After Katie got her dress on, and we were all set to go, it was professional picture time! Which means I had to put my phone away and my personal photos came to a stand still until after the ceremony.
Oh did I mention it was POURING?! Yes raining cats and dogs. And it made for the most memorable and special little wedding I have ever been to. The couple shared that large umbrella in the center. And that’s me with the awkward hot pink one!
With the entire wedding party standing under our umbrellas, I can only imagine the fun professional photos that will come from this rainy ceremony!
It was so magical because everyone in the crowd was standing around the quaint little garden under their own umbrellas. And what a great story! “Yes, it was raining, but we braved the weather with our umbrellas and recited our vows on top of the little waterfall in the garden with our family and friends by our sides…” So romantic! And yes, I started crying when Katie was reciting her vows. It happens every time!
The ceremony was over within 10 minutes flat, we took a few photos (since the rain was letting up a bit!), and then headed inside to the reception to dry out and warm up!
The buffet consisted of heavy appetizers, like veggies, meatballs, and some yummy orangey chicken stuff. I filled up my plate twice but scarfed it down too quickly to photograph. I was cold, wet, and hungry – no judgment.
We definitely filled up the space to capacity! It was so cozy and fun to have so many guests stay for Katie & Jesse’s special day.
And then I ate TONS of gummy bears from the candy station. They had cute bags made to fill up with your candy!
It was just an all-around precious and memorable day. I’m so happy for my best friend and her new hubby! They arrived in Mexico today for their honeymoon at an all-inclusive resort. Yes, I’m jealous. But more than anything, I’m happy for her…promise! 🙂
Soooo that’s Katie & Jesse’s wedding in a nutshell. I can’t wait to see the professional photos! Congrats you two!