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wedding recap part v: the reception

Here’s my last wedding recap! (You can catch up on past posts here… and if you’re sad, you can see some of the honeymoon hereherehere, and here!)

We held our wedding reception at Ruby in downtown Nashville.ruby_nashville_wedding-125The “Mr. and Mrs.Lambkin” introduction:01-anthony-mary-wedding-101The weather was perfect, the champagne was flowing, and all of our friends and family were there — what more could you ask for?13-anthony-mary-wedding-122Speeches made us laugh and cry (but mostly just laugh).05-anthony-mary-wedding-108Anthony and I chose Elvis’s “Can’t Help Falling in Love with You” for our first dance. Classic!06-anthony-mary-wedding-111Then the parents stepped in :)

07-anthony-mary-wedding-11208-anthony-mary-wedding-113And then everyone else (like my grandma).12-anthony-mary-wedding-121But let us not forget the food!! Bacon and Caviar served some awesome upscale barbecue. The mac ‘n’ cheese was a BIG hit!bacon_and_caviar_catering_wedding_nashville_105Everyone’s sweet tooth(s) were satisfied thanks to an enormous bottle of champagne that Dave surprised us with…09-anthony-mary-wedding-115As well as some incredibly delicious and beautiful cake that Anthony’s mom made.australian_american_wedding_cake_topper-106Each slice was a work of art!blue_purple_ombre_wedding_cakeAfter all the wedding week madness, it felt awesome to just hang out with friends, family, and my new husband. 02-anthony-mary-wedding-104Some of our guests partied so hard they even had to take a power nap! 😉14-anthony-mary-wedding-123Around 11:30, the festivities came to a close. The whole day flew by! 15-anthony-mary-wedding-124Our wedding week was awesome. Thank you x100000 to all of our friends and family for helping us celebrate such a special event (and thanks to Ian Riley for capturing it!)

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