WEDDING WEDNESDAY really doesn’t have to do with “Weddings”…. and I used to let that bother me. The thought of it used to make me cringe. But really, what’s the big deal? It some way, shape, or form… you can relate almost everything to “Weddings”! Right? There are just some some things I want to share and the only time they can fit into the blog schedule is on WEDNESDAYS! So today’s post is about being a good wife. (See, I’d told you I would relate it somehow!) I’m trying. I actually went grocery shopping while Michael was away in Panama for a mission trip.
Grocery shopping seems like it should be a natural part of life that everyone makes time for…. but not me. I put it off until we have mayo and croutons left in the kitchen. It’s really a very bad habit. I get side tracked and my computer calls my name from upstairs and once I enter my office, I don’t come out…. for a long time. I should be able to do laundry while I work from home…. but even that is hard for me. I forget about it! I become so entranced with what I’m working on that I forget everything else exists! And my mother says that this is called perfectionism….she’s probably right. So since I have realized that this is an issue, I’ve been trying to get better at my multitasking! This is where the crock pot comes in! I recently saw a Cheesy Potato Soup recipe on Pinterest and it said “throw it in and let it sit for 6 hours”. Now THAT is cooking that I can accomplish!! So when I went to the grocery store while Michael was away, I bought the ingredients I needed and I made Cheesy Potato Soup…. and it tastes AMAZING…. and I’m SO PROUD OF MYSELF!!! I’m the girl with NO cooking skills whatsoever! So this is huge for me! And to celebrate this special time in my life… I’m going to share the recipe so other workaholic photographers who have husbands that would really like to have food in the house can make it too!!!
CHEESY POTATO SOUP
And how cute are these glasses that my cousin made for our wedding gift?! Very FALL! I love it!
I’m so excited to share this final 2020 Wedding with you all!! It’s a special one! We photographed this beautiful wedding day on our own 10 year anniversary! Ten years ago on this day, we were celebrating in my parent’s backyard under a massive white tent too! This was my brother-in-law’s baby sister’s wedding day and celebrating with the Malizia family was such a treat! They are a family MADE for weddings!
Well, I realize this isn’t normal for KJ! I don’t shoot portraits these days but this session was my first non-wedding shoot with my new Canon R6 and I’m obsessed with how these images turned out! It was the most perfect evening for this early fall shoot and the light was incredible!
I’m so excited to share another addition of Student Spotlights from our KJ Education community! It’s so funny to us, but quite often, we find that our friends who know us in everyday life but aren’t in our industry really have no clue what we do! They think we shoot 10 weddings a year and that’s the extent of our work these days but oh… that couldn’t be further from the truth!
When we first decide if we’re a good fit with our potential KJ Couples, we’re looking for a few things…. one of those things is that this couple keeps joyful! We’ve found over the years that couples what take themselves super seriously aren’t always the best fit for us! We love it when couples let their guard down and allow us to get to know them during their engagement session.
For some photographers, bridal details seem like a fun part of the wedding day… but for many others, it’s stressful. It’s the part of the day that throws them off, makes them wonder if they’re actually artistic and leaves them feeling flustered and panicked because they never get everything done in the time they have allotted for detail shooting. In my opinion, this is a REALLY tough way to start a wedding day.
Oh, this wedding day!! What a beautiful Texan dream! I met Melanie when she attended one of our workshops years ago in our home. She had the sweetest spirit and such a kindness about her. I remember loving how she made personal marketing her own and did headshots in a pile of Skinny Pop!! I loved her creativity and her ability to envision what she wanted in her brand.