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Heltsley Family Photo Session

The Heltsley’s have been with me since the beginning of my business. Our very first session was a pregnancy announcement for their first daughter. Now she is three and her little sister is 1! We’ve done maternity sessions, newborn, family, and everything in between! This past week we updated their family photos and had a…

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Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

I’m a huge fan of anything audio; music, podcasts, audiobooks. I’m always on the go and having something in my ears to keep me occupied and entertained is welcome. I really enjoy listening to podcasts because they’re (mostly) one off episodes and you don’t have to have a super long attention span. I know by…

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Lula Roe Kenda Hyde Shenanigan Session

When she started selling Lula Roe two years ago I was super interested in this new adventure of her’s. Plus, who doesn’t love to shop?! I’ve watched her grow her business from facebook posting parties to open houses to finally opening a storefront. At the beginning of this year (2018) she came to me with…

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How To Plan For Your Family Photo Session

Being in the business of family photography I get asked all the time how families need to plan for their session. Everything from what do we wear to what happens if a kiddo is cranky to what about rain?! And anything imaginable in between. My first piece of advice is to take a deep breath…

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Super Secret Method For Conquering Your Todo List

As a self-professed kickass entrepreneur. My todo list is never freaking ending. I have tried every from of planner, tracking system, bullet journal, push what have yous the market has to offer. Always trying to find the best way to keep my life right and my shit together. But why mess with success? Ha, see…

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Quick & Dirty Guide To Get Organized Now

  If you’re like me at all you get distracted super easily and an unorganized space is usually the cause of said distractions. There are several quick & dirty things I do every single day to get my shit together, accomplish all the things, and kick all the ass. write out a bomb task list…

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5 Tips To Be Productive Not Busy

“Are you keeping busy?” Is quite possibly my least favorite phrase right behind “We’re not serving wine.” Both elicit a reaction from me that is along the lines of what’s the damn point?! My point is: I want to be productive, not busy. To me, being busy entails worrying around, hustling and bustling but never actually…

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Block Schedule Your Work Day

Block scheduling and task batching are two skills that I have honed to become a pretty badass entrepreneur. These are by no means methods that I came up with, I did however, mold these practices to fit my schedule and my needs. Being an entrepreneur requires a ton of discipline; often you find yourself with…

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Embracing Digital Planning

I’m in the weird age range where the internet has always been a thing, but it used to take 5-8 minutes and a dial tone to get it all up and running. Not alway so instantaneous. Smartphones weren’t yet a thing and computer time was super limited. I had this thing in my backyard called…

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Equal Pay Day Rally

Last night I was debating whether or not I should write this post or grab another title from my list of post topics. It is afterall a full week after I had intended to post this particular topic. Equal Pay Day was last week. Then it occured to me, if we only concentrate on Equal…

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Hey. Hi. Hello! I'm EK; thanks for taking a minute to stop by! The images are airy, the advice is tried & true, the coffee comes in cute cups, and the wine is dry red. Get comfy, settle in, and enjoy!

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All images on the blog are taken by me, Emily Kracht, unless otherwise noted. I do not watermark my images so as to not distract from the imagery itself, but if you are going to post or display one of my images for non-commercial use, plase be sure and link back to the original post and give proper credit. Proper blog etiquette and manners are always appreciated around here!