Beautiful Day

March 20, 2010

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Beard in his “cactie”

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Passed apps – enjoyed one of each!

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The bar! I sipped water to start…

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And shared a beer with Matt – had about 1/5 of the end of the bottle after he poured into a glass.

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FOODZ!!! The food was so wonderful – very rich and flavorful and tons of fun variety! They had four stations: Antipasta, fruit + cheese, appetizers | Pork Tenderloin with Mac n Cheese and Green Beans | A Shrimp and Grits Extravaganza | A Pasta Party

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SWEET POTATO RAVOILI!!! Amazing!!!

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I had my one drink of the night – a glass of red during dinner.

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Matt and I shared plates. It’s just so much easier to share than to photograph my own plates. I had at least two bites of everything. It looks like a ton of food but I didn’t feel like I ate too much! [Although I'm sure technically I did ;) ]

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Seconds! (Still shared)

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Congrats to the not-so-newlyweds, Micah + Casey!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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ME LOVE CAKE!

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They had two kinds – a spice cake and a raspberry chocolate. I shared both pieces with Matt and Snake and probably had 1/2 a slice’s worth. There was also a BANANA flavor that I didn’t get to taste!! And I would have had a better shot of the spice cake but DALLA$ put his finger in it!

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Lots of dancing occurred after dessert – I taught Handy Andy how to waltz!

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Favors!! The tags read that they gave a donation to the American Cancer Society in our honor

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And then we bid our farewell

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I’m resting my tired feet all cozied up in my king size bed and Matt is who-knows-where playing with his friends.

Emily and I canceled our long run for tomorrow. She is still sick and I think 10 miles was a little ambitious of me coming off of this long weekend. I’m still hoping to get a good run in – just not sure how long it will be! Excited for another morning of sleeping in late for sure ;)

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1 nicole- chasing blue March 20, 2010 at 10:33 pm

What a beautiful wedding!

The food looked amazing. I would have had to sample everything at least twice!

I can only imagine how delish sweet potato ravoil were.

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2 Allie (Live Laugh Eat) March 20, 2010 at 10:39 pm

First of all, you could have been the photographer for the wedding! What beautiful photos you took.

And that food is out of this world. I hope my wedding is as tasty as that one.

PS your dress is so perty!

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3 Ashlei March 20, 2010 at 10:39 pm

Gorgeous photos! The food looks great and that’s awesome it was such a beautiful day outside.

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4 Jenn (www.j3nn.net) March 20, 2010 at 10:44 pm

OMG, Kath, that food looks INCREDIBLE!! :shock: Absolutely exquisite. One of the best wedding spreads I have seen in awhile.

Your dress is beautiful! You looked fantastic. :D

Jenn

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5 Heather (Heather's Dish) March 20, 2010 at 10:46 pm

wow, what gorgeous photos! you should moonlight as a wedding photographer :)

i love your dress…so cute!

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6 Beth @ Beth's Journey to Thin March 20, 2010 at 10:47 pm

That wedding looks so fun! Seems like you had a great time and really enjoyed yourself in moderation. What a gorgeous day to get married!

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7 Kalli@fitandfortysomething March 20, 2010 at 10:48 pm

Oh I love your dress! Looks like great day and a beautiful wedding. The cake is gorgeous:) have a restful night.

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8 DPG March 20, 2010 at 10:53 pm

That is a terrific dress!

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9 Diana March 20, 2010 at 11:11 pm

Looks like a fun time. And that photo of the sparkler – gorgeous! :)

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10 Anna March 20, 2010 at 11:23 pm

Your dress is absolutely gorgeous!
Looks like it was a perfect day for a wedding.

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11 Betsy March 21, 2010 at 12:08 am

The food looks amazing and that dress looks lovely on you, Kath! I love your style, it’s so classic and chic!

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12 Sonia - Master of Her Romaine March 21, 2010 at 12:16 am

How pretty! I love looking at wedding pictures :) Believe it or not I have never been to an American wedding! Just Indian ones…

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13 Ameena March 21, 2010 at 12:23 am

Stunning pictures, of the food and the wedding! And you look so pretty in your dress. :)

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14 lynn (The Actors Diet) March 21, 2010 at 1:27 am

gorgeous! love the sparklers.

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15 Marina March 21, 2010 at 1:48 am

I have to say, you look beautiful in that dress Kath!
And I am amazed by all the food too. Here weddings are always typical, it’s nice to see a change!

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16 Freya @ Brit Chick Runs March 21, 2010 at 2:00 am

Awh what a wonderful re-cap! The food, the venue and the bride all look beautiful :) (especially tat ravioli :p)
And I have to say I love your dress Kath, it’s gorgeous!
Have a good run today, however far you go…I have a half marathon today :P just had to drop that in lol!!

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17 Hannah March 21, 2010 at 3:36 am

Sounds, and looks, like a super fun night – and your dress is entirely gorgeous!!

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18 Erin (Travel, Eat, Repeat) March 21, 2010 at 3:39 am

Aw, everything looks SO beautiful. You and Matt are wonderful photographers. You should really send your friends these photos because they are honestly stunning. :D

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19 sarah (the SHU box) March 21, 2010 at 3:48 am

just another voice to chime in to say gorgeous dress — and you look great in it!!

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20 tiffany March 21, 2010 at 4:50 am

wow… what a gorgeous day for that wedding… and who ever did the food… AMAZING.. both the night before and day of, so healthy and delicious looking!! I am envious as I had grilled cheese for dinner!:(

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21 The Paris Food Blague March 21, 2010 at 5:03 am

ah i love orange stuff with pasta–it’s usually pumpkin or squash though! sweet potato must be good. so Southern….

a bientot
the paris food blague

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22 Simply Life March 21, 2010 at 6:28 am

Wow looks like a great time and that food looks amazing!

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23 Ann @ Appalachian Appetites March 21, 2010 at 6:42 am

Oh thanks for sharing the pictuers. I love weddings…especially all the details that make them personal. Glad you had a great time. Get some rest today!

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24 Andrea March 21, 2010 at 7:00 am

Kath you look so happy and beautiful in the photos! I’m glad you had a wonderful time. Love the wedding cake and the green flowers.
Enjoy your Sunday!

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25 Kristin (Cook, Bake and Nibble) March 21, 2010 at 7:15 am

That does look like a beautiful day! I love the wide selection of food and cakes!

xo
K

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26 Tiffany March 21, 2010 at 7:15 am

wow, what a wonderful wedding! the weather looked perfect, and i love your dress and shoes! makes me wish i had an occasion to wear a dress now haha. the sweet potato ravioli sounds like it is to die for! loved the food pics of course!

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27 Jenna March 21, 2010 at 7:22 am

Weddings are the best!! Glad ya had a fab time!!

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28 Liz March 21, 2010 at 7:25 am

Kath, you look great in your dress!

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29 Kath March 21, 2010 at 7:31 am

Thanks everyone! The dress was bought for my bridal shower 3 years ago :)

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30 Chelsea (Chelsea's Chew and Run Fun) March 21, 2010 at 7:33 am

Looks like a beautiful wedding! So elegant, with a simple and classic look. That food is incredible, particularly the sweet potato ravioli! Holy yum.

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31 Shayna @ Cuts and Curves March 21, 2010 at 7:52 am

What a gorgeous wedding! Your dress was perfect for the occasion. Good choice!

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32 Rachel March 21, 2010 at 7:58 am

What a beautiful day for a wedding and what a gorgeous, elegant celebration. You look stunning in that dress! I echo everyone else – if the whole dietetics thing doesn’t suit your fancy, you have a budding career as a wedding photographer :)
The wedding feast is one of the most expansive and delicious I have ever seen!

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33 Ana March 21, 2010 at 7:59 am

Wow, wonderful time you had, and I love your dress Kath, so pretty!!
Ana

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34 Foodie (Fab and Delicious Food) March 21, 2010 at 8:09 am

Beautiful wedding! Glad you had a good time! What a great selection of food! Love your dress!

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35 Kelly B (at Local Foodie Fight) March 21, 2010 at 8:14 am

WOW what a lovely and delicious looking spread! Looks like a beautiful day indeed!

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36 Heather (runningwithsass.com) March 21, 2010 at 8:24 am

everything looks great, and your pictures are fabulous! love wedding cake!

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37 Lauren @ eater not a runner March 21, 2010 at 8:27 am

You look so pretty! Looks like a beautiful wedding, esp that cake! ;-)

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38 Jessica @ The Process of Healing March 21, 2010 at 8:29 am

Aww the bride is absolutely gorgeous!!! And the food looks amazing!! Especially the cake. I’m a sucker for wedding cake!!

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39 Bonnie @ BonnieAppetite March 21, 2010 at 8:42 am

What a beautiful wedding!

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40 Annie@stronghealthyfit March 21, 2010 at 8:53 am

GORGEOUS wedding. The food looks amazing too. Thanks for being such a good VISUAL example of someone eating moderately. It’s so easy to get overwhelmed at events such as weddings.

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41 Daniel March 21, 2010 at 9:00 am

I hope you had a great time at the wedding, it sure looks like it! The food spread looks amazing and I really like the nature/flower pictures you took, they’re so pretty!

You and your husband look really amazing together by the way :)

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42 Kate March 21, 2010 at 9:18 am

What an amazing looking wedding! So fun… Where did you get your dress? I LOVE it!

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43 Kath March 21, 2010 at 9:22 am

I don’t remember! I think Nordstrom 3 years ago?

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44 Candice March 21, 2010 at 9:53 am

I love that cake – it’s beautiful! I love hydrangeas. Glad you had a great time:)

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45 Casey March 21, 2010 at 10:09 am

I love your wedding posts!

And I love your dress too! I’m looking for something similar for my bridal showers!

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46 Kel March 21, 2010 at 10:13 am

You looked beautiful!

I am jealous of the flowering trees. I am in Minnesota…a few more weeks!

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47 Deirdre March 21, 2010 at 10:14 am

You go to the prettiest weddings. I LOVE your dress. Just read the above comment that you got it from Nordstroms. It is so springy!

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48 Morgan @ Healthy Happy Place March 21, 2010 at 10:48 am

looks like you had a great time! I love all things wedding so i totally loved looking at these pics

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49 Janice Willis March 21, 2010 at 10:59 am

wow- that party spread looks AMAZING!!!!!!!! is that gnocchi I see also ? YUM-O!!!!
:)

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50 Cynthia (It All Changes) March 21, 2010 at 11:26 am

Such a fun southern wedding with good southern food and great friends. Glad you enjoyed.

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51 caronae March 21, 2010 at 12:12 pm

Beautiful wedding, pictures, food, and YOU1 You look so happy. Sounds like a near perfect wedding, especially with that SP ravioli. That is officially going on my dream wedding dinner menu :)
Happy Sunday :)

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52 Lisa @ Early Morning Run March 21, 2010 at 2:44 pm

looks like a fantastic time! Weddings are so much fun!

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53 amanda@thegrainsofparadise March 21, 2010 at 2:47 pm

Beautiful pics! Those ravioli look incredible!

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54 Katie March 21, 2010 at 5:05 pm

Gorgeous day for a gorgeous wedding! The food looks so fresh and delicious

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55 Janice down the veggie road March 21, 2010 at 7:22 pm

Ok one more question ….those pasta pics look amazing so what kinda camera do you tote along for food pics ???
Amazing!!!!!makes me hungry seeing all those yummies…

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56 Kath March 21, 2010 at 7:24 pm

Check the Q+A page for camera info! I brought my DSLR to the wedding. In a big purse.

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57 Jolene (www.everydayfoodie.ca) March 21, 2010 at 10:04 pm

What a beautiful couple!! The food looks great too!!! I love weddings!!

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