So, remember when I promised you pictures of the party Boy's family had for us? I have pictures now!
Boy's dad's side of the family is HUGE. As in, there are 80 or so people at family reunions. And that isn't even getting into extended family . . . that's just Boy's dad, his siblings, their kids and their kids.
True story: my father in law made up a FLOWCHART for my parents before this party. And my parents spent much of the party REFERRING TO THEIR FLOWCHART.
Clearly, they didn't all come to Wales for our wedding. And one of Boy's cousins is getting married in July in a very small ceremony that the whole family won't be able to go to either. So, to celebrate both of those weddings, we had one big beach party over Memorial Day weekend.
There was BBQ (of the vegetarian and non-vegetarian persuasion):
There was a sword:
For cutting the cake, of course (What else would you use a sword for?):
And a good deal of beach-hanging-out: