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Brandon and Jordan

March, 2017

Brandon proposed to me on November 7, 2015 at The Caring House Gala. The Caring House is a ‘home away from home’ located near Duke Hospital & Cancer Center. Brandon had stayed there for 5 weeks while being treated at the cancer center and fell in love with the people he met there and the […] Read More


Chelsey and Alex

March, 2017

Alex was one of my brother’s friends who was in his wedding in August 2012.  I had always heard my brother and sister-in-law talk about this Alex guy, but never had met him.  They actually did not know if he was going to be able to make it to the wedding because he was in […] Read More


Carmen and Mike

July, 2016

Mike and I were introduced by mutual friends.  His good friend from college, Walt, is married to my good friend from college, Sarah Lane.  It’s only fitting that University of South Carolina boys would fall in love with Clemson girls… A short time after we started dating, I knew that Mike was “the one” – […] Read More


Will and Emily

April, 2016

Charlotte, NC Emily and I had dated for not quite a year when at some point we said to each other that “it seems like we’ll end up together, huh?” I guess when you know, you just know. After that, Emily continued to drop regular and sometimes not-so-subtle hints about the fact that usually the […] Read More


Brad and Gina

March, 2016

Washington, D.C. Just wanted to give you some updates on this weekend: everything went great! It was honestly more smooth than I could have ever imagined! I proposed right at sunset at the WWII Memorial with our family and friends hiding behind the pillars. Everyone, including tourists, were all clapping and celebrating, and Gina actually […] Read More


Walt and Sara Lane

March, 2016

Charlotte, NC To appreciate our engagement story, you’ll need to understand a little about how Walt and I first met. It was August 2008 when I was working and living uptown. I had to work late on a rainy night but luckily I brought my umbrella with me that day because the walk home was […] Read More


Adam and Nina

February, 2016

Charlotte, NC Adam and I had been dating over four years and we had been talking about getting married for a while. To get a feel for what kind of ring I would want, I went on a weekend trip with Kelly and Sarah Lane to the Jewelry Exchange. Even with the excitement and the […] Read More