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Category Archives: Engagement

You’re engaged! That’s wonderful! Now here are some reasons to elope!

Engagements are exciting. Did he take you to the place you met and get down on one knee with a secret photographer? Did he ask you at a baseball game on the jumbotron in front of thousands of people? Did he wait until the two of you were watching Pacific Rim in your living room … Continue reading You’re engaged! That’s wonderful! Now here are some reasons to elope!

Amazing Ring Race 3

Are you and your honey not officially engaged yet because you’re waiting on a ring?  Your chance to win one may have just arrived!  Thomas Markle is sponsoring this year’s Amazing Ring Race 3 in The Woodlands, and I would hustle to register!  Playing is completely free, and a $17,000 Hearts on Fire engagement ring … Continue reading Amazing Ring Race 3

Emerald Engagement Rings

Yesterday, a bride during one of my appointments mentioned her emerald engagement ring.  I started to ask “emerald cut diamond, or actual emerald,” but before I could completely get the question out of my mouth, I saw a huge flash of brilliant green as she held up her left hand!  It was incredibly stunning, flanked … Continue reading Emerald Engagement Rings

The Chair

One of my appointments this week was with a bride who arrived organized and ready, armed with a bridal binder. These binders and books can be a super helpful resource as you’re touring venues, taking notes, receiving a bazillion business cards, and organizing creative inspiration that make up a wedding. I’ve seen these books and … Continue reading The Chair

Foresight Footage

With the abundance of good quality video cameras most of us are carrying in our phones these days, it’s not uncommon for a marriage proposal to be caught on “film.”  I remember being so proud that my husband had the foresight to have someone take pictures of that special moment for us.  A lot of … Continue reading Foresight Footage

Lip-Dub Engagement

Just watch. You’re welcome.

Engagement Eyeliner?!

Remember a couple of weeks ago when I wrote about engagement chicken?  (Did anyone make it, by the way?)  Another beauty editor claims she knows the secret to her recent engagement: Stila Sparkle Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner in Bora Bora.  She put it on, and her typically makeup-oblivious boyfriend stopped her as she was hailing … Continue reading Engagement Eyeliner?!

Love the man, hate the ring?

Some couples get ready for the engagement by ring shopping together.   They browse the counters together, pointing out what they like and don’t like about each ring.  I hear about a lot of guys asking their gals to show them what kind of engagement ring styles they like online first.  And then there are some … Continue reading Love the man, hate the ring?

Late in Life Love

I hope everyone had a happy Valentine’s Day yesterday!  Whether you celebrate with romance, or simply reminding friends and family that you love them and cherish your relationships, it’s a good, warm, fuzzy-feeling day all around.  Did anyone happen to take the horse and carriage ride I recommended?  Or… Did anyone get ENGAGED?!  Congratulations to … Continue reading Late in Life Love

Engagement Chicken

Is Engagement Chicken an urban legend? I can’t really answer that. A fashion editor at Glamour magazine developed the recipe and passed it to a co-worker in 1982. The coworker made the dish for her boyfriend, and he proposed within a month. Other women in the office got their hands on the recipe, and three … Continue reading Engagement Chicken