S: For Tara...the bride-to-be
BC: Tara Lynn Prata established August 27, 2010
FC: Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue...a book of bridal shower memories & more...
1: Tara through the years...
2: "Other things may change us, but we start and end with family" - Anthony Brandt
4: "Little girls are precious gifts, wrapped in love serene. Their dresses tied with sashes and futures tied with dreams." - Author Unknown
5: I can't believe a day doesn't go by that I don't talk to you. I remember when you were in high school you would call me from the pay phone. Remember the fun times we have had especially Senior Week in Cancun. I love you...MOM | "A daughter is a little girl who grew up to be a friend" -Author Unknown
6: I think Heartland's song, "I Loved Her First," says it best. But I loved her first and I held her first And a place in my heart will always be hers From the first breath she breathed When she first smiled at me I knew the love of a father runs deep... | Daughters always have a special place in their father's heart and you do in mine. Watching you grow into the woman you are today only fills me with pride and joy. Keep growing, smiling, laughing and being yourself. Love, Dad
7: Remember "Muddy Feet" LOL! I can't believe you're all grown up and getting married! You were this sweet little girl with skinny legs and a big belly, always quick to say hi, even at age 1. Your Dad was always going to have a talk with you when you were bad. You would roll your eyes and ignore him. I loved it. I love u! - Aunt Elaine
8: Always remember the shirts! Never go to bed mad and always say you love each other! - Chris
9: Bridal Shower 6.19.2010 | Exton, PA
10: Advice for the bride-to-be: Tara, Being present; that is, where you are and not where you think you should be will always give you freedom from worry. Much Love, Angela | Dear Tara, I have sooo many memories of you! I have been blessed to watch you grow up from a cute, funny little girl into a beautiful talented young woman. You are one of "my girls." I wish you lots of luck and happiness. Love, Dot
11: Tara - Sweetie - my favorite memory is the day you made me an Aunt! I remember the phone call from your Dad - how proud he was and how proud of you he has been ever since - Aunt Jean Tara, Keep humor in your life together & never go to bed upset or mad at each other - Aunt Chrissy Dear Tara, You'll always be my first grandchild (and how lucky I am) - I'll always remember your dance recitals and how cute you always were and still are - Gramma Dear Tara - You'll always be my first grandchild - I'll always remember your dance recitals and how cute you always were and still are - Gramma Tara, Keep humor in your life together & never go to bed upset or mad at each other. -Aunt Chrissy Always remember the shirts. Never go to bed mad and always say you love each other. Love, Chris
12: Always be honest with each other and above all, maintain your individuality. - Anne K Tara, Always keep your sense of humor. Laughter can make even the harder times easier. Love, Marilyn Keep doing what you're doing - it's apparently working! Love, Marianne
13: Mimosas, Cupcakes & Fun!
14: Tara, Wishing you and Mark a lifetime of love and happiness together! Love, Carolyn | Tara, my favorite memory with you was enjoying the "water" cooler at MP! - Jen
15: Tara, You are everything I could have hoped for in a sister and a friend. I am so happy we get to spend our lives together! Love, Heather | Tara, I'm so glad we were reunited after college, I am so happy for you and Mark and wish you all the best! I look forward to all good things that will come for you two! Love, Monica
16: Tara, Congratulations and best wishes to you and Mark. Remember to always know when to compromise! Love, Aunt Denise & Ariel | May your marriage bring a lifetime of happiness! Love never fails... Love, Jess
17: Tara received a special gift from her Mom, a wedding purse made from her Mom's wedding gown & veil!
18: Tara, there will be times when the road will be bumpy, but keep faith and things will get better. Remember, love conquers all. Have faith in each other, it goes a long way! -Mom Mom Prata | I'm so glad Mark selected you to be his wife. I'm looking forward to having you as a daughter-in-law. Love, Lynda
19: Holidays, Engagement Parties, & Weddings!
20: Tara, I really enjoyed working with you at WMMR and I still miss our afternoon workouts!!! Tara + Kathy + alcohol = trouble! Hahahah! Love you! - Kathy Romano
21: Marriage begins with a wedding, where two people promise "to have and to hold, to love and to cherish" come what may... The comfort in a marriage comes from caring for one another, and showing it each day... The happiness in marriage comes from knowing that the love you share will grow ever stronger as you go through life together. The blessings of marriage are the fulfillment of your cherished hopes and dreams as your lives unfold, and the realization of the meaning of that beautiful promise "to have and to hold..."