Fawnskin Wedding Crashers

Above: Mike just could not keep his eyes off his new wife Deb!

Sometimes people just want to elope or to keep their wedding a private affair. Here in Fawnskin Mike & Deb decided to tie the knot. Imagine their surprise when the neighborhood showed up!

Above: Two of the neighborhood clan clowning around for the picture!

Well, maybe not the whole neighborhood but enough to make it a party!

Above: The happy bride!

Above: The photo guy and the bride pose for a candid snap!

Actually, I showed up to video, Terri from “Club Moonridge” took snaps and to witness the event along with Andi and a few other neighbors.

As one of the locals told me this last week, “There are no secrets in Fawnskin.”

Above: Clowning around handling the technical details.

Certainly true and in this case magic happened because of it.

Deb and Mike thought they were just gonna tie the knot at the Hitching Post without a lot of fanfare but the duo received a honeymoon package from the neighborhood, pals decided to document the event, one of the local artists made the bouquet, and since I found some cool vintage champagne glasses (perfect for the occasion) I decided to get the bubbly and cake for their private after party, too.

And of course we made them pose for all the tradition photos…

Above: Obligatory ring photo

Above: Obligatory garter photo–I won’t say what was said that made them crack up!

Above: Obligatory cake photos

Above: Obligatory champagne photos

Above: The officiant with the happy couple.

Above: Love is in the air–ain’t it grand?!

All in all it was a great, happy day and we all had a fabulous time…congratulations!

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8 Responses to “Fawnskin Wedding Crashers

  • 1
    Nancy Varga
    May 25th, 2008 09:17

    Wow it really happened!!! You look beautiful Deb & Mike looks so hansome . Stay as happy as you are here!!! Love, Nancy

  • 2
    Karen Wilcox
    May 25th, 2008 12:00

    Those of us friends of Deb & Mike down the hill are thankful they have found such great mountain people to share in their day. Thank you for the pictures and comments, it is almost like we were there, like Deb was for me. Great pictures and article, they both deserve the very best life can offer.

  • 3
    May 25th, 2008 12:35

    Congrats Deb and Mike! Love the pics. . . cute story. Glad you guys had a great time. ILY

  • 4
    May 26th, 2008 09:54

    Congratulations Deb & Mike, took ya long enough! 😉
    You both look so very happy and YOUNG!!!! Love must do that!
    Love and the very best of wishes for a long happy marriage!

  • 5
    Wendy and RD Bailey
    May 28th, 2008 15:35

    How wonderful to view the wedding and fun, since we are on our way to Alaska and couldn’t be there. Darn!!

    Wendy and RD

  • 6
    Friends from 92799Box Section & Postage Due
    May 29th, 2008 03:30

    Hi Debbie ~ sending you lots of hugs and best wishes for you and Mike ~ we think of you often, still miss you ! The porch light is always on for you 🙂

    Take care ~ hope you’ll stop by someday when you are
    in the area ~

    Diane, Box Section & Post Due Friends 92799

  • 7
    GG (Gossip Girl)
    May 29th, 2008 10:08

    @ALL of Deb’s pals!: Thanks for stopping in and leaving your wishes. I have to say that I smiled all day long after the morning events.
    @Wendy & RD: Hey! Send some snaps of your trip. We miss you!

  • 8
    Shadow's Mom
    May 29th, 2008 18:56

    We are so blessed to have such good friends and neighbors! We appreciate you all so much.
    Much love,
    Deb & Mike