Erin and Danny have a Hyde Park wedding in South Tampa and it was a surprise to almost everyone!

Erin and Danny decided to have a surprise Hyde Park wedding in South Tampa in front of the fountain. They didn’t want to wait to have a big wedding and only wanted the people who meant the most there. They met the old fashioned way… on Tinder. Ok, ok. Not the most traditional ways of meeting your future husband or wife, however, it certainly worked for them. They also had this to say, “Time was different for us. We don’t know how to explain it but time didn’t matter. It crept. It flew by. We still say to this day, it feels like we just met but yet it feels like we’ve been together for ten years. ” So when they told me they were planning a surprise wedding, I was so in. Danny’s dad was the officiant, so he knew. Danny’s daughter, Rylee, was also in on it obviously and his sister because she was helping. Other than that, no one had a clue, including Erin’s mom and brother who came down from Wisconsin to “meet the family.” Ha! Her mom’s reaction was by far the best. I still remember her, “OH MY GOD!”

So the day finally came and I started by capturing all of the “Oh my gods” and passersby. They also had violinist Marion Haase there in the beginning to set the mood. Danny showed up and everyone was happy to see him, especially his mom. When adorable Rylee arrived, there was applause. When gorgeous Erin stopped and curtsied on the stairs, the tears started flowing. They had a sentimental ceremony by the fountain in Hyde Park and then fun photos with me afterward. They ended their photos at Timpano where they met up with their family for dinner. I wish this little trio the best of happiness in their future together.

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Her ability to light up any room she’s in.I guess you could call it her “glow”.

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He is the most generous and loving man I have ever met but I love his sense of humor. He makes me laugh every single day. He has an endless list of voices he can do and comes up with the most random things to say. The sense of humor I have been looking for in a guy.

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I am always proud of him. He works hard and always puts his daughter and I first.

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The first time I saw her playing with my daughter when she didn’t know I was looking.It made cry honestly.It was like she had always been in my little girl’s life.It was so natural to her.

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His beautiful man eyebrows (since my job is waxing, I am almost obsessed with eyebrows)

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I think it was the second or third date. It was also the first time going over to his house. I walked in and he had about 30 tea lights lit throughout his entire house. It was so romantic.

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Her positivity.I tell her all the time that when I’m feeling grumpy she instantly knows how to snap me out of it.She’s the only person I’ve ever met that can do that!

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What’s one of the most adventurous things you have done with your partner?

Getting married within 6 months of being together! Lol – Danny

Dine and ditched (ssshhhhh) 🙂 – Erin (don’t worry, I won’t tell anyone…)

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