Monday, October 18, 2010

Em & Tim Get Married, Awesome Fun-Filled Weekend

This is who I've been celebrating this weekend! My bestie Emily Stong, now Emily Webb!
And this is who i've been celebrating with - my besties! (Lindz, Em and Megan/Ava!)

I'm sorry I've been so MIA! It really has been quite a whirlwind weekend! Short recap: Friday after the drama of no phone I arrived, changed real quick at Hotel Sierra (awesome hotel in this great outdoor shopping/eating area called Short Pump Town Center - loved it) and then hopped in the car for the rehearsal at The Mill at Fine Creek. So awesome to see Em, Megan and Lindsey - loved being reunited! We then had the rehearsal dinner at Maggiano's where I got to meet Tim's son Caleb - SWEET boy - he was my date! haha The night ran late with drinks and chats past 3 a.m. - eek! Great night!

Saturday we got up around 10, had a breakfast of cashews, showered and headed over to Firebirds Wood Fired Grill for Em's luncheon! I had yummy cheesy crab dip and chips, along with a chicken salad. Yum! Afterwards my parents got in town and we visited with them, then had pedicures with the girls - much needed! Then it was time to meet the guys for the Auburn game at Bar Louie. Another Auburn win! I had a bit of hummus/pita, and then towards the end of the fourth I drove Meags back to the hotel, and went and got a bite to eat with my parents at Baker's Crust Cafe. I had a great chicken and spinach flatbread - loved it. Then Austin met us at Baker's - yay - so glad to have him in town. We visited and then Megan popped in, too - so fun! After dinner we had a couple of beers with Em's brothers and sister-in-law, and then called it an early night!

Sunday we woke up early - wanted to hit the gym! We went to American Family Fitness, and I walked 2 miles and ran 2 miles. Awesome. Then we had a quick breakfast of pineapple, english muffin, cream cheese, eggs and some breafkast potatoes - yums! Then I got ready and headed out to the Mill for the wedding, time to see the beautiful bride! We spent the day with Em getting ready, taking pictures and enjoying the awesome location, weather and more. Emily looked absolutely stunning and the wedding was SO pretty - exactly what she wanted. The reception was great, too - lots of dancing and good times. Her and Tim had the best time, and so did we!! LOVE her and really enjoyed chatting with Megan, dancing with Lindz and my mom and catching up with Austin - great celebration!! We got back to the hotel around midnight, had a dance party with Lindz in the hotel room, then joined the guys for a couple of drinks before calling it a night!

SUCH a fun weekend. Nothing better than a weekend with your best friends in a great location with amazing weather. Only thing that held me back was my cold - but it wasn't that bad until today. BLAH. Here's some pics from the weekend - some are mine and some I snagged from Lindsey's album on FB!!!
Me and Austin!
Couples pic - love it
Em feeling Megan's little Ava kick
Me and Lindsey's new best friend Caleb
Shot from the beautiful mill
another shot
one of em's sprays
Auburn football
Me, mom and Mike - on the dance floor!
Me and my besties! (Em, me, Lindz and Meags)
Me and Caleb at Maggiano's
Me and Lindz - TOO much fun with her this weekend
The band game Em symbols - too funny

The band also wore masks - nice!
good times on the dance floor!
Their faces are priceless
Mom and Lindz had a BLAST!
So did me and Lindz!
Mom with the girls - she's known us all forever!
The boys - Josh (Lindz's husband), Austin (my husband), Ben (Em's brother), Clint (Megan's husband) and Adam (Em's brother)
Cakes! Clint cut those stumps on the wedding day - awesome
My mom at th e wedding - cottage in the background
Wonderful time! Still need to post the flight attendant story, and I finished a book today so i'll do a book review!

Q: What was the highlight of your weekend?

Q: Have you ever been to Virginia?

20 comments:

lee said...

Sounds like a fun weekend. I love that the band wore masks!

I grew up in Maryland, about 10 minutes away from the Virginia line, so I've definitely been there.

Ja'Nelle said...

Fun times! So funny I live right across the street from Short Pump Town Center. I hang out at Bar Louie's all the time! So funny. Glad you enjoyed your trip to Richmond!

Pam said...

What a fun filled weekend! The bride was beautiful and it looks like everyone had a fantastic time.

Genesis said...

the bride is gorgeous and so is her entourage! great pictures.

Kacy said...

It looks like a beautiful wedding! I love VA and the East Coast in general!

The Blonde Duck said...

It looks like an amazing time!

Lindsay and James Cotter said...

I absolutely LOVE dress. Such an old fashion/vintage flare!! And of course, beautiful bride and bridesmaids. Never been to virigina but sounds wonderful. :)

Michelle @ Find Your Balance said...

Looks like fun! I've been to VA a few times, most recently to Alexandria's Old Town as a side trip when we visited DC. Very cute place!

Heather (Where's the Beach) said...

What a fun weekend. Love all the pictures!

Roselyn said...

I grew up in VA, about 1.5 hrs south of Richmond in VA Beach. It was always be home! I'm glad you enjoyed it!

Paul said...

Never been to Virginia, looks like you guys had a blast .. my highlight .. clean up urine.. awesome

Beth @ bride in the little white dress said...

What a great weekend, you gals looked gorgeous! I love Em's wedding dress- elegant, feminine and classy. I'm looking at similar styles... do you know by chance who the designer/brand is?

I've been to Virginia, Williamsburg to be be exact. I can't tell how many times I've been there my dad is sort of obsessed with the place. lol

anotherannabanana said...

What a gorgeous wedding weekend! I love the photo of you and Austin!

The highlight of my weekend was having chili, pumpkin pie, and delicious beers while watching college football on Saturday night. And, girl you know I've been to VA -- I live here!

Next time, you need to come farther north to Old Town Alexandria -- this place is awesome. :)

Gabriela said...

I loooove the dresses- navy is such a classic color for a wedding, and the cut is so tasteful!!

I've been to VA many times, mostly for college visits in high school. Sometimes I'm bummed I didn't go there- it's a gorgeous state!!

hbobier said...

What fun! And lucky that you had such gorgeous bridesmaid dresses. You all look so pretty!

Erica said...

Awwwwwww! So beautiful! Em is gorgeous- great veil! You look so fabulous in that dress too. Very pretty color. The cakes on the stumps are a lot of fun. Glad you had fun :) I lived in Virginia for a bit! Right after college. <3

Erica said...

Awwwwwww! So beautiful! Em is gorgeous- great veil! You look so fabulous in that dress too. Very pretty color. The cakes on the stumps are a lot of fun. Glad you had fun :) I lived in Virginia for a bit! Right after college. <3

Pam said...

What a fun filled weekend! The bride was beautiful and it looks like everyone had a fantastic time.

lee said...

Sounds like a fun weekend. I love that the band wore masks!

I grew up in Maryland, about 10 minutes away from the Virginia line, so I've definitely been there.

Ja'Nelle said...

Fun times! So funny I live right across the street from Short Pump Town Center. I hang out at Bar Louie's all the time! So funny. Glad you enjoyed your trip to Richmond!