Wedding Weekend // A Weekend in Review

Hello lovelies! As I mentioned before, I spent last weekend in Tucson, AZ for my best friend’s wedding! The weekend was beautiful and all things perfect and lovely but also a little hectic due to the short weekend and long trip I had.

But there was so much excitement and so many beautiful photos that I just wanted to do a quick run-down of what happened so I could share all that lovely-ness with y’all!

Thursday: Milwaukee to Denver to Tucson

So Thursday morning I had to be up and out the door by 6am to get to the airport on time. After that it was a flight to Denver, an hour layover and then a flight to Tucson. I got some delicious prune energy bars in Denver, though.

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Thursday Night: Tucson

After arriving in Tucson I hung out with the bride for a bit before getting dressed for the rehearsal dinner. I really wish I’d remembered to take better pictures of my dress because I love it! I got it at Francesca’s while I was in Cali and I paid only $15 for it! #score

The rehearsal dinner was delicious! A Mexican buffet while a mariachi band played. Swoons. It was fantastic.

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Friday Morning: Tucson

Friday morning the bride and her sister-in-law and I went for a morning hike before they had breakfast and I went for a run. The resort had a “par-course” which was basically a sprint with cross training moves ever couple hundred feet. It was such a good workout but I had to cut it short when I started to feel lightheaded. Man, that Arizona sun doesn’t mess around!

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After a filling breakfast (and guzzling even more water!) I laid by the pool for about an hour and in that time I managed to get burned. I was so mad! I wasn’t burned when I left the pool but after my shower my legs were lobster red. What they what!?

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Friday Evening: Tucson

Friday evening was the main event and everything was beautiful! The bride was the prettiest bride I’ve ever seen, and there wasn’t a dry eye during the ceremony.  Afterwards there was a cocktail hour before a buffet of amazing food! The bride seriously knows how to throw a party, y’all!

The bride’s sister and I hung out most of the evening and totally killed it on the dance floor! Ok, ok, not really! She was great, but I looked like a broken marionette, but I don’t care! I can’t dance and I won’t stop.

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Saturday morning: Tucson to Denver to Milwaukee

Saturday morning I had to be up earlyish to head to airport. I took my first Lyft ride, and got to see the airplane graveyard in Tucson before boarding to Denver. The very nice woman sitting next to me offered me a one time pass to the United Sky Club Lounge when she found out that I had a three hour layover and I’m so grateful to her! That lounge is amazing and made the layover so much more pleasant.

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After that it was time for my last flight and I finally got home! I have to admit, I’ve been away from my family longer but this time I was super missing my mother. So much happened and I was literally busting at the seams to tell her! I haven’t had that much fun in a long time, but I also haven’t been that excited to see my family again. I still miss that Arizona sunshine, and my bestie, though…

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