Hands-down, this was one of the most fun weddings I’ve ever attended. Maybe I’m biased because my husband was invited as a guest — he and the groom know each other from their high school days. Or perhaps the fact that I got to dance with Walt while screaming along to Billy Idol as everyone got down on the dance floor has something to do with it.
Or maybe I can just admit that even if I didn’t know Kate and Aaron until their wedding day, I actually loved everything about their wedding.
The couple sourced almost all of their wedding from friends, starting at the beginning of the day with Kate’s handmade wedding dress, to friends singing during the ceremony and bringing tears to everyone’s eyes, to the reception’s homemade desserts table. Just by walking into the reception it was obvious how much family meant to them — the entry table included wedding photos of past generations on both sides, and framed wedding invitations going back to the early 1900s as well. Good beer was served, the DJ pumped the dance floor with energy all night, and the bride and groom were sent off on a pedi-cab amid the ringing of bicycle bells.
There was so much AMAZING going on that I don’t think this blog post does it justice. Here’s a small sampling of their day…