S: Engagement & Wedding Year in Review 2010-2011
BC: A special year celebrating that we will remember always.
1: Picked out the ring and then to WA Frost to Celebrate! | The Proposal: September 20th, 2010
2: The celebration continues at Amore Victoria
3: The news spreads to West Virginia | The ladies at work decorated my office while I was gone!
4: Making Our Selections! | Cake Tasting | Gifts for the Girls | 1st Hair Trial | Selecting Wedding Album | Even Patrick got in on the action. Helping pick out hair fascinators!
5: Getting the final approval from Mom & Sissy! | THE DRESS | "Steal the Bride" Location | All these decisions can make your head spin! | Hotel Block: The Marriott with Kips Irish Pub
6: Vendor Selections | Ceremony: Millennium Gardens Reception: NorthCoast Wayzata Cake: Buttercream Flowers, Bentley, DJ: Bellagala Violinist: James Plattes Favors: The Traveling Photo Booth Officiant: Susan Lee Wright Photographer: Erin Johnson French Macarons: Sweets Bakeshop We | Final
7: We even had Patrick reading "The Knot" for ideas!
8: Bridal Shower | Alexis Bailey Vineyard, Hastings MN
9: Jen had everyone write marriage advice on note cards & made a scrapbook with them for me! | Shower Hosts: Jen Verly Amy Hove Tiffani Harding
10: The Bachelor Party | Chris flew in for the festivities. Dinner at La Grolla's before all the chaos started! | Patrick's team at Best Buy threw him a "Man Shower"! | Paintball, camping and of course Kings Bar for burgers! These were the only photo's ever found so they made sure not to leave much evidence behind!
11: Engagement Pictures with Erin Johnson
14: Family Inspired Picnic: Smale vintage picnic basket, Grandma Wahlberg's silk scarf, Smale holiday dishes, & Mom's homemade cookies!
16: Rehearsal Time!
18: Rehearsal Dinner
19: Our Wedding Day!
23: Lunch with family & friends the next day at Kips!
24: Winding down the celebration with family at Baypoint Park in Red Wing
25: Celebrating the end of our wedding weekend at the Pizza Farm! | What a year. Here's to many more!