Michele’s Rehearsal Eve

Tonight we spent the evening visiting the little chapel that Michele and Eric will marry in tomorrow afternoon!

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This is my first time being in a wedding, or attending a wedding rehearsal so this is all new to me!  It was fun to walk through how the wedding will go tomorrow. Everything went very smoothly and I am sure it will be a beautiful ceremony tomorrow!

Michele used her bow bouquet that I made for her at her shower as her bouquet for walking down the aisle today!

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I was in charge of something very important during the rehearsal –

better not loose this bad boy!   

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After the wedding walk through we headed over for dinner at Brion’s Grill. Michele went to school at George Mason University so Brion’s Grill was a popular hang out spot during her time at school.

She even has a picture hanging on the wall there! 

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She was on the lacrosse team and obviously dominated. She looks fierce in this picture! Go Girl!

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When everyone arrived at the restaurant, it was time for the bride and groom to say a few words. They thanked everyone for coming and for everyone’s support.

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Then it was time for presents! Michele and Eric gave their parents presents and also gifts to those in the wedding party.

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Part of Michele’s gift to her ladies in the bridal party was that she wrote each of us poems. It was such a nice gesture and so fun and sweet too! I love mine!

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Bride and groom love at the table.

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Then it was time to eat!

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I chose the chicken marinara which included grilled chicken over angel hair pasta.  maidofhonor 047

It was a nice meal after my run this morning

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Then it was time for dessert!

Michele made this amazing groom’s cake for Eric! He is a Steeler’s fan (obviously) so it was a great cake for him!

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She did an awesome job! It turned out amazing! I was very impressed!

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It was vanilla cake filled with peanut butter mouse and chocolate icing! Yummers!

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I am off to get my beauty sleep for Michele’s Big Day tomorrow! Hair and make-up bright and early tomorrow a.m.!

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  • Reply Melissa June 27, 2010 at 10:59 am

    Michele did a great job making that cake. Even though I'm NOT a Steelers fan. (Go Patriots!)

    Have fun at the wedding! Only 1 mont til my boyfriend's brother gets married and I'm getting really psyched.

  • Reply ladypurpl June 27, 2010 at 5:22 pm

    Good Job Michele on that cake! Looks very official!
    Leslie, good getting practice for your Big Day!

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