33 responses

  1. hannah
    April 25, 2012

    Awwww this is precious and such a good idea to ask your parents about their special day! Congrats to 30 years! My parents are at the 27 yr mark. So exciting!

  2. Katie @ Peace Love & Oats
    April 25, 2012

    That is an amazing story!!! What gorgeous photos, and it’s funny to think how we are so obsessed with every detail of weddings nowadays and they were usually so much simpler back then! Thanks for sharing!
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  3. Amber
    April 25, 2012

    This was such a sweet love story! So adorable. I love the look on your dad’s face when he’s taking the garter belt off. Seriously awesome!

  4. Colleen
    April 25, 2012

    great story! how awesome to have parents with such a great relationship – and one that you can look to for inspiration. not everyone is so lucky! :)

  5. Caitlin@ This Bride’s Joyride
    April 25, 2012

    I love this story! I can’t agree more, the wedding is about the people and celebrating what will hopefully be a wonderful marriage – ultimately the rest won’t matter that much years down the line!
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  6. Jessica
    April 25, 2012

    I love this post! The pictures are awesome!
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  7. clare @ fittingitallin
    April 25, 2012

    SO FUN! I love hearing about my parents’ wedding too. No manicures, no real flowers! My mom even made her own dress!
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  8. laura
    April 25, 2012

    i LOVE your parents (and your whole family, haha). what a great story!!

  9. Hillary
    April 25, 2012

    I love, love, love this. It makes me a little (ok, a lot) sad that both my parents and my boyfriend’s parents are divorced. Hearing stories like this always make me happy, though.

    And, it has to be said, Kelly looks SO much like your mom, and your twin brother looks SO much like your dad! Crazy!

  10. Allison
    April 25, 2012

    Love this post! So very true.
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  11. Krissy @ Shiawase Life
    April 25, 2012

    What a fun post!

    Fun fact…I paid the SAME amount that my mom did for her wedding dress!
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  12. Beverly Aragon
    April 25, 2012

    LOVE this post! So heartwarming and such an inspiration for married (both soon-to-be and veteran) couples. Your parents are absolutely adorable!

  13. Hope @ With A Side Of Hope
    April 25, 2012

    This is such a sweet and romantic story. I love hearing stories like this. :) It’s such an inspiration.
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  14. Megan @ Megan’s Munchies
    April 25, 2012

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE this post!!! So sweet and I love the cake topper!
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  15. Jessica
    April 25, 2012

    What a great story, Meghann! I also enjoyed all the retro-Sherwood photos!

  16. Sarah @Blonde Bostonian
    April 25, 2012

    This is the sweetest post ever – such a cute love story. I love looking at old photos of my parents’ wedding day. Thanks for sharing!
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  17. kalli
    April 25, 2012

    you are trully one lucky girl to have parents like that. they are certainly awesome role models for relationships that work. i totally agree that it does not matter how, when ane where. i had a beautiful wedding the first time and got divorced and then my second time around i went to the courthouse and have the best marriage ever. thank goodness for do-overs!

  18. Alaina
    April 25, 2012

    What a sweet story!! My parents are celebrating their 30th this July. I’ll have to dig up some of their photos too! :-)
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  19. Sana
    April 25, 2012

    So sweet :)

  20. Jules
    April 25, 2012

    What a lovely story! I looked at those wedding photos and even without you saying anything I just knew they would still be together after all these years because they just look so happy and so in love :)
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  21. Katie
    April 25, 2012

    This was so precious. Thanks to you and your parents for sharing it! :)

  22. Cait’s Plate
    April 25, 2012

    So cute! Kelly looks SO much like your mom!!
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  23. Ashley @ Sweat for Sweets
    April 25, 2012

    This is freaking adorable! I bet your parents are so proud of you! It’s so refreshing how everything was so simple and really about the love and the meaning of the marriage as opposed to the “fringe” issues, such as decor, etc. Love this!
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  24. Caroline Calcote
    April 25, 2012

    Aw, this is adorable. AND, I graduated in 1987, so I’m only 6 years younger than your parents? Yikes. Well, they were young when they got started and I was old when I got started.
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  25. Steph @ 321delish
    April 25, 2012

    Awww what an awesome story!
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  26. Jess
    April 26, 2012

    WOW your mom looks just like Kelly in the one with her hair back. Lovely photos and story!

  27. Rachel Wilkerson
    April 26, 2012

    Love this! I’ve also been dying to hear more about my parents’ and Eric’s parents’ weddings! I love that they just did a simple reception…such a good reminder that weddings can be simple, inexpensive, and still lovely!
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  28. Army Amy*
    April 26, 2012

    I love the bridesmaids dresses and the getaway clothes your parents changed into!*
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  29. Stace
    April 27, 2012

    My parents will be celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary this year in October also! They met in high school in their junior year as well! Then I came the year following their wedding. Love seeing the old photos. I just got engaged in March so I am all about asking everyone’s proposal and wedding stories as well. What is strange though is that I don’t think there is one couple from my graduating class that stayed together. What happened to high school sweethearts????

    • Meghann
      April 27, 2012

      I was actually surprised with just how many couples from my high school graduating class got married. I can think of 5 off the top of my head. :)

  30. Stace
    April 27, 2012

    Wow! Really? I do love a good love story must be my high school ( from delaware).

  31. Liz
    April 28, 2012

    I am amazed at how much Josh looks like your dad from those pictures! Wow! Also it’s cool to hear about Titusville from back in the day :)
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  32. Rachel
    May 8, 2012

    This was such a great post. I absolutely LOVE how your parents just got engaged in high school, married and are doing amazing after so many years!

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