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Working With Abbey

Keala Jarvis

There was so much that I was going through before taking Abbey’s workshop. I felt like I wasn’t getting the right kind of momentum with my business. I took on EVERYTHING. I had a lack of inspiration and huge doubts in my ability to be a creative business owner. I put my personal life on […]

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Angie Blackburn

I struggled with time management and taking too long to do business related things. I had no plan for my business and felt like it was all over the place. My family was being put on the back burner so I had enough time to do all my work. Teach me your ways. Abbey seemed […]

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Amy Hirshi

Before attending the workshop I was a struggling photographer. I was one of those people who said, “I do photography… like on the side, and I love it!” But afterwards and since then, I proudly tell people, “I’m a professional photographer!” and I live that way! I still work part time while in school but […]

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Meredith Ryncarz

I used to be so much more scattered and forgetful. My biggest frustration prior to meeting Abbey was that I would have post it notes everywhere and still forget things. I was a disorganized mess and I felt like I never had time for my kids which was part of the core reasons I started […]

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Chelsea Peterson

I needed direction to make my goals a reality. I was shooting just about everything, but trying to start specializing in weddings which is what  I was really wanting to specialize in. I had done multiple inspirational shoots to help boost my brand and just kept thinking it would be taking off soon, but it […]

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Breanna McKendrick

Before the workshop with Abbey, I was searching for more specific advice from someone who understood my local market and demographic. I was in my second year of shooting weddings and I had invested a lot of money into my photography education already. But truth be told, most of the larger workshops I had attended […]

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I know all the moms out there are focusing on
Hello 🍁⚾️ #fallball #baseballforlife
🤦🏼‍♀️ #nowords #thisgirl #gottakeepmyeyeonher #threegoingonsixteen
Me today...only not as cute, with a runny nose and scratchy throat. Game plan is to sleep all day so I can shoot all evening. Two super important sessions tonight! 😷😥😴😛 #norestfortheweary #momlife
Only two more sleeps... #bearlake #ineedavacation
Okay. That was hands down the worst. Seriously, the worst. To watch the light go out of my little girls eyes and to watch her all but disappear as she went completely limp was more than my momma heart could handle. I was not prepared. Thankfully, it was only about an hour of worry and panic. With that waiver they have you sign, I couldn't help but wonder,
I should be sound asleep right now (curse you Sunday nap) but instead I'm lying here wide awake worrying about this little sweetie. She has more dental surgery tomorrow 😬 and this time they are putting her under general anesthesia. Fingers crossed she handles it well and has a quick recovery 🤞🏻😥
It just hit me that summer is so close to being over, which means the kids will be back in school in no time. All you moms out ready? Or wishing summer would last forever?
#momwin - I loathe when my boys look like rag-a-muffins at church in their wrinkled white shirts. But holy crap they are hard to iron. You can never get them perfect. Solution...send them to the dry cleaners! We had them washed and pressed and they look great for a couple weeks! Totally worth the $3.00! .... And I guess I should admit that it was actually the hubbys idea, but still. 💡👔👌🏻
We are playing
Obviously, real into the game, and equally as into having his photo taken 😂🤦🏼‍♀️⚾
#brotherlylove (just not today) instead we had name calling which led to one of them getting punched in the nose. As a punishment I gave them crummy yard work (which seems to be my go to) and they both moaned through the whole thing. I asked them if they were having fun, if they were building character, if they were learning their lesson. The seven year old (under his breath) said,
There is still time to enter to win a free session.  Check out the details at @akstudiodesign 😘😘
We have this tree that blooms these goegeous flowers...for like a day. Then it dumps them everywhere so the other day I made the boys rake them up. As they were getting started the oldest asked me if he asked could ask me a question.
After a big long heart-to-heart with the hubby and a restless nights sleep we've decided to put our forever home search on hold. We have this big goal to be mortgage free before I turn 40, which just isnt conducive with over-paying for a home...especially when any home that is where we want to be will need thousands of dollars of renovations. So for now we will keep saving, chasing other dreams, and loving our little red brick rental for a bit more 🏡