Thursday, October 24, 2013

Megan and Skyler

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Every one of my siblings has had BIG life changes this year.  First babies, new jobs, big moves, adding sisters to the family, and now adding the last brother-in-law.  Megs got married last week!  Skyler is officially the favorite brother-in-law because he can get the other brothers-in-law sports equipment at manufacture price.  And he's tall.  They like that.

It was a delight to see Megan so obviously excited.  She plays things very close to the chest!  In fact, when they were dating I got an email from her asking me to look at a few wedding dresses and give her my opinion.  I wrote back and said, "Did I miss something?" to which she replied, "It's for the wedding Sky and I are planning."  I said, "For who????"  Ha ha!  The two of them are very sweet to each other, it was fun to see her like that.

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And hanging out with the family was an added bonus!  We only had a few days together, but I wanted every second with them.  My nephews and niece were all-stars.  Every time I did a head count for my kids, they were chasing them about, taking them on adventures, and keeping them happy.

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(Bennett, Whitney, Abbey, Parker, Spencer, & Hayden)

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Megan and Skyler had a dinner and reception the night before, so Saturday was all about the temple ceremony.  It was nice to have the whole morning to get down there, enjoy the temple grounds, and spend time together without rushing to get back to a reception.

Megan has always had a special place in my heart.  And by the looks of the people surrounding her that day, I think she has that effect on a lot of people.  We were laughing about how none of us could remember ever, ever fighting with her.  Allison sheepishly said, "I think I got mad at her once and sat on her."  She still felt bad about it!  I've never heard her say something bad about someone, she is a loyal friend and sister, a talented athlete, and beautiful person.  In a family that is pretty go-with-the-flow, she is definitely the easiest going.  As little hiccups would come up over the weekend, she would just shrug her shoulders and move on.  If there is an opposite of a bridezilla, she's it.  I love being around her, that is one lucky guy!

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Carmen said...

Oh my goodness, the girls are just awesome {love the blazers}

Nicole said...

What a beautiful day! Megan looks so happy - much deserved. (And you look like you got some good exercise, eh? Chasing kids around unfamiliar places is the best.)

melissa said...

Thank you so much for posting these! She was the cutest baby and now she's the prettiest bride. Everyone looks great in their blazers. Love it!

Danette said...

Again, you win the cutest family award!

The Hodsons said...

Congratulations to Megan! She is still 10 in my head so when I see these pictures of a beautiful bride I have to remember that a lot of time has passed. Your family is so adorable! Thanks for sharing Ash!

Jennie Tranter said...

What a magical day you had, from the looks of your pictures! Megan is gorgeous, and I can't believe how grown up your niece and nephews are! Holy smokes!