Relax and let this moment sink in Did you expect this list to start with a list of things to frantically do to start planning the “perfect” wedding? Nope! This is a BIG moment. Let it sink in. You get to spend the rest of your life with your best friend! You don’t have to […]
The song changed and 200 people simultaneously stood up, turning around to look at her. Heart pounding, she took a looked down at the tattoo on her wrist that said, “just breathe” as she inhaled deeply and linked arms with her dad. Her personal attendant fluffed the layers of her dress as her dad […]
“You have such strength and fierce independence, that your choice to spend the rest of your life with me is the greatest honor I will ever receive,” Byron told Kathleen as he recited his vows while sniffles echoed throughout the 100 guests that were gathered at Pique Travel. Byron’s lifelong family friend officiated their […]
Bradyn & Nikki have spent many falls in apple orchards, hanging out with their families so an orchard was a perfect spot for their Adventure Session. And they hit the fall color jackpot! The forest of solid yellow made my heart so happy! The night was soooooo cold but they were awesome about it and […]
The cold air washed over them under the grey sky that blanketed the city. As they walked over to the rock that sat on the bluff overlooking Duluth, they threw their arms in the air in celebration and exclaimed, “We’re king of the world!” The joy was starting to soak in. It had finally happened. […]
When you have a brewery, one distillery, two wineries and one winery/brewery within 5 minutes of your house, drinking local is not only attainable but also really convenient. I was so excited to visit the wineries when we first moved to Waconia. We bought a wine passport and went around to all of the local […]
My tires crunched over the gravel road as I pulled up to the picturesque white house on top of the hill at the end of the dirt road. As I pulled into the driveway, I saw a painted sign reading “Domjahn Farms” on one of the buildings. As I opened the car door in front […]
When I shot Justin and Anne’s wedding last year, Anne mentioned that her cousin Sara was getting married in 2018 in Stillwater and was looking for a photographer. I was super excited because I loved Justin and Anne and got excited about shooting another wedding for their friends and family. Stillwater also happens to be […]
After dating for a little bit in high school, Kenny and Kelsey went their separate ways as people often do. But a couple years later when they happened to reconnect, they knew there was still a spark there. As Kenny and Kelsey got close again, Kenny also bonded with Kelsey’s son Ayden which made Kelsey […]
I laced up my hiking boats, stepped out of the tent and wandered through the sunlit campground until I heard the sounds of rushing water. I grabbed on to tree roots for stability as I climbed down the rocky enbankment and found a cozy spot on a perfectly shaped rock, backrest and all. I dipped […]
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