One thing you should never do is underestimate how much work it takes to put together a backyard wedding. When my husband and I first were engaged I briefly thought of how lovely it would be to have a small gathering in my parents back yard, but holy moly as soon as I started to piece parts together I soon realized I was way over my head. That being said, Bryanna deserves some sort of medal for throwing this party together at her parents home in, I believe, six weeks. Six. And boy they couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day full of family and friends.
The air was crisp and cool and there was hardly a cloud in the sky. The perfect late summer day, really. Andrew and Bryanna met while working at Ceia in Newburyport. So having the ceremony in town was one of their prerequisites. Hale Memorial Park was just the perfect location for them to say their vows in front of their immediate family. I have said it before in previous blog posts, such an underrated little hidden gem of a park. The ocean, and the park itself are so wonderfully taken care of. After a quick ceremony, we headed over to Ceia to take some pictures by the Coca-Cola wall, bringing everything full circle, which I love.
Part of the advantage of living around this area for such a long time is knowing these gorgeous little spots for pictures. So after a quick pop in to their home to take some shots with their cat (because #catparents), we headed towards Rowley stopping at a few spots overlooking the beautiful marshland to take some portraits.
The rest of the guests were arriving as the couple made their way to Bryanna’s family’s home, and the whole yard was done up with adorable signs, tents and twinkle lights. The food was flipping amazing, I might add. Such a fantastic bonus of working with chefs, amazingly delicious meals!
It takes a village, that’s for sure. And by the looks of it these two are surrounded by amazing friends and family who absolutely adore them!
Congrats Mr. and Mrs. Beddeos, cheers to you!