Category Archive: Planning

Why?

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After reading our blog or hearing us talk about all the layers and layers of process and other red tape we are wading through in order to to get married in a little… Continue reading

The parental effect…

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I remember prior to my first marriage doing a poor job articulating the importance of some sort of ceremony to my fiancé at the time and my family. It seemed that no one… Continue reading

The Atto Notorio Weekend

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One of the documents we need in order to get married in Italy is the Atto Notorio. In English it translates to “sworn statement” but that hardly describes the hassle that is required… Continue reading

Have These Brides Lost Their Minds?

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While both Paul and I are working to drop 10-12 pounds each before the wedding, by cutting back on the calories, increasing exercise, emphasizing whole foods and fruits & vegetables, some folks seem… Continue reading

Visiting with our Best Couple

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We are in San Jose visiting our best man and maid of honor, Peter and Tammy. We are in the area to obtain the coveted Atto Notorio document at the Italian Consulate in… Continue reading

Oh No, What About the Suit!?

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Today I was dressing in the locker room after riding my bike to work when it hit me. I had bought the suit I will wear for the wedding in December. In December… Continue reading

Less than One Month To Go, Part 3

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In Part 1 of this series of posts, I outlined the myriad things that need to be done in order for us to wed, for it all to be official and sacramentally valid,… Continue reading

Less than One Month To Go, Part 2

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In Part 1 of this series of posts, I outlined the myriad things that need to be done in order for us to wed, for it all to be official and sacramentally valid,… Continue reading

Less than One Month To Go, Part 1

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It’s hard to believe that it’s less than a month until our wedding. We still have so many things to do but, for the most part, everything is under control. Things that we… Continue reading

One Month and Counting…and Counting…

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It’s been a busy few weeks since the Vetitum was lifted by the church and we were given the go ahead to marry. In case you missed it, the date is set for… Continue reading