The Wedding: Pre-Ceremony

I pretty much squealed for joy today when I opened up the mailbox & found our wedding picture CD waiting for me! These have been long-awaited & were well worth the wait! I’m so, so excited to share everything about our wedding day, & I hope you all enjoy reading these posts as much as I will enjoy writing them. Let’s begin, shall we?

The day started early with hair & makeup appointments, & then some “down-time” back at my parents’ house.

Eventually, it was time to get me into the dress. I purchased my dress at Kleinfelds in New York City, & it was designed by Lazaro (I actually got to meet him the day I picked out the dress!).

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As you can see, it took my mom, aunt, & sister to get me into the dress (there were super-tiny buttons).

We had time to snap a few pictures before the limo arrived.

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I got a picture with my adorable flower girl (& cousin) Casey, as well as my six bridesmaids. My sister (Corinne), two cousins (Alicia & Rachel), Chris’s sister (Andrea), & two friends (Emily & Sara) made up my side of the bridal party.

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Of course, there were many shots with my parents, but this was one of my favorites:

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And one last “girls” picture before heading off to the ceremony…

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And just for good measure & because I can’t help myself…

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The next wedding post will cover our beautiful ceremony! :-)

If you’re married, what month did you get married in? If not, when do you imagine yourself tying the knot? Summer made the most sense for us because I had off of work (although Chris would have loved a fall wedding).

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24 comments

    • 4thesakeofcake says:

      Thank you! I’m sure Arizona was beautiful in October! Chris would have loved to get married during October, but it would have been so crazy with me taking a week+ off of work!

  1. Shelby says:

    Pictures are so beautiful! Your dress is so amazing!
    Since we didn’t want a traditional wedding, we got married in Jamaica May 1st, 2010 because it wouldn’t be too hot then.

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