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The Proposal Planner on Martha Stewart Weddings

Posted by Sarah PeaseNov 14, 2014

Looking for the perfect place to propose in and around NYC? Check out my advice on the perfect place to pop the question in our feature on Martha Stewart Weddings!

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The Proposal Planner: Sunil & Reema

Posted by Sarah PeaseNov 14, 2014

Sunil’s proposal was one of the most unique and fun ones we have planned! Reema thought that she was on her way to a salsa class with a friend that she purchased on Groupon. We even had a fake certificate created to make sure to sell the surprise! When she arrived at the hotel, signs pointed her to the rooftop space where her “salsa class” was being held. When the elevator doors opened, Reema was greeted with the surprise of her life! Sunil had giant boards hand-painted to represent special moments in their relationship. The first panel she saw when she entered the room featured the couple’s Match.com profiles which was how they met. As each of the boards was pulled away, Reema got to walk through the history of their relationship. When the final board was pulled away, Sunil was standing at the end, (gorgeous) ring in hand, ready to propose!

 Congratulations to Sunil & Reema!

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Thank you to Paparazzi Proposals for the beautiful photographs!

The Proposal Planner: Abe & Nellie

Posted by Sarah PeaseOct 10, 2014

Abe knew that he wanted to incorporate Vegas into his proposal to Nellie. The two of them absolutely loved vacationing there and if Abe couldn’t bring Nellie to Vegas, he was going to bring Vegas to NYC! Nellie had no idea what was in store for her the night that Abe invited her to a “work party” on the rooftop of a luxurious NYC hotel. When the elevator doors opened, Nellie found herself in a room transformed into a Vegas casino! Abe walked Nellie to a custom craps table with “Will You Marry Me” written on it and a deck of cards listing all of the reasons he loves her. Abe then got down on one knee and popped the question! After he got the “yes” confetti cannons went off and the couples friends ran in to join them for a casino-themed party!

Congratulations to Abe & Nellie!

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 Thank you to Paparazzi Proposals for the beautiful pictures!

The Proposal Planner: Anna & Mark

We planned Mark & Anna’s proposal in the Caribbean paradise of Turks & Caicos. Although they had rented a car for their weeklong vacation, we hired a taxi driver to take them to dinner the night of the proposal so they could enjoy their wine! The driver acted as a tour guide and showed the couple around the island on their way to dinner. When the driver stopped at a private beach and suggested the couple get out and take a walk, they agreed. Once on the sand, Mark handed Anna a pair of pink flip flops he had recently given her as a birthday present. They had the couple’s initials etched on the bottoms so that they made imprints on the sand. When they got down to the water, Mark got down on one knee and asked Anna to spend the rest of her life with him – and she said YES! When he stood back up, Anna noticed that the blue sandals he had put on also left imprints in the sand: imprints that said “Marry Me”! The couple then had pictures taken (by their driver aka a professional photographer posing as a driver)  while the sun set over the water and they filled small jars with sand from the beach to remember the moment forever.

We are so excited to have Anna & Mark’s proposal featured on Your Engagement 101! Check out the post here.

Congratulations Anna & Mark!

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Thanks to Paradise Photography for the beautiful photos!

The Proposal Planner on You & Me.TV

Posted by Sarah PeaseSep 10, 2014

I am so excited to be featured on  You & Me.TV in their article on how to plan the perfect marriage proposal! To read the full article, go to YouNMe.TV!

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Excited to Speak at ISSE!

Posted by Sarah PeaseJul 30, 2014

I am so honored to have been chosen as a speaker for this year’s Inspire Smart Success Event. This four day seminar will include speakers from all areas of the wedding industry coming together to create an amazing learning and networking experience. The event will take place in Riviera Cancun from November 4th to 7th. See below for the full list of panelists. To register for this event please visit this website.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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The Proposal Planner in Fiscal Times

Posted by Sarah PeaseJun 25, 2014

It was such an honor to speak with The Fiscal Times about marriage proposal planning. To read the whole story, check out the article in The Fiscal Times.

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The Proposal Planner in Jewish Times

Posted by Sarah PeaseMay 29, 2014

I was so delighted to speak with the Jewish Times to share some ideas on marriage proposal planning. and shed some light on how big proposal planning is getting!  The article was posted May 8, 2014, so if you missed it, check it out here!

The Proposal Planner: Jaison and Ann

Posted by Sarah PeaseMay 05, 2014

We were so thrilled to help Jaison plan the perfect marriage proposal for this girlfriend Ann.  Jaison wanted his proposal to be a complete surprise.  Being in a long distance relationship, Ann didn’t even know Jaison was going to be in town.  Little did she know Jaison wasn’t the only surprise of the night.  When she arrived for dinner with friends the hostess lead Ann to a private room.  She was completely blown away to see not only her friends and family but Jaison standing in the middle of the room!  As soon as she entered the room a pianist started playing and Jaison began singing “I Can’t Help Falling In Love” by Elvis.  After his serenade Jaison dropped to one knee and proposed to Ann, she said yes!  The newly engaged couple celebrated the night with a party for friends and family.  Congratulations Jaison and Ann!

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Thanks to Craig Warga for the beautiful photos!

The Proposal Planner: George and Christine

Posted by Sarah PeaseApr 28, 2014

George and his girlfriend Christine’s love of wine was the inspiration for their Italian style marriage proposal.  The proposal started to take shape when George gave Christine a private wine tasting for Christmas.  Unknown to Christine, this wine tasting would be completely orchestrated by our proposal team.  The day of the proposal the couple arrived for their private wine tasting.  George chose a Bordeaux theme for the tasting because of an upcoming trip the couple has planned to Bordeaux, Italy.  As the tasting came to an end the Sommelier asked George and Christine to take an audio quiz on the wines they learned about.  Instead of a quiz an original song that George wrote with a professional songwriter began to play.  When the song came to an end George dropped to one knee and proposed to Christine.  The couple celebrated their engagement with a private cooking lesson where they learned how to make an authentic Italian dessert.  Congratulations George and Christine!

Thank you to Mikkel Paige for the beautiful photos!

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