September 29, 2011

Maui'ed Two Years Ago Today

Photos by Joanna Tano
Two years ago today, I married my Husband, in Maui, Hawaii.  It was a very small and intimate ceremony with thirty of our closest friends and family.  A tsunami warning was put into effect on the morning of the big day, from the earthquake that hit Chile hours before.  Thankfully, there was no tsunami.  And the weather couldn't have been more perfect.  Our ceremony began at 5:00 PM, as the golden sun hung low over the Pacific.  We walked barefoot on the grassy knoll that overlooked the ocean, to draw us nearer to each other and the earth, as we shared our vows.  I opted for a simple Nicole Miller wedding dress, and wore a white orchid behind my ear.  Orchids symoblize love, beauty and strength.  We wanted our wedding to be a reflection of our relationship and our personalities, and liked the spontaneity and romance of a destination wedding in Hawaii.  The day was completely about us, as we didn't get carried away details or guest lists.  We were surrounded entirely by love and beauty.  And that's all that mattered.
Happy Anniversary to my Husband and my best friend!


ilene @ muchloveilly said...

happy anniversary! these photos are absolutely stunning and you look gorgeous. you guys are such a cute couple, too!

Tiffany @ Savor Home said...

Just gorgeous! That is exactly the kind of wedding I want! Happy anniversary!

Anonymous said...

These look like magazine pictures, the love you feel for each other totally trespasses the screen, you look stunning in that Nicole Miller! What a dream wedding!

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Megan said...

so so STUNNING. and look how blonde you are! that dress is perfection.

Candice said...

You are beautiful! What a lovely wedding, Katie!

Rissy said...

love all the meaning behind everything you did on your special day!

once again this post was so beautiful! love love love it

Noot said...

absolutely gorgeous! congrats on your anniversary!

J and A said...

Stunning. Love it. Congrats!

Amy said...

Happy Anniversary, you were a STUNNING bride! How I'd love to look through all of your wedding pictures.


Anonymous said...

Happy Anniversary! Stunning photos!

Neris / Fashion Fractions said...

happy anniversary! both of you look amazing! in love with your dress!


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Whitney said...

what an amazing ceremony and photos! Happy anniversary!

Natalie said...

What a GORGEOUS wedding! Happy anniversary!

MG said...

looks so amazing! happy anniversary!!!

Lou said...

Great photos and what an amazing place to get married.


Angeline said...

Happy Anniversary! You both look very happy and very much in love. What a dream place to get married !

Taylor Morgan said...

so beautiful! I love how intimate it was. happy anniversary!!

silvergirl said...

your dress is amazing!!!

Donna said...

aw happy anni :) you looked so gorgeous!!

The Michelle Show said...

happy aniversary! i always wanted a beach wedding!

Carrie said...

OH MY GOSH!! I am getting married in Lahaina, Maui next August! I would love to hear your tips! Which part of Maui did you get married at?
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Unknown said...

You are the most beautiful bride!!! Seriously!! You two make a beautiful couple :) Happy Anniversary!!

Kar-N said...

Aww congratulations, your wedding photos are beautiful!

Veronika said...

happy anniversary! :) gorgeous pics! I love your hair so blonde like that but I also love the way it is now---you are so lucky to be able to pull off so many colors!

Whitney @ EHFAR said...

Gorgeous photos! Happy anniversary!

Supal said...

you look stunning and these photos are incredible! Happy anniversary to the two of you!!

Unknown said...

aw happy anniversary, you looked gorgeous!

<3 steffy
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Courtney B said...

GORGEOUS pictures! Wow!
And Happy Anniversary, you two are adorable!!

Lindsay said...

Happy anniversary!!

Gorgeous pictures - I love your dress and the flower in your hair!

Michelle's Style File said...

Congratulations! You are a beautiful couple.


MissKait said...

you are beautiful, and that story warms my heart.
i love weddings.
happy anniversary!
sweetest love birds around.

kisses from kaitlin

Anonymous said...

Glorious! I love you as a blonde!! And you're probably gonna laugh but pleeease do a tutorial on how you got those perfect relaxed curls!

Rachel said...

Happy anniversary! My husband and I also celebrated 2 years this month:)
Your wedding pictures are beautiful!

Marissa at Style Cusp said...

Happy Anniversary to you both! Such a beautiful day - you looked absolutely gorgeous. Love the blonde hair, too.


Unknown said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous!! Your pictures are indescribable!!! I wanna see more!!!!!


C Mae said...

You and your hubby got married the way my man and I want to...we want to do a destination wedding of only family and super close friends.

Was your honeymoon also then Hawaii I take it? And did those close family and friends stay to enjoy it with you? we were wondering how all that would work!!

Anonymous said...

ok...question. where did you get married? my hubs and I want to do a vow renewal in Hawaii. You looked always :)

Dani said...

Ohhh! Congrats!!!

I got married on Maui as well!!! Makena Beach!

We even named our daughter Makena!!!


... said...

What a cute blog! :) You were a beautiful bride! :)

Maria said...

STUNNING! These seriously look like a professional shoot with models and everything. Many congratulations - you're a gorgeous couple!

And to many more such beautiful years together!

Maria xx

Anastasia from Natbeesfashion said...

Great pictures.You are both lucky having each other (and not being hit by a tsounami )

Unknown said...

Oh gracious, miss gorgeous! Love these photo's and your blonde locks! Happy Anniversary! <3


yours truly said...

It looks like a absolutely beautiful wedding! You look glamorous!

Anonymous said...

Congrats! I just got married on the beach your walking on in your photos..a few weeks ago :-)

Rachael said...

Aww, happy belated Wedding Anniversary!
That looks like it was an amazing wedding. And you looked so pretty! :)

jillian :: cornflake dreams. said...

you were a gorgeous bride!! happy anniversary. xoxo jillian:: cornflake dreams

Ana said...

What a gorgeous wedding! Love the simplicity! You looked stunning! Such pretty pictures.
Happy anniversary!

Our Sophisticated Planet said...

Such lovely photos. The ceremony looks amazing, and your dress was gorgeous! I love your hair too.

I hope that your second anniversary was lovely.


Heather said...

GOR.GEOUS.!!! So good to have your beautiful face stop by squeezing it all in! Happy Anniversary!

Wegan said...

Happy Anniversary! Wow what a gorgeous wedding!! I miss Hawaii so much. My fiance lived in Hawaii for the past 5 years so we did long distance for a few years (Im from the UK). I'm so lucky I got to visit Hawaii 5 times, and stay for 3 months there this year. As I said, miss it so much!

M x

Amy said...

Wow thanks for sharing the pictures!! You were a gorgeous bride! Happy Anniversary :))

Rhiannon Bosse said...

Simply stunning! Now this is how you get married :)

Unknown said...

Her Wedding Gown is really beautiful. I bought mine for a well known online store, HouseOfBrides

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