeutic properties of food. [NOTE: This is basically the same picture over and o...
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p e r f e c t l y

September 25, 2013 - {Deciding everything is falling into place perfectly as long as you don't get too picky about what you mean by place. Or...
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h i s . h e r s

September 24, 2013 - {Whatever souls are made of, hers and his are the same.} Absolutely lovely couple. So much sweetness. I loved playing p...
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b e . y o u

September 23, 2013 - {Be a person you would like to meet.} I could have hung with this guy all day. Easy going people are my favorite.:] Eve...
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s i m p l e

September 18, 2013 - {I only do this until I get dizzy + then I lay down on my back + watch the clouds, she said. It sounds simple but you wo...
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s e i k o

September 17, 2013 - Seiko is a crazy awesome name - especially for a watch dog. This puppy is by far the sweetest, cuddliest, calmest puppy...
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s o u l . w i t h i n

September 11, 2013 - {I am not this hair, I am not this skin. I am the soul that lives within.} Rumi Her soul is as perfect as her curly hai...
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l o v e . l i g h t

September 10, 2013 - {Look what happens with a love like that. It lights up the whole sky.} Hafiz Still beaming like a ray of sunshine from...
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c h i c a g o . l i g h t

September 05, 2013 - {And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people the permission to do the same.} She came all the...
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p o o l s . o f . l i g h t

September 04, 2013 - {My favorite time of day is just at dark when all thoughts of what must be done stop + small pools of light come alive o...
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i n v e s t . l o v e

September 03, 2013 - {Where you invest your love, you invest your life.} Mumford + Sons This couple holds a special place in my heart. Their...
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s w e e t . s u m m e r

September 02, 2013 - {So long sweet summer.} So thankful to my childhood neighbors, Wendy + Jeff for taking us out on their boat this weeken...
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b a d g e r . f a m i l y

August 30, 2013 - Family day for Wisconsin Football is the starting point of our yearly calendar. It is always so great to see my cousin +...
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c o u s i n s

August 29, 2013 - My boys have been looking through these photographs since their cousins left on Sunday. I miss them, too. Such awesome f...
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o n e . m o m e n t

August 28, 2013 - {Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by so quickly - you hardly catch it going.} He is so m...
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s o m e b o d y

August 27, 2013 - First day of 4k is coming up next week. Big brother is ready to go. My heart aches for his best friend, little brother....
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a l l . o f . t h i s

August 26, 2013 - {All of this started with just me and my husband.} Mom, Grandma, Great-Grandma, 90 years young, Ruth I only hung out wi...
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p r o m i s e

August 23, 2013 - {I don't know where I am going from here, but I promise, it wont be boring.} Within the first five minutes of shooting...
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h e a r t . b e a t

August 14, 2013 - {My heart is the same color as your heart, it beats for the same reason. This alone should be enough.} It was so great...
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d o . g o o d

August 13, 2013 - {Go into the world and do well. But more importantly, go into the world and do good.} I met this handsome guy and his f...
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w h a t . m a t t e r s

August 07, 2013 - {What lies behind us, and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters - compared to what lies within us.} Ralph Waldo Emerson...
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n o . b u d d y

July 29, 2013 - {There is no buddy like a brother.} Big brother knew just what to do to help out during his brother's photo shoot... ta...
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m o t h e r s . l o v e

July 25, 2013 - {No language can express the power, and beauty, and heroism, and majesty of a mother's love.} Edwin Hubbell Chapin I ha...
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e v e r y . b r e a t h

July 24, 2013 - {Every breath, every hour has come to this.} This couple shares so much love - that they truly couldn't wait to get mar...
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b l u e . s k i e s

July 22, 2013 - "Nothing but blue skies, smiling at me." We were all set to go, outfits planned, locations... located. Even had a coupl...
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a w e s o m e . l e s s o n s

July 16, 2013 - "Anyone can be cool, but awesome takes practice." L. Peterson I got some fantastic lessons on being awesome from this f...
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r e l a x

July 15, 2013 - {Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.} Proverb This lady easily saved my life this Summer...
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o n . w i s c o n s i n

July 08, 2013 - An awesome, private - guided tour through Camp Randal. Learned so much + ridiculously excited for the season. Thank you...
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d e f y . g r a v i t y

July 02, 2013 - "May your dreams defy the laws of gravity." H. Jackson Brown Jr. I was absolutely tickled with his interest in my camer...
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r e a d y

June 18, 2013 - {A baby fills a place in your heart you never knew was empty.} Confession: I have looked up to this little momma to-be...
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s w i m . l e s s o n s

June 13, 2013 - It isn't Summer - until you've had a dip in a pool. ^teammates. ^jokes for their teacher. ^"pose it up, boys!" ^skills.
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p i c n i c

May 16, 2013 - Cannot think of a better way to have lunch than on a colorful blanket with spunky little men.
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a r c h i v e