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#71 YaelM

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    Posted 26 August 2009 - 01:43 PM

    1. How old are you? 28

    2. At what age did you/will you get married? 27

    3. Do you have children? no

    4. Did you think you would marry the person you are with now? Yep – pretty much right away

    5. Were you ever engaged or married to someone other than the person you are with now? no

    6. Do you want a garden wedding, beach wedding, or the traditional church wedding? In a garden overlooking the ocean

    7. Where did you/will you get married? Four Seasons Biltmore, Santa Barbara, CA

    8. First dance – slowish

    9. How many guests did you/will you have? 33

    10. Do you want/did you have an extravagant wedding or a simple wedding? We both always wanted a simple Destination Wedding

    11. Vows - traditional or something you make up on your own? A mixture of both

    12. How many layers of cake did you/will you have? Two

    13. Is/was your wedding/reception at a hotel? yes

    14. When did you/will you get married - sunrise, mid-day, sunset? 5pm

    15. Did you/will you have your reception outdoors or indoors? Indoors

    16. Plan every detail down to the napkins or let someone else decide? Both

    17. How did/will the bride enter? with my dad

    18. Song to walk down the aisle to: Cannon in D played on classical guitar

    19. Song to make your exit: Beatles: Here Comes the Sun, also on classical guitar

    20. Will you/did you have a solemn ceremony or a light one? light one, but very personalized…it was the best part of the wedding

    21. At what age did you think you would get married? Before I was 30

    22. Who to invite - practically everyone or a select few? Select few, closest family and friends

    23. Wedding menu - fine dining or simply delicious? Both!

    24. Champagne or red wine? Both!!

    25. Honeymoon right after the wedding, awhile after the wedding, or no honeymoon? One week after

    26. Was your/will your honeymoon be at a place special to you both or somewhere brand new to you both? Brand new Husband but not to me

    27. Who will pay for the bills? both of us equally

    28. Living together: Did for 3 years before we got married

    29. Anything else about marriage you'd like to say? Its the best!!! When people ask if its better, I say its pretty much the same as before, just better 

    #72 BahiaBride16

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      Posted 26 August 2009 - 01:57 PM

      1. How old are you? 26


      2. At what age did you/will you get married? 26


      3. Do you have children? nope


      4. Did you think you would marry the person you are with now? since the first moment I saw him!


      5. Were you ever engaged or married to someone other than the person you are with now? nope


      6. Do you want a garden wedding, beach wedding, or the traditional church wedding? beach/gazebo


      7. Where did you/will you get married? Mayan Riviera, MX


      8. First dance - classic waltz, slow and sexy, or fast and spicy? slow and sexy


      9. How many guests did you/will you have? 25


      10. Do you want/did you have an extravagant wedding or a simple wedding? simple


      11. Vows - traditional or something you make up on your own? make up on our own

      12. How many layers of cake did you/will you have? 2


      13. Is/was your wedding/reception at a hotel? yes


      14. When did you/will you get married - sunrise, mid-day, sunset? sunset


      15. Did you/will you have your reception outdoors or indoors? outdoors


      16. Plan every detail down to the napkins or let someone else decide? let my WC decide on most things


      17. How did/will the bride enter? down a path onto the aisle

      18. Song to walk down the aisle to: "Could Not Ask For More" by Sara Evans


      19. Song to make your exit:


      20. Will you/did you have a solemn ceremony or a light one? pretty light


      21. At what age did you think you would get married? 25


      22. Who to invite - practically everyone or a select few? pretty much everyone


      23. Wedding menu - fine dining or simply delicious? simply delicious


      24. Champagne or red wine? both!


      25. Honeymoon right after the wedding, awhile after the wedding, or no honeymoon? right away


      26. Was your/will your honeymoon be at a place special to you both or somewhere brand new to you both? brand new & soon to be special - same resort as the wedding :-)


      27. Who will pay for the bills? we split joint bills down the middle and pay our individual bills separately


      28. Living together: Not before marriage or absolutely before marriage? absolutely before!


      29. Anything else about marriage you'd like to say? I can't wait, to spend the rest of my life with my man!

      #73 ~Keira~

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        Posted 26 August 2009 - 02:15 PM

        1. How old are you? 26


        2. At what age did you/will you get married? 26


        3. Do you have children? Not yet


        4. Did you think you would marry the person you are with now? I said it to a girlfriend but didn't actually think it would come true. :-)

        5. Were you ever engaged or married to someone other than the person you are with now? Nope


        6. Do you want a garden wedding, beach wedding, or the traditional church wedding? Something outdoors.


        7. Where did you/will you get married? MEXCIO!!


        8. First dance - classic waltz, slow and sexy, or fast and spicy? Slow and awkward. It's how we roll. lol


        9. How many guests did you/will you have? about 20


        10. Do you want/did you have an extravagant wedding or a simple wedding? I don't really know what I wanted but I'm ending up with just right, simple.


        11. Vows - traditional or something you make up on your own? What ever the minister has us repeat.

        12. How many layers of cake did you/will you have? In Mexico just one, in Canada 3.


        13. Is/was your wedding/reception at a hotel? Hotel and AHR is at a pavillion


        14. When did you/will you get married - sunrise, mid-day, sunset? Mid day


        15. Did you/will you have your reception outdoors or indoors? Dinner inside and dancing outside


        16. Plan every detail down to the napkins or let someone else decide? I'm not that picky.

        17. How did/will the bride enter? Good question. I'm going to skip down the isle/path. hahaha, kidding. I think I will decide that when I get there.

        18. Song to walk down the aisle to: What ever the guitar trio is playing.


        19. Song to make your exit: Really? Oh man too many choices to make.


        20. Will you/did you have a solemn ceremony or a light one? A light one


        21. At what age did you think you would get married? Think or wish? I would have been married at 23 if I had my way.

        22. Who to invite - practically everyone or a select few? A select few

        23. Wedding menu - fine dining or simply delicious?Meat. mmmm.


        24. Champagne or red wine? Cocktails.

        25. Honeymoon right after the wedding, awhile after the wedding, or no honeymoon? [COLOR="blue"]A little after.COLOR]


        26. Was your/will your honeymoon be at a place special to you both or somewhere brand new to you both? Fingers crossed we make it to Europe.

        27. Who will pay for the bills? We're pretty equal.

        28. Living together: Not before marriage or absolutely before marriage? For sure before.


        29. Anything else about marriage you'd like to say? Woo hoo I'm going to be a Hansen!
        ~Keira~**formerly KLee147**

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        #74 autjo

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          Posted 26 August 2009 - 05:59 PM

          1. How old are you? 28


          2. At what age did you/will you get married? 29


          3. Do you have children? Not yet


          4. Did you think you would marry the person you are with now? Kinda thought we would, but he had a lot of growing up to do before we could

          5. Were you ever engaged or married to someone other than the person you are with now? Nope


          6. Do you want a garden wedding, beach wedding, or the traditional church wedding? gazebo overlooking the beach... but no sand


          7. Where did you/will you get married? Puerto Vallarta, Mexico on 12/5/09


          8. First dance - classic waltz, slow and sexy, or fast and spicy? Slow and sweet


          9. How many guests did you/will you have? about 50


          10. Do you want/did you have an extravagant wedding or a simple wedding? Always wanted something very personal and out of the norm


          11. Vows - traditional or something you make up on your own? Traditional because neither of us like to talk in front of people and are too lazy to come up with something unique

          12. How many layers of cake did you/will you have? 2 in Mexico and cupcakes at the AHR

          13. Is/was your wedding/reception at a hotel? Resort in Mexico and at an old power plant turned into lofts for the AHR

          14. When did you/will you get married - sunrise, mid-day, sunset? just before sunset

          15. Did you/will you have your reception outdoors or indoors? outdoors

          16. Plan every detail down to the napkins or let someone else decide? I'm OCD so planned everything

          17. How did/will the bride enter? on my feet...lol my dad is walking me down

          18. Song to walk down the aisle to: the bride song

          19. Song to make your exit: probably you've lost that loving feeling


          20. Will you/did you have a solemn ceremony or a light one? A light one


          21. At what age did you think you would get married? Think or wish? Uh... 25 because thats when my mom started hounding me to settle down

          22. Who to invite - practically everyone or a select few? Close family and friends

          23. Wedding menu - fine dining or simply delicious? whatever the hotel wants to serve

          24. Champagne or red wine? both!

          25. Honeymoon right after the wedding, awhile after the wedding, or no honeymoon? weddingmoon during the wedding, but planning a trip to greece next summer

          26. Was your/will your honeymoon be at a place special to you both or somewhere brand new to you both? brand new to both of us

          27. Who will pay for the bills? half and half

          28. Living together: Not before marriage or absolutely before marriage? Fo Sho! Wouldn't have done it any differently

          29. Anything else about marriage you'd like to say? Yippeee!!!

          #75 kpuckrin

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            Posted 26 August 2009 - 07:42 PM

            1. How old are you? 27


            2. At what age did you/will you get married? 27


            3. Do you have children? not yet


            4. Did you think you would marry the person you are with now? absolutely! since I first met him


            5. Were you ever engaged or married to someone other than the person you are with now? no


            6. Do you want a garden wedding, beach wedding, or the traditional church wedding? beach for sure!


            7. Where did you/will you get married? St. Thomas, USVI


            8. First dance - classic waltz, slow and sexy, or fast and spicy? classic


            9. How many guests did you/will you have? 20


            10. Do you want/did you have an extravagant wedding or a simple wedding? simple


            11. Vows - traditional or something you make up on your own? our own vows

            12. How many layers of cake did you/will you have? 2


            13. Is/was your wedding/reception at a hotel? no- our reception dinner will be on a cruise. Not sure about our AHR yet.


            14. When did you/will you get married - sunrise, mid-day, sunset? mid-day


            15. Did you/will you have your reception outdoors or indoors? indoors


            16. Plan every detail down to the napkins or let someone else decide? let my WC decide-with some of my own input- she's been incredible!


            17. How did/will the bride enter? down the beach aisle

            18. Song to walk down the aisle to: whatever the steel pan drummers play


            19. Song to make your exit: whatever the drummers play :)


            20. Will you/did you have a solemn ceremony or a light one? pretty light


            21. At what age did you think you would get married? 25


            22. Who to invite - practically everyone or a select few? a select few


            23. Wedding menu - fine dining or simply delicious? steak & seafood


            24. Champagne or red wine? both!


            25. Honeymoon right after the wedding, awhile after the wedding, or no honeymoon? we're doing a weddingmoon- both combined into one.


            26. Was your/will your honeymoon be at a place special to you both or somewhere brand new to you both? special to us both- we love cruising!


            27. Who will pay for the bills? we split joint bills down the middle and pay our individual bills separately


            28. Living together: Not before marriage or absolutely before marriage? absolutely before


            29. Anything else about marriage you'd like to say? I can't wait to begin the rest of my life with the man of my dreams.

            #76 vlynnw

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              Posted 26 August 2009 - 07:53 PM

              1. How old are you? 22


              2. At what age did you/will you get married? 23


              3. Do you have children? no


              4. Did you think you would marry the person you are with now? no - we didn't have love at first sight, but he definitely grew on me! :)


              5. Were you ever engaged or married to someone other than the person you are with now? no


              6. Do you want a garden wedding, beach wedding, or the traditional church wedding? beach wedding!


              7. Where did you/will you get married? Riviera Maya, Mexico


              8. First dance - classic waltz, slow and sexy, or fast and spicy? slow and sexy - with a little bit of a fun twist


              9. How many guests did you/will you have? estimating 20-22


              10. Do you want/did you have an extravagant wedding or a simple wedding? simple


              11. Vows - traditional or something you make up on your own? something we put together that really displays who we are as a couple


              12. How many layers of cake did you/will you have? 2 (and about 100 mini cakes at the AHR)


              13. Is/was your wedding/reception at a hotel? yes


              14. When did you/will you get married - sunrise, mid-day, sunset? closer to sunset


              15. Did you/will you have your reception outdoors or indoors? outdoors


              16. Plan every detail down to the napkins or let someone else decide? plan most details because I have a good idea of what I want but I don't really care about the napkins


              17. How did/will the bride enter? walking out onto the beach with my Dad


              18. Song to walk down the aisle to: Somewhere over the Rainbow


              19. Song to make your exit: Golden haven't picked this one yet


              20. Will you/did you have a solemn ceremony or a light one? it will be pretty light


              21. At what age did you think you would get married? 24


              22. Who to invite - practically everyone or a select few? a very select few


              23. Wedding menu - fine dining or simply delicious? simply delicious


              24. Champagne or red wine? Champagne - it's my fav!


              25. Honeymoon right after the wedding, awhile after the wedding, or no honeymoon? right away, main reason we chose a DW!!


              26. Was your/will your honeymoon be at a place special to you both or somewhere brand new to you both? brand new to me - but he hasn't been there since he was younger so a new experience for both!


              27. Who will pay for the bills? we split them, depending on what they are there are certain things we've delegated that each of us takes care of


              28. Living together: Not before marriage or absolutely before marriage? absolutely


              29. Anything else about marriage you'd like to say? I can't wait to look into his eyes and say "I Do" and live happily ever after in the wonderful example my parents have given me of marriage
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              #77 meghan

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                Posted 26 August 2009 - 08:39 PM

                1. How old are you? 24


                2. At what age did you/will you get married? 25


                3. Do you have children? nope


                4. Did you think you would marry the person you are with now? yes


                5. Were you ever engaged or married to someone other than the person you are with now? no


                6. Do you want a garden wedding, beach wedding, or the traditional church wedding? beach


                7. Where did you/will you get married? Azul Sensatori, Riviera Mayan


                8. First dance - classic waltz, slow and sexy, or fast and spicy? slow and sexy


                9. How many guests did you/will you have? 50-60 (41 booked right now)


                10. Do you want/did you have an extravagant wedding or a simple wedding? simple


                11. Vows - traditional or something you make up on your own? a mix


                12. How many layers of cake did you/will you have? 2

                13. Is/was your wedding/reception at a hotel? no


                14. When did you/will you get married - sunrise, mid-day, sunset? mid day


                15. Did you/will you have your reception outdoors or indoors? outdoors


                16. Plan every detail down to the napkins or let someone else decide? I'll plan most of my details


                17. How did/will the bride enter? not quite sure yet.


                18. Song to walk down the aisle to: still thinking about that


                19. Song to make your exit: not sure.


                20. Will you/did you have a solemn ceremony or a light one? pretty light


                21. At what age did you think you would get married? 25-26


                22. Who to invite - practically everyone or a select few? practically everyone


                23. Wedding menu - fine dining or simply delicious? simply delicious


                24. Champagne or red wine? both!


                25. Honeymoon right after the wedding, awhile after the wedding, or no honeymoon? right after the wedding.


                26. Was your/will your honeymoon be at a place special to you both or somewhere brand new to you both? brand new.


                27. Who will pay for the bills? split between both sets of parents and us.


                28. Living together: Not before marriage or absolutely before marriage? absolutely before marriage.


                29. Anything else about marriage you'd like to say? I'm super excited!

                #78 aimee!

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                  Posted 26 August 2009 - 10:36 PM

                  1. How old are you? 24

                  2. At what age did you/will you get married? legal day: 22 mexico: 24

                  3. Do you have children? no

                  4. Did you think you would marry the person you are with now? yes

                  5. Were you ever engaged or married to someone other than the person you are with now? no

                  6. Do you want a garden wedding, beach wedding, or the traditional church wedding? beach

                  7. Where did you/will you get married? iberostar tucan riviera maya mexico

                  8. First dance - classic waltz, slow and sexy, or fast and spicy? slow

                  9. How many guests did you/will you have? 20-50

                  10. Do you want/did you have an extravagant wedding or a simple wedding? simple

                  11. Vows - traditional or something you make up on your own? traditional

                  12. How many layers of cake did you/will you have? hopefully more than 1

                  13. Is/was your wedding/reception at a hotel? resort, yes

                  14. When did you/will you get married - sunrise, mid-day, sunset? 4pm

                  15. Did you/will you have your reception outdoors or indoors? a little bit of both

                  16. Plan every detail down to the napkins or let someone else decide? i'll let the resort take care of most of it

                  17. How did/will the bride enter? depends on who comes to mexico, so i'm not sure yet

                  18. Song to walk down the aisle to: i don't know this one either

                  19. Song to make your exit: ugh! i have some more planning to do!

                  20. Will you/did you have a solemn ceremony or a light one? light

                  21. At what age did you think you would get married? 27

                  22. Who to invite - practically everyone or a select few? mostly family

                  23. Wedding menu - fine dining or simply delicious? simply delicious

                  24. Champagne or red wine? all-inclusive, so whatever you want!

                  25. Honeymoon right after the wedding, awhile after the wedding, or no honeymoon? right after

                  26. Was your/will your honeymoon be at a place special to you both or somewhere brand new to you both? ted's been, but it'll be new to me

                  27. Who will pay for the bills? dh's family & us

                  28. Living together: we didn't until after our legal day

                  29. Anything else about marriage you'd like to say? i'm starting to get into details, and see the big picture in my head... i'm LOVING it! :)
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                  #79 Geralyn

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                    Posted 28 August 2009 - 12:57 AM

                    1. How old are you? 30

                    2. At what age did you/will you get married? 29

                    3. Do you have children? no

                    4. Did you think you would marry the person you are with now? yes I knew right away he was someone special

                    5. Were you ever engaged or married to someone other than the person you are with now? no

                    6. Do you want a garden wedding, beach wedding, or the traditional church wedding? beach

                    7. Where did you/will you get married? RIU Montego Bay Jamaica

                    8. First dance - classic waltz, slow and sexy, or fast and spicy? slow

                    9. How many guests did you/will you have? 43

                    10. Do you want/did you have an extravagant wedding or a simple wedding? simple

                    11. Vows - traditional or something you make up on your own? we wrote our own

                    12. How many layers of cake did you/will you have? 3

                    13. Is/was your wedding/reception at a hotel? yes

                    14. When did you/will you get married - sunrise, mid-day, sunset? noon

                    15. Did you/will you have your reception outdoors or indoors? outdoors on the beach

                    16. Plan every detail down to the napkins or let someone else decide? a little of both

                    17. How did/will the bride enter? barefoot down the sandy aisle escorted by my mother

                    18. Song to walk down the aisle to: Cannon in D played by a steel drum band

                    19. Song to make your exit: One Love also played by the steel drum band

                    20. Will you/did you have a solemn ceremony or a light one? light

                    21. At what age did you think you would get married? didn't really have an age in mind

                    22. Who to invite - practically everyone or a select few? family and close friends

                    23. Wedding menu - fine dining or simply delicious? simply delicious

                    24. Champagne or red wine? all-inclusive, so whatever you want!

                    25. Honeymoon right after the wedding, awhile after the wedding, or no honeymoon? we stayed in Jamaica for 4 days after our wedding and then honeymooned in St. Lucia for a week

                    26. Was your/will your honeymoon be at a place special to you both or somewhere brand new to you both? all new to us both

                    27. Who will pay for the bills? both of us

                    28. Living together: we did for a year and a half before we got married

                    29. Anything else about marriage you'd like to say? i'm LOVING it!
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                    #80 KJT1985

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                      Posted 27 November 2009 - 11:56 PM

                      1. How old are you? 24


                      2. At what age did you/will you get married? 24


                      3. Do you have children? none


                      4. Did you think you would marry the person you are with now? took me a little but eventually I knew.


                      5. Were you ever engaged or married to someone other than the person you are with now? nope


                      6. Do you want a garden wedding, beach wedding, or the traditional church wedding? BEACH!


                      7. Where did you/will you get married? Runaway Bay, Jamaica (but it's just symbolic)


                      8. First dance - classic waltz, slow and sexy, or fast and spicy? slow, like in Jr high


                      9. How many guests did you/will you have? not sure yet - between 30 and 35


                      10. Do you want/did you have an extravagant wedding or a simple wedding? When I was little - the bigger the better. Now - very simple and easy!


                      11. Vows - traditional or something you make up on your own? Traditional!


                      12. How many layers of cake did you/will you have? however many the resort provides


                      13. Is/was your wedding/reception at a hotel? which one? the pre-wedding reception - no. The real wedding - a resort. The post-wedding reception? doubtful


                      14. When did you/will you get married - sunrise, mid-day, sunset? mid-day - 3pm


                      15. Did you/will you have your reception outdoors or indoors? indoors


                      16. Plan every detail down to the napkins or let someone else decide? just taking whatever we get


                      17. How did/will the bride enter? just walking out to the beach I guess


                      18. Song to walk down the aisle to: Oops, don't know yet


                      19. Song to make your exit: also not sure


                      20. Will you/did you have a solemn ceremony or a light one? light!


                      21. At what age did you think you would get married? had no idea


                      22. Who to invite - practically everyone or a select few? just a few


                      23. Wedding menu - fine dining or simply delicious? can't it be both?


                      24. Champagne or red wine? both!


                      25. Honeymoon right after the wedding, awhile after the wedding, or no honeymoon? right away


                      26. Was your/will your honeymoon be at a place special to you both or somewhere brand new to you both? Jamaica will be new to us both but the cruise after will be new to me - not him.


                      27. Who will pay for the bills? We're paying our own way


                      28. Living together: Not before marriage or absolutely before marriage? For sure, been doing it for a year!


                      29. Anything else about marriage you'd like to say? Ask me again in a year!




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