When my husband and I got married, we literally threw
the wind. Trying to plan a wedding on a small (almost
budget, we decided to have our wedding outdoors, down by
river at a
Although the weather is usually scorching hot at that time of
the day we got married (August 26) was unusually mild, although a
I don't think the temperature ever rose about 80 degrees that
After a short wedding ceremony and lots of wedding day
family and friends stayed around for a potluck picnic. We
afford anything fancy, and knowing how much our families enjoy
together for picnics and barbecues, we knew they wouldn't at all
My husband's aunt made a beautiful wedding cake for us, my mom
the sandwich fixings (hoagie rolls, lunch meat, and cheese from
and everyone else brought stuff to drink, salads, chips, and
Everyone pitched in to help and we all had a great time. My
and uncle even brought their brand new motor home for us to
After a wonderful lunch, cleanup was a breeze, and my husband
were off to the mountains for a quiet weekend alone.
Rachel Paxton is a freelance writer and mom who is the author of
What's for Dinner?, an e-cookbook containing more than 250 quick
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