When I pulled up to Kari and Ben’s house, I was floored by how charming it is!  It’s the perfect farmhouse tucked into the country on an amazing plot of land.  I couldn’t have asked for a more gorgeous setting for their session!  All week leading up to their session, the forecast was showing rain […]

June 13, 2019

Elijah John Baptist | New Baby Lifestyle

I am so excited to share this session!!  Tom and Megan are great friends of ours.  Megan and I also happened to be pregnant at the same time, which was so much fun!  Our due dates were 7 weeks apart – Megan’s at the end of February and mine at the beginning of April.  Much […]

April 24, 2019

Therese Louise | New Baby Lifestyle Session

What an amazing couple!!  Ana and Sam met through the St. Paul Catholic Center at the University of Wisconsin.  Sam had recently graduated from UW and was working an internship as a retreat coordinator at St. Paul’s, and Ana was a student and one of the retreat volunteers.  After Sam’s internship ended, they dated long-distance […]

March 5, 2019

Ana & Sam | A Winter Engagement Session on UW Campus

I mentioned that a few weeks ago, I got to attend a meetup of local photographers at Kate’s studio (of Eloise and Peas Photography)!  We had so much fun practicing our skills, learning from each other, and creating some new friendships!  Since I happened to be 31 weeks pregnant, someone suggested having me dress up […]

February 25, 2019

Wisconsin Photographer Meetup | An Impromptu Mini-Maternity Session

We’re about two months from Henry’s due date, but I’m already looking forward to April when it comes time to deliver this sweet baby.  For labor with Evelyn, I had my amazing friend, Perry, put together a worship playlist for me, and it was seriously so moving and powerful for me to have throughout the […]

February 12, 2019

Labor & Delivery Playlist

Since today marks one year since we were in the hospital, in the middle of the induction process and preparing to meet Evelyn, I wanted to finally share her birth story!  Ever since giving birth to Evelyn, I have completely fallen in love with birth.  How beautiful that we, as women, are invited to share […]

January 24, 2019

Evelyn James’s Birth Story

This family is very special to Joe and me!  Before we got married, Geoff and Kristin were our mentor couple during our own marriage prep!  They have shared so much wisdom about marriage, parenting, and family life with us, and they have continued to make themselves available to us for guidance and advice as we […]

November 30, 2018

Family Session on Newburgh Lake in Livonia, Michigan

While I was in Michigan for Thanksgiving week, I got to meet up with Noah to take his high school senior photos!  We met early in the morning in downtown Plymouth for his session, and it was COLD.  A few minutes into our session, I asked if he was doing ok with no coat in […]

November 29, 2018

Noah | High School Senior Session in Downtown Plymouth, MI

When I woke up on Saturday morning and saw SNOW on the ground, I could not wait for my session later that morning!!  Mary and Kevin met me at Jensen Trees in Verona, and we had so much fun taking some gorgeous Christmas tree photos!!  The two of them were so much fun to work with!  […]

November 20, 2018

Christmas Tree Session at Jensen Trees in Verona, WI

Katherine contacted me a few months ago for a fall family photos, so we had planned to do the session at the end of September.  Unfortunately, the weather did not want to cooperate, so we rescheduled for the end of October.  We were really hoping there would still be plenty of colorful leaves on the […]

October 31, 2018

Fall Family Session at Olin Park

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