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We got married

 

We got married

Breaking News – We got married! Crack out the champagne!

Okay so not so breaking news, but still, for a girl who always professed she’d never get hitched it’s still quite a big deal. Yes, D and I have been together for 10 years, engaged for 3, and people keep telling us ‘it’s about time’ but still, I was never the gal who dreamed of a white dress and a blingy ring. I never ‘fantasy’ planned my wedding to my soul mate. I don’t believe I actually ever believed I’d meet my soul mate!

It’s strange how things change.

Surprisingly I loved planning our wedding. I loved the lead up to it. I loved my hens night. I loved our actual wedding. I loved spending time with family and friends. I love the afterglow, even if we haven’t had time or money for a honeymoon. And most of all though I love the memories. We had so much fun and so did everyone we’ve spoken to (maybe too much as there were a lot of sore heads!).

I wanted to this moment to thank you all for your ongoing love and support. We really appreciate it and are happy to say that our wedding day was so much more than we had expected. It was the happiest day of our lives so far.

And I promise after my next post (where I’ll provide info on how we planned our budget wedding, our suppliers, and some of our favourite photos) I’ll return back to my regular – but reinvigorated – content!

Much love

J and D

 

  • Justine
    January 28, 2016 at 9:46 am

    Congratulations, Janine and D! Such a special day and moments.

    May the happiness and joy from the happiest day of lives nourish your special bond for years to come!

    Your photos in this post are just gorgeous. 🙂 xx

  • Mackenzie Glanville
    January 28, 2016 at 9:51 am

    Congratulations to both you and D! I am glad to hear you are basking in the afterglow. Enjoy this time and I look forward to staring our new year of Friday Reflections very soon xx PS my honeymoon offer in Melbourne is still on the table xx

    • Janine Ripper
      January 29, 2016 at 7:19 pm

      Thank you and thank you. Let us get my sisters wedding out of the way, find a job and and earn some money then we can plan!

  • Vidya Sury
    January 28, 2016 at 11:37 am

    Congratulations, Janine! ❤️ sending you love! You look fabulous. Thanks for sharing the pictures.

    • Janine Ripper
      January 29, 2016 at 7:18 pm

      Thank you and you’re welcome!

  • Corinne Rodrigues
    January 28, 2016 at 9:40 pm

    Congratulations again, Janine! You both look so good together. Wishing you every happiness.

  • Leanne@crestingthehill
    January 29, 2016 at 6:45 pm

    congrats – so happy for you both and I’m sure your marriage will be as lovely as your wedding (you’ve been together long enough to not have any weird surprises sneak up on you!)

    • Janine Ripper
      January 29, 2016 at 7:17 pm

      Thanks Leanne! Yeah there will always be something but we will work through them together if/when they crop up!

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  • sarah
    May 6, 2016 at 9:45 pm

    I’m a bit late, but CONGRATULATIONS. 🙂 🙂

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      May 10, 2016 at 3:08 pm

      Thank you! How have you been??!!

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