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More fall wedding goodness coming your way today! Lakyn and James are one of the kindest couples, and I’m so excited to share more about their love story and wedding day with you. These two met through their Illinois College connections but not while they were attending Illinois College… It wasn’t until post-graduation that they […]

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My project 52 is continuing on, and I’m still feeling inspired by the personal photography project! A few exciting things have happened since the last P52 update… My last update was a big one since it had been a couple months, but this time, I’m just catching you up on the last month of this […]

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Project 52 Update | Kara Behind the Scenes

Whoa, where did the month of July go? The month of July always brings a little rest and retreat for me amidst wedding season – the half time show if you will! Now, heading into August, we’re ready to enjoy the rest of the summer, wedding season, fall, and then the holidays! But before we […]

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My Life Mondays | No. 43 | July 2018 Recap

Oh my goodness, it’s been a minute since I’ve shared a Project 52 update… I pinky PROMISE that I’m still going strong on this personal photo project this year and taking out my camera at least once a week (or more) for a personal reason! The last update I shared was in April, and my […]

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Project 52 Update | Kara Behind the Scenes

Happy July! Friends, the month of June was our fastest month yet this year… And we are officially halfway through 2018! The month of June started out with drill weekend for Kyle and of course, a wedding day for me! After that, we rolled into the first full week of June packed with sessions and […]

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My Life Mondays | No. 42 | June 2018 Recap

Four married years! Today, Kyle and I celebrate our fourth wedding anniversary together! I love reflecting back to our wedding day… The 70-something degree day with a little breeze and clouds in the sky. The giggles that Kyle gave me when I read his notecard letter to me on that morning. The way my breath […]

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Our Fourth Wedding Anniversary

May was nutty, but we are thankful! Can you believe we are nearing the halfway mark of this year? Whoa! The month of May started with our sweet Georgie girl’s third birthday! We celebrated with a little Taco Tuesday birthday party at our house complete with a Two Whisks Bakery cupcake, party hat, and photoshoot […]

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My Life Mondays | No. 41 | May 2018 Recap

It’s May, people! Can you tell I’m excited? After the month of April was filled with snow, rain, freezing cold temperatures, and basically the most unpredictable weather you’ve ever seen in Central Illinois… I was ready for May – one step closer to summer, my favorite season! The past month started out with our little […]

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My Life Mondays | No. 40 | April 2018 Recap

It’s her birthday – our sweet Georgie girl is THREE! Three years ago, our sweet pup was born and just a few weeks later, we adopted her from Wright Way Rescue. I think that I can speak for both my hubby Kyle and myself when I say… We are smitten with this pup, and we […]

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Georgie’s Third Birthday

Hi again, it’s me with another Project 52 update! Over the past few months, I have sincerely loved taking out my camera for more daily “life things”. It is good for my soul, and it is so meaningful to look back on these sweet photos from our weeks with those that we love. I used […]

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Project 52 Update | Kara Behind the Scenes

What a wonderful read! My sweet friend, Michaela, recommended this book to me, and I am oh so glad that she did! Love Your Life Not Theirs by Rachel Cruze came into my life at the perfect time… At the start of the new year and as we inched closer to the one year mark in […]

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Love Your Life Not Theirs by Rachel Cruze | Book Review