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The Rising Tide Society-Mt. Pleasant Chapter

A few years ago I started following a photographer named Natalie Franke. I followed her because her work was amazing and gorgeous and I truly wanted to emulate it, but I also followed her because I loved her messages. It seemed like every post, every blog was directed right to me. As I followed Natalie […]

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Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes, Lake Michigan, and Family

As much as I love being a teacher, and boy do I love it, I also love summer. The best part is, my husband is also a teacher. So that means we get almost 3 months every year together to enjoy the sunshine and make some new memories. This year we decided to pack up […]

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Mara and Hernan

When I say going to Colombia was the trip of a lifetime, I mean it totally changed my life. Honestly. I could not believe it when Mara contacted me over a year ago about her wedding in Cartagena and I have been dreaming about it ever since.  I had no idea what to expect when […]

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Happy Birthday Carter

As I sit here blowing up balloons while my newly 6 year old is still sleeping, I can’t help but think about how much has changed since that first time in the hospital room 6 years ago. I had no idea what to expect when becoming a parent to a sweet little boy for the […]

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Summertime

Summers in Michigan are the best. I grew up with parents being teachers who were home all summer with us while we swam and played, and I am so grateful that I get to do the same with my children. I wanted to document some of our time outside on film and tried out Kodak […]

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