Vanessa + Brian get married- Fond du Lac, Wi Lakeside Park Wedding

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Fond du Lac Wisconsin Wedding Photography

Despite the rain almost all day long, we had a beautiful sunset on Brian and Vanessa's wedding day.  This couple could not stop smiling even while they stood in the rain with their small gathering of guests and said "I do" at Lakeside Park in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

I could not have asked for a sweeter couple to spend this special day with.  

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Cosmetics in the Studio


Did you know that we carry a full line of cosmetics? The studio started first as my photography business 6 years ago.  Before I was a photographer I was a cosmetologist so it was only natural that I offer hair and makeup styling for my photography clients.  And what woman has their makeup done and doesn't wish for the ability to purchase the products used? 

I have been offering Senegence cosmetics in the studio since December 2016, before the boutique even came to be! While you will see me talk about LipSense most, we offer an entire line of cosmetics as well as skin care. Stop in the studio during any of our open hours to find out more, see our testers, and chat about the products! 

Thank you!

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The Bee Inspired Market is our fall market in the Bee Market series. While the weather did not agree to our fall moods, I wanted to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who came to our Grand Opening during the market. I had so much fun watching everyone's faces when they stepped into the shop for the first time. Then again when they found a treasure that they could take home with them. I told stories of how the shop came to be, listened to memories of customers who found something special, and laughed and smiled all day long. 

The vendors, set up both inside and out, had a wonderful day and left with nothing but good things to say.  Thank you from all of us, for making us part of your weekend, for braving the heat, for making us smile. 


Our First Weekend Open


Last weekend was our very first time opening the Mj&G Studio doors to customers. I decided at the last minute to open the doors and announced it quickly on Facebook with a few images. Wow, I was blown away by the fb response and our page has been rapidly growing since. 

I am so happy that I decided to do a soft opening before our big event this weekend.  It really gave me a good feel for how people flow through the space.  Things I needed to improve on, and what is working well. And while a few treasures did make their way out of the shop, it made room for some new ones I hadn't been able to fit in yet! 

So today will be spent un packing the new goodies and preparing for the vendors to join me for Saturday's market.  We hope to see you here, for our grand opening, Saturday Sept. 23rd 2017 from 9am-3pm.


Joining the Ranks

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I’m no stranger to setting up shop. I have watched my mother open a handful of businesses, my favorite thing to do as a kid was play secretary because I have a love of organizing things, setting things up, and office supplies. Most of the women in my family are shop owners. I’ve run a successful photography studio for over 5 years now. I’ve created goods and peddled at multiple vendor fairs big and small. But this time it’s different. I don’t mean as in I’m having some major come to Jesus moment where I’ve found some calling and the seas have parted.  No. In fact, this adventure came as quite a surprise and until just a month or so ago I hadn’t even thought of opening up shop.  But, I’m a jumper. I get an idea, sometimes I let it go, other times I’m all in before even a second thought. This is one of those times.

It is with great excitement that I open up shop along side “The Shops of Dalton” as I have dubbed them.  The four (five if you count the long standing bar and grill) shops on Main Street Dalton are all run by strong independent women, some of which are my family, the rest are my friends. And although I am not located on Main Street, I am a short 3.4 miles just down the road.  While my address is technically Pardeeville, I am joining the ranks for the Dalton Shops.

The studio will have it’s grand opening September 23rd, 2017.  We are kicking things off with the Bee Inspired Market (something all the shops participate in) with additional vendors inside and out. I hope to see you there.

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