Rachel and James

Image 1 of Rachel and James

How We Met

We met when I was 15 and he was 16, and although we had gone to the same elementary and middle school, we were a grade apart and had nothing to do with each other. Interestingly enough, our families are also neighbors and one day a friend got us together and it’s been history since then.

How They Asked

Two days before James popped the question he was in a serious ladder accident. The other people who witnessed it & I both thought he would at least be paralyzed or have some broken bones. After an ambulance ride, staples and stitches it miraculously turned out to only be a concussion.

Image 2 of Rachel and James

We had months before planned a photoshoot for two days later, and I had no idea if James would be up for it as he had been sleeping pretty much constantly since he got home from the hospital. Sure enough, James got up for pictures and completely surprised me with the most emotional proposal!! It was the best yes I’ve ever said and I can’t wait to marry my best friend!!🤩💍

Image 3 of Rachel and James

Special Thanks

Malorie Reiter
 | Photographer