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We’ve seen it happen over and over again. Your dream wedding is being planned. Your budget is already streeeettccchhinng a little further and a little further. And your guest count is getting larger and larger… One of the top budget tips you’ll see is cutting down your guest list. Food, drinks, wedding favors, table and […]

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When our local Nothing Bundt Cakes asked us to work with them on a wedding project, we were more than happy to say “Yes!” I mean, we’re photographing cake. And not just any cake – we’re photographing Nothing Bundt Cakes. Can anybody say Yuuummm…. We’re pretty big fans! As much as we never choose red […]

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Aways assume the best. Easy enough, right? I think back on a night not too long ago. I was in the middle of a stressful week and I was Exhausted. With a capital E. I was already in bed, waiting for Joel to finish up in the office so we could do our devotions and […]

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As if our destination engagement session to Savannah, Georgia with Lacie and David wasn’t dreamy enough (and you can check it out here!)….we did the first part of their engagement session in Charleston, South Carolina! {Yes, I did pinch myself to make sure I wasn’t dreaming…} A couple days before Lacie and David’s “official” engagement […]

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He doesn’t take out the trash. Again. You sigh quite loudly, roll your eyes, and do it yourself. “He’s just so lazy sometimes. I don’t even ask him to do that much.” He comes home late from work and dropped on the couch in front of the TV after dinner, leaving you to clean the […]

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We’re talking about a complicated little subject for today’s J&A Tidbit! Going back to my own days of wedding planning, I remember how hard it was to deal with everyone’s opinions. My mom liked the candelabras, my grandma wanted to adjust the decor, and I was somewhere between alstroemeria and begonias. All that to say, […]

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I once received this valuable piece of marriage advice: “Remember that you and Joel come from completely different families. You’re coming from different habits and traditions. You will both need to find a routine that’s uniquely yours.” Joel and I are both blessed to come from really incredible families. I love his family and he […]

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When Lacie and I started talking about engagement session locations, we quickly found a mutual love: the beautiful southern city of Savannah, Georgia. Not only is Savannah home to hundreds of Spanish moss covered live oak trees, it’s also home to Forsyth Park and Jones Street. (Named one of the “most beautiful streets in America). Not […]

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There are so many hilarious relationship memes floating around social media sporting the hashtag #relationshipgoals I still get a kick out of that classic nerf fight. It’s been around forever and I still love it. You know, the one where the husband comes home from work to a note from his wife challenging him to […]

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This story begins many years ago in Saudi Arabia, takes a few detours, and culminates on a beautiful June day at a botanical garden wedding. I know, right? Many years ago, in the far away land of Saudi Arabia, a little girl and a little boy lived across the street. Their parents were good friends, […]

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When you step out of your car and hear mutual squealing between the girls because we’re both wearing white and black polka dots (I seriously need to find a pair of Kayla’s cute shoes!), you know the engagement session is going to super, super fun! (We were right) Kayla and Andrew chose a historic downtown […]

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A gorgeous stone church, the joyful purple color palatte, and some pretty spectacular family and friends made Luisa + Drew’s Lookout Mountain wedding a dreamy occasion! We had been dreaming about this sweet couple’s wedding day for months! And the fact that their reception was held at a place called “Fairyland Club” was just the […]

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