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Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by JennsPeeps, Sep 28, 2009.

  1. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    It's official. I'm now Mrs. Jenn. I'm still getting used to saying it.

    Gene and I were married on Labor Day in a beautiful setting overlooking Puget Sound. There had been torrential rain the entire weekend. It even sprinkled a few times before the ceremony. We didn't sweat it and were rewarded with a beautiful ray of sunshine that shone on us as we began our vows. Everything went beautifully and I'm honored to have such a caring and loving husband.

    Getting ready to go meet my groom

    The newlyweds

    My fav pic from the whole wedding: my brother congratulating me (makes me tear up every time I see it)

    Our wedding favors

    We honeymooned in Hawaii (Wailua on Oahu, and yes, it was the sticks!), where we saw lots & lots & lots of sea turtles, snorkeled, slept, read books, hung out on our virtually private beach, and just enjoyed checking out.

    If you're on facebook, you can see more of my pics there. I posted the link in the BYC group.

    Our entire wedding, which had about 80 guests, and our weeklong honeymoon in Hawaii cost less than $2000, all paid 100% in cash.
  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

    Oct 2, 2008
  3. Maddhatter

    Maddhatter Songster

    Oct 6, 2007
    Port Orchard, WA
    Congrats Mrs. Jenn. [​IMG] [​IMG]
  4. insiderart

    insiderart Obviously Insane

    Apr 30, 2009
    Yay Jenn! Congrats.
  5. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

    Jul 7, 2007
    Middle TN
    That is a GREAT picture of you and your brother! You look so happy!

    Congrats on the Mrs.
    Sounds like a perfect wedding.
  6. babymakes6

    babymakes6 Gifted

    Feb 24, 2009
    far west Ohio
    Okay-I want to know! How did you do all of that for under $2000??!!! [​IMG] Congratulations!
  7. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    Congratulations! You look so beautiful! The honeymoon sounds fabulous as well! I love your idea of wedding favors, how sweet. I wish you many, many years of happiness! [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Last edited: Sep 28, 2009
  8. FrenchHen

    FrenchHen Chicken Ambassador

    Jan 26, 2009
    Bagshot Row
    YAY! I've been waiting for pics!
  9. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    Quote:Here's how...

    Dress: $45 end of season clearance at Dress Barn, and a friend made the shawl for me
    Shoes: cost me $8 at deep discount store/outlet
    My ring: used my grandmother's ring, which I already had & loved
    His ring: titanium rings are inexpensive and durable
    DH's clothes: some he already had, bought him a new shirt
    Food: ~$200 - made shish kebabs weeks ahead of time when stuff was on sale & froze it, asked 6-8 friends to bring a massive side dish, had friends BBQ
    Cakes: $120 - purchased 11 8" rounds at the grocery store & had them all decorated the same:
    Venue: rented a picnic area at a local park on a Monday & didn't tell them it was for a wedding
    Photos: asked a very talented friend to take all the pics and they were great!
    Decorations & flowers: had 3 friends do it all (so pretty!!)

    Used miles for flights
    Rented studio apartment from www.vrbo.com ($900)
    Got super cheap car ($150)
    Didn't eat out almost at all
    Last edited: Sep 28, 2009
  10. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Congrats! [​IMG]

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