The Journey

In her words -- "I don't know how to start my "why" other than to tell you my husband and I have been trying for three years to have a child. I was thinking about what I could do to bring sexy back to myself, but also my husband, and I hadn't come up with ANY ideas. I can't tell you what fertility problems does to you mentally, but physically it takes its toll. I want to do this because I want to feel sexy, attractive and most importantly normal again."

Her session happened & it was so much fun! I send over her digitals & she sends this back --

"Where do I start? You are amazing. I shared these on my fertility Instagram because I adore them SO much (fitforbabybee) so if you see you got tagged on a private page it's me. You made me cry tonight. Struggling with my body and resenting it for years when it didn't give me what I wanted so badly suddenly didn't matter as much. I can't wait to get my album and I hope it's okay if I hug you. These are everything. I've been staring at them for an hour and I zoom in and zoom out about twenty times before moving to another picture because I don't recognize myself. Thank you for everything you've done for me and you have no idea. Really my self confidence is through the roof because of what you've done. Thank you from the absolute bottom of my heart.  "

Boudoir photography is such a gift & it means the world to me opening up my client's eyes to their true beauty that everyone around them sees everyday. 

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Living For Me

I had the pleasure of hanging out with this gem on the day of the solar eclipse. I didn't even know it was happening until the day before ha! Neither of us were very into it, but we definitely had our eclipse glasses ready to go and definitely paused the session to go stare at it. Anyway----

Every wonder why a single gal would want to do a boudoir session? Here's her story-

"Growing up I believed in fairy tales. I believed the meaning of life was to find a husband, get married and have kids. I would talk about my wedding a lot as a kid, and when I discovered Pinterest, the first thing I did was make a wedding board. One of the greatest pins I ever tagged was a boudoir shoot for the bride to give to the groom on the wedding day. I fell in love with this idea! Throughout high school and college, I feel I drifted through-creating memories, playing sports, making friends…but I was always ‘waiting.’ Waiting for Mr. Right, waiting for my wedding, waiting for my opportunity to do that boudoir shoot.

It wasn’t until 2 years ago that I started to discover that there was more to life than a wedding. Do I still believe in fairy tales? Sure. Do I still dream of my future husband and a family? Sure. However, I cannot tell you at exactly what moment I decided to quit living for that ONE chapter in my life. I decided to enjoy life INDEPENDENTLY and make the most of myself, by myself. Since that epiphany, I took better control of my finances. I quit working just for the job and started discovering my career path. I found such deeper value in my friendships and accepted that there is nothing wrong for my definition of family, at my age, to still be my mommy, daddy and siblings. I finally felt free to live in the moment and build my OWN life. However, I still slipped into Pinterest and glanced at that boudoir shoot-believing one day.

January 2017 is when I decided to invest in my diet and begin working out again. Around this time is when I discovered your Instagram page through a friend and started following. I love seeing all the different women and the beauty you bring to them through photos. I love the confidence and the differing body types. What I love most, is they are unique and empowering women-not like the bridal boudoir shoot I saved those years ago on Pinterest.

I want to do the shoot to not only live in the moment for myself (no marriage in sight), but to show what beauty looks like-loving your body even when it’s a process and even when you eat cupcakes every now and then"

GIVE THIS GEM A ROUND OF APPLAUSE Y'ALL! 

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Why Boudoir? | Kansas City

Most women think you need a reason to book a boudoir session and the most common reason is to gift to their significant other. Surprise: most of my clients are single looking for a little confidence boost and an unforgettable experience. Getting glammed up and feeling like a celeb all day? Who would say no to that? I can't begin to tell you how much fun it is and how difficult it is to choose a favorite photo because you will love them all!

I'm not saying you need to be single or in a relationship to book. I'm telling you that you are worth it and can book because you WANT a boudoir session. It's all about being empowered and feeling like an absolute queen.

How gorg is this gem?! She booked a session to gift to her girlfriend for her birthday. She chose the ever popular fine art album. I'm going to assume her girlfriend loved it and handed this gem a Best Girlfriend Ever Award.

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