I Am The Mother Of A Married Woman

My daughter, Alicia is now married. The wedding was better than we imagined. The time spent together with family, friends and new family and friends was amazing.

Everything went beautifully. I’m proud to have Scott as my son (in-law) now and am so happy for them both. They love each other and I look forward to their future together as husband and wife.

The best thing about the ceremony and the reception is that their personalities shone through. Every facet of it was planned with care and it showed. We even attended a bowling party in the evening after the reception. If that doesn’t prove that this was something special, I don’t know what will.

Here’s a few photos that I have to share with you until the photographer’s ones come out:

img_2474This was at the hotel where many of us stayed. After a long day of flying and driving, it was a welcome sight.

img_2490The bridal party. Isn’t the gown gorgeous? Peanut is the Junior Bridesmaid and is on the very right.

img_2494 I took this while a bunch of people were taking photos.  They were getting confused as to whose camera to look at. Don’t blame them!

I ended up crying a few times. First, when I saw Alicia in her wedding gown, then when I pinned a special “new” item on her that meant a lot to us and when I placed her veil on, I totally lost it. During the ceremony, when my husband walked her down the aisle, I was sobbing and continued to do so for the first few minutes. But, then I was able to enjoy it all. And it was so worth it.

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Connie Roberts

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Living in the Tampa Bay area, I'm lucky enough to see beautiful sunsets almost every day. Although life can be difficult at times, focusing on the positive and being with my family is what gets me through.

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  1. 1

    Congratulations to the entire family :) The photos of your daughter in her gown are gorgeous.
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  2. 2

    Congratulations to you entire family! Looks absolutely gorgeous! Glad everything went well, and Peanut looks beautiful in the soft sun-shiney Yellow!
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  3. 3

    I found pictures. HOW LOVELY> I am so proud for her, Connie, she truely looks happy and that is all we ever really want. I am so glad I came by, just left post for contest on other site on the post
    Mother Of The Bride Responsibilites and said I wanted to see pictures- wow can’t remember the last time a wish was granted so fast! lol IF I had know I would have asked for money!!!
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  4. 4

    Congratulations. :-)
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  5. 5

    Congratulations and isn’t it great to be crying tears of joy every once in awhile?!? Thank you for sharing this special day with us. May the happy couple be blessed with a long and happy marriage!
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  6. 6

    Congrats to the new couple….
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  7. 7

    Oh yea! I’m excited for you for this fun time in you life! Congrats.
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  8. 8

    Awwwwww, Connie! She’s gorgeous! I wish them the very best in their new life together!
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  9. 9

    My eyes are dry now, I can type,, lol
    Absolutely beautiful!
    Her dress, the flowers, the colors .. can’t wait to see the rest!
    Congratulations you wonderful mom you!!!
    xo
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  10. 10

    She looks amazing! I’m glad you stopped crying long enough to enjoy the wedding.

    Congratulations and I hope they have a happy life together. :)
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  11. 11

    Oh, she was a beautiful bride! Congratulations to the bride and groom and to the whole family :)
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  12. 12

    Beautiful! I don’t think I have ever seen a yellow themed wedding! How unique! The dress is pretty, and Peanut looks adorable. I love Alicia’s hair!