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Once upon a time . . . ~     Sometimes we think that the love story ends when the groom walks away with his new bride. When the dance party is over, the cake is gone, the champagne is gone . . . when we all stand with sparklers and watch that feet couple […]

. . .circle of life . . .

. . .circle of life . . .

November is here with her biting wind, promise of snow, and the shift in sunlight which whispers to our souls, “slow down…cuddle up inside and be thankful.” Yesterday my husband was out hunting . . . I had to be at church early . . . and we had guests at the house.  Needless to […]

. . . season of giving thanks . . . and families . . .

. . . season of giving thanks . . . and families . . .

hard to believe a year has gone by already! This sweet baby, Jaxon, just turned one!!! A one-year old birthday party just isn’t the same without a proper cake smash, though! Happy Birthday Jaxon!  Hope you enjoyed your cake!     Here at Patchwork Photography, we LOVE birthdays!  and we expecially love ONE-YEAR CAKE SMASHES!!! […]

. . . one year cake smash . . .

. . . one year cake smash . . .

    some days are harder to get and stay motivated . . . today is one of those days. i wish, just for a short time . . . i wish i was home in my amazing bed . . . sleeping like a baby. ~     ~ Meet the newest addition to […]

. . .wish i could sleep “like a baby” . . .

. . .wish i could sleep “like a baby” . . .

    young and in love, stefan and i started the grand adventure of marriage by moving to a small college town –  four hours from our family . . .and support. straight out of high school, with a six-month old, and our “love,” we arrived at our new life . . . a bit […]

. . .in sickness and in health . . .

. . .in sickness and in health . . .

I am so grateful for my clients! Especially those clients whom have trusted me with their family pictures since the beginning of “patchwork photography.” ~ I first met Gary and Noelle back in 2007. It’s hard to believe. I not only have good clients, but I have amazing friends. I even have some friends who believed […]

. . . tiny miracles. . .

. . . tiny miracles. . .

  ~ i met megan on the phone. i met megan about eight weeks before her wedding. ~ yes.  this sweet girl put together a wedding in under two months . . . and. . . it was beautiful. . . ~ simple. . . elegant . . . beautiful. . . ~ i guess […]

. . . simple elegance . . .

. . . simple elegance . . .

~ life is full of moments. ~ last week the weather was beautiful. the light was beautiful. i grabbed a couple of my kiddos and we went to “sno shack” – we picked out eight (one for each of us . . . ) flavors we had never tried. . . flavors like poisonberry and […]

. . . coming and going . . .

. . . coming and going . . .