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3 tips for a less stressful wedding for brides You are frazzled! Running around trying to get things done and people together. Everything seems like such a mess! Nothing is going as planned! What do you do!?! Your wedding day can bring a lo... READ MORE How to Plan Your Wedding- a monthly and weekly guide for brides I know how much goes into a wedding and it can be a lot of work. But it can be overwhelming to know where to start! This is long and it doesn't cover absolutely everything but it should definitely hel... READ MORE How to make a kokedama- Japanese moss ball garden for fun A kokedama (苔玉) is a way of Japanese gardening. It literally means moss ball; 'koke' means moss and 'dama' means ball. It is a style of bonsai that can be done with just about any plant. The origina... READ MORE My photography style photography You have a lot of photographers to pick from when it comes to your wedding day, engagement session, or senior photos. I thought I'd share a little bit about my photography style. Then you decide if I ... READ MORE Dinner idea: Loaded burgers, smashed potatoes, & roasted asparagus + dessert! recipes I don't cook full meals that often but when I do, I want them to be oh so delicious! Spring brings some of my favorite flowers to the garden and some of my favorite foods to the table. Morel mushrooms... READ MORE Why I am getting back into film photography photography Film photography is out, so you thought. In this digital, high-tech era, why am I and so many other photographers getting back into film photography? Isn't digital easier (and cheaper)? For me it i... READ MORE 3 Reasons Why You Need an Engagement Photography Session for brides Are engagement sessions really that important? Why do I need one? Are you engaged and making wedding plans? Ready to book your photographer? No matter who you book for your wedding photogra... READ MORE Why did I became a photographer? personal So why did I become a photographer? How did I start? I always loved pictures & anything artistic. I started out drawing. I didn't have tablets or smartphones and I didn't watch much TV when I was ... READ MORE Mexico 2015 & 2016 travel I had the privilege to go to Mexico for a month and it was definitely worth all the effort it took. It helped my Spanish a little but it is still very limited. I didn't just go to the tourist part of ... READ MORE