Engagement Stories

With over 2 million people getting married each year, there are happily ever after stories taking shape around us daily. Love is awesome. Let’s celebrate it.

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Jonathan & Marissa’s Surprise Island Proposal

Jonathan and I have known each other since we were about 13 or 14 years old, as we went to the same junior high school. We always had a crush on each other but as life goes on and you get older, people seperate and go their own ways. In 2011, as fate would have it, Read More

A Proposal Literally On Top of the World

Active and outdoorsy, Rob decided he would propose the only way we knew how, outdoors among the majesty of nature. In fact, proposal planning began back in January when we finally received permits to hike Mount Whitney, the tallest peak in the contiguous US. Because my dad would be accompanying us on a week-long backpacking trip along Read More

A Surprise on the Nightstand

Getting engaged to my husband Thomas was one of the greatest experiences of my life, but the work and effort he put into it made it extra special. If he hadn’t spent so much time working out the details, my big moment would not be half as memorable as it turned out. Enough stalling, here’s Read More

The Box That Brought Us Together

Sometimes, the person you love is the person who destroys everything about your life. James and I met at a mutual friends birthday party in California. I had never met or seen him before, but he waited no time to come talk to me and say “hello” in his best British accent. As someone who did Read More

Stella’s Notes

Nick and I hadn’t been dating for very long when I introduced him to the family I was acting as a nanny for. A family I knew through other families I had worked for when I was younger, a family that like many others treated me as a member of their own. I had gone Read More