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A Wedding Raising: A Simply Southern Wedding As told by the Mother of the Bride


Brooke, our youngest, was the only baby in our family to be brought home from the hospital to the home which has been in the Ramsey family since 1950 when it was built by Brooke’s grandparents, Robert and Hilda Ramsey. My husband, Joel, moved in when he was four years old, the same age as our oldest daughter when his parents moved to a smaller home and we moved in. We decided this occasion would be appropriate for our home and our family. This is the story of what I came to call "The Wedding Raising." I couldn't have done it without the help of my friends.

Simply Southern: Mother-of-the-Groom



Meet my daughter-in-law, Brittany. She and my son married in Birmingham at the Rucker House, a beautiful venue. One has many different responsibilities as the mother of the groom. Let me tell you...

My dear friend's Southern Jewish Princess weds at Camp Jacob My dear friend, Barbara, passed away right after the first wedding shower (at our house) for her long awaited wedding of her oldest daughter. Anna and Nadav met at Camp Jacob in Uttica, Mississippi and fortunately they engaged a wedding planner for the event. It was a perfect setting for the unique personalities of the bride and groom. I want to share it with you...