Saturday, July 07, 2007

First Wedding for Buttons

Last Sunday we attended a wedding for our friends Rick and Dru. They've been together for a long time, but they were finally able to make it legal on a beautiful New Jersey beach on the Atlantic Ocean. They asked Buttons to be the ring bearer and she did it (with a little help). It's hard for a 2 year old to grasp what's happening, but I think she did quite well.
I love this shot of me holding her with her arm around my neck.

This is a shot of Rick and Dru right after the ceremony, which was so beautiful. The sky was blue with those wonderful big puffy white clouds, the sun was shining and the ocean was roaring its wonderful roar. They exchanged beautiful rings with three diamonds in each for past, present and future. The woman who performed the ceremony had a vase and she mixed blue sand for Rick and purple sand for Dru and told us that now that the sand was mixed, there was no way to separate it. They added some sand from the beach to the vase and we all marched on to a lovely reception where Buttons had cake and was quite pleased.
Happy Wedding Rick and Dru!

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At July 7, 2007 at 1:54 PM, Blogger wzgirl said...

Mazel Tov! Love Buttons frothy white dress - so pretty against the sandy beach!

At July 7, 2007 at 2:19 PM, Blogger Katie J said...

Thanks wzgirl! That was a dress
that was originally to be worn at another wedding that never happened and we were so happy it got some wear.

At July 7, 2007 at 6:28 PM, Anonymous Stephanie said...

Your daughter looks just gorgeous!

At July 8, 2007 at 9:13 PM, Anonymous Aimee said...

what a fab weekend we had!

At July 8, 2007 at 9:39 PM, Blogger Tammy said...

OMG, could Buttons be any cuter in that dress? Nope, think not. Stunning!

Sounds like you had a lovely day & Miss Buttons had a very important job...awesome. Super pictures!

At July 9, 2007 at 5:02 AM, Blogger Kathy said...

Congratulations to the happy couple. May they have many more years together. Buttons looked absolutely fabulous by the way, and that is a great picture of the two of you.

At July 9, 2007 at 7:09 AM, Anonymous Viv said...

Gorgeous pictures (I love Buttons dress too) and gorgeous grooms too!

At July 10, 2007 at 6:18 PM, Blogger Gina said...

Awww. It sounded like a very lovely ceremony. I really like the sand analogy. Very cool.

And Buttons was sooo super cute!


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