MR & MRS : : THE DAY AFTER

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Ozark mountains

Sunday we travel 1.5 minutes to a state park. It was gorgeous. We bought a season pass so that it can be the regular park we take the girls to.

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It is based around the Meramec spring. Crystal clear waters, neatly set-up ways to see the trout and how they travel to the spring, fishing areas, two playgrounds, antique displays of wagons, how wagon wheels were made, and several other great displays. It’s part of “Iron works days.”

(I did not enhance the colors in the photos, they are actually that amazing!)

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Different stages of the trout. small to large, which then move into a special fishing area of the spring.

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This is the park’s “powerhouse.” Has a cuter house been built? I don’t think so.

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This was the view to the left of the first picture in the post. (It was stormy off in the distance.)

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I absolutely love this photo! Lately I have had to say something along the lines of “Hey! What’s that?” to get her to glance in the direction of the camera. I have a split second to snap what will hopefully be a good photo. They don’t always turn out clear, and with her eyes open!

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Grandpa love…is there anything sweeter?

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Penelope playing with Noah, and her favorite toy – rocks. 🙂

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The white area is a sun reflection. In the very top right corner is a small cave-like opening where Joe and Koda were posing.

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Uncles are the best!

It was another beautifully wonderful day!

MR & MRS : : DETAILS

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Megahn was stunning Saturday. Head to toe. Her sisters kept her all morning and brought her just in time for the ceremony. I am sure she was so nervous thinking about what we at the other end were forgetting. 🙂 When she arrived she looked calm, gorgeous and excited.

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Amelia and Grandma Shari were best buds for the day! Hard to resist a grandma.

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Pre-wedding time on the porch. My dad and Teddy were best buds for the day as well!

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Thinly sliced dehydrated pineapple = amazing floral cupcake topper!

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Megahn got the first shot! They had been refrigerated over night so no goop stuck to anyone’s face. Still funny!

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Freshly picked wildflowers from the yard. Megahn also put lemon slices in the water. It looked so pretty.

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The only time I saw Ted awake was this moment he took to stretch. He is adorable!!!

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“Uncle Doe” holding a sleepy Penelope before the wedding.

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Penelope ran over as I scrolled down to this photo and said, “Grandma be here 20 minutes!” Not likely, but she sure is easy to love and miss!! I had to make sure they didn’t sneak into her car before she left. Way cooler than Mama, that’s for sure!

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My Mama and her baby. Forever best friends. I can’t get enough of this photo. So glad he was able to come to the wedding. Feel free to move back anytime, Ben!

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The last time we took a photo of the four of us was seven years ago before I left for college and Joe left for boot camp!

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“Goccer ball!”

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“Juss Murried.” –courtesy of Zack.

The weather even cooperated! No humidity, a straight eighty degrees with a breeze, and sunshine all day! Could not have asked for better!

A post on the Sunday after the wedding will be up tomorrow!