So Nice, "I Do" was said Twice
A Double Duty Proposal
Cristina & Neeann
How They Met
They both moved to San Antonio in 2015 to complete a year of service through the AmeriCorps program, City Year, to help at-risk students thrive academically, socially, and in their communities. They were assigned to serve in the same middle school downtown where they quickly became best friends. After about a year of friendship, our relationship developed into what would be their greatest love story.
Well this couple actually had TWO proposals!
First, Neeann proposed to Cristina on July 2nd, 2020. Picture this: Cristina is originally from Arkansas, and was home for a few weeks to spend time with family. She was celebrating one of her best friend’s birthday, and Neeann drove 10+ hours with their dogs to ask the question in front of my family and friends in my hometown! Of course they all already knew about it! It was small, intimate and the biggest surprise for me.
Neeann is so loving and wonderful that Cristina knew she deserved diamonds as well. On December 5th, 2020, back in San Antonio, I took her to go see the Christmas lights at the Pearl and proposed to her there as well.
Diamonds & Dresses
Diamonds Direct was wonderful at being LGBTQ+ friendly, and they helped both of them pick out an engagement ring and wedding band for each other. They arranged to have them ready at different times and kept the finished products a surprise. The couple’s gown shopping experience was also one for the books!! They both want to wear bridal dresses for the wedding, but didn’t want to see each other’s dress until the wedding day. Bella Bride scheduled back to back appointments for us where they each helped us find our perfect dress. After we both picked “the one,” they blindfolded us and had us stand together side-by-side to show our moms and bridesmaids what our dresses looked like together! We wanted our dresses to be complimentary to each other and to mesh well together. We felt loved and supported as a same-sex couple at Bella Bride.
This couple has their wedding date set on 11/21/2021, and because neither of them are from the San Antonio area they knew they would need help with planning their perfect day. Keri at All in the Details has shown nothing but acceptance and an easy going attitude that has helped the same-sex couple know their wants will be respected. They have their date booked at The Milestone in New Braunfels and their beauty team will be Viva La Glam.