My family and friends know that I am a crier. Like Kristen Bell, if I am not between a 3 and a 7 on the emotional scale, I am crying. And if you don’t know what I am talking about, you should ABSOLUTELY watch this video! It had me laughing so hard! I cry at every wedding. Sometimes it is during a couple’s first look, sometimes it is during the ceremony, and sometimes it is during the special dances at receptions! Well, Brittany and Ryan had me crying during their whole wedding!
They worked really hard to surprise each other throughout the wedding day. Brittany wrote Ryan the sweetest letter that he opened right before the ceremony, and seeing his reaction to the note that his bride wrote was so touching. During Brittany & Ryan’s first dance, Ryan had a surprise video play that he created for Brittany. It had little clips of the two of them throughout their relationship, and it also had the video of him proposing.
Brittany and Ryan’s sister, Stevey, had the biggest surprise for Ryan of all. Ryan thought that after his first dance with his new wife and the Father-Daughter dance that the special dances for the evening were done, however Brittany grabbed the microphone from the DJ and announced to their guests that Ryan didn’t think that he was going to have a special dance because of his mother passing away, but his sister Stevey was going to dance with him. Ryan and his mom’s song came over the speakers and Stevey and Ryan held each other close for the first minute of the song. I cried all over again while I was editing Stevey and Ryan’s dance!
I think that my favorite thing that happened during the whole day though would have to be Ryan & Brittany’s first dance. Jason Mraz’s song “I Won’t Give Up” started playing, and as they were dancing and singing along to the lyrics, all of their friends and family started to sing along as well. The feeling in that room was so powerful and I had never felt something like that at a wedding before! Seeing and feeling all of their guests so attentive and involved in their first dance as husband and wife was something truly special.
Brittany and Ryan, thank you so much for letting me be a part of such a special day! Congratulations and I wish nothing but the best for the two of you!