MAKE your life FEEL like A FUN GAME,

rather than something to survive & endure.


Who else likes 2 for 1 deals? This episode is totally a 2 for 1, because we go into two very different topics all in one episode.  My guest is Alicia Bauer of AllyB Designs. I’ve worked with her on numerous projects including the original version of the Playbook I created back in 2018 to […]

2 for 1: The Client Experience + Mom Guilt with Alicia Bauer (075 )

2 for 1: The Client Experience + Mom Guilt with Alicia Bauer (075 )

When we lived in Michigan, it was always so fun together with friends + family for games nights. If you’ve got near / future plans to spend time with the adults in your life, remember this story. It comes from photographer Ashley Manley who contributed this story on Fearless and Framed back in 2015. It […]

SOTM: Document People Around You, Not Just the Kids (074)

Ever wonder about navigating big life changes while running a business? Or mom guilt? Or how NOT to get bogged down in the editing to sharing to printing process? Our returning guest and Photographic Artist, Michelle McKay, covers all of that and more with us!  Enjoy the story. Welcome back! As we stride into December, […]

Navigating Life, Business and Lightroom with Michelle McKay (072)

Navigating Life, Business and Lightroom with Michelle McKay

We’re always talking about recording stories… let’s shake things up and talk about telling stories! After working in the journalism industry and with big names like HGTV, April Pertuis has over 25 years experience in all aspects of STORIES. Today, she helps women use their story to get clear on their purpose, build their audience […]

Be a LIGHTBeamer with Your Stories with April Pertuis (070)

April Pertuis from LIGHTBeamers

Think of the holiday you’ve got a lot of memories around from being young up until now. Thanksgiving is that holiday for me. It’s always been a favorite. I love food. I loved the flow of the day. Sometimes being with both sets of grandparents. Sometimes my mom would cook. Most of my memories reside […]

SOTM: A Quick Holiday Stories Audit (069)

SOTM: A Quick Holiday Stories Audit

I love hearing about products and services other people love, so I thought I’d put together a slim little gift guide for documentarians, storytellers and those of us who want to live life wide awake….  1. MadTree Woodcrafts — Legacy Box MadTree Woodcrafts is an Etsy Shop.  Dimensions of my boxes: 12″ x 16″ x 10″ […]

A 2019 Gift Guide for Documentarians + Creatives (068)

If you’ve ever realized how you can document the most high value, unique to you, most meaningful bits of your life—and your clients’ lives—(i.e. not only the real life, random moments that tie us all together) and THAT truth created a fire within… then you’ll love this episode!  Courtney Holmes is a photographer, filmmaker and […]

Meaningful Roots with Courtney Holmes (066)

big sister hugging little brother in bed

I’m doing something a little different today. If this is your first time listening to Intentional Documentary, please don’t listen to this episode first. Go back to episode 001 or 046.  If you’re a long-time listener, I want to push how I show up for you and create this episode that doesn’t have some big […]

7 Fears & Opinions I’m Afraid to Share (065)

When I do speaking engagements, I play a game with this photo. I ask the audience what they see Play along: What do you see?  Without fail, get words like: Laughter Affection Connection Love But the story is so much more than those words. The story is something you’d never see from the photograph if […]

Story of the Month: “Monkey Up” (064)

“I know the importance of journaling because I already couldn’t remember too many things I told myself I’d never forget.” That sentence is from Jayne Swallow on Promptly’s About Page. It hit me so hard, because I, too, am a victim of “forget.” Have you ever felt that way?  Jayne Swallow is a mom of […]

Journaling for Documentation & Clarity with Jayne Swallow (063)