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I believe in fairytales, and Maryn & Tyler’s private garden estate wedding is all the proof I need! Even if I tried, I couldn’t have dreamed up a better fairytale day for these two sweet souls. From the gorgeous bouquet and the sugar cookie wedding favors to the Pemberly-worthy house, this day was what fairytale […]

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A super sweet bride who also happens to be gor-geous + a Pemberly-worthy private estate with rose gardens and a gazebo on the lake + lots of dress twirling = one very, very happy Amber. And when Amber is happy, Joel is happy. ;) We’re sharing Maryn + Tyler’s private estate wedding on the blog […]

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So many of you have been asking for this, and here it is! Our official “Destination: Alaska” J&A Wanderlust feature! Joel’s job sometimes means a trip to Alaska, and this time I went with him! We both worked when we needed to and went exploring every minute we had free! And guys. It. Was. Amazing. Alaska […]

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The Friday morning sun shone brightly on Hampton Cove Wedding Plantation – and after two weeks of southern spring rain, there were big smiles on many faces that morning! The happiest smiles of all belonged to Emily and Ben. After months of planning and dreaming (and dozens of happy emoticon-filled emails between Emily and me), their […]

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When it comes to engagement sessions, there are some things that get us really excited. Hayley and Nick’s engagement session checked off a lot of our favorites! For starters, we headed over to Providence Village on a gorgeous summer evening. It’s one of our favorite weekend places, and it’s a special place for Hayley and […]

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Hey Joel and Amber! My fiancè and I are planning our wedding during a long distance relationship. I know you guys did that, too. Do you have any advice for us?” Sweet bride, I’m glad you asked! It’s something that so many couples are going through right now, so we decided to share our answer […]

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“Sooner rather than later, sit down with your spouse and figure out who is supposed to do what. Not defining household duties and then doing them is a cause of innumerable unnecessary arguments and hurt feelings. And remember, regardless of who does it, someone is going to have to do every chore, or the household […]

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We’ve been working on a whole collection of big projects this spring, and one of them took me through the “Behind the Scenes” folder on our computer. Wow, what a fun trip down memory lane that was! I grabbed a few of them to share with you! 1. Meeting new miniature pony friends at a super […]

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Every Monday, we send out an email to a collection of our business friends with a motivational quote and some thoughts on the above quote. This week’s was one of my favorites yet, and I think it has as much impact in marriage as it does in business! “The fastest way to change yourself is to hang […]

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To the one who’s been there from the very beginning. The one who dressed us in those cute little outfits on our first day of kindergarten. (The outfits that we laugh over now, but hey! They were the height of style back then…) To the one who wiped away the third grade tears and who gave […]

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We’re out adventuring in Alaska today, so I thought it was a good time to share another post in our Wanderlust series with you! We’re still creating the Alaskan memories to share with you later, but we’ll take you to the great plains of Idaho while you’re waiting! Last summer we headed up to Nebraska for […]

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The secret life of Joel and Amber: we love kittens and puppies, and we send each other pictures of adorable animals on Facebook. We call them our virtual pets! So are we fans of bringing out your sweet puppy to the engagement session? Most definitely. :) Today we’re sharing 4 tips to make your puppy’s […]

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