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With the holiday season upon us, we are just entering into what we, in the wedding planning industry, call “engagement season”.  Between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day, there is always a high influx in engagements and surprise proposals.  Some sources say, as many as 40% of yearly proposals happen in these months.  The reason being is this is the time when most families are together.  It makes for a good opportunity for the person who is popping the question to ask for the blessing or approval of their significant other’s family.  What better way to enter into the next stage of your relationship than to do it in front of your closest family and friends.  As wedding planners, we LOVE hearing holiday proposal stories from our couples.

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Photo Credit: Mike Olbinski

The time has come!  You have finally found that special someone who still gives you butterflies after the initial dating phase has passed.  This person is still the first one on your mind when you wake up and the very last one to cross your mind right before you fall asleep.  Could it be?  Could you have finally found your other half, your soul mate, the person you will spend the rest of your life with?

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Oh my goodness, the day is finally here!! That ring finger on your left hand never looked so good and to think, you will finally be Mrs.______.  Such an exciting time!  But we often hear from our brides that shortly after the initial rush of excitement and happiness comes, they soon feel weighed down by a heavy question…..Now what do I do?

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