We never have weekend days off - weekends are work days for us. But on this particular sunny Saturday, we had a full day off as a family of three, thanks to the wedding of some good friends. M. took the day off work, and we spent the whole thing, morning til night, enjoying eachothers' company.
A morning at the University was followed...
by and afternoon walk...
...to the park.
An evening gallery wedding reception down in the Santa Fe arts district was the capper to our day.
What a beautiful space for a wedding!
Q got to spend some much-anticipated time with her friend Esme.
While some people prefer to have a babysitter for an evening event, I actually prefer an event that is child-friendly so I can bring my munchkin along. Part of this is, of course, thanks to the fact that she behaves so beautifully at social events. She really is a champ, and always makes me proud.
And what a space to play in!
Dancing to the High Beams as the evening wore on.
The only tragic part of this story is that somehow, amid the festivities, I failed to get one single picture of the bride and groom themselves. This is especially unfortunate since they both looked gorgeous in their extremly hip wedding finery. I wish you could have seen the bride's retro-chic 3/4 length wedding dress with its hand-sewn fabric flowers, topped with a chic formal jacket....sadly, there is no way for me to remedy this oversight. Blame it on chasing a toddler around an art gallery all night!