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Pittsburgh Wedding Weekend

Last weekend I had my last wedding for a bit.  One of my Mexico roomies got married in Pittsburgh and we all made the trip!  It was pretty great, not going to lie.

We got there and cut it a bit close to actually attend the rehearsal so we met up with everyone at the rehearsal dinner. :) 


Saturday we had some free time before the wedding so we checked out the borough we were staying in: Southside Flats.  I loved The Pretzel Shop.  So good!  


We also loved Over the Rack, a bicycle bar where we had lunch.


The ceremony was beautiful.  Melissa and I passed out programs, carried up the gifts, and upon arrival ended up doing all the little things like organizing the flowers, etc. as we waited for the bridal party's arrival.  (We were happy to help, but weren't really expecting it...so...we did our best ;)

Melissa & I got asked if we planned to match each other. Nope.
We got asked if we planned to compliment the wedding party.  Nope.
Boom.  Killed it.
Melissa was my partner in crime
They had their reception at Le Mont in the Mount Washington borough.  It was beautiful with the view of Pittsburgh.  Seriously gorgeous.

The DJ was a bit rough around the edges, but you bet we killed the salsa song ;)  And clearly my table was the best.  (The young table.)  What up, table 4!


The reception ended, but we were not done (well, most of us weren't...).  I do not know why, but apparently I really wanted to go to a huge german bar by our hotel and I kept talking it up to our group.  Two guys from the wedding ended up coming over to our area and the bar did not disappoint!  Whew!


We walked in and it was packed!  And almost everyone was standing on their chairs.  We looked at each other in our wedding outfits and I said, "What is going on here?"


I found a table.  We settled in.  I asked the waiter why they were standing on their chairs.

Me:  Why is everyone standing on their chairs?  We're not from around here.
Waiter:  They like to stand on them for the polka band.
I looked around.  The polka band was on a break.
Waiter:  I guess they just like it.

We got our beers.  Polka band started again.  We stood on our chairs.

Presenters of gifts/programs extraordinaires!!

Amazing weekend of catch-up with friends old and new.  

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