Juanita and Wynand van der MerweWedding: 01 May 2009
Our Wedding Day
Our wedding was something that only fairy tales are made of. It was a day filled with magic, a day in which we made a promise of eternal love, not a promise that everything will be fine and that we will never have difficult patches, but a promise that through it all we will choose to love one another.
The day started with non-stop rain, but as soon as we started to take the pictures the sun broke through the clouds and we had a perfect day. When we started to plan the wedding we wanted it to reflect our personalities and we decided not to do the traditional wedding, just because everyone else does it. In the end we couldn‚Äôt have asked for a more special day and a wonderful memory to share with our children one day.
Advice to Future Brides
Do not let anyone bully you into something you don‚Äôt want. This day is about you and your groom and the wonderful promise you‚Äôre making, do not let anything distract your attention from that fact. And enjoy every single moment, let your mother and the bridesmaids stress‚Ä -