The morning after the wedding, we had brunch for everybody. My parents brought breakfast casserole, bagels, and orange juice/sherbet with champagne for mimosas. It was really nice to be able to see everybody again and just relax/hang out before people started driving home. A few people swam in the pool, but most just lounged for… Continue reading Wedding Events – The Send-Off Brunch
Countdown at 0Unsurprisingly, I had trouble sleeping the night before/morning of the wedding. I woke up around 4:30 and just laid there until around 7 when my alarm went off. Dad made mom and I eggs for breakfast before we started our mother/daughter wedding day adventures.Hair and makeup were first on the agenda. We drove… Continue reading Wedding Events – The Big Day!
Welcome CookoutI spent most of the day before the wedding with my family, making sure everything was prepped and ready for the different festivities. food to the venue to get a rough idea of where things would need to be set up the next day. Since we didn't have a wedding party, we didn't really… Continue reading Wedding Events – Welcome Cookout
Yesterday was a little slow to start. Tina and I accidentally stayed up taking until 5am the night before, so when the alarm went off, neither of us were thrilled.Upon arrival in Siesta Key, we had lunch at Captain Curt's (best clam chowder ever... except the now closed Oyster Bar). It almost felt like coming… Continue reading Wedding Planning Trip – Siesta Key/Sarasota
Today was our day on Anna Maria Island. We grabbed lunch at the BeachHouse, where Ken and I are getting married. We started with coconut shrimp (amazing) and conch fritters (it had peppers, so I didn't love it, but I think Ken will). Then Tina and I split the tropical chicken and grouper. The chicken… Continue reading Wedding Planning Trip – Anna Maria Island