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You’re probably thinking, “How is this beautiful girl only a senior…. in high school?! I was not this cute when I was 17.” Yep, sharing a few of these photos with my friends led to us pulling up photos and reminiscing on the weirdness that was our senior photos- layered shirts, belts over belt loops, cowgirl […]

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Over the holidays, Adam and I spent time in Cleveland with his family. We knew his dear Grandma Kay didn’t have much time left and wanted to be by her side as much as we could–telling her reasons we loved her, sharing stories of current events and fond memories, hoping to bring some joy to […]

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In the words of Deja one of the co-owners of replenish, “sometimes we think that we have to go to a mountain far away to experience peace… perhaps we can just change the way we think about peace … perhaps peace is coming in for a cup of tea and talking to a friend while you’re […]

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“you can literally find anything in gold on the internet if you look hard enough” “I’ve always been fascinated with gems and started a rock collection very early in life. Ironically my married name will become Erica Stone!” two of my favorite quotes from this lovely bride, Erica. I love that her and Trevor’s best […]

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  When Sidecar Creative approached me about photographing the food at the new and improved Tensuke Express, I was so excited. Japanese is my favorite cuisine, it’s both delicous and so visual. I loved tasting these dishes after the shoot. They just opened their doors this week, I’m excited to check it out next week. […]

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“Let’s do a shoot that involves cats … and motorcycles!” That was the sentence that began this project. Later we’d add to the list: deer teeth, parachute pants, and a grungy bouquet of flowers with roots still attached. Those of us in the wedding industry work really hard during a chunk of the year we […]

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“You make the goods great and the bads bearable” Brendon said to Shawn during his vows. These two met working at Whole Foods a long time ago. He was a butcher, she was a baker. When I first sat down with Shawn and Brendon last winter, she recounted the beginning of their relationship, “ He’s […]

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I didn’t realize how much I needed to get away for a couple days and glance back, with a bird’s-eye view of my life, until we arrived in Michigan. We’re in the middle of our busy season, so this oasis was all the more important–giving us a moment to rest, rejuvenate, and mentally prepare for […]

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We loved starting the day off with a yoga at replenish, such a good way to bring minds to rest and for everyone to focus their intentions on the meaning of the day ahead. I was overjoyed when I arrived at Rockmill (a little bit before the bridal party) what a beautiful space. One of the […]

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