Love Under the Moon: Sibling Rivalry

Well hello there, hive! I apologize for my absence last week. As I’m sure many of you heard, Hurricane Sandy really threw us for a loop down here in Westchester County. Mr. Coyote and I are (thankfully) safe and sound and counting our blessings, but we were unfortunately out of work and out of Internet for the entire week. Everything is now running as smoothly as it can be after a disaster such as this, so in an attempt to return to a normal life, I am back to finishing up my recaps!

Today’s post is going to be a little bit different than all of my other recap posts. That’s because this particular entry is not really a recap, but a story and a group of photos that I felt really needed to be shared with the world. This is a story about Mrs. Coyote and her little brother.

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My brother and I have a very interesting relationship. We’re not just siblings…we’re best buds. And when we’re together we are a serious force to be reckoned with. Some of our favorites past times include harassing our mother, stalking each other on Facebook…

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(Images via Facebook. Names and photos edited by me.)

And ruining what would otherwise be lovely photos.

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Oh and I forgot one more thing. We LOVE to dance. And although most of our other family members also love to dance, no one gets up on that dance floor faster than my brother and me. Since Mr. Coyote is not much a dancer, he is just happy that his wife has a guaranteed dance partner at all family functions while he sits at the table and eats his cake. It’s really a win-win-win situation.

Our wedding was no exception. Little Bro Coyote and I tore up that dance floor like it was nobody’s business.

(All photos following are courtesy of Upstate Photographers)

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Oh, and that boutonniere in my hand? Yea, that belonged to Little Bro Coyote. He didn’t pin it to his jacket quite right so all day long he was fiddling with it. And fiddling with it. And fiddling with it. I even tried to help him while we were taking our formal family portraits, but it was a lost cause.

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Every once in a while he would stop dancing to fidget with his bout. Eventually I became so fed up with him and his stupid boutonniere that I ripped it off his jacket and insisted he keep dancing with me. That seemed to do the trick and we were back in business.

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I danced A LOT at our wedding, but some of my favorite memories were definitely getting my groove on with my little bro (and stealing his boutonniere!).

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Mrs. Coyote

Location:
Westchester, NY
Wedding Date:
06/30/2012
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    Mrs. Wallaby 1997 posts, Buzzing bee @ 10:00 am

    That is so so sweet :) I wish my little brother and I were THAT close. All of those photos could totally be Mr. W and I, though – we love love love to dance. Looks like you had a blast :)

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    Mrs. Toadstool 2485 posts, Buzzing bee @ 10:04 am

    Hahaha I love your silly faces dancing. That looks like so much fun.

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    RapunzelRapunzel 812 posts, Busy bee @ 10:11 am

    This is so adorable! You have such a great relationship with your brother and your dancing looks like SO much fun! I absolutely hate dancing, but those pictures make me wish I enjoyed it more!!

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    debeachgirl 742 posts, Busy bee @ 10:45 am

    Love that you and your bro are that close. My brother was hands down the best roommate I ever had (we lived together 3000 miles from the rest of our family in college/grad school). I can scream at him and 10 minutes later ask what’s for dinner and there were no hurt feelings.

    These photos are so fun. Glad you had an awesome dance partner.

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    jkingsqueen 22 posts, Newbee @ 10:51 am

    CUTE! This really reminds me of me and my little brother. We are only 10 months apart and are attached at the hip. He is one of my best friends.

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    Mrs. Bracelet 1410 posts, Bumble bee @ 11:06 am

    Aww… you guys look like you’re having SO MUCH fun. Seriously. What a great relationship!

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    Mrs. Treasure 1638 posts, Bumble bee @ 1:14 pm

    These photos are so cute!

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    Mrs. Pony 9265 posts, Buzzing Beekeeper @ 1:31 pm

    You and your brother are awesome, love these photos of you guys!

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    Mrs. Lyre 512 posts, Busy bee @ 1:33 pm

    You guys are adorable! Glad to hear you and Mr. C are safe and sound!

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    Mrs. Pain au Chocolat 2298 posts, Buzzing bee @ 9:36 pm

    You two are hysterical! And really know how to get down! (I wish my sister and I were that close.) Stay safe in the next storm!

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    ChicagoDreamer 509 posts, Busy bee @ 6:33 pm

    I love this! What awesome moves and memories!

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    fronkinzankinsbride 111 posts, Blushing bee @ 9:10 am

    Cute! <3
    My brother is my BFF (and my Best Man) and while he's a dancer, I prefer to just watch him dance it out from a safe viewing distance. He needs the attention anyway. :)

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    mogu 24 posts, Newbee @ 4:12 pm

    @coyote: great :D

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