Monday, May 23, 2011

Wedding Recap


If you've been reading PSA Stamp Camp for the last few months, you already know all about Susan and Luke getting married on May 21st.    Half a dozen posts were devoted to the couple, from the engagement party, couples shower, invites, and bachelorette party.  All of those events lead up to one of the best weddings I have ever been to.  Here is a recap of The DeLano wedding.


In a word, it was REAL.  No, not surreal.  Real.  It was the most authentic and genuine wedding I have ever been to.  The evening was truly about two people who are madly in love, wanting to share and celebrate with their family and friends.  It took place in Lenox, Massachusetts.  The ceremony and reception in the home where she grew up in, set against the gorgeous Berkshire Mountains.






With her two best friends Laura and Becca, she dressed in her gown in the room she slept in for almost 20 years.  The ceremony performed by a family friend in the garden, Susan wearing a slightly altered version of her mother's wedding dress.








We feasted on the tastiest smoked turkey, beef tenderloin, ham, smoked salmon, tomatoes and mozzarella, homemade potato salad, Italian meats and the most luxurious tray of cheeses you ever did see.  Cake was forgone and served instead was a giant cannoli.  Guests stuffed ricotta deliciousness into their own!  We drank oodles of wine (with a picture of Susan & Luke on the exterior) and danced for hours and hours in the living room.







Bridezillas everywhere please take note.  It's not about engraved invitations, having the reception at the Plaza, wearing Vera Wang, the sushi bar or the chocolate fondue fountain.  It really is all about the two people getting married and having the night of your life with close friends and family. 

Mike and I sure did have fun!  Thanks Susan & Luke and congrats to you.  Have fun in Greece!

37 comments:

  1. Looks like it was a lot of fun. TFS. And you are so true about it being about the people in love, and having a blast.
    Hugs,
    Melissa D
    mkds312@hotmail.com
    sleeplesswonder.blogspot.com

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  2. Such a sweet sounding event. As the mother of five girls I dream of genuine, heartfelt celebrations such as these!

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  3. Thanks for sharing. Beautiful pics. And how special to have the ceremony and reception at her childhood home.

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  4. Looks like a fabulous wedding!!!

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  5. what a wonderful celebratin you were part of. Beautiful and I love the use of the word Real.

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  6. visiting from tatertots and jello! thanks for the giveaway!

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  7. Ahh, just what a wedding should be about! Sounds and looks like a wonderful time. Congrats to the beautiful couple! :D

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  8. I hope people left feeling the same way about my wedding. That was a very sweet tribute to a very important day!

    Also, I'm here visiting from the 1825 girls -- thanks for the giveaway!

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    Following along for the ride : )

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  10. Gorgeous pics! - I'm here from 1825.

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  11. Loving this idea! "The Girls sent me!

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  12. The girls from eighteen25 sent me and what a beautiful garden to have a wedding in!

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  13. The girls sent me. Love the blog.

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  14. The girls sent me! As a new mom and wife crafting is my life line, so are wonderful blogs such as this!

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  15. I'm your newest follower, The girls sent me :)

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  16. I'm visiting from eighteen25. The girls sent me!

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  17. the girls sent me and i'm now a follower! :)

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  18. congrats! I miss MA, used to live in Cambridge. Jen sent me from TT&J!

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  19. The girls from eighteen25 sent me and now I'm a follower!

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  20. I am coming from the eighteen25 blog and am now a follower of your blog. Thanks for the chance to win this great giveaway!

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  21. The girls from eighteen25 sent me over! Such great stuff you have here!

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  22. sent over from "the girls" at eighteen25! so happy to have found you!

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  23. the girls from eighteen25 sent me! lovely wedding. thanks for the giveaway! i hope i get it...no psa dealers here in idaho yet :(

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  24. Girls from 1825 blog sent me, Just saying hi! What a beautiful and fun wedding. I hope i win, I love this. :)

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  25. The girls from eighteen25 sent me over!

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  26. Beautiful! Thanks to the girls at eighteen25!

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  27. new follower from eighteen25! really great wedding idea.. i love home weddings!

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  28. What a beautiful wedding!! I'm a follower and popped over from Eighteen25.

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  29. That's my kind of wedding! Thanks to the girls at eighteen25 for sending me over

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  30. HI, can't wait to check out more of your blog! "The eighteen25 girls" sent me!

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  31. Sent over from eighteen25. Fabulous wedding.

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  32. Guess what? Another eighteen25 follower who was sent your way. I love your blog and the wedding!

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  33. Hi! The girls from eighteen25 sent me. Lovely wedding! Happy endings are so great...or should I say new beginnings. :)

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  34. beautiful. just stopping by from eighteen25 and glad i did:-)

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