September 2014 recap.

The rest of August and the month of September flew by so fast. It seems like all my time was spent working and prepping for anything wedding or honeymoon related. It was a bit stressful trying to get all the details sorted out, but Kraig was very helpful throughout the process. I wouldn’t have been able to do it without him. I know some brides have grooms that do almost nothing as part of the wedding planning process and I’m so thankful Kraig is not like that.  It’s also important to remember that wedding planning stress is GOOD stress. You aren’t stressing over something really bad like unemployment or loss of a loved one. It’s stupid wedding details!

Regardless, I made sure to get use out of my Bride wine glass in the weeks leading up to the wedding. My Mom and Sister gifted me with this wine glass at my wedding shower in June.  I think they got it at the Christmas Tree Shops.

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Kraig and I got licensed to wed in September at City Hall.  It’s good to stay on top of these details.

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I had a handful of fittings at L’elite bridal in Boston to fill up my month too.

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In addition to all the wedding craziness, my sister gave birth to her third child in mid-late September! He’s an adorable healthy baby boy and I’m so happy for her and her family. 🙂

My best friend’s wedding in Hull, MA! – Saturday, August 2nd, 2014.

I met Liz when she moved to our hometown right before the start of the third grade. We quickly became friends in elementary school and have remained in touch ever since. I’m so lucky to have Liz as my friend. She is very patient, smart, thoughtful, and funny.  We have shared many good times together growing up and I was so happy to be a part of her wedding day.

Liz’s wedding weekend started off with a bridal party nail salon visit for manis and pedis on Friday. We freshened up after that, and headed to The Red Parrot for the rehearsal dinner.  There were heartfelt speeches and a night of karaoke that followed.

Here’s a picture of the bridesmaids, bride (the blonde in the Banana Republic Lemons Dress), and officiant at the rehearsal.

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Kraig and me.

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The next day, the girls got together for our day of primping to get our hair and makeup done. Liz made a beautiful bride.

photo 2The reception was held at The Nantasket Beach Resort.  I was so nervous for my Maid of Honor speech, but other than my shaky hands, everything went well.

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Partying with the groom Dave.  He’s in the grey suit in the very front middle.

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The bride partying with us.

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I had a blast at their wedding and feel so honored to have been part of their wedding day. Liz & Dave are both such great people individually and as a couple together. Congrats to the wonderful bride and groom!