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Last week I talked about finding something you enjoy in the activities your wife (or soon to be wife) does.  Even if you don’t love the activity itself, try to find something in that activity that you can love.  Or learn to love. So this week I wanted to talk about finding and doing something […]

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You know those delicious golden sunset portraits that make you feel like you could dance into the twilight and be happy forever? Just me? Okay. :) But I do know I’m not the only one who swoons over those magical moments of sunset when it comes to weaving romance and portraits! Today I’m giving you […]

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She loves Yoga.  But you think it’s just silly. She loves chick flicks.  But they make you want to fall asleep. She loves going thrift shopping.  But you get bored after 2 minutes. She loves to travel, but all old houses look the same to you. Does this sound familiar? There are some couples that […]

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When I dream in fairy tales, they almost always involve the delicate tinkling of vintage china pieces. China tea cups and saucers with soft pink rosebuds, plates rimmed with the sweetest gold, and weighty silver forks. My fairytales always have vintage china because they always involve coffee and cake. ;) Today we’re sharing some tips on using […]

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“Never talk badly about your spouse to other people or vent about them online. Protect your spouse at all times and in all places.” ~Dave Willis In a culture where social media is used as place to vent our feelings, this is something to take seriously! In a moment of anger or resentment, giving just […]

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The evening of their engagement session was actually the first time we got to meet Caroline and Ryan. They live down in Auburn, so coffee dates are a little bit harder! :) When they walked up and Caroline gave me a big hug, I knew our friendship was pretty much guaranteed. And I was right. […]

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This is a wedding that I’ve been so excited to share with you! Pat has been a wonderful part of the north Alabama wedding industry for many years, and we’re thrilled to celebrate her own wedding day on the blog today! For those of you who don’t know Pat, she’s the fabulous owner of Modern Brides in […]

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Courtney and Chris’ love story meanders its way back to high school. Oh, those glorious and memorable years of high school! With neighboring lockers, Chris couldn’t help but notice the blonde beauty with a kind and vivid personality. After a few unsuccessful attempts to convince Courtney to go out with him (11 to be exact), […]

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There’s so much I could say about these two and the amazing people they are that I really don’t even know how to start! Derek and Olivia completely won our hearts from our very first meeting over coffee, and every session and hangout time we’ve had with them has just made them more and more […]

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It’s here! We’re sharing a few of our favorite moments from our trip to Copenhagen, Denmark on the blog today! Joel’s job sent him on a 3 week adventure to Sweden. (I know, tough, huh?) Since it was January (which is booking season for the wedding industry), we were hustling hard on our business, and […]

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About a week ago, Joel and I realized that we needed some serious time to put our blinders up to all of the demands we have on our time and attention right now and regroup ourselves. It’s easy to start losing sight of the big picture when the details are threatening to take over – […]

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As we’ve been working to set ourselves up for success in 2017, I deal a lot with action steps. Lots of reading (and now lots of experience!) has shown me that breaking up big goals into bite-sized steps is a much easier way of getting big things done. Breaking it down helps you think things through and have […]

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