Blake fell in love with the tire swing they had in their yard.
He fell even more in love with the flower girl, Lilly. He grabbed her hands and placed them around his neck and held onto her waist while dancing. I really don’t know where he learned that from. His parents told me later about a full-on lips kiss he planted on her as well. He’s such a ladies man!
One of my best friends from Michigan, Kristen, came to the reception as well since she lives in Cali now. I miss her so much!
We stayed at Troy’s Aunt and Uncle Whitworth’s beautiful home. The pool and jacuzzi water were really cold so Blake just dipped his toes in (this was the point where he got the lobster red sunburn).
Instead of braving the water himself, Blake utilized his Uncle Todd as his personal ball gopher. He stood lazily at the top, throwing his ball into the pool and waiting for it to be retrieved.
Our final activity in our 24-hour California excursion was a wedding gift unwrapping party for the bride and groom. We had a lot of laughs and it was really fun to get to know Jacob’s family better.
Oh my gosh! I do not know why Utah and Arizona have not discovered the beauty of Panera yet. There are always rumors of one opening down here, but until then, I just make Scott stop on our way to Disneyland every time we go.
Such a pretty wedding. I love the colour of the bridesmaid dresses and your boys look SO handsome in their little tuxes!!
It was fun seeing you and your family again. Lilly was sad to see Blake go and continues to ask when she's going to see him again. It must be love. They were so fun to watch. And I just can't tell you enough how darling you are and what a wonderful mother you are. It's been fun getting you know you and your family.
I honestly think that American men hating Panera is a cultural thing, like it's somehow ingrained in their heads that liking the food there is a girly thing. My stepdad and brother are the same way (not my dad though, he lives in FL where everyone is more health conscious so it seems like more manly men eat at Panera too).
Seba loves Panera! He was so surprised that my stepdad and brother don't like it.
PS. Congrats on still being able to do a back tuck! I'd be afraid to try!!!
There are several Panera Breads in Denver – it's only 7 hours – come visit! 🙂 (after we get home, obviously :D)
Crazy trip but nice to go to the other reception. LOVE the pics.
Oooh, I have to agree. That ribbon was sweeeet. Definitely impressed that you can still fly around like that on the trampoline. I couldn't even do that pre-kids! It was fun to see my sis on your blog. Makes me so excited for all of us to be in Cali together in a few short weeks!!!