What’s in my (new) camera bag?

A review of the Epiphanie Clover bag and overview of my photography essentials - Jennadesigns

I’ve been on the hunt for a new camera bag for some time as my old Canon bag no longer fit all the gear I’ve aquired. I’d narrowed the list down to a few I liked that didn’t look overly masculine or scream “steal me” like some camera bags do. I wanted something feminine but not over the top girly. On the top of my …

Something for the Weekend – Inspiration & Fun Links!

Well, the kiddos have officially been out of school for the last week. I now have a third grader and freshman in high school (how did that happen?!). It’s been a quiet last two weeks around here and I haven’t felt well for most of it. I’ve been getting IV fluids at the hospital almost daily and my GI doctor agreed last week to let …

Something for the Weekend: Inspiration & Fun Links

I’ve actually managed to get a lot done this week considering how bad I feel. I ventured into our storage unit and retrieved all the things I no longer need to keep and listed them on Ebay. It feels really good to purge and the extra money helps as I’ve been off work six weeks now and am wondering how to pay bills if this …

Finally, a diagnosis – severe gastroparesis

This last week has been a roller coaster of emotions for me. As I mentioned last week, after six weeks of being extremely sick, I finally received a diagnosis from my GI doctor. I have severe gastroparesis, an incurable disorder that essentially means my stomach muscles are paralyzed and don't move food out of my stomach the way a normal person's would.

This last week has been a roller coaster of emotions for me. As I mentioned last week, after six weeks of being extremely sick, I finally received a diagnosis from my GI doctor. I have severe gastroparesis, an incurable disorder that essentially means my stomach muscles are paralyzed and don’t move food out of my stomach the way a normal person’s would. I haven’t told …

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 …