LONG Overdue Wedding Post!

As I mentioned last week, somehow I forgot to blog about my wedding… THREE YEARS AGO! x_x This post is going to rectify that.

The Balboa Inn

On January 17, 2009, after months of planning and nearly SIX years of dating, my husband and I arrived at the Balboa Inn in Newport Beach, CA to get married.

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Table Numbers.

I made the table numbers, Mike’s aunt Georgia made the centerpieces and arranged the flowers for us.

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Funny story: my hair and makeup artist bailed on me the day of my wedding, so we had to go to a nearby salon. They were so nice to us, I’ll never forget how wonderful they were.

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Getting ready.

My mother in law hated my shoes, but I loved my “something(s) blue!”

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My blue flats. I'm ready to party!

My mom putting on my veil.

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I LOVED my birdcage veil.

Mike and I decided to take pictures before the ceremony, so here he is “seeing me for the first time.”

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I believe he said, 'Oh, wow.'

We went and took pictures on the beach…

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That bald head just catches all the sunlight.

And then walked back to get married.


One of my favorite pictures of the day.

My bridesmaids from left to right: good friends Amber and Vanessa and my sister and matron of honor, Teresa.

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My father and I.

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Getting ready to walk down the aisle.

Mike standing up with his groomsmen, from left to right: Best Man and brother Greg, good friends Jason and Nick.


Taking our vows… we laughed a lot during our ceremony, we were just SO HAPPY! Also, Mike’s grandfather married us.

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Clearly we aren't taking this seriously enough.

Our first kiss as a married couple.

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You may kiss the bride!

We’re married!

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And we lived happily ever after.

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There are a LOT more pictures, but I thought I would end it here (we did have a reception!) You can view all of them on my Flickr, or here’s a set of some of my favorites.

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