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UPDATE 3/28/14: We are finally in the homestretch! Simon had his medical exam at the end of February and filed all the remaining paperwork like a good boy in early March so now all we have to do is wait for his Embassy appointment scheduled for April 10th! We are thrilled that the process is moving along at a relatively quicker pace than anticipated, and even more thrilled that it will soon come to a close. Simon will receive confirmation of his approval to emigrate that day, but will not receive the actual visa for ~5 to 10 days following the interview. Once the visa is safely in his hands, we can set a date for his 1-way trip to the USA and for our wedding. And that is an update we can't wait to write!

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UPDATE - 1/29/14: We are so excited to let you know that our petition for the K1 fiance visa has been approved by the USCIS! The approval is now on its way to the National Visa Processing Center where it will then be passed along to the US Embassy in London. Once the Embassy receives the info, they will ask Simon to get a medical exam and schedule an interview with him to review all the documentation and confirm he's actually serious about getting married to this ridiculous American. If the interview goes well, he should receive the visa a few days later and THEN we can FINALLY set a wedding date and a date for when he arrives back in the USA. Fingers crossed we'll be able to get hitched sometime in May or June. More to come!!

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Getting married is a beautiful and sacred rite that celebrates the love between two souls that are meant to be together. And if these two hopelessly optimistic souls are Stacy from the USA & Simon from the UK, it also means scaling a giant pile of forms and throwing up huge chunks of money into government agencies.

But there are no forms, no government fees, and no oceans that will keep us from making that commitment to spend the rest of their lives together. We are really ridiculously mad………for each other…………………………and ice cream.


Even though there is more to navigate (and pay for) in the immigration process, we are happily planning to get legally married in the US (hopefully sometime between July – September) and then following up that party with another one in the UK. Sure, we could elope in Vegas with an Elvis impersonator and a donkey, but we truly want to share this very important and potentially very fun event in our lives with the ones who mean the most to us. AND a donkey.


To that end, in lieu of traditional wedding gifts, we are turning to you, our gorgeous friends and family, to ask for your help in giving us a truly meaningful start to our lives together by contributing on this page to our wedding fund. (Seriously, we already have a pretty good toaster and fine china will not match our plastic Phillies cup collection.)

As you can see on this page, our goal is $2,000 which just about covers the cost of all the immigration fees including multiple visa applications, medical exam/vaccinations, biometrics report, and Simon’s change of status as a permanent resident/obtaining his green card. But if we can exceed that goal, any extra funds will go towards Simon’s 1-way ticket to the USA (~$1,000) and expenses for both the USA and UK receptions so we can celebrate with as many family & friends as possible! Any money after that will go towards the purchase of a house that can contain all of Stacy’s shoes and Simon’s collection of clown shoes, will have a yard for our doggie Dora, and will also see many more parties with our friends and family in the years to come!

We understand this method of wedding gifting may be considered less than traditional but if you know us, you know there is nothing “traditional” about us. With that being said, we would like to offer YOU something in return. Below is a list of gifts we are offering for each contribution level (note: all gifts will be distributed following the US wedding; date TBD):

Up to $10 (~£6)
A handwritten thank you note from Stacy & Simon. Written by Stacy so you can actually read it.

$25 (~£15)
A wallet-sized (2½" x 3½") wedding photo of Stacy & Simon (fully clothed) with handwritten thank you note.

$50 (~£30)
A framed wedding photo (4” x 6”) and handwritten thank you note. Frame may or may not be covered in glitter and feature unicorns.

$100 (~£60)
A Philadelphia chocolates & English tea gift set, a framed wedding photo (4” x 6”), and a handwritten thank you note. The chocolates will be stored safely beyond Stacy’s reach to ensure complete delivery.

$250 (~£150)
Signed hardcover copy of Stacy’s book Mere Mystery and signed copy of Simon’s album Motherland, a framed wedding photo (4” x 6”) and a handwritten thank you note. WARNING: both book and CD are products of deranged imaginations.

$500 (~£300)
Stacy & Simon will take you out for lunch or dinner at some posh restaurant with linen table cloths.* You will also receive:
• A framed wedding photo (4” x 6”)
• Signed hardcover copy of Stacy’s book Mere Mystery and signed copy of Simon’s album Motherland
• A handwritten thank you note

*Sadly, London or Philadelphia areas only and subject to when we are in your country of residence

$1,000 (~£600)
Simon will perform a 90-minute concert in your home or ours, during which Stacy will provide tasty refreshments or interpretive dance.* You will also receive:
• A framed wedding photo (4” x 6”)
• Signed hardcover copy of Stacy’s book Mere Mystery and signed copy of Simon’s album Motherland
• A handwritten thank you note

*Sadly, London or East Coast USA only and subject to when we are in your country of residence

$5,000 (~£3,000)
Simon will get dressed, write, record, and produce a unique album (8 tracks) just for you: 1 copy only, never to be released commercially! You will also receive:
• A framed wedding photo (4” x 6”)
• A Philadelphia chocolates & English tea gift set
• Signed hardcover copy of Stacy’s book Mere Mystery and signed copy of Simon’s album Motherland
• A handwritten thank you note


We sincerely thank you from the bottom of our hearts for visiting us here and for all the support, love, and laughs you share with us each and every day. We are truly blessed to be a part of such an amazing family from around the world. It really is priceless.

Love,
Simon & Stacy

P.S. Check back here often for wedding planning and immigration process updates!

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CREATED BY:

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Stacy and Simon met in 2011 at a music festival called RoSfest when they became friends over conversations about a little known rock group called Genesis. Since then they have had many more conversations about Genesis and have grown to love each other more than ice cream. They can't wait to get married and eat more ice cream on the same continent.
  • $ 103
    Dave Axler
    3 years

    I look forward to the festivities!

  • $ 103
    Lisa and Steve Ross and Britton
    3 years

    Dear Stacy and Simon, We are so sorry we can't be there to celebrate with you on your wedding day! We wish you a very happy and memorable day which will be marked as the official start of your life together! Cheers to many years of happiness and

  • $ 103
    Anonymous
    3 years

    I couldn't be happier for "youse" two! Always remember to cherish each other & treat each other with respect. May your love Rock your World Always & the rest of us along with you! <3

  • Tier Rewards
  • Bronze $100

    A Philadelphia chocolates & English tea gift set, a framed wedding photo (4” x 6”), and a handwritten thank you note. The chocolates will be stored safely beyond Stacy’s reach to ensure complete delivery.

  • Silver $250

    Signed hardcover copy of Stacy’s book Mere Mystery and signed copy of Simon’s album Motherland, a framed wedding photo (4” x 6”) and a handwritten thank you note. WARNING: both book and CD are products of deranged imaginations.

  • Gold $500

    Stacy & Simon will take you out for lunch or dinner at some posh restaurant with linen table cloths. (Sadly, London or Philadelphia areas only and subject to when we are in your country of residence.) You will also receive a framed wedding photo (4” x 6”), signed hardcover copy of Stacy’s book Mere Mystery and signed copy of Simon’s album Motherland, and a handwritten thank you note.

  • Platinum $1000

    Simon will perform a 90-minute concert in your home or ours, during which Stacy will provide tasty refreshments or interpretive dance. (Sadly, London or East Coast USA only and subject to when we are in your country of residence.) You will also receive a framed wedding photo (4” x 6”), signed hardcover copy of Stacy’s book Mere Mystery and signed copy of Simon’s album Motherland, and a handwritten thank you note.

  • Diamond $5000

    Simon will get dressed, write, record, and produce a unique album (8 tracks) just for you: 1 copy only, never to be released commercially! You will also receive a framed wedding photo (4” x 6”) , a Philadelphia chocolates & English tea gift set, signed hardcover copy of Stacy’s book Mere Mystery and signed copy of Simon’s album Motherland, and a handwritten thank you note

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Help Stacy & Simon Get Hitched!

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About This Cause

UPDATE 3/28/14: We are finally in the homestretch! Simon had his medical exam at the end of February and filed all the remaining paperwork like a good boy in early March so now all we have to do is wait for his Embassy appointment scheduled for April 10th! We are thrilled that the process is moving along at a relatively quicker pace than anticipated, and even more thrilled that it will soon come to a close. Simon will receive confirmation of his approval to emigrate that day, but will not receive the actual visa for ~5 to 10 days following the interview. Once the visa is safely in his hands, we can set a date for his 1-way trip to the USA and for our wedding. And that is an update we can't wait to write!

--------------------------------------------------------------

UPDATE - 1/29/14: We are so excited to let you know that our petition for the K1 fiance visa has been approved by the USCIS! The approval is now on its way to the National Visa Processing Center where it will then be passed along to the US Embassy in London. Once the Embassy receives the info, they will ask Simon to get a medical exam and schedule an interview with him to review all the documentation and confirm he's actually serious about getting married to this ridiculous American. If the interview goes well, he should receive the visa a few days later and THEN we can FINALLY set a wedding date and a date for when he arrives back in the USA. Fingers crossed we'll be able to get hitched sometime in May or June. More to come!!

--------------------------------------------------------------

Getting married is a beautiful and sacred rite that celebrates the love between two souls that are meant to be together. And if these two hopelessly optimistic souls are Stacy from the USA & Simon from the UK, it also means scaling a giant pile of forms and throwing up huge chunks of money into government agencies.

But there are no forms, no government fees, and no oceans that will keep us from making that commitment to spend the rest of their lives together. We are really ridiculously mad………for each other…………………………and ice cream.


Even though there is more to navigate (and pay for) in the immigration process, we are happily planning to get legally married in the US (hopefully sometime between July – September) and then following up that party with another one in the UK. Sure, we could elope in Vegas with an Elvis impersonator and a donkey, but we truly want to share this very important and potentially very fun event in our lives with the ones who mean the most to us. AND a donkey.


To that end, in lieu of traditional wedding gifts, we are turning to you, our gorgeous friends and family, to ask for your help in giving us a truly meaningful start to our lives together by contributing on this page to our wedding fund. (Seriously, we already have a pretty good toaster and fine china will not match our plastic Phillies cup collection.)

As you can see on this page, our goal is $2,000 which just about covers the cost of all the immigration fees including multiple visa applications, medical exam/vaccinations, biometrics report, and Simon’s change of status as a permanent resident/obtaining his green card. But if we can exceed that goal, any extra funds will go towards Simon’s 1-way ticket to the USA (~$1,000) and expenses for both the USA and UK receptions so we can celebrate with as many family & friends as possible! Any money after that will go towards the purchase of a house that can contain all of Stacy’s shoes and Simon’s collection of clown shoes, will have a yard for our doggie Dora, and will also see many more parties with our friends and family in the years to come!

We understand this method of wedding gifting may be considered less than traditional but if you know us, you know there is nothing “traditional” about us. With that being said, we would like to offer YOU something in return. Below is a list of gifts we are offering for each contribution level (note: all gifts will be distributed following the US wedding; date TBD):

Up to $10 (~£6)
A handwritten thank you note from Stacy & Simon. Written by Stacy so you can actually read it.

$25 (~£15)
A wallet-sized (2½" x 3½") wedding photo of Stacy & Simon (fully clothed) with handwritten thank you note.

$50 (~£30)
A framed wedding photo (4” x 6”) and handwritten thank you note. Frame may or may not be covered in glitter and feature unicorns.

$100 (~£60)
A Philadelphia chocolates & English tea gift set, a framed wedding photo (4” x 6”), and a handwritten thank you note. The chocolates will be stored safely beyond Stacy’s reach to ensure complete delivery.

$250 (~£150)
Signed hardcover copy of Stacy’s book Mere Mystery and signed copy of Simon’s album Motherland, a framed wedding photo (4” x 6”) and a handwritten thank you note. WARNING: both book and CD are products of deranged imaginations.

$500 (~£300)
Stacy & Simon will take you out for lunch or dinner at some posh restaurant with linen table cloths.* You will also receive:
• A framed wedding photo (4” x 6”)
• Signed hardcover copy of Stacy’s book Mere Mystery and signed copy of Simon’s album Motherland
• A handwritten thank you note

*Sadly, London or Philadelphia areas only and subject to when we are in your country of residence

$1,000 (~£600)
Simon will perform a 90-minute concert in your home or ours, during which Stacy will provide tasty refreshments or interpretive dance.* You will also receive:
• A framed wedding photo (4” x 6”)
• Signed hardcover copy of Stacy’s book Mere Mystery and signed copy of Simon’s album Motherland
• A handwritten thank you note

*Sadly, London or East Coast USA only and subject to when we are in your country of residence

$5,000 (~£3,000)
Simon will get dressed, write, record, and produce a unique album (8 tracks) just for you: 1 copy only, never to be released commercially! You will also receive:
• A framed wedding photo (4” x 6”)
• A Philadelphia chocolates & English tea gift set
• Signed hardcover copy of Stacy’s book Mere Mystery and signed copy of Simon’s album Motherland
• A handwritten thank you note


We sincerely thank you from the bottom of our hearts for visiting us here and for all the support, love, and laughs you share with us each and every day. We are truly blessed to be a part of such an amazing family from around the world. It really is priceless.

Love,
Simon & Stacy

P.S. Check back here often for wedding planning and immigration process updates!

CREATED BY:

Stacy & Simon Godfrey

Contact me
Stacy and Simon met in 2011 at a music festival called RoSfest when they became friends over conversations about a little known rock group called Genesis. Since then they have had many more conversations about Genesis and have grown to love each other more than ice cream. They can't wait to get married and eat more ice cream on the same continent.
  • $ 103
    Dave Axler
    3 years

    I look forward to the festivities!

  • $ 103
    Lisa and Steve Ross and Britton
    3 years

    Dear Stacy and Simon, We are so sorry we can't be there to celebrate with you on your wedding day! We wish you a very happy and memorable day which will be marked as the official start of your life together! Cheers to many years of happiness and

  • $ 103
    Anonymous
    3 years

    I couldn't be happier for "youse" two! Always remember to cherish each other & treat each other with respect. May your love Rock your World Always & the rest of us along with you! <3

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  • Tier Rewards
  • Bronze $100

    A Philadelphia chocolates & English tea gift set, a framed wedding photo (4” x 6”), and a handwritten thank you note. The chocolates will be stored safely beyond Stacy’s reach to ensure complete delivery.

  • Silver $250

    Signed hardcover copy of Stacy’s book Mere Mystery and signed copy of Simon’s album Motherland, a framed wedding photo (4” x 6”) and a handwritten thank you note. WARNING: both book and CD are products of deranged imaginations.

  • Gold $500

    Stacy & Simon will take you out for lunch or dinner at some posh restaurant with linen table cloths. (Sadly, London or Philadelphia areas only and subject to when we are in your country of residence.) You will also receive a framed wedding photo (4” x 6”), signed hardcover copy of Stacy’s book Mere Mystery and signed copy of Simon’s album Motherland, and a handwritten thank you note.

  • Platinum $1000

    Simon will perform a 90-minute concert in your home or ours, during which Stacy will provide tasty refreshments or interpretive dance. (Sadly, London or East Coast USA only and subject to when we are in your country of residence.) You will also receive a framed wedding photo (4” x 6”), signed hardcover copy of Stacy’s book Mere Mystery and signed copy of Simon’s album Motherland, and a handwritten thank you note.

  • Diamond $5000

    Simon will get dressed, write, record, and produce a unique album (8 tracks) just for you: 1 copy only, never to be released commercially! You will also receive a framed wedding photo (4” x 6”) , a Philadelphia chocolates & English tea gift set, signed hardcover copy of Stacy’s book Mere Mystery and signed copy of Simon’s album Motherland, and a handwritten thank you note

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DonationTo has helped people all over the world raise millions of dollars. DonationTo specializes in helping individuals raise money for medical bills, memorial expenses, funeral costs, marathons and more. Create your online donation website with DonationTo!
 
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