It was the perfect day. The weather was gorgeous. Hannah and I did a Panera run in the morning and picked up the girl who was doing her makeup. We were able to sit outside, sip on coffee and scones and I watched my daughter getting her makeup done on her wedding day.
Jacob and his Mom spent the morning together running errands – yes, you read that correctly, because Jacob waited until the day of his wedding to buy a shirt and tie. #love
The morning was so leisurely, that all of a sudden it was like “it’s time to go!” My Mom with her oldest grandchild on her wedding day!
I love this picture below – love, love, love. I can’t believe I took that with my iPhone!
Remember how I told you that I barely took any pictures at the shower? Hannah hired a girl from their coffee shop who is into photography to be our photographer for the day. Did I mention that she’s 17 years old and had to ditch school? Her parents didn’t seem to mind! As her pictures start to trickle in, I’ll post a few a day – you’ll probably get sick of seeing wedding pictures after a week of this – #sorrynotsorry 😀
The man behind Jacob? That’s their best friend Luis who flew in from Texas to be the ring bearer.
I wore a dress! First time (well, I wore the same dress to the shower, and will probably wear it to my nieces wedding next month!) in a long time I’ve worn one. I love that it was so nice out I didn’t even need a sweater. On the far right are Jacob’s parents, and in the middle are his grandparents – his grandma’s liver cancer is back and she’s been through a couple weeks of radiation. She’ll find out this Friday if it seems to be working or not. So happy she was able to see her grandson get married!
The something borrowed? That pearl necklace – Tony gave it to my on my first birthday after we were married in March of 2001. The same florist that did our centerpieces did Hannah’s bouquet – so gorgeous!
I’ll be posting what the Judge said and the kids vows later this week. I loved how even though they were getting married in a courthouse, the Judge made it super personable and poignant. They had time before our dinner reservations to go to a preserve near our house and take more pictures – their photographer took over 1000! I took this one below with my iPhone. #love
It literally could not have been a more great day. After our dinner we had people over to our house, then we went to a bar for an hour. We came home and ate wedding cake. It was the perfect day.
“Sometimes, reaching out and taking someone’s hand is the beginning of a journey. At other times it is allowing another to take yours. Nothing in this world compares to the comfort and security of having someone just hold your hand.”