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Our First Anniversary!! July 11, 2010

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I just can’t believe that it’s been a year since our wedding. And what an amazing year it was!

Happy Anniversary, darling! I love you! 
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Rather than flood all my posts with last year’s wedding festivities, here are few posts I just put up to recap parts of it!!!

Disclaimer: Most (not all) photos are © HinkleyPhoto (even the ones with the watermark).



Wedding Recap: Reception July 11, 2009

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Ladies and Gentlemen, as the first time as Mr. and Mrs: Kelley and Irving!

Our first dance…the song was “Everything Else Disappears” by Sister Hazel.




Dancing! There are wayyyyy too many photos to post, but the party was hopping!

We also had a photobooth that HinkleyPhoto set up! It was a hit!

I had this photo planned the minute I found out about the photobooth. lol
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Band: Clockwork Boston (highly recommended)


Wedding Recap: Paper

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The paper elements were all DIY. I worked with a friend to come up with the design for the invitations and save the dates and we printed them ourselves.

Each of our paper products contained this image in some shape or form:
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Here were the supplies…

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They were printed on paper, then mounted on brown and then teal cardstock (from Papersource).

See that little jewel in the upper left hand corner? That was my idea. They needed a little bling! I bought some “diva” iron on jewels and with tweezers, applied them to each one.

We bought a kit at Target, but basically threw everything away except for the envelopes.

The pieces:
The actual invitation:
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Response card:
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All put together:
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Yes, I invited the President. He actually wrote back with a congratulatory note too!


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The Back: (I made custom stickers to seal them with).

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There they are going off to the post office! (I totally asked a stranger to take this picture!)

We made our own cards to ask our friends to be in the bridal party.


Groomsmaid! (Irving designed and created this card all on his own!
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EJ was on Irving’s side, so we made up the term “Groomsmaid”. haha

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Everything else for the wedding was coordinated to match our invitations:
-Rehearsal Dinner Menus
-Out of Town Welcome Letter
-Place Cards
-Table Numbers

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-Drink Menus
-Welcome Banner for Ballroom
-Card Box
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Wedding Recap: BBQ & Jetski Party!

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We really wanted to throw a fun party for our bridal party and family before the main event. And we definitely wanted to take full advantage of the lake while we were there.

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The sisters photoshoot!

We got some Omaha Steaks meat and we just grilled up a storm!
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Some of the ladies:
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Look at the size of this cheese puff!


A BBQ party was the perfect idea, we also rented two jetskis for the afternoon to play around with!

In order to drive them, we had to pass the New Hampshire boating test! This was so stressful! I studied for days for it! Even before we left California!!! But luckily we passed!

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We framed this one in our house, I love the veil flying in the wind!



I ordered a “Grooms Cake” for Irving… It was supposed to be Teal and Brown….
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Oh well, it still tasted good!
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We just Loved this sign!!!!

After the BBQ, we invited our friends to camp with us in a few cabins that we rented!!! This was definitely one of the best nights of my whole life. Just to be able to hang out with everyone meant so much to us.

We picked up some pizzas:

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Don’t you love the teal and brown plates!

And we just played games all night long!
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Spoons! (Teal spoons, might I add!)
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The girls had fun goofing around!
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I think all of our giggling forced the boys outside. HAHA

What a great day/night!


Wedding Recap: Ceremony & Cocktail Hour

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All lined up and ready to walk down the aisle!
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One by one the girls were going out, then all of a sudden, it was my turn!
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I hadn’t seen or talked to Irving all day, and I couldn’t wait to get down there to see him.
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He was so handsome!!

We each wrote our own vows, and once we started saying them, we realized how similiar they were!
I love this photo because it captures how much fun we were having up there.
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Then it was time to “Kiss the Bride”!!
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We’re married! (See the trail of bridal party coming after us? lol)
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We walked around and took some photos on the dock:
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And then a few on our own:
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When we came back from photos, everyone was waiting for us at the cocktail hour!

We had a signature Cocktail that we named the ‘Blue Lagoon’. It’s teal, so it matched… and it played on our Honeymoon to the Blue Lagoon!



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Now it’s time for the party to begin!


Wedding Recap: Getting Ready

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After the Run with the Bride, I headed over to the Inn that we rented down the road. It was so fun to have a whole inn just for us. It was a relaxing morning for the most part.

I definitely do not recommend my hair and makeup stylists. It was the worst vendor that we worked with. They were rude, disrespectful and they ripped me off… if you want more details, email me.

But let’s focus on the fun stuff, shall we?

Irving gave me a present!

I think I was shocked when all the girls came out of the room together. They looked amazing and I was just in awe. 🙂

Then it was time for hair…


Everything was great until it was time for the veil!

It wouldn’t stay in my hair!! And she left before it was fixed. There may have been tears. HAHA

(I love how annoyed I am in this picture. HAHA)
How many bridesmaids does it take to fix a veil?
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All of them!
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But finally it was fixed and we could move on…. until a Bee flew up my dress!!
It was in between the lace and the satin and it couldn’t get out! I just screamed at the top of my lungs: “DADDYYYYYYYY!”

And he came over and got it out. HAHA
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There. Now I’m ready. HA
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Meanwhile, Irving was getting ready too!
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He got the phonecall that he had to leave the room (so I could hang out there before the wedding). We didn’t see each other until I walked down the aisle.
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We hung out there til it was time! I got a phonecall from our wedding coordinator. She said, “Kelley, time to go get married!”

So we jumped in the elevator and lined up…


our wedding was about to begin!


Wedding Recap: Bachelorette Party!

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Just a few short hours after my East Coast Shower, I was told we were doing a family dinner. I was so excited to spend time with my family. I got all dressed up. So did everyone else! The plan was to pick Mikaela up first and then head out.

But when I got to Mikaela’s house, I was surprised once again!

All my friends had gotten together for (what I thought) was a cocktail party!

We had so much fun killing a few bottles of wine!



I thought it was perfect…. but then they told me that “our ride was here”.

Clearly I was incredibly surprised and excited!!

Irving couldn’t come though….girls only! 

They got a LIMO!

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The bride with the maid of honors!

We had an amazing dinner!



The girls all lined up!


Then spent the whole night jumping from bar to bar!

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Thanks girls for the AMAZING night that I will never forget!!!!




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