Pam Troje walked into a networking meeting, and my life, four years ago. It was right about that time we had both made career transitions--I had recently left my full-time job to officially launch my photography business I'd been working on for four years, and she was transitioning into her career as a real estate agent with Edina Realty in Lakeville.
Not too long after that, Pam became our realtor and ever-so-patiently helped us find the perfect home for our family of four that also houses my Farmington photography studio!
I can't say enough good things about our experience with Pam. She was incredibly patient and knowledgeable, and helped us navigate the hot real estate market while I was trudging through the first tiring and nauseating trimester of my pregnancy with our daughter. Pam's teen daughter, Grace, would tag along for showings and keep an eye on our then only child Lincoln. We quickly fell in love with the Trojes!
Grace has since become our go-to babysitter for our two kiddos, and Pam and I stay connected through our businesses. They have been rays of sunshine in our life and we're so very appreciative of both of them.
It had been more than a decade since the Trojes had had family photos taken and Pam was feeling that a family photo session was long overdue. Their daughter Maddi's impending wedding was just the nudge they needed to capture their family of four (+ Rosie the pup) before they officially welcome their soon-to-be son-in-law Chris to their crew.
We met up on a beautiful evening at Lebanon Hills Regional Park Visitor's Center in Eagan and captured them all just how they are--a smile-filled family of four on the verge of Maddi branching off to create another family.
Today also happens to be Pam's birthday, and I'm so happy to say today is picture-delivery day for them too! Happiest of birthdays to my friend Pam!