As you can probably tell, The French Bulldogs didn’t shy away from your typical wedding timeline. Mr Frenchie and I had been to a few wedding while we were dating and took notes on the things we liked and didn’t like. We really like when couples would get the speeches out of the way at the beginning, when you were still full from cocktail hour and happy you were sitting down. So, after our first dance, we went right into the speeches.
Papa Frenchie went first”¦
I thought about posting his entire speech, but I since I start tearing up just looking at these pictures, I wasn’t sure I could make it through transcribing the whole speech.
My Daddy isn’t a “big talker” like me”¦ or my Mom. He’s more introverted, like Mr Frenchie.
My Dad doesn’t say, “I love you” all the time, but I know how much he loves me through his actions. He bought a book on writing this speech. While we were waiting for my Mom and Sister to arrive at my birthday lunch (2 months before the wedding) he took out a piece of paper and pen, asked me questions and took notes.
He dedicated a lot of time an effort into writing a meaningful speech for our wedding and it showed.
I’ve only seen my Dad cry one other time in my life, and that was when we had to put my childhood dog, Muffy, down.
He brought up his Father and my Mother’s parents not being there that day. He cried and everyone else cried with him.
And, in the end he left everyone laughing when he brought up his love for poetry (totally untrue) and read a poem.
My Dad’s and my special connection has always been our cheesy sense of humor. He makes me laugh. They say girls marry their fathers, and Mr Frenchie’s cheesy sense of humor is one of the reasons I love him so much.
Please tell me I’m not the only cliché! Did you “marry your father”?
- The Beginning
- Gettin’ Sassy
- Me & My Bridesmaids
- Mr Frenchie’s Morning
- Waiting to go down the aisle
- The “I Do”s
- The Big ‘Oops’
- Family Portraits
- Portraits with my New Husband
- We’re Here and We’re Married
- Birdie Details