Sunday, July 22, 2007

the big day...

Well ladies and gents...the day has come...my brother Justin is off the market. I can't believe it. It was the best day.

We started out the weekend with a BBQ at my sisters house on Friday. There were like 50 people there. A lot of my cousins and Angelique's parents and brothers and sisters. It was fun Cali's house is great for entertaining that many people. Let me just say that I LOVE MY FAMILY!!! I love being around them it is so fun. Seeing my cousins I just felt like the old days. We have a pretty awesome family. Justin and Angelique were married at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday. Cali and I got some of my miamaids to baby sit during the wedding and the luncheon so that was AWESOME. I loved not having to worry about my kids the whole time. The wedding was performed by my Great uncle Floyd Packer. He did such a great job. I could barely breath the whole time. I was crying like crazy. The spirit was just so strong. I always think of my grandpa's that are gone when I am in the temple. I could definetely feel them there. It was one of the best weddings I have ever been to. Cortney did their photos so that means that I have to run all over the place and tell people what to do.
Here they are coming out.
I love this picture I love how they are helping each other. Cortney caught this picture from super far away.
here I am waiting for them to come out (it took forever and was SOOOO hot)
Isaac and his girlfriend Lihn (spelling??) she is awesome...I will post more about her later, She cooked AMAZING vietnamiese food for us tonight.
Some of the wedding pics...obviously.
There were so many people at the wedding! We all had to scrunch together to fit. I love seeing all my friends and family in the temple. It gets me every time. Ohh...notice Cortney running into the picture. He didn't quite make it. The sad part of him being the photographer is that he isn't in any of the pics.
Here I am directing people. I yell the whole time and tell people where to go. Cortney isn't mean enough to get 50 earls in a line.
Justin and Angelique across the street in a field.
I love this one.
At the reception we had KNEADERS. YEAH. So good. I ate so much these last three days.
Here we are the Cortney Boice family. We had the boys dressed so cute but the reception place had NO good lighting. Ohwell.
My whole family. We were all there. I love them so much.
Justin and Angelique at the reception.
They totally pushed the cake into each others face. It was so cute. I will say I think Angelique smooshed it first.

We had rice to throw at them, and sparklers. I love this picture.
Here they are driving off in Justin's car.

I could write for days about the wedding. It was great, it was fun. I am glad it is over. I was soooo tired by last night. We went non stop from 11a.m.-11p.m. Angelique's family was great, there was food in abundance, and I had a babysitter. What more could I ask for???

12 comments:

mumovearls said...

looks great
it was a fun weekend can't wait to see you in moses lake

Laura Lei said...

There is something so romantic about weddings. The pictures are amazing (props to Cort). I love the family picture of the Earls. You all look gorgeous.

emily palenske said...

I'm about to cry I'm so happy that Justin finally got married! I don't know HOW many girl drama epics I've weathered over the years, and it is almost overwhelming to think that it actually happened! They both looked BEAUTIFUL and of course Cort did an awesome job. And it looks like you had an over-the-top wonderful time. Give everyone hugs and kisses from us...

Anonymous said...

Who took those pictures? They are so great I have never seen pictures so beautiful before in my whole life. Good job photographer whoever you are!

Berta said...

Dear anonymous . . .
Is that you CORT?!?!?! They are rather good, for a beginner! j/k, Cort!

Myca said...

Ash I have to tell you the funniest thing that happened tonight at work. I was sitting talking to this guy I work with and I was looking at your blog...well I came up to the picture you have posted of your beautiful self and he stopped mid sentence and was like, "who is that....she is gorgeous." I was like, "just one of my many gorgeous cousins..." he was like "hello is she single..." I had to laugh. I wasn't surprised cause I think you are so beautiful so I thought you would like to know that you have an admirer.

luke & misty meldrum family said...

What a beautiful wedding!! I am so happy for Justin. I know how picky he can be. We went to high school together and hung out with some of the same people. His wife is beautiful! Thanks for posting it! I am going to ML in 2 weeks too. Nothing like home sweet home!

Adri said...

Looks like fun. Great pictures! Have fun in Moses!

ali degraff said...

I love weddings! Doesn't matter whose they are. Cort did a great job on the pics, but if you ask me you had the hardest job. I love the idea of being a photographer, but I am a little lamb when it comes to organizing people. eek. You two make a good team!

Samantha said...

In the big group picture outside of the temple, everyone is wearing white and light colors, and then I'm in a bright red shirt. Awesome. I had such a fun time. I love all of the pictures and can't wait to see more.

Rebecca said...

I seriously think the Earl family is one of the greatest families in the world. Great pictures. Ashley, you look so beautiful in the Boice family picture! Pull this one out in a year. Yay for Justin! (I really like his bride since her dress looks a lot like mine...classy girl)

Andrea said...

I love the pictures. Cort did a great job! I have to agree it takes a pro-active person to get the whole gang together and actually stay focused long enough to get some great shots. I am so happy for Justin that he finally found someone to share his life with. Now the fun begins! AJ