• Blain & Jaime’s Wedding

    June 19, 2011

    Yesterday was such a whirlwind, but a fun whirlwind! After attending the Saratoga Brewfest, a friends’ wedding was next on our agenda.

    The church were the ceremony was held was only about 15 minutes away from the brewfest, so Mal and I changed into our nice clothes in the parking lot and drove straight there. (We’re classy like that.)

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    Our friends Blain and Jaime got married at a beautiful Catholic church.

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    The bride was absolutely stunning! Jaime’s grandfather walked her down the aisle.

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    Just married!!!

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    The reception had movie theme to it! So fun!

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    During the cocktail hour, I munched on a ton of appetizers. I was starving!

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    After drinking beer all afternoon, I decided not to drink at the reception. I just wasn’t feeling the booze. (I know, I’m as surprised as you are!)

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    Even still, Mal and I had a blast at the wedding!

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    Mr & Mrs!

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    For dinner, we enjoyed a Farm & City Salad, which was made with baby field greens, sharp cheddar cheese, walnuts, Granny Smith apple slices, and a honey Dijon vinaigrette. I definitely want to recreate this salad at home.

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    For my entrΓ©e, I had the Sirloin Steak, which was served with horseradish mashed potatoes and asparagus. I also ate a piece of wedding cake, but I never snapped a photo of it. It was marble cake with strawberry filing, buttercream frosting, and it was totally to die for!

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    With the happy couple!

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    I’m so glad we were able to celebrate Blain and Jaime’s big day with them. They’re the best!!

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    { 47 comments… read them below or add one }

    erica June 19, 2011 at 6:58 pm

    awww, looks like a great wedding!
    …did the bride remove her cap sleeves for the reception?

    oooh, chocolate fountain. yum.


    ananda June 19, 2011 at 6:59 pm

    Lovin your black and white dress


    lynn @ the actor's diet June 19, 2011 at 7:01 pm

    yay movie theme weddings! no surprise, i had one – except mine was in a movie theater (and we got married to a film)


    Tiffany June 19, 2011 at 7:09 pm

    Which film, Lynn?? That’s awesome!


    lynn @ the actor's diet June 19, 2011 at 7:17 pm

    @Tiffany: it was a bunch of wedding scenes from movies that we edited – everything from “muppets take manhattan” to “the princess bride.” then, for the “ceremony” we had charlie chaplin “marry” us using title cards.


    Tiffany June 19, 2011 at 7:20 pm

    @Lynn–how clever and fun!! I wish I had thought of such a unique ceremony for myself. πŸ™‚
    How long have you two been married now?


    Meghan @ StruggleMuffins June 19, 2011 at 8:38 pm

    @Tiffany: that’s so sweet and personal – and the Princess Bride is just perfection.

    Lauri (Redheadrecipes.com) June 19, 2011 at 7:13 pm

    I love weddings! And wedding food…

    I also LOVE your dress!! I’ve been really into black&white lately!


    Crista June 20, 2011 at 1:27 am

    @Lauri (Redheadrecipes.com): that’s funny I was going to comment on Tina’s cute dress! Looks like the perfect wedding wear πŸ™‚ Black and white works for everything – classy and sexy!


    Katie @ Nourishing Flourishing June 19, 2011 at 7:14 pm

    We are uber-classy too. The car is far too often my changing room… πŸ™‚


    Pam June 19, 2011 at 7:16 pm

    What a beautiful wedding! Love the bride’s dress!!


    Lauren at Keep It Sweet June 19, 2011 at 7:17 pm

    Congrats to your friends, looks like a wonderful celebration!


    Ellie@fitforthesoul June 19, 2011 at 7:30 pm

    that’s a really unique theme~I think? I haven’t been to many weddings with actual themes, but this is cute πŸ™‚ Great job with moderation Tina! hehe


    Natalie @ will jog for food June 19, 2011 at 7:35 pm

    Looks like such fun wedding! That is the tallest chocolate fountain ever.


    Kelly @ Laughter, Strength, and Food June 19, 2011 at 7:44 pm

    Weddings are so much fun! I don’t have one to go to until November and I’m dying! Glad you had a great time! πŸ™‚


    Averie @ Love Veggies and Yoga June 19, 2011 at 8:10 pm

    Congrats to the happy couple!! πŸ™‚


    Katie @ peacebeme June 19, 2011 at 8:20 pm

    What a beautiful church!


    Jessica June 19, 2011 at 8:36 pm

    I love her dress! So beautiful! The food looks delicious too.


    Meghan @ StruggleMuffins June 19, 2011 at 8:43 pm

    Love the film theme! The wedding cake sounds fabbie, I could totally handle something along those lines right now.
    ps. Happy Birthday!


    Kathleen @ Kat's Health Corner June 19, 2011 at 8:55 pm

    How beautiful!


    Gina @ Running to the Kitchen June 19, 2011 at 9:02 pm

    Fun day…brewfest + wedding!


    Lauren @ What Lauren Likes June 19, 2011 at 9:10 pm

    Love the dress(es) πŸ™‚ and the choc fountain (best invention ever.)


    Andrea @ Run, Eat, Date, Sleep June 19, 2011 at 9:15 pm

    Did she have 2 dresses or did she take off the sleeves for the reception?Love it!


    katie @ KatieDid June 19, 2011 at 9:42 pm

    wow that worked perfectly with the brewfest and wedding being the same weekend. Weddings are so fun, looks like a really great weekend you had.


    Ashley @ Coffee Cake and Cardio June 19, 2011 at 10:22 pm

    Beautiful church, beautiful bride, and awesome food! I love weddings. The movie theme is so cute πŸ™‚


    Wendy Irene June 19, 2011 at 10:30 pm

    Congratulations Blain and Jaime!! Wishing you a lifetime of love!


    Molly @ RDexposed June 19, 2011 at 10:38 pm

    If you’re going to do sleeves, capped sleeves are the way to go. Unless you’re Kate Middleton. Then you can do a turtle neck and still look gorgeous!


    Robyn @ Blueberries and Oats June 19, 2011 at 11:02 pm

    I love weddings! Everything is so beautiful and everyone is happy. =) They seriously are the best celebrations! Congratulations to the happy couple.


    Michelle (The Runner's Plate) June 19, 2011 at 11:02 pm

    I heart weddings–especially when the couple are good friends!


    Annette @ EnjoyYourHealthyLife June 19, 2011 at 11:07 pm

    OKay I totally love your dress! YAH for beautiful weddings to attend πŸ™‚


    Kate (What Kate is Cooking) June 19, 2011 at 11:26 pm

    Looks like a beautiful wedding! That movie theme is a really cute idea.


    Christine (The Raw Project) June 20, 2011 at 12:08 am

    What a fun wedding with the movie theme, cute!


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    Sarah@The Flying ONION June 20, 2011 at 7:13 am

    I love weddings! So fun! πŸ˜€


    Miranda @ Working Mom Works Out June 20, 2011 at 7:15 am

    Very classy πŸ˜›

    And that church is GORGEOUS. I’m glad you guys had fun. You looked beautiful… So did Mal πŸ™‚


    Heather @ Health, Happiness, and Hope June 20, 2011 at 7:20 am

    What a beautiful wedding! That church looks so impressive and what a neat theme for the reception. I’ve heard of some pretty “out-there” wedding themes, but this one sounds really fun!


    Joelle (On A Pink Typewriter) June 20, 2011 at 7:22 am

    I love weddings! They always fill people with such joy…. and, of course, an excuse to dance like a fool. πŸ˜‰ It looks like you guys had a great time!


    Khushboo June 20, 2011 at 7:32 am

    Oh that salad sounds good, and I have all those ingredients at home- will defo be recreating it at home ! I’m kinda glad you didnt snap a pic of the cake, the description alone is making me drool ;)!


    Chelsea @ One Healthy Munchkin June 20, 2011 at 7:46 am

    Beautiful wedding! And that salad does look amazing – apples and cheese pair so well together!


    Katherine: Unemployed June 20, 2011 at 7:47 am

    blain is a hot name! just saying πŸ˜‰


    Catherine@happinessafterheartache June 20, 2011 at 8:12 am

    Makes me want to get married all over again. And have a DISNEY THEME! Ha!


    Carey @ Positively Blonde June 20, 2011 at 8:33 am

    Lol love how you all changed in the parking lot! I’e changed in my car many a time too!


    Jordan @ foods sweat and beers June 20, 2011 at 8:55 am

    Beautiful celebration, and the food looks SOOOO mouthwatering! Too bad it’s only breakfast time here…. Alas, I’ll have to save the steak and asparagus for later.


    VeggieGirl June 20, 2011 at 3:19 pm

    I love the movie theme πŸ˜€


    Hilary June 20, 2011 at 8:22 pm

    Looks like a lot of fun…and food looks way better than typical “wedding food.”


    Kellie June 23, 2011 at 2:24 pm

    Love when Upstate New York gets some loving… I live about 3 hrs from Saratoga, but normally when you tell anyone you live in New York..they automatically assume NYC. Upstate New York is a beautiful place to live!


    30/4 Park Saigon June 17, 2014 at 10:10 pm

    blain is a hot name! just saying πŸ˜‰


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