must. go. back. to Italy.

Its coming up on almost a year since our friends married inside The Vatican!  
I thought I’d share some of our trip down to Roma and of the wedding.  
taaaaake me back husband.  pretty please.
its where i belong.
with you beside me, of course.
{kisses underneath the spanish steps}
That wedding.  talk about a fairy tale come true. 
absolutely beautiful. all of it.  
italy, i love you so big.
Have you been?  Did you also love it?  eat gelato around every corner?  go on a carb binge?  
Happy Sunday!!  
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  • Reply Petchie

    I love italy, and Rome, it is so beautiful!! I can't wait to go back one day!

    Love all the pictures, so beautiful!


    April 17, 2011 at 7:30 pm
  • Reply christine donee

    I've only ever been to Venice. And Venice is great. I love Venice. But there is SO much more I'm dying to see.

    And can we talk about that wedding? I didn't even know you could marry there. I'm sort of jealous.

    Also, you're pretty.

    April 17, 2011 at 7:34 pm
  • Reply Rorie

    I sadly have never been, but my fiance went when he was in high school. Hopefully he and I can go visit there soon!

    April 17, 2011 at 7:43 pm
  • Reply Kit

    We are going to Rome in July! These pictures do not help my anticipation at all πŸ™‚ Such a beautiful city!!!

    April 17, 2011 at 7:55 pm
  • Reply Simone

    Fabulous photos!!! I was just in Rome three weeks ago, it's my favourite Italian city πŸ™‚

    Gelato and pasta…yes to both!!! How can you say no in Roma?! πŸ™‚

    April 17, 2011 at 8:01 pm
  • Reply Kristyn Grace

    oh my goodness! To get married in Italy and inside the Vatican no less!!! How amazing! I love Italy! Its been almost 6 years since I was last there and your pictures make me miss it even more! So beautiful!

    April 17, 2011 at 8:08 pm
  • Reply CarrieJo

    such a beautiful wedding!

    April 17, 2011 at 8:15 pm
  • Reply Mariel Torres

    can italy be any more breathtaking? take me with you when you go back :b

    April 17, 2011 at 8:19 pm
  • Reply Jenni Austria Germany

    yup, ate gelato at every corner and carbs at every…non-corner?

    whatever, i ate a lot.

    April 17, 2011 at 8:21 pm
  • Reply Megan

    havnt gone. will be going in september. cannot freaking wait. Rome is collins favorite city in the world.

    April 17, 2011 at 8:22 pm
  • Reply Tiffany

    Your photos are amazing! I'm so jealous that you got to go to a wedding at the Vatican. How awesome!! I went a year and a half ago and loved every minute of it. I was amazed that I could just wonder around with nowhere to go and I found amazing sites down every street! If you want to read my blogs about it, they are here:


    April 17, 2011 at 8:39 pm
  • Reply things that sparkle

    Italy is truly one of my favorite places on the planet, especially Rome!! Such a special place. I could go there once a year if the wallet allowed

    April 17, 2011 at 9:30 pm
  • Reply Juliet {the juliet notes}

    Ah! Love Roma! Was just there last week visiting family. Ate pasta every day. We're actually considering moving there for 6 months (or longer) we love it so much!!!

    April 17, 2011 at 9:31 pm

    Ahhh Roma, my second home. You have magnificent pictures, hope you enjoyed every bit!

    great post,

    April 17, 2011 at 9:39 pm
  • Reply Cinzia In Italia

    My favorite gelateria is in Rome…and I've been living in Italy for 5+ years now so, that's saying a lot.

    I lived in Rome for a few months and it was marvelous.

    April 17, 2011 at 10:12 pm
  • Reply Danielle

    i dream of italy every day. i studied abroad there while doing my minor in christian art and fell in love. all over again. whenever i go to europe I am always like oh lets go somewhere new, but have to touchdown in Roma at some point!

    April 17, 2011 at 10:21 pm
  • Reply bailey

    beautiful beautiful beautiful – everything about this post is amazing! i loved my time spent in rome – it's a magical place πŸ™‚

    April 17, 2011 at 11:36 pm
  • Reply Jessica

    Im going to Italy in October, for the first time!! SO excited!!

    April 17, 2011 at 11:43 pm
  • Reply Bridget



    woh i got excited there.

    April 17, 2011 at 11:56 pm
  • Reply Julie

    I can't believe you've been there! It looks amazing and I'm so jealous πŸ™ and that wedding-beautiful!

    April 18, 2011 at 12:32 am
  • Reply Sara B

    Rome is my absolute favorite place in the whole world. I studied abroad there and think about it all the time still. I can't believe your friend got married in the VATICAN!!! Amazing!!

    April 18, 2011 at 12:41 am
  • Reply Ana F

    These pics are SO GORGEOUS! Husband's been there. I haven't (yet). Now I want to go!!!!

    xoxo, Ana

    April 18, 2011 at 1:49 am
  • Reply Jenni @ Story of My Life

    Oh my goodness gracious… I cannot imagine being married in the VATICAN!! Amazing.

    Sarah, you look ridiculously gorgeous in every. single. picture. Maybe that has something to do with the fact that you're ridiculously gorgeous?? Just a thought.


    PS – I forgot to take pictures of your pictures while it was still light out today (and I'm a lazy bum who put it off til the last minute), so the post about your giveaway will be going up mid-morning tomorrow (vs. early morning). Just fyi! πŸ™‚

    April 18, 2011 at 1:56 am
  • Reply Amanda

    These are such wonderful pictures! You two look sooooo in love! πŸ™‚

    April 18, 2011 at 3:24 am
  • Reply KristaRenee

    best place ever. loved every city traveled. lived on gelato for breakfast, lunch & dinner πŸ™‚ can't wait to see your Italy reunion pics!!

    April 18, 2011 at 5:01 am
  • Reply Toots

    It looks absolutely beautiful, I can't wait to go one day. Glad you had such a lovely time:) xx

    April 18, 2011 at 7:44 am
  • Reply Kristina

    Wow, I did not know that you can get married inside the Vatican. That is pretty cool!
    And yes, my love for Italy grows every time I return… Hopefully soon! πŸ™‚ xox

    April 18, 2011 at 7:46 am
  • Reply SavedthruLove

    one day girl. One. Day.

    I love the idea of walking and eating and walking and eating and stopping and seeing and walking and eating. hahaha


    April 18, 2011 at 7:48 am
  • Reply Michaela

    I want to go so bad!! I've heard it's beautiful. And from your pictures…what I've heard is correct. You're adorable in every.single.picture (:

    And what a fairytale it must have been to be married there. You have some blessed friends! Stunning!

    April 18, 2011 at 8:47 am
  • Reply Candice

    Oh it is so so beautiful! What fun you two must have had πŸ™‚ I'd love to visit here someday!!

    April 18, 2011 at 1:01 pm
  • Reply Sarah

    Wow how fun! I wonder what waiting list is like to book a wedding at the Vatican. I want to go back to Italy too! Thanks for sharing.

    – Sarah

    April 18, 2011 at 2:10 pm
  • Reply Alisha

    The beauty of Italia awaits me. It's the only place that I've really EVER wanted to go. Please stuff me into your suitcase! I promise I'll fit. πŸ™‚

    Beautiful pictures Sarah. Beautiful. Definitely a fairy tale come true.


    April 18, 2011 at 2:53 pm
  • Reply Sist and Sist

    gorrrg! pack me in suitcase! please!

    April 18, 2011 at 3:03 pm
  • Reply Kelly

    Your pictures are amazing! You are so beautiful! Sounds like you had a fabulous time! πŸ™‚

    April 18, 2011 at 3:14 pm
  • Reply Brandi @ Home Team Dreams

    Gorgeous! Gorgeous! Gorgeous! Love these photos! I must go to Italy now!! MY BFF lives in Naples and I so want to visit. It's my dream vacation but I'm terrified to fly because I had a bad experience back in 2009 πŸ™

    April 18, 2011 at 3:20 pm
  • Reply Marie

    Found your blog through the giveaway at Story of My Life. Your pictures are amazing! And now I want to get married at the Vatican. I think it would be the only way I would be forgiven for not getting married at home, if I did it in the Vatican!

    April 18, 2011 at 3:20 pm
  • Reply jillian :: cornflake dreams.

    WOW! what a wonderful wedding venue πŸ™‚ so gorgeous! xoxo jcd :: cornflake dreams

    April 18, 2011 at 3:26 pm
  • Reply Susan

    My husband and I will be there in two weeks! We are taking our niece and nephew with us and will be traveling to Rome, Venice, Cinque Terra, Florence and Naples!
    Any one have a tips on must see attractions or ones to skip?
    Can't Wait!!

    April 18, 2011 at 3:33 pm
  • Reply Courtney B

    Amazing!! I need friends that get married in the Vatican πŸ™‚ Italy is at the top of my vacation wish list for sure!!

    April 18, 2011 at 4:15 pm
  • Reply Brooke Cushman

    Lets tell my husband to please take me to Rome too! It looks so magical there! Magic? Love? Rome? SOunds like just the vacation I need!

    April 18, 2011 at 4:29 pm
  • Reply toi

    OMG, how I miss Italy. Rome has always taught me something everytime I've been there.

    Great pictures :). I am a new follower. Stopping from SOML.

    April 18, 2011 at 5:04 pm
  • Reply Hanna

    ahhhhh……….I totally agree!! My husband and I went there for 16 days on our honeymoon and it was FAB-U-LESS!! I love your photography! And you are darling!! I entered your giveaway on Jenni's blog:) So nice meeting you Sarah!

    xoxo Hanna

    April 18, 2011 at 6:27 pm
  • Reply ashley nicole catherine

    such lovely pictures!! that wedding must've been amazing, but i kinda heart how joyous you and the hubby look around one another πŸ™‚

    i adore italy. went almost 10 years ago, but i'm dying to go back!


    April 18, 2011 at 6:43 pm
  • Reply Ashley

    I just came across your blog this afternoon. I love love love your Italy pictures. I definitely ate gelato around every corner while I was in Italy… life's too short not to indulge in gelato! (:

    April 18, 2011 at 9:38 pm
  • Reply travelkate

    Wow! A wedding in the Vatican-that is a dream come true! I never knew you could get married there, but I guess I really just hadn't thought about it. Italy is such a dream in itself-ahhhh the gelato, I can't get enough!

    April 18, 2011 at 9:55 pm
  • Reply Geezees Custom Canvas Art

    I have always wanted to travel to Italy…you looked like you had a great time…gorgeous wedding pics too!

    April 18, 2011 at 10:26 pm
  • Reply Diana Smith

    getting married in the vatican would be soo cool!! Very awesome!

    April 18, 2011 at 10:32 pm
  • Reply Shari

    OMG.Where did you get the custard at. I will be visiting in a couple of weeks and I must have it. Lol I love your pics they are so beautiful. What stle camera do u use.

    April 18, 2011 at 10:57 pm
  • Reply {lovely little things}

    A wedding at the Vatican? Wow! Talk about a once in a lifetime experience, I would LOVE to go to a wedding in ROME!!!

    April 18, 2011 at 11:36 pm
  • Reply Alexandria

    Simply dreamy. Sigh. I want to go to there.

    April 19, 2011 at 12:25 am
  • Reply meghan

    wow! She didn't play around in the venue picking. That's some serious stuff. I'm sure it was insanely gorgeous. I would love to see a wedding in the Vatican. Wow. And, yes, I've been to Rome. Loved it. LOVED LOVED the gelato.

    April 19, 2011 at 12:47 am
  • Reply flat faced cat

    i want that wedding dress! these pics are incredible!

    April 19, 2011 at 2:32 am
  • Reply Sonja

    That's unbelievable that they got married there! Gorgeous! You're leaving so soooon! I'm sure you'll get to go back to Italy and let us live vicariously through you! :o)

    April 19, 2011 at 1:38 pm
  • Reply Fash Boulevard

    so so so beautiful. So happy I found your blog. I'm a new follower, I hope you will as well. I started my blog a little over a month ago. It's all about celebrity fashion from the point of view of an LA stylist. Stop by to see multiple post a day on all the latest celebrity fashion news and check out pictures from the fall/winter preview I attended yesterday in Beverly Hills. xoxo. Would love your support. xoxo

    April 19, 2011 at 5:41 pm
  • Reply Marla Horenbein

    i was there in june…almost a year ago as well! such an amazing and inspiring place. my family and i talk about going back almost every day.

    April 19, 2011 at 5:47 pm
  • Reply Ashley

    now THAT is a fairy tale wedding for real! never been across the atlantic yet….you blog defintiely makes me want to go – like

    April 20, 2011 at 12:28 am
  • Reply Holly

    Beautiful photos – looks like an amazing wedding!

    April 20, 2011 at 2:21 am
  • Reply Heidi

    I do like Rome, I really do. But, there are so many more beautiful places left for me to discover. Thailand? Bali? Oh…the beaches.

    When will you be back in Switzerland?
    & what town, may I ask, do you call home in CH?

    Im off to see the family in GraubΓΌnden on Thursday!

    April 20, 2011 at 5:28 am
  • Reply Jello

    wow! you. are. so. lucky. Italy's on my bucket list… maybe one day!

    p.s. i'm having a giveaway on my blog…


    April 20, 2011 at 2:49 pm
  • Reply Kelley @ Kelley Maria

    Okay, you were a WAY cuter tourist than I was! At the time of packing, I thought of practicality versus fashion and now I kind of regret wearing the same 3 outfits in every photo from the trip! Ha!

    PS – Our diet consisted of gelato, pasta, pizza and bread!

    April 20, 2011 at 7:32 pm
  • Reply Stephanie

    Absolutely beautiful!

    I have not been, but want to…and now more so then ever!

    April 21, 2011 at 12:02 am
  • Reply Sydney

    My goodness!! Sarah, it's so beautiful!! I have yet to go to Italy, but considering my heritage is 50% Italian and 50% German {which, I'll be visiting Germany very soon} and my grandmother came directly from Italy here {I haven't the slightest idea why she ever left} I ought to go, yes? YES.

    April 21, 2011 at 3:31 am
  • Reply Whitney

    you are living the sweet life!

    April 21, 2011 at 1:30 pm
  • Reply la mΓ¬

    Wonderful POST! rOME IS FANTASTIC!
    Hi! my name's martina and I come from Italy… I'd like you visit my blog and if you want… follow me!!! ^^
    Glamour Marmalade

    April 21, 2011 at 2:56 pm
  • Reply Carla

    Sarah, these are absolutely beautiful photos – you're making me want to go now!
    I've only just found your blog and i'm loving it.

    Carla xx.

    April 23, 2011 at 7:33 am
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    April 24, 2011 at 7:11 pm
  • Reply reeyau

    theres nothing not to love about italy! that must be one amazing wedding!

    April 25, 2011 at 6:14 pm
  • Reply Something Old, Something New

    Oh Italy, how I love thee too! Such a beautiful and amazing place. I haven't been back in five years but am trying to plan a trip for this summer!

    April 25, 2011 at 7:58 pm
  • Reply vojacque

    these are so lovely! Italy is definitely on my to-travel list. love your dress!

    April 27, 2011 at 3:03 pm
  • Reply Cara-Mia

    Wow, that is awesome that she got married in the Vatican! I would love to go there some day. <3

    May 19, 2011 at 1:05 am
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