WE'RE JOEL AND AMBER!
We love family, surrounding people with joy, and impacting others through the way we reflect the love of Christ.
So grab a cup of coffee (vanilla lattes for us, please!) and browse through our “About Us” to see which one of us believes that white chocolate is actually real chocolate!
Bakewell, UK (because of Jane Austen!)
Brugge, Belgium (because of the waffles!)
Grand Turk (because of that turquoise water!)
San Diego, CA (because of Balboa Park!)
Zion National Park (because of the spectacular scenery!)
Savannah, GA (the deep south architecture is amazing!)
Capitol Adventures (we're on a quest to visit all the state capitols!)
Copenhagen, Denmark (because of the beautiful sights!)
Our Favorite Adventures
Harbinger Coffee - Ft. Collins, CO
(a clean, modern vibe in a cute little town!)
Crema Coffee - Nashville, TN
(hands-down the best mocha we've ever had!)
da Matteo Roastery - Gothenburg, Sweden
(a latte so good you don't even need vanilla!)
Coffea Roasterie - Sioux Falls, SD
(they're super scientific when making their lattes!)
The Artistic Bean - Townsend, TN
(because it's a frequent hang-out for our visioning meetings!)
Tim Wendelboe - Oslo, Norway
(when the line at 10pm is THAT long, they're doing it right!)
Our Favorite Coffee Shops
- Frolic in a French Provence lavender field!
- Take a train across the country!
- Go to the Boxcar Children museum!
- Convince Joel that white chocolate is not real chocolate!
- Open our own coffee shop!
- Visit New Zealand to see Hobbiton!
- Take a vacation on a tropical island - Fiji or the Maldives?
- Own a historical southern plantation house!
Our Bucket List
"Have courage, and be kind." - Cinderella
"Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness." - Seneca
"Do small things with great love." - Mother Teresa.
"Where you are in 5 years depends on the books you read and the people you meet." - Dave Ramsey
"I love you more." - Amber
"It'll be grand." - Leap Year (said with your best Irish accent)
Our Favorite Inspirational Quotes
"And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose." - Romans 8:28
"Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God."
- Philippians 4:6
"Do everything without complaining or arguing, so that you may become blameless and pure, children of God without fault in a crooked and depraved generation, in which you shine like stars in the universe." - Philippians 2:14-15 (ask me why this is a favorite!)
"We love because he first loved us." - 1 John 4:19
Our Favorite Bible Verses
Pride and Prejudice
Letters to Juliet
Chronicles of Narnia
Every recent Marvel movie
Pride and Prejudice (I'm not ashamed to admit it!)
Lord of the Rings
Our Favorite Movies