Almost There

Before I end my recaps of the planning process and take you into the actual day of the wedding, I thought you might be amused by some special candid moments during the planning process.  Here are a few favorite planning moments, as well some fond memories from the rehearsal dinner and getting ready the morning of the wedding.

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I came home from the bridal shop with my veil, just in time to watch my favorite basketball team!  So naturally I put the veil on while I watched.

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Ryan’s Mom was heart-broken that her newfoundlands couldn’t participate in the wedding ceremony, but she bought them matching pink outfits anyway!


Clockwise, from top left: Reunited at the Rehearsal with three of my best friends, my best friend from high school toasts at the Rehearsal Dinner that he thinks “It’s gonna work” so that he doesn’t cry, my younger sisters fill me in about how they told off some unnamed fraternity boys so that they could sleep, my maid of honor gets some dress alteration assistance from my makeup artist Scoobie West, Ryan and I getting ready together the morning of the wedding.

Mom and Dad

And how can I talk about favorite memories without sharing the looks on my parents’ faces when they saw me all dressed up?

Unless otherwise noted, all photography by Blue World Studios.