Sep 05, 2009

  • Last updated on September 25, 2009 at 2:53 pm
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Centerpieces of flowers around crabapple jars wrapped in raffia with "double happiness" tags

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Our favors were Norwegian heart baskets made with paper printed with Chinese symbols. We filled the baskets with chocolate-covered coffee beans.








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  • Last updated on September 24, 2009 at 11:11 am
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Gorgeous shots by our talented photographer, Alex Schoenfeldt


 I kissed a boy at church!

Our Wedding Day photo 1

We were fortunate to have time to ourselves at this gazebo overlooking the beautiful Crystal Springs Reservior

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  • Last updated on September 23, 2009 at 1:23 pm
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  • Last updated on September 20, 2009 at 11:50 am
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Hope Lutheran Church

Ceremony photo 1

The wedding party:

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Going to hide out downstairs to wait for the ceremony to start:

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The dashing men:

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Guest sign-in table

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Guests arriving

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John's mom and brother:

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My mom and brother:

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My lovely maid of honor:

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Here we go!

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Our readers:

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The vows:

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The ring exchange:

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 Yea, we're married! 

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  • Last updated on September 20, 2009 at 10:54 am
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My parents' house all decorated:

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Serving tea to my parents:

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 John: "Did I say it right?"

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 My amazing father made the curtain and signs. Top sign: "The daughter has gone home." Bottom sign: "Double happiness."

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Dad also made the arch, so we had to use it for some shots.

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And of course, Dad made the swans!

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