Happily Ever After

Happily ever after

Oh, dear blog. You have not been forgotten, although you have certainly been neglected lately. I’d apologize, but I have good reason. I was planning a wedding and a honeymoon and over-thinking everything.

We had a handful of our favorite people in one place and I have never had a better day. There were so many loved ones and we had a chance to chat and dance and toast and inhale green chile and homemade tortillas and gingersnaps with all of them. It was an overplanned, anxiously executed dream come true.

There were lots of great handmade details that were important to our big day. I made 100 jars of marmalade as the favors, painted the cake toppers and stitched the ring pillow. The invitations were handmade and printed on vintage handkerchiefs. My mom sewed a bow tie for Nelson and made our chuppah — which was a wedding ring pattern I love. A girlfriend’s mom made my bouquet and the boutonnieres. We had friends recite poetry and help read a blessing. My grandmother’s begonia was tucked in my bouquet, and I wore her sparkly necklace that I’ve adored since I was a girl. Another girlfriend’s mom made our guest book. Others brought cookies for the dessert table. I baked a small cake.

I’ll post more photos as I can about our special day, but here are few for now:

Happily ever after

Happily ever after

Happily ever after

More to come. In the meantime, I’ll be writing thank you cards, which I hope to finish before Christmas. And moming, which makes my heart so happy and full, my cheeks hurt.



12 Replies to “Happily Ever After”

  1. You are amazing! Heartfelt congratulations to you and Jason. Wishing you love and laughter and all the blessings of married life. ❤️❤️

  2. Thank you for sharing your special day with those of us who could not be there in person. I can see how special handmade touches must have made it so much more special!!! Happiness to you and Jason and your family now and forever!

    With love from your equally detail orientated over-thinking friend and her family! Love, T

  3. What???!!! YAAAAAAAYYY!

    So, so, SO happy for you and Jason and your whole family!! I am sure your big day was perfect.

    God bless you both as you start your married life!!!

  4. SO beautiful! I am very happy for all what you are living now! I wish you all the happiness in the world!

  5. Congratulations Kelli. Happiness and you go together like citrus and sugar. Hoping a lifetime of wonders for you both.

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