An Event of a Lifetime

I like it when an email comes in from Shutterfly saying “your memories from this week last year…” Looking back usually evokes many joyful emotions and I am reminded of God’s blessings in my life. Physical reminders of God’s faithfulness in the past can remind us to trust Him now and in the future. The photos from my daughter’s wedding recently arrived. I am going to savor the moment now and in years to come.

 

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Preparations On the Big Day

 

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Our photographer, Jordan Kubat did a wonderful job of capturing all the special moments.

 

 

 

Lindsay found fantastic hair and make up artists, Elite Makeup Designs, who helped everyone look their best.

 

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The Elegant Nature Wedding

I’m not surprised my daughter’s priority was to get married outside in a beautiful nature setting. We eventual chose scenic Spanish Hills Country Club for the site of the wedding and reception.

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Unique Floral Designs took expert care with the florals and helping to interpret our vision.

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All Occasions Event Planning directed the entire affair, so everyone was able to enjoy the wedding to the fullest. As the guests arrived, they were serenade by a lovely string quartet.

 

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I was overcome with emotion as my husband and daughter walked down the aisle.

 

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Lindsay and Ben wrote their own vows to each other. They were beautiful; sharing their hearts gave everyone a glimpse into their loving relationship and their quirky personalities.

 

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We did it! Husband and wife, united in love!

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Each member of the bridal party shined!  I’m proud of these wonderful young adults. The bridesmaids were pleased that they were able to select their own individual style gown from the same Mulberry color palette at Azazie.

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Happy parents!

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Joyful family!

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Proud Grandparents!

 

 

Party Time

One of the best things we did was to add an extra hour to the reception time. It gave people time to dance and relish the moment. Our DJ, Nicholas Whitzler – Impressions San Diego, was a marvelous MC and he kept the hits coming! Another good idea was purchasing flip flops at the Dollar Store, so the ladies could kick off their heels. We had a box full and they were all used.

 

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The wedding cake from Viktor Benes Bakery received many compliments. We went with the strawberry cream filling. Delicious!

 

 

 

With all our loved ones around us, the evening couldn’t have been any better.

 

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With a grateful heart,

Linda

 

Remember the wonders He has done, His miracles, and the judgments He pronounced. – Psalm 105:5

 

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