Category Archives: personal

I spent a chunk of the winter organizing my personal photos.  It was so fun to look though so many old photos, but it made me realize how few pictures I actually have of my own family.  Being a professional photographer, I spend so much time capturing other families as my job that I don’t […]

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Thanks to everyone who voted for my pics in the White Bear Lake Magazine Photo Contest!  I am so excited that this picture “A Kids Summer Night” placed 2nd!  It’s one on my favorite all time photos of Hailey.  It takes me right to a perfect summer night.  Doug is in the water, she is waiting […]

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On our last night, we continued a tradition we started 3 years ago on New Years Eve in Australia.  The “best of” picnic.  We did it last year on our trip to Florida for the first time with just our family and the girls we so excited to do it again.  Basically, each person chooses […]

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Last week we took a trip to Florida for a much needed family vacation.  I can’t say enough about how amazing it is to get away!!!  The time spent on trips like this is just priceless.  It was so great to have such quality time with the girls, you just don’t get that the same […]

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A few weeks ago, on a beautiful, sunny, warm day, my father-in-law took me on a tour of old churches and schools near their farm property in Stockholm, WI.  It was so cool to see the old buildings, some of which are abandoned.  I love small towns, life always feels so simple, and there is […]

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