Bamboo for Two: Cocktail Hour

After our group pictures, our guests went inside for cocktail hour, while we hid upstairs. We had an array of wines and beers for people, as well as a mixed berry prosecco martini, which was delicious!

I am so happy that some people actually used the striped straws that I bought.


Photo by Lisa Rigby Photography

Along with the drinks, we had passed hors d’oeuvres.


Photo by Lisa Rigby Photography

I really love going through these pictures and seeing different groups of people mixing and interacting with each other. It’s just so great to see all of our different circles coming together.


Photo by Lisa Rigby Photography


Photo by Lisa Rigby Photography


 Photo by Lisa Rigby Photography

About halfway through the cocktail hour, PBear and I made our grand entrance. We didn’t want to do a huge entrance, so we didn’t have the bridal party involved, but it was really nice to have an entrance. (You can see I changed to my flats before this.)


Photo by Lisa Rigby Photography


Photo by Lisa Rigby Photography

I just remember walking into the room and seeing everyone’s smiling faces, and it was lovely.


Photo by Lisa Rigby Photography

I have yet to see any of the pictures people were taking, though…


Photo by Lisa Rigby Photography

Then PBear gave a quick speech welcoming everyone and thanking them for being there. He talked about how a wedding is about making a commitment in front of a community and that everyone there was our community. Furthermore, we wouldn’t be here without their support and that the reception was for them. It was really sweet. Good job, PBear.

Then we got swarmed with people.


Photo by Lisa Rigby Photography

I’m pretty sure I’m telling this adorable couple that they have to get married next.


Photo by Lisa Rigby Photography


Photo by Lisa Rigby Photography

Soon, though, our cocktail hour was winding down, and we were moving slowly to the adjoining room for the reception. Because I love you guys, I will show the most ridiculous picture of me ever. This is apparently how I tried to get PBear’s attention that we were moving over to the main room.


Photo by Lisa Rigby Photography

It didn’t work BTW.


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Mrs. Panda

Boston, MA
Wedding Date:
June 2013
Falling for You: A Walk to Remember
Classifieds: November 22, 2013
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  1. campfire Member
    campfire 1045 posts, Bumble bee @ 1:19 pm

    You’re so adorable!

  2. bighornsheep Member
    bighornsheep 115 posts, Blushing bee @ 4:30 pm

    Pft, that last picture. So cute!

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    Mrs. Rubber Stamps 821 posts, Busy bee @ 5:08 pm

    I could use one of those drinks, it sounds so good! Love the last pic!

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    jacofblues 1468 posts, Bumble bee @ 3:37 pm

    Lol that last photo is adorable!!! I love it :)

  5. mswaterfall Member
    Mrs. Waterfall 1403 posts, Bumble bee @ 4:08 pm

    You’re so cute! That last picture is adorable.

  6. panda Member
    Mrs. Panda 1359 posts, Bumble bee @ 5:35 am

    aww thanks everyone =)

  7. pyramid Member
    Mrs. Pyramid 104 posts, Blushing bee @ 5:47 am

    You are so adorable! I love that your photographers captured your goofy moment and so many other expressions of your guests, they’re really sweet!

    And your signature drink sounds yummmmy.

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