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Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Wedding Story

On September 6, 2003, Sean and I made it official.

It was a small wedding in his parents’ backyard in Kingston. The site was spectacular and it was a perfect sunny September day:



We said our vows (which we wrote) between the two magnificent willow trees. The groom was handsome in his uniform:



My mother-in-law’s talented book club provided the gorgeous flowers:




I can’t document an event without a picture of the bar:



We swayed to Etta James’ At Last for the first dance and later, we shimmied to You Can Leave Your Hat On:



The night was straight out of a fairy tale. The full moon came out and shone a spectacular display on the water--an auspicious beginning to a new life:



Happy Anniversary, my love. May there be many more.

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25 Comments:

Blogger Mrs. Chicky said...

Happy Anniversary! Those pictures were wonderful, thank you for sharing them.

Here's to many more!

8:20 AM  
Blogger myredwagon said...

Beautiful photos. Looks like it was a lovely wedding. Happy anniversary.

9:25 AM  
Blogger Mary-LUE said...

Happy Anniversary. It looks like such a beautiful outdoor wedding. And I love the picture of the moon!

Thanks for coming by my place and leaving the Oscar Wilde quote. He is always good for a chuckle. I need to add him to my quote collection.

I look forward to coming back and reading more.

10:07 AM  
Blogger penelopeto said...

Happy Anniversary!
Enjoy your romantic getaway ;)

10:10 AM  
Blogger Ali said...

stunning.
i wish i had my wedding outside. they are always sooo gorgeous.

11:59 AM  
Blogger sunshine scribe said...

Happy Anniversary!!!

Such gorgeous photos. It sounds like it was a perrrrfect day :)

I love that you shared this. I am inspired to do the same when our anniversary rolls around in October.

12:06 PM  
Blogger Gabriella said...

Happy Aniversary! I love wedding stories and your pics were beautiful.

12:18 PM  
Blogger crazymumma said...

Oh congratulations. You look as beautiful today as you did at your wedding....
OH, and I love a man in uniform...

12:20 PM  
Blogger Haley-O said...

omigosh, BEAUTIFUL! So romantic and memorable. And, look at you! You're all fabulous! ;)

1:18 PM  
Anonymous something blue said...

The photos are lush and romantic! You made such a beautiful bride!

Have a wonderful anniversary...

2:22 PM  
Blogger bubandpie said...

That photo of the moon on the water is spectacular! I can't imagine anything more romantic for your wedding day.

2:55 PM  
Anonymous mamatulip said...

I just read the previous posts leading up to this one...perfect! I love it, especially your proposal story. Happy Anniversary.

5:53 PM  
Blogger Mother Bumper said...

OH MY OH MY - I'm verkelmpt, please talk amongst yourselves while I compose myself.

Okay, I'm back. What a beautiful wedding, that uniform, that dress, those flowers, that bar ;) and that moonlight shot. Sigh. Thank you for sharing your special day with me. Happy HAPPY anniversary.

PS - I just read your last couple of posts and I'm actually teared up and crying over how beautiful they are. Tell your man that his ring post made me giggle.

6:48 PM  
Blogger Her Bad Mother said...

Aaaaawwwww. You've got me all choked up here.

Beautiful.

Happy anniversary!

6:54 PM  
Blogger Lisa b said...

Wow what a gorgeous wedding
Happy Anniversary

12:03 AM  
Blogger Girl con Queso said...

Beeeeeuuutiful! Happy Anniversary!

12:43 AM  
Anonymous Kristen said...

Happy Anniversary! You look so great in those pics!

1:40 AM  
Blogger mrsmogul said...

happy anniversary!! Nice photos...it's nice not to be single and you have someone!

5:52 AM  
Blogger Mamalooper said...

Happy Anniversary! Lovely wedding and great photos.

1:54 PM  
Blogger tomama said...

So lovely. I love a good wedding story!

10:36 PM  
Anonymous krista said...

Oh your dress is aweseome! Is that a layer of chiffon on the dress?

11:02 PM  
Blogger metro mama said...

Krista - yes, it's chiffon. I bought the dress in Chinatown. It was the second one I tried on. The best part? Only $400.

11:30 PM  
Blogger creative-Type Dad (Tony) said...

Congrats! Love that moon photo-

2:47 AM  
Blogger tania (urban_mommy) said...

Fairtale indeed. Happy Anniversay. It looked like it was not only a beautiful cerimony but a fun party too. A tough thing to pull off for a wedding. Congrats!

9:43 AM  
Anonymous Nancy said...

Beautiful pictures! Looks like it was a truly magical day. Happy Anniversary and best wishes for many, many more anniversary celebrations!

p.s., and it goes without saying that you were a beautiful bride -- but of course I will say it anyway. :-)

8:16 PM  

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