December 21-23, 2012
travelling to exotic locations home this holiday season because of my baby brother’s wedding. After arriving home from Sydney very late Monday night I’ve been busy doing my Christmas shopping and getting ready for this weekend…
By Thursday night most of the relatives have arrived (minus the ones who got caught in Chicago by a storm) and mom hosted another amazing meal (food deserves its own post – actually my mom should just write a food blog – hint, hint).
Friday morning we all pack up and head to the lodge where the majority of the events are hosted for the weekend… It’s a gorgeous location right next to Maryville College not too far from the mountains and perfect for a Christmas-themed wedding.
Events include a Bridal luncheon, where the highlight was grandma meeting one of the bride’s friends who was a participants on last year’s Bachelor, unbeknownst to the rest of us – grandma is a BIG fan.
(The happy couple being
Friday afternoon was a rehearsal at the church, followed by a rehearsal dinner with loads of speeches and many funny moments.
(After all these year’s we still getting matching pj’s…)