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3 inspiring photos from last week's sessions

A timely and (hopefully) inspiring reminder that the deadline to schedule a Complimentary Weekday Session for this coming summer (now through end of July) is this Friday, June 7th! Beat the early fall rush for your next family portrait, and you'll be patting yourself on the back come October.
 

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Wednesday June 5, 2019


The Pancake jookie Contest Returns!

We’re bringing back the Pancake jookie Contest! First introduced in 2011, this is some fun for the whole family with awesome prizes you could win. Our little guy is ready to trot the globe again with you on your summer vacation, or even just around Chicago on your local adventures. Where in the world will jookie go in 2019?

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Wednesday May 15, 2019


Timeless Toys’ 25th Birthday Carnival

We are so psyched to help our neighborhood’s beloved toy store celebrate their 25th anniversary!! TWENTY…FIVE….. yeeeearszzz people – that’s an incredible achievement for an independently owned small business.

In honor of this big milestone, our friends at Timeless Toys are holding a Birthday Carnival Sat, May 11th from 10 am to 2 pm in Giddings Plaza of Lincoln Square (between Selmarie and Jerry’s sandwich shop, across the street from The Book Cellar). Look for the beautiful fountain, and you’ll find the plaza...

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Thursday May 9, 2019


Complimentary Weekday Sessions

There’s always a great reason to have professional portraits created, and jookie wants to make it even easier for you this Spring and Summer with complimentary weekday sessions. These complimentary weekday sessions are perfect for: First Year Portraits First Communion Portraits …

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Tuesday April 9, 2019


Opening Reception at Timeless Tots

Save the date for the unveiling of our brand new wall art display over at Timeless Tots ! The Open Reception will take place in the Timeless Tots store at 4757 N. Lincoln Ave. on Saturday March 16th from 10am – 1pm. We’ll be providing treats and beverages, and Chicago’s well-known and much …

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Saturday February 23, 2019


Valentine’s Day

Here are the fabulous kiddos who participated in our Winter Sessions to create wall art for the Timeless Tots clothing boutique . Next up is to design some ideas for the final wall art, and then we’ll get frames ordered. We’re planning for a party at Timeless Tots in mid-March to unveil the …

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Thursday February 14, 2019


The Winter Sessions

We’re starting off the year with a bang and picking up where we left off back in October, during our hectic fall/holiday portrait season, when we held  the model search  at  Timeless Tots  to create a wall art display in their store. A HUGE thanks to owner Scott Friedland for this amazing and …

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Saturday February 9, 2019


World’s First Ever Guinea Pig Model Search

This past February 5th was the Chinese New Year, and 2019 is Year of the Pig, the 12th sign of the Chinese zodiac. Many of you already know that jookie the photo studio was named after a guinea pig named jookie. So in jookieland, Year of the Pig REALLY means Year of the Guinea Pig. Which is …

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Saturday February 9, 2019


Holiday Game Pack Giveaway

Sandor Weisz is the Commissioner of The Mystery League , a company in Chicago that makes puzzles and games, mostly for corporate team-building. He has been making puzzles and games since he was a teenager. He publishes puzzles daily on his Twitter account and weekly on his newsletter . He lives …

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Wednesday December 5, 2018


Holiday Gift Certificate Promo

We’re excited to announce a great holiday promotion we’re offering with Timeless Toys and Timeless Tots ! EARN A GIFT CERTIFICATE TO JOOKIE: To encourage our community to shop locally to support the many wonderful, independently owned stores we have here in Lincoln Square, you can …

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Wednesday November 28, 2018


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