The date: June 9, 2007. The event: April and Mark's Wedding! The location: My house. And Ooltewah Baptist Church. And Allemande Hall.
We start at my house, where we have had a bridesmaid brunch, compliments of my amazing mother. Then it's time for hair and makeup! My darling sister does my face for me...
...and Teresa, my favorite hair-person in the world, came over as a special favor to do our hair :) She's amazing. She's like a hair-wizard!
Love this shot of my ring!
And then we're off to the church, to get ready. My maids all get in their dresses, and I get in mine. I looooooove it!
The Disney Princess Dress :)
Me and Kelly - We're almost mirror images :)
Meanwhile, over in the choir room, Mark and the guys are getting ready. I gave him a card and a present...
His wedding gift is really awesome, if I do say so myself. I took about a month and made him a scrapbook of "us" and our history - complete with pictures, journal entries, stories, quotes ... you get the picture. It still sits on our coffee table in our living room :)
Mark and his little brother, Thomas ... a little help with the tie.
Getting pinned by Perky - the lady who was essentially our coordinator for the day. She's also one of the church secretaries, and I've known her my entire life.
Our daddies - I'm glad they like each other :)
The day of our wedding was GORGEOUS, and perfect for some great outdoor shots. Aren't my girls lovely?
I love them. So much.
My Mommy and me!
Me and my parents. I love this shot of the back of my dress.
This honestly might be my favorite picture from the entire wedding. I love it :) Especially Andy.
Mark's family :)
My handsome groom
And now comes the part where we get to see each other before the wedding :) Why yes, I do have the cheesiest grin in the world ... why do you ask?
But let's be honest - I don't think he cares. Look at his face! I love this :)
Oh man, I love him.
And oh man, he loves me :)
Families! What I think is hilarious is that both my grandmothers (left side) bought the exact same dress, unintentionally. And Mark's grandmother (right side) bought one almost exactly like those. AND they color-coordinate with my bridesmaids and my mother both. We are so, so matchy-matchy, and I love it :)
To be continued...