the journal

The clothing you select to wear is one of the biggest variables to making your photos look a certain way! For newborn sessions, some tried and true neutral pieces– light colors, creamy whites, and textured fabrics such as knits, linens, or ribbed cottons– and these work for both baby and the rest of the family! […]

Family Outfit Inspiration, with links!

February 10, 2023

Every fall, I grab some updated photos of the Paige cousins.  This year, I found a new favorite spot along the river.  It’s about a 10 minute hike to get here, but it’s worth it every time!!

Cousins | Cannon River, Minnesota

October 6, 2022

Took the kiddos to the pumpkin patch for hayrides, pumpkin selecting, apple picking, animal petting, donuts, apple slushees, applecrisp, apple cider, and fresh eggs. If you live in the southern suburbs, I HIGHLY recommend visiting Brand Farms in Farmington, Minnesota!! So glad we stumbled across this little gem!!

Brand Farm Pumpkin Patch | Farmington, Minnesota

October 11, 2021

This snuggly studio session was a great option for a cold and wintery day!  Whether you’re in the middle of a move, you don’t feel like having visitors, or your house is limited in light, a studio is a great option for a family session!  I have a few go to options that photograph well, […]

Studio Newborn Session | Baby Carter

April 24, 2021

How special this time is, of your family in your space you call home.  In home sessions are my favorite for a lot of reasons.  I can capture you and your family, but also the home you live in.  As our houses and decor constantly evolve, it’s an incredible thing to document this phase of […]

Baby Cooper | Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin

March 16, 2021

This nursery was straight out of a Pottery Barn magazine.  The pale pink walls and all of the details, still have me inspired.  Four kiddos, all so well behaved, did not bring any of the chaos I was expecting from a normal session!  Not sure what this Mama does to keep things so calm, but […]

Newborn Lifestyle Session | Lakeville, Minnesota

November 25, 2020

Archie’s Nursery is now my favorite room in our house! Simple and clean, filled with neutral and earthy colors. Being our second nursery, I decided to take a slightly different approach with Archie’s space. Since nurseries are relatively short lived, I wanted to incorporate budget friendly items, as well as pieces that could later be […]

Large Nursery Wall Prints For Less Than $2!

March 13, 2019