Sunday, 24 April 2011

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Wedding Redux

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For the record, Maia is incapable of taking a picture without making her tongue a feature

We had a lovely day yesterday at the wedding. Maia's puffed sleeve party dress was a hit and perfectly amenable for throwing some shapes on the dance floor.

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The kids were fantastic and charming and managed to stay up five hours later than normal. Guess who still woke up at 6AM? Need a clue? He looks like this:

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Regretfully, I can't show you a single picture of me in Final Dress with accessories (the shoes are black and the bag green for the interested) as not a single picture was taken. It's hard to comprehend how documenting the minutiae of the dress and me in the dress is not as important to other people. And taking a picture of myself in the bathroom of the hotel would have been a little too sad. But here is one eighth of the dress:

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Please do not adjust your monitors to return my skin tone to normal Amanda-shade. I had a spray tan.

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And, finally, a bonus shot of the happy couple to illustrate what people in love look like.

7 comments:

  1. Love the rosy cheeks of hyper manic joy on the boy. :) And Maia's dress is adorable. You look lovely even in the 1/8 picture.

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  2. can't believe nobody thought to document the dress in all its glory. Jamie looks absolutely ADORABLE (as does Maia of course)


    and so do you (MrNifty prompting me...I am SUCH a gobetween)

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  3. Hi
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    The MAD Blog Awards

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  4. Can I just say that men in kilts? ::F-ing SWOON:: I live in the completely wrong country.

    Oh and the dress is fab. And Jamie is a heartbreaker already.

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  5. Aww - you and the kids look fab! Love Maia's dress.

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  6. Maia's dress is great! and you have to get a recreated pic of the dress and accessories. Plus people in love look amazing too:)

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  7. Your daughter's dress is beautiful! And your son looks so handsome! I was looking forward to seeing the full-on dress, lol!!

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