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Welp folks… I didn’t see that one coming! Isaac’s new promotion is taking our family to the Northern Hills once more, but we are moving to Sturgis. It’s super exciting… also very chaotic and maybe just a little nerve-wracking. Of course, we’ve known about it for a few months now. It didn’t take very long […]

12/01/22

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Taking a look back through this last year, my 2021 yearly recap shows a lot of growth. It was my second official year in the Black Hills as a photographer and videographer. After 2020, I wasn’t sure what the new “normal” would be and what it would mean for my business. Personally, I changed a […]

1/02/22

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Family photos are everything. They show growth, love, emotion, moments. Freezing a single moment in time, you take home a memory of an experience you shared. You can share the love with your family as you send Christmas cards. Or opt to hang the images in your home to remind you and guests as they […]

10/13/21

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Family is who you choose to love and support. This family session with Cali and Adrian was so much fun! I met Cali when I was pregnant with James, and after visiting with her during several appointments, we grew to be friends. Shortly before she and her boyfriend took off in their RV, we got […]

9/13/21

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In the last few years, the demand for birth story photographers has slowly increased. Your immediate thought may be, “Ew, why would anyone want that captured?” Trust me, I get it. I had a photographer at my birth, and I will again for my future kids too. While not all of the photos are appropriate […]

6/07/21

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Please put your hands together and join my family and I as we welcome the newest member, James Francis Grassel. You already got a brief story last week on his arrival into the world, but here’s a little about our first week (and a few days) as a family. Isaac and I are thrilled to […]

5/31/21

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Moving into an old house, I knew that part of the planning process would be a nursery transformation in our first floor guest bedroom.

5/10/21

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Take your wedding or elopement to the next level and hire a mobile bar for the day! You will never run out of fun (or alcohol). Karrie and Scott Perkins are transplants to the Black Hills and have brought some of their amazing ideas and trends with them, including The Drop Down Bar. Join me […]

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