Becky is now MRS. Clarkson.


(the bride’s mother calls the couple Jecky) September 21, 2013

You can read below my speech I gave for the lovely couple and enjoy the beautiful details from the pictures below. Some are mine and others are from various people. :)

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The five of us all went to High School together. :) From left it is Laura G, me, Becky, Ronnie and Trevor-it was soooo good to see them and for them to come and celebrate Becky’s big day!

This is it. The big day. Becky & Judd are finally married. :) It has been my pleasure to be able to watch this couple grow together from near and far and to be able to stand with them today has also been a great honor.

I have known Becky since we both showed up to soccer practice a couple of weeks before 9th grade started. :) Myself being homeschooled the year before and Becky coming from a small Lutheran school we took the challenge of ‘surviving’ high school together. I will never forget all the prep work that went into attending a simple football game, ditching our dates at dances just so we could be with our friends, (I am very happy you didn’t ditch Judd, Becky) ::pause:: and all the long chats we had at your dining room table. I will forever be thankful for your friendship and all our memories together. Fast forward some years and Becky called to tell me that she met a ‘guy’, a guy that opened her car door for her, a guy that treated her like a Princess (spoiling her with gifts, outings and his undivided attention). I was so excited that she had found you, JUdd. Not just any tall guy but someone who really cherishes and loves my best friend. Not only were the things Becky had shared with me about you were impressive, but all of the times you put yourself through the excruciating weather of Minnesota to spend time with her family! And I knew you were the one and only guy for her when it was discovered that we share the same birthday! :) I believe you two are a perfect match for one another and will have a blissful marriage!

Please if you’d be so kind and join me in a toast,

Judd & Becky to your lifelong journey together ahead may it be filled with of lots of laughter, love, deep friendship and spontaneous adventure! To Judd & Becky!


*I truly do love these two*



Clarkson/Schneider Rehearsal

The day before Becky Gets Married!!!

A friend of mine from high school just got married this past weekend and I had the privilege of being one of her bridesmaids! She has lived in Jacksonville, Florida for just over 3 years and met her now husband here. It has been fun being here in Jacksonville to help with some of the last minute details and watching Becky and Judd’s (her husbands’ name) relationship grow. Knowing Becky for 12+ years I love her family dearly and after spending time with Judd’s family more recently I can definitely say they are both very blessed for the families they have married into and I am so very excited for them!

The wedding being in Florida and both of them loving the beach and all of its beautiful attributes the theme of the wedding and rehearsal dinner were both exquisite. Us girls started out Friday with getting our toes and nails done, a few of us from there went to help move the wedding decor to the resort, grabbed Becky’s fav fast food (taco bell)before she went on to pick up her wedding dress….the rest of the day flew by!

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For the rehearsal all of us bridesmaids and Becky wore Maxi dresses and we went through the run through at One Ocean were the ceremony & reception were both held on Saturday, from there we went to Judd’s parents house for the dinner. Below are some pictures of the decor, food, view at both the Clarkson home and One Ocean, along with pictures of Cordie and I, other family and friends apart of the evening and the live Jazz band that played all evening! The Clarkson’s had a local catering company come in- we had pork crusted in some sort of dry rub, amazing roasted potatoes, spicy corn and peppered snow peas! It was all so delicious.

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The goldfish in some of the centerpieces was such a cute idea and great entertainment for many of the tables!img_3648

Below is all of us bridesmaids, minus 1, the bride and her personal attendant. :)

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