May 7, 2014Mike + Alyssa \\ WeddingSouthern Mansion | Cape May, NJ

He loved chocolate, so she schemed and made truffles. He was hooked for life :) These high school sweethearts got married last weekend at Cape May’s beautiful Southern Mansion!

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Alyssa gifted her bridesmaids with these beautiful robes! Debated snatching one and photographing the rest of the wedding in it. Decided against it, but not sure I made the right decision.

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It’s not a wedding without mimosas!

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All morning, Alyssa kept saying, “I can’t believe this is my hair! Or my face!” Believe it, beautiful lady!

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While the girls finished getting ready, my WONDERFUL second shooter Aaren went over to join Mike & the boys.

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Don’t you think Alyssa is a dead ringer for Jennifer Lawrence here?? Obviously I’m obsessed with JLaw (/Katniss) (and Cinna), so no higher praise can come from me!

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Love this angle from Aaren!

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BOOM.

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We stole them away for a few more portraits during dinner and it was so worth it. Aaren’s view…

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… and mine!

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Hope you’re LOVING Colorado, Monicos! Thanks for letting me capture your special day :)

Vendors!

Invitations – Wedding Paper Divas \\ Dress – Maggie Sottero \\ Shoes – Payless \\ Bridesmaids’ Dresses – David’s Bridal \\ Suits – Formal Dimensions \\ Florist – A Garden Party \\ Hair – Glam It Up! by Alyssa Eachus \\ Makeup – Miranda Rudolph \\ Venue – Southern Mansion \\ Caterer – Southern Mansion \\ DJ – Dan Bates with Double D Entertainment \\ Bakery – Michael Gras \\ Videographer – 80 South Productions \\ Second Shooter – Aaren Lee