Evening! I feel much better…. relaxed, rejuvenated, and calm.  To be honest, I can’t WAIT to go pound the pavement again — I am definitely going on a light run tomorrow! 🙂


I grabbed three Girl Scout cookies as my mid-afternoon snack.  Not exactly the MOST nutritious selection, but boy-oh-boy, these were yummy!


Then, the Husband picked up my mother-in-law from the airport.  She just spent two weeks in England with my sister-in-law and said it was veryyyy cold in the UK!  We sat on the couch discussing her vacation and drinking tea, British-style.


Like our teapot?  It’s the Tower of London. 🙂


My mother-in-law brought us yummy British chocolates, too! I had a handful of these Maltesers.  These are way better than Whoppers.  Something about British chocolate is FAR superior to American chocolate (probably because they actually use cocoa!).


For dinner, I made a yummy Salmon Roast.  Yes, MORE fish!


I roasted salmon with some salt, pepper, and EVOO.  I also roasted some chopped celery and carrots, and mixed everything together with some wild rice.   CIMG2531



And we opened a new bottle of wine.  It’s a Chateau La Papeterie Montagne-Saint-Emilion (2001).  I had a small glass.


More Wedding Pictures!


My mother-in-law brought over a CD of some wedding presents from our British family members…. here are a few!

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(MMMM cake!)

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Our best man and maid of honor giving us post-ceremony mental support (so emotional).

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With our parents.

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My one million bridesmaids. 🙂


One of these days I have to post a rehearsal dinner and wedding recap.  I have tons of good food pictures, including the best steak of my life.   It’s so strange to think it’s been 60 days or so since the big day….. how time flies!


What was the best day of your life and why?



  • VeggieGirl March 2, 2009, 6:13 pm

    CUTEST TEAPOT EVER!!! I collect them, so that made me quite excited, haha 😀

    Beyond stunning wedding photos!!!

  • d.a.r. March 2, 2009, 6:19 pm

    Gooorgeous wedding pictures! I adore your dress, I could never in a million years pull that off!

    Best day of my life was my wedding day, hands down. It was such a joyous feeling to know I was spending the rest of my life with my husband and that I got to share it all with my family and best friends.

  • Erin March 2, 2009, 6:19 pm

    Yay for fish!
    Those pictures are beautiful! So touching.
    I love that teapot too!

  • Amanda (Two Boos Who Eat) March 2, 2009, 6:19 pm

    ooh your wedding posts make me excited for my wedding in July! I love them!

    I have a million bridesmaids too. The more the merrier, right?

  • robinbb March 2, 2009, 6:20 pm

    The best days of my life were the days my girls were born and my wedding day. My heart grew so much on those days.

  • peanutbutterandjuli March 2, 2009, 6:24 pm

    So beautiful! Thank you for sharing those pictures.

    Best day of my life was college graduation- I had my whole family and friends in one place. So glorious.

  • Adventures in Newlywed March 2, 2009, 6:26 pm

    Time does fly doesn’t it! We’re almost at the 6 month mark, and I feel like it was just yesterday 🙂 Your pictures are gorgeous!

  • Megan March 2, 2009, 6:37 pm

    LOVE your wedding photos. i love all things wedding 🙂

    i cant even think of the best day of my life. haha isnt that so sad?

  • Victoria March 2, 2009, 6:40 pm

    Definitely the day we got married! It’s been 3 years tomorrow — time really does fly!

  • alessa March 2, 2009, 6:41 pm

    Your wedding photos are so pretty! im sure my wedding day will be the happiest day of my life.. when it happens. haha 🙂

  • ksgoodeats March 2, 2009, 6:51 pm

    GORGEOUS wedding pictures! You picked the best bride’s maid dresses too!

    Love that teapot! Have you tried Thin Mints frozen – phenomenal!

  • One Healthy Apple March 2, 2009, 6:52 pm

    What an adorable set of pictures! Everything looks gorgeous and I really love the enthusiasm of the wedding cake picture. That would be my expression for sure!

    I can’t wait till my wedding day- saving the excitement for the best day of my life!

  • just me March 2, 2009, 6:54 pm

    i don’t think i’ve had the best day of my life! still waiting for it to happen! haha!

  • Brandi March 2, 2009, 7:00 pm

    love the teapot and I love whoppers, so I need those candies!

    best day of my life: my wedding day 🙂

  • Lauren March 2, 2009, 7:12 pm

    Cliche as it may be, but my wedding day by far best day of my life.

    Where are your relatives from in England? I lived in Cornwall for a few months. You are so right about the chocolate being on a whole different level than ours. I brought the family I lived with some hershey kisses and all they could say was “and this is really chocolate?” Haha, their chocolate puts our to shame!

  • Emily March 2, 2009, 7:17 pm

    Yum! British chocolate!

  • Bec March 2, 2009, 7:26 pm

    Love that tea pot, so adorable! Also your bridesmaids’ dresses are gorgeous.

  • Sharon March 2, 2009, 7:28 pm

    Happiest day of my life- my wedding!! Just knowing I had someone to travel through life with and grow old with 🙂

    I LOVE Malteasers! My parents went to England & Scotland for their anniversary and brought home loads of British candy including Malteasers! They were the best! I adore Cadbury chocolate-it's the best!

  • Sharon March 2, 2009, 7:30 pm

    Btw, I LOVE the pics! Especially the one where you are both crying with happiness 🙂

  • Meg March 2, 2009, 7:33 pm

    Definitely my wedding day!

  • Run Saraah March 2, 2009, 7:38 pm

    You made such a radiant, beautiful bride. Wow 🙂

    I’m hoping my upcoming wedding will be the best day of my life.

  • Bridget March 2, 2009, 8:14 pm

    Is that your mom in the big black hat…she looks amazing!! Well not as amazing as you, but you know its hard to beat the bride 🙂 Your bridesmaids look beautiful too!!

  • HangryPants March 2, 2009, 8:17 pm

    I love the teapot. Thanks for more gorgeous pictures. 😀

    Are you v. sore today?

  • emily March 2, 2009, 8:29 pm

    time Does fly! I’ve been married more than a year now but it still feels like a few weeks ago! (and my husband’s favorite part of the big day, if he’s honest, was the best roast beef he ever had!)

  • Trish March 2, 2009, 8:53 pm

    nice photos! thanks for sharing!

  • carolinebee March 2, 2009, 8:53 pm

    totally gorgeous! You couldn’t have asked for a prettier day too! My uncle (by marriage) is British and all the ladies in his fam wore the BEST hats at all of his wedding events 😀

  • Ryan (chasing daylight) March 2, 2009, 9:02 pm

    Aw, I love your wedding pictures! Amazing 😀

  • Mica March 2, 2009, 9:35 pm

    Those are great pics from the wedding!

    And that teapot rocks my world, in every possible way. I’m jealous that you have British relatives now!

  • redheadedjournal March 2, 2009, 11:40 pm

    Great photos and what a great tea pot!

    My best day ever was def. my wedding <3

  • Leah March 3, 2009, 12:22 am

    Hm, I think Malteasers should be my next giveaway?! I love them!!! You’re right, they are so good!

    I love your wedding photos! You look amazing in your dress.

  • Thinspired March 3, 2009, 4:27 am

    I agree, British chocolate is so much better! Cute teapot!
    I love the photo of you with the parents…let me guess…the lady wearing the hat is your mother-in-law, right? Hehe…the English and their fancy wedding hats, I love it!

  • Caitlin at Healthy Tipping Point March 3, 2009, 4:42 am

    heather – only a little sore! 🙂

    lauren – they are from redding and london.

    bridget and thinispired – the lady in the hat is my mother in law! she is pretty. my mom is in the jade green dress.

  • Mara @ What's For Dinner? March 3, 2009, 5:21 am

    GREAT teapot, amazing pictures!

    Best day of my life so far was the day we got engaged…I’m sure it’ll be topped by our wedding day though!

  • Dori March 3, 2009, 7:22 am

    I absolutely love the color and style of the bridesmaid dresses! I might have to copy that (not that I’m even engaged or anything!). And of course, you look beautiful.

    LOVE the teapot. Also, I read an article all about why British chocolate is better!

  • eatingbender March 3, 2009, 8:00 am

    I love that teapot! And the wedding pictures…gorgeous!

  • thechiclife March 3, 2009, 8:45 am

    Beautiful wedding photos! Best day ever? That’s a tough one…probably my wedding day, though. 🙂

  • Elsa March 3, 2009, 11:40 am

    Great pictures! Love the candid one of the BM and MOH giving the post ceremony support.
    I think the best day of my life was the night we got engaged. I mean our wedding day is a very close second. But the night we got engaged was so unexpected there is no way to describe the feelings that I felt that night.

  • Andrea March 3, 2009, 12:02 pm

    Cute teapot, and beautiful wedding pictures! I can’t wait until it’s my day 🙂

    We have maltesers in Canada too!! They are wonderful.

  • Mizz Independent March 4, 2009, 4:14 pm

    I am so excited to see someone eating Maltesers!! They are one of my most favorite things ever! My mom’s side of the family is from Scotland and my grandmother always brings me back a box when she goes over for a visit – the problem is I usually devour them in two days.

  • Katy March 9, 2009, 9:54 pm

    Wow, I also love your choice of bridesmaids dresses!
    I know I’m a little behind on saying this, but I just wanted to tell you that I am also a HUGE Britney fan, and I’m so excited to see her concert in Vancouver. I really admire how you gave the tickets away to two random girls, you must have made them so happy! Britney is the BEST workout music ever 🙂

  • Caitlin at Healthy Tipping Point March 10, 2009, 2:53 am

    katy – thanks!! go britney 🙂 the BM dresses are from david’s bridal.

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