Sunday, December 02, 2007

Wedding Meme

I agreed to do this one but I'm eliminating some of the questions or passing on them because some stuff I won't give away online.

1. Where/How did you meet?
We met through inter-church activities growing up but it didn't initially have a romantic context because we were quite young.

2. How long have you known each other?

3. How long after you met did you start dating?
Several years.

4. How long did you date before you were engaged?

5. How long was your engagement?
Our engagement length kept being stretched out by a family illness. It just didn't seem the right time to get married with an illness looming. We were formally engaged for just shy of two years.

6. How long have you been married?
A few years - nothing more precise!

7. When is your anniversary?
Pass, that leads to identity theft issues.

8. How many people came to your wedding reception?

9. What kind of cake did you serve?

My husband had a groom's cake which was basically a digestible small version of a wedding cake that was all chocolate. The wedding cake was a 7 tiered cake that had layers that were fake and layers that were actual food. We have those fake layers on display in the house under glass. We had fresh flowers decorating our cake. It was red velvet which is my husband's favourite - mine not so much!

10. Where was your wedding?
Edmonton, Alberta

11. What did you serve for your meal?
We had a very casual rehearsal dinner which was a barbeque and a day out at the lake with water skiing. For the wedding we had a lovely buffet that had chicken as the main dish.

12. How many people were in your wedding party?

We had a big wedding party because of the number of flower girls.

13. Are you still friends with them all?

14. Did your spouse cry during the ceremony?

15. Most special moment of your wedding day?
Lots of different things were special. My sister had passed away at that time and we found a way of honouring her during the ceremony. We did it in a way that wasn't morbid.

On a happier note there were a couple of things. My husband truly had the most beautiful wedding vows written. I hadn't read them before and I remember thinking "You are so outdoing me!" because he is just more articulate and sweet. He's also very musically talented. He picked out the music for the wedding ceremony and then he brought a personal musical touch to the reception.

16. Any funny moments?
Yes but I'll keep that to myself!

17. Any big disasters?
Not really.

18. Where did you go on your honeymoon?
We had a short local honeymoon.

19. How long were you gone?
It was short!

20. If you were to do your wedding over, what would you change?
Having more time to ourselves after rather than my husband having to start work.

21. What side of the bed do you sleep on?
I sleep on the left.

22. What size is your bed?
King size.

23. Greatest strength as a couple?
That we see each other through kind and charitable eyes and really intend to always magnify each other's strengths rather than tear each other down.

24. Greatest challenge as a couple?
My eating disorder and all of the issues that linger around that.

25. Who literally pays the bills?
Both of us - depends on the bill but mostly me.

26. What is your song?
I will be here.

27. What did you dance your first dance to?
Our first dance ever or at our wedding? Our first dance was to a crappy country and western song and I dont' even know! I was just glad he asked me to dance!

28. Describe her wedding dress.
I had two. My parents were very opposed to the one I liked so I got a more traditional dress. My husband actually saw how much despair I had over not getting the dress I wanted and he made arrangements for me to have the dress I really liked for the reception! It was a long white dress with a tighter-fitting bodice and a beautiful big hoop of a skirt! it was backless and had lots of beadwork.

29. What kind of flowers did you have at your wedding?
White roses with streamers.

30. Are your wedding bands engraved?


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