Jonathan & Erika’s rehearsal dinner

Here are a few photos that I took of the rehearsal dinner for my brother-in-law Jonathan and his lovely fiancee [now wife!] Erika.  The Garber parents threw an amazing party at their house with outdoor seating under a tent strung with twinkle lights; a whole roasted pig (!); a delicious spread of salad and baked potatoes and homemade biscuits; drinks and snacks on the back deck; homemade pumpkin pies and apple crisps and Nutella-stuffed brown butter + sea salt chocolate chip cookies for dessert; and a fire pit for gathering and talking after dark.  The whole party was a smashing success.  So happy for you, Jon and Erika!

thank you, Abby, Clydette, and Gail, for your amazing help in the kitchen!

baby girl with my apple cider tea & the groom-to-be snatching a taste of fresh pork rind

Jonathan with two of his favorite girls in the world: his twin sister Jess and his now-wife Erika

lots of toasts to Jon and Erika at the end of the evening
Last but not least, I would have loved to include a beautiful family portrait in this post, but… this is how our family portraits turned out that night:
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9 Responses to Jonathan & Erika’s rehearsal dinner

  1. Damsel October 15, 2012 at 3:03 pm #

    Haha!! Love your family portrait. I have lots like that and I LOVE ours! That’s how we live…

    • Becca October 15, 2012 at 11:15 pm #

      Glad you feel the same way. :-) Thinking of you now as I’m a few hours away from attempting to board a space-a flight back to Sicily…

  2. Aunt Kathy October 15, 2012 at 4:51 pm #

    Thanks, Becca! I loved every single picture. Looks like it was all quite a shindig! Seeing the blog was the next best thing to being there.

    • Becca October 16, 2012 at 3:57 am #

      Missed you, Aunt Kathy!

  3. Emily October 15, 2012 at 4:56 pm #

    Wow! What a fabulous event. I’ve never seen a pig roast before – looks delicious.

    • Becca October 16, 2012 at 3:58 am #

      I know, me either! But… the eyes… don’t they just creep you out?!

  4. Ann October 16, 2012 at 12:50 am #

    I laughed out loud at the photo of Steve with Uncle Frank. Good name badge!

    • Becca October 16, 2012 at 3:57 am #

      Uncle Frank was a constant source of delight around that house that weekend! My favorite name badge is not pictured, though. It said “Total Stranger (I just smelled pig)” and was on the shirt of the mother-of-the-bride’s twin sister. Her wonderful badge matched her wonderful humor, too!

  5. granolastateofmind October 16, 2012 at 11:45 pm #

    Lena…loves a nice IPA ;) send me the rest of the pics I requested por favor!

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