life with a&F






Oct 16, 2019

If you frequently visit our blog, you probably recognize the name Jacqueline Binkley Photography by now. She is our photography mentor and even now, 6 years after she gave us our start, we still enjoy second shooting for her whenever we can throughout the year. As business (and life!) has gotten increasingly busy, we’ve been seriously […]

Sep 4, 2019

If you have been following this blog series from the beginning, then you know that my first trip to Italy was when I was 18 years old.  In anticipation of my return to Rome, I wasn’t sure whether the memories I had from all those years ago, would live up to the reality of a visit […]

Sep 3, 2019

Although I am sharing this as ‘part two’ of our adventure, we actually started our trip on the Amalfi Coast. There’s nothing like going from the daily grind to the sound of waves crashing along the shoreline and beautiful scenery as far as the eye can see! While I had visited most of the other […]

Aug 28, 2019

Written on July 19, 2019 Italy has my heart. As I write this, I am sitting on a bus passing through the Tuscany region overlooking grape vines, olive trees and sunflowers as far as the eye can see. My first trip to Italy, and specifically to this region, was 19 years ago. As I write […]

Aug 25, 2019

Kayla and Brandon took us on our second visit to Brookside Gardens earlier this summer. Having been there the weekend before with one of our other 2020 couples, we had the place pretty well scoped out! The Japanese gardens and the rose garden were the big hits for colorful backdrops and I just loved how […]