Wedding Excitement!

Oh, what a weekend Hitty Jean has had!  There was a rehearsal at the Martha-Mary Chapel:

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The bridesmaids and groomsmen were all there, along with the betrothed couple and their parents….It was all very exciting and chaotic, and brought over a year of planning to fruition.  The Bride’s Mother was a bit overwhelmed by this, so she and Hitty Jean had a quiet, reflective moment together by the Grist Mill before heading to the Rehearsal Dinner:

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The following day was Wedding Day!  Such Joy and Relief that it was one of only a handful of perfect Wedding-Weather days New England has had this May!  The day was a blur, with so much happening, building up to the main event.  First there was lots (and lots!) of primping:

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Then there was some beautiful lace:

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And a portrait with the bride – before even the groom had seen her:

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Hitty Jean was thrilled to be a flower girl, though she was a bit tiny to walk down the aisle and was instead carried (discreetly) by the Mother of the Bride.  And – oh, my –  there was a horse and carriage ride, some beautiful, witty vows, a harp playing, and lots and lots of festively dressed guests from all over the world!  Hitty Jean admits she was a bit overcome by all the excitement!  When asked what her favorite part of the wedding was, Hitty Jean had a hard time deciding.  She loved the Bride and Groom…and the dancing…and all the love amongst friends and family…but she has to admit that the Anniversary Cake* – being almost Hitty Sized – also comes in at the top!

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Congratulations, Maisy and Oles!  We love you!!!

‘Til Next Time..
❤️❤️❤️

*Anniversary Cake – Replacing the custom of saving the wedding cake’s top layer to eat on the first anniversary, an Anniversary Cake is a small, two serving replica of the full-sized cake.  (Minus the fresh flowers!)  Pretty cute!

Edit: Hitty Jean’s Rehearsal Dinner outfit and Flower Crown by Islecroft
Hitty Jean’s Flower girl dress by Kay DeMattei

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18 thoughts on “Wedding Excitement!

  1. Hitty Jean you were nearly as lovely as the bride. What a glorious celebration. The Country HIttys and myself wish the happy couple a long and joyous life together. Thank you for sharing the photos and event with us.

    • Thank you, Kjerstin! We really did luck out with the weather! Non-stop rain most of the month with a few horrendously hot days thrown in for good measure!

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  2. Hitty Jean is a superb flower girl!….and the bride is gorgeous!!!!! Fairy tale wedding…lots of love going around…it shows in every way! Congratulations to the family!!!!

  3. Hitty Jean … between your reports and mother of the bride reports we almost feel that we were there with you!! and we thank you for that…You did a superb job of giving mother of the bride opportunities to set up some special shots that included you…. you go girl…. you little wooden head you!

  4. How wonderful! Both you and the bride look stunning, Hitty Jean.

    I hope all who attended had a memorable day and wish the beautiful bride and lucky groom all the happiness in the world. Congratuations to all the family.

  5. What a lovely setting for your daughter’s wedding. She is so lovely, and the wedding gown is so sweet. It does not seem like enough years have passed since she was a little girl and now a beautiful bride. Oh my. Hitty Jean is lovely in her flowergirl dress, too.
    Blessing to the whole family.
    Celia C

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