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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

a picture's worth a million words...

or is it a million pictures are worth....oh forget it!

The wedding was absolutely beautiful. I couldn't decide which pictures to post, since I have over 400 pictures and I like so many of them. I decided to choose a few of my favorites from the church and post them tonight. Tomorrow I will post the reception and party pictures (FYI: There might have been alcohol involved at the reception. If so, I am now apologizing for any pictures that may look like we were having just a little too much fun!). Enjoy!

Tito and Gloria, may God always be the center of your marriage and may you be blessed abundantly for a lifetime. We love you both so very much!


Getting ready to leave to church. I just love AJ's little face here! By the way, my sweet Kai had a temp of almost 102 in this picture.

This is my favorite of all the pics! I am truly, truly blessed and give God all the glory for pouring down upon me such an amazing 'Bouquet of Blessings'.

Our beautiful Amanda was a bridesmaid.

Happy parents with one beaming son!

Another happy parent...Tito's Dad.

Waiting with his awesome brother and best man, Adam.

tito and i1
Such a proud Mama. Oh, how I love my biggest baby boy!

I may be biased, but don't you think they looked adorable?

The radiant bride walking down the aisle holding her Mama's hand. Doesn't she look beautiful?
(Sorry for the "arm" in the picture).

Kneeling before God.

Stepping down from the altar after having signed the marriage certificate.

Officially husband and wife!

"Hey Mom, look at me! I'm married!"

The beautiful and happy couple!

Our girl was having a great time!

With Tito's aunt & uncle, Herb and Ily and cousins, Anthony and Seth.

All this wedding stuff is exhausting!


Leslie said...

Your family is SO beautiful!

You need to get a couple baseball bats and maybe a loaded gun! You're gonna need it for the guys that are going to be chasing your Amanda. She's gorgeous!

And Anna-Grace's shoes are adorable! Where did you ever find those?

I hope all the people in your family are blessed with healing soon! I'll keep them in my prayers!


Sherri said...

I LOVE the pictures! You have such a beautiful family!

You can't even tell that Kai was sick. Looking forward to seeing the rest of the pictures.

He & Me + 3 said...

Those were absolutely gorgeous. Your family is so precious.

Aus said...

Oh my oh my oh my - what a beautiful family - lots of love - lots of joy - yeah just a whole big bunch of Blessings going on there! Couldn't be happier for you guys - and as for an adult beverage - what was Christ's first miracle again....and wasn't it an exceptional vintage? I'll have to give you 'my spin' on that story sometime!

hugs - aus and co.

sara said...

Ohilda, those are awesome pictures!!! What a beautiful family you have...I know you are so proud.

Can we see more?!!!

Mandi said...

What great pictures. The bride and groom make a beautiful couple. May God Bless their marriage for many many years.

BTW, you look amazing in your dress!


Mom Of Many said...

Ohilda, the pictures are all beautiful. We love having a son-in-love and a daughter-in-love....they are just such wonderful blessings to our family...

I have to say, I think my favorite shot captured is AJ looking at AnnaGrace....his little feet are on top of each other and the look is just like he absolutely adores AnnaGrace - I think it could win a contest!

They are all beautiful and Kai - what a trooper with a fever - poor little guy!!

Hugs from Colorado!

Cari said...

Beautiful family!!

TanyaLea said...


Looks like a wonderful day was had by all! The kiddos are ADORABLE all dressed up in their wedding attire! So glad they made it through despite all the sickness and high temps. Praying you are all well again soon!! <><

Blessings and Hugs,

Karin said...

Gorgeous pictures!! So happy for you all!

Amy said...

Ok...CRYING here! (The happy, smiling kind of tears!)

Ohilda, what a BEAUTIFUL FAMILY!!! What a beautiful evening!!!

I can only imagine how VERY PROUD you are of EACH precious blessing in your Bouquet...but on this evening especially your "baby" boy (the big one)...oh my...BIG heart swells!

I am SO HAPPY for all of you! What a perfect evening. May it be the beginning of a richly blessed marriage for Tito and his bride!


Timmy's Girl @ Luv My Quiver Full Of Arrows said...

OK, your son is absolutely beaming!!!! What a smile on that boy's face, Ohilda. It is precious. I am curious to hear what you were feeling as your baby boy was now becoming someone's husband. I often wonder what will be going through my head.

xoxo and congrats,
p.s. Your DIL... another flower for your bouquet. What a blessing! Now bring on the grandbabies!!!!!

Shanti said...

Oh, the pictures are *beautiful*! I just love weddings! They make me get all teary-eyed. =)
Congrats on gaining a beautiful daughter!

day by day said...

Wow, Ohilda.....what gorgeous pictures of your beautiful family! Love them all. Your dress was soooo beautiful!!! Congrats to you on gaining a very special DIL!!!


Sally- That Girl! said...

Okay your sons are stunningly handsome!! Amanda looks beautiful in that red dress. Your new daughter in love looked radiant as every bride should!!! And your flower girl was adorable. Life can't get much better than that!!!

Jill said...

Wonderful! Wonderful!!!

I am going into wedding withdrawal...we had such an amazing time at our family wedding...I cannot believe it is over already!
Madeleine wants to wear her dress again this weekend!

BEAUTIFUL photos! Thanks for sharing!

David and Sarah said...

Absolutely beautiful...

geminirn said...

OHilda you were one hot stylin Momma.....lol!
CONGRATS.once again to the beautiful couple!

Jewels of My Heart said...

Soooooooooooo beautiful...........

The Ferrill's said...

Ohilda these are breathtakingly beautiful!!!!!!
And Katie Lyn said to tell Amanda she looks gorgeous!
I wish we could see yall again soon....these pictures make me miss you!!!!!
I'm praying yall are through with sickness and moving on to some fall fun!
Love you!!!!!!!!

The Byrd's Nest said...

I have thoroughly enjoyed these pictures. AGAIN.....you are so so beautiful my friend....inside and out;)

Kristy said...

Ohilda every single picture is beautiful!!! And so are you!!! Such a gorgeous family.

Love you, Kristy

animal print gal said...

Congrats! There is not a bigger blessing! Your Amanda is an angel!

Carmen said...

What beautiful memories. You are blessed beyond measure.

Jill W said...

How proud you must be! What a beautiful family!

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