Hopefully, instead of reading this blog, most of you will be laying by pools and beaches, grilling outside and spending time with family and friends, celebrating the July 4th holiday.
Thus, instead of sharing a recipe this weekend, I wanted to just say hi, share some photos from our wedding and thank you all for all of your congratulatory and kind words – we read every single e-mail, comment and message together, and it truly made this whole experience even more enjoyable (and we didn’t think that was possible!)
After 10 days in Riviera Maya on our honeymoon, I’m pretty “sunned” out, so we’ll be spending it opening our wedding cards, writing thank you notes, reading our guest book notes, organizing our apartment and simply letting the dust settle, after an absolutely incredible and unforgettable wedding and honeymoon.
Words can’t describe how truly amazing our special day was. Simply, it really was the “best day ever.” The best day of our lives. Every minute was overflowing with love, happiness, and fun.
I’m definitely going to be sharing the professional photos and recapping some of our special moments later on, but for now, here are some of our favorites from friends’ phones and our Instagram hashtag, #aliandlu.
Obviously, I can’t wait for the original version of this shot, caught by Nadya Furnari (our photographer) as I came down with my father (who was weeping, of course.)
While our photographer was taking pictures of us, my husband (!!) snapped this one with his iPhone (how gorgeous is this dress?!)
And then there’s this magical one, captured by my friend Courtney of our first dance:
I’ll end with this, the compilation of everyone’s videos from The Slow Motion Photo Booth that we had during our reception – which is totally hilarious and worth every penny. I recommend it to everyone, our wedding wouldn’t have been the same without it and I’m so grateful to have these memories on film!
There were just so many funny moments!
Like when my sister played the air guitar as we kissed:
And when I showed off my biceps with my parents:
And just because my little sister is so dang cute:
And finally, because I get to kiss this man every day – forever:
I’ll see you Monday for some spiralized deliciousness! In the meantime, enjoy yourself. Spend your time being thankful for those around you and take a moment to take it all in. Most importantly, get excited for the summer – it’s going to be epic! 2015 is the year.