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I am so very honored to share some exciting news!  Steve & Kayla’s beautiful Carlos Creek Winery wedding has been published in the Fall/Winter 2013 issue of MN Bride Magazine – on stands now!  Their images are featured in a story about winery weddings done right.  One of my goals when I started out on this journey was to be published and I’m ecstatic to have accomplished it!

To see the entire blog post from Steve & Kayla’s wedding day, CLICK HERE!



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ALSO!!  Happy Anniversary to Steve & Kayla, who celebrated their one year anniversary on September 2, 2013!

About one month ago, I met the most precious thing I’d ever seen – Taylor Joy – my first niece.  My brother, Brian, and his wife, Dana, were able to bring home baby Taylor just before Mother’s Day weekend.  It turned into a weekend full of family and happiness as she got passed around and loved like no other.  Taylor is a carbon copy of my brother, has the cutest concerned, furrowed brow at all times and lets out little squeaks as she stretches.  It’s the coolest thing that has ever happened to me and I can’t wait to watch her grow and of course spoil her to no end!

Adorable headbands from My Sister’s Crafts.

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A four generations photo with Dana’s mom & grandmother!!babytaylor-19

My lack of blog posts lately is for good reason.  I’m currently working on a brand new JenniferA site that will blow the old ones out of the water!  I’m super backed up with posts that will be featured when the new site goes live *VERY SOON!!*  I’m really looking forward to this new chapter in my business but more on that later. . .

I was SO VERY EXCITED to open my email today and see my assignment for this year’s Help Portrait.  This will be my third year volunteering for HP and I’m beyond pumped for the day to arrive!  For those that may not be familiar with Help Portrait, it’s a yearly event created to bless those in need with photos they may never have a chance to have otherwise.  This is a HUGE event – like global – and on December 8, millions of people’s lives around the world will be affected by HP.  I can’t tell you how amazing it is to hear stories, see the emotion and feel the GOOD that comes from this day.  Did I mention yet that I’M EXCITED!!

The Minneapolis-Metro Help Squad is fortunate enough to be helping out at THREE amazing organizations this year, Mary’s Place, Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance and Casa De Esperanza.  I’ll be an assistant photographer at MOCA, editing photos and helping out where needed.  As photographers, it’s the one day a year that we come together and collaborate on touching lives.  At the end of the day, we all come together and I cannot wait to hear all the stories, share the tears and feel the love!!!

Since HP is a non-profit event, we rely on donations to make the day work.  Without them, paper, ink and frames for the people we help are not possible.  Please click the link below to donate.  An amount is greatly appreciated!!!!

To Donate Click Here!!

Check out last years HP video, in which the Minneapolis chapter is highlighted a ton.  We helped out High School for the Recording Arts.

Help-Portrait 2012 Story Video from Jeremy Cowart on Vimeo.

My HP experience in 2010!! Click HERE!!