Sunday, August 3, 2008

1st Anniversary!!

Hello everyone!

Hope your Monday is going ok so far! As I mentioned in my previous post, today is our first wedding anniversary (Happy Anniversary Joshers :)). Given this, I figured I'd share some of my favorite pictures from our wedding taken by our INCREDIBLE photographer Alison Conklin. I hope you enjoy these :)

This is a picture of Josh holding up one of the items I put together in his $30 pre-wedding gift :)


Alison brought these beautiful pink umbrellas for us to use in pictures. This picture shows me and my 8 bridesmaids (left to right- my cousin Lindsey, Josh's sister Jenny, my good friend from college and roommate following college, Suzie, one of my best friends Amy, me, my two good friends and sorority sisters Rachel and Alison, my other best friend Kelley, my beautiful sister Kim):
Me in my first dress (I bought two dresses because they were both very inexpensive):
My dad and I entering the ceremony. We decided the whole hand shake thing between the bride's dad and the groom and the hug between the bride's dad and the bride was lame...so we opted for high fives instead :). Josh's Uncle Dave performed the ceremony and did an absolutely beautiful job:
A picture of all of us on the little "stage" at the park:

View from afar (how Alison moved around so much during our 20 minute ceremony is beyond me...she is awesome!):

Josh's best friend Andrew bringing the ring bearer around (our dog Frank in his little "tux"):
Exchanging rings...so instead of following the $30 gift guidelines Josh and I had set...he purchased a new ring for me that was the exact same design only larger...what a sneaky guy!:
I love this picture of Josh and the groomsman walking away and looking over their shoulders:

Alison had us running, twirling, jumping, and skipping- the results were beautiful and fun:


Alison also laid on the ground to get some different views:


There was a little playground in the park where we had our wedding. Josh and I hopped on these guys for a few pictures (I was laughing hysterically because I think Josh is a little over the weight limit and his bulldozer was about to break off):
First dance (this is my other dress):

I love this picture:
A couple at the very end of the night:

Sorry for sooo many pictures! Have a good day :)

11 comments:

John said...

Wow, you look positively radiant. What beautiful photos. Looks like a great wedding.

Hangry Pants said...

Happy Anniversary! Thanks for sharing the pictures. Everything looks beautiful!

grounded fitness said...

aw, those pictures are gorgeous!

i want a wedding. i dont want to get married just yet, but i want a wedding. thats probably backwards, but i dont care.

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Jenn said...

BEAUTIFUL! I love your dresses, especially the black sash on the first one. Tres chic. :)

Kristen said...

Happy Anniversary!

Those pictures are totally fabulous.

I love your dresses too!

VeggieGirl said...

Ahh, the photographs are just too lovely for words - love 'em all!!

Happy 1st anniversary!!! :0D

Anonymous said...

Hi Erica,

Just wanted to let you know that I really enjoy your blog--you eat and create such a great, healthy array of foods! Also, congratulations on your anniversary; your wedding photos were lovely! I'm getting married in 3 months, and my dress also has a black sash...so, yay to your good taste, hehe :)

Lauren

Jenn said...

Erica, you look so beautiful in all of those pictures! The photography is stunning, as are your dresses! Happy Anniversary!

Erica said...

All- Thank you for the wonderful compliments!

Lauren- Thanks for reading :) That is so exciting that you are getting married in three months!!!! Are all your plans set? Where are you getting married? I'm thrilled for you!

Becca said...

Wow, what beautiful pictures. Thanks for sharing! I also love how you changed up some things like the high fives and of course the ring bearer!

chandra said...

Congrats on the anniversary!! You look so beautiful!! I LOVE your dresses!! You may need to tell me where you found them ;) Not that I'm getting married anytime soon, I just want those dresses!!