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Old 02-15-2010, 02:55 PM   #16
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I'll get back to posting as soon as the pictures arrive, but in the mean time here's the link to our proofs! Password is unger.
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Old 02-18-2010, 02:32 PM   #17
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I'll get back to posting as soon as the pictures arrive, but in the mean time here's the link to our proofs! Password is unger.
Your pictures are gorgeous! Thanks for sharing!!
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I loved the slideshow. Especially th epics in b/w. I felt I was watching a vintage moment.
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I've eaten at 29 out of 73 table-service restaurants at Walt Disney World (40%)
I've eaten at 4 out of 18 signature restaurants at Walt Disney World (22%)
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Here's my list!

THEME PARKS
  • ANIMAL KINGDOM PARK
    • Flame Tree BBQ
    • Pizzafari
    • Rainforest Cafe
    • Restaurantosaurus
    • Tusker House
    • Yak & Yeti Counter Service
    • Yak & Yeti
  • Disney's Hollywood Studios
    • '50s Prime Time Cafe
    • ABC Commissary
    • Backlot Express
    • Brown Derby
    • Catalina Eddie's
    • Fairfax Fare
    • Feel the Force VIP Package (Fireworks Dessert Party)
    • Hollywood & Vine
    • Mama Melrose's
    • Min & Bill's Dockside Diner
    • Rosie's All-American Cafe
    • Sci-Fi Dine-In
    • Starring Rolls Cafe
    • Studio Catering Company
    • Toluca Legs Turkey Company
    • Toy Story Pizza Planet
  • Epcot
    • Coral Reef (Living Seas)
    • Electric Umbrella
    • Fountainview (Starbucks)
    • Garden Grill (The Land)
    • Sunshine Seasons (The Land)
    • Akershus Royal Banquet Hall (Norway)
    • Biergarten (Germany)
    • Boulangerie Patisserie (France)
    • Chefs de France (France)
    • Fife & Drum (American Adventure)
    • Illuminations Sparkling Dessert Party
    • Katsura Grill (Japan)
    • Kringla Bakeri og Cafe (Norway)
    • La Cantina de San Angel (Mexico)
    • La Hacienda de San Angel (Mexico)
    • Le Cellier (Canada)
    • Liberty Inn (American Adventure)
    • Lotus Blossom Cafe (China)
    • Monsieur Paul (France)
    • Nine Dragons (China)
    • Odyssey
    • Restaurant Marrakesh (Morocco)
    • Rose and Crown (United Kingdom)
    • San Angel Inn (Mexico)
    • Sommerfest (Germany)
    • Spice Road (Morocco)
    • Tangierine Cafe (Morocco)
    • Teppan Edo (Japan)
    • Tokyo Dining (Japan)
    • Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar (Italy)
    • Tutto Italia (Italy)
    • Via Napoli (Italy)
    • Yorkshire County Fish Shop (United Kingdom)
  • Epcot Food & Wine Festival
    • Argentina
    • Australia
    • Belgium
    • Brewer's Collection
    • Canada
    • Caribbean Islands
    • Cheese
    • China
    • Craft Beers
    • Desserts & Champagne
    • Florida
    • France
    • Germany
    • Greece
    • Hawaii
    • Hops & Barley
    • Ireland
    • Italy
    • Japan
    • Mexico
    • Morocco
    • New Zealand
    • Poland
    • Party for the Senses
    • Scandinavia
    • Singapore
    • South Africa
    • South Korea
    • Terra
  • Epcot Food & Garden Festival
    • Buttercup Cottage
    • Fleur De lys
    • Florida Fresh
    • Hanami
    • Intermissions Cafe
    • Jardin De Fiestas
    • Lotus House
    • Pineapple Promenade
    • Primavera Kitchen
    • The Smokehouse
    • Taste of Marrakesh
    • Urban Farm Eats
  • Magic Kingdom
    • Be Our Guest Lunch (Fantasyland)
    • Be Our Guest Dinner (Fantasyland)
    • Casey's Corner (Main Street USA)
    • Cinderella's Royal Table (Fantasyland)
    • Columbia Harbour House (Liberty Square)
    • Cosmic Ray's (Tomorrowland)
    • The Crystal Palace (Adventureland)
    • Diamond Horseshoe Review (Frontierland)
    • The Friar's Nook (Fantasyland)
    • Gaston's Tavern (Fantasyland)
    • Golden Oak Outpost (Frontierland)
    • Liberty Tree Tavern (Liberty Square)
    • The Lunching Pad (Tomorrowland)
    • Main Street Bakery (Starbucks)
    • Pecos Bill's (Frontierland)
    • Pinnochio Village Haus (Fantasyland)
    • The Plaza Restaurant (Main Street USA)
    • Sleepy Hollow
    • Tomorrowland Terrace (Tomorrowland)
    • Tomorrowland Terrace Wishes Dessert Party (Tomorrowland)
    • Tony's Town Square (Main Street USA)
    • Tortuga Tavern (Adventureland)
    • Frontierland Turkey Leg Cart
Water Parks
  • Blizzard Beach
    • Avalunch
    • The Cooling Hut
    • Lottawatta Lodge
    • The Warming Hut
  • Typhoon Lagoon
    • Leaning Palms
    • Lowtide Lou's
    • Surf Doggies
    • Typhoon Tilly's
    • Bodie's All American
    • Earl of Sandwich
    • Fulton's Crab House
    • Ghirardelli's
    • Marketplace Snacks
    • Pollo Campero
    • Rainforest Cafe
    • Starbucks
    • T-Rex
    • Wolfgang Puck Express
  • Pleasure Island
    • Cooke's of Dublin
    • Paradiso 37
    • Planet Hollywood
    • Portobello
    • Raglan Road
  • West Side
    • AMC 24 Pleasure Island Dining
    • Bongo's Cuban Cafe
    • Crossroads at House of Blues
    • Crossroads at House of Blues Sunday Brunch
    • Foodquest
    • Splitsville
    • Smokehouse at House of Blues
    • Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe
    • The Dining Room at Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe
    • Wolfgang Puck Express
  • West Side Food Trucks
    • Fantasy Fare truck
    • Namaste Cafe truck
    • Superstar Catering truck
    • World Showcase of Flavors truck
Wide World of Sports
    • ESPN Grill
Resorts
  • All Star Movies
    • World Premiere
  • All Star Music
    • Intermission
  • All Star Sports
    • End Zone
  • Animal Kingdom Lodge
    • Boma Flavors of Africa
    • Jiko: The Cooking Place
    • The Mara
    • Sanaa
  • Art of Animation
    • Landscapes of Flavors
  • Beach Club
    • Beach Club Marketplace
    • Beaches and Cream
    • Cape May Cafe
    • Hurricane Hanna's
  • Boardwalk
    • Big River Grille & Brewing Works
    • Boardwalk Bakery
    • Boardwalk Pizza Window
    • ESPN Club
    • Flying Fish
    • Kouzzina
  • Caribbean Beach
    • Old Port Royale
    • Shutters
  • Contemporary
    • California Grill
    • Chef Mickey's
    • Contempo Cafe
    • The Wave
    • Top of the World Lounge
  • Coronado Springs
    • Cafe Rix
    • Laguna Bar
    • Maya Grill
    • Pepper Market
    • Siesta's
  • Walt Disney World Dolphin
    • Cabana Bar and Beach Club
    • The Fountain
    • Fresh Mediterranean Market
    • Picabu Buffeteria
    • Shula's Steakhouse
    • Todd English's bluezoo
  • Fort Wilderness
    • Crockett's Tavern
    • Hoop Dee Doo Musical Review
    • Meadows Snack Bar
    • Mickey's Backyard BBQ
    • Trail's End Restaurant
  • Grand Floridian Resort and Spa
    • 1900 Park Fare
    • Citrico's
    • Garden View Lounge Afternoon Tea
    • Gasparilla Island Grill
    • Grand Floridian Cafe
    • Mizner's Lounge
    • My Disney Girl's Perfectly Princess Tea
    • Narcoossee's
    • Pool Bar
    • Victoria and Albert's
  • Old Key West
    • Goods to Go
    • Olivia's
    • Turtle Shack
  • Polynesian
    • Captain Cook's Snack Company
    • Kona Cafe
    • Kona Island Sushi Counter
    • 'Ohana
    • Spirit of Aloha Polynesian Luau
    • TambuLounge
  • Pop Century
    • Everything Pop
  • Port Orleans
    • Boatwright's
    • Riverside Mill Food Court
    • Sassagoula Flotworks & Food Factory
  • Saratoga Springs
    • Artist's Palette
    • Grandstand Pool Bar
    • Paddock Pool Grill
    • Turf Club
  • Shades of Green
    • Garden Gallery
    • Evergreen's
    • Mangino's Bistro
  • Walt Disney World Swan
    • Garden Grove Cafe
    • Il Mulino New York Trattoria
    • Kimonos Sushi Bar
    • Splash Grill
  • Vero Beach
    • Bleachers Bar and Grill
    • Green Cabin Room
    • Shutters
    • Sonya's
  • Wilderness Lodge
    • Artist Point
    • Roaring Fork
    • Territory Lounge
    • Whispering Canyon
  • Yacht Club
    • Captain's Grille
    • Crew's Cup Lounge
    • Yachtsman Steakhouse
The DVC/Timeshare Advantage
    • Cooked a quick in-room meal
    • Cooked a full sit-down meal in the villa
    • Cooked a meal using a resort BBQ grill
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Old 02-23-2010, 03:51 AM   #19
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Wow, I rarely post but I thought your photos were just wonderfull. I remember seeing your early sketches, what a talented person you are.
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Old 02-23-2010, 03:45 PM   #20
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Tuesday 12/29

We started out the morning by walking down to SBP and doing a "run-through" of the ceremony with the bridal party. A pair of pants from the rental suit which were hemmed were waiting for us upon our return. I then sent Evan over to the conference center to pick up our package of umbrellas *squee!* and called my planner, Ken, to check in for the day. I realized the night before that I had no clue when or where he was meeting us, which freaked me out, but of course they have every thing down to a science and I shouldn't have worried. My bridesmaids had decided to get appointments with the salon in the hotel for their hair rather than have me do it. Time-wise, it saved me a headache, but I think it ended up giving them one instead. We weren't exactly asking for "normal" up-do's, but I sent a vintage hairstyle book with them to help. Erin's hair went quickly, but Nicki's was near disaster. Just the front though (oddly the back was gorgeous). I was actually done and dressed before they got back and their appointments were almost an hour before mine (and they didn't get makeup!). So, I suppose that's one for the list of things I wish I had done. Had Patricia do their hair as well.
Meanwhile, the guys were getting ready and surely running amok. I got back to the room just before Patricia LeJeune got there. We got started right away, talking through what I wanted. I never found any pictures that really inspired me, so I gave her free will. She pin curled my hair up, then got to work on the make-up. By this point I was getting calls from the Bridesmaids frantically trying to figure out how we could get food since our original plan fell through (they were going to pick it up). My family was all busy, so my mother ran downstairs to grab some sandwiches. Of course, this was the point that everyone kept coming to the door, including Evan, or calling my cell for checking in.
Patricia was having a sorts of fun with my porcelain skin and kept saying I looked like a china doll . I can see it, but my skin is usually more problem than anything being too light for most foundations. But she found one that worked! Mid-way through the make-up Nathan Root showed up with Sarah, our second photographer to stand-in for Jensey. And here's where the pictures begin:






My mother returned, food in hand, and they took over her room turning it into a mini-shoot of all of my clothes. I walked in a while later to an explosion of gowns, shoes, and umbrellas. But they were having fun!

My hawaiian dress from the night before (don't know why they pulled that out!)

Wedding gown! All 12 yards of it



Patricia positioned my hairpiece (the Polly from Topsy Turvy on Etsy) which was the first official wedding item I bought.

I adored Patricia and certainly recommend her highly! I have a difficult complexion and hair which she mastered beautifully. We had all sorts of fun chats about pin-curls, finger waves, and stage makeup (I studied that in college).
Next up: getting dressed, the BMs return, and the boys get their camera time.

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Old 02-23-2010, 09:07 PM   #21
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You makeup was gorgeous!
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Old 03-05-2010, 05:16 PM   #22
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I love the umbrella shot! Isn't Patricia great? I loved her too.
Can't wait to hear more about your day!
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Old 03-06-2010, 04:15 AM   #23
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Oh My Goodness!! Your pictures are amazing!! I hope mine turn out that wonderful. Your theme was beautifully executed. I'm doing a 40's theme ceremony at SBP and hope it turns out as elegant as yours.

So your DH is deployed? What boat/ship is he on? I went to the same school, as an enlisted mechanic. That's where I met my DF (who was also enslisted, but is now an officer on the Columbus out of Pearl Harbor). Welcome to the Navy family! PM me if you ever need to chat.

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Old 03-06-2010, 08:19 AM   #24
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Oh My Goodness!! Your pictures are amazing!! I hope mine turn out that wonderful. Your theme was beautifully executed. I'm doing a 40's theme ceremony at SBP and hope it turns out as elegant as yours.

So your DH is deployed? What boat/ship is he on? I went to the same school, as an enlisted mechanic. That's where I met my DF (who was also enslisted, but is now an officer on the Columbus out of Pearl Harbor). Welcome to the Navy family! PM me if you ever need to chat.

Jenn

Thanks! I'm pretty sure you could do nothing to SBP and it would still be gorgeous!

Yep, he's on the Ike currently. Thanks for the welcome!
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Old 03-06-2010, 08:28 AM   #25
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All I have to say is, WOW!!! Gorgeous!!
I used Patricia also and just loved her! She also made me feel relaxed and she did such a perfect job with my hair and make up! We also used Kathryn Flocken and felt the same about her. One of the highlights of the event! Can't wait to hear and see more of your day.
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Old 03-23-2010, 10:35 AM   #26
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12/29 Part 2

Alright! I'm back! Or rather, my laptop is (it only took a month to fix).
Around this point things were getting hectic. The bridesmaids weren't back yet, no one in our room had eaten lunch, I was attempting to steal my gown back from the photographers, the boys kept calling us to see if we were done yet, and I was waiting for Ken to show up and hopefully take over the insanity. Fortunately, he did! He went with Nathan down to find the boys and start taking pictures of them. The florists then showed up and I finally got dressed. Seeing how they had to pin through leather to get those flowers to stay on, it's amazing no one stabbed themselves.

But the muffs turned out lovely!

Of course, there wasn't any pomp to getting dressed, my mother had gone down to get sandwiches, so Sarah helped hook me in! A few extra details and my mother got back. Thank goodness, because I was tired of answering the door (half the time it was Evan and he'd never warn me, so I took to hiding behind it when opening!). And I was starving.

I love this shot just because you can see a glimpse of Nathan in the background, trying to hide behind the door:

Shortly after, the first bridesmaid returned. I actually left before Nicki got back (that's how long her hair took!), but I do have an ever so lovely shot of Erin making a sandwich she'll forgive me for....

A few last fun shots for the photographers and I headed downstairs.




Now, in the mean time the guys had all sorts of fun. When Nathan had come back up to the room he was all excited and started showing Sarah pictures he had taken (I wasn't allowed to see them). Something about monkeys. At the beginning you can tell that they're all big goofballs that don't usually like the camera.

Especially Evan who is obviously trying hard not to smile like a 3rd grade school photo or bust out laughing.... it's hard to tell which.

But, then they loosen up and "act natural". The LAST thing I would ever prompt them to do.

The requisite "mobster" shot:


And here is where I come in. We had originally planned a different location to meet, but the light was so lovely outside. Even if it was cold.



And here is the look I get from all of my sewing projects: confusion.

I had to double check to make sure he was dressed correctly. Found a pocket welt I forgot to tack...oops. And he didn't have his jacket buttoned. Ahem.

And still confused....

A few more random shots and we move on to the staged ones:


I still wish I had found a better fabric for that coat. Too many wrinkles (but we'll blame that in part on his not buttoning it).
By this point I began to realize just how much help we would have during the day. Ken had gone over to SBP to get things started up, but we still had two people with headsets making sure everything was running smoothly with us. Somehow they knew to bring a wheelchair for Evan's dad (I don't remember asking for one, but they knew he couldn't walk well). So, they were making sure where it needed to be, when they would get there, etc. I was rather impressed!
Next we get the fun photo shoot and every one shows up! Finally!
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Old 03-23-2010, 10:59 AM   #27
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Can't wait to read more. It was freezing on the 28th I remember that well.
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Beautiful pictures!!
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I just love your style!! Everything looked so gorgeous.
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I saw your pictures posted on another post and had to check out your TR. Your pictures are beautiful, I love all the details and the vintage style.
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