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Boat Cruise Marriage Proposal + Surprise Party | Jonathan & Braelyn

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#MarryMeMonday🥂 Have you ever arrived at a party as a guest and then realized that the party is for YOU? Braelyn has! She thought she was going to a birthday party for her dad on a Capital Cruises boat tour of Lake Austin. But when she showed up with her boyfriend Jonathan, BOTH of their […]

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360 Pennybacker Bridge Marriage Proposal | Austin & Mikayla

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#MarryMeMonday🥂 Austin proposed to Mikayla in one of the most classic Austin spots… the 360 Bridge overlook! Last week was super rainy, but there was a small gap in the rain perfectly timed for Austin’s proposal! We even saw a special kind of light that only happens when the sun peaks through rainclouds.⛅️ And on […]

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Marriage Proposal at Headwaters Neighborhood in Dripping Springs | Ryan & Erin

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#MarryMeMonday🥂 Ryan & Erin are engaged!! After considering many locations, Ryan decided to propose in the Headwaters neighborhood in Dripping Springs, where they’re building a house! In a hidden spot behind some homes, Ryan found the original ranch house from the property, which has been transformed into a park that overlooks the hill country. This […]

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Commons Proposal Fears (That You Really Shouldn’t Worry About!) | Austin Photographer

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Proposing can be scary, y’all. But I’ve found that most people aren’t worried about their partner saying “yes”. They’re worried about 1,629,103 other things going wrong. If that’s you, keep reading. ☺️ I’m here to ease those fears. What if the whole day isn’t perfect from beginning to end? I’m listing this fear first, because […]

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Horseshoe Bay Resort Lakeside Marriage Proposal | Jake & Zoe

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Am I the other one who gets more relaxed by just looking at photos of palm trees? 🌴 Horseshoe Bay Resort is one of the most beautiful places in the Austin area, and Jake & Zoe like to plan a “staycation” there every year. Lake views, a luxurious pool… does it get better? 🍹 Zoe […]

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Surprise DOUBLE Marriage Proposal at Mount Bonnell | Katie & Molly

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#MarryMeMonday🥂 “𝑵𝒐𝒕 𝒕𝒐 𝑼𝒏𝒐 𝒓𝒆𝒔𝒆𝒓𝒗𝒆 𝒊𝒕 𝒐𝒏 𝒚𝒐𝒖, 𝒃𝒖𝒕…” 👈That was my favorite part of Katie & Molly’s DOUBLE proposal. Here’s the story!⁣⁣Katie emailed me about her plans to propose to her girlfriend Molly. Years ago, they went to Mount Bonnell for their first date in Austin, so Katie knew this was 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘴𝘱𝘰𝘵.⁣⁣Molly loves […]

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Sunset Mount Bonnell Marriage Proposal | Joe & Ashlyn

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It’s time for another #MarryMeMonday🥂 ! Y’all know that Mount Bonnell is one of the prettiest places in Austin, and I think these photos show exactly why it’s such an iconic place to propose! Joe & Ashlyn met while going to school at Louisiana Tech University. They still live in Louisiana, but in different cities […]

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Waterfall Proposal at Zilker Botanical Garden + Moonshine Afterparty | Alec & Sloane

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This is why I love photographing proposals… It’s the culmination of all of the planning, consideration, and secrets into one moment. It’s the surreal experience, the candid emotion, and the tears. I need to blog today’s #MarryMeMonday🥂, because it’s too good! Alec reached out to me a couple months ago, explaining his plan to propose […]

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Fall Creek Vineyards Driftwood Marriage Proposal | Marwan & Jacquelyn

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This is a birthday Jacquelyn will never forget! Yep, Marwan proposed on Jacquelyn’s birthday, and it was the perfect way to totally surprise her. Here’s how it happened.👇 Jacquelyn & Marwan met on Bumble and immediately clicked. They were living in Seattle at the time and had their first date at a local brewery on […]

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Planning a SURPRISE marriage proposal? DON’T do these things!

Filed in : LG Tips, Proposal

I am the only one who thinks it’s kinda weird that you’re expected to craft an elaborate LIE before asking someone to love and trust you forever? 🤔 😂 But if you want to plan a surprise proposal that’s actually a surprise, this blog is for you! Maybe you’re nervous you might accidentally spill the […]

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