Wedding Statistics and Facts: In Brief

Now, since I am so far behind in my blog due to a crunch of schoolwork that I found myself inadequately prepared to deal with, I can only be brief in my wedding day recitations.

Date: March 28, 2008

Ceremony Location: Orlando, Florida Temple, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Temperature: 75 degrees Farenheit

Officiant: James White (David’s maternal grandfather)
Attending: our families and many close friends

Mood after the ceremony: Joyful (see below)

# of Bride’s Sister’s Attending: 2

Wedding Bouquet: Ivory Hydrangeas with Moss Green Swarovski Crystals


Dress: Bellissima Bridal

David’s Suit Designer: Paul Smith

Post Wedding Lunch for the Bride and Groom: Chick-fil-A

Reception Location: Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, Disney World, Florida

Assisting the Bride in Getting Ready at the Yacht Club: Danielle Hartfield, Melissa Street

Wedding Photographer: Fred Burher (Uncle Fred)

Pre-Reception Time: 5:30-6:30

Wedding Coordinator Extraordinare: Jennifer O’Leary Hors D’ourves: Crudites selection, Seafood Fritters, Bacon-wrapped something or other (and Assorted Beverages of the non-alcoholic variety)Table Decorations: Calla Lilies

Number of Friends attending with whom I traveled to Africa: One

Reception Time: 6:30-10:30 pm
Parents of the Bride: Joseph and Marjorie Street

Parents of the Groom: Alan and Linda James

Song played as the Bride and Groom’s entrance was announced: This Time Tomorrow, The Kinks

First Dance Song: The Luckiest, Ben Folds

Number of Guest Tables: 8

Names of Guest Tables: Simba, Baloo, Pumbaa, Rafiki, Mowgli, Eeyore, Tigger, King Louie

Reason we picked these names: I liked the pictures of these characters for our chocolate place cards. Disney animal movies are the best. We were staying at the Animal Kingdom Lodge. Pick any of the above reasons.

Table where Sarah and Melissa sat: Mowgli

Reason they sat at Mowgli: They enjoy watching him in Disney parades

Centerpieces: alternating triple vases of ivory tulips, calla lilies, or hydrangeas (with hydrangea blossoms and votives spread out on table)

Tablecloths: Chocolate Brown Organza

Chair Covers: Ivory cotton, with Moss Crushed Velvet Bows

Toast Offered by: Sarah Street (also by Leslie and David as well)
Menu:

Mushroom Filled Pasta, Vegetable Sherry Broath, Leeks, Red Peppers and Gruyere, with Shittake Mushrooms

Pan Seared Crab Cake in a Lemon Caper Cream Sauce on a bed of fanned Cucumbers

Mixed Garden Grersens with Beets, Carrots, Curs, Petite Tomatoes, New England Stilton Cheese with Basil Vinagrette

Cinderella’s Ice Slipper with Rasberry Champagne Sorbet

Seared Beef Filet with Grilled Chicken in Blackberry Demi, Cous Cous with Veggies

Cinderella’s White Chocolate Slipper with Chocolate Mousse, Cream, and Rasberries on a Castle Screen Print Plate

Father/Daughter Dance: “Teach Your Children”, Crosby, Stills and Nash

Cake Flavors: Bottom Layer – Almond Cake with Ameretto Filling; Middle Layer – Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Filling; Top Level -Marble Cake with White Chocolate Filling

Consensus about the Cake: Delicious!

Entertainment: Charicature Artists and so much dancing!

Bouquet Recipient: Sarah Street

Last Dance: “Do You Realize?” The Flaming Lips

Big Finale: Confetti Canon

Summary of the Day: BEST DAY EVER!

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