Ellie's niece and her goddaughter, both three years old, wore dresses made by Ellie's aunt, Casey Compton, who is a costume designer for Mettawee River Theatre Company. "I didn't think that they would actually make it down the aisle, but they did!" Ellie said. "They practiced scattering anything they could get into their basket -- leaves, pens, tiny toys -- for days beforehand. So it must have paid off."