I get it from my Mama.

My mother married her soul mate. 

 Kevin & Karen - The Happy Couple

Kevin & Karen - The Happy Couple

This wedding, 13 years in the making, was a DIY phenomenon. Four fun filled days of food and family, she really out did herself. 

They rented a compound on St. Simons Island, Georgia with 2 houses and a ton of land. From the decor to the food, she did it all. Yes, I am my mother.

Day 1 (Thursday) was Mexican Night with make your own taco stations and maracas.

Day 2 (Friday) was Italian NIght with a full antipasto hour, fresh baked bread with pesto and lasagna 8 ways.

Day 3 (Saturday) was the wedding!- SOUTHERN COOKING. From Mac and Cheese to Fried Chicken, she didn't miss a beat. The decor was beach and everything she imagined.

Day 4 (Sunday) = hangover brunch. Mimosa + eggs + potatoes = heaven. 

Who needs a caterer when you can do it yourself? Not my mama.  

Check out some of my favorite snaps form the weekend below. 

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The ladies of the family. Grandma, Mama, Cousin, Auntie and myself.

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My brothers really know how to rock the socks.

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<3 My Aunt and Uncle having a moment. <3

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Moms dress, bought at a thrift shop for $25. Score.

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Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue- a gift to my mom, more on this next week!

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The whole family together for the first time in about 10 years.

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The weekend ended with some music and food (and bubbles) under the Spanish moss. 

I had not seen my mom or step pops smile that much in a very long time. I could not have asked for a better man to be a part of my family and I am so thrilled that they had the weekend they pictured in their dreams. 

Love you Mom & Kevin.