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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How We Dodged a $1000+ ER Bill

In our attempt to save a few hundred $$ we decided to buy our wedding bands from a small online store. We also pre-decided that our first anniversary gift to one another would be quality wedding bands. This would give us a generous amount of time to save up enough money and choose rings that…

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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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