This past Saturday as Nicole walked down the aisle towards Dan I couldn’t help but think back to many MANY summers ago… I was working like crazy getting things ready to take a bunch of high school girls to YoungLife camp for the week, and Nicole was hanging out with me for moral support, aaaand to help me paint tshirts for all my girls. She just happened to slip into the conversation amongst my rambling about teenage girl drama, the upcoming lack of sleep, and trying to figure out how to best paint 10 team tshirts… that there was this guy. A friend of hers from college, Dan, had officially asked her out on a date and she was going through the entire range of emotions from nervousness to excitement and everything in between. Their relationship went from friend, to boyfriend, to love of her life…
… and these days, she’s calling him husband.
It has been such an honor to be there from day one of their relationship, and as they said their vows and promised to stand by each other for the rest of their lives, I couldn’t help but think back to the smile on her face the first time she ever told me about Dan all those summers ago. Nicole and Dan had a perfect Saturday for their wedding at the Great Falls Grange with the support and help of their friends and family, and it was SUCH a privilege to spend their wedding day with them! I couldn’t be happier for you both! Hope you are having the best time in Punta Cana! :0)
Looks like I wasn’t the only one who wanted a picture of Nicole as she walked down the aisle ;0) Married!!! I have to say, this is one of my favorite pictures of the day :0) I’m so thankful for my pretty brides! Emily and Nate were married back in April 2009 and Brittany and Kenny were married last October, and it was so fun to see them both again this past weekend! ah! i love this one of Nicole and her super sweet flower girl! Dan’s best man came bearing gifts during his speech! :0) first dance: You know its a good party when even Grandma makes it onto the dance floor! :0) Enjoy lots of my other favorites in your slideshow! :0) Happy Friday!!