The first thing you’ll notice about Monika is her electric smile. She literally BEAMED all day on her wedding day and that joy was contagious. Paul was the most gracious host, welcoming everyone and being a generally warm person. It was good too since Dan and I were meeting them for the first time on this day! Thankfully they put us both at ease within moments, which set the tone for the day. I loved that Monica wore a cathedral veil, which you’ll see we had a lot of fun with, from fluffing it while also photographing it as she walked down the aisle (you’ll see) to lots and lots of under the viel snuggle photos.
After the ceremony and portraits, we headed to the Portsmouth Harbor Events ballroom and the party started! I had two favorite moments of the night. The first was when Monica and her father skipped the father-daughter dance in exchange for a father-daughter duet! They sang together for all of us and it was such a fun twist. My other favorite moment was when all the groomsmen came onto the dance floor and ripped off their dress shirts, revealing “Saturday’s are for the Boys” tanktops, which they rocked for the remainder of the night. So funny. The dance party was rockin as well, which is always a favorite of ours.