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Mother of the Flower Girls...

The girls were part of a a family wedding celebration yesterday as flower girls. They have been looking forward to this day for months. As the mother of the flower girls I know this day is not all about them, but it's so fun to help them feel like princesses for the day. (And maybe I have more than a few picture documenting the occasion...heavily weighted towards the flower girls of course. Sorry Pam, I'm sure you would have like a few more snaps of the bride and groom...luckily they had their own photographer.)

We had a lovely day. The wedding was beautiful, the reception great fun (the photo booth was a BLAST), and it was a good thing Brea feel asleep during the ceremony since she needed that rest to be able close down the dance floor at the end of the night! Thanks Matt and Jess for allowing our little princesses to be part of your special day. Congrats...have a fabulous time in Jamaica!



MS said…
Lovely pics, Jenn! The girls look beautiful.
Anonymous said…
Thanks for posting these. What a special time. Reminds me of when my 2 were flower girls for their cousin on the Merriman side. Aunt Carol

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