ROCKFORD, Ill (WIFR) — One local couple is making lemonade out of lemons after they decided to postpone their wedding celebration.
Paulsons tie the knot
“Jeff and I had been dating for five years,” says Shelly Paulson. Jeff proposed a year ago, but Shelly was taking care of her mother, who had cancer. She says she could not plan a wedding at that time.
“Unfortunately my mom passed in August,” Shelly explained. “And before she passed she talked to both Jeff and I and said wherever you decided to get married you just take a yellow rose with you and know that I am with you.”
So with smiles ear-to-ear and the yellow rose in hand, Shelly and Jeff tied the knot at the courthouse on March 27. However, that was far from the original plan.
The two planned on having the ceremony in Jamaica April 24 with 20 of