Tuesday, June 22, 2010

A Beautiful Thing

I have been to A LOT of weddings in my day - I think the count is up to 15 weddings within 15 months and I still have a few of those to go. I spend a lot of time searching blogs and if my favorites list didn't include a few wedding blogs then I wouldn't be considered a girl, you know the kind who love's sappy, girly, romantic stuff.

My favorite wedding blogs:
Style Me Pretty - on which my friend Rachel's Wedding was featured a few weeks ago. I loved being able to witness this beautiful event.
Once Wed
Lovely and Gracious
Utterly Engaged
Grey Likes Weddings
Snippet & Ink
Green Wedding Shoes

Who cares that I'm not engaged and planning a wedding. I still love to get inspired by all of these beautiful weddings.

Last weekend my friend Lindsey had one of these beautiful inspiring weddings. The ceremony was just outside a small town, which I have driven through a million times. I would never expect to find such a beautiful place in this small town.
I wish I had a better camera, but I guess these will have to do. After the ceremony we got to visit with all our friends. It's always great to see everyone since we all live in different places now.
Christi and I got a little red after partaking in my favorite summertime activity.
We had great BBQ and delicious cake. Isn't Lindesy's cake beautiful? I think she made the little flowers. In fact, I know she made them - she's so crafty!
groom's cake - he LOVES Dr. Pepper
the candy buffet - party favors!
first dance
See what I mean about the venue? It's beautiful!
And finally, a picture with the gorgeous bride! Love you, miss Lindsey! I pray that you and Khurt will have a very blessed and fruitful marriage.


West Texas

Last friday my sister and I traveled home because I had to attend a wedding and we wanted to spend father's day with our dad. We both took the friday off in order to spend an extra day at home. We left on thursday evening and drove the 6 hours home. About half-way home we got to enjoy yet another beautiful West Texas sunset.
Have you ever seen anything like it? If not, you're missing out!

On friday evening my best friend and her boyfriend, Christi and Josh, came to stay with us because they were planning on going to the wedding as well. Josh hadn't ever been to Lubbock, so Christi and I decided he needed to experience the real deal. We took him to our favorite bar, Chimy's. 
We asked him what he thought and he said "The margaritas are stronger here in Lubbock than they are at the one in Fort Worth." Of course we love the original better - who doesn't love a bar that's in an old house?! it has so much character. 

So, we're old and left the bar around before midnight. Since Josh hadn't ever seen campus we decided to give him a moon-light tour. Plus we hadn't ever taken pictures there at night so why not right?
I'm pretty sure you're not supposed to do that..
I can't believe we hadn't ever taken pictures on campus at night... I mean EVERYONE takes pictures on campus at night. I guess it just took us a few extra years.

Being back in the LBK with my Bestie is the best! Love you!!