Happy Anniversary Week to me!

written by Tiana Kai

This week marks our two month anniversary, hip hip hooray for us! We planned a beautiful wedding in only five weeks! So, besides romantic dinners to celebrate our union, I decided to turn this into an anniversary week where I will be writing about our wedding in Fiesole, Tuscany. It’s my favorite area overlooking Florence, an old, romantic Etruscan town.

Wedding Planning in Italy, in 9 Parts:

  1. Legal Paperwork
  2. Planner & Reverend
  3. Location, Decorations & Music
  4. Photographer
  5. Dress Drama
  6. Food & Wine
  7. Cake
  8. Flowers, Hair & Makeup
  9. DIY Vintage Announcement Cards

Coming from Miami, a city of 5 million plus, I thought I would easily navigate through the Planning Industry here in Florence. However, I soon realized that if you don’t know anyone personally, the chances of getting anything done (and at the right cost) can be pretty slim. It was frustrating, but I learned a lot along the way… to always have my Italian husband do the talking.

I can’t wait to share, so stay tuned everyday this week.

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14 comments

Tiana Kai Madera on Facebook September 3, 2012 at 2:41 pm

thanks Myrna Colon 🙂 it has been a fun two months so far.

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Myrna Colon on Facebook September 3, 2012 at 2:44 pm

Very happy for you & Nicco. Looking forward to see pictures and some day meet Prince charming. Los quiero mucho.

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Frances! September 3, 2012 at 2:47 pm

What a fantastic picture!

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Tiana Kai Madera on Facebook September 3, 2012 at 2:50 pm

Thanks Rafael Gerardo Magana and my homegirl Frances Pabon xo

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Frances Pabon on Facebook September 3, 2012 at 3:50 pm

anytime boo!

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Aimee Castro September 3, 2012 at 6:16 pm

Love the picture and can’t wait to read more about the wedding!

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Tiana Kai September 3, 2012 at 6:21 pm

Thanks Aimee! It was quite a ride to plan it in 5 weeks… fun and nuts! I will post 1-2 a day this week about our Tuscan Wedding. 🙂

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MOM September 3, 2012 at 8:50 pm

Ur pics just keep getting better and better!:)

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Tiana Kai September 4, 2012 at 10:18 am

Thanks ‘MOM’! This pic is the only one I can’t take credit for. The photographers were amazing. I am hoping to get more this week to include in future posts.

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Mom 2 mamacita September 5, 2012 at 3:26 am

I say the same thing your real Mama says! see how alike we think ? just started reading
this and my ears are complaining that my smile does not fit. You are lucky I downloaded all
of the pics from your wedding and Italy on time, since they stole our camera on Sunday…
right outside our KB casita… xoxo

OK Ill be back

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Tiana Kai September 5, 2012 at 10:46 am

i know Mamacita. thank you for sending the pics over. i will be posting a new one in a few hours…i need to find a strong wifi spot. 🙂 the joys of italy!

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