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Having kids and keeping them entertained in Southern Minnesota may seem like a good idea at first. But for those of you who are new to parenting, maybe moved to these parts recently, or are simply out of ideas – you might start to panic a little when figuring out what to do. It is […]

Top Ten Family Summer Activities In Southern Minnesota 

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Mother holding up her six month old baby girl. Both wearing neutral tone clothing.

MOMMY AND ME LIMITED EDITION SESSIONS April 27th & 28th, 2024 CAPTURE THE UNBREAKABLE BOND BETWEEN A MOTHER AND HER CHILDREN! As we all know, moms are the ones who are taking the pictures.  Our phones are filling up with sweet images of our babies, and outside of a few selfies, getting those scrumptious pictures […]

Mommy and Me: Limited Edition Sessions

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Silhouette of expectant mother wearing a white dress.

Today, I want to share with you the top four prenatal yoga class spots in Minneapolis and St. Paul – offering you the opportunity to nurture your body, mind, and spirit as you prepare for the arrival of your little one. From gentle stretches to calming breathing exercises, these.  So, grab your yoga mat, and […]

Top Four Prenatal Yoga Spots in Minneapolis

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Outdoor maternity session with mommy and daddy to be in Southern Minnesota.

Attention all momma’s in Mankato, MN! As a professional maternity photographer based near  New Ulm, I’m sharing my expertise and knowledge about when and why is the best time for your maternity session.  You will learn why 30 to 34 weeks is THE golden window for your maternity session. Trust me, it’s not just about […]

Best Time for Your Maternity Photography Session

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Baby girl asleep on a crocheted pillow.

Being a professional newborn photographer near New Ulm, I’m here to share some exciting news: booking your newborn session before your bundle of joy arrives is an absolute game-changer. Let me walk you through 5 reasons to book your newborn session early, especially if you’re near the Twin Cities area.   Secure Your Spot Newborn […]

5 Reasons to Book Early: Newborn Sessions

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Gorgeous expectant mother wearing a chiffon gown during her maternity session.

As a professional maternity photographer here in Greater Mankato, I know the joys and challenges that come with pregnancy. Ultimately, the one thing that’s consistently clear is the importance of self-care during this special time. I’m sharing with you my top 5 prenatal massage locations in Greater Mankato, ensuring you can relax, rejuvenate, and truly […]

Top 5 Prenatal Massage Locations: Mankato, MN

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Hello, parents and expectant parents of Mankato and surrounding areas!  I know there are a lot of things on your mind right now, and one of them is where to find the best baby stores in our community. From adorable clothing to essential gear, I’m sharing the top 5 baby stores that have everything you […]

TOP 5 Baby Stores in the Greater Mankato Area

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Baby boy pictured in a wooden bucket.

Highlights from this newborn Photography Session – Saint Peter, Minnesota.  A sweet little boy who was 14 days new when he came to the studio.  These are only a handful of the incredible images that make up his full gallery. I’m always excited to meet these little people.  I never know what they will look […]

Newborn Photography Session: Saint Peter, Minnesota

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Celebrate your baby’s growth and milestones within that first year! Find out the ages and milestones that you should strive to capture before baby reaches his first birthday.

Baby Milestone Session: Capturing Growth that First Year

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Newborn feet during a Fresh 48 Photography session in Mankato, MN.

Your Fresh 48 Photography Session | Jennifer Brandes Photography Welcoming a new little baby to love is such a wonderful moment, and there’s no better way to preserve every tiny detail than with a Fresh 48 Photography Session!  During those first few hours and days, you are counting fingers and toes, and soaking in that […]

What to Expect During Your Fresh 48 Photography Session

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