Walking on Sunshine: Time for Toasts

After all of our guests had taken their seats it was time for Mr. Gazelle and I to make our grand entrance into our reception.

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Almost immediately our guests started clinking their glasses and we were more than happy to oblige with a kiss.

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Brother Gazelle was our Master of Ceremonies and he did a fantastic job. He’s one of the best, most natural and funny public speakers I know.

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He kept us all entertained.

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I figured that after all of the yummy appetizers at cocktail hour that our guests wouldn’t be quite ready to tuck in to the huge dinner we had waiting for them. This was a perfect time for a few toasts! Our Best Man kicked things off.

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His toast was wonderful, sweet and heartfelt. He advised Mr. Gazelle to never forget that initial excitement when you first start dating someone. Even though I’m now his wife he told Mr. Gazelle to remember that I’m also still his girlfriend. With more clinking of glasses after the toast Mr. Gazelle and I kissed.

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It was then time for my Maid of Honour to make her toast which was also sweet and funny.

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Time to raise your glasses!

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As my Maid of Honour came back to take her seat I gave her a big hug for her sweet words.

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Our guests started clinking their glasses mid-hug so my Maid of Honour thought that kiss request was directed at her.

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Surprise!

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And now it was time to eat!

Were you surprised during your toasts?

*All photos courtesy of the amazing Sakura Photography*

Get caught up with the Gazelle recaps!

Walking on Sunshine: the little details

Walking on Sunshine: Cocktail Hour

Walking on Sunshine: the Gazelles Get Married

Walking on Sunshine: Posing Party

Walking on Sunshine: Our First Look

Walking on Sunshine: Guys Get Ready

Walking on Sunshine: Becoming a Bride

Walking on Sunshine: My Somethings

Walking on Sunshine: Getting Glam

Walking on Sunshine: to the Salon!

Walking on Sunshine: Step by Step

Walking on Sunshine: Last Night as a Single Gal

Walking on Sunshine: Our Rehearsal Lunch

Walking on Sunshine: We Rehearse

Walking on Sunshine: Let’s Hike Up a Mountain

Walking on Sunshine: We Arrive in Vancouver

Walking on Sunshine: Pre-Wedding Vacation

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Ms. Gazelle

Location:
Calgary/Vancouver
Wedding Date:
July 2011
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    Mrs. Snow Cone 1141 posts, Bumble bee @ 6:07 am

    2 things.

    1) I love the sentiment that you’re still someone’s girlfriend even if you’re also a wife!

    2) I love love love your MOH’s spunk and the pictures it produces :)

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    Mrs. Coyote 1480 posts, Bumble bee @ 6:38 am

    These photos are so beautiful. I have to say I freakin’ love that photo you and your MOH! I could totally see one of my girl’s doing something like that! So funny!!

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    Mrs. Ostrich 2402 posts, Buzzing bee @ 6:42 am

    I’m OBSESSED with your MOH, Mrs. G.that kiss was AMAZING

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    Mrs. Candy Apple 1877 posts, Buzzing bee @ 7:03 am

    HAHAHA OMG. I LOVE YOUR MOH. That is all.

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    Mrs. Hyena 2537 posts, Sugar bee @ 7:06 am

    LOL. That kiss was HILARIOUS! And the look on Mr. G’s face is priceless!

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    Walking on Sunshine: Time for Toasts | Wedding Photographer Ft Myers, Guest @ 7:53 am

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    Mrs. Honey 1684 posts, Bumble bee @ 9:32 am

    That is So funny!!! Made toast time entertaining I’m sure!

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    Mrs. Pony 9265 posts, Buzzing Beekeeper @ 9:32 am

    The MOH kiss is hilarious!

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    Miss_Manda 301 posts, Helper bee @ 10:12 am

    This was the first time I could really see your MOH’s dress and it is GORGEOUS. Major kudos to Mom Gazelle’s seamstressing talents.
    I also love that your MC was someone close to you. So many DJs advertise themselves as MCs and that just feels kind of strange to me… why would I want a stranger speaking for us on our big day?

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    Mrs. Dragon 2891 posts, Sugar bee @ 10:37 am

    You guys are so funny!

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    Mrs. Ladyfingers 1256 posts, Bumble bee @ 8:22 am

    haha that is AMAZING!

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    Mrs. Turkey 654 posts, Busy bee @ 8:10 pm

    These photos are fabulous and really capture the joy of your wedding (great job by the photog in capturing everything)!

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