Our Wedding: The cocktail hour
Rich and I wanted to take advantage of our small guest count and use a cocktail hour to welcome our guests in lieu of a receiving line. After we signed our marriage certificate, we took some photos with Em outside as our guests grabbed a drink from the bar and made their way to the spacious patio at 1316 Jones Street. Maggie and Brett, my bridesmaids, handed each guest a packet of biodegradable heart-shaped confetti at the patio door.
Rich and I made our grand entrance to the cocktail hour as our energetic guests showered us with confetti. The pictures perfectly capture the fun and excitement of that moment.
John Hansen and Steven Gregory, two of my good friends, entertained everyone with a variety of our favorite songs. They even surprised me with a few of their choices and brought tears to my eyes. Their music added so much to the atmosphere.
Rich and I have many great memories of eating at nice restaurants. We have our local favorites, and we always center our trips around well-known and innovative eateries. As self-proclaimed foodies, we spent a lot of time picking out the following canap