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Welcome to the blog!  Here you'll learn more about me, my photography, my family & a little bit of everything in between!  Grab a cup of coffee (heavy with tasty cream because drinking it black is gross) and spend a little while getting to know me & my work more.

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I took a little trip to my hometown of Bethalto to take some photos of some friends.  I grew up with Leah…I’ve known her since 2nd grade.  She was definitely the girl at church that I looked up to.  I wanted her hair cut, clothes, and thought she had the coolest toys at her house.  […]

Families

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Karyn was my last senior of 2009.  I can’t believe how quick this fall went by!  Karyn chose the Rock Garden at Nelson Park as the place for her photos…and there were still a few leaves! 🙂  The leaves/colors coordinated perfectly with her outfits.  Karyn has such amazing eyes & I love how these turned […]

Seniors

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(Blog post #17?  Whew!!  I am heading to bed after this one!  And…special thank you to my mother-in-law that kept my children all day today to allow me to work on getting caught up!!!!  I can cross several things off of my to-do list!) I met up with Alyssa at her home for her senior […]

Seniors

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I took the Clark Family photos last Christmas in their home in front of their tree.  This year, we planned on doing them outdoors, but got crummy weather.  So, we decided to do their photos in my new studio! 🙂  (And…I wanted to try out my new zebra print loveseat!  Isn’t  it fun?!?)  I LOVED […]

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I remember when Kari asked me over two and a  half years ago to take their family photos.  She followed my blog & my addiction to scrapbooking and asked if I would give doing their family photos a try.  It was the very first time anyone had ever paid me to take photos.  It’s amazing […]

Families