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Chris and Courtney were going to Disneyland. Much like any other person, Courtney dressed up. While the whole backstory isn’t in the video, it’s pretty clear that this couple loves their Disney.
Chris comes up to Courtney with the glass slipper, friend dressed as the Duke and all. When he gets down on one knee and puts the slipper on her, it’s absolutely enchanting. But it goes one step further– the pillow opens to reveal an engagement ring. When he kneels again, this time with the ring and a real proposal, it brings tears and excitement to everyone around. And I mean, everyone. Because it was at Disneyland.
Dear Disneyland, if you were looking for a magical thing to advertise with– look no further. This couple did everything right.
Some parts of the country are well acquainted with snow and cold already, but the rest of us are just starting to break out the thicker layers. Winter is arguably one of the prettiest times to propose. Here are some ideas on how to do it so you don’t fall under the “cliche.”
1. Do it before Christmas or New Year’s. While Christmas might not officially start until December 21st, Starbucks deemed November first as time for the red cups… and most places have the decorations out right after Halloween. So don’t wait until just around Christmas and New Year’s when everyone is getting engaged and jump the gun a little early.
2. Use the weather. Be prepared to jump at the first snow, frost, or cold starry night for your proposal. If you have a day set in stone in your mind, you may not get the snowy back-drop you’re hoping for. Watch the weather and have your proposal plan ready and waiting.
3. Invest in some lights or candles. There is nothing more magical than lights and candles in the winter. Light up the night and watch it reflect off the snow for your proposal. Whether you’re spelling it out or just creating a backdrop, it will make for an amazing moment (and, let’s face it, beautiful pictures).
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Carlee and Lucas got engaged on Halloween. The two pride themselves on being a nontraditional couple, so when it came time to get engaged, Carlee let Lucas know she didn’t want a diamond ring.
The two met in Lucas’s native Canada at a music festival earlier this year. When Carlee said diamonds were overrated, Lucas started thinking of alternative ring options. But the two came up with the idea together.
Lucas moved to be with Carlee, so he had his dad mail him one of his teeth he had removed when he was younger– and the two took it to a jeweler to see if he could come up with something unique. Although the two came up with the idea together, Lucas wouldn’t let Carlee see it until he proposed properly in front of her family on Halloween.
Forget a diamond, just get some teeth pulled. I mean… she literally has a piece of him for eternity, right? The two plan on getting married in Vegas this month!
Photo Credit: Carlee’s Facebook
Nothing beats a beach vacation… except maybe a proposal at the beach. And that’s just what Timmy planned for Maggie.
It was a normal Wednesday in SC when Maggie’s sister sent out a text about the family meeting at the beach for the weekend. Maggie wasn’t sure she wanted to go, having spent a month auditioning for residency programs, but Timmy was persistent on them going so she could spend some time with her family. That Friday, the two drove to the getaway. Maggie had no idea that this was more than just some family time at the beach.
Saturday morning, after a family boat ride, Timmy asked Maggie to help him take their dogs, Diesel and Molly, swimming in the ocean. After playing with the dogs, Timmy put the collars back on them and mentioned to Maggie that he had gotten Molly a new tag. When Maggie looked at the tag, it wasn’t at all what she was expecting.
On one side it read, “Can Timmy be my furever daddy!!!!” and on the other side it read, “PLEASE!!”
Maggie turned around to find Timmy in proper form on one knee. After accepting without hesitation, the couple started walking back to the beach house; to Maggie’s surprise, her family had hung signs up and down the street for the couple, and a surprise party was waiting for the newly engaged at the house!
What a way to get engaged, am I right?
Congrats to the happy couple!
Photo Credit: Facebook, permission from Maggie Mae
Read about Ryan and Sharon’s Winter Wonderland Proposal in Malibu here.
The Yes Girls, the first proposal planning company that was founded in 2008, has helped many couples get engaged over the years all across the country and the world. They make it easy and help the partner who proposes create a memorable and romantic moment. Check out the proposal story of the couple featured above. Spoiler alert! It’s not real snow. The Yes Girls made it snow and it was awesome.
As engagement season is starting, the Yes Girls also created a wonderful gift box for your recently engaged friends. With a wedding planner/calendar, a card set of thank you’s, and a beautiful way to keep that diamond ring shiny and safe, the Just Engaged Gift Box might be exactly what you’ve been looking for to help her celebrate.
The Yes Girls are treating our readers with one very special gift for every purchase! The Yes Girls donate 10% of their profits to stop human trafficking and one way they do this is via 3 Strands jewelry, handmade by the rescued victims. For every “Just Engaged Gift Box” purchased for a friend, you’ll receive one very special bracelet. And for every Proposal Package, you’ll get one as well for your soon-to-be bride-to-be.
The holidays have arrived and there’s no better time than now to propose. Jump-start the Christmas crowd and propose on Thanksgiving! Why, you ask? Well, in my opinion, there’s no better holiday to propose. Let me tell you why.
1. The family is together.
Thanksgiving is a time where everyone sits around the table to eat a fantastic meal, or maybe you sit in front of the football game, or eat outside– whatever your tradition is, it’s one where everyone is already planning on being together. What better way to propose than to have her surrounded by those most important to her, a family you’ll become a part of? Noted: Don’t propose in front of your family unless it’s a sure-thing and she’s already basically a part of it. It could get awkward, fast.
2. Your speech will write itself.
Rather than focusing on the things you love about her, why not focus on why you’re so thankful for her? This will be a different twist on the classic proposal, and it makes it easier to start your proposal and keep it a surprise because, hello, it’s thanksgiving! For all she knows, you’re just gushing over her. When you pull out that ring, or drop to one knee, that’s what will give it away.
3. It’s an amazing distraction.
Proposing at a potentially hazardous Thanksgiving dinner takes the focus off of family feuds and puts it on bringing the family together! While you may be bombarded with different opinions about wedding planning, it keeps people from fighting over stuff like gun control. It’s a win-win!
Photo Credit: flickr
North Carolina A&T’s 2015 homecoming will be remembered for many things. After all, A&T beat Howard 65-14. However, for one couple, the day has significance beyond a win for the football team. And, let’s face it, everyone who was at the gam will remember their moment as well.
Around 2:30 Clarence cuts off the drumlins and performers asking them what they think they’re doing. He does this, of course, to steal the spotlight for him and Keyanda. As soon as those behind her, and Keyanda herself, see Clarence pulling something out from under his band uniform jacket, there’s shrieking and cheering all around. Let’s face it, the faces the people around them are making are just as good as Keyanda’s reaction.
Keep watching for an amazing performance by the Blue and Gold Marching Machine and the Golden Delights.
Michael found a very special way to propose to his girlfriend, Triston. After Triston gave birth to their new daughter, Lynleigh, he arranged for the nurses to dress her in a very special onesie that said, “Will You Marry My Daddy?”
Michael wanted to propose for a long time, but decided to wait so their daughter could be a part of the other life-changing moment.
As if their lives weren’t going to change enough, now they have even more to look forward to. Now besides having a newborn to look after, it looks like the couple gets to enjoy some wedding planning as well!
David and Laura had been dating for five years. When David was having Laura’s engagement ring made, he had some time to sit and ponder on just how he was going to propose. So when Laura wanted to get tickets to the UK Friends Fest, David knew the timing had pretty much fallen right into his lap.
The couple got a true Monica and Chandler moment when they were the ones on set and David dropped to one knee while Laura sat on the famous couch (well, one of them). For fans of Friends, I’d say that the moment really couldn’t get any better (unless, you know, the cast themselves showed up…don’t get too excited).
Needless to say, we know that David will be there for Laura. The look on her face says it all: it really was an amazing surprise.
We’ve heard of the dating craze that’s taking everyone by storm. Instead of getting out, people decide to stay in and watch movies or binge watch shows and, well, chill. So if you’re one of those couples that opts to stay in instead of go out more often than not, here are a few ways to work this into your proposal.
1. Make a List. Netflix has the feature where you can make a list of things you want to watch. Tell your significant other you’ve made a list specific to your planned-date-in. Fill it with romantic shows, or shows that reflect your relationship, and include at least one (even if it’s a RomCom you normally wouldn’t watch) that deals with marriage/getting married. When she realizes what’s going on, pass the ring over with the popcorn (figuratively speaking, of course).
2. Choose the Mood Wisely. If you’ve been meaning to watch a show that may not be the most romantic, find a way to still set the atmosphere. Have some of her favorite foods ready to go, drinks of her choosing… you name it! Set out a blanket, a pillow– whatever you need to make her feel the most comfortable to accept that proposal and prop horehound up so she can stare at that new bling!
3. Make a Party out of it. What’s more fun than cuddling on the couch with your loved one right before you pop the big question? Well, nothing, really… but it can be fun to share the moment with people you love. Don’t just sit and sulk on the couch. Invite some friends over for some down-time and let them in on the secret to make it even more spectacular!
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