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This image captures so much of the essence of the day. It’s imperfect. Do you see my hair falling out on the side there? The wind whipped everything around as much as it possibly could. It wasn’t just a wayward bobby pin that fell out of place on our wedding day. You might be able […]


I felt beautiful. My sister made all my jewellery. She’s incredibly talented. As you can see. I originally had my doubts about how a hair piece was going to work, but this ended up adding the perfect amount of glimmer. And, my shoes: I loved my dress, but I’ll admit, I was so glad to […]


Pro pictures!

04Jun10

I have them in my hands and they are amazing. This was the one aspect of the day I was a little worried about. In case you missed this detail, we had no hydro at the church or at the reception hall and snow outside where we had planned to do all our photos. Not […]


Where the rest of the morning seemed to drag on and on, this part went like it didn’t happen at all. I remember struggling up the back stairs of the church in my huge dress, taking the last few by myself as I tried to stay out of sight until the moment I was to […]


Getting ready

23May10

Dressing for your own wedding is a four person job. Two to tie you in, one to thread, one to tighten. One to hand you your jewelry one piece at a time, and to help with the clasps. And you, holding everything up until it’s tight enough, not falling down. You, slipping into your beautiful […]


I thought I was going to be one of those people that didn’t let her wedding take over. I was going to try very very hard to get through the whole experience without letting it drag me down, without any tears except happy ones, without any fights, any yelling, any unreasonable requests. I was going […]


Since I’m having trouble getting started with these posts about all the things you guys really want to hear about, I’m going to start with a list of things that I’m going to talk about. I’ll do my best to follow the list and hopefully be done by the end of next week. The only […]