March 18, 2020

I remember the day so clearly. I hadn’t been feeling well. Utter shock filled my body as I watched the (very bold) line appear a split second after the test began. I was pregnant. At that time Evelyn was 9 months old and we had no plans of adding another baby to our family so […]

March 16, 2020

Happy Monday! Spring is definitely on the way, which means more beautiful sessions to share! I’m excited to be sharing Sarah and Brandon’s Squaw Creek Marion, Iowa engagement session with you today! Sarah and Brandon were introduced by mutual friends almost TEN years ago! They hit it off immediately and have been inseparable ever since. […]

March 9, 2020

Happy Monday, Friend! Every four years we get one extra day (aka Leap Day!). With that extra day comes a little pressure to use the time well. This year, I think I really did! I got to spend the sun-filled evening with Canaan and Jordan as we strolled around Iowa city for their Old Capitol […]

February 14, 2020

To my forever valentine: I love doing life with you. I might’ve fallen for your charming eyes and handsome good looks, but I’ve stayed for your strength. You always challenge me to be my best and you back me with infinite confidence. I love lifting each other up as we pursue our dreams together. When […]

January 30, 2020

It all started a little awkward. One of Kelsey’s friends set her up on a blind date with a guy named Tommy. The day of the date arrived and Kelsey still had no idea what Tommy even looked like! When he arrived, it was dark outside, so she still couldn’t get a clear picture of […]

January 13, 2020

Happy Monday, Friend! Today I’m sharing a little peek at our Christmas with you! I know, I know, we’re halfway through January and I’m talking about Christmas! Yikes! Holidays make things a little crazy, but late is better than never! In 2020 I plan to share more of our life, so I’m starting out with […]

January 3, 2020

Iowa Wedding Photographer 2020 Goals for Life + Business

With the new year always comes more goals. I often have some pretty lofty ones for myself that usually involve some sort of exercising, dieting or reading goal. In 2019 the one goal I stuck with the most was consistently reading the Bible chronologically all year! I just finished and it was amazing. Never have […]

January 2, 2020

I’m in love with how romantic Danielle and Kenny’s engagement session was at Morgan Creek Park in Cedar Rapids! I’ve been looking forward to these photos even before I knew I’d be the one taking them! You see, Danielle is Joey’s (my hubby) cousin. I’ve been anticipating seeing their engagement photos ever since they got […]

December 16, 2019

winter anniversary session

There’s nothing quite like photographing friends. When Erin asked if I would take her and Matt’s 5 year anniversary photos, I barely took a breath before saying YES! I love, love, love working with couples and haven’t had the chance to photograph many anniversary sessions yet. It was a no-brainer for me! Erin and Matt’s […]

November 21, 2019

I can’t believe I’m sharing my last wedding of 2019 with you! It’s been an amazing year for weddings and I’m so, so grateful for all of the couples I get to photograph! This year ended with Jayln and Tyler’s Eastern Iowa fall wedding at the Wilton Community Center. What a fun sweet day to […]


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