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As I was driving and listening to this very podcast a few days ago, it hit me that I just HAD to share it with you on the blog! So, today I’m sharing one of my very favorites… The For the Love podcast with Jen Hatmaker where Jen shares conversation about all the things we […]


January 16, 2018

For The Love Podcast | Kara’s Favorites

Hi friends! Today’s Wedding Wednesday post (and the first Wedding Wednesday post of the new year!) is going to be a fun one! Throughout wedding season, I usually end up with a handful of behind the scenes photos. These are so fun to look back on, and they bring back such fond memories of all […]


January 3, 2018

Behind the Scenes of Wedding Season 2017 | Wedding Wednesday

Happy New Year! But before I get too ahead of myself, I would LOVE to recap the past month of December! December started out with an amazing day… My cousin + best friend Shana’s wedding day! It was so refreshing to be on the “other side” of things as a bridesmaid all weekend long. Plus, […]


January 1, 2018

My Life Mondays | No. 36 | December 2017 Recap

Guess what?! My husband Kyle and I are so excited to share more about our intro photography class – Cake + Cameras – coming in 2018! Join us for our first ever intro photography class on Sunday, January 28th from 1-4pm at Grapes & Hops in Kankakee, IL! We are so excited to help you get to […]


December 22, 2017

Cake + Cameras | 2018 Intro Photography Class

Happy December!  It’s hard to believe that it’s the last month of 2017! This past month has flown by… Professionally, the month hosted many sessions as my 2017 season starts to wrap up, and Kyle and I photographed two weddings this past month, too. I loved welcoming new brides to our bride tribe and planning […]


December 4, 2017

My Life Mondays | No. 35 | November 2017 Recap

October was soooo good to us! I’m going to try to remember it all for this recap, and I know I’ll be sad if I miss anything! The month started out with a hilarious evening… I convinced Kyle to go to a local hot yoga class with me – little did he realize that it […]


November 6, 2017

My Life Mondays | No. 34 | October 2017 Recap

Goodbye September, hello October! Gosh, I know I sound like a broken record, but… How can we already be in Q4 of 2017! Here’s a quick recap of our September 🙂 The month of September started off with a double wedding weekend followed by celebrating Kyle’s birthday on Labor Day! Then, just one week later, […]


October 2, 2017

My Life Mondays | No. 33 | September 2017 Recap

OMG… I am sooooo over the moon excited to share my PINK office makeover with you today! This blog post is so very fun! In July, Kyle and I moved from an apartment into a house which we LOVE, and I was so excited to customize my new office space! If you know me at all, […]


September 25, 2017

My PINK Office Makeover | Kara Behind the Scenes

August was one for the books! The past month FLEW by. And yes, I know today is the second Monday of the new month and my recap is a week late, but with last week’s holiday and my hubby’s bday I made an exception to push this post back 🙂 We started the month of […]


September 11, 2017

My Life Mondays | No. 32 | August 2017 Recap

This year just keeps FLYING by! Am I right? I’ll be honest, July was a busy one, but it was full of so much fun! The month started out with a fun concert at Wrigley with Kyle and some of our friends then it was the 4th of July which I celebrated by photographing a […]


August 7, 2017

My Life Mondays | No. 31 | July 2017 Recap