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Hi Everyone

Now each week I link up with a very special blogger. Catherine from Not Dressed As Lamb suggested a wedding dress challenge for this week. Now I was notified about this a while back, and I so wish I had acted on it sooner!
I was really excited about this challenge as I love my dress! Little did I know it was going to rain god knows how many days and be as dark as night!

My daughter came with me to help choose my dress (second time married) She picked this one out and I didn't even want to try it on! But when I did I loved it and was pleased to have an excuse to wear again.

I was married again five years ago at Ealing Town Hall on a very hot sunny August day

A truly beautiful place, and if your ever in Ealing take a wander in there for a look

There are many different ceremony rooms and they are all gorgeous

This was taken on the day at the top of the sweeping staircase, and yes I was a little heavier then!

I still have the Chrystal sandals I bought for the day, I wear them from time to time.

At the reception our tables were full of all the decorations, My mothering law did all the little bits and pieces and I was taken by the little turtle doves scattered over the tables. I put two in my purse to give to my other half to give later as a keep sake

Once all the celebrations were over, and we were on way to our honeymoon suite, I took out the two turtle doves......
 Me "Here I got you a little keepsake"
reply "That's funny I got you one too"
Out of the suit pocket came two more turtle doves!!

That was just such a moment for me in that car! one I will never forget.......

Just for fun I will add this blooper pick of me trying to look all demure in howling winds, freezing cold!!

XO Laurie


  1. Your dress is gorgeous Laurie and what a lovely story about the turtle doves:)
    ~Anne xx

    1. Thank you Anne. That was a magic moment for me
      Laurie x

  2. Replies
    1. Thank you Nicole. It was great to put the wedding dress on again

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    1. Thank you Claire. Not a colour I normally choose, but once I tried it on I loved it
      Laurie x

  4. Aww I love this. I loved Catherine's post too. Such a lovely idea. Gorgeous colour, this is one of my favourite colours. You look beautiful, and your venue from the day looks so regal. Stunning #brilliantblogposts

    1. Thank you so much. It was a great day
      Laurie x

  5. Love this post. So special. The dress is a beautiful color, too!


  6. How beautiful! Thanks so much for linking up with Fun Fashion Friday!
    Dawn Lucy

  7. love the dress. You look stunning.


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