Lauren & Wade’s Wedding

The day positively sparkled on November 2nd. It really did. It was brilliant, and warm, and a saturating sun spewed over onto everything. The skies were blue, the birds sang, the remaining fall colors were warm and so bright. And Lauren & Wade got married.

There’s a lot that can be said about the day, how it was heartwarming and nostalgic, and full of thought and appreciation. How memories intertwined with laughter, and thoughts that are held dear were spoken of in soft tones of love. How Lauren and Wade have loved each other for many days, how that shows in so many ways. It’s obvious they’ve traveled through some times of adversity together, that they’ve seen great joy together. It’s obvious that these two are loved, that they love others deeply, and that they appreciate the happiness they’ve found. There was plenty of planning for this day, a heartfelt wedding service entreating God’s blessing on their marriage, a reception on the front lawn, everything close to heart and home. With all the beauty the eye could see that day, the executed details, the delightful weather, I think what I’ll remember most is the simplest thing, something that can’t even be photographed: it was the way they treated each other, the way they spoke of each other. That may have been the best part.

There are too many photos in this blog post, and I know it. I trimmed it down here and there, but the story needs repeating, and the images tell the story of their first day of marriage better than my words can.

Lauren & Wade. So, so much love and many wishes for a lifetime of blessing.


November 22, 2013 - 11:00 pm

Anna Mattoon - Such gorgeous photographs of an amazing and beautiful day!!!

November 23, 2013 - 6:00 am

Everett and Sherry - Absolutely beautiful Betsy! You captured all of the beauty and emotion…
Thank you

November 23, 2013 - 10:11 am

Wade & Lauren - We are reliving that day as we look through these pictures. We could never thank you enough, you did the very BEST job!

November 23, 2013 - 6:55 pm

holly - These are absolutely beautiful Betsy!!

November 23, 2013 - 11:08 pm

JoAnn - Such Beautiful pictures! Treasured moments and memories!
Gods blessings to you Lou & Wade.
Love uncle Scott & aunt Jo
Ps Betsy you are amazing!

November 24, 2013 - 5:53 pm

Dot Drovney - Wow, Betsy…as Wade’s aunt, I may be a bit biased, but this is THE most beautiful wedding album ever!

November 24, 2013 - 11:46 pm

Cheryl Mattesen Pedemonti - I was crying just reading the words. The photos are spectacular and have captured the spirit of the celebration. It was fun to relive the wedding and rose private moments through your photos. The photo in the field with the golden light on Wade and Lauren was a favorite. I wish the two of them a long blessed life together. xoxo

November 25, 2013 - 10:48 am

Tracey - These are just stunning!! I’m so in love! Beautiful couple beautiful capture! Just love love love!!

November 25, 2013 - 8:06 pm

Karen Michaud - Wonderful album Betsy…wonderful day and evening…wonderful new couple to share the rest of their lives together as one <3

November 29, 2013 - 4:06 pm

Shara - This is kinda crazy but I was just thinking about Lauren the other day and wondering how she was doing with her cancer…so glad that she’s obviously doing well. Wish them a long and happy life together!

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