This one is so, so, so special to me. This gorgeous girl is my niece, who has always been more like a sister since we're only just over 5 years apart. She spent many a summer with us up in Oregon and oh the stories we could tell! I've always had such a respect and love beyond words for her. Watching her grow up into the amazing woman she is has been such a pleasure. She is hilarious, so intelligent, and a loyal and caring friend. Like her mom, there is always fun to be had in her company! Obviously, I could go on and on!
It was hard to imagine anyone who could match her in all of these ways, until Stephen. It is just so right when you see a couple who bring out the best in each other. As an Aunt, seeing her come alive, be so supported, and have someone who she can count on for the years ahead, well, there is nothing more exciting!
So, congratulations to these two lovely people who hold such a special place in my heart. Here's to many years of love, happiness and laughter!! Thank you for letting me be a part of this special occasion!