12.17.09 Personal

Life In a Series of Clips

ometimes life delivers a nice surprise. Kinda like the stork. Minus the 18-year commitment. Last month our good friends the Wenzel's came out to Orange County and we experienced Disneyland together. We had a blast and it was one of my favorite days all year! Amy brought along a Flip camera and she shot a little bit during the day. Well, today she surprised me and JD with a short's so silly, but as I watched it, I wanted to keep it in my heart forever. And yet even then, forever wouldn't be long enough.

Amy, thanks for making me see life through your eyes. I love you.

Jasmine & JD: Disneyland from Amy Wenzel on Vimeo.

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Kerri - Jasmine this video totally made my night! I am a mix of smiles and tears because of the love between the two of you!   11.21.10 - 10:58pm
Lindsay Kipp Photography - I absolutely loved that!!! Soo cute!! You two are so infectious, I watch this and your smiles and laughter warm my heart! I want to meet you and squeeze your cheeks - your both so stinkin' adorable!!!   01.03.10 - 1:19pm
Nellie Guerrero - How cute is this :) I heart the Flip Vid!   12.25.09 - 11:13pm
Liza - Nive video! You guys are amazing!  12.25.09 - 9:55am
Heather Gardner - This is, by far, one of THE coolest things I have ever seen. So happy that you all shared this wonderful day together and were able to capture it on film. What a blessing. Best, Heather Gardner La Dolce Vita Weddings  12.22.09 - 4:48pm
Kodi - I downloaded that song instantly. Like, literally, before I commented I downloaded the song. It will make me happy for years to come. And the video is beautiful. Such an amazing way to document your trip and your love.  12.22.09 - 10:51am
Sarina Love - WOW very cool video and music. It's just so much fun and unique. Amy did a great job and you guys are just too cute!  12.22.09 - 10:34am
Mag - your love just shines through in so many ways. thanks for sharing.   12.22.09 - 12:27am
aLi bRoWn - I think I had THE hugest grin watching that whole video. So cute!!! But cheeks are sore ;)  12.21.09 - 6:52pm
Tiffany - Dang cutest thing I've ever seen! You two have a beautiful connection! What a treasure!  12.21.09 - 5:43am
Carolyn Egerszegi - I have to giggle. Not only because this is such an adorable video, but also because I thought the title of this post was "Life in a Series of CUPS" (not CLIPS)... which would have also made perfect sense seeing you and JD swirl around in those teacups. Thanks for sharing your joy and best wishes to Amy and David.  12.21.09 - 1:09am
SupaFanofJStar - You both look like bonafide movie stars!  12.20.09 - 4:30pm
melissa oholendt - Whole-heartedly love this.   12.20.09 - 2:20pm
jenny tarau - wow, i pray that the fire in your love never burns out  12.20.09 - 12:59pm
Karen Stott - Seriously so cute! I want to travel with my own photographer to make videos :) Anyone wanna come with me?  12.20.09 - 12:41pm
megmanionsilliker - it is so nice to see you both in front of the lens. love it and i love the song choice too!! what fun.  12.20.09 - 12:22pm
Melissa Pearce - What I want to know is how you did Disneyland in boots looking so so cute? I mean, seriously, are they that comfy? If so, where did you get them?   12.20.09 - 11:20am
kelly summers - wow..what a fun video. she is very talented. I am praying for them.   12.20.09 - 12:35am
jessica quadra photography - oh my goodness. this is the sweetest video ever. i llloovvve it!  12.19.09 - 10:52pm
lydia Messenger - Jasmine and JD you make my heart sing! So cute to see two people in love!  12.19.09 - 10:47pm
Holli True - That's about the most precious video ever! Nicely done, Amy. :) Jasmine- you and JD are truly adorable.   12.19.09 - 6:24pm
Apple - i wonder how a stork with an 18-year commitment would make it a better picture for you guys. <3  12.19.09 - 6:20pm
Therese - AWWWWW!!! This is like watching a movie watching memories... if that made sense =/ A wonderful and happy couple! I have not been to Disneyland ever! this video makes me want to go ^_^ Great lovable video!  12.19.09 - 4:11pm
Dawn McCarthy - I absolutely LOVED this!!! We just returned from Disney last Saturday and it is always a magical, happy place no matter how old I am! What a wonderful gift from Amy.   12.19.09 - 2:56pm
Jenn Hopkins - This is so beautiful. Maybe one day I'll find my "JD". :-)  12.19.09 - 11:36am
Tiffany - could you two be any cuter!!!! you look so happy and beautiful to see how in love you two are. I wish I looked that cute when visiting disneyland!  12.18.09 - 11:54pm
ajira - Love it! (So funny to read Jeramy's comment about having a man crush on JD) It's awesome to see you two, so clearly in love... Great job on the video Amy!   12.18.09 - 11:41pm
Brian Fletcher - Nice video! You guys should get annual passes - totally worth it! :)  12.18.09 - 10:17pm
Lisa Fischer - Just when I think everything cool has already been done by you, you go do something even cooler.  12.18.09 - 6:22pm
Tonyw - what song is that?  12.18.09 - 6:15pm
Betsy - Very fun! What an awesome gift! You'll treasure this. : ) Great job Amy! Way to represent for the midwest girl! Woo hoo!  12.18.09 - 5:22pm
kayla :) - awww I heart that video!!! SUUUUPER cute!  12.18.09 - 5:19pm
ali - oh my gosh this makes me so happy inside! you have such a beautiful smile! and you two... so genuine and so in love. beautiful!   12.18.09 - 4:59pm
feuza - that is perfect, so cool cherished moments to watch over and over again, love seeing your beautiful face!  12.18.09 - 4:59pm
Monika Witowska - And I love this song! What is title? ;>  12.18.09 - 3:38pm
Monika Witowska - It was moved after seeing a short film. You look beautiful! Such happy and smiling! I just sit and wipe my tears of happiness. Sorry for my English. ;) Greetings from Poland :) Monika.  12.18.09 - 3:34pm
cassandra m - LOVE LOVE LOVE it!!!! I SMILED so big all the way through BIG. and I was tapping my foot to the music too. Amy rocked that video. Those dwarfs dancing were awesome.  12.18.09 - 2:48pm
Julie Massie - How. Cute. Are. You. SERIOUSLY!   12.18.09 - 2:30pm
DREA - Ok, so I've been following your blog for a couple of years now..And well this video is definitely the cutest-it just shows how REAL love can be and how HAPPY one can be with their soul mate! You guys are the envy of ALL couples and the cutest one EVER..Really!! Felicidades..Continua a dar le duro-SUERTE siempre! :)  12.18.09 - 1:16pm
Fishgirl - Jasmine, I have to confess that i think your hubby is a hottie, wrrr.. Happy holidays  12.18.09 - 12:49pm
Angel Pope - that is awesome! what a great surprise!  12.18.09 - 11:40am
jeramy - ok...i officially have a man crush on JD. wow! i can't believe i just put that out there. this video is the cutest thing in THA WORLD! big up to amy's editing skillz! merry christmas!  12.18.09 - 10:59am
Ash - OMG what a treasure. One day your kids will love watching that. So sweet.  12.18.09 - 10:58am
MelissaF - You all are too flippin' cute! What a wonderful gift.  12.18.09 - 10:54am
Alexandra - You guys are the sweetest thing :)   12.18.09 - 10:09am
Jennifer Renee - So Adorable J!!!! Oh my goodness, you two could make ANYONE believe in real and true love ;)  12.18.09 - 8:54am
Diane - - You guys are so adorable, it's beautiful to watch! Thanks for sharing  12.18.09 - 8:31am
Molly W. - So fun. yes a treasure to hold onto. (my fave part is where that guy comes up next to JD, I chuckled out loud!)  12.18.09 - 8:23am
Kara Layne - Disgustingly perfect ;) What an awesome video of the two of you!  12.18.09 - 8:20am
Kelli Taylor - Jasmine, you must be the happiest person ever! So refreshing!  12.18.09 - 7:29am
Manuella Pararas-Hulbert - What a fabulous video, for a fabulous couple! It's perfect, I loved it and it made me smile, I can imagine how it made you feel. What a super fabulous friend you have to do something so nice for you both. Thanks for sharing it with all of us.  12.18.09 - 7:03am
Crystal Goss - Ah, this video gave me a smile and a nice reminder just when I needed it! :) And also reminded me why I miss you so much, girl! You and JD are too dang adorable, J. Love you!   12.18.09 - 7:01am
Andrea Carter - So stinkin' cute!!! You guys are so perfect together. Love it!  12.18.09 - 6:36am
Otto Rascon - Thanks for sharing this video. It looks like you guys are absolutely LOVING life and eating it up as well. You guys made that place really look like the happiest place on earth. You guys look perfect together. Rock on and much love from Chicago!  12.18.09 - 6:28am
Angie - This is awesome! Makes me want to go out and film this whole day, just to remember it by. Hoping Santa will bring me a Flip!  12.18.09 - 6:18am
Lindsay Kay - Oh sheesh, you and JD are the cutest couple on the face of the planet. Yes, I dare say the planet! :) What a fun memory, I love Disneyland!  12.18.09 - 6:17am
Greer Rivera - Wow you two are ADORABLE!!! I CAN NOT wait until I find a man that fits me as perfect as JD fits you! :) and this also makes me want to go to Disneyland for the first time in my life. I'm so excited to be moving to California this summer!!!!!  12.18.09 - 6:17am
Sarah - pure happy, that's what this is. all the best to you! -Sarah  12.18.09 - 5:54am
Christine - Awww ths is so cute! This really makes me want to get a video camera. I love photos but video is so much fun too! You two are ADORABLE together :)  12.18.09 - 5:53am
Ricki Ford - Beautiful smile from start to finish! I love it!  12.18.09 - 4:46am
Lerissa - Wish I had been there...looks like SUCH A FUN DAY!!!! What an adorable keepsake!  12.18.09 - 4:39am
Christina Juleson - You can't fake true love. Both videos captured how much in love you are. So awesome!  12.18.09 - 4:07am
dans - this is way beyond adorable. Lovely !  12.18.09 - 3:57am
Ginger Murray - As if I will say anything that is not already said--- This video made me smile the whole time! I LOL'd when you clapped your hands on the dumbo ride, and when that guy practically ran into JD! Aw, thanks so much for sharing. Such a happy video, and WELL MADE, Amy!   12.18.09 - 1:44am
crash taylor - super awesome. memories that will be with you forever.  12.17.09 - 11:19pm
DeAnna - LOVE THIS! thanks for sharing!  12.17.09 - 10:48pm
Liz Kausteklis - omg...this is the cutest video ever *tear* :)  12.17.09 - 10:36pm
Dee - you guys are so sweet!   12.17.09 - 10:36pm
Lydia - You two are so cute! I want a video like this with my future sweetheart!  12.17.09 - 10:01pm
Jo-Anne Kyle - Awww, I just know that you and JD are still going to be holding hands and whispering in each other's ears when you are 90. You make me believe in love :)  12.17.09 - 8:57pm
lyra - i love this. and you. and jd. and flip.  12.17.09 - 8:55pm
Shayla - be in L O V E! Very cute video, love it Amy!!   12.17.09 - 8:45pm
Amy Koh - Beautiful!...A keeper for the next generation!!  12.17.09 - 8:41pm
Beria Charles - Hey guys!... the video says it all... "A glad heart makes a cheerful face" (Prov 15:13)  12.17.09 - 8:24pm
nena - You both are so kind on the inside! =-)  12.17.09 - 8:20pm
Amy Clifton - Aw! Completely precious!!  12.17.09 - 8:07pm
imthiaz houseman - OMG! that's so cute... i want one of those! what a wonderful friend you have and these memories will last forever...  12.17.09 - 7:56pm
Mindy - LOVE IT!!! I love the way you and JD LOVE each makes me feel all warm and mushy inside!!!  12.17.09 - 7:56pm
Leyla - This is so picture perfect and so nice of your friend to capture these special moments... You guys are so adorable together! xoxo Thank you for sharing! =)  12.17.09 - 7:54pm
kat - You two inspire me to become a better lover. To believe that true love is possible. And that love is what we all live for.  12.17.09 - 7:34pm
Jeanette Sanchez - Two thumbs up, too CUTE!  12.17.09 - 7:05pm
Katelyn James - aw, my flip just broke! :( this is adorable. great job amy! if you ever get tired of can just start a career in video editing...that will prob never happen, i'm just saying:) super cute!  12.17.09 - 7:02pm
Tracy Kelly - I thought "OK....I have a lot of editing to I really want to use 4 minutes of my time to watch this video ??". I'm so glad I did. I smiled all the way through it. J*, do you see the way JD smiles at you ?? How he watches you smile and your reaction to everything ? What a nice thing Amy has done for you and your future children. A video to look back on. Oh, and it was TOTALLY worth my 4 minutes to watch (6 if you include the time it took to comment, too !)  12.17.09 - 6:53pm
Tacey - BABIES!!!!! I wanna shoot your babies...! I love your energy and zest for life...LOVE it! Thanks for the smile...  12.17.09 - 6:31pm
Tasha Prescott - Too cute! Loved the other video of Amy & David at the beach as well... wow. Love is a beautiful thing.. thanks for sharing.   12.17.09 - 5:20pm
Regina White - That is what great friends are for. Helping you capture those memories. You two are too damn cute! Loved it. Thanks for sharing.   12.17.09 - 5:09pm
frannie - This is just so beautiful...  12.17.09 - 5:07pm
Cathy Crawley - You guys are so cute! Do you ever have a gumpy face on? You are always smiling and I guess that's why people are drawn to you :)  12.17.09 - 5:05pm
Angie Cripe - So I Stumbled upon your blog and am amazed by your photography work. I am getting a camera for Christmas and Cannot wait to leanr the art of photography! I absoultely LOVE that video, we have a flip but I have no idea how to put the shots together! Thank you for sharing.  12.17.09 - 5:03pm
Yuka photo art - You both look soo happy! This video is amazing.....Amy did a wonderful video for you guys!  12.17.09 - 4:10pm
Stephanie Castillo - You guys are so perfect together :-)  12.17.09 - 4:08pm
Joseph Bayot - This is wonderful! What a great gift! You two are very cute.  12.17.09 - 4:01pm
s h e r r y - You are sooo adorable! I miss Disneyland. <3  12.17.09 - 3:52pm
JOE+KATHRINA - I smiled the whole time watching that video. Even laughed out loud. So awesomely sweet.  12.17.09 - 3:34pm
Jessica Smith - HOW FUN!!! Everyone needs to have days like that and a love like that to share them with!   12.17.09 - 3:33pm
Becka @Studio222 Photography - That's just adorable beyond words  12.17.09 - 3:25pm
Tira J - LOVE THIS!!!!! You two are soooo cute! I think I need a Flip for 2010!  12.17.09 - 3:24pm
Crista Acosta - Might be the cutest blog post ever, and also totally made me realize I need a night away with my husband to reconnect!   12.17.09 - 3:16pm
Ernestina - They should use this video for a Disneyland commercial. =)  12.17.09 - 2:59pm
Narrelle - Beautiful. Just beautiful.  12.17.09 - 2:54pm
Tonya Peterson - You are both adorable! Plus I love Disneyland and this made me want to go bad!!! I can honestly say I have never looked that cute at Disneyland! You worked it!  12.17.09 - 2:42pm
connie - Love it!! How fun!!  12.17.09 - 2:30pm
kristin @ the treasured petal - such a sweet video! like watching the beginning of Wonder Years with Kevin and Winnie!  12.17.09 - 2:25pm
Tania - Both of you look so happy! Congratulations. I must say that you are a source of inspiration for me... in so many ways! Thank you for sharing so much with your fans. I hope to be able to work with you one day.  12.17.09 - 2:21pm
Julie Cruz - You guys are so cute it makes me sick ;)   12.17.09 - 2:21pm
Elizabeth Luna - Tooo CUTE!! Love it your smile makes my heart smile :)  12.17.09 - 2:15pm
paula - you two are 100% too adorable. It also make me realize I need to do better with my flip. I mean Amy even got some flare.   12.17.09 - 2:09pm
Misty - Your (future) kids one day will love this!  12.17.09 - 2:08pm
Gloria McCune - Oh my goodness J*, I LOVE this video! It just makes you want to get up and dance! This song was perfect. You two are just TOOOOO cute!  12.17.09 - 2:06pm
Emily Abril - You guys are sooo cute! The happiness you two have together is seen so well in this video!  12.17.09 - 2:06pm
Nicole - Very sweet. You and JD make such a cute couple. What a great gift to you both. You two look so happy and in love. and the teacups are awesome! BTW it just registered in my brain that you have high dimples like my daughter. I love them.  12.17.09 - 2:03pm
Deyla Huss Photography - Sooooooo fun! Love the tunes as well! what a blessing to have moments like these captured!  12.17.09 - 1:59pm
Rhiona - Awwww! I love it!  12.17.09 - 1:57pm
Jennifer Brotchie - FAN.TAS.TICAL!!!  12.17.09 - 1:40pm
kymberli q. - What. a. great. friend. Awesome!  12.17.09 - 1:38pm
Denise Saucedo - Ok that was seriously cute. I love how you guys are kissing towards the end of the video (and everyone around you is just doing their own thing) like you are the only two people on the planet that exist. Didn't they know they were standing next to Jasmine Star??!!! J Star... I mean come on, I would have asked for an autograph!!!! Don't they know that person inspires so many of us?? Every single day of our lives?! Wow. Great job Amy Wenzel. You are a doll!!!!!!!!  12.17.09 - 1:37pm
Chad Morgan - Made in iMovie or Final Cut?  12.17.09 - 1:35pm
inland Empire Wedding Photographer - awwe how cute~ and Jasmine you seem to always be "on" so bubbly~  12.17.09 - 1:33pm
mandiimae - I was smiling ear to ear watching this video! You guy are too preshhh! Yeah, who does sing this song? I love it!  12.17.09 - 1:25pm
jackie g. photog - too cute! now i want a Flip! i told hubby this, but alas, he already bought my gifts! maybe next year!  12.17.09 - 1:23pm
angel Swanson - original post got lost... but just wanted to say i love love love this! :) and erik and i just got d-land passes... i'm just saying.... ;-)  12.17.09 - 1:21pm
angel swanson - i love love this :) erik & i love disneyland, too! we just got passes... i'm just saying! ;)  12.17.09 - 1:19pm
jamie delaine - I LOVE THAT SONG. LOVE LOVE LOVE. I'm obsessed with Passion Pit and I've definitely made a dancing video to that song. I also love Flip cameras. Woo! My facebook has been exploding with silly videos lately. :) So cute!  12.17.09 - 1:16pm
Megan Setrakian - That was such a cute video. Your guys happiness and love is captivating!   12.17.09 - 1:10pm
Katie Neal Photo - OK, You two are THE cutest couple on the planet. And Jasmine, you are so modelicious with your little teasing walk away from the camera thing. :) Who sings the song??  12.17.09 - 1:07pm
sarah - this is so fantastic. so fantastic. it makes me want to hop on a plane and head to disneyland RIGHT NOW.  12.17.09 - 1:04pm
Catie Ronquillo - Oh so awesome! Love this little video, so fun to relive those memories again and again. And something to show your future 18-year commitments :)  12.17.09 - 1:02pm
Char Baiz - the is so beautiful! makes me want make more little home videos of Joel and me.   12.17.09 - 1:02pm
Maalaea w/ i and m photography - So cute!!  12.17.09 - 12:58pm
anda - new favorite jasmine star blog post of All Time! Love you guys!!  12.17.09 - 12:57pm
Alicia Swedenborg - I just love Disneyland. Like, I want to permanently live in one of the teacups, dance in the parade with the dwarfs and party in the castle. Everyday! That video was so cute - how nice for your futher kids to see mom and dad being silly and kissing at disneyland! <3  12.17.09 - 12:49pm
B - Yayyyyyyy! I wub juh, sishy.   12.17.09 - 12:48pm
Alisa Greig - such sweet love! you two look like you just got engaged, so happy and in love--love it!  12.17.09 - 12:47pm
Jessica - LOVE this! I can feel the love you two have for one another...*tear* its beautiful :)  12.17.09 - 12:45pm
Lynn - This is all sort of sweetness and awesome. Everyone should have a video like this with their loved one.  12.17.09 - 12:42pm
Stephanie Stewart - OMG! You guys are just so cute, love the video, and it's even more special being captured by your dear friend. How are they doing? I was just thinking about them...  12.17.09 - 12:41pm
charlotteelizabeth - so super cute!!!!   12.17.09 - 12:40pm
Sarah Lajevardi - You guys are so stinkin cute!  12.17.09 - 12:38pm
Jalene - Super Cute!!! Jasmine, totally shows just how beautiful you are inside and out! :)  12.17.09 - 12:38pm
Kayleen T. - So cute! She has video skillz! My fave part: The dancing dwarfs!   12.17.09 - 12:35pm
Bobbie Brown - I LOVE it! Aaahhhh, this makes me want to run out and by a video camera right now! We have been saying we are going to get one for a YEAR now and still have not done it!   12.17.09 - 12:35pm
Dawn Regan - Love, Love, Love this! You two are so darn cute!  12.17.09 - 12:33pm
Marissa Rodriguez - SOOOOOOOO sweet! I love it! I love YOU guys!   12.17.09 - 12:31pm
Joanna Garcia - I bet this video makes you fall more in love with JD every time you watch. You guys are perfect together.   12.17.09 - 12:30pm
elena - This with a flip camera? Fabulous! Forever is right. Amazing moments.  12.17.09 - 12:30pm
Lacy Dagerath - Too cute for words!! You guys are just adorable! Thanks for letting us into your lives just a little bit! :) How fun!   12.17.09 - 12:30pm
Anne - I love the video! You are amazing and very funny people. Thanks for sharing! Hope you have a great christmas time.  12.17.09 - 12:28pm
Marisa Schibilla - I.LOVE.THIS!!!! So sweet, so fun, so lighthearted. Just what I needed to perk up my mood while I edit my socks off! :) You guys are the cutest and Amy, seriously talented! A Flip camera!? Who knew!!! XOXO  12.17.09 - 12:27pm
syreena B - you have great friends...and i ssOOOO need a flip camera!!!   12.17.09 - 12:27pm
Trude - OMG. Could you guys be any cuter?? I'd hate you, but I don't think its possible. :) Thanks for the smile, I even love the cheesy music. ;)  12.17.09 - 12:27pm
Posie - That is so sweet, I love the video.   12.17.09 - 12:27pm
AmyPunky Photography (Emilie) - This is so fun!! JD and you are so cute!!! :D  12.17.09 - 12:26pm
Rachel - Hahaha I love this!  12.17.09 - 12:24pm
Melissa - You two are amazing together ... what a great video keepsake! Keep up the great work Jasmine ... I read your blog everyday and I LOVE it!   12.17.09 - 12:24pm
Scarlett Lillian - You guys are so stinkin' cute! What a great memory to have on video. Love Amy too! :-)  12.17.09 - 12:23pm
Mallory - how absolutely sweet! you two are too cute :)  12.17.09 - 12:23pm
Allison Waken - Jasmine, your smile is infectious. Thank you so much for sharing this! It has definitely inspired me to take more video of my family.  12.17.09 - 12:23pm
Gino DeMaio - I feel better just watching it!  12.17.09 - 12:23pm
Molly Williams - Hands down my favorite part is when the heavy set man almost bumps into JD and it gets all awkward for a second. But what a sweet video. People who are in love are so lovely!  12.17.09 - 12:23pm
Harmony Loves - amazingly beautiful and touching :)  12.17.09 - 12:21pm
Melissa Murphy - This is the most freakin' cutest thing EVA!!!   12.17.09 - 12:21pm
Charlotte - I almost cried watching this. I'm not kidding! You and JD are so in love, and I can't wait to find someone to share a love like that with! (and of course have you photograph it! hehe)  12.17.09 - 12:20pm
Susie Solorio - You guys are so adorable! Every couple should have a video like this =)  12.17.09 - 12:19pm
gladys jem - You and JD have the best kind of love. You're so beautiful together. Also, I can hear your laugh watching this video. I love it.   12.17.09 - 12:19pm
Alyse - I think I could even keep this in my heart forever! :) You two are SO adorable!! And SO in love! Props to Amy!  12.17.09 - 12:17pm
Marilyn Sanchez - You guys are soooooo adorable. Love it! Great Video, too.   12.17.09 - 12:16pm
Julie Hill - Love it!!! And Pashion Pit is awesome! Ok.. off to Best Buy to get one of those cams...  12.17.09 - 12:15pm
Katie Whitcomb - When I saw the dwarfs out there dancing, I so expected to see you or JD out there dancing too. :)  12.17.09 - 12:14pm