Monsieur et Madame Lange
I don’t know if you guys know this, BUT…I’m pretty good at hair and makeup. I recently was HONORED to help yet another (my 6th!) beautiful bride get ready on her wedding day. When I was living at home, attending the San Luis Obispo YSA Ward I became besties with three amazing girls. One of those amazing girls is Mary Soriano. She got married on March 23rd in the LA LDS Temple and she asked my sister, Tara, and I to come help her get ready!
Here are some pictures of the wedding day prep. Mary was a dream to help because she was completely drama and stress-free (even if she did cry like a tiny baby when I brushed her hair…love you Mary!) Speaking as a semi-professional (?) it really helps when your ‘canvas,’ as I like to call a person's face, belongs to like a super hot Peruvian-American girl. You can't really mess that one up.
PS. I am only going to let you look at these heinous pictures of me doing Mary's makeup if you PROMISE not to look at me, but just at her.
I could do this all day, every day. Should have been one of those “cosmetology school” girls.
|Please don't look at Tara and I-Look at beautiful Mary!|
I could NEVER have curled Mary's MASSIVE amount of hair and finished on time! Thank you Tara for helping me!
If I could create a thought bubble coming out of Derek’s head it would be this: “How did I get lucky enough to be marrying this beautiful girl!?” (Tara took this picture right as Derek saw Mary for the first time all dolled up for their sealing)
|So so happy! On their way to the temple!|
After Derek and Mary headed off to the temple Cameron came over and told me that he had found out that Brother Lassen, my cousin’s wife’s dad (that sounded more confusing than it is) who ALSO sealed Cameron and I, were going to seal Derek and Mary! I was so excited to go to another sealing with our same sealer! He is such a sweet, amazing, spiritual giant of a man.
Mr and Mrs Lange
|I am in love with this picture. Derek looks ecstatic!|
|Me and my ET-(you know, Eternal Companion) I'm trying to be hip like the young kids and use acronyms|
|Tara, my madre, and I|
We were even lucky enough to sneak a pic of us and the bride and groom!!
|I adore this girl to pieces. Absolute pieces. I'm so happy for her!|
After the sealing my parents, Tara, and I did some family sealings and initiatories and then went out to dinner at Buca Di Beppo. Yu-umm...I think I am STILL trying to work off that Shrimp Alfredo...
It was, yet again, another lovely weekend spent with so many people I love. Thank you, Mary, for allowing me to be a part of your wedding and to share in your joy. Each time I attend a sealing I am able to relive the day when Cameron and I were sealed for time and all eternity. I am forever grateful for the gospel, for temples, and for the sealing ordinance.
I’m just so blessed.