• A Checklist of What Not to Do When Proposing
• 5 Questions You Must Ask Your Jeweler!
• Her Dad Said No Now What?

Ivan Mladenovic and Sara Silver’s Proposal

How we Met
We met at a networking event, and started dating shortly thereafter.
How He Asked
We were in Colorado, on a trip with friends and family. Took a 3-hour snowmobiling trip, and about half-way through the trip, you are on a huge mountain ridge. That’s where I proposed, in front of all our friends and family. It was really awesome – and she was totally surprised.
A unique perspective on a very important event. It’s easy to use, and you’ll keep it forever. Ivan


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Aaron Evans and Gabrielle Passarella’s Proposal

I had an engraved jewelry box for her since she kept her jewelry in a tiny bin in the bathroom. She desperately needed one. Inside the box was a letter and in the middle of the letter I had a moment where I told her to look at me and from there the rest was history.

Nathan Sarkissian and Lindsay Knight’s Proposal

I told her I had a meeting with LSU’s Baseball Coach and then I took her to see Mike the Tiger before my meeting. (I never had a meeting with the coach) When we got to the Tiger I told her I never had a meeting then I got down on one knee!

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Don't Propose Like These Guys

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