Real Bride Stories 2017-10-10T13:29:34+00:00

Real Bride – Beverly and Hunt

- Real Bride & Groom's Names: Beverly & Hunt Jennings - How did he propose? Hunt proposed at Lula Lake Falls on Easter Sunday. On Easter Sunday Hunt and I had agreed to spend time with our own families so I wasn't expecting to see him that day. After church and lunch with my family I agreed to go for a hike with my sister Olivia. She took me on a hike I had never been on and we started at the bottom of Lookout Mountain and hiked to what I eventually recognized as Lula Lake [...]

Real Bride – Ginny and Mac

- Real Bride & Groom's Names: Ginny and Mac Brown - How did he propose? I was on vacation in Denver with a friend, and Mac flew out to surprise me. We went for lunch at the Red Rocks Amphitheater, which has a fantastic view.  I looked to my left to enjoy the view, turned back to Mac who had knelt down on one knee to propose. He had let our waitress know what was going on and gave her his phone to video the proposal.  Two seconds into filming Mac's phone died.  Luckily a [...]

Real Bride – Suzanne and Rob

- Real Bride & Groom's Names: Suzanne and Rob Carden - How did he propose? He took me on a trail run during an overnight camping trip for my 30th Birthday. He ran with a water bottle holder (which he doesn’t normally do) and hid the ring in the storage compartment of the holder. I asked for a drink from his water mid run and he turned around and proposed!   - Tell us about your venue and why you chose it: We chose McCoy Farms and Gardens for the reception because it was beautiful, we really [...]

Real Bride – Lauren and Chancz

- Real Bride & Groom's Names: Lauren and Chancz McGee - How did he propose? We went on a hike and told me he had a rock in his shoe and wanted me to pull off his shoe to find the rock. Well when I pulled off his shoe I saw the ring and immediately started crying. He got down on one knee and asked me to be his wife. It was so sweet and perfect! - Tell us about your venue and why you chose it: We got married at Patten Chapel and had [...]

Real Bride – Krystal and Branden

- Bride & Groom's Name: Krystal Campos and Branden Bruzzese -How did he propose? Branden proposed during a vacation with my family. We were in San Francisco visiting the Golden Gate Bridge when we decided to hike down to the little beach area next to the bridge. As we got to the waterline he began to tell me how much loved me and how he wanted to spend the rest of his life with me. Then he knelt down and proposed and as soon as he knelt down a wave rushed up his leg. It [...]

Real Bride – Valerie and Brent

Bride and Groom's names: Valerie and Brent Toon - How did he propose? In our living room as we were fixing to leave to go to Costco. He was so nervous and kept saying "I'm so nervous" as he fumbled through the closet. And I was so confused - I couldn't understand why going to Costco was making him so nervous. He then came over to the top of the stairs and explained how he had thought of all the elaborate ways he could have proposed but that he had decided in that moment that [...]

Real Bride – Alisha and Evan

-  Bride & Groom’s Name: Alisha Blevins & Evan Hill - How did he propose? We were going on a trip to Charleston. We woke up early in the morning to make the 6 hour drive. It was our 2 year anniversary of dating and he told me he had a “surprise” for me - though we had both decided not to get each other anniversary gifts because I was in graduate school and we were in the process of buying our first home. He brought in a small jewelry box - I still [...]

Real Bride – Ashley and Darrell

- Bride and Groom's names: Ashley and Darrell Beavers - How did he propose? He proposed by throwing me a box across the living room. Once I opened it he asked, “Will you marry me?” Not romantic at all! - Tell us about your venue and why you chose it: We got married at Hidden Hollow Resort in Chickamauga, Georgia. It's a very beautiful venue; a pond with a mountain view in the background, with many different ceremony and reception options. - What was your favorite and least favorite part about the wedding planning [...]

Real Bride – Tavia and Daniel

Bride and Groom’s names: Tavia and Daniel Jones - How did he propose? He proposed in New Orleans at Cafe du Monde over beignets and coffee! It was so special! - Tell us about your venue and why you chose it: We were married at Covey Creek Farms. We chose this location because when I saw it I just fell in love with how beautiful it was. We had an outdoor ceremony and the reception was inside their barn. I had always dreamed of having a rustic and vintage wedding so this place was just [...]

Real Bride – Whitney and Jon

Bride and Groom's names: Whitney and Jon Morton - How did he propose? We were in Maui and drove up with another couple to the top of the Haleakala volcano to watch the sunrise.  We were standing at the very top overlooking the island and he got down on one knee and asked me to marry him.  I was totally surprised!  The other couple was in on it and were hiding taking pictures of the whole thing.  They joined us after with champagne, lots of happy tears, and hugs! - Tell us about your venue [...]

Real Bride – Ashley and Kerry

- Bride and Groom's names: Ashley Babb and Kerry Trantham - How did he propose? Kerry proposed after a romantic walk on the beach at sunset at one of our favorite places, Orange Beach. He set up a GoPro in the sand and said he wanted us to take some pictures together. After he set it up, we started talking about our lives together, he took me in his arms and told me how much he loved me....before I knew what was happening, he was on one knee proposing! - Tell us about your [...]

Real Bride – Taylor and Garrett

- Bride and Groom's names: Taylor & Garrett Howard - How did he propose? Garrett took me to Cade's Cove for what I thought was going to be just picnic and sightseeing. When we arrived he took me to the cutest little white church. We walked inside and we were the only ones there. Garrett leaned over to me and said "I'm excited for us to be standing in a church just like this soon." Turning around with a huge smile on my face he was down on one knee with the most beautiful ring and asked [...]

Real Bride – Cambrie and Alex

Bride and Groom's names: Cambrie & Alex Gagliardi   - How did he propose? He proposed at parent's house while the entire family was sitting at the table playing a game. I was sitting down, and he was standing behind me, and all of a sudden I feel him slip a tiny little object into my hand. He then whispered in my ear, "Will you marry me?" I couldn't help but scream when I opened my hand to find the most beautiful ring I had ever seen. Of course, I said yes and the whole family [...]

Real Bride – Ashleigh and Michael

- Bride and Groom's names: Ashleigh and Michael Cofield   - How did he propose? Michael proposed like a true gentleman! He let me know how much he loved me (like he does every day), got down on one knee with a beautiful ring and asked me to be his wife.   - Tell us about your venue and why you chose it: Michael and I got married at Church of the Highlands Chapel in Birmingham, Alabama. Michael and I attended the University of Alabama and went to church at Church of the Highlands, [...]

Real Bride – Haley and Calvin

Bride and Groom's names: Haley and Calvin Kidd - How did he propose? Calvin proposed in Coolidge Park one evening. We were taking pictures with a friend who was a photographer. Calvin told me that our friend had asked to take our picture so he could add to his portfolio, but Calvin had actually been planning to propose. - Tell us about your venue and why you chose it: We got married at The Barn at Drewia Hill. We looked at a lot of venues, but we eventually chose Drewia Hill because it just [...]

Real Bride – Justin and Holly

- Bride and Groom's names: Justin and Holly - How did he propose? We drove to hike Snooper's Rock, but once we got there it was closed due to hunting and he was not happy! I kind of had a feeling that he was going to propose, so I suggested we hurry over to Sunset Park to catch the sunset there. As we got there, we realized about 100 other people decided to watch the sunset there that night. We hiked down and found a quiet empty spot and as I turned [...]