Pink Wedding: Afterparties

In the following days we were all exhausted, but we still had lots of good friends around and lots of food to eat (Denise made Brendan his favorite, fried plantains), so we kept going at the share house I had rented for out-of-town visitors. You might also like: Pink Wedding: Arrivals & Aperitivo Pink Wedding:… Continue reading Pink Wedding: Afterparties

Pink Wedding: Dancing

Well, of course we had dancing. Arun wanted to demo a dance to Chaiyya Chaiyya. I told him he could teach it to everyone, and he and Menka did. You might also like: No related posts.

Pink Wedding: Photobooth

Lindsay and Graeme set up an elaborate photobooth with a champagne sequinned backdrop, colorful decorations, a gold picture frame, and wedding-themed props. A photo op area at a wedding is a new idea to me, and it turned out to be a hit. Somewhat to my surprise, Brendan and I were in constant demand for… Continue reading Pink Wedding: Photobooth

Pink Wedding: Cake

I didn’t want a huge, elaborate wedding cake — just something pretty, and enough to feed all our guests. Myrna had led me on a cake tasting tour, and we settled on Sugar Butter Flour to make the wedding cake, plus another cake (a hummingbird cake, as I recall) to make sure there was enough… Continue reading Pink Wedding: Cake

Pink Wedding: Dinner

It had been an easy decision to have our wedding dinner at home catered by The Mynt, an Indian restaurant in San Jose we were already fond of (and that I’d previously hired to cater a company event at the home of a colleague). They brought a portable tandoor to make fresh naan and other… Continue reading Pink Wedding: Dinner