The first time I met with Kellie and Scott, I immediately liked their laid back vibe. We only got to meet a few weeks before the wedding, but we hit it off over a glass of wine and a little catching up on how they met, what was important to them about their day. I was struck by Kellie’s sense of style immediately, and it came through in the elegance of the entire wedding. One of my favorite memories of these two was watching them dance together at the reception. A lot of guys kind of hang in the wings while the bride dances with girlfriends all night. To me, it seemed like a great forecast of what their married life will be like- getting out there together and making a good time of it.
Here’s a little teaser before the pictures are posted next week:
Kellie’s dress was pretty fanastic
For those of you who do not know Kenny Chesney — he wrote a song called “There goes my life”. It deals with emotional changes you go through as a parent as your kids grow up. This week was that for me. Tyler and I have had a lot of firsts once we had kids, but the first day of school was more emotional than I ever thought it would be. I am sure most parents go through this, but I assumed (since I am not very emotional) that I would not be the one crying as I walked out of his school alone. Was I wrong!
He was so excited to start at his new “big boy” school this year. August 24, 2009 our son Alex started at Border Star Montessori in their all day pre-school program. I was thrilled for him too, it just never occurred to how fast they really do grow up. While I was busy cutting up his dinners, kissing his boo-boos and washing his Elmo underwear he became a big boy.
Enjoy a few firsts from Tyler:
My TWO big boys.
I am shamelessly late posting pictures from Alison and Andy’s wedding, but that certainly does not have any reflection on how much I love these guys or their pictures! Words that come to mind when I think about these two and their families are kind, easy, playful, and genuine. They are the kind of people who are always focused on you rather than themselves. Thank you guys for your extensive hospitality and love this year.
You might remember Alison and Andy’s engagement session at the track. Their wedding day carried the same sense of charm. Instead of heading to a bar in between their afternoon ceremony and evening reception, they decided to treat their friends to ice cream in Alison’s home-base Brookside Baskin Robbins. We headed to the neighborhood park for some pictures and Alison hiked up her white beaded dress, walked through the dirt, and hopped on the swingset with Andy.
This first image is one I could personally relate to and found pretty funny…this bridesmaid, in her third trimester, approached the difficulty of getting zipped up with a good sense of humor
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