All posts by whatstirsyoursoul

Lifestyle Blogger, Photographer and Social Media Manager. I am passionate about the small things that make life big. I love living in Minnesota. The North has a thriving arts scene, amazing restaurants and the perfect combination of nature and city life. I hope to stir your soul with inspiration all the best life has to offer from the Twin Cities and beyond. Connect via social media @usoulphoto or email me at usoulphoto@gmail.com.

C&E Living – Photo Shoot

It’s so wonderful to see these historic buildings in Minneapolis and St. Paul being restored and brought back to life. Here are a few shots from a recent social media photo shoot at C&E Living (Flats & Lofts). From the C&E Living website: ROOTED IN HISTORY — GREEN & GROWING The award-winning C&E community was ...

Tullibee – Hewing Hotel – Gentleman Forager

Locally Foraged Mushrooms | Soy Honey Glaze | Wild Puffed Rice  Almost too pretty to eat! These are Gentleman Forager‘s local, wild, foraged mushrooms served at Tullibee. Tullibee is part of the Hewing Hotel located in the Minneapolis North Loop neighborhood. It is one of my favorite spots for brunch so I was over the ...

Mill City Summer Opera & Project SUCCESS

Fernanda Ghi teaching the kids how to tango! Mill City Summer Opera is an annual outdoor world-class opera performed at the beautiful Mill City Museum. This year, due to updates being done at the museum, it was performed at another awesome non-traditional venue, the Machine Shop. A couple days before opening night they partnered with Project ...

Angell Wedding

It’s been such a fun summer of photo shoots! I loved being second shooter to Jill of Shine On Photos for this destination wedding. The wedding was in Wabasha, MN and the reception was at the Hidden Meadow and Barn in Lake Pepin, WI. The Hidden Meadow and Barn is a photographer’s dream location to ...

Twin Cities Theater Bloggers – Photo Shoot

Cover Photo – Blogger Cherry and Spoon. Meet some of the Twin Cities Theater Bloggers! I was so excited to shoot their headshots and photos for their blogs. They are a very talented and passionate group of writers and reviewers. You can follow them and all things Twin Cities Theater on Facebook by clicking HERE. ...

Jesus Christ Superstar – Ordway Center

Cover Photo: Jesse Nager (center) and the cast of Jesus Christ Superstar. Photo credit: Rich Ryan. I have to be honest and say that I didn’t think I was going to like this show BUT I fell in love! This cast, the set and the music!!! Jesse Nager’s  (Jesus of Nazareth) voice is off the ...

An American in Paris – Ordway Center

An American in Paris  Music and Lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin Book by Craig Lucas Directed and Choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon Produced by Elephant Eye Theatricals I got rhythm, I got music! It’s hard not to start dancing in your seat when you hear memorable Gershwin songs accompanied by beautiful dancing. An American in ...

Summer! Gull Lake Photo Shoot

How cute are these sisters?! We shot on Mother’s Day and it was a perfect morning at Grand View Lodge. Here are just a few of my faves….       ©usoulphoto    

Minnesota Camping

What is your favorite Minnesota campground? Last weekend we camped at Frontenac State Park. The crazy thing is that we were forced into it. 😉 We were going to the Willie Nelson concert at Treasure Island Casino and couldn’t find one hotel with availability within 30 miles! Of course, it ended up being perfect. Even ...

Let’s go Foraging!

Have you ever been foraging? Me either! At least not since I was a little girl so when Eventyr presented the opportunity, I went for it. Eventyr is a new platform created to connect people looking for outdoor adventures to people who have the knowledge, experience and skills to share or teach others. They are all ...