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We’re Engaged- I Said Yes!

Yesterday, on my favorite holiday, Dave got down on one knee, at my favorite spot in the world, in front of all our friends and family and asked me to marry him! So hello world, I am ENGAGED!!

Here is how the best moment of my life happened…the cookout was going as it normally does, everyone chatting, eating, drinking and playing games and around 7pm Dave walks up to me and asks to take some pictures on the pier. I said okay, as soon as I am done the conversation I was having, but before that conversation ended Jen arrived with baby Nathan, and my attention was diverted again.

After I held Nathan for a while and talked to a few more people I could see Dave pacing a little bit so I handed Nate off and told Dave I was ready. Another couple we are good friends with also wanted pictures by the water, so they were walking with us. Once we got to the pier Dave put his arm around me and started saying he loves me and one day he is going to marry me, he has said this before so I didn’t really think much of it, and as we got to the end of the pier he was getting down on one knee. All I remember from this moment is saying “are you kidding me” and “YES!”. I wish I remembered what Dave said, because i’m sure it was incredibly sweet, but I have no idea.

As soon as I could see through my tears, I realized the entire party was behind us on the pier and taking photos. I then found out that everyone knew except for me, great job guys, we all know I don’t like surprises but this one was the best one yet!

I am so thankful to have photos of this amazing occasion, and that I had everyone I love all around.

Photos while everyone else knew what was going to happen…

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Engaged Engaged

& then I got myself a fiancΓ©!

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Engaged

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Engaged cheers family

What a wonderful day it was!

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46 Comments

  • Reply Karen

    Oh my goodness – that’s such a sweet story!! Congratulations!!!

    July 5, 2014 at 4:21 pm
    • Reply heymacee

      Thank you!!! I am very excited πŸ™‚

      July 6, 2014 at 12:22 pm
  • Reply Katelynn

    Yay! So cute! Congrats!!!!!

    July 5, 2014 at 5:04 pm
  • Reply Katelynn

    Yay! So cute! Congrats!!!!!

    July 5, 2014 at 5:04 pm
  • Reply caminioca

    oh that is so sweet! Congrats!! πŸ™‚

    July 5, 2014 at 6:11 pm
  • Reply caminioca

    oh that is so sweet! Congrats!! πŸ™‚

    July 5, 2014 at 6:11 pm
  • Reply Nicole @ Treasure Tromp

    yay yay yay! congratulations!!

    July 5, 2014 at 9:55 pm
    • Reply heymacee

      Thank you!!! I couldn’t be more excited πŸ™‚

      July 6, 2014 at 12:23 pm
  • Reply gina

    ah congratulations, glad you got pics of the event! http://thewanderlusthasgotme.blogspot.co.uk/2014/06/A-day-in-valencia.html

    July 6, 2014 at 7:34 am
    • Reply heymacee

      Thank you!! Me too, so happy he thought of it πŸ™‚

      July 6, 2014 at 12:23 pm
  • Reply gina

    ah congratulations, glad you got pics of the event! http://thewanderlusthasgotme.blogspot.co.uk/2014/06/A-day-in-valencia.html

    July 6, 2014 at 7:34 am
    • Reply heymacee

      Thank you!! Me too, so happy he thought of it πŸ™‚

      July 6, 2014 at 12:23 pm
  • Reply Lisa

    Congrats!!! <3

    July 6, 2014 at 12:05 pm
  • Reply Lisa

    Congrats!!! <3

    July 6, 2014 at 12:05 pm
  • Reply Lisa

    Congrats!!! <3

    July 6, 2014 at 12:05 pm
  • Reply heymacee

    Thank you!!! I am very excited πŸ™‚

    July 6, 2014 at 12:22 pm
  • Reply heymacee

    Thank you!!

    July 6, 2014 at 12:23 pm
  • Reply heymacee

    Thank you!!!

    July 6, 2014 at 12:23 pm
  • Reply heymacee

    Thank you!!! I couldn’t be more excited πŸ™‚

    July 6, 2014 at 12:23 pm
  • Reply heymacee

    Thank you!!! I couldn’t be more excited πŸ™‚

    July 6, 2014 at 12:23 pm
  • Reply Vivian Stone

    I am so so excited for you!!! I cannot wait to see what magic you create for your wedding, I really even more now wish we lived closer! You guys look so perfect, and it is the best when your family is in on it so you get pictures of it!!

    July 6, 2014 at 12:48 pm
    • Reply heymacee

      Thank you!! I am so excited for everything πŸ™‚

      July 8, 2014 at 3:00 pm
  • Reply Vivian Stone

    I am so so excited for you!!! I cannot wait to see what magic you create for your wedding, I really even more now wish we lived closer! You guys look so perfect, and it is the best when your family is in on it so you get pictures of it!!

    July 6, 2014 at 12:48 pm
  • Reply Vivian Stone

    I am so so excited for you!!! I cannot wait to see what magic you create for your wedding, I really even more now wish we lived closer! You guys look so perfect, and it is the best when your family is in on it so you get pictures of it!!

    July 6, 2014 at 12:48 pm
    • Reply heymacee

      Thank you!! I am so excited for everything πŸ™‚

      July 8, 2014 at 3:00 pm
  • Reply cheriarmour

    Congrats! I got engaged a year ago yesterday, and we are getting married next month! It is such a wonderful time!

    July 6, 2014 at 3:53 pm
  • Reply cheriarmour

    Congrats! I got engaged a year ago yesterday, and we are getting married next month! It is such a wonderful time!

    July 6, 2014 at 3:53 pm
    • Reply heymacee

      Ahh! It is getting so close! Can’t wait to see everything you have put together πŸ™‚

      July 8, 2014 at 3:00 pm
      • Reply cheriarmour

        I’m praying all this stuff gets together. I can do this, I can do this, I can do this, I have to remember that!

        July 8, 2014 at 3:03 pm
  • Reply cheriarmour

    Congrats! I got engaged a year ago yesterday, and we are getting married next month! It is such a wonderful time!

    July 6, 2014 at 3:53 pm
    • Reply heymacee

      Ahh! It is getting so close! Can’t wait to see everything you have put together πŸ™‚

      July 8, 2014 at 3:00 pm
      • Reply cheriarmour

        I’m praying all this stuff gets together. I can do this, I can do this, I can do this, I have to remember that!

        July 8, 2014 at 3:03 pm
  • Reply Annessa

    Congratulations!! How sweet! I also have no idea what my fiance said to me when he proposed. It’s funny how it becomes a blur!

    July 7, 2014 at 10:01 pm
  • Reply Annessa

    Congratulations!! How sweet! I also have no idea what my fiance said to me when he proposed. It’s funny how it becomes a blur!

    July 7, 2014 at 10:01 pm
    • Reply heymacee

      Thank you!! I wish I could remember because he said he had a whole speech planned haha

      July 8, 2014 at 3:01 pm
  • Reply Morgan

    CONGRATS!! What a great proposal! I’m so happy for you!

    July 8, 2014 at 10:49 am
  • Reply Morgan

    CONGRATS!! What a great proposal! I’m so happy for you!

    July 8, 2014 at 10:49 am
  • Reply heymacee

    Thank you!! I wish I could remember because he said he had a whole speech planned haha

    July 8, 2014 at 3:01 pm
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