Obviously, since this is really a blog about Shawn and me, it would make sense to start with the most recent, exciting thing in our lives...our wedding! I've had quite a few people ask me, "How was the wedding? Did everything go off as planned?" I'm never quite sure how to answer this. The wedding was absolutely wonderful! I, of course, loved it. Although I'm completely biased, I think that it was beautiful. I love going back and looking at our pictures, but I really wish that we had spent the money to have someone make a video for us.
As far as "did everything go off as planned"...not exactly. However, I'm proud to say that I don't think any of our guests noticed most of the "issues" that occurred, and I never turned into some kind of freaked out "bridezilla."
We found out at the rehearsal dinner the night before that we weren't allowed in to the church until 3:00 for our 5:00 wedding...and I had planned on getting there at 10:00 to start decorating and having the girls' hair done. So much for the detailed schedules I had printed out for everybody.
On the day of the wedding, it started snowing around noon. The roads were terrible. Some of our guests missed the ceremony entirely and only made it to the reception. One of our guests totalled his car on I-70 on his way home. The snow made for some gorgeous pictures, though.
I was told around 4:30ish that my wedding band had been left at Shawn's house...which, in good weather, is about 45 minutes from the church. Family friends were able to stop by his house and get the ring, though, so it arrived about 3 minutes before we said our vows. Thank goodness for a full Catholic Mass!
Oh...and I was actually sick that day. I was drugged up with Sudafed and Robitussin, so I don't think my guests noticed. However, I had no appetite for the wonderful food that we served, and I actually had a temperature of 100.8 when we left for the honeymoon early Sunday morning.
But despite the little things going "wrong," I can honestly say that our wedding day was the best day of my life so far. :)