Good Evening And Goodnight

October 9, 2010

Three cheers for the happy couple!

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Matt’s dad re-proposed to his bride-to-be, Cheryl, tonight, and it was so sweet. And it’s been so nice to gather with both families for this occasion! I love family reunions.

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We gathered for cocktails at 5PM before we headed out to dinner

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I had mostly seltzer with a splash of bourbon for flavor!

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My darling cousins make me want to have kids ASAP :)

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These two are totally amazing kids!

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Mark and Cheryl are some of the biggest dog lovers we know. One of 5 dogs, Senora, is 17 years old..

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We nibbled on cheese + fruit for appetizers

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And then headed to dinner

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Andrew gave me an ear lickin’!

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Inside the club, we were seated at the most beautiful table

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The red wine was excellent

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And I definitely had more than my body likes to receive!

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We enjoyed bread and crackers with whipped pimento cheese

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And a spinach salad with bleu cheese to start

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Our entree was Surf + Turf, plus asparagus + taters, precious. I ate more surf than turf :)

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The dessert was consumed in its entirety. Heavenly cheesecake!

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And Uncle David ended the night toasty

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I absolutely love weddings when the rehearsal dinner is a blast – because it means we still have the wedding to look forward to! Until then, sleep beckons!

Petey sez goodnight!!!

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1 holly @ couchpotatoathlete October 9, 2010 at 10:18 pm

Pee Wee is kind of scary!!! :(


2 Jennie October 10, 2010 at 1:10 pm

I agree.


3 kate October 11, 2010 at 10:11 pm

I cant stop laughing. I love Petey!


4 Jessica @ The Process of Healing October 9, 2010 at 10:28 pm

In reference to your last post, that is SO BIZZARE to see those pictures because I live in Spartanburg, that’s my downtown!!! Love it :) Our downtown is small but it’s growing. Spartanburg is really small but it’s a nice town. And you had PERFECT weather today!


5 Chelsea @ Strawberry Sweat October 9, 2010 at 10:40 pm

The pictures of your day/night are gorgeous! I am truly jealous that you and Matt (who I am guessing is the photographer when you are in the picture) have practically mastered the in-the-moment shots. Looks like it was an awesome night!


6 missy October 9, 2010 at 10:41 pm

looks like a great night with loved ones.


7 Christa @ O, Cake! October 9, 2010 at 10:45 pm

Where did you get your dress? It’s so cute!!

Looks like a great night!


8 Kath October 10, 2010 at 7:07 am

I don’t remember where it’s from! Loehmann’s likely


9 Nicole @ yuppie yogini October 9, 2010 at 10:47 pm

Very cute and flattering dress. Another Loft purchase? That is a great store for petite people.


10 stacey-healthylife October 9, 2010 at 10:56 pm

That proposal was so cute.


11 Meagan October 9, 2010 at 10:57 pm

What a beautiful room!


12 Hannah October 9, 2010 at 10:58 pm

How utterly gorgeous and romantic! (The cheesecake, that is. Although I’m sure the re-proposal was lovely too 😉 )


13 Eileen October 9, 2010 at 10:59 pm

Lovely! That little girl is too cute with her swept ponytail and little ballet shoes. Have a great day at the wedding!


14 Allie (Live Laugh Eat) October 9, 2010 at 11:10 pm

Wow what a rehearsal dinner. I can only imagine how glamorous the wedding will be. Have fun tomorrow!

You’re not wearing flip flops :) Kidding…


15 Kath October 10, 2010 at 7:08 am

Yeah, everyone TAKE NOTE OF MY SHOE! Ha.


16 Emilyeatsclean October 9, 2010 at 11:26 pm

Looks lovely! What cute doggies! :)


17 chelsey @ clean eating chelsey October 9, 2010 at 11:54 pm

oh my goodness that dog is so old!!! I don’t think I’ve ever heard of a dog living for that long!


18 Marina October 10, 2010 at 12:27 am

You looked great!
The pictures from the rehearsal are wonderful, can’t wait to see the real wedding 😀


19 lynn (The Actors Diet) October 10, 2010 at 1:04 am

awwww!!! what a wonderful gathering – glad you had fun!


20 notyet100 October 10, 2010 at 2:34 am

such warm pics,..enjoy


21 Simply Life October 10, 2010 at 6:07 am

oh how fun!


22 Sarena (The Non-Dairy Queen) October 10, 2010 at 6:12 am

What a great night with family. I love your dress and those Mary Jane Shoes! Too cute!


23 Gabriela @ Une Vie Saine October 10, 2010 at 6:38 am

This is such an adorable post- I can’t believe Senora is 17!! Good doggie genes :) Enjoy the wedding!


24 heather October 10, 2010 at 6:44 am

Is Petey part Skeksi?


25 Lauren at KeepItSweet October 10, 2010 at 6:45 am

fun! i also have an uncle david:-)


26 Grocery Goddess Jen October 10, 2010 at 6:57 am

That looks like so much fun! It’s nice to hear about Matt’s dad, too, as I wasn’t sure he existed! What a beautiful evening.


27 Cara Craves... October 10, 2010 at 6:59 am

Looks like a great party…some super nice shots.
p.s. Petey sorta scares me a bit :)


28 Sarah (Running to Slow Things Down) October 10, 2010 at 7:36 am

Petey is so silly looking, he’s actually kind of adorable in his own little way…haha! :mrgreen:

Looks like a fun night! 😀


29 Jordan October 10, 2010 at 7:40 am

I love the little Gollum reference you threw in. Haha!


30 Natalia - a side of simple October 10, 2010 at 8:06 am

You’re dress is so pretty. Very flattering, Kath!


31 Fallon October 10, 2010 at 9:34 am

haha those dogs have some personality! What a beautiful evening you enjoyed. Loved the table set-up for the evening.


32 sarah October 10, 2010 at 9:47 am

My husband re-proposed to me a short while before we got married. It was very sweet.

The last picture = brilliant. I actually laughed out loud (as opposed to the pseudo ‘lol’ 😉


33 thetreadmilldiaries October 10, 2010 at 10:19 am

Yay for the happy couple. The picture down on one knee is sooo sweet. Looks like an amazing day was had by all.


34 Kjirsten- Balanced Healthy Life October 10, 2010 at 10:24 am

Loved that last picture! You can even see his little teeth! : )


35 Shayla October 10, 2010 at 1:14 pm

Did Matt get a haircut? Or is he just keeping it shorter? Very handsome – and Kath you look gorgeous as usual – you make a beautiful couple!


36 J3nn (Jenn's Menu and Lifestyle Blog) October 10, 2010 at 1:56 pm

Oh my goodness! Everything is so lovely. 😀 Your dress is adorable, the food looks great, and the company is wonderful!!

Congrats to the bride + groom! 😀


37 larbs October 10, 2010 at 2:57 pm

I like your dress and those dogs are hilarious!


38 Monica October 10, 2010 at 3:39 pm

Super cute shoes!


39 Heidi - apples under my bed October 10, 2010 at 5:58 pm

oh my goodness! Doggies! :) gorgeous kids too.
Heidi xo


40 Ally @ Girl in Her Kitchen October 10, 2010 at 8:56 pm

Oh my gosh, i love the dogs! Everything looks amazing and it looks like everyone had a great time! :)


41 Paula October 11, 2010 at 6:40 am

I’m not saying this because, well, you know…but those shoes ARE super cute!


42 Kath October 11, 2010 at 7:41 am

HAHA. That joke will never die )


43 Nikka B October 11, 2010 at 7:41 pm

Their dogs are awesome! They look like they have so much personality :)


44 Jennifer September 2, 2011 at 12:22 pm

I just happened to search your archives today (bored at work) and decided to look up what you were doin on our wedding day, which was 10/9/10, and thought this was so cute! Love was in the air that weekend! :)


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