Wrapped Around Your Finger: Oom Bow Bow – Chick, Chicka Chicka s

There was a time when I didn’t want to do a bouquet or garter toss. Something about it felt forced. I think mostly it was because I had been to weddings where very few of the single people—if there were any—were willing to get up there and give it their all. But now, I’m so glad we did, because the tosses represented two of the funniest, favoritest moments of the night.


Mr. Ladyfingers dug away”¦


While I appear vaguely embarrassed as the two fathers look on somewhat disapprovingly”¦


Our DJ invoked a Zac Brown reference to describe MOH Ginger’s boyfriend, who prepared for the toss along with my dad and BM Esquire’s boyfriend.


Photo courtesy of family member

And Zac Brown catches it—with his teeth!


Then, it was my turn. My three single ladies and dad’s fiancee, P, gathered on the deck (and apparently found something funny”¦ I’m unsure what”¦)


And P did this kind of amazing stagger-push-reach move that demonstrated just how clearly she wanted to catch the bouquet. I think she really likes my dad :)


Photo courtesy of family member

Are you on the fence about the bouquet/garter toss?

Photos by Shorts Shots Photography, except where noted



Mrs. Ladyfingers

Saint Petersburg, FL
Wedding Date:
November 2011
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    Future Army Wife 2213 posts, Buzzing bee @ 5:30 pm

    I love the dad faces, hahaha.

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    Coffee cup 2319 posts, Buzzing bee @ 5:38 pm

    Dad’s GF really wanted that bouquet didn’t she? Lol.
    I didn’t want to do a garter toss either, but now that I think about it, considering the kind of friends we have it’ll be a hilarious moment.

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    mspony 9265 posts, Buzzing Beekeeper @ 6:22 pm

    What great catches! They both look so pleased :)

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    Mrs. Dragon 814 posts, Busy bee @ 6:53 pm

    I’m happy to see a smaller-sized toss crowd still having fun! I don’t think we’re going to get a lot of people up but I hope they’re even half as enthusiastic as your peeps!

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    Cornflower, Guest @ 6:57 pm

    Nearly all of our friends and most of our family is married, so we are skipping garter and bouquet toss. Last wedding I was at with the bouquet toss, it was me, one single friend and the bride’s mother. Mom caught the bouquet….

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    ostrich 2402 posts, Buzzing bee @ 7:26 pm

    Dj Zac is supremely awesome. And I love the look on your face throughout the whole thing…totally priceless, LF! :)

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    candy apple 1877 posts, Buzzing bee @ 7:27 pm

    HAHA omg – your dads’ faces in those first pictures are amaze-balls. So hilarious.

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    Whiteshi, Guest @ 7:31 pm

    The wedding dress is great!Really interesting wedding party!Everyone look so happy!Thanks for sharing!

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    abercrombie paris, Guest @ 7:36 pm

    Everyone look so happy!Thanks for sharing!

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    knitterbear 73 posts, Worker bee @ 7:38 pm

    there will be so few single women at my wedding that I was joking that instead of a bouquet toss, I would just hand it to the one dateless girl. Seeing this and reading that they turned out to be your favorite moments, gives me new perspective.

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    missmary82 35 posts, Newbee @ 7:57 pm

    We really want to do the garter/boquet toss! We are very old fashioned and think it will be fun to do since so many of our younger guests didn’t even know what it was. I too love the fathers’ faces!! Priceless!

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    ItsPronounced_ABear 715 posts, Busy bee @ 8:29 am

    We did them. We loved them. The best part was when the BM (who caught the bouquet)’s boyfriend vaguely threatened my cousin (who caught the garter) from the sidelines.

    The DJ was prepared! She promptly switched their positions and soon the BM slid the garter on cousin’s leg! It was hilarious!

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    marmalade 296 posts, Helper bee @ 3:14 pm

    Haha, that photo of “Zac” is priceless.

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    coyote 1963 posts, Buzzing bee @ 5:12 pm

    Hahaha omg, love these pictures!

  15. painauchocolat Member
    painauchocolat 2298 posts, Buzzing bee @ 4:57 pm

    How awesome are the garter caught in the mouth AND your dad’s fiance’s bouquet-catching moves!!

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