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Something for the Weekend – Inspiration & Fun Links!

Hey you guys – it’s Friday! I hope you all have great Memorial Day Weekend plans … I’m going to be spending the weekend resting up, again. Here’s a quick update and then on with the fun inspiration – This past week has been rough. On Tuesday I had my gastric emptying scan which confirmed what I had suspected – severe gastroparesis, a condition in …

Neutral Newborn Photography Props from Amazon Prime

Neutral Newborn Photography Props from Amazon Prime - Jennadesigns

If you’re a photographer just starting out, you might be searching for the perfect neutral newborn photography props to add to your prop collection so that you can capture those amazing first days of a baby’s life for families. I’ve slowly been adding props to my collection over the past few months so that when I open my studio a few months from now, I …

Something for the Weekend – Inspiration & Fun Links!

Something for the Weekend - Inspiration & Fun Links! - Jennadesigns

I hope you all had a lovely Mother’s Day or at least got out and enjoyed the weather/had some adventures last weekend! It seems my Something for the Weekend posts have turned into life updates of sorts as I’ve been unable to find the energy to blog during the week the past few weeks. Sorry about that you guys! I miss it and the community …

Something for the Weekend: Inspiration and Fun Links!

Something for the Weekend: Inspiration & Fun Links! Come check out what's inspired me this week and learn what I've been up to at Jennadesigns.

I wish I could tell you guys this week was better, but it hasn’t been. Hours after hitting “publish” on last week’s Something for the Weekend, I called my mom and asked her to drive the two hours up to my house and take me back to the ER with unretractable abdominal pain. Despite lots of rest last week, it hadn’t gotten much better. I’d …

Something for the Weekend: Inspiration & Fun Links!

Something for the Weekend: Inspiration & Fun Links! Come check out what's inspired me this week and learn what I've been up to at Jennadesigns.

This past week has been rough. I was sick the week before with what I thought was something viral, but come Sunday I realized it was something more and thought I might have had an appendicitis. I ended up in the ER where it turns out my appendix was fine but I had a large ruptured ovarian cyst that had leaked blood and fluid into …

How to Start a Blog in 2017 – a Step-by-Step Guide

How to Start a Blog in 2017 - a Step-by-Step Guide

I have gotten so many questions on how to start a blog that I thought I’d write a post about it and walk you through it, step by step: How to start a blog in 2017! I’m in the process of setting up my new photography website, so this is the perfect opportunity to show you the steps as I do it. I’m planning on …

Something for the Weekend

Something for the Weekend: inspiration and fun links - Jennadesigns

This week pretty much sucked as I was still recovering from surgery and got sick on top of it. So far, the highlight of the week was celebrating Ella’s second birthday yesterday, though I felt mostly miserable thru it. I can’t wait to feel better and get some more studio shots of her … I have some really cute outfits and headbands I want to …

Happy Birthday to Ella – the Big Two!

A look into the personality of my lovely little two-year-old - Jennadesigns

I almost can’t believe it – my baby girl turns two today. The time has gone so fast. It seems like just yesterday we were bringing her home from the hospital and now she’s this amazing, unique real little person with an amazing personality. I almost feel like my words cannot do justice to what a beautiful little person she is. She is absolutely amazing …

Showcasing children’s artwork – 16×20-inch poster template & directions

Showcasing children's artwork - 16x20-inch poster template & directions (Photoshop)

As any parent knows, children have a way of creating lots of art work in a short amount of time, starting from the time they’re a toddler and continuing well throughout elementary school. Realistically, it’s not possible to save every work of art. But that doesn’t mean you have to get rid of it altogether. I’ve come up with a beautiful way to showcase your …

Top 12 Tips for Nose Surgery Recovery

So, you're about to go under the knife to repair your nose. What should you expect for your nose surgery recovery? I'm here to tell you!

So, you’re about to go under the knife to repair your nose due to injury or because you’re simply not happy with how it looks. What should you expect from your nose surgery recovery? I’m here to tell you! A couple weeks ago, I fell and fractured my nose. A head CT showed my nasal bones were aligned and I didn’t need it reset. About …