Reese Witherspoon's (unofficial) wedding checklist
Reese Witherspoon stayed true to her Southern roots when she wed CAA agent Jim Toth over the weekend.
The Oscar-winning actress married Toth, 40, at her Ojai ranch, which includes a rustic garden and farm boasting horses, donkeys, pigs, goats and chickens, US Weekly reported.
Since we couldn't be there, the Ministry has instead compiled an (un)official wedding checklist that we believe the bride-on-the-go (or her celebrity wedding planner Yifat Oren) had to manage for the 35-year-old's second nuptials.
Reese Witherspoon's Wedding Checklist
Venue: courtyard in front of house, beneath a canopy
Ceremony: Christian, about 20 minutes. Officiated by The Rev. Jimmy Bartz, founder of Thad's Church in Santa Monica
Gown: Monique Lhullier, from Paris
Wedding rings: William Goldberg + four-carat Ashoka-cut diamond engagement ring
Music: bluegrass band playing "Tennessee Waltz," "Here Comes the Bride" and "Will the Circle Be Unbroken"
Wedding party: Witherspoon's kids with ex-husband Ryan Phillipe -- Deacon, 7 and Ava, 11, and nieces as flower girls
Ushers: BFF Heather Rosenfield's boys
Guests: 150, including A-listers Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin, Salma Hayek, Sean Penn, Scarlett Johansson, Renée Zellweger, Tobey Maguire, Robert Downey Jr., Matthew McConaughey, Camila Alves, Alyssa Milano, Colin Hanks, Isla Fisher and Sacha Baron Cohen
Venue: backyard field, tented
Pre-reception: one-hour cocktail party
Décor: outdoor lanterns, chandeliers in trees, antique furniture, Turkish pillows
Centerpieces: white, lavender and blush flowers in Mason jars, fish catcher lanterns and antique pots.
Dinner: endive salad with olives and fava beans; wild striped bass with potatoes, chanterelles and garlic; mustard grilled chicken with haricorts vert and herb roasted lamb with braised artichokes
Dessert: wedding cake, dessert table and s'mores lounge
Favors: gift bags filled with Ojai honey and a local baker's pecan currant scones
We would have preferred a golden-laced cookie of some sort, but we guess that doesn't exactly fit the rustic theme. Still, the guests could have gone home with a basket of free-range chicken eggs, no?
-- Nardine Saad
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Photos: Top right, Reese Witherspoon at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles in February. Credit: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times. Left, Happy couple Toth and Witherspoon, courtside at a Los Angeles Lakers game. Credit: Associated Press