Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Happy 50th Anniversary!

Friday, Josh’s parents celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary! We hosted a reception for them on Saturday afternoon at their church to celebrate this big milestone.

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View of the fellowship hall

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Instead of a guest book, guests signed this engraved sliver platter with a diamond tip pen so that their signatures were engraved into the platter. It looked so neat at the end of reception with all the signatures on it! I wish I had gotten a picture of it.

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Josh’s parents photographer didn’t show-up to their wedding, so they have no pictures from their wedding day. We had to use separate photos of them on the cake table.

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Josh and I had to transport this cake (already tiered) in the car 30 miles and set it up at the church! Thank goodness it survived! :) We had this wedding cake made at the same bakery our wedding cakes were from. It is one of our favorites!

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Engraved cake cutters!

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Food, cake and punch table.

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Tables and chairs for guests

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Pretty coral roses were at the center of each table.

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Our family with Josh’s parents

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Sweet Jilly Kate! She kept snatching pita chips off of the food table! Ha!

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Jillian and Shawn- I started babysitting Shawn when he was about 6 months old. He was also the ring bearer in our wedding. Crazy how much he has grown! I was happy to see him and his family this weekend.

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I didn’t get any pictures of the guests since I was busy talking, but we had such a fun afternoon with Josh’s family and their friends. I think it was special day for Josh’s parents as well!

11 comments:

Nancy said...

What a milestone & a sweet looking couple! Happy 50th!

Megan said...

Their photographer didn't show up?!?!? That is crazy!! You did a great job with the party!

Emily said...

Beautiful reception hall!
I noticed they share the same anniversary as mine (10yrs.). Congratulations to them. Everyone looked lovely.

Jessica said...

How nice of you, Jennifer, to do this for them! I'm sure it was a very special time for them- this time with photogrpahs! : )

Jaime said...

Wow! You are an awesome daughter-in-law. 50 years is such an accomplishment. I know they appreciate you and Josh making it so special!

regina said...

I love the tray! What a great idea! Where did you find the tray and pen?

Alex said...

Love it! How wonderful and sweet! Can you please tell me where you got the platter with pen? Thanks! ~Alex

Nancy said...

HA! He & my Kenlee together would get into trouble!

Sarah-Anne said...

what a great milestone for your in laws!

Erica said...

How long were Josh's parents married before they had a baby?

Jennifer said...

They were married 6 years before they had his sister and 20 years before they adopted Josh.