Journey of a Thousand Miles: Time to Put the Dress On

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While Stacey the Hair Fairy was finishing up with my makeup, Sol took the opportunity to snap a few photos of my dress hanging out on the patio. Let me just say for the millionth time how much I love my dress. It was WAY more than I was hoping to spend but worth every, single penny.

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Finally the moment came to put my dress on. Sister-In-Law Meerkat shut the door and gave me the thumbs up that I could start stripping out of my clothes.

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After I stripped down, Mama-In-Law Meerkat helped me get into my dress and lace it up.

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Then we called in Mama Meerkat who had been resting her poor blistered feet up on the end table in the other room.

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As you can tell by her face she was happily surprised. To be honest I think she was mostly surprised that I was actually wearing a dress. *grin*

Next it was time for Sister-In-Law Meerkat to help me get my jewelry and shoes on.

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Now that we were all dressed and ready, Sol took some quick portraits of me in the bedroom.

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I just love the way my bright orange shoes peeked out from under my dress.

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And just for Mama-In-Law Meerkat I will show you her favorite photo of me. She says that is shows the pure joy she saw in my face that day.

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Then it was time to head outside for some photos with my girls, so I put my “I’m the boss” hat back on and let everyone know what to do next.

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Sister-In-Law Meerkat was the one who I gave the most important instructions to. See that box in her hands? It was a special surprise I got for Mr. Meerkat. Her job was to make sure he got it before the ceremony. Don’t worry, I will show you what was in there…eventually. :P

Up Next: The Guys Get Dressed

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Mrs. Meerkat

Location:
Kalamazoo, MI/Riviera Maya
Wedding Date:
December 2010
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    carousel 590 posts, Busy bee @ 6:53 am

    Beautiful dress and I really love the first portrait of you – you have a beautiful, elegant yet playful expression! And the shoes are fantastic :-)

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    mssocks 1336 posts, Bumble bee @ 8:49 am

    You look absolutely beautiful, Meerkat!! And I adore the dress floating in the wind! And your shoes!! Amazing.

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    knitting 1072 posts, Bumble bee @ 9:34 am

    Haha your mom is so cute! You (and your shoes!) look so gorgeous.

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    eeper 129 posts, Blushing bee @ 9:38 am

    Gorgeous pics – those dress pictures are to die for!

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    Robert London, Guest @ 12:25 pm

    Love the shoes!

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    taffy 3081 posts, Sugar bee @ 9:10 am

    I love the photo of you on the bed!!!! You look amazing. :)

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    Teresa Mo, Guest @ 11:57 pm

    What cool shoes!!!

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    msbordercollie 41 posts, Newbee @ 3:53 pm

    You are a stunning, stunning bride! It’s just hilarious (you know what I mean) to remember you worry about not being pretty. AS IF! ;) I love how your shoes turned out!

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