Our Love Story

wedding photo ideas | wedding photos | wedding stories Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Today is actually my first full month of blogging, so I want to say thank you for all of the support. I’m having a blast.

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I thought it would be fun to share a little about my husband and I’s love story. I’m sharing how we met, how we got engaged and our wedding details. Enjoy!

engagement photo ideas | engagement story engagement photo ideas | engagement story engagement photo ideas | engagement storyHow we met:

Little did I know, on March 27, 2010 my life would change forever and I would meet my soulmate.

I was a freshman in college at Oklahoma State University and it was “Greek Discovery Day.” Each year all of the sororities on campus do what is called Greek Discovery Day to promote Greek life to the upcoming freshman class. It’s kind of like a mock “rush” or “recruitment” as we’re supposed to call it.

After Greek Discovery Day festivities are over, many of the fraternities throw parties to celebrate. My sorority was told by our Recruitment Chair not to go out on this night. Greek Discovery Day parties are the best, so some of my sorority sisters and I decided to break the rules and we went out anyway! We went to a few low-key fraternity parties in hopes of not getting caught. At one of the parities I recognized a handsome man across the room. I was afraid to talk to him, but after building up the courage we talked. We knew of each other, but didn’t know each other. We immediately hit it off and became the best of friends.

When Monday rolled around… we got caught going out and got in a little trouble. Oh well… I met my husband because of it. Sometimes you have to break the rules and live a little!

I ended up dating a different guy during the time Jake and I were friends, since I had no idea Jake liked me. As soon the other guy and I broke up, I ended up telling Jake my feelings and it’s been happily ever after from there.

How we got engaged

May 4, 2013 was a very special day for many reasons. Jake and I both graduated from Oklahoma State University, and it was also the day Jake asked me to be his wife. After OSU graduation was over we were planning on meeting up with our families at Theta Pond to take pictures. If you have never been to OSU, it’s a really pretty pond in the center of campus. On the way to Theta Pond, we passed through a pretty garden and, little did I know, Jake was about to pop the question. The proposal started with Jake talking about how he couldn’t believe we just graduated and how we have made so many memories at OSU. I noticed Jake was starting to get choked up and he was talking about the next chapter of our lives. He then went on to say “we might as well make one more memory at OSU”. He got down on his knee and asked me to marry him. It was the perfect moment and was very symbolic. May 4th was one of the best days of my life for many reasons.

Wedding/ Married Life

June 28, 2014 was the BEST day of my life. It was the day my husband and I became one! We got married on my husband’s birthday per his request because “it would be the best birthday present.” It was such a whirlwind of a day! I had been planning my wedding ever since I could remember, and the day had finally arrived. Check out our wedding feature on D Weddings Real Weddings. Right after the wedding of our dreams, we went on the honeymoon of our dreams in Bora Bora. Soon after, we moved to a new city where my husband started medical school. Married life has been my greatest journey!

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  1. February 14, 2017 / 10:40 am

    Wow! What a wedding!

  2. February 14, 2017 / 10:44 am

    What a wonderful story! Thank you for sharing. Love your gorgeous pictures! By the way, I think we have the same layout for our blogs. Great minds think a like 😘

    • February 14, 2017 / 11:02 am

      Aw thank you so much, girl! I loved reading your love story, so sweet! That’s so cool we have the same layout 🙂 I changed mine like 30 times before finally picking this one.

      • February 14, 2017 / 3:48 pm

        Thank you 🙂 and I know, right. There are so many to choose from, it was like hours of time! Hahah! I still have things I want to work on, but I’m so busy focusing on the posts, I don’t have time to work the other stuff out.

        • February 14, 2017 / 3:52 pm

          You’re so welcome! Hahha yes, that’s exactly how I am right now too.

  3. lynngatlinglee2421@gmail.com
    February 14, 2017 / 12:23 pm

    What a fairytale come true! Loved the photos! The wedding was beautiful, and to be spotlighted in magazine…wow!

    • February 14, 2017 / 12:31 pm

      Aww thank you, Lynn! It really was like a fairytale. I hope you’re feeling better!! We missed you last night.

  4. February 14, 2017 / 12:45 pm

    You had a gorgeous wedding! It looks like the ones I see on Pinterest! ❤

  5. February 14, 2017 / 3:34 pm

    Reblogged this on By the Mighty Mumford and commented:
    WHOOO-HOO!!! NO OTHER EVENT JUST LIKE IT….FOR THE COUPLE GETTING MARRIED! MY WIFE AND I REMEMBER!! <3

  6. lisacswick504
    February 14, 2017 / 6:15 pm

    Aw such a wonderful story for Valentines Day. Happy Valentines, Love Mom❤️️

    Sent from my iPad

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  7. February 16, 2017 / 2:21 pm

    What a beautiful wedding! I love the flowers you chose for your bouquet! Bora Bora looks like it was amazing! It would be a dream for my fiancé and I to go there for our honeymoon 🙂

    • February 16, 2017 / 3:56 pm

      Thank you so much, Blair! I was the best day of our life <3 Yes, Bora Bora was incredible. I hope the wedding planning is going well!!

  8. February 22, 2017 / 1:21 pm

    Your wedding was absolutely beautiful!!! Everything from the dress, hair, makeup, cake, bouquets, and venues, it was all perfection!!! ♥♥♥

    • February 22, 2017 / 1:28 pm

      You’re so sweet! Thank you! It was the best day of our lives <3

  9. February 24, 2017 / 8:27 am

    What a beautiful bride and a beautiful wedding. Thank you for sharing your lovely photos and thank you for following BrewNSpew. Please check out my additional new blog site ThusNSuch – https://amanpan.blog/

    • February 24, 2017 / 9:04 am

      Thank you so much! I am glad you like the pictures. I had fun putting this post together.

  10. March 6, 2017 / 10:05 am

    Colorful, beautiful, and lovely!

  11. March 8, 2017 / 8:49 am

    PERFECT LOVE! PERFECT LIFE! WOW I COVET THIS. WISHING YOU THE BEST IN YOUR FUTURE ENDEAVOUR.

  12. March 25, 2017 / 12:59 am

    This is just beautiful. I absolutely love reading a good love story and yours sounds quite similar to ours. Cheers to many more years. The wedding was absolutely lovely. Xo
    Elizabeth

    • March 25, 2017 / 3:51 pm

      Aw thank you so much for reading! I am glad you enjoyed the post. It was probably the one I’ve enjoyed writing the most.

  13. May 2, 2017 / 4:11 am

    I love this! You guys look so happy together, and your wedding looks amazing! I love hearing about other people’s love stories 🙂 I wish you guys all the best!!

    • May 2, 2017 / 8:11 am

      Aw thanks, girl! It was the best day. I can’t believe we are about to celebrate our 3rd anniversary in a little under two months. <3 <3

  14. June 5, 2017 / 10:36 pm

    oh my gosh you look absolutely stunning! What a beautiful wedding!

    • June 6, 2017 / 8:21 am

      Thank you so much! I cannot believe we’re about to celebrate our 3rd anniversary this month.

      • June 6, 2017 / 4:19 pm

        That’s awesome! Congrats to you guys! Beautiful couple(:

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