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Joelle’s Reads | June

Can you believe that June is almost over?! I feel like this month just got started. It’s been such a fun & busy month in my neck of the woods, and I’ve been able to read some really good reads! I managed to finish these three books and I’m about to tell you why you […]

June 22, 2018

Joelle's Reads, personal

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Mr. & Mrs. Andvik | Ålesund, Norway

A couple of weeks ago, we had the pleasure of traveling to Ålesund, Norway to photograph a destination wedding. Katherine + Erlend met through mutual friends a few years ago and the moment that Erlend saw her, he said he knew he had to get to know her. They hit it off and I can […]

June 20, 2018

travel, Wedding

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Reducing Stress During Wedding Planning

Guest blogger: Janet Birkey Wedding stress. There really are few things more stressful than planning a wedding. Some of the stress is over things that matter a lot to you and your partner, but much of it is over things that don’t change the goal of your wedding, which is to marry the one you […]

June 13, 2018

Engagement, Wedding

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Sam + Jess | Sawyer, MI

Sam + Jess are our new best friends, I love these two! They also modeled for a styled shoot at the Joelle Elizabeth Workshop and everyone loved them. They emit such joy and it’s contagious to everyone who’s around. I love the way they interact with each other, and we implemented some of their favorite […]

May 24, 2018

Engagement

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Joelle’s Reads | May 2018

For this month’s reading list, I’ve narrowed it down to only three reads (I couldn’t keep up with my desired reading schedule this month, oops)! These are three different but very good reads to add to your list for this summer! The Glitter Plan by Pamela Skaist-Levy & Gela Nash-Taylor You’ve heard of Juicy Couture, […]

May 23, 2018

Joelle's Reads, personal

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