Amanda and Ben: scenes from Friday

some of the accomplishments of the day

some of what we did Friday

Making bouquets

Making bouquets



Amanda, being camera shy

Amanda, being camera shy


  1. Happy Wedding Day Owlhaven!

  2. Happy Wedding Day, Happy Valentine”s Day, CONGRATULATIONS AMANDA! And congratulations, Mom, for seeing your beautiful daughter to this new phase of her life, healthy and strong and in love. What a day!

  3. Much love to all of you on this joy-filled day!

  4. Happy wedding day to the happy couple. May the wedding go smoothly and the marriage even more so. 🙂

    I have to share that the photos bring back such happy crazy memories of our own wedding just 8.5 short years ago. We, too, did almost everything ourselves. My mother and I made lasagna to feed 100, marinated chicken breasts to feed 100 more, my bridesmaids and I made our bouquets, my godmother and I made my dress and veil, my entire wedding party and extended family gathered the day before to help decorate the reception hall….the whole day felt like one giant celebration made by our full extended families. Every bite, every candle, every folded napkin was the direct result of someone that loved us. It may not have been as polished and posh as other weddings but it was incredibly meaningful and wonderful. I wish the same for Amanda and Ben.

    Congratulations and best wishes to all!

  5. I pray today goes fantastically for them!

  6. I hope Amanda’s day is perfect! Can’t wait to read about it…

  7. Hi there…what an exciting day! I found your blog a few weeks ago and decided to finally say “hi”! I love the picture of the bride and her bridesmaids…wow…so YOUNG! So sweet…I hope today is like my wedding day…better than she even imagined!

  8. Thinking of you today!

  9. Oh Mary! Brightest of Blessings to Amanda and Ben and to your entire family! Few things are more sacred and wonderful than a wedding. That’s so awesome and I am so happy for them and for you and your family!!!!

    Hang in there. You only have 9 more to go 😉


  10. Oh Mary I’m so excited! I can’t wait to see all the pics!




  12. These are the pictures that will bring back lots of memories for them. What fun they had on the days before.