This ski star pair took over Minikahda Country Club for what would be a night to remember.  And the fireworks came a month early for their wedding gift from Susie’s mother.  As most people stand and stare at the colorful sky, these two chose to dance on the lawn as colorful fire rained down over the club.  What a day we had as weather cooperated and gave way to an incredible dance floor of their favorite people in the planet.  I couldn’t stop smiling and laughing right along these two and all the crazies they do life with.  I can’t wait to see you all soon!

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Contributing Vendors: Incarnation Catholic Church (ceremony venue), Minikahda Country Club (reception venue), Minneapolis Club (rehearsal dinner venue), Weber’s Westdale (florist), Minikahda Club (catering), Lunds & Byerlys (dessert), Anne Barge (bride attire), Bonobos (groom attire), Emily J. Makeup (makeup), Letter Perfect (invitations), Blue Water Kings (music)

Sometimes I feel like I live in a fairy tale.  A beautiful princess dressed in white is led into the arms of her dashing prince, they throw a ball fit for any kingdom and ride off into the sunset.  The Van Dusen Mansion in Minneapolis was the ideal backdrop for this love story, and its hard not to be obsessed with this romantic pair.  For Amanda, her prince was indeed her high school sweetheart and they seem to know more of life lived alongside each other than apart.  They take “close talkers” to a whole new level as these two are completely smitten for each other.  Amanda seemed to float down the aisle to Josh, as his jaw was quite literally dropped the entire time.  At least until he picked it back up off the dance floor just long enough to join his family for their best rendition of Footloose.  And they all lived happily ever after…

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Contributing Vendors: Van Dusen Mansion (venue), Lowell Inn (rehearsal dinner venue), Mintahoe (catering), Dorothy Ann Bakery (dessert), Raffine Bridal (attire), Lisa Reinhart (makeup and hair), Wedding Paper Divas (invitations), Olivia Shay Videography (videographer), Bellagala (music)

“But Andrew, what if it rains?”  My response, ‘We dance!'”  Ashley and Kasey took this suggestion many months ago as a bit of a challenge.  From the time we got belted by the rain aboard a boat in the middle of Lake Minnetonka, I could tell there were more adventures in store for these two.  Water seemed to be an ongoing theme as the two simply can’t get enough of it!  The heavens scattered constant rain all day long from the Marriott West to the ceremony at Mount Olivet Lutheran west campus, and finally led us to Lafayette Country Club.  In between, Excelsior Brewery made for the perfect cameo, and behold we found a tent out back with a live polka band playing.  In true Ashley and Kasey fashion, we took over the tent and belted out songs until an even greater party called us back to the country club.  And dance we did!!  Thank you Lasting Impressions for setting up a seamless day for these two fun-loving souls!

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Contributing Vendors: Mount Olivet Lutheran Church (ceremony venue), Lafayette Club (reception venue), Lasting Impressions Weddings (wedding planner), Haute Flower Boutique (florist), Linen Effects (rental decor), The Seatery (rental decor), Something Sweet Cakes (dessert), Theia Couture (wedding dress), Snap Suits (suits), Makeup By Mindie (makeup), J Walter Anderson (videographer), Adagio (band), Northfield Lines (transportation), Star Limousine (transportation)