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Day 6:: announcement and the 3rd purchase

my husband

After great contemplation and a few old-fashioned Southern bourbon drinks my husband accepted his nomination for public office from the front steps of Hibernian Hall. Fortunately his reputation remains unscathed due to the fact that I totally bailed on my “sassy wedding outfit” which reminded me more of a female rockstar and thankfully found this number {straight off the clearance rack} 2 hours before the wedding in the hotel lobby. Sister, has recapped our trip here.

Shortly after his acceptance speech, we were whisked away by the Secret Service Weaver in Rickshaw One. BTW, he happened to be our “personal” driver for the whole weekend… if you go to Charleston and meet a dynamic Rickshaw “driver” get his cell phone number and he’ll come get you wherever you are and take you wherever you need to go! They’re so fun and fairly reasonable.


w a y t o o m a n y w o r d s f o r a s t a y c a t i o n . . .

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  • Tara and Felix
    January 6, 2009 at 5:37 am

    Glad you chose to use words for this one, bc the description of Justin is hilarious!

  • Kellie Patton
    January 6, 2009 at 6:30 am

    Just so you know, the first thing I thought of was that you were pregnant – just saying!!! You and Erica are beautiful – inside and out! Where was JM during the wedding?

  • becky
    January 6, 2009 at 7:01 am

    NICE!! good find!! and i’m pretty sure we will forgive you for your excess verbage!!

  • erika
    January 6, 2009 at 7:23 am

    hilarious. it soooo looks like Justin just accepted his nomination for the presidency!
    your personal photographer

  • Ashley
    January 6, 2009 at 7:29 am

    you look beautiful!!!!! i would love to see the rockstar dress too-i’m very curious! i know you LOVED your weekend away! Glad y’all had fun!!!

  • LeslieW.
    January 6, 2009 at 7:29 am

    Very fun! That’s where the silver ball is that we went to a few weeks ago…and my sister’s reception was there. That is very fun! You look beautiful!

  • Dianne
    January 6, 2009 at 8:41 am

    You are beautiful wearing anything!! I love the dress you finally arrived in.
    I too thought you might be making a pregnancy announcement. LOL Glad Charleston was fun, it’s a special place!

  • Lindsey
    January 6, 2009 at 9:11 am

    very funny. and you look beautiful and classy. love the dress. looks like you guys are having a good time.

  • the sweet life with olives
    January 6, 2009 at 9:57 am

    You’ll make a lovely first lady!!! And for what it’s worth, I like when you use lots of words:-)

    January 6, 2009 at 11:34 am

    You look ravishingly, Darby!!!! And your hubby the politician is so dashing, to say the least!

    I too thought you were announcing a new baby on board! You got me!

    Great, great post!

  • Carly
    January 6, 2009 at 12:40 pm

    That first picture is a framer fo sure!!! So glad y’all were able to enjoy yourselves this past weekend:)

  • Dona
    January 6, 2009 at 3:00 pm

    I had a dream on Sunday night you were expecting…

  • Wes
    January 6, 2009 at 3:20 pm

    I can’t even imagine the fun I would have and the trouble Jennifer would have to keep me out of if I was anywhere near an open bar in Charleston.

  • Melissa
    January 6, 2009 at 6:17 pm

    You totally AMAZE me! I talk about you often and even blogged about you once! No, I am not a stalker. Just a girl from Charleston 🙂 You amaze me with your talent and your ability to raise your sweet children and have time for all of your ‘crafts.’ I have never met you but enjoy getting to know you by your blog. You inspire me to be a better person and mom 😉

    Melissa from SC

  • Hillary Dunham
    January 6, 2009 at 8:54 pm

    Too funny! Good luck with the candidacy. And you look great- but the kicker is the pearls- it totally completes that candidate snapshot!

  • Abby Maddox
    January 7, 2009 at 3:44 pm

    You both look extremely beautiful in this picture, but I am afraid I am confused. I need more words. Are you serious about public office? Am I gullible? Is Justin really in politics now?

  • Cous
    January 7, 2009 at 3:56 pm

    I’d vote for him;) What was the other dress? Something crazy that your cousin would wear? Glad you all had a good time! Looks like a blast! I need to call you soon to catch up;)