9.11.2011

Big BIG News

I've posted about having commitment issues with my blog in the past, but my little hiatus is well justified this time. Promise! So, where have I been? Well...

ANDREW & I GOT MARRIED!

Pretty wild, huh? We've been together for over 4 years and totally love each other to death so logically we went to the courthouse and got married. BECAUSE. I didn't change my name, though, we're kind of considering changing both of our names to Santosquez or Velatos because why not? We hired the best wedding photographer we could find: Self Timer!



There were actually quite a few people at the marriage and civil union court. I guess September 2nd just had that something special. The judge who married us had the best name, too (Lionel Jean-Baptiste).




We had our wedding reception at State & Lake since we were downtown. You know, our party of two lunch date wedding reception:



Our minds were actually made up for quite some time about eloping. Neither of us are particularly religious or traditional, though I did, kind of, follow in my mother's footsteps. She married my father in a courthouse and it turns out she met my father on September 2nd! Now THAT is awesome. I actually had no idea until she and I spoke later that day. Like mother, like daughter I GUESS.

33 comments:

  1. Oh my Gawd this is lovely.

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  2. congratulations! you both look so happy! (and your lipstick color is all kinds of awesome.)

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  3. CONGRATULATIONS! You guys look so adorable.

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  4. Congrats! I love the new last name idea!

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  5. OH THIS IS THE BEST EVER! Congratulations... You look absolutely stunning by the way... Heres to years and years of love and happiness xo

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  6. Congratulations! You look so happy!

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  7. what a beautiful bride! :) You look so happy, CONGRATULATIONS! What a lovely couple, that last picture is amazing!

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  8. hurling multi colored sparkly rice at you!!!

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  9. I love this!! I am getting married in two months and been stressing over the dumbest stuff. Thanks for showing me how lovely is should be!

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  10. Congratulations! My husband and I also discussed both of us changing our names to something else.

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  11. that is pretty awesome! congrats!! wish you two the great years to come!

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  12. Congratulations! You sure are a pretty couple : )

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  13. Congratulations. yall are so cute together ^_^
    best wishes

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  14. Congrats!!!! I am trying to convince my bf to elope but he is not having it.

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  15. Congratulations! You two are so adorable :)

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  16. this is so exciting! Congratulations to you both! :)

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  17. Goodness, you guys! Thanks so much!!

    xoxoxo

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  18. Omg, YES! Congratulations, did you get a big diamond ring? How's the tax breaks? Love your work, James, always have. Come visit me in Cambodia, on your honeymoon.

    -Erica

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  19. Oh Happy News! Congratulations. I really love being officially/legally MARRIED! Love is the best! So happy for you.

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  20. Thank you ladies, we're really happy :)

    Erica!! I miss you so much! You have to let me know when you're back in IL.

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  21. Congratulations, Hubb Rock and I did the same thing, exactly. Court house, no name change. The married life is so sweet, ENJOY! CONGRATS AGAIN! You're beautiful!!

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