It’s been quite a while since I have posted on my website – or social media pages! Don’t worry … things are still happening behind the scenes here at CRP. But today I wanted to share our sweet boy who is celebrating his 4th birthday and a glimpse into his day – playing with his helicopter, diggers and dump trucks … and occasionally digging for gold ๐Ÿ™‚

If you’d like to hear a little bit about what’s going on at CRP – keep reading – or scroll down for photos!

Hello, hello! There are so many things I want to implement in my business to better serve my clients this year … and that meant taking a really good pause – to take a step back and regroup. I needed to give myself room to breath – to find time for where the Lord is directing me and my role in the family. In these moments of rest we tend to find ourselves again.

A few summers ago I participated in a bible study that discussed practicing the sabbath – when we take a day of rest. The Lord put profound importance on resting, and that is something I’ve been putting into practice in our days, weeks and months. Not just for myself, but for the family as well. Prioritizing what is most important and our purpose here is really where I wanted the foundations of our family to thrive. Even if I can’t control the fast pace of the world around me, I can help guide where our time is invested as a family – which includes evaluating how I spend my time as a wife, mother, homemaker, homeschooler, and self-employed mommy!

I’ll be sharing more in coming weeks about some changes I am implementing behind the scenes so I can serve my clients and my family better! But not today … enjoy some small moments from my everyday life! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Dollinger Christmas Tree Farm Engagement Session | Kiley & Josh

It was the golden hour. Sunlit evergreens covered with patches of snow in the crisp cool air. Deer starting to peer out from the woods. The sound of quiet woods with occasional squirrels chattering and birds chirping. This is my place of peace! The countryside will always have my heart and true home.

I was so glad that Kiley & Josh choseย Dollinger Christmas Tree Farm for their engagment session. This beauty is set in the heart of Lake Carroll, IL amidst the forest and hills that Northwest Illinois has to offer. Kiley and Josh brought their sweet girl who I just ADORE! Brown eyes, red hair and such innocence! Kiley and Josh are just as sweet with an exciting wedding day celebration coming this July! Keep scrolling to see one of my favorite sessions from 2018 – the colors are stunning and so is the couple! โค


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