Thursday, August 5, 2010

wedding week, part 3

on wednesday, my MOH jamie flew into town in the afternoon. we immediately took her to my sister in law's house. jamie was in her swimsuit & by the pool with a margarita in hand in record time! later that day, we ran some errands. i went to my first whole foods store - and wow. we seriously need one of those stores up here. i loaded up on some additional supplements to help kill off the ever threatening cold in my sinuses. after that, we headed to the huge mohegan sun casino to pick up some pizza. while we waited, jamie & i played some slots and she won!! pretty cool way to start her vacation. late that night, hubby & i picked up my mom from the airport.

thursday, things started picking up speed...nick's brother & his family came into town, along with my dad & jamie's husband cole. we finished making the wedding favors - aqua m&ms & five jordan almonds in little tins with red ribbon. my mom suggested the use of the five jordan almonds because it is an italian tradition (and my hubby's family is SO italian): " Five almonds signify five wishes for the bride and groom: health, wealth, happiness, fertility, and longevity." (quote from here) my mom put my father in law to work:

look at that concentration!

such precision!! :)

more to come!


Brandi said...

You picked up a pizza at a casino? Steph, that's not normal. But very cool and very funny. And your favors sound perfect -- I honestly love wedding favors I can eat. I really don't need a plastic miniature Cinderella carriage in my life (really happened).

manD said...

My friend had the same thing with the almonds! I always wonder why they had almonds at weddings...what do people with nut allergies do? ;-)