Week in Review: The Nest and Print Shop Florals

Another week has passed… what?! Where is September going – I still feel like it’s August (and I’m fairly certain my calendar is still on August… so, if you are

How to Credit and Why It Matters

I never really understood crediting artists and why it mattered until I became one. I thought that posting photos from pinterest sans credit was okay and sharing photos of cute quotes was just the

I Wish You Enough

This cute little poem (with a beautiful story about a mother and daughter) popped up in my cluttered Facebook feed and I knew I had to share it. In a world that is constantly screaming for more,

Curt + Cassie – Green Bay Botanical Garden Wedding

When I first met Curt and Cassie I knew they were my kind of people. Not only did they know exactly what they wanted for their wedding, they were super excited to celebrate a day all about

Dear: Bride // On Your Wedding Day

Dear: Beautiful, Wonderful, Bride: It’s your wedding day, yes, the day you have been dreaming about since you were a little girl dressed in tablecloths and lace. Sure, you’ve rehearsed

Joe + Sarah – Minnesota Lifestyle Session

This last week when I was home, I got to get in my share of little nephew Owen snuggles! My brother Joe and his wife Sarah left Minnesota a year ago to move to Wichita (the city of dreams) for a new

Featured: Saffron Avenue on Style Me Pretty

A few weeks bet I met local blogger and creative, Angela from Saffron Avenue, and we shot and styled some upcoming posts for Style Me Pretty, the ultimate wedding blog bringing stylish weddings to

Jade + Hyojin – Minnesota Lifestyle Session

Jade and I grew up down the road from one another. He was a few years older than me and an awesome basketball player. He was always one of those guys who made you feel valued (even if you were a

Alex + McKenzie – Backyard Minnesota Wedding

It could have happened years ago, their paths crossing but instead it took a lot longer than expected (and rightfully so.) McKenzie and Alex grew up in the same town, knew the same people, and

The Fear of Failing Can Keep You From Flying

I get asked all of the time how I transitioned from Corporate America to owning a business, how I knew the timing was right, how I was prepared for the reality of taking a total leap of faith. While

Print Shop: The Refined Woman + New York Fashion Week

Kat and I began chatting over social media sometime in the past year. Both women who have creative minds and a heart for empowering women, we instantly clicked and through strings of emails we have

I’m 15 Again

Maybe it’s because my mom loves doing “mom” things for me like making breakfast, filling up my coffee cup (3x) and covering me up with extra blankets when I nap. Maybe it’s

Why You Should Consider an Unplugged Wedding

Cody and Elise opted for an unplugged wedding and the moments captured were seriously beautiful (and tear jerking!)    If you’re like me, you know exactly where the old photo albums live at

Jason + Ashlan – Backyard Minnesota Wedding

I don’t even know where to begin with words about this day. You see, Ashlan and I go way back (like back to braces and awkward glasses, way back.) We became friends in fifth grade and went

Adventures in Chicago

A few weeks back we went to Chicago to celebrate our 3rd anniversary! It was a super fun midweek getaway filled with eating, drinking, walking, and adventuring. We stayed at The Godfrey Hotel and

Inside the Print Shop: Let’s Cuddle

This week’s print of the week: Let’s Cuddle (because we all need a reminder to snuggle up and soak it in.) Seriously though, how many nights do you lay in bed next to someone you love