Category Archives: families




Christmas Gift Idea For The Whole Family

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Meet the Beitzel Family! They all live locally here in Garrett County, their roots are strong and they now roll 18 deep in their line-up! I met them through our local Montessori school when my kiddos started becoming friends with some of the youngest kiddos in their group, and I’ve gained some great friends within Continue Reading




R Family: Deep Creek Lake Portraits

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March is here and it’s time to think about summer! With Easter just a few weeks away, I feel like March is going to fly by. And once April is here, winter will officially be over, and May will be just around the corner…which means June is almost here…so basically, it’s summer. HA! Ok, I’ll Continue Reading




Monday Musings with Maureen

Ideas, Tips, and Reflections from Garrett County Maryland

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It’s Monday, friends! The start of a new work week and the start of a new blog series here at JFP! Introducing…Monday Musings with Maureen! While I plan to officially and formally introduce my JFP bride-turned friend Maureen in a future post, I didn’t want to keep her first musings from you all for too long. Continue Reading





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I use the hash tag #lovewhatyoudo often when posting on social media. Throughout my work days, I’m constantly reminded about how much I really love being a photographer and small business owner. Despite all the challenges and all the various hats I have to wear to make it all happen, I truly enjoy this job Continue Reading




Family Sessions In My Backyard

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Yesterday I blogged about a session that I did four years ago and reminisced a bit about what was going on in my life at that time. Four years ago we were living in Morgantown, WV and anxiously awaiting the official groundbreaking of our new home build. The year before that, we found the land, explored Continue Reading

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