Jana
Savvy July 2019

bam 7.13.19

Jana, on October 29, 2019 at 4:26 PM Posted in Married Life 1 16
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Talk about a whirlwind! I couldn't have asked for a more perfect day though. Everything went smoothly, the entire day was laid-back and fun, and I dare say I don't look too shabby in my dress for being newly pregnant with our 4th boy. 馃槑

In lieu of bridesmaids and groomsmen, we had our wedding party do other jobs. Readings, flower girls and boy, running music (our ceremony and reception venues had sound systems accessible via Bluetooth, so we just created our own playlists that we had a friend run instead of a dj), etc. Our 3 boys were security and they took their job VERY seriously...as in we had to talk them down from tasers and offer handcuffs instead. In addition to walking me down the aisle, my dad also handmade our unity cross.

We had guests start eating as soon as they got to the reception so they weren't waiting on us, and we were actually the last to get there and eat but everyone was already fed and therefore in a great mood.

Instead of cake we had glazed donuts and candy, and instead of favors we packed little pails with stick-on tattoos at all the tables. We had about a million little kids in attendance and they were all covered head to toe by the end of the night. Even the adults were getting in on the fun.

There was no bouquet toss, dance, or speeches. Simply everyone hanging out having a great time. We still have guests telling us that we had the best wedding food they've ever eaten, and the most fun and unique wedding they'd ever attended.

All in all we had about 130 guests, and I think the grand total for everything came to just under $15,000.

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16 Comments

Latest activity by Cl铆odhna, on November 5, 2019 at 10:10 AM
  • Cyndy
    Rockstar May 2019
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    Congratulations! Beautiful pictures!
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  • Futuremrsconroy
    Devoted November 2019
    Futuremrsconroy
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    Congratulations! That getting ready booty pic is scandalous!! Love it!! So happy for you. My wedding is in 17 days, I cannot wait to do my own BAM!
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  • Ruth
    Dedicated September 2021
    Ruth
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    HOT!! 馃敟馃敟馃敟
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  • Cristy
    Master May 2021
    Cristy
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    Congratulations!! Wow! Everything is gorgeous!! You look really beautiful! And your little guys are adorable!! Congrats on #4!

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  • Patricia
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    Patricia
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    Girl !!!!!! those are awesome candid photos and your family is Beautiful .... Love love it
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  • Janiya
    Super June 2020
    Janiya
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    Congratulations! Everything looked BEAUTIFUL!

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  • JEANIE
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    JEANIE
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    Congrats! Everything looked beautiful! You're definitely one hot mama!
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  • Fenja
    VIP August 2021
    Fenja
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    I love your hair! It's so pretty! Congratulations!

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  • Hannah
    Dedicated October 2020
    Hannah
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    Hot Mama! Congrats!

    Love the booty pic idea!

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  • MrsD
    Legend July 2019
    MrsD
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    What a fun venue! Congratulations on your wedding & pregnancy!

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  • Maddie
    Devoted October 2020
    Maddie
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    Beautiful! Congratulations!
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  • Eyonna
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    Eyonna
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    What a cool venue. Congratulations on the wedding and pregnancy.

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  • Melle
    Legend June 2019
    Melle
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    Congratulations
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  • Susan
    Devoted October 2021
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    Congratulations and here's to your happily ever after!

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  • Sin茅ad
    WeddingWire Administrator January 2025
    Sin茅ad
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    You looked so beautiful Jana!! Congratulations to you both!

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  • Cl铆odhna
    WeddingWire Administrator January 2030
    Cl铆odhna
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    This sounded like a wonderful day, Jana!

    Congrats Smiley ring

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