Planning vow renewal *m*

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Planning vow renewal *m*
Wed, 04-30-2003 - 9:57pm
but, it feels weird at the same time im excited.

Fred and I felt that with this move it meant a new start for us and a vow renewal would be appropriate. The family loves the idea, as they were not able to attend the one in Cali. The ladies in town want to throw a reception for us, so its all gonna happen on the 21st of June.

Thing is, I feel like we are in a way mocking our vows that were made. Like we didnt take them seriuosly or something. Planning things this time does make me excited, cuz mom and I are looking at scrapbooking my pics and are deciding on cakes and things. It does feel right most of the time, just sometimes its a little unsettling.

I dunno I may be a lil paranoid maybe, and this isnt something that comes up alot, a vow renewal within a year of the original.

ummmmmm, maybe jitters, that i didnt really have before.. ugggg... lol

Oh well,

ttfn, Smiles.... Charlene

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Wed, 04-30-2003 - 9:59pm
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Thu, 05-01-2003 - 12:42pm
Dustin and I just got married in October and I wish we could renew our vows so that I could have the big wedding I've always wanted. But we decided to hold off until we've been married for ten years, and have a honeymoon and all to Hawaii. :) Good luck with planning!!


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Thu, 05-01-2003 - 12:56pm
Just think of it as a renewal for everyone else, honey. A reaffirmation for you and Fred, but renewing vows is just to show all others how serious you are about the original vows. Just reaffirms the love is all. Dont worry, it is just another excuse to have a big party and get drunk! Take full advantage! Heck, you may even get somemore gifts from everyone!! WOO HOO!! Thats a total plus.


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Thu, 05-01-2003 - 1:53pm
Well, Jason and I won't be renewing any vows, but just do our wedding over in Singapore the chinese style. So it would be another wedding in Singapore, except it is only party and offering tea to the elders, no church and no need to take another vow. Just that it will mean a lot to my friends and family in singapore who cannot attend the first wedding to be able to attend this one. So really I think there isn't much you need to worry about cause you could just be doing those people who didn't get to go to the first one a favor instead. :) The next most important thing is for you to be happy and enjoy yourself. Put those worries behind and have fun. :)

Take care girl and God bless,


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Thu, 05-01-2003 - 8:57pm
Hey Charlene :) as you probably know, Steve and I had our re-affirmation ceremony in Melbourne in december. We had a minister repeat our original ceremony practically word for word! It was great! Both weddings and receptions were held in gardens, our guests signed the same book, we gave the same gifts, had the same music, we even tried to get the same cake lol. The only thing that I didn't do was wear my gown, and yep, Steve wore a tux again. (I love how a tux looks on him lol)

It was really hard having our wedding in August without everyone there and what we did was the next best thing, everyone was thrilled that we extended it across all the miles :) We took our vows very seriously, and we re-affirmed them in the presence of family and friends (just in case they didn't believe it the first time lol)

Sweetie, there's absolutely nothing wrong with celebrating again :) And it's not a vow renewal, it's a re-affirmation! Enjoy!!!

Love and hugs