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I'm Jessica, a Mom-preneur working full time as a wedding planner and documenter. Mama to a rambunctious, too-smart-for-his-own-good, little boy. Wifey to an amazing husband who puts up with wild ideas and spontaneous road trips. Procrastinator in life, action-taker in business. Lady boss seeking to find balance in this crazy, beautiful life and get her hands on another pink drink or iced coffee!

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Rustic Small Town Engagement Session | Spencer Iowa Wedding Photographer I shot engagement photos near Spencer, in the small town of Peterson, back on June 6 with Jacob and Brea. A few hours before the session, I had texted them to ask if it would be okay to bring my son. While I was a […]

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Engagement Session at Family Cabin near Peterson, Iowa | Jacob & Brea

A Spring Engagement Session at Municipal Park in LeMars, IA | LeMars Engagement Photographer I remember being tired and a little bit sick the day of Samantha and Tyler’s session. But mostly I remember being worried that the dark rain clouds would ruin their LeMars engagement photos. This session was a bit dark, but the […]

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Engagement Session near Municipal Park LeMars, Iowa | Tyler & Samantha

A Spring Engagement Session at Grandview Park in Sioux City, IA | Sioux City Engagement Photos Chase and Josie are planning an early fall wedding and it is quickly approaching! I figured if I was going to get their engagement session blogged, this was the time! We shot their Sioux City engagement photos back in […]

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Engagement Session at Grandview Park | Chase & Josie

austin & lindsey | lyons, colorado I was so incredibly excited to shoot Austin and Lindsey’s engagement session at Hall Ranch near Lyons, Colorado! I first met Lindsey when she hired me to shoot her senior pictures a few years ago. Now she has chosen me to document her wedding as well I am just […]

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Romantic Mountaintop Sunset Engagement Session

venice, italy | kyle & alison I cannot believe it’s taken me two months to get these incredible Italy engagement session images up on the blog! Weddings take priority, as I stick to a strict post-wedding-day schedule to get blog posts out. But engagement sessions are just as important and I am realizing that I […]

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Venice Italy Destination Engagement Photography

alec and brittany | sioux city, iowa I am still chipping away at my “archived engagement sessions”…which makes me happy because I get to share #alltheprettythings on the blog! AH!!! I first met Alec and Brittany over a Skype meeting to book their wedding, but they are even more adorable in person! We met in […]

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Formal Summer Engagement Session in Downtown Sioux City

I absolutely cannot believe that I haven’t blogged this Minneapolis engagement session yet, because it is one of my all time faves. We are talking top 5 favorite engagement sessions! These images are sprinkled all over my website, social media graphics, and marketing materials! So, the question is why did I not get this done […]

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Minneapolis Engagement Session | Michael & Bailey

andrew & chebrai | sioux city, iowa Andrew, Chebrai and I braved some of the crazy autumn weather that we had last fall and went to Adams Nature Center to shoot their engagement session. Despite the unpredictable weather making it difficult for us to decide when to shoot, the autumn colors turned out to be […]

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Autumn Sioux City Engagement Photos

A Glowy Winter Engagement Session in Sioux City, Iowa Remember back in December, when the snow was magical, and we were all so excited for it? It was a bit chilly, but nothing like it was in February? Back then we were not super frustrated with winter and ready for summer. We were still happy […]

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Sioux City Engagement Photography | Justin + Jenna

A Chilly But Colorful Autumn Engagement Session in Cherokee, Iowa I met Alanzo and Bailey before they were actually engaged! I was shooting a family session for Alanzo’s family and Bailey was along for the visit. I did happen to snap a few photos of them together the, but these engagement photos were much better! […]

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Cherokee Iowa Wedding Photographer | Alanzo + Bailey