Melissa and James

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how we met

James and I met our sophomore year of high school in biology class. We had mutual friends in the class that introduced us. Eventually were assigned seats next to each other giving us the opportunity to get to know each better. Though we didn’t date, we remained friends throughout high school and eventually reconnected a couple of years after college.

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how they asked

After dating a few years we found the perfect house and purchased it together in the fall. Winter came and were both so excited to hear Virginia was getting a blizzard, we both love the snow and I had always dreamed of being proposed to in it. James’s sister in law is a photographer so when she asked me to do a winter wonderland shoot I thought nothing of it. She came over and did my hair and make up. We headed out to the backyard yard and began taking photos.

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Some time after the session had begun I heard some crunching behind me. I turned around and saw James walking up to me with a beautiful bouquet of flowers. He proposed and I said YES! He made my dream proposal even more than I could have ever imagined.

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Special Thanks

Blushing Blooms
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