Wedding Wednesday Ceremony Deets 

I wish I could describe walking down the aisle but there are literally no words. I can tell you I had only string quartet music playing because I selected specific music for every part of the ceremony and our DJ did an amazing job with it. I can tell you that my son walked me down the aisle and that not tripping over my dress was honestly a concern. That thing was huge! I was a big ivory cupcake! I remember catching my grooms eye and nothing else in the world mattered. The ceremony was traditional and short. The ceremony was officiated by a friend of my husband’s.  We didn’t write our own vows or anything like that. Just the normal love honor cherish till death do us part kinda thing. The ceremony was a little chilly so we handed out the wedding favor of throw blankets early to keep everyone warm and they were a grand hit. And now here are some pics! I hope you enjoy. I’m also including a link to two of the songs used for the ceremony. My groom entrance and then of course my entrance! It was definitely one of the most amazing moments of my life. I got so emotional but I made it through without crying barely. 

Groom entrance
Bride entrance
Happy wedding planning etc my loves! 


The Guy Behind the Blog 

My amazing Man! 

He humors me. Really in all things he goes along because it makes me happy and well I’m truly truly blessed! I wanted to join these lovely ladies Betsy and Laura Jean courtesy of my awesome friend Laurie in a monthly link up celebrating the men behind our blogs.  Because all of this greatness has support I assure you! So he played along with my request and these are his answers. 

Would you rather have to wear your swimsuit to work or have to carry around a large beach umbrella open all day at work? 

Large beach umbrella – I would hum the sound of music and quote the queen all day. 

Would you rather play on an MLB team or get to tour with your favorite band all summer? 

Not a huge music guy but to be with a band playing in a stadium with all those people watching would be amazing. 

Would you rather go to the beach and forget your towel or go to the beach and forget your sunscreen? 

Towel – I burn! 

Would you rather take a week long vacation anywhere in the world or take a month long vacation but have to stay within 100 miles of home? 

A month. A vacation is time away from work…the more time away, the better the vacation. 

Would you rather get to have as much ice cream as you want this summer, but only be able to get vanilla or only get to have ice cream three times this summer, but you can have whatever flavors you want?

 I would get unlimited vanilla and mix it with all the flavors I want. Ice cream hack!! 

Is anyone else talking like the queen? And maybe thinking this guy has spent too much time getting mix-ins at culvers? Haha! Love my man! 

Such a fun link up to start the long weekend. I hope you all have a great one and get to spend some great time with those you love. 



Subscription Fever 

I am currently subscribed to Ipsy and Birchbox. Birchbox was an exciting gift for my birthday. That subscription is about over and I’m not sure what to do. But in my love of all things subscription I passed this love on to my man! For Father’s Day me the kid and the pup got him a subscription to the men’s birch box and I have passed along the fever. He gets exciting waiting for his box to arrive and can’t wait to open it when it does! 

Here is his latest birch box! 

Yes there is a virtual reality thing in there. It made me dizzy but was really cool! The quirky plug was an amazing gift in the box and was just about the price of the box so in my mind worth it!!! 

He tried the Hanz De Fuko shampoo and really fell in love with sulphate free shampoo. This particular brand might be too pricey for a regular all the time buy but he’s searching for other options.  

And now for my box! 

This was the special box by Nicole Richie this month and I’m very excited about the contents. 

In particular I’m excited about the OPI Polish this is from the new Venice Collection 


Next I’m excited about this lip and cheek gloss. It seems like a good color for me and it’s a new brand for me so I’m excited to try it. 


And last is one I’m excited but nervous about all at the same time! Dr. Brandt microdermabrasion. So I’m super excited to use it and check it out. I’m getting older and need to make sure I’m taking good care of my skin. But with a full size cost of $78 I’m kinda hoping I don’t fall in love with it! We shall see! 

And lastly a gluten update/tip. Living a gluten free life is going to be necessary for me. I just end up miserable. So we are committing whole heartedly as a family to ME going gluten free. The boys have revolted. I made them gluten free pancakes and you would have thought I beat up the tooth fairy. There was much disappointed and frustration at the breakfast table. Real maple syrup was the only savior of breakfast well that and my amazing cheesy eggs! But let’s just say we are working on gluten free living. So for lunch on Sunday it was decided that we would be going to Firehouse Subs. Now if you haven’t been you should go. If you avoid gluten you should go anyway. They have a sandwich we just call it the Kings Hawaiian and we know what it is. It is an amazing pulled pork bbq sandwich with coleslaw and a giant Kings Hawaiian bun! If you eat meat you want to eat this! If you don’t settle for the slaw. It’s amazing!
Well this girl can’t have the bread. Sadly it is all gluten filled and what not. So I asked if they could put it on a salad for me and they did! They didn’t give me a problem. Just said of course and figured out how to put it in the register! Here’s how it turned out! 

It may look a little funny but I’m telling you once I mixed it all up in the salad it was amazing!!!! So yummy and I was able to enjoy a meal out with the family and not be sick after which is always a good thing. Oh and those limon chips were the bomb!!! 

What’s your favorite sandwich? 

Ps I’m going to start trying to get more recipes on here and I was wondering if there was anything you might want to see food-wise. Please let me know!