so this is going to be an extraordinarily long post becauuuuuse…it’s MY SISTER’S WEDDING!:)
the gals had their hair done by gina gilfilen. she did my wedding hair and she’s AWESOME. any of my future brides, i’d definitely
i’ve always been jealous of ali’s perfect complexion.
the boys chilled at casa de pace.
this is my brother in law ben! he looks so serious…no worries, he’s not.
my mom and dad used to handcraft wooden names at fairs when we were little. each of us still has ours hanging in our bedroom.
mine has been glued back together in several places :-O oops! i played hard when i was little. oh yah, nonni and poppi, i fully expect one of
these this coming new year!!you better go oil the saw!
my mom putting on earings of her last bride! sniff sniff.
so ali and ben bought a house. every time we go there, ben has to show us how he’s going to stand each morning with his cup of coffee
gazing out at his land. HA. be sure to call me that first morning and let me know how it goes.
ali waiting upstairs to reveal herself to benjamen.
the ‘grand staircase’ reveal.
ben gave ali the diamond necklace she is wearing. it was his mom’s from when he was little. cindy was very proud to see ali
wearing it that day!
the four of us went to the park to shoot some before the rest of the gang got there. those last few moments before everything gets crazy, is
the time you remember why the stress the past year was worth it!
isn’t she beautiful.
you all know this kid. ella, our niece (ali’s god daughter).she was soooo excited to be a princess that day. how quickly did you notice
her hand? lol. awesome
ali got her pink wedding she’s always dreamed of!
ben with his boys. some of those guys told some pretty hilarious stories about ben over the weekend. thanks for sharing
this is adam’s take on the classic reservoir dogs.
ella and samantha. ali watched samantha grow up in rhode island. since she moved home it’s been so hard for ali not to see her everyday.
we were so glad they made it!
breathtaking. i told ali just before she walked up. pull it together! and remember pretty cry face! not ugly cry face!! lol.
she did much better than i did. britt and i were a mess :-/
i love this.
so cool. i really do have to give adam props for shooting the entire ceremony by himself. but i’m not going to lie, i knew where he was
at all times. lol.
hahahahahhahahahahahaha. NEVER GIVE YOUR FRIENDS BIRDSEED TO THROW AT YOU!!! terrible idea. sounded cool. but the picking birdseed out of our hair for
2 days, not so cool. ben was being pelted with full untied bags. ali had lbs down her dress. it was hilarious. did you notice im having a good ole time nailing her?
that was for making me shoot her wedding in heels and a dress.yer welcome.
cheers to the nunerys!
something very cool about this picture.
dave, ben’s dad cuttin the rug with my 91 year old grandma!! get it grandma!
um yes, they liked my speech. this might have been after i referred to ben mistaking me for ali after they moved in last year.
meet sarah, ben’s sister. she made this beautiful cake…then ali thought she might want to taste how good her cake really was. i ate it
everyday for a week after. sarah, it WAS GOOOOD.oh yah, sarah was even awesome enough to dye the inside hot pink to surprise ali!!
well the past year of planning came to a great end! poor ali and ben had some major complications (everything but troubles between the
two of them!) the few weeks leading up to their wedding. most people would have had a nervous break down, truly i have no idea how they
got through it. i don’t think anyone could have enjoyed a honeymoon like they must have!! everything came together so beautifully,
especially that bride. as i sat here sifting through images i kept saying to adam…”seriously, ali is so pretty”. he kept saying, ‘I KNOW, you
told me!” lol. it was so much fun watching her inner “martha stewart” surface and plan each detail. since she lives with us, i was always
hearing about new details. it was like planning a wedding again, but not having the stress and worry attached! way more fun to be a MOH if
you ask meand i’m so excited to finally call ben a brother. now if we can just get ella to say, “uncle ben, go make me some rice!” he will
finally be an official part of our family! remember, him and pat own Powerhouse and we all couldn’t be prouder of his skills (& magic)! ben
fits right in with my jokes and usually it’s a race to throw in our one liners. haha. anywho, although i joked about being maid of honor AND
photographer all day, it was still an awesome experience. i felt bad because at some points i knew i should be getting a shot, but instead i
thought it was more important to be there assisting ali in the moment. and even some points my preggo nausea got the best of me and i
couldn’t DO EITHER job!! lol. we were honored that you wanted us to shoot your wedding instead of anyone else. it’s very flattering when
someone thinks so highly of our work. we love you guys. and even though your house rehab will be done soon and you will be moving out, i
really wish you could stay!! i’m going to miss all our nights of laughter. good luck nunerys! we are over 3 mths now which means you have
less than 6 mths to get pregnant, hurry up!heart smelli (your favorite lil sis) and adam (your favorite luchidor).