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When you have a large family and the kids are a little older and have their own lives and their own schedules…it can be hard to get everyone together in the same place at the same time! I know this can be a challenge even when my parents want to get the family together–it’s just […]

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Updated: For 2023, I’ve come back through and updated this post with my top tips for clients who want to know how to take their family photos with their dogs! This is something so many of my clients request and I am HERE for it, so let’s chat about how we can work to make […]

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From the minute I Skyped with these two for their wedding consultation, I knew we were going to have fun together!  Rachel reached out to me and said that she loved my work and my story, and when consultation couples say that it usually means that they will be a perfect SSP Couple!  These two […]

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