Tag Archives: entrepreneur

Self-Employment ~ Lessons Learned ~ Three Cheers for Office Days

In case the title of this post doesn’t give you a big enough clue…. I’m SUPER STOKED that I realized I needed to schedule in work days months in advance into my calendar this year – JUST FOR WORKING. No meetings. No shoots. No outside plans. Just an empty day on the calendar – dedicated...

Playing Village ~ Chicago Elopement Photographer

Growing up I used to play ‘village’ in the basement of our house with my younger brothers and cousin, Chelsea. Basically we each acted like grown ups – raising families and running our own small businesses that made up the village. My name was Kate Brown, and I was raising two daughters by myself (Laurie...

Self-Employment: 1-Year Anniversary ~ Chicago Elopement Photographer

Oh. My. Word. Here we are… One year working 100% for myself. Whoa. I can tell you one thing… time. has. flown. I honestly can’t believe that it has already come and gone. All those fears during off-season seem like just yesterday, and like years ago – all at the same time. I’m not sure how...

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Christy & James are Chicago based but happily travel anywhere in the world that beautiful love stories take them!