Last weekend we loaded up the boys and traveled down to Red Bluff, California for our friend’s wedding. Considering we were making a 10 hour road trip with a 16 month old and a 11 day old, to a place where they were expecting 110+ temperatures, and me being 11 days out of surgery, things went pretty well.
We did most of the driving in the wee hours of the morning so as to try to avoid massive meltdowns from Nolan. It worked. Leaving at 3am and having the kid sleep most of the way is much better than leaving at a decent hour and dealing with tantrums – hands down.
The wedding was beautiful and there were great friends all around to visit. I’m a sucker for weddings, I just love them. The 115 degrees was a bit hard to deal with, but someone set up a sprinkler at the reception, so at least the kids kept cool. The occassional adult did a little dance through the sprinkler too – I’m waiting on copies of photos of Brandon and Sonni showing Nolan just how it’s done.
Here are some photos from the event. Can’t wait to get copies of the ones Susan (the mother of the groom) took – she had her camera on her at all times and got some great shots.
Nolan and his dancing pose.
Cooper, haning out on the blanket.
Mama and Nolan. I couldn’t keep the boy off the dance floor.
Nolan making funny noises with Uncle Steven. His uncles kept him quite busy and entertained this weekend. I love those big boys.
The lovely couple. Donald was a trooper, keeping the tux on for hours in the 115 degree weather. It’s times like these where I’m glad I’m a girl, dresses are much more air-y.
Too cool for words.
The sun and play tuckered him out. He fit in a little nap at the reception.