Kimberly and Anthony

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How We Met

Anthony and I met my freshman year in college! We both attended Florida State University, and the first week I was there I needed someone to help me connect my cable. One person led me to another until they led me to him & he made it a point to “help me” however he NEVER did 😝 We became really good friends and 6 months later he asked me to be his girlfriend and we never looked back.

How They Asked

On the day we got engaged on December 29th, 2019 I had originally scheduled a family photoshoot with one of my favorite photographers @laurapalaciosphotography to shoot baby announcement photos. We are having baby #3 & it’s our last so I wanted to do something different & shoot baby announcement photos. That morning he woke up extra early and said he couldn’t sleep so he was going to stop by the office before going to get a hair cut. When he got home we all got ready and headed for our family photo shoot, the girls acted up as expected and I was getting a little frustrated. He was on his phone the entire shoot but somehow remained calm through the girls’ cries, while trying to keep me happy. All of a sudden our photographer sent to go check on a location where we could catch the “sunset.” He left and never returned so she convinced me to walk through piles of mud to look for him.

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As we approached the location I started seeing people, and she tried to convince me that they were to see the sunset, however, I quickly realized that those people were all looking at ME! I was literally bawling as I got closer and realized that my entire immediate family was standing there as he stood at the top. The moment I had dreamed of for SIX years was about to happen. I walked up a path of family and friends as they handed me sunflowers and the song Perfect by Ed Shereen & Beyoncé played in the background. I walked up to him we cried, we laughed, he go on one knee & I said YES YES YES! Six-Year, 2 girls + a baby on the way I finally said yes to spending the rest of my life with my college sweetheart & the love of my life!

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Laura Palacios
 | Photographer