Monthly Archives: January 2012

Pictures at Powell Hall

When Chris and I first began to think about where we wanted to get wedding party pictures taken, we knew we needed indoor venues.  It didn’t take us long to decide on Powell Hall (home of the St Louis Symphony).  Since Chris plays with the Symphony, it wasn’t hard for us to get permission for […]

Team Tough Chik

I haven’t written much about my running and working out lately, have I?  That doesn’t mean I haven’t been doing it, it just means I haven’t felt much like writing too much about it.  First off, because I feel like I’m terrible at it right now!  I took two weeks off running over the honeymoon, […]

First Look

After I finally got dressed and ready to go, it was time to do our "first look."  If you are new to weddings, traditionally the bride and groom wouldn’t see each other on the wedding day until the ceremony.  However, since we were taking pictures in the afternoon before the ceremony, we did a "first […]

Getting ready and getting pretty

So my wedding ceremony was at 5:30 pm.  If you thought that meant I got to sleep in, you’d be wrong.  The bridesmaids were told to meet in my suite at 9:00 am for hair and makeup.  They were to be dressed by 12:30, and we were to meet the limo at 2:00 pm to […]


I will just say:  Strauss Opera is hard. Come see us perform!  I play pretty much throughout the whole performance.  My fingertips are sore, my back aches, and my brain is exhausted.  Good times! I was going to run outside today, but it’s raining and I decided to postpone until tomorrow (was going to rest […]

Rehearsal Dinner

I know I am getting more and more behind on my wedding/honeymoon recap!  Okay, it’s now time for the rehearsal dinner.  Warning:  this and the following recaps will be very picture heavy.  Just warning you!  I would apologize, but I’m not sorry! I sent out invitations for the rehearsal dinner.  I think I showed them […]