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2020 Photo Gift Ideas

Christmas is right around the corner! Thankfully, we’re approaching the end of a crazy year and will welcome a fresh one with open arms. If you are thinking through gift ideas for this holiday season, I’m sharing a few favorite (unique) photo gifts you may consider! The purpose of these gifts is to give a […]

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Side Hustles 101

Has 2020 taught you that any job or business is prone to insecurity? I NEVER thought that weddings would be regulated and shut down by a health department…but hey, welcome to 2020! Forbes states that 40% of Americans cannot cover a $400 emergency expense based on their debt. This figure has made me even more […]

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Samantha and Kyle | Livermore & Hayward Wedding

“Sam, I’d say welcome to the family…but you’ve already been a part of our family for so long.” The week of their tenth dating anniversary, Samantha and Kyle celebrated their wedding despite some pandemic challenges thrown their way! Last minute venue changes, vendor cancellations, and ever-changing government regulations kept them on their toes…but if I […]

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Pleasanton Family Session | the K Family

Who says you can’t get a lot of beautiful photos from a mini session?! The girls like fairies, so we played up the fairy garden-esqe feel to this location! The light was gorgeous and magical! If you have girls and have thought about matching dresses for photos, this may convince you ๐Ÿ˜‰

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