Don’t Mess With This Bride’s Ice Cream

Posted 03/11/2011 by in Cakes and Catering \ 4 comments

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Or specifically for this girl? Her ice cream cake.

It took just one uninspiring cake tasting for us to decide that a regular wedding cake wasn’t for us. We knew early on that a traditional “cake-decorator-spends-hours-on-it-making-every-flower-under-the-sun-out-of-gum-paste” cake was not going to be something we’d like to spend a chunk of money on but we realized we …


Our Reception Details

Posted 02/16/2011 by in Floral and Decor \ 17 comments

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On the note of the reception…I’m not sure I ever posted the final version of our invites, but here they are! I’m still so happy with how they turned out.

Sarah at Allium Design was the only florist I met with who not only understood our “vision” for the wedding, but she encouraged our …


Our Vintage Cars

Posted 01/27/2011 by in Photography \ 2 comments

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I am so SO happy we got the transportation that we did. Wasn’t easy to track these cars down, but with the help of a friend of the family we were majorly hooked up! A friend of Kyle’s great-grandfather mentioned he had them and said he would love for us to use them on …


Speak Now, Or Forever Hold Your Peace

Posted 01/20/2011 by in Ceremony and Reception \ 2 comments

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A line that was not uttered at our ceremony, thank goodness. Not like anyone would have spoken up, unless they were trying to be a smarty-pants, but still it was nice that the split second of nervousness that might have caused did not happen. Here’s what DID happen though.

We got to the church late …


I feel pretty, oh so pretty!

Posted 01/06/2011 by in What To Wear \ Leave a comment

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I felt oh so pretty on our wedding day.  Here is a breakdown of what I wore!

1) Dress by Alita Graham from Kleinfeld:

(Kyle’s suit and tie were from Brooks Brothers)

2) Shoes by Badgley Mischka and 3) Aquamarine engagement ring from Braunschweiger Jewelers:

4) Earrings from Dandelion Jewelry, hairpiece made by Regina B (thanks Mo!!)

{author’s personal collection}

And one …