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You know how sometimes you don't go to a wedding for years and years, then bam a lot of them. We had three weddings to go to this year.
The first one was in May. Our nephew's son got married. It was at a kid's campground. They got married outside. It happened to be a beautiful, sunny on the warmer side day. To save money, they did all the decorating on the inside for the reception. The mom, aunt and the bride made the food which was excellent. I don't know how they did it for all those people. I thought they had such a unique cake. Naturally, it's a crummy picture (typical for me) but I had to crop it from a bigger(kinda shaky) picture, but I think you can get an idea of what it looked like. It's like slabs of a tree. It was so neat and like nothing I've ever seen before. Something you also can't see, is their initials in a heart on it like it was carved into the tree.
The second wedding we went to was in August. One of my Dinner Friend's daughter's got married. She is a physical therapist and he is (wait for it) a rocket scientist, no kidding. They had a beautiful ceremony in a Church and they even hired a gospel choir that sang a couple of songs. At the recessional, the choir sang 'O Happy Days' and we all clapped. How fun! I didn't know until we were at the wedding but a week before the wedding my friend had to have an emergency appendectomy. Wow! She was in good shape though for the wedding. Their reception was at a ballroom at a golf course. Before you came inside they had a sign. I thought this was such a cool idea, writing down the distance of how far it was for the guests to come.
The third wedding was for a Dinner Friend's son. Her son and my son were in junior and high school together and would hang out sometimes. He lives in Columbus now so we had to travel there. Magellan's boyfriend drove. It's about two hours and we spent the night. Another beautiful Church wedding. They had their reception at a country club. The cocktail hour was outside. The bride loves Disney. This was their wedding cake. After the wedding they were going to spend 3 days there before going on a regular honeymoon at a later time.
The bride had flip flops that people could change into at the reception (which was a cute idea). They also had favors of glasses etched with their names and the wedding date and matchbooks. They had a memory table with wedding pictures of their grandparents that passed away and also wedding pictures of them as well. Luckily, we were able to take a shuttle to and from the reception.
All in all, three weddings and three absolutely gorgeous weather days.