This Wednesday, we packed our bags and dropped the kids off with my in-laws. The hubby and my mom and I got in the car and crossed state lines to take part in my cousin's wedding. My husband performed the ceremony, my mom played the piano, and I sang two songs while the grandmothers and mothers came down the aisle. My dad and sisters joined us later in the weekend and we had a really lovely time together.
|The rehearsal dinner was at a park. We may or may not have had some fun on the playground....|
|I think we clean up pretty nicely, though.|
Read This Week:
The Magician's Land
By Lev Grossman
By Rainbow Rowell
Posts from this Past Week:
Reviews of The Virtues of Oxygen, The Visitors, and If I Stay
The Hundred-Year House
By Rebecca Makkai
The Snow Queen
By Michael Cunningham
What are you reading this week?
Congrats on the wedding and I love how everyone in your family has a part in the ceremony--how special! Yes, you all clean up well, and I love the color of your dress. I think I would like to read The Snow Queen, need to know a bit more about it. Have a good week.ReplyDelete
It's fun to be a part of the big day and it meant that we drove up early and were able to help with some of the last minute details.Delete
I adore Cunningham's The Hours, so I'm excited to read his newest book.
The wedding sounds like a fun occasion, and you look beautiful! These look like good reading selections. I am definitely interested in The Snow Queen.ReplyDelete
Thanks so much Irene! :)Delete
You have a lovely family. Congrats on the wedding! :)ReplyDelete
You have good reads this week. Happy reading!
Thank you! Now that everyone is grown up, it's so nice to have occasions to spend time together. :)Delete
Congrats on the wedding! Just added The Snow Queen and The Hundred-Year House to my tbr. Happy reading!ReplyDelete
Thanks B. This meme is always trouble for my tbr list too! :)Delete
Sounds like you had a lovely time.ReplyDelete
Keep on reading!
Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out
We did have a great time. Now I have to get back to real life!Delete
It's so nice that everyone was involved in the wedding! Hope you enjoy The Snow Queen.ReplyDelete
Thanks JoAnn! I am looking forward to reading it.Delete
Sounds like a lovely family wedding! I have been interested in reading The Hundred-Year House. Not sure about The Snow Queen . . . I'll be interested to hear what you think!ReplyDelete
I just finished The Hundred-Year House and found it just ok. We will have to see how The Snow Queen goes!Delete
I read Landline this week too! What did you think?ReplyDelete
I enjoyed it. It was a perfect book to take on a trip! :)Delete
It sounds like a lovely wedding! Nice pictures! Enjoy your books this week. I'm between books. I finished "Mexican White Boy" (a young adult novel) yesterday, and I'll start a short book on engaging kids with math either tonight or tomorrow.ReplyDelete
I might have to check out the book about kids and math! It's not my strong suit but I don't want to pass on the fear to my kids.Delete
Nice pics, and looks like a great wedding! Hope Landline was good- her books are so popular right now.ReplyDelete
Landline was a fun read, but it also had a lot of good insight into marriage and relationships.Delete
I look forward to your review of Landline.. I love hearing thoughts on books I recently read... Well, who am I kidding, any old book really. Haha!ReplyDelete
I've The Hundred-Year house awaiting me on Kindle, I'm really looking forward to reading it!
Looks like you had a lovely time at the family wedding!
Bits & Bobs
Haha, that is the life of a booklover! Any review will be good. :)Delete
I liked The Hundred-Year House but I didn't love it. I will be interested to see what you think!
How is the Makkai book? I read The Borrower by her and liked it a lot. Curious about this one.ReplyDelete
The wedding sounds great, that are some fun pictures there :)
Have a great week.
I liked some of it but there were other parts that bothered me. I think I'm still sorting out my thoughts!Delete
Sooo dying to read The Hundred-Year House! Cheers to fun family weekends. :)ReplyDelete
I didn't love it....but maybe you will!Delete
Sounds like a lovely wedding. I am curious about Landline.ReplyDelete
It was a great weekend! I really enjoyed Landline. Have you read other books by Rowell?Delete
You do clean up nicely! :) Weddings are awesome. You had some awesome looking books too. Have a great week!ReplyDelete
Thanks Heidi. I hope you're having a great week too!Delete