Friday, October 22, 2010

Ring Bearer, Part 2

Last Saturday we spent a wonderful day at the wedding of my youngest brother Mark and his fiancee Marci. Marci has been like a member of the family for a long time, so it was a great day, and it turned out beautifully. Wyatt got to be a ring bearer for the second time in a month! I was requested to walk him down the aisle, as he clung to Marci and wouldn't let go during the rehearsal the night before. ;)

It ended up being a gorgeous fall day, so at least Wyatt could somewhat run around outside (although not too far) while pre-ceremony pictures were being taken. When the wedding started, I walked Wyatt down the aisle, and bribed him with peppermint candies to sit quietly. Which KIND of worked, until it was time for me to go up and do a reading. I was worried about what he would do, and while I was at the front I kept hearing, "No! Come back!" along with lots of "Shhhhhhhhh!" (from Daddy). :-/ Other than that, it all went on without a hitch, and I was a bit relieved when it was all over (because keeping a three year old quiet at a wedding, ahem...MY three year kind of stressful, and I was looking forward to the reception!).

Wyatt had refused to take a nap the day before the wedding and had been up late at the rehearsal dinner...and obviously couldn't nap the day of the wedding, so we had a very tired ring bearer on our hands. And we spent a good portion of it tag-teaming to avoid melt-downs. But we managed to have a great time anyway, and here are some pictures to prove it! Enjoy!

Mark's side of the family before the ceremony - Eric, myself, Wyatt, Mark, Mom, Brian, and Stefanie.

Brian, myself, Mark, and Mom.

Wyatt with Uncle Mark...

...and another one...

...and another one because he looked so adorable.

Wyatt and I walking down the aisle.

Cute moment between Wyatt and Daddy.



Congratulations Mark and Marci! Love you guys!!!

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