Monday, September 14, 2009

Married: Rachel + Jeff - Hearth Room in Webster Groves

Rachel + Jeff had such an intimate, romantic wedding.



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I LOVE when my couples do a First Look.
A First Look is when the bride and groom agree to see each other BEFORE the ceremony. I think it's pretty awesome. They get some quiet time together when they can share a few moments without the hustle and bustle.....and it's just them. A chance to relax and take a deep breath between the craziness of wedding day activity and refocus back on the importance of this moment. I think it's pretty special.

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Rachel and Jeff thought this would be the perfect time to exchange their wedding gifts for each other too.
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The ceremony was outside. The weather was gorgeous!

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Their daughter Ellenore. She practically stole the show....she was just sooo adorable.
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I think Ellie was pretty happy with the whole event.
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This shot below is my FAVORITE.

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They are such a darling family!!!!

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What a handsome group of guys!
Here's another great idea . . . the guys wore suits instead of tuxes (and they get to keep the suits).
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I LOVED her hair. It fit her style and personality PERFECTLY!!!!
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Rachel has an amazing smile...it's very bright and infectious.
You see her smile and it wants to make you smile.
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Aren't they adorable?!?!
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The lovely ladies.
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I was blown away by the fact that Rachel MADE her own wedding cake.

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Since they had a dessert reception, there was a cheesecake for each of the tables.
These served as the centerpieces. And get this....she MADE ALL of the cheesecakes.

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Doesn't that make your mouth water.


Here is their slideshow.
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1 comment:

Carolyn Burke said...

I enjoyed performing the ceremony. Your photographs really capture the moments.

Carolyn Burke, Wedding Celebrant