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Green Leaf Photography and Initials, Inc.

Tammy Hiveley - October 4, 2014

Stephanie Didow Wambeke loves to capture children, families, graduates, maternity and new borns. In addition to being a brilliant photographer, green leaf photography also sells note cards, framed art, canvases and metal artwork on Etsy. We’re so glad that Stephanie will be at the next Pop Up Shop on Saturday, November 1 from 9am-1pm at the Prior Lake City Hall. It’s her second time joining us, …

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FOCUSED Photography and Social Media Workshop

Cate Mezyk - December 16, 2013

Are you a small business owner or beginning blogger who desires to grow their business? Learn how photography and social media know-how can bring your business to the next level at the upcoming FOCUSED Photography and Social Media Workshop. Noemi Hedrick, a photographer with over a decade of experience, and Cate Mezyk, lifestyle blogger and small business owner, will teach you the ins and outs …

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Wild About You

Cate Mezyk - July 19, 2013

This will come to no surprise to those of you who know me well, but I’ve been wild about Instagram for a long time now. I told you awhile back that I took the Facebook app off my phone, and I find myself on it less and less often. But Instagram? I could not give that up. That little glimpse into my friends’ lives, the …

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Just Shoot Me

Cate Mezyk - July 24, 2012

This weekend we had our family pictures done – and this time we had the whole lot of us together, with my parents, my brother, and his lovely girlfriend. It was a big group but it was worth pulling it all together. Theresa, of Theresa Rose Photography, was our photographer, and I’m super excited to see the results. She’s amazingly talented, and though you may …

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Meet Noemi!

Cate Mezyk - April 13, 2012

I’m so thrilled that Noemi Photography is one of our Pop Up Shop sponsors this spring. Noemi is incredibly talented with her camera – our family has had several photo shoots with her, and have always been delighted with the results. And seriously – it’s not easy to capture families with young children, but she rocks it every time! And have you seen my About …

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Family Photo Shoot

Cate Mezyk - January 24, 2012

We had our family pictures taken this weekend, and I can’t wait to see how they turned out – Noemi from Noemi Photography always does an amazing job. Plus, my kids behaved themselves beautifully – I couldn’t have asked for more from them. It’s a lot of work to find the perfect outfits for the entire family, and it got me thinking… If it’s difficult for me …

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The Impact of an Image

Cate Mezyk - May 26, 2011

I’ve been looking at a lot of blogs lately. There are a ton of great ones out there – and plenty with amazing content. So what sets apart one from another? I’ve got a small amount of time in a day, and only a certain amount can be devoted to surfing my favorite spots online. So if I’m choosing between two blogs filled with interesting …

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