All the planning and stress really added up to a great party. Reuben and I were married on June 22, 2012 in the Mt. Timpanogos Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. We made a commitment to each other not only for this life but for time and all of eternity. No big deal. Just kidding!
The ceremony at the temple was at 10 a.m. Then we took a bazillion pictures(they will be posted one day!) and then had a little celebration at Olive Garden. Then we had a few hours to get ready for the reception and then had a great party in a very cute park in Provo Canyon. This party was said to be one of the best wedding receptions that many of our guest had ever been to. Hello, cotton candy would make any party better than the rest, right? We also had popcorn, hot dogs, nachos and cupcakes. Most of those things can be had at baseball games and seeing baseball was the theme all along it worked perfectly!
I have never been so tired as I have been this past weekend. Getting married is tiring work, but I am so glad that I have an instant helpmeet and companion. I have been telling people for weeks that I am getting a permanent date. How cool, right? And truly I have been so blessed to have my Reuben in my life. He is one of the calmest and kindest men on the planet. I don't know what I have done to deserve him, but I am sure to be trying for the rest of my life to make his life easier, because he really makes my life easier and more fulfilling.
We spent the weekend down near Fairview, Utah at a cabin owned by my brother in law(I almost wrote Reuben's brother in law, but he is now also my bil!) It was wonderful to be in a very secluded and peaceful place after all the hustle and bustle of getting married. We also were able to catch up with my friends, the Pipes, in Manti for dinner on Saturday and we watched them perform in the Mormon Miracle Pageant at the Manti Temple. It was a great night. Today we just lounged and went to church. It was a great weekend.
Now, it is back to the grind for the rest of the week before heading to Wisconsin for some more partying. I am sure the time will fly as we get used to this married business.
For the most amazing write up of the wedding, head on over to my Sister-in-Law, Emily's, website HERE. I truly have married into an amazing family. I love it! Cheers!
|Aiden and Christine enjoying some cotton candy|
|Reuben rescued a rabbit that had fallen in the window well at the cabin.|
|@ the Manti Temple for the pageant|
|One cute baby. Becky Pipes' littlest|
|Emily was the popcorn master|
|Golfing near Manti|
|Piccadillys in Manti|
|The car compliments of some Bills|
|Reuben while golfing.|
|Kids and cotton candy made me real happy!|
|Miles helping his dad to some cotton candy!|
|I loved being surrounded by the Pipes kids. They are the nicest. Andrew even shared his shaved ice with me.|
|The amazing cake made by Dave S., my co-worker.|
|Sister-In-Law Felicia was the cotton candy master!|
|More crazy car. Who knows why Reuben surrendered his car keys?|