Wedded Bliss: Poolside Party


As you probably recall,
I just returned from my sister's wedding
over Memorial Day in Dallas.

It was an amazing week
full of fun & seeing good friends...
but I have to say,
the actual wedding festivities took the cake.

They were gorgeous,
and to the credit of my family alone-
no planners enlisted!

Just my mom working her face off on this fabulous fete.

While the professional pictures are yet to arrive,
I thought I would start by sharing some of the pre-wedding fun...

{thanks for the nudge, Helena!}

First up,
the bridal luncheon.




Held at my parents home,

hosted by my lovely aunts,

and reveled in by ME...
I was loving all the fanciness.





Poolside pedicures,

dainty drinks,

and low 80's temperature.




Perfection!

One of my aunts who threw the gorgeous party
also owns a wedding chapel in Oklahoma City, Rose Briar Place.

While I have yet to attend any of her weddings,
I'm now assured that they would be quite the good time.

Especially after dessert was over-

it was her own lemon sorbet... mmm.


18 comments:

  1. aaaw happy to see more! you ladies did a great job! CANT WAIT for more, am I greedy?

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  2. next shower I host I will be this kind. everything looks so gorgeous! and i love your parents pool!

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  3. Ohh this looks like an absolutely perfect little day!! Cannot wait to see more

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  4. gorgeous photos looks like it was a great start to the weekend! cant wait to see more. xoxo jillian:: enter in TWO GIVEAWAYS over at cornflake dreams

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  5. i love the idea of the pedicures! so cute!

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  6. Lemon sorbet sounds amazing!
    This whole pedicures and just having fun, low-key style, sounds great! What a lovely way to have a bridal luncheon!

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  7. what a fantastic idea! i wish it was still in the low 80's. i can't handle these 96+ days. thanks for sharing!

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  8. This looks like it was a fantastic event! A perfect way for everyone involved to relax before the big day.
    Also, I am a serious fan of your parents' pool!

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  9. um, invite me over to your parent's house next time you're in town please!

    that looks like the most fun afternoon!

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  10. Amazing! That looks to be the best bridal shower ever! With pedicure by a pool? Insanely jealous right now!

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  11. Looks like so much fun!! can't wait to see more photos of the wedding!

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  12. what a great idea for a shower! looks like it was a beautiful afternoon.

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  13. this event looks soo awesome!! beautiful!!

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  14. A lovely day indeed! Great pictures!

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