Monday, October 27, 2014

An Austin Wedding

We just got back from a pretty fantastic wedding weekend in Austin. The weather was gorgeous, I got to spend time not only with my little fam, but also my mama and, of course, some uninterrupted time with my girl Angie. I can't even begin to describe how beautiful the wedding was and how amazing she hopefully some of these pics will.

We flew out Thursday morning and I have to say it continues to get easier each time with this guy. It doesn't hurt that he doesn't need a stroller and all of that other junk that you have to bring along with babies.

When we got to Austin we immediately drove to Buda, TX where we were staying, unpacked and headed to the Wimberley hills for dinner, where Angie's family had a pretty kick ass rental home for their entire family. On the way, we had Siri giving us directions because it truly was up in the hills in the middle of no where and at one point, she told us "up ahead, park your vehicle and prepare to walk the remaining distance." Seriously. If it hadn't happened to us, I wouldn't believe it either. Fortunately we realized that we had taken a wrong turn and didn't, in fact, have to walk. Because I have seen the movie 'The Hills Have Eyes' and I wasn't about to do that.

Freshly Picked Moccs (here)  //  LeapFrog LeapPad Ultra (here)

Friday morning was nice and easy, thankfully my girl isn't a bridezilla and because Cruz had been up sick all night (ended up all weekend for that matter, but you won't be able to tell because this kid is a trooper I tell you. Sick all night, smiles and partying all day), so that was needed for sure. We ran some welcome gifts to the hotels for the wedding party, hit up Starbucks, picked up some champagne for the next day and then it was time to get ready for the rehearsal.

The Duchman Family Winery was absolutely beautiful - we had been here before as a part of our bachelorette party wine tour, but didn't have a chance to really check it out. Made for a nice background for these handsome guys and about a billion other pictures. The weather couldn't have been more perfect. And dinner, an Italian restaurant at the vineyard with plate after plate of delicious family-style food and bottle after bottle of delicious wine.  Who knew Texas knew wine?!

Converse Leather Sneaks (here)

After dinner, I had a date with the bride and we headed to the house she rented for us to get ready in on Saturday and for her wedding night (bow chicka wow wow). At the house, we decided to take advantage of the hot tub to relax a bit. It was so nice catching up with her, just having her to myself for a bit. There is a reason this girl has been in my life since 1992.

Saturday was perfect...she had hired a team from Houston to come out for hair and make-up at the house, so we all got to spend the day getting to know each other, drinking champagne and getting fancy. Fake eyelashes were a must.

And Angie was gorgeous. She always is, but I couldn't believe how amazing she looked. Just see for yourself. =)

As for the harem of ladies I got to hang out with, you can see us to the right of the picture. All of us in a different hue of blue...Angie's favorite color.

And those arms. Seriously, no one should have arms that perfect. And what good is it having a best friend who is a personal trainer who lives miles and miles away? No good, that's what.

The kiddos were just too much. So adorable. And if you are in the market for the cutest little outfits for a little guy, check out this Etsy shop. I couldn't get over at how perfectly it fit Cruzer and was very well made!

And the wedding was just absolutely perfect. Angie was the most gorgeous thing, Austin was handsome as all get out and the weather couldn't have been better.  And Cruz was a dancing machine. Before the music started he told me, "mama, I'm going to dance with Montanna first and then when we get done I will come back and dance with you." Already second fiddle....

And just like that, we were back on a plane headed to Omaha. And now this boy is sick with a sinus infection, so we have that going for us. Fortunately he is still his sweet, little self.

Hope you all have a great week!

Linking up with my girl B from B Loved Boston


  1. SUCH a beautiful wedding! The bride looked absolutely gorgeous! And is that the dress you were worried about wearing? I think it looks so good! Glad you had such a fun weekend and hope that Cruz is feeling better soon!!

  2. Love all of the dresses! Did you guys pick your own color of blue?

  3. Looks like a fabulous weekend and a gorgeous wedding. I love the different blue shades and your lil man looked so handsome. What a fabulous looking family!

  4. Gorgeous bride...and beautiful wedding party!!

  5. Girl you looked stunning!! The bride was gorgeous and OMG can I please have her arms!? Your dates looked pretty dapper! :)

  6. What a gorgeous weekend! And uhm yes those arms. I envy. Poor Cruz! Hope he feels better soon!!

  7. Beautiful! You looked gorgeous in your dress and, of course, Angie did too! Sorry to hear Cruzer is feeling crummy, but glad you had a fun weekend otherwise.

  8. What a beautiful wedding! Congratulations to Angie and her new husband. I looooooved your dress! Everyone looked great. Especially loving Cruz's freshly picked mocs, aren't they the best? Hope he is feeling better. It looked like a wonderful time!

  9. OMG girl you look amazing in that navy dress!! SO pretty! And yes, totally unfair for her arms to be that perfect... I wish she could be my personal trainer! Sounds like an amazing wedding!

    <3, Pamela

  10. Such a beautiful wedding!!!!
    Poor little guy! What a weekend to get sick but what a trooper! You can't even tell he wasn't feeling well.

  11. Wait, wait, wait! Is this the dress you didn't love?!!? You look BEAUTIFUL! (and your dates are pretty handsome too!)

  12. such a pretty wedding! oh and again.... i really WANT the brides arms! ;) youre family was beautiful during this occasion.

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