Do you know the best time of day for a photo session?

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One clue: the best time of day for a photo session is not 12pm. When you’re thinking about scheduling family photos, a rockin’ wardrobe and jaw-dropping location are probably two elements that come to mind right away; however, have you considered the best time of day for a photo session? Does it even matter? Oh yes,…

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Salty Fig Kitchen + Pantry Western Springs

There is a new great place, Salty Fig Kitchen + Pantry Western Springs to gather with your friends and family that you must try! At Salty Fig Kitchen & Pantry they believe that the best moments in life are the ones that are shared around a table over a good meal. Because food is family.…

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~F~ family first birthday session

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Whew, baby’s first birthday session for this family and little ~M.K.~!  I am sure they are asking “where did it go”?  Time is such a strange thing.  In one way, I cannot remember not knowing my kids, and in another I am scratching me head wondering… how has the years flown by?! The first year…where…

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Easy DIY Homemade Dog Food

Keeping your pup or dog happy, healthy and fit is easier than ever with this homemade dog food recipe! It is cheaper than store bought and full of fresh meat and veggies! Growing up around dogs and dog owners, I never thought I would be one of those “granola-spoil-your-dog” owners that made human grade homemade…

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5 AWESOME things happening in July!

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Summer Brader Photography your Downtown Downers Grove Photographer I’ve got so many fun things happening over here in the month of July starting with… 1️⃣ My monthly Head Shot Happy Hour in my downtown Downers Grove studio! If you’ve ever hung out with me during my monthly Head Shot Happy Hour then you have a…

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Four Reasons Why Printing Your Photos is Important

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I heard you’re thinking about scheduling a family photo session soon. Did you know photos aren’t just for social media? Gasp! In this digital age, it’s hard to fathom a hard copy of anything. I know you want those high-res digitals to publish on social so your great-aunt and friends far away can see your…

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Who’s who in Downers Grove

When it comes to living in a suburban town, we all love to utilize our local businesses right?! Well I have a few that we absolutely love as a family in Downers Grove and want to share them with you! First I have Gina Hines, owner of Alder Grove Counseling. They believe you are the…

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