Category Archives: Personal

Grandma’s Tree

Back in July, I shot a wedding at the Elgin Country Club. My grandpa used to be a member there and he started telling meView full post »

Cape Cod ::: Vacation 2013

Cape Cod, MA is my happy place. I have been going there since I was a kid and it is a place where I can go to get away.View full post »

Melting Pot Celebrations and Good Friends

“So walk across the street, or drive across town, or fly across the country, but don’t let really intimate lovingView full post »

The Learning To Cook Journey

Before my trip to St. Louis, my aunt called and asked me if I could cook. I thought to myself that I don’t cookView full post »

April Through Instagram

The months are flying by! I can’t believe it is May already. I am excited for the coming month and everything thatView full post »

Concordia Spring Formal 2013

It only took 4 years but I finally made it to Concordia University to visit my best friend Tegan! I do not know whatView full post »

Life Lessons I Hope You Don’t Learn

I believe that in life, God uses our experiences to teach us things. Sometimes those experiences are good, sometimes badView full post »

United 2013

At the beginning of the year, I wrote in my journal that this was the year I would not let fear and worry hold me back.View full post »


I am excited to share my new favorite thing with all of you! Blog readers meet my new best friend Yonanas!! I posted aView full post »

MY Family Pictures :: Christmas 2012

Christmas was a wonderful time for me. It is a rare thing these days to have my brothers all around me at once. I tookView full post »

Noah Senior Pictures :: Second Shooting for Jan Nohling

This blog has seen plenty of pictures of this kid. He is my younger brother and I can’t believe he is growing up!View full post »

Smallgroup Shoutout

A few months ago I made the big decision of switching churches. It was a quiet move; I didn’t tell the whole worldView full post »

Taylor Swift Giveaway!

Today is October 22nd. Do you know why that is a special day? Because Taylor Swift released her new cd today!! I amView full post »

Tennessee Love

I am at a loss for words for how to even start describing this trip. It was time away to think, to pray, to relax, toView full post »

Knee Deep in the Water Somewhere

I needed a vacation. For weeks I was going, going, going and I was stressed out. The introvert in me was begging forView full post »

Surprises, 21 years, and having the best friends ever!

My 21st birthday was the best one yet and a night I will remember for so long Seriously, it was such a good day! Here isView full post »

Tasty Thursday | Cappuccino Muffins

The other night for my college group, we had a music/coffee night. So I thought cappuccino mini muffins would be theView full post »

New Chicks On The Block

It all started with seeing a stack of library books on the table…. with titles such as “Raising Chickens ForView full post »

Fighting Through Insecurity

“My dear friend Sabrina is also a very talented photographer. She knows how to bring the best out in her clients,View full post »

Women Who Hope in the Lord

        If anyone has seen the hilarious movie Bridesmaids, you will remember this airplaneView full post »

Mama’s got herself a new studio!!!

It has been her dream for so long. I have always said that if I won the lottery the first thing I would buy is a studioView full post »

Cherry blossoms, sock buns, and Titanic tears.

I had such a great Easter weekend (and I hope you did too)! Whenever my family from St. Louis comes to town, it isView full post »

The Cupcake Adventures

A few weeks ago, my friend Tegan said we have to go have cupcakes in Geneva. I didn’t know what the big deal wasView full post »

Dinner Parties & Feeling Like Adults

So I have been MIA for awhile partially because the blog has been down and because I was housitting! I got toView full post »