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Our Wedding Wishes

Updated on July 5, 2011

At our wedding rehearsal dinner, my Mom passed out these little cards to all of our guests with instructions to write a wish on them.  My wife and I received instructions to not read them until we returned home from our honeymoon in Antigua

Well we returned home and read them, but they've been sitting in a decorative jar ever since.  So I had the idea to make a hub sharing these wishes.  Some are sweat, some are funny, but I'm sure they all came from the heart. 

I hope you enjoy reading these as much as we did!

  • Dear Drew & Emily:
    May your marriage bring glory to God and many years of happiness for you! -Natalie
  • Best Wishes, Hope you have a long & happy marriage! - My Grandmother
  • Drew & Emily:
    I hope Antigua was beautiful and fun! You two are such a great couple.  I wish for you both to have a great life & beautiful children someday! I'm glad I was able to be a part of it. - Blueberry
  • For You,
    everlasting happiness throughout the years. - My little sister
  • Emily & Drew,
    May your boat in life be light packed with only what you need: A homely home and simple pleasures; someone to love and someone to love you; a cat, a dog, and a pipe or two.  Enough to eat and enough to wear, and a little more than enough to drink, for thirst is a dangerous think. - Jerome Klapka Jerome
    Live Long and Prosper! -Mr. Spock
    All you need is love - The Beatles
    Wishing you a lifetime of happiness! - Uncle
  • Drew and Emily,
    I want to wish both of you the best of luck.  I am so happy for the both of you.  If I could give you one word of advice it would be to never go to bed mad at each other! This a brand new beginning for the both of you so make many memories and cherish them forever.  Love you both and thanks for letting me be a part of you special day.  I hope that we can come visit you soon! - Calyn
  • I wanted to wish you something that you would need and I decided that you might like some good luck, so I wish you tons of good luck & hope that you will be very happy. - Matt
  • Drew and Emily,
    Never compromise your commitment to each other and to God.  Pain, sadness, grief, and hardship will show themselves along your journey.  Allow these times to be only moments compared to the years of affection, laughs, dreams, and faith. 
    Live in the Blessings of God - The Preacher
  • Wish that in 2 years I can be "Nana" to your baby!! P.S. Plus many happy years! -Em's Step Mom
  • To be happy with each other and still be madly in love in 10 years!---then 20 years!! - Em's Dad
  • Emily & Drew-
    I wish you everything good and special and a long and happy life together. 
    "My wish for you is that your dreams be big, your worries be small, that you never have to carry more than you can hold.  And while you're out there getting to what you are getting to, I hope you know there's someone out there that wants the same things, too.  Yes, this is my wish."
    -Love, Mom
  • Drew and Emily,
         My wish for you is that you have many happy days and a long happy marriage!
    -Love you, Aunt May May
  • Emily & Drew,
         I wish for you the happiness I had with your granddad.  It wasn't always easy, but we worked through the problems. -Em's grandmomma

Best Quote:

"Marriage is a fine institution -- if you like living in institutions."
-Uncle Richard

  • Drew & Emily,
    I have enjoyed getting to know each of you over the last two years.  I wish each of you the best of luck in your marriage and hope that you are very happy together.  Hopefully I will get the opportunity to be part of the family one of these days.
    -Love, Ashley (My brothers girlfriend)
  • Dear Drew & Emily-
      My wish for you is to be happy, healthy, and long-lived; to know the joy of sharing forever with the only true love.
    God bless & I Love You - Em's Mom
  • Drew & Emily,
       Hope you have a wonderful marriage and remember marriage is commitment to one another, always remembering what makes each other happy, just have faith and you'll always be fine. 
    Love, Molly, Olivia, & Ryder (My parent's neighbors)
  • Drew & Emily,
       We're so happy for you both & we're honored to be a part of your wedding.  We have had so much fun with you both over the years! From late nights at Grand Forest to long car rides to Wal-Mart, we never have a problem having a good time with you!
       We wish you both all the happiness & love in the future.  No matter where we all end up, I know we'll always make time to see you!!!
    Congratulations again! -Casey & Chris
  • That you both live a very happy life and may all ya'lls dreams come true.
    Em - you are my best friend, role model, and I wouldn't change it for the world!
    Drew - Break her heart or make her made and I'll break you! :)
    -Katie (maid of honor)

Best Threat:

"Break her heart or make her mad, I'll break you!

-Katie, Maid of Honor

  • Life long happiness.  -Aurthur Unknown
  • Marriage is a fine institution if you like living in institutions.  It has worked well for me for over 35 years.  I hope that it will for both of you. Love, Uncle Richard
  • I wish that each year of your marriage is better & filled with more love than the year before.
    Love you guys! -Ellen, Bridesmaid
  • Drew & Em-
    I wish yall the very best of luck! Marriage is a wonderful thing! Live it up!
    Love you! -Abby, Bridesmaid
  • Take the time to slow down and enjoy the beginning of your lives together.  It will go by so fast.  - P.J.
  • To Drew & Emily,
       I've known both you guys for a long time, and even remember when ya'll first started dating after the party at Cody's.  To me, from the start I've thought ya'll made a good couple and compliment each other well.
       I wish you guys the best of luck and hope you have a long and prosperous life together!!!  Love you guys, -Chad (groomsman & best friend)
  • Dear Drew & Emily,
       I wish for you all a very long & happy life together.  You will always be two of my favorite people.  Love always, - Mama Sheila
  • Wishes - Good health, wealth, much happiness - Ghee
  • Drew and Emily,
       I haven't known ya'll for too long, but from what I can see, you two are great.  I hope for all the best, and I also hope I stick around long enough to see :) I love you both very much. -Sarah, Alex's girlfriend
  • Dear Mr. & Mrs. King Drew,
     or is it king & queen drew? Whatever.  anyway, congratuations on the big day! It's an honor to be responsible for running sound & music at your wedding.  I know this is a big day for you, but ya'll have acted like a married couple since ya'll move in.  Ha ha.  Have fun in Antiguamonga and I expect a small something from there, be it a rock, or a shell, or leat (?), or what have you.
    Best Wished Forever. - Little Alex
    p.s. AMERICA!!!
  • Drew & Emily,
       I wish you two nothing but the best.  I hope wealth comes in abundance to your family.  And since Drew will need someone to play with when I'm not around, I hope you have two-three beautiful, healthy children.  (Two of which to be named lil' Battle Bobbitt & Maurice (Mo) Cash Bobbitt).  Emily, I guess now you're a good lady, since you're married to a goodfella.  Drew, you're my best friend & I can't imagine another girl that I'd rather see you with.  Emily, take of him.  I love you both.
    Always, DB the LB, (Best Man & Best Friend)
  • I hope you have many happy years together with memories to match all the good times Kathy and I've had.
    Love you both, Dad (my dad)


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      breakfastpop 7 years ago

      Beautiful wishes from friends and family. I remember a telegram that was sent to my sister the day before her wedding. It said "Wish we were there, but we weren't invited"!!!