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spring is near…

raise your hand if you’re ready for spring! (i’m assuming there are lots of arms going up right now) our trees are budding…time change is this weekend…the dogs are shedding like mad. and as you may have noticed…..things look a bit different here. : ) spring gets me itchy for change. i’ve been painstakingly growing […]

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March 9, 2012 - 2:00 am

stacy - this is just a test.

good luck all who enter! tell your friends : )

March 9, 2012 - 2:35 am

Tristan - Oh my gosh! What a great giveaway. I would love to win this so so much!

March 9, 2012 - 2:43 am

Shelby - gjkfeqbi9fosp]qrnkl215463456fgha,l;’fakl…aka…I miss you Stacy and I can’t wait to see you in April!!! xoxoxoxo Your Boy Toy, Creighton!!!

March 9, 2012 - 2:55 am

Megan - Site looks great lady!

March 9, 2012 - 2:55 am

Chelby Fegter - I love the new blog! So cute. :) Happy Spring!

March 9, 2012 - 3:00 am

Sheila - You put a bird on it! Looks great! Loooooooove the new shoot idea!!!!!

March 9, 2012 - 3:04 am

Amy Hynek - Stacy-I enjoy checking out your work!

March 9, 2012 - 3:09 am

Danielle - I can’t wait for spring! Love the new look to your blog!

March 9, 2012 - 3:12 am

Haley - New site looks great, Stacy!! Would love to win a mini session.

March 9, 2012 - 3:14 am

Ariel - The new site looks fabulous! But I wouldn’t expect anything less from you :) I would love to win this mini session. My little one is growing to fast. She will be six months this month and it’d be great to have you take her pictures! Your work just amazes me. Thanks for always entertaining me and inspiring me with all you do!

March 9, 2012 - 3:18 am

Carmen - Love your site!

March 9, 2012 - 3:19 am

Carmen - Love your photos!

March 9, 2012 - 3:58 am

Kaitlyn - Would LOVE me a win in a giveaway! Your new website is lovely.

March 9, 2012 - 3:58 am

Kristen - This site looks amazing :] And I love the name!

March 9, 2012 - 6:48 am

Anna Adamson - We need family pictures done! Love the new website!

March 9, 2012 - 11:30 am

Emily - Love the look of the site, Stacy!

March 9, 2012 - 11:49 am

Blake - Site looks amazing!! Can’t wait for our session in a couple of weeks!!

March 9, 2012 - 1:31 pm

Jacki Franzen - SIP….hmmmm….intentional that that is what you do with wine? I feel a SIP sponsored wine tasting party coming on! Heck, if the physical therapy clinic can have an open house with beer, you could certainly have an open house with wine!

March 9, 2012 - 2:05 pm

Sheana Clark - Love the update!

March 9, 2012 - 2:34 pm

Kelly Dossett - Would love to win a session with you. My family of 5 needs some photos!!

March 9, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Chelby Fegter - I love the new blog, it’s so cute! Happy Spring!

March 9, 2012 - 3:32 pm

rutheah rodehorst - beauuuutiful blog. it is perfect…and i love your new logo. :)

spring gets me itching for fresh&new, too. i think a redo of some rooms in our house is in order. ;)

March 9, 2012 - 5:55 pm

stacy - miss jacki…let’s do it! i have the kit! just need people. and wine. lots of it.

March 9, 2012 - 8:05 pm

Becky Swartzendruber - Pick me! Pick me! I LOVE the new look! You always come up with something creative! I can’t wait for Spring to roll around!

March 9, 2012 - 11:55 pm

Deb Young - You Rock! Love your blog. The Pioneer Women has caused me to put on lbs. I think of you every time I make a new recipe. Have a great weekend.

March 10, 2012 - 4:37 am

Breann Hershberger - Thanks for the opportunity to win an awesome giveaway!

March 12, 2012 - 1:47 pm

Leah - Love the new blog! Happy Spring!

March 12, 2012 - 8:11 pm

Sara - Site looks great Stacy! High five for Macs! Just switched and don’t know how I survived without it :) As always LOVE your new pics!

introducing….mini sessions!

i’m very excited to announce a new session to the SIP family! perfect for a birthday shoot, celebrating a milestone, holiday card time, or just for fun. this could be you! questions or to schedule for spring, use the contact tab below this post…

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March 10, 2012 - 3:24 pm

Whitney - I love the new blog look! It is very YOU!…and I LOVE that mini session special!

March 10, 2012 - 3:30 pm

Whitney - I love the new blog look! It is very YOU!…and I LOVE that mini session special!….and I kind of like you too. :)

March 11, 2012 - 11:24 pm

stacy - thanks Whitney! :)

baby shin at six months

i love families that are bursting with personality. : )  cheryl and steve live in omaha and we met at our mutual friends wedding in 2007 (or 2006? correct me if i’m wrong, tara! haha). cheryl and ryan (my husband) were both in the wedding, while steve and I were not. not to say that […]

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March 7, 2012 - 6:47 pm

Sheila - What cute kids! Love then one where they’re all looking at each other!

planning for phase no. 2

today we spent some time out in the yard measuring, flagging, mourning over the cut trees (okay just me… ryan hates anything he has to mow around)… and it’s one of those famous nebraska days where the wind is so gusty the whole house shakes. but we’re still very excited to start our next project! […]

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March 4, 2012 - 9:27 pm

Sheila Dokulil - I can’t wait as this project unfolds!!!! And it is super windy today! BLAH! I’m happy to have the warm weather but we can’t even be outside to enjoy it without your hair getting blown into your eye, scratching your cornea, and leading to permanent blindness.


cuddly snuggles from his mama. : )  hope everyone has a wonderfully lovely weekend. thank you, again, Trails and Rails museum in Kearney for allowing us to shoot in your building! : )

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March 2, 2012 - 9:11 pm

Sheila - I love that hat! And that sled! Wow!!!

featured on tulaloo!

last summer i had the privilege of capturing a fun birthday party for a very beautiful birthday girl! it was a cape-cod themed bash at her parent’s lovely home. everything was very beach-inspired …including the custom wine labels and invites designed by the talented Tulaloo Stationery Studio in Connecticut. I’m honored to be featured on […]

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March 2, 2012 - 5:56 am

Mona - Woot woot!!!!

february photo challenge

my current obsession: photo challenges. there are so many… some you take a photo a day (that is very challenging when you vow to use your SLR and not your phone), some that are daily or monthly challenges…  i came across this one on instagram and am so glad and proud i followed through with […]

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baby harper

i shot in kearney not too long ago…on one of the coldest days we’ve had all winter! so cold that the little tiny hairs in your nose froze up with immediate contact with fresh air. needless to say, every shoot I had planned had to be re-routed to stay indoors. i love me a good […]

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February 27, 2012 - 8:35 pm

Sheila Dokulil - What a cutie pie!

February 27, 2012 - 11:57 pm

Becky - AWESOME! Love it all!

a photo challenge for march!

hello friends! you all know by now how much i love a good photo challenge. we’re almost wrapping up month No. 2 and it’s been fun and weirdly rewarding to have a little photo ‘assignment’ everyday.  it keeps my mind fresh and open to new perspectives, not to mention that i love seeing how everyone […]

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February 27, 2012 - 6:03 am

Mona - creative list you so cleverly put together. looking forward to putting my mind and “eye” to the challenge!

watching from behind my fingers…

this was a personal goal of mine… from my 30 before 30. what i’ve learned from myself through the journey of making this video: 1- a microphone would be helpful 2- i’m a nerd  3- i’m actually very passionate about movie making! i know that because i sat down to edit and before i knew […]

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February 27, 2012 - 1:52 am

Sheila Dokulil - This is so awesome. I’m pretty sure you meant to dedicate it to me. I’m going to need more hands on instruction. How about when we pick out curtains! :-)

You did it! you completed your list! Way to go!

February 27, 2012 - 5:58 am

Mona - I see a future in film making for YOU! Seriously this turned out so great. Loved watching and admiring from behind the scenes. You do everything with such passion and it’s so refreshing that you pour your heart and soul into everything you do. Great job!

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