Honeys Do: Things Dudes Do

I’m gonna take a break from all things bridesmaids-n-girls and switch to the dudes of the Honey wedding. All morning long, I was (un)selfishly basking in a bridal glow, getting pampered and pretty…all the while thinking my groom was basking in some sort of groom haze, drinking beer with his guys. When our photographers arrived at 10:30AM, Karlee stayed with the ladies and Zak headed over to take the guys-getting-handsome pictures. Only, he showed back up at the girl’s house a short hour later. I inquired as to why, but all he would say is they were busy…not getting dressed. He assured me it was fine, but that my groom was actually working…at the venue.

Apparently, falling snow had caused my groom to shift focus from getting dressed to getting the ceremony site just perfect. Mr. Honey didn’t have near the amount of visions I had for our wedding, but he did have visions of a perfectly crafted, snow-covered stage, so the morning of our wedding he was in his Dickies, leather gloves and snow boots, working up a sweat with some shovels. That’s my man!



Fortunately he wasn’t alone, he called on Honey Bro and Friend A.L. to help move snow, yeah boys!


Our trusty Dog of Honor, Zeus, was also right by his side…while handsome as ever, he wasn’t quite ready for the aisle either, he still didn’t have his tie on!


Once the ceremony site was up to Mr. Honey’s standards, he finally headed to the boy’s cabin and began to become a groom. The guys were clearly running behind so Zak was only able to capture a few pictures of the guys getting ready (a white dress trumps a suit any day, right?!). But you know what, the pictures accurately reflect what I imagine the guy’s house to be like that morning.



GM Steele pours himself a Budweiser

Kicking back.


Mr. Honey, A.L. & GM J.C .

Fussing with Shirts.


GM J.C. gets ready for his shirt…



but then chooses a cold one over getting ready :)

Ironing Shirts.


Honey/GM Bro diligently ironed every guys shirt!

You guessed it, beer.


GM J.S. showing off his mug

And, tie tying.


GM Steele perfects the knot for his tie

I like to think the guys morning was just fun…perhaps not as sentimental as my morning, but just as memorable in that they were doing what they do best. My groom and his men got all gussied up and not surprisingly beat the girls to the venue for our…first look!

*All Photos by the talented duo of Zak Fleming Photography



Mrs. Honey

Durango, CO
Wedding Date:
January 2012
Honeymoonin' Down by the Seine
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  1. castle Member
    castle 1191 posts, Bumble bee @ 5:48 pm

    awww I love that he wanted the snow to be perfect. Love the pic of your dog!!!!

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    Honeys Do: Things Dudes Do | Wedding Photographer Ft Myers, Guest @ 6:12 pm

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    Carol, Guest @ 7:27 pm

    The photo of the three guys with their shovels after they are done looks like it could be an ad for something. That photo and the one of your dog are wonderful. They capture your wedding day by showing the human/normal side of the day, plus they are just timeless.

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    Mrs. Dragon 814 posts, Busy bee @ 6:21 am

    Zeus is so handsome!

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    petitfour 695 posts, Busy bee @ 8:46 am

    How nice of Mr. Honey!
    Mr. PF had to do something similar on our wedding day too. Minus the snow lol.

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    kerri13 254 posts, Helper bee @ 10:34 am


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    mspony 9265 posts, Buzzing Beekeeper @ 1:56 pm

    Aw, it’s so sweet Mr. Honey put so much effort into making the snow at the ceremony look perfect!

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    coyote 1960 posts, Buzzing bee @ 5:25 am

    Awww can’t believe Mr. H was out there shoveling snow for you! What a keeper! 😀 And OMG I love that picture of your pup.

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    marmalade 296 posts, Helper bee @ 9:57 am

    Zeus is a handsome Dog of Honor!

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    honey 1684 posts, Bumble bee @ 7:34 am

    I’d say both the dog and the man are keepers :) Thanks everyone for the comments!

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