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When Cabralin sent me a photo of her new furry friend, I completely lost it! Her and Jake were thinking about getting a pup and finally decided to commit! Ever since adopting Tino into their family, Cabralin has been sending me the cutest photos and videos of her little guy…so that got me thinking. After […]

Baby Tino
A Puppy + Me Session at Warren Dunes State Park



It was the spring time at University of Saint Francis when these two met doing team workouts together. However, they didn’t actually speak to one another until Katarina was a junior and Kyle was a senior. They started chatting on Snapchat when Covid hit making it hard to see each other. Kyle was set to […]

Katarina + Kyle
A Winter Engagement in Downtown Chicago


Remember Kylah + Josh just a few blogs ago? Well they are back but with their sweet little man Everett! I drove out to Columbus, Ohio Monday for a noon in home session to hang out with the Sannes family and it was such a wonderful day. Instantly greeted by all of the cute pets […]

Baby Everett
A Newborn In Home Session in Ohio


Tips on Creating Your Wedding Reception Seating

So you’re at the ‘not so fun’ part of planning, assigning your guests to tables for your reception. I know it can feel a bit overwhelming so I’ve compiled a list of tips to help you get started. Enjoy! Quick run down Determine which form of seating you’d like Have an estimate guest list / […]

Tips on Creating Your Wedding Reception Seating

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  So excited to start off my season with Jakobi + Jeff, these two are ANGELS on earth! Jakobi + Jeff first met when in dental hygiene school, while their relationship was professional at first, with him being a clinical dentist and she a student. Not long after though, they began dating while volunteering at […]

Jakobi + Jeff
A Playful Winter Engagement in Fort Wayne



Back in October, Matt and I took a trip into northern Michigan! Our weekend started in Petoskey (after a beautiful wedding of course). Throughout our entire week up in the peninsula, we explored the beautiful trails full of fall colors and gorgeous lake blues. I had been wanting to take a trip to Mackinaw Island […]

Our Fall Adventure in the Upper Peninsula



The last time I hung out with Kylah + Josh was during their 2020 Ohio wedding (see their wedding blog here). Needless to say, it was SO nice to catch up and document their love story even more. But it wasn’t just us three this time. That’s right, they’re expecting a baby boy this March […]

The Sannes Family
A Winter Maternity Session at Metea Park



It’s no secret around here that I love pups, I’ve got one myself and he is my baby. If only I could go back in time with him and include Maui in my wedding day, I so would. If you’ve got yourself a best furry friend, then why not include them in your biggest day […]

All About Including Your Furry Friend in Your Wedding

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