Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Wedding Wednesday: The Reception!

Warning: This post contains a TON of pictures of our beautiful friends and family eating, drinking, and dancing their butts off! 

Happy Wedding Wednesday! 

So, after we finished taking pictures, the whole group lined up outside the ballroom and waited a minute or two to be announced! As they were announced, our bridesmaids and groomsmen busted out whatever moves they wanted and it turned out hilarious! We chose "Pump the Jams" as our walk-out song. 

Vida and Miguel! 
Rachel and Eliot 
Alyssa and Ben 
Lisa and Jake 
Stephanie and Brandon 

After we were announced as Mr. and Mrs. Smith (so exciting!) we immediately went into our first dance! Our song was "Then" by Brad Paisley!

Next up was the Father-Daughter dance, danced to "Daughter" by Loudon Wainwright III:

Followed by the Mother-Son dance, danced to "You Raise Me Up" by Josh Groban:

Then, my dad gave his awesome toast. Seriously, I'm not sure there was a dry eye in the house!

My Godfather and Uncle Dave led an awesome prayer and then we opened up the buffet for dinner!

Some Dinner Shenanigans! Both of these good friends are getting married Spring 2014! So happy for them and their significant others!! 
After dinner, the best man, Brandon, gave his toast. He talked a lot about the mischief Ryan found himself in as a child but it was very heartfelt and wonderful! 

Then, Stephanie gave her toast, which was hilarious and again, made me cry. I love her to pieces. 

We cut the cakes after. We had our wedding cake and a grooms cake, featuring a design by Ryan's grandmother, Alice Abeln. Our wedding cake had four layers and all were different flavors. The grooms cake was as chocolate as you could get! 

And then... the dancing really began!!

This is my gorgeous friend, Vida, and her fiance, Joe. She has an awesome blog too, which can be found here.
Two WONDERFUL couples! 

Steph and my adorable ring bearer!! 

Getting down. 

The Wobble, of course. 
Best friend, Stephanie and her boyfriend, Ben! 

Papa still has moves!! 

The night went by way too fast, and before we knew it, everyone was lining up for our grand send-off. We chose to do sparklers and paired them with special matchboxes that had our names and wedding date on them!

 And then we were off to the hotel for some rest before we left for our honeymoon!!!

Next up: our trip to Montego Bay, Jamaica!


1 comment :

  1. OMG I have not seen that picture of Sam and I lol