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Chatbooks: A Lazy Mom’s Guide to Documenting Childhood

Of the list of jobs that fall under “Mom,” family historian is one of my least favorite (right after putting the laundry away). There’s so much pressure to: Take the photos: Must be a proper photograph. No blurred lines. No closed eyes. Basically, you need to be a professional photographer. Store the photos: Paper or […]

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Tips For Putting Together Outfits for Family Photos

Fall is a great time to take family photos, either for a holiday card or a yearly memento. One of the biggest struggles I have (besides making sure the kiddos behave during the actual shoot) is deciding what to wear! Here are some tips for gathering outfits for family photos: Start with mom’s outfit.  I […]

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Carrie Krupke Photography {+ a Discount Code!}

Carrie Krupke is a Des Moines area family photographer. She loves families and stories. As a photographer, her goal is to tell your story through words and images. She loves finding a place to photograph you that is memorable for you. Whether it’s a childhood play area where your daughter’s imagination roams, where your high […]

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Local Business Highlight: Alex and Brenda Photography (Plus Discount Code)

This Local Business Highlight features Alex and Brenda Photography — a husband and wife photography team based in the Des Moines area. Alex and Brenda love connecting with people through photography by capturing moments with honest emotion and beautiful light. While Alex and Brenda love photographing families, newborns, engagements, weddings, and senior portraits, it’s equally important to them that YOU feel […]

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Crystal Newcomb Creative Studios Outdoor Family Session Giveaway

We’re pretty fond of Crystal Newcomb Creative Studios. She captured our 2013 Mom’s Night Out at Jasper Winery. She ensured that our magical Princess birthday parties were forever in our memories. Several of our readers have been fortunate to win one of her giveaways. And she continues to bless us with another GIVEAWAY! If you’re hoping to get family photographs this summer you’re […]

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