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

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

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.

Frances! September 3, 2012 at 2:47 pm

What a fantastic picture!

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

Thanks Rafael Gerardo Magana and my homegirl Frances Pabon xo

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

anytime boo!

Aimee Castro September 3, 2012 at 6:16 pm

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

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. 🙂

MOM September 3, 2012 at 8:50 pm

Ur pics just keep getting better and better!:)

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.

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

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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