The Berthold/Hulet Wedding Palooza

Wedding Palooza! Our families know how to do parties RIGHT!

Here are the highlights (in order of wedding!)

Naturally, we were the first! January- starting the year off right!

Next in line: Garr and Jessee! They were married in May!

Next: Sarah and Pete, married in June!

And last, but certainly not least: Mally and KayCee were married in July!

 

 

 

Our family is pretty amazing. I mean, who does 4 weddings in a 6 month period? It has been so fun to see our family grow- we have accumulated such great people! The best part is: we get to live close enough to each other to see and grow with each other- hopefully over many years!

I feel pretty blessed to get to have such wonderful people so close to me. I can’t wait to see where our lives take us!

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My Baby Sister is MARRIED!

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Wow.

Aren’t they lovely? I can’t believe that my sister is married now too! What a crazy year it has been! (And my poor parent’s are sick of weddings!) It feels like a whirlwind of love, stress, happiness, and… wedding stress. I guess I personally was done with the wedding stress stuff months ago, but I couldn’t help but feel for my parent’s and my sister as they tried to pull of another wedding. But in the end, as always, it turns out beautiful and wonderful.

It was so much fun being on the other side of a family wedding. I got to watch them smile with relief from finally making it to the day they’ve anticipated for months, I got to watch the little cousins get excited to see the bride in her beautiful dress, I got to be a part of the party and talk my face off with relatives, I gave a toast directed at the newly married couple, I got to send them off at the end of the night. It was so much fun to get to be the sister of the bride instead of the bride ;).

It was so interesting to me to observe how different Sister and I were in picking out what we wanted for our weddings and… pretty much how the whole day went! It was amazing to me that, despite our differences, we still got the best part of the deal- an eternal marriage to the love of our lives.

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Sarah’s wedding was beautiful, and it made me tearfully (with pure joy of course!) think of my own recent wedding. How beautiful it is that two people can find each other and quickly become best friends, in fact, more best friends than you’ve ever had before, I mean, you want to spend the rest of you life with them and make a family with them! I heard of an ancient Greek myth about why we click with each other so quickly:

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The Idea is that we used to be connected, but the gods split us up before we came to earth. They gave us the task of finding each other again to become our whole selves.

I don’t believe in this story or anything… but then again, I look at my husband and I think about our past, and I can’t help but wonder if we promised each other we’d find one another before we came to this life. God didn’t separate us, we chose to come down to Earth to “do” life. But, what if we wanted to find each other, our souls were searching and we just didn’t realize it?

Love is this most wonderful, mysterious thing. It brings us the most joy, and our greatest accomplishment (TRULY!) is finding our second half. No experience in life trumps self completion in love- how incredible is that!

And so, “Congratulations Sarah and Peter!” I love you both so much, and I’m so excited to see what will happen with our lives now that we’ve found our second half!

Married… Like a Boss!

Guess who had the BEST wedding day of the century?

Tiff and Brig did, that’s who!

We couldn’t have asked for a more wondeful day (warmer maybe, but we did pick a January date, so we are the only ones to blame!). We were so pleased to be supported by so many of our family and friends. We were constantly surrounded by all of the people who loved us the very most- what more could you ask for?

Allow us to show off our pefect day with you via a picture explosion!

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Outside the Temple, I (Tiff) couldn’t believe we were sealed! As husband and wife!Forever!

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Our cuteness is overwhelming, I know.

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Me, showing some serious leg warmer while Brig dances in the background.

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On the hem of my dress, my new name and our wedding date (my “something blue”)

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We made speeches

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We cut the cake… with a SWORD.

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We went BOWLING. Yes. Bowling.

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We played AIRHOCKEY. Yes. Airhockey.

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We shot DEER. Yes. Deer.

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We were sent off properly by our Army NCO friends. (With a slap on the behind with a sword and everything. Not joking.)

Our day was perfect. As far as we know, we had zero hiccups.

(And if anyone knows of any- Don’t Tell Us!! We’d like to remain blissfully unaware.)

We left down the elevator, ran to our car, started it up slowly (the Mustang likes the cold as much as we do… which is not at all.), then drove our happy married butts up to SLC for a few nights stay at the best hotel ever: Hotel Monaco.

Seriously, we got treated like royalty! And we felt like it, rolling up in our vintage car, wearing our big fancies.

We loved getting a few days where we had zero responsibilites. This would be our only time to get it! We saw a symphony, found a great new French bakery called “Eva’s Boulangerie”, watched a movie (“Rock of Ages”- So. Funny.), and just enjoyed being together at long last.

Perfect. Beautiful. Happy. Joyful. Lovely. Fun.

Those are the words to describe our day.

And we were treated like royalty by everyone.

Thank you to our Moms and Dads, Brothers and Sisters, Extended Family, BFF’s and everyone else who supported us through the months and on Our Day.

We love you all very much!

(Also, A special thanks to Becky from “The White Willow” reception center, Kristina Curtis Photography, Marina Russel Photography, The Skyroom at BYU, Deseret Industries, Kitty Holdaway, Ashley Hix, Mamma Lisa, Mamma Sheri, and Grandma Roseann for bringing all of the flowers, pictures, food, milkglass, the cake, and decorations. You are all WONDERFUL!)

With Happily Married Love,

Tiffani and Brigham