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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

A Day In Between

Today is a day in between.  Yesterday, Rachel and I made a lot of cupcakes for the wedding on Saturday.  We made both regular and gluten free.  Cupcakes are small, so we want those celebrating with us to be able to have more than one.  Plus we did three flavors - chocolate, lemon, and yellow (vanilla).  They all got wrapped well in Press and Seal wrap and then into gallon size freezer bags.  On Friday we'll move them to the church refrigerator to thaw, and put the buttercream frosting and some fruit on top.

Similar to this but our frosting will be white, and we will have navy blue cupcake wraps around the cupcakes.

Vanilla Cupcakes with a delicious homemade berry buttercream frosting made with strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries.

Tomorrow we pick up her dress, and the flowers.  We also have to go to the restaurant store for coffee cups.

We also will likely go pick up the chafing pans and table cloths that we are renting from our friend who caters events. (She is the one who is handling our big reception in August)

Thursday will be the day to gather all the things, and begin to work on bouquets, boutonnieres, wrist corsages, and table arrangements.  Even though this wedding is small, we want it to be special, so I'm planning beautiful arrangements for the tables.  My bridal veil spirea is blooming so that will be an important base for the table arrangements!

Friday is when we will set things up at the church. Rachel and I went yesterday to discuss layout of tables and we have a plan that works!

Saturday is the big day!

I know that many of you have been praying during this time of uncertainty about their wedding.  So many changes had to be made (including the date) but we have seen God's hand at work.  Opening up our county, even, and providing a way to have a small but meaningful ceremony, the opportunity to order flowers from my suppliers, getting her braces removed at the end of this week!  Just so many things that only God could have made happen!  Thank you all for your prayers!

I'll pop in the week as I am able, and I will post a few photos from the wedding next week.  Just a peek though, as Rachel wants the majority of the photos to come from the photographer! (grin) 


  1. It's going to be a fabulous, joy-filled wedding. May every detail be taken care of in the best possible way. You'll continue to see God's hand in this. Have fun! Keep smiling...

  2. I am so excited for all of you, and I am rejoicing with you in His provision!! Praying that your week be full of joy and sweetness!!

  3. The cupcakes are so pretty. I wish your family a great time and congrats to the happy couple.

  4. How thrilling. I feel the joy in this post. Happy days...we look forward to the pics later on. The cupcakes sounds delicious.

    Brenda xox

  5. It sounds as though everything is very well organised! Hope it is a very happy day.

  6. It sounds like a lovely week, filled with all the hustle and bustle of an upcoming wedding. Enjoy it and congratulations!!

  7. Oh how exciting! I will be praying for all of you and being thankful that the wedding is happening this weekend! Have a blessed and beautiful day dear friend, HUGS!


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