Fireworks in Left Field

  With the Dodgers one game away from potentially winning their first World Series since 1998, excitement is at an all-time high at the home of Nicholle Cash and Magnus Chhan. Since the couple became engaged at Dodgers stadium over the summer, both are even more ‘invested’ in the team’s success.  Yes, even the Giants-loving…

Love Written in the Stars: Proposals at the RiSE Festival

An event intended to inspire and celebrate hopes and dreams brought people from around the country to a remote area in the Mojave desert and ended with a breathtaking display illuminating the night sky.  With a backdrop as spectacular as this one, it’s no surprise a few guests planned on popping the question during the…

An ‘Out of the Box’ Anniversary Experience

When Marquese and I got married 3 years ago, I not only committed to a lifetime of love with my best friend… I made a vow to myself to follow the traditional list of anniversary gift themes created by Emily Post in the 1920’s.  Well, the truth is- I used it as a guideline for our…

A Love for the Game… and Each Other

For a couple whose whole lives involved PLENTY of baseball- you’d think their big day would include some hints of their favorite sport. That wasn’t the case as they planned their wedding more than 12 years ago.

The Rowleys: A Purrfect Pair

Most couples find subtle ways to showcase their personalities during engagement photo shoots. Stacey and Rand took a not-so-subtle route two years ago before their wedding. When the Rowleys planned their shoot with DC Photography Studios they packed a couple of wardrobe changes, including his and hers kitty costumes they bought JUST for this occasion….

Bibi & Cathy’s Story: In Our Words

20 years ago we never would have imagined that we would have the right to be married… So when the SCOTUS ruled in favor of marriage equality, we were elated; we cried and we celebrated.

Saying ‘YES’ Among a Sea of Dancers

Fresno, CA || 3.4.17 After almost 6 years into their relationship, Eric Wieland knew it was time to pop the question to his longtime love and coworker, Shannon Hill. The couple had already spent plenty of time discussing their future together. In fact, during one of those conversations, Shannon made it clear to Eric she…

A Proposal JUST RIGHT for the (future) Pecks

Fresno, CA || 2.11.17 Valentine’s Day may be one of the most popular times of the year for couples to become engaged, and when Dave began plotting his plan to pop the question to April, he took that into consideration.  The weekend before the romantic holiday, Dave went to a jewelry store with the intention…

A Perfectly Imperfect Proposal

Darrell said he started to feel the effects of motion sickness as soon as the flight took off. He was so sick- he couldn’t even get the words out of his mouth to ask her to marry him.

Chris & Julian’s Emotional Journey

Julian & Chris: Engaged, 4.30.16 As Julian and Chris told me their story, I literally stopped them every few minutes (in our 1 hour, 20 minute long conversation) to say ‘OMG that’s like a scene out of a movie!’ Count how many times you say it by the time you’re done reading this post and…

The Pereas: A Love Built on Friendship

Yahaira & Henry Perea: Married for 10 years [8/12/06] Like most couples, Yahaira and Henry have similar taste in music, food and sports. But unlike most husbands and wives, these two also share a birthday. (They also welcomed their firstborn on the same day- but we will get into that in a bit) Their previous…

The Rochas’ Love Story

Susan & John Rocha: Married for 36 years [11/8/80]   Aside from their amazing chemistry together, a health scare may be one of the biggest reasons Susan and John have their happily ever after.  In 1979, Susan was in Europe when she became so sick, she had to come back home.  After being diagnosed with…