LIFE |A reflection of our intimate backyard wedding reception.

LIFE |A reflection of our intimate backyard wedding reception.

Did you think I was only recapping the ceremony part of the wedding on this blog? Heck no! I did not put all my blood, sweat, and tears into my wedding only to share half of it with you. My reception deserves just as much love as my ceremony, especially since it contained just as many fails to laugh at.

So, without further ado, the memorable moments and favorite details of Dave’s and I’s intimate backyard wedding reception.

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LIFE | A reflection of my backyard wedding ceremony.

LIFE | A reflection of my backyard wedding ceremony.

As mentioned in my latest recap, part of the reason I took a couple of months off the blog this summer was so that I could focus on getting married. That’s right, after five-and-a-half years of navigating a long-distance relationship and questioning if we could ever make this relationship work, Dave and I finally took the plunge and tied the knot. Yay!

Since I put so much time and effort into the planning of this wedding and it is undoubtedly one of the best days of my life, I thought it would be nice to take a post or two to reflect on my intimate backyard wedding.

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LIFE | The challenge of growing succulents as a plant noob.

LIFE | The challenge of growing succulents as a plant noob.

You know what’s a fun thing to do prior to a wedding? Deciding to grow succulents to use as decorations even though you are completely inexperienced when it comes to plants. I mean, how challenging can growing succulents as a plant noob be?

I’m a succulent noob.

Let’s just get this out-of-the-way: I’m a succulent plant noob. My family has never been the kind to have plants around the house and I’ve always preferred to dedicate my nurturing skills towards raising my blind bitch and handsome snot dog instead. I figured animals are okay because they can tell you when you’re doing a bad job. A plant though? By the time I received the “you’re a bad mom” memo they’d likely be dead.

Of course, I had no choice but to rise to the challenge of owning succulents when my mom randomly brought home a couple from the shops one day.

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