Surprise Wedding Vow renewal in Cayman

Surprise Wedding Vow renewal in Cayman

By

Joy Basdeo

On January 6th, 2011
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Thoughtful touches like tropical flowers for the signing table

This Brazilian wife knew only that she and her family were coming to the Cayman Islands to spend  New Year's Eve.  She did not expect  that bad weather kept them in New York for an extra day, or that her husband had been busy planning a very special occassion  for their anniversary.
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Seven Mile Beach at sunset
With the help of his teenaged daughter and Simply Weddings, plans were made for a very special surprise vow renewal which included a beautiful new anniversary ring, champagne, and the wife's favourite flowers.
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Wedding Vow Renewal with Francine Jackson, Civil Registrar
Although our office was officially closed for the Christmas season, we arranged for Mrs Francine Jackson of Cayman Weddings to perform the ceremony.   Francine is a Civil Registrar of Marriages, and my mother.  She has performed several thousand weddings and vow renewals over her 27 year career as a Marriage officer for the Cayman Islands.
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Champagne celebratory toast all around

Arrangements were co-ordinated by Isobel Taylor, and these photographs were taken by Yvette McField of Island Photo.
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A Cayman vacation made special

A wedding vow renewal is a very romantic gesture  which can make an ordinary vacation an extraordinary one.  It can be a time to get memorable pictures of your family together, creating treasured memories to last a life-time.