cooking date night idea

What’s the ‘Date Jar’? When we got engaged, our friends gave us a jar filled with date ideas so that we could continue ‘dating’ even after we got married. Now, after being married over 5 years, we think about that jar and understand how truly important it is to set aside intentional time to have […]

February 2022 Date Jar: “Have a Chopped cooking competition at home”

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January 2022 date jar

What’s the ‘Date Jar’? When we got engaged, our friends gave us a jar filled with date ideas so that we could continue ‘dating’ even after we got married. Now, after being married over 5 years, we think about that jar and understand how truly important it is to set aside intentional time to have […]

January 2022 Date Jar: “Go ice skating at a local rink!”

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2021 was our busiest year yet—and we had a blast! Weddings, engagements, family portraits, travel (LOTS of travel!), and of course…moving across the country to Nashville, TN! So to wrap up a full year of photography with the sweetest couples and families, we decided it was time for our first ever Behind the Scenes blog […]

Behind the Scenes 2021

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date jar October 2021 disneyland

What’s the ‘Date Jar’? Have you ever heard someone say that the fun ends when you get married? What about ‘ball and chain jokes’ or advice to ‘sow your wild oats’ before you get married and have to ‘settle down’? Our culture has a tendency to portray marriage in such a negative light.  We know […]

October 2021 Date Jar: “Get tickets to an amusement park. See how many rides you can hit in a day.”

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date idea in Nashville

What’s the ‘Date Jar’? Have you ever heard someone say that the fun ends when you get married? What about ‘ball and chain jokes’ or advice to ‘sow your wild oats’ before you get married and have to ‘settle down’? Our culture has a tendency to portray marriage in such a negative light.  We know […]

July 2021 Date Jar: “Go on a spontaneous weekend getaway”

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date jar ideas for couples

What’s the ‘Date Jar’? Have you ever heard someone say that the fun ends when you get married? What about ‘ball and chain jokes’ or advice to ‘sow your wild oats’ before you get married and have to ‘settle down’? Our culture has a tendency to portray marriage in such a negative light.  We know […]

February 2021 Date Jar: “Enjoy an Evening at Home”

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What’s the ‘Date Jar’? Have you ever heard someone say that the fun ends when you get married? What about ‘ball and chain jokes’ or advice to ‘sow your wild oats’ before you get married and have to ‘settle down’? Our culture has a tendency to portray marriage in such a negative light.  We know […]

December 2020 Date Jar: “Do something seasonal!”

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As Annalise and I started our journey in this business, we thought it was important to not just share our passion and inspiration behind it, but also how we got here together.Every time we meet new couples, we ask them to give us the full story, as many details as they can, about how they […]

Part 3: Our Wedding Day

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Check out Part 1 first! Part 1:  A Lion, A Horse, A Ring   Beau slipped the beautiful ring, the ring he had picked out just for me, onto my finger and wrapped me up in a hug. I saw his friends pop out from behind a wall at one end of the bridge and run […]

Part 2: A Day in Big Bear

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As we begin our three-part series leading to our wedding day, I must first say that I could never express my gratefulness for my wife, Annalise. She has cared for me and loved me in the way Christ calls her to. She has shown me grace and mercy. She has been better to me than […]

Part 1: A Lion, A Horse, A Ring… Oh My!

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