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Alana and Zach's City View Loft wedding photos in Chicago, Illinois with Chicagoland wedding photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

It’s an honor to share Alana and Zach’s City View Loft wedding on the blog! And you know what? There aren’t enough words to adequately describe this wonderful wedding day! I adore Alana and Zach! It makes my heart happy that Julia and Ali’s wedding day brought them into my life. From getting to meet […]

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Hey friends! It’s been a bit since my last Friday Five blog post, but no worries I’ve got another fun one for you 😀 Today, I’m sharing my favorite things… Summer edition! 1. Our Wedding Anniversary Oh yeah, each of our summers would not officially begin until we celebrate our wedding anniversary! This year we […]

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My Favorite Things of Summer | Friday Five

My favorite things of summer Friday Five blog post with Chicagoland wedding photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

Can you believe we’re already halfway through the year?! The month of June started with a happy birthday FaceTime with our niece in Alaska before photographing a summer wedding day. Then we rolled into the first week of the month complete with meetings with brides, an engagement session, and maternity photos for my dear cousin […]

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June 2019 Recap | My Life Mondays

June 2019 recap with Chicagoland wedding photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

Today we’re celebrating our fifth wedding anniversary! Happy five married years to us 😍 When I look back on that cloudy 70-something degree day we married, I will be honest – there are lots of things I don’t remember… I don’t remember watching the weather forecast, stressing over wedding week to-do’s, or making sure everything […]

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Our Fifth Wedding Anniversary

Celebrating our fifth wedding anniversary with Chicagoland wedding photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

Happy June friends! I’m back again with another monthly recap blog… This time around I’m sharing my month of May 2019 recap! The month started out with one of our favorite days of the year – Georgie girl’s birthday! We celebrated with lots of puppy dog snuggles and homemade cupcakes for Georgie and friends. Georgie’s […]

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May 2019 Recap | My Life Mondays

May 2019 recap with Chicagoland wedding photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

As a self-proclaimed cake connoisseur, it just seems fitting to share a fun Friday Five blog post! If you know me, you know I love all the cake, so this post shouldn’t come as a surprise to you… Let’s dive into my favorite cake flavors! #5 – Spice Cake Throughout my four years of high […]

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My Favorite Cake Flavors | Friday Five

My favorite cake flavors from a self-proclaimed cake connoisseur and wedding photographer - Chicagoland wedding photographer and mentor Kara Evans Photographer.

Hey friends! Happy Monday and month of May to you! At the start of this new month, I’m excited to share our month of April recap focused on the happenings in our life and business… Here we go! We started the month of April with an evening of church volleyball. I play on a team […]

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April 2019 Recap | My Life Mondays

My life Mondays personal life update and April 2019 recap with Chicagoland wedding photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

Our girl is FOUR years old! Yesterday we celebrated Georgie’s fourth birthday… Complete with lots of snuggles, kisses, new toys, and peanut butter cake. She’s one spoiled girl! It’s hard to believe that a little less than four years ago we rescued Georgie when she was around 8 weeks old from Wright-Way Rescue. Our little […]

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Georgie’s Fourth Birthday

Georgie's Fourth Birthday - Wright-Way Rescue Pup - Dog Birthday Ideas with Chicagoland Wedding Photographer Kara Evans Photographer

Happy Friday to you! Today, I’m sharing the start of a new blog series called Friday Five! You’ll be seeing these posts more often around the Kara Evans Photographer blog from here on out… And best yet? These blog posts will be from life to business to everything in between! First up, I’m sharing five […]

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Five Things I’m Loving Right Now | Friday Five

Five Things I'm Loving Right Now - Friday Five Blog Post Idea - Friday Five Blog with Chicagoland wedding photographer and mentor Kara Evans Photographer

Just last week Kyle and I were chatting and agreed that… Our winter season has been a little more full than we even realize! We always enjoy a winter break from wedding season, but this winter season we definitely filled most of our free moments with family and friends. The start of March brought a […]

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March 2019 Recap | My Life Mondays

My life Mondays personal life update and March 2019 recap with Chicagoland wedding photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

Happy March to you! And since I forgot to share this monthly recap last Monday (facepalm!), it’s still coming your way today! The month of February started out in the best way possible… AT THE BEACH! My sister-in-law and I flew down to Florida on her birthday for a quick birthday weekend getaway. It was […]

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February 2019 Recap | My Life Mondays

My life Mondays personal life update and January 2019 recap with Chicagoland wedding photographer Kara Evans Photographer.