Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Our Wedding: Rehearsal Dinner

Our rehearsal and rehearsal dinner took place at our wedding location, The Country Plantation House in Greenville, KY.

The day of the rehearsal was full of last minute wedding errands, nail appointments & finalizing packing for the weekend!  It was a hectic but fun day!  Darlene, Katlin & I got so much accomplished and I even got to spend a little time with my groom :) 

Once we arrived at the Plantation, everything started moving along quickly.  I have a heart arrhythmia that doesn't act up as much anymore but I guess the stress of everything caught up to me and I had an episode on the way downstairs to our rehearsal :/ So we ended up having to delay it for a few minutes while I waited for my heart to settle down!  That was really the only time I felt stressed so I guess my body just needed to get it out of its system!

We had been so busy the week of the wedding that I don't think the emotions of it had really hit me at this point.  When we started the rehearsal, I was fine but when it came time for my Dad to walk me down the aisle towards Jared something just changed.  I can't honestly put it into words but Jared and I both felt it!  I couldn't take my eyes off of his and I felt like I was floating in his direction.  It was the most perfect moment and I think that's what kept me at ease the whole wedding weekend. 

Our Bridal Party (My MOH had to miss this part of the night so Darlene stood in for her!)

They didn't even coordinate on purpose.

Dad & Darlene :)

This is when Brother Sams asked us our opinion on his tie for the wedding and pulled out a UK tie.  Gag me!  As you can see I have a happy UK fan bridesmaid that loved the idea lol!  Got to love a fun rivalry ; )

Such a special moment standing there with my Dad & Jared and it was even better the next day!

The guys

The girls

A girl & her daddy :)

All eyes on my groom :)

Happy :)

Love my bouquet of ribbons from all our showers!  Katlin did such an awesome job!  Funny story, during rehearsal the top just randomly fell off from all the weight, it was hilarious!

Can't believe we were hours away from becoming husband & wife!

Love. Our family of 5!

The girls (minus Haley!)
The guys

Dad & Dyl!

Dylan & Lauren.  Love them!

Last single girl kiss!

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  1. Love the last kiss photo :) That cookie cake looks delicious, too. I remembered feeling so good and ready to go as soon as the rehearsal was over!

    1. Thanks! I love that one too :) The rehearsal just made everything so much better!

  2. I LOVE your dress! I am so excited for our rehearsal after looking at your images, it looks like everyone had a fun time.

    Thanks for linking up with us today!

    1. Thanks! I originally had another one picked out but loved this one so much I decided to wear it again especially since it went with our black & white theme!

      Enjoy your wedding weekend! There's nothing like it!

  3. I was SO glad when our rehearsal was done, too. Everything really started to feel real at that point!!

    PS - YAY for Kentucky brides in 2014 :) We live in NYC, but got married in Louisville this past October! Look forward to reading more about your big day!

    1. Exactly, it all just set in & felt real!

      Oh yay! I went to UofL for my undergrad & have serious love for that city :)

  4. You had such a busy rehearsal day! We are having ours early in the day so hopefully it won't be as hectic but I can imagine it will be a stressful day regardless.

    1. Parts of it will be but the rest of it is just so fun! Enjoy it! I just decided to not get stressed out once the rehearsal started and it made me really able to just stay calm & enjoy every moment!

  5. What a fun post! I saw your comment on my blog today but I couldn't respond because you have the no-reply comment option on.
    I loved the Dominican--it was our second time going and we love it there! I bet you had an amazing honeymoon! :)

    1. Really? That's weird, I had no idea! Do you know how to turn it off?

      It was perfect for honeymooning! So pretty & relaxing, plus they have the friendliest people!

  6. Such an exciting night! Looks like yall had a blast, I love your dress & that ribbon bouquet. :)

    1. Thanks! That dress is so comfy. Isn't the bouquet huge?! I could barely see over that thing lol!