A Saturday in Florence…

…Florence, Alabama that is. πŸ™‚

My cousin got married and it was gorgeous. I think I’ll let the photos do the talking, though. πŸ™‚

We arrived in Florence early to see some of the sites. This is Helen Keller’s birth place!

This is the water spout where Helen Keller had her first break through (her tutor spelled w-a-t-e-r on her hand while her hand was covered in water).

We ate lunch at this place in downtown Florence. It was completely amazing. Seriously, SO good! And the atmosphere was super cozy.

The pizza we split. Oh my gracious it was tasty! I loved it, but Christopher REALLY loved it. It’s his all time favorite pizza right now!
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“Horsing around” in downtown Florence (sorry, couldn’t help myself :P)

After exploring Florence, we got all snazzied up for the weddin’!

Two of my beautiful sisters!

The ring bearers and flower girl (recognize that precious little girl? You should, she’s my niece Kenzie!)

Kelsey’s dad escorts her down the aisle

Nick reads his vows to Kelsey

Nick’s vows were so sweet that they had Kelsey in tears (and most of the audience too, haha!)

The KISS!

Just after the kiss πŸ™‚

Kenzie waiting for the party to start!

Us being silly at the reception

Nick and Kelsey’s first dance (notice that Kelsey changed into anΒ antiqueyΒ type dress for the reception!)

Christopher and I dancing. The photographer got several of us all dancing when we were bouncing up and down and being silly so whenever I see them, I’ll be sure to share! πŸ™‚

Us with the beautiful bride and groom!

It was a beautiful wedding and a beautiful day. So happy for them! They are in New York now and then after that are headed to Italy and then Egypt. πŸ™‚

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57 responses to “A Saturday in Florence…

  1. Oooh that pizza looks so good. You look so cute in that black & white dress.

  2. Looks like so much fun! And that dress looks amazing on you!

  3. GREAT wedding pictures! Wow πŸ™‚ Everyone looks soo happy and like they are enjoying the moment! I am pretty jealous you got to see Helen Keller’s birthplace ! How awesome πŸ™‚

  4. These are such beautiful pictures!! I love Kelsey’s veil piece. So unique!!

  5. You looked amazing and so did the bride πŸ˜‰

  6. These are such pretty pictures! Rach, I love your dress and your hair too πŸ™‚ I am so jealous they are going to Egypt, what a fantastic adventure that will be!

  7. Looks like such a fun time! I love the bride’s dress.

  8. Looks fab, I love her vintage dress!

  9. Oh my goodness, that bride is beautiful!

  10. aww what a beautiful time for reals! you all glowed with joy, and i have to point out that the pun you made was the bomb. haha. “horsing around…”

  11. The dress looks fabulous on you! So pretty!

  12. beautiful wedding! you look great snazzied up! πŸ™‚ i’ve always wanted to see italy and egypt, too!

  13. You look so purtyyyy! I love that dress. Congrats to your cuzzie!

  14. Awww those are so beautiful! That looks like an amazing ceremony!

  15. you and your husband look great!!
    The wedding looks beautiful too- I love the antiquey dress the bride wore after the wedding πŸ™‚

  16. oh my gosh – (1) That pizza looks amazing, (2) Kelsey’s wedding dress was gorgeous, (2) Your dress was gorgeous, (3) Looks like you had an amazing time! Thx for sharing!

    -Tia

  17. Oh, you are just too beautiful! I love your dress! It looks like the wedding was a blast. I’m pretty fond of your cousin’s name. πŸ˜› Weddings are awesome. The pizza looks super good, too!

  18. You looks AMAZING Rach! I love the pic of you and Chris Dancing!! Your dress is stunning on you!

    And thats so cool! Hellen Kellers house was adorable! and thats so sweet kelsey teared up! AHH! I want to geet married and have a guy read me sweet words! hehe. Beautiful wedding for a BEAUTIFUL COUPLE! They better have a blast at their honeymoon! Ahh! CONGRATS to them!

  19. Looks lovely!! And I love the dress that she changed into for the reception!! And your dress as well!

  20. Congratulations to your cousin!!! It looks like such a sweet wedding. They truly look happy and that one photo of her tearing up is precious. πŸ™‚

  21. Weddings pictures are so cute! πŸ™‚

  22. Congrats to Nick and Kelsey!!!! πŸ™‚

    You are so luck y to have been able to go to Helen Keller’s home!!!! LUCKY DUCK!!!! πŸ™‚

  23. Everyone looks so beautiful in their wedding dresses! Cool honeymoon spots too… Egypt sounds awesome!

  24. Oh my goodness what a fabulous weekend. And I LOVE your dress!

  25. The south is so pretty!! What a gorgeous wedding, you all looked perfect!!!
    Hope they have a blast on the honeymoon!

  26. what a beautiful wedding! Wow, Egypt and Italy.. im jealous. πŸ™‚

  27. The bride looks beautiful! They are sure going on an AMAZING honeymoon πŸ™‚

  28. pawsitivelife

    That wedding dress in beautiful and so unique! Im glad you had a great time!

  29. Love your dress – you look stunning! I also love the whole vintage classic look Kelsey was sporting – it suited her perfectly!

    Italy and Egypt? My fiance and I are going to Italy, and I’m nervous enough that I won’t have enough time (4-6 weeks or so ;)) to take in the whole country!

  30. I love your dress, it looks so good on you!!! Glad you had such a nice time at the wedding, looks like it was fabulous πŸ™‚

  31. What a fun wedding πŸ™‚ I also love that black & white dress you were wearing – can’t go wrong with the classic color combo!

  32. What a beautiful wedding – congrats to the happy couple! I also love your dress; black and white is one of my favorite color combos.

  33. You looked beautiful! I love the bride’s veil- that is my dream veil!

  34. I LOVE all these pictures! Everything is so beautiful πŸ™‚

  35. That looks like such a fun wedding. I love the bride’s dress and hat and you look cute too!

  36. what a beauuuutiful wedding! and I love your dress/hair. πŸ™‚

    …..and you now have me craving pizza even more than I already have been for about a week. this is a problem.

  37. what a picturesque wedding with beautiful attendants. I love the happiness and life in all the photos

  38. Just beautiful Rach! I’m sorry I have been behind on blogs… loving your layout! Florence, AL is gorg!

  39. i love the photo in you horseing around LOL…and the bride is so pretty!

  40. What a gorgeous wedding!

  41. What a sweet wedding, they look so happy!

  42. Wow, what a lovely post, the photos are fabulous, that wedding extraordinary, your blog, is great! Thank you so much for sharing your happy memory making with us. Hopping over from SITS, So happy I found you. Hugs

  43. This looks like it was so much fun! The bride looks so beautiful, and I love how everything looked so vintage! I also love your hair πŸ˜€
    β™₯

  44. aw love the pictures, and that dress is so cute!!! I love outdoor weddings, and weddings in general!

  45. Amazing!! Every part. So precious and beautiful. πŸ™‚ You are on such a FUN trip! Hopefully, you are reallly in Italy and not like Italy, Kansas or something. πŸ™‚

  46. oh my, what a beautiful wedding!!! the one of your cousin crying is the best shot!!
    and you’re gorgeous, by the way

  47. So cool that you saw Helen Keller’s house!! The wedding looks completely gorgeous…as do you!

  48. Gorgeous wedding! I love her dress, and I love yours, too!
    PS that pizza looks delicious!! I want some!:)

  49. I love the bride’s hat! And that you ‘horsed’ around — I would’ve done the same thing πŸ™‚

  50. I love this! There’s so much joy and happiness radiating from everyone! Congrats to Kelsey and Nick!

    Kenzie is adorable and looks just like her auntie! And I love your dress, Rach!

    Thanks for sharing this beautiful day with us! xoxo

  51. You look beautiful in your dress!! Looks like an amazing wedding, the bride looked stunning! Love the new layout by the way πŸ™‚

  52. They look SO happy together! I love the shot just after the kiss!! Looks like an amazing time!! Love YOUR dress too!

  53. You are absolutely gorgeous!! I love your two tone dress. I always love looking at wedding pictures. They are so sweet, even if you don’t know the couple!!

  54. What a gorgeous looking wedding! I love the vintage look. πŸ™‚

    Your dress is gorgeous!!

  55. oh wow, i love wedding and that seemed liked a fab one πŸ™‚
    kenzie is adorable , i love how they get dressed up for weddings and are always snapping pictures of them ..

    ps – like your blog :3

  56. What a beatiful wedding! I love it!! πŸ™‚

  57. Love, love, LOVE the dress you wore to the wedding!!! πŸ™‚

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