How To Connect with Ultra-Busy Lives

Berty and I lead very busy lives. It’s exciting, ever-changing, and we love (almost) every minute of it! We both thrive off accepting a new challenges and it keeps us on our toes. Berty is a wedding and commercial photographer year-round. Summertime is the peak of wedding season, so he has his calendar booked nearly…

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Machu Picchu and a Marriage Proposal

This is the second installment of our Peru adventure. You can find the first one here, but if what you are here for is just the Machu Picchu proposal part, you can skip the link and keep reading on. MACHU PICCHU We woke up early in the morning and caught a bus into Machu Picchu. As we…

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Honeymoon Pt 1: Banff, Canada

It’s 5:00 am the morning after our wedding – we’re already on the road! (I can’t think of a better sentence besides that to define our life together.) This particular time, we are headed to Banff, Canada for the first part of our honeymoon. We also had a 16-hour drive ahead of us and nothing but time…

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Honeymoon Pt 2: Glacier National Park

See Honeymoon Pt. 1: Banff, Canada Next stop on our honeymoon was Glacier National Park, Montana!   We chose Glacier because it was a new experience for both of us. Berty and I love exploring the mountains, and GNP had so many to choose from. We knew our measly one week here was already going…

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Hi! We’re the Mandagies!

  Hi! We’re Berty and Emily Mandagie. We are newlyweds living in Seattle, WA with big ideas and big hearts! We both attended the University of Washington and met when our friend groups collided. After years of dating, graduations, job changes, and new opportunities, we got engaged and eventually married in May, 2016.   We’ve…

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