What is a guy to do when his brother asks him to be his best man? Say YES of course! And that's exactly what I did for my youngest brother, Dan, when he asked me to be his best man on his wedding day.
A few years ago Dan fell in love. Like WAY in love. In love with a young woman who I now get to call my sister.
Kelley is a woman with a heart for people. She shows her heart through her work, with her friends, but most of all with my brother.
And what else could I possibly want for my own brother than a woman that loves him and that he loves in return.
They held their wedding day at River's Edge Bed and Breakfast in Lowell, which is a great venue for folks looking for a ceremony and reception venue all at one location.
Though they did not see each other before the ceremony, we planned time for both the guys and the girls around the property before the ceremony. Following their short ceremony and announcement as husband and wife, extended family photos were taken and then the wedding party was on deck. We used a couple of locations for portraits, but for Dan and Kelley, their wedding day was all about the reception.
Great food and dancing were high on their priority list!
Martha's Catering did a wonderful job and Dan worked with a friend of his to put together the dance playlist. Though the temperatures reached into the high 80s throughout the afternoon and early evening, it didn't stop Dan and Kelley (along with their friends) from tearing up the dance floor.
I was privileged to stand next to my youngest brother as he committed his life to Kelley.
All the photos you see below were taken by our good friend Jason of Dove Light Photography who is also an associate photographer for our photo team when help is needed.
If you love what you see, be sure to leave a comment below and let Dan and Kelley know which photos are your favorite. Or you can visit their complete wedding gallery online by clicking here.
If you’re wondering who took care of the wedding day details you see, here is a brief recap:
Ceremony & Reception Venue: River's Edge Bed and Breakfast Catering: Martha's Vineyard Catering Guys Wardrobe: Jurgens and Holtvluwer - I'll never go back to Men's Wearhouse Bridal Dress: BHLDN Chicago Hair Stylist: Francie VanHoven, Avant Garde Salon and Spa Flowers: J's Fresh Flower Market Wedding Cupcakes (gluten free): Ella's Gourmet Baked Goods