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Amanda & Gus | St Louis

Amanda & Gus were our first stop on our summer road trip East, and we started with a bang. Headed to St Louis as weView full post »

Tasty Tuesday |DIY Fruit Popsicles

BERRY POPSICLE: Place strawberries, blueberries, and milk into a food processor of some kind and blend intil smooth. IView full post »

Bath time with Ira

My ULTIMATE favorite shoots are when you let yourselves be you and then I get to document it. This sunset, laid backView full post »

Ali & Dillon at The Elms | Excelsior Springs wedding

We say the world is getting smaller and smaller. I believe this the older I get. When I sat down with Ali & herView full post »

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Murff Twins | 6 months old

These little guys, their hilarious serious faces as they watch mom, dad, grandma and grandpa dance behind me. TheyView full post »

Tasty Tuesday: Veggie Black Bean Burger

1.) Mash the cooked black beans with a potato masher or a fork.  Add the onions, peppers, egg, and bread crumbs alongView full post »

Melanie & Bryan | Hobbs wedding

Melanie & Bryan, married May 30, 2015. Sentiment from grandmas detail, to the letter written to Melanie by BryanView full post »

Allie & Liam | Uptown Theatre wedding

A wedding i’ve very much been looking forward to. Allie’s energy is magnetic, Liam’s charm isView full post »

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Tasty Tuesday: Chocolate Chip Fruit Waffles

Whisk eggs and baking powder together until smooth. Add to flour, milk, vegetable oil, sugar, honey, vanilla extract,View full post »

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Carilyn & Jerrod | Hobbs Building

The Hilton President, downtown Kansas City.. the perfect place to prep for the day of her dreams. The Hobbs Building,View full post »

My favorite week of every year…

Tijuana, Mexico | Missions Trip, May 2-8 | Puenta De Amistad This past week for me was one of the most powerful weeksView full post »

Tasty Tuesday: Grilled meatloaf, alfredo pasta & radishes

MEATLOAF: Pour all of the ingredients into a bowl and mix them together with your hands.  If it still feels sticky orView full post »

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We won Couple’s Choice 2015…

Kansas City’s Own Jana Marie Photography Wins a WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award® 2015 Kansas City, Mo –View full post »

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A surprise proposal…

I was lucky to be the photographer who was documenting Thursday Therapy last week, a social networking event forView full post »

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Tasty Tuesday: Pulled Pork Mac & Cheese

PORK I used indirect heat to grill the pork butt.  Prepare the grill by heating the outside burners and rub the porkView full post »

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Tasty Tuesday | Italian Spinach Omelette

1.) Cut all veggies and meat into small pieces and saute everything except for the spinach and tomatoes. 2.) Beat eggsView full post »

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Easter spring minis

Here are some of our favorites from our Easter Spring mini sessions last week on the Independence square. What adorableView full post »

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BBQ Pork Tacos with Cilantro Lime Sauce

PORK: Place the cubed pork onto skewers or cook in a grill pan.  Place on the grill and cook until cookedView full post »

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Murff twins | 3 months old

My sweet, sweet friends after many years of an amazing marriage together and lots of world traveling, decided it wasView full post »

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Azul Beach by Karisma, Mexico wedding

One of my favorite things is to see the world through the eyes of my lens. Getting to document Kristen &View full post »

Veggie & Italian deli pizza, Strawberry soda

Pre-heat grill and spray the grates once the temperature gets to 400 degrees Farenheit. Brush the whole crust withView full post »

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Artsy Eleanor Pearl turns 1!

Everyone knows I already adore Emily with emmy-ray flowers. She’s an artist, an entrepreneur, a florist, aView full post »

An elegant Editorial Shoot

My amazing friend and talented wedding and event coordinator, Madison Sanders who previously had worked for SoireeView full post »

Our very own wedding video by Hawleywood Films

Thank you Matt from Hawleywood Films. I could give you the biggest bear hug right now. What a beautiful video for ourView full post »

Amy & Mike’s wedding, featured in The Knot

How exciting. We’ve been featured for Amy & Mike’s wedding in Lawrence, Kansas in TheView full post »

Surf and Turf Jambalaya

Tasty Tuesday: Surf and Turf Jambalaya

1.) Heat 2 tbsp of butter in a medium hot skillet and brown the onions taking about 3 minutes. 2.) Toss the rice inView full post »

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Julie’s “Children Book” themed baby shower

One of the sweetest teachers you can ever have, the most thoughtful, smart and organized friend to everyone, and such aView full post »

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Tasty Tuesday: Strawberry Vinaigrette, Chicken Salad

Strawberry Vinaigrette 1.) Put the strawberries, sugar, apple cider vinegar, and olive oil into a blender and blendView full post »

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Our own wedding, featured in a magazine..

Philip and I are IN a magazine for our very own wedding.  Its a little strange to see ourselves in print I’m notView full post »